Indian Ocean Region (IOR) Current Affairs, GK & News

India-Mauritius Relations- Key Facts

Indo-Mauritian or India–Mauritius refers to the political, historical, military, economic, cultural, and social connections between India and Mauritius. The connections between both nations date back to 1730. In 1948, diplomatic relations between both countries were established before Mauritius became an independent country. Overview: The long historical ties between both countries contributed to strong relations between ..

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INS Visakhapatnam

On February 27, 2022, India’s indigenous INS Visakhapatnam was dedicated to the City of Destiny, formally. Key Facts The destroyer was dedicated by Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Jagan Mohan Reddy, in a formal ceremony at the Naval Dockyard. It has been designed, developed and built indigenously in India. It has been named after the ..

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Study on Greater Maldive Ridge (GMR)

Recently, researchers traced the tectonic evolution of “Greater Maldive Ridge (GMR)” which is a geodynamic feature in western Indian Ocean. Key Facts The tectonic evolution can help in reconstruct the original Gondwanaland fracture. This feature led to present-day configuration of continents, continental fragments, as well as formation of ocean basins in the Indian Ocean. What ..

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India’s Aid to Mozambique

On December 25, Indian Naval Ship (INS) Kesari reached Port of Maputo, Mozambique carrying 500 tonnes of food aid as part of SAGAR Mission, which is dubbed as “Security and Growth for All in the Region” Mission. Key Points 500 tonnes of food aid were shipped to support the efforts of Government of Mozambique to ..

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8th Indian Ocean Dialogue- Highlights

The eighth Indian Ocean Dialogue was held on December 15, 2021. Key Facts The dialogue was jointly hosted by External Affairs Ministry and Indian Council of World Affairs. Dialogue was hosted under the theme- “Leveraging Digital Technologies for Health, Education, Development, and Trade in Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Member States”. Highlights of the address ..

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Exercise Ekuverin

The Exercise Ekuverin is a joint military exercise held between India and Maldives. It is held between the armies of India and Maldives. About Exercise Ekuverin Ekuverin means “Friends” in Dhivehi language. It is an Indo – Aryan language. It is spoken in India, Lakshadweep and Maldives. The Exercise is being conducted between India and ..

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