Landslide, floods kill 156 in Bangladesh, India; toll could rise

An aerial view showing the town half-submerged in floodwaters following landslides triggered by heavy rain in Khagrachari, Bangladesh, in this still frame taken from video June 13, 2017. REUTERS/REUTERS TV

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Indian man kills 14 members of family with knife near Mumbai

Mumbai murder

Relatives mourn outside the home where the mass murder took place

Police say the man hanged himself after slitting the throats of family members, including his parents and seven children

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Elephant rampages in east Indian town, smashing homes

People run as they follow a wild elephant that strayed into the town of Siliguri in West Bengal state, India, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. The elephant had wandered from the Baikunthapur forest on Wednesday, crossing roads and a small river before entering the town. The panicked elephant ran amok, trampling parked cars and motorbikes before it was tranquilized. (AP Photo)

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Leopard wanders south Indian school, injures 3 before caught

In this Feb. 7, 2016 image made from video, a leopard attacks a man at a school in Bangalore, India. Officials say the leopard wandered into the school in southern India and injured three people as it tried to escape. A crowd of onlookers watched the chase, which lasted several hours until forest workers shot the big cat with a tranquilizer dart on Sunday afternoon. Police say the three are being treated in a hospital. (AP Photo/APTN)

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Toddler and five-year-old girl gang raped in India

Official figures for the number of women raped in India are often disputed by Women's Rights experts who claim the numbers are far higher

A series of recent attacks have sparked renewed outrage in India SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images

The girls were seriously injured in separate attacks in Delhi on Friday night

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Delhi battles dengue fever surge

Residents cover their face and run in smoke as a municipal worker fumigates a residential area to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in New Delhi, India, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015

Residents cover their face and run in smoke as a municipal worker fumigates a residential area to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in New Delhi, India, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015

The Indian capital, Delhi, is in the grip of the worst outbreak of dengue fever in five years, officials say

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