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Somali leader backs Indian action against pirates (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Against the backdrop of Somali pirates currently holding over 60 Indian sailors as hostages, the African country's Puntland state has backed military operations to ... Read more...

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Navy officer wins gallantry medal for capturing pirates


January 26th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) For the quick thinking and resolute action against pirates in the high seas, a naval commander, who helped capture of 61 Somali pirates in ... Read more...

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Indian Navy foils another piracy attempt


November 11th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) A five-boat pirate attack on merchant vessels transiting the Gulf of Aden was foiled by an Indian warship that was on escort duty, capturing 26 ... Read more...

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Indian Navy installs anti-piracy device on warships


September 29th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) With piracy in the Gulf of Aden and off the Somali reaching alarming proportions, the Indian Navy, which has been in action against the brigands for ... Read more...

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Navy thwarts pirate attack on two cargo ships


September 26th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Attacks by Somali pirates on two cargo ships in the Gulf of Aden were thwarted by an Indian Navy warship last week, navy officers said ... Read more...

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Indian warship thwarts pirate attack on Greek vessel


July 19th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) An Indian warship has successfully warded off a pirate attack on a Greek merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden, where it is on anti-piracy ... Read more...

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Fresh pirate attack on freed vessel, India rushes warship (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) A fresh piracy attempt was made Wednesday on an Egyptian merchant ship with six Indians among its 22-man crew, a day after it was freed ... Read more...

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Indian Navy saves Chinese ship from pirates (Roundup)


May 6th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Prompt action by the Indian Navy staved off a pirate attack on a Chinese cargo vessel far out in the Arabian Sea, forcing the brigands ... Read more...

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Indian Navy thwarts pirate attack; rescues Chinese vessel, crew (Lead, with Images)


May 6th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) An attack by Somali pirates on a Chinese cargo ship with 24 crew members on board in the Arabian Sea was successfully thwarted by Indian ... Read more...

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Indian Navy foils pirate attack on Chinese vessel


May 6th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India said Friday its warships and military aircraft had foiled a pirate attack on a Chinese cargo vessel with 24 crew members on board ... Read more...

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Government talking to ship owners for release of Indian sailors: Krishna


March 4th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M Krishna Thursday said the government was in touch with the owners of two cargo ships hijacked by Somali pirates for the ... Read more...

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Antony rules out military action to free Indian sailors (Lead)


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Ruling out a military offensive against Somali pirates to free Indian hostages on board two hijacked cargo ships, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday lamented that ... Read more...

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After anti-piracy mission, INS Cankarso returns home


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 2 (IANS) After destroying a pirate vessel and capturing 14 Somalian pirates off the Lakshadweep islands Friday, the Indian Naval Ship (INS) Cankarso returned to its home port at Goa ... Read more...

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India probing Somali pirates’ terror links


January 31st, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Indian security agencies are probing the suspected terror links of the captured Somali pirates with Pakistan-based terror groups such as the Lashkar-e-Taiba. The suspicion comes in the ... Read more...

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Apprehended pirates to be interrogated in Mumbai


January 30th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The 15 Somali pirates, apprehended by the Indian Navy from the Arabian Sea Friday, will be interrogated by police and central agencies in Mumbai, where they are ... Read more...

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Pirate ship sunk by navy, Coast Guard in Arabian Sea (Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) In a major anti-piracy operation by the Indian Navy and Coast Guard in the Arabian Sea, a Somali pirate ship was sunk in a gun battle off ... Read more...

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Navy, coast guard ships sink pirate mother-vessel


January 29th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A pirate mother ship of Somali pirates was sunk by an Indian naval fast-attack craft in a gun battle in the Arabian Sea off Lakshadweep Islands Friday ... Read more...

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Indian Navy plans base in Lakshadweep


January 23rd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By N.C. Bipindra New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Indian Navy, the world's sixth largest naval force, which is slowly building up capabilities to operate for prolonged periods at sea, is planning to ... Read more...

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Pirates seize Indian vessel with 14 crew off Oman (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) An Indian cargo vessel with 14 crew members on board has been hijacked by suspected Somali pirates off the coast of Oman, navy and Indian Maritime authorities ... Read more...

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Indian cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates off Oman


January 12th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) In yet another instance of Somali pirates striking at will in the Indian Ocean, an Indian cargo vessel with 14 crew members was hijacked by the sea ... Read more...

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Dead Body Of A Female Stolen From A Mausoleum At The St. Charles Cemetery In Long Island


August 25th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The detectives on Tuesday mentioned that brigands have stolen the dead body of a female from a mausoleum in Long Island. The police officers have ... Read more...

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Indian warship foils fourth piracy bid in Gulf of Aden (Lead, With Images)


May 29th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) It was an anti-piracy operation with a twist in the tale: Instead of arresting the eight brigands who were attempting to board a merchant vessel in the ... Read more...

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Killed Somali pirates were all untrained boys with heavy weapons: Gates


April 14th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.14 (ANI): The Somali pirates picked off by Navy Seal sharpshooters for holding Captain. Richard Phillips hostage were a ragged band of boys with little experience, but had plenty of weapons, ... Read more...

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Navy Seals kill three Somali pirates


April 13th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.13 (ANI): Navy Seals killed three Somali pirates and rescued an American ship captain in a daring operation in the Indian Ocean on Sunday.The encounter ended a five-day hostage standoff ... Read more...

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Indian Navy mulling increase in warships to fight Somalian pirates


November 20th, 2008 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): A senior officer of the Indian Navy on Thursday said that the Indian Government is seriously considering a proposal to increase the number of warships in the ... Read more...

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PPP shocked at Musharraf warning to Bhutto to support him or be killed


August 11th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 11 (ANI): The PPP has reportedly expressed grave concern over reports that President Pervez Musharraf had warned former PPP chairperson and prime minister Benazir Bhutto that her life ... Read more...

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