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Mumbai slum-dwellers by the sea live at the mercy of climate change

29 Nov 2019

MUMBAI Already at risk from rains, flooding and open sewers, slum-dwellers who live by the ocean in the Indian financial capital Mumbai are vulnerable to rising seas caused by global warming and say the government should help them move to safer locations. | Video

Modi's loss in state election raises questions about bullet train

27 Nov 2019

MUMBAI India's richest state is set to be ruled by parties opposed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, jeopardising a Japanese-backed bullet-train project opposed by farmers.

RPT-Netflix and Amazon face censorship threat in India -source

18 Oct 2019

* Netflix and Hotstar signed up to self-regulation in January

Netflix and Amazon face censorship threat in India -source

17 Oct 2019

* Netflix and Hotstar signed up to self-regulation in January

India's Supreme Court halts tree felling for new Mumbai metro

07 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's Supreme Court on Monday ordered a halt to the cutting of trees in financial capital Mumbai for an ambitious subway project that has sparked protests from activists opposed to the felling to build a train parking shed.

Indian police detain 40 activists protesting tree felling for new metro

05 Oct 2019

MUMBAI Indian police detained 40 protesters demanding that the Mumbai Metro Rail Corp Ltd (MMRCL) not cut some 2,700 trees to build a train parking shed for an upcoming subway line, a spokesman for the Mumbai police said on Saturday.

India's Eros Now ties up with Microsoft's Azure platform

19 Sep 2019

MUMBAI India's Eros Now said on Thursday it is tying up with Microsoft's Azure cloud platform to host and stream its digital video offerings, in a boost to the U.S. software giant's push to expand in the Indian market.

Indian states resist government's steep hike in traffic fines

12 Sep 2019

MUMBAI/BHUBANESWAR More than a dozen Indian states are planning to resist or reconsider steep hikes in traffic fines imposed by the central government, ministers and local media said on Thursday, amid rising anger from motorists across the country.

Indian states resist government's steep hike in traffic fines

12 Sep 2019

MUMBAI/BHUBANESWAR, Sept 12 More than a dozen Indian states are planning to resist or reconsider steep hikes in traffic fines imposed by the central government, ministers and local media said on Thursday, amid rising anger from motorists across the country.

Movie Review: Chhichhore

06 Sep 2019

“Chhichhore” opens with a group of men running to playfully douse each other with water in what is supposed to be an initiation ritual of sorts. The men look too old to be college students, and the scene, set in a run-down college hostel, is not pretty to look at – but director Nitesh Tiwari manages to capture their camaraderie.

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