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Mexico Parades Captured Gulf Drug Cartel Boss


September 15th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mexico has captured a suspected gulf drug cartel boss. Jorge Eduardo Costilla Sanchez who goes by the alias "El Coss" is an alleged leader of the "El ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan Navy arrests Australia-bound asylum seekers


August 20th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 20 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Navy Monday arrested 83 people, including 66 Tamils, who were heading on two boats to Australia illegally to seek asylum, a navy spokesman ... Read more...

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Chinese fishermen detained in Sri Lanka released


August 7th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 6 (IANS) The 37 Chinese fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy Sunday night have been released, the Chinese embassy in Colombo said Monday.The embassy was notified by ... Read more...

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232 Sri Lankans held while illegally migrating


July 16th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Navy has detained about 250 nationals who were trying to flee the country to Australia.A total of 232 Sri Lankans, including public employees ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to establish warning system for n-disasters


June 30th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Atomic Energy Authority is to set up nuclear disaster early warning system in the naval bases around the island in the wake of increasing ... Read more...

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Mexican marines capture son of Sinaloa drug cartel leader


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by BNO News
ZAPOPAN, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Mexican marines on Thursday morning captured a man believed to be the son of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, the leader of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel and ... Read more...

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Over 180 trafficking victims rescued in Philippines


June 5th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, June 5 (IANS) At least 184 victims of human trafficking have been rescued by Philippine navy and air force personnel from a ship that was to take them to ... Read more...

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Dominican Republic shipwreck toll rises to 16


February 6th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) The toll in the shipwreck off the northeastern Dominican Republic has risen to 16, a navy spokesperson said Sunday."We have recovered five bodies, four men ... Read more...

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18 Indian fishermen rescued by Sri Lankan navy


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 22 (IANS) Eighteen Indian fishermen whose boats were caught in rough sea were rescued by the Sri Lankan navy, an official said.The navy rescued 12 fishermen off Delft ... Read more...

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Woman to run warship for first time in Britain


August 8th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A woman will command a warship for the first time in Britain's 500-year-old naval history, a media report said Monday.Thirty-nine-year-old Lieutenant Commander Sarah West will take ... Read more...

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Four naval personnel killed at Vizag dockyard (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) Four Indian Navy personnel, including two officers, were killed Wednesday in an accident at the navyal dockyard at Visakhapatnam on the east coast, an officer said.The ... Read more...

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Five dead, 18 injured in Pakistan Navy bus bombing (Third Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 28 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 18 injured in a massive bomb blast targeting a Pakistan Navy bus in this port city Thursday, two days ... Read more...

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Four die, 56 hurt in bomb attacks on Pakistan Navy buses (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Two officers, including a woman doctor, were among four people killed in bomb attacks targeting two buses of the Pakistan Navy in the port city of ... Read more...

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100 WW II bombs washed up on UK beach due to Super Moon phenomenon


March 26th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 26 (ANI): The unusual proximity of the moon to earth or, the Super Moon phenomenon that took place earlier this month, is being cited as the key reason for the ... Read more...

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Owen Honors Comes Under Scanner Over USS Enterprise Video Scandal


January 4th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Few days ago U.S. Navy opened an investigation after USS Enterprise aircraft video was leaked by a reputed media source which showed series of racy scenes ... Read more...

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USS Enterprise Video Creates Controversy


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A series of raunchy and racy videos, which features gay slurs, sexual innuendos and also mimics of masturbation as well as bathing of service members, has ... Read more...

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US troops in Iraq shown raunchy videos


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 3 (IANS) The US is probing how raunchy videos, with sexual and anti-gay remarks, were produced and shown to the crew of an aircraft carrier deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.The ... Read more...

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Indian Navy wins international sailing regatta


December 13th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Dec 13 (IANS) Braving the high seas, trainee Indian Navy officers Monday trumped their foreign counterparts to win the inaugural Admiral's Cup at a four-day regatta for naval academies of ... 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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Captain of British n-sub relieved of command


November 28th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) The captain of a British nuclear-powered submarine that ran aground in Scotland has been relieved of his command, a media report said.HMS Astute, one of the world's ... Read more...

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1,500 World War II-era shells found in US


October 25th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 25 (IANS) A team of divers claimed to have found a cache of roughly 1,500 live ammunition scattered in a bay here more than 50 years ago following an ... Read more...

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British soldier killed, missing U.S. sailor found dead in Afghanistan


July 27th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A British service member was killed in Afghanistan on Monday while forces have recovered the remains of a missing U.S. sailor, officials said on Tuesday.Two U.S. sailors went ... Read more...

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Bullet from his pistol kills Indian rear admiral (Fourth Lead, with Images)


July 7th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) One of the senior-most commanders of the Indian Navy, Rear Admiral S.S. Jamwal, was killed Wednesday when a bullet from his pistol hit him during a training ... Read more...

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Indian rear admiral killed in ‘accidental firing’ (Third Lead, with Images)


July 7th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) One of the seniormost commanders of the Indian Navy, Rear Admiral S.S. Jamwal, was killed in "accidental firing" Wednesday in a gunnery school close to the headquarters ... Read more...

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Indian Navy loses undersea war specialist in accidental fire (Second Lead, with image)


July 7th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A senior Indian Navy officer who was a specialist in undersea warfare was killed Wednesday in accidental firing near the firing range of INS Dronacharya, a gunnery ... Read more...

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Indian navy officer killed in accidental fire (Lead)


July 7th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A senior Indian Navy officer was Wednesday killed in accidental fire near the firing range of INS Dronacharya, a gunnery school near the southern naval base ... Read more...

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India navy officer dies in accidental fire


July 7th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A senior Indian Navy officer was killed in an accidental fire on board a warship, INS Dronacharya, here Wednesday, it was announced. "Chief of Staff of the Southern ... Read more...

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Navy submarines involved in minor collision


July 3rd, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Two Indian Navy submarines were involved in a minor collision at Mumbai naval docks last week, causing minor damage to one vessel's rudder, defence officials Saturday said. A ... Read more...

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Indian Navy inducts two new warships


June 29th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, June 29 (IANS) The Indian Navy Tuesday inducted two indigenously built fast attack craft, INS Cankarso and INS Kondul, into its fleet in the coastal city of Visakhapatnam. Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. ... Read more...

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One killed, three injured in blast outside Naval colony in Karachi


June 10th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.10 (ANI): At least one person was killed and three others, including a retired police official were injured in a bomb blast that ripped through the main gate of the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Somalis spotted in Lakshadweep, three arrested (Lead)


May 28th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Many Somali nationals were spotted in Lakshadweep islands Friday, a day after three of them were found in an unconscious state on Minicoy Island and arrested, an ... Read more...

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Three Somalis arrested in Lakshadweep


May 28th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Three Somalis were found in an unconscious state on Minicoy island in Lakshadweep after swimming ashore from their boat, an Indian Navy official said Friday. All three ... Read more...

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Pak to get 30-yr-old 65 mln dollar US warship ‘free of cost’


April 27th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.27 (ANI): The Pakistan Navy has rebuked reports that it is acquiring an over 30-year old guided missile frigate from the United States for a whopping 64.77 million dollars, saying Pakistan ... Read more...

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Navy Plane Crash In Georgia: Three Killed, One Missing


April 14th, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an area which is about 75 miles east of where a Navy training plane went down four years ago, killing four people, another tragic plane crash ... Read more...

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Indian Navy aircraft crashes into Hyderabad building, pilot dead (Second Lead)


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) A trainer aircraft with the Indian Navy's aerobatics team, Sagar Pawan, crashed into a two-storied building during an air show here Wednesday. The pilot has been killed, police ... Read more...

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