A three-storey building on the outskirts of Mumbai has collapsed in the early morning hours as residents slept inside, killing at least 10 people, according to local reports. A further 20 to 25 people are reportedly trapped in the building in Bhiwandi – about 40km (25 miles) from Mumbai –[…]
India’s financial capital, Mumbai, has largely escaped a cyclone that barrelled through the country’s western coast, despite early forecasts indicating possible destruction in the dense city of 18 million. Cyclone Nisarga was initially forecast to be the first storm of its kind to batter Mumbai since 1948, prompting citizens to[…]
At least three people died and dozens were feared trapped when a building collapsed in India’s financial capital of Mumbai on Thursday, after days of heavy rain swamped the city. Rescuers using diggers could be seen sifting through the remains of the four-storey residential building which gave way around 08:40am[…]
The Indian government has revoked the passport of the famous Indian Muslim preacher Zakir Naik, who is known for his non-violent and anti-terror discourse, Indian news agencies reported on Tuesday. An official statement said that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) had made a request several days ago to revoke Naik’s[…]
A man convicted of taking part in India’s worst-ever attack, the 1993 bombings in Mumbai, has been hanged, Indian TV stations reported. India’s president and Supreme Court rejected last-ditch pleas to stay the execution of Yakub Memon over his role in the bombings, clearing the way for him to be[…]
A Pakistani court has freed on bail the alleged mastermind of a 2008 assault on India’s financial capital Mumbai that killed 166 people and seriously strained ties between the neighbouring countries. Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was released late on Thursday, according to an official at Adiyala Prison in Rawalpindi, next to Islamabad.[…]
A Pakistani government prosecutor said Friday he will challenge a court order granting bail to the alleged mastermind of the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, which sparked strong condemnation from India. Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi is accused of planning the 60-hour siege on India’s commercial capital that left 166 people dead and was[…]
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