How India is countering China via Andaman
Oct 27, 2011
Countering China via the Andamans
Oct 26, 2011
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 26, 2013
The death toll from tropical cyclone Haruna and heavy rains that have battered Madagascar has risen to 23 with 16 people missing, the national disaster management agency said on Tuesday.
Agence France-Presse | Monday February 25, 2013
Scientists said on Sunday they had found traces of a micro-continent hidden underneath the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius.
Reuters | Saturday February 16, 2013
Unidentified gunmen have shot and seriously wounded a Sri Lankan investigative journalist, colleagues and officials said on Saturday, an incident likely to draw further attention to the Indian Ocean island nation's human rights record.
Agence France Presse | Wednesday February 6, 2013
The 8.0-magnitude quake that struck off the Solomon Islands on Wednesday, while massive, was far less powerful than other "superquakes" to have struck around the world in recent decades. Here is a list of the greatest earthquakes since the beginning...
Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 3, 2013
Nearly 70,000 homes were left without electricity on Thursday as a cyclone lashed the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion.
Associated Press | Thursday July 26, 2012
Seismologists have said that a strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck north of the Indian Ocean islands of Mauritius. The US Geological Service said the earthquake, early on Thursday, was centered about 250 miles north of the small Rodrigues island a...
Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday July 11, 2012
In about a fortnight from now, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Nirmal Verma will kick start the process of turning a small and sparingly used Indian military outpost at the very southern-most tip of the Andaman Nicobar Islands into a full-fledged "forwa...
Associated Press | Wednesday June 27, 2012
A crowded boat carrying asylum seekers to Australia capsized on Wednesday and 125 survivors and one body were recovered from the Indian Ocean, less than a week after more than 90 people drowned on a similar journey.
NDTV Correspondent/Agencies | Thursday February 9, 2012
The criminal court of Maldives has ordered the arrest of former President Mohamed Nasheed after his supporters rioted through the streets of the capital and seized some remote police stations today to demand his reinstatement, as the country's new le...
Associated Press | Thursday February 9, 2012
Supporters of the Maldives former president rioted through the streets of the capital and seized some remote police stations today to demand his reinstatement, as the country's new leader appealed for an end to the political turmoil roiling this Indi...
Press Trust of India | Monday December 12, 2011
In a move that may cause unease in India, China has announced that it will set up its first military base abroad in the Indian Ocean island of Seychelles to "seek supplies and recuperate" facilities for its Navy.
NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday October 26, 2011
With increasing Chinese assertiveness in the Indian ocean and Bay of Bengal noticeable of late, the Defence Ministry is now waking up to the need to upgrade and strengthen the decade old Andaman Nicobar Command.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 11, 2011
Authorities in the Seychelles refused to comment on newspaper reports saying Prince William and his wife Catherine are spending their honeymoon on the Indian Ocean islands.
Press Trust of India | Thursday March 18, 2010
Stepping up its preparations for a possible strike on Iran's nuclear facilities, the US is transporting hundreds of 387 'bunker-buster' bombs to its air base on the British island of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean, a media report has claimed.