Indian Ocean island Mayotte on cyclone alert
The storm was expected to make landfall around 7:00 pm local time (1600 GMT), and island authorities warned inhabitants in a statement to stay indoors and "not come out in any circumstances".
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PM Modi arrives in Maldives on 1st foreign visit after re-election
PM Modi was received at Male airport by Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid.
India backs Mauritius claim on Chagos Archipelago at International Court of Justice
The historical aspects of the matter in question do clearly establish the Chagos Archipelago being part of the Mauritian territory to the exclusion of the sovereignty of any other state, pointed out the official.
France’s colonial link hits bid to join Indian ocean group
France has been pushing for a membership slot in the Indian Ocean Rim Association for some time, arguing its overseas territories Reunion Islands and Mayotte made it an Indian Ocean resident power.
UN court hears case over strategic Indian Ocean islands
Mauritius argues that the Chagos archipelago has been part of its territory since at least the 18th century and was unlawfully taken by the UK in 1965.
Cyclone 'Pabuk' moves towards the Andamans; yellow alert sounded
The sea condition will be high over the Andaman Islands, the Andaman Sea and the adjoining areas of east-central and south-east Bay of Bengal till January 7 due to the cyclonic storm 'Pabuk', a home ministry official said, quoting a weather bulletin.
Navy's reconnaissance aircraft makes maiden landing in Car Nicobar, operational edge to the force
The aircraft need not have to come to the mainland in case the Andaman airport is not operational and can land at Car Nicobar instead, which will give it an edge in conducing its operations.
India, Seychelles to focus on key civilian projects
The special grant extended to Seychelles comes in the backdrop of India’s new initiative to build key civilian infrastructure (convention centres) in 21 other African nations as well.
Seychelles parliament blocks planned Indian naval base on remote island
President Faure had earlier told the local media the issue of a military base on Assumption island will not be discussed with Modi and that "the project will not move forward".
Increase in deployment of Chinese ships in Indian Ocean Region: Admiral Sunil Lanba
Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) has matured as a tri-Service command, built on the edifice of jointmanship with effective synergy among Navy, Army and IAF.
Planning a trip with your beloved? The Fijian archipelago is nothing like you have ever experienced
Suva, which is Fiji’s biggest city, has a significant number of Indo-Fijian population.
Seychelles: The archipelago in the Indian Ocean is a dock for nature aficionados
From the famous sea coconut to the Aldabra giant tortoise, the archipelago in the Indian Ocean is a dock for nature aficionados.
Uninhabited Lakshadweep island vanishes, says study
Parali I island, part of Bangaram atoll, which was 0.032 km2 in 1968 has been eroded to an extent of 100 per cent, resulting in its inundation.
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