mid-day special: Popular reads from December 19 - December 25

Updated: 27 December, 2015 20:47 IST | A Correspondent |

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

Garden in Babulnath

mid-day impact: Babulnath garden thrown open to public after 8 years
Just two days after this paper wrote about the Babulnath Bandstand garden, which had been locked for eight years, it was once again thrown open yesterday, much to the delight of locals (Read more)

Imran Khan, Evelyn Sharma, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Esha Gupta

Bollywood tells you how to party this New Year's eve
The party-hard or stay-at-home type? Mumbai’s shindig pros give Aastha Atray Banan cues on what to do this party season (Read more)

Watch video: Heroic cop saves five-year-old boy from onrushing train

Watch video: Heroic cop saves five-year-old boy from onrushing train
A fast-thinking constable saved the life of a five-year-old boy, who was crossing the tracks, from an onrushing train on Sunday evening in Mumbai's neighbouring Thane district (Click here to read article and view video)

Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra, Sonam Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Sunny Leone, Sonakshi Sinha, Guild Awards 2015

Photos: Top Bollywood stars at the Guild Awards 2015
Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra, Sonam Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Anil Kapoor and a host of popular Bollywood celebs walked the red carpet at the awards extravaganza. (View pictures)

Imran Khan with daughter

Health: Are Indian dads ready to be a full-time parent?
British tennis star Andy Murray says he is ready to skip playing the Australian Open for the birth of his first child. The urban father is increasingly enjoying being around momy and baby. Mumbai dads say, aye (Read more)

Scoop gelateria in Bhandup

Food Review: Creative flavours make this Bhandup gelateria a must-visit
A problem with most gelato outlets in the city is the lack of innovative new flavours and the body being watery. Scoop gelateria in Bhandup crosses these hurdles, and is already pulling in a loyal crowd from the eastern suburbs. (Read review)

Midnight mass on Christmas Eve

Christian community reacts to the demands of liquor ban on December 24
The Christian community of Mumbai expresses strong objection to the Muslim community's demands for a liquor ban on December 24 (Eid-e-Milad), coinciding with Christmas eve (Read more)

Indian cricket in 2015

2015 recap: An unsatisfactory year for Indian cricket
Indian cricket went through another disheartening year both on and off the field, starting with the national side failing to defend its World Cup title to IPL sides CSK and RR being suspended (Read more)

Tech that rocked 2015 + forecast 2016

Tech that rocked 2015 + forecast 2016
The best of all that's come this year, and the better to look forward to in this stock-teching guide (Read more)

non-Christians in Mumbai celebrating Christmas

Festive special: Meet non-Catholics who celebrate Christmas
From decking up Christmas trees and gorging on plum cakes to writing letters to Santa Claus, Mumbaikars across faiths and communities are living the Christmas spirit (Read more)

First Published: 26 December, 2015 15:38 IST

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