Climate change poses serious threat similar to terrorism: PM

Climate change poses serious threat to island nations like Seychelles as terrorism to the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said as he expressed India's deep commitment to combat global warming.

PM Modi accorded ceremonial reception at State House in Seychelles

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was accorded a ceremonial reception at the State House here on Wednesday.

India considers Seychelles as trusted friend, strong strategic partner: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India considers Seychelles as trusted friend, strong strategic partner in a speech in Victoria in the Seychelles' capital.

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.

Survivors of Australian bushfire get $235 mn in biggest class action

Survivors of one of Australia`s deadliest wildfires won compensation of AUD 300 million (USD 235 million) in a pre-trial settlement on Friday, bringing to a close the country`s costliest series of class action lawsuits.

Four homes razed as Australian crews battle bushfires

Four homes were destroyed as Australian firefighters struggled to bring three major blazes under control in Victoria state, with high temperatures and gusty winds threatening to worsen conditions Thursday.

Alessandra Ambrosio sports staggering $2m bra at London's Victoria's Secret Show
Alessandra Ambrosio sports staggering $2m bra at London's Victoria's Secret Show

Alessandra Ambrosio recently left everyone awestruck when she sashayed the ramp wearing a whopping 2 million dollar bra at Victoria's Secret Show in London.

Club batsman sacrifices record to pay tribute to Phil Hughes
Club batsman sacrifices record to pay tribute to Phil Hughes

A batsman in a club match in Victoria has paid a touching tribute to Phillip Hughes by deciding to sacrifice breaking a long-standing record.

Colour-blind Chris Rogers stands down from pink ball trial
Colour-blind Chris Rogers stands down from pink ball trial

Cricket Australia said Friday that colour-blind batsman Chris Rogers` decision to withdraw from a match in which a pink ball will be trialled would not jeopardise the opener`s Test career.

Jailed Indian-origin doctor found not guilty of third rape in Australia

An Indian-origin doctor in Australia, jailed last year for raping two patients, has been found not guilty of raping a third woman, media reported Thursday.

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.

Australia `terror suspect` may not have been acting alone

A terror suspect shot dead by Australian police after stabbing two officers in a frenzied knife attack may not have been acting alone, officials said Thursday, escalating concerns about the threat posed by radicalised youth.

Australian Grand Prix posts record A$60 million loss
Australian Grand Prix posts record A$60 million loss

The 2014 Australian Grand Prix posted a record A$59.97 million ($55 million) loss amid soaring costs and declining revenue, government officials said on Wednesday.

Kings XI Punjab inks MoU with Australia's La Trobe Univarsity
Kings XI Punjab inks MoU with Australia's La Trobe Univarsity

In a first of its kind, Indian Premier League franchise Kings XI Punjab has signed a research MoU with Australia's La Trobe University (LTU), based in Victoria, for working on mutually agreed topics like fan engagement, marketing and promotional practices.

Melbourne secures Australian Grand Prix until 2020

Melbourne has secured the Australian Formula One Grand Prix until 2020 after striking a new deal that will reduce the taxpayer subsidy of around $50 million a year, the head of the Victoria state government said on Sunday.

Beckhams, Ramsays` dinner date

Celebrity couple Victoria and David Beckham dined with Gordon Ramsay and his wife at Malibu`s Nobu restaurant.

Beckhams, Ramsays` dinner date

Celebrity couple Victoria and David Beckham dined with Gordon Ramsay and his wife at Malibu`s Nobu restaurant.

Six Australians nabbed from `tennis match-fixing ring`

Six Australians, some of them tennis players, were Friday arrested in connection with an alleged international tennis match-fixing ring.

David, Victoria Beckham hire Buckingham Palace worker

Former Soccer star David Beckham and his designer wife Victoria have reportedly hired a former Buckingham Palace worker as their new housekeeper.

Australia first team to arrive for World Cup

Australia touched down in Brazil on Wednesday to launch their World Cup campaign, the first team to arrive for the tournament.