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Hindus volunteer to clean up religious offerings from Jamaica Bay areaupdated: Sat Apr 23 2011 22:38:00

Volunteers toiled for hours on Friday cleaning mostly man-made debris from a New York coastline, the scattered religious offerings from a growing Hindu population in Queens.

Rare dolphins discovered deep in jungleupdated: Wed Apr 01 2009 08:17:00

The Irrawaddy, one of the world's rarest species of freshwater dolphins, have been found in surprisingly large numbers deep in the waterlogged jungles of Bangladesh.

People stranded in Indiaupdated: Mon Sep 15 2008 15:17:00

Thousands of people still stranded after weeks of flooding in northern India. In Flooded India, 50,000 Stay Putupdated: Sun Sep 07 2008 14:00:00

At least 50,000 people have refused to abandon their homes in flood-ravaged northern India

Indian army tries to reach flood victimsupdated: Wed Aug 27 2008 15:32:00

Hundreds of Indian army troops were using helicopters and boats Wednesday to deliver supplies and rescue villagers stranded by the worst flooding in decades, after the Kosi River breached an embankment in Nepal to the north.

Fishermen 'beat dolphin to death'updated: Wed Jan 30 2008 05:28:00

Fishermen in Bangladesh beat a rare river dolphin to death because they had not seen "this kind of creature before," according to local news accounts.

Internet groups forging a community of charityupdated: Fri Dec 28 2007 03:33:00

South Korea has long enjoyed some of the fastest and most widely available broadband Internet access on the planet. Top online gamers are bona-fide TV celebrities, and long before MySpace, there was South Korea's Cyworld, a social networking site launched back in 1999.

14 dead in Indian bomb blastsupdated: Tue Mar 07 2006 23:23:00

Three explosions in the holy Indian city of Varanasi killed 14 people, Indian authorities have told CNN.

India rail, temple blasts kill 14updated: Tue Mar 07 2006 09:25:00

Three explosions in the holy Indian city of Varanasi have killed 14 people and wounded dozens more, Indian authorities have told CNN.

Bangladesh ferry accident turns deadlyupdated: Sat Apr 09 2005 16:08:00

A woman died and 49 people were missing after a passenger ferry collided with a docked ferry and capsized in a river in southern Bangladesh, local police said.

14 feared dead in boat capsizeupdated: Sun Feb 15 2004 16:07:00

Fourteen people are feared dead after a boat carrying 27 people capsized in the Ganges River, Indian authorities say.

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