Rescuers found bodies in the River Ganges
and in the muddy, broken earth left by landslides.
Waters of two major tributaries of the river Ganges
-- Mandakini and Alaknanda -- are reportedly flowing over the danger mark.
She attributed the change in her image to her pet cause -- cleaning and protecting the river Ganges
This is the second accident at the 55-day-long Hindu festival held on the banks of the river Ganges
The incident happened at the town's main railway station when millions of devotees were returning to their respective home states after taking a dip in the sangam, the confluence of the river Ganges
and Yamuna, on the occasion of the Hindu holy festival of Maha Kumbh which started last month, Xinhua reported.
THE ashes of the woman who died after being gang raped on a bus in Delhi were scattered in the River Ganges
The crush occurred on a bridge along the banks of the river Ganges
in Patna, capital of Bihar state, according to authorities.
The Mansa Devi and Chandi Devi, Vaishno Devi temples are extremely beautiful and the River Ganges
Ravi takes the actress to the River Ganges
, where she discovers how the vast waterway is at the heart of so much of Indian life, before she takes up lodgings with a local family.
is on the river Ganges
and is a major pilgrimage point for Indian Hindus.
It happened as thousands of Hindu pilgrims rushed for places on a ferry in West Bengal state to take them to a pilgrimage site on Gangasagar island where the waters of the River Ganges
flow into the Bay of Bengal.
Indian writer, Kirubanantha Variyar, gives an example of a person who was saved from drowning in the river Ganges
The century's longest total solar eclipse was first sighted at dawn in eastern India, where thousands of Hindus took a dip in keeping with the ancient belief that bathing in the river Ganges
at Varanasi cleanses one's sins.
Today is also the day that her ashes are being scattered in the River Ganges
by some of our devotees in India.
Peter Owen Jones heads to India to the Kumbh Mela festival on the banks of the River Ganges
, where more than seven million Hindus wash their sins away in the water and find enlightenment.