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No active deployment of warships in Pacific: India

August 7th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India Tuesday said it was not considering any active deployment of its warships in the Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea in particular in ... Read more...

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Khatta Meetha opens to a good start

July 27th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): You are bound to have a winner on hand with director Priyadarshan and the star with impeccable comic timing Akshay Kumar showcasing to audiences in the ... Read more...

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Spell casting python ‘fixing’ World Cup matches seized in South Africa!

July 6th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, July 6 (ANI): A Burmese rock python has been seized by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), from a sangoma, who was casting spells at the World ... Read more...

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Circumnavigating Indian vessel leaves South Africa for Mumbai (With Image)

April 7th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) The Indian Naval Sailing Vessel, Mhadei, currently on a solo circumnavigation of the globe, started on its last leg for home from the Cape of Good Hope in ... Read more...

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Indian solo yachtsman to hoist flag in Falklands

January 25th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Commander Dilip Donde, the first Indian attempting a solo circumnavigation voyage of the earth, will celebrate the 61st Republic Day by unfurling the national flag on his yacht, ... Read more...

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Jessica Watson to sail solo around the world

October 19th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jessica Watson is attempting to sail solo and unassisted around the world. She is hoping to set a record for being the youngest person to do ... Read more...

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Indian Navy’s solo round-the-world sailing mission from Aug 19

August 10th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 10 (IANS) The Indian Navy's solo round-the-world sailing mission kicks off Aug 19 with the state-of-the-art Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Mhadei attempting to make history. The yacht, manned by Commander ... Read more...

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Robinson Crusoes saviours 300-year-old journal discovered

January 6th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): A 300-year-old journal of a British explorer who defeated pirates of the Caribbean and rescued real-life Robinson Crusoe has been unearthed and is expected to fetch 3,000 ... Read more...

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Turkey offers to ship oil, gas to India via Israel

November 24th, 2008 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 24 (IANS) Visiting Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Monday offered to supply crude oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) to India via Israel in a bid to boost bilateral ... Read more...

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Sirius Star hijack prompts support for Indian call

November 18th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) The sensational hijack of the Sirius Star, the giant tanker carrying a quarter of Saudi Arabia's daily oil output, has prompted shippers to back India's call for a ... Read more...

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British sailor aims to become first yachtswoman to sail both ways round world

November 8th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): A female British sailor is aiming to become the first yachtswoman to circumnavigate the world both ways, surpassing the feats of Ellen MacArthur.According to a report ... Read more...

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Syrian crew sets sail on historical circumnavigation of Africa

August 11th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 11 (ANI): A group of 20 sailors on Arwad Island off the coast of Syria have set sail on a journey that would involve the circumnavigation of Africa, a ... Read more...

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Historic African circumnavigation starts from 1st August

July 14th, 2008 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): More than 2,500 years after the first circumnavigation of Africa by the Phoenicians, a brand new replica ship with 20 paying crew is preparing to follow in ... Read more...

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Shipwreck laden with treasures found off Namibian coast

May 2nd, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by admin
DPA Windhoek (Nambia), May 2 (DPA) Geologists prospecting for diamonds off the Namibian coast discovered a shipwreck laden with gold coins, cannons and elephant tusks on the seabed, reports said Friday. The remains ... Read more...

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Brit explorer set to recreate Phoenicians’ epic voyage around Africa

March 24th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
London, March 24 (ANI): A British explorer is all set to begin an epic voyage around Africa in a replica of a 2,500-year-old ship in a bid to solve a mystery ... Read more...

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