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Huge fire at Mumbai restaurant kills at least 14

Asia Pacific Dec 29, 2017

Huge fire at Mumbai restaurant kills at least 14

At least 14 people were killed when a huge blaze tore through a popular restaurant in Mumbai early Friday, police said, in the latest disaster to raise concerns over fire safety in India. Many of the victims were young women who were attending a birthday ...

Indian activists push for clean cities

Asia Pacific / Social Issues Apr 29, 2013

Indian activists push for clean cities

As more Indians travel the world and their country's growing economy and population gain more global attention, they are increasingly embarrassed about one of India's dirtiest features: its cities. It is not uncommon to see piles of putrefying garbage lying along the streets in front ...