The flooding brought back memories of 2005 when around 37 inches of rain fell on Mumbai in just 24 hours, killing more than 1,000 people.
Last year, India had a real Slumdog Millionaire. 28-year-old Sushil Kumar won a million dollars on India's version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire". But he still lives in a small house with ten other family members and is spending his money wisely.
Intestinal parasites are a major problem for India's school children. They make them lethargic, they contribute to missing classes and generally lower their quality of life. Now, a new initiative is seeking to deworm students around the world, to improve their economic and educational prospects.
The Indian state of Rajasthan is about to launch a large-scale program to treat intestinal worms among its public school students. The idea isn't simply to make the kids healthier - it's to enable them to study harder and get ahead in life.