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Navy Chief Admiral Dhowan cuts short international tour after navy ship sinks
India

Navy Chief Admiral Dhowan cuts short international tour after navy ship sinks

A day after an auxiliary ship of the Navy sank, killing one personnel, navy chief R.K. Dhowan has cut short an international tour, while an official probe has been ordered into the incident.

Jayalalithaa asset case: The buck stops with election panel and taxmen
Economy

Jayalalithaa asset case: The buck stops with election panel and taxmen

Politicians' bluff can be called only if the country enacts a meaningful anti-benami law with real teeth and enlists international cooperation

160 sea pirates languishing in Indian prisons: Navy
India

160 sea pirates languishing in Indian prisons: Navy

Some 160 sea pirates, arrested by the Indian Navy in the Gulf of Aden, were languishing in Indian prisons as the governments of their native countries were not ready to take them back, a senior naval officer said on Monday.

African researchers look to Indian universites for fellowships
News & Analysis

African researchers look to Indian universites for fellowships

Increasing numbers of African students are keen to study in Indian universities, with a steep rise in African researchers seeking science and technology fellowships in this country...

Guess Pratibha Patil's last travel bill as President?
India

Guess Pratibha Patil's last travel bill as President?

The chartering of the Air India Boeing 747-400 jumbo for her two-nation trip to South Africa and Seychelles from 29 April to 8 May last year alone cost Rs 16.38 crore.

Boxing: Jai Bhagwan hammers Andrique to advance
Sports

Boxing: Jai Bhagwan hammers Andrique to advance

It was almost a no-contest as the Indian dominated the bout with flurry of combination jabs and punches. By the end of the first round itself, Bhagwan was virtually through having established a 7-3 lead.

President Patil defends her foreign tours again
India

President Patil defends her foreign tours again

President Pratibha Patil yet again came out with a strong defence of her foreign tours, saying she was forced to go public on the issue despite government clarifications.

US suspends drone flights after crashes
World

US suspends drone flights after crashes

After two US unmanned spy planes crashed, the United States government has suspended all drone flights over Seychelles and is investigating into the matter.

Costa Allegra finally docks in Seychelles
World

Costa Allegra finally docks in Seychelles

The Costa Allegra docked in the Seychelles on Thursday, three days after a fire broke out in the ship's generator room, leaving passengers adrift in a region of the Indian Ocean where pirates are known to prowl.

Fight over cruise ship tow costs Costa an extra 12 hours in sea
World

Fight over cruise ship tow costs Costa an extra 12 hours in sea

The Costa Allegra likely would have arrived in port Wednesday night local time if the tugs had been allowed to take over. Instead the ship is not scheduled to reach port until midmorning Thursday.

Costa Cruises liner towed to Seychelles' main island
World

Costa Cruises liner towed to Seychelles' main island

An engine room fire on the Costa Allegra knocked out the ship's main power supply in the Indian Ocean Monday, leaving it adrift with more than a thousand people on board in waters vulnerable to pirate attacks.

Let's not get paranoid about China Navy in the Seychelles
World

Let's not get paranoid about China Navy in the Seychelles

Chinese strategic thinking in the Indian Ocean revolves more around energy security than power projection.

China's Seychelles facility not a military base: Chinese analysts
World

China's Seychelles facility not a military base: Chinese analysts

Chinese authorities say that the Seychelles base will be used to suppy naval ships on anti-piracy missions off the coast of Somalia, and that China will not station its troops abroad.

Beware India! China to open first military base in Indian Ocean
World

Beware India! China to open first military base in Indian Ocean

In a move that may cause unease in India, China today announced that it will set up its first military base abroad in the Indian Ocean island of Seychelles to "seek supplies and recuperate" facilities for its Navy.