PNS BABUR

  • Caught on camera: Pak ship brushed Indian ship? August 4, 2011

    New Delhi: A video purportedly showing PNS Babur brushing against INS Godavari in the Gulf of Aden has surfaced on the Internet. The 'brush' happened during the hostage rescue of hostages on board the merchant vessel MV Suez in June. The video could reignite the IndiaPakistan diplomatic tussle. The video apparently shot...
  • MV Suez fiasco a PR disaster for India June 20, 2011

    New Delhi: It's likely to be three days before the Indian sailors of the MV Suez released last week by Somali pirates after a $2 million ransom was paid come home. But the Suez saga has been a series of missteps. India failed to negotiate the sailors' release, failed to...
  • Krishna criticises Pak over naval manoeuvres June 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Ahead of the foreign secretary level meeting on Thursday, Union Minister of External Affairs SM Krishna on Monday criticised Pakistan over the issue of Pakistani and Indian naval warships allegedly resorting to 'risky' and 'dangerous' manoeuvres after hijacked MV Suez was freed by Somali pirates. "We have already...
  • Indian crew of MV Suez to reach home in 3 days June 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Even after being released last week by Somali pirates for $2 million ransom, the nightmarish journey continues for the sailors of Egyptian merchant vessel MV Suez. While moving out from the troubled water, they were nearly hijacked by another group of pirates. The 18 crew members of Egyptian merchant...
  • MV Suez crew abandon ship, to be brought to Pak June 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Freed from Somali pirates, sailors of MV Suez continue to be on a nightmarish journey back home. They had to abandon ship after their fuel ran out and a tug boat failed to reach them due to bad weather. Earlier they were nearly hijacked by another group of...
  • 'MV Suez Captain, crew shifted to PNS Babur' June 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Pakistani Human Rights Activist Ansar Burney on Sunday said that the crew on board MV Suez has to be shifted from had to be shifted to PNS Babur which was escorting it, due to bad weather. MV Suez crew members shifted to PNS Babur. 18 crew members have already...
  • IndiaPak in war of words over MV Suez rescue June 18, 2011

    New Delhi: A diplomatic spat has come up barely a week before the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan meet to review the relationship between the two nations. India and Pakistan have been exchanging sharp words on an alleged incident on in connection to the cargo ship MV Suez released...
  • Indian Navy withdraws escort to MV Suez June 17, 2011

    New Delhi: The six Indian sailors who were freed by Somali pirates after 11 months after a $2 million ransom was paid will reach home on Friday. The sailors are still on board the MV Suez which is on its way to Salalah port in Oman, from where the sailors will...