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China sends patrol ships to islands held by Japan


September 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US had hinted a warning to china and Japan to end a conflict that they had cropped up over the issue of a chain of islands ... Read more...

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SC sounds green alert on dismantling of ships


July 30th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday held that in future no ship would be allowed to be dismantled in India without the government's environmental clearance and the ... Read more...

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India successfully tests supersonic cruise missile


July 29th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) India Sunday successfully tested the supersonic cruise missile 'BrahMos' from a defence base in Odisha, an official said.The missile was launched around 10.45 a.m. from the ... Read more...

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Russia has no plans of military base in Cuba


July 29th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has no plans to build a military base in Cuba, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.Lavrov said a Russian military base in Cuba was "out ... Read more...

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Iranian Navy saves Singaporean ship from pirates


July 7th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 7 (IANS) The Iranian Navy has saved a Singaporean merchant ship from pirates while it was crossing the Bab-el-Mandeb strait in the Red Sea, the IRNA news agency ... Read more...

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Ancient shipwrecks unearthed in China


May 29th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) Archaeologists in China have unearthed two shipwrecks under an artificial waterway that remained buried for centuries.Over 600 artifacts have also been recovered from the site in ... Read more...

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UAE’s anti-piracy meet to be held in Dubai


May 24th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' second anti-piracy international conference, which is expected to draw officials and leaders from across the world, will be held in Dubai ... Read more...

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Indians on board hijacked oil tanker


May 12th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) About 15 crew members, including Indians, are on board an oil tanker that has been hijacked by pirates in the Arabian sea, a media report ... Read more...

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Chinese shipyard to build Titanic II


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) A Chinese shipyard is planning to build a replica of the Titanic that sank in the Atlantic in 1912 with more than 1,500 people on board. ... Read more...

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Rihanna’s debut film set for summer release


April 5th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 5 (IANS) Singer Rihanna is reportedly set to make her acting debut with the summer release "Battleship".Directed by Peter Berg, the film is a big screen ... Read more...

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Russia, China to conduct military drill


April 4th, 2012 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four Russian warships, as well as support vessels, warplanes, helicopters and naval infantry, will team up with Chinese naval forces in a joint exercise in ... Read more...

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India successfully tests BrahMos supersonic cruise missile (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) India tested the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a test range in Odisha Friday, two days after conducting a similar trial of the same missile from ... Read more...

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India tests BrahMos supersonic cruise missile


March 30th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) India tested the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a test range in Odisha Friday, two days after conducting a similar trial of the same missile from ... Read more...

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Record discharge of cargo at Odisha’s Dhamra Port


March 29th, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 28 (IANS) Odisha's Dhamra port Wednesday achieved a record discharge of 98,119 tonnes of non coking coal in 24 hours from a South Africa vessel, a senior company ... Read more...

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Egypt foils planned attack in Suez Canal


March 22nd, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's National Security Service has foiled a planned attack against a foreign vessel in the Suez Canal, the MENA news agency reported.Officers detained two suspects ... Read more...

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Japan’s key machinery orders go up


March 12th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 12 (IANS) Japan's key machinery orders climbed 3.4 percent in January, marking the first increase in two months, government data showed Monday.The orders of private-sector machinery, which exclude ... Read more...

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China to use tax cuts to promote green vehicles


March 7th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) China has decided to promote the use of environmentally friendly vehicles and ships by offering tax cuts.Beginning at the start of the year, the country has ... Read more...

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Ban urges Iran not to block Strait of Hormuz


January 26th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 26 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Iran not to block the Strait of Hormuz, saying it is important for international trade and commerce.Ban, who ... Read more...

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Ship with 21 Indian crewmen aboard released


January 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Somali pirates have released a Marshal Island-flagged cargo vessel, with 21 Indian crewmen aboard, after five months, Indian maritime officials said here Saturday. All the crewmen ... Read more...

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Russia exports 18 mn tonnes of grain


December 30th, 2011 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 30 (IANS) Russia has exported about 18 million tonnes of grain in 2011, First Deputy Prime Minister Victor Zubkov said. Russia is one of the world's largest grain ... Read more...

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Ship sinks near Hong Kong


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 22 (IANS) A South Korea-flagged commercial ship with 21 people on board has capsized near Hong Kong, officials said. Five people have been rescued.The nearly 1,700-metre-long vessel ... Read more...

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Somali pirates jailed for 10 years in Yemen


November 20th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Nov 20 (IANS) A Yemeni criminal court has sentenced 10 Somalis to 10 years in prison after convicting them of piracy in Yemen's territorial waters, the state-run ... Read more...

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Fog strands 1,200 ships in China


November 18th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) More than 1,200 ships were stranded in eastern China Friday due to heavy fog, an official said.Parts of Jiangsu province were engulfed by heavy fog Friday ... Read more...

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Rear Admiral A.K. Verma new Garden Reach CMD


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) Rear Admiral A.K. Verma, who has just retired from the Indian Navy, Wednesday took over as the new chairman and managing director of the Garden Reach ... Read more...

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China assesses oil spill damage


October 15th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) China has launched a probe after an oil spill was detected in Bohai Sea off its northern coast.It was discovered Friday near an oil field in ... Read more...

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Russia, US to hold anti-terror drill


October 4th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Vladivostok, Oct 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian and US navies will hold joint anti-terrorism exercises in late October near the Mariana Islands, east of the Philippine Sea, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Cases of Sheep rustling are on the rise


October 4th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cases of sheep rustling has gone up dramatically in the United Kingdom, the police have noticed. It is feared that the animals are slaughtered and smuggled out ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Indian Navy’s $430-million order for 8 landing ships


September 30th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian Navy will boost its capability to take the battle literally to the enemy's shores with the placing of a $430 million (Rs. 2,100 ... Read more...

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‘Antimagnet’ could protect ships, people with pacemakers


September 26th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) A new type of an anti-magnet could protect a ship's hull from mines or allow patients with pacemakers or cochlear implants to use medical equipment.Take, for ... Read more...

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Goa Shipyard posts Rs.176 crore profit


August 24th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 24 (IANS) Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL), a public sector shipyard under the defence ministry, Wednesday said it had posted a Rs.176 crore profit after taxes for the financial ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mississippi man drives to Massachusetts and orders 150 pizza


August 15th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stoughton, Mass., August 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Mississippi man drove all the way to Massachusetts where he purchased 150 pizzas. David Schuler grew up in Stoughton, Massachusetts. He has been going back ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Tropical storm Gert to hit Bermuda


August 15th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bermuda, 15 Aug (THAINDIAN NEWS) Residents on the island of Bermuda are bracing themselves up for tropical storm Gert. Residents have moved their ships out of the ocean and homes near the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fishing boats with 200 people missing off China coast


August 6th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) Over 10 fishing boats with about 200 people on board were reported missing off east China's coast Saturday morning, said authorities.The fishing boats were on their ... Read more...

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Russia bans ships similar to sunken Bulgaria riverboat


July 17th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has imposed a ban on ships similar to the sunken Bulgaria riverboat until the causes of the tragedy are established, Transport Minister Igor Levitin ... Read more...

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Russia opens inland water to foreign-flagged ships


July 15th, 2011 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has opened its inland waterways to foreign-flagged ships after amendments to the country's water transport laws.The amendments were approved by both houses of parliament ... Read more...

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