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Arjun Rampal busts knee (Movie Snippets)


September 13th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Arjun Rampal seems to be training too hard. The 39-year-old says he has ended up with an injured knee following a long run."Busted my knee ... Read more...

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‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012′ returns with new twists


September 12th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The new season of music reality show "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa" will be new in more ways than one -- old songs will get ... Read more...

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Rachel and Paul Chandler set sail again


September 11th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paul and Rachel Chandler have put behind the ordeal they suffered under the hands of Somali pirates and decided to set sail again. The two have ... Read more...

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ISRO to launch met satellite by 2013


September 6th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is planning to launch a meteorological satellite by 2013 to monitor atmospheric characteristics, parliament was informed Thursday."ISRO is ... Read more...

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Nasheed ouster no coup, says Maldivian panel


August 30th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A probe panel, which went into the events of February this year when then Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed was ousted from power, Thursday held that ... Read more...

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Emirates makes key changes in India management team


August 1st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug (IANS) Emirates airline Wednesday said it has made key management changes in its commercial operations department with Essa Sulaiman Ahmad joining as the new vice president, India ... Read more...

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Russia may evacuate personnel from Syria if attacked


July 29th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian servicemen may be evacuated from the country's naval base in Tartus, Syria, if it comes under attack, Navy chief Vice Admiral Viktor Chirkov said."I ... Read more...

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27 bodies found after Tanzania ferry capsizes


July 19th, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), July 19 (IANS) Twenty-seven bodies were retrieved from the Indian Ocean off Tanzania after a ferry with over 280 people on board capsized Wednesday.An official said ... Read more...

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232 Sri Lankans held while illegally migrating


July 16th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Navy has detained about 250 nationals who were trying to flee the country to Australia.A total of 232 Sri Lankans, including public employees ... Read more...

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Sailor couple held by pirates aim to finish voyage


June 11th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A British couple held hostage by Somali pirates for more than a year are planning to finish their round-the-world sailing trip.Rachel and Paul Chandler said they ... Read more...

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Iranian navy saves US vessel from pirates


May 24th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 24 (IANS) Iranian naval forces have rescued an American commercial vessel that was attacked by several pirate boats near the Gulf of Aden, Press TV reported Thursday.The Public ... Read more...

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India not pushing Maldives to do anything unconstitutional: Waheed


May 14th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Assuring the world that his nation was committed to democracy, Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed, who is on his first official visit to India, said ... Read more...

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Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable missile, less than a week after India tested a 5,000 km range missile that can reach deep inside China.Pakistan successfully ... Read more...

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Indonesia: Five killed, several injured in Wednesday’s earthquakes


April 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two major earthquakes which struck off the west coast of northern Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday afternoon caused at least five fatalities and several injuries, disaster officials ... Read more...

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65 killed in cyclone Irina in Madagascar


March 6th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Antananarivo (Madagascar), March 6 (IANS) At least 65 people have been killed in cyclone Irina in Madagascar, the disaster management office said Tuesday.The storm left 73,490 people homeless in Ifanadiana, ... Read more...

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Maldives’ ex-president Gayoom returns to homeland


March 6th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Male, March 6 (IANS) The Maldives' former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom returned to the country from Malaysia Tuesday for the first time after the new government was formed following a ... Read more...

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Nasheed calls for release of 500 supporters


February 10th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 10 (IANS) Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has called for the immediate release of around 500 supporters arrested for allegedly burning down police stations and court houses, a ... Read more...

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Maldives: a nation of 1,190 coral islands (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Maldives is located in the Laccadive Sea in the Indian Ocean, 400 km southwest of India's southern coast.It is an archipelago of 1,190 coral islands grouped in a double chain of ... Read more...

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Iran to set up space launch base


February 4th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 4 (IANS) Iran plans to establish a national satellite launch base in the southeast of the country, adjacent to the Sea of Oman and the Indian Ocean, Press ... Read more...

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Russia’s troubled Mars probe to hit earth


January 13th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's troubled Phobos Grunt spacecraft is expected to fall back to earth between Sunday and Monday morning, the US Strategic Command said Friday.Phobos Grunt, Russia's ... Read more...

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British Navy captures seven pirates in Indian Ocean


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) The British Navy has captured seven suspected Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean, the British defence ministry said.The pirates were picked up by British supply ... Read more...

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Emirates to start two more flights to Mauritius


September 15th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 15 (IANS/WAM) Emirates airline will introduce two additional flights between Dubai and Mauritius, a move which will increase the service to 11 weekly flights.The 10th frequency ... Read more...

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Frenchwoman being held by Somali pirates rescued


September 12th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish armed forces rescued a Frenchwoman who was being held captive in the Indian Ocean by the pirates who murdered her husband last week, Defence ... Read more...

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Briton killed, wife kidnapped in Kenya


September 11th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 11 (IANS) Suspected Somali militiamen shot dead a British tourist and kidnapped his wife Saturday night in a beach resort in Kenya, authorities said Sunday.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Over 190 dead in Tanzania ferry accident


September 11th, 2011 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Dodoma, Sep 11 (IANS) Over 190 people have been confirmed dead in an accident which took place after a ship capsized near Tanzania's Zanzibar island in the Indian Ocean Saturday.The ... Read more...

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160 dead in Tanzania ship capsize (Lead)


September 10th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Zanzibar (Tanzania), Sep 10 (IANS) At least 163 people were killed while more than 100 are still missing after a ship with over 600 people onboard capsized near Tanzania's Zanzibar ... Read more...

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British man killed in fatal shark attack


August 17th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seychelles, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British man on honeymoon in Seychelles has been killed by a shark. The officials on the island are currently searching for the animal which is blamed ... Read more...

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Without UN effort, piracy elimination difficult: India


June 27th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) With pirate attacks on merchant ships in the Indian Ocean increasing, India Monday said it would be difficult to root out the menace without the ... Read more...

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India ready to join global efforts to tackle piracy


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 22 (IANS) India has expressed readiness to join any international efforts to tackle the threat of piracy and armed robbery at sea and in safety and release ... Read more...

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Germany calls for prosecution of Somali pirates


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 22 (IANS) Somali pirates must be prosecuted and imprisoned, and "adequate structures" need to be established to reach that goal, the deputy permanent representative of Germany to ... 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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Wills, Kate honeymoon delayed by Osama bin Laden’s death


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 3 (ANI): Rumours are rife that Prince William and Catherine's honeymoon could have been delayed by the U.S. government's decision to assassinate Osama bin Laden.According to the Daily Mail, ... Read more...

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Prince William plans exotic honeymoon with princess Catherine


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Prince William is planning a secret honeymoon with princess Catherine in the Indian Ocean later this month."Kate will have the time of her life. It's ... Read more...

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Conspiracy theories surround Osama Bin Laden’s death


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Islamabad, May 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the death of the dreaded Al Qaeda terrorist, there are numerous conspiracy theories floating around. Many people were finding it hard to believe that ... Read more...

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Maldives planning $500m floating golf course


April 29th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
A Dutch company has announced its plan to build a 500 million dollar floating golfcourse in the Maldives.Dutch Docklands, who is handling the project, claim that it will be a ... Read more...

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