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In March 2017, an area in the western Arabian Sea off the coast of Oman – equivalent to the size of Mexico – was blanketed with green swirls extending down to India. It was a striking scene, visible from space. The slimy green mass in this outbreak was Noctiluca scintillans, a single-celled dinoflallegate, ...
In election-bound Karnataka, the district administration in Uttara Kannada is diving into deep sea water to give out Voter Identity Cards. Yes, that is correct. The Deputy Commissioner, who is also the district returning officer, is diving into the Arabian Sea to distribute voter ID cards to “millennial voters”.

S Ramesh, 40, of Kurumpanai in Kanyakumari district and 11 others ventured into the sea on his boat --Natha Fathima -- from Beippur in Kerala on February 28. They were fishing in the Arabian Sea off the Karnataka coast when they got an alert from the Indian Meteorological Department about high speed ...
Kanyakumari: The Coast Guard has rescued 12 fishermen on a mechanised fishing boat that was stranded on a rock in the Arabian Sea off Karnataka coast. ... They were fishing in the Arabian Sea off the Karnataka coast when they got an alert from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) about high ...
A Seahawk helicopter flying off the HMAS Warramunga spotted two suspicious boats in the Arabian Sea while conducting surveillance operations on Saturday and Sunday. A team from Warramunga then boarded the vessels and discovered the drugs below the deck of one of the boats, the Australian navy ...
A Maersk container vessel is on fire in the Arabian Sea with four from the 27-member crew missing, the Danish cargo shipping line said late Tuesday. The Maersk Honam was enroute from Singapore to the Suez Canal when a fire broke out in its cargo hull some 1,000 miles off Oman. A.P. Moller-Maersk ...

The Indian Navy has carried out a major review of its operational capabilities during a two-month mega war game in the Arabian Sea in which all its ... The war game was conducted on both the seaboards of India extending from the northern Arabian sea off the coast of Gujarat to the southern Indian ocean ...
Mumbai, March 3: Claimed to become the World's tallest statue on its completion, the deal for the Maratha Warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's statue to be built in the Arabian Sea has finally been inked by the state government after the engineering giant Larson & Turbo agreed to complete the project in ...
In a major climbdown, infra-major Larsen & Toubro ( L & T ) has drastically slashed the estimated project cost for the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Memorial in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai, and consequently was awarded the Letter of Acceptance (LoA) by Maharashtra government this week.
The Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy concluded a large scale operational exercise in the Arabian Sea. The three-week-long exercise termed Exercise 'Paschim Leher' (XPL), tested the operational readiness of the Western Naval Command and the execution of its operational plans.
Special emphasis will be laid in the exercise to enhance interoperability between naval and air assets and validation of war plans. The exercise will continue till March 6 in the North Arabian Sea and will culminate with a fire power demonstration by combat units of Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Air Force.
Imagine a typical situation, wherein you book a cab using the Uber cab aggregator app. So, you would check out the driver details and note the route that the cab is taking to reach you. In most cases, the cabbies take the simplest/shortest route to reach you. In some cases, the cabbie even calls you up to ...
The ongoing crisis in the Maldives has acquired a particularly serious dimension over the past week. In that time, several reports have emerged suggesting China may be directly backing Abdulla Yameen's decision to impose—and extend—the emergency in the small island state. These reports suggest ...
First, New Delhi must continue to keep up a robust presence in the Arabian Sea, to let Beijing know that regardless of the PLAN's show of strength, India is unprepared to cede its primacy in its maritime neighbourhood. The Indian Navy must also be allowed to expand its presence operations in the South ...
The recent oceanographic expedition from Makran to Karachi, by the members of NIO (National Institute of Oceanography), SCSIO (South China Sea Institute of Oceanology) was completed in almost three weeks. In fact, this was the first China-Pakistan joint oceanographic expedition in the Arabian Sea ...
Islamabad: A Pakistan Navy ship has seized 5,000kg of drugs worth millions of dollars destined for the Gulf region during a maritime security operation in the North Arabian Sea. The huge cache of contraband drugs was seized as the Pakistan Navy Ship ASLAT was undertaking Maritime Security ...
ISLAMABAD: A Pakistan Navy (PN) ship operating in the North Arabian Sea seized a huge cache of drugs while undertaking maritime security operations in Pakistan's exclusive economic zone (EEZ), said a press from the PN. PNS Aslat seized 5,000kgs of hashish, valued at millions of dollars, after ...

A low-pressure area formed in the Indian Ocean near the equator on March 10 has transformed into a depression in the southeastern Arabian Sea, and is travelling in the northwestern direction towards Lakshadweep islands. The phenomenon gave rains in Kerala and Tamil Nadu (TN). The coastal port city ...
Margins of the Market: Trafficking and Capitalism across the Arabian Sea by Johann Mathew, Oakland, California: University of California Press, 2016; pp XV + 248, £24.95. Subscribers please login to access full text of the article. Subscribe Now ! Get instant access to the complete EPW archives. New 3-Month Subscription ...
Four miles from Gokarna village, SwaSwara resort sits alongside the Arabian Sea and extends across 26 acres, although more than half of its land is left untouched and protects the surrounding ecosystem. Devoted to sustainability, the hotel, its farms and swimming pool use only harvested rainwater ...
NEW DELHI: A joint exercise of the army, the navy and the air force has begun in the Arabian Sea this week even as China and the Maldives have warned against threats of military intervention in the archipelago following the declaration of a state of emergency by President Yameen Abdul Gayoom.
“The Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean are the waters through which most of the cargo goes towards the East. The Arabian Sea links to the Gulf and to Suez and has a significant importance and therefore the positive connect we can have with the UAE will be of great significance to India,” Ms Sitharaman ...
The Makran trench is a seismically active zone in the Arabian Sea where one plate is inching beneath the other in a "subduction zone". PTI. Updated:February 10, 2018, 6:55 PM IST. facebook · Twitter · google skype whatsapp. China Worried Earthquake Threat to Key Gwadar Port May Put CPEC at Risk ...
Islamabad: A Pakistan Navy ship has seized 5,000kg of drugs worth millions of dollars destined for the Gulf region during a maritime security operation in the North Arabian Sea. The huge cache of contraband drugs was seized as the Pakistan Navy Ship ASLAT was undertaking Maritime Security ...
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Ship ASLAT seized 5,000kg of hashish worth millions of dollars while operating at North Arabian Sea. The operation by PNS ASLAT was carried out while undertaking maritime security operations in Pakistani Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The successful seizure of narcotics ...
Successful seizure of narcotics by Pakistan Navy was the result of a complex and risky operation. ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Pakistan Navy Ship ASLAT seized 5000 kg of Hashish valued in million of Dollars while operating at North Arabian Sea. The operation by PNS ASLAT was carried out while ...
Systems over three regions and moisture incursion from Arabian Sea made abrupt changes witnessed during the day on Wednesday in the State capital. Precipitation was witnessed early in the morning and evening on Wednesday. City recorded night temperature at 19.5 degrees Celsius which was 7 ...
ISLAMABAD: A Pakistan Navy (PN) ship operating in the North Arabian Sea seized a huge cache of drugs while undertaking maritime security operations in Pakistan's exclusive economic zone (EEZ), said a press from the PN. PNS Aslat seized 5,000kgs of hashish, valued at millions of dollars, after ...
Set on an ocean-going cruiser, anchored in the Arabian Sea, the Ark Deck Bar is spread over three levels, with an open-air bar deck, a sleek sit-down restaurant, swish private dining areas and three suites for high rollers. The cosy blue and white colours create a Mediterranean vibe, while the menu of ...
Karachi: Forty-seven Indian fishermen have been arrested by Pakistani authorities for allegedly fishing in the country's territorial waters in the Arabian Sea, according to a maritime official. The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) on Saturday arrested 47 Indian fishermen and seized nine launches for ...
Going for a ferry ride or a cruise is a lot of fun for many of us Mumbai-kars. Now, the city can experience dining in the midst of the Arabian Sea, about one and half kilometre from Bandra Jetty. Say hello to the Ark Deck and Bar, Mumbai's first floating restaurant.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) west zone bench, on Monday, issued notices to the Haji Ali Dargah trust and other governmental agencies for dumping and releasing waste into the Arabian sea. Justice Jawad Rahim, while hearing a petition on waste being released into the Arabian sea by the Trust, ...
The workshop, organised jointly by ESO and WWF-Pakistan, aimed to raise awareness on the Arabian Sea humpback whale and other baleen ... conservation of the Arabian Sea humpback whale and also to introduce the new Arabian Sea Whale Network (ASWN) regional online data platform, Flukebook.
Pakistan and China have jointly organized the first international exhibition to showcase the significance of the Arabian Sea Gwadar Port and its economic free zone as an emerging international business hub. The warm water deep sea commercial port, which overlooks some of the world's busiest oil and ...
The luxury cruise will allow residents and tourists to see the city like never before with the sun setting in the waters of the Arabian Sea. This intra-city joyride is one-and-a-half hour-long and Rs. 1600 per person for a single ride. 'Mumbai Maiden' set out on its maiden voyage from Bandra Jetty. Small power ...
The helicopter belongs to state-run company Pawan Hans, which operates a fleet of helicopters for off-shore operations and charter services. NEW DELHI: A helicopter carrying employees of an Indian oil company to an off-shore rig in the Arabian Sea crashed Saturday, killing five people and leaving ...
A ferry boat carrying mostly teenage schoolchildren sank in the Arabian Sea off India's western coast on Saturday, killing three students, police said. The police and the navy involved in the rescue operation said another 29 children were rescued after the incident off Dahanu, a town in Maharashtra state.
Gandhinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) Cyclonic turbulence is expected to increase in the Arabian Sea over the coming years, a scientist warned on Friday. ... "Cyclones in the Arabian Sea are likely to increase in the near future," he said at the two-day national workshop on 'Coastal Zone Management - Policies to ...
First, pirates still are on the loose in the Gulf of Aden, where the Red Sea meets the Arabian Sea. Convoys of oil tankers, container vessels and fancy ships cruise there on their voyages to and from Asia, using the Suez Canal shortcut between Europe's Mediterranean Sea and ports of the Middle East.
The Royal Australian Navy has seized more than 100 kilograms of heroin valued at $33 million during their latest operation in the Arabian Sea. HMAS Warramunga has intercepted three shipments of drugs in the past fortnight, taking 11.5 tonnes of hashish and 180 kilograms of heroin. The drugs have an ...
NEW DELHI: The enemy came in three waves, the last being close to midnight of Monday-Tuesday. They came in twos—heavy Sukhoi 30Mki combat aircraft of the IAF took off from Pune's Lohegaon base to 'attack' the Indian Navy's INS Vikramaditya carrier battle group sailing in the Arabian Sea off Goa ...
"Five and a half months later, I was shivering in Afghanistan," Mattis said, referring to his role as commander of Task Force 58, a special group that landed in southern Afghanistan aboard helicopters flown from Navy ships in the Arabian Sea to attack the Taliban in and around Kandahar. Regardless how ...
SYDNEY (AFP) - An Australian warship has made its second large drugs bust in the Arabian Sea within a week, seizing 3.5 tonnes of hashish with an estimated street value of US$142 million (S$189 million), officials said Friday (Jan 5). It followed HMAS Warramunga making an eight-tonne hashish haul in ...
A Surprise Journey, an Unexpected New Year's Gift From Across the Arabian Sea. By Janaki ... A month after that event, she took off across the Arabian Sea, arriving well in time for Christmas off Goa. ... Because the humpback whales of the Arabian Sea don't behave like other whales, even of their species.
NEW DELHi: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has made a significant oil and gas discovery to the west of its prime Mumbai High fields in the Arabian Sea, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, he said the discovery was made in the ...
SYDNEY (AFP) - An Australian warship has seized almost eight tonnes of hashish in the Arabian Sea, with the defence department Saturday (Dec 30) estimating its street value at A$415 million (US$434 million). HMAS Warramunga has also confiscated 69 kilogrammes of heroin during maritime security ...
... an Arabian Sea humpback whale tagged in the Gulf of Masirah last month, has made the first recorded transoceanic crossing across the Arabian Sea. ... of scientific investigation had linked animals observed off Oman with those sighted elsewhere in the Arabian Sea, including, Iran, Pakistan and India.
An Australian warship has seized almost eight tonnes of hashish in the Arabian Sea, with the defence department estimating its street value at AU$415 million (€270m). HMAS Warramunga has also confiscated 69kg of heroin during maritime security manoeuvres in the area over the past three days.
The crew of HMAS Warramunga seized almost eight tonnes of hashish and 69kg of heroin, estimated to be valued at $415m, from drug smugglers on three vessels on the Arabian Sea between 27 and 29 December, the Royal Australian Navy said on Sunday. “A thorough search by the boarding parties ...
An Arabian Sea humpback whale that was tagged in Masirah Island baffled marine biologists by turning up off the coast of India. The tagged whale, named 'Luban', is a female and made the 1,500km journey during the mating season. The Environment Society of Oman (ESO) said in a statement that Luban ...


 

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