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From rags to riches: The inspiring journey of this Mumbai slumpreneur

Mid-Day Premium From rags to riches: The inspiring journey of this Mumbai slumpreneur

Pooja Gupta, from Bhandup, is a slumpreneur running a thriving make-up service while pursuing her education. In an exclusive interview with Mid-day, this inspirational Mumbai slum champion shares her journey of turning her passion for makeup into a booming business

23 January,2024 08:12 AM IST | Mumbai | Ainie Rizvi
Mumbai: Fire breaks out in suburban Govandi's slum area; no casualties

Mumbai: Fire breaks out in suburban Govandi's slum area; no casualties

A fire erupted in some shops located in a slum area in Govandi suburb of Mumbai on Tuesday afternoon. Nobody was injured in the incident as per the preliminary information and efforts are underway to douse flames

02 January,2024 05:27 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Reduce SRA house selling timeframe to 5 years, demands Varsha Gaikwad

Reduce SRA house selling timeframe to 5 years, demands Varsha Gaikwad

Mumbai Congress President and Dharavi MLA Varsha Gaikwad, on Friday, urged the state government that the timeframe to sell slum rehabilitation authority (SRA) houses be reduced to five years

15 December,2023 05:49 PM IST | Mumbai | Ronak Mastakar
Keep the slums of Mumbai clean: CM Shinde to civic authorities

Keep the slums of Mumbai clean: CM Shinde to civic authorities

CM Eknath Shinde has initiated a comprehensive campaign to clean and beautify Mumbai's slum areas

02 October,2023 12:52 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Report for development of 25,000 slums to be sent to Centre soon: CM Shinde

Report for development of 25,000 slums to be sent to Centre soon: CM Shinde

CM Shinde made the announcement while replying to a calling attention notice by BJP MLA Ashish Shelar

03 August,2023 07:37 PM IST | Mumbai | PTI
Mumbai teen champion is breaking barriers as a rising teen wrestler

Mid-Day Premium Mumbai teen champion is breaking barriers as a rising teen wrestler

Omprakash Pandey is not your average teenager. With several wins up his sleeve, Om is determined to take his technique further. Now associated with G20’s Y20 platform, this Mumbai slum champion is also the medium to empower young sports enthusiasts from Vikhroli Park Site

27 July,2023 04:30 PM IST | Mumbai | Ainie Rizvi
Sunshine Story: From Malwani slums to medical college classroom

Sunshine Story: From Malwani slums to medical college classroom

The story of how Samad Ahmed, son of an auto driver and a tailor who barely make a few hundred rupees a day, cracked NEET

27 July,2023 03:34 PM IST | Mumbai | Vinod Kumar Menon
MIDC cracks whip against squatters in Andheri buildings

MIDC cracks whip against squatters in Andheri buildings

Starts verification process after allegations surface that over 200 families have illegally occupied homes meant for original tenants of a redevelopment project

19 June,2023 07:27 AM IST | Mumbai | Sanjeev Shivadekar
Civic poll sops: Slumdwellers can buy Maha govt homes for 2.5L, says Fadnavis

Civic poll sops: Slumdwellers can buy Maha govt homes for 2.5L, says Fadnavis

Slumdwellers can get homes in Mumbai Metropolitan Region and Pune by paying Rs 2.5 lakh, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Thursday, the move coming with civic polls due in several urban areas of the state

25 May,2023 09:58 PM IST | Mumbai | PTI
This Hindi adaptation of a Russian play dives into lives of Mumbai’s lower class

This Hindi adaptation of a Russian play dives into lives of Mumbai’s lower class

A Hindi stage adaptation of a Russian play highlights the story of the people who have spent their lives on the streets of Mumbai

18 April,2023 08:45 AM IST | Mumbai | Aditi Chavan

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