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7 sailors rescued off Goa beach


July 28th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 28 (IANS) A tragedy was averted when alert lifeguards rescued seven fishermen stranded aboard a malfunctioning fishing trawler off Goa's Colva beach.According to a spokesperson for Drishti Special ... Read more...

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Five Pakistani sailors freed after being jailed mistakenly


June 24th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Five Pakistani sailors, who were mistakenly declared as prisoners and were living in a Mumbai police station premises for three months, were finally set free Friday, ... Read more...

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Goa’s fish haul shrunk 27 percent in five years


March 16th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 16 (IANS) Fish may no longer figure as staple food in Goa as the state's annual fish haul has shrunk by a drastic 27 per cent over the ... Read more...

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28 captured Somali pirates to be tried in Mumbai


February 8th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) A gang of 28 Somali pirates, nabbed three days ago near the Lakshadweep Islands off south-west India, will be handed over to Mumbai police here Wednesday to be ... Read more...

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Indian Navy, Coast Guard apprehend pirate ship


February 6th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) In yet another anti-piracy offensive by the Indian Navy and Coast Guard, a mother ship of Somali pirates was apprehended by Indian warships off Lakshadweep islands Sunday ... Read more...

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Somali pirates operating close to Indian shores a disturbing trend: Navy Chief


January 31st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Nirmal Verma on Monday termed Somali pirates moving their activities closer to the Indian coast as a "disturbing trend".The ... Read more...

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Apprehended pirates to be interrogated in Mumbai


January 30th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The 15 Somali pirates, apprehended by the Indian Navy from the Arabian Sea Friday, will be interrogated by police and central agencies in Mumbai, where they are ... Read more...

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Pirate ship sunk by navy, Coast Guard in Arabian Sea (Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) In a major anti-piracy operation by the Indian Navy and Coast Guard in the Arabian Sea, a Somali pirate ship was sunk in a gun battle off ... Read more...

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Navy, coast guard ships sink pirate mother-vessel


January 29th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A pirate mother ship of Somali pirates was sunk by an Indian naval fast-attack craft in a gun battle in the Arabian Sea off Lakshadweep Islands Friday ... Read more...

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Sailor dies, six others go missing after a vessel capsizes off Gujarat coast


January 23rd, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Pipavav (Gujarat), Jan 23 (ANI): A sailor lost his life and over half a dozen crewmembers were reported missing after an Indian survey ship capsized off Pipavav coast in the Gulf of ... 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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Ocean lost boys say they hatched sailing plan while drunk on vodka


December 1st, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 1 (ANI): Three boys from New Zealand, who were recently found and reunited with their family after 50 days of going missing, have admitted that they were drunk when they ... Read more...

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Goa’s staple ‘Fish curry-rice’ under threat


October 20th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) After a marine biologist warned of a fish famine in the seas off Goa, an official Wednesday said unseasonal rains had hit paddy cultivation in excess of 20 ... Read more...

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Japan says will release Chinese vessel skipper


September 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Sept.24 (ANI): Japanese prosecutors have said they will release the captain of a Chinese fishing vessel involved in a collision near disputed islands.The incident had raised tensions with China, which had ... Read more...

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North Korea confirms seizing South Korean boat


August 19th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Aug 19 (IANS) North Korea confirmed Thursday, 11 days after a South Korean boat with seven people on board had gone missing, that it had seized the fishing trawler. According to a ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani navy trainer trained 26/11 terrorists’


July 19th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A Pakistani navy trainer was involved in training the 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists who attacked Mumbai in November 2008, according to revelations by terror operative David Coleman ... Read more...

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Tourism eating into Goa’s fish?


July 11th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, July 11 (IANS) Goans and hundreds of thousands of tourists visiting the state annually may soon have to pay a premium to sink their teeth into a fried ... Read more...

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Goa police on lookout for LTTE cadres, sympathisers


April 21st, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 21 (IANS) Police are keeping an eye on Sri Lankan Tamils possibly working on fishing trawlers and in the mushrooming hotel industry in coastal Goa after the union home ministry ... Read more...

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Kasab denies all charges in Mumbai special Court


January 12th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 12 (ANI): Mohd Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving gunman of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, who appeared in the Mumbai special Court on Tuesday, refused to accept his role in ... Read more...

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Kasab continues to be in denial mode for third day


December 22nd, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan terror accused Mohammed Ajmal Amir alias Kasab carried on with his denials for the third day Tuesday by claiming that he worked as a cook and had ... Read more...

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Two Coast Guard men rescued from Sri Lankan fishermen


December 11th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) The Indian Navy Friday afternoon rescued two Indian Coast Guard personnel held captive by two Sri Lankan fishermen in their boat since Wednesday. "The Lankan fishing vessel was located ... Read more...

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60 dead turtles wash up on Orissa beach


November 25th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 25 (IANS) The carcasses of at least 60 Olive Ridley turtles - that in all likelihood fell victim to fishing trawlers - have been spotted on an Orissa beach in ... Read more...

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US Navy ship sunk in World War II battle located


September 11th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): A research mission has located and identified the final resting place of the YP-389, a US Navy patrol boat sunk approximately 20 miles off the coast of Cape ... Read more...

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Mumbai attack boat ‘Kuber’ ready to sail back


August 22nd, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Porbander, Aug 22 (ANI): MV Kuber, the fishing trawler that the Indian Government says militants of the Mumbai attacks used to reach the metropolis, has been repaired and is all set to ... Read more...

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First witness in Mumbai terrorism trial to depose Monday


May 7th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) The trial in the Mumbai terrorist attack will gain momentum Monday when the first witness is expected to give evidence against Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab. The first witness is ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror attack boat returned to its owner


February 17th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): MV Kuber, the fishing trawler that the Indian Government says militants of the Mumbai terror attacks used to reach the metropolis, has been returned to its owner ... Read more...

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Seven tonnes of cocaine seized in Pacific off Mexico


February 16th, 2009 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 16 (DPA) The US Coast Guard and Mexican Navy seized seven tonnes of cocaine on the high seas off Mexico's Pacific Coast, officials said Sunday.Investigators found the drugs in ... Read more...

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26 crew of detained Pakistani trawlers being questioned


February 2nd, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 2 (IANS) A day after the Indian Coast Guard apprehended four Pakistani fishing boats off the Gujarat coast, the 26 crew members were Monday handed over to police for interrogation, ... Read more...

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Kasab remanded to custody till Feb 13


February 2nd, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone terrorist captured after the Mumbai attacks, was Monday remanded to police custody till Feb 13 in connection with the hijack of a ... Read more...

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Man who initiated India’s new navy school forgotten now


January 7th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ezhimala (Kerala), Jan 7 (IANS) The former navy chief who initiated India's new marine academy in this imposing mountainous region on a seashore in Kerala says he was not informed about the ... Read more...

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LeT stage-managed Mumbai strikes from Karachi, Lahore: NYT


December 5th, 2008 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) For three months before the terror attackers landed on Mumbai's shores, a top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative was in Karachi to manage the assault, the New York Times reported, ... Read more...

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US intelligence: Lashkars Muzammil could be involved in Mumbai terror strike


December 3rd, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec.3 (ANI): American intelligence officials have agreed with their Indian counterparts that Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Yusuf Muzammil is the focus of their attention in connection with the terrorist attacks in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Attack was suicide mission to create global sensation: Mumbai Police (Second Lead)


December 3rd, 2008 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) The 10 terrorists who struck at this metropolis last week came from Pakistan on an "absolute suicide mission" aiming to create a worldwide sensation, Mumbai Police said Tuesday.Former ... Read more...

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Naval Chief admits to ‘’systemic failure” in Mumbai terror attacks


December 2nd, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 2 (ANI): Navy Chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta has admitted to ''systemic failure'' in last weeks Mumbai terror attacks. Addressing a news conference in New Delhi today, Admiral Mehta said, ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror attack a systemic failure: navy chief (Lead)


December 2nd, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Indian Navy chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta Tuesday attributed the Mumbai terror attack to a "systemic failure" and said they had no prior "actionable" intelligence inputs.“There has been ... Read more...

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