Boat Tragedy News
Dahanu boat tragedy: Search operation to find missing students continues; Palghar Police arrests three
Search operations continued on Sunday to trace missing students, a day after a private boat carrying students on a school picnic capsized off the coast of Dahanu
15 people died after a boat carrying 60 people capsized in Yamuna river in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat
Lieutenant Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lt Gen (Retd) AK Singh has ordered to set up an Enforcement Cell immediately to check on the operations of all tourist boats and safety of the passengers.
Manmohan Singh condoled the loss of lives in the boat tragedy and announced the relief from the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund, according to a statement here.
The diesel-run tourist boat named Aqua Marine sank just a couple of nautical miles outside of Ross Island from where the tourists had boarded.
The UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said on Tuesday that eight bodies have been found and more than 50 other people who were aboard are feared dead.