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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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Watch: India, Sri Lanka's joint naval exercise amid China tension [Video]

Watch: India, Sri Lanka's joint naval exercise amid China tension

The three-day India-Sri Lanka maritime bilateral exercise SLINEX-20 is underway. The eight edition of this annual exercise is being held at Indian Ocean off Trincomalee Coast. Screen formations,..

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Watch: Bilateral maritime exercise between Sri Lankan, Indian Navies [Video]

Watch: Bilateral maritime exercise between Sri Lankan, Indian Navies

The ongoing 8th edition of the annual Indian Navy (IN) - Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) bilateral maritime exercise SLINEX-20 is underway at Indian Ocean Off Trincomalee Coast. Screen formations, Surface..

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Message to China as India, Japan hold joint navy exercise with warfare drills [Video]

Message to China as India, Japan hold joint navy exercise with warfare drills

Indian and Japanese Navies conducted joint military exercise in North Arabian Sea. Weapon firing, anti-submarine, and air warfare drills were part of the joint naval exercise. The exercise is..

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India, Japan have visible economic cooperation: EAM Jaishankar [Video]

India, Japan have visible economic cooperation: EAM Jaishankar

Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attended launch event of India-Japan report by FICCI via video-conferencing on September 18. He said, "India has a vision for Indo-Pacific, as indeed does..

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Supertanker ablaze off Sri Lanka, cargo area intact [Video]

Supertanker ablaze off Sri Lanka, cargo area intact

A new fire broke out on a supertanker carrying about two million barrels of oil in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Sri Lanka, spokesmen for the country's navy said on Thursday (September 3),..

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Rajnath Singh holds talks with Russian counterpart in Moscow [Video]

Rajnath Singh holds talks with Russian counterpart in Moscow

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on September 04 had one-hour meeting with Russian Defence Minister, Gen Sergey Shoigu, at the Russian Ministry of Defence, Moscow. The meeting covered a broad range of..

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Oil supertanker catches fire off Sri Lanka [Video]

Oil supertanker catches fire off Sri Lanka

A new fire broke out on a supertanker carrying about 2 million barrels of oil in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Sri Lanka, spokesmen for the country's navy said on Thursday, adding that one of..

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‘India’s self-reliance in defence sector to boost global standing’: PM Modi [Video]

‘India’s self-reliance in defence sector to boost global standing’: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that his government's resolve for 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' is not inward-looking, but aimed at boosting India's capabilities and global peace, and also for..

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