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India Floods 2013

More Than 5,700 Presumed Dead In India Floods In June

AP | BISWAJEET BANERJEE | Posted 09.15.2013 | World

LUCKNOW, India — More than 5,700 people missing since floods devastated northern India last month are being presumed dead, even as rescue offici...

India Holds Mass Cremation For Hundreds Killed In Floods

AP | RAFIQ MAQBOOL | Posted 06.27.2013 | World

DEHRADUN, India -- Authorities in northern India on Thursday conducted mass cremations of hundreds of people who were killed by devastating floods and...

Dying to Be on a Yatra/Pilgrimage?

Deepak Sarma | Posted 08.26.2013 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

Yet another good question that Hindus ought to ask concerns the auspiciousness of dying while on a pilgrimage (yatra). Is it possible to die a "good d...

Rescue Copter Returning From Indian Flood Region Crashes

AP | RAFIQ MAQBOOL | Posted 08.25.2013 | World

GAUCHAR, India — An air force helicopter returning from a rescue mission in flood-ravaged northern India hit a mountain and fell into a river, k...

Mass Cremation For Hundreds Who Perished In Indian Floods

AP | RAFIQ MAQBOOL | Posted 08.25.2013 | World

GAUCHAR, India -- Authorities prepared Tuesday to cremate the bodies of hundreds of people who perished in monsoon flooding in northern India, as sold...

At Least 1,000 Dead In Indian Floods

AP | RAFIQ MAQBOOL | Posted 08.23.2013 | World

GAUCHAR, India — Bad weather hampered efforts Sunday to evacuate thousands of people stranded in the northern India state of Uttarakhand, where ...

Landslides Trap Thousands In Himalayas

AP | BISWAJEET BANERJEE | Posted 08.20.2013 | World

LUCKNOW, India — Days after floods killed more than 100 people – possibly many more – rescuers used helicopters and climbed through ...

Death Toll Tops 100 As Floods Sweep North India

AP | BISWAJEET BANERJEE | Posted 08.19.2013 | World

LUCKNOW, India — Monsoon flooding that has stranded thousands of people and caused landslides in northern India has killed almost 120 people, an...