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Pirates seize Indian vessel with 14 crew off Oman (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) An Indian cargo vessel with 14 crew members on board has been hijacked by suspected Somali pirates off the coast of Oman, navy and Indian Maritime authorities ... Read more...

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Indian cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates off Oman


January 12th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) In yet another instance of Somali pirates striking at will in the Indian Ocean, an Indian cargo vessel with 14 crew members was hijacked by the sea ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to commission new UAV squadron


January 11th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Indian Navy will Jan 17 commission a squadron of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at Porbandar to strengthen its air surveillance capabilities along the Gujarat coast.This will ... Read more...

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Indian Navy apprehends suspicious dhow near Lakshadweep


December 4th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): The Indian Navy has apprehended a suspicious dhow in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) west of Bitra Island in the Lakshadweep Islands.At around 2 p.m. on December ... Read more...

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Indian Navy foils piracy attempt


September 16th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian Navy foiled an attempt by pirates to storm six merchant vessels off the Yemen coast, an official said Thursday. It is the third such case in ... Read more...

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The ‘Jewel of Muscat’ comes calling at Kochi port


March 15th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 15 (IANS) The 'Jewel of Muscat' - a replica of a ninth century merchant sailing vessel (dhow) - arrived here Monday morning. The vessel left the shores of Oman Feb 16 ... Read more...

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Pirates attack ship with Indian crew in Gulf


August 31st, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Manama (Bahrain), Aug 31 (ANI): A traditional wooden ship with Indian crew sailing from the United Arab Emirates toward Bahrain was targeted by the sea pirates in Persian Gulf waters on Friday ... Read more...

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French Navy helps free hijacked Indian boat off Somalia (Lead)


July 16th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian and French navies have helped free a small boat with 14 Indians on board that was hijacked by Somalian pirates last week, an official said ... Read more...

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Indo-French navies force Somali pirates to release Indian dhow


July 16th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Mounting pressure from Indian and French navies forced Somali pirates to release an Indian dhow hijacked in the Gulf of Aden.Seeing the movement of ... Read more...

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Pirates hijack Indian Dhow near Bosasso


July 11th, 2009 - 12:31 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Somali pirates have hijacked an Indian dhow with 16 crew onboard as it left the north coast port of Bosasso, in the Gulf of Aden.Andrew Mwangura, coordinator of the East African Seafarers' ... Read more...

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Indian Navy rescues third ship from Somalian, Yemeni pirates


December 13th, 2008 - 11:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Dec.13 (ANI): The Indian Navy on Saturday confirmed the arrest of 23 Somalian and Yemeni pirates who attempted to hijack an Ethiopian vessel some 160 nautical miles off ... Read more...

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Somalian pirates seize Indian dhow with 13-member crew


October 21st, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 21 (ANI): Armed pirates in speedboats have hijacked an Indian dhow with 13 crew members off the northern coast of Somalia, a maritime official has said.The cargo-laden ... Read more...

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Magnificent Ha Long Bay battles to keep economy afloat (Letter from Ha Long Bay)


June 9th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Ha Long Bay (Vietnam), June 9 (IANS) A heavy mist hangs over the Vietnam coast as the luxury liner Superstar Virgo wedges its way through a maze of nearly 3,000 ... Read more...

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Ship crew survive mishap off Kerala coast


March 29th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by admin
Kozhikode, March 29 (IANS) Six crewmembers of a dhow, which capsized 56 km off Beypore coast in Arabian Sea Thursday, had a miraculous escape and reached ashore Friday. The dhow (wooden ship) ... Read more...

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