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    Aishwarya, Aaradhya tests COVID-19 positive after Amitabh, Abhishek

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 05:31pm on July 12, 2020

    Bollywood superstar Aishwarya Rai has testeda positive for the coronavirus, a Mumbai city authority official told AFP Sunday, just a day after her actor father-in-law...

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    India’s Yes Bank plans to raise up to $2b in share listing

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 10:56pm on July 09, 2020

    India’s embattled Yes Bank, which was on the brink of collapse earlier this year, announced plans Thursday to raise up to 150 billion rupees ($2...

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    COVID-19, streaming apps spark fears for cinemas

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 11:22pm on July 04, 2020

    A Bollywood actor’s face tattooed on his arm, Sandeep Bacche’s devotion shocks few in India where stars enjoy semi-divine status. But even here the hallowed...

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    Bollywood to resume shoots but virus rules dull its shine

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 11:13pm on June 25, 2020

    Bollywood will resume film shoots immediately, industry representatives said Thursday, but strict virus rules banning ‘elaborate or extravagant’ scenes threaten to strip the world’s biggest...

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    Sushant’s death sparks mental health debate

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 11:02pm on June 16, 2020

    Bollywood stars joined family members for the funeral Monday of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, whose death aged 34 has sent shock waves through the Indian...

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    Mumbai largely unscathed by Cyclone Nisarga

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 01:05am on June 04, 2020

    Coronavirus-hit Mumbai appeared to escape the worst of Cyclone Nisarga on Wednesday as the first severe storm to threaten India’s financial capital in more than...

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    India quarterly growth worst in two decades

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 10:11pm on May 29, 2020

    India’s economy grew at its slowest pace in at least two decades last quarter, government data showed on Friday, with warnings of far worse to...

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    Mumbai hospitals near collapse

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 01:06pm on May 16, 2020

    Packed morgues, bodies in wards, patients forced to share beds and medical workers run ragged: Mumbai’s war against coronavirus has pushed the Indian city’s hospitals...

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    Amitabh’s new film goes straight to Amazon

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 01:21pm on May 15, 2020

    Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, whose films usually open to packed cinemas across India, will see his new movie released on Amazon’s streaming service due to...

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    14 migrants killed by train in India

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 10:12am on May 08, 2020

    Fourteen migrant labourers walking back to their villages after being left destitute by India’s strict coronavirus lockdown were killed Friday after being hit by a...