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Fight against Somali pirates now a private battle


September 12th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 12 (IANS) The fight against Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean has now become a private battle using private security companies, an Australian study said Wednesday.The research titled ... Read more...

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Visa pact signed with Pakistan; India insists on 26/11 justice (Intro Roundup)


September 9th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Vowing to move beyond the burdens of a troubled past, India and Pakistan Saturday signed a pact to liberalise their visa regime to promote greater ... Read more...

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Share intelligence to avoid Mumbai type attack: Rehman Malik


September 8th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India must share intelligence on terrorists with Pakistan so that a "Mumbai type terror attack does not take place again", Interior Minister Rehman Malik said here ... Read more...

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SC reserves verdict on Italian marines’ plea


September 4th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its verdict on the pleas by the Italian government and its two marines seeking the quashing of charges against them ... Read more...

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End bias against Tamil Nadu: AIADMK


August 27th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK Monday urged the central government to end its "step-motherly attitude" towards Tamil Nadu.In a resolution at a meeting here, the party passed resolutions ... Read more...

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Pakistan holding 74 Indian defence men since 1971: Ahmed


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Ahead of the talks between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan, the government Thursday said 74 Indian defence personnel, including 54 prisoners of war, ... Read more...

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Move to stop attacks on fishermen: Jayalalithaa, Karunanidhi


August 20th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and DMK president M. Karunanidhi have asked the central government to take steps to stop the attacks on Indian ... Read more...

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Pakistan frees 55 Indian fishermen


August 15th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday set free 55 Indian fishermen as a gesture of goodwill on the occasion of India's Independence Day.The fishermen were released from Landhi Jail in ... Read more...

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Centre opposes plea for stay on Italian Marines’ trial


August 8th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The central government Wednesday opposed a plea seeking suspension of the trial of two Italian Marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen after allegedly ... Read more...

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23 Indian fishermen released by Sri Lanka: Krishna


July 27th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Twenty-three Tamil Nadu fishermen, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy six days ago while fishing near Katchatheevu in the Palk Strait, have been released and will ... Read more...

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India asks Sri Lanka to free fishermen


July 26th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India Thursday asked Sri Lanka to release 23 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested on charges of entering the island nation's waters on humanitarian grounds.External Affairs ... Read more...

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Court stays trial of Italian marines till July 30


July 24th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 24 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday stopped till July 30 the trial of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in February.The fishermen were ... Read more...

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Prime Minister asked to take up fishermen arrest issue with Sri Lanka


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking him to take up with the Sri Lankan government the issue ... Read more...

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India asks Sri Lanka to free Indian fishermen


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India has taken up with Sri Lanka the arrest of 23 Indian fishermen by its navy and sought their release.Indian diplomats left for Mannar in ... Read more...

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US assures India of probe into fisherman’s killing


July 20th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The United States has expressed deep regrets over the killing of an Indian fisherman in the deadly US attack on a motorboat in the Persian Gulf ... Read more...

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Italian marines’ plea: SC notice to centre, Kerala


July 19th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to the central and Kerala governments on the plea of the Italian government and its two marines seeking 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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Italian ship: SC refuses to alter high court order


July 18th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday declined to alter the order of Kerala High Court's registrar general asking the owner of Italian ship Enrica Lexie to furnish ... 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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Get compensation to families of Indian fishermen: Jayalalithaa (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to secure compensation to the families of Indian fishermen killed and wounded by ... Read more...

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Get compensation to families of Indian fishermen: Jayalalithaa


July 17th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to secure compensation to the families of Indian fishermen killed and wounded by ... Read more...

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India for probe into US deadly attack on fishermen off Dubai (Roundup)


July 17th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dubai, July 17 (IANS) India Tuesday asked the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to thoroughly investigate the deadly US attack on a motorboat in the Persian Gulf that left an ... Read more...

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Secure fishermen’s release from Sri Lanka: Jayalalithaa urges PM


July 5th, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take up the issue of Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan ... Read more...

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Release Indian and Pakistani fishermen, say activists


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) A group of activists working towards improving India-Pakistan relations Monday wrote to Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai ahead of his meeting with his counterpart in Pakistan and ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani border guards start dialogue


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Talks beween the Indian Border Security Force (BSF)and Pakistan Rangers began here Monday where issues like cross-border firing, smuggling of arms, drugs and fake currency ... Read more...

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BSF, Pakistan Rangers to meet in Delhi


July 1st, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) An 18-member team of Pakistan Rangers arrived here Sunday on a four-day bi-annual meeting with the Border Security Force (BSF) starting Monday.Headed by Director General ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka Navy harassing Indian fishermen: Jayalalithaa


June 28th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take up with Colombo the alleged harassment of Indian fishermen by the ... Read more...

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Take up fishermen harassment issue with Sri Lankan government: Jayalalithaa


June 28th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai June 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take up the issue of harassment of fishermen by the Sri Lankan ... Read more...

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Surjeet freed, to come home via Wagah (Lead, Changing dateline)


June 28th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh was released from Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail after over three decades in captivity Thursday and reached the Wagah border on the ... Read more...

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Pakistan frees 311 Indian prisoners


June 27th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh's fate may have plunged into further uncertainity, but India still has some reason to cheer. Pakistan Wednesday freed 311 Indian ... Read more...

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No compromise on trial of Italian marines: Krishna


June 27th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India Wednesday said it will "not compromise" on its stand that the two Italian marines held in Kerala over the killing of two fishermen ... Read more...

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Pakistan to release 23 jailed Indian juveniles


June 14th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) A total of 23 Indian juvenile prisoners lodged in Sindh province's jails in Pakistan will be released soon, according to a provincial minister.Sindh Law and Prisons ... Read more...

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Italian marines ‘unjustly’ held in India: President


June 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 8 (IANS) The two Italian marines held in India are being detained "unjustly", Italian President Giorgio Napolitano said Friday. Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone have been charged with ... Read more...

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