Authorities in Southern India recovered the body of coffee baron V.G. Siddhartha floating in a river on Wednesday, two days after his disappearance sparked speculation he was under intense financial strain.
Two dragon boats practising to race on a river in China have overturned and 17 people drowned, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.
At least 32 people, many of them Hindu pilgrims, were killed after a bus plunged into a river in India's north-western state of Rajasthan on Saturday.
India's top court ordered authorities in northern Punjab state Thursday to share river water supplies with a neighbouring state, triggering a spate of resignations by angry lawmakers.
The death toll from a boat accident in Bangladesh has risen to 24, with rescuers pulling six more bodies from the river as they wrapped up the search operation on Friday, police said.