mid-day special: Top 10 popular reads from May 9 to May 15

May 16, 2015, 10:55 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

The people who rallied behind Salman Khan through thick and thin

The people who rallied behind Salman Khan through thick and thin
Come rain or storm, Salman Khan can count on some people to stand by him. Although not related to him by blood or other familial bond, they have always stood by him like the Rock of Gibralter. (Read more)

Agriculture Minister Eknath Khadse

Agriculture Minister's appeal: Urinate at multiplex, help farmers
State Agriculture Minister Eknath Khadse's peculiar plan for an organic farming policy involves transporting urine from cinema halls, “where it can be collected in bulk”, to farmers in rural areas. (Read more)

Mango recipes

Food special: Offbeat recipes for mango lovers
This season, ditch the regular Aamras-Puri and Mango ice cream and instead, relish char-grilled prawns with a mango twist or the Japanese Crispy Mango Maki. As Mumbai restaurants start dishing out the king of fruits in different avatars, we round up some unusual choices to savour this summer. (Read more)

Zarina Wahab, Shivangi Kapoor, Soni Razdan and Ayesha Shroff

Mother's Day special: Bollywood star moms spill the beans on their kids
On Mother’s Day, new-age Bollywood star moms talk about the equation they share with their famous offspring, taking a liberal stance with their careers, and how their kids are a lot like them. (Read more)

Girl forgets phone in loo at Mumbai airport

Mumbai: Plane delayed an hour as absent-minded girl forgets phone in loo
An absent-minded student, who forgot her mobile phone in the airport washroom and went to collect it just before she boarded an aircraft, caused a stir among security personnel. (Read more)

Shashi Kapoor with Karisma Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Rekha and Shashi Kapoor

Photos: Shashi Kapoor conferred Dadasaheb Phalke Award
Bollywood thespian Shashi Kapoor became the recipient of the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award at the Prithvi Theatre. Members of the Kapoor clan, the Bachchans and other Bollywood bigwigs were present. (View pictures)

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan

Mumbai: Cops rush to find stolen phone of ex-CM's help!
Police registered FIR in no time when domestic help, working with former CM Prithviraj Chavan, told them a taxi driver had stolen his mobile phone; cops didn’t want "Chavansaheb to get upset". (Read more)

Mumbai: Monkeys go on rampage at Chembur building

Mumbai: Monkey menace leads to high drama in Chembur
Residents at two high-rises have been held to ransom by group of young monkeys on the rampage; height of the buildings is no problem for primates, but has been major stumbling block for fire brigade. (Read more)

Brian Lara and Curtly Ambrose

I chastised Lara for his attitude and not giving 100%: Curtly Ambrose
Curtly Ambrose, West Indies' premier fast bowler in the 1990s, hits out at his former teammate and batting genius Brian Lara in his autobiography Time to Talk. An excerpt from the book. (Read more)

Mumbai's first test-tube baby ties the knot at 25

Mumbai's first test-tube baby ties the knot at 25
Twenty-five years after her birth was hailed as a medical marvel, the city’s first test-tube baby, Harsha Chawda, is set to begin a new life after her wedding. (Read more)

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