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50-year hunt continue for Alcatraz inmates

June 10th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
San Fransisco, June 10 (IANS) It's been 50 years since they escaped from US' most foreboding prison, Alcatraz. But a US marshal is still looking for the three bank robbers.On ... Read more...

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Chinese shipbuilders in choppy waters

April 30th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) Chinese shipbuilding companies saw sharp declines in output and new orders in the first quarter, as the industry rolled on the choppy seas of global and ... Read more...

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Shooting fish prices eating into Goan festivities

September 6th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) Even Lord Ganesh, the 'vanquisher of troubles', could not come to the rescue of the average fish-loving Goan this Ganesh Chaturthi as fish prices first hit ... Read more...

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Swimming contest held to pay tribute to Veer Savarkar

May 30th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) A century after freedom fighter Veer Savarkar swam a long distance to escape from the clutches of the British, more than 200 swimmers from 13 districts of Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Two dead as Typhoon Morakot slams into Taiwan

August 8th, 2009 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, Aug 7 (DPA) Typhoon Morakot hit Taiwan Friday, leaving at least two people dead, four missing and four foreign ships grounded off its coast. A woman walking in Keelung, northern Taiwan, was ... Read more...

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Yemeni Airbus crashes in Indian Ocean at Comoros

June 30th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
An Airbus A310-300 from Yemen with 153 people on board crashed into choppy seas as it tried to land in bad weather on the Indian Ocean archipelago of Comoros today.An official ... Read more...

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Goa government forcing us to leave: casino operators

May 11th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 11 (IANS) The Goa government is forcing offshore casinos to move their vessels out of the Mandovi river and park them into a bay "known for choppy seas and ... 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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17 feared dead as copter falls into frigid Atlantic

March 13th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Ontario (Canada), Mar.13 (ANI): At least 17 people, including 16 offshore oil rig workers, are feared dead after their helicopter fell in to the frigid waters of the Atlantic Ocean on ... Read more...

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Navy, Coast Guard rescue two survivors of barge tragedy

June 6th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) The Indian Navy and Coast Guard, after a search of nearly 40 hours, Friday rescued two survivors of a barge that sank off the coast of Maharashtra. The ... Read more...

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Seven killed in boat tragedy off Maharashtra coast

June 6th, 2008 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) At least seven people were feared dead when the barge in which they were sailing sank off the coast of Maharashtra, police said Thursday. According to head constable ... Read more...

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Heavy rains claim 18 lives in Maharashtra

June 6th, 2008 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) At least 18 people have been killed in different parts of Maharashtra in rain-related incidents as heavy rains lashed the state Thursday, police said. Four people were struck ... Read more...

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