Mumbai

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The Most Polluted Playgrounds in the World

Without play sets, slum children frolic in garbage dumps and toxic rivers.

Tim Chong / Reuters

Bollywood and Bangalore as Clusters of Creativity

India is becoming an important global player in entertainment.

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India's Quixotic Quest to End Human-Hauled Sewage

Hand-emptied toilets could be outlawed, but they're not likely to disappear any time soon.

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Hiroshima, 67 Years Later

Communities across the world remember and agitate for changes to nuclear regulations.

United Nations

Confirmed Stereotype of the Day: Brazilians Love to Dance

The World Cities Culture Report came out today, and most of what you thought is true.

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Indian Town Not Liking Family Who Lives in Public Bathroom

Our weekly dump of public-restroom news.

Tobias Revell

Could Genetically Mutated Mushrooms Solve India's Energy Crisis?

Also, might irradiated zucchini plants alleviate global warming?

Reuters

Who Wants To Be...The Next Mr. Mumbai

The city's oldest and most prestigious body building competition takes place this week.

Reuters

Problematic Festival of the Day: Holi

In Mumbai, the festival of colors has run into some problems.

Reuters

Postcard From Mumbai

A rash of allergic outbreaks and other news.

Courtesy: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

The Secret Life of India's Slums

What Katherine Boo's new book teaches us about the country's sky-rocketing inequality.

Courtesy of EMBARQ India

Rise of the Rickshaw

The three-wheeled, auto rickshaw should play a major role in the sustainability of Indian cities, a new report suggests.

Reuters

Cautionary U.S. Transportation Tales for India's Growing Cities

An American in India, advising cities on how to avoid traffic hell.

Reuters

Why You Should Buy an iPad in Bangkok Instead of Buenos Aires

Comparing the price of an iPad and more than 20 other consumer goods across a selection of the world's major cities.

Chart of the Day: New York Housing Price Dip

The value of a home in Queens fell the most

Courtesy Quicksand Potty Project

Tackling the Developing World's Poop Problem

A look at the politics behind India's massive toilet shortage

Arko Datta, Reuters

Citymaking in India, Writ Large

The $90 billion Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor has India building 24 brand new cities.