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Ship with nine Indian crew hijacked, proceeds to Somalia


February 14th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Suspected Somali pirates have hijacked a Maltese-flagged ship with nine Indian and 13 Iranian crew members on board, a top Indian maritime official said here Monday evening.The ship, ... Read more...

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Plane makes u-turn to offload unruly passengers


December 31st, 2010 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 31 (IANS) Don't create a ruckus inside a plane, you may be taken back to the airport and offloaded!This is what exactly happed to three unruly and disruptive passengers who ... Read more...

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Somali pirates seize ship with 12 crew


September 25th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 25 (IANS) Somali pirates have seized a Panama-flagged ship with 12 Ukrainian crew in the Somali Basin Saturday, Xinhua reported. The European Union (EU) Naval Force Somalia (Navfor) said the MV ... Read more...

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Somali pirates release Bulgarian-flagged chemical product tanker after four months


September 9th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates on Thursday morning released the Bulgarian-flagged chemical product tanker Panega, European and Bulgarian officials confirmed. The ship, which was released east of Yemen in the Gulf ... Read more...

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First tropical storm of Northern Indian Ocean cyclone season captured by NASA


May 19th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): NASA's Aqua satellite has captured the formation of the first tropical storm of the Northern Indian Ocean cyclone season.Tropical Storm 1B formed in the early morning hours as ... Read more...

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Indian warship foils fourth piracy bid in Gulf of Aden (Lead, With Images)


May 29th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) It was an anti-piracy operation with a twist in the tale: Instead of arresting the eight brigands who were attempting to board a merchant vessel in the ... 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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Indian Navy nabs 23 pirates off Aden (Lead)


December 13th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) In its third rescue act within a month, the Indian Navy Saturday arrested 23 pirates who attempted to hijack an Ethiopian vessel some 160 nautical miles off ... Read more...

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Indian Navy foils hijacks of two ships off Aden (Third Lead, changing dateline)


November 11th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) In a daring rescue mission, an Indian Navy warship patrolling the Gulf of Aden successfully foiled an attempt by pirates to hijack an Indian and a Saudi Arabian ... Read more...

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Indian Navy repulses pirate attack on Indian merchant vessel (Second Lead, changing dateline)


November 11th, 2008 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Responding swiftly to a distress call from an Indian merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden that was facing a pirate attack, an Indian Navy warship patrolling ... 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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