26 Sep 2016
Sriharikota: Indian space agency ISRO on Monday, for the first time, used its own multiple burn technology while launching eight satellites - five foreign and three domestic - in different orbits, said a senior official. Multiple burn technology is the switching off and switching on of a rocket's engine in space.
22 Mar 2014
Kuala Lumpur: China has reported the sighting of a large object in the southern Indian Ocean which could be related to the missing jetliner, Malaysia said on Saturday, as the desperate search for the plane entered its third week.
21 Mar 2014
Melbourne: Australian military jets on Friday resumed their search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the remote southern Indian Ocean, nearly 2,500-kilometre southwest of Perth.
07 Sep 2016
Hyderabad: A major Indian Ocean-wide tsunami mock drill involving India and 23 other Indian Ocean countries began on Wednesday to test warning and detection systems.
07 Jul 2016
Maputo (Mozambique): Against the backdrop of spurt in terror attacks in various countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said terrorism is the "gravest threat" to the world and spoke about bolstering security and defence ties between India and Mozambique, which are connected by the Indian Ocean.
05 Dec 2015
Hong Kong: A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck in the southern Indian Ocean, but there was a low likelihood of casualties and damage, US seismologists said.
15 Jul 2016
Thiruvananthapuram: The first Indian Airforce flight C-17 carrying 156 persons, who were evacuated from war-torn South Sudan's capital city Juba, arrived here early today.
10 Jun 2016
Wellington: New Zealand today named Indian-born opening batsman Jeet Raval in the squad for the upcoming four-Test tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa.
30 Nov 2016
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22 Oct 2016
Beijing: The US action was the latest attempt to counter what Washington sees as Beijing's efforts to limit freedom of navigation in the strategic waters, U.S. officials said. The Chinese Defense Ministry called the move "illegal" and "provocative," saying that two Chinese warships had warned the U.S. destroyer to leave.