Indian Ocean

DNA: China's gift to Pakistan; How big is the threat to India?

China has gifted a warship to Pakistan. It's the 'largest & most-advanced' warship that China has ever built. The Global Times says it will be used for 'peace & stability' in the Indian Ocean. But what is the real motive behind this?

Nov 10, 2021, 23:24 PM IST

Indian Navy to deploy 4 warships in South China sea for 2 months

The warships will participate in a series of exercises during the two-month deployment, including the Malabar 2021 naval exercises with US, Japanese and Australian forces. 

Aug 03, 2021, 18:55 PM IST

Amazing pics of Indian Navy participating in Cutlass Express 2021

Indian Naval ship Talwar is participating in exercise Cutlass Express 2021, being conducted from July 26 to August 6 along the East Coast of Africa, to improve combined maritime law enforcement capacity, promote national and regional security, the Ministry of Defence has said.Indian Navy participates in maritime drill along East Coast of Africa

Jul 27, 2021, 20:17 PM IST

The world now has a fifth ocean - the Southern Ocean

For years, we have known that the world is home to four oceans, Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and Arctic oceans. But now, National Geographic, one of the world's most prestigious and well-known mapmakers, has declared the presence of this fifth ocean, the Southern Ocean

Jun 24, 2021, 15:25 PM IST

India, US kick off mega wargame in Indian Ocean with eye on China

The Indian assets at the exercise included Jaguar and Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jets, IL-78 air-to-air refuelling tanker aircraft, AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) aircraft and warships Kochi and Teg.

Jun 23, 2021, 17:16 PM IST

'Indo Pacific is the new currency,' says Indian envoy to Japan Sanjay Verma, backs Tokyo Olympics

Japan, along with India, the US and Australia are members of the Quad grouping and back the Indo Pacific vision that geographically sees Indian and Pacific oceans as one unit.

Jun 19, 2021, 23:42 PM IST

China is failing to meet responsible standards: NASA after Chinese rocket debris lands in Indian Ocean

The US space agency said that the spacefaring nations must minimize the risks to people and property on Earth of re-entries of space objects. 

May 10, 2021, 08:08 AM IST

France may join Indian Ocean Initiative, sign new partnership deal with ISRO during FM Le Drian's visit

French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian on Monday (April 12) arrived in New Delhi for his official visit, said the Ministry of External Affairs.

Apr 13, 2021, 09:47 AM IST

Amid tensions at LAC, China tacitly accepts India's supremacy in Indian ocean region

"India has also taken the lead in planning small-scale multilateral cooperation mechanisms in the Indian Ocean," said Hu Shisheng, Director, Institute for South Asian Studies at the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations.

Dec 19, 2020, 23:19 PM IST

Navies of India and Russia conduct Passage Exercise in Indian Ocean region

PASSEXs are regularly conducted by the Indian Navy with units of friendly foreign navies.

Dec 05, 2020, 01:09 AM IST

Presence of Chinese research, fishing vessels rising in Indian Ocean; 100 ships travelling from China to Pakistan every year

Most of the areas Chinese vessels are fishing in the Indian ocean are international water, outside of the exclusive economic zone of any country, but since it is unregulated, it impacts the ecosystem in surrounding waters as well. Distant water fishing is heavily subsidized by Beijing.

Nov 27, 2020, 00:08 AM IST

India, Japan hold 3-day naval exercise JIMEX in Arabian sea - Watch

The bilateral maritime exercise between the Indian and Japanese navies off the West Coast of India from September 26 to September 28 includes advanced exercises, tactical manoeuvres and a wide spectrum of maritime operations.

Sep 27, 2020, 16:32 PM IST

Indian and Australian navies to undertake two-day PASSEX exercises in Indian Ocean

From the Indian side, Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri and Karmuk will be present and Australia will be represented by HMAS Hobart.

Sep 22, 2020, 22:59 PM IST

Eye on China: India to start bidding process to procure 6 submarines costing Rs 55,000 cr

The submarines will be built in India under the much-talked-about strategic partnership model that allows domestic companies to join hands with leading foreign defence majors to produce high-end military platforms in the country and reduce import dependence.

Aug 30, 2020, 21:42 PM IST

India's special friendship with Maldives as deep as Indian Ocean waters: PM Narendra Modi

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, PM Modi tweeted, "Thank you, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih! India will continue to support the Maldives in mitigating the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic."

Aug 13, 2020, 23:23 PM IST

Zee World Exclusive: Preparation for war in Indian Ocean?

In this segment of Zee World Exclusive, we question Preparation for war in Indian Ocean?

Jul 30, 2020, 10:46 AM IST

INS Kesari travels 7500 nautical miles, reaches out to 5 Indian Ocean nations to deliver COVID-19 aid

In a major milestone for Indian Navy, its naval ship INS Kesari traversed over 7500 nautical miles in over 55 days and delivered COVID-19 aid to 5 countries -Maldives, Mauritius, Madagascar, Comoros and Seychelles. 

Jul 02, 2020, 17:43 PM IST

India increases surveillance in Indian Ocean region to track Chinese activities

On Saturday, the Indian Navy held a crucial exercise with Japanese Navy in the Indian Ocean region, an area where Chinese naval vessels and submarines are making frequent forays.

Jun 29, 2020, 19:21 PM IST

Giant tectonic plate under Indian Ocean cracking into two, reveals study

Aurélie, who is also a senior research fellow at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP) compared it with the Dead Sea Fault (DSF) in the Middle East and San Andreas Fault in California (US).

May 27, 2020, 00:35 AM IST

China deployed 12 underwater drones 'Sea Wing Glider' in Indian Ocean

China has deployed a fleet of 12 underwater drones in the Indian Ocean. According to sources, these drones known as 'Sea Wing Gliders' were launched in December 2019 and these drones had made around 3,500 observations till February 2020.

Mar 23, 2020, 12:28 PM IST