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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar promises to punish those responsible for boat tragedy

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar promises to punish those responsible for boat tragedy

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said action would be taken against officials found guilty of dereliction of duty in connection with the boat tragedy that claimed 24 lives.

Seven years after Thekkady boat tragedy, no action yet

Seven years have elapsed since the Thekkady boat tragedy that left 45 tourists dead, but the charge sheet submitted after a crime branch probe is still being heard in a court near here.

Eighteen killed in boat tragedy in West Bengal

The accident had sparked violent protest in Nadia district on Sunday.

Boat carrying over 200 people capsizes in Assam, at least 20 missing

Boat carrying over 200 people capsizes in Assam, at least 20 missing

About 20 people were missing after a boat carrying about 200 people capsized in a river in Assam`s Kamrup district on Monday.

Kochi boat toll tragedy rises to 11

The toll in last week's boat tragedy here has risen to 11 with one more person succumbing to her injuries at a private hospital here.

Italy calls for emergency EU summit on migrant crisis

Italy on Sunday called for an emergency summit of European Union leaders following the latest migrant boat tragedy in the Mediterranean.

Four killed, one survives in California boat tragedy

Four people were killed and another survived following a dramatic boating accident off California's coast, authorities have said.

12 killed in rescue boat tragedy in Pakistan

At least 12 people of a marriage party, including the bridegroom and two children, were killed when a rescue boat capsized near the Pakistani city of Multan, even as ravaging floods continue to wreak havoc in the country affecting over two million people, officials said on Sunday.

At least 10 die as boat capsizes in Nigeria: Officials

At least 10 people died in Nigeria on Friday when a boat carrying 35 passengers bound for Port Harcourt capsized and sank, a rescue official and local government spokesman said.

Six killed after boat capsizes in Bangladesh

Six people were drowned on Thursday when a boat carrying over a hundred passengers capsized in the Jamuna river in Bangladesh.

Five drowned as boat capsizes on Biluakhai river in Odisha

At least five persons were drowned when a country boat capsized on Biluakhai river in Odisha`s Jagatsinghpur district officials said.

Boat capsizes in Bisalpur dam, 8 drown

Eight persons drowned when the boat they were in capsized in Bisalpur Dam in Tonk district, police said.

HC notice to Odisha on Hirakud boat tragedy

The Orissa High Court has asked the state government to file an affidavit within two weeks stating how many boats are registered to ferry passengers in water bodies and steps being taken to regularly check the fitness of these vessels as per the Boat Rule 2004.

Notices likely to 75 leases for illegal mining in Odisha

The Centre may issue show cause notices to companies, including SAIL, Tata Steel, Essel Mining, JSPL and OMC, that hold 75 leases where illegal mining of iron and manganese ores was found by the Shah Commission.

11 drown, 9 missing as boat capsizes in Hirakud reservoir

11 persons, including 5 women and 2 children, drowned and 9 others were missing after a boat carrying over 90 persons capsized on the Hirakud reservoir in Odisha`s Sambalpur district, official said.

Owner of ferry which sank in Andamans sent to judicial custody

Owner of tourist ferry MV Aqua marine which left 21 people dead after it sank in sea while sailing from Ross Island in Andamans on January 26 has been remanded to judicial custody after her arrest.

200 drown as boat capsizes in South Sudan

More than 200 people, including women and children, were killed in South Sudan when an overcrowded ferry capsized in White Nile river, media reported Tuesday.

Mali boat accident: 30 dead, up to 160 missing

Survivors of a boat that sank in central Mali say as many as 160 people are missing more than a day later.

Bodies of all nine victims of boat tragedy found

The bodies of all nine victims, who had gone missing after a boat capsized in the Ganga in Bihar`s Bhojpur district, were fished out on Thursday.

Death toll hits 15 in Indonesia asylum-seeker boat

The death toll after a boat carrying some 200 asylum-seekers bound for Australia capsized has risen to 15.