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Slum colony in Bhiwandi raided; two killed; six injured

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10/5/2014: FRONT PAGE: We’ll give Mumbai the best Metro within five years: Modi ‘ Not without my slum voters’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched his campaign for the BJP in the run- up to the assembly elections by urging the people of the state to elect a government with ‘ clear and comfortable’ majority. The PM began his address in Marathi…. Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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Slum Survivors Episode 3 : Mumbai (India) BBC Documentary 2014 – Bombay Video

Slum Survivors Episode 3 : Mumbai(India) BBC Documentary 2014 Three plumbers get down and dirty in some of India’s most notorious slums where they learn to p…

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Slum children’s art fascinates South Mumbai crowd

A group of children from the sunburnt slum localities of Mumbai has caused a flutter of amazement among the wine and cheese set with an art exhibition this weekend. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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Mumbai’s slum rehabilitation scheme: Slum dwellers short changed by politician-builder nexus

Some of Mumbai’s most ultra-luxurious towers (with swimming pools in apartments) have come up on slum lands even as slum families are rehabilitated and pushed in a small corner of the plot in dinghy buildings. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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8/6/2014: FRONT PAGE: Kissa Yoni Ka enthrals 250 slum women at Prithvi

Mumbai: The air was filled with the hushed voices of women in the theatre. Many were reluctant to attend the staging of ‘Kissa Yoni Ka’, the hindi adaptation of American playwright Eve Ensler’s – The Vagina Monologues — on Tuesday morning at Prithvi… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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7/27/2014: FRONT PAGE: A new future awaits hardworking Worli slum teenager

Swati Gupta, 19, was forced to work as a maid so she could support her family after her father passed away. However, the Vashishts, whom she worked for, soon realised that she was meant for better things. As they watched her work, the Powai- based… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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Maharashtra govt starts to legalize 49-acre slum built on Dahisar wetlands

MUMBAI: In a move that has environmentalists crying foul, the state government has started the process of regularizing the massive Ganpat Patil Nagar slum colony in Dahisar built on nearly 2.57 lakh square metres or 49 acres of land, which the Centre had described as wetlands in 2011. At 49 acres, it is twice the […]

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IIT Bombay study identifies 'highly vulnerable' slum pockets in city

IIT Bombay study identifies 'highly vulnerable' slum pockets in city The study, undertaken by Sherly M A, a research scholar at IIT Bombay-Monash Research Academy, is aimed at assessing and mapping the spatial-temporal pattern of hydrologic, hydraulic, socio-economic and infrastructural elements that contribute to flood … Full News here – Read more on Indian Express

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Bombay high court rejects HDIL appeal on airport slum contract

Bombay high court rejects HDIL appeal on airport slum contract The Bombay high court has rejected an appeal by Housing Development and Infrastructure Limited (HDIL) against its earlier order upholding the termination of a slum rehabilitation contract awarded to it by Mumbai International Airport (MIAL). On … Full News here – Read more on Daily […]

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HC rejects HDIL plea on Mumbai airport slum clearance contract

HC rejects HDIL plea on Mumbai airport slum clearance contract The Bombay High Court has rejected an appeal filed by Housing Development and Infrastructure Limited (HDIL) against the court's earlier order upholding termination of the contract between HDIL and Mumbai International Airport Ltd for the airport slum … Full News here – Read more on Indian […]

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Civic body bats for slum rehabilitation in Navi Mumbai

MUMBAI: The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has expressed its desire to implement the slum rehabilitation scheme in the satellite city on the lines of the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) in Mumbai. In a meeting held with chief minister (CM) Prithviraj Chavan on Friday, officials from the civic body, along with Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation […]

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How the camera is being used to empower slum kids in Mumbai

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Hospital Confronts Childbirth Deaths in Mumbai Slum

Hospital Confronts Childbirth Deaths in Mumbai Slum A view of the Dharavi slum in Mumbai, Maharashtra, on July 31, 2012 Divyakant Solanki/European Pressphoto Agency A view of the Dharavi slum in Mumbai, Maharashtra, on July 31, 2012. DHARAVI, Maharashtra— Elizabeth Nadumani, 40, pulled up the … Full News here – Read more on New York Times […]

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Bombay HC dismisses HDIL plea in airport slum project

Bombay HC dismisses HDIL plea in airport slum project The Bombay High Court has refused to grant Mumbai developer HDIL interim relief in the case challenging the termination of slum rehabilitation contract awarded to it by Mumbai International Airport. However the High Court has given HDIL time till … Full News here – Read more on […]

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