Indian Ocean Current Affairs - 2020

Chief of Navy Admiral Karambir Singh visits Myanmar

The Chief of Indian Navy Admiral Karamvir Singh is to visit Myanmar between February 17, 2020 and February 20, 2020. During his visit, he will hold discussions with his Myanmar counterpart to enhance bilateral maritime relations between the countries Highlights The Admiral is to interact with the trainees of the National Defence College in Nay Read More…

“Operation Vanilla” launched by Indian Navy for Disaster Relief at Madagascar

On January 29, 2020, the Indian Navy launched Operation Vanilla in the Southern Indian Ocean. The operation was launched based on the request received from Madagascar. Highlights The Operation has been launched to assist the population of Madagascar that were affected by Cyclone Diane. The Indian Navy ship Airavat has been deployed in the relief Read More…

Ganga-Volga Dialogue held with Russia to enhance Connectivity

The Ganga-Volga Dialogue was held between India and Russia in New Delhi. The dialogue focused in providing interface between the civilizations of the countries. Highlights The dialogue prioritized people-to-people contact. According to Russia, the dialogue acted as a good platform for its policy of “Greater Eurasia”. The Dialogue was held on the following theme Theme: Read More…

Australian Koalas become endangered in bush fires

The Australian Koalas population suffered an extraordinary hit in the bush fires of Australia. It took 3 months for the firemen to control the fires. Highlights Australia recorded 2019 as its hottest year on record. Around 1.25 billion animals are believed to be dead in bush fires. It has also destroyed more than 10 million Read More…

India-Maldives review their Defence Cooperation

On December 14, 2019, India and Maldives agreed to expand their maritime security and boost their anti-terror cooperation in order to deal with the common challenges in Indian Ocean Region where China is expanding its military presence. The countries also held the 6th Joint Commission Meeting. It was co-chaired by the External Affairs ministers of Read More…