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On the road in Mumbai with a Muslim female taxi driver

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On the road in Mumbai with a Muslim female taxi driver

In "The Taxi Takes on Terror" project, freelance documentary filmmaker Vandana Sood set out last year to report from India's largest city through conversations with cab drivers. She meets a young Mumbai woman whose story is a surprising commentary on faith and fashion.

Posted: April 1, 2010 11:23   Comments: 5
India launches countrywide slum mapping campaign

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India launches countrywide slum mapping campaign

The government of India announced plans earlier this week to do comprehensive mapping of slums in the entire country -- to further the ambitious goal of making India slum-free within five years. Worldfocus spoke with Pratima Joshi of Shelter Associates for more on slum mapping.

Posted: February 25, 2010 16:50   Comments: 10
Assessing the legacy of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks

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Assessing the legacy of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks

PBS commemorates the first anniversary of the Mumbai attacks with this Wednesday's broadcast of "Secrets of the Dead: Mumbai Massacre." The program is a unique look inside the attacks, featuring closed-circuit television footage and first-hand accounts. Watch an excerpt of the program and a discussion with the film's director from THIRTEEN Forum.

Posted: November 25, 2009 16:44   Comments: 0
One year later, taking Mumbai’s pulse inside taxis

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One year later, taking Mumbai’s pulse inside taxis

India's largest city is commemorating the one-year anniversary of vicious terrorist attacks that killed more than 170 people. Journalist Vandana Sood uses Mumbai taxicabs to report on how people from a wide cross-section of Indian society view the aftermath of the attacks.

Posted: November 25, 2009 13:58   Comments: 4
Mumbai confronts drug-resistant tuberculosis strain

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Mumbai confronts drug-resistant tuberculosis strain

Mumbai, India's largest city, is confronting an epidemic of drug-resistant tuberculosis. Independent producer Lauren Rudser brings Worldfocus this signature story on an often overlooked global health issue.

Posted: September 2, 2009 15:54   Comments: 3
Indian nationalism begins to challenge caste destiny

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Indian nationalism begins to challenge caste destiny

Multimedia reporter Ben Piven spent nine months documenting the caste system in Mumbai on a Fulbright grant. He recalls his field research and the questions surrounding caste and Indian nationalism in the slums of Mumbai.

Posted: April 3, 2009 19:28   Comments: 5
China, India differ on accountability in wake of tragedies

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China, India differ on accountability in wake of tragedies

A Worldfocus contributing blogger argues that the Indian government was held accountable for security faults in the wake of Mumbai attacks, while China has avoided dealing with accusations of corruption following the Sichuan earthquake.

Posted: March 4, 2009 12:37   Comments: 3
“Slumdog” sweeps Oscars, draws mixed reactions in India

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“Slumdog” sweeps Oscars, draws mixed reactions in India

Danny Boyle's feel-good love story "Slumdog Millionaire," set in Mumbai, won eight Oscars Sunday night. But the movie has faced some criticism in India.

Posted: February 23, 2009 11:47   Comments: 6
Pakistan raids Kashmir camp linked to Mumbai attacks

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Pakistan raids Kashmir camp linked to Mumbai attacks

Former Pakistani ambassador to the United Nations Ahmad Kamal discusses recent developments in the region.

Posted: December 8, 2008 17:12   Comments: 18
Pakistani government cannot solve Mumbai puzzle

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Pakistani government cannot solve Mumbai puzzle

Amit Padya explains how U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice visited Pakistan and left with a pledge of action.

Posted: December 4, 2008 16:13   Comments: 0
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