mid-day special: Most popular reads from June 20 - June 26

Jun 27, 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

Mumbai rains

In pictures: Mumbai under water
Call it a torrent, a deluge, a flood or simply understated heavy rain. Our cameramen did some scuba diving Mumbai style, for these shots. Then, they come up for air and filed the pictures. (View photos)

International Yoga Day, Bollywood, Hollywood celebs, Yoga

International Yoga Day: Bend it like these celebs!
Wonder how celebrities stay in shape despite their hectic schedules? On the occasion of the first International Day of Yoga, here are some celebs who will inspire you to stay fit. (View photos)

CCTV grab of leopard invades Borivli Colony

Watch video: CCTV grab shows leopard visiting Mumbai colony
Last week, footage of a leopard was captured in the CCTV installed at Abhinav Nagar, which is at the outskirts of Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Borivli (East). (Read more)

Harubai Mahapure

Mumbai hooch tragedy: Vigilant mum saves son who drank lethal liquor
This 58-year-old prevented her son’s death by rushing him to the hospital as soon as she heard about the deaths in the Malwani hooch tragedy; thanks to her, he is now out of danger. (Read more)

Monsoon food special

Food special: The Mumbai monsoon breakfast trail - I
The rains are here. And so is the time to savour the hottest dosas, the freshest bhurji-pao and the spiciest thalipeeth in the Mumbai. We kickstart our series of where to tuck into the yummiest monsoon breakfasts, across budgets, palates and community specials. (Read more)

Goa monsoon home stays

Travel special: Lose yourself in Goa's quaint village homestays
If you're heading out for a monsoon break, Goa is the place to be, and this time, we suggest you take the offbeat road. Opt for these cool, cosy and serene homestays that will make you fall in love with the Goan spirit once again. (Read more)

Man storms flight, locks himself in loo at the Mumbai airport

Man storms flight, locks himself in loo at the Mumbai airport
Palestinian national, who was on his way to Brussels via Mumbai, and had come here from Colombo; pushed past airline officials, locked himself in plane's toilet as he didn't have the necessary travel documents. (Read more)

Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput wedding

All you want to know about Shahid Kapoor's wedding
It has finally emerged that Shahid Kapoor will tie the knot with Mira Rajput in Delhi on July 7 and that will be followed by a grand reception at a Mumbai five-star on July 12. (Read more)

Disaster averted as alert commuters nab drunk motorman on Mumbai local

Disaster averted as alert commuters nab drunk motorman on Mumbai local
Alert commuters averted a major mishap that could have claimed thousands of lives as they caught an allegedly drunk motorman and handed him over to the GRP at Navi Mumbai's CBD Belapur station. (Read more)

Rare Olive Ridley turtles, Juhu beach

Mumbai: Rare Olive Ridley turtle washes ashore at Juhu
The turtle seemed to have lost its left flipper to a fishing net and swam ashore after it exhausted itself during navigation, claim BSPCA doctors. (Read more)

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