Fiji extends deadline for decision on new flag

Fiji on Tuesday said it was delaying plans to create a new national flag amid intense public interest in designing one that does not feature Britain`s Union Jack.

Hundreds mark International Yoga Day in Fiji
Hundreds mark International Yoga Day in Fiji

 Hundreds of people performed yoga across Fiji to mark the International Yoga Day on Sunday.

Fiji: Floating island restaurant in middle of ocean

The incredible pizzeria, complete with cocktail bar and surf boards, can be found in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Fiji.

This police chief foiled armed robbery with just a folding chair

Fiji's recently appointed police chief has displayed his crime-busting credentials in dramatic fashion, fighting off a gang of robbers at a Suva restaurant with just a folding chair.

South Africa lead three-way fight for Sevens title
South Africa lead three-way fight for Sevens title

South Africa are out in front, but far from out of sight, as they continue their pursuit of a first World Sevens Series title in six years when the penultimate leg of this season`s edition takes place in Glasgow this weekend.

Vanuatu president appeals for 'lending hand' after Pacific cyclone

The president of Vanuatu appealed for international assistance on Saturday after his island nation was hit by a terrifying tropical cyclone in what may be one of the region`s worst weather disasters.

Britain donates £2 million to cyclone-struck Vanuatu

Britain will donate £2 million (2.8 million euros, $2.9 million) to help Vanuatu recover from a cyclone that slammed into the South Pacific island nation, a minister announced Saturday.

India planning to host meet of India-Pacific Island nations

India is planning to host the second conclave of the Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation this year after the one held in Fiji few months back as part of efforts to build ties with countries of these regions.

Fiji set to change national flag

Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama Tuesday said the country is set to change its national flag as its colonial symbols are no longer relevant.

Jaitley slams Congress for hurting economy, "in power and as opposition"

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for enhancing India's stature globally with his successful three-nation visit even as he accused the Congress of damaging the economy both while in government and as an opposition party.

World looking at India with enthusiasm: PM Narendra Modi
World looking at India with enthusiasm: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who this week returned from a three-nation, 10-day tour, on Friday said that the world was looking at India with enthusiasm.

China`s Xi targets strategic ties in Pacific

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Fiji Friday on a whirlwind visit aimed at strengthening economic and strategic ties with Pacific island nations. 

When Fijian PM Frank Bainimarama took selfie with Narendra Modi!
When Fijian PM Frank Bainimarama took selfie with Narendra Modi!

Prime Minister of Fiji took a selfie with PM Narendra Modi while the latter was on a tour there.

PM Modi returns home after 3-nation tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is back in India after a 3 nation-tour. The PM was on a 10-day long visit to Myanmar, Australia and Fiji.

DNA: Self-styled godman Rampal arrested from his Satlok ashram

Self-styled 'godman' Rampal, arrested from his Satlok ashram in Barwala, Haryana will be produced in Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday.

India seeks closer ties with Fiji, South Pacific Islands
India seeks closer ties with Fiji, South Pacific Islands

India sought to "renew an old relationship" with Fiji and forge closer ties with small South Pacific island nations as Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday announced steps to boost closer ties with the geo-strategically important region.

India to play role of 'Visvaguru to world: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said India would play the role of 'Visvaguru' or teacher to the world and would use the strengths of its democracy and young population to benefit the mankind.

PM Narendra Modi leaves for home

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday left for home after concluding his 10-day three nation tour during which he attended the East Asia and ASEAN-India Summits in Myanmar, the G-20 Summit in Australia and held bilaterals with his Australian and Fijian counterparts.

Fiji Opposition boycotts Narendra Modi's address to Parliament

The Fijian opposition Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) on Wednesday boycotted the address to the Fijian Parliament by visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for which Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama apologised terming it an "inexcusable behaviour".

PM Narendra Modi pays tributes to Indira Gandhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday paid tributes to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary.