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  • Korea ferry tragedy: Vice principal saved from sinking ship found hanging 18-04-2014 02:34 PM

    Seoul: Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree. The news of the death came on Friday as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of people still missing from the ferry and feared dead. The...
  • 61st National Film Awards: Has the jury selected the deserving films? 17-04-2014 02:09 PM

    New Delhi: When the winners of 61st National Awards were announced on Wednesday evening, I was quite sure that there will be quite a few rants on my Twitter timeline for the jury had ignored some extremely deserving work last year. Knowing the nature of most armchair critics (we all...
  • 61st National Awards: 'Ship of Theseus' wins best feature film, Best Actor for Rajkummar Rao, Best Director for Hansal Mehta for 'Shahid' 16-04-2014 04:32 PM

    Director Anand Gandhi's powerful film about a photographer, a Jain monk and a young stock broker told through different segments won Best Feature Film at the 61st National Film Awards for 2013. 'Ship of Theseus', depicting issues of intuitive brilliance, metaphysical belief and intricate morality in a world full of...
  • Award-winning Bengali film 'Phoring' selected for LA film festival 07-04-2014 05:50 PM

    Kolkata: Bengali film 'Phoring', which was screened in the IFFI-2013, has been selected for the Los Angeles Film Festival of independent experimental Indian films. The film, which deals with a boy stepping into his adulthood and the attendant questions that appear in his mind, will be screened on April 12...
  • First look: Anand Gandhi reveals the first poster of his documentary feature 31-03-2014 11:53 AM

    The 'Ship of Theseus' filmmaker Anand Gandhi revealed the first look of his next venture. The documentary feature is titled 'Proposition for a Revolution' and is directed by Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla. Gandhi also urged the online community for active participation. ...
  • 'Ship of Theseus' team to launch the trailer of their independent documentary soon 30-03-2014 03:25 PM

    Chennai: Recyclewala Labs, the makers of critically acclaimed and successful independent film "Ship of Theseus", are set to unveil the trailer of their yet-untitled second independent documentary soon, says filmmaker Anand Gandhi. Gandhi, who directed the 2013 film "Ship of Theseus", heads Recyclewala Labs, an offshoot of his production house...
  • Missing Malaysian plane: China releases image of object in search area 23-03-2014 07:26 AM

    Kuala Lampur: Search planes headed back out to a desolate patch of the southern Indian Ocean on Sunday in hopes of finding answers to the fate of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, after China released a satellite image showing a large object floating in the search zone. The object, which...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 20-03-2014 10:48 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Norway ship reaches site of suspected Malaysian plane debris 20-03-2014 08:43 PM

    Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St. Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner, were spotted, the ship's owner said on Thursday. ...
  • Norwegian ship reaches area where Malaysia plane debris may have been spotted 20-03-2014 05:35 PM

    Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St. Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner, were spotted, the ship's owner said on Thursday. The car carrier was on its way from Madagascar to Melbourne when...
  • Mumbai: Three sailors on hunger strike on abandoned ship rescued 10-03-2014 02:12 PM

    Mumbai: Three crew members of a merchant ship have been airlifted by the Mumbai coast guard for medical treatment. The three crew members had been on a hunger strike after the vessel was abandoned by its owner. The ship has remained anchored off the Mumbai coast since January 2014 and...
  • Maritime Summit 2014: An initiative to create awareness about the industry 09-03-2014 11:40 PM

    India is the 20th largest maritime in the world with sector comprising of shipping, ship building and ship repairs, ports. In this show, we discuss the maritime industry in order to create awareness about the industry. ...
  • Government to accord state heritage status to ship of deserts 25-02-2014 08:17 PM

    Rajasthan government plans to accord state heritage status to the camel, even as it expressed concerns over the animal's depleting population, crucial for the desert state. Taking serious note of slaughter and smuggling of the "ship of desert", the state is also contemplating legislation to protect the animal. "Number of...
  • At least five dead as sailboat capsizes off Haiti coast 15-02-2014 07:09 AM

    Port-au-Prince: A government official in Haiti says that at least five people are dead after their flimsy sailboat capsized off the Caribbean nation's far western coast. Silvera Guillaume of Haiti's Civil Protection Office said on Friday that the vessel capsized around 5 pm on Wednesday when it encountered strong waves....
  • Madras HC reserves orders on bail appeal of 12 Indian sailors 13-02-2014 08:04 PM

    Madurai bench of the Madras High Court today reserved its orders on the appeal for bail filed by the 12 Indian sailors, arrested along with other crew members of US ship Seaman Ohio on the charge of illegally carrying weapons in Indian waters. Justice Aruna Jagadeesan reserved the orders without...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' leads the race for Best Film 05-02-2014 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: Director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' was a slow starter at the box-office, but it gained momentum with the help of a positive word of mouth publicity. Something similar is happening with it during the run-up to the finale of IBNLive Movie Awards. It is once again...
  • 12 Indian sailors missing as ship sinks off Yemen coast 02-02-2014 10:02 AM

    Aden: A total of 12 Indian sailors have been missing since their cargo ship sank off the coast of Yemen's Hadramout province, authorities said on Saturday. The cargo ship, registered in Hadramout, sank off the coastal City of Shehr, leaving 12 Indian sailors missing, Xinhua quoted Yemen's centre of security...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Film 30-01-2014 09:50 AM

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Cinematography 25-01-2014 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • Indian Coast Guard inventory to have 200 ships, 100 aircrafts by 2020 25-01-2014 02:35 PM

    Making steady additions to its inventory, the Indian Coast Guard will boast of an impressive fleet of 200 ships and 100 aircraft by 2020, an officer said at Kolkata on Saturday. "We have been and will continue inducting new ships, vessels and aircraft into our inventory," Coast Guard Regional Commander...
  • India successfully test fires Agni-IV missile off Odisha coast 20-01-2014 03:10 PM

    India on Monday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable strategic missile Agni-IV, with a strike range of about 4,000 km, from a test range off the Odisha coast. "The test firing was a total success. The missile travelled its full range," MVKV Prasad, the director of Integrated Test Range, told PTI. It...
  • Screen Awards 2014: And the winner is... 14-01-2014 11:18 PM

    Mumbai: 2013 has been Deepika Padukone's year and on Tuesday, the actress proved to her critics wrong by taking home two Best Actress trophies- Jury and Popular for her role in 'Goliyon Ki Rasleel Ram Leela' and 'Chennai Express'. While recieving the Jury award, a visibly shocked Padukone said, "...
  • 'Ship of Theseus': The film is about identity, interchange, change 06-01-2014 04:52 PM

    The philosophical thesis of 'Mereological essentialism' relates the 'whole' with its 'parts' and the condition of persistence of the state. In essence, if an object as a 'whole' loses or gains a 'part' (or 'parts'), it essentially is 'changed'. This is in line with the famous statement of Heraclitus -...
  • Helicopter rescue begins for passengers stuck in Antarctic ice 02-01-2014 06:24 PM

    A Chinese helicopter has reached a Russian ship stranded in Antarctica for nine days and is beginning to pick up 52 passengers who spent Christmas and the New Year trapped in ice, the expedition leader said on Thursday. The helicopter from the Chinese icebreaker Snow Dragon will take all the...
  • Trapped ship passengers to celebrate New Year in Antarctic ice 31-12-2013 11:43 AM

    Fog and heavy snow mean passengers on a Russian ship stranded in Antarctica for over a week are likely to ring in the New Year trapped in the ice, as a rescue helicopter on a nearby Chinese ship waits for the weather to clear. The helicopter on board the Snow...
  • Cracking ice bodes well for Antarctica ship rescue 30-12-2013 03:39 PM

    Ice that has trapped a Russian ship with 74 people on board in Antarctica appeared to be cracking up on Sunday, raising hopes for a rescue as a powerful Australian icebreaker approached the stranded vessel. The ice-bound ship, the Akademik Shokalskiy, left New Zealand on November 28 on a privately...
  • PPPAC appraises five proposals in port sector 27-12-2013 11:52 PM

    New Delhi: The Public Private Partnership Appraisal Committee (PPPAC) has appraised five proposals in the port sector. The projects will now be recommended for grant of final approval by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA). The Ministry of Shipping will submit a Cabinet Note to the Cabinet Committee on...
  • The best Bollywood stories of 2013 that you would like to hear again and again 19-12-2013 01:30 PM

    New Delhi: Unlike 2012, this year didn't see my experiments in the story department of Hindi films. Last year, there were films such as 'Gangs of Wasseypur', 'Paan Singh Tomar', 'Vicky Donor' and 'Kahaani', which were not only technically sound but also were experimental in many ways. The cash registers...
  • Madras HC dismisses bail plea of US ship crew members 18-12-2013 06:08 PM

    The Madras High Court bench at Madurai on Wednesday dismissed bail petitions of all the crew members of a US ship, arrested on charges of illegally carrying weapons on board the vessel and straying into Indian waters, stating the probe was in the initial stage and if they were released...
  • What's the biggest hurdle independent films face in India? 16-11-2013 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: Film producer Guneet Monga, who has backed films like 'Peddlers' and 'The Lunchbox', says the biggest hurdle for independent films in India is getting a theatrical release. But she sees some relief via names like Kiran Rao and Karan Johar. Kiran backed 'Ship Of Theseus', while Karan presented...