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MUMBAI, India – The entire world knows about November’s terrorist attacks in Mumbai that killed more than 170 people and wounded hundreds more. Many of them died at the Taj Majal Hotel, which has became a symbol of the tragic attacks.

As part of our Tech Trek to India, Jason D’Cruz and I to those who died in the siege of "The Taj,", and reflect on India’s desire to move forward.

We also noted the security at the Grand Hyatt, where we stayed in Mumbai.