Dharavi

Mumbai's Dharavi slum beats Taj Mahal to become India's 'Top Travellers' Choice'

'Small group tour to Dharavi slum in Mumbai' featured on the top of the list of destinations for “Travellers’ Choice Experiences 2019- India". It also made into the "Top 10 Travellers’ Choice Experiences 2019- Asia".

Jun 22, 2019, 21:30 PM IST

Biopic on Om Puri in the works: Nandita Puri

A biopic on late actor Om Puri is in the works, says his estranged wife Nandita Puri.

Sep 04, 2017, 17:54 PM IST

Thane: Fertility doctor booked for raping patient

A Mumbai-based doctor has been booked for allegedly raping a patient. The accused, practicing for nearly ten years, reportedly assists a surrogacy specialist doctor who runs a fertility centre in Thane's Naupada area.

Aug 21, 2017, 14:15 PM IST

Maharashtra: Four criminals loot Rs 1.5 crore from SBI cash van in Mumbai's Dharavi

In yet another incident of loot, a whopping amount of Rs 1.5 crore cash was looted in Mumbai on Thursday.

Mar 16, 2017, 17:45 PM IST

Canadian music group's new video features Dharavi in new avatar

Vancouver-based world music group Delhi 2 Dublin have unveiled their new video for the "We're all desi", which was shot in the Dharavi slum here famously showcased in "Slumdog Millionaire".

May 16, 2016, 20:23 PM IST

VIDEO: Martin Guptill takes time off IPL; plays cricket with kids at Dharavi

Mumbai Indian cricketer Martin Guptill took time off his busy schedule during his Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016 campaign to visit Dharavi and spend time with some kids.

May 04, 2016, 16:11 PM IST

Dharavi: Asia's biggest slum now an online marketplace!

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Feb 10, 2016, 21:16 PM IST

Dharavi to get a makeover

Dharavi to get a makeover

Feb 06, 2016, 16:19 PM IST

Dharavi: Group of girls create apps for women

Girls hailing from slum, Dharavi develop apps for the security of women and promotes education for people who are unable to study or afford going to school.

Jan 10, 2016, 21:19 PM IST

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-Maharashtra government shows green flag to Dharavi Development plan.
-BMC's new orders to the builders of Mumbai.
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Dec 28, 2015, 11:55 AM IST

Teenaged girl gangraped in Mumbai, three held

 A 14-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by four persons in Dharavi area here after she left home to meet a person whom she had befriended on a social networking site, police said on Thursday.

May 28, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

The Dharavi Project - music for social good

The Dharavi Project, an initiative by Universal Music, will fund the expansion of a music and dance school in Dharavi, Asia's biggest slum, which featured as the backdrop of Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning ‘Slumdog Millionaire’.

Jan 16, 2015, 16:03 PM IST

Mumbai: Innovative mobile apps created by Dharavi girls

A team of three 12-13 year-old schoolgirls from Dharavi, Mumbai have developed an app from water to women security.

Jan 15, 2015, 10:34 AM IST

Five booked for trying to sell two-month-old baby girl in Maharashtra

Five persons including a doctor from a private nursing home in Dharavi have been booked for allegedly trying to sell a two-month old baby girl, police said on Thursday.

Dec 18, 2014, 19:47 PM IST

Two alleged chain snatchers escape from Dharavi police lock-up

Two alleged chain snatchers escaped on Monday, after breaking open a toilet window grill of the Dharavi police station lock-up in Central Mumbai, the police said.

Jan 20, 2014, 23:46 PM IST

We only want glamerous actresses on-screen: Sudhir Mishra

Sudhir Mishra, whose films `Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi`, `Dharavi` and `Chameli` saw women playing strong characters, feels actresses today are not chosen on the basis of their talent.

Apr 28, 2013, 16:55 PM IST

Jackky Bhagnani launches desi Gangnam song in Dharavi

Jackky Bhagnani launched the Indian Gangnam style song for his film ‘Rangrezz’ in Dharavi, one of Asia`s largest slums.

Mar 05, 2013, 15:11 PM IST

Goods worth lakhs gutted in Dharavi slum fire

Raging inferno engulfed the Dharavi slum area in Mumbai on Tuesday, causing extensive damage to the godowns and houses.

Jan 22, 2013, 10:58 AM IST

Colour poisoning: Over 170 kids fall ill in Mumbai

Holi celebrations in Dharavi slums turned sour after over 170 persons, majority being children, suffered from poisoning following use of spurious colour.

Mar 08, 2012, 17:00 PM IST

Changes in DC rules for Dharavi re-development

Addressing a press conference Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said the process of re-development of sector 5 in Dharavi, would get a boost.

Jan 03, 2012, 18:47 PM IST