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India’s S. Rajan re-elected to UN sea body


June 7th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 7 (IANS) In a keenly contested election, India's candidate Dr. S. Rajan, has been re-elected to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS) for ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to push for expansion of sea boundary


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka will push for expansion of its sea boundary, also known as the continental shelf, and send a delegation to the UN to ... Read more...

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China moves to stop Japan maritime survey


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) China's maritime authority said Friday it will boost surveillance in the East China Sea, and stop Japan's "illegal" survey activities.The remarks by an official with the ... Read more...

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Malaysia to make new law to fight piracy


March 24th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 24 (IANS) Malaysia is to have a new legislation to punish acts of piracy on the high seas that would be in keeping with the UN laws ... Read more...

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Bangladesh wants to redraw sea border with India


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 3 (IANS) Bangladesh will approach the UN seeking to delineate its maritime borders in the Bay of Bengal with India and Myanmar.Bangladesh claims over 450 nautical miles from its ... Read more...

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India proposes five point plan to tackle piracy off Somalia


January 27th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar United Nations, Jan 27 (IANS) India has proposed a five point plan to strengthen international cooperation, including tracking the trail of ransom money, to tackle the problem of piracy ... Read more...

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ASEM-8 leaders favour more sharing of intelligence inputs to curb sea piracy


October 6th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by ANI
By Mrityunjay SinghBrussels, Oct.5 (ANI): Taking a serious view of the growing menace of piracy at sea, the world leaders who converged here for the 8th Asia-Europe meet summit, on Tuesday gave ... Read more...

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US urges a code of conduct in the South China Sea


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 23 (DPA) The US government Friday called on the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China to reach agreement on a full code of conduct in the South China ... Read more...

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May take 9 years to settle boundary row with India: Dhaka


March 14th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 14 (IANS) Bangladesh's foreign affairs ministry has projected a nine-year period to settle maritime boundary dispute with India and Myanmar and has sought funds till 2017-18, a media report ... Read more...

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UN tribunal to arbiter Delhi-Dhaka maritime border depute


March 1st, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 1 (IANS) The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea has nominated three judges to constitute an arbitration tribunal on the Bangladesh-India maritime boundary dispute. The judges are Rudiger ... Read more...

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Rising sea level could erase island nations from the face of Earth


February 4th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the dangerous rise in sea level from anthropogenic global warming could erase some island states from the face of the Earth, but ... Read more...

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Bangladesh backs India for UN seat, to fast-track boundary solution


January 13th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Turning a new chapter in their ties, India and Bangladesh have decided to fast-track the solution to their boundary dispute and fight terrorism under a new ... Read more...

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India, B’Desh agree to address all outstanding land boundary issue


January 12th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.12 (ANI): India and Bangladesh have agreed to comprehensively address all outstanding land boundary issues keeping in view the spirit of the 1974 Land Boundary Agreement and also to ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to discuss maritime dispute


January 8th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Resolution of the maritime boundary dispute will be an important item on their summit agenda when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh holds talks with his Bangladesh counterpart ... Read more...

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Vietnam protests China’s tourism plan in disputed islands


January 5th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Jan 5 (DPA) Vietnam protested a Chinese proposal to begin tourist visits to the disputed Spratly and Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, local media reported Tuesday. The Chinese State Council ... Read more...

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Dhaka to survey Bay of Bengal to fix maritime boundary


October 21st, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) Bangladesh has decided to conduct a seismic survey in the Bay of Bengal to gather data for delineating its maritime boundaries with India and Myanmar. Dhaka needs the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh asks UN to settle sea boundary with India, Myanmar


October 8th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 8 (IANS) Bangladesh has officially asked for arbitration under the United Nations Convention on Law of the Seas for its maritime boundary dispute with India and Myanmar. "We have decided to ... Read more...

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Productive oceans integral to human well-being, says Ban Ki-moon


June 7th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 7 (IANS) Safe, healthy and productive oceans are integral to human well-being, economic security and sustainable development, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Sunday. In a message on the eve ... Read more...

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World’s 30 percent undiscovered gas and 13 percent oil may lie north of Arctic Circle


May 29th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): A detailed geological survey has revealed that around 30 percent of the world's yet-to-be discovered gas resources and 13 percent of its undiscovered oil reserves may lie north ... Read more...

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‘US ship violated international laws by confronting Chinese vessel’


May 7th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): China's Foreign Ministry has said that the US surveillance ship that got into a confrontation with Chinese fishing vessels on Friday in the Yellow Sea violated international ... Read more...

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UN allows use of force against pirates off Somalia coast


October 8th, 2008 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 7 (DPA) The UN Security Council Tuesday authorized the use of force to stop piracy against ships off Somalia, while the European Union is studying sending a military mission ... Read more...

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Spain says it’ll share disputed treasure trove with Peru


June 27th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 27 (IANS) Spain has said it is ready to share with Peru a disputed treasure trove worth millions of dollars salvaged from a shipwreck, claiming it is a part of ... Read more...

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Arctic border states agree to cooperate


May 29th, 2008 - 7:31 am ICT by admin
DPA Copenhagen/Ilulissat, Greenland, May 29 (DPA) The five countries bordering the Arctic Wednesday agreed to "the orderly settlement of any possible overlapping claims" in a move to avert conflicts over the potential oil ... Read more...

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