Indian Ocean News
Indian, Sri Lankan navies begin Slinex 2020: Three-day exercise to highlight 'growing congruence' between two countries
The Indian Navy will deploy anti-submarine warfare corvettes INS Kamorta and INS Kiltan as well as a sizeable number of advanced light helicopters, Chetak helicopter and Dornier maritime patrol aircraft
Scientists develop new way to determine how fast the Indian Ocean is warming by analysing earthquake sounds
They used existing seismic monitoring equipment and historic data on earthquakes find out how much the temperature of the ocean has altered and continues changing.
During discussions after signing the agreement, Maldivian Minister of Defence Mariya Didi said the framework will strengthen defence and security cooperation between the two countries
India has little choice but to ally with democratic nations as China openly demonstrates imperialistic designs under world's watch
While America repositions itself, the ASEAN bloc is coming to the realisation that each of its 10 members may not be individually able to confront China’s aggrandising ambitions in the South China Sea.
Last year, the cyclone season was a monster with six severe, six very severe, and three extremely severe cyclone storms.
A US Airforce unit that detects and tracks artificial objects in Earth’s orbit, has identified 65 pieces from the incident.
A social media challenge and revisiting favourite albums: An exercise in understanding the 'impact' of our music choices
The most interesting aspect of such challenges is that they celebrate peculiarities and give us insight into people’s personalities, and the most enjoyable part has been revisiting old records and choices
Mahinda Rajapaksa in Delhi: Narendra Modi, Sri Lankan PM hold talks; India calls on island nation to fulfil Tamil community's aspirations
Mahinda Rajapaksa, elder brother of Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, arrived in Delhi on Friday on a five-day visit
Looking back at a decade of Indian indie music: Hip-hop replaces rock as the biggest genre, Hindi acts rise to the top
Among the most significant developments in the Indian indie music scene over the last decade have been the growth of legit music festivals, and the democratisation of music distribution and marketing through digital platforms and social media. The artists riding the current wave are electronic music producers Nucleya and Ritviz, singer-songwriter Prateek Kuhad and Hindi rock band The Local Train.
S Jaishankar to embark on two-day Iran visit tomorrow; external affairs minister to attend 19th Joint Commission Meeting
S Jaishankar is also expected to call upon Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, the external affairs ministry said in a statement on Saturday
Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa assures country 'will take steps' to release Indian fishermen's boats
Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday assured that his country will take steps to release the Indian fishermen's boats which are in the island nation's custody.
Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrives in India on maiden visit, set to hold talks with Narendra Modi today
In his first overseas tour after taking reins of Sri Lanka over a week ago, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrived in New Delhi on a three-day visit, signalling his intent to deepen bilateral ties with India
Tuna on the plate! Filets, steaks, burgers that tickle your taste buds may just cause histamine poisoning
Symptoms of scombroid fish poisoning can include a tingling or burning sensation in the mouth, facial swelling, rash, hives and itchy skin, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea, flushing of the face, headache, faintness among others.
Ahead of visit to New Delhi, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says Sri Lanka won't do anything to harm India's interests
Newly-elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who is considered pro-China, said he wanted Sri Lanka to be a 'neutral country' and work with all the countries
Sri Lanka elections: Lauded for crushing civil war, condemned for 'war crimes', Rajapaksa clan eyes another shot at power as Gotabaya among top contenders in presidential polls
Sri Lankans voted Saturday for a new president in what could mark a comeback for the Rajapaksa clan, lauded by supporters for crushing the Tamil Tigers but condemned by critics for war crimes, corruption and cosying up to China
Sri Lanka elections: Gunmen open fire on convoy of buses carrying minority Muslim voters; no casualties reported
Gunmen opened fire on a convoy of buses carrying minority Muslim voters in northwest Sri Lanka on Saturday, hours before polling in presidential elections got underway, police said
Sri Lanka presidential election: 16 million to vote today; 35 candidates including retired lieutenant-colonel Gotabaya Rajapaksa in fray
Campaigning largely focused on national security and religious extremism in the backdrop of Islamic State-inspired suicide bomb attacks on Easter Sunday
Scientists say 'worse is yet to come' as East Africa reels from deadly floods, blame Indian Ocean dipole behind extreme weather
A powerful climate phenomenon in the Indian Ocean stronger than any seen in years is unleashing destructive rains and flooding across East Africa — and scientists say worse could be coming
The Pentagon said Friday it has approved the deployment of 3,000 additional troops and military hardware to Saudi Arabia
Iran oil tanker hit by two missiles in Red Sea off Saudi coast; incident raises tensions between Tehran and Riyadh
The tanker, which was set ablaze, suffered heavy damage and crude had leaked after it was struck in the early morning about 96 km from Jeddah.