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Seychelles President nominates Shahnaz Husain as cultural envoy to India  Aug 28, 4:30 pm
New Delhi Aug. 28 (ANI): India's beauty icon and Padmashri Award winner Shahnaz Husain has been nominated as the Cultural Ambassador for Seychelles in India by the President of Seychelles, James A. Michel, during his recent visit to New Delhi.
Traditional linkages at core of India-Seychelles strategic convergence: Mukherjee  Aug 27, 6:37 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 27, (ANI); President Mukherjee has said that traditional linkages and cultural affinities are at the core of the Indo-Seychelles strategic convergence at multilateral fora.
Seychelles President says his visit will strengthen relations  Aug 26, 5:20 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 26 (ANI): President of the Republic of Seychelles James Alix Michel on Wednesday said his visit to India will further strengthen the strategic and bilateral relations between both the countries.
Seychelles is 'key strategic partner' of India, says PM Modi  Aug 26, 2:58 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed gratitude to Seychelles President James Alix Michel for supporting India's candidature for a permanent seat in the United Nation's Security Council (UNSC) and described the island nation as a 'key strategic partner' of India.
Seychelles President accorded Guard of Honour at Rashtrapati Bhavan  Aug 26, 10:07 am
New Delhi, Aug. 26 (ANI): President of the Seychelles James Alix Michel, who is in the national capital for a three-day visit, on Wednesday was accorded a Guard of Honour at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here.
Seychelles President James Alix Michel to arrive for three-day visit today  Aug 25, 8:54 am
New Delhi, Aug. 25 (ANI): President of the Seychelles James Alix Michel is scheduled to arrive in the national capital today for a three-day official visit.
Seychelles President to visit India  Aug 24, 7:36 pm
New Delhi Aug 24 (ANI): President of Republic of Seychelles James Alix Michel, will be on a State visit to India from 25-27 August.
Cabinet approves signing of revised ASA between India, Seychelles  Aug 20, 6:02 pm
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gave its approval for the signing of the revised Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Seychelles.
Cabinet approves India and Seychelles revised air services agreement   Aug 20, 4:05 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 20 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the signing of revised Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Seychelles.
Cabinet approves India-Seychelles tax pact  Aug 20, 3:40 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 20 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the signing and ratification of an agreement between India and Seychelles for exchange of information with respect to taxes.
Prez extend greetings to Seychelles on eve of their National Day  Jun 28, 12:53 pm
New Delhi, June 28 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday extended greetings to the government and people of Seychelles on the eve of their National Day.
PM Modi extends wishes to Seychelles on their National Day  Jun 18, 9:13 am
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday extended his wishes to the people of Seychelles on their National Day.
Cabinet approves MoU between India, Seychelles for renewable energy cooperation   May 6, 9:44 pm
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave its approval for the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on renewable energy cooperation between India and Seychelles.
PM's visit to Indian Ocean countries promotes greater understanding, cooperation: Swaraj  Mar 18, 7:57 pm
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Indian Ocean countries Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka has promoted greater understanding and cooperation in this region.
PM Narendra Modi returns home after three-nation tour  Mar 15, 8:57 am
New Delhi, Mar. 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned home late last night after wrapping up his five-day three-nation tour to Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka.
PM Modi departs for Sri Lanka  Mar 13, 12:09 am
Port Louis (Mauritius), Mar. 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday concluded the second leg of his five-day, three nation tour of the Indian Ocean island nations, departing for Sri Lanka.
PM Modi guest of honour at Mauritian Independence Day  Mar 11, 10:07 pm
Port Louis, Mar. 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Mauritian capital Port Louis today after completing the Seychelles leg of his tour. The Indian Prime Minister has been invited as the guest of honour by the Mauritian government for the National Day celebrations tomorrow. This is the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister in over three decades.
PM Modi arrives in Mauritius  Mar 11, 6:37 pm
Port Louis, Mar. 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday arrived at the Port Louis airport in Mauritius after the conclusion of his successful trip to Seychelles.
Successful Seychelles trip concluded, PM Modi departs for Mauritius  Mar 11, 5:40 pm
Victoria (Seychelles), Mar. 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday concluded a successful trip to Seychelles, departing for Mauritius for the second leg of his five-day, three-nation tour of the Indian Ocean island nations. During his visit, the Prime Minister held discussions on enhanced cooperation in maritime security, anti-piracy measures and renewable energy with Seychelles President James Michel. He also unveiled the coastal surveillance radar system in Victoria, which will enable the island nation to secure its maritime territory. Prime Minister Modi also secured the leasing of Assumption Island, one of the 115 islands that constitute the Seychelles. On paper, the island will be leased for 'island development' for tourism purposes, but in actuality, it could be put to use as a listening and surveillance post for India. During his day long stay, the Prime Minister also visited the Sree Navasakthi Vinayagar Kovil (Temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh), took part in a civic reception organized by the expatriate Indian community, unveiled a plaque and operationalised a coastal surveillance radar system at the Ma Josephine Mahe and attended a lunch hosted by President Michel. Relations between India and Seychelles have been characterized by close cooperation and understanding, specifically in the defence sector. In 1986, India had executed 'Operation Flowers are Blooming' in Seychelles, when on a request by then-president Rene, prime minister Rajiv Gandhi instructed then Indian Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Tahiliani, to dispatch the frigate INS Vindhyagiri to avert a coup. In 2009, on the request of Seychelles, India dispatched naval ships to patrol its exclusive economic zone and guard it against piracy. India has also helped Seychelles' armed forces in capacity building. In 2014, an Indian naval ship, the INS Tarasa, was gifted to Seychelles to augment surveillance and patrolling capacity of Seychelles waters. Several Indian ships have since made port calls in Victoria. Seychelles had earlier offered China its harbour for refuelling and docking of Chinese warships stationed in the Gulf of Aden for anti-piracy operations.
World has to combat global warming as it is seeking to do with terrorism, says PM Modi  Mar 11, 4:44 pm
Victoria (Seychelles), Mar. 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the world needs to combat the ill-effects of climate change in the same way as it is combating terrorism.
PM Modi unveils CSRS radar in Seychelles  Mar 11, 4:10 pm
Victoria (Seychelles), Mar. 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday formally unveiled the coastal surveillance radar system in Victoria.
Expatriate Indians give PM Modi 'Madison Square' type civic reception in Seychelles  Mar 11, 2:57 pm
Victoria (Seychelles), Mar.11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Wednesday accorded a rousing civic reception by the expatriate Indian community here that was similar to the reception that he had received at New York's Madison Square Garden when he visited that city in September last year.
PM Modi accorded ceremonial reception at State House in Seychelles  Mar 11, 2:04 pm
Victoria (Seychelles), Mar.11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi was accorded a ceremonial reception at the State House here on Wednesday.
India, Seychelles agree to establish joint working group for blue economy  Mar 11, 1:25 pm
Victoria (Seychelles), Mar. 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to Victoria, Seychelles, has agreed to establish a Joint Working Group (JWG) for a blue economy with Seychelles President James Michel, terming the island nation a leader in its advancement.
India, Seychelles agree to lease Assumption Island for 'infrastructure development'  Mar 11, 12:58 pm
Victoria (Seychelles), Mar. 11 (ANI): India will be leasing the Assumption Island, one of the 115 islands that constitute the Seychelles.
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