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IMG set up to deal with Somalian pirates threats: Centre to SC

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 01:25

Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that an Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) has been set up by Ministry of Shipping to secure release of Indian sailors held captive by Somalian pirates and it is coordinating with UN bodies.

Somali piracy to return if no solution on land: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 19:13

Navy patrols and armed guards on ships have helped quash once rampant Somali piracy, but without political solutions onshore attacks will likely return, the World Bank warned on Thursday.

No response from six countries against trial of pirates

Last Updated: Friday, January 18, 2013, 15:40

The sessions court, which is trying 120 Somalian pirates, had sent summons to around 90 foreign nationals to depose before it.

Indian sailors in Somalian pirates’ custody: Government

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 00:47

An unspecified number of Indian sailors are being held by Somalian pirates and their families have sought help from the government to free them, parliament was told Monday.

43 Indians under Somalian pirates captivity: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, August 27, 2012, 14:56

As many as 43 Indians are under the captivity of Somalian pirates, the government said on Monday.

US military raid in Somalia frees American, Dane

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 14:40

US military forces barged into Somalia in a nighttime raid and freed two hostages while killing nine pirates.

Sailor recalls hijack "nightmare" after release

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 14:26

There were 22 seamen, including 17 Indians and five Italians, on board when the vessel was taken hostage and all of them have been released.

Cop probing Somalian pirates get threat call

Last Updated: Saturday, June 25, 2011, 20:32

Police officer probing the case of 14 Somalian pirates who were apprehended at Una coast recently has received a `threat call` with the caller stating that the police should release the pirates or face consequences.

39 Indians still held hostage by Somalian pirates

Last Updated: Sunday, June 19, 2011, 18:47

Somalian piracy is a global challenge, which requires coordinated response by global community.

Diplomatic efforts to fight piracy; IMG to act as apex forum

Last Updated: Friday, March 11, 2011, 14:00

The Cabinet Committee on Security decided on a slew of medium and long term measures including stepped up diplomatic efforts and coordination between navies of India and friendly countries to fight the menace of piracy.

Diplomatic efforts to fight piracy; IMG to act as apex forum

Last Updated: Friday, March 11, 2011, 14:00

The Cabinet Committee on Security decided on a slew of medium and long term measures including stepped up diplomatic efforts and coordination between navies of India and friendly countries to fight the menace of piracy.

Link between Somalian pirates, Pak terror groups under scanner

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 01, 2011, 00:24

Security agencies are probing any possible link between Somalian pirates and Pakistan-based terror groups.