Indian Ocean

  • Missing Malaysian Airlines: Robotic submarine completes third search mission 17-04-2014 01:36 PM

    A mini-submarine deployed to locate the missing Malaysian plane's wreckage on the floor of the Indian Ocean has completed a full 16-hour mission mission at its third attempt, authorities said on Thursday. Two previous missions by autonomous underwater vehicle Bluefin 21, a US Navy probe equipped with side-scan sonar, to...
  • Undersea drone hunt for Malaysian plane may take two months 15-04-2014 04:18 PM

    Sydney/Perth: A US Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner on the floor of the Indian Ocean could take up to two months to scour a 600 sq km area where the plane is believed to have sunk, US search authorities said on Tuesday. The prediction...
  • List of false leads in the search for MH370 14-04-2014 11:52 AM

    If the signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are truly from the wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, they ultimately will close the book on a frustrating long list of false leads in the effort to find the jet. Here are the most prominent moments in which hopes of...
  • Australia considers deploying undersea robot in hunt for MH370 14-04-2014 09:49 AM

    Sydney/Kuala Lampur: Australian officials leading the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean are weighing when to deploy an underwater robot to aid in the hunt, now in its sixth fruitless week. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared soon after taking off on March 8 from...
  • Signals 'rapidly fading', long jet search ahead: Australian PM 12-04-2014 08:34 PM

    Signals possibly from the black box of the ill-fated Malaysian jet were "rapidly fading" and the ongoing massive search for the plane was likely to continue "for a long time", Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Saturday. "Given that the signal from the black box is rapidly fading, what...
  • Australian PM confident signals coming from missing Malaysian plane 11-04-2014 09:05 AM

    Perth: Australia's prime minister said on Friday authorities are confident that a series of underwater signals detected in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean are coming from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. Tony Abbott told reporters in Shanghai, China, that search crews had significantly narrowed down the area they...
  • Malaysia plane hunt resumes amidst optimism over new 'pings' 10-04-2014 04:07 PM

    The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner resumed on Thursday with a renewed sense of optimism, after Australian officials said they had detected two new 'ping' signals that may have come from the plane's black box recorders. The mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared more than a...
  • Missing jet search: Ship hunting for more 'pings' 08-04-2014 10:53 AM

    Search crews hunting for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet have failed to relocate faint sounds heard deep below the Indian Ocean that officials said were consistent with a plane's black boxes, the head of the search operation said Tuesday. Angus Houston, the retired Australian air chief marshal who is heading...
  • Chinese patrol ship discovers a pulse signal in Southern Indian Ocean 06-04-2014 09:06 AM

    A Chinese patrol ship has discovered a pulse in the Southern Indian Ocean. However, it is unclear as of now whether this signal is linked to the missing Malaysian airline or not. An independent investigator will be looking into this potential lead. ...
  • Signals detected by Chinese ship consistent with MH370 black box, confirms Australia 05-04-2014 05:21 PM

    Perth:The Australian-led joint agency coordinating the search for the missing Malaysian jetliner says electronic pulse signals reportedly detected by a Chinese ship in the southern Indian Ocean are consistent with those of an aircraft black box. Earlier on Saturday a Chinese patrol ship Haixun 01 searching for the missing Malaysian...
  • Biggest search yet for missing Malaysian jet 05-04-2014 11:05 AM

    Four weeks after the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner, searchers on Saturday launched the most intensive hunt yet in the southern Indian Ocean, trying to find the plane's black box recorders before their batteries run out. Up to 10 military planes, three civilian jets and 11 ships will scour...
  • Missing Malaysian plane: UK submarine joins in search 02-04-2014 11:33 AM

    Perth: The prolonged search for the crashed airliner continued on Wednesday as a British nuclear submarine joined the multinational hunt in the Indian Ocean, ahead of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's visit. Razak will visit the RAAF Pearce air base - the departure point for the seven-nation search for the...
  • No time limit on Malaysia jet search: Australia PM 31-03-2014 08:07 AM

    Perth/Beijing: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said there was no time limit on the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, missing for more than three weeks in the Indian Ocean with 239 people on board. A total of 20 aircraft and ships will resume scouring a massive area in the...
  • Chinese ships search new area for Malaysian plane 29-03-2014 04:15 PM

    Chinese ships trawled a new area in the Indian Ocean for a missing Malaysian passenger jet on Saturday, as the search for Flight MH370 entered its fourth week amid a series of false dawns over sightings of debris. Australian authorities coordinating the operation moved the search 1,100 km (685 miles)...
  • Malaysian jet search resumes, US sends second Poseidon plane 28-03-2014 07:11 AM

    Perth: An air search of the remote southern Indian Ocean resumed on Friday, seeking to confirm if hundreds of objects spotted by satellites are debris from a Malaysian jetliner presumed to have crashed almost three weeks ago with the loss of all on board. A Chinese Ilyushin IL-76 took off...
  • Search for MH370: Thai satellite spots 300 objects in Indian Ocean 27-03-2014 02:30 PM

    Bangkok: A Thai satellite has detected about 300 objects floating in the Indian Ocean near the search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner. Anond Snidvongs, director of Thailand's space technology development agency, said Thursday the images showed "300 objects of various sizes" in the southern Indian Ocean about 2,700...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 26-03-2014 10:36 PM

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  • News 360: Sonia, Rahul attack Modi, say he will divide India 26-03-2014 08:52 PM

    At the release of Congress's manifesto, party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi hit out at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying his ideology will divide India. Rahul said, "Modi is an ideology which divides people. This ideology is dangerous for the country and every Congress leader...
  • Missing jet: Malaysia says 122 'new objects' found in Indian Ocean 26-03-2014 04:19 PM

    Perth: Malaysia says a satellite has captured images of 122 objects in the Indian Ocean that might be from the missing plane. Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein says the objects were seen close to where three other satellites previously detected objects. He said Wednesday the sightings together are, "the most credible...
  • China demands satellite data on missing Malaysian plane 25-03-2014 10:35 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: China demanded on Tuesday that Malaysia turn over the satellite data used to conclude that a Malaysia Airlines jetliner had crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, killing all 239 on board. Officials sharply narrowed the search area as a result of that assessment, but the zone remains as...
  • Chinese families clash with police, slam Malaysia over MH370 25-03-2014 02:45 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Dozens of angry relatives of passengers on a lost Malaysian jetliner clashed with police in Beijing on Tuesday, accusing the Southeast Asian country of "delays and deception" a day after it confirmed the plane crashed in remote seas off Australia. About 20 to 30 protesters threw water bottles...
  • We do not know how or why MH370 crashed, says Malaysia Airlines 25-03-2014 10:47 AM

    Kuala Lampur: A day after the Malaysia Airlines ended the two-week long wait and announced to the world that the MH370 flight with 239 people on board crashed into the southern Indian Ocean, the airlines on Tuesday said, "We do not know why, we do not know how the terrible...
  • What Malaysia Airlines said on MH370 25-03-2014 08:42 AM

    Australia has called of the search for MH370, saying the southern Indian Ocean is dangerous. ...
  • Malaysian plane crash: What we know, and still don't 25-03-2014 07:29 AM

    A summary of the questions answered, and still pending, about the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 after Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's Monday announcement: what we know: The plane crashed: Najib said satellite data showed the flight "ended in the southern Indian Ocean," confirming that the Boeing 777 that...
  • MH370 crash: China demands satellite data from Malaysia 25-03-2014 07:04 AM

    Beijing: China has demanded Malaysia to provide satellite data which led to its judgement that flight MH370 ended in the Indian Ocean. "We demand the Malaysian side to make clear the specific basis on which they come to this judgement," Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Xie Hangsheng said here last night...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 24-03-2014 10:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: MH370 crashed into southern Indian Ocean, says Malaysian PM 24-03-2014 08:43 PM

    A new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday. ...
  • Missing Malaysian plane: Australian, Chinese spot objects in Indian Ocean 24-03-2014 04:04 PM

    Chinese and Australian planes on Monday spotted several objects in an area identified by multiple satellite images as containing possible debris from the missing Malaysian airliner, boosting hopes the frustrating search in the southern Indian Ocean could turn up more clues to the jet's fate. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott...
  • Search for MH370: Chinese plane crew spots object in Indian Ocean 24-03-2014 10:48 AM

    Perth: A Chinese plane crew spotted a white, square-shaped object in an area identified by satellite imagery as containing possible debris from the missing Malaysian airliner, China's media said on Monday, while the United States prepared to move a specialised device that can locate black boxes into the region. The...
  • Missing Malaysian plane: Pilots' mental health a concern 24-03-2014 07:18 AM

    Dallas: Reinforced doors with keypad entries. Body scanners and pat-downs. Elaborate crew maneuvers when a pilot has to use the restroom. All those tactics are designed to keep dangerous people out of the cockpit. But what if the pilot is the problem? With no answers yet in the disappearance of...