Sea

  • Universal acquires Jolie-Pitt film project 'By the Sea' 4 days ago

    Reuters: Universal Pictures said on Friday it has acquired worldwide rights to Angelina Jolie's next film project, "By the Sea," written and to be directed by the actress who will also co-star and co-produce the drama with partner Brad Pitt. It will be Jolie's third directing effort, after Bosnian war drama...
  • China tells US to stay out of South China Seas dispute July 15, 2014

    Beijing: China told the United States on Tuesday to stay out of disputes over the South China Sea and leave countries in the region to resolve problems themselves, after Washington said it wanted a freeze on stoking tension. Michael Fuchs, US deputy assistant secretary of state for Strategy and Multilateral Affairs,...
  • Russian navy starts drills in Black Sea July 5, 2014

    Moscow: The Russian Black Sea Fleet has started its military drills, a media report said on Saturday. According to the Russian defence ministry, more than 20 warships, over 20 aircraft and helicopters, as well as marine corps and coastal missile units, were involved in the naval exercises which started Friday, Xinhua...
  • Sri Lankan Navy arrests 47 Indian fishermen June 19, 2014

    Chennai: The Sri Lankan Navy on Wednesday arrested as many as 47 Indian fishermen and seized 11 of their boats. All the arrested fishermen are from Tamil Nadu and have alleged that they were arrested on false grounds as they were fishing in Indian waters and had not trespassed into...
  • Four drown in the Arabian sea, on the Gujarat coastline June 15, 2014

    Surat: Four people drowned in the Arabian sea in Suvali Hajira area of the district, said fire brigade officials. "Four people were drowned in the Arabian sea near the Suvali-Hajira area when they were suddenly trapped in the high tide," Surat's Chief Fire Officer P M Patel said. Patel said that they...
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi's day at sea in Goa tomorrow June 14, 2014

    Goa: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to embark INS Vikramaditya, the latest aircraft carrier inducted into the Indian Navy, for a 'Day at Sea' with the Western Fleet on Saturday. The Prime Minister would be embarking the 'carrier at sea' by helicopter and is likely to witness a...
  • Mumbai witnesses high tide, waves expected to be 4.6 metres high June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai witnessed high tide on Friday for the second day today. Many parts of Worli, Shivaji Park were flooded as the high tide began to set in. Waves are expected to be 4.6 metres high. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has already issued a warning, asking people to stay away...
  • Petro Poroshenko sworn in as Ukraine's president June 8, 2014

    Kiev: Ukraine's new president on Saturday called for pro-Russian rebels in the country's east to lay down their arms and welcomed dialogue with the insurgents, but said he wouldn't negotiate with those he called "gangsters and killers" and struck a defiant tone on the Russian-annexed Crimean Peninsula. Petro Poroshenko's inaugural address...
  • Monsoon expected to hit Kerala in 3-4 days: MeT Department June 2, 2014

    According to India Meteorological Department, the monsoon will hit Kerala in the next 3 to 4 days. IMD Director BP Yadav said that from the last 3-4 days there was no advancement but on Monday it has reached Arabian Sea. "Conditions now becoming favourable for the onset of monsoon over...
  • China tensions top ASEAN summit talks in Myanmar May 11, 2014

    Naypyidaw: Vietnam and the Philippines pushed for stronger action to confront China's aggressive behaviour in the South China Sea at a Southeast Asian summit on Sunday that was hosted for the first time by Myanmar, a former pariah state now eager to show off its fragile democratic reforms. A showdown between...
  • Cost pressures mount as Malaysia Airlines search drags on April 30, 2014

    With the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 entering a new, much longer phase, the countries involved must decide how much they are prepared to spend on the operation and what they stand to lose if they hold back. The search is already set to be the most costly in...
  • 2 planes collide over San Francisco Bay, 1 pilot missing April 28, 2014

    San Francisco: Two small planes have collided over San Francisco Bay, leaving a pilot missing after only one of the aircraft landed safely. US Coast Guard spokeswoman Loumania Stewart said a water search is underway after debris was spotted in the water following Sunday afternoon collision. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor...
  • Search operation on for sunken Korean ferry, 244 people still missing April 21, 2014

    Search operations continue in the Yellow Sea for any sign of passengers from a sunken South Korean ferry with at least 244 people still missing. The search crews brought more than a dozen bodies to shore on Sunday, bringing the death toll to 58. ...
  • South Korea fires shells at North Korean waters after drills March 31, 2014

    South Korea on Monday returned fire into North Korean waters after shells from a North Korean live-fire drill fell south of the rivals' disputed western sea boundary, a South Korean military official said. Residents on a front-line South Korean island said they were evacuated to shelters during the exchange. No shells...
  • 'MH370 could have flown as low as 5,000 feet to avoid radar' March 17, 2014

    No trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has been found since it vanished on March 8 with 239 people aboard. A Malaysian newspaper quoted investigators saying that the plane dropped to a height as low as five thousand feet to avoid radar detection. A search unprecedented in its scale is...
  • Crimea votes to decide whether or not to join Russia March 17, 2014

    Just two weeks after Russian troops seized their peninsula, Crimeans voted on Sunday to leave Ukraine and join Russia, overwhelmingly approving a referendum that sought to unite the strategically important Black Sea region with the country it was part of for some 250 years. ...
  • Missing Malaysia jet: 25 countries help in search, rescue operation March 17, 2014

    Malaysia has appealed for help and international coordination in a search for its missing passenger jet stretching across two corridors from the Caspian Sea to the southern Indian Ocean, diplomats said on Sunday. ...
  • Missing Jet: Malaysian officials brief 20 countries, ask for help March 16, 2014

    Malaysia has appealed for help and international coordination in a search for its missing passenger jet stretching across two corridors from the Caspian Sea to the southern Indian Ocean, diplomats said on Sunday. Malaysian officials briefed envoys from about 20 countries on progress in the investigation after calling off a search...
  • US investigators suspect missing Malaysian plane flew for hours March 13, 2014

    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 search...
  • Missing jet may have strayed toward Andaman Sea: Malaysian air force March 12, 2014

    Malaysia's military has traced what could have been the jetliner missing for almost five days to an area south of the Thai holiday island of Phuket, hundreds of miles from its last known position, the country's air force chief said on Wednesday. After a series of at times conflicting statements, the...
  • Austin Tech firm had 20 employees on missing Malaysian plane March 10, 2014

    An Austin, Texas, technology company says 20 of its employees were aboard the Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing over the South China Sea. Jacey Zuniga, a spokeswoman for Freescale Semiconductor, says 12 Malaysian and 8 Chinese employees are "confirmed passengers." She says no American citizen Freescale employees were on the...
  • Russia gives Ukrainian forces in Crimea ultimatum to surrender March 3, 2014

    Russia issued an ultimatum Monday, demanding that the crew of two Ukrainian warships in Crimea immediately surrender or be stormed and seized, a Ukrainian military spokesman said. Four Russian navy ships in Sevastopol harbor were blocking the Ukrainian anti-submarine warship Ternopil and the command ship Slavutych from leaving the dock, waiting...
  • Ukraine cites Russian troop movements as Crimea sliding from its grasp March 1, 2014

    Ukraine accused Russia on Saturday of sending thousands of extra troops to Crimea and placed its military in the area on high alert as the Black Sea peninsula appeared to slip beyond Kiev's control. Russia's RIA news agency said pro-Russian authorities in the region, which has an ethnic Russian majority, and...
  • Armed men seize two airports in Ukraine's Crimea, Yanukovich reappears March 1, 2014

    Simferopol: Armed men took control of two airports in the Crimea region on Friday in what the new Ukrainian leadership described as an invasion by Moscow's forces, and ousted President Viktor Yanukovich surfaced in Russia after a week on the run. Yanukovich said Russia should use all means at its disposal...
  • El Salvador fisherman returns home after drifting at sea for more than a year February 12, 2014

    A fisherman who says he drifted at sea for more than a year has finally made it home to El Salvador, exhausted and speechless. Jose Salvador Alvarenga tried to address a media throng waiting at the airport, eager to fill in details about what many people have viewed as a fish...
  • Maharashtra toll booth violence: 25 MNS workers detained January 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Tuesday detained 25 Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers have for vandalising Bandra Worli sea link. This comes a day after MLA Pravin Darekar and 71 MNS workers were arrested on Monday for vandalising a toll booth in Dahisar. The MNS workers were charged with sections...
  • Andaman boat tragedy: 3 people including the boat owner detained January 27, 2014

    The owner of the overcrowded boat carrying 51 tourists which capsized in the Andaman and Nicobar islands was among the three persons detained on Monday even as a Union Minister said there were no life jackets and divers on board the vessel. Conflicting claims were also made on the response to...
  • Photo: A transparent fish? Fisherman in New Zealand catches mysterious creature from ocean January 22, 2014

    A New Zealand fisherman was left awestruck when he caught a see-through, shrimp-like creature that was swimming near the surface of the ocean. Stewart Fraser spotted the translucent 'shrimp' 43 miles north off the North Island's Karikari Peninsula when he had gone fishing with his two sons Conaugh and Finn....
  • China confirms near miss with US ship in South China Sea December 18, 2013

    China on Wednesday confirmed an incident between a Chinese naval vessel and a US warship in the South China Sea, after Washington said a US guided missile cruiser had avoided a collision with a Chinese warship manoeuvering nearby. Experts have said the near-miss between the USS Cowpens and a Chinese warship...
  • China scrambles jets to new defence zone, eyes US, Japan flights November 29, 2013

    Beijing: China scrambled jets on Friday in response to two US spy planes and 10 Japanese aircraft, including F-15 fighters, entering its new air defence zone over the East China Sea, state news agency Xinhua said, raising the stakes in a standoff with the United States, Japan and South Korea. The...