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Philippines interior secretary untraceable


August 19th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 19 (IANS) The interior secretary of the Philippines, who went missing after a plane crash Saturday, remained untraceable Sunday, Xinhua reported.The five-seater plane carrying Interior and Local Government ... Read more...

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Top Philippine official missing after plane crash


August 18th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 18 (IANS) A light aircraft carrying the interior secretary of the Philippines crashed Saturday in the country. While an aide was rescued, the secretary and two pilots were ... Read more...

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Endangered pheasant species multiply in Himalayan park (With Image)


May 8th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), May 8 (IANS) The presence of the highly endangered, elusive western tragopan can now be felt more clearly in the Great Himalayan National Park in Himachal Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Iran praises ‘humanitarian’ US navy


January 8th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 8 (IANS) Iran has hailed the actions of the US navy as "humanitarian" after an American warship freed 13 Iranians held by Somali pirates."We consider the actions of ... Read more...

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US Navy rescues 13 Iranians from Somali pirates


January 7th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 7 (IANS) Despite the prevailing diplomatic tension between the two countries, the US Navy has rescued 13 Iranian hostages held by Somali pirates in the Arabian Sea.A total ... Read more...

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Indian Coast Guard rescue two Australian sailors


October 19th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard yesterday rescued two Australian sailors stranded on a sailing yacht, around 158 nautical miles off Mumbai, while on a voyage from Dubai ... Read more...

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Couple dial 999 to save their five year old cat


August 19th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A couple got the emergency services speeding to their address only to realize that the distress call was to save their 5-year-old cat. The couple called the ... Read more...

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Cargo ship sinks off Mumbai, probe ordered (Third Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The ill-fated Panamanian flagged cargo ship M.V. Rak Carrier, that was stuck off Mumbai harbour Thursday morning, sank around 3 p.m., raising apprehensions about an ecological ... Read more...

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30 rescued from sinking cargo ship off Mumbai (Second Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian shipping authorities ordered an inquiry into the sinking cargo ship M.V. Rak Carrier with an international crew that was struck off the Mumbai coast in ... Read more...

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Coast guard rescue 30 crewmen from sinking ship (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) successfully rescued all 30 crewmen from a sinking cargo ship, M.V. Rak Carrier, in the Arabian Sea Thursday morning, an official ... Read more...

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Coast guard rescue nine crewmen from sinking ship


August 4th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) rescued nine out of 30 crew members trapped aboard a sinking cargo ship, M.V. Rak Carrier, in the Arabian Sea Thursday ... Read more...

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Another ship stuck at Mumbai’s Juhu beach (Lead)


July 31st, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) In the second such incident in six weeks, a huge ship Sunday drifted to and ran aground at Juhu beach here, officials said.The ship is oil ... Read more...

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Indian warship thwarts pirate attack on Greek vessel


July 19th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) An Indian warship has successfully warded off a pirate attack on a Greek merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden, where it is on anti-piracy ... Read more...

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Crime rate has fallen, says Delhi Police chief


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Delhi Police Saturday said that crime rate in the capital had fallen in the first half of this year by 2.7 percent as compared to ... Read more...

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Mumbai police arrest paedophile Britons


March 21st, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Two Britons, Duncan Grant and Alan John Waters, who were charged with child sexual abuse, were arrested in Mumbai Monday, an official said.The Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Pirates seize vessel with 10 Indians off Oman


February 14th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pirates have seized a Maltese-flagged vessel with a crew of 23 people, including 10 Indians, off the coast of Oman, the European Union anti-piracy force (EUNavfor) reported.The ... Read more...

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Somali pirates attack and board UK-flagged ship in failed hijack attempt


January 4th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by BNO News
MANAMA, BAHRAIN (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates on Monday attacked and boarded a UK-flagged tanker in the North Arabian Sea, but failed to take control of it, the U.S. Navy said on ... Read more...

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Five dead, several other crews missing as S. Korean boat sinks in Antarctica


December 13th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Dec 13 (ANI): Five crew members were reported killed on Monday when a South Korean fishing trawler sank in the chilling waters off Antarctica. Seventeen other crew were said to be ... Read more...

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Small plane crash on New York’s Long Island kills 1, injures 3


October 18th, 2010 - 1:57 am ICT by BNO News
FARMINGDALE, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- One person was killed on Sunday and several others were seriously injured when a small plane crashed in the village of Farmingdale on Long Island, not ... Read more...

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11 Russian sailors drown on rescue bid in the Arctic


August 28th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (DPA) Eleven Russian sailors drowned in the Arctic after their rescue vessel went down in stormy seas on a mission to try to help a fishing boat in distress, ... Read more...

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Russian tugboat with crewmembers sinks in Laptev Sea


August 27th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Vladivostok (Russia), Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rescuers found a life raft from Russia's Alexei Kulakovsky tugboat, which sank Friday morning in the Laptev Sea, some 20 nautical miles from the shore, Russia's ... Read more...

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Kolkata gets its first cyber crime police station


August 24th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Tuesday inaugurated Kolkata's first cyber crime police station set up with technical support from software giant Infosys Technologies. Speaking on the occasion, the ... Read more...

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Dutch Air Force rescues man from sinking boat in the North Sea


August 9th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by BNO News
NORTH SEA (BNO NEWS) -- A search and rescue helicopter belonging to the Dutch Air Force rescued a man from his yacht in the North Sea on late Monday morning, the Dutch ... Read more...

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Oz officer fined for driving 210 km/h in 60km/h zone attending distress call


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 2 (ANI): A probationary police constable in Australia has lost his licence and was fined 1,800 dollars after he drove 210 km/h in a 60km/h zone while responding to a ... Read more...

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Coast Guard rescues 28 from stranded vessel


July 19th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard rescued 28 crew members, including six foreign nationals, from a merchant vessel in distress, an official said Monday. "The Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) at ... Read more...

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Navy rescues three injured sailors


June 16th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) The Indian Navy Wednesday evacuated three Filipino crew members aboard a Bahamian oil tanker after they sustained serious injuries in bad weather in the Arabian Sea, an official ... Read more...

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Teen Sailor Abby Sunderland Rescued


June 12th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 16-year-old sailor Abby Sunderland was rescued on Saturday as a French fishing vessel reached the remote place in the Indian ocean where the sailor was stranded. ... Read more...

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USS San Jacinto disrupts Somali pirates’ attack disrupts


June 1st, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
GULF OF ADEN (BNO NEWS) – The USS San Jacinto (CG 56) disrupted the attack of nine Somali pirates on a Maltese-flagged vessel on Monday, The U.S. Naval Force announced on Monday.USS ... Read more...

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Search still on for Air India aircraft’s black box


May 23rd, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), May 23 (IANS) The search for the digital cockpit voice recorder and the flight data recorder of the ill-fated Air India aircraft that crashed here Saturday was still on, more ... Read more...

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158 dead as AI plane overshoots Mangalore runway, hurtles down cliff (Intro Roundup)


May 23rd, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic and Minu Jain Mangalore (Karnataka), May 22 (IANS) At least 158 people were killed when a packed Air India Express flight from Dubai crashed Saturday while landing at Mangalore's ... Read more...

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159 dead as AI plane overshoots runway, hurtles down cliff at Mangalore (Roundup)


May 22nd, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic and Minu Jain Mangalore (Karnataka), May 22 (IANS) At least 159 people were killed when a packed to capacity Air India Express flight from Dubai crashed Saturday while landing ... Read more...

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158 killed as Air India plane plunges down cliff at Mangalore (Afternoon Lead)


May 22nd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), May 22 (IANS) At least 158 people were killed Saturday when Air India Express flight 812 flying in from Dubai crashed while landing at Mangalore's "table top" airport surrounded ... Read more...

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Bus takes wrong students for a field trip


May 21st, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Little Ferry, May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was panic in a school bus and on the school campus, when the driver of the bus took the students to an amusement park instead ... Read more...

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Somali Pirates captured by the Dutch Navy


April 8th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The Hague, Apr 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Dutch Navy acted like heroes when they were able to free a German ship, and in the process also capture 10 Somali pirates. The ... Read more...

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23 crew members rescued from burning Liberian ship


March 27th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) The Indian Navy and Coast Guard Saturday rescued 23 crew members of a Liberian cargo ship MV Maersk Miami, which had caught fire in the high seas off ... Read more...

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