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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.

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26 Killed As Boat Capsizes After Collision With Sand Laden Vessel In Bangladesh: Officials

Dhaka: An overloaded speedboat allegedly driven by an inexperienced underage boy capsized in Bangladesh after collision with a sand laden vessel, killing at least 26 people while many others were…

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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 […]

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Kendrapara boat tragedy: Meet 3 braveheart girls who saved over 20 lives

Kendrapara: Fifty five people were returning after enjoying a New Year picnic near the Light House at Hukitola Island of the Mahanadi River yesterday. Hardly did they know that only 45 will return home safe. Amid darkness, chaos and the cries of despair, three girls, who were in that ill-fated boat, braved the raging Mahanadi […]

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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, […]

42 tourists rescued after cruise boat, casino vessel collide

Panaji: Forty two tourists were rescued from a small cruise boat in the Mandovi river here late on Saturday, after it lost control and hit a nearby offshore casino vessel, police said. A spokesperson for Goa Police described the incident as “minor” and that no one was reported injured. “All 42 tourists were rescued by marine […]

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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 […]