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Rajendra B. Aklekar

Rajendra B. Aklekar

Senior Assistant editor @mid_day He covers transport beat, has authored books on India`s rail history and heritage Twitter: @rajtoday

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Mumbai: Western Railway records rise in suicides on tracks

Mumbai: Western Railway records rise in suicides on tracks

Incidents have increased from five in 2019 to 18 this year... [Read More]

03 December,2022 07:27 AM IST | Mumbai | Rajendra B. Aklekar
Mumbai: Electric AC double-deckers to hit streets  by January 14

Mumbai: Electric AC double-deckers to hit streets by January 14

50 such buses to be operated in phase 1; BEST to launch e-cab aggregator, ferry service... [Read More]

03 December,2022 07:21 AM IST | Mumbai | Rajendra B. Aklekar
Mumbai: Six historical Carnac bridge plaques reach CSMT museum

Mumbai: Six historical Carnac bridge plaques reach CSMT museum

Stones bear witness to construction and completion of recently razed 19th-century structure... [Read More]

02 December,2022 07:22 AM IST | Mumbai | Rajendra B. Aklekar
Further delay would have led to fare hike: Dy CM Devendra Fadnavis

Further delay would have led to fare hike: Dy CM Devendra Fadnavis

CM says he does not see any more obstacles in the smooth commissioning of the corridor... [Read More]

02 December,2022 07:17 AM IST | Mumbai | Rajendra B. Aklekar
Mumbai: ‘Substandard quality’ makes AC locals uncool

Mumbai: ‘Substandard quality’ makes AC locals uncool

Central and Western Railway contact manufacturers who are working on solutions; CR runs 56 AC services while WR runs 79 of them... [Read More]

01 December,2022 07:12 AM IST | Mumbai | Rajendra B. Aklekar
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IN PHOTOS: Prepartions begin at Shivaji Park ahead of Mahaparinirvan Diwas

IN PHOTOS: Prepartions begin at Shivaji Park ahead of Mahaparinirvan Diwas

The prepartions at Shivaji Park have begun ahead of the 66th death anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, the day, also called as the Mahaparinirvan Diwas would be marked on December 6. Pics/Ashish Raje ... [Read More]

03 December,2022 09:06 PM IST | Mumbai
Salman Khan wraps 'Kisi Ka Bhai...', Bebo calls Malaika 'original supermodel'

Salman Khan wraps 'Kisi Ka Bhai...', Bebo calls Malaika 'original supermodel'

Salman Khan wraps the shoot for `Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan`. "Malaika Arora is original supermodel", says Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan to attend Red Sea International Film Festival in Saudi Arabia. "I’m told Bollywood didn’t give me a proper platform",  Mrunal Thakur. ... [Read More]

03 December,2022 09:45 PM IST
Dev Anand Death Anniversary: Remembering The Great Actor Through His Dialogues

Dev Anand Death Anniversary: Remembering The Great Actor Through His Dialogues

Today (December 3) is the stalwart actor Dev Anand`s death anniversary. Let us remember the great actor through his famous dialogues from films like `Guide`, `Gambler` and `Awwal Number` through his famous dialogues. ... [Read More]

02 December,2022 04:00 AM IST
Ranveer Singh in 'Golmaal 5', SRK, Kajol recreate 'DDLJ' moment in Saudi Arabia

Ranveer Singh in 'Golmaal 5', SRK, Kajol recreate 'DDLJ' moment in Saudi Arabia

Ranveer Singh to be part of `Golmaal 5`, confirms Rohit Shetty. `Bhediya` Box Office: Varun Dhawan-starrer underperforms in week 1; collects Rs. 42.05 crore. Manoj Bajpayee`s hit song `Sapne Mein Milti Hai` from `Satya` recreated. Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol recreate `DDLJ` moment at Saudi Arabia`s Red Sea International Film Festival. ... [Read More]

02 December,2022 10:04 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: Traffic movement slow in Mumbai and its suburbs due to VIP movement

IN PHOTOS: Traffic movement slow in Mumbai and its suburbs due to VIP movement

The traffic movement was slow in parts of south Mumbai and suburbs on Friday due to a planned visit of Union  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Heavy security presences was also witnessed at Santacruz, Vakola and Nariman Point areas. Pic/ Nimesh Dave... [Read More]

02 December,2022 05:17 PM IST
Birthday special! Rare and unseen pictures from Boman Irani's family album

Birthday special! Rare and unseen pictures from Boman Irani's family album

Boman Irani turns 63 today. The actor who started his career with a brilliant performance in the comic caper Munnabhai M.B.B.S has only managed to garner love from the audience with every onscreen appearance of his. Today, on his birthday, we go through pictures from his family album. (All Photos/ Boman Irani and Kayoze Irani`s Instagram handle)... [Read More]

02 December,2022 02:28 PM IST
SRK wraps Saudi Arabia schedule of 'Dunki', Rakul Preet on headlining her next

SRK wraps Saudi Arabia schedule of 'Dunki', Rakul Preet on headlining her next

Shah Rukh Khan wraps Saudi Arabia schedule of `Dunki`. Karan Johar says Ranveer Singh is perfect for his biopic. Ayushmann Khurrana`s ode to the original action hero of Bollywood. "I am finally getting to headline a film", says Rakul Preet Singh on her upcoming project, `Chhatriwali`.... [Read More]

01 December,2022 09:42 PM IST
World AIDS Day 2022: Five interesting facts that you should definitely know

World AIDS Day 2022: Five interesting facts that you should definitely know

With a goal to provide equal access of HIV assistance for all, the theme for this year`s World AIDS Day is `Equalize`. It aims to sensitise people towards the inequalities and lack of medical access faced by those living with HIV... [Read More]

01 December,2022 06:03 PM IST
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American Prez Joe Biden Congratulates ‘Friend’ Modi On Assuming G20 Presidency

American Prez Joe Biden Congratulates ‘Friend’ Modi On Assuming G20 Presidency

US congratulated India on assuming the G20`s Presidency on December 01. India will be assuming it for one year till Nov 30, 2023. US President Joe Biden is looking forward to supporting India during India’s G20 presidency. During the G20 Presidency, India will hold about 200 meetings in 32 different sectors in multiple locations across India.... [Read More]

03 December,2022 02:16 PM IST | Mumbai
Former Cong Leaders Capt Amarinder Singh, Jaiveer Shergill Get Key Title In BJP

Former Cong Leaders Capt Amarinder Singh, Jaiveer Shergill Get Key Title In BJP

BJP has appointed Former Cong Leaders Capt Amarinder Singh & Sunil Jakhar Its National Executive members. The BJP also appointed former Cong member Jaiveer Shergill its national spokesperson.... [Read More]

02 December,2022 09:29 PM IST | Mumbai
Mumbai: Panic after Snake spotted in Vasai-Virar’s govt Hospital

Mumbai: Panic after Snake spotted in Vasai-Virar’s govt Hospital

A snake was seen in premises of a Government Hospital in Nalasopara East which left people in panic.  As soon as the information about the presence of a snake in the hospital premises came, the officer present in the hospital called Sarpamitra (friend of snake) Suraj Pandey. The Sarpamitra caught the snake and left it safely in a forest.... [Read More]

02 December,2022 09:27 PM IST | Mumbai
PM Modi's Mega Roadshow In Ahmedabad

PM Modi's Mega Roadshow In Ahmedabad

PM Modi holds 50-km-long roadshow spanning across 16 constituencies. The roadshow that started from Naroda Gam will conclude at Gandhinagar South constituency... [Read More]

02 December,2022 07:38 PM IST | Mumbai
Parth Samthaan & Niti Taylor On Why Fans Like Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan 4

Parth Samthaan & Niti Taylor On Why Fans Like Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan 4

The leads of Kaisi Yeh Yaariyaan, Parth Samthaan and Niti Taylor drop in at the mid-day.com office and answer everything you were curious about! Niti Taylor & Parth Samthaan also revealed why they want to be a part of Bigg Boss or any other reality show. #ParthSamthaan #NitiTaylor #KaisiYehYaariaan4 Watch the full video here: https://youtu.be/pd_deC6Egpk... [Read More]

02 December,2022 04:05 PM IST | Mumbai
Sidhu Moose Wala Murder: Alleged Mastermind Goldy Brar Detained In US

Sidhu Moose Wala Murder: Alleged Mastermind Goldy Brar Detained In US

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann issued an official statement on GoldyBrar, the alleged mastermind behind Sidhu Moose Wala murder. CM Said, ‘Gangster #GoldyBrar has been detained in USA…We had also issued a Red Corner Notice against Goldie Brar. Soon  Goldy Brar will be brought to India and the families of the victims will get justice’... [Read More]

02 December,2022 03:31 PM IST | Punjab
Randeep Hooda: I Play A Non-Caricature Sikh | Hasleen Kaur | CAT | Exclusive

Randeep Hooda: I Play A Non-Caricature Sikh | Hasleen Kaur | CAT | Exclusive

The team of Netflix`s `CAT` Randeep Hooda, Hasleen Kaur, Suvinder Vicky and director Balwinder Singh Janjua catch up for an exciting conversation with mid-day.com #CAT #RandeepHooda #HasleenKaur... [Read More]

02 December,2022 03:17 PM IST
Mika Singh’s Farmhouse In Gurugram Sealed Over Violation Of Environmental Laws

Mika Singh’s Farmhouse In Gurugram Sealed Over Violation Of Environmental Laws

Bollywood and Punjabi Singer Mika Singh’s Farmhouse in Gurgugram Sealed. The farmhouse is constructed near Damdama Lake in Rojka Gujar village. Three farmhouses, including one of Mika Singh have been sealed because of green laws violation. An official from the department of town and country planning (DTCP) said the farmhouses were unauthorized.... [Read More]

02 December,2022 03:15 PM IST | Gurugram
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