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Costa Concordia Crew ‘Not Drilled in Evacuation Procedures’


September 15th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The staff that was aboard the Concordia did not have all it takes to be able to conduct the emergency procedures that were to be put into ... Read more...

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Murderer Found on Cruise 13 Years after Escape


September 4th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A convict who had been charged of committing a murder was arrested on a cruise ship that was heading to northern Germany. It is believed that he ... Read more...

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Travolta rubbishes assault charges


August 6th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 6 (IANS) Actor John Travolta has reportedly denied claims of a cruise ship worker being assaulted by him, saying Fabian Zanzi is lying.Fabian had claimed that the ... Read more...

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Dismissed cook stabs tourists in St. Petersburg


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A cook in the Russian city of St. Petersburg went on a stabbing rampage, attacking tourists in the pier, after being sacked from a ... Read more...

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Russia’s richest tycoon names $100 mn Yacht after mother


June 1st, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's richest businessmen Alisher Usmanov has named his new $100-million yacht after his mother, a daily reported.The 66-metre ship which was named Dilbar after ... Read more...

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‘Nikita’ lawsuit meritless: Elton John


April 28th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 28 (IANS) The representatives of singer Elton John have rubbished allegations that he has stolen the lyrics for his song "Nikita", insisting the lawsuit is completely meritless.Guy ... Read more...

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Elton John sued over ‘Nikita’


April 27th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Singer Elton John is reportedly facing a lawsuit from a songwriter who accused the star of stealing lyrics for his track "Nikita".Photojournalist-songwriter Guy Hobbs is suing ... Read more...

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Concordia captain must stay under house arrest: Court


April 12th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 12 (IANS/AKI) An Italian court has rejected a request by the captain of the ill-fated Costa Concordia cruise ship to release him from house arrest.Francesco Schettino captained the ... Read more...

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Around the world in 80 days for 1 mn yuan


March 15th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 15 (IANS) Have you ever thought of going around the world in 80 days like the dashing Phileas Fogg in Jules Verne's famous novel? If you are in ... Read more...

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Adrift Italian cruise ship towed to Seychelles


March 1st, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Victoria (Seychelles), March 1 (IANS) The Italian cruise liner Costa Allegra docked in Seychelles' Port Victoria Thursday, three days after it lost power some 260 miles off the archipelago's main ... Read more...

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Italian cruise ship adrift off Seychelles after fire


February 28th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 27 (IANS) An Italian cruise ship was adrift off the Indian Ocean island country of Seychelles following a fire on board. All passengers and crew were however safe, ... Read more...

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Eight more bodies found after Italy ship disaster (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Search teams have found another eight bodies in the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship which sank off the Italian coast last month, a ... Read more...

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Rapper says Berlusconi stole lyrics


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Feb 23 (IANS/AKI) An Italian rapper has accused billionaire and former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi of plagiarism.Hip hop star Rapper J. Ax, whose real name is Alessandro Aleotti, ... Read more...

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Four bodies found aboard sunken ship


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 23 (IANS/AKI) Four bodies were found Wednesday aboard the cruise ship that sank off Italy's western coast bringing to 21 the number of dead in last month's tragedy.The ... Read more...

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Italy ends searching people in Concordia’s submerged part


February 1st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 1 (IANS) Italian officials Tuesday decided to end searching any further for the missing 15 people of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia in its submerged part.The search ... Read more...

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Italy cruise ship survivors to get compensation


January 27th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 27 (IANS) Passengers on the wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia will receive a compensation lump sum of 11,000 euros (around $14,000) each, the Italian Association of Tour ... Read more...

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Italy shipwreck: 23 Indian survivors return to Mumbai


January 20th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Twenty-three Indian survivors of the sunken Italian cruise ship 'Costa Concordia' arrived in Mumbai Thursday.While two members arrived in the afternoon, 21 others arrived in the ... Read more...

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Italy shipwreck: 75 Indians return, rest on way


January 19th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A near-death experience and the sheer miracle to be alive. Around 75 Indians of the 200 rescued from the sunken Italian cruise ship 'Costa Concordia' ... Read more...

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Italian cruise tragedy: 17 Indians return, others on way


January 19th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Seventeen of over 200 Indians rescued from the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia, which hit a rock and sank off the coast of Italy last ... Read more...

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Italian cruise ship may cause environmental disaster


January 19th, 2012 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 19 (IANS) The Italian government has expressed concern that storms may cause fuel leaks from the cruise liner which ran aground off Italy's western coast."The ship is positioned ... Read more...

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200 Indians passengers of capsized Italian liner returning


January 19th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The 200 Indians, who were rescued from the Italian cruise ship, Costa Concordia, which had hit a rock and sank off the coast of Italy ... Read more...

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Italy’s cruise ship captain ‘was like a Ferrari driver’


January 18th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Francesco Schettino, the captain of an Italian cruise ship who allegedly crashed his luxury liner into rocks off the island of Giglio has been accused of ... Read more...

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Ship’s sinking: Captain refused to coordinate evacuation (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 18 (IANS) A recorded conversation between the captain of a wrecked Italian cruise liner and a port official has revealed that he left the ship before all the ... Read more...

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Five more bodies found on wrecked Italian ship


January 18th, 2012 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Rome, Jan 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rescuers found five more bodies Tuesday on the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship, bringing the overall toll to 11, Italy's ANSA news agency said.All the ... Read more...

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29 missing in Italian cruise shipwreck


January 17th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of people missing in the Italian cruise shipwreck near the coast of Tuscany rose to 29, Tgcom24 television reported citing local port authorities.The ... Read more...

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One Indian crew member missing in Italian ship capsize


January 16th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 16 (IANS) Rebello Russell Terrance, an Indian crew member on board the Italian cruise ship which ran aground in the Mediterranean Sea, is missing and has not been ... Read more...

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Italian cruise ship captain detained


January 15th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian prosecutors have detained the captain of the luxury ship cruiser that ran aground near the coast of Tuscany early Saturday, Italian media reported.The 290-metre-long, ... Read more...

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Lohan to take legal action over Dubai party claim


December 31st, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan might take legal action against a party planning company, over allegations that her name has been used to promote a New ... Read more...

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Berlusconi to release his song album Tuesday


November 20th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 19 (IANS/AKI) Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's former prime minister, media tycoon and ex-cruise ship lounge singer, will release an album of his love songs Tuesday.Entitled "Il Vero Amore", or ... Read more...

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Banderas, Hayek present `Puss in Boots’ on cruise ship


October 18th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Oct 18 (IANS/EFE) Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek presented the 3D animated film "Puss in Boots" in Miami aboard one of the biggest cruise ships in the world.The film, ... Read more...

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North Korea woos tourists


September 22nd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) North Korea is now a tourist destination.In order to attract foreign investment, North Korea is trying to reinvent itself as a tourist destination, reported Daily Telegraph.The ... Read more...

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Man faces 20 years jail for dropping ship’s anchor


August 21st, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A cruise ship passenger is facing about 20 years in prison besides an over 151,000 pounds ($250,000) fine for dropping the anchor of the moving ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha pays tribute to Mumbai blast victims


August 1st, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Reiterating the resolve to fight against terror, Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari Monday paid tribute to the victims of the July 13 Mumbai bombings."No ... Read more...

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Nine dead after pleasure boat sinks in Moscow


August 1st, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Eight people have been confirmed dead and a ninth person is presumed to have drowned after a pleasure boat collided with a cargo barge and sank in the ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Moscow river boat accident


July 31st, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nine people were killed when a pleasure boat collided with a barge and sank in Russia's Moskva river here Sunday. The accident occurred at about 1.30 ... Read more...

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