Indian Ocean

Boeing to fly 2 Super Hornet fighters to India this summer for operational demonstrations 

According to Garcia, with a rapid technology insertion plan, the Super Hornet Block III will outpace threats for decades to come.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Maiden edition of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium Maritime Exercise held

The participation included warships, Maritime Reconnaissance aircraft and helicopters from the Navies of Bangladesh, France, India and Iran, said Indian Navy.

published on : 31st March 2022

Mauritius presses claim versus UK for Indian Ocean islands

The Chagos islands were a part of Mauritius until Britain separated them a few years before Mauritius became independent from British colonial rule in 1968.

published on : 8th February 2022

Cyclone Batsirai blows across Indian Ocean toward Madagascar

The cyclone is gaining strength as it blows across the Indian Ocean, with gale-force winds reaching peaks of 235 kilometers per hour, according to the island's meteorology department.

published on : 5th February 2022

China threat: Big hike in navy budget

India is focussed on building maritime power to meet the threats of Chinese PLA Navy in the Indian Ocean.

published on : 3rd February 2022

Theme song composed by Indian Ocean on Ambedkar play released

This grand musical play based on Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar's life will have a total of 50 shows beginning from January 5 in Delhi.

published on : 16th December 2021

Indian Ocean witnesses great power rivalry: Navy

The increase in freedom of navigation operations in South China Sea by the US Navy and its allies is an apt example.

published on : 13th December 2021

Indian Ocean witnesses great power rivalry, basing facilities to China complicates it further: Vice Chief Navy

The Vice Chief pointed out that China's enhanced capabilities in the domain of space and cyber will increase its battle space transparency and provide information dominance.

published on : 12th December 2021

Coral reefs of western Indian Ocean at risk of collapse: study

A groundbreaking study warned that reefs along the eastern coast of Africa and island nations like Mauritius and Seychelles faced a high risk of extinction unless urgent action was taken.

published on : 7th December 2021

Nepal Foreign Secretary calls for seamless linkages between Himalayas and Indian Ocean

He also underlined the need to maintain ecological balance to fight climate change, while reiterating Nepal's commitment to increase the share of clean energy.

published on : 5th December 2021

First French omicron case on Indian Ocean island of Reunion

The WHO has warned that the global risk from the omicron variant is very high based on early evidence, saying it could lead to surges.

published on : 30th November 2021

With an eye on Indian Ocean, China delivers largest, most advanced warship to Pakistan

Pakistani Ambassador to China Moin ul Haque said that the commissioning of the PNS Tughril ensures balance of power in the Indian Ocean.

published on : 9th November 2021

Indian Ocean Region to face ever-increasing battery of threats and uncertainties: Foreign Secretary

A lack of commitment to settled international law has led to an increased militarization of the region, Harsh Vardhan Shringla said.

published on : 8th November 2021

Navy chiefs of 12 nations from Indian Ocean Region to participate in Indian Navy's maritime conclave

The participating Navy chiefs and heads of maritime forces will also dwell upon the significance of interoperability to effectively deal with maritime security challenges in the Indian Ocean region.

published on : 5th November 2021

University of Hyderabad study reveals new ways to predict climate

This study has wide-ranging benefits for climate science and society.

published on : 5th October 2021
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