In this photograph taken on June 3, 2015, an Indian child rummages through garbage in an open space adjoining a slum in Mumbai, ahead of World Environment Day which falls on June 5. AFP PHOTO/ Indranil MUKHERJEE
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Mumbai's ornate horse-drawn carriages are nearing the end of the road after a court in the Indian city ruled them illegal, saying owners must wind up operations within a year.The silver-colored Victorias -- styled on open carriages used during Queen Victoria's reign -- have been plying Mumbai's streets since British colonial times, and for years have been a tourist attraction.Concerns over unlicensed stables and poor treatment of the horses saw the Animals and Birds Charitable Trust, with the support of PETA India, lodge a case in Mumbai's top court.
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