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  • Mumbai Foot Over Bridge Collapse

    3 dead, 34 injured as foot overbridge collapses in Mumbai

    At least three people are dead and 34 others are injured as a foot overbridge collapses near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CSMT) Railway Station in Mumbai.

  • 'Batman' to the rescue for IPL stars

    When the Indian Premier League's big hitters need their favourite bat urgently repaired there's one person they call upon -- Aslam Chaudhry, a.k.a. "Batman".

  • Fire in Mumbai shop kills 12

    Twelve workers sleeping in the loft of a dry snacks store in an industrial area of Mumbai are killed by a fire that trapped them in small space they had rented to rest.

  • Stampede in India's financial capital kills 22

    A rush hour stampede during a sudden monsoon downpour at a railway-station in India's financial hub of Mumbai kills at least 22 people and wounds more than 30, an Indian state official says.

  • Justin Bieber

    Indian fans appalled over Bieber’s lip syncing

    Indian fans of Justin Bieber say they are appalled when they realised that the teen pop sensation is lip-syncing some of his songs at his much awaited concert in Mumbai.

  • Root 'ready' to captain Eng: Cook

    England captain Alastair Cook said Monday Joe Root was ready to take over as skipper but that no decision on his own future would be taken until the new year.

  • Ind demolish Eng to clinch Test series

    Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin tore through England's lower order Monday as the hosts won the fourth Test in Mumbai by an innings and 36 runs, clinching the series 3-0.

  • Kohli hits double century against Eng

    India's Virat Kohli smashed his third double century of the year when he notched 200 runs on day four of the fourth Test against England in Mumbai on Sunday.

  • Ind 62-1 after Eng post 400

    India were 62 for one at tea on the second day of the fourth Test against England after the tourists posted 400 in their first innings on Friday.

  • Eng bat first in fourth Ind Test

    England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and chose to bat in the must-win fourth Test against India in Mumbai on Thursday.

  • DRS set for busy baptism on Ind's turning pitches

    After years of resistance against the Decision Review System, the Indian cricket board has finally agreed to employ technology for the home tests against England and if the tourists' series in Bangladesh is anything to go by, it will get plenty of use.

  • Rio Olympics: Salman’s major blunder

    Indian Olympic Association's goodwill ambassador Salman Khan forgets the name of Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian to qualify for the vault event at the Rio Olympics.

  • 6 killed in Mumbai building collapse, many trapped

    A three-storey building collapses in Mumbai killing six people and trapping many others, civic officials said.

  • Mumbai Bhiwandi building fire under control

    A massive fire breaks out on Tuesday morning in a multistorey building in Kashimpura area in Bhiwandi, a Mumbai's suburb.

  • Prince William, Kate Middleton meet the kings, queens of Bollywood

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton yesterday, seemed rather relaxed as they walked the red carpet at the Taj Hotel in Mumbai ahead of a charity Bollywood gala, reports NDTV.

  • ‘Bangladeshi women trafficked to Mumbai brothels increasing’

    The number of women being trafficked from Bangladesh into Mumbai brothels is rising as part of greater migration from India's eastern neighbour, and police and social groups need to do more to rescue and repatriate them, a charity says.

  • Dhoni laughs off retirement talk after T20 exit

    India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni laughs off talk of retirement as he puts a brave face on the devastating World Twenty20 semi-final loss to the West Indies.

  • Afghans fall short by 37 runs

    South Africa beat Afghanistan by 37 runs in the Super Ten match of ICC World Twenty20 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, India.

  • Wounded England face SA survival test

    England lock horns with South Africa in the Super Ten match of ICC World T20 at Mumbai.

  • England humbled by brilliant Gayle

    Chris Gayle's brutal unbeaten century sends England to a chastening six-wicket defeat by West Indies in their opening match of the ICC World Twenty20 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

  • Indian classical dance

    Classical Indian dance helps trafficking victims to heal: study

    Classical Indian dance could be an effective form of therapy for victims of human trafficking and sexual violence, helping them to overcome their traumatic experiences and gain confidence, a pilot study has shown.

  • Thieving monkey bound and caged in Mumbai

    The captured monkey, its arms tied tightly behind its back, sits crouched over in a Mumbai residential colony trying with its teeth to untie the cord bound around its ankles.

  • Massive whale washes ashore in Mumbai

    Mumbai's coastline is more used to rubbish washing ashore than dead mammals, but on Friday residents woke to the sight of a nearly 40-foot-long whale on one of its most popular beaches.

  • Hema Malini accused of 'land-grabbing' for dance school

    Bollywood dreamgirl Hema Malini's plans to start a dance academy on a plot of land in Mumbai's Andheri area hit a roadblock on Thursday, as an RTI activist accuses her of land-grabbing.

  • Mumbai lad smashes 1000 off 323 balls

    Pranav Dhanawade, a lanky Mumbai lad became the first batsman to score 1000 runs in a single innings during an inter-school tournament when his side declared with the batsman unbeaten on 1009.

  • Laxman 281 voted best Test innings

    VVS Laxman's batting feat against Australia in Kolkata in 2001 has been voted the greatest Test performance of the last 50 years by a 25-member panel of cricketers, writers, broadcasters, historians and statisticians assembled by the Cricket Monthly.

  • Bollywood superstar Sadhana passes away

    Yesteryears Hindi cinema superstar Sadhana, known for her powerful performances in hits like "Hum Dono", "Love in Simla" and "Waqt", dies at her residence in Mumbai after a brief illness.

  • December Ind-Pak series unlikely: PCB chief

    Shaharyar Khan, PCB chairman, finally gives up hope of organising the proposed India-Pakistan cricket series in the near future.

  • Air India technician dies in accident

    An Air India technician was killed when the ground staff was sucked into an aircraft’s engine at Chhatrapati Shivaji domestic airport in Mumbai yesterday.

  • ICC World T20 venue allotment raises eyebrows

    The Indian cricket board's (BCCI) decision to award almost half of the ICC World T20 matches next year to only two venues -Dharamshala and Nagpur -has raised eyebrows.