Merchant

  • 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...
  • 33 crew members of US ship MV Seaman questioned by Tuticorin police 18-10-2013 11:29 AM

    Chennai: The Tuticorin police is questioning 33 crew members of the US merchant ship MV Seaman that was intercepted by the Indian Coast Guard on October 12 following which it was detained off the coast of Tamil Nadu. Meanwhile, consular access has been given to 6 UK nationals who are...
  • FIR registered against US merchant ship MV Seaman under Arms Act 14-10-2013 10:47 AM

    Chennai: Two days after the Indian Coast Guard intercepted an American merchant ship carrying arms off the coast of Tamil Nadu, an FIR under the Arms act has been registered. The case will now be transferred to the Tuticorin Marine Police who will question the crew. Authorities have refused to...
  • Nashik: Onion price rises by Rs 10 per kg at Lasalgaon on lower supply 03-10-2013 08:35 PM

    New Delhi: Onion prices continued to be volatile, surging by Rs 10 to Rs 40 per kg on Thursday at Lasalgaon Mandi in Nashik. Wholesale onion prices at Lasalgaon Mandi, which sets the price trend across the country, rose as supplies halved to 1,500 quintals from 3,000 quintals on October...
  • Time for alternative economic policies: Rajnath Singh 30-09-2013 04:57 PM

    Blaming the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for the country's economic crisis, BJP president Rajnath Singh on Monday said the Prime Minister was "not a realist" and called for an alternative economic model. Holding the UPA's "wrong economic policies, faulty planning and corruption" responsible for the "economic turmoil", Bharatiya...
  • Onion wholesale prices down Rs 5 per kg; retail rates continue to touch sky 24-09-2013 05:46 PM

    New Delhi: Wholesale prices of onion on Tuesday declined by Rs 5 at Rs 40-45 per kg, although retail rates continued to rule at the uncomfortable level of Rs 60-70 a kilo. Arrival of new crop of the kitchen staple from Karnataka and increase in imports led to the fall...
  • Efforts on to free captain of Indian ship, two crew members detained in Togo 04-09-2013 05:15 PM

    Efforts are on to free the captain of an Indian merchant tanker, MT Ocean Centurion, detained along with two other crew members in a Togo prison in West Africa, an official said in New Delhi on Wednesday. "Captain Sunil James of the Indian merchant ship MV Ocean Centurion along with...
  • Onion prices still rule high at Rs 70 per kg in Delhi 26-08-2013 07:50 PM

    Retail prices of onion in the national capital remained high on Monday at Rs 70 a kg due to lower supplies in the wholesale market. Traders said the wholesale prices of the kitchen staple are ruling firm at Rs 45-50 per kg as supplies from producing regions have been lower...
  • Merchants Chamber of UP to take orphans for chopper ride as part of I-Day celebrations 14-08-2013 04:56 PM

    To mark Independence day celebrations, Merchants Chamber of Uttar Pradesh will take sixty orphan children on a helicopter ride. The children between 5 to 18 years of age will travel in helicopter for about ten minutes. "This initiative aims to provide children from four city orphanages a new experience," Anita...
  • Delhi: Onion price soars to Rs 80 per kg despite normal supply 14-08-2013 02:19 PM

    Much to the discomfort of consumers, onion prices on Wednesday touched Rs 80 per kg in most retail markets in the national capital despite normal supply in the wholesale markets. Wholesale price of onion have increased by Rs five to Rs 50-55 per kg in Azadpur mandi, according to the...
  • Salim-Sulaiman go international; compose music for Hollywood 13-08-2013 10:31 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood music directors Salim and Sulaiman Merchant are making their debut in Hollywood with Academy Award winner Jeffrey D Brown's film 'Sold'. The duo, who have composed music for hit Hindi films like 'Band Baaja Baaraat', 'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi' and Fashion, have composed two songs for the...
  • 'Satyagraha' Music Review: Passion, energy define the album 11-08-2013 11:26 AM

    Composers: Salim-Sulaiman Singers: Rajiv Sundaresan, Shivam Pathak, Shweta Pandit, Salim Merchant, Shraddha Pandit, Shafqat Amanat Ali Rating: 3 out of 5 The music album of director Prakash Jha's 'Satyagraha' boasts of seven tracks, including a remix and a house mix version of a track. Composer duo Salim-Sulaiman Merchant has kept...
  • 'Rabba Main Kya Karoon' Music Review: The songs fail to impress 28-07-2013 01:46 PM

    Composer: Salim-Sulaiman Singers: Salim Merchant, Benny Dayal, Monali Thakur, Raj Pandit, Vidhi Sharma, Akash Chopra and Labh Janjua Rating: 2 out of 5 With six tracks in director Amrit Sagar's movie 'Rabba Main Kya Karoon', composer duo Salim-Sulaiman have tried to bring in a Punjabi flavour to the music album....
  • With false promises, fake mercantile institutes send students abroad 14-06-2013 09:05 AM

    New Delhi: A major overseas job racket has surfaced. Documents available with CNN-IBN show how fake mercantile institutes are duping hundreds of students. Agents and companies send students abroad on fake visas and there they are forced to work as labourers. Glossy ads, a salary in dollars and an exciting...
  • Merchant Navy ship sinks off Lakshadweep, all crew members rescued 12-06-2013 08:16 PM

    Kochi: A Merchant Navy ship on its way to Maldives from Pakistan began sinking near the Minicoy island, Lakshadweep, nearly 300 km west of Kochi, on Wednesday evening. The ship - Asian Express - was carrying cement and sand and had developed a crack below its hull near the waterline....
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: Dutt feeling suffocated in 'Anda' cell 17-05-2013 05:18 PM

    Mumbai: Lodged in an egg-shaped high-security 'Anda' cell, Sanjay Dutt is feeling "suffocated" in its confines, which are generally used to house terror suspects and hardcore criminals, and the actor pleaded a TADA court on Friday to shift him to another cell as he is not a terrorist. Rizwan Merchant,...
  • Andhra bandh over power tariff hike successful: K Nageshwar 09-04-2013 05:38 PM

    How has Andhra Pradesh responded to the bandh call over power tariff hike? Political analyst & independent member of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council K Nageshwar joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. People put the politicians to power and have got to pay a high price for...
  • Gavaskar to receive CK Nayudu Award 25-10-2012 05:03 PM

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  • Auto driver returns diamonds worth Rs 20 lakh 03-10-2011 09:14 AM

    Ahmedabad: There are several Indians who are living examples of courage and decency, and who believe in doing constructive work for a better future. A fortnight ago, Mohammed Shakir Ansari, an ordinary autorickshaw driver in Ahmedabad, returned a bag containing diamonds worth Rs 20 lakh that a passenger had left...
  • Dubai: measures to combat pirates discussed 19-04-2011 09:57 PM

    Dubai: The two-day anti-piracy meet in Dubai discussed measures to combat Somali pirate attacks. The panel discussed proposals to increase military presence in waters of Somalia, Gulf Of Aden and Indian Ocean. The proposal of shadow pirate mother ships controlled to monitor activities and engage if there are any moves...
  • Lady GaGa's song gets Bollywood twist! 12-04-2011 12:00 PM

    New Delhi: International pop star Lady Gaga's hit single "Born This Way" has got a desi twist! Bollywood composers Salim-Suleiman have added a sitar intro and dhol beats to her vocals for the special remix. The latest version of the song has been produced by media company Desi Hits. Gaga...
  • Freed Indian sailors of Rak Afrikana return home 16-03-2011 08:19 PM

    Mumbai: Indian crew members who were hijacked by Somali pirates in April 2010 on board the merchant vessel Rak Afrikana on Wednesday landed in New Delhi and Mumbai to an emotional welcome. The pirates released the ship and the crew last week, though a Tanzanian crew member died in captivity....
  • Return captured pirates: Somalia to India 19-02-2011 03:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Somali Government has asked India to return the 43 pirates who were arrested off the Lakshwadeep coast in two separate operations recently, so that they can be put on trial in their country, police said. Somalia's demand came in response to an Indian request for an interpreter...
  • Reality show with a chance to dance with Hrithik 16-02-2011 07:31 PM

    New Delhi: Whether you stay in India, Britain or the US, here's your chance to put on your dancing shoes and match your steps with Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan on Star Plus's upcoming big ticket reality show "Just Dance". The international auditions for the show will begin Feb 27, as...
  • ICICI customers can withdraw cash at shops 19-01-2011 01:59 PM

    Mumbai: The country's largest private bank ICICI said its customers would be able to withdraw cash using debit cards at approved merchant establishments even if they choose not to make purchases from the particular shop. "This facility will be available for all ICICI Bank debit cards issued in India and...
  • Ali Merchant accuses his in-laws of lying 14-11-2010 01:30 PM

    So did they, or did they not tie the knot two years ago? While Sarah Khan's parents claim the grand Bigg Boss nikah on television is an eyewash, her beau Ali Merchant accuses them of lying. Ali, who came out of the Bigg Boss house after his televised wedding with...
  • Ali Merchant accuses his in-laws of lying 14-11-2010 01:30 PM

    So did they, or did they not tie the knot two years ago? While Sarah Khan's parents claim the grand Bigg Boss nikah on television is an eyewash, her beau Ali Merchant accuses them of lying. Ali, who came out of the Bigg Boss house after his televised wedding with...