Rampant illegal fishing by foreign trawlers off Somalia`s once pirate-infested coastline is threatening economic gains in the Horn of Africa nation and could push communities back to maritime crime, a report warned Tuesday.
Philippine and Japanese coast guard teams staged an anti-piracy drill on Wednesday, featuring the storming of a cargo vessel after a mock hijack, in a show of maritime cooperation between the two nations amid rising tension in Asian waters.
In a relief for producers of Amitabh Bachchan-starrer, 'Piku - Motion Se Hi Emotion', Delhi High Court today restrained websites and cable operators from streaming, broadcasting or providing online access to the film without permission.
Pirates attack one small coastal oil tanker every two weeks in the waters off Southeast Asia, which remained the world`s piracy hotspot in the first quarter, the International Maritime Bureau said Tuesday.
Amidst controversy over Akhilesh Yadav watching allegedly a pirated copy of Amir Khan starrer film PK, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister's office today termed as "baseless" the allegation and said the movie was downloaded through an authorised site.
As many as 30 percent of Bengali moviegoers don't contemplate watching a Bengali film in a hall in near future and 10 percent have already stopped going to the theatres in the last one year, reveals a report titled "Bengal Bioscope: A Big Picture Outlook for Sustainable Growth".
While Pakistani actors like Ali Zafar, Fawad Khan and Imran Abbas have become popular faces in Bollywood, Pakistani director Sabiha Sumar feels that Indian actors too should work in the film industry across the border.