mid-day special: Top 10 popular reads from June 6 - June 12

Jun 13, 2015, 11:20 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

Andheri railway station

Mumbai: Ugly reality lurks just beneath glitzy new deck at Andheri station
Right under the new ticketing area which was inaugurated on Monday lies a partly cemented plot meant to be used for the harbour line extension, work on which was supposed to have been completed last year. (Read more)

Kareena Kapoor Khan, Arjun Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor

Bollywood stars who got to share the screen with their celebrity crushes
With Arjun Kapoor all set to romance his teenage crush Kareena Kapoor in R. Balki’s next, we point out a few actors who have or will share screen space with their matinee idols... (Read more)

Smuggled gold bars found hidden in flight's toilets

Mumbai: Gold bars worth Rs 1.99 cr found hidden inside plane's toilets
Acting on specific information, officers of Air Intelligence Unit retrieved 8 kilograms of gold from the reverse of the wastebin flapper assembly in the two rear toilets of a Jet Airways flight. (Read more)

Filmy humour: If these Bollywood films had English titles!

Filmy humour: If these Bollywood films had English titles!
A lot of Hindi movies in recent years have used English titles. We translated names of some popular films, which have Hindi titles, into English. The results were, well, hilarious. (Read more)

Powai building blaze heroes

Mumbai: Heroes died trying to save others from Powai building blaze
Without thinking twice about their own lives, these 5 men rushed into the flames to save more than 20 trapped residents of Lake Homes society in Powai; unfortunately, they could not make it out alive. (Read more)

IIFA Awards 2015

Photos: Bollywood stars and their candid moments at IIFA Awards 2015
With the star-studded IIFA Awards 2015 coming to an end, we bring you a wrap-up of the best performances by Bollywood stars and their candid pictures shared on Twitter and Instagram. (View pictures)

SSC Results 2015 success stories

SSC results: 4 success stories in Mumbai that beat all odds
As Mumbaikars celebrate the SSC results, we look at 4 unusual students, a mother of two, a blind boy, a hearing-impaired teen, and an autistic kid who crossed every hurdle in their path to crack the exam. (Read more)

Travel special, Maharashtra rain tourism tips

Experts list ways to boost tourism in Maharashtra during rains
The rains transform our home state into a sea of green. Sadly, our authorites need to do a lot more to ensure that our forts, valleys and stunning landscapes get more mileage. We get the experts to spell out a monsoon master plan. (Read more)

Hemant Kanitkar

Hemant Kanitkar's Maharashtra colleague pays tribute to him
The late Indian batsman's Maharashtra colleague, Yajurvindra Singh, says Kanitkar was always supportive and selfless; claims Hemant was not only a senior and well-wisher but also a mentor to him. (Read more)

Mumbai food quiz

The ultimate food quiz: What's your culinary quotient, Mumbai?
Put on your thinking hats, the chef ones in this case. Take this quiz to find out if you can be trusted to whip up an evening meal or you’re likely to burn the kitchen down while making a simple omelette. (Click here to take the quiz)

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