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Eight more bodies found after Italy ship disaster (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Search teams have found another eight bodies in the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship which sank off the Italian coast last month, a ... Read more...

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Italy cruise shipwreck toll reaches 16


January 25th, 2012 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 25 (IANS) The toll in Italy's cruise ship accident Tuesday rose to 16 after a body of an elderly woman was recovered from the stricken vessel.The victim was ... Read more...

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Italy shipwreck: 23 Indian survivors return to Mumbai


January 20th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Twenty-three Indian survivors of the sunken Italian cruise ship 'Costa Concordia' arrived in Mumbai Thursday.While two members arrived in the afternoon, 21 others arrived in the ... Read more...

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Italy shipwreck: 75 Indians return, rest on way


January 19th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A near-death experience and the sheer miracle to be alive. Around 75 Indians of the 200 rescued from the sunken Italian cruise ship 'Costa Concordia' ... Read more...

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Italian cruise tragedy: 17 Indians return, others on way


January 19th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Seventeen of over 200 Indians rescued from the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia, which hit a rock and sank off the coast of Italy last ... Read more...

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200 Indians passengers of capsized Italian liner returning


January 19th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The 200 Indians, who were rescued from the Italian cruise ship, Costa Concordia, which had hit a rock and sank off the coast of Italy ... Read more...

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Italy’s cruise ship captain ‘was like a Ferrari driver’


January 18th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Francesco Schettino, the captain of an Italian cruise ship who allegedly crashed his luxury liner into rocks off the island of Giglio has been accused of ... Read more...

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Five more bodies found on wrecked Italian ship


January 18th, 2012 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Rome, Jan 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rescuers found five more bodies Tuesday on the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship, bringing the overall toll to 11, Italy's ANSA news agency said.All the ... Read more...

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Rescuers blast holes in Italian cruise liner


January 17th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti reported) Italian Navy specialists carried out two controlled explosions Tuesday to facilitate a search inside the cruise liner that capsized off the country's coast.The operation will ... Read more...

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Captain blamed for Italy cruise ship accident


January 17th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 17 (IANS/AKI) The head of the company that owns the cruise ship involved in a deadly accident off Italy's Tuscan coast has blamed the captain for the disaster."The ... Read more...

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130 Indians saved from Italian shipwreck, control room set up


January 16th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India has set up a control room in both New Delhi and in its mission in Italy to help families find out about their relatives ... Read more...

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‘Unknown child’ onboard the Titanic identified


April 29th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) A little boy previously called the "unknown child", whose body was found among the victims of the Titanic disaster, has finally been identified.A team of American ... Read more...

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Titanic’s ‘unknown child’s’ identity finally revealed


April 27th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): The identity of one of the Titanic's most famous passengers, a little boy known as the "unknown child," has finally been recognized- a team of American and Canadian ... Read more...

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Haynes produce manual for ‘Titanic’ - nearly 100 yrs after it sank


March 27th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Nearly a century after the world famous luxury liner sank on its maiden voyage in 1912, motor car specialists Haynes has come up with a manual for the ... Read more...

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Cruise Ship Carnival Splendor To Reach San Diego


November 11th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Luxury liner Carnival Splendor, which was stranded in Mexico due to an engine-room fire is on its way to San Diego where it is expected to ... Read more...

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Titanic expedition captures new images of the wreck


August 30th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) An expedition probing the Titanic wreck has revealed sharp new images of the world's most tragic shipwreck. A research team has been relying on a robot pair to click ... Read more...

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Titanic bouncy castle with inflatable icebergs branded a ‘bouncy graveyard’


July 1st, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): A castle designed in the shape of the ill-fated ship Titanic has been called as a "bouncy graveyard" by critics at a toy trade fare.The 40ft high slide ... Read more...

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Dismantling of ship off Gujarat coast inevitable


January 7th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) Platinum II, a ship allegedly carrying toxic material near Bhavnagar in Saurashtra region of Gujarat has virtually run aground. Now, dismantling it is a foregone conclusion. According to sources ... Read more...

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MV Aquamarine to ensure High Seas luxury cruising for tourists in India


December 1st, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Dec.1 (ANI): Indian travellers will soon be able to enjoy the joys of international class cruising on the Indian Ocean onboard MV Aquamarine, the first international cruise ship to homeport in ... Read more...

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No toxic materials on board Platinum II: Gujarat Govt


October 16th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar, Oct 15 (ANI): The Gujarat Government on Friday gave a clean chit to the US ship Platinum-II, saying there were no toxic materials on board.With this statement it's almost certain that ... Read more...

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Strauss let Freddie and Harmy go on Jamaica free booze cruise


February 12th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Antigua (West Indies), Feb.12 (ANI): While there has been a hue and cry over England cricket all-rounder Andrew Flintoff and fast bowler Steve Harmison going on a free booze cruise shortly ... Read more...

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Queen of Oceans to dock in Mumbai March 28


March 15th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Mumbai will get a rare treat next fortnight when the world's most luxurious ship, 'Queen Victoria', arrives here as part of her maiden world tour. The ship, which ... Read more...

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Singapore emerging as Asian hub for cruises


February 27th, 2008 - 9:31 am ICT by admin
By Ruth Youngblood Singapore, Feb 27 (DPA) Avid cruiser Janet Grove had no qualms about flying 18 hours from California to board a luxury liner in Singapore although she could have opted for ... Read more...

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