Indian Ocean

India, US begin two-day naval exercise in eastern Indian Ocean region

A carrier battle group or carrier strike group is a mega naval fleet comprising an aircraft carrier, accompanied by a large number of destroyers, frigates and other ships.

published on : 28th March 2021

We can protect Indian Ocean Region: Rajnath Singh

India can be a reliable partner as it looks forward to cooperation from friendly countries to create a more stable environment, he added.

published on : 4th February 2021

India can take on the role of net security provider in Indian Ocean Region: Rajnath Singh

Officials said that the Chiefs of the Air Staff Conclave today had physical representation from 26 countries, while 14 were in attendance virtually.

published on : 3rd February 2021

India to host Indian Ocean Region defence ministers' conclave next month

India is organising the conclave in the backdrop of growing Chinese military assertiveness in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).

published on : 23rd January 2021

China deployed underwater drones in Indian Ocean, says report

According to the defence expert, reports from December last year suggested that 14 would be employed in the Indian Ocean mission but only 12 were used.

published on : 31st December 2020

Loss of USD 10 Billion, over 2000 dead: India bore brunt of 2020’s weather disasters

Over 2,000 people died between June & October amidst floods, the highest toll due to climate change-induced weather events

published on : 29th December 2020

Over 120 warships deployed in Indian Ocean Region, says CDS Bipin Rawat

Rawat further said governance and security are under constant threat of being undermined by non-state actors and also naval competition among the states.

published on : 11th December 2020

India assisting neighbouring nations to build capacity to monitor coastal area activities

India has already assembled Chain of Coastal Surveillance Radars along the coasts of Sri Lanka, Mauritius and Seychelles.

published on : 27th November 2020

Is the Indian Ocean still India’s ocean?

As explained, the 2+2 dialogue being held on the eve of the US presidential polls was not an issue per se as this is not the first time it’s happening.

published on : 5th November 2020

LDF raises 'protocol violation' charge against Union Minister V Muraleedhran 

In his petition, Saleem Madavoor, the national president of Loktantrik Yuva Janata Dal (LJD), alleged PR professional Smitha Menon was inducted into the Indian team by Muraleedharan.

published on : 3rd October 2020

Amid tensions on border, Navy tracks Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang in Indian Ocean

Such research vessels have been coming regularly from China and they try to gain sensitive information about Indian maritime territory.

published on : 17th September 2020

With fire on tanker doused, Indian Coast Guard now ready to contain potential oil spill

Meanwhile, a Coast Guard spokesman said that operations will continue till the ship is removed from the area for final disposal

published on : 10th September 2020

MT New Diamond blaze doused but oil sheen spotted near tanker in Indian Ocean

An Indian Coast Guard Dornier aircraft was launched to spray oil spill dispersant to disintegrate the sheen. Ships were used to churn the waters to accelerate the process.

published on : 9th September 2020

Reignited fire doused on MT New Diamond tanker in Indian Ocean, no oil spill reported

In order to supplement the surface firefighting efforts, the Sri Lankan Navy had requested the Indian Coast Guard to provide more dry chemical powder (DCP) for aerial dropping.

published on : 8th September 2020

Blaze reignites at oil tanker in Indian Ocean as firefighting efforts continue for fifth day

The vessel is safe and the oil is intact. The pollution response will start only in case there is an oil spill, sources added.

published on : 7th September 2020
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