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Stories with place: Mumbai
  • As India reels from drought, gov't slammed for poor policies 
    Updated: Apr-14-16 9:54 pm

    SHAHAPUR, India - Shantabai Babulkar's day begins before dawn with a 5 kilometer (3 mile) trek across barren fields and dusty scrubland to fetch water from a distant well for her family.

  • Austria checking possible links of suspect to Mumbai attack 
    Updated: Apr-12-16 5:25 am

    VIENNA - Austrian prosecutors say they are following up on the possibility that a Pakistani citizen detained last year is linked to the 2008 attack in Mumbai.

  • Prince William expresses grief over temple fire in India story has photos
    Updated: Apr-11-16 12:37 am

    MUMBAI, India - Prince William took a moment during a gala ball to express grief over the Hindu temple fire that left more than 100 dead in south India.

  • Study: Huge global exercise contest shows healthy potential 
    Updated: Apr-03-16 9:04 am

    CHICAGO - A workplace exercise challenge using pedometers and social media in a global competition shows potential to improve health in a study involving almost 70,000 employees in 64 countries.

  • Police investigate death of young Indian television actress 
    Updated: Apr-02-16 9:39 am

    NEW DELHI - Police said Saturday they were investigating the death of a 24-year-old Indian television actress whose body was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her Mumbai apartment.

  • Female activists stopped from entering temple in west India 
    Updated: Apr-02-16 8:04 am

    NEW DELHI - Around 25 female activists were prevented Saturday from entering a temple in western India traditionally open only to men, a day after a Mumbai court ruled that women have a fundamental right to enter and pray inside temples.

  • Overpass collapse just latest construction accident in India story has photos
    Updated: Apr-01-16 4:06 am

    NEW DELHI - When an under-construction overpass collapsed and killed at least 23 people in the bustling east Indian city of Kolkata, the images were shocking: massive fallen steel girders, taxis crumpled under slabs of concrete, a crushed truck, destroyed rickshaws and dozens of people trapped.

  • Simmons says India lacked express pace 
    Updated: Mar-31-16 2:58 pm

    MUMBAI, India - Lendl Simmons believes India's lack of genuine pace bowlers helped him guide West Indies to a seven-wicket victory in the semifinal of the World Twenty20 on Thursday.

  • Simmons sinks India in WT20 semis 
    Updated: Mar-31-16 1:50 pm

    MUMBAI, India - Lendl Simmons hit an unbeaten 82 off 51 balls as West Indies recorded a convincing seven-wicket victory against favorite India in the second semifinal of the World Twenty20 tournament on Thursday.

  • Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to visit attack site in India 
    Updated: Mar-29-16 8:15 am

    LONDON - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are embarking on what is seen as one of their most ambitious tours to date - including a visit to the Mumbai hotel targeted by gunmen in 2008 attacks that killed 166 people.