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Indian coffee tycoon Siddhartha's body found floating in river

Indian coffee tycoon Siddhartha's body found floating in river

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 Chinese dragon boats capsize in river, 17 killed

Two Chinese dragon boats capsize in river, 17 killed

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 killed as bus plunges into a river in India

At least 32 people killed as bus plunges into a river in India

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 top court orders Punjab state to share river water

India top court orders Punjab state to share river water

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.

Death toll in Bangladesh boat sinking climbs to 24

Death toll in Bangladesh boat sinking climbs to 24

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.