User: divya_rrs Topic: Bombay
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Last updated: Jul 07 2019 10:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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As diabetes spreads among India’s urban poor, it could be pushing them over the edge 7.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The recent homicide and attempted suicide by a man in Delhi’s Mehrauli are a reminder of how lifestyle diseases are no longer an affliction of the rich.
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Rain havoc in India’s financial capital, 32 dead 3.7.2019 Central Chronicle
Mumbai Monsoon fury wreaked havoc on Tuesday, claiming the lives of at least 32 people in wall collapses in this financial capital, Thane and Pune, and over 75 injured or missing, the Maharashtra government said. Schools and offices shut down while road, rail and air traffic ground to a standstill, officials said. As a precaution, […]
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Mumbai: At least 16 people killed overnight in rain-related incidents; schools, colleges shut today 2.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Local train movement was stopped early on Tuesday but partly resumed in the morning.
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Watch: Free housing for Mumbai slum dwellers comes with a grave tuberculosis threat 1.7.2019 Scroll.in
The Mumbai development plan 2034 could turn the city into a disease hotspot.
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The big news: Ashok Gehlot claims Pehlu Khan was not named in chargesheet, and 9 other top stories 29.6.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: The spree of mass resignations continued in Congress and, 15 people from Bihar were killed in Pune after a portion of a wall collapsed.
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DNA IMPACT: BMC asks railways to clean Bandra land 28.6.2019 DNA
Commuters have claimed that if the garbage is not cleared, the plot could become a breeding ground for mosquitoes
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Stinking truth: Swachh Mumbai remains a far-fetched dream 27.6.2019 DNA
Garbage-filled plot near Bandra railway station leaves doubts of city becoming swachh fast
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‘A great time to be alive’: Rapper Divine on his music and new documentary ‘Gully Life’ 26.6.2019 Scroll.in
The 55-minute film will be aired on the Discovery network on July 1.
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Why ‘Leila’ is unconvincing: The dystopic future it depicts visually is already India’s reality 22.6.2019 Scroll.in
The timely themes of the adaptation of Prayaag Akbar’s novel are backed up neither by visual effects nor the production design.
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Not smart cities, India needs climate-smart cities to protect its urban poor from heat waves 20.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Even at night, people living in densely-built, low-income urban neighbourhoods get no respite.
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In Marathwada, drought has gone on for so long that farmers have ‘stopped expecting a decent life’ 19.6.2019 Scroll.in
No one in the region remembers the last time they received good rains.
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Mumbai: Women peddlers dominate drug peddling scene 18.6.2019 DNA
Police officers say the number of female peddlers across the city has increased significantly.
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Watch: Mumbai dance group V.Unbeatable’s performance stuns audiences on ‘America’s Got Talent’ 31.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The group was also rewarded with a standing ovation from the judges.
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In Mumbai, an artist wants to confront caste biases with a sustainable fashion brand 12.5.2019 Scroll.in
Sudheer Rajbhar’s Chamar Studio has produced a new collection of bags in collaboration with the cobblers who sit on suburban railway platforms.
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‘Blank’ movie review: A loud, overstretched thriller starring Sunny Deol in rescue mode 3.5.2019 Scroll.in
Karan Kapadia makes his debut in Behzad Khambata’s terrorism-themed thriller.
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Such a long journey: The intriguing tale of two-time UP MLA who is Mumbai’s ‘bhaiya’ candidate 30.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Two-time (and sitting) MLA from the Saidpur Assembly constituency in UP, Subhash Pasi contested the Mumbai North West Lok Sabha seat as the SP-BSP candidate. Interestingly, he has been preparing for this fight for three decades!
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Mumbai North Central candidates: Two daughters with a legacy face off again in diverse constituency 27.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Mumbai North Central has a record of having dismal voter turnout. As the constituency witnesses a repeat battle between sitting BJP MP Poonam Mahajan and Priya Dutt of the INC, will anything change this time?
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In a slum near Mumbai’s Deonar dumping ground, life is a constant health battle 25.4.2019 Scroll.in
The sewers in the area are overflowing and the air pungent, and yet, there seems to be no political will to make a difference.
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In Bhubaneswar MP race, winner will have to meet voter expectations on local issues 24.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Water, waste, traffic: A post-election chat with voters in Bhubaneswar, which went to polls on April 23rd, reveals that these nagging civic issues are what they expect their MP to take up and address!
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People in this Mumbai slum barely make it to 40; here’s why 24.4.2019 Citizen Matters
For decades, waste has been Mumbai's teeming, unsolvable problem. Slums around the city's dumping ground are now Asia's largest, exposing ragpickers and the general population to serious health risks. All plans and commitments to waste management, meanwhile, appear figurative.
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