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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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.

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.'

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.

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.

Ready to respond to US aggression: North Korea

North Korea said it is ready to respond to aggression from the US, amid the deployment of an American nuclear aircraft carrier in waters close to the Korean peninsula.

Drift analysis says MH370 likely crashed north of search

Analysis of a genuine Boeing 777 wing flap has reaffirmed experts' opinion that a missing Malaysian airliner most likely crashed north of an abandoned search area in the Indian Ocean.

US Marines arrive in Darwin for Australia, China exercises

US Marines arrive in Darwin for Australia, China exercises

The Australia-US-China military exercises are also aimed at Australia charting a course between its most important security ally the United States and its biggest trading partner China.
 

Indian ship to provide surveillance support in Indian Ocean

Indian Naval Ship Shardul is on a two-month deployment in the south Indian Ocean with an aim to provide surveillance support in the region, an official said here.

Eye on 'expansionist' China? India trains Vietnamese soldiers in Mizoram

Eye on 'expansionist' China? India trains Vietnamese soldiers in Mizoram

The Indian Army is training soldiers of the Vietnamese Army in the forests of Mizoram.

India, US, Japan cooperation necessary to face China: Scholars

India, US, Japan cooperation necessary to face China: Scholars

They agreed that cooperation between the three "will determine the parameters of security" in the face of an assertive China.

US Senator pushes for sale of Guardian drones to India

A top US Senator has strongly pushed for selling high-tech Predator Guardian drones to India for maritime surveillance, especially in the Indian Ocean, as part of the growing bilateral defence collaboration.

Chinese warships hold drill in Indian Ocean

Chinese warships have conducted a drill in the Indian Ocean.

Donald Trump policies may make Indo-Pacific unstable: Ex-Navy chief

Advocating a nuanced approach towards China, former Navy Chief Admiral Arun Prakash today said a possible radical shift in US policies under the Trump administration could trigger instability in the Indo-Pacific and asked New Delhi to seek multi-lateral partnerships within the strategic region.

With eye on China, India and Japan vow to work as 'stabiliser' in Asia-Pacific

With eye on China, India and Japan vow to work as 'stabiliser' in Asia-Pacific

Hailing India-Japan ties, Rijiju said that both countries should go beyond their immediate oceanic limits to serve the interests of the whole world.

Pakistan concerned over peace in Indian Ocean: Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan concerned over peace in Indian Ocean: Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan is determined to counter growing threats to peace in the Indian Ocean, particularly from its "nuclearisation" by India, Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz said.