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15 dead in Myanmar pagoda drowning

15 drown in Myanmar

South-East Asia

Sun, Nov 21 2021

The tragedy unfolded as thousands of worshippers tried to reach the Kyeik Hne pagoda, which lies on a...

4 children drown in Naogaon

4 children drown in Naogaon

Nation

Sat, Oct 30 2021

The children became trapped in mud while taking a bath in a pond

Three siblings among seven girls drowned...

Seven girls drown in India Hindu...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 18 2021

The tragedy occurred when the girls went to a pond for immersion after Karma Puja, a major festival in...

Another body found near Cox’s Bazar...

Third body found near Cox’s Bazar seashore...

Nation

Sat, Sep 18 2021

It is still not clear if the man was a tourist or a local

One-year-old drowns in bucket water...

One-year-old drowns in bucket water...

Bangladesh

Tue, Sep 14 2021

Her body was sent for an autopsy

Three teenagers drown in Gazipur, one...

Three teenagers drown in Gazipur

Dhaka

Mon, Sep 13 2021

Rescue operation continues for the missing child

Youth drowns in Dhaka jheel as boat...

Youth drowns in Dhaka jheel as boat...

Bangladesh

Sat, Sep 4 2021

The deceased was slated to appear in this year’s SSC examination

Children under 10 account for 70% of...

Kids under 10 account for 70% drowning...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jul 25 2021

Drowning remains the dominant reason of child deaths in the country

3 die from drowning in Sylhet,...

3 die from drowning in Sylhet,...

Nation

Thu, Jul 22 2021

Drowning deaths are rampant during the monsoon 

Report: 83% drowning victims are...

Report: 83% drowning victims are...

Nation

Thu, Jul 8 2021

The rate of death from drowning is much higher in rural areas compared to urban areas

‘Children under 10 account for 80% of...

‘Children under 10 account for 80% of...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 22 2021

30 children die from drowning every day on average in Bangladesh, according to a survey

Siblings among 3 children drown in...

Siblings among 3 children drown in...

Nation

Fri, Apr 30 2021

The incident took place when the children were playing near a pond which was dug to irrigate the local...

ED: When will we learn our lesson?

ED: When will we learn our lesson?

Editorial

Tue, Apr 6 2021

The individual guilty for causing the collision must be brought to book immediately

Drowning in plastic debris

Drowning in plastic debris

World

Fri, Feb 5 2021

Global plastic production reaches 359 million tons, 8 million tons end up in the world’s oceans...

Garment worker goes missing in...

Garment worker goes missing in...

Nation

Mon, Jan 18 2021

Two people, including the boatman, managed to swim ashore but Saddam remained missing

769, mostly minors, drowned in Bangladesh...

769 drowned in 2020 in Bangladesh

Bangladesh

Thu, Dec 31 2020

River vessel accidents caused the deaths of 116 people while floodwater led to 17 fatalities

Unheard cries of drowning deepens with...

Unheard cries of drowning deepens with...

Bangladesh

Wed, Aug 26 2020

Drowning is an under-recognized global public health issue causing an estimated 322,000 deaths each year,...

2 drown in Shitalakkhya during teen...

2 drown in Shitalakkhya during teen...

Nation

Tue, Aug 11 2020

Police arrested six over the incident

'Glee' star Naya Rivera's death ruled...

'Glee' star Naya Rivera's death ruled...

Showtime

Wed, Jul 15 2020

The medical examiner’s report said there was no indication that drugs or alcohol played a role...

Study: Bangladesh’s drowning death rate...

Study: Bangladesh’s drowning death rate...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jul 13 2020

India, Bangladesh and Pakistan account for 78% of estimated drowning fatalities within the...

Glee star Naya Rivera missing, feared...

Glee star Naya Rivera missing, feared...

Showtime

Thu, Jul 9 2020

She rented a boat on Wednesday and took her four-year-old son onto Lake Piru, northwest of Los...