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Two dead, 293 missing as ship sinks off South Korea

Seoul, April 16: A passenger ship with 459 people aboard, mostly high school students, sank in waters off South Korea’s southwest coast Wednesday, leaving at least two people dead and 293 others missing, a official said.

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Zimbabwean held with narcotics valued at Rs.10 crore

Thiruvananthapuram, April 16: Narcotic drugs valued at Rs.10 crore in the international market were seized Wednesday morning from a Zimbabwean women at Thiruvananthapuram airport, officials said.

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45 injured as train derails in Assam

Guwahati, April 16: At least 45 people were injured when nine coaches of a passenger train derailed near Guwahati in Assam Wednesday, authorities said.

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Six die in Karnataka bus disaster

Bangalore, April 16: Six people were killed and a dozen injured Wednesday when a bus caught fire near a town in central Karnataka and fell into a ditch, police said.

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45 injured as train jumps tracks in Assam

Guwahati, April 16: At least 45 people were injured when nine coaxhes of an express train jumped tracks near Guwahati in Assam early Friday, authorities said.

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New York Police ends spying on Muslims

Washington, April 16: New York Police Department has disbanded a controversial surveillance unit started after the September 11, 2001, attacks to catalogue information on Muslim businesses and mosques across the New York region.

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Ship carrying 471 passengers sinking off South Korean coast

Seoul, April 16: A passenger ship with 471 people aboard, mostly high school students, was sinking in waters off South Korea’s coast, the media reported Wednesday.

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Six killed in Karnataka bus fire

Bangalore, April 16: At least six passengers were burnt to death and a dozen injured early Wednesday when the private-run bus in which they were travelling caught fire in Karnataka, an official said.

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Ship carrying 350 passengers sinking off South Korean coast

Seoul, April 16: A ship carrying 350 passengers is sinking off the coast of Jindo, southwest of South Korea, and sent distress signals to the coast guard, media reported Wednesday.

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