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  • Afghan Sikh stowaways were trapped in container for 18 hours August 19, 2014

    London: The Sikh men, women and children found in a shipping container in Britain were trapped in the airless box without food or water for 18 hours, their translator said on Monday. The Sikhs, discovered at Tilbury Docks in Essex, east of London, feared they would have all died had they...
  • No confirmation yet if people found in shipping container in UK are Indians: MEA August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Sunday said that there was no confirmation whether people found in the shipping container were Indians. The remarks came in the backdrop of UK media reports suggesting that 35 illegal migrants trespassing into the United Kingdom via waterways in the...
  • UK: 'Indian' illegal migrant found dead in shipping container August 17, 2014

    London: One among the 35 people who were illegally trespassing into the United Kingdoms via waterways was found dead in one of the shipping containers on Saturday morning. UK media reports suggest that the illegal migrants including children could be from India. They were found in shipping container at Tilbury...
  • China accuses US over military reconnaissance August 1, 2014

    Beijing: China on Thursday accused the US of regular reconnaissance by naval ships and aircraft in Chinese waters and airspace. "Vessels and aircraft of the US military have for a long time carried out frequent reconnaissance in waters and airspace under Chinese jurisdiction, which seriously affects China's national security and could...
  • Gas leak, blast at ship breaking yard in Bhavnagar, 5 dead, 10 injured June 28, 2014

    Bhavnagar: Five persons were killed and ten others injured after an explosion occurred at the Alang ship breaking yard in Bhavnagar district in Gujarat. The blast was triggered by a gas leak at plot no 140, where ship breaking working was in progress. The injured labourers have been shifted to...
  • China says Vietnamese vessels rammed its ships more than 1,000 times June 9, 2014

    Beijing: China has accused Vietnam of ramming its ships more than 1,000 times in a disputed part of the South China Sea and said while it wants good relations with its southern neighbour, it would not abandon principles to achieve that. China claims most of the South China Sea and has...
  • Japan says Chinese ships in disputed waters June 6, 2014

    Tokyo : Chinese ships sailed into disputed waters off Japan-administered islands in the East China Sea on Friday, officials said, after G7 leaders cautioned against "intimidation" in territorial disputes. The Japanese coastguard said two vessels entered the 12-nautical-mile band of territorial waters around one of the Senkaku islands, which China also...
  • Mumbai: Shipping professional booked for anti-Modi Facebook post May 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Devu Chodankar, a young shipping professional from Goa, has been booked for a Facebook post criticising Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi. Chodankar, who is absconding, had written on a Facebook forum that if Modi came to power, Christians would lose their identity in south Goa. An FIR was filed against him...
  • Chinese ship to map seabed in 'new phase' of MH370 search May 19, 2014

    Canberra: A Chinese navy ship will start mapping the Indian Ocean seabed this week under the "new phase" in the hunt for the crashed Flight MH370, even as the damaged mini-submarine searching for the plane reached an Australian port for repairs, officials said on Monday. Malaysian, Australian and Chinese authorities met...
  • SC allows moving INS Vikrant to Darukhana ship breaking yard May 16, 2014

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday allowed the Indian Navy to move out the decommissioned INS Vikrant - country's first aircraft carrier - from Mumbai naval dockyard to Darukhana ship breaking yard. The apex court bench of Justice B.S. Chauhan and Justice A.K. Sikri allowed shifting of the 70-year-old aircraft carrier...
  • Eleven crew members missing after ships collide off Hong Kong May 6, 2014

    Hong Kong: Eleven crew of a Chinese cargo ship are missing following a collision with a large container ship in the waters off Hong Kong on Monday. The cargo ship Zhong Xing 2 sank after the collision with the 300-m- (984-ft-) long Marshall Islands-registered MOL Motivator about two nautical miles...
  • Korea ferry disaster exposes cosy industry ties, soft penalties April 30, 2014

    Seoul: A culture of cosy personal ties that can blur the lines between businesses and those regulating them, of profit over safety, and soft courts is in focus as South Korea demands answers over the sinking of a ferry with the loss of more than 300 lives, mainly high school...
  • Death toll reaches 171 South Korean ferry mishap April 24, 2014

    Seoul: The toll from a South Korean ferry that capsized and sank last week rose to 171 on Thursday, but the recovery of bodies from the sunken ship proceeded at a slower pace as search operations were hampered by unexpectedly swift currents. On the ninth day since the ferry carrying 476...
  • Boy and girl on Korean ferry tied life jackets before they drowned April 24, 2014

    Seoul: A boy and girl trapped in a sinking South Korean ferry with hundreds of other high school students tied their life jacket cords together, a diver who recovered their bodies said, presumably so they wouldn't float apart. The diver said that he had to separate the two because he...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' voted the best film of 2013 April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: What makes a film popular with the viewers and critics alike? Besides a strong script, a good film shouldn't just be interesting, but also have endearing characters. And if the viewers manage to empathize and care about the difficulties the characters face all through their cinematic journey, the...
  • Bodies found floating inside sunken South Korean ferry April 19, 2014

    Jindo/Mokpo: Angry relatives of more than 200 people, mostly children, missing inside a sunken South Korea ferry demanded authorities act now to raise the vessel and hit out at officials, including the country's president, as hopes of finding survivors faded. Divers saw three bodies floating through a window of a passenger...
  • Korea ferry tragedy: Vice principal saved from sinking ship found hanging April 18, 2014

    Seoul: Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree. The news of the death came on Friday as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of people still missing from the ferry and feared dead. The passengers...
  • 61st National Film Awards: Has the jury selected the deserving films? April 17, 2014

    New Delhi: When the winners of 61st National Awards were announced on Wednesday evening, I was quite sure that there will be quite a few rants on my Twitter timeline for the jury had ignored some extremely deserving work last year. Knowing the nature of most armchair critics (we all...
  • 61st National Awards: 'Ship of Theseus' wins best feature film, Best Actor for Rajkummar Rao, Best Director for Hansal Mehta for 'Shahid' April 17, 2014

    Director Anand Gandhi's powerful film about a photographer, a Jain monk and a young stock broker told through different segments won Best Feature Film at the 61st National Film Awards for 2013. 'Ship of Theseus', depicting issues of intuitive brilliance, metaphysical belief and intricate morality in a world full of...
  • Award-winning Bengali film 'Phoring' selected for LA film festival April 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengali film 'Phoring', which was screened in the IFFI-2013, has been selected for the Los Angeles Film Festival of independent experimental Indian films. The film, which deals with a boy stepping into his adulthood and the attendant questions that appear in his mind, will be screened on April 12 and vie...
  • First look: Anand Gandhi reveals the first poster of his documentary feature March 31, 2014

    The 'Ship of Theseus' filmmaker Anand Gandhi revealed the first look of his next venture. The documentary feature is titled 'Proposition for a Revolution' and is directed by Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla. Gandhi also urged the online community for active participation. ...
  • 'Ship of Theseus' team to launch the trailer of their independent documentary soon March 30, 2014

    Chennai: Recyclewala Labs, the makers of critically acclaimed and successful independent film "Ship of Theseus", are set to unveil the trailer of their yet-untitled second independent documentary soon, says filmmaker Anand Gandhi. Gandhi, who directed the 2013 film "Ship of Theseus", heads Recyclewala Labs, an offshoot of his production house Recyclewala...
  • Missing Malaysian plane: China releases image of object in search area March 23, 2014

    Kuala Lampur: Search planes headed back out to a desolate patch of the southern Indian Ocean on Sunday in hopes of finding answers to the fate of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, after China released a satellite image showing a large object floating in the search zone. The object, which appeared...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Norway ship reaches site of suspected Malaysian plane debris March 20, 2014

    Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St. Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner, were spotted, the ship's owner said on Thursday. ...
  • Norwegian ship reaches area where Malaysia plane debris may have been spotted March 20, 2014

    Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St. Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner, were spotted, the ship's owner said on Thursday. The car carrier was on its way from Madagascar to Melbourne when it...
  • Mumbai: Three sailors on hunger strike on abandoned ship rescued March 10, 2014

    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...
  • Maritime Summit 2014: An initiative to create awareness about the industry March 9, 2014

    India is the 20th largest maritime in the world with sector comprising of shipping, ship building and ship repairs, ports. In this show, we discuss the maritime industry in order to create awareness about the industry. ...
  • Government to accord state heritage status to ship of deserts February 25, 2014

    Rajasthan government plans to accord state heritage status to the camel, even as it expressed concerns over the animal's depleting population, crucial for the desert state. Taking serious note of slaughter and smuggling of the "ship of desert", the state is also contemplating legislation to protect the animal. "Number of camels is...
  • At least five dead as sailboat capsizes off Haiti coast February 15, 2014

    Port-au-Prince: A government official in Haiti says that at least five people are dead after their flimsy sailboat capsized off the Caribbean nation's far western coast. Silvera Guillaume of Haiti's Civil Protection Office said on Friday that the vessel capsized around 5 pm on Wednesday when it encountered strong waves. The boat...