Indian Ocean

No Chinese warships near Maldives: Indian Navy refutes Chinese reports

No Chinese warships near Maldives: Indian Navy refutes Chinese reports

The Chinese warships in questions were in transit between the Sunda Strait and Lombok Strait, Navy sources have said.

Feb 20, 2018, 19:32 PM IST
Polish man rescued after 7 months drifting in Indian Ocean

Polish man rescued after 7 months drifting in Indian Ocean

The sailor drifted in the Indian Ocean before washing up on the Comoros Islands.

Dec 27, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
INS Kalvari, India's first Scorpene-class submarine, to be commissioned today: Key facts

INS Kalvari, India's first Scorpene-class submarine, to be commissioned today: Key facts

The new 1,565-tonne submarine is to be followed by five of her Scorpene sisters under the Rs 23,652 crore “Project-75”.

Dec 14, 2017, 06:10 AM IST

China moots economic corridor with Myanmar for easy access to Indian Ocean

China has proposed to build an economic corridor with Myanmar to enhance trade investments, which Chinese experts say would allow access to the Indian Ocean for the country.

Nov 21, 2017, 21:30 PM IST
Why global powers are obsessed with containing China: 10-point guide

Why global powers are obsessed with containing China: 10-point guide

Here is a 10-point guide to understanding the rising fear of China.

Nov 17, 2017, 07:34 AM IST
Heat on China in the Indian Ocean: As France comes calling, why is India the focal point for global powers?

Heat on China in the Indian Ocean: As France comes calling, why is India the focal point for global powers?

New Delhi and Paris set for two high-level meetings within months, soon after India-US-Australia-Japan 'quadrilateral meet' on security in the Indian Ocean Region.

Nov 15, 2017, 21:23 PM IST
To counter China, India offers to share real-time maritime intelligence with 10 countries

To counter China, India offers to share real-time maritime intelligence with 10 countries

For the first time ever, India has offered to share real-time intelligence of maritime movements in the Indian Ocean with 10 countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri-Lanka and Mauriti

Nov 04, 2017, 11:39 AM IST
Two ships, one sub put on long-range deployment by Navy

Two ships, one sub put on long-range deployment by Navy

Another ship INS Kochi, which is also part of this deployment, is proceeding to the Southern Indian Ocean.

Sep 20, 2017, 22:35 PM IST
India-Japan talks to focus on security ties amid China's assertiveness

India-Japan talks to focus on security ties amid China's assertiveness

Shinzo Abe on Wednesday began a two-day visit to India in Ahmedabad.

Sep 14, 2017, 00:20 AM IST
Countries in Indian Ocean responsible for its stability: Sushma Swaraj

Countries in Indian Ocean responsible for its stability: Sushma Swaraj

Noting that the Indian Ocean is one of the most critical maritime transportation links in the world today, she said nearly one lakh ships a year pass through these waters, carrying about half of the world's container shipments, one — third of the world's bulk cargo traffic and two-thirds of the oil shipments.

Aug 31, 2017, 21:13 PM IST
Chinese Navy eyes Indian Ocean as part of PLA's plan to extend its reach

Chinese Navy eyes Indian Ocean as part of PLA's plan to extend its reach

China's Navy wants to join hands with India to maintain security of the Indian Ocean, amid growing concerns in New Delhi over the increasing presence of the PLA fleet in India's backyard.

Aug 11, 2017, 21:38 PM IST
Indian Ocean level rising faster than the global estimate

Indian Ocean level rising faster than the global estimate

Recent studies by Indian scientists had revealed that the trend of sea level rise in the north Indian Ocean is slightly higher than the global estimate of 3.2 mm per year, Minister of State for Earth Sciences YS Chowdary told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply.

Jul 25, 2017, 10:18 AM IST

China should send more submarines to Indian Ocean: Chinese experts

More than a dozen submarines have been spotted by India in the Indian Ocean over the years.

Jul 18, 2017, 22:04 PM IST

China sends troops for first overseas military base in Djibouti

China has dispatched troops to Djibouti on the Horn of Africa to set up its first overseas military base.

Jul 12, 2017, 19:28 PM IST
Amid China's increasing presence in Indian Ocean, India, US, Japan to begin Malabar exercise Friday

Amid China's increasing presence in Indian Ocean, India, US, Japan to begin Malabar exercise Friday

India, Japan and the US are to deploy their frontline warships, submarines and aircraft for the mega Malabar naval exercise.

Jul 06, 2017, 23:14 PM IST
Iran sends naval fleet to Oman, Indian Ocean, Gulf of Aden

Iran sends naval fleet to Oman, Indian Ocean, Gulf of Aden

Iran has dispatched two warships to Oman to start their mission in the international waters. An Iranian naval flotilla left to Oman on Sunday to progress towards a mission to the north of the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden.

 

Jun 12, 2017, 15:00 PM IST
Iran says two warships heading to Oman

Iran says two warships heading to Oman

An Iranian naval flotilla will depart to Oman on Sunday and then will go to the north of the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden.

Jun 11, 2017, 16:11 PM IST

China likely to set up military base in Pakistan: Pentagon

China is likely to establish additional military bases in Pakistan and other countries with which it has longstanding friendly ties and similar strategic interests, a new Pentagon report said on Wednesday as the world's largest army increasingly flexed its muscles.'

Jun 07, 2017, 19:25 PM IST
Himalayan sediments made 2004 tsunami more severe: Study

Himalayan sediments made 2004 tsunami more severe: Study

The research team sampled sediment and rocks from the tectonic plate that feeds the Sumatra subduction zone for the first time.

May 28, 2017, 18:19 PM IST
China's 'One Belt, One Road' project causing 'anxiety' in Indian Ocean Region: US

China's 'One Belt, One Road' project causing 'anxiety' in Indian Ocean Region: US

Admiral Scott Swift said the US is not relaxing its position on the South China Sea issue to garner China's support to ease tension in the Korean peninsula.

May 06, 2017, 12:40 PM IST