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Indian Ocean

INDIAN OCEAN NEWS

Malabar signal

October 21, 2020 12:33 am

Australia’s return shows Delhi is reconsidering deference to Beijing’s interests, giving primacy to its own.

Indian Oil-tanker fire update: One crewman presumed dead as blaze continues to rage

September 04, 2020 11:58 am

There were 5 Greek and 18 Philippine nationals among the crew. One of them was injured and he was airlifted out of the ship and the rest were accounted for.

Raksasa cockroach from the deep sea: the stuff nightmares are made of

July 22, 2020 11:22 am

Scientists have reported the discovery of the first 'supergiant' isopod species in the eastern Indian Ocean. It wears a helmet like Darth Vader’s, and looks utterly hideous. They can’t eat you, though — and it’s unlikely you’d want to eat them

Explained: How tropical cyclones are named

May 20, 2020 8:40 am

The list of 169 cyclone names released by IMD last month, in April, were provided by these countries -- 13 suggestions from each of the 13 countries.

Vitality of US-India ties key in determining whether China succeeds in reshaping Asia: US State Department

August 17, 2019 1:44 pm

Both leaders also shared their visions of a free and open Indo-Pacific region and the best ways to advance US-India cooperation, with like-minded partners, said the US State Department in a statement.   

US, India, Japan, Australia for ASEAN-led mechanism to promote rules-based order in Indo-Pacific

June 01, 2019 5:16 pm

China has been trying to expand its military presence in the Indo-Pacific, which is a biogeographic region, comprising the Indian Ocean and the western and central Pacific Ocean, including the South China Sea.

Ancient seawater dating back to Ice Age discovered in Indian Ocean

May 26, 2019 9:43 pm

In a first, scientists have discovered the remnants of seawater dating back to the Ice Age, tucked inside rock formations in the middle of the Indian Ocean.

French Navy seizes 670 kg heroin in Indian Ocean

February 04, 2019 3:58 pm

French Defence Minister Florence Parly said the "record" seizure is a blow to the financing of terrorism.

Japanese helicopter carrier to tour South China Sea, Indian Ocean for two months

July 04, 2018 10:55 am

Japan's growing visibility in those waters reflects concern it shares with the United States over China's military presence in a region through which trade routes pass that are vital to the Japanese and U.S. economies.

China to use Taiwan as base to isolate India, Japan: US lawmaker

May 18, 2018 11:15 am

China is assembling a power-projection Navy that, by the 2030s, may have the world's first totally nuclear-powered carrier battle group, Fisher said.