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Iranian Navy saves Singaporean ship from pirates


July 7th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 7 (IANS) The Iranian Navy has saved a Singaporean merchant ship from pirates while it was crossing the Bab-el-Mandeb strait in the Red Sea, the IRNA news agency ... Read more...

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Foreign ships plying close to Indian coast warned


March 13th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) A top Indian maritime authority has called upon all foreign vessels plying close to the Indian coast to exercise "extreme caution" before responding to any situation, ... Read more...

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My son was thrown out of MV Prabhu Daya: Father


March 8th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 7 (IANS) The father of 24-year-old Prasobh Sugathan, second officer on MV Prabhu Daya, the merchant ship under investigation for ramming into a Kerala fishing boat, denied that ... Read more...

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Italy regrets fishermen killing, row persists (Third Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India and Italy Wednesday failed to resolve their row over the killing of two Indian fishermen, with Rome regretting the deaths but insisting they took ... Read more...

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Italy investigates why ship docked in Kerala (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 22 (IANS) Italian authorities are probing why its merchant ship ignored the Italian Navy's objections and docked in Kerala leading to the arrest of two of its marines ... Read more...

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Italy regrets fishermen killing, but row persists (Second Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India and Italy Wednesday failed to resolve their row over the killing of two Indian fishermen, with Rome reiterating the deaths took place in international ... Read more...

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British shipwreck containing $3 bn treasure found (Lead, changing dateline)


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) A treasure hunter claims to have located the wreck of a bombed British merchant ship containing platinum bars worth $3 billion, media reports said.If the theory ... Read more...

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Will ensure Pavit incident does not happen again: Navy chief (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Merchant vessel MT Pavit, that drifted into the Indian waters without being detected and raised coastal security fears, was an "aberration", navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma ... Read more...

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Crashed UFO found on seabed?


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Sonar scans looking for a century-old wreck of a Swedish merchant ship have revealed a grainy outline of a saucer shape against the dirt in ... Read more...

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Indian warship thwarts pirate attack on Greek vessel


July 19th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) An Indian warship has successfully warded off a pirate attack on a Greek merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden, where it is on anti-piracy ... Read more...

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‘Minor damage to Indian warship after Pakistani vessel brushed past’


June 24th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) An Indian warship's flight deck net was slightly damaged after a Pakistani naval vessel brushed past it in an aggressive manoeuvre while escorting an Egyptian ... Read more...

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Efforts to tow stranded ship off Mumbai suspended


June 17th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) The Indian Navy and salvagers who mounted a massive operation to remove merchant ship MV Wisdom, stranded off a Mumbai beach, suspended the effort Friday ... Read more...

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Ship unresponsive, Indian Navy calls off escort (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Indian Navy Thursday called off its effort to escort an Egyptian cargo ship freed Tuesday by Somali pirates to Oman after the vessel's Pakistani ... Read more...

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Indian Navy abandons escort of freed vessel (Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Indian Navy Thursday abandoned its effort to escort Egyptian cargo ship freed Tuesday by Somali pirates to Oman after the vessel's Pakistani captain ... 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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India happy over its sailors’ release by pirates


June 14th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India Tuesday welcomed the release of six Indian sailors of a hijacked merchant vessel from the captivity of Somali pirates, but refused to confirm if ... Read more...

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Efforts on to control adrift ship in Mumbai


June 12th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) A merchant ship being towed to Gujarat to be dismantled for scrap went adrift after breaking loose and is now near the Bandra shores, an official ... 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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UK Navy gave captured Somali pirates ‘halal meat’, nicotine patch before released


April 12th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Royal Navy officials have been accused of providing captured Somali pirates with halal meat, medical checks, cigarettes and in one case even a nicotine patch before releasing them ... Read more...

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Another piracy attempt foiled, 16 pirates held


March 27th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) The Indian Navy and the Coast Guard Saturday thwarted yet another piracy attempt, apprehending 16 pirates operating west of the Lakshadweep Islands and freeing 16 hostages, ... Read more...

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High radiation levels in Japanese travellers to China


March 26th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) Two Japanese travellers who had flown into an eastern city in China from Tokyo had radiation levels well above safety limits, officials said.The travellers who flew ... 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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Israel Navy intercepts vessel smuggling illegal Iranian arms


March 16th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 16 (ANI): The Government of Israel has confirmed intercepting and searching a merchant ship in which its naval forces discovered a cache of illegal Iranian arms intended for the ... 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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Nearly 36,000 Chinese evacuated from Libya


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) Around 35,860 Chinese nationals have been evacuated from Libya since protests began against the regime of long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi, the ministry of foreign affairs has ... Read more...

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Combating piracy is top most priority of Indian Navy, Coast Guard: Antony


February 7th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaipal SharmaBangalore, Feb 7 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday said that combating piracy is the top most priority of Indian Navy and Coast Guard.While inaugurating the Aero Show ... Read more...

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Indian Navy captures 28 Somali pirates near Lakshadweep islands


February 7th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lakshadweep, Feb 7 (ANI): In a major coordinated operation, the Indian Navy and the Coast Guard personnel apprehended a pirate mother ship Prantlaya 11 along with 28 Somali pirates in the Arabian ... Read more...

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Another menacing pirate mother vessel neutralized by Indian Navy and Coast Guard


February 6th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 6(ANI): In a well coordinated and jointly conducted operation, the Indian Navy and the Coast Guard intercepted Prantalay-11, a pirate mother vessel which was being used by Somali pirates ... Read more...

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Indian Navy, Coast Guard foil another piracy attempt (Lead)


February 6th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Within ten days, the Indian Navy and Coast Guard notched yet another success when it captured a pirate ship attempting to create maritime terror near the Minicoy Islands, ... Read more...

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INS Vindhyagiri sinks after collision


January 31st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): The Indian naval ship, INS Vindhyagiri, that caught fire after collision with a foreign merchant vessel at the Mumbai harbour sunk on Monday.INS Vindhyagiri was carrying family ... Read more...

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Coast Guard plane chases pirates away off Lakshadweep


January 28th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Pirates closing in on a merchant vessel off the Lakshadweep were thwarted by the Indian Coast Guard Friday with its patrol aircraft chasing the sea brigands away ... Read more...

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Navy, Coast Guard intercept runaway ship (Lead)


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) The Indian Navy and Coast Guard Tuesday intercepted a runaway Panamanian merchant ship that had slipped out of Mumbai Port Monday after defaulting on a cargo delivery despite ... Read more...

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Indian Navy intercepts foreign ship fleeing Mumbai


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) The Indian Navy Tuesday intercepted a foreign merchant ship off the coast of Diu by firing a warning shot at the fleeing vessel.According to a navy spokesperson, the ... Read more...

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Indian Navy foils another piracy attempt


November 12th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Indian Navy ships INS Veer and INS Delhi and marine commandos have foiled a piracy attempt on a merchant vessel in the Arabian Sea, an official said Friday."At ... Read more...

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