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India reportedly wants the drones for surveillance of the Indian Ocean - waters that China's Navy increasingly traverses after establishing its first overseas base in the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti.
Ocean cooperation will focus on building the China-Indian Ocean-Africa-Mediterranean Sea Blue Economic Passage, by linking the China-Indochina Peninsula Economic Corridor, running westward from the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean, and ...
In the most recent case, waters in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Ocean basins began rising in mid-2014 and bleaching started in 2015.
A loud bang horrified passengers aboard an Air Asia flight Sunday morning as Flight D7237 hovered above the Indian Ocean. It was the last thing frightened passengers en route to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from Perth, Australia wanted to here.
Modi is specifically interested in high-tech drones from General Atomics to better patrol the Indian Ocean. This would likely have a large price tag and would require the approval of Congress.
Still, it is not the most advanced technology being shared for example when you look at the F-16s," Han told HT. "There is also the transfer of surveillance drones in the Indian Ocean. It will increase India's capability to have a view over the entire ...
In a recent article, Abhijit Singh explains how the Indian navy has stepped up its humanitarian operations in the Indian Ocean since 2004. The purpose of this action is twofold; to simultaneously provide a foundational maritime maintenance function in ...
"...the transfer of surveillance helicopter (drones) in the Indian Ocean...It will increase India's capability to overview the entire Indian Ocean. That is more...symbolic than the f-16 joint venture," Han Hua, Director of the Center for Arms Control ...
India backed Mauritius' resolution referring British control of the Archipelago to the ICJ but says it supports the US military presence in Diego Garcia.
But there should be no ambiguity for the rest of the world: Chinese footprint in the Indian Ocean has got bigger and will continue to get bigger in the coming years.
A BRITISH mum and dad travelled 6,000 miles to see a man jailed for the brutal killing of their son on a paradise island. Former Royal Marine Carl Davies, 33, was found dead on the Indian Ocean island of French administered Reunion Island six years ago.
Beginning in China's Fujian Province, the projected Maritime Silk Route passes through the Malacca Strait to the Indian Ocean, moving along the Red Sea and the Mediterranean, ending in Venice. The scale and scope of OBOR is huge, with at least $1 ...
New Delhi: India voted against the UK and in favour of a Mauritius-backed resolution in the UN General Assembly that sought advisory opinion from the International Court Of Justice on the legal status of disputed territory in the Indian Ocean. In a ...
Commanding officer Captain Rituraj Sahu says the ship helps nations within the Indian Ocean region with hydrographic surveillance search and rescue and other activities.
A recent Pentagon report which claimed that China is likely to establish naval bases in friendly nations like Pakistan could pose a challenge to India's naval supremacy and have the potential to change the regional naval power balance in the Indian ...
The UK has suffered a humiliating defeat at the United Nations General Assembly in a vote over decolonisation and its residual hold over disputed territory in the Indian Ocean. By a margin of 94 to 15 countries, delegates supported a Mauritian-backed ...
Excitement is building for this year's World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017as the travel industry's leading awards programme makes its final preparations for the prestigious event, which is taking place on Saturday 8th July in the Maldives.
The UK is in danger of losing a vote at the UN on the fate of the Chagos Islands, an Indian Ocean archipelago that has been at the centre of a long-running dispute between Britain and Mauritius.
Excitement is building for this year's World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony as the travel industry's leading awards programme makes its final preparations for the prestigious event.
Mauritius will host the first Meeting of the Compliance Committee of the Southern Indian Ocean fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) and the 4th Meeting of the Parties from 23 to 30 June 2017.
Britain separated the Chagos Islands from its colony in the Indian Ocean in 1965, three years before Mauritius was granted independence from the UK.
In less than a week from now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to the US capital to call on a gentleman who, defying all odds, was sworn in as its 45th ...
This is the second piece of real estate in the Indian Ocean where India invested its resources. In 1987, the then department of ocean development had acquired exploration and research rights for a 75,000 sq km area in the central Indian Ocean basin to ...
At least 10 people are feared dead after a passenger boat heading to Ndau village in Lamu East capsized at Mkanda Channel following heavy tides in Indian Ocean. Speaking to the Nation on Tuesday, Lamu East County Administrator Shee Kupi Shee ...
Lamu rescue team conducting a search at the Mkanda Channel where a boat carrying over 30 passengers from Lamu Town to Ndau Island in Lamu East capsized at around 10.30am on June 20, 2017.
From playing songs that promoted the 'Narmada Bachao Andolan' campaign to talking about Anti-Nuclear movements, the Indian Ocean's blatant lyrics with beautiful melody have been able to influence the younger generation in positive ways.
China on Tuesday proposed constructing a first-of-its-kind oceanic corridor linking the South China Sea and Indian Ocean, as it released a new maritime plan under President Xi Jinping's 'One Belt, One Road' (OBOR) initiative.
After analysing satellite and model data, and finding bleaching in the Indian Ocean no longer appeared widespread, the US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has announced the event is no longer occurring on a global scale, ...
Yes, five-star resorts are ubiquitous on the islands of the Indian Ocean but there is affordable accommodation available here too, if you know where to look.
A new Cold War is brewing in the Indian Ocean, with an informal alliance of the United States, India, Australia, Japan on one side and China on the other.
A Lynx Helicopter hovers over the Indian Ocean in a file photo. ANP via AFP Forum/Robin Utrecht. A new Cold War is brewing in the Indian Ocean, with an ...
Brothers Domenic and Luke Martino's growing corporate advisory and consulting firm, Indian Ocean Group, is branching out with the launch of a new funds management business that aims to exploit its access to Chinese capital.
China and Pakistan have held naval drills in the Arabian Sea, the Chinese military has said, with both sides looking to deepen interoperability between their ...
Chinese warships and submarines are frequently visiting Karachi and Gwadar, say top intelligence agencies. These activities seem to be part of a carefully-choreographed exercise to expand China's Navy presence in the Indian Ocean in the name of ...
Global Village continues the June Islands feature with a visit to islands in the Indian Ocean, including Madagascar, Zanzibar, Seychelles, Comoros and more.
Nowhere is this rivalry between India and China more evident than in the Indian Ocean, where the Chinese Navy forays into India's "backyard", and with continuing US dominance over global commons, a strategic triangle has formed in the Indian Ocean.
In recent years, Iran's navy has increased its presence in the international waters, conducting patrols in the Gulf of Aden since November 2008 as part of international anti-piracy efforts, thus safeguarding merchant containers and oil tankers owned by ...
Even some "hawks" in the Lutyens Zone base their policy prescriptions on the fantasy that India, with its $2 trillion economy, has on its own the capability of establishing by itself primacy in the Indian Ocean. Certainly the Indian Ocean Rim (IOR) is ...
fishing boat in the Indian Ocean off the island of Mombasa. UN Photo/Milton Grant (file). Tweet. Print. 9 June 2017 - The first-ever United Nations summit on oceans today wrapped up with a global agreement to reverse the decline of the ocean's health ...
When a grey Holden SUV swerved to the wrong side of the road and into the path of Ms Graham's four-wheel-drive on Indian Ocean Drive, she did not hesitate. "I instantly swung to the left, which is lucky because I don't have airbags in my car," Ms ...
... selected for the study: Pitcairn Island in the South Pacific, South Georgia and the Sandwich Islands in the Southern Ocean, Ascension Island in the South Atlantic, and British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT, also called the Chagos Islands) in the ...
[Nairobi] A new report has identified actions for protecting and restoring coastal ecosystems of the Western Indian Ocean to help boost sustainable ...
SYDNEY - Western Australia's road safety authority plans to investigate a notoriously dangerous stretch of road where a 40-year-old Singaporean father died ...
... radar contact with Malaysia Airlines flight 370, which vanished on a flight from Malaysia to Beijing on March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board.
RIYADH - The Four Seasons Maldives Resort at Landaa Giraavaru was awarded "Best Hotel in Indian Ocean" in the 2016 Gallivanter's Guide.
Nairobi, 7 June 2017 - Struck three months ago by a cyclone that affected 500,000 of its 24 million people, the climate-vulnerable Indian Ocean nation of Madagascar sees early warning and disaster preparedness as fundamental to its future resilience.
There have been renewed calls for upgrades to the Indian Ocean Highway, after a father was killed in a fatal crash on the stretch of road over the WA Day long ...
A risk audit is being conducted on a multimillion dollar tourist road along the WA coast after a number of serious crashes since it opened in 2010.
The rise of two global powers hailing from the same region has made the Indian Ocean, more specifically the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ANI), a.
India's Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has got governmental approval to set up the country's land based long-range missile facility at South Andaman's Rutland Island, which is some 200 km from the Strait of Malacca that connects ...


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