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I Gave Up My Dream Of Making It In Mumbai Because I Was Scared Of My Own Company

With 36% of Indians facing depression, mental health needs to be addressed like any other ailment.

The Male Belly Dancers | 101 Subway

Busting gender stereotypes with grace and a quick shake of the hips.

Tandoori Chicken Meets Steamed Pork: How I Celebrated The Chinese New Year In Mumbai

Mumbai's once-bustling Chinatown comes alive in a celebration of unity amongst diversity.

The Last Anglo-Indian Jockeys Of Kolkata | 101 Traces

The community brought horse racing to Kolkata. But how much longer will this legacy last?

Missing #4: Koja & Anwar Khan | 101 Heartland

How one man spent years in a Pakistani Jail just to get his brother back.

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Shanti Devi, India’s Only Female Truck Mechanic, Fixes Tyres And Breaks Stereotypes

At 60, she works 12 hours a day and rolls tyres as easily as she rolls a roti.

Monica Liu: The 'Don' Of Chinatown | 101 Traces

Thanks to her, Calcuttans know what Chinese food made by Chinese people tastes like.

Dom Raja: The Untouchable Gatekeeper of Heaven

Meet the untouchable caste that performs the last rites in Varanasi.

The Muslim Gatekeepers Of The Jewish Synagogue | 101 Heartland

For generations, the caretakers of Kolakata's Jewish synagogues have been Muslims.

Missing #1: Nanak Singh | 101 Heartland

He went missing at age 7. 32 years later, he is still missing.