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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......

Dharavi rocks to a different beat

This is music from the streets," explains Vinod Shetty, founder of Acorn (India), an NGO. "I think that's why the kids identify with it, even though it's completely new to them.......

In Dharavi, Congress looks strong on paper

A Ganesh Nadar explores Mumbai's underbelly and analyses the mood of the electorate in Dharavi ahead of the election on October 13.No posters, banners or blaring loudspeakers the election buzz is......

Dharavi slumdwellers threaten agitation

Dwellersof Asia's largest slum Dharavi and other slums surrounding the city's airport have threatened agitation if they are not made equal partners in the plans for resettlement by the......

Rs 500 cr for development of Dharavi slums

Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Friday announced a Rs 500 crore package to redevelop Dharavi, Asia's largest slum, in central Mumbai.Addressing a gathering after unveiling Maratha King......

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,......

From Dharavi to Shanghai

By 2030, 590 million Indians will live in cities, a number that's twice the population of the United States; between 700 and 900 million square metres of commercial and residential space needs to......

Dharavi not Asia's largest slum: UNDP report

Dharavi, a congested slum located in the heart of India's financial capital Mumbai, said to be the largest slum in Asia, is actually not, a report by the United Nations Development Programme......

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......

Review: Bhoothnath Returns loses the plot

Bhoothnath Returns starts off with a fascinating premise but drags towards the end, says Sukanya Verma.A conscientious ghost decides to contest elections opposite a criminal candidate and seeks......

Review: Thalaivaa is Vijay's show all the way

S Saraswathi says Vijay giving an amazing performance in Thalaivaa which is full of action, drama and emotion.  After much drama and controversy, Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s......

Federer, Nadal rally for Australia flood relief

Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and other top tennis players hammed it up in exhibition matches on the eve of the Australian Open to raise money for victims of the country's devastating floods on Sunday.......

Battered India need to sort out problems

Thrashed in the first game in Durban, India would hope to put up a far more inspired display as they go into the second cricket One-dayer against South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday with a few......

Images: India v Australia, Bangalore Test, Day 3

It was all India on Day 3 of the second Test in Bangalore, thanks to some brilliant batting display by Sachin Tendulkar and Murali Vijay. India ended the day on 435 for 5, still trailing by 43......

Lodeiro sent off in dull 0-0 draw

Lacklustre France failed to turn their superior possession into chances and could ultimately pay a heavy price as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Uruguay in an uninspired World Cup Group A clash on......

Champions League Images: Porto sink Arsenal

A controversial Radamel Falcao effort gave Porto a 2-1 win over Arsenal in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Wednesday. But the English side will take heart from Sol Campbell's away goal......
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Q. Name two places in Mumbai which is Asia's largest thing or place or object etc
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Q. which is the most fashion city of India?
GOPI KUMAR:  A. Dharavi more

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Q. how will you rate the film highway
PRANIL MUNGEKAR:  A. Dharavi in mumbai - real fashion hai wahan more

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Q. Do you think who laugh a lot is can't be Sincere person at all ?
Jaya:  A. Dharavi Ki galli hai. more

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Q. When will Indians Build a Dharavi in washington DC ?
WhiteCollar Luteraa:  A. Ye kaunsa Funda hai ? Dharavi Ka ya delhi yamuna Paar ki Jhopadpatti Ka ? more

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Bhansali’s Devdas Completes Twelve Years

The film adaptation by Bhansali marked a new era for adaptation of classic narratives in the Hindi film industry. Many compared its avant-garde... ...

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BMC CAUGHT NAPPING AGAIN

12:15 am Due to haphazard cleaning, several new spots such as Bandra, Malad, Chembur, Ghatkopar and Worli were flooded after Friday's heavy... ...

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Bottlenecks at key junctions bring Mumbai to grinding halt

Traffic jam near Bandra station on Friday. Never-ending rows of vehicles were spotted across the city during peak hour Sapna Jaiswal The... ...

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Police send text messages as traffic hit in Mumbai

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