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Hippo kills man in Burundi


August 13th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Bujumbura (Burundi), Aug 13 (IANS) A hippopotamus killed a fisherman in Lake Rweru in central Africa's Burundi, Xinhua reported.The incident took place in the lake in Busoni, in Burundi's northern ... Read more...

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Fisherman killing: India seeks transparent probe from US


August 9th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India Thursday said it has sought from the US a "full, transparent and expeditious investigation" into the death of an Indian fisherman killed off ... Read more...

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US assures transparent probe into fisherman killing


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The US Monday assured a "thorough and transparent" investigation into the killing of an Indian fisherman by one of its naval personnel from aboard a ... Read more...

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Awaiting envoy’s report on Indian fisherman’s killing: Krishna


July 19th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 19 (IANS) Foreign Minister S. M. Krishna said Thursday that he was awaiting report of Indian ambassador to UAE on the killing of an Indian fisherman off the ... Read more...

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US ship didn’t warn Indian fishermen: Dubai police chief


July 19th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 19 (IANS) The US ship that fired at Indian fishermen off the Dubai coast, killing one and injuring three, did not warn them, Dubai Police commander-in-chief was ... Read more...

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Arrest US Navy personnel who killed Indian: CPI-M


July 18th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday criticized the government for not squarely condemning the US Navy for killing an Indian fisherman, and demanded the arrest of the killers."The ... Read more...

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US insists fishing vessel was warned before firing


July 18th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) In the midst of a probe demanded by India into the deadly US attack on a motorboat in the Persian Gulf that left an Indian fisherman ... Read more...

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Krishna says UAE probing Indian fisherman’s killing


July 17th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are probing the killing of an Indian fisherman by personnel on board a US naval vessel off ... Read more...

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India trying to repatriate body of killed fisherman


July 17th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India is trying for the early repatriation of the body of a fisherman killed in firing from a US ship off the UAE coast, an ... Read more...

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US condoles death of Indian fisherman in shooting


July 17th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The US Tuesday conveyed its condolences to the families of an Indian killed and three others injured in a shooting incident by a US ship ... Read more...

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UAE probes Indian fisherman’s killing by US ship (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 17 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is probing a shooting incident by a US ship that left an Indian fisherman dead and three Indians seriously injured, an ... Read more...

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Florida teenager survives harpoon through head


June 20th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
Yasser Lopez has miraculously survived after being shot through the head with a fishing harpoon. Lopez, who is currently recovering from the accident, remains in a Miami ... Read more...

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Myanmar dolphins work with fishermen


May 28th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) Dolphins in Myanmar's Ayeyawady river are unique -- they help fishermen by herding fishes towards the net.The interactive fishing technique between the dolphins and ... Read more...

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A Tamil Nadu-born police officer acts in Bhojpuri film


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 3 (IANS) A top Bihar Police officer, who is a Tamilian by birth, has fulfilled his acting dream. He debuts as a boatman with Bhojpuri film "Devra Pe ... Read more...

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Pakistan releases 26 Indian fishermen


April 12th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday released 26 Indian fishermen, including a cancer patient, from a jail in Karachi.After their release from Malir Jail, the fishermen said the authorities treated ... Read more...

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‘Wrath Of The Titans’ boring, listless (IANS Movie Review)


March 31st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Wrath Of The Titans"; Cast: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Rosamund Pike, Ralph Fiennes; Director: Jonathan Liebesman; Rating: * 1/2No matter what critics say, the business of cinema is quite different ... Read more...

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Briton, wife murdered in Thailand


March 15th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) A 68-year-old Briton and his 52-year-old Thai wife have been brutally murdered at a beach resort in Thailand.Michael Raymond and his wife Suchada Bonkamdi were found ... Read more...

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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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Family of killed fisherman refuses to meet Italian minister


March 4th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), March 4 (IANS) The family of Gelastine, one of two Indian fishermen shot dead by Italian marines aboard the Enrica Lexie, Sunday said that it was not interested ... Read more...

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27-pound lobster donated to the Marine State Aquarium


February 25th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maine, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A giant lobster has been donated to the Maine State Aquarium. The crustacean is 40 inch long and has already been dubbed a monster. The animal was ... Read more...

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A 12-kg ‘monster lobster’ caught off US coast


February 24th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) A 'monster lobster', weighing over 12 kg and a metre long, caught off the coast of Maine, US, by a fisherman has been released ... Read more...

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Kerala government to give job to widow of killed fisherman


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 22 (IANS) Dora, the widow of fisherman Gelastine who was killed by Italian securitymen last week, will be given a government job, the Kerala cabinet decided Wednesday.Indian fishermen ... Read more...

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‘Detain Italian ship till compensation is paid’


February 21st, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam, Feb 21 (IANS) The family of one of the fishermen killed by firing from an Italian ship Tuesday filed a plea in the Kerala High Court seeking Rs.1 crore ... Read more...

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India pandering to emotions on fishermen’s killing: Italy (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 21 (IANS) Indian authorities are pandering to emotions over the arrest of two Italian Marines for last week's killing of two Indian fishermen, Italy's Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi ... Read more...

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India pandering to emotions: Italy


February 21st, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 21 (IANS) Indian authorities are pandering to emotions over the arrest of two Italian Marines for the killing of two Indian fishermen, Italy's Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi has ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka fishermen clash with cops over fuel price hike


February 15th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 15 (IANS) Violence broke out in parts of Sri Lanka Wednesday as fishermen protested a hike in fuel price. One fisherman was killed and many others were injured ... Read more...

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Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir and Ladakh


January 21st, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Cold wave conditions in the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh intensified Saturday even as the weather office predicted another spell of snowfall in the region next week."The ... Read more...

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10 river pirates killed in Bangladesh


December 14th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 14 (IANS) At least 11 people, including 10 river pirates, were killed and five policemen wounded Wednesday in a gun battle on a river island in Bangladesh, police ... Read more...

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Bolivian teen killed in piranha attack


December 7th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
La Paz, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For years Hollywood has made several movies about piranhas being deadly but very few people bought into that. Recently the fierce-looking fishes have been reported to ... Read more...

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Fishermen snare 881-pound tuna & feds take it away


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Bedford, Mass., Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Massachusetts fisherman couldn’t believe his luck when the feds took an 881-pound tuna from him. Carlos Rafael has the permit to fish tuna but ... Read more...

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Bangladesh fishermen to get identity cards


November 4th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 4 (IANS) Bangladesh will soon issue identity cards to local fishermen in a bid to check piracy in the Sundarbans and the Bay of Bengal.Without the identity cards ... Read more...

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Is it quite literally an oil well?


October 13th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram, (Kerala) Oct 13 (IANS) In the fishing hamlet of Tanur near Malappuram, all roads in the past two days have been leading to the home of 38-year-old fisherman Abbas ... Read more...

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Bengal should protect fishermen’s rights: Mahasweta Devi


October 8th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 8 (IANS) Writer and activist Mahasweta Devi Saturday urged West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee-led government to ensure that the rights of fishermen are preserved and that they are ... Read more...

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Former DMK minister Samy held on murder charge


September 24th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police Saturday arrested former Fisheries Minister K.P.P. Samy of the DMK here for the kidnapping and murder of a fisherman in Puducherry.According to the ... Read more...

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India repatriates 91 Pakistanis


July 26th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), July 26 (IANS) Seen as a confidence building measure, India Tuesday repatriated through the land route here 91 Pakistanis who had been jailed in Gujarat, Punjab and Haryana.They ... Read more...

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