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  • Italy to give Rs 1 cr to fishermen's families: sources April 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Italy on Friday allegedly offered Rs 1 crore as compensation to the families of the two fishermen who were killed in February this year when two marines on board an Italian ship, 'Enrica Lexie', fired at them, allegedly believing them to be pirates. The compensation sum was raised to...
  • Kochi: HC to hear Italian Navy guards' petitions March 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Kerala High Court is all set to hear petitions filed by the two accused Italian Navy personnel on Friday. The two Navy guards stand accused of shooting down two Indian fishermen off the Kochi coast in February allegedly fearing them to be pirates. The marines are seeking withdrawal...
  • Italian marines to stay in jail till Monday March 1, 2012

    Kochi: The police custody of the two Italian marines who had allegedly shot dead two Indian fishermen off Kochi coast has been extended till Monday. The Kollam magistrate has directed the Kochi Port Trust to bring the Enrica Lexie back to the harbour. The police, meanwhile, want to search the vessel. This...
  • 'No out of court settlement in fishermen case' February 29, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government on Wednesday ruled out the possibility of any out of court settlement in the case relating to the killing of two Indian fishermen by two Italian marines onboard a merchant ship. "There is no provision in Indian criminal law to have an out of court settlement...
  • Indians killed: Court rejects Italy's plea February 29, 2012

    Kochi: A Kollam court on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed by Italy in connection with the killing of two Indian fishermen off the Kochi coast. Italy had sought permission to allow presence of their forensic experts during the examination of the weapons recovered from the ship. This came a day after...
  • News 360: End in sight to Norway custody battle? February 28, 2012

    The Norwegian Embassy has confirmed that decks have been cleared for the children to be handed over to their uncle soon. ...
  • Vessels weapon room resembled military armoury February 29, 2012

    KOCHI: The Italian weapons were protected in two vaults in the Italian vessel, Enrica Lexie. Though the marines were in the ship to safeguard the vessel, the weapon room resembled a perfect Military armoury. One of the police personnel who was a part of the search and seizure procedure said...
  • Italian crew to be tried under Indian law: Antony February 26, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Holding that the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast would be prosecuted under the Indian law, Defence Minister AK Antony today said the investigation into the case was progressing in the right direction. "The case will be proceeded under the Indian law. Judiciary in...
  • Ship search complete, police to present evidence before court February 26, 2012

    The Kochi police conducted a complete search of the Italy ship, Enrica Lexie, on Saturday and picked up four boxes. These will be probed further after presenting them to court. ...
  • News 360: Fire drill turns deadly, kills 1 February 24, 2012

    A mock drill at a private company in Bangalore turned deadly, when the rope carrying a 25yearold woman employee snapped, and she fell from the third floor to her death. The drill, incidentally, was organised by the fire department of the company. ...
  • Fishermen killed: IndiaItaly crisis eases off February 24, 2012

    Italy moderated its position on Friday, praising the Kerala court for allowing Italian ballistic experts to observe the Kerala police probe. ...
  • Fishermen deaths: Italian Dy FM meets Kerala CM February 23, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Italy's Deputy Foreign Minister Steffan de Mistura met Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday night over the alleged killing of two Indian fishermen by Italian naval guards. Both sides stuck to their positions. Rome has been seeking immunity for its navy personnel arguing that the incident occurred in...
  • Divers find 8 more bodies in Costa Concordia wreckage February 23, 2012

    Rome: Divers searching the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship off a Tuscan island found eight bodies Wednesday on one of the passenger decks, including that of a missing 5yearold Italian girl, authorities said. Italy's national civil protection agency, which is monitoring the operation off a Tuscan island, said three of the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 22, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • News 360: Saif Ali Khan held in assault case February 22, 2012

    The actor was arrested on Wednesday on charges of assaulting a businessmen at Mumbai's Taj Hotel....
  • The Last Word: How deep are the IndiaItaly differences? February 22, 2012

    What is the solution to the IndiaItaly standoff on the fishermen deaths? ...
  • Kochi: Punish the guilty, says Cardinal Alencherry February 22, 2012

    Kochi: Cardinal Mar George Alencherry issued a press statement on Wednesday after an alleged remark by him on the fishermen deaths sparked a controversy. The Cardinal said, "The report of the Italian press agency is wrong. The agency removed the report and expressed their apology for the mistake. I have...
  • Fishermen deaths: Italy lobbies through the Vatican February 22, 2012

    Kochi: Italy is apparently not only engaging diplomatically with Kerala over the killing of two Indian fishermen by Italian navy guards, but also working the Catholic channels through the Vatican to secure their release from custody. Indian Cardinal George Alencherry, who was recently ordained in Rome, has now been dragged into...
  • Italy pulling all stops to secure release of guards February 21, 2012

    Kochi: Italy is pulling out all stops to secure the release of their two naval personnel involved in the firing incident off the Kochi coast that snuffed out the lives of two Indian fishermen. Its Foreign Minister, Giulio Terzi, after issuing a tough statement, has sent his deputy to negotiate...
  • SIT formed to probe firing by Italian guards February 22, 2012

    Kochi: A Special Investigation Team (SIT) was formed on Tuesday to investigate the killing of two fishermen by two Italian Navy guards on board an Italian ship, Enrica Lexie, off the Kochi coast earlier this month. Kochi Police Commissioner Ajith Kumar will reportedly be heading the team. Italy has said it...
  • Italy sends envoy to India, seeks release of guards February 21, 2012

    Rome: Italy is sending a top envoy to India to negotiate with the government after two Italian marine security guards were arrested for allegedly shooting to death two Indian fishermen they mistook for pirates. Italy has insisted the case be handled by its own judicial authorities since the incident allegedly occurred...
  • Kerala fishermen's daily tryst with danger February 20, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: News of two innocent Indian fishermen being shot dead by Italian sailors off the Kerala coast caused a national outrage that resulted in their arrest. But for those who earn a living from the sea, the daily struggle, replete with such dangers, continues. Wilfred Gomez, 62, a fisherman by profession,...
  • Indians killed: Italian guards charged with murder February 19, 2012

    For four days, Italy stalled and hedged, resisted police action, attempted negotiation, and intervened politically. But in the end, it had to give up two of its Navy personnel suspected of killing two Indian fishermen off the coast of Kochi on Wednesday. ...
  • Indians killed: Italian ship crew detained February 17, 2012

    Kochi: Kerala Police on Friday detained several members of the Enrica Lexie crew, who were accused of shooting dead two Indian fishermen off the coast of Kochi. "Vital information is yet to be collected from the ship. Six security guards on the ship are considered to be from the Italian...
  • Costa Concordia captain faces 2,500 years in prison February 8, 2012

    Giglio: The captain of the capsized Costa Concordia could be sentenced to a cumulative total of more than 2,500 years in prison if convicted of causing a shipwreck, abandoning ship and multiple counts of manslaughter, it emerged on Monday. The length of sentence was calculated, which totted up the jail terms...
  • Italy ship survivors reunite with family in India January 19, 2012

    New Delhi: It was a day many families were waiting for as the first batch of Indians rescued from the sunken Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia landed in Delhi. There were 201 Indians on board the ship. The Indian embassy has given each of them one hundred euros. However, as many as...
  • Italy ship tragedy: 1st batch of Indians returns January 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The first batch of Indians rescued from illfated cruise ship 'Costa Concordia', which had run aground off Italy's coast on Saturday, arrived on Thursday. Fifteen out of the 200 Indians rescued from ship were flown to New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport in an Emirates flight. There were a total...