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India, Mauritius to join hands to combat piracy: Patil


April 25th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Port Louis (Mauritius), Apr. 25 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil has said India and Mauritius will jointly combat piracy in the Indian Ocean.Speaking to media accompanying her on her visit to that ... Read more...

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UN chief appalled by Somali pirates’ killing of Americans


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.23 (ANI): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- Moon has expressed dismay and anguish over reported killing of four American hostages by Somali pirates, and has called for extra efforts to tackle criminal ... Read more...

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Family of Indian hostage held by Somali pirates hoping for government aid


February 21st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Feb.21 (ANI): The family of Prashant Kumar, an Indian held hostage by Somali pirates, is hoping the government will step in and offer the required assistance to secure his release.Somali pirates ... Read more...

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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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Is there a China-India race in Africa? (Comment)


November 14th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajiv Bhatia Once again Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asserted recently, while answering a journalist, that the world was large enough to accommodate the growth ambitions of both India and China. In ... Read more...

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No ship under Indian Navy’s escort hijacked in Gulf of Aden since Oct 2008


April 13th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): No merchant ship under the escort of an Indian Naval warship has been hijacked since 2008 in the Gulf of Aden and more than 15 piracy attempts ... Read more...

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‘Jewel of Muscat’ sails off from Kochi for Galle


April 10th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi April 10 (IANS) The 'Jewel of Muscat' - a replica of a ninth century dhow - left for Galle in Sri Lanka Saturday after a nearly four-week stay here. 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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Indian Navy seeks report on abduction of Indian sailors off Somalia


March 30th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Indian Navy has sought a report from the director general of shipping on the reported abduction of 120 Indian sailors off the Somali coast, an officer ... 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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Sri Lanka navy arrests 19 Indian fishermen


May 16th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, May 16 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 19 Indian fishermen on charges of poaching in Sri Lanka's territorial waters. The authorities here suspect the fishermen have also ... Read more...

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