China-India Vie For A Strategic Slice of Paradise

China-India Vie For A Strategic Slice of Paradise

Seychelles, a small island nation of 100,000, is at the center of a contest for supremacy in the Indian Ocean

by Bertil Lintner Victoria

Victoria is one of the smallest capital cities in the world. With only 25,000 people, the Seychelles capital still represents a quarter of the tiny island nation’s mixed population of ethnic Indians and Africans.

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Want Guarantee On Safety of Jadhav's Wife, Mother: India To Pakistan

Want Guarantee On Safety of Jadhav's Wife, Mother: India To Pakistan

On November 10, Pakistan had said it will allow Jadhav to meet his wife, months after India requested it to grant visa to his mother on humanitarian grounds

NEW DELHI: India has sought "sovereign guarantee" from Pakistan to ensure safety and security of the wife and the mother of Indian death row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav if they are allowed to

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UPA's Rafale Deal Would Have Cost India Rs 9000 Crore More

UPA's Rafale Deal Would Have Cost India Rs 9000 Crore More

Amid allegations by the Congress that the NDA government is procuring Rafale combat aircraft at inflated prices, government sources said under the deal being negotiated by UPA , 36 aircraft would have cost at least Rs 9,120 crore more than what the Modi government has contracted for with France.

The NDA government signed a deal worth around Rs

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Army Takes Steps For Swift Troop Movement Along China Border

Army Takes Steps For Swift Troop Movement Along China Border

India and China share a 4,000-km-long border

NEW DELHI: In the backdrop of the 73-day- long Dokalam standoff, the Army has decided to significantly ramp up road infrastructure along the Sino-India border and tasked its Corps of Engineers to vigorously work on it to ensure swift movement of troops whenever necessary.

Official sources said the Corps

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'Win-Win Situation' Says French Envoy On Rafale Deal

'Win-Win Situation' Says French Envoy On Rafale Deal

French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler said Rafale purchase is "win-win" deal for both countries

NEW DELHI: Alexandre Ziegler, the French Ambassador to India has said the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets is a "win-win partnership" for both countries.

The Congress and the BJP have been exchanging barbs over the deal, announced during Prime

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