Pirates

  • Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde arrested after two years on the run June 1, 2014

    Stocholm: One of the founders of file-sharing website Pirate Bay has been arrested in southern Sweden to serve an outstanding sentence for copyright violations after being on the run for nearly two years, Swedish police said on Saturday. Peter Sunde had been wanted by Interpol since 2012 after being sentenced in...
  • Johnny Depp to marry Amber Heard on a beach in Bahamas February 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Johnny Depp is said to exchange vows with Amber Heard on a beach in the Bahamas. The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star's wedding won't be a 'big, glitzy' party and will just have close friends and family, reports contactmusic.com. "They're having a small intimate ceremony barefoot on the beach...
  • Bruno Mars, Rihanna top list of most-pirated artists in 2013 January 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: American singer-songwriter Bruno Mars and R&B star Rihanna are the most pirated music artistes of 2013. According to the figures released by data analysis firm Musicmetric, Mars finished the year with nearly 5.8 million downloads to Rihanna's 5.4 million, reported Rolling Stone. Daft Punk was a distant third...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 10, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Jailed sailor's family meets PM, appeals for his return from Togo December 14, 2013

    New Delhi: It has been eight days since the body of her 11-month-old son has been kept in the morgue in the hope that her husband Captain Sunil James gets back to see him for one last time and perform his last rites. Aditi James, wife of the Captain...
  • News 360: Captain James' wife asks PM to bring him back December 10, 2013

    It has been eight days since the body of her 11-year-old son has been kept in the morgue in the hope that her husband Captain Sunil James gets back to see him for one last time and perform his last rites. ...
  • Jailed sailor's family meets PM December 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Jailed India sailor Sunil James's family met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday seeking India's intervention in getting him released from a Togo jail. A Togo court is to decide on his release so he can come home for his child's cremation. The family of jailed Indian sailor Captain...
  • Togo court to decide on sending jailed Indian sailor home December 9, 2013

    New Delhi: A court in Togo on Monday is expected to take a decision on whether jailed Indian sailor Captain Sunil James will be allowed to visit home for his child's cremation or not. The Ministry of External Affairs officials have said that they are hopeful that James will be...
  • Government gets consular access to Indian sailor in Togo jail December 7, 2013

    Mumbai: In a relief for the family of ship MT Centurion captain Sunil James, who is in jail in Togo and has now lost his 11-month son, the External Affairs Ministry has now said that they have been granted consular access to meet James and two other jailed sailors. The...
  • Christoph Waltz to play villain in 'Pirates of Caribbean 5'? November 29, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Django Unchained' star Christoph Waltz is eyeing to be the main baddie in the next Jack Sparrow movie 'Pirates of Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'. According to reports, the 'Inglourious Basterds' actor is rumoured circling a role of Captain Brand, who is a ghost who is seeking...
  • I'm a procrastinator, says Keira Knightley November 10, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Keira Knightley admits to putting things off till the last moment. The 28-year-old says that there are times when she is very organised, but then she has long spells of time when she loves to procrastinate, reports contactmusic.com. "I'm naturally a procrastinator. I have moments where I am...
  • Release date of 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' postponed to 2016 September 11, 2013

    Los Angeles: The release of the fifth installment of fantasy adventure film 'Pirates of the Caribbean' has been reportedly pushed to 2016. The start of production on the film has been delayed until at least this fall, thereby delaying its release. It was earlier slated to hit the screens July 10,...
  • Efforts on to free captain of Indian ship, two crew members detained in Togo September 4, 2013

    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 two...
  • Nigerian pirates release MT Cotton with 24 Indians onboard July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Turkish tanker MT Cotton that had been hijacked by Nigerian pirates off the coast of Gabon in Central Africa has been set free. The ship, manned by an all-Indian crew of 24 people, was hijacked last week and released on Monday. A large number of ships, mainly cargo vessels...
  • Pirates hijack ship with 24 Indian crew members off Gabon coast July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: A Turkish tanker MT Cotton manned by an all-Indian crew of 24 people has been hijacked off the coast of Gabon in Central Africa. The owners of MT Cotton lost all contact with the ship two days ago. The ship is suspected to have been hijacked by Nigerian...
  • Pirates hijack ship with 20 Indian crew members off Gabon coast July 16, 2013

    New Delhi: A Turkish tanker flying the Maltese flag with a crew of 20, all of who are Indians, has been hijacked by pirates off the coast of Port-Gentil, Gabon. According to Hurriyet Daily News a Turkish foreign ministry official confirmed that the hijacking took place late on Sunday. "The owners...
  • Indian Coast Guard rescues fishermen left stranded by Somali pirates June 26, 2013

    Kochi: The Indian Coast Guard has rescued 16 people who were stranded at sea off the coast of the Lakshadweep islands after their fishing vessel was allegedly looted by Somali pirates. The rescued crew include 13 Iranians and 3 Pakistani nationals. The rescued people are being given relief and medical...
  • Johnny Depp becomes Captain Jack act for ailing children June 11, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Johnny Depp visited a children's hospital unannounced dressed in his famous character Captain Jack Sparrow. According to franchise producer Jerry Bruckheimer, the actor regularly travels with his famous costume from the fantasy adventure film series 'Pirates of the Caribbean', so that he can surprise ailing kids, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Bruckheimer...
  • I did my own tattoo with knife: Johnny Depp June 8, 2013

    London: Superstar Johnny Depp has revealed that he did his own tattoos by using a knife. The 49-year-old actor has at least 15 tattoos including three squares and the digit 3 scratched on his hands, reported Sun online. "My skin is a journal, every tattoo means something. Whether you do it yourself...
  • Low cost smartphones will be the next step: Google chairman Eric Schmidt May 6, 2013

    Visiting Google Chairman Eric Schmidt claims that low cost smartphones will be the next step. "The big future is still smartphones. And the vast majority of Indians will encounter the internet on a smartphone, it will be a low cost smartphone of great power. They will deal with health and...
  • Father of sailor taken hostage on MV Iceberg 1 narrates his plight March 18, 2013

    Thirteen of the 28 Indian seafarers, rescued from Somali pirates after their vessels were hijacked in 2012, reached India on Monday. Meanwhile, Puroshottam Tiwari, father of Dheeraj Tiwari who is still hostage on MV Iceberg 1, spoke to CNN-IBN about his plight. ...
  • 13 Indian sailors return home, eight others still in Somali pirates' captivity March 18, 2013

    Eight Indian sailors of the Asphalt Venture and the Al Bedo are still waiting for a solution. ...
  • Rescued Indian sailor accuses the government of apathy March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The wait is finally over for most of the Indian sailors of vessel ships Royal Grace and Smyni. Thirteen of the 28 Indian seafarers rescued from Somali pirates after their vessels were hijacked in 2012 has reached India on Monday. Expressing happiness to have finally reached home after a...
  • Rescued Indian sailor says 'Govt didn't help us' March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The wait is finally over for most of the Indian sailors of vessel ships Royal Grace and Smyni. One of the 28 Indian seafarers rescued from Somali pirates after their vessels were hijacked in 2012 has reached India on Monday. Expressing happiness to have finally reached home after a...
  • 6 Indian sailors rescued from Somali pirates to return today March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Six of the 28 Indian seafarers rescued from Somali pirates after their vessels were hijacked in 2012 will reach India on Monday. Seventeen Indian seafarers on board the MT Royal Grace have been in captivity of pirates since March 2, 2012 and 11 Indian seafarers on board MT...
  • Indians rescued from Somali pirates to return on Monday March 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Most of the 28 Indian seafarers rescued from Somali pirates after their vessels were hijacked in 2012 are returning to India on Monday. Seventeen Indian seafarers on board the MT Royal Grace have been in captivity of pirates since March 2, 2012 and 11 Indian seafarers on board...
  • 28 Indian sailors freed by Somali pirates March 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Twenty eight Indian sailors held hostage by Somali pirates have been released. The sailors were on board two ships Merchant Tanker Royal Grace and Merchant Tanker Smyrni and 17 were on board the MT Royal Grace and 11 were on board the MT Smyrni. The Indian sailors have been released...
  • Pirates free 2 Indian sailors kidnapped off Nigerian coast February 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Six foreign sailors, including two Indians, kidnapped from an oil service ship off Nigeria were released unharmed by pirates. The sailors had been kidnapped 40 nautical miles away from Nigeria earlier in February. Although the pirates had initially demanded a ransom of $ 1.3 million, they finally agreed to...
  • Download the entire Pirate Bay website as a 75MB file February 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Trust the Pirate Bay users to be overcautious about worst case scenarios. Thanks to a Czech Pirate Party member, you can now download all of The Pirate Bay through a comparatively tiny 75MB archive. As one of the most controversial yet most widely used torrent site on the Internet, The...
  • Five MV Iceberg sailors return home, wait for one continues December 31, 2012

    Mumbai: Five sailors of the longest held ship by Somali pirates for 33 months, MV Iceberg, have finally returned to their families. But the wait continues for Dheeraj Tiwari's family. As hope started fading, suddenly came miraculous rescue and an emotional homecoming for five of the six Indian sailors taken hostage...