India gifts second fast attack craft to the Seychelles

India has formally handed over the second fast attack craft INS Tarasa to the Seychelles Coast Guard to boost the country's anti-piracy effort and maritime security.

Naval vessel sinks off Visakhapatnam coast; inquiry ordered
Naval vessel sinks off Visakhapatnam coast; inquiry ordered

In another blow to the Indian Navy, a Torpedo Recovery Vessel sunk off the Visakhapatnam coast on Thursday evening.

India to hand over Fast Attack Craft INS Tarasa to Seychelles

Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan, will be on a four-day visit to Seychelles beginning Friday during which he will hand over the second Indian Fast Attack Craft (FAC) to the government there.

All in a flap: Seychelles fears foreign bird invader

It was just a feather: but in the tropical paradise of the Seychelles, the discovery of parakeet plumage has put environmentalists in a flutter, with a foreign invading bird threatening the national parrot.

Kolkata zoo to get giant tortoises from Seychelles

The Alipore Zoo here is all set to host a pair of giant tortoises from the island nation of Seychelles. They are expected to arrive later this week, an official said Thursday.

George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin ditched Seychelles for English honeymoon
George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin ditched Seychelles for English honeymoon

Unlike earlier reports, newly-wed couple actor George Clooney and British human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin didn't jet off to Seychelles for their honeymoon. Instead, they opted for a two-week break in England.

George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin on honeymoon in Seychelles?
George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin on honeymoon in Seychelles?

Newly-wed couple actor George Clooney and British human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin have reportedly jetted to the North Island in Seychelles for their honeymoon.

Two players die at world chess championship in Norway

Two contestants in the just-ended Chess Olympiad in northern Norway died on the event`s final day, apparently from natural causes, police said on Friday.

India, Seychelles to boost tourism

India and Seychelles have agreed to create a forum of tour operators and have deliberated on the possibility of direct flights to promote trade and tourism between the two nations.

Gambia barred from Africa for two years

Gambia have been barred from all African competitions for two years because of age cheating, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said Saturday.

Two former Navy SEALs dead on ship died of drugs

Seychelles police say a mixture of heroin and alcohol caused the deaths of two former US Navy SEALs.

George Clooney vacations with Amal Alamuddin

George Clooney and barrister Amal Alamuddin were seen enjoying long walks on an island in Seychelles before getting off to enjoy a safari in Tanzania to seal their fledgling romance.

George Clooney, girlfriend Amal Alamuddin return from vacation

Los Angeles: George Clooney and his new girlfriend Amal Alamuddin made returned from their South African vacation.

`India, Seychelles should have direct connectivity`

Tourism is one of the most potential areas where India can invest, apart from education and agro industries, Seychelles High Commissioner William Waven on Wednesday said.

World Boxing C`ships: Manpreet in last-16, faces world No.1

Asian Games silver-medallist Manpreet Singh (91kg) sailed into the World Championships pre-quarterfinal after clinching a comprehensive victory over Seychelles` Keddy Agnes in his opening bout here on Friday.

Indian cinema theme of first Seychelles India Day

Indian cinema will be the theme of the first Seychelles India Day that will be celebrated in this picturesque Indian Ocean archipelago of 115 islands during Oct 4-6.

Extinct Seychelles mud turtle species never existed: Study

Much ado about nothing! A Seychelles freshwater mud turtle species declared extinct, in fact never existed, scientists claim.

Seychelles` invitation to Pratibha Patil shredded, burnt

Pratibha Patil, who had undertaken a number of foreign trips as President, visited Seychelles for which invitation came as a telegram.

Prez Patil returns home after two-nation visit

Wrapping up the last foreign tour before her tenure comes to an end on July 25, President Pratibha Patil returned here Tuesday after a nine-day visit to the South Africa and Seychelles.

President Patil wraps up Seychelles visit

President Pratibha Patil today left for South Africa on the second leg of her nine-day tour after concluding her "landmark" visit to Seychelles.