Five people were visiting Rishikesh when they decided to take a dip in the river on Saturday evening.
A police sub-inspector in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district jumped into a canal to save a drowning man. A video clip of the courageous act has gone viral. IPS Kalanidhi Naithani, who is Aligarh's police chief, praised the officer for his bravery and dedication. The Aligarh police has announced a reward of Rs 25,000 for the officer for his bravery.
Six more bodies of suspected COVID-19 victims were found floating in the Ganga in Uttar Pradesh, an official said on Monday.
José Agostinho Becker, who was 57, drowned after going for a swim on Wednesday on his property in the southern city of Lavras do Sul.
Indian Army saved a girl from drowning in Jammu and Kashmir's Chenab River. The incident took place in Akhnoor district of J-K. Explaining the incident, the girl said that she was clicking pictures at the Chenab River when her foot slipped. Thanking the Army, she said, "I had gone to visit the Chenab River, and while taking pictures my foot slipped and I tripped inside the river. Army saved me and I am thankful to them. May god bless them with long age because I was able to successfully reach home alive." Victim's family also thanked the Army for safely rescuing their daughter. "I am thankful to the Army that they saved my daughter and took her to the hospital. I am thankful to god and the Army personnel," said victim's father.
Malayalam actor Anil Nedumangadu, best known for his role as a police officer in the critically acclaimed "Ayyappannum Koshiyum", drowned while bathing near the Malankara dam site Friday evening, police said.
Two minor boys drowned while fishing in the swollen Gagan river in Moradabad. Their bodies were taken out on Sunday. According to the police, three siblings -- Shivam, 18, Gaurav, 17, and Aman, 12 -- along with a friend, Vansh, had gone for fishing in the river near Kaanha Gaushala in Transport Nagar on Saturday afternoon.
Three women removed their own sarees and threw them to save four young men who were about to drown Tamil Nadu's Perambalur district. Unfortunately, they managed to save two of the youth as the other two drowned.
Displaying exemplary courage, a Mumbai cop jumped into the swirling Mithi river near Borivali to save a woman grappling for her life in the 30-feet deep water, officials said here on Thursday.
One driver has died after a bus and tempo submerged under the Minto Bridge following heavy rains in the Delhi-NCR on Sunday. Following heavy downpour in the national capital today, Minto Bridge near New Delhi Railway Station witnessed severe water-logging in which two vehicles got stuck including a DTC.
In a tragic incident, 3 children drowned and lost their lives in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram.
Devananda, a six-year-old girl, died due to drowning, revealed the report of the primary autopsy done at the Medical College hospital here on Friday. The girl went missing from her house near Kollam on Thursday morning.
2 Army personnel rescued a woman who was drowning in the river.
Teenager Akash Khillare from Maharashtra's Aurangabad was dissuaded from learning swimming by his grandfather but he picked up the skill on the sly, and that helped him save a mother and her toddler from drowning, a feat for which he will be getting a bravery award at the hands of PM Modi on Republic Day.
The incident happened when Shantanu and Reecha were shooting underwater sequence for director Palki's Gud Khake music video in Jaipur.