BAHAMAS

  • Bahamas: Nine killed in plane crash November 10, 2014

    Grand Bahama: A small plane has crashed on approach to the island of Grand Bahama, killing all 9 people on board, the government of the Bahamas said. The Lear 36 Executive Jet had taken off from the Bahamian capital of Nassau and crashed while attempting to land around 5 pm...
  • Boat capsizes in Bahamas; 10 Haitian migrants dead, 110 rescued November 27, 2013

    At least 10 Haitian migrants were killed and 110 were rescued after clinging to the hull and mast of an overloaded wooden sloop that capsized in the Bahamas, US and Bahamian officials said on Tuesday. Rescuers were still searching for potential survivors from the 40foot (12meter), sailpowered coastal freighter that ran...
  • Dawood's blood money trail: CBDT seeks copy of CNNIBN report April 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Days after a CNNIBN and FirstPost.com investigation found that ganglord Dawood Ibrahim's cash was washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in The Bahamas in a Bank of Baroda branch, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has approached the channel seeking details into the...
  • Dawood's blood money trail: Govt assures action April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after a CNNIBN and FirstPost investigation found that ganglord Dawood Ibrahim's cash was washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in The Bahamas in a Bank of Baroda branch, the government on Saturday assured stern action if any tax laws have been violated. Finance Minister...
  • Bank of Baroda denies involvement in transfer of Dawood's funds April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The Nassau branch of Bank of Baroda in Bahamas has denied any involvement in the alleged transfer of Dawood Ibrahim's funds. The bank's statement came a day after a CNNIBN and FirstPost investigation found that Dawood's cash was washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey April 5, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Dawood Ibrahim's blood money trail decoded April 5, 2013

    A CNNIBN and FirstPost investigation has found that ganglord Dawood Ibrahim's cash is washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in The Bahamas a beach paradise also known for its zerotaxes and highsecrecy banking in an Indian bank. ...
  • Dawood stashing cash in tax haven to finance jihadists April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Twenty years ago, his smuggling operations paid for the bombs which killed 257 people in Mumbai. Now, a CNNIBN and FirstPost investigation has found that ganglord Dawood Ibrahim's cash is washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in The Bahamas a beach paradise also known...
  • Bhupathi, Nestor enter second round at Miami March 23, 2013

    Miami: India's Mahesh Bhupathi and his partner from Bahamas Daniel Nestor defeated French pair of Richard Gasquet and Eduardo RogerVasselin 76 (3), 63 in the men's doubles first round at the ATP World Tour Miami Masters. The thirdseeded IndoBahams pair had a tough time forcing the firstset tiebreak, but they were...
  • Hurricane's death toll rises to 65 in Caribbean October 28, 2012

    PottAuPrince (Haiti): As Americans brace for Hurricane Sandy, the Caribbean is still suffering. Officials say stormrelated death toll has risen to 65 as of early Sunday. Haitian authorities have reported 51 of those deaths. Continued rains have added to the initial jolt of the hurricane. The country is especially vulnerable due...
  • In Pics: Miss Universe finale August 24, 2009

    Nassau: Dozens of beauty queens sporting sunglasses and toting suitcases made an informal parade down a wide hotel hallway on Sunday, thrilling tourists as they headed to dress rehearsal hours before the Miss Universe pageant. They walked quietly, pausing only to wave and smile for tourists had gathered at the Atlantis...
  • Will Ekta Chaudhary be Miss Universe? A look at the polls August 23, 2009

    Nassau (Bahamas): Beauties from Latin America and Asia emerged as the crowd's favorites as the quest for the next Miss Universe neared. An online poll sponsored by contest officials favored Miss Indonesia Zivanna Letisha Siregar, followed by Miss Brazil Larissa Costa and Miss Guatemala Lourdes Figueroa, on the eve of showdown...
  • Photogallery: Ms Universe, the final lap August 23, 2009

    Watch the beauties vie for the crown on Aug 24, 0630 hrs IST. ...
  • Bahamas gears up for Miss Universe on August 23 August 18, 2009

    Bahamas: Miss Universe contestants have descended on the Bahamas and official activities for the 58th Miss Universe pageant are underway in the Bahamas. Contestants from 85 countries have been arriving on in Nassau since August 2. The Bahamas have celebrated the event with a special week of activities introducing the...
  • Pics: Ekta wows Bahamas ahead of Miss Universe contest August 17, 2009

    Miss India Ekta Chowdhry is all geared up for the upcoming Miss Universe contest. Contestants from 84 countries will compete for the coveted crown of Miss Universe 2009 on August 23. ...
  • In Pics: Miss Universe beauties sizzle in swimwear August 11, 2009

    Beauties from 84 countries pose during a swimsuit event in Freeport, Grand Bahama island, Sunday, August 9, 2009. Contestants from 84 countries will compete for the coveted crown of Miss Universe 2009 on August 23. ...
  • Police detain 3 in attempted Travolta extortion January 24, 2009

    Los Angeles: Police in the Bahamas have arrested three people believed to be involved in an attempt to blackmail US actor John Travolta over the death of his son Jett, reports said. Jett Travolta, 16, died in early January on the island, where the actor owns a home. Ambulance driver Tarino Lightbourne,...
  • Anna Nicole Smith fight goes to Bahamas February 26, 2007

    Nassau (Bahamas): Legal experts predict Anna Nicole Smith's exboyfriend, Larry Birkhead, will have a tough time winning custody of her baby when the case moves to the Supreme Court of the Bahamas on Monday. Howard K Stern, the former model's partner, is listed on the birth certificate as the father and...
  • Minister resigns over Anna Nicole February 20, 2007

    Nassau: Bahamas Immigration Minister Shane Gibson has resigned amid fallout over his involvement with Anna Nicole Smith, the former Playboy Playmate and billionaire's widow who died earlier this month. Gibson announced his resignation late on Sunday on state television and radio but denied any wrongdoing or romantic link to Smith, saying...