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.

USD 1 mn fund, visa on arrival for Pacific island nations: PM

Reaching out to 14 Pacific Island nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced setting up of a USD 1 million fund and visa on arrival facility for them, besides several measures to strengthen the relationship.

Fijians crowd around to shake hands with Modi, click selfies

Thousands of people gathered at Albert Park in this Fijian capital on Wednesday to welcome Narendra Modi, the first Indian prime minister to arrive in this Pacific Ocean island nation in 33 years.

India, Fiji sign three MoUs, 15 more on anvil

Fiji Prime Minister Voreque Bainimarama said on Wednesday that his government has signed three memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with India while 15 more agreements will be signed soon.

PM Narendra Modi meets school children in Fiji

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Fiji on a one-day visit Wednesday, met school children after a traditional welcome ceremony at Albert Park here.

Indeed an esteemed occasion: Fiji`s Parliament Speaker on PM Modi addressing Parliament
Indeed an esteemed occasion: Fiji`s Parliament Speaker on PM Modi addressing Parliament

Fiji`s Parliament Speaker, Dr Jiko Luveni on Wednesday termed it as an esteemed occasion for her country that Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose to address at the august house of the island nation.