Britain`s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson did not specify where exactly the vessels would be sent once operational in 2020, though the presence of such firepower will likely heighten tensions in the region.
Jul 28, 2017, 15:14 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for speedily firming up plans for development of islands and harnessing their tourism potential.Sep 21, 2016, 16:59 PM IST
A health training-cum-medicare drive was conducted by the Southern Naval Command, Kochi in the islands of Minicoy, Kalpeni, Androth and Kavaratti last week.Nov 01, 2015, 19:46 PM IST
A team trying to fly a solar-powered plane around the world on Wednesday said it is suspending the journey in Hawaii after the plane suffered battery damage during its record-breaking flight to the islands.Jul 15, 2015, 19:51 PM IST
Japan and the Philippines lashed out Thursday at Chinese land reclamation in the South China Sea, where Beijing is building infrastructure some suspect will be used by its military.Jun 04, 2015, 19:00 PM IST
Hawaii residents watched, waited and hoped for the best as a hurricane lost force but churned dangerously close early Sunday, threatening to batter several islands with wind and rain.Oct 20, 2014, 03:41 AM IST
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has sent condolences to persons in the Windward Islands affected by the recent heavy rains which caused flooding, landslides and claimed lives.Dec 31, 2013, 17:32 PM IST
China on Sunday warned Japan that any attempts to shoot down its unmanned drones over disputed islands in the East China Sea would be considered as an act of war and will invite retaliation.Oct 27, 2013, 19:22 PM IST
A fleet of Chinese naval ships patrolled disputed islands with Japan after it dismissed Tokyo`s allegations that they locked in their fire control radars with a Japanese ship and helicopter.Feb 10, 2013, 18:19 PM IST
Chinese army has ordered its armed helicopters to shift focus from logistic missions and gear up for combat operations.Jan 20, 2013, 13:54 PM IST
China has complained the surveillance flight did not violate Japanese airspace and the F-15s were harassing it.Jan 20, 2013, 13:34 PM IST
The islands were called as Diaoyu islands by China and Senkaku by Japan. Japan controls waters around disputed islets.Sep 17, 2012, 14:46 PM IST
The timing of the deployment of the ships came as Philippines and Vietnam made strong moves to assert their claims.Jun 27, 2012, 18:34 PM IST
Japan`s coastguard warned a
Chinese marine research ship sailing near a disputed island chain against conducting surveys there.
S Korea has decided to turn five islands along the border with N Korea into "fortresses".Dec 07, 2010, 14:11 PM IST
Aid workers managed to deliver food and other supplies to survivors on the islands hit by tsunami.Oct 30, 2010, 10:09 AM IST
Protesters carried banners accusing Prime Minister of "weak-kneed diplomacy".Oct 23, 2010, 16:42 PM IST
Japan`s Foreign Minister Seiji
Maehara reiterated on Tuesday that "no territorial issue exists"
over an island chain at the centre of a bitter row with China,
Kyodo News agency reported.
Japanese have been urged not to get Russian visas to visit Northern Territories.Sep 03, 2010, 15:41 PM IST
Panic gripped coastal areas of the city, especially among fishermen, following reports of a tsunami warning after a mild tremor here early this morning due to a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake off the Andaman & Nicobar Islands.Aug 11, 2009, 12:49 PM IST