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Varanasi boat tragedy: Seven bodies recovered

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 22:52

Bodies of seven persons who had gone missing after a boat capsized in the Ganga in Varanasi have been recovered, a senior government official said on Wednesday.

Six killed after boat capsizes in Bangladesh

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 00:35

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

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 23:32

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

Arrest warrant issued against captain, two other crew members of sunken South Korean ferry

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 17:38

The captain of the sunken South Korean ferry and two other crew members were issued arrest warrant by a court on Friday, as per CNN reports.

Boat capsizes in Bisalpur dam, 8 drown

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 13:32

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 14:38

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

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 12:33

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

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 23:55

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.

Post boat tragedy, Andamans proposes stringent norms

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 16:28

In the aftermath of the boat mishap that claimed 21 lives off Port Blair, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands administration has proposed a slew of safety guidelines to ensure safety of tourists.

Owner of ferry which sank in Andamans sent to judicial custody

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 14:15

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.

Lessons from the Andaman boat tragedy

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 09:09

The recent boat tragedy in the Andamans has come as a shock for me. Not because I lost someone in the tragedy, but because I have been a recent visitor to these exotic islands.

Andamans boat tragedy: Safety audit of tourist ferries begin

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 18:58

Two days after the ferry tragedy, the Andaman and Nicobar administration on Tuesday began a safety audit of all ferries sailing in and around the islands following a direction of Lt Governor.