India can play a lead role in Indian Ocean region: Dharmendra Pradhan

 Seeking cooperation from the Indian Ocean Rim Countries, India on Sunday said it is prepared to play a leading role in the affairs of the Indian Ocean region for the larger benefit of all stakeholders.

'India, US have mutual desire for naval, maritime ties'

With the convergence of strategic interest in the Indian Ocean there is a mutual desire for a deeper naval and maritime co-operation between India and the US, top Pentagon commanders have said.

Chinese deep-sea sub discovers big mineral deposits in ocean

China's 'Jiaolong' deep-sea manned submersible returned from its maiden 118-day exploratory voyage to the Indian Ocean where it is reported to have discovered large deposits of precious metals like gold and silver.

DNA: PM Modi's landmark visit to Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flew into the Sri Lankan capital in the early hours and held talks with the country's top leadership during which several vexed issues were discussed and key agreements signed.

Special: PM Modi charms Sri Lankans on his landmark trip

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for greater security cooperation with Sri Lanka on Friday during a landmark visit to the strategically located Indian Ocean island, whose drift towards China has raised concerns in New Delhi.

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PM Narendra Modi addresses Sri Lankan Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed the Sri Lankan Parliament, as part of his visit to the country.

India, Mauritius cement ties, PM Modi stresses Indian Ocean region's importance

India on Thursday further cemented its ties with Mauritius with the commissioning of an India-built coast guard patrol vessel, a day after inking five agreements and announcing a $500 million line of credit, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi -- stressing the strategic importance of the Indian Ocean region -- pressed for a strong grouping of the region's nations.

DNA: A glance at PM Narendra Modi's Mauritius inning

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the Ganga Talao, considered to be the most sacred Hindu place in Mauritius, and offered prayers at the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

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A special programme on PM Modi's Mauritius trip

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday made a fervent plea for peaceful resolution of maritime issues and respect for international maritime rules and called for forming a strong grouping around the Indian Ocean.

'Address India's concerns over 'China threat' in Indian Ocean'

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his tour of three Indian Ocean nations, an influential Chinese state-run think tank today said that Beijing should address New Delhi's concerns about the "China threat" in its neighbourhood and called for further strategic dialogue between India and China to?enhance "mutual trust".

PM Modi receives warm welcome by Indian community in Seychelles

On the first leg of his three-nation tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on late Tuesday arrived in Seychelles and received a warm welcome by Indian community.

Three-nation tour shows India's priorities: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he looked forward to his tour of Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka beginning on Tuesday and that the tour reflected India's foreign policy priorities.

India to extend defence help to Indian Ocean countries

Amid increasing Chinese focus on the Indian Ocean, India is aiming to pitch in with all help to island nations like Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka to "make up for the time lost".

Malaysia PM `hopeful` MH370 will be found, committed to search
Malaysia PM `hopeful` MH370 will be found, committed to search

Malaysia`s prime minister said Sunday that his nation remained committed to the so-far fruitless hunt for flight MH370 one year after it went missing, and was hopeful the plane would be found.

`Back to drawing board` if MH370 search fails, says Malaysia
`Back to drawing board` if MH370 search fails, says Malaysia

Malaysia`s transport minister said Saturday his government remains committed to solving the mystery of flight MH370, but added it remained unclear what the next steps would be if the deep-sea search now under way comes up empty.

Matt Ford, Kevin Phelan share Africa Open lead
Matt Ford, Kevin Phelan share Africa Open lead

Englishman Matt Ford and Irishman Kevin Phelan shared the Africa Open first-round lead on 67 Thursday after taming blustery East London Golf Club conditions.

Alien abduction? Stolen by Russia? MH370 theories keep coming
Alien abduction? Stolen by Russia? MH370 theories keep coming

A year on from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, an extraordinary amount of key data remains unknown - fuelling conspiracy theories and heated online debate about one of aviation`s biggest mysteries.

India remains principal military threat: Pakistani daily

The Indian military remains the principal threat to Pakistan`s security and the Pakistani security establishment is right to closely track Indian defence spending, a leading Pakistani daily said in an editorial.

Yemen airline ordered to pay millions over 2009 crash

A French court on on Thursday ordered Yemenia airline to pay more than 30 million euros (USD 34 million) in damages to the families of victims of a deadly 2009 crash off the Comoros islands.