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13 dead as migrant boat capsizes in...

13 dead as migrant boat capsizes in...

Europe

Mon, Oct 7 2019

The ship, which had set sail from Tunisia, had been carrying around 50 people, almost all from Tunisia...

11 dead, three missing as boats capsize...

11 dead, three missing as boats capsize...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 3 2019

Sixty-three survivors were plucked from the water after huge waves swamped the boats in the Guimaras...

Hungary boat tragedy toll climbs to...

Hungary boat tragedy toll climbs to...

Europe

Thu, Jun 13 2019

The 25th body was found Wednesday about 100km downriver from the accident scene

Making safety a priority on our...

Making safety a priority on our...

Editorial

Sun, May 26 2019

It is the responsibility of the boat operators to ensure that risks are not taken

15 returnees not survivors of Tunisia...

15 returnees not survivors of Tunisia...

Dhaka

Wed, May 22 2019

ASM Ashraful Islam said Tuesday’s returnees were from another boat that was stranded at sea

Narayanganj trawler capsize: Remaining...

Narayanganj trawler capsize: Remaining...

Nation

Wed, Apr 3 2019

Selim's body was handed over to Sonargaon police station

Nor'wester killed 3 in Padma

Nor'wester killed 3 in Padma

Nation

Tue, Apr 2 2019

Fire service is trying to rescue the missing 2

Cargo capsize in Pashur: 150 tons of...

Cargo capsize in Pashur: 150 tons of...

Nation

Sun, Apr 22 2018

A dredger and a launch along with 31 men, including 11 divers, are working to remove coal from the sunken...

Vessel capsize in Pashur: Salvage team...

Vessel capsize in Pashur: Salvage team...

Nation

Fri, Apr 20 2018

On April 14, the vessel had run aground in a hidden shoal as it followed a wrong route.

Environmental group calls for restricting...

Environmental group calls for restricting...

Bangladesh

Fri, Apr 20 2018

In the last five years, 19 incidents of fire took place in the East Zone of the mangrove forest, the...

Three Rohingya children die as refugee...

Three Rohingya children die as refugee...

Nation

Thu, Feb 8 2018

A total of 54 Rohingyas from Dongkhali Balur Char in Maungdaw had boarded the engine-driven fishing boat...

Man rescued alive 28hrs after a bulkhead...

Man rescued alive 28hrs after a bulkhead...

Nation

Fri, Oct 13 2017

All the people on the bulkhead were able to swim to the river bank except Gijerman who got locked inside...

Is life so cheap?

Is life so cheap?

Editorial

Mon, Sep 11 2017

No longer can we have unsafe boats on our rivers. No more can we allow negligent boat operators to run...

3 missing in Padma trawler capsize

3 missing in Padma trawler capsize

Nation

Thu, Aug 10 2017

The trawler had to be anchored at the erosion prone area as the diesel ran out, and no sooner had the...

Watch: Be careful who you trust

Watch: Be careful who you trust

Around the Web

Wed, Jun 21 2017

When making important decisions, you should always be careful whose advice you trust, as evidenced by...

No efforts yet to salvage sunken cargo...

No efforts yet to salvage sunken cargo...

Environment

Tue, Jun 6 2017

The vessel with nine crew members and around 825 tonnes of iron slug plunged into the water after its...

Four missing in Narayanganj boat...

Four missing in Narayanganj boat...

Nation

Wed, Apr 26 2017

Most of the passengers and the crew members, except for the missing ones, managed to swim ashore

Sandwip boat capsize death toll now...

Sandwip boat capsize death toll now...

Nation

Wed, Apr 5 2017

The boat carrying around 40 persons capsized near Ghuptachara Ghat on Sunday night

100 feared dead in Mediterranean

100 feared dead in Mediterranean

Europe

Wed, Nov 16 2016

He was unconscious for two hours but we were able to stabilise him before he was evacuated

At least 10 dead in Barisal launch...

At least 10 dead in Barisal launch...

Bangladesh

Wed, Sep 21 2016

No deaths have been confirmed yet

Let’s not forget everything else

Let’s not forget everything else

Editorial

Sun, Jul 24 2016

Proper monitoring of municipal operations and implementation of regulations are equally important as...