Latest Stories Tagged: Mumbai

Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's answer is the Indian city of Mumbai, where residents are gearing up for national elections. We hear what's on the mind of some Indians as they prepare to vote.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the home town of "Slumdog Millionaire" director Danny Boyle. That would be Radcliffe, England. Last night Boyle mentioned the social club in his home town during his Oscars acceptance speech. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Albert Waters, of the St. Mary's Catholic Social Club in Radcliffe, about the club's moment of Oscar glory.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Indian film composer A. R. Rahman is nominated for 3 Academy Awards for his soundtrack to "Slumdog Millionaire." He talked to The World's Marco Werman about creating the film's sound.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For our Geo Quiz today we wanted the name of a massive stone and concrete arch that dominates the harbor in Mumbai, India. The answer is The Gateway of India. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with travel writer Devanshi Modi, who says Mumbai landmarks affected by the terrorist attacks two months ago are once again open for business... and tourists.

Conflict & Justice

India tightens security

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Tinku Ray about India's announcement today that it's overhauling its security system. The move is in reaction to public criticism of the government for its failure to prevent the Mumbai attacks.