Indian Ocean News
Gahirmatha beach is considered the world's largest nesting beach for the endangered species. This time a whopping 2.45 lakh sea turtles have turned up
Jaishankar commends Maldives' government for implementing its $100 million 'climate adaptation' project
The 'climate adaptation' project aims to provide safe and secure freshwater to 105,000 people on the outer islands of the Maldives, in response to climate change-induced water shortages
'Rare marine heatwaves impacting monsoon by reducing rainfall over central Indian subcontinent', says study
This is the first time that a study has demonstrated a close link between marine heatwaves and atmospheric circulation and rainfall, the researchers claimed
Security experts believe that Beijing sees Sri Lanka as a geostrategic hub for the Belt and Road Initiative in the Indian Ocean
On this unfortunate day, a 100-foot-high wave, which was triggered by a 9.1 magnitude earthquake, hit 14 countries including Thailand, Sri Lanka, India, and Indonesia.
The biggest mountain on the island of Java on Saturday ejected a mushroom of volcanic ash high into the sky and rained hot mud as thousands of panicked people fled their homes
Indonesia sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire, where the meeting of continental plates causes high volcanic and seismic activity
Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R Hari Kumar said his force is keeping a close watch on Chinese activities in the Indian Ocean and backed the ambitious tri-services reforms that included setting up of a 'Maritime Theatre Command'
Designed and built by China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited (CSSC), PNS Tughril was delivered to Pakistan in a commissioning ceremony in Shanghai, the CSSC said in a statement
Third edition of navy's Goa Maritime Conclave begins tomorrow; to focus on maritime security challenges in Indian Ocean Region
Chiefs of navies or heads of maritime forces from Bangladesh, Comoros, Indonesia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Seychelles, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand will participate in the event
The 40,000-tonne aircraft carrier, the largest and most complex warship to be built in India, successfuly completed a five-day maiden sea voyage in August
The country sees itself as the net provider of security in the region who has also been the first to respond in times of need
The Friday List: From a documentary film festival to a thrilling murder mystery, your weekly calendar of virtual events
Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.
Cyclone Tauktae could be the biggest to hit western India in three decades.
Hua Chunying said Beijing was being treated unfairly, the American media romanticises their launches and space debris free falls.
Very little of the rocket stage’s mass survived re-entry, with the majority having burned up as it entered the Earth’s atmosphere
Quad countries' meet today to raise 'free and open Indo-Pacific' agenda; strained ties with China pose hurdles
The Quad grouping, which was revived in 2017, has picked up issues like cooperation in the Indo-pacific region, maritime security and resilient supply chains to thwart Beijing’s dominance
In geopolitical struggle over Myanmar, China has an edge over US, other nations seeking to shape events
The Chinese government, according to experts, sees the coup as “a moment of opportunity” to undercut the inroads the United States and other Asian nations made during Myanmar’s halting democratic opening
This is a "great reminder that our oceans are still this very unexplored place,” said Asha de Vos, marine biologist not involved in the study but who studied blue whales in the Indian Ocean.
Australia to join India, US, Japan in MALABAR naval exercise in attempt to bolster peace in the Indo-Pacific
This is the first military-level engagement between the four-nation grouping, the Quad, and it comes amid the India-China border row