Articles about Indian Ocean
19 Oct 2020
Amid India-China border row, Australia to join Malabar naval exercise
The Defence Ministry on Monday announced that Australia will be joining the upcoming Malabar naval exercise, completing the Quad or quadrilateral coalition along with the United States and Japan.
02 Dec 2019
Tamil Nadu rains: 15 people killed, schools closed
In an unfortunate incident, 15 people were killed after a wall collapsed this morning in a village near Mettupalayam in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore district, as heavy rains continue to batter the southern state.
16 Nov 2019
Five most beautiful and cleanest beaches around the world
It's downright heartbreaking to see the way our beloved beaches are being treated nowadays.
18 Aug 2019
Planning a family-vacation? Here are five best destinations to explore
If family vacation is on your mind, thumbs up for the idea!
22 Jul 2019
Top five honeymoon destinations in Asia
Just like weddings, honeymoons are also a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they must be unforgettably special.
30 Mar 2019
Pentagon strongly denies reports of spying on India's ASAT test
The Pentagon has strongly denied the reports that the US spied on India's anti-satellite (ASAT) missile test by sending a reconnaissance aircraft from its base in Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean to monitor the development.
13 Mar 2019
Address global concerns on cross-border terror: India, US to Pakistan
India and the US yesterday called on Pakistan to address global concerns regarding terrorism, including that emanating from across the border.
06 Feb 2019
GSAT-31, India's latest communication satellite, launched successfully from French Guiana
India's latest communication satellite GSAT-31 was successfully launched by European launch services provider- Arianespace's rocket from French Guiana in the early hours today.
04 Feb 2019
ISRO set to launch communication satellite GSAT-31 this Wednesday
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is all set to launch its 40th communication satellite GSAT-31 on Wednesday from the spaceport in French Guiana (French and European spaceport).
15 Dec 2018
India and France hold talks on deepening bilateral cooperation
India and France today held discussions on deepening bilateral strategic partnership through cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, defense, space, and civil nuclear energy sectors.
11 Nov 2018
Singapore summit: Pence, Modi to discuss bilateral relationship, defense cooperation
US Vice President Mike Pence and PM Narendra Modi would discuss India-US defense cooperation and bilateral relationship during their meeting in Singapore next week, the White House said yesterday.
28 Oct 2018
India helped in democracy restoration in Maldives: Maumoon Abdul Gayoom
India played a "positive" role in the restoration of democracy in the Maldives by "exerting pressure" on the ruling regime, and the new government in the island nation would be "sensitive" towards New Delhi's "concerns", former Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom said Sunday.
27 Oct 2018
5 most breathtakingly beautiful airports in India
Many amazing domestic and International trips begin and end with air travel.
16 Oct 2018
Maldives leader Abdulla Yameen blames defeat on 'disappearing ink'
Outgoing Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has told the Supreme Court that disappearing ink and specially treated ballot papers were to blame for his heavy election defeat last month.
15 Oct 2018
Air India wall collision: Foreign media simply can't believe it
An Air India flight's collision with a boundary wall has left foreign media absolutely bewildered.
01 Oct 2018
Injured sailor Abhilash Tomy set to return home after rescue
Injured Indian Navy sailor Abhilash Tomy, rescued in a multi-nation operation from the Indian Ocean near Australia, is set to return home.
24 Sep 2018
Naval Commander Abhilash Tomy has been rescued after three days
In what is sure to give relief to well-wishers and family members of circumnavigator Abhilash Tomy, he has been rescued after three days by French vessel Osiris.
22 Sep 2018
Circumnavigator Abhilash Tomy's yacht capsizes in Indian-Ocean, Navy sends help
The Indian Navy has sent frigate INS Satpura to rescue 39-year-old Golden Globe Race Commander Abhilash Tomy who was injured after his yacht capsized in the Indian Ocean, off Perth on Friday.
11 Sep 2018
First 2+2 Dialogue was consequential and a strategic milestone: US
The first India-US 2+2 Dialogue in New Delhi was consequential and a strategic milestone, a Trump administration official said yesterday, asserting the decisions taken during the talks propelled the bilateral relationship to a new level.
10 Sep 2018
Must ensure Africa doesn't become 'theater of rival ambitions': Swaraj
India will work with Africa to keep the oceans open for benefit of all nations, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said, asserting that the two sides must work together to ensure that the second largest continent doesn't again turn into a "theater of rival ambitions".
06 Sep 2018
India, US hold first '2+2' talks: All details here
On Thursday, India and the US signed a crucial agreement on military communications that could see Washington sell more arms to New Delhi.
28 Aug 2018
Strong 6.2-magnitude quake hits eastern Indonesia, no tsunami warning issued
A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia today, US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there was no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage.
28 Aug 2018
India, Vietnam to strengthen trade, investment, maritime, defense cooperation
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today held talks with her Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Minh and discussed measures to strengthen trade, investment, maritime and defense cooperation between the two countries.
28 Aug 2018
Swaraj talks about economic importance of Indian Ocean in Vietnam
Emphasizing the economic importance of the Indian Ocean, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said with the eastward shift of the global economy, the Indian Ocean is at the center of the emerging "Age of Asia" and those who live in this region bear the primary responsibility for its peace and stability.
30 Jul 2018
Grieved families of MH370 victims hope for answers from official-report
Relatives of people aboard Malaysian Flight MH370 said today they hoped a long-awaited report into the plane's disappearance might give them answers about one of the world's most enduring aviation mysteries.
17 Jun 2018
Seychelles calls off key military-deal with India before president's visit
Weeks before a New Delhi visit, Seychelles President Danny Faure called off a significant defense deal that would have allowed India to expand its strategic reach in the Indian Ocean.
03 Jun 2018
Indian armed forces building partnerships in Indo-Pacific region: PM Modi
Describing the Indo-Pacific as a "natural region", PM Narendra Modi said India's armed forces, especially the Navy, are building and expanding partnerships in the strategically vital region for peace, security, and humanitarian assistance.
02 Jun 2018
5 ways Trump administration favored India
Indians love Donald Trump! Ok, that's untrue, but admittedly we all are intrigued by the man who 'very' often uses the word 'very' even though it's 'very' much not needed.
31 May 2018
US Pacific Command is now US Indo-Pacific Command: Trump admin
The Trump administration today renamed the US Pacific Command to US Indo-Pacific Command in recognition of the increasing connectivity between the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
29 May 2018
Ocean Infinity's search for Malaysia Airlines MH370 formally ends today
The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has come to an end today, finding no trace of the aircraft but Australian Government is hopeful that one day it will be located.
18 May 2018
China using Taiwan to gain more control, isolate India, Japan
China will turn Taiwan into a major nuclear and conventional military base and use it to gain more control over the disputed South China Sea to "isolate" both India and Japan, warned Richard D Fisher of the International Assessment and Strategy Center yesterday.
27 Apr 2018
Unseasonal lightning strikes kill 9 in Andhra Pradesh
The unseasonal lightning strikes in Andhra Pradesh have killed nine people, including a nine-year-old girl, since Tuesday.
25 Apr 2018
Last Sikh Queen's earrings fetch £175,000, 6 times auction estimate
A pair of gold pendant earrings from the collection of last Sikh Queen of Punjab Maharani Jind Kaur fetched £175,000 (Rs. 1.6cr approximately), nearly six times the guide price, at an auction.
18 Apr 2018
Indian Navy extends warning to China's navy through witty tweets
In a world where verbal battles are increasingly being fought on social media, the Indian Navy seems to have won a victory of sorts over the naval forces of arch-rivals China.
26 Mar 2018
6.4 magnitude quakes strikes Indonesia, tsunami alert issued briefly
A 6.4 magnitude quake shook eastern Indonesia this morning. A tsunami alert was issued, but it stayed active briefly.
17 Mar 2018
Indian Navy's second, third Scorpene-class submarines undergoing sea trials
The second and third of the six Scorpene-class submarines, part of Project-75 of the Indian Navy, are undergoing sea trials while the rest are under construction, a senior naval officer said.
11 Mar 2018
India-France strengthen ties, sign pact to counter China's influence
India and France strengthened their 20-year-old strategic ties on Saturday as President Macron met PM Modi and signed 14 pacts ranging from cooperation in security to space exploration to clean energy.
10 Mar 2018
French President Macron in India: France best partner for India
French President Emmanuel Macron is on a four-day visit to India, invited by his Indian counterpart PM Modi. Yesterday, he and his wife Brigitte Marie-Claude Macron were received warmly by Modi at Delhi Airport.
06 Mar 2018
Attention, art enthusiasts! Here's your chance to own affordable artworks
It is good news for art enthusiasts, who can now own works by leading as well as emerging artists at affordable prices at a new festival in New Delhi.
27 Feb 2018
Maldives declines India's invite for naval exercise 'Milan'
In a move that could further exacerbate the already-disturbed relations between India and Maldives, Male has declined Delhi's invitation to participate in the biennial multinational naval event "Milan."