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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......

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.......

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......

Cash crunch pain hits Dharavi's leather goods hub

In the first of a six-part series, Viveat Susan Pinto examines how the leather workers at Dharavi in Mumbai are coping after five weeks of demonetisation. IMAGE: "I am unable to pay my karigars......

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......

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......

Redeveloping Dharavi is not viable for us: HDIL

Mumbai-based property developer Housing Development Infrastructure says it has pulled out of the Rs 15,000 crore Dharavi Redevelopment Project as the latter does not seem viable.Instead of bidding......

Maha CM to look into Dharavi residents' demand

About 51,000 families living in Dharavi, Asia's largest slum, can now hope to get 400 sq ft house each instead of 269 sq ft as promised earlier by the government under the Dharavi Redevelopment......

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......

When Bollywood dressed for college!

Amitabh Bachchan can lecture on about parampara, pratishtha and anushasan all he wants. But Bollywood colleges are nothing more than fancy venues for the hero and heroine to hang out, fall in love......

When Bollywood sees RED!

Is this Bollywood's favourite colour? Red -- the colour of blood, anger and passion -- is striking beyond measure. Whether the focus is romance or rage, red paints the screen with drama and......

Why Gully Boy is no Kaala

While Pa Ranjith proved yet again to be the salt of the earth in his land mafia film, Zoya Akhtar took a haphazard route to make something that was hardly rooted in Asia's biggest slum, feels J......

Meet Gully Boy's Moeen

'Which is your favourite scene in the film?' 'The scene where I get beaten up by the police in the lock-up and my friend Murad (Ranveer Singh) comes to meet me.''It was an emotional scene and......

PHOTOS: What brings boxing legend Mike Tyson to India

IMAGE: Mike Tyson during the launch of the Mixed Martial Arts League in Mumbai on Friday. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com Former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, who in his......
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Traffic snarls in Mumbai could get worse this monsoon

At present, three bridges — Delisle Bridge at Lower Parel, Lakshmi Baug Nullah bridge on Ghatkopar-Andheri Link road, the Juhu Tara Road bridge... ...

https://www.hindustantimes.com/mumbai-news/traffic-snarls-in-mumbai-could-get-worse-this-monsoon/story-N8q2uPM3lBnl8AKXrG3OqK.html
Govt offers Rs 1k cr for Dharavi redevelopment

Offering a major sop to the developer of the Dharavi Redevelopment project, the state government will grant additional construction rights (known... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/govt-offers-rs-1000cr-construction-rights-sop-for-dharavi-redevpt/articleshow/69550651.cms
When Bollywood dressed for college!

Amitabh Bachchan can lecture on about parampara, pratishtha and anushasan all he wants. But Bollywood colleges are nothing more than fancy venues... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/special/when-bollywood-dressed-for-college/20190510.htm
BMC staffer on election duty in Dharavi dies

The exact cause of the death could not be known at the time going to the press, but the government release stated that the official had complained... ...

https://www.hindustantimes.com/lok-sabha-elections/lok-sabha-elections-2019-bmc-staffer-on-election-duty-in-dharavi-dies/story-prMzOWgHX3EJdqwiVWe0MO.html
Note ban spectre looms over Dharavi elections

Priyanka Kakodkar | TNN | Updated: Apr 30, 2019, 6:23 IST My business is half of what it was, says a Dharavi businessman MUMBAI: In the sprawling... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/demonetisation-spectre-looms-over-dharavi-elections/articleshow/69104207.cms

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