55 students in Karnali get life jackets

February 22, 2020 09:00 am

SURKHET, Feb 22: Kabi Ram Nepali, a resident of Mohanyal Rural Municipality-3 of Kailali district, is a high school student. While going to his school, Nepali has to cross the Karnali River risking his life. As there is no bridge over the river, students like Nepali have been risking their lives to go to the school regularly. They have been crossing the Karnali River with the help of a wooden boat.

TEGUCIGALPA, July 5: At least 26 people died after a lobster-fishing boat capsized off the Atlantic coast of Honduras during poor weather conditions, an armed forces spokesman said on Wednesday, in one of the country’s worst-ever accidents at sea.

GOMA, April 19: At least 104 people were killed after a boat capsized on Monday night on Lake Kivu in South Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), authorities confirmed on Thursday.

TIKAPUR, Oct 21: One body has been found out of two who were missing when a boat capsized in Karnali river on October 15.

RAUTAHAT, Aug 25: As many as 35 people have gone missing after a boat with 40 people onboard has been swept away by the swollen Lalbakaiya River in the district.

SAN JOSE, Aug 3: Law enforcement officials in Costa Rica said on Thursday they had recovered two tons of cocaine from a low-profile boat found about 80 nautical miles off the coast, one of the biggest drug confiscations made at sea.

UNITED STATES, July 20: A duck boat capsized and sunk during a severe thunderstorm in Missouri, killing at least 11 people, some of them children, authorities said.

A boat carrying as many as 150 people has capsized off the northern coast of Cyprus, a Turkish Cypriot official has stated

HONOLULU, July 17: An explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a sightseeing boat off Hawaii’s Big Island, injuring 23 people Monday, officials said.

The paper boat

July 12, 2018 10:20 am

The rain stopped falling Slowly, swiftly and gently, a paper boat floats, Along the gutter, at the side of a street

BANGKOK/PHUKET, July 8: Rescuers in Thailand prepared to lift a sunken tourist boat on Sunday and said 15 people are still missing after the craft capsized off the coast of Phuket island, killing at least 41 people.

PHUKET, July 6: Thai authorities on Friday evening suspended the search for missing tourists who were on a boat that sank during a storm off the southern resort island of Phuket, as the death toll rose to 33, all of them Chinese nationals.

Accident comes as EU leaders reach a deal to handle the influx of migrants and refugees arriving on European shores.

GENEVA, June 7: At least 46 migrants died and 16 others went missing as a boat capsized off the Yemeni coast in the Gulf of Aden, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) said in a statement on Wednesday.

TUNIS, June 4: At least 48 migrants were killed when their boat sank off Tunisia’s coast and 67 others were rescued by the coast guard, officials said on Sunday, one of the worst migrant boat accidents in recent years.

GENEVA (AP), Feb 2:  About 90 people are feared drowned after a smuggler’s boat carrying mostly Pakistani migrants capsized off Libya’s coast early Friday, the U.N.’s migration agency said.

SEOUL, Dec 3:  At least 13 people were dead and two missing on Sunday after a South Korean fishing boat collided with a refueling vessel and capsized, the coast guard said.

COX’S BAZAR, BANGLADESH, Oct 9: An overcrowded boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar capsized in the confluence of a river and the Bay of Bengal and at least 12 people died, police said Monday. Five of the dead were children.

JAKARTA, Indonesia, July 25:  A speedboat carrying 48 people capsized Tuesday in central Indonesia, killing seven people and leaving 12 others missing, an official said.

GUATAPE, June 26: A tourist boat packed with about 170 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving nine people dead and 28 missing, officials said.

DAKAR, Senegal, April 25:  A Senegalese radio station says 17 women have drowned and at least 40 others are injured after their boat capsized near a village in central Senegal.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan 29:  A boat carrying 31 people, including around 20 Chinese tourists, is missing after sailing out from an eastern Malaysian city, Chinese state media said Sunday.

NEW DELHI, Jan 15: At least 19 people have drowned after a boat capsized in the Ganges river in Bihar on Saturday, a government official said.

PATNA, India, Jan 14: At least 21 people drowned and a dozen others were missing after their overcrowded boat capsized in a river in eastern India, police said Sunday.

JAKARTA, Indonesia , Jan 1:  A search resumed Monday for 17 people reported missing after a ferry fire off the coast of Indonesia's capital that left at least 23 dead, officials said.

One boat, two men

November 25, 2016 02:29 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The third movie directed by Ram Babu Gurung, Purano Dunga had a successful premier show on Wednesday at Jai Nepal Cinema, Kathmandu. The story of the movie is based on the relationship of two brothers and the issues created by their financial problems. The movie has been shot with the famous Begnas Lake in the backdrop.

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Nov 2:  A speedboat carrying Indonesian workers home from Malaysia capsized in stormy weather on Wednesday, and police said at least 20 people were killed.

ILAM, Oct 17: The bereaved families of the victims of the Maikhola (river) boat tragedy that occurred here last Friday are to be provided with compensation.

ILAM, Oct 15: The identities of the four victims among those killed in the Mai River boat capsize have been established.

5 killed as boat capsizes in Mai River

October 14, 2016 17:00 pm

ILAM, Oct 14: A boat carrying more than 40 people has capsized in the Mai River between Danabari VDC and Mahamai VDC in the district, killing 5 people.

CAIRO, Sept 21: Egyptian authorities say a boat carrying African migrants headed to Europe has capsized off the Mediterranean coast near the city of Alexandria, killing at least 20 people.

9 still missing in Saptakoshi boat capsize

September 18, 2016 21:39 pm

KATHMANDU Sept 18: The whereabouts of nine people who went missing after Saturday's boat capsize in Saptakoshi River still remains unknown. Among the missing, three are girls, five women and one boat contractors, according to locals

NARUWA (Sunsari), Sept. 18: The search for those passengers who had gone missing in a boat capsize in the Saptakoshi River on Saturday, has begun since today morning, Sunsari police said.

SUNSARI, Sept 17: Thirty seven people were rescued while some are feared still missing as the boat  capsized in the Koshi River on Saturday.

BALI, Sept 16: foreign tourists were killed and about 20 other people were injured in an explosion Thursday on a speedboat that was ferrying them from the Indonesian tourist island of Bali to neighboring Lombok, police said.

POKHARA, Aug 11: The dead bodies of two youths, who went missing after boat capsize in the Phewa Lake on last Monday, have been found this morning.

POKHARA, Aug 9: Two youths went missing after a boat capsized in Fewa Lake on Monday. Six othrs were rescued. The missing youths Pratik Shrestha, 19, and Elan KC, 21, both from Kathmandu, were not wearing life jacket.