Indian Ocean
India  /  Published 01.06.22

Monsoon hope for vast farm belt

Monsoon rains this year are likely to be well distributed with most parts of India expected to receive normal or above normal rainfall, the national weather agency said on Tuesday, predicting rainfall...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.04.22

Focus on China threat at navy meet

India’s top naval commanders would deliberate and discuss strategic maritime matters, including ways to counter China’s increasing presence in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), during the fou...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.04.22

Lanka captures 12 Indian fishermen

As many as 12 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu have been arrested by the Sri Lankan navy for allegedly fishing in its waters, a Fisheries official here said on Sunday. One boat was also impounded. Th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Rameswaram (TN)

Entertainment  /  Published 08.12.21

Vicky dives into the ocean

Vicky Kaushal, one of Bollywood’s most eligible bachelors, has finally taken the plunge. Not just in wedlock with Katrina Kaif, but in the Indian Ocean, too, with the redoubtable Bear Grylls, fo...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

India  /  Published 23.11.21

India should be prepared for floods, droughts: IMD

Extreme sea-level events are on the rise along the Indian Ocean, according to meteorologists. A very severe cyclone, Yaas, which crossed the northern Odisha coast on May 26 recorded extremely high sea...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi


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


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