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Fisherman killing: India seeks transparent probe from US


August 9th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India Thursday said it has sought from the US a "full, transparent and expeditious investigation" into the death of an Indian fisherman killed off ... Read more...

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Arrest US Navy personnel who killed Indian: CPI-M


July 18th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday criticized the government for not squarely condemning the US Navy for killing an Indian fisherman, and demanded the arrest of the killers."The ... Read more...

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India wants only bilateral defence ties with Australia


December 7th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Days after snubbing Australia over its proposal for a trilateral military pact with US, India Wednesday welcomed Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith but strongly communicated ... Read more...

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Capsized naval ship to be decommissioned in 2012


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Indian Naval Ship (INS) Vindhyagiri, which capsized earlier this year, will be decommissioned in 2012, an official said here."We have decided that INS Vindhyagiri should be ... Read more...

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Take strong stand against Sri Lanka: Jayalalithaa urges PM


November 7th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take a strong stand against the Sri Lankan government over repeated attacks on ... 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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US, Vietnam to hold joint navy activities


July 8th, 2011 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) The US and Vietnam will hold joint navy activities this month, a Vietnamese official said.Vietnamese foreign ministry spokesperson Nguyen Phuong Nga said Thursday that the two ... Read more...

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Freed Indian sailors reach Delhi, thank Pakistan (Second Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) It was an emotional homecoming for six Indian sailors of an Egyptian cargo vessel, freed by Somali pirates after 10 months in captivity, as ... Read more...

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BJP thanks Pakistani activist, not navy, for saving Indian sailors


June 24th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday thanked Pakistani human rights activist Ansar Burney for raising funds to pay the ransom and free sailors ... Read more...

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Did our best to help Indian sailors of MV Suez: Navy chief


June 24th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Indian Navy Friday warded off criticism from the families of six Indian crew members of an Egyptian cargo vessel freed by pirates 10 days ... Read more...

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Freed Indian sailors reach Delhi, thank Pakistan (Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) It was an emotional welcome for six sailors of an Egyptian cargo vessel who were held captive by Somali pirates for 10 months as they ... Read more...

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When Suez’s captain shed tears on daughter’s shoulders


June 24th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 24 (IANS) It was an emotional homecoming for MV Suez skipper Capt Wasi Ahmed who burst into tears when his daughter Laila greeted him on reaching the port ... Read more...

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Freed after 10 months, Indian sailors to return home (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi/New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Six Indian sailors, who were among the 22-member crew of an Egyptian cargo vessel held captive by Somali pirates for nearly 10 months, reached Karachi ... Read more...

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Pakistanis released by Somali pirates return


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Laila Wasi, the daughter of MV Seuz's captain, burst into tears Thursday as she met her father for the first time since he and 21 other ... Read more...

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Freed Indian sailors to return home Friday


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi/New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Six Indian sailors, who were among the 22-member crew of MV Suez vessel that was recently freed by Somali pirates, landed at Karachi harbour Thursday ... 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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India denies obstructing Pakistani warship (Second Lead)


June 18th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) India Saturday denied that its warship obstructed a Pakistani naval ship two days ago when the latter was escorting an Egyptian vessel released by Somali ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests Indian obstruction of ship (Lead)


June 18th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistan has lodged a protest with the Indian government over the alleged obstruction of its naval ship by an Indian warship two days ago.The foreign office ... Read more...

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Pakistan lodges protest with India over sea incident


June 18th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistan has lodged a protest with the Indian government over the alleged obstruction of its naval ship by an Indian warship two days ago.The protest was ... Read more...

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India, Mauritius to join hands to combat piracy: Patil


April 25th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Port Louis (Mauritius), Apr. 25 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil has said India and Mauritius will jointly combat piracy in the Indian Ocean.Speaking to media accompanying her on her visit to that ... 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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3 rescued sailors return home


March 16th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) After being held hostage for nearly 11 months, three of the 13 sailors freed from Somali pirates' captivity returned to Mumbai Wednesday."I am glad to be ... Read more...

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Prithvi-II, Dhanush missiles test fired successfully


March 11th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Mar 11 (ANI): India on Friday successfully test fired its nuclear-capable ballistic missiles Prithvi-II and 'Dhanush', both having a range of 350 kms, from separate locations off the Orissa coast.While ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan successfully test-fire n-capable missiles (Fourth Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore/Bhubaneswar, March 11 (IANS) India Friday successfully test-fired its homegrown nuclear-capable Prithvi II and Dhanush missiles, a defence official said. Pakistan too tested its nuclear-capable Hatf-II ballistic missile.The Prithvi II ... Read more...

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Dhanush missile test fired successfully


March 11th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Mar 11 (ANI): India on Friday test fired its nuclear-capable ballistic missile 'Dhanush', which has a range of 350 km, from a naval ship off the Orissa coast.The missile was fired ... Read more...

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India successfully test-fires n-capable Prithvi II, Dhanush missiles (Second Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore, March 11 (IANS) India Friday successfully test-fired its homegrown nuclear-capable Prithvi II and Dhanush missiles, a defence official said.The Prithvi II surface-to-surface ballistic missile with a range of 350 ... Read more...

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53 Indian sailors still under Somali pirates captivity


March 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): With the release of the RAK Afrikana, held by Somali pirates with 11 Indian sailors among its crew, the number of Indian sailors held by Somali pirates ... 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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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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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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Menacing pirate mother vessel neutralized by Indian Navy and Coast Guard


January 29th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29(ANI): In a well coordinated and jointly conducted operation, the Indian Navy and the Coast Guard intercepted Prantalay, a pirate mother vessel which was being used by Somali pirates ... Read more...

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French naval frigate arrives in Mumbai (With Images)


August 26th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) A French Naval Ship, 'FNS Dupleix', arrived at the Mumbai port Thursday on a four-day visit, officials said. The 130-metre-long 4,800-tonne frigate with a crew of 232 is commanded ... Read more...

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Australian naval ship visits Mumbai


August 19th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.19 (ANI): An Australian naval ship will visit Mumbai this week.HMAS Parramatta has recently completed an operational deployment to the Middle East and is visiting Mumbai as the first ... Read more...

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Mumbai ports eager to resume normal operations


August 12th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) The government's prime concern is to restore normalcy at the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) at the earliest, Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan said ... Read more...

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Skeletal maritime activity resumes after ship-collision


August 12th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Five days after two ships collided near Mumbai harbour, skeletal maritime activity was resumed here early Thursday, an official said. Seven ships have so far been allowed in and ... Read more...

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