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Indian low-cost airline SpiceJet under investigation after severe turbulence injures passengers

Indian low-cost airline SpiceJet is under government scrutiny following an incident in which a plane’s autopilot malfunctioned, causing severe turbulence and multiple onboard injuries. The country’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is looking into what happened on SpiceJet flight 945, which was traveling from Mumbai to Durgapur, West Bengal, on May 1. Reports say […]

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Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt get married in low-key event

Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt have tied the knot in what is being dubbed one of the biggest weddings of the Indian film industry. Many stars were among close family and friends at the low-key event. The wedding took place at the Kapoor’s family home, a bungalow tucked away in the affluent Bandra […]

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Lata Mangeshkar: India’s most influential singer dies aged 92

One of India’s most beloved singers, Lata Mangeshkar, has died. Her funeral was carried out in Mumbai with full state honours. Mangeshkar, whose voice was the soundtrack to hundreds of Bollywood films, died aged 92 on Sunday. PM Narendra Modi and stars of the entertainment industry attended the funeral. Large crowds also have gathered to […]

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Indian banker singer sparks controversy after claiming 3% divorce rates in Mumbai due to potholes and traffic jams

The singer, banker and wife of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ wife Amruta Fadnavis has sparked a controversy after claiming that traffic jams in Mumbai were leading to increasing divorce in the city. Speaking to the media on Saturday, Ms Fadnavis said that potholes and traffic congestion on Mumbai roads were the reason for […]

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India 3 navy personnel killed, 11 injured in explosion on a ship at a naval dockyard in Mumbai

Three Indian Navy personnel were killed and 11 others were injured in an explosion on a ship at a naval dockyard in Mumbai on Tuesday, the navy said. “The ship’s crew responded immediately and quickly brought the situation under control. No major material damage has been reported,” the navy said in a statement. The explosion […]

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India: App targets Muslim women, police investigation launched

Photographs of more than 100 Muslim women, including prominent actress Shabana Azami, wife of a sitting judge of Delhi High Court, multiple journalists, activists and politicians were displayed on the app for auction as “Bulli Bai”. After last July’s “Sulli Deals“, in which nearly 80 Muslim women were put up “for sale”, “Bulli Bai” was […]

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Aryan Khan: Indian star Shah Rukh Khan’s son released from jail after arrest in drugs case

Aryan Khan, the son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, has been released from a jail in Mumbai after he was arrested during a cruise ship drugs bust in a case that has gripped India. Aryan, 23, the eldest son of the actor dubbed the “King of Bollywood”, was detained earlier this month along with […]

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Mumbai police’s post on road safety inspired by hit show Squid Game goes viral

Police in India’s Mumbai city have put out a message on road safety drawing inspiration from Netflix’s smash hit, Squid Game. The Korean drama tells the story of a group of misfits taking part in a series of children’s games. In the first game, a giant doll calls out “red light, green light” to contestants […]

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Raj Kundra: Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty’s husband arrested for producing, broadcasting porn

Indian police arrested Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty’s husband, Raj Kundra, for allegedly producing and broadcasting pornographic films online. Mumbai Police announced Kundra’s arrest late on Monday, calling the 45-year-old “the key conspirator” in a case involving the creation and publication of adult films via internet apps. The police said they have seized Kundra’s mobile phone […]

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Dilip Kumar: Indian cinema legend dies at 98

Dilip Kumar, one of India’s earliest and most famous film actors, has died in Mumbai at the age of 98. “With a heavy heart and profound grief, I announce the passing away of our beloved Dilip Saab, few minutes ago,” Faisal Farooqui posted on Kumar’s official Twitter on Wednesday. He was admitted to hospital on […]

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2,500 people in India’s Mumbai injected with saline water instead of coronavirus vaccines

Thousands of people in India fell prey to an elaborate wide-ranging scam selling fake coronavirus vaccines, with doctors and medical workers among those arrested for their involvement. At least 12 fake vaccination drives were held in or near the financial hub Mumbai, in the country’s western Maharashtra state, Vishal Thakur, a senior official of the […]

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Stan Swamy: Jailed tribal activist dies of cardiac arrest in Mumbai

Jailed tribal rights activist Stan Swamy, 84, died of a cardiac arrest in India’s Mumbai City. The Jesuit priest, who suffered from Parkinson’s disease, was moved to a private hospital in May after he tested positive for Covid-19. Swamy, the oldest person to be accused of terrorism in India, was arrested in October 2020. He […]