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PM Modi calls for greater integration, vaccine data sharing with neighbors
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‘India ready to supply weapons systems to IOR countries’: Rajnath Singh
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Future of Indian Ocean region depends on cooperative efforts: Navy Chief
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Indian Ocean region important part of global commons: Rajnath Singh
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India ready to supply various types of missile systems, military vehicles to IOR countries: Defence Minister
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India has to play active role for peaceful co-existence of IOR countries: Rajnath Singh
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‘Mauritius, India working for a safe Indian Ocean’
External affairs minister S Jaishankar inaugurates new chancery building of Indian High Commission in MauritiusJaishankar arrived here in India's strategically key maritime neighbour in the Indian Ocean region on Sunday night from the Maldives on the last leg of his two-nation tour. Jaishankar inaugurated the..
External affairs minister S Jaishankar calls on Mauritius ex-PM Anerood Jugnauth; briefs him on progress in bilateral tiesJaishankar, who arrived here in India's strategically key maritime neighbour in the Indian Ocean region on Sunday night from the Maldives on the last leg of his two-nation tour, met the..
With focus on peace and stability in Indian Ocean, navy conducts largest war gamesThe TROPEX-21 commenced in early January and all the operational units of the Indian Navy are taking part in it.
Navy to conduct largest-ever drill to prepare for challenges in Indian Ocean Region
Indian Ocean: Madagascar seeks stronger defence ties, wants joint military exercise
'One's threat today may be another's tomorrow': India seeks to rally Indian Ocean Region countries
India ready to supply weapons systems to countries in Indian Ocean Region: Rajnath SinghIndia is ready to supply various weapons systems, including missiles and electronic warfare systems, to countries in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday.
India can take on the role of being net security provider in Indian Ocean Region: Rajnath SinghHighlighting that India can take on the role of being the net security provider in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), defence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that the Central government is looking..
Indian Ocean defence ministers' conclave, Tejas deal to be highlights of Aero-India
Race is on for strategic bases in Indian Ocean Region, says CDS Bipin RawatSpeaking on the theme of "Contesting the Indo Pacific for Global Domination", Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Friday said the world is witnessing a race for strategic bases in the Indian..
Over 120 warships deployed in Indian Ocean Region: CDS Gen Bipin RawatCDS Rawat highlighted the importance of the Indian Ocean Region, stating that so far, it has remained peaceful despite being under contestation.
Keeping hawk-eye on China, Navy combat-ready to tackle any challenge in Indian Ocean
India to enhance bilateral ties with Seychelles in post-Covid era: JaishankarIndia has vowed to further enhance its strategic partnership with Seychelles in the post-COVID era as External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held high-level talks with the country's top leadership here..
India, Maldives and Sri Lanka agree to expand intelligence sharing; deputy NSAs to meet biannuallyThe meet comes, even as Chinese fishing and research vessels increase presence in the Indian ocean.
Steady increase in Chinese vessels in Indian Ocean, 100 ships travelling to Pakistan every yearWhen it comes to Chinese fishing vessels in the high seas, around 300 to 450 have been seen in the last four years.
Set up after 26/11, India to upgrade its 'eye in Indian Ocean' top maritime bodyIMAC, based out of Delhi's suburb Gurugram, gets real-time data on movement in the Indian ocean region being fed information from several places.
India gets a new long-range P-8I patrol aircraftThough primarily meant to keep a hawk-eye on the Indian Ocean Region, India has been extensively using the P-8Is to track movements and build-ups of Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh as well. “The..
India's COVID-19 food aid reaches DjiboutiUnder Mission Sagar 1, India had reached out to 5 Indian ocean countries-- Maldives, Mauritius, Madagascar, Comoros, and Seychelles. The outreach is part of India's SAGAR --Security and Growth for All..
Working on 'common approaches' with India in Pacific, Indian Ocean: Russian EnvoyThe comments assume significance even as India and the United States are working on the Indo-Pacific concept, which New Delhi has also raised with Moscow.
India to start work on Maldives airport expansion next year; runway will allow A320s, Boeing 737s to landIndia to start work on the expansion of Hanimaadhoo International Airport in the northern Maldives from next year. It is billed as the largest infrastructure and connectivity project in that part of..
India, Australia to kick off naval exercise in eastern Indian OceanIndia is set to kick off a two-day naval exercise with Australia in the eastern Indian Ocean, in what constitutes some additional strategic signaling after similar exercises with the US and Japan in..
Amid tensions on border, Indian Navy tracks Chinese research vessel in Indian Ocean
India, France decide to expand cooperation in Indian Ocean RegionDefence minister Rajnath Singh and his French counterpart Florence Parly on Thursday held extensive talks during which they vowed to step up cooperation in the Indian Ocean, a region which is..
Mauritius arrests Indian captain of Japanese ship that spilled oilAuthorities in Mauritius have arrested the Indian captain of the Japanese ship that ran aground near Mauritius and spilled 1,000 tons of oil on the Indian Ocean island's protected coastline. Sunil..
India sends 30 tonnes of medical equipment, humanitarian aid to Mauritius to contain oil spillIndia's move comes as a part of its policy to extend humanitarian assistance and provide disaster relief to its neighbours in the Indian Ocean region and also as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra..
India's 'special friendship' with Maldives as deep as Indian Ocean waters: PM Modi
India announces financial package of $250 Million to MaldivesIndia has already extended the assistance of $400 million through extended Currency swap arrangement that will help the Indian ocean Island country tide over liquidity crisis.
India, Mauritius partnership to soar even higher in coming years: PM Modi"It was in Mauritius that I had first spoken about India's vision of 'SAGAR - Security and Growth for All in the Region'. This is because Mauritius is at the heart of India's approach to the Indian..
India's coop with Indian Ocean countries in focus as Modi inaugurates Mauritius SC building
Navy significantly expands deployment in Indian Ocean following border row with China: SourcesThe Indian Navy has deployed a large number of frontline warships and submarines in the Indian Ocean Region(IOR) in the wake of the border row in eastern Ladakh to send out a clear message to China,..
India-US naval drill shows ability to project power with allies, says US defence secretaryUS defence secretary Mark Esper said America was “closely monitoring” the India-China stand-off and the disengagement process on the Line of Actual Control (LAC). In his virtual address to the..
Indian, US warships to conduct exercise in strong strategic signal to China amidst border confrontationIn a strong strategic signal to China, a US carrier strike group led by the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz is set to conduct an exercise with Indian warships near the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago. The..
Amid Chinese aggression, America's largest warship likely to rendezvous with the Indian NavyUSS Nimitz is already present in the Indian Ocean, where it arrived via the Malacca Strait.
India faces joint Pak-China threat in Indian OceanThe collusive China-Pakistan threat along the land borders is slowly but surely extending to the maritime domain as well. Even as China steps up its naval forays into the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), it..
Ladakh face-off fallout: India to strengthen maritime alliance against ChinaStrengthening of a maritime alliance in the Indian Ocean region, led by India, is likely to be one of the fallouts of Chinese combativeness in the region.
India increases surveillance in Indian Ocean region to track Chinese activitiesThe Navy has increased its surveillance missions and beefed up operational deployment in the Indian Ocean region in the wake of India's border standoff with China in eastern Ladakh, sources said. The..
Naval ship 'Kesari' returns after deployment in southern Indian Ocean region
Iran says it successfully tests new naval cruise missileIran said on Thursday its navy had successfully fired a new locally made cruise missile during war games in the northern Indian Ocean and near the entrance to the Gulf.
Galwan clash: Army, Navy, Air Force raise alert levelFront-line bases of the Indian Army and the Air Force along the nearly 3,500 km de-facto border with China were on Wednesday put on high alert in view of a major clash between Indian and Chinese troops..
PM Modi rejuvenates 'samosa diplomacy' with Australia's Scott Morrison ahead of video summit"Connected by the Indian Ocean, united by the Indian Samosa! Looks delicious, PM @ScottMorrisonMP! Once we achieve a decisive victory against COVID-19, we will enjoy the Samosas together. Looking..
US and India must develop plan to counter China's efforts to strengthen its position in Indian Ocean: American think-tank
Mission Sagar: India's helping hand across Indian Ocean during COVID-19 crisisThis deployment is in line with India's role as the first responder in the region.
Mission Sagar: India sends INS Kesari with medical teams, food to Indian Ocean countriesIndia on Sunday dispatched INS Kesari, carrying on board two medical assistance teams, medicines and essential food items, to countries in the southern Indian Ocean as part of the govt's 'Mission..
South Asia coronavirus cases hit 22,000 as Maldives locks down capitalThe number of people infected with the coronavirus crossed 22,000 in densely populated South Asia on Friday driven by a rise in cases in India as the tiny Indian Ocean island nation of Maldives locked..
Conference on Indian Ocean postponed
India postpones biggest maritime exercise amid COVID-19 scareWith the outbreak of coronavirus outside China and increase in the numbers of cases in India, the Indian Navy has postponed its biggest multilateral naval exercise -- Milan 2020 -- in the Indian Ocean..
Greater vigilance needed in Indo-Pacific region: President Ram Nath Kovind"Today, the geopolitical situation in the world and in the Indo-Pacific in particular demands greater vigilance. I am aware that the Navy has adopted mission-based deployments in the Indian Ocean..
Hope Sri Lanka will fulfil aspirations of Tamil people: PM Modi after talks with Sri Lankan PMRajapaksa's visit here assumed significance as his tenure as Sri Lanka's president from 2005 to 2016 saw expansion of China's footprints in the Indian Ocean island nation, triggering concerns in India...
India looks to ramp up defence presence in western Indian Ocean