The Indian state of Maharashtra has imposed a night curfew on cities including the country’s financial hub Mumbai because of fears about the new coronavirus strain from Britain, the local government said.
A major private hospital in Mumbai was shut to new patients and declared a coronavirus containment zone on Monday after 26 nurses and three doctors tested positive, an official said.
Headlines this week warned that much of Mumbai and its suburbs could be under water because of climate change-related sea-level rise by 2050.
Bollywood gets a unique museum – the “National Museum of Indian Cinema”.
Amid today’s global conflicts, debasement of public debate, attacks on democratic institutions, and escalating geopolitical tensions, it is hard to find much cause for hope.
Current generation of boxers do not have the wild streak that Tyson wore.
When David Cooper and his wife were looking for somewhere to retire, they wanted a place by a river or a lake, away from Mumbai’s congested streets, worsening pollution and vanishing green spaces.
While they may seem more at home in the heaving streets of Mumbai or Calcutta, three-wheel tuk tuks are making steady inroads in Cambodia.
Violent clashes between police and the Maratha community demanding quotas for government jobs erupted in Maharashtra.
Death of Indian actress highlights the issue of deceased migrant workers in the Gulf.
India mourned Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor after her death in Dubai aged just 54, as police in the emirate said she drowned in her hotel bathtub.
A Bollywood movie about an inventor who created a revolutionary machine that makes cheap sanitary pads hits screens this week, challenging taboos surrounding menstruation in socially conservative India.
A colourful paint job has transformed one of Mumbai’s drab hilltop slums into a tourist destination, even prompting comparisons with Italy’s picturesque Amalfi Coast.
India captain Virat Kohli had something to cheer yesterday when he was named ICC World Cricketer of the Year.
One of these is the “Bandicoot”, a four-limbed robot built by Genrobotics, that can go down manholes and clean sewers.
The only openly gay prince in India – where same sex relations are illegal – is throwing open his palace doors to LGBT people.
Jet Airways is investigating claims a male pilot slapped his female colleague during an argument while the plane was in the air.
Demonstrators across Mumbai block roads and railways in protest against violence involving Hindu nationalists.
Hundreds of Tiger Toilets have been installed in rural homes in India among several innovations empowering women.
Communities around the world struggle against land exploitation.
An 117-year-old building collapses in Mumbai after two days of torrential rain, killing at least 21 people, with some feared trapped.
At least five people have been killed as heavy monsoon rain deluges India’s financial capital Mumbai.
The chatter of typewriters outside courthouses and government offices will fall silent in India’s financial capital Mumbai as stenography colleges hold final manual exams.
Samir Singh got to within 36 kilometres of his goal of running 10,000km.
The group behind the initiative is also developing a mobile phone app – Rescue Me – which hotel staff can use to alert local police and senior anti-trafficking officers if they see suspicious behaviour.
A teenager from a Mumbai slum is closer to fulfilling his dream of becoming a professional ballet dancer after being accepted into a prestigious school in New York, due to a crowd-raising fund that raised UD$13,000.