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  • Letter from Mumbai: Non-registration of high-end diesel cars

    A TEMPORARY ban imposed by the Supreme Court on the registration of high-end diesel cars and SUVs in Delhi and the National Capital Region has shaken the automobile industry and led to heated arguments over the merits or demerits of the fuel...

    Responding to a plea by environmentalists citing high atmospheric pollution in the National Capital Region (NCR), the apex court earlier this year imposed a temporary ban on the registration of...
  • Court refuses voice samples of suspects in Mumbai attacks case

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday dismissed the government’s petitions seeking clippings of the voices of the alleged masterminds of the Mumbai attacks and of six other suspects in the case due to non-prosecution...

    The prosecution was asking for the voice samples of the suspects to compare it with the communication intercepted by Indian intelligence and then present it before the anti-terrorism court (ATC) as...

  • Mumbai bomb plotter on death row loses final appeal

    NEW DELHI: India's top court on Tuesday rejected a final appeal by Yakub Memon, a key plotter of bomb attacks that killed hundreds in Mumbai in 1993, paving the way for his execution...

    The attacks were believed to have been staged by Mumbai's Muslim-dominated underworld in retaliation for anti-Muslim violence that had killed more than 1,000 people...

  • Court grants conditional pardon to Mumbai attack convict Headley

    NEW DELHI: An Indian court has approved giving conditional pardon to David Headley amid reports that he has offered to become approver in the Mumbai terror case in which India has named him along with Pakistani extremists, The Hindu said on Thursday...

    “Former FBI agent and Lashkar operative David Headley was offered a conditional pardon by a sessions court in Mumbai...

  • Indian court finds 12 guilty of 2006 Mumbai train bombings

    NEW DELHI: An Indian court on Friday convicted 12 of planning blasts that ripped through Mumbai commuter trains in 2006, killing more than 180 people and wounding hundreds...

    Seven bombs went off within 15 minutes on the packed trains during the evening rush hour in Mumbai on July 11, 2006...

  • US, India urge Pakistan to bring Mumbai, Pathankot attackers to justice

    WASHINGTON: The United States and India have urged Pakistan to bring the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai and 2016 Pathankot terrorist attacks to justice, says a joint statement issued simultaneously in New Delhi and the US capital...

    “The sides (the US and India) called on Pakistan to bring the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai and 2016 Pathankot terrorist attacks to justice,” said the statement while underlining their pledge to...

  • Five killed as rain lashes Mumbai

    At least five people were killed as heavy monsoon rain deluged India's financial capital Mumbai, causing transport chaos and forcing schools and many offices to close on Wednesday...

    Authorities in Mumbai said at least five people had died since the intense rainfall began on Tuesday, making roads impassable and briefly shutting the suburban rail network on which millions of commuters depend...

  • 7 dead, dozens feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse

    At least seven people died and dozens were feared trapped when a building collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai Thursday, after days of heavy rain swamped the city...

    Building collapses are common in Mumbai, especially during the monsoon season from late June to September, when heavy rains lash the western Indian city...

  • Mumbai building collapse kills 21 after heavy rains

    MUMBAI: An 117-year-old condemned building collapsed in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai on Thursday after two days of torrential rain, killing at least 21 people, with some feared trapped...

    Disaster struck early in the morning as Mumbai was emerging from two days of heavy rain that flooded the city and killed 14 people...

  • Mumbai floods prompt calls for crackdown on India’s urban sprawl

    MUMBAI: As Mumbai mops up after its worst floods in more than a decade, experts say India must police urban sprawl more tightly to protect its packed cities from ever more frequent, fatal floods...

    If not, people will continue to die in the sort of heavy monsoon rains that killed more than a dozen in Mumbai this week, destroying homes, felling buildings and spreading chaos...

  • Mumbai building collapse death toll jumps to 33, rescuers end search

    The death toll from a building collapse in India's commercial capital Mumbai jumped to 33 on Friday as activists decried the latest deadly housing tragedy to strike the crowded metropolis...

    The 117-year-old building had been declared unsafe and was due to be demolished as part of a redevelopment project that is transforming Bhendi Bazaar, a scruffy colonial-era market that is one of Mumbai's most historic districts...

  • 22 dead in rush hour stampede on Mumbai railway bridge

    A commuter stampede on a Mumbai railway bridge lashed by a monsoon storm during the morning rush hour on Friday killed at least 22 people and injuring 32 others, officials said...

    “The incident occurred as heavy rains lashed Mumbai and passengers took refuge on the foot overbridge...

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