“A long-term strategic security relationship with India is critical to ensuring freedom of navigation in the Indian Ocean,” Dunford said during his re-confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee.
In exile for the last two years, after he was defeated in a controversial run-off election by Yameen, Nasheed said in an interview to The Indian Express, “What is in Maldives’ interest very much depends on what is in India’s interest.”
GSAT-7 Rukmini: Weighing nearly 2,650 kg, Rukmini was the first military communication satellite developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the Indian Defence forces, with the Indian Navy being the primary user. Rukmini is also the last of ISRO’s seven fourth-generation satellites.
China marked a milestone with the launch of this Navy destroyer, which the Communist country sees a step towards improving the nation’s Navy armament system and building a strong and modern Navy.
India’s Ambassador to Egypt Sanjay Bhattacharyya and Egyptian singer Eman Iman Al Baher Darwish inaugurated the Indian Ocean World Music Show at Gomhoria Theatre in Cairo.
Fusion rock band Indian Ocean has joined hands with the Walk of Hope, an ongoing ‘padayatra’ (march).
Indian government have voiced concern that the law will be used by China to extend its military influence, but they have been assured by the Government of Maldives that Indian Ocean would remain “a demilitarised zone”.
Indian Ocean have composed for a sizable number of films besides their albums, but the band’s vocalist Rahul Ram says they will never do an item number for any Bollywood movie. Rahul, one of the founding members of the group, said they have nothing against item songs but they refrain from composing them as they […]
The US Senate voted to let the Pentagon build a naval base and support facility at Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean.
Rahul Ram, vocalist and bassist of Indian Ocean, believes “Bollywood has changed” and it’s a “purely money-driven industry”.
Delhi must stop complaining and start thinking of how to repair strained ties with the Maldives
Going against the grain of entrenched pacifism in Japan, Abe is making the case that Tokyo should respond to the rapidly unfolding geopolitical changes in the region.
China has long seen Myanmar and Pakistan as gateways to the Indian Ocean.
It is not easy to recall the last time when an Indian Prime Minister articulated India’s objectives and policy for the Indian Ocean.
It is the first visit by a leader from Beijing since the former British protectorate gained independence in 1965.