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Body recovered from boat wreck off Kerala coast


March 5th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), March 4 (IANS) The body of a Kerala fisherman, who was on a boat allegedly rammed by a ship off the coast near here earlier in the week, ... Read more...

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Singapore ship suspected in Kerala boat accident


March 4th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) The Indian authorities suspect that a Singapore-flagged ship may have been responsible for the collision with a boat in the Arabian Sea off Kerala March 1 ... Read more...

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Probe ordered in Kerala marine hit-and-run accident


March 1st, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) The Directorate General of Shipping (DGS) Thursday ordered an inquiry into the hit-and-run incident off Kerala's Quilon in which a fishing vessel was sunk, leaving two ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into Italian ship firing on Indian fishermen


February 16th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) A top Indian maritime authority Thursday ordered an inquiry into the gunning down of two Indian fishermen by Italian security personnel aboard a crude oil tanker ... Read more...

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Ship with 21 Indian crewmen aboard released


January 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Somali pirates have released a Marshal Island-flagged cargo vessel, with 21 Indian crewmen aboard, after five months, Indian maritime officials said here Saturday. All the crewmen ... Read more...

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Ship with 20 Indian crew members hijacked, freed


January 10th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) A Norwegian ship, with 20 Indian crew members, was hijacked by Somali pirates Tuesday morning off the coast of Nigeria but freed from their control soon ... Read more...

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Tanker with 21 Indians hijacked off Oman


August 20th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Sea pirates Saturday hijacked a tanker with 21 Indian crew members onboard from Salalah Port in Oman, a top maritime authority said.The Marshall Island flagged ship, ... Read more...

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Divers to attempt plug oil leak from sunken ship


August 10th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) While oil continued to spill and spread from sunken cargo ship M.V. Rak Carrier off Mumbai, the maritime authorities Wednesday decided to requisition a specialised ... Read more...

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Off Mumbai, coast not clear of maritime disasters


August 9th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The sinking of a ship loaded with 60,000 tonnes of coal and 340 tonnes of fuel and diesel that is now leaking oil is the latest ... Read more...

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Efforts underway to clear stranded ship from Mumbai beach


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Insurance companies, salvagers and owners of the stranded Panama-flagged oil tanker M.T. Pavit have arrived here to discuss ways to either salvage or refloat the vessel, ... Read more...

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Police lodge complaint against owners of grounded ship


August 1st, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) The Mumbai Police Monday registered a case of 'negligence' against the owners of M.T. Pavit, a stranded Panama-flagged oil tanker, which is grounded off Versova Beach ... Read more...

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Pakistani probe agency saw 5 chiefs in 30 months


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has had five chiefs heading it within a short span of two-and-a-half years.Five of the FIA's chiefs have been changed within ... Read more...

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Salvaging of grounded ship off Mumbai to resume Sunday


June 18th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Saturday, salvagers, citing technical problems, suspended efforts to tow away the cargo ship, MV Wisdom, which went adrift and grounded off ... Read more...

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MV Suez runs out of fuel, stranded off Oman


June 18th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Days after it was released by Somali pirates with its 22-member crew, including six Indians, the Egyptian cargo vessel MV Suez was stranded on the high ... Read more...

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Ship with nine Indian crew hijacked, proceeds to Somalia


February 14th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Suspected Somali pirates have hijacked a Maltese-flagged ship with nine Indian and 13 Iranian crew members on board, a top Indian maritime official said here Monday evening.The ship, ... Read more...

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‘Six Indians aboard hijacked Panamanian ship’


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Six Indian crew members are on board a Panamanian cargo ship which was hijacked by Somali pirates from the Gulf of Aden earlier this month, a top Indian ... Read more...

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300 chemical canisters detected in Arabian Sea off Mumbai


August 18th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Rescue agencies have found 300 canisters containing aluminium phosphide and diachlorophost from the Alibaug region of Raigad district near Mumbai, a maritime authority said here Wednesday. According to the ... Read more...

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Pranab to inaugurate conference of CCS and DGS of Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax on Tuesday


June 14th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI: Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the annual conference of the Chief Commissioners & Directors General of Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax, in the ... Read more...

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Ship with 11 Indian crew hijacked off Seychelles


April 12th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) A cargo ship with 26 crew members, including 11 Indians, was hijacked near Seychelles while en route to Zanzibar on Sunday, a maritime authority said here Monday. The vessel, ... Read more...

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India bans its dhows beyond southern Oman, Maldives (Lead)


March 30th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) India Tuesday banned the movement of its mechanised sailing vessels (MSVs or dhows) to the south and west of Salalah in Oman and Male with immediate effect ... Read more...

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Cambodian ship hijacked, Indian crew may be on board


January 27th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) A Cambodian cargo ship, MV Layla S, was hijacked off the Somalian port of Berbera in the Gulf of Aden, a top maritime authority said here Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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Five Indians on hijacked British ship


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) British flagship M.V. Asian Glory, with 25 crew members including five Indians, was hijacked off the Somali coast Friday, an Indian maritime authority said Saturday. The ship was allegedly ... Read more...

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Indian vessel with 13 crew hijacked off Somalia


December 24th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) An Indian vessel with 13 Indian crew members was hijacked - for the second time in six months - Dec 16 by a gang of 8 to 9 ... Read more...

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Workshop cum exhibition on Low Intensity Conflict-Technologies & Products held


December 10th, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.10 (ANI): A workshop cum exhibition on Low Intensity Conflict (LIC)-Technologies and Products has been organized at DRDO Bhawan in the national capital on Thursday.To familiarize the agencies with ... Read more...

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Musharraf handed over Pak airports to US without consulting defence chiefs


December 7th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 7 (ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf did not consult with the corps commanders before allowing US forces to use Pakistani airports, a retired Pakistan Army general has alleged.The ... Read more...

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Ship with 24 Indian crewmembers hijacked off Somalia


October 22nd, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) A Panamanian cargo vessel with 24 Indian crewmembers on board was hijacked near Seychelles early Thursday morning, an official said Thursday. M.V. Al Khaliq was carrying a crew of ... Read more...

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Two Indians aboard hijacked ship: officials


October 19th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) There are two Indians in a 21-member multinational crew aboard the ship, MV Kota Wajar, hijacked by Somali pirates last Thursday, officials said here Monday. According to the directorate ... Read more...

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Supreme Court slams government for not curbing high-sea piracy


January 29th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday rebuked the government for being ineffective in tackling high-sea piracy and caring little for lives of Indians falling prey to pirates in international ... Read more...

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Yet another ship hijacked near Gulf of Aden, 25 Indians among crew (Lead, Changing dateline)


November 28th, 2008 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) A Liberian ship, with a crew of 31 including 25 Indians, was hijacked off the Gulf of Aden Friday morning, officials said here.The officials of the Directorate General ... Read more...

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Indian surveyor dead in Dubai ship accident


June 8th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) An Indian surveyor with the Lloyds' Register of Shipping (LRS) died in Dubai Friday after he slipped and fell while surveying a ship, authorities said here Sunday. According ... Read more...

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India seeks insurance details of hijacked ship


May 23rd, 2008 - 2:05 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The Director-General of Shipping (DGS) in Mumbai is trying to find out whether or not the hijacked Jordanian cargo ship M.V. Victoria, its 10 Indian and other crew ... Read more...

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Ship with 10 Indians missing off Somalia (Lead)


May 20th, 2008 - 12:25 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) A Jordanian cargo ship with 10 Indians on board was seized by pirates near the Somalian capital Mogadishu Saturday morning, days after it left Mumbai, the Directorate General ... Read more...

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IPS body meets Sonia, Patil over pay panel report


April 4th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Disappointed with the recommendations of the sixth Pay Commission, senior members of the Central Indian Police Service Association Friday met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Home Minister ... Read more...

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