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Somali pirate who abducted Indians jailed in US


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A Somali pirate responsible for negotiating the ransom of Indian seafarers and others has been sentenced in a US court to multiple life sentences for ... Read more...

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Refurbished aircraft carrier for India begins sea trials


June 8th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Severodvinsk (Russia), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A refurbished Soviet-era aircraft carrier that India has bought began sea trials early Friday in the White Sea.The Admiral Gorshkov, rechristened INS Vikramaditya, was ... Read more...

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Third official of Prabhu Daya taken into custody


March 15th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 15 (IANS) Kerala police Thursday took into custody second officer Prasobh Sugathan in MV Prabhu Daya, the Singapore-flagged ship that is suspected to be involved in the March ... Read more...

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Preity shoots ‘Ishq In Paris’ in minus 21 degrees


February 28th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Preity Zinta has wrapped up the first schedule of her debut production "Ishq In Paris" and says it was a pleasure to shoot with the French ... Read more...

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29 missing in Italian cruise shipwreck


January 17th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of people missing in the Italian cruise shipwreck near the coast of Tuscany rose to 29, Tgcom24 television reported citing local port authorities.The ... Read more...

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One Indian crew member missing in Italian ship capsize


January 16th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 16 (IANS) Rebello Russell Terrance, an Indian crew member on board the Italian cruise ship which ran aground in the Mediterranean Sea, is missing and has not been ... Read more...

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Ship with 21 Indian crewmen aboard released


January 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Somali pirates have released a Marshal Island-flagged cargo vessel, with 21 Indian crewmen aboard, after five months, Indian maritime officials said here Saturday. All the crewmen ... Read more...

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Ship with 20 Indian crew members hijacked, freed


January 10th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) A Norwegian ship, with 20 Indian crew members, was hijacked by Somali pirates Tuesday morning off the coast of Nigeria but freed from their control soon ... Read more...

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Italian cargo ship with seven Indians hijacked


December 27th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) An Italian cargo ship with 18 crew members, including seven Indians, was hijacked by Somali pirates early Tuesday, a maritime official here said.The ship, MT Enrico ... Read more...

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Russian-built, BrahMos-fitted frigate set for Indian Navy induction


December 16th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) Equipped with BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles, INS Teg, a Russian-built frigate for the Indian Navy, will set sail once its Indian crew arrives and takes over ... Read more...

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Leased Russian n-submarine to set sail for India this month end


December 15th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) India is all set to add teeth to its submarine fleet when a potent silent-killer in the form of a leased Russian nuclear-powered vessel ... Read more...

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Tanker with 21 Indians hijacked off Oman


August 20th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Sea pirates Saturday hijacked a tanker with 21 Indian crew members onboard from Salalah Port in Oman, a top maritime authority said.The Marshall Island flagged ship, ... Read more...

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Hijacked merchant vessel released, Indian crew safe


August 13th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) A merchant vessel hijacked by Somali pirates Feb 12, was released Saturday and all its crew, including nine Indians, are safe, an official statement here said."MV ... Read more...

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Warner Bros to distribute DAM 999


July 13th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 13 (IANS) "Dam 999", a film about the 1975 Banqiao dam disaster in China that killed around 250,000 people, is set for November release this year and it ... Read more...

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Did our best to help Indian sailors of MV Suez: Navy chief


June 24th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Indian Navy Friday warded off criticism from the families of six Indian crew members of an Egyptian cargo vessel freed by pirates 10 days ... Read more...

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Fresh pirate attack on freed vessel, India rushes warship (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) A fresh piracy attempt was made Wednesday on an Egyptian merchant ship with six Indians among its 22-man crew, a day after it was freed ... Read more...

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‘Fresh piracy attempt on freed merchant ship, crew safe’ (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) An Egyptian merchant ship that has been freed by Somalian pirates was attacked in the Gulf of Aden Wednesday but the attempt failed and the ... Read more...

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Freed merchant vessel crew safely proceeding to Oman: Government


June 15th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday allayed fears of a fresh threat to an Egyptian merchant vessel that has been freed by Somali pirates, saying that the ... Read more...

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Somali envoy urges pirates to set Indian hostages free


June 7th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), June 7 (IANS) Somalian Ambassador to India Ebyan Mahamed Salah Tuesday urged pirates to release the remaining seven Indian crew members of MV Asphalt Venture being held hostage ... Read more...

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Sailors’ rescue in India’s hands, say hijacked ship’s owners


May 6th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) With Somalian pirates insisting on the release of their colleagues in Indian custody in return for eight Indian sailors held by them on board tanker ... Read more...

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Indians freed by Somali pirates reach Kenya


April 28th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Eight Indian crew members of a cargo vessel released by Somali pirates April 15 will soon return home to their families, with the merchant ship ... Read more...

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Seafarers march against piracy


April 28th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) More than 2,000 sailors, shipowners and ship managers participated in a march here Wednesday to express concern over growing incidents of piracy."We are all very deeply ... Read more...

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India for strong measures to combat pirates


April 20th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Calling for "strong measures" to combat Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean region, India Wednesday said cooperation of international maritime powers was needed to find ... Read more...

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India rules out military intervention in sailors hostage crisis


April 19th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) With pirates still holding seven Indian sailors despite ransom being paid for their release, the government Tuesday ruled out any military intervention to rescue the ... Read more...

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Shipping community condemns Somali pirates


April 18th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) The shipping community Monday condemned the Somali pirates for not releasing all the Indian crew members of a hijacked merchant vessel despite the payment of ransom ... Read more...

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India rejects Somali pirates swap offer


April 18th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): Minister for Overseas Affairs Vayalar Ravi today said that the government of India has rejected the swap offer made by Somali pirates in exchange of abducted Indian ... Read more...

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Ship owners ask Somali pirates to release seven Indians (Lead)


April 17th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The owners of MV Asphalt Venture Sunday appealed to Somali pirates to keep to their word and release the vessel's remaining seven Indian sailors. Eight ... Read more...

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Trying to contact pirates with 7 Indians: Ship owners


April 17th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) With Somali pirates still holding seven Indian hostages even after the ransom was paid, ship owners Sunday said that they have not heard anything from ... Read more...

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Somali pirates free 8 Indian crew, 7 still held hostage (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Somali pirates released a Panama-flagged tanker with only eight of the 15-member all-Indian crew, and are still holding seven men hostages despite the ship owners ... Read more...

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Somali pirates release ship with all Indian crew


April 16th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 16 (IANS) Somali pirates have released a Panama-flagged ship with a 15-member Indian crew after months in captivity, Xinhua reported Saturday.Andrew Mwangura, maritime editor of the Somalia Report, ... Read more...

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Russia to lease n-submarine to India by October


March 16th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will lease K-152 Nerpa, a nuclear-powered submarine, to India by October this year, a Russian naval admiral said Wednesday."The submarine is completely ready for ... Read more...

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Hostages rescued from Somali pirates say they were threatened, tortured


March 16th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 16 (ANI): The hostages, who were rescued from the Somali pirates, speaking of their captivity on Wednesday said the pirates tortured the officers and threatened everyone with guns."The officers were ... Read more...

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Back channel efforts on for Indian sailors’ release (Second Lead)


March 10th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) With 53 Indian sailors still held hostage by Somali pirates, the government Thursday said it was doing everything possible to free them from captivity, including ... Read more...

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53 Indian sailors still under Somali pirates captivity


March 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): With the release of the RAK Afrikana, held by Somali pirates with 11 Indian sailors among its crew, the number of Indian sailors held by Somali pirates ... Read more...

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Opposition attacks government over sailors hostage crisis


March 9th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The opposition Wednesday launched a sharp attack on the government over its "helplessness" in obtaining the release of Indian sailors held captive by Somali ... Read more...

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