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India's Naval Help to Small Indian Ocean Nations

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi assigned senior officials in the Ministry of Defence with a task to “identify” and “support” maritime needs of smaller nations

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ‘Emotional’ Pilot Flew Plane Over Hometown For Final Farewell [Theory]

The pilot of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 flew the plane over the island of Penang — the place where he grew up — for a “last emotional look” before he flew the plane into the Indian Ocean, landing the massive Boeing 777-200 on the water...Show More Summary

Did Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Actually Fly North And Land At This Airport? One Expert’s Case

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will have remained missing without a trace for one full year, assuming that searchers don’t find any evidence of the plane in the southern Indian Ocean between now and March 8. And that’s a pretty goodShow More Summary

Travel: Is The Maldives a Safe Gay Destination?

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Our reaction to the very backward Muslim Sharia Law rules in place in the Maldives. Travel correspondents Stefan and Sebastien traveled to The Maldives in November 2014. The Maldives is an island nation in the Indian Ocean made up o...

Indonesia Upbeat Ahead of IORA Chair

Indonesia is gearing up to turn its foreign policy focus westward when its role as Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) chair begins later this year, reports Jakarta Post.

India Approves $16 Billion Naval Expansion Plan -Source

India is tripling its fleet of nuclear submarines in the country’s priciest naval expansion in five years, a move that comes as China increases naval activity in the Indian Ocean. The post India Approves $16 Billion Naval Expansion Plan -Source appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Major Global Coral Reef Bleaching Events Predicted For 2015

Warm ocean temperatures in the tropical Indian and Pacific Oceans could be bringing major coral bleaching events to reefs around the world in 2015, according to the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) latest forecast. Show More Summary

Indo-Pacific security links: Submarines, US Navy in Darwin, Arvind Kerjiwal, ASEAN and more

The Indo-Pacific is a strategic system encompassing the Indian and Pacific oceans, reflecting the expanding interests and reach of China and India as well as the enduring role of the US. The Lowy Institute's International Security program...Show More Summary

Indo-Pacific security links: Japan and ISIS, Hindu nationalism, Agni-V, second Chinese aircraft carrier and more

The Indo-Pacific is a strategic system encompassing the Indian and Pacific oceans, reflecting the expanding interests and reach of China and India as well as the enduring role of the US. The Lowy Institute's International Security program...Show More Summary

Fatal Shark Attack Reported Off Reunion Island, One Of The World’s Deadliest Coastlines

A swimmer sustained severe injuries from a shark attack near the French island of Reunion on Saturday, losing her life on what is considered to be one of the most dangerous coastlines in the world, located in the Indian Ocean. The shark...Show More Summary

Will China Stand up a 4th Fleet for Indian Ocean?

Despite reports that China is planning a fourth fleet for the Indian Ocean, India doesn't appear to be losing any sleep over it.Unconfirmed reports from Chinese-language articles and Western defense industry reports suggest China would...Show More Summary

6 Plants and Animals You’ll Only Find in the Seychelles Islands

In a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean, nearly 1,000 miles off the coast of Africa, the tiny archipelagic country of Seychelles is home to many of the world's most unusual plants and animals, many of which you'd be hard-pressed to find anywhere else on the planet. Show More Summary

New Standards For Tracking Aircraft In Flight

4 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

After Malaysia Airlines flight 370 vanished over the Indian Ocean, air safety authorities have argued for more frequent contact in order to better locate aircraft in the event of tragedy.

Australia Bolsters SAR in Indian Ocean Region

AMSA leading program to strengthen search and rescue capabilities in Indian Ocean region   The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said it has commenced

Cutlass Express 2015 Commences

  Maritime forces from East Africa, South Africa, Europe, Indian Ocean nations, the United States and several international organizations began the fourth

Two Cyclones Dance On The Indian Ocean

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Eunice (left) and Diamondra (right) are a pair of tropical cyclones currently whirling about the Indian Ocean. The latter formed on January 26 and is projected to die out presently. Eunice, which was named just hours ago, is expected to intensify in the coming days. Read more...

MH370: As the search ships gather, a new report is promised

Optimism in the search for MH370, ships congregating in the south Indian Ocean, and a 7 March release for the next report from the Malaysian investigation. It's all happening, maybe!

China: Getting Ready to Dominate the Indian Ocean?

Abhijit Singh Security, China "A sustained “maritime presence” in the Indian Ocean Region, however, is all Beijing needs to strategically dominate the region."  After a PLA-Navy submarine docked twice in Colombo, Sri Lanka last year,...Show More Summary

Waves Of Grief

Andrea Woodhouse, who was in Indonesia when the Indian Ocean tsunami hit a decade ago, reflects on the connection between grief and catastrophe: In her book Upheavals of Thought, the philosopher Martha Nussbaum argues that emotion is bound up with intelligence: it is not opposed to rationality but rather at its center. Feelings such as […]

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