mid-day special: Most popular reads from October 10 to October 16

Oct 17, 2015, 11:45 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

 SGNP's white tigress Rebecca no more

SGNP's lone white tigress Rebecca succumbs to cancer
Rebecca, the famous white tigress from Sanjay Gandhi National Park died on Saturday afternoon after prolonged illness. The 20-year old tigress was suffering from Melanoma-a type of skin cancer (Read more)


A short film with a extravagant heart
Shajan Samuel, the co-producer of ABC, a Hindi short made with a massive budget of Rs 7 lakh, says he considers it a feature film that was just 15 minutes long (Read more)

Aagri cuisine

Aagri cuisine makes it to posh South Mumbai
Among Mumbai's original communities, the Aagris boast of a spice-rich cuisine, that may be finding takers at a new Lower Parel eatery (Read more)


Crime steals Parsi heritage town Udvada's thunder
Could repeated armed robberies in the Parsi Mecca of Udvada, a sea town 177 kms from Mumbai mar the glint of PM Modi's 20-cr development boost, including December's grand Iranshah Udvada Utsav? (Read more)

Mumbai: Man comes back from the 'dead' before post-mortem

Mumbai: 'Dead man' who came alive at hospital mortuary dies
A 50-year-old man who was mistakenly declared dead by doctors but was found to be alive when brought to mortuary of a Mumbai hospital on Sunday, died on Tuesday night (Read more)

Harmony triumphs in Dadri: Hindus fund and organise wedding for Muslim family

Harmony triumphs in Dadri: Hindus fund and organise wedding for Muslim family
The village that made headlines over the lynching incident, came out and gave the perfect example of communal harmony with the wedding on Sunday (Read more)

Lesser-known Bigg Boss 9 contestants

Who are these lesser-known participants in 'Bigg Boss 9' house
As you wait for those sinister plotting, catfights and fisticuffs to unfold in the ninth edition of 'Bigg Boss', we introduces you to some of the lesser-known participants... (Read more)

Wildlife photographs

14 spectacular award-winning wildlife photographs
DCP Expeditions, a popular wildlife photography training academy completed five years. To celebrate the occassion, the academy organised a wildlife photography awards night in Vashi. Here's a look at some pictures... (View pictures)

Travel: New Mumbai-based firm curates kids-only tours

Travel: New Mumbai-based firm curates kids-only tours
A new Mumbai-based travel firm that curates kids-only itineraries wants to take the tiny traveller to offbeat destinations, and introduce him to the learning-by-doing concept (Read more)

Zaheer Khan trivia

10 interesting facts you must know about Zaheer Khan 
As Indian pacer Zaheer Khan announces his retirement from International cricket, here are some interesting facts and trivia about the left arm fast bowler. (Read more)

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