India News | NDTV.com | Friday March 13, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a gathering in Colombo, jointly with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, as part of his tour of three island nations in the Indian Ocean.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 13, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight left the Mauritian capital for his historic visit to Sri Lanka, the final stop of his three-nation tour of Indian Ocean island nations.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 12, 2015
India on Wednesday offered $500 million concessional line of credit to Mauritius for key infrastructure projects as the two nations signed five pacts, including on ocean economy, during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the strategic Indian Oce...
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 11, 2015
India and the Indian Ocean island of Seychelles strengthened their ties as Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here for a brief visit, the first by an Indian prime minister in 34 years that saw the inking of four pacts, including one on boosting mar...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 11, 2015
Cementing its strategic partnership with Seychelles, India today signed four agreements with the Indian Ocean island nation to boost security and maritime partnership.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 11, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Seychelles' capital late on Tuesday the first leg of his three-nation tour that will also take him to Mauritius and Sri Lanka, observing that strong relations with Indian Ocean island countries were "vital"...
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday March 10, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today began a five-day trip to three island nations in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), marking India's bid to expand its footprint and gain more eyes across the vast, under-observed and under-policed body of water to its s...
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 10, 2015
A Sri Lankan court has banned the feared brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa from foreign travel, police said today, over allegations he used a commercial floating armoury as weaponry for a "private army".
World News | Agence Presse-France | Sunday February 15, 2015
A woman died on Saturday after suffering serious injuries in a shark attack on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion, officials said.
World News | Agence France Press | Saturday February 7, 2015
Former Mauritian prime minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam was freed on bail on Saturday, officials said, the day after his arrest sparked angry demonstrations from supporters in the Indian Ocean island nation.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 7, 2015
Police in Mauritius arrested former Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam today, media reports said, sparking angry demonstrations from supporters in the Indian Ocean island nation.
World News | Reuters | Friday December 26, 2014
Survivors of Asia's 2004 tsunami and relatives of its 226,000 victims cried and prayed as they gathered along Indian Ocean shorelines today for memorials to mark the 10th anniversary of a disaster that still leaves an indelible mark on the region.
World News | Reuters | Thursday December 25, 2014
As towering waves came crashing into the southern coast of Sri Lanka on Dec. 26, 2004, Kushil Gunasekera gathered up his children and they ran for their lives to a nearby temple, the highest point they could find.
World News | Reuters | Sunday November 2, 2014
Sri Lanka has allowed a Chinese submarine and a warship to dock at its port in the capital Colombo, officials said on Sunday, despite concerns raised by India about China's warming relations with the Indian Ocean island nation.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 8, 2014
An Indonesian girl swept away by the devastating 2004 tsunami has been reunited with her family a decade after she was given up for dead, her mother said on Thursday.
World News | Asscociated Press | Tuesday July 29, 2014
The California-based International Surfing Association says the island nation in the Indian Ocean has become its 86th member as part of a drive to promote the sport in Africa.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 28, 2014
Refugee campaigners said Saturday that a boat carrying 153 asylum-seekers was in trouble off a remote Australian island, but the government said there were no significant incidents at sea to report.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 26, 2014
A 50-year-old Indian man holidaying with his family in the Seychelles drowned while snorkeling near Moyenne island here, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 14, 2014
One person was killed and several others were wounded in a bomb attack near a mosque on Tanzania's Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 18, 2014
A 6.2-magnitude quake struck off the Indonesian island of Sumatra Sunday, with no immediate tsunami warning issued.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 3, 2014
Small tsunami waves hit northern Japan early on Thursday following a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake thousands of kilometres away across the Pacific Ocean in Chile after officials issued an evacuation advisory for certain areas.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday March 23, 2014
The scientists and support staff stationed on Amsterdam Island find professional value in being about as far away from the hubbub of humanity as it's possible to get. But this week, some of them wandered down to the southern Indian Ocean shoreline to...
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 19, 2014
Timor-Leste is an island nation in the Indian Ocean, situated between Indonesia and Australia.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 16, 2014
India on Sunday suspended its search for a Malaysia Airlines plane around the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and in the Bay of Bengal and is awaiting a new request from Malaysia, a defence official said.