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The ocean between Africa, Asia, Australia and Antarctica (or the Southern Ocean)

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Indian Ocean: The ocean between Africa, Asia, Australia and Antarctica (or the Southern Ocean)
The Indian Ocean is the third-largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering 70,560,000 km2 (27,240,000 sq mi) or 19.8% of the water on Earth's surface. It is bounded by Asia to the north, Africa to the west and Australia to the east. To the south it is bounded by the Southern Ocean or Antarctica, depending on the definition in use. Along its core, the Indian Ocean has some large marginal or regional seas such as the Arabian Sea, the Laccadive Sea, the Somali Sea, Bay of Bengal, and the Andaman Sea.

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PM Modi calls for greater integration, vaccine data sharing with neighbors [Video]

PM Modi calls for greater integration, vaccine data sharing with neighbors

Citing the region's collaborative effort to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for greater integration among South Asia and the Indian Ocean island..

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‘India ready to supply weapons systems to IOR countries’: Rajnath Singh [Video]

‘India ready to supply weapons systems to IOR countries’: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh said India ready to supply various types of weapons systems to IOR countries. The defence minister was addressing the Indian ocean region defence ministers' conclave. "India has to play..

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Future of Indian Ocean region depends on cooperative efforts: Navy Chief [Video]

Future of Indian Ocean region depends on cooperative efforts: Navy Chief

Indian Navy believes that each one amongst them in IOR (Indian Ocean Region) is an equal and critical partner in business of keeping seas safe and secure, said Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh on..

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Indian Ocean region important part of global commons: Rajnath Singh [Video]

Indian Ocean region important part of global commons: Rajnath Singh

Indian Ocean Region forms an important part of oceanic commons shared by the world, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at an event in Bengaluru on February 04. "The region has, for a large part of..

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India ready to supply various types of missile systems, military vehicles to IOR countries: Defence Minister [Video]

India ready to supply various types of missile systems, military vehicles to IOR countries: Defence Minister

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attended Indian Ocean Region Defence Ministers' Conclave. The event is taking place in Bengaluru on February 04. It is an initiative to promote dialogue to foster..

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India has to play active role for peaceful co-existence of IOR countries: Rajnath Singh [Video]

India has to play active role for peaceful co-existence of IOR countries: Rajnath Singh

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attended Indian Ocean Region Defence Ministers' Conclave. The event is taking place in Bengaluru on February 04. It is an initiative to promote dialogue to foster..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:36Published
Tropical activity poses threat in Southern Hemisphere [Video]

Tropical activity poses threat in Southern Hemisphere

Tropical Cyclones Eloise and Joshua could pose a threat from areas of the Indian Ocean to the Australian coast. CNN Meteorologist Tom Sater has more.

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India 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.
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India can take on the role of being net security provider in Indian Ocean Region: Rajnath Singh

Highlighting 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..
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Indian Ocean defence ministers' conclave, Tejas deal to be highlights of Aero-India


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Race is on for strategic bases in Indian Ocean Region, says CDS Bipin Rawat

Speaking 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..
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India to enhance bilateral ties with Seychelles in post-Covid era: Jaishankar

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India, Maldives and Sri Lanka agree to expand intelligence sharing; deputy NSAs to meet biannually

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India gets a new long-range P-8I patrol aircraft

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India's COVID-19 food aid reaches Djibouti

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Working on 'common approaches' with India in Pacific, Indian Ocean: Russian Envoy

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India, Australia to kick off naval exercise in eastern Indian Ocean

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Amid tensions on border, Indian Navy tracks Chinese research vessel in Indian Ocean


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India, France decide to expand cooperation in Indian Ocean Region

Defence 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..
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Mauritius arrests Indian captain of Japanese ship that spilled oil

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Iran says it successfully tests new naval cruise missile

Iran 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.
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