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130 Indians saved from Italian shipwreck, control room set up


January 16th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India has set up a control room in both New Delhi and in its mission in Italy to help families find out about their relatives ... Read more...

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Indonesia ship fire kills eight (Lead)


September 28th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 28 (IANS) Eight people were killed and over 40 others were injured Wednesday morning when a fire broke out on a passenger ship in Surabaya, Indonesia, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Indonesian ship burns after collision, four killed


September 26th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 26 (IANS) At least four people were killed when a passenger ship with over 400 on board caught fire after colliding with a tugboat in an Indonesian river ... Read more...

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Man faces 20 years jail for dropping ship’s anchor


August 21st, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A cruise ship passenger is facing about 20 years in prison besides an over 151,000 pounds ($250,000) fine for dropping the anchor of the moving ... Read more...

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India to wrap up safe evacuation operation in Libya


March 9th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) India expects to wrap up the safe evacuation of its citizens in strife-torn Libya as another batch of 2,400 Indians stranded in the north African ... Read more...

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Three Bangladeshis fleeing Libya drown off Greek island of Crete


March 6th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by BNO News
CRETE, GREECE (BNO NEWS) -- At least three Bangladeshi evacuees from conflict-ridden Libya drowned on Sunday after jumping from a Greek ferry as it was docking at Souda in the southern Greek ... Read more...

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Two-thirds of Indians rescued from Libya


March 6th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Around 12,000 of the 18,000 Indians in Libya would be evacuated by Sunday evening with the latest batch of over 2,300 nationals being picked up ... Read more...

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India to complete ‘Operation Safe Homecoming’ by March 10: Preneet Kaur


March 4th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4(ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur on Friday said that the Central Government expects to complete 'Operation Safe Homecoming' by March 10.Operation Safe Homecoming was ... Read more...

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3 flights daily to bring Indians home from Libya (Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) With Indians continuing to flee violence-hit Libya, India Tuesday said it has made arrangements for three daily special flights from Tripoli and is firming up other arrangements ... Read more...

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Libya unrest: 68 Indians land in Mumbai, 3,000 to be evacuated by ships (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) With India intensifying Operation Safe Homecoming, around 3,000 Indians are expected to be evacuated by two chartered ships as those who have arrived in the country have ... Read more...

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67 more Indians return from Libya


February 28th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb.28 (ANI): A third batch of 67 Indians arrived in Mumbai from Libya early on Monday morning. So far, over 550 Indians have returned from strife-torn Libya on special Air India ... Read more...

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Libya unrest: Over 500 Indians return, more arriving amid tales of woe


February 27th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Over 500 Indians arrived here from violence-torn Libya on two special flights Sunday to an emotional welcome from their relatives. Two more Air India flights are leaving ... Read more...

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First batch of evacuees from Libya reach Delhi


February 27th, 2011 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The first batch of nearly 300 Indians evacuated from the strife-torn north African nation of Libya landed here in a special Air India flight close to midnight ... Read more...

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First batch of evacuees from Libya reaching Delhi midnight (Lead)


February 26th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The first batch of Indians evacuated from the strife-torn north African nation of Libya will land here in a special Air India flight close to midnight Saturday, ... Read more...

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Libya unrest: Two Air India flights leave to evacuate Indians


February 26th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): India has begun the process of evacuating its nationals from strife-torn Libya by sending two aircraft with total capacity of 640 passengers to Tripoli besides dispatching four ... Read more...

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India to evacuate nationals from Libya via air, sea, land (Intro Roundup)


February 26th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) With the situation in Libya expected to become more violent in the days to come, India Friday mapped out elaborate plans to evacuate most of its 18,000 ... Read more...

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Foreign Secretary Rao reviews Libya situation with MEA officials


February 25th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Friday met with senior Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) officials to review the developing situation in Libya and the efforts underway to facilitate ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift Kicks Of ‘Speak Now’ Tour Under Open Air


January 26th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The year 2011 is sure exciting for pop sensation Taylor Swift as she embarks on the world tour with her new album Speak Now in style from Mexico. The 21-year ... Read more...

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Titanic becoming fast food for bacteria


December 7th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 7 (IANS) The wreckage of the Titanic on the ocean floor will soon disappear as it is being fast eaten up by a newly discovered bacteria, according to ... Read more...

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Karnataka Rajyotsava celebrated in New Delhi


November 1st, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0 New Delhi, Nov.1 (ANI): A large number of Kannada writers, artists, professors, and academicians celebrated Karnataka Rajyotsava here on Monday.The Kannada monthly, "Dehali Kannadiga" organized the celebration.Inaugurating ... Read more...

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UN rights body appoints experts to probe Gaza flotilla raid


July 24th, 2010 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 24 (DPA) The UN Human Rights Council Friday appointed a former International Criminal Court judge, a past war crimes prosecutor and a UN gender-equality official to investigate Israel's deadly raid ... Read more...

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‘US pressed Israel to release 400 Turkish citizens’


June 4th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, June 4 (ANI): Turkey's Deputy Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy Selim Yenel has said that the US pressured Israel to facilitate the speedy release of more than 400 Turkish citizens whom ... Read more...

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Goa’s biggest offshore casino unfit, inferior: Ministry


October 2nd, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 2 (IANS) Casino Royale, Goa's biggest offshore casino, is technically "inferior" and "unfit" to carry 888 passengers as per a certificate issued by the Union of Comoros, says the union ... Read more...

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China stages its biggest maritime rescue exercise


September 4th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ningbo (China), Sep 4 (Xinhua) China's maritime rescue services staged their biggest exercise so far in the East China Sea Friday by involving 35 ships, three aircraft and 1,000 personnel. The ... Read more...

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Dhaka-Kolkata passenger ship service proposed


May 28th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 28 (IANS) Travel between Dhaka and Kolkata by ship, something that stopped over four decades back, may be revived to promote people-to-people contact and eco-tourism. Bangladesh Shipping Minister Afsarul Amin Wednesday ... Read more...

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Chilling telegram reveals how first UK ship was almost sunk in WWII


February 6th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.6 (ANI): A chilling telegram sent out 70 years ago, has revealed how the first British ship was almost sunk by Germany at the start of the Second World War. The ... Read more...

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Spain to extradite Syrian arms dealer to US


June 7th, 2008 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
DPA Madrid, June 6 (DPA) The Spanish government Friday authorised the extradition of Syrian arms dealer Monzer al-Kassar to the US, where he is to be tried for supplying weapons to the Revolutionary ... Read more...

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