Captive

  • Ohio man who held three women captive commits suicide 04-09-2013 02:08 PM

    Columbus: The man who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade before one escaped and alerted authorities has been found dead and is believed to have committed suicide, a prison official said. Ariel Castro, 53, was found hanging in his cell around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday at...
  • Gunman who held firefighters hostage in his Atlanta home killed 11-04-2013 07:57 AM

    Atlanta: A gunman who held four Georgia firefighters hostage on Wednesday, demanding his utilities and cell phone service be restored, was killed after an exchange of gunfire with authorities who moved in to free the captives, police said. An officer was wounded and the firefighters, taken hostage after responding to...
  • Indians' love for films shocked me: 'Captive' director 24-10-2012 03:13 PM

    Mumbai: Filipino director Brillante Mendoza, whose 'Captive' was screened at the 14th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), is amazed to see the love of Indian audience for cinema. "I have been to India several times. First time I was in India I was in New Delhi when I was presented an...
  • Asphalt crisis: pirates want dialogue with govt 06-05-2011 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: The Asphalt Venture hostage crisis is getting more complicated with sources telling CNN-IBN that Somali pirates now want to negotiate directly with the Indian government and not the ship owner. This new demand by the pirates could trigger a major stalemate as the government has maintained that they...
  • Sisters locked for 7 months in Noida: Is the indifference of society to be blamed?

    The police have rescued two girls who were confined to a house in Noida for the past seven months. Social workers who accompanied the police...
  • Sisters lock themselves up for 7 months, rescued 12-04-2011 03:09 PM

    New Delhi: In a shocking story, two sisters, who locked themselves up in their own home in Noida for the last seven months, were finally rescued from their home on Tuesday afternoon by the police. Anuradha and Sonali Behl were carried out of their house seven months after the two...
  • Sailors' families lose hope as deadline expires 10-03-2011 07:16 AM

    New Delhi: As the deadline to pay the ransom expired on Wednesday, the fate of six Indian sailors onboard MV Suez, captured by Somali pirates remains uncertain. With their pleas to the Government fallen on deaf ears so far, the families of the captive sailors are losing hope. After getting...
  • Govt must act say the families of Indian sailors 09-03-2011 09:13 PM

    Sampa, wife of Indian sailor speaks to CNN-IBN. ...
  • Helpless against pirates, sailor's family speak up 09-03-2011 08:24 PM

    Relatives of sailors held hostage on the MV Iceberg protested near Parliament. ...
  • Should India invoke the right of hot pursuit against Somali pirates? 02-03-2011 11:47 PM

    CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai asks experts what can be done to free the sailors. ...
  • Whose responsibility is it to free sailors? 02-03-2011 11:26 PM

    Experts, sailors' relatives debate if it is Government's responsibility or ship owners'. ...
  • Families of sailors slam Govt for inaction 02-03-2011 11:00 PM

    New Delhi: Some family members of the six Indians, held hostage by Somali pirates, have protested in the capital demanding the Ministry of External Affair's intervention to ensure their release, as the one-week deadline set by the pirates draws closer. Many others who have run from pillar to post trying...
  • Deadline nears, sailors' families cry for help 02-03-2011 10:02 PM

    New Delhi: Families of six Indians onboard the MV Suez taken hostage by Somali pirates get desperate as the reported one-week deadline to secure their release draws closer. The family members of the hostages will meet the shipping minister G K Vasan on Thursday and urge him to expedite the...
  • Captive sailors: UN watchdog calls for action 16-02-2011 09:06 PM

    Mumbai: Angry and distressed families of Indian sailors held hostage by Somali pirates for almost a year demanded Government intervention after CNN-IBN established connection with the sailors in captivity. Following is the conversation between the hostage sailors and CNN-IBN: Shoaib Ahmed: Dhiraj where are you? Dhiraj Tiwari: In Somalia, anchored...