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Cyclone pummels eastern Indian coast, kills 19updated: Fri Dec 30 2011 09:09:00

Lashing winds and heavy rain pummeled India's southeastern coastline Friday as Cyclone Thane roared onshore killing at least 19 people.

Indian court allows auditors to digitize temple wealthupdated: Thu Sep 22 2011 11:07:00

Explorers will be allowed to carry out digital archiving of hoarded treasure stashed in underground chambers of a centuries-old Hindu temple, India's Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

India's top court halts temple treasure auditupdated: Mon Jul 11 2011 02:27:00

India's supreme court has temporarily stopped its inspectors from prying open the final vault of a centuries-old Hindu temple, officials said Friday.

Treasure discovered under Hindu templeupdated: Mon Jul 11 2011 02:27:00

CNN's Nadia Bilchik and Susan Hendricks discuss treasure recently discovered in Indian temple vaults.

Hoard of treasure uncovered in Indian templeupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 10:38:00

Jet-setting spiritual gurus. Gilded temples. Sprawling ashrams. Tons of offerings.

Communists, graft-tainted party defeated in India's regional electionsupdated: Fri May 13 2011 17:12:00

Election results in four major Indian states Friday marked a momentous comeback for the country's ruling Congress-led coalition, although it was undercut in one state by backlash against a graft-tainted coalition member.

Fraud claim fells India anti-corruption chiefupdated: Thu Mar 03 2011 06:24:00

India's beleaguered government suffered another blow Thursday as the country's Supreme Court quashed the appointment of the top anti-corruption investigator because he himself faced allegations of fraud.

9 great places to be a recluseupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 08:08:00

If hell is other people, maybe you can find heaven where other people aren't.

Stampede kills 100 in southern Indiaupdated: Sat Jan 15 2011 03:00:00

A stampede near a religious temple killed 100 people in southern India, authorities said.

New game show in India to reward 'green' projectsupdated: Thu Feb 11 2010 00:01:00

A new game show in India will award prizes to villages that are going green.

Incredible tale of survivalupdated: Fri Dec 25 2009 02:43:00

A Swedish tourist tells CNN's Dan Rivers his incredible tale of survival as a tsunami struck Thailand five years ago.

Tsunami-battered countries restart, rebuild amid challengesupdated: Fri Dec 25 2009 02:43:00

Visitors shuttle in and out of a state-of-the-art hospital in an Indonesian town once devastated by towering tsunami waves five years ago, while in nearby Thailand backpackers dance to music in bars and tourists lodge in a hotel that had been demolished in the Boxing Day disaster.

Bus plunges into gorge in India, kills 12updated: Tue Feb 17 2009 02:08:00

A bus carrying mostly Hindu pilgrims fell into a gorge in southern India Tuesday, killing twelve and injuring 41 people, authorities said.

Kerala stars in Santosh Sivan's English debutupdated: Tue Jul 15 2008 10:53:00

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CNN Future Summit forumupdated: Wed Dec 19 2007 08:27:00

Even the most cheerless environmental activist would find it hard not to register the faintest trace of a smile seeing Christmas lights shimmering in the murk of a December evening. Any lingering sense of 'green guilt' over the environmental cost of a billion festive bulbs being switched on should quickly dissipate in the bursts of electric color festooning our streets and houses. But if that isn't enough to placate an ardent activist there is, thankfully, environmentally-friendly light at the end of the tunnel.

Guru fights world's 'poverty of love,' one hug at a timeupdated: Wed Aug 22 2007 00:06:00

Mata Amritanandamayi is known as the "hugging guru." Some days, she will sit for up to 20 hours straight as tens of thousands of devotees line up to feel her embrace and hear her whisper motherly advice.

Hugging the worldupdated: Wed Aug 22 2007 00:06:00

Hugging the world

Tourism numbers on the moveupdated: Mon Sep 06 2004 20:54:00

Overseas visitors to India this year should top 3 million as the nation's "Incredible India" promotion campaign delivers annual growth of 15 to 20 percent.

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