Worker sacked for washing shoes in coffee shop's sink

An employee at a Singaporean hospital food court stall, who was videographed washing her shoes in the shop`s sink, has been fired.

Jun 25, 2015, 12:26 PM IST

`No possibility` of survivors in China ship sinking: Official

Authorities admit there is no hope for more survivors from a capsized Chinese cruise ship, as cranes on Friday slowly raised the sunken vessel with exhausted relatives preparing themselves for further agony.

Jun 05, 2015, 09:05 AM IST
Around 40 migrants die in sinking off Italy, survivors tell NGO

Around 40 migrants die in sinking off Italy, survivors tell NGO

Around 40 migrants died when an inflatable boat carrying more than 100 people sank off the coast of Italy, Save the Children quoted survivors as saying on Tuesday.

May 05, 2015, 16:36 PM IST

Three feared drowned as Turkish ship sinks off Italy

Three seamen were missing, feared drowned after a Turkish-registered merchant ship sank off Italy on Sunday following a collision with another vessel in rough seas, coastguards said.

Dec 28, 2014, 18:14 PM IST

`No plans to sink International Space Station`

Neither the Russian Federal Space Agency(Roskosmos) nor other partners in the International Space Station project are planning to sink the ISS station in 2020, a top Russian space official said on Sunday.

Jul 31, 2011, 16:15 PM IST

Titanic II sinks in harbour on maiden voyage

Most people would think twice before buying a boat named Titanic II.

Jun 07, 2011, 18:12 PM IST

Migrant boat sinks off Italy, up to 250 missing

The boat that capsized south of Sicily, was carrying 300 refugees from Libya.

Apr 06, 2011, 21:47 PM IST

Mulayam asks partymen to sink differences, oust Mayawati

With Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls
a year away, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday asked party
workers to sink their differences and launch a decisive
struggle to dislodge the "corrupt" Mayawati government.

Feb 10, 2011, 19:24 PM IST

Police say US mom killed kids before sinking car

A mother who claimed her
children drowned when their car careened into a river was
charged with murder on Tuesday after authorities said she confessed
to suffocating the two toddlers and then faking the accident.

Aug 17, 2010, 23:36 PM IST

We didn`t sink South Korean warship: North Korea

In the first press statement after the sinking of the S Korean warship, N Korea denied involvement.

May 28, 2010, 18:43 PM IST

China hopes Korean probe will bring out cause of ship sinking

China on Tuesday expressed hope that
issues concerning the sinking of a South Korean warship last
month would be properly dealt with in a probe being carried
out by Seoul.

Apr 20, 2010, 19:07 PM IST

All 64 rescued after Canadian ship sinks: Brazil

A sailing ship owned by a Canadian school sank off the coast of Brazil in strong winds, but all 64 passengers were rescued from rafts Friday.

Feb 19, 2010, 19:09 PM IST

Damaged anti-whaling stealth vessel sinks off Antarctica

Anti-whaling group the Sea Shepherd
Conservation Society confirmed on Friday that their stealth
powerboat, the Ady Gil, sank in waters off Antarctica after it
was severely damaged in a skirmish with Japanese whalers.

Jan 08, 2010, 20:31 PM IST