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Massive Blaze in Mumbai Residence Kills Four, Dozens Injured

Four members of a family have died after a fire broke out at a residential building in the sprawling Bohra Colony in Mumbai. This is the third such incident in Mumbai within a fortnight. New Delhi (Sputnik) — According to the Mumbai state administration, the blaze was reported at around 2:00 a.m. (Indian Standard Time) […]Read More

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2 Indians Sentenced to Death for Mumbai Bombings in 1993

An Indian court on Thursday sentenced two men to death and two others to life in prison for the country’s deadliest terrorist bombings that killed more than 250 people in Mumbai 24 years ago. The series of 13 blasts that ripped through the western coastal city of Mumbai, known as India’s financial hub, on March […]Read More

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34 die in Mumbai building collapse

A six-storey residential building in the Bhendi Bazar area in India’s most populous city Mumbai, collapsed on Thursday morning at 8:40 local time (0310 UTC). The death toll has risen to 34. Ten fire tenders with seventy firemen and ambulances have so far rescued 46 people from the rubble. Rescue workers told the BBC that […]Read More

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Dozens dead in Mumbai after consuming toxic alcohol

As of today, as many as 84 people are reported dead since Wednesday after drinking toxic homemade alcohol sold in a slum in Malad in northern Mumbai. More than twenty others are reported admitted to hospital for alcohol poisoning. Police said five people have been arrested for the transport and sale of the alcohol with […]Read More

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Terror suspect planned Bangkok attack, says website

Hezbollah planned Mumbai-style attack on Chabad Bangkok, Khao San restaurants A detained Lebanese Hezbollah terrorist suspect was part of a planned attack on the Chabad Jewish community centre near Khao San road in Bangkok, according to a news website which specialises in intelligence reporting. Debkafile said on Tuesday that its sources confirmed that Hussein Atris, […]Read More

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Family tourism to replace Thailand’s ‘sex tourism’ tag

Panaji, Aug 19 – Arguably called the sex tourism capital of the world, Thailand is now deliberately using the family tourism label to shed the sex destination tag, a Thai diplomat said here Friday. Speaking to IANS on the sidelines of an event organised in Panaji to promote Thailand as a tourism destination, Tomwit Jarnson, […]Read More

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India Admits Threat from Home-Grown Terrorists

India’s home minister says a triple bombing in Mumbai last month may have been the work of Indian terrorists. Palaniappan Chidambaram told Parliament on Thursday that investigators have yet to reach any conclusions but that “all indications” point to an Indian group. The death toll from the July 13 blasts in Mumbai stands at 26, […]Read More