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Tag: Boat Capsize

Boat Capsize In Chilika
Boat carrying 11 passengers onboard sinks in Chilika, 1 missing

One person went missing after a boat carrying 11 tourists from Remuna in Balasore sank while returning from Kalijai on Thursday evening.

Boat Capsizes in Balimela
Boat capsizes in Balimela reservoir; 2 missing

As per reports, three persons were returning to their village from Narangijala haat when the boat capsized near Orapadar ghat under Andrapali panchayat.

Boats capsize in Odisha
1 Killed, Several Missing After Boats Capsize In Malkangiri

At least one person was killed while several still missing after two boats capsized in Seleru river in Chitrakonda area. A total of 11 people stated to be labourers were returning to their homes in two boats after work in Telangana when the mishap occurred.

Woman, Daughter Among 3 Missing After Boat Capsizes In Malkangiri

Three persons including a woman and her daughter went missing after a country-made boat they were travelling in to cross the Chitrakonda reservoir capsized in Malkangiri district on Wednesday.

Odisha: 6-YO Boy, Father Die As Boat Turns Turtle In Mahanadi

Sonepur: A pall of gloom descended on Sonepur on Friday after two persons were killed when their boat capsized in Mahanadi River. The deceased have been identified as Suleman Khan (48) and his six-year-old son Azlan Khan of Binika. The mishap occurred when both of them along with several others from Sonepur were returning from […]

Two Fishing Boats Collide In Sea In Odisha; 4 Injured, 18 Rescued

Berhampur: At least four fishermen sustained minor injuries while 18 others were rescued after two fishing boats capsized in Bay of Bengal near Gopalpur following a collision between the vessels on Sunday. According to reports, the two fishing boats collided due to dense fog and poor visibility. Meanwhile, normal life in several parts of Odisha […]

Malkangiri Boat Capsize: Bodies Of 3 Missing Persons Recovered

Malkangiri: Bodies of three persons, who went missing after a boat capsized in Balimela Dam in Chitrakonda block of Malkangiri district on Friday, were fished out from deep waters of the reservoir by rescue team on Monday. The death toll in the mishap has now risen to four. The deceased persons, whose bodies were recovered […]

Tourist Boat With 60 Onboard Capsizes In Swollen Godavari, 12 Dead

Amaravati: Several people were feared drowned when a tourist boat capsized in the swollen Godavari river in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday afternoon while over 10 passengers were said to have been rescued, police sources said. The exact details of the mishap and the number of persons in the ill-fated boat were […]

Dhenkanal Boat Capsize: Search On To Trace Four Missing Persons

Dhenkanal: Personnel of Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) and Fire Services continued search and rescue operation on Sunday to trace the four persons who went missing after the boat they were ferrying, capsized in Brahmani River near Khadakprasad ghat under Motanga Police limits in Dhenkanal district last night. Sources said, around nine people including […]

19 killed as 3 boats capsize in Philippines

Manila: At least 19 people were killed and 12 others reported missing after three boats capsized due to bad weather off the Philippines, the disaster management office said on Sunday. The accidents occurred on Saturday off the rough seas between the city of Iloilo and Guimaras province amid heavy rains, according to the National Disaster […]

26 killed as fishing boat capsizes in Honduras

Tegucigalpa: At least 26 people have been killed after a fishing boat capsized off the coast of Honduras, officials said. Another 47 people were rescued from the vessel, which sank off the country’s eastern Mosquitia region on the Caribbean coast, the BBC reported on Thursday. The 70-tonne boat was packed with fisherman after the government […]

One missing, another rescued as boat capsizes in Kolab Reservoir

Koraput: One person went missing while another person was rescued after a boat in which they were travelling capsized near a ghat of Kolab Reservoir at Durla village in Koraput district today. The missing person has been identified Guru Andala of Chitapari village under Korkunda tehsil in Malkangiri district while the rescued person has been […]

Boat carrying 11 devotees capsizes near Sangam

Allahabad: A boat carrying 11 devotees capsized near the Sangam Saturday, an official said. No loss of life was reported during the incident. NDRF personnel reached the spot on time and rescued all the pilgrims — three women and eight men, the official said. The boat capsized apparently after losing balance near the Sangam, he […]

Kendrapara boat capsize: Death toll rises to 9; CM announces ex-gratia

Kendrapara: The death toll in the boat capsize incident in Mahanadi river mouth near Nipania in Kendrapara reached nine after eight more bodies were recovered late last night. All the deceased including two women and seven children have been identified as residents of Hasina village in Kujang area of Jagatsinghpur. As per latest reports, one […]

One killed, 7 missing after boat capsizes in Mahanadi

Kendrapara: One person was killed while seven others went missing after a boat capsized in Mahanadi river mouth near Nipania in Kendrapara today evening. According to sources, the boat was reportedly ferrying picnickers who were returning from Hukitola Lighthouse to Kujang area of Paradip. As per latest reports, Fire tenders have reached the spot and […]

4 missing, one critical in separate boat capsize incidents in Odisha

Malkangiri/ Ganjam: Four persons went missing while one fisherman was rescued in a critical condition in two separate incidents of boat capsize in Malkangiri and Ganjam districts today. Four persons including three women and a minor went missing after a boat they were onboard capsized in Barlabandh canal under Nakamamudi panchayat of Malkangiri district on […]

Boat capsizes in Brahmaputra, 2 dead, 30 missing

Guwahati: At least two persons were killed and 30 others were missing after a country-made boat – carrying about 50 passengers capsized in Brahmaputra river in Assam this afternoon. According to sources, the accident happened at around 2 pm today after boat crashed with a concrete pillar near the Aswaklanta temple ghat in Guwahati. Meanwhile, the […]

Ship rams into Indian fishing boat, 3 dead

Kochi: A ship off the coast of Kerala here rammed into an Indian fishing boat early on Tuesday along the international route, killing three fishermen, a minister said. The ship is being located. The incident took place around 28 nautical miles from the shore on the high seas around 4 a.m., Kerala Fisheries Minister J. […]

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Six missing fishermen fished out of sea after boat capsizes

Balasore: Six fishermen who had gone missing in the sea after their boat capsized near Wheeler Island in Bhadrak district today were rescued by a team of Marine police today. According to reports, the boat carrying seven fishermen capsized after it hit a sand mound inside the sea. While one of them swam back safely, […]

Chilika boat tragedy: Probe team rules out technical glitches

Khurdha: Inland Water Transport Directorate (IWTD) executive engineer heading the team constituted to probe the Chilika boat tragedy today ruled out technical glitches behind the boat capsize that claimed six lives on June 16. Executive engineer, Padmalochan Roul claimed that heavy rain accompanied with rough wind led to the mishap. A seven-member team was constituted […]

Chilika boat capsize: owner held

Bhubaneswar: A day after the ill-fated boat capsize incident that claimed as many as six lives in Chilika lake, the owner of the boat was arrested on Sunday. As per information, the owner of the boat, Basant Behera who had gone hiding after the incident was reported on Saturday evening, was nabbed by Balugaon police […]

2 dead, 2 missing as boat capsizes in Chilika during thunderstorm

Khurda: In a tragic incident, two including a minor girl was killed while two others went missing after a boat ferrying tourists capsized in Chilika lake following a thunderstorm on Saturday evening. The mishap occurred when the boat carrying 16 tourists from Ranapur area of Nayagarh district including the boatman were returning from Kalijai to […]

10 missing as boat capsizes in Godavari River in Andhra

Vijayawada: Ten people went missing after a boat capsized in Godavari River in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, officials said. The incident occurred near Manturu in Devipatnam block of East Godavari district around 5 p.m. There were 20 people on the boat when it capsized and 10 of them including two women swam to safety. Officials […]

7 killed in S.Korea boat capsize

Seoul: Seven people were killed and two went reported missing after a South Korean fishing boat capsized off the coast of the city of Incheon on Sunday. The vessel, weighing more than 9 tonnes and with 20 people on board, collided with a tanker weighing more than 300 tonnes in the waters near Yeongheung Island […]

Six missing after boat capsizes in Bihar

Chapra: Six people went missing and six others swam to safety when a boat capsized in Gandak river today, near Saroja Bhagwanpur village in Panapur police station area of Saran district. Superintendent of Police Hari Kishore Rai said 12 people were on their way to cut grass on a dry patch of land in the […]

Toll climbs to 34 in Rohingya boat capsize in Bangladesh

Dhaka: The discovery of three decomposed bodies late on Saturday in Bangladesh, thought to be of Rohingya refugees from a boat that capsized a week ago, raised the number of deaths to 34 in the accident, including at least 18 children. The bodies were found by people in Shah Porir Dwip village, situated off the […]

12 Rohingya migrants killed in Bangladesh boat capsize

Dhaka: At least 12 Rohingya migrants were killed after a boat carrying them capsized off the coast of Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district, police said on Monday. “The bodies of 10 children, one man and one woman have been recovered,” Xinhua news agency quoted a senior police official as saying. He said the accident took place […]

Two dead, 32 missing as boat carrying Rohingya people capsizes

Dhaka: A boat carrying scores of Rohingya people capsized Sunday night at the mouth of Naf River dividing Bangladesh and Myanmar, leaving two people dead and at least 32 others missing, according to local TV. Law enforcers have recovered two bodies in the Bay of Bengal near Shah Porir Island of Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district, […]

22 drown as boat capsizes

Baghpat: At least 22 people drowned and many others were missing after an overloaded boat capsized in the Yamuna River here. The boat carrying 60 people capsized and 22 persons drowned, District Magistrate Bhawani Singh said Police and PAC personnel have fished out 22 bodies so far while 10 others have been rescued. A search […]

Fisherman goes missing after boat capsizes in Rengali reservoir

Pallahara: A man went missing as his fishing boat capsized in Rengali reservoir here at Jharabahala in Angul district last night. A fire tender unit from here has launched a search operation to trace the missing person, identified as Budhuram Tapan. The fisherman, who belongs to Jharabahal village of Batisuan panchayat, had gone to the […]

Chilika boat mishap fallout: Govt amends Odisha Boat Rules

Bhubaneswar: Following the Chilika boat tragedy in which as many as four persons including two children died recently, the Odisha Commerce and Transport department has amended the Odisha Boat Rules. Following the amendment, all the passengers travelling in a licensed boat will be covered by life insurance. Currently, there are 2,409 boats in operation in […]

Boat Capsize
Day after Chilika boat capsize, focus on safety features

Berhampur: With a fishing boat ferrying picnickers capsizing in Chilika Lake that claimed four lives the day before, safety features in the country’s largest brackish water lagoon has come into the focus. Besides tourist boats, a large number of fishing boats operate from lakeside villages to ferry visitors to exotic locations inside the lagoon. Such […]

4 killed in Chilika boat capsize

Berhampur: In a tragic incident, four persons including two children died when a boat in which they travelling capsized in Chilika lake this morning. Reports said 29 members (18 male, 8 female and 3 children) of a family and their relatives and friends of Sabulia village were on the way to Ghantasila inside the lake […]

Three drown in Sonepur boat capsize

Two persons drowned and another went missing when a boat in which they were travelling capsized in Mahanadi river at Telenda Ghat of Ulunda block in Odisha’s Sonepur district on Monday

Overloaded boat capsizes, passengers swim to safety

At least 32 people had a close shave as the boat carrying them capsized in river Luna near Gobardhanpur ghat under Mahakalapada block in Kendrapara district on Thursday

Dhenkanal Boat capsize
Bodies recovered of all six victims of boat accident

The bodies of six persons who went missing after a boat sank in Odisha's Dhenkanal district were recovered by Wednesday

Dhenkanal Boat capsize
Dhenkanal boat capsize: 4 dead, 2 still missing

Dhenkanal: The death toll in Dhenkanal boat capsize incident increased to four while two more persons are still missing after a boat carrying as many as 24 people capsized in Brahmani River in the district on Monday. The Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) team has recovered a body a woman this afternoon from Mandar […]

Six missing after boat capsizes in Brahmani River

In an unfortunate accident, two women were seriously injured while six persons went missing after a boat carrying as many as 50 people capsized in Brahmani River in Dhenkanal

Boat Capsize
Two fishermen missing after boat capsize

Paradip: Two fishermen went missing after their boat overturned and sank in the sea near this port town today, marine police said. The boat carrying seven fishermen was returning after a fishing voyage when the mishap took place close to the shore, said Manmohan Choudhury, Inspector of Marine Police Station here. While five fishermen managed […]

Boat tragedy aftermath: CM reviews boat rule, safety measures

Bhubaneswar: Four days after the heart-wrenching boat capsize incident in Sambalpur district’s Hirakud reservoir that claimed 31 lives, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today reviewed Odisha Boat Rule, 2004 in a bid to strengthen the mechanism governing plying of vessels in major water bodies of the State. The CM’s meeting held at the State Secretariat here […]