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Madagascar's police chief swims 12 hours to shore after copter crash in ocean

A photo made available by Madagascar's ministry of defense shows the wreck of the boat "Francia" after it was towed ashore near Mahambo, northeastern Madagascar, on Tuesday. 
Published on Dec 23, 2021 07:37 AM IST

Is AUKUS pact a signal to India to go for nuclear attack submarines?

File picture of nuclear powered ballistic missile firing submarine INS Arighat, set to be commissioned next year.
Published on Sep 18, 2021 11:23 AM IST

Indian Ocean: The maritime links of India-Malaysia

The Indian Ocean is characterised by uniformly warm and stable rainfall patterns.
Published on Aug 18, 2021 01:29 PM IST

India, US to carry out two-day mega naval drill in Indian Ocean from today

USS Ronald Reagan is passing through Indian Ocean after deployment in South China Sea to ensure freedom of navigation.
Published on Jun 23, 2021 09:17 AM IST

China's rocket debris disintegrates over Indian Ocean, lands near Maldives

FILE PHOTO: The Long March-5B Y2 rocket, carrying the core module of China's space station Tianhe, takes off from Wenchang Space Launch Center in Hainan province, China April 29, 2021. China Daily via REUTERS
Published on May 09, 2021 11:24 AM IST

Talks start between 30 nations to protect Indian Ocean's depleting tuna

A fisherman carries a tuna fish from his catch at a harbour.
Published on Mar 09, 2021 10:59 AM IST

Researchers offer guide to improve ecological perceptions in Indian ocean

A group of researchers from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science has given proposals to improve the Indian Ocean Observing System.
Published on Jan 17, 2021 01:26 PM IST

115 people, over 17000 livestock killed in cyclones in 2020: IMD

Cishermen work at a beach in the backdrop of a rough sea due to Cyclone Amphan, at Mamallapuram in Chengalpattu district.
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 10:33 PM IST

16 years of Indian Ocean tsunami: What India has learnt

Locals in Chennai pay floral tribute to 2004 tsunami victims on the 16th anniversary at Marina Beach.
Updated on Dec 26, 2020 01:13 PM IST

Sri Lanka locks down 3 towns as coronavirus spread persists

The two clusters that emerged in October — one centered on a garment factory and other on a fish market — account for most of Sri Lanka’s outbreak.
Published on Dec 24, 2020 06:31 PM IST

New population of blue whales discovered in western Indian ocean: Study

The researchers believe they have discovered what is likely a previously unrecognised population of blue whales in the western Indian Ocean.
Published on Feb 22, 2021 06:02 PM IST

Well positioned to undertake vital role in Indian Ocean region: Army Vice Chief Saini

A submarine of the Indian Navy participating in the Second Phase of Malabar 2020 Naval exercise in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean Region.
Updated on Dec 18, 2020 09:37 PM IST

Britain to send largest warship, carrier strike group to Indian Ocean next year

HMS Queen Elizabeth. The 65,000-tonne HMS Queen Elizabeth, which can carry up to 40 aircraft, was commissioned in late 2017 but next year’s deployment will mark its maiden voyage in international waters.
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 05:35 PM IST

To preserve its edge, the silent service must innovate | Analysis

In his annual comments in the run-up to Navy Day, naval chief Admiral Karambir Singh outlined the orientation of the IN as a force that is ”combat-ready, credible and cohesive”
Updated on Dec 04, 2020 08:00 PM IST

Dolphins spotted along Mumbai coast earlier than usual this year

Two Indian Ocean humpback dolphins spotted off Malabar Hill.
Updated on Dec 02, 2020 06:39 PM IST

India, Sri Lanka, Maldives to revive trilateral maritime security dialogue

NSA Ajit Doval.
Updated on Nov 26, 2020 07:13 PM IST

From multilateralism to Indo-Pacific, India and Italy deepen bonds

As far as regional cooperation is concerned, Italy is aware that the Indo-Pacific region plays a crucial role
Published on Nov 12, 2020 07:41 PM IST

US-backed Quad alliance starts joint naval exercises in Indian waters

The Malabar exercise will see warships exercising in the Bay of Bengal near the Malacca Strait, a natural choke point and later in the Arabian Sea, along some of the world’s busiest trade routes
Updated on Nov 03, 2020 03:49 PM IST

Germany to send warship to patrol Indian Ocean

Shringla, who held back-to-back meetings in Berlin with his German counterpart Miguel Berger, other senior officials and representatives of think tanks, highlighted the scope of working together for trade and investment, creation of diversified supply changes and counter-terrorism.
Updated on Nov 03, 2020 06:29 AM IST

German warship to patrol Indian Ocean from next year

Representational Image.
Updated on Nov 03, 2020 11:33 AM IST

Ladakh temperature drops to sub-zero, focus shifts to countering Chinese Navy

India has one dedicated amphibious brigade spread between Thiruvananthapuram and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Command in Port Blair
Updated on Oct 31, 2020 02:11 PM IST

Mike Pompeo brings Trump administration’s ‘anti-China’ campaign to Sri Lanka, Maldives

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a joint press briefing with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, Pool)
Updated on Oct 28, 2020 01:17 PM IST

India-US 2+2 dialogue to focus on regional security cooperation, defence trade

US Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo and Secretary of Defence Mark T Esper They will participate in third India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue along with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on October 27
Updated on Oct 24, 2020 01:01 PM IST

China ‘takes note’ of Australia joining Malabar naval drills

China has been suspicious about the purpose of the Malabar exercise as it feels that the annual war game is an effort to contain its influence in the Indo-Pacific region.
Updated on Oct 20, 2020 06:49 PM IST

Mike Pompeo to visit Sri Lanka and Maldives to check Chinese influence

In picture - Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department.
Published on Oct 20, 2020 02:35 PM IST

Foreign secy Harsh Shringla expected to visit Maldives in November

Last month, India provided a soft loan of $250 million to the Maldives as budgetary support to mitigate the economic impact of the pandemic, the latest in a string of support measures. (Photo @MEAIndia)
Updated on Oct 16, 2020 08:52 PM IST

France appoints first envoy for Indo-Pacific, to focus on cooperation with India

Beyond China’s aggressive actions in the Indo-Pacific, there are other reasons for France’s focus on the region – the presence of 1.5 million French citizens on island territories, and the fact that 93% its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of more than 11 million sq km, the second largest in the world, is in the Indo-Pacific.
Updated on Oct 14, 2020 06:17 PM IST

Climate change spurs doubling of disasters since 2000: UN

The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction said 7,348 major disaster events had occurred between 2000 and 2019.
Updated on Feb 22, 2021 04:00 PM IST

India provides Dornier to Maldives, will help monitor movement of Chinese vessels

The Dornier aircraft arrives at Maldives.
Updated on Sep 29, 2020 04:32 PM IST
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