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50 tonnes of silver recovered from sea


July 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS)Around 50 tonnes of silver lost during World War II after a British merchant vessel was sunk in the Atlantic has been hauled up from the sea.A ... Read more...

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Hundreds of bars of silver rescued from WWII shipwreck


July 19th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several hundreds of bars of silver have been recovered from a wrecked World War II. The booty was recovered from the wreck of the ship off ... Read more...

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Ship sinks in Bering Sea, 91 rescued


May 27th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 27 (IANS) A Russian ship went down after crashing into an iceberg in Bering Sea, but all the 91 people on board have been rescued, a media report ... Read more...

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Titanic wreckage to become Unesco heritage


April 6th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) On the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, its wreckage will become underwater cultural heritage protected by the Unesco, under a convention ratified ... Read more...

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Wreckage of 16th century ship discovered off Brazil


March 1st, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 1 (IANs/EFE) A team of Brazilian archaeologists and divers who discovered the remains of a Spanish vessel off the southern state of Santa Catarina say the recovered ... Read more...

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Eight more bodies found after Italy ship disaster (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Search teams have found another eight bodies in the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship which sank off the Italian coast last month, a ... Read more...

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Treasure hunter finds $3bn-worth platinum in shipwreck


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US treasure hunter has announced a record find of Soviet platinum in a sunken World War II era shipwreck, BBC reported Thursday.The wreck - ... Read more...

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Italy cruise ship survivors to get compensation


January 27th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 27 (IANS) Passengers on the wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia will receive a compensation lump sum of 11,000 euros (around $14,000) each, the Italian Association of Tour ... Read more...

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Italy cruise shipwreck toll reaches 16


January 25th, 2012 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 25 (IANS) The toll in Italy's cruise ship accident Tuesday rose to 16 after a body of an elderly woman was recovered from the stricken vessel.The victim was ... Read more...

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Italy shipwreck: 23 Indian survivors return to Mumbai


January 20th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Twenty-three Indian survivors of the sunken Italian cruise ship 'Costa Concordia' arrived in Mumbai Thursday.While two members arrived in the afternoon, 21 others arrived in the ... Read more...

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Italy shipwreck: 75 Indians return, rest on way


January 19th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A near-death experience and the sheer miracle to be alive. Around 75 Indians of the 200 rescued from the sunken Italian cruise ship 'Costa Concordia' ... Read more...

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Rescuers blast holes in Italian cruise liner


January 17th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti reported) Italian Navy specialists carried out two controlled explosions Tuesday to facilitate a search inside the cruise liner that capsized off the country's coast.The operation will ... Read more...

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29 missing in Italian cruise shipwreck


January 17th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of people missing in the Italian cruise shipwreck near the coast of Tuscany rose to 29, Tgcom24 television reported citing local port authorities.The ... Read more...

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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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Italian cruise ship captain detained


January 15th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian prosecutors have detained the captain of the luxury ship cruiser that ran aground near the coast of Tuscany early Saturday, Italian media reported.The 290-metre-long, ... Read more...

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£155m treasure trove discovered on shipwreck


September 27th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 1941 British ship which was sunk by a Nazi torpedo has been discovered on the floor of the ocean. The cargo ship was spotted by the ... Read more...

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Champagne bottles found in shipwreck


April 27th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wine collectors will have the chance to own two 200-year-old champagne bottles when they go on auction in Finland in June. The drinks were part of ... Read more...

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Titanic’s ‘unknown child’s’ identity finally revealed


April 27th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): The identity of one of the Titanic's most famous passengers, a little boy known as the "unknown child," has finally been recognized- a team of American and Canadian ... Read more...

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200-yr-old champagne preserved in Baltic Sea shipwreck up for grabs


April 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 21 (ANI): Two bottles of champagne, which were preserved for nearly 200 years in a Baltic Sea shipwreck, is all set to go under hammer.The government of the Aland Islands ... Read more...

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World’s ‘oldest beer’ to be analysed, brewed again


February 9th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Samples of the world's oldest beer-found in 2010-have been taken for a scientific study to be conducted to determine its recipe - and brew it again.In July last ... Read more...

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Hilt of 18th-century pirate Blackbeard’s sword may have been found


January 16th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Archaeologists who have been excavating the sunken Queen Anne's Revenge for more than ten years discovered a gilded sword hilt that may have belonged to Blackbeard, the ... Read more...

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Pills found in a 2,000-yr-old shipwreck give clues to ancient medicine


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Scientists had discovered pills in a 2,000-year-old shipwreck around 21 years ago. Now they are trying to unravel the mystery of whether the pills were, in fact, created ... Read more...

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Irrfan Khan To Be Seen As Tabu’s Son In Ang Lee’s Film!


December 18th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood actors Irrfan Khan and Tabu make perfect on-screen couple and that has been proved by the film Maqbool and Mira Nair’s The Namesake. Their onscreen chemistry is amazing and ... Read more...

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50 Asylum Seekers Feared Dead In Christmas Island Shipwreck


December 15th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today an unfortunate incident struck the Australian coast in the Christmas Island when a small timber boat carrying asylum seekers crashed onto the cliffs. Reports indicate ... Read more...

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2000-yr-old computer recreated using Lego bricks!


December 10th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): A designer has created the fully functional replica of the world's oldest computer using the Lego bricks.The oldest computer, which dates back to 2000 years and was discovered ... Read more...

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Hi-tech robots search for ancient shipwrecks lying on ocean floor


November 21st, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): It would now be possible to access ancient shipwrecks lying on the ocean floor, thanks to new robotic submersibles.These autonomous and remotely operated vehicles are capable of trawling ... Read more...

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Three bottles of Veuve Clicquot are world’s oldest champagne


November 17th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) The champagne maker Veuve Clicquot has said that at least three bottles of its brand were found in a two-centuries old shipwreck in the Baltic Sea.The divers ... Read more...

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Delhi-boy Suraj filled room with emotion: Ang Lee (With Image)


October 28th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee says Delhi boy Suraj Sharma had the innocence and depth of character required to play the lead role in his film "Life Of ... Read more...

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Unknown boy from Delhi to play lead role in Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’


October 27th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A teenager from Delhi, with no previous acting experience, has bagged the lead role in Ang Lee's forthcoming film 'Life of Pi', an adaptation of Canadian author Yann ... Read more...

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Now, an underwater robot that swims via wireless controller


October 1st, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): An underwater robot can now swim its way wirelessly, all thanks to a waterproof controller designed and built by York University researchers.AQUA, an amphibious, otter-like robot, is small ... Read more...

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200-year-old beer bottles found during Baltic Sea salvage


September 3rd, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 3 (DPA) Divers have salvaged what is believed to be the world's oldest preserved beer from a 200-year-old shipwreck, the government of the semi-autonomous Aland Islands in the Baltic Sea ... Read more...

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230-year-old champagne found off Finnish coast


September 1st, 2010 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bottles of world's oldest champagne, believed to have been made in 1780s, have been found in a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea off Finland's Aland archipelago. "Approximately 70 ... Read more...

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Bubbly recovered from Baltic Sea wreck could belong to Louis XVI


July 18th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 18 (ANI): Thirty bottles of centuries-old champagne discovered in a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea could belong to French monarch Louis XVI, it has emerged.The bubbly possibly dates back ... Read more...

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Shipwreck Found in Lake Michigan After 112 Years!


June 25th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Over a century again in the cold waters of Lake Michigan, a wooden steamship went down during a violent storm. It lay on the bottom of the ... Read more...

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Lake Michigan shipwreck found after 112 years


June 25th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Michigan, Jun 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Divers say they have discovered a great wooden ship that sank more than a century ago, in Lake Michigan. The ship was called Doty.The ship sank ... Read more...

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