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INS Sahyadri enters Australia's Port of Darwin for KAKADU exercise, to take part in multilateral maritime drill
India

INS Sahyadri enters Australia's Port of Darwin for KAKADU exercise, to take part in multilateral maritime drill

Indian Naval Ship Sahyadri entered the Port of Darwin, Australia, yesterday to take part in a multilateral maritime exercise, the Indian Navy said in a statement

Tsunami warning for New Caledonia, Fiji and Vanuatu following 7.1 magnitude quake in Pacific Ocean
World

Tsunami warning for New Caledonia, Fiji and Vanuatu following 7.1 magnitude quake in Pacific Ocean

After the 7.1 magnitude quake struck off the eastern coast of New Caledonia, "waves reaching 0.3 to 1 metre above the tide level are possible", the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center and three islands - New Caledonia, Fiji and Vanuatu were warned to remain alert.

300 endangered sea turtles found dead off southern Mexican coast; environment protection officials launch investigation
World

300 endangered sea turtles found dead off southern Mexican coast; environment protection officials launch investigation

Mexico, which is home to six of the world’s seven species of sea turtles, has a permanent program to protect the reptiles, including criminal penalties for those who kill them.

Hurricane Hector: All you need to know about the tropical storm approaching Hawaii's Big Island
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Hurricane Hector: All you need to know about the tropical storm approaching Hawaii's Big Island

Hurricane Hector, which has now been classified as a category 4 storm is expected to pass about 200 miles (320 kilometers) south of Hawaii's Big Island late on Wednesday.

Monsoon likely to be normal in August and September, says IMD; forecast raises hopes for kharif farming
India

Monsoon likely to be normal in August and September, says IMD; forecast raises hopes for kharif farming

Monsoon rains is considered normal in the range of 96-104 percent of the Long Period Average (LPA). The 90-96 percent of the LPA range is considered "below normal".

India, Pakistan militaries to attend SCO-organised drill in Russia in August, countries to discuss measures to curb militant groups, ideologies
India

India, Pakistan militaries to attend SCO-organised drill in Russia in August, countries to discuss measures to curb militant groups, ideologies

Militaries of India and Pakistan will be attending the SCO-organised, anti-terror drill in Russia. The drill, "Peace Mission" will discuss curbing terror groups all over the world

Japan floods kill 200: Mountainous terrain, lack of risk awareness among reasons for high toll, displacement of people
World

Japan floods kill 200: Mountainous terrain, lack of risk awareness among reasons for high toll, displacement of people

According to reports, the death rates were so high after Japan floods because of the lack of risk awareness and extreme weather

In symbolic nod to India, United States' unified combatant changes name to US Indo-Pacific Command
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In symbolic nod to India, United States' unified combatant changes name to US Indo-Pacific Command

The US military on Wednesday renamed its Pacific Command the US Indo-Pacific Command, in a largely symbolic move underscoring the growing importance of India to the Pentagon, US officials said.

Narendra Modi in Indonesia: PM looks to revive old friendship with focus on trade, maritime security
India

Narendra Modi in Indonesia: PM looks to revive old friendship with focus on trade, maritime security

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three-day official visit to Indonesia aims to revive the old warmth in the relationship that the two countries enjoyed for a long time with a focus on maritime ties and economic relations.

Archaeologists in Peru find remains of over 140 youngsters, claim it is site of 'world's biggest child sacrifice'
World

Archaeologists in Peru find remains of over 140 youngsters, claim it is site of 'world's biggest child sacrifice'

Archaeologists in Peru have found evidence of the biggest-ever sacrifice of children, uncovering the remains of more than 140 youngsters who were slain alongside 200 llamas as part of a ritual offering some 550 years ago

Rare earth minerals found in Japanese island's mud could drastically transform global economy, claims study
World

Rare earth minerals found in Japanese island's mud could drastically transform global economy, claims study

An estimated 16 million tonnes of mud containing massive, "semi-infinite" stores of valuable rare earth minerals, found in a small Japanese island in the Pacific Ocean could alter global economy, a new study has revealed.

Bones found on Pacific island likely those of famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart who disappeared in 1937, says study
World

Bones found on Pacific island likely those of famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart who disappeared in 1937, says study

Bones found on a remote South Pacific island that were originally believed to be those of a man may in fact be those of famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart

Beijing establishing real-time global ocean observation network, says Chinese media
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Beijing establishing real-time global ocean observation network, says Chinese media

China is establishing its first global real-time ocean observation network covering most parts of the Pacific, Indian Ocean and the South China Sea.

Thousands evacuated in Philippines as Mount Mayon volcano erupts three times in 24 hours
World

Thousands evacuated in Philippines as Mount Mayon volcano erupts three times in 24 hours

Thousands of people have been moved to safe shelters following the eruption of Mt Mayon in the Philippines, police said

Japanese envoy terms India 'indispensable strategic partner,' says bilateral relations are at their 'best ever'
India

Japanese envoy terms India 'indispensable strategic partner,' says bilateral relations are at their 'best ever'

Stating that the focus on strategic issues is shifting from the Pacific Ocean to India and the Indian Ocean, Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu has said that his country has placed India at the centre of its Indo-Pacific policy.

Indian-origin US financier killed in shark attack while scuba diving off Costa Rican island
India

Indian-origin US financier killed in shark attack while scuba diving off Costa Rican island

An Indian-origin US financier has been killed in a shark attack while scuba diving off a Costa Rican island in the Pacific Ocean, officials said.

US Navy aircraft with 11 on board crashes off Japanese coast; rescue operations underway
World

US Navy aircraft with 11 on board crashes off Japanese coast; rescue operations underway

A military aircraft with 11 people aboard has crashed into the Philippine Sea while en route to an aircraft carrier, the US said on Wednesday, the latest accident to hit its armed forces in East Asia.

Take North Korea's atmospheric nuclear test threat 'literally', warns Pyongyang diplomat
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Take North Korea's atmospheric nuclear test threat 'literally', warns Pyongyang diplomat

The recent warning from North Korea of a possible atmospheric nuclear test over the Pacific Ocean should be taken literally, a senior North Korean official said.

Bali volcano sparks widespread panic in Indonesia, nearly 100,000 flee island
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Bali volcano sparks widespread panic in Indonesia, nearly 100,000 flee island

The exodus from a menacing volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali is nearing 100,000 people, a disaster official said on Wednesday.

US will do everything to avoid nuclear war with North Korea, says treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin
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US will do everything to avoid nuclear war with North Korea, says treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Sunday said that they wanted to avoid nuclear war with the North Korea