Tag: Sinks

Six rescued, dozens missing after ferry sinks in Indonesia’s Lake Toba

JAKARTA: Six people were rescued and one was confirmed dead from among an estimated 80 passengers on a ferry that sank on Monday in...

At least 56 killed as Russian trawler sinks in icy seas

A Russian trawler sank in icy seas off Russia's far eastern Kamchatka peninsula on Thursday, killing at least 56 of the 132 crew, the...

Rupee sinks amid political turmoil in country

The US dollar rose by 70 paisas in the inter-bank market on Wednesday after which it touched the Rs 101.10 mark. Moreover, the Karachi Stock...

Small boat sinks off Greek island, 20 migrants drown

A small boat carrying migrants hoping to get to Greece sank near the eastern island of Lesvos early on Saturday, drowning 20 people, Greek...

200 dead and missing as India ferry sinks

An overcrowded river ferry broke in two and sank in northeast India during a severe storm on Monday, leaving at least 105 people dead...

Gayle blitz sinks Somerset

Riding high on Chris Gayle (86 off 46 balls) special, Royal Challengers Bangalore thumped Somerset by 51 runs in their crucial Champions League Twenty20...

CDA’s financial position sinks further

The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is expected to sink further into financial crisis as they have offered up 700 plots in the first phase...

Berlusconi sinks deeper in sex scandal

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Sunday faced growing pressure to resign after embarrassing new revelations of parties and young women prompted questions about...

7 dead as ferry sinks in Indonesia

Seven people were killed and several others were believed to be missing after a ferry sank in Indonesia on Saturday, an official said. The ferry...

Taylor’s stunner sinks Sunderland

Newcastle’s Ryan Taylor settled a stormy Tyne-Wear derby with a stunning free-kick that clinched a 1-0 victory over 10-man Sunderland at the Stadium of...

Chinese sub sinks to new depths with 5,000-metre dive

Chinese scientists aim to complete the world’s deepest dive in a manned submersible in 2012 by going to 7,000 metres (22,966 ft) beneath the...

Boat with over 170 people sinks in Russia’s Volga

A pleasure boat carrying more than 170 people sank in Russia’s Volga river on Sunday, killing at least one person and leaving dozens missing,...

Carrol double sinks City

LONDON - England striker Andy Carroll scored his first goals for Liverpool with a double in a 3-0 defeat of fourth-placed Manchester City on Monday to maintain their faint hopes of Champions League football next season. Carroll, the most expensive English player after his 35 million pound ($57.28 million) transfer from Newcastle in January, lashed in the opener from the edge of the box after 13 minutes and added his second shortly after Dirk Kuyt's strike.
City's first half went

Wild card Sweeting sinks Nishikori for clay title

HOUSTON - American wild card Ryan Sweeting captured his first ATP Tour title -- in his first final -- by beating Kei Nishikori 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) at the US Clay Court Championships on Sunday.
"I think I'm most happy the way I performed under pressure in my first final," Sweeting said. "I stayed calm and stayed focused. I didn't let the moment get to me which in past performances I have."
Sweeting is the first wild card winner in this tournament since fellow American Mardy Fish

Migrant boat sinks off Italy, 130 missing

ROME - More than 130 people were missing and at least 15 appeared to be dead after a boat carrying Eritrean and Somali refugees from Libya capsized south of Sicily early on Wednesday, coast guard officials said.
Rescuers picked up 47 people, including a number of women and children, after the boat, which left Libya two days ago, sank at about 4:00 a.m. (0200 GMT) 40 miles south of the island of Lampedusa. Fifteen bodies had been seen in the water by mid-morning, officials said

Djokovic sinks Nadal in thrilling Miami final

MIAMI - In an epic final, Novak Djokovic defeated world number one Rafa Nadal in a third set tiebreak to win the Sony Ericsson Open 4-6 6-3 7-6 on Sunday.
The victory extends second ranked Djokovic's winning streak to 26 matches going back to last year and follows his victory over the Spaniard in Indian Wells two weeks ago.
"It is just incredible to win against the number one player in the world in a third set tie break," a delighted Djokovic said on court before he was

Cole double sinks Fulham to ease pressure on Grant

LONDON - Carlton Cole scored his first ever Premier League double as West Ham eased the pressure on boss Avram Grant with a crucial 3-1 win at Fulham on Sunday.
Grant has been edging closer to the sack in recent weeks as West Ham struggled to climb off the bottom of the Premier League, but the former Chelsea manager earned a stay of execution thanks to Cole's heroics.
The England striker, recalled as one of Grant's five changes for the crunch clash, cancelled out an early