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

Jul 24th 2021, 7:23 PM 8,025 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Jun 27th 2019, 11:35 AM 14,959 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Massive fire kills 14 people in Mumbai restaurant
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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.

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

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

Dogs are turning blue in Mumbai because of contaminated water
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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.

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

Dec 24th 2016, 3:18 PM 26,833 Views 44 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 12th 2016, 6:10 AM 13,302 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Home-made vodka has killed nearly 100 people in India
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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.

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

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

Apr 26th 2015, 1:21 PM 39,810 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Dec 12th 2014, 11:07 PM 30,879 Views 20 Comments

The man has been named as Brendan Devenney.

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

Apr 4th 2014, 10:59 PM 22,056 Views 49 Comments

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

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

Up to 70 people trapped after Mumbai building collapse
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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.

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

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

Aug 25th 2013, 3:17 PM 9,393 Views 23 Comments

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

Female photojournalist gang-raped in India
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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.

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

Aug 19th 2013, 9:04 AM 9,350 Views 29 Comments

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

Divers find another body on Indian submarine after it exploded
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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.

All eighteen sailors on Indian submarine that exploded feared dead
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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.

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

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

Death toll reaches 45 in India building collapse
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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
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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.

Amid rape fears, Indian party gives knives to women
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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.

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

Nov 21st 2012, 10:26 AM 3,597 Views 20 Comments

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

Death penalty confirmed for sole surviving Mumbai attacks gunman
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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.

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

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

Apr 27th 2012, 8:45 AM 547 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

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

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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# 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.

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

Mind now: China and India warned over skyscraper boom

Jan 11th 2012, 12:24 PM 4,562 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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