Barge sinks in sea: Seven workers rescued, engineer missing

An engineer was missing after a barge carrying 60 tonnes of essential commodities and diesel to a ship engaged in exploration activities off Nagapattinam coast sank in the sea, Coast Guard officials said.

Dec 20, 2014, 11:24 AM IST

Toll rises in South Korean ship sinking

  The toll in the sinking of a South Korean fishing vessel has risen to seven as six more bodies were recovered in the waters near the site, the authorities said Wednesday.

Dec 03, 2014, 13:08 PM IST

Evacuation came too late for many on sinking South Korean ferry

An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea`s southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside.

Apr 18, 2014, 08:47 AM IST

Noah`s Ark may have floated even with 70,000 animals

Noah`s Ark, mentioned in the Bible, may indeed have floated without sinking - even with two of every animal in the world on board, a new study has claimed.

Apr 03, 2014, 19:25 PM IST

Merchant Navy ship sinks off Lakshadweep, all 22 crew rescued

A Maldivian container vessel started sinking near off Minicoy islands in Lakshadweep after a engine snag but all 22 crew members, including four Indians, on board were rescued by a Coast Guard ship on Wednesday night.

Jun 12, 2013, 20:05 PM IST

Death toll from sunken Indonesia boat climbs to 22

number of people killed when a wooden ferry boat sank in a river in Indonesian part of Borneo island, has climbed to 22.

Sep 17, 2012, 09:55 AM IST

Ferry with 250 people sinks off Tanzania

A ferry with over 250 passengers, including 31 children, Wednesday sank near Chumbe island.

Jul 19, 2012, 00:05 AM IST

Dubai`s paradise isles are sinking, say experts

Experts warned that islands in Dubai shaped like countries of the world are sinking into the sea.

Jan 22, 2011, 21:39 PM IST

Coast Guard rescues merchant ship off Mumbai

The Coast Guard (CG) rescued a
merchant ship, which reported flooding on-board, off the
Mumbai coast, saving lives of 28 crew members including six

Jul 20, 2010, 00:31 AM IST

UNSC condemns warship sinking, Pyongyang not blamed directly

UNSC on Friday condemned the sinking of a SKorean warship in March that killed 46 sailors, but in a concession to China it did not directly blame North Korea, which was found to be culpable in the attack by an international probe.

Jul 10, 2010, 00:04 AM IST

Researchers raise doubts over S-Korean ship sinking

A South Korean-led investigation into the sinking of a warship near its disputed border with North Korea was inconclusive, may have contained fabricated data and should be reopened, two American-based researchers said on Thursday.

Jul 09, 2010, 23:52 PM IST

G-8 `evil` for criticism over ship sinking: N Korea

North Korea rejected Group
of Eight criticism over its alleged deadly sinking of a South
Korean warship.

Jun 29, 2010, 21:11 PM IST

North Korea warns UN not to discuss warship sinking

N Korea sent UNSC a letter warning it to not even open debate on sinking of a S Korean warship.

Jun 10, 2010, 00:21 AM IST

N Korea denies involvement in sinking of S Korea ship

North Korean leader
Kim Jong Il denied Pyongyang`s alleged involvement in the
sinking of a South Korean warship during his visit to China
early this month, sources close to six-party denuclearising
talks said.

May 15, 2010, 15:45 PM IST

World’s low-lying river deltas sinking due to human activity

A new study has indicated that most of the world’s low-lying river deltas are sinking from human activity, making them increasingly vulnerable to flooding from rivers and ocean storms and putting millions of people at risk.

Sep 21, 2009, 13:59 PM IST

Mongolian ship sinks off Paradip coast, one drowns

A Mongolian ship transporting
iron ore to China on Wednesday sank off Paradip port tonight killing
one of the 27 crew members while the others were rescued.

Sep 10, 2009, 00:34 AM IST