Mumbai’s original inhabitants fear world’s tallest statue
23 February 2017 | 4:24 am
Mumbai's traditional Koli community, who depend on fishing for their livelihoods, fear the decision to build the world's tallest statue just off the coast could threaten their centuries-old existence.
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Mumbai is bracing for a rare Arabian Sea cyclone, prompting coastal evacuations and transport suspensions. The 20-million hub has already been struggling for weeks with a major coronavirus outbreak.
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At least 10 people have been killed after a four-story residential building collapsed. Rescuers are working to try and free dozens of people feared trapped.
13 Oct 2020
The Indian financial hub of Mumbai was hit by a widespread power outage on Monday that halted train services and caused disruptions for millions of people. ... It was the city's first such blackout in more than two years.
2 Nov 2020
Indian art school teachers paint images of US President Donald Trump and Democratic Presidential Candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden ahead of the upcoming US presidential elections, outside an art school in Mumbai.
5 Jan 2021
Authorities in Lahore have detained Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged leader of a militant group blamed for the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. Those shootings and bombings led to the deaths of more than 160 civilians.
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India is among the countries hardest hit by in the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic — not only in terms of human life, but also economically.
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Volunteer social worker Ashok Kurmi is helping fight the coronavirus in the slums of Mumbai - all while wearing a clown costume
12 Jun 2021
Heavy monsoon rains hit India's Mumbai, disrupting life in the country's financial capital. Many parts of the city are waterlogged and some train services have been cancelled as a result.
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Search and rescue operations take place for several missing people following a deadly residential building collapse in a Mumbai slum after heavy monsoon rains.
17 Jul 2021
Heavy monsoon rains hit parts of India's financial capital Mumbai, flooding roads and causing widespread disruption.
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Dozens were buried underneath the rubble of collapsed houses. Rescue workers raced to find survivors, and retrieve bodies despite continuous rainfall.
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Days of heavy rain in monsoon season flooded the streets of Mumbai, India’s financial capital, with residents complaining about the fact that the floods "happen every year". Several homes were crushed by a collapsed wall and the deluge triggered a fatal landslide.
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