Conveyed our concerns to India on 'Quad' on multiple occasions: Russian Ambassador
Russian Ambassador said Moscow was "concerned and apprehensive" over the Indo-Pacific strategy of the US as it has completely ignored existence of Russia and China while pushing forward its agenda for the strategically key region. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had also criticised the US-led Indo-Pacific initiative , calling it a "divisive approach."
India, Australia 'natural partnership' registers steady growth in 2019
In November 2017, India, the US, Australia and Japan gave shape to the long-pending "Quad" Coalition to develop a new strategy for keeping the critical sea routes in the Indo-Pacific free of any influence. China has been trying to expand its military presence in the Indo-Pacific, which is a biogeographic region, including the South China Sea.
PM Modi proposes Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative
The PM proposed an “Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative” for safe,secure and stable maritime domain. The Focus areas include creating partnerships among interested states in Enhancing maritime security; Sustainably using marine resources; Disaster prevention & management.
India's Indo-Pacific Ocean's initiative aims maritime security pillar for inclusive region
The PM proposed to launch a maritime security pillar at the East Asia Maritime Security workshop, which India will host together with Australia and Indonesia in February 2020, to help realise the country’s vision for the region The PM proposed a cooperative effort to translate principles for the Indo-Pacific into measures to secure a shared maritime environment.
India's voice consequential in regional order building in Indo-Pacific region
India’s voice will be particularly consequential in regional order building and along with Indonesia and Vietnam should have more say and a greater stake in institutions and norm-setting in the Indo-Pacific region suggested Rod Hilton. Australia was one of the first countries to come out in support of India’s Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative.
India, US to launch new clean energy initiative to fuel economic growth in Indo-Pacific
The US has been pushing for a broader role by India in the Indo-Pacific region in the backdrop of China's rising military maneuvering in the region.
India, Russia begin 'new era' of cooperation to make Indo-Pacific 'open, free, inclusive': PM Modi
India, the US and several other world powers have been talking about the need to ensure a free, open and thriving Indo-Pacific in the backdrop of China's rising military maneuvering in the region.
Jaishankar bats for collective action to secure Indo-Pacific at ARF
Addressing the 26th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) here in the Thai capital, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar enumerated India's Indo-Pacific vision.
Australia vows to deepen defence ties with India, increase engagement in Indian Ocean
The minister said there is a proliferation of naval activity and a race to secure access to strategic ports right across the Indian Ocean rim, which afford both economic and strategic advantage.
India looks at open, balanced Indo-Pacific region: S Jaishankar
Jaishankar's comments came amidst China flexing its muscles in the strategic Indo-Pacific region.
US, Lanka to work together for peace, security in Indo-Pacific region
The US has conducted a series of "freedom of navigation" exercises in the disputed South China Sea, triggering protests from Beijing over what it says is infringement of sovereignty.
India, Vietnam for peaceful Indo-Pacific region on basis of respect for national sovereignty: Naidu
Vice President Naidu and his Vietnamese counterpart Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh reiterated the importance of building a peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific.
Climate change making El Ninos more extreme: Study
With greater intensity, these events can worsen storms, drought, and coral bleaching in El Nino years. The findings, published in the journal Geophysical Review Letters, showed compelling evidence in the Pacific Ocean that the stronger El Ninos are part of a climate pattern that is new and strange.
Trump signs legislation enhancing US leadership in Indo-Pacific region into law
The Act reaffirms its commitment to the New Framework for the 2005 US-India Defence Relationship, Defence Technology and Trade Initiative launched in 2012; the 2015 Joint Strategic Vision for the Indo-Pacific and Indian Ocean Region, and 2017 Joint Statement on Prosperity Through Partnership.
India will pursue own interests in Indo-Pacific: Envoy
The US has conducted a series of "freedom of navigation" exercises in the disputed South China Sea, triggering protests from Beijing over what it says is infringement of sovereignty. China claims almost the entire South China Sea, while Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Taiwan are also claimants.
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