Kochi Port

  • Fishermen killings: Charges to be framed today May 18, 2012

    New Delhi: A Kerala court is likely to frame charges against the two Italian marines in the fishermen deaths case in Kochi. The SIT is likely to file a chargesheet against the guards, Salvatore Girone and Massimiliano Latorre, before the Kollam chief judicial magistrate court. The two had shot dead two fishermen...
  • Rome: Hundreds protest for 2 marines held in India May 13, 2012

    Rome: Several hundred demonstrators made their way through the centre of Rome on Saturday in support of two Italian marines being held in a prison in India awaiting trail. The two men, Salvatore Girone and Massilimiano Latorre, are accused of shooting and killing two Indian fishermen they mistook for pirates. They...
  • Fishermen deaths: Families await justice April 24, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: As the Centre continues its flipflops on the fishermen killing case in the Supreme Court, CNNIBN caught up with the family of one of the fishermen killed in the incident, Pinku. Pinku was the only brother of two young girls who are now staring at a bleak future as he...
  • Italy moves SC, seeks release of two marines April 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The Italian government on Friday approached the Supreme Court seeking the release of its two navy personnel who were arrested by the Kerala police for the killing of two Indian fishermen. Sources said that they have pleaded that the FIR against the marines should quashed. Italy on Friday reportedly...
  • Kochi: Italian guards' custody ends today March 5, 2012

    Kochi: The police custody of the two Italian Navy personnel charged with the murder of two Indian fishermen off the Kochi coast earlier last month ends on Monday. The two are likely to be produced in court today. The two were sent to custody after the Kollam magistrate rejected Italy's argument...
  • 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. ...
  • 25 pc of Italian vessel searched: Kerala Police February 25, 2012

    Kochi: The Kerala Police team investigating the shooting of two Indian fishermen by marine guards aboard the Italian vessel Enrica Lexie on Saturday searched 25 per cent of the ship, especially the area where arms were stored, but gave no details of any seizures. Answering a volley of questions from reporters...
  • Ship probe: Italian vessel's inspection begins February 25, 2012

    Kochi: The Kerala Police and an Italian team with two experts began searching the Italian ship Enrica Lexie on Saturday for the weapons allegedly used by the two naval guards in the killing of two Indian fishermen on February 15. The high court earlier ordered the arrest of the vessel...
  • 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 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...
  • 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? ...
  • 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...
  • Firing probe: Italian guards sent to police custody for 3 days February 20, 2012

    The two accused were produced at the magistrate's home, with a swarm of policemen on alert as Congress, BJP and Left workers protested outside. ...
  • Firing probe: Italian crew sent to police custody February 21, 2012

    Kollam: A Kollam court on Monday remanded the two Italian Naval guards, accused of killing two Indian fishermen, in judicial custody for two weeks till March 5 and sent them to police custody for three days. The Italian marines were taken back to Cochin for further investigation. In court, the Italians...
  • Firing probe: Italian crew produced in court February 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Five days after two Indian fishermen were killed in firing from their cargo ship off Kerala coast, two Italian Naval guards were on Monday produced at the House of Magistrate in Kollam. Youth Congress and BJP workers were seen protesting outside the Magistrate's residence in Kollam. Earlier, Italian lawyers...
  • 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. ...
  • We take fishermen death incident very seriously: Antony February 17, 2012

    The Defence Minister, refused to give more details in the incident, in which guards on an Italian ship fired at and killed two Indian fishermen. ...
  • Fishermen deaths: Antony remains silent February 17, 2012

    Kochi: Defence Minister AK Antony said on Friday that investigations were on in the Kochi firing incident where guards on an Italian ship fired at and killed two Indian fishermen off the coast of Kochi. "They are questioning all the people involved." He, however, refused to give more details. "Giving more...
  • 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...
  • Queen Mary 2 docks at Kochi port June 20, 2007

    Kochi: Cunard's flagship Queen Mary 2 came calling in Kochi. The ship touched the Indian shores on Wednesday. With 2,650 passengers on board and about 1300 staff members, including 70 Indians the luxury liner is the perfect place to pamper on self. Later in March, Queen Elizabeth 2 will also...