Dharavi

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  • Mumbai: Asia's largest slum Dharavi to get a makeover 02-11-2012 12:25 PM

    Mumbai: Very soon the face of Asia's largest slum Dharavi is going to change. Maharashtra Government has decided to redevelop the slum. The slum which is spread over 550 acres will be divided into 5 sectors and high rise building would be constructed. Dharavi has been used by filmmakers to...
  • No hurrahs for Oprah

    Delhi Musings |  Shormishtha Panja
    There has been quite a bit of reaction over Oprah Winfrey's shows on India-"Oprah's Next Chapter" on Discovery's Travel and Living Channel (TLC). NDTV ran...

  • Mumbai: Dharavi re-development set to take off 04-01-2012 01:27 AM

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Tuesday paved the way for a massive development of central Mumbai's Dharavi, Asia's largest slum, made famous by the Oscar Award winning film "Slumdog Millionaire" and Gregory David Roberts novel "Shantaram." Announcing amendments to the state's Development Control Rules (DCR), making the project a time-bound...
  • Finally, Mumbai's Dharavi slum to get a makeover 23-02-2011 09:53 AM

    Mumbai: The Rs 15000 crore face lift for Mumbai's slum cluster of Dharavi is yet to take off even though seven years have passed since the scheme was announced. The project is likely to start by the end of 2011. The makeover of the sprawling Dharavi slums has got a...
  • Dharavi kids celebrate Slumdog Millionaire's Oscar win 24-02-2009 02:22 AM

    Rubina and Azhar's friends were overjoyed after Slumdog swept the Oscars. ...
  • Father sets police on son, gets more than bargained 02-04-2008 01:36 AM

    Dhaka: Bangladesh have named the country's cricket board president Mustafa Kamal as candidate for the post of International Cricket Council (ICC) vice-president. Under the ICC's rotation policy, Bangladesh and Pakistan were asked to nominate candidates for the post but this week Pakistan Cricket Board president Zaka Ashraf said they had...
  • Mumbai to swank up Dharavi, make it biz hub 05-03-2008 05:07 PM

    1800 hrs: So it's official now that the match between the Redbacks and Somerset has been abandoned due to rain. Both teams will share a point each. 1700 hrs: Rain still coming down hard at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, and the likelihood of the match getting underway seems very slim....
  • Lookahead: What's making news today 08-01-2008 09:43 AM

    Mirpur: Dejected South Africa cricket captain Graeme Smith was at a loss for words to explain just why his team 'choked' yet again in the World Cup knockouts but hoped it would recover soon enough to mount a strong challenge the next time around. The Proteas lost by 49 runs...
  • Mumbai child molester in police net 02-06-2007 01:33 PM

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  • Global firms to develop Asian slum 01-06-2007 12:08 AM

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  • One toilet for 1,440 people at Dharavi 19-11-2006 05:19 PM

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