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Awaiting envoy’s report on Indian fisherman’s killing: Krishna


July 19th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 19 (IANS) Foreign Minister S. M. Krishna said Thursday that he was awaiting report of Indian ambassador to UAE on the killing of an Indian fisherman off the ... Read more...

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UAE probes Indian fisherman’s killing by US ship (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 17 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is probing a shooting incident by a US ship that left an Indian fisherman dead and three Indians seriously injured, an ... Read more...

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US Navy ship fires at boat off UAE coast


July 17th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 17 (IANS) At least one person died when a US Navy ship Monday fired at a small boat off the coast of the UAE after it ignored the ... Read more...

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Technopark IT firm develops multi-use warning device


March 7th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 7 (IANS) Schogini Systems Pvt Ltd, a Technopark-based IT firm, has successfully developed and tested an augmented reality siren (ARS) that can detect dam fissures, can be ... Read more...

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Nine Puja revellers drown in Bihar


October 5th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 5 (IANS) Durga Puja festivities turned tragic for some in Bihar when two boats carrying revellers capsized, drowning nine people, police said Wednesday. The first incident took place when ... Read more...

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Donde wants his round-the-world trip boat to sail on


September 17th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Naval officer Dilip Donde, who last year became the first Indian to go solo round the globe, wants his feat-making sail boat to take on ... Read more...

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India presses Bangladesh for transit to northeast


July 8th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 8 (IANS) India Friday pressed Bangladesh for transit rights to its landlocked northeastern states and assured that Dhaka has nothing to fear from this step as it ... Read more...

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Pirates target two tankers near Kerala coastline


June 19th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Two incidents of piracy were reported in about half-an-hour only a couple of kilometres from the Indian coastline Saturday, with pirates attempting to take over ... Read more...

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Efforts to tow stranded ship off Mumbai suspended


June 17th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) The Indian Navy and salvagers who mounted a massive operation to remove merchant ship MV Wisdom, stranded off a Mumbai beach, suspended the effort Friday ... Read more...

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Tsunami crisis: Troops rescue 60-year-old Japanese man


March 14th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Minamisoma (Japan), Mar. 14 (ANI): Japanese troops have rescued a 60-year-old man who floated 15 kilometers out to sea on the roof of his home after a tsunami engulfed the country's northeastern ... Read more...

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Piano on Biscayne Bay astonishes all


January 27th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Biscayne Bay, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A piano appeared out of the blue some days ago at the Biscayne Bay. And needless to say, its appearance has managed to astonish all people. ... 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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Four kids drown in Bangladesh pond


September 14th, 2010 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 14 (IANS) Three girls and a boy - aged between seven to 12 - drowned while plucking water lilies at a pond in Bangladesh, officials said. The incident happened in Meghna ... Read more...

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Fiancée of Indian-American killed in NY boat accident, refuses to accept fact


July 6th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 6 (ANI): The distraught fiancée of the young Indian American physiotherapist, Jijo Puthuvamkunnath, is in a shocked state of mind and is refusing to accept that her betrothed was ... Read more...

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Kochi Police interrogating eight captured Somali nationals


May 30th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, May 30 (ANI): Police and intelligence officials in Kochi, Kerala, are interrogating eight Somali fishermen who were spotted and taken into custody in Indian waters near the Lakshadweep Islands by the ... Read more...

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100 Indian fishermen released from Pakistani jails


December 25th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 25 (IANS) A hundred out of the more than 600 Indian fishermen languishing in Pakistani jails were released Friday, an official of a fishermen's organisation said. The fishermen, 95 of ... Read more...

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Nine dead in yet another boat mishap in Bihar


September 29th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 29(IANS) In another boat mishap in Bihar, nine people returning from Durga Puja festivities were killed after their boat capsized in the Kosi river, an official said Tuesday. The accident ... Read more...

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French Navy helps free hijacked Indian boat off Somalia (Lead)


July 16th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian and French navies have helped free a small boat with 14 Indians on board that was hijacked by Somalian pirates last week, an official said ... Read more...

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French Navy helps free Indian boat off Somalia


July 16th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian and French navies Thursday freed an Indian boat that had been hijacked by Somalian pirates last week, an official here said. The small boat with 14 ... Read more...

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20 killed in Peru boat accident


July 1st, 2009 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 1 (Xinhua) At least 20 people, including several children, were killed in eastern Peru when two passenger boats crashed on the Ucayali River Tuesday, authorities said. The accident occurred close to ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Venezuela shipwreck


March 31st, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 30 (IANS) Seven people, including a 9-year-old girl, were killed and one was reported missing when a small boat sank off eastern Venezuela, an emergency department official said Monday. Seven people ... Read more...

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House where terrorists planned Mumbai attack traced


February 15th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) The house where terrorists who attacked Mumbai planned their operations has been traced in Pakistan's Sindh province, Geo TV reported Sunday.Geo showed visuals of the now deserted and ... Read more...

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US Navy saves Indian ship, holds 9 pirates off Somalia


February 13th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Responding to a distress call from an Indian-flagged commercial ship, the US Navy has arrested nine more suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia - the second capture ... Read more...

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Torture, suspense…Oriya sailor’s encounter with pirates of Aden


February 3rd, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 3 (IANS) "They tortured us...threatened to kill us," says Himanshu Kar. The youth from Orissa was one of the crew members on board a vessel hijacked by Somali pirates off ... Read more...

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Man’s body found in small boat off Mumbai


November 27th, 2008 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) The body of a man was found in a small boat off the Mumbai coast late Thursday, and media reports said it could be of one of those ... Read more...

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Thailand’s 108-year-old boatman ‘Grandpa Yen’ dies


October 12th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 12 (DPA) "Grandpa Yen", a 108-year-old Thai-Muslim who lived alone in a small boat on the Phetchaburi river for years, died Sunday from natural causes.Yen Kaewmanee was found unconscious in ... Read more...

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Method of predicting clear air turbulence could make flights smoother in the future


October 2nd, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Georgia (UGA) have developed a new forecasting method to predict clear air turbulence (CAT) that could make flights smoother in the future.This ... Read more...

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Rare Winston Churchill painting found in attic


September 12th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 12 (ANI): A rare painting by Winston Churchill has been discovered in an attic after 30 years.Painted before the Second World War in the 1930s, the picture is of ... Read more...

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Boat mishap kills three in Orissa


August 8th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 (IANS) At least three people drowned after a boat carrying them capsized in a large pond in Orissa, police said Friday. The mishap occurred in a pond known locally ... Read more...

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Four killed, two missing in Chile shipwrecks


April 28th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by admin
Santiago (Chile), April 28 (IANS) Four people have been killed and two reported missing in two shipwrecks caused by a storm in Chile's southern region of Los Lagos, the navy said. Three ... Read more...

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Pirates attack Japanese oil tanker in Gulf of Aden


April 21st, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by admin
DPA Sana'a (Yemen), April 21 (DPA) Somali pirates opened fire at a Japanese oil tanker off Yemen's territorial waters in the Gulf of Aden Monday, but there were no reports of casualties among ... Read more...

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Seven missing after boat sinks in Indonesian waters


February 19th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by admin
DPA Jakarta, Feb 19 (DPA) A small boat sank in rough sea off the easternmost Indonesian province of Papua Tuesday, leaving seven people missing and feared drowned. Five survivors were rescued, local media ... Read more...

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