Navy Ship

  • Merchant Navy ship sinks off Lakshadweep, all crew members rescued June 12, 2013

    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. According...
  • TN: CPI protests against fisherman killing July 23, 2012

    Chennai: The Communist Party of India on Monday protested in Chennai against the killing of an Indian fisherman from Tamil Nadu by a US Navy ship off the coast of Dubai last week. In the aftermath of the incident, the US had justified the use of lethal force saying the fishing...
  • US navy ship did warn Indian fishermen: Pentagon July 20, 2012

    Washington: Insisting that the US naval ship had forewarned the Indian fishermen before opening fire, the Pentagon on Thursday said that the incident remains under investigation and one should wait for the outcome of the probe before reaching any conclusions. "We would be pleased to update our Indian counterparts as we...
  • Indian fisherman killing: UAE counters US claims July 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Dubai Police has countered the claims of the US in the Indian fisherman killing case. The Dubai Police has told CNNIBN that an initial investigation suggests that the Indian boat was on its course and did not pose any danger to the US Navy ship. But the...
  • Fishermen killings: India awaits UAE's probe report July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday said it will decide on the future course of action only after knowing about the inquiries being done by the UAE and the US into the US Navy ship firing incident in Dubai, assuring full assistance to the victims who are fishermen from Tamil Nadu. Expressing...
  • Fisherman killing: Pentagon defends actions of US Navy ship July 18, 2012

    Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense George Little says the security team on the Rappahannock was forced to fire after the vessel ignored warnings not to approach. ...
  • Indian fishermen deny US 'warning' claims July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as the Pentagon defended the US Navy ship that killed one Indian fishermen and injured three others, saying that they ignored warnings, Indian fishermen denied any such warnings by the US navy ship and said they were shot at without any provocation. The fishermen, hospitalised with gunshot wounds...
  • Fisherman killing: Dubai will take action, says SM Krishna July 17, 2012

    An Indian fisherman was shot dead and three others injured by a US Navy ship off the Dubai coast as their boat approached the ship. ...
  • Fisherman killing: India asks UAE to act July 17, 2012

    New Delhi: India on Monday asked the UAE to register a case against the US Navy ship that reportedly killed an Indian fisherman as his boat approached the ship off the Dubai coast on Monday night. Three other Indian nationals were injured in the firing. India also sought a report from...
  • Indian fisherman killed in US Navy ship firing July 17, 2012

    Dubai/Rameswaram: In what could turn into a diplomatic row, a US Navy ship opened fire on a small boat killing an Indian fishermen and injuring three others. The incident took place off the coast of Dubai. A UAE official said there were four Indians from Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu and...
  • Iran Navy harassed US ships in the Gulf, says US January 14, 2012

    Washington: Tensions rising by the day, the Obama administration said on Friday it is warning Iran through public and private channels against any action that threatens the flow of oil from the Persian Gulf. The Navy revealed that two US ships in and near the Gulf were harassed by Iranian...
  • Eight freed MV Asphalt crew members return home May 1, 2011

    Mumbai: Eight freed crew members of the MV Asphalt Venture finally returned home on Sunday. The sailors met family members at the Mumbai airport in the wee hours of Sunday morning. All eight crew members were in captivity of Somali pirates for over seven months and were released on April...
  • N Korea shrugs off ship, calls for nuclear talks July 10, 2010

    Seoul: North Korea said on Saturday it was willing to return to nuclear disarmament talks and signalled satisfaction that a U N Security Council statement did not directly blame it for the sinking of a South Korean warship. China, the North's sole key ally, urged regional powers to put the navy...