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  • Bombay's Sensex 30 index had its lowest close since August.

    Stocks Hit Post-Crisis High

  • That name is not used by Bombay's high court, nor by that city's stock exchange.

    Don't renege on your broken Sure Start pledge, Mr Cameron | Letters

  • Occupancy at this 78-year-old theatre, designed by Charles Stevens, usually hovers at around 25%--a far cry from what it was in the '50s and '60s when the crème da la crème of Bombay's society thronged it.

    Tinsel Town is 'Haunted' by This Man

  • Bombay's money made it the country's largest hub for movies — attracting youngsters from the hinterland who wanted to make it big in show business.

    Bombay Realities

  • Confirming Bollywood celebrity appearances is about as easy as getting through Bombay's glutted traffic, so it's no surprise that there was a lot of confusion, debate and disappointment surrounding which stars would touch down in Toronto for IIFA 2011 read more about it here.

    Marissa Bronfman: IIFA Awards 2011: A Memorable Affair

  • But even in elite Juhu, parts of which get flooded like the rest of Bombay (and all of Dharavi) it is possible to see Bombay's abject poverty from the tinted glass of a chauffer driven and air-conditioned car.

    Parvez Sharma: Bollywood's Slumdog Cake

  • But even in elite Juhu, parts of which get flooded like the rest of Bombay and all of Dharavi it is possible to see Bombay's abject poverty from the tinted glass of a chauffer driven and air-conditioned car.

    Parvez Sharma: Bollywood's Slumdog Cake

  • Joseph's Ayyan Mani is a Dalit (untouchable) secretary at Bombay's Institute of Theory and Research, working for Arvind Acharya, a high-class Brahmin perennially rumored to be on the list of Nobel Prize winners.

    Anis Shivani: Manu Joseph, Author of "Serious Men" (Interview)

  • This is not a dark satire though -- perhaps those are reserved for countries experiencing rank authoritarianism; instead, one experiences moments of light and ecstasy throughout the keenly observed playscapes of Bombay's haves and have-nots.

    Anis Shivani: Manu Joseph, Author of "Serious Men" (Interview)

  • Within 24 hours of an earlier Islamist assault on Mumbai, the stock exchange bombing in 1993, Bombay's traders were back on the floor, their burned-out computers forgotten, doing what they used to before technology had changed their trading styles.

    Shashi Tharoor: Keep up the spirit to fight

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