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At least 10 dead in building collapse near Mumbai, dozens feared trapped

21 Sep 2020

BHIWANDI, India At least 10 people were killed on Monday and dozens were feared trapped when a portion of a three-storey residential building collapsed on the outskirts of Mumbai, officials said.

India COVID-19 cases near 3 million as Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai approaches

21 Aug 2020

MUMBAI A jump in coronavirus infections on Friday pushed India closer to the 3 million mark, piling pressure on authorities to prevent huge gatherings this weekend as Mumbai celebrates the Hindu elephant-headed god Ganesh.


22 Apr 2020

[ムンバイ 20日 ロイター] - ムンバイの巨大なスラム街ダラヴィに並ぶ家々は、密集して息苦しく、どこも食糧が不足しつつある。そこに暮らす住民は、インド全土に敷かれた封鎖措置に苦しんでいる。

Wider Image: Life under lockdown in India's massive Dharavi slum

20 Apr 2020

MUMBAI In homes that are cramped, stuffy and increasingly low on food, residents of Mumbai's huge Dharavi slum are struggling under India's nationwide lockdown.

India's poor, hammered by coronavirus lockdown, fear for future

24 Mar 2020

MUMBAI Shaikh Bahaduresha, 31, lived on Mumbai's streets for two months last year, unable to make ends meet on his meagre taxi-driving profits of roughly $5 a day. After he got married in December, his wife put some money towards renting a small apartment, and they moved in together.

Hillary Clinton joins Bollywood stars as super-rich Indians wed

13 Dec 2018

MUMBAI The daughter of India's richest man got married on Wednesday in a traditional ceremony in Mumbai attended by Bollywood stars and former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

PNB CEO Sunil Mehta meets serious fraud office amid probe into $2 billion scam

07 Mar 2018

MUMBAI The chief executive of India's Punjab National Bank (PNB) met officials of the serious fraud office on Wednesday, as authorities widened a probe into a $2 billion fraud that has been billed as the country's biggest banking scam.

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