Ganges

(AP Photo)

Death toll in Indian monsoon flooding nears 600

JOSHIMATH, India (AP) — Rescuers found bodies in the River Ganges and in the muddy, broken earth left by landslides, raising the death toll from monsoon flooding in mountainous northern India to nearly 600 Friday, […]

06/21/2013

An Indian man weeps as he holds his wife who was killed in a stampede, Allahabad, India. (AP Photo)

36 dead in stampede at Hindu festival in India

ALLAHABAD, India (AP) — The death toll from a stampede in a train station rose to 36 in a northern India city where millions of devotees had gathered for a Hindu festival that is one of the world’s largest religious gatherings.

02/10/2013

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