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Residential building collapses in Mumbai, 11 killed

At least 11 people, including eight children were killed after a residential building collapsed in India’s financial city of Mumbai. Rescue efforts are under way as more people are feared trapped in the debris in the Malad area, officials say. An investigation has been ordered but a minister said heavy rains could have caused the […]

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Cyclone Taukate: Indian Navy recover 70 victims of barge tragedy, 16 more believed missing

Indian Navy crew searching for missing members of Barge P305 that sank off the Mumbai coast in Cyclone Taukate have so far recovered 70 lifeless bodies. A total of 188 survivors, including two rescued from tugboat Varaprada, have been recovered so far. The Navy is expected to continue the search for 16 more believed missing from […]

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Cyclone Tauktae: At least 49 dead, 35 missing four days after oil barge sank off Mumbai coast

At least 49 personnel on-board barge P305 that capsized in Cyclone Tauktae, some 70km off Mumbai in the Arabian Sea are dead. At least 49 personnel onboard barge P305 that capsized in Cyclone Tauktae, some 70km off Mumbai in the Arabian Sea are dead, Indian Navy officials said. So far, 186 of the 261 people […]

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CCTV Footage: Mumbai woman escapes giant tree falling on her as cyclone Tauktae pounds the city

A woman in the Indian city of Mumbai escaped a giant tree falling on her. The entire incident was caught on CCTV camera. The city was battered by a monster cyclone Tauktae on Monday which uprooted trees, damaged cars and infrastructure. The incident took place in the city’s Vikhroli area. In the video a giant […]

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India posts new record of 261k daily Covid-19 infections

India once again reported a new record of daily coronavirus cases as hospitals across the country overflow with patients and experts warn the healthcare system is teetering on the brink of collapse. The health ministry revealed on Sunday that 261,500 cases were registered in the past 24 hours, the fourth consecutive day when the country […]

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Mumbai: 17-year-old student confesses to stealing 26 high-end bicycles worth $5,314

A 17-year-old school student in the Indian city of Mumbai confessed to having stolen 26 high-end bicycles after a woman whom he stole from lodged a complaint about her lost bike. The incident occurred in the city’s Kandivali area. After noticing that her bike was missing from the parking lot of her apartment, the woman […]

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126 million people in India’s Maharashtra state face tighter restrictions amid COVID surge

Tighter restrictions were imposed in the Indian state of Maharashtra affecting over 126 million people from Monday following a sharp spike in the number of coronavirus infections. On Monday, India reported over 100,000 daily infections of which more than half of those were in Maharashtra, which has India’s largest city Mumbai as its capital. Maharashtra […]

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India records 89k daily coronavirus infections amid lockdown threat over Maharashtra state

India recorded 89,023 new infections and 713 deaths on Friday, the highest tally since September, while daily deaths reached a five-month high. Infections have surged in India since the beginning of March, with its richest state of Maharashtra, home to the financial capital of Mumbai, the worst hit. Maharashtra recorded 47,913 cases on Friday. The […]

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Man arrested for sexually abusing stray dogs

A shocking incident has come to light in India, a vegetable vendor in Maharashtra has been arrested for bestiality after it was discovered that he had tortured nearly 30 stray dogs. Ahmed Shahi in his 60s has allegedly abused several local dogs in Andheri, Mumbai. The incident came to light when a volunteer form an […]

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Varavara Rao: 81-year-old jailed Indian poet granted temporary bail

An 81-year-old jailed Indian poet-activist, Varavara Rao, was granted bail for six months on medical grounds. Varavara Rao has been in poor health for several months and spent more than 150 days in hospital in the past year. Mr Rao has been under arrest for his alleged involvement in the Bhima-Koregaon violence that occurred on […]

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Husband who stabbed his wife for eating curd sentenced to 8 years imprisonment

Two years after a husband in Mumbai repeatedly stabbed his wife for eating curd was sentenced to eight years imprisonment by a sessions court. What Happened? In September 2019, Ranjana brought home curd given to her by her mother. Her husband, Sachin, saw her eating the curd and questioned her. He said that it looked like […]

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Teenager breaks into home of girl he befriended on Instagram; steals gold, valuables worth $20,000

In a shocking incident a 19-year-old youth was arrested for burgling a girl’s house after making her acquaintance on Instagram. The incident occurred in India’s financial capital city, Mumbai. The accused Shaizaan Agwan, had met the teenage girl, daughter of a chartered accountant, through the online photo-sharing platform Instagram. After becoming friends with the girl, […]