Most Shared Stories Tagged: Mumbai

Sports

She could have been a child bride like her sisters. But she became a coach instead.

Parvati Pujari is the first member of her Mumbai family to get a college degree. She's also the first of her sisters not to be married off young. And she played on India's national women's rugby team. By working with other women to coach sports in this poor part of the city, she's passing on the attributes that helped her overcome her obstacles and achieve her dream.

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.

Politics

India's first cartoon everywoman is the product of a female cartoonist who stood up to her own critics

Kanika Mishra had had it with the folksy 'common man' character so prevalent in Indian cartoons. She decided to create a 'common woman' and named her character Karnika Kahen which literally means 'Karnika speaks.' And speak she does, taking stands against sexual abuse and rape in India, and getting a lot of flak in the process.

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.