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In March 2017, an area in the western Arabian Sea off the coast of Oman – equivalent to the size of Mexico – was blanketed with green swirls extending down to India. It was a striking scene, visible from space. The slimy green mass in this outbreak was Noctiluca scintillans, a single-celled dinoflallegate, ...
In election-bound Karnataka, the district administration in Uttara Kannada is diving into deep sea water to give out Voter Identity Cards. Yes, that is correct. The Deputy Commissioner, who is also the district returning officer, is diving into the Arabian Sea to distribute voter ID cards to “millennial voters”.

S Ramesh, 40, of Kurumpanai in Kanyakumari district and 11 others ventured into the sea on his boat --Natha Fathima -- from Beippur in Kerala on February 28. They were fishing in the Arabian Sea off the Karnataka coast when they got an alert from the Indian Meteorological Department about high speed ...
Kanyakumari: The Coast Guard has rescued 12 fishermen on a mechanised fishing boat that was stranded on a rock in the Arabian Sea off Karnataka coast. ... They were fishing in the Arabian Sea off the Karnataka coast when they got an alert from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) about high ...
A Seahawk helicopter flying off the HMAS Warramunga spotted two suspicious boats in the Arabian Sea while conducting surveillance operations on Saturday and Sunday. A team from Warramunga then boarded the vessels and discovered the drugs below the deck of one of the boats, the Australian navy ...
A Maersk container vessel is on fire in the Arabian Sea with four from the 27-member crew missing, the Danish cargo shipping line said late Tuesday. The Maersk Honam was enroute from Singapore to the Suez Canal when a fire broke out in its cargo hull some 1,000 miles off Oman. A.P. Moller-Maersk ...

The Indian Navy has carried out a major review of its operational capabilities during a two-month mega war game in the Arabian Sea in which all its ... The war game was conducted on both the seaboards of India extending from the northern Arabian sea off the coast of Gujarat to the southern Indian ocean ...
Mumbai, March 3: Claimed to become the World's tallest statue on its completion, the deal for the Maratha Warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's statue to be built in the Arabian Sea has finally been inked by the state government after the engineering giant Larson & Turbo agreed to complete the project in ...
In a major climbdown, infra-major Larsen & Toubro ( L & T ) has drastically slashed the estimated project cost for the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Memorial in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai, and consequently was awarded the Letter of Acceptance (LoA) by Maharashtra government this week.
The Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy concluded a large scale operational exercise in the Arabian Sea. The three-week-long exercise termed Exercise 'Paschim Leher' (XPL), tested the operational readiness of the Western Naval Command and the execution of its operational plans.

Special emphasis will be laid in the exercise to enhance interoperability between naval and air assets and validation of war plans. The exercise will continue till March 6 in the North Arabian Sea and will culminate with a fire power demonstration by combat units of Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Air Force.
Imagine a typical situation, wherein you book a cab using the Uber cab aggregator app. So, you would check out the driver details and note the route that the cab is taking to reach you. In most cases, the cabbies take the simplest/shortest route to reach you. In some cases, the cabbie even calls you up to ...
The ongoing crisis in the Maldives has acquired a particularly serious dimension over the past week. In that time, several reports have emerged suggesting China may be directly backing Abdulla Yameen's decision to impose—and extend—the emergency in the small island state. These reports suggest ...
First, New Delhi must continue to keep up a robust presence in the Arabian Sea, to let Beijing know that regardless of the PLAN's show of strength, India is unprepared to cede its primacy in its maritime neighbourhood. The Indian Navy must also be allowed to expand its presence operations in the South ...
The recent oceanographic expedition from Makran to Karachi, by the members of NIO (National Institute of Oceanography), SCSIO (South China Sea Institute of Oceanology) was completed in almost three weeks. In fact, this was the first China-Pakistan joint oceanographic expedition in the Arabian Sea ...
Islamabad: A Pakistan Navy ship has seized 5,000kg of drugs worth millions of dollars destined for the Gulf region during a maritime security operation in the North Arabian Sea. The huge cache of contraband drugs was seized as the Pakistan Navy Ship ASLAT was undertaking Maritime Security ...
ISLAMABAD: A Pakistan Navy (PN) ship operating in the North Arabian Sea seized a huge cache of drugs while undertaking maritime security operations in Pakistan's exclusive economic zone (EEZ), said a press from the PN. PNS Aslat seized 5,000kgs of hashish, valued at millions of dollars, after ...
A low-pressure area formed in the Indian Ocean near the equator on March 10 has transformed into a depression in the southeastern Arabian Sea, and is travelling in the northwestern direction towards Lakshadweep islands. The phenomenon gave rains in Kerala and Tamil Nadu (TN). The coastal port city ...
Margins of the Market: Trafficking and Capitalism across the Arabian Sea by Johann Mathew, Oakland, California: University of California Press, 2016; pp XV + 248, £24.95. Subscribers please login to access full text of the article. Subscribe Now ! Get instant access to the complete EPW archives. New 3-Month Subscription ...


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