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.
Luo Zhaohui, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to India
Previously China had stated that the project would not change its stand on Kashmir. This time China also referred to Pakistan's stand too
BEIJING: China today skirted a direct response to the reported proposal by its envoy's to India to rename the CPEC to address New Delhi's concerns
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
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
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
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