Jammu and Kashmir
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Chinese activity in Indian Ocean Region to figure
Increasing presence of the Chinese maritime forces in the Indian Ocean Region and disciplinary issue...
New law to be enacted to prosecute sea pirates: Govt to SC
The Centre today informed the Supreme Court that it will soon bring a legislation to ensure effectiv...
Somali piracy to return if no solution on land: Report
Navy patrols and armed guards on ships have helped quash once rampant Somali piracy, but without pol...
India-China maritime rivalry not inevitable: NSA
India-China maritime rivalry is "not inevitable" as both have interest in keeping sea lines of commu...
Prehistoric continent found hidden under lava in Indian Ocean
The continent fragment known as Mauritia detached about 60 million years ago while Madagascar and In...
Indian Ocean security taskforce to be launched in Australia
Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr will officially launch the Australia India Institute`s latest ...
Human activity most damaging to Indian ocean reefs
Human activity - rather than climate change - has been found to be the main cause of catastrophic de...
Eighth anniversary of tsunami tragedy observed
Eight years ago this day a tragedy of a magnitude Tamil Nadu had seldom encountered struck its coast...
Chinese Navy to `actively maintain` peace in Indian Ocean
Chinese Navy said it would "actively maintain" peace and stability of Indian Ocean and called for es...
Sri Lanka defends China`s presence in Indian Ocean
Sri Lanka distanced itself from being identified as an ally, insisting that multi- million dollar fu...
Glad to be part of IOR-ARC: US
India played a major diplomatic role in the inclusion of the US in the multilateral forum.
India emphasises on maritime security in Indian Ocean region
India today pitched for more robust "cooperative regionalism" and said the geo-strategic importance ...
Maldivian court issues arrest warrant against Nasheed
Nasheed, the first democratically elected president of the Indian Ocean archipelago who was forced ...
US, Maldives conduct joint military exercises in Indian Ocean
US Marines and Maldivian National Defence Forces have begun joint military exercises in the Indian O...
S Korea wins rights to undersea mine in Indian Ocean
The resource-rich Indian Ocean that can produce over USD 300 million worth of minerals like gold, si...
Madagascar military quells soldiers` mutiny
A group of mutinous soldiers took over a military camp near the Indian Ocean island`s main airport b...
Tanzania ferry capsize: 27 bodies found
Twenty-seven bodies were retrieved from the Indian Ocean off Tanzania after a ferry with over 280 pe...
‘Navy`s visibility in Indian Ocean has increased’
Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Nirmal Verma said navy ships are giving adequate protection to merchant...
Navy`s visibility in Indian Ocean has increased: Admiral Verma
Asserting that the Indian Navy`s visibility in the Indian Ocean has increased, Chief of Naval Staff,...
India expanding presence in Indian Ocean Region
Recently, while addressing the Naval Commander`s Conference, Defence Minister A K Antony has also hi...
‘Security around Indian Ocean worrisome’
Defence Minister AK Antony today called upon the top brass of the Navy to maintain high levels of pr...
Chinese scientific research ship leaves for exploration
Chinese research vessel Dayang Yihao today kicked off the country`s 26th oceanic expedition mission.
India for demarcation of piracy-hit Indian Ocean
Indian Navy Chief Admiral Nirmal Verma also raised the issue of deployment of armed guards on-board ...
Tsunami watch lifted in most of Indian Ocean
The warning is still in effect for Indonesia, India, the Maldives, Sri Lanka and the island territor...
Two Huge quakes hit Indonesia, no Tsunami
Two giant quakes struck off the coast of Aceh in Indonesia, triggering a wave of panic and tsunami a...
HUGE AFTERSHOCK SHAKES INDONESIA
Hours after an 8.6 earthquake struck Indonesia, another earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter Sca...
Indonesia quake: Tsunami watch in Indian Ocean
The United States earthquake monitoring system has issued a notification for a tsunami watch in the ...
Massive 8.6 earthquake hits Indonesia; tremors in India
A massive earthquake measuring 8.7 on the Richter Scale hit Indonesia’s Sumatra Islands on Wednesday...
Costa Cruise liner towed to Seychelles` main island
A crippled cruise ship owned by the same company as the capsized Costa Concordia was being towed to ...
`Tropical cyclones to rise in next 20 years`
Tropical cyclones usually form in the world`s tropical regions and each spins around a centre known ...
Southern Ocean humpbacks sing different tunes
Scientists have found that humpback whales on both sides of the southern Indian Ocean sing different...
Russian spacecraft to crash to Earth Jan 15
A Russian spacecraft designed to burnish the nation`s faded space glory in a mission to one of Mars`...
Russia says spacecraft may crash into Indian Ocean
Russia`s space agency predicts that the fragments of a failed Russian space probe`s could fall into ...
Exotic creatures found in Indian Ocean
Scientists have captured remarkable images of life from one of the most inhospitable spots in the In...
China to open military base in Indian Ocean
In a move that may cause unease in India, China on Monday announced that it will set up its first ...
India watching China`s exploration moves
India is keeping a close watch on developments concerning national security and commercial interests...
Why India broke off from supercontinent
Two islands, about the size of Tasmania, were once part of the supercontinent Gondwana and are mor...
India assumes chair of Indian Ocean Rim grouping
India on Tuesday for the first time became chairman of the Indian Ocean Rim countries grouping at it...
India pitches for global strategy to fight piracy
India pitched for a collective global strategy and a joint naval task force to fight the scourge of ...
Studies on Ocean to throw light on climate changes
Researchers are banking on studies in Indian sector of the Southern Ocean to analyse the climatic ch...
Indian Ocean-wide mock tsunami drill today
A mock tsunami caused by a 9.2 magnitude earthquake will cross the north-west coast of Sumatra, Indo...
Indian Ocean tsunami warning system on test Oct 12
More than 20 nations will participate in a full-scale exercise on Oct 12 to test the Indian Ocean Ts...
`Indian Ocean most dangerous place for turtles`
Five of the world`s eleven most threatened species of sea turtles are found in the northern Indian O...
`India pillar of stability in Indian Ocean region`
The Obama administration visualizes great promise in bringing China, India and the US together.
US setting up secret drone bases in Indian Ocean
US is setting up an array of secret killer unmanned spy plane bases in Africa, Middle East and Indi...
China to expand seabed mining in Indian Ocean
China announced plans to expand its seabed mineral explorations in the Indian Ocean.
China gets ISBA nod for mining in Indian Ocean
China`s application to carry out deep sea mining in South-West Indian Ocean Ridge has been approved ...
‘Chinese ship caught spying on India’
In a worrying development, a Chinese spy ship disguised as a fishing trawler was tracked in the Indi...
China gains rights to explore Indian Ocean
China has obtained approval to explore a 10,000 sq km polymetallic sulphide ore deposit in an intern...
Iran fires missiles into Indian Ocean
Iran said it fired two medium range missile into the Indian Ocean six months ago under the eyes of "...
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