mid-day special: Top 10 popular reads from April 25 to May 1

May 02, 2015, 10:30 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

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar looks back on his 25-year Bollywood journey
After completing 25 years in Bollywood and right before the release of his 121st film 'Gabbar Is Back', Akshay Kumar talks about what keeps him ticking and more in an exclusive interview. (Read More)

The 9-month-old Labrador, Sally went missing from her Kandivli residence two weeks ago. Her owner suspects the pet trainer, Ansari stole her

Mumbai crime: Trainer steals Labrador to sell her again
The Kandivli-based owner had been looking for his 9-month-old Labrador Retriever for a week, when she was allegedly spotted riding on the dog trainer's bike. (Read more)

Jonty Rhodes and wife Melanie Jeanne with their baby India. Pic/Yogen Shah

Jonty Rhodes reveals why he named his baby daughter, India
South African cricket legend and Mumbai Indians fielding coach Jonty Rhodes says this country's rich culture prompted wife Melanie and him to name their daughter India. (Read more)

Bollywood star vehicles

Bollywood hot wheels: Stars and their mean machines
From Shah Rukh Khan's swanky BMW to John Abraham's Lamborghini Gallardo, we take a look at some fancy four-wheelers driven by our Bollywood celebrities. (View pictures)

Summer salad guide

Food special: The freshest summer salad guide
Salads can be more than just a side dish. To go creative with them, holistic health coach Bhavna Kapoor is conducting a workshop to make healthy salads that keep you refreshed this summer. (Read more)

Mumbai hero: Teen saves girl from drowning in Banganga Tank

Mumbai hero: Teen saves girl from drowning in Banganga Tank
The 14-year-old jumped into Banganga Tank after hearing that his 10-year-old neighbour, who had been playing near its steps, had suddenly disappeared into the water; he rescued her from a ditch she was stuck in, 25 feet under the water. (Read more)

Mumbai crime: Thief being fed bananas to expel 25-gm gold necklace 

Mumbai crime: Thief being fed bananas to expel 25-gm gold necklace
30-yr-old Anil Yadav had swallowed the mangalsutra worth Rs 63,000 after getting caught snatching it; doctors are now giving him special liquids, feeding him bananas to make him expel it the natural way. (Read more)

Samuel Morse

Interesting facts about Samuel Morse and the Morse code
On the birth anniversary of American painter, and Morse code co-inventor Samuel Morse we present some interesting trivia on the man and his co-creation. (Read more)


Dr Vipul Chavda

Mumbai family waits for body of ex-Ranji physio who died in Nepal quake
Dr Vipul Chavda, a former Mumbai Ranji Trophy physiotherapist, died during a trek in Langtang Valley in Nepal; while his injured trek-mates have been airlifted to safety, his body has not been recovered yet. (Read more)

Blind footballer

Watch Video: Blind footballer scores an amazing goal
French blind footballer Yvan Wouandji, who has played for France in the Paralympics, scored a sensational solo goal on Friday in a game against Germany. (View the video)

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