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Navy expanding presence in Indian Ocean after China border row: Report

The Indian Navy deployed a range of its frontline warships and submarines in the IOR when the border tension escalated after the Galwan Valley clashes on June 15

Indian Navy personnel perform Yoga on the deck of Indian Navy Ship (INS) Ranvir ahead of the International Day of Yoga 2019, in the Bay of Bengal
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Asked whether China has responded to India's deployment, the sources said there was no visible increase in forays by Chinese ships in the IOR

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The Indian Navy has deployed a large number of frontline warships and submarines in the Indian Ocean Region(IOR) in the wake of the border row in eastern Ladakh to send out a clear message to China, according to top defence sources on Wednesday.

A source said the message has been "registered" by China.

The Indian Navy deployed a range of its frontline warships and submarines in the IOR when the border tension escalated after the Galwan Valley clashes on June 15 in which 20 Indian army personnel were killed.

The defence sources told PTI that the government adopted a multi-pronged

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First Published: Jul 29 2020 | 2:25 PM IST

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