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Olive ridley turtles hatch in Mumbai after two decades

Olive ridley turtles hatch in Mumbai after two decades

Tiny olive ridley turtles have hatched in India's financial capital Mumbai for the first time in two decades after a major cleanup of a beach, officials said Friday.

Thousands of Indian farmers protest in Mumbai

Thousands of Indian farmers protest in Mumbai

The farmers, wearing red caps and carrying red flags, arrived in the city following a six-day trek from Nashik, 165 kilometres north of India's financial capital.

Thousands of fans, Bollywood actors bid farewell to Sridevi

Thousands of fans, Bollywood actors bid farewell to Sridevi

Milling crowds of mourners lined the streets in Mumbai on Wednesday to pay homage to Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor, who died in Dubai on the weekend.

India's investigators close bank branch at heart of fraud

India's investigators close bank branch at heart of fraud

Three people, including two employees of Punjab National Bank (PNB), India's second largest state-run lender, were arrested and presented before a Mumbai court over the weekend.

At least four dead as Indian chopper found: coast guard

At least four dead as Indian chopper found: coast guard

India's coast guard said four bodies had been recovered on Saturday after search teams located the wreckage of a helicopter that went missing earlier in the day.

Indian airline fires two pilots over mid-air row

Indian airline fires two pilots over mid-air row

Jet Airways took the step after investigating allegations that a male pilot slapped his female colleague during a heated argument.

Second India restaurant fire in fortnight kills five

Second India restaurant fire in fortnight kills five

All five victims were employees who were sleeping at the premises, Bengaluru Deputy Commissioner of Police M. N. Anucheth told reporters.

Striking Indian workers bring chaos to Mumbai

Striking Indian workers bring chaos to Mumbai

Many businesses in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai closed on Wednesday as protesters from a low-caste community blocked traffic and shopping malls and staged sit-ins on railway lines ...

Huge fire at Mumbai restaurant kills at least 14

Huge fire at Mumbai restaurant kills at least 14

At least 14 people were killed when a huge blaze tore through a popular restaurant in Mumbai early Friday, police said, in the latest disaster to raise concerns over fire safety in India.

Scorpene-class submarine joins Indian Navy, first of six

Scorpene-class submarine joins Indian Navy, first of six

The submarine INS Kalvari was built by the Goa-based Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) with technological collaboration from French industrial group DCNS, which specialises in naval defence.

Mumbai commuter stampede leaves at least 22 dead

Mumbai commuter stampede leaves at least 22 dead

Dozens of people took shelter on the bridge during a sudden monsoon downpour and the deadly crush started as they emerged all at once, Indian Railways spokesman Anil Saxena said.

'World's heaviest woman' dies in Abu Dhabi hospital

'World's heaviest woman' dies in Abu Dhabi hospital

A team of more than 20 doctors had been caring for Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty since her arrival at Burjeel Hospital in May.