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# mumbai - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

It’s over 45 degrees today.

# mumbai - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Indian sisters say their mother knew older brothers raped them

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

The man has been named as Brendan Devenney.

# mumbai - Friday 4 April, 2014

Men who gang-raped photojournalist sentenced to death in Mumbai

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

# mumbai - Friday 4 May, 2012

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

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

Nor is an ability to cook or fold clothes…

# mumbai - Friday 27 April, 2012

From The42 Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend Telly Box This post contains videos

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

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'

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?

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

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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 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 This post contains images

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

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

# mumbai - Thursday 14 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…Gilmore seeks urgent Vatican meeting, Troika chiefs set to deliver verdict, great news for Sligo design students, and a date with Justin Timberlake.

No leads into Mumbai attacks that killed 17

The attacks were the worst terror strike in the country since the siege of Mumbai that killed 166 people in 2008.

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