The area did not get flooded even during the 2005 deluge. The Kalbadevi and Bhuleshwar markets in South Mumbai were flooded during Wednesday’s deluge for the first time in 30 years, according to shopkeepers in the area. The downpour and gusts cut power supply and left stores inundated damaging a significant portion of the goods stored. The storm also left heaps of garbage on the roads and a foul smell in the area. The markets are popular for imitation jewellery, clothes and kitchen utensils. Mohan Rajpurohit, an imitation jewellery Bhuleshwar store owner, said he had never experienced such flooding in his 18-year stint as a trader at the market. “I reopened my store on Wednesday for the first time since the lockdown was announced in accordance with government guidelines and it got flooded,” Rajpurohit said while clearing his flooded store. “I never imagined that the water level could rise 3-4 feet. Also, there is no electricity today and calls to the BEST are … [Read more...] about Bhuleshwar, Kalbadevi markets flooded for first time in 30 yrs
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From time to time in these pages we track the progress of science-fiction films made beyond the Hollywood system. You may recall the arrival of Fedor Bondarchuk’s Attraction (2017) where an alien ship crashes into Moscow and one life form survives. He finds himself amidst a group of teens, as one does, especially the luminous Julia Lebedeva (Irina Starshenbaum), daughter of high-powered Russian army officer Colonel Lebedev. Love happens, everything that can go awry does, and lots of spectacular special effects later, Julia, who is in danger of dying, is saved by the alien’s healing touch, only for the alien himself to go the way of all flesh, or whatever flesh is called by that particular branch of the galaxy. … [Read more...] about From Russia, with sci-fi