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Why Papua New Guinea is critical to India's 'Act East' policy

President Pranab Mukherjee’s recent visit to the Pacific Island nation is path-breaking, but much more needs to be done, says Dr Rahul Mishra.   With an aim to widen the horizons of......

Meet the Indian-Americans 'champions of change'

The United States has honoured 15 Asian American and Pacific Islander women, including two Indian-Americans, as "champions of change" in recognition of their significant contribution to the......

Islands dispute sparks China-Japan row

China has dispatched two of its maritime security vessels to patrol the waters of disputed islands in the Pacific Ocean, amid attempts by Japanese politicians to buy land there. China's fishery......

US cancels tsunami alert after Vanuatu quake

A massive earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale hit South Pacific Island Republic of Vanuatu at 4:14 am local time (22:44 IST) on Friday, which sparked United States to issue a tsunami......

Over 100 feared dead in tsunami-hit Samoa

The tsunami death toll triggered by an 8.3 magnitude earthquake, which rocked Samoa and other Pacific islands, could reach 100, according to Red Cross and media reports.Locals in Samoa have been......

Modi announces visa-on-arrival for Pacific Island nations

Reaching out to 14 Pacific Island nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced setting up of a $1 million fund and Visa on arrival facility for them, besides several measures to......

IMF adds Tuvalu as 187th member

The International Monetary Fund has added island nation Tuvalu located in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and Australia as its 187th member.The IMF's Articles of Agreement were signed in......

Sensex, Nifty end at fresh closing highs

In the broader market, the S&P BSE Midcap added over 1% to finish at record closing high The benchmark indices settled at fresh record closing highs on Monday after investors reacted positively to......

Gadkari's next big plan: To create a city like Davos in India

A city like Davos in India would give a big boost to tourism, development, jobs and overall economy. As over 3,000 leaders from across the world huddle for their annual talkfest in this......

'Modi changed India's attitude towards Maritime Silk Road plan'

  China's Silk Road plan the name of which was subsequently changed to ‘Belt and Road’ project moots a maze of roads and corridors connecting China with Asia and Europe. A Chinese......

Ileana D'Cruz takes you to her favourite destination

Can you guess where this is? IMAGE: 'Need Vitamin Sea'. Photograph: Kind courtesy, Ileana D'Cruz/Instagram Ileana D'Cruz loves pictures -- not only featuring in them but also clicking them.......

Tripping on Rahman, and Unicorn-like horns!

Sultan, Mohanjo Daro, and Pankaj Nihalani... Sukanya Verma shares her exciting filmi week with us! Ring out the old, ring in the new, recommends Lord Alfred Tennyson. But this week’s shiny......

This Kiribati weightlifter adopts unique style to spread a message at Rio Games

Pacific islander dances to raise climate change awareness   IMAGE: David Katoatau of Kiribati dances off the weightlifting platform after his effort in the Men's 105kg final at the Rio Games......

Spanish marathoner swimmer mingles with crowd at Copacabana

Erika Villaecija did a quick change from her Olympic athlete's uniform and went for a 15-minute swim at Copacabana beach IMAGE: Spain’s Erika Villaecija at Rio’s famous Copacabana......

PHOTOS: The gold medallists on Day 6 at Rio Olympics

Check out the gold medal winners on Day 6 of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, on  Thursday: Oleksiak and Manuel tie for women's 100m freestyle gold IMAGE: Simone Manuel, left, and......

Meet the seven smallest nations at the Rio Olympics

IMAGE: A man checks out products during the opening of the Rio 2016 Olympics megastore on Copacabana beach. in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Pilar Olivares/Reuters. An astounding 11,400 athletes......

Why the Zika virus is causing alarm

Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has spread to many countries in the Americas. IMAGE: Rio 2016......
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Five killed as typhoon Lan lashes Japan

At least five people were killed with transportation systems and businesses severely disrupted as typhoon Lan lashed Japan's Pacific coast after... ...

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World needs US, India to have strong partnership

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Wednesday for the US and India to expand strategic ties. He also pointedly criticized China, which he... ...

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Fiji to sell world's first climate-change 'green' bonds

By Sonia Feng SYDNEY (Reuters) - Fiji will issue a $50 million "green" bond in coming weeks to help combat the effects of global climate change,... ...

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1 dead, 1 alive, 2 missing after Pacific Ocean boat incident

The US Coast Guard is searching for two of four people who were on a boat that did not show up on schedule to the Federated States of... ...

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Hundreds march in Sydney for asylum seekers ahead of PNG camp closure

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters marched through Sydney on Sunday to call for detainees, being held in controversial centres for asylum... ...

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