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Rising cases of child abuse in schools: How to ensure student safety?

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In the wake of recent events of molestation and sexual assault on school students, Mid-day.com reached out to school authorities to delve into various ways of ensuring student safety on school premises

03 March,2024 05:02 PM IST | Mumbai | Aakanksha Ahire
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Have you acquired the bookshelf wealth?

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In today’s Shelf Life with Midday, we hop on a whimsical bandwagon that has prompted bibliophiles to depart from manicured bookshelves

03 March,2024 10:19 AM IST | Mumbai | Ainie Rizvi
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Asia's richest man takes global rich to the zoo

"Jungle fever" is the suggested dress code, and guests have been advised to wear comfortable shoes and clothing, reports said

02 March,2024 01:59 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
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A look at themed events curated for Anant-Radhika's pre-wedding gala

The inaugural evening, aptly named "An Evening in Everland," is a poised affair with a dress code of elegant cocktail attire, promising an immersive experience of music, dance and visual artistry

02 March,2024 11:14 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
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Sarika Bajaj's solo exhibition spotlights artwork created using bird quills

Sarika Bajaj’s art exhibition ‘Requiem’ is a collection of sensory and tactile multi-media artworks, which build upon the symbolism of bird feathers. It highlights the multidimensional aspects of people's relationship with nature

01 March,2024 05:33 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
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Nita Ambani: 'With Anant's wedding to Radhika, I wanted to celebrate our roots'

Jamnagar holds a special place in our hearts and has profound significance. Gujarat is where we come from, it's where Mukesh and his father built the refinery, Nita Ambani told ANI

01 March,2024 12:02 PM IST | Mumbai | ANI
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Dolly Chaiwala opens up on story behind serving tea to Bill Gates

Dolly Chaiwala said that he did not recognise the Microsoft co-founder initially until the viral clip surfaced on social media

01 March,2024 08:36 AM IST | Nagpur | ANI

Divan Staliner book wins 7th Romain Rolland Book Prize

This year’s winning title was originally published in French as Le Divan de Staline. It was longlisted for the prestigious Goncourt Prize in 2013 and later adapted for the cinema by Fanny Ardant, with Gérard Depardieu playing Stalin

29 February,2024 01:46 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

Pandit, Rihanna & B-town celebrities flock to Jamnagar for Ambani wedding

The Ambani-Merchant gala unfolds over three days of opulent revelry in Jamnagar, commencing from March 1 to 3. Day one heralds a 'Cocktail Party' titled 'An Evening in Everland', while day two promises guests an adventurous 'Walk on the Wildside'

29 February,2024 01:24 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

I aimed to convey the warmth that exist within the hijra community: Zoya Lobo

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In an exclusive chat, India's pioneering transgender photojournalist Zoya Lobo talks about inclusiveness at work, chosen families, the queer gaze and her recent exhibition at the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival

29 February,2024 11:01 AM IST | Mumbai | Maitrai Agarwal

How somatic wisdom guides this contemporary dance in Mumbai

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To fully grasp the essence of somatic movement, one must simultaneously be able to inhabit the physical and the imaginative realms—but in a temporary way, informs Jayachandran Palazhy

29 February,2024 09:32 AM IST | Mumbai | Ainie Rizvi

94 pc of Indian firms plan to boost workers' skills, abilities this year: Report

The report revealed that 91 per cent of L&D professionals in India view human skills as increasingly competitive in the economy

28 February,2024 02:44 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

Sitar maestro Purbayan Chatterjee-led 'Classicool' to perform at the NMACC

On stage, Chatterjee will join legendary percussionist A. Sivamani, the renowned mandolin virtuoso U Rajesh, and the versatile vocalist Gayatri Asokan

28 February,2024 12:58 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Know why Basant Panchami 2024 is celebrated and auspicious things to do

    Basant Panchami 2024 is here and this festival marks the end of winters and the beginning of Spring. If you are wondering why Basant Panchami is celebrated, this video will help you understand the reasoning and the mythology behind this festival. Also called as Vasant Panchami, this festival is considered to be one of the most auspicious days of the year to begin something new. This day is considered extremely auspicious for weddings too. Yellow colour is the highlight of the day and godess Saraswati is worshipped. Watch the video to know how you can use the auspicious energies of this day for your well being and good luck.

    12 February,2024 06:00 PM