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# mumbai - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Rescuers hunt for survivors as monsoon death toll hits 115 in India
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Rescuers hunt for survivors as monsoon death toll hits 115 in India

Jul 24th 2021, 7:23 PM 8,026 Views 4 Comments

Torrential downpours have lashed India’s western coast in recent days causing the worst floods in decades.

# mumbai - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Mumbai re-introduces some Covid-19 restrictions ahead of city's first cyclone in 70 years
# Cyclone Nisarga
# Cyclone Nisarga

Mumbai re-introduces some Covid-19 restrictions ahead of city's first cyclone in 70 years

Jun 3rd 2020, 9:26 AM 15,617 Views 4 Comments

Cyclone Nisarga is expected to make landfall around 100km from Mumbai this afternoon.

# mumbai - Thursday 27 June, 2019

RAF fighter jets escort Air India plane to Stansted after suspected 'bomb threat'
# London Stansted
# London Stansted

RAF fighter jets escort Air India plane to Stansted after suspected 'bomb threat'

Updated Jun 27th 2019, 11:35 AM 14,960 Views 28 Comments

The flight from Mumbai to New York landed safely at 10.15am in London.

# mumbai - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Panic' after air pressure error caused mass bleeding on India flight
# Mumbai To Jaipur
# Mumbai To Jaipur

'Panic' after air pressure error caused mass bleeding on India flight

Sep 20th 2018, 12:20 PM 39,263 Views 13 Comments

The flight crew “has been taken off scheduled duties pending investigation”, the company said.

# mumbai - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Indian man charged with making bomb threat says he was only asking about 'Bom-Del' flight
# Misheard
# Misheard

Indian man charged with making bomb threat says he was only asking about 'Bom-Del' flight

Jan 2nd 2018, 10:31 PM 29,838 Views 20 Comments

Vinod Moorjani was arrested just before boarding a flight to the Indian capital.

# mumbai - Friday 29 December, 2017

Massive fire kills 14 people in Mumbai restaurant
# India
# India

Massive fire kills 14 people in Mumbai restaurant

Dec 29th 2017, 8:23 AM 7,096 Views 1 Comment

Police said they were investigating the cause of the fire.

# mumbai - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Seven dead and over 30 feared trapped as building collapses in Mumbai
# Death Reported
# Death Reported

Seven dead and over 30 feared trapped as building collapses in Mumbai

Aug 31st 2017, 7:30 AM 5,708 Views 2 Comments

The building collapse comes during the worst monsoon season in decades.

# mumbai - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Death toll in worst monsoon season in decades tops 1,200
# South Asia
# South Asia

Death toll in worst monsoon season in decades tops 1,200

Aug 30th 2017, 10:50 PM 13,888 Views 14 Comments

At least five people, including two children, have been killed in Mumbai since yesterday.

# mumbai - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Dogs are turning blue in Mumbai because of contaminated water
# Changing Colour
# Changing Colour

Dogs are turning blue in Mumbai because of contaminated water

Aug 23rd 2017, 12:50 PM 16,262 Views 11 Comments

A factory accused of dumping dye into a river in Mumbai where several dogs turned blue has been shut down.

# mumbai - Saturday 24 December, 2016

India has begun building a HUGE new statue that will cost over €500 million
# Statue Of Shivaji
# Statue Of Shivaji

India has begun building a HUGE new statue that will cost over €500 million

Dec 24th 2016, 3:18 PM 26,836 Views 44 Comments

India’s far-right BJP government presides over a population that remains one of the poorest in the world.

# mumbai - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Man kills 14 members of his family with butcher's knife before suicide
# India
# India

Man kills 14 members of his family with butcher's knife before suicide

Feb 28th 2016, 7:39 AM 14,276 Views 3 Comments

Police said the man took his own life after slitting the throats of family members.

# mumbai - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Police force-feed burglar 40 bananas in order to retrieve swallowed gold chain
# Mumbai
# Mumbai

Police force-feed burglar 40 bananas in order to retrieve swallowed gold chain

Jan 12th 2016, 6:10 AM 13,305 Views 17 Comments

It’s not the first time that Indian police have resorted to using the fruit in such a manner.

# mumbai - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Five men sentenced to death over train bombings that killed nearly 200
# Mumbai Blasts
# Mumbai Blasts

Five men sentenced to death over train bombings that killed nearly 200

Sep 30th 2015, 8:58 AM 5,385 Views 9 Comments

The bombs were packed into pressure cookers and then placed in bags and hidden on the train.

# mumbai - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Home-made vodka has killed nearly 100 people in India
# Moonshine
# Moonshine

Home-made vodka has killed nearly 100 people in India

Jun 20th 2015, 6:34 PM 7,642 Views 7 Comments

Over 40 people are being treated in hospital.

# mumbai - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Over 2,000 people have died in India's heatwave - and it's not getting any cooler
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Over 2,000 people have died in India's heatwave - and it's not getting any cooler

May 30th 2015, 1:55 PM 15,085 Views 41 Comments

It’s over 45 degrees today.

# mumbai - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Indian sisters say their mother knew older brothers raped them
# Mumbai
# Mumbai

Indian sisters say their mother knew older brothers raped them

Apr 26th 2015, 1:21 PM 39,828 Views 32 Comments

The girls say their mother would beat and burn them whenever they complained or refused their brothers’ demands.

# mumbai - Friday 12 December, 2014

Irish man (24) dies after being found unconscious in Mumbai hotel
# India
# India

Irish man (24) dies after being found unconscious in Mumbai hotel

Dec 12th 2014, 11:07 PM 30,885 Views 20 Comments

The man has been named as Brendan Devenney.

# mumbai - Friday 4 April, 2014

Men who gang-raped photojournalist sentenced to death in Mumbai
# India
# India

Men who gang-raped photojournalist sentenced to death in Mumbai

Apr 4th 2014, 10:59 PM 22,058 Views 49 Comments

Three men have been sentenced to death, a fourth to life in prison.

# mumbai - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Four men found guilty of gang-rape of photojournalist in Mumbai
# Attack
# Attack

Four men found guilty of gang-rape of photojournalist in Mumbai

Mar 20th 2014, 8:28 AM 16,875 Views 30 Comments

The 22-year-old was raped in an abandoned mill where she had gone to take photographs.

# mumbai - Friday 27 September, 2013

Up to 70 people trapped after Mumbai building collapse
# India
# India

Up to 70 people trapped after Mumbai building collapse

Sep 27th 2013, 8:07 AM 4,782 Views 15 Comments

There were 22 families living in the five-story building, owned by the city’s civic administrative body.

# mumbai - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Police in India arrest fifth gang member suspected of gang-raping photographer
# Rape
# Rape

Police in India arrest fifth gang member suspected of gang-raping photographer

Aug 25th 2013, 3:17 PM 9,394 Views 23 Comments

The crime reignited anger about women’s safety in India following a similar attack last year.

# mumbai - Friday 23 August, 2013

Female photojournalist gang-raped in India
# Gang-rape
# Gang-rape

Female photojournalist gang-raped in India

Aug 23rd 2013, 8:05 AM 22,694 Views 85 Comments

Photographer taking pictures for a magazine story was raped in a secluded part of an upmarket area of India’s financial centre, Mumbai.

# mumbai - Monday 19 August, 2013

Indian train ploughs into a crowd of pilgrims, killing 35
# India
# India

Indian train ploughs into a crowd of pilgrims, killing 35

Aug 19th 2013, 9:04 AM 9,373 Views 29 Comments

An angry crowd went on a “rampage” after a crowd crossing a train track were killed.

# mumbai - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Divers find another body on Indian submarine after it exploded
# Mumbai
# Mumbai

Divers find another body on Indian submarine after it exploded

Aug 18th 2013, 2:01 PM 6,991 Views 2 Comments

Eighteen crewmen were on board the submarine when it exploded and sank, but the navy says some bodies may never be found because of the high temperature of the fire.

# mumbai - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

All eighteen sailors on Indian submarine that exploded feared dead
# Mumbai
# Mumbai

All eighteen sailors on Indian submarine that exploded feared dead

Aug 14th 2013, 2:10 PM 5,553 Views 19 Comments

No signs of life have been found on board by divers who entered the vessel. A board of enquiry will investigate what happened.

# mumbai - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Four-year-old Indian girl dies two weeks after brutal rape attack
# India
# India

Four-year-old Indian girl dies two weeks after brutal rape attack

Apr 30th 2013, 1:26 PM 19,360 Views 63 Comments

The girl was found unconscious by her parents on 18 April after being dumped at a farm.

# mumbai - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Column: Can India be called a democracy when society's most vulnerable are ignored?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Can India be called a democracy when society's most vulnerable are ignored?

Apr 11th 2013, 7:00 PM 177 Views 37 Comments

India has been touted as the poster-child for a developing economy – but is the impression of a progressive society all a smoke screen? Brian O’Connor shares his experience.

# mumbai - Friday 5 April, 2013

Death toll reaches 45 in India building collapse
# India
# India

Death toll reaches 45 in India building collapse

Apr 5th 2013, 7:15 PM 3,541 Views 1 Comment

The seven-storey building collapsed yesterday evening into a mangled heap of steel and concrete about eight metres high.

High-profile rapes threaten India tourism business
# India
# India

High-profile rapes threaten India tourism business

Apr 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,530 Views 23 Comments

As media spotlight hovers over sexual crime in India, its multi-billion euro visitor industry is feeling the pinch.

# mumbai - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Amid rape fears, Indian party gives knives to women
# India
# India

Amid rape fears, Indian party gives knives to women

Jan 24th 2013, 10:36 AM 7,971 Views 39 Comments

A far-right political party is distributing thousands of knives to women in a western Indian state to help them protect themselves, in the wake of a fatal gang-rape which horrified the country.

# mumbai - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Sole surviving gunman from Mumbai attacks is executed
# India
# India

Sole surviving gunman from Mumbai attacks is executed

Nov 21st 2012, 10:26 AM 3,601 Views 20 Comments

25-year-old Mohammed Kassab was hanged for his role in the attacks which killed 166 people in 2008.

# mumbai - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Death penalty confirmed for sole surviving Mumbai attacks gunman
# India
# India

Death penalty confirmed for sole surviving Mumbai attacks gunman

Aug 29th 2012, 1:45 PM 3,629 Views 11 Comments

Mohammad Kasab is expected to lodge a final appeal for clemency with the new President of India Pranab Mukherjee.

# mumbai - Friday 4 May, 2012

Indian court: Insisting on using a condom is not grounds for divorce
# D-I-V-O-R-C-E
From The Daily Edge
# D-I-V-O-R-C-E

Indian court: Insisting on using a condom is not grounds for divorce

May 4th 2012, 12:26 PM 4,092 Views 9 Comments

Nor is an ability to cook or fold clothes…

# mumbai - Friday 27 April, 2012

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
# Telly Box
From The42
# Telly Box

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Apr 27th 2012, 8:45 AM 548 Views 1 Comment

There is always another monsoon lurking around the corner so settle in for the weekend with this bevvy of sports… and snooker

# mumbai - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

US offers $10 million bounty for Pakistani 'mastermind of Mumbai attacks'
# Mumbai Attacks
# Mumbai Attacks

US offers $10 million bounty for Pakistani 'mastermind of Mumbai attacks'

Apr 3rd 2012, 9:32 AM 1,145 Views 1 Comment

Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, 61, is believed to have plotted the 2008 attacks in which at least 166 people were killed.

# mumbai - Monday 19 March, 2012

Column: Could we learn something from India's banking ethics?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Could we learn something from India's banking ethics?

Mar 19th 2012, 7:30 AM 12 Views 3 Comments

The culture of ‘profit at any cost’ appears to be on the wane in Mumbai, where Nick Leeson has been studying the market – but he’s wondering if the idea of ethics in banking is just ticking a box.

# mumbai - Sunday 26 February, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Feb 26th 2012, 11:00 AM 46 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# mumbai - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Mind now: China and India warned over skyscraper boom
# Skyscrapers
# Skyscrapers

Mind now: China and India warned over skyscraper boom

Jan 11th 2012, 12:24 PM 4,564 Views 16 Comments

Skyscrapers may herald financial crises, according to an ongoing study of the construction of tall buildings.

# mumbai - Thursday 28 July, 2011

How the super-rich live: 7 of the world's most expensive houses
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

How the super-rich live: 7 of the world's most expensive houses

Jul 28th 2011, 1:56 PM 2,302 Views 10 Comments

A three-bedroom home in the US has been put on the market for €122million. Join TheJournal.ie for a fantasy tour around the world’s priciest pads…

# mumbai - Thursday 14 July, 2011

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