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Chinese Space rocket debris crashes back to Earth over Indian Ocean

July 31, 2022 12:00 pm

The US Space Command said that the Long March 5B (CZ-5B) rocket re-entered over the Indian Ocean at approximately 12:45 pm EDT Saturday (16:45 GMT).

President's Fleet Review: Kovind praises Navy’s prompt, effective deployment in Indian Ocean Region

February 21, 2022 7:11 pm

PreThe President’s Fleet Review is conducted once under every president’s tenure. The last was held in 2016 under President Pranab Mukherjee.

Study says marine heat waves rising in Indian Ocean, could threaten monsoon and marine life

February 02, 2022 11:46 am

Livelihoods based on fishing and fisheries industries also remain under persistent threat due to the warming oceans.

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

November 09, 2021 3:33 pm

Designed and built by China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited (CSSC), the frigate was delivered to the Pakistan Navy in a commissioning ceremony in Shanghai, the CSSC announced in a statement on Monday.

Abdulrazak Gurnah and the vast world of the Indian Ocean

October 23, 2021 7:24 am

The 2021 Nobel laureate for literature has an unparalleled felicity for stitching together histories of Arab sultanates, Indian merchants, and European colonisers in the 19th century with moving stories of refugees in the postcolonial world

New 'weird looking' shark species from Indian Ocean discovered

July 22, 2021 5:56 pm

It belongs to the Apristurus spongiceps subgroup and is the second known species occurring in the western Indian Ocean.

Fire on vessel off Sri Lanka's coast rages for 11th day raising fears of major ecological impact

June 01, 2021 11:20 am

Despite relief efforts, the vessel is likely to sink and authorities are preparing for a major oil spill. The Colombo Gazette newspaper reported the ship was "unstable" and "expected to sink".

Explained: Why a China rocket crashing in Indian Ocean has drawn NASA flak

May 11, 2021 8:01 am

For days, there had been speculation on whether the Chinese rocket's debris would hit a populated area on the Earth’s surface.

US warship stirs the waters ‘without Indian consent’, Delhi conveys concern

April 10, 2021 6:41 am

Reacting to the development, the Ministry of External Affairs adhered to the government's stand on not allowing military exercises in its exclusive economic zone without consent and said it has conveyed its concerns to the US government through diplomatic channels.

Explained: The Indian Ocean border dispute between Kenya and Somalia

March 16, 2021 7:27 am

Kenya has said it will not take part in proceedings of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over its maritime border dispute with Somalia. What is the dispute, and what bearing does it have on bilateral relations?