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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ferry with 250 people sinks off Tanzania

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.