“Sam Enterprise Group” signs secretive deal with government of Solomon Islands to lease an entire Tulagi island
A Chinese company “Sam Enterprise Group” has signed a secretive deal with the government of the Solomon Islands to lease an entire Tulagi island for up to 75 years but the status of the lease remains unclear since it is ..
United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) passes a resolution demanding United Kingdom withdraw its administration of Chagos Islands
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has officially passed a resolution demanding the United Kingdom withdraw its administration of the Chagos Islands. The resolution welcomed the February 25, 2019 advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the ..
Lakshadweep is an archipelago of 36 islands and scattered over approximately 78,000 square km of the Arabian Sea with population of approximately 65,000. Recently, the team of scientists at CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) carried out first-ever genetic ..
International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague rules that United Kingdom must transfer Chagos Islands (Diego Garcia) to Mauritius
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague ruled that the United Kingdom must transfer the Chagos Islands (Diego Garcia) to Mauritius as they were not legally separated from the latter in 1965. It has ruled that continued British ..
India supports Mauritius in International Court of Justice (ICJ) on issue of de-colonisation of Chagos Archipelago
The Chagos Archipelago (or Chagos Islands) is a group of 7 atolls consists of more than 60 individual tropical islands in the Indian Ocean about 500 km south of the Maldives archipelago. The sovereignty over the Islands is disputed between ..
The Assumption Island is a small island in the Outer Islands of Seychelles north of Madagascar, with a distance of 1,135 km southwest of the capital, Victoria, on Mahé Island. It is in news recently because the deal for an ..