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‘Their future could be destroyed’: the global struggle for schooling after Covid closures
Hundreds of millions of children fell behind around the world as schools closed during the pandemic. We look at four countries as pupils try to resume their education

06, Sep, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Avni Doshi on summer in Mumbai
The Burnt Sugar author remembers summer 2007, when her grandmother arrived to help her set up home – and teach her some life lessons

Avni Doshi

14, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Salaam Bombay! review – still fiercely unsentimental and throbbing with energy
The re-release of Mira Nair’s unflinching 1988 story of street children, prostitutes and drug dealers shows it has lost none of its power

Peter Bradshaw

17, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Radhe review – Salman Khan blockbuster is a cheap dash through the fight tropes
Why use the door, Salman? Bollywood megastar goes back to basics, pummelling everything in sight including narrative cohesion

Mike McCahill

18, May, 2021 @10:28 AM

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From concrete to jungle: cartoonist puts Mumbai's wildlife on the map
The Indian city is home to 20 million people but is also a place rich in biodiversity, with flamingos, leopards and black kites among its flora and fauna

Kalpana Sunder

16, Nov, 2020 @6:30 AM

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Indian TV anchor's arrest escalates feud with Maharashtra state
Arnab Goswami’s arrest follows claims that his BJP-backing TV channel smears opponents

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent

04, Nov, 2020 @3:32 PM

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Mumbai has wettest monsoon season in more than 61 years
Indian city had 3,679.9mm of rain in June-September, with 395mm falling over 48 hours last week

Jodie Wooltorton (MetDesk)

30, Sep, 2020 @8:30 PM

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'It's getting worse by the day': India's Covid battle rages on
As virus begins to spread through country’s rural areas, true toll of pandemic is becoming apparent

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent

16, Sep, 2020 @5:28 PM

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Covid turns tide on India's Ganesh festival traditions
Thousands of ritual statues are dunked into the sea off Mumbai each year – but Covid and pollution are forcing change

Gautam Doshi in Mumbai

28, Aug, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Monsoon rains driven by high winds bring flooding misery to Mumbai
India’s commercial capital grinds to a halt after heaviest August rainfall in 47 years causes widespread flooding

Amrit Dhillon

06, Aug, 2020 @1:50 PM

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How renamed streets in Mumbai's slums are encouraging children to study
A mobile school helped Rehmuddin Shaikh become a rugby star. Now a street named after him is inspiring a new generation

Nupur Roopa in Mumbai

05, Aug, 2020 @6:45 AM

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Mumbai discovers life isn't so sweet without the workers it once ignored
Lockdown precipitated an exodus of day labourers and “wallahs” but as monsoon season breaks their loss is being felt

Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi

19, Jun, 2020 @6:30 AM

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