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Africa: World Bank Boosts Fisheries in South West Indian Ocean Countries
[World Bank]Washington -The World Bank Group's (WBG) Board of Executive Directors today approved a total of US$75.5 million to improve the management of fisheries and increase the economic benefits from fishing-related activities for families living in the coastal communities of the South West Indian Ocean region.(3/2/2015 5:06:43 AM)
India remains principal military threat: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) The Indian military remains the principal threat to Pakistan's security and the Pakistani security establishment is right to closely track Indian defence spending, a leading Pakistani daily said in an editorial. "The Pakistani security establishment is right to closely track Indian defence spending because India remains, in terms of its military capabilities, the ...(3/2/2015 7:21:06 AM)
A Year On, What's The Latest In The Hunt For Flight 370?
FILE - In this March 31, 2014 file photo, a ghostly shadow of a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion is cast on low level cloud while the aircraft searches for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean, near the coast of Western Australia.(3/3/2015 9:30:49 AM)
No plane, many discoveries in yearlong search for Flight 370
In the Indian Ocean west of Australia, where experts believe the plane crashed, scientists have been mapping the sea floor to aid in the search for wreckage. [...] using sonar readings from ships, scientists have mapped an area the size of Nebraska and have discovered previously unknown trenches and underwater mountains that rival the height of any on Australia's surface. Stuart Minchin, a ...(3/1/2015 2:44:36 AM)
Indian Ocean countries conference in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) To deepen economic ties with the Indian Ocean Rim countries and emphasize on maritime security, India will hold a three-day international conference in Odisha, starting March 20.(2/23/2015 7:12:15 AM)
The Indian Ocean emerging as central nexus of 21st century geopolitics
Special to WorldTribune.com By Dr. Assad Homayoun The Indian Ocean has already become the key focus of the global strategic and commercial contest for the 21st Century. The realization is slowly dawning in Europe and the Americas that this is […] The post The Indian Ocean emerging as central nexus of 21st century geopolitics appeared first on World Tribune .(2/18/2015 2:20:04 PM)
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KUALA LUMPUR: The search and recovery (SAR) operations for the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 in the remote area of the Indian Ocean has covered over 24,000 square kilometres of the seafloor, which is around 40 per cent of the priority search area.(3/2/2015 8:00:47 PM)
MH370 one year on - a tale of two realities
On one side of the world, Australian search teams comb the Indian Ocean for some trace of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. On the other, relatives of those on board believe their loved-ones are still alive(3/3/2015 5:28:18 AM)
INCOIS launches app for fishermen
A clutch of products developed by the Hyderabad-based Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), including an Android app for ocean information services, was launched on Tuesd...(3/3/2015 5:46:44 AM)
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First, the bad news. The Indian defence budget is set to hit a record high of $40bn. That compares with a basic and Pakistani military budget of roughly $7bn.(3/2/2015 12:46:31 AM)
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