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Efforts on to douse fire in cargo ship off Mumbai, no casualties


September 10th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Efforts were underway Monday to extinguish a fire which broke out in a cargo ship, MV Amsterdam Bride, anchored eight km south of Mumbai harbour, said ... Read more...

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Goa’s water share important than party: Parrikar


August 7th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 7 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday said that he would not listen to central leaders of his BJP if they press him to sacrifice Goa's ... Read more...

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Wary Goa tracking dam construction in Karnataka


August 1st, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 1 (IANS) Goa officials are taking photos and making videos of an under-construction dam in Karnataka over fears that it may cut off water supply to the state, ... Read more...

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Antony to commission Indian-built warship Saturday


July 20th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) With the induction of the stealth frigate INS Sahyadri in Mumbai on Saturday, the Indian Navy will add teeth to its surface combatants' fleet, ... Read more...

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A marshy dispute: Sir Creek factfile


June 19th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sir Creek: A marshy dispute( Q and A.Factfile) Factfile on the India-Pakistan dispute on the Sir Creek marshlands on which the two countries concluded two days of talks in New Delhi ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan discuss Sir Creek; no headway


June 19th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday wrapped up their two-day talks on the Sir Creek marshlands without much headway, but agreed on finding "an amicable solution" to ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan begin talks on Sir Creek dispute


June 18th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Seeking a lasting solution to the decades-old maritime boundary dispute over Sir Creek in the Rann of Kutch marshland, India and Pakistan Monday began a ... Read more...

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Maritime unions ask UN to tackle piracy


June 18th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Leaders of international maritime trade unions have written a letter to the UN, urging the organisation to take action against increasing attacks by pirates on ... Read more...

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Kerala’s 47-day trawling ban begins Friday


June 13th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) An annual trawling ban, starting Friday till 31 July, would be effected along the Kerala coast up to 12 nautical miles into the Arabian sea, Chief ... Read more...

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Farmers bid to ‘re-capture’ Jaitapur lands foiled


June 13th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), June 13 (IANS) Nearly 3,000 farmers and fishermen Wednesday made an unsuccessful attempt to "recapture" their farms and other lands, which have been acquired for the proposed 9,900-MW ... Read more...

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South Korea to join India-China-Japan anti-piracy patrols (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) South Korea will soon become the fourth nation to join an India-China-Japan effort at coordinated anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden off Somalia, in ... Read more...

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Three engineering students drown in Arabian Sea


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), June 10 (IANS) A weekend trip turned tragic for three engineering students, including a girl, who drowned off the Harihareshwar Beach on the Konkan coast here Sunday, a ... Read more...

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Dark clouds, thunder usher monsoon in Goa


June 6th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 6 (IANS) Dark clouds and thunder ushered the south-west monsoon into Goa Wednesday.Goa Chief Meteorological Officer K.V. Singh said the monsoon had set in Goa and had advanced ... Read more...

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South-West monsoon advances into Karnataka


June 6th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 6 (IANS) Rains hit coastal and interior areas of southern Karnataka early Wednesday as the south-west monsoon advanced into the state from neighbouring Kerala late Tuesday, though delayed ... Read more...

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Monsoon arrives in Kerala (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The south-west monsoon, crucial for agricultural operations in the country, hit Kerala Tuesday after a four-day delay from the usual arrival date of June 1, ... Read more...

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Two pilgrims die, many missing as boat capsizes in Gujarat


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Valsad (Gujarat), June 2 (IANS) At least two pilgrims were drowned and many were missing after an overloaded boat capsized off a jetty in the Arabian Sea near here in ... Read more...

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Hijacked oil tanker has Indians among crew (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) About 15 crew members, including some Indians, are on board a tanker carrying 135,000 tonnes of oil, which has been hijacked by pirates in the Arabian ... Read more...

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Indians on board hijacked oil tanker


May 12th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) About 15 crew members, including Indians, are on board an oil tanker that has been hijacked by pirates in the Arabian sea, a media report ... Read more...

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Osama dumped 320 km off Indian coast


May 4th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) A US treasure hunter claims to have found the exact spot where Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's body was dumped -- about 320 km off ... Read more...

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Memo documents Obama’s order to get Osama


April 27th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Time magazine Thursday published the memorandum written in April 2011 by then-CIA Director Leon Panetta after receiving the green light from President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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US happy Pakistan informed India before missile test


April 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) The United States declined to criticise Pakistan too for test-firing a nuclear-capable missile less than a week after India tested a long range missile, but ... Read more...

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No link between compensation, Italian marines’s detention: India


April 24th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) India Tuesday made it clear that the Rs.1 crore compensation offered to the families of two fishermen killed by Italian marines on board a merchant ... Read more...

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India calls for rational demarcation of pirate-infested waters


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) India has called for "clear demarcation" of the pirate-infested waters of the Indian Ocean to warn merchant vessels and the navies of the threat and ... Read more...

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State owns Adarsh Society land, says judicial panel


April 17th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) In a major relief to three former chief ministers, a judicial panel probing Adarsh Society scam Tuesday said that the land on which the controversial highrise ... Read more...

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Adarsh society case: Interim probe report submitted


April 13th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) The interim report of a two-member commission probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam in Mumbai was submitted to the Maharashtra government Friday, official sources said.The report ... Read more...

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Chavan says Shivaji memorial in sea is on


March 20th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has asserted that the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji memorial will come up in the Arabian Sea and the state would suggest amendments ... Read more...

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Chhatrapati Shivaji memorial at sea rocks legislature


March 15th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) The issue of securing environmental clearance from the centre for the ambitious memorial for Chhatrapati Shivaji in the Arabian Sea rocked the Maharashtra legislative assembly ... Read more...

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Move to erect Shivaji statue in Arabian Sea rejected


March 15th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) The central government has rejected a Maharashtra government proposal to erect an imposing statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji in the Arabian Sea, one km off the ... Read more...

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Man on board M.V.Prabhu Daya missing


March 4th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 4 (IANS) A man on board the cargo ship M.V.Prabhu Daya which hit an Indian fishing vessel in the Arabian Sea off the Kerala coast March 1 has ... Read more...

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Italians feel their sailors were only ‘doing duty’


March 4th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 4 (IANS) While the alleged killing of two Indian fishermen by Italian Marines has ignited a diplomatic debate between India and Italy, people in this country are sorry ... Read more...

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Singapore ship suspected in Kerala boat accident


March 4th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) The Indian authorities suspect that a Singapore-flagged ship may have been responsible for the collision with a boat in the Arabian Sea off Kerala March 1 ... Read more...

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Goa BJP waters down stance on offshore casinos


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday watered down its stance on offshore casinos in Goa, saying it merely wanted them to be relocated out of ... Read more...

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Here’s the catch on Kerala’s fishing industry (To go with ‘Kerala fishermen’s daily tryst with danger’)


February 20th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kerala's rivers, backwaters and other brackish water bodies endow it with a multitude of fish, besides the marine life bestowed by the sea. Here is "the catch" on the fishing industry:- ... Read more...

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Kerala fishermen’s daily tryst with danger


February 20th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) News of two innocent Indian fishermen being shot dead by Italian sailors off the Kerala coast caused a national outrage that resulted in their arrest. But ... Read more...

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Fishermen’s killing: Two crewmen brought ashore, Italians told to cooperate (Evening Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Two crew members of an Italian tanker who allegedly shot dead two Indian fishermen in the Arabian Sea Sunday were brought ashore from the vessel ... Read more...

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