Indian Ocean
World  /  Published 09.05.21

China’s rocket debris crashes into Indian Ocean

The remnants of China's biggest rocket crashed into the Indian Ocean near the Maldives on Sunday with no reports of damage, but Beijing was criticised by NASA for its failure to "meet respons...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Beijing

India  /  Published 01.12.20

Eye on Chinese in Indian Ocean

India is planning to set up coastal surveillance radar systems in friendly countries to counter China’s growing presence in the Indian Ocean Region, sources in the security establishment said. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.20

Unruly waves of rivalry in the Indian Ocean

The geopolitical importance of the Western Indian Ocean rests on its connectivity with North America, Europe and Asia. In recent years, the discovery of oil and gas blocks has attracted global players...
By Aparajita Biswas

Books  /  Published 29.09.20

Sanyal on all things history and geography

How is it writing for children versus writing for adults? Well, to be frank, I am really a writer for adults. I had a lot of help from my publishers who provided me with editors to do that. So I am n...
By Shrestha Saha

Opinion  /  Published 19.06.19

East and west in maritime India: distinct coastal tales

The Indian Ocean has the character it does only because of the Indian subcontinent as a whole — jutting out, to quote the great Indian historian and diplomat, K.M. Panikkar, “far into the sea for ...
By T.C.A. Raghavan


Opinion  /  Published 27.09.18

Why the Indian Ocean Conference is important

The third edition of the Indian Ocean Conference concluded in Hanoi, Vietnam, after participants from 43 nations, most of whom were ministers representing their countries, put forward their ideas on ...
By Martand Jha

Books  /  Published 23.08.19

China's struggle for the Indian Ocean

In April 2018, two American air force pilots stationed in Djibouti suffered eye injuries from a high-powered laser that originated 750 metres from China’s base there, sparking an alert from the Amer...
By Charu Sudan Kasturi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.19

Sea bird sighted in Hooghly back in sky

A bird that spends almost its entire life in the skies over the Indian Ocean was found in a village near Dankuni in Hooghly district, possibly swept in by Cyclone Fani.The juvenile red-tailed tropicbi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

World  /  Published 19.03.19

Thousands feared dead after Cyclone Idai

Over 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone made landfall near the port city of Beira, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the nat...
By AP in Johannesburg

World  /  Published 12.03.19

Indian Ocean exploration mission makes historic broadcast

A British-led scientific mission to document changes taking place beneath the Indian Ocean has broadcast its first live, television-quality video transmission from a two-person submersible.Monsoon sto...
By David Keyton And Jerry Harmer/AP


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