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Photos: Dharavi, Redesigned!

Cup. Bat. What are the images that come to mind when you think of them? Those, say Amsterdam-based artists Jorge Mañes Rubio and Amanda Pinatih, are the very images they want to challenge.......

Meet the go-getters of Dharavi

Even as plans to redevelop Dharavi continue to gather dust in government files, its young residents have chalked their own course and chosen to fly high. Hepzi Anthony recounts a few inspiring......

How Dharavi transformed into mini Tamil Nadu on Pongal

Once a year, the bylanes of Dharavi provide the setting for a very special Tamil feast. With a sizeable Tamil population, the harvest festival of Pongal is celebrated with much vigour and zest in......

The Children of Dharavi

Most of the kids come to school after they finish working in day-long 9 to 6 shifts at the plastic recycling units. Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com captures the many moods of children in Mumbai's largest......

Fire destroys goods worth lakhs at Dharavi slum

A raging inferno engulfed the Dharavi slum area in Mumbai on Tuesday, causing extensive damage to the godowns and houses. More than eight godowns were gutted along with several lakhs of rupees......

Mumbai's slum dwellers turn out to be Snapdeal fans

As residents have no official address, Snapdeal delivers to the Dharavi centre, where buyers pick up their orders. Image: Dharavi, a battleground for new customers. Photograph: Reuters  ......

Mumbai's slumdwellers turn out to be Snapdeal fans

As residents have no official address, Snapdeal delivers to the Dharavi centre, where buyers pick up their orders. Image: Dharavi, a battleground for new customers. Photograph: Reuters  ......

How this Dharavi garment worker became a celebrity shoemaker

Jameel Shah, who was a minor worker in a garment factory, now makes shoes for Kajol, Abhishek Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Ranbir Kapoor and international stars like Kylie Minogue. There are good......

Govt to expedite Dharavi rehab plan

Ahead of the crucial elections to the Greater Mumbai Municipal Corporation next month, the Maharashtra government on Monday took a crucial decision with regard to the eligibility of the occupiers......

State agency to develop Dharavi under CM's plan

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan plans to overhaul the Rs 15,000-crore Dharavi redevelopment project. Chavan - who has already flagged what he called an "unholy nexus" among builders,......

Kalki Koechlin spends time with Dharavi kids

Kalki Koechlin took sometime off from her busy schedule to spend quality time with Dharavi kids. She watched the play Ishqiya Dharavi Eshtyle presented by the kids of Dharavi. Here is a look at......

Why should I go to Bachchans for help: Sholay editor

In a tragic twist of fate, the largest slum in Asia -- called Dharavi -- houses a man who gave India one of her most revered films: Sholay. M S Shinde was the film's editor, and the only......

Barah Aana: Worth a watch

Barah Aana revolves around three people living in the slums of Mumbai's Dharavi. They live a difficult life. Vijay Raaz works as a watchman in a building. He'supset with his job, as he is asked to......

Slumdog: Now slum dwellers protest

Residents of Dharavi, Asia's largest shanty town, display posters and placards as they protest against the producers of film Slumdog Millionaire in Mumbai on Tuesday. In recent weeks the movie's......

Sanjay Leela Bhansali: Picture perfectionist!

'Sometimes the cast wouldn't come together; sometimes I wasn't in a position at the box office to make this film. But I didn't give up,' Sanjay Leela Bhansali tells Avantika Bhuyan after Bajirao......

Meet India's Olympics swimming hopeful

'To win a medal at the Olympics you need 12 to 15 Virdhawals and Sejwals.''We lack a swimming culture.''Countries like the US, Australia, France and China are powerhouses, with access to the best......
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Easy wins for Nirav & Vicky

12:18 am FOLLOW US: Mumbai : Nirav Sthalekar and Vicky Lapsia secured easy wins in the first round of the men's singles group in the Greater Mumbai... ...

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Government set to introduce boat rides in Mithi river

(Representational image) The state government has, through the Maharashtra Maritime Board (MMB), set the ball rolling to make Mithi river easier... ...

http://www.asianage.com/mumbai/government-set-introduce-boat-rides-mithi-river-413
Power punch by SSKA

12:10 am FOLLOW US: Mumbai : Team of Shito Ryu Sports Karate And Kickboxing Association have participated in 30th MKBA Senior Maharashtra State... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/sports/power-punch-by-sska/896206
MMRC starts process of getting platform screen doors

The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) has initiated the procedure to procure platform screen doors to install at all the metro stations of the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-mumbai-mmrc-starts-process-of-getting-platform-screen-doors-2237783
A cabal of Kabalis

By Meenakshi Shedde| Posted 5 hours Do fans of George Clooney, Vincent Cassel, Jackie Chan or Song Kang-ho-or even the Badshah or Sultan of... ...

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