Arabian Sea

  • US investigators suspect missing Malaysian plane flew for hours 13-03-2014 01:55 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: US investigators suspect that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 stayed in the air for about four hours past the time it reached its last confirmed location, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing two people familiar with the details. The report comes as authorities remain uncertain about which ocean to...
  • Bal Thackeray's ashes immersed in Arabian Sea 23-11-2012 01:27 PM

    Mumbai: The ashes of late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray were on Thursday immersed in the Arabian Sea by his son and party executive president Uddhav Thackeray. Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) president and Bal Thackeray's nephew Raj Thackeray was also present at the Gateway of India, where the family had...
  • Sunken ship MV Rak leaks oil off Mumbai coast 07-08-2011 09:09 PM

    Mumbai: On August 7, 2010 a ship collision off Mumbai's coast led to a major oil spill. Exactly an year on, oil slick from MV RAK's wreckage has washed ashore Mumbai's coast threatening another ecological disaster. The ship loaded with 60,000 tonnes of coal and at least 300 tonnes of...
  • Navy intercepts pirate ship, rescues 13 sailors 14-03-2011 09:25 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Navy intercepted a pirate mother vessel 600 nautical miles west of the Indian coast in the Arabian Sea on Monday and rescued 13 hostages. Sixty-one pirates have also been caught in the operation carried out by Navy's INS Kalpeni. The pirate mother vessel has been identified...
  • India tweaks navy's rules for combating pirates 11-03-2011 09:28 PM

    New Delhi: India, making all out efforts to seek the safe release of 53 sailors held by Somali pirates, on Friday also tweaked its navy's rules of engagement against pirates in the Indian Ocean, widening the scope of its offensive operations but within the framework of international laws of the...
  • Ganesha immerson leaves Mumbai beaches dirty 23-09-2010 12:25 PM

    Mumbai: About two lakh Ganeshas were immersed across 80 immersion points in the city on Wednesday. Although BMC officials and volunteers had asked people not to dump flowers and plaster of paris on the beaches, this has not made much of an impact. ...
  • 40 drown in Mumbai beaches, 20 in two months 24-07-2010 12:42 PM

    With a negligible number of lifeguards and safety facilities, Mumbai has seen 40 drowning deaths this year. ...
  • Global warming turns coloured corals of Lakshadweep brown 01-12-2009 03:56 PM

    The tentacles of global warming are slowly spreading. ...
  • MET department predicts heavy rains in Gujarat 11-11-2009 04:29 PM

    The coast is on high alert with over 600 fishermen still in sea. ...
  • Intermittent rains lashing Pune in past 48 hours 11-11-2009 04:20 PM

    Traffic has been thrown out of gear. ...
  • Watch: Powerful cyclone likely to hit Mumbai 11-11-2009 03:30 PM

    All schools and colleges have been asked to shut early. ...
  • Boats, fishermen missing in cyclone 11-11-2009 03:29 PM

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  • The Budhia's of the sea make a mark 11-11-2006 08:54 PM

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  • After Mumbai, Gujarat water turns sweet 19-08-2006 07:21 PM

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