🇮🇳 150 feared dead as glacier burst Feb 7, 2021 More than 100 people were reported missing after a glacier broke off and caused a flood that damaged a power plant in northern India. The military was deployed to look for survivors. A glacier broke off in the Chamoli district, causing a massive flood in the Dhauliganga River and damaging a nearby power plant. videos www.rt.com/news/514845-india-glacier-massive-flood/
🇮🇳 US Navy sends warship to India Apr 9, 2021 US Navy sends warship to India’s exclusive economic zone without permission, to challenge New Delhi's excessive maritime claims. The US Navy has said it deliberately refrained from asking India’s consent for a freedom of navigation patrol because New Delhi’s demands to do so contravene international law.
A guided missile destroyer, the USS John Paul Jones asserted navigational rights and freedoms approximately 130 nautical miles west of the Lakshadweep Islands, inside India's exclusive economic zone [EEZ].
#India believes it has the right to demand permission in line with the UN Convention of the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) it joined in 1995. The US, however, never signed that convention, and currently challenges excessive maritime claims by more than a dozen countries www.rt.com/news/520619-us-navy-india-patrol
India * 13 dead after fire breaks out in ICU Apr 23, 2021 At least 13 dead after fire breaks out in ICU ward of Covid hospital near Mumbai. It ignited in the intensive care unit, possibly sparked by a short circuit in the air-conditioning unit that led to an explosion. www.rt.com/russia/521873-fire-covid19-hospital-mumbai
🚢 Ship sinks off Sri Lanka 🔥 Jun 5, 2021 A fire on a ship at sea is terrifying to crew. A data recorder was recovered from fire-ravaged MV X-Press Pearl ship carrying chemicals had caught fire and sank off Sri Lanka. They recovered the ship’s voyage data recorder, or VDR, commonly known as the black box.
Tons of plastic pellets have fouled the rich fishing waters in one of its worst-ever marine disasters. The government suspended fishing along an 80-km (50-mile) stretch of the island's coastline.