mid-day special: Popular reads from September 12 to September 18

Sep 19, 2015, 11:50 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


Ganeshotsav food special: Modak marzipans, anyone?
From a Modak Waffle to PBJ modaks, Ganpati’s favourite sweet has undergone a makeover, and how! In our second part of the Mumbai Modak Trail, sample these innovative versions that city eateries and patisseries are stocking up (Read more)

Customs seize electronic goods worth Rs 97 lakh at Mumbai airport

Customs seize electronic goods worth Rs 97 lakh at Mumbai airport
The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of Mumbai Customs recovers goods worth Rs 97 lakh from five passengers flying in from Dubai via Bahrain on Gulf Airways flight (Read more)

 11/7 Mumbai train blasts in pictures

Photos: Tracing the 11/7 Mumbai train blasts convicts' deadly journey
In the wake of the verdict in the 2006 Mumbai serial train blasts that took the lives of many, we look back at the terrorists' journey from bomb assembly to planting of the explosives in the local trains (View pictures)

 Richa Nigam

Meet the woman behind the gravelly voice on Indian TV ads
You’d recognise her if you heard her. Richa Nigam is the woman with the endearingly gravelly voice that sells you washing powder and childhood memories (Read more)

Sania Mirza

I play for myself, my country and family: Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza launched a mighty rocket, targeting the media yesterday, a day after clinching the US Open doubles crown with Switzerland's Martina Hingis (Read more)


Relationships: Experts share the pros and cons of sexting
A recently-conducted survey in the US suggests that sexting, or sending sexual text messages can boost relationships. This, despite the fact that there can be a flip side to it. We get experts to explain if your messaging rendezvous is a healthy adventure or not (Read more)

Ganpati celebrations in Mumbai

In pictures: Mumbaikars prepare to welcome Lord Ganesh
The citizens of Mumbai were in last minute frenzy mode as they geared up to welcome Ganpati, a day before the 10-day festival officially commenced (View photos)

 Top 10 celebrity Instagram photos of the week: September 7-13

Top 10 celebrity Instagram photos of the week: September 7-13
Think you might have missed some pictures that created waves on social media? We have you covered with our weekly round-up of the top 10 photos posted by celebs on Instagram from September 7 to 13 (View pictures)


Mumbai Police to reach out to public through Facebook, Twitter
A specially trained team of police officials will post regular updates on the pages; cops feel an official social media presence will help them in stopping rumour mongering (Read more)

Maharashtra Travel Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know Maharashtra's travel destinations?
Find out if you are a dude or a dud when it comes to knowing about Maharashtra’s most interesting travel destinations. Go ahead, test your Travel Quotient (TQ) with 15 questions. Your time starts now! (Read more)

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