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  2. Mumbai | India | Britannica

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    Mumbai, formerly Bombay, city, capital of Maharashtra state, southwestern India. It is the country’s financial and commercial centre and its principal port on the Arabian Sea. Explore Mumbai, the most populous city and the country's financial and commercial center See all videos for this article

  3. Mumbai (Bombay) travel - Lonely Planet | India, Asia

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    Mumbai is India’s financial powerhouse, fashion epicentre and a pulse point of religious tension. If Mumbai is your introduction to India, prepare yourself. The city isn’t a threatening place but its furious energy, limited (but improving) public transport and punishing pollution make it challenging for visitors.

  4. Mumbai - Wikipedia

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    Mumbai is the centre of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, the sixth most populous metropolitan area in the world with a population of over 23 million (2.3 crore). [18] Mumbai lies on the Konkan coast on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbour. In 2008, Mumbai was named an alpha world city. [19] [20]

  5. Mumbai, India 2023: Best Places to Visit - Tripadvisor

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    About Mumbai Though Mumbai can feel chaotic and crowded, there are peaceful moments to be found here. Nibble a paper cone of bhelpuri while you stroll the sands of Chowpatty Beach. Then, take a short walk to Mani Bhavan, where Mahatma Gandhi once lived, strategized, and was ultimately arrested.

  6. Mumbai, previously known as Bombay is one of the most populous and biggest cities of Maharashtra. Also the biggest metropolis of this state, Mumbai is also popular as the entertainment and...

  7. Mumbai - History | Britannica

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    The city was a centre of maritime trade with Persia and Egypt in 1000 bce. It was part of Ashoka’s empire in the 3rd century bce, and in the 2nd century ce it was known as Heptanesia to Ptolemy, the ancient Egyptian astronomer and geographer of Greek descent.

  8. Mumbai - City layout | Britannica

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    Mumbai’s architecture is a mixture of florid Gothic Revival styles—characteristic of the United States and Britain in the 18th and 19th centuries—and contemporary designs. Many residential and commercial buildings constructed in the Gothic Victorian style during the period of British rule still stand today—most notably the Chhatrapati ...

  9. Mumbai News Live Updates: Election Commission likely to ...

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    Mumbai News Live Updates: The Election Commission is likely to decide as to which faction of Shiv Sena will be allotted the party’s “Bow and Arrow” symbol on Monday. In October 2022, the Election Commission of India (ECI) had frozen the well known ‘bow and arrow’ election symbol of the Shiv Sena until the competing claims for ...

  10. Delhi-Mumbai Expressway stretch to open on February 12

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    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on February 12 inaugurate the Sohna-Bonli stretch of the new Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, which will reduce the travel time between Delhi and Jaipur to around four hours. Commuters looking to go to Jaipur need to exit at KM-180 which connects the Agra-Jaipur highway in Dausa.

  11. Mumbai, India - NASA

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    Located along the coast of western India, Mumbai is generally considered to be the most modern of India’s cities, and it is a major economic, transportation, and cultural center. India’s “Bollywood” film entertainment industry is also based in Mumbai.

  12. Mumbai News Live: Check the latest Mumbai news, coronavirus headlines & breaking news about Mumbai, BMC Elections 2022, Corona virus, Mumbai crime news, education news, real estate news, politics ...

  13. Delhi-Mumbai Expressway to save 85 cr kg CO2, 32 cr litre ...

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    The Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, when completed, will cut short the travel time between Delhi and Mumbai by half. The greenfield expressway will connect several major cities in Rajasthan, Haryana and Maharashtra. When fully operational, the travel time between these two cities will be cut short from 24 hours to 12 hours.

  14. 2020 JNU violence: Mumbai Police withdraws case against 36 ...

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    Citing a lack of personal stake and no loss of life or public property, the Mumbai Police has withdrawn its case against 36 people protesting against the attack on JNU students in Delhi following protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in January 2020. Protesters had gathered at Gateway of India in Mumbai in solidarity with the ...

  15. On plan of BBC documentary screening at TISS, Mumbai BJP ...

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    Earlier this week, Progressive Students’ Forum (PSF), a student collective at TISS, announced the screening of the documentary on campus on Saturday in solidarity with students from Delhi.

  16. THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Mumbai, India - Tripadvisor

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    Things to Do in Mumbai Map Popular things to do City Tours Private Sightseeing Tours Shopping Malls Day Trips Cultural Tours Points of Interest & Landmarks Half-day Tours Full-day Tours Sacred & Religious Sites Night Tours Motorcycle Tours Parks Rail Tours Mountain Bike Tours Architectural Buildings Historical Tours Movie Tours Gardens

  17. Mumbai Metro - Wikipedia

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    History Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a total metropolitan area population of over 2 crore (20 million) as of 2011, and a population growth rate of around 2% per annum. Mumbai has the advantage of a high modal share of the public (88%) in favour of a public mass transport system. The existing Mumbai Suburban Railway carries over 70 lakh ...

  18. Mumbai Police's Response To Man "Stuck" On Moon Leaves ...

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    Time and again, the Mumbai Police has made use of several memes and other video-based public service announcements to make people aware of various things. On Monday, it asked people to reach out...

  19. A Brief History Of How Bombay Became Mumbai - Culture Trip

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    The city’s official name change, to Mumbai from Bombay happened when regional political party Shiv Sena came into power in 1995. The Shiv Sena saw Bombay as a legacy of British colonialism and wanted the city’s name to reflect its Maratha heritage, hence renaming it to pay tribute to the goddess Mumbadevi.

  20. Mumbai, Maharashtra - Maps of India

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    Mumbai is the seat of Bollywood cinema, shopping mall, bhelpuri on the beach, red double-decker buses and huge traffic jams. Mumbai is the commercial capital of India. The best time to visit ...

  21. Mumbai Map, Maharashtra | City Information and Travel Guide

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    Mumbai Suburban Road Map. Mumbai Railway Map. Mumbai city is the capital of Maharashtra. Previously known as Bombay, it one of the world's largest and most densely populated areas. Situated on the ...