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Unmanned US hypersonic craft fails


August 16th, 2012 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) An unmanned American experimental aircraft failed in a hypersonic test flight and dropped into the Pacific Ocean, the US Air Force said Wednesday.The aircraft, named X-51A ... Read more...

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Danish warship rescues 12 hostages from Somali pirates


April 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by BNO News
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK (BNO NEWS) -- A Danish Navy vessel on Wednesday rescued twelve people who were being held hostage on a pirate mother ship, officials said on late Thursday. They had been ... Read more...

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Navy officer wins gallantry medal for capturing pirates


January 26th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) For the quick thinking and resolute action against pirates in the high seas, a naval commander, who helped capture of 61 Somali pirates in ... Read more...

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Danish warship frees Pakistani, Iranian hostages


January 9th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Jan 9 (IANS) A Danish warship has freed 14 Iranian and Pakistani hostages following a seaborne action against pirates off Somalia's coast, the Danish Navy said.On Saturday, the warship ... Read more...

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US Navy rescues 13 Iranians from Somali pirates


January 7th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 7 (IANS) Despite the prevailing diplomatic tension between the two countries, the US Navy has rescued 13 Iranian hostages held by Somali pirates in the Arabian Sea.A total ... Read more...

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Chinese submersible Jiaolong reaches record depths


July 27th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) Jiaolong, a Chinese deep-diving submersible, has successfully reached a depth of 5,038 meters in the Pacific Ocean, topping an earlier dive of 4,027 meters, a media ... Read more...

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Indian Navy foils pirate attack on Chinese vessel


May 6th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India said Friday its warships and military aircraft had foiled a pirate attack on a Chinese cargo vessel with 24 crew members on board ... Read more...

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Hostage crisis: Navy rushes warship to Somali coast


April 18th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) With seven Indian sailors still being held hostage by pirates despite payment of ransom, the navy has placed one of its warships on high alert ... Read more...

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Trying to contact pirates with 7 Indians: Ship owners


April 17th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) With Somali pirates still holding seven Indian hostages even after the ransom was paid, ship owners Sunday said that they have not heard anything from ... 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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YRF launches new youth film studio Y-Films


April 1st, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Yash Raj Films Thursday launched a new youth film studio Y-Films, which would showcase a fresh crop of directors and stars."Y-Films promises to deliver kick ass ... Read more...

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Indian Navy captures 61 Somali pirates


March 14th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Indian Navy on Monday announced its capture of 61 Somali pirates and their hijacked mother ship after a violent gun battle in the Arabian Sea.The ... Read more...

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Somali pirates hijacked 174 merchant vessels in last 3 years: Antony


March 14th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday informed that a total of 174 merchant vessels have been hijacked by Somali pirates in the last three years."As per ... Read more...

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Indian Navy intercepts pirate’s ship, nabs 61 pirates


March 14th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): The Indian Navy on Monday intercepted a pirate mother ship Vega 5, 600 nautical miles off the country's west coast and arrested 61 pirates.About thirteen hostages have ... Read more...

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Indian Navy arrests 61 pirates, rescues 13 sailors


March 14th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) In a major breakthrough in its anti-piracy operations, the Indian Navy Monday said it had arrested 61 heavily armed pirates and rescued 13 sailors from ... Read more...

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Japan suspends whale hunt


February 17th, 2011 - 3:28 am ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- The Japanese whaling fleet has suspended its annual Antarctic Ocean hunt after Sea Shepherd Conservation Society vessels chased the fleet's mother ship, a Fisheries Agency official said Wednesday, ... Read more...

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NATO warship seizes ‘pirate mother ship’ off Somalia


February 13th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13(ANI): A NATO warship has captured a suspected pirate mother ship off Somalia, NATO's counter-piracy mission has said.It said that a warship from Denmark had fired warning shots on Saturday, ... Read more...

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Russian scientists plot medical emergency for Mars astronauts


February 12th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Russian scientists are preparing for the medical emergency on simulated astronauts when they will land on Mars prepared in a Moscow laboratory.The tragic accident, which could range from ... Read more...

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Somali, Ethiopian pirates in judicial custody


February 7th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) A Mumbai magistrate Monday remanded an Ethiopian and 14 Somali pirates to judicial custody for seven days.The pirates, who had jumped off their mother ship after it was ... 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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Indian Navy, Coast Guard apprehend pirate ship


February 6th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) In yet another anti-piracy offensive by the Indian Navy and Coast Guard, a mother ship of Somali pirates was apprehended by Indian warships off Lakshadweep islands Sunday ... Read more...

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After anti-piracy mission, INS Cankarso returns home


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 2 (IANS) After destroying a pirate vessel and capturing 14 Somalian pirates off the Lakshadweep islands Friday, the Indian Naval Ship (INS) Cankarso returned to its home port at Goa ... Read more...

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Captured pirates to be tried under Indian laws


January 31st, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) For the first time, an Ethiopian and 14 Somalian pirates would face Indian laws for attempting to hijack a foreign ship and fighting with the Indian Navy near ... Read more...

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Somali pirates operating close to Indian shores a disturbing trend: Navy Chief


January 31st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Nirmal Verma on Monday termed Somali pirates moving their activities closer to the Indian coast as a "disturbing trend".The ... Read more...

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Apprehended pirates to be interrogated in Mumbai


January 30th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The 15 Somali pirates, apprehended by the Indian Navy from the Arabian Sea Friday, will be interrogated by police and central agencies in Mumbai, where they are ... Read more...

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Pirate ship sunk by navy, Coast Guard in Arabian Sea (Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) In a major anti-piracy operation by the Indian Navy and Coast Guard in the Arabian Sea, a Somali pirate ship was sunk in a gun battle off ... Read more...

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Navy, coast guard ships sink pirate mother-vessel


January 29th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A pirate mother ship of Somali pirates was sunk by an Indian naval fast-attack craft in a gun battle in the Arabian Sea off Lakshadweep Islands Friday ... Read more...

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Indian cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates off Oman


January 12th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) In yet another instance of Somali pirates striking at will in the Indian Ocean, an Indian cargo vessel with 14 crew members was hijacked by the sea ... Read more...

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Indian marine commandos chase pirate ship away from Arabian Sea


November 30th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Indian marine commandos completed another anti-piracy operation Tuesday when they chased away a pirate mothership from the Arabian Sea, an officer said.An Indian Navy spokesman said a ... Read more...

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Virgin Galactic Space Ship Two Completes Its Manned Flight Successfully


October 12th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Virgin Galactic spaceship touched down smoothly on the Californian Mojave Air and Space Port bringing science fiction a step closer to reality.The ... Read more...

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Virgin Galactic Space Craft Will Make Its Debut To The Space


October 12th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Now the sky will no more be the limit. Ask for more and you will get it from the VSS Enterprise's Virgin Galactic's craft. The Virgin ... Read more...

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Cautious China hails ongoing mineral, oil search below South China Sea


September 12th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.12 (ANI): Three Chinese scientists have plunged to the bottom of the South China Sea to explore remote and inaccessible parts of the ocean floor, which said to be rich ... Read more...

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Katy Perry Buys Russell Brand Ticket to Outer Space


August 2nd, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 02 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports from ‘E!Online’, Katy Perry has bought her fiance a thirty-fifth birthday present that is really out of this world. She purchased a Virgin ... Read more...

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EU NAVFOR Netherlands warship disrupts Pirate Action Group


May 8th, 2010 - 5:10 am ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) – The Netherlands warship Johan de Witt intercepted and disrupted a Pirate Action group (PAG) in the Somalia Basin on Friday morning, the European Union Naval Force (EU ... Read more...

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