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Indian weddings in Philippines, anyone?
Manila, Sep 1 (IANS) How about an exotic Indian wedding on the fine white sand beaches in the Philippines with the ocean waves lapping gently beside? The Philippines is planning to promote its beach resorts as a wedding destination, complete with all arrangements, including visa facilitation for guests, in order to boost tourism from India. "We are keen to promote the Philippines as a wedding ...(9/1/2014 5:13:02 AM)
Indian PM tours ancient Japanese city
India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi toured the ancient Japanese city of Kyoto on Sunday, the second day of a visit intended to strengthen security and economic relations and counter a increasingly assertive China. Modi was accompanied by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on his visit to a historic temple a day after he had a private dinner with Abe. It is unusual for a Japanese prime minister to ...(8/31/2014 3:42:16 AM)
India Shows Off a New Warship as Its Maritime Rivalry With China Deepens
New Delhi needs more firepower to protect its stake in the Indian Ocean, defense experts say(8/22/2014 5:32:54 AM)
Indian marriages are now made in Mauritius
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) With destination weddings catching up amongst rich Indian families, which in turn rakes in good money for hotels and others, Mauritius, the Indian Ocean island that is home to a sizable Indian diaspora, is targeting this segment in a serious manner, a senior official said. "We have started talking to wedding planners in India. We took a group of wedding planners from here ...(8/28/2014 3:06:08 AM)
Somali and AU forces in al-Shabab offensive
Somali and African Union forces launch "Operation Indian Ocean" to capture remaining ports held by armed group.(8/30/2014 5:32:35 AM)
India, Japan to boost cooperation in science and technology
Tokyo, Sep. 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe pledged to boost the cooperation of their countries in science and technology during their talks here on Monday.(9/1/2014 10:50:27 AM)
Rain wave from Arabian Sea to drench South
A rain wave creeping in from the western Indian Ocean and contiguous south-east Arabian Sea will drench Kerala, Karnataka, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry over the next three days.(8/19/2014 11:29:25 AM)
Heroine worth 1B destroyed in Indian Ocean
President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday witnessed the destruction of heroine worth 1 billion shillings in the Indian Ocean.(8/29/2014 12:14:24 PM)
Undersea search for Malaysian plane refined
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean has been refined based on the latest analysis, while the investigation into how the plane came to crash cannot proceed until the wreckage and black boxes are recovered, officials said Thursday.(8/28/2014 2:51:55 AM)
India emphasises on maritime security in Indian Ocean region
Advocating deeper economic ties in the Indian Ocean region and emphasis on maritime security, India on Friday pitched for more robust "cooperative regionalism"and said the geo-strategic importance of the area cannot be underestimated. "As focus of global economic growth shifts to Asia, it will occupy even greater salience in our strategic perspective," External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid ...(8/24/2014 1:40:35 AM)
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