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PM Narendra Modi expresses grief over Bangladesh ferry disaster

PM Narendra Modi expresses grief over Bangladesh ferry disaster

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed grief over the Bangladesh ferry disaster and offered his condolences to the families of the deseased.

Feb 23, 2015, 21:22 PM IST

Overloaded Bangladesh ferry capsizes, 7 bodies recovered

 An overloaded ferry carrying over 100 people capsized Sunday after being hit by a cargo trawler in Padma river in Bangladesh, media reports said adding that rescuers had recovered at least seven bodies, including that of a child.

Feb 22, 2015, 19:06 PM IST

Owner of sunken Bangladesh ferry arrested

Bangladesh`s anti-crime branch early Wednesday arrested the owner of the ferry that had capsized last week in the Padma river, leaving at least 46 people dead and 61 others still missing.

Aug 13, 2014, 13:56 PM IST

118 feared dead in Bangladesh ferry disaster

At least 118 people were feared dead after an overcrowded ferry with up to 250 passengers on board sank in the Padma river in central Bangladesh, as the efforts to locate the vessel under deep waters is still underway.

Aug 05, 2014, 17:10 PM IST

World Bank halts USD 1.2 billion Bangladesh loan

The World Bank said on Monday that it had
put on hold a USD 1.2 billion loan for a huge bridge in
Bangladesh amid allegations of corruption in the bidding

Oct 10, 2011, 21:36 PM IST