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Supreme Court upholds Kasab’s death sentence (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving Pakistani terrorist behind the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 lives."We ... Read more...

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‘India to establish strategic presence in deep sea mining’


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) India is to establish a "strategic presence" in the area of deep sea mining by plumbing the depths of the ocean to hunt for rare ... Read more...

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India flags maritime troubles with China at meet with Japan


November 3rd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 3 (IANS) Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony has called for global cooperation in maintaining the freedom of navigation in international waters, an issue that has gained major ... Read more...

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Indian Navy installs anti-piracy device on warships


September 29th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) With piracy in the Gulf of Aden and off the Somali reaching alarming proportions, the Indian Navy, which has been in action against the brigands for ... Read more...

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Another ship stuck at Mumbai’s Juhu beach (Lead)


July 31st, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) In the second such incident in six weeks, a huge ship Sunday drifted to and ran aground at Juhu beach here, officials said.The ship is oil ... Read more...

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Ahead of talks, India and Pakistan in diplomatic row (Roundup)


June 18th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) India and Pakistan were locked in a diplomatic row Saturday, ahead of talks between their foreign secretaries in Islamabad next week.After Pakistan alleged that an ... Read more...

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Indian ship arrives ahead of navy chief’s Bangladesh trip


April 4th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) The Indian Navy's INS Airavat, a tank carrier that can also be used to deliver disaster relief and humanitarian assistance, has arrived ahead of navy ... Read more...

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Indian Govt. mulling idea of having armed guards on merchant ships


March 15th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): The Indian Government is mulling over the idea of having armed escorts on merchant ships akin to those appointed in airlines in the ... Read more...

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11 Indian sailors freed by Somali pirates


March 10th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Eleven Indian sailors and 10 other crew members on board a ship hijacked by Somali pirates in April last year have been released, Foreign Secretary ... Read more...

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Libya unrest: 68 Indians land in Mumbai, 3,000 more on the way (Intro Night Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) With India intensifying Operation Safe Homecoming, around 3,000 Indians are expected to be evacuated by two chartered ships in the next few days as a third batch ... Read more...

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Libya unrest: 68 Indians land in Mumbai, 3,000 more on the way


February 28th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) With India intensifying Operation Safe Homecoming, around 3,000 Indians are expected to be evacuated by two chartered ships in the next few days as a third batch ... Read more...

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India seeks evacuation permission from interior Libya (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India Monday said it has sought permission from the Libyan authorities to fly its aircraft to the southwestern city of Sabha to evacuate its nationals stranded there."India's ... Read more...

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Bangladesh detains Indian ship


December 26th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 26 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities have detained Indian ship MV Ocean Pearl after a court issued an "arrest order" over a suit claiming compensation for the alleged loss of cargo.The ship ... Read more...

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Indian Navy foils another piracy attempt in Gulf of Aden


September 6th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) An Indian Navy ship prevented Somalian and Yemeni pirates from hijacking 12 merchant vessels in the Gulf of Aden Sunday, an official defence spokesperson said Monday. This is the ... Read more...

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Greenpeace opposes ports near turtle nesting sites


April 15th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 15 (IANS) Greenpeace Thursday opposed the establishment of new ports or expansion of existing ones near turtle nesting sites in Orissa saying that it will affect the fishing industry and ... Read more...

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Oil leakage off Orissa beach cleared


April 14th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 14 (IANS) About 90 per cent of the oil that leaked from an Indian ship two km off the Gopalpur port in Orissa Monday and was scattered on the ... Read more...

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Fish dead, now oil leak threatens Orissa turtles (Second Lead)


April 13th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 13 (IANS) Hundreds of fish have died and thousands of endangered sea turtles and their eggs face a threat due to an oil leak from an Indian ship two km ... Read more...

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Oil leak from ship threatens endangered turtles (Lead)


April 13th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 13 (IANS) Thousands of endangered sea turtles and their eggs face a threat from a fuel oil leak from an Indian ship nearly two km off Orissa's coast near Gopalpur ... Read more...

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Ship leaks oil after being hit by barge


April 13th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 13 (IANS) An Indian ship leaked about seven to eight tonnes of fuel oil after it was hit by a barge nearly two km off Orissa's coast near Gopalpur port ... Read more...

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Indian ship catches fire off Yemen coast


April 6th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa (Yemen), April 5 (IANS) An Indian ship carrying 13 crew members caught fire in the Arabian Sea off the Yemeni coast, Yemen's interior ministry said Monday. The fire broke out in the ... Read more...

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Hijacked Indian vessels traced in Seychelles


March 30th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Seychelles, Mar 30 (ANI): One out of the total eight boats that were kidnapped by Somali pirates was on Tuesday reportedly traced near the Seychelles port after the Kenyan Navy established communication ... Read more...

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India-flagged cargo ship adrift in North Pacific; 28 crew safe (Lead)


December 21st, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) US coast guard has mounted emergency efforts to rescue 28 crew members of an India-flagged 740-foot bulk cargo ship, APJ Suryavir, as it drifted about 865 ... Read more...

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Indian ship attacked in Persian Gulf


August 31st, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IBNS
Somali/New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS) Sea Piracy revived after years in Persian Gulf waters with four pirates attacking an Indian ship sailing from the United Arab Emirates toward Bahrain, said media reports ... Read more...

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Somali pirates release 16 Indian


March 22nd, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 22 (ANI): An Indian ship, which was hijacked off the coast of Somalia, has been released today, by the pirates. The ship had 16 Indians onboard. No harm was caused ... Read more...

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US Navy saves Indian ship, holds 9 pirates off Somalia


February 13th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Responding to a distress call from an Indian-flagged commercial ship, the US Navy has arrested nine more suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia - the second capture ... Read more...

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Ship owners seek financial help from government


February 10th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) Domestic shipping companies Tuesday urged the government to set up a fund to help the cash-strapped industry buy new vessels."Some fund should be built up for the shipping ... Read more...

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Indian Navy rescues third ship from Somalian, Yemeni pirates


December 13th, 2008 - 11:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Dec.13 (ANI): The Indian Navy on Saturday confirmed the arrest of 23 Somalian and Yemeni pirates who attempted to hijack an Ethiopian vessel some 160 nautical miles off ... Read more...

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India’’s shipping body seeks more naval surveillance in Gulf of Aden


November 22nd, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Visakhapatnam, Nov 22 (ANI): The National Shipping Board (NSB), an apex advisory body to Ministry of Shipping has sought a more proactive patrolling by the Indian Navy along the piracy ridden ... Read more...

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Anti-piracy group welcomes more Indian warships


November 22nd, 2008 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) The International Maritime Bureau (IMB), the only organisation monitoring piracy on the high seas, has welcomed reports that the Indian Navy is planning to deploy more warships to ... Read more...

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Indian ship with relief supply reaches Colombo


November 16th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 16 (IANS) An Indian ship carrying 1,700 tonnes of relief supplies for civilians in Sri Lanka's war-ravaged north has arrived here, Indian diplomats said Sunday.According to the sources, the Indian ... Read more...

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India wants UN force off Somalia after its ship is refused protection


November 14th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Just days after foiling two attempted hijacks by heavily armed sea pirates off the coast of Somalia, India has called for a United Nations peacekeeping force to patrol ... Read more...

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Indian Navy repulses attack by Somalian pirates


November 11th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): An Indian Navy ship patrolling the Gulf of Aden region off the Somalian coast repulsed an attack by pirates on an Indian ship ... Read more...

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Cambodian cargo ship collides with Indian vessel, sinks


October 30th, 2008 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) A Cambodian cargo ship sank off the South Korean coast after it collided with an Indian ship but there were no casualties, according to an announcement here Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Somali forces free hijacked Indian ship


October 22nd, 2008 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Oct 21 (Xinhua) Security forces in Somalia have freed an Indian ship hours after reports that it had been hijacked, officials said Tuesday.The security forces apprehended four pirates while four other ... Read more...

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Lloyd’s Register assures support to kin of killed Indian surveyor


June 9th, 2008 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 9 (IANS) Maritime classification and risk management group Lloyd's Register (LR) has assured all support and assistance to the family of its Indian surveyor Viswanathan who died in an accident ... Read more...

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