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    The cities of Mumbai and Beijing have many similarities. Even though both cities have distinctly different cultures and histories, they share many of the same problems. One major problem both cities have is their populations. Both cities have large populations and continue to grow. Beijing is seen as the more modern global city with huge technology and financial industries; additionally it is the capital of China. Mumbai is developing into a global city and will become quite important in the future as it has an emerging market and dominates India in many sectors. One thing that sets Mumbai apart from other emerging global cities is what it has done to curb the impacts of population growth. Mumbai has created an entirely new city known as New…

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    High Modernism Analysis

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    hierarchy was considered (London) to be the example to follow for Mumbai’s transformation” (“Mumbai Metropolitan Region: Impact of Recent Urban Change on the Peri-urban Areas of Mumbai”, 2471) illustrating how features of high modernism had crept into Mumbai’s development. In this paper, I would like to evaluate 3 major high modernist infrastructure development projects in Mumbai. 2 of these projects are currently under development while one of them finished construction a few years ago. The…

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    Sonakshi Sinha Analysis

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    Bollywood divas that rule 2016 Bollywood is the general term for the Hindi language film industry situated in Mumbai. The entire Indian silver screen is generally alluded to the world standards with the expression of “Bollywood”. Moreover, Bollywood is one of the biggest film makers in India, which holds the most astounding records in Box Office collections. Naturally, acting is the most important domain of this industry where the works of the actors and actresses are viewed through any…

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    When Anand Patwardhan, popularly known for his socio-economic and human rights oriented films like Bombay Our City (1985), entered the realm of documentary filmmaking in 1971, he challenged the institutions dominating Indian documentary film production, distribution and censorship. Whereas when Paromita Vohra, acclaimed for her documentaries on urban life, popular culture and gender like Morality TV and Loving Jihad (2007), entered much later, in 1995 she had to deal with a completely different…

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    Britain a large power looking for opportunities and lucrative investments they found one. India a large country with potential, potential that Britain saw and acted on. They made an effort to build up India for self preservation which worked in the form of imperialism. India not considered a civilization at the time but soon would be the “Jewel in the Crown” of Britain. Imperialism was taking place and new times for India were on the horizon. Britain was able to gain wealth more goods…

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    Accident Incident Essay

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    3. Occurrence of the Accident/Incident The freighter SS Fort Stinkine which is a cargo ship arrived at Bombay on Friday, 12 April, 1944 No one in the Dock area was aware about the dangerous cargo which she was carrying. Normally a red flag has to be flagged to indicate the explosive but avoided due to war time.Emergency A certificate has been issued by the Dock yard higher officials to unload it in priority basis. Unloading of the ship commenced immediately. However while unloading the lube…

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    The articulations of custom, tradition and culture have been posited against discourses of rights in terms of British Colonial rule in India. These distinctions emerged alongside the British ‘civilizing mission’ in which the question of rights came to the forefront of the discourse and were matched with the invention of culture. Edmond Burke’s analysis of rights in the context of the French revolution reveals that natural rights are inherited and passed down from generation to generation, as…

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    The movie Gandhi addresses one of the most important times in Indian history. It follows the story of Gandhi, the leader of the independence movement in India against the British. Directed by Richard Attenbrought, the movie follows Gandhi’s adult life until he died. The movie does not explore Gandhi’s childhood or university years. Attenbrought use symbols and techniques to help convey his message. Through this film the director hoped to portray Gandhi as a holy man with all positive attributes.…

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    We interviewed Neil from Mumbai, India. Mumbai is a very densly populated city in India and is located on India's west coast. The biggest tourist attraction there is The Gateway of India stone arch, built by the British Raj in 1924. Mumbai was formerly called Bombay and changed its name in 1995 due to Shiv Sena deciding that "Bombay" was a corrupted English version of "Mumbai" and an unwanted legacy of British colonial rule. The new name, "Mumbai" comes from Mumbā or Mahā-Ambā, meaning "the name…

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    It is common for people of the first world to wander from their place of home to consume food that might not be completely natural to them. Some do prefer to stick to what they know, but others like to experience something new and fresh. I, personally, enjoy going out to eat. I like trying foods that I don’t normally have prepared for me at home. In that, there are places that I like to visit more than once, because I can appreciate the service, ethnicity, and quality of food that they offer.…

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