As the death toll rises and hopes fade of finding survivors in the rubble, it has emerged a nursery class avoided the tragedy by minutes.Read the full story ›
Many people have died after a five-storey building collapsed in flood-hit Mumbai.Read the full story ›
More than 1,200 people have died across south Asia, including two toddlers in India, as torrential monsoon rains struck the region.Read the full story ›
Tata Steel intend to formally launch the sale by Monday, the business secretary said.
Sajid Javid met with the chairman of Tata Steel today in Mumbai as he attempts to find a solution to the collapse of the UK steel industry.
Javid said the UK government "will do everything it can to support a serious buyer in every way we can to secure a long term future of this industry".
Tata have not set a timeframe for the sales process, Javid added, but the company will allow a "reasonable amount of time".
Twelve men have been convicted of planning explosions that killed more than 180 people and wounded hundreds more in Mumbai in 2006.Read the full story ›
At least 18 people have died and 50 have been injured in a stampede in Mumbai after thousands gathered to mourn the death of the 102-year-old leader of a Muslim sect, a city official and television reports said.
The stampede took place outside the home of Syedna Mohamed Burhanuddin, the spiritual leader of the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community, in a wealthy part of the city.
A large crowd of mourners was pressed against the gates of the house at the time, television channel CNN-IBN said, citing police.
A baby has been pulled alive from rubble 10 hours after the collapse of a building in India's financial capital Mumbai, the Associated Press reported.
The collapse killed at least three people and sent rescuers racing to reach dozens of people feared trapped in the rubble.
Relatives of the missing wailed and clung to one another as heavy machinery lifted the largest slabs of concrete away.
More than 25 people are believed to be trapped after a five-storey building collapsed in Mumbai, India this morning.
Four ambulance and 12 fire engines were rushed to the area, and are currently involved in rescue operations, according to NDTV news agency.
A rescue official at the scene said there were no confirmed deaths as yet and nine people had been pulled alive from the building.
A five-storey building is reported to have collapsed in Mumbai, India according to NDTV news agency.
The incident is thought to have taken place this morning at 6.25am local time (2am BST). Many people are reported to trapped under the debris.
Scantily-clad mannequins could soon be banned from shop fronts in the Indian city of Mumbai in an attempt to combat sex crime in the city.
The mannequin dress code, which was passed by an overwhelming majority but still requires formal approval, will only apply to models outside the front of shops.
Municipal council member Ritu Tawde, who proposed the ban, said that potential criminals can "get provoked by the mannequin" and that such displays "do not suit Indian culture".
Indians have been demanding stronger protections for women since the gang rape and killing of a student on a bus in the capital New Delhi last December.