Shiv Sena hails BJP govt move to fast-track Shivaji memorial plan

Shiv Sena on Saturday welcomed the BJP government's move to expedite necessary approvals and clearances for the proposed grand memorial for Chhatrapati Shivaji off the Arabian Sea here.

Cyclone Nilofar to hit western Rajasthan by evening: MeT

Cyclonic storm Nilofar is most likely to hit western regions of Rajasthan by Wednesday evening causing moderate to heavy rains, a MeT official said.

Cyclone Nilofar to hit Gujarat coast on Friday; centre, state agencies gear up
Cyclone Nilofar to hit Gujarat coast on Friday; centre, state agencies gear up

As cyclone Nilofar approaches the Gujarat coast, the Centre reviewed the preparedness of central and state agencies to face any challenge arising out of the approaching cyclonic storm Nilofar along the Gujarat coast.

NDRF positions teams as 'Nilofar' approaches Gujarat coast

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Tuesday said it has deployed rescue and rehabilitation teams at various locations as cyclone Nilofar approaches the Gujarat coast.

'Nilofar' turns into severe cyclone; Gujarat on alert
'Nilofar' turns into severe cyclone; Gujarat on alert

The cyclonic storm 'Nilofar', which originated in the Arabian Sea, has now intensified and is likely to make a landfall on October 31 near Naliya village in Kutch district, the Meteorological Department said on Monday.

Pakistan arrests 25 Indian fishermen

Pakistan has arrested 25 Indian fisherman for violating the territorial waters of the country, its maritime security agency said on Monday.

Nearly 260 dead in rains, floods in Pak; over one million affected

Nearly 260 people have been killed and more than one million affected due to rains and devastating floods in Pakistan with authorities racing against both time and tide to limit destruction, officials said on Wednesday.

Mumbai continues to suffer from water logging due to high tide

Mumbaikars continue to suffer from water logging and traffic jams for the second day due to high tides.

Narendra Modi to sail on aircraft carrier Vikramaditya Saturday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to sail on country`s largest warship and aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya off the coast of Goa in the Arabian Sea on Saturday, his first visit after assuming office last month.

Deep depression over Arabian sea intensifies into cyclonic storm

A deep depression over the Arabian Sea intensified into a cyclonic storm `Nanauk` that lay about 660 kms southwest of Mumbai early this morning and was heading for the Oman coast, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Deep depression over Arabian sea intensifies into cyclonic storm

A deep depression over the Arabian Sea intensified into a cyclonic storm `Nanauk` that lay about 660 kms southwest of Mumbai early this morning and was heading for the Oman coast, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Two women killed, 1 injured due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu

Two women workers were on Thursday killed at an estate in Nilgiris district in a rain-related incident even as many parts of Tamil Nadu were lashed by a downpour under the influence of a well-marked low pressure over the Arabian sea.

General Elections 2014: Lakshadweep — State Profile

Lakshadweep, which is a land in the deep Arabian Sea and is a part of the Indian Subcontinent, is recognised as the smallest Union Territory of India. The UT has one Lok Sabha constituency which is reserved for Scheduled Tribes (ST).

Daman and Diu

Nestled along the coast of the Arabian Sea, Daman and Diu was granted the status of a Union Territory in 1987 when Goa was made the 25th state of India

Indian monsoon strengthened by dust kicked up in Asia

A new analysis of data from satellite has revealed a link between dust in North Africa and West Asia and stronger monsoons in India.

Navy completes Tropex war drills in India Ocean region

The Navy has successfully completed one of its largest war drills spread over Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal region and involving its frontline assets such as INS Chakra and 75 combat and surveillance aircraft.

Shivaji`s memorial to be completed in 3 years: Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar on Tuesday said the construction of Chhatrapati Shivaji memorial off the Arabian Sea will be completed in three years.

NCP leader opposes Raj Thackeray`s idea to divert Shivaji memorial funds

NCP criticised MNS` Raj Thackeray for his suggestion to Maharashtra government to divert Rs 100 crore meant for Chhatrapati Shivaji memorial in Arabian Sea to relieve to commuters who pay toll.

BrahMos missile successfully fired in salvo mode

Further boosting Navy`s firepower, the 290km-range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully fired from a naval warship INS Trikand in salvo mode in the Arabian Sea.

India operates two aircraft carriers after 20 years

India is operating two aircraft carriers in its maritime zone with the arrival of its largest warship INS Vikramaditya in the Arabian Sea where it is now operating with INS Viraat.