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23 Indians on ship hijacked in Nigeria by pirates (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Sep 5 (IANS) Twenty-three Indian sailors are on board an oil tanker hijacked by pirates off the coast of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, said the oil tanker company Wednesday.Pat ... Read more...

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NESO asks prime minister to ensure safety of northeast people


August 16th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 16 (IANS) The North East Students Organisation (NESO) Thursday demanded intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to ensure security to the people ... Read more...

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Air India passengers relieved to get home, some miffed with Pakistan


July 9th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Back home after a 12-hour ordeal, some passengers of the Air India flight that made an emergency landing in Pakistan's southern Sindh province early Monday ... Read more...

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Air India relief plane returns, India lauds Pakistan’s cooperation (Evening Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) A special Air India relief plane landed at Delhi airport Monday with 122 passengers of another flight that had to make an emergency landing in ... Read more...

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Raman writes to Krishna to rescue engineer from pirates


June 16th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 16 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has written to External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna seeking his intervention to rescue a man from the state allegedly held hostage ... Read more...

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Devious people take emotionally intelligent for a ride


May 21st, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) People who rate themselves high on emotional intelligence (EI) scale might be taken for a ride as they tend to over-estimate their ability to detect deception ... Read more...

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Angola workers crisis: Bihar asks PM to intervene


May 19th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 19 (IANS) Concerned over the safety of over 1,100 Indian workers, including those from Bihar, facing trouble in Angola, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has sought Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Two held for murder of Honduran journalist


May 19th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, May 19 (IANS/EFE) Two people have been arrested in connection with the abduction and murder of journalist Alfredo Villatoro, the head of the Honduran National Police said.The tactics used ... Read more...

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Andhra seeks safe return of workers from Angola


May 15th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has urged the central government to ensure the safe return of 300 workers from the state currently stranded in Angola.Chief Minister N. ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh collector’s in-laws spend sleepless nights


April 24th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) As their daughter puts up a stoic face in Chhattisgarh, the family of Asha Paul Menon - wife of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon ... Read more...

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Israel to deport South Sudanese


March 19th, 2012 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 19 (IANS) Israel will begin deporting thousands of South Sudan nationals from April following rising distress over the inflow of African refugees and labour migrants through its western ... Read more...

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Abducted Meghalaya engineers freed: Police


February 5th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 5 (IANS) Two engineers kidnapped by terrorist outfit Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) were released unharmed Saturday after 10 days in captivity, police said.Assistant executive engineer Apus Pothmi ... Read more...

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10 days on, no trace of kidnapped Meghalaya engineers


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 3 (IANS) The whereabouts of two engineers kidnapped by Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels remain unknown, an official said Friday, 10 days after the abduction.On Jan ... Read more...

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Ex-military colleagues back Musharraf’s return


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has received support from his former military colleagues as he plans to return home from self-exile in London.The Pakistan ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi ‘Guerrilla’ a huge draw at Agartala film fest


December 26th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 26 (IANS) Bangladeshi film "Guerrilla", which recreates the valiant deeds of the freedom fighters in the 1971 liberation war, is attracting huge crowds at the week-long Agartala film ... Read more...

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Swiss president rings Gilani over abduction (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan has assured Swiss President Micheline Calmy-Rey that it is doing all it can to trace a Swiss couple kidnapped in July in the restive ... Read more...

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MiG-21 crash victim’s wife still hoping for safe return


November 8th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 8 (IANS) Nine long years after the crash of an Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-21 in which her husband had gone missing, she still hopes he is ... Read more...

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Orissa seeks help for workers stranded in Uganda


October 25th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 25 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has asked the centre to ensure the safe return of 11 workers from the state who are stranded in Uganda since ... Read more...

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Kidnap victim freed after scrawling note on toilet paper


October 11th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Oct 11 (IANS/EFE) A woman kidnapped from her Sao Paulo home 10 days ago was rescued after scrawling a note on toilet paper and tossing it out a ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s top army officers discuss security situation


July 13th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) Pakistan's top army officers met at Pakistan's garrison city of Rawalpindi to discuss the security situation in the country.The 140th Corps Commanders' Conference was held at ... Read more...

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Family of Haryana sailor ecstatic over his safe return


June 24th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) It was a moment of intense relief for the family members of Ravinder Gulia, an Indian sailor who reached India Friday after spending nearly 10 months ... 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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Indian government did not contact us: Sailor’s family


June 24th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 24 (IANS) The family of a sailor from Himachal Pradesh is relieved at his safe return Friday to India after being released by Somali pirates but upset with ... Read more...

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Indian women allege being duped by Albanian firm


May 8th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 8 (IANS) Twenty Indian women working in Albania have sought help from the government, alleging that they were duped by their employer and dumped in a dark room ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama prays for safe return of Khandu


May 1st, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 1 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is concerned about Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu after the helicopter carrying him went missing, his aide said Sunday."His ... Read more...

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Arunachal chief minister’s family prays for his safe return


May 1st, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 1 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu's family - his four wives and five children - are passing through agonizing moments and praying for his safe return ... Read more...

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Indians freed by Somali pirates reach Kenya


April 28th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Eight Indian crew members of a cargo vessel released by Somali pirates April 15 will soon return home to their families, with the merchant ship ... Read more...

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Russian software tycoon’s son freed: Police


April 25th, 2011 - 5:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS) Police in Moscow say they have freed son of Russian software tycoon Yevgeny Kaspersky who was kidnapped Tuesday.Kaspersky, CEO of global digital security company Kaspersky Labs, ... Read more...

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Oz man faces jail for having sex with 11-yr-old stepdaughter 15-yrs ago


April 18th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 18 (ANI): A man in Australia, who had sex with his stepdaughter 15-years ago while she was 11-years of age, and had a child with her, could now end up ... Read more...

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Indian-Pakistani efforts to free another pirate-held ship


April 17th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) As efforts are on to seek the release of seven Indian sailors held captive by Somali pirates on a Panama-flagged ship, an Indian MP and ... Read more...

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Take steps to locate missing fishermen: Jayalalithaa


April 12th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday urged the central and Tamil Nadu governments to locate and bring back the two Indian fishermen who have gone ... Read more...

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Two Reuters journalists missing in Syria


March 28th, 2011 - 4:24 am ICT by BNO News
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two Reuters television journalists have been missing in Syria since Saturday night, the British news agency reported Sunday.Beirut-based producer Ayat Basma and cameraman Ezzat Baltaji, both Lebanese ... Read more...

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Infosys tells its Tokyo employees to send back families


March 15th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 15 (IANS) Global software major Infosys Technologies Ltd has advised its Indian employees to send their families back to India and has given them the choice to return ... Read more...

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Opposition attacks government over sailors hostage crisis


March 9th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The opposition Wednesday launched a sharp attack on the government over its "helplessness" in obtaining the release of Indian sailors held captive by Somali ... Read more...

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US envoy lauds Indian Govt.’s efforts over evacuation from Libya


March 9th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): The United States Ambassador to India, Timothy J. Roemer, lauding the efforts of the Indian Government for the safe return of Indians from strife-torn Libya, on Wednesday ... Read more...

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