mid-day special: Most popular reads from August 1 to August 7

Aug 08, 2015, 11:15 IST | A correspondent

As part of our weekend special series, here's a roundup of the most popular and trending articles, photo galleries and videos from the week that was

Shruti Seth, Milind Soman, Alesia Raut, Salman Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Akshay Kumar

Models, actresses pick their favourite aged but good looking B-Town actors
Milind Soman, who’s back in the spotlight after his recent Ironman triathlon feat, looks hotter than ever at 49. We ask a few models and actresses about other dreamboats who have gotten better with age (Read more)

Jose Neil Gomes

Meet the man who plays over 20 musical instruments
Goa born and Mumbai based, Jose Neil Gomes doesn’t believe in being proficient in one or two musical instruments. This Indie wonder boy, who can play nearly two dozen instruments, is ready with his debut EP, Systematic (Read more)

Mamata Banerjee, Naveen Patnaik ready to clash over rosogolla!

Mamata Banerjee, Naveen Patnaik ready to clash over rosogolla!
Panic in Writers Building as Naveen Patnaik contemplates GI tag for the rosogolla. Will there be bloodshed? (Read more)

Arpita Khan's birthday bash

Photos: Salman Khan and family at Arpita Khan's birthday bash
Several top Bollywood stars were snapped outside the residence of Salman Khan's sister Arpita, who brought in her special day with family and friends from the film fraternity (View pictures)

Chia food

Is the new IT superfood invading Mumbai's menus worth the price?
A superfood from the West is infiltrating city menus. But is it worth sidelining local alternatives for? (Read more)

Jwala Gutta

Jwala Gutta: Want to chill in Kerala backwaters, Leh
India's ace doubles badminton player and Arjuna awardee wants to explore her country better while on the circuit; especially the backwaters of Kerala and Leh (Read more)

Pune-Mumbai heart transplant

A heart's 90-min journey from Pune to Mulund
Without the heart transplant, the 22-year-old was looking at barely two weeks of life, said Dr K R Balakrishnan, director of cardiac sciences at Fortis Malar Hospital (Read more)

Thane building collapse

Thane building collapse: Cat survives in the arms of dead owner
Monday’s building collapse in Thane claimed several lives, but among those who survived is a 2-yr-old cat that was discovered in her owner’s arms the next morning; Unfortunately, her owner died (Read more)

Monsoon travel special

Travel special: Camp in the wild during the monsoon
No, this isn't a safari in one of India’s far-off corners. Barely two hours away from Mumbai, you can sign up for a heady, off-road trip that packs in a forest trail, followed by hours of scenic calm by a waterbody, dotted with temple ruins, and if you want more, you could scale a mountain too! (Read more)

Cows block traffic on Western Express Highway

Moo-ve over: Look who's stopping traffic
Motorists passing through the Western Express Highway encountered an unusual roadblock yesterday, when a cow and a bull decided to take a leisurely stroll on the busy Kherwadi flyover, unwittingly holding up traffic there (Read more)

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