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Rajendra B. Aklekar

Rajendra B. Aklekar

Deputy Chief Editor @mid_day He covers transport beat, has authored books on India`s rail history and heritage Twitter: @rajtoday

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Mumbai: Transport department to buy 187 interceptor vehicles

Mumbai: Transport department to buy 187 interceptor vehicles

State govt approves allocation of R38.33 cr for road safety, new cars to be part of flying squads... [Read More]

03 June,2023 07:36 AM IST | Mumbai | Rajendra B. Aklekar
Coromandel, Bengaluru-Howrah trains derail: Goa-Mum Vande Bharat event cancelled

Coromandel, Bengaluru-Howrah trains derail: Goa-Mum Vande Bharat event cancelled

`Rushing to the site in Odisha. My prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured and condolences to the bereaved families. Rescue teams mobilised from Bhubaneswar and Kolkata. NDRF, State govt. teams and Airforce also mobilised. Will take all hands required for the rescue ops,` the minister tweeted... [Read More]

02 June,2023 10:51 PM IST | Mumbai | Rajendra B. Aklekar
Mumbai’s largest rail rejig promises seamless entry, exit of trains

Mumbai’s largest rail rejig promises seamless entry, exit of trains

Once completed, long-distance and suburban services can be segregated, with Kalyan station serving as an ideal hub... [Read More]

02 June,2023 07:55 AM IST | Mumbai | Rajendra B. Aklekar
Mumbai: Using megaphones to keep Sandhurst station garbage-free

Mumbai: Using megaphones to keep Sandhurst station garbage-free

CR resumes annual exercise to make local residents along tracks aware of perils of throwing waste onto tracks amid monsoon... [Read More]

02 June,2023 07:52 AM IST | Mumbai | Rajendra B. Aklekar
Mumbai: IFC to help BEST redevelop five bus depots

Mumbai: IFC to help BEST redevelop five bus depots

They will have world-class facilities via the public-private partnership, improve undertaking’s non-fare revenue collection... [Read More]

02 June,2023 07:49 AM IST | Mumbai | Rajendra B. Aklekar
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Best of Manchester derbies as City, United head into FA Cup final

Best of Manchester derbies as City, United head into FA Cup final

City face rivals Manchester United in the first-ever Manchester derby FA Cup final in the competition’s 152-year history. De Bruyne, Grealish, Ruben Dias and Manuel Akanji all missed City`s last Premier League game of the season at Brentford last week. But City boss Guardiola revealed on Friday that the quartet have returned to training and are expected to be involved in the first all-Manchester FA Cup final at Wembley. (Pic: AFP/Getty)... [Read More]

02 June,2023 11:09 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: Trains derail in Odisha; many killed, hundreds injured

IN PHOTOS: Trains derail in Odisha; many killed, hundreds injured

At least 50 people died and 179 people were injured as a three way accident involving Bengaluru-Howrah superfast express, the Coromandel Express and goods train on three separate tracks occurred at Bahanagar in Odisha`s Balasore district. Pics/PTI... [Read More]

02 June,2023 10:42 PM IST
'The Kerala Story' beats 'Pathaan' at BO, Jisoo tests positive for COVID-19

'The Kerala Story' beats 'Pathaan' at BO, Jisoo tests positive for COVID-19

The Kerala Story beats Pathaan`s week 4 box office, makers defend `32000 conversions` claim in a new video. Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan`s leaked video from the sets of `Tiger 3` goes viral. Flashback Friday: Boney Kapoor remembers Sridevi on 27th wedding anniversary by sharing an old picture. BLACKPINK`s Jisoo to miss Japan concerts after testing positive for COVID-19. Tom Holland says new `Spider-Man` movie meetings on hold due to writers` strike. ... [Read More]

02 June,2023 09:30 PM IST
In Photos: Law commission backs sedition law

In Photos: Law commission backs sedition law

The Law Commission has backed the penal provision for the offence of sedition, saying repealing it altogether can have serious adverse ramifications for the security and integrity of the country. All representative pictures: Istock... [Read More]

02 June,2023 07:55 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: Dr. Lahane reacts amid JJ Hospital doctors strike

IN PHOTOS: Dr. Lahane reacts amid JJ Hospital doctors strike

Dr. Tatyarao Lahane and honorary doctors of the ophthalmology department on Friday issued clarifications in his defence while holding a press meet in Mumbai amid the ongoing indefinite strike of doctors at the state-run JJ Hospital. Lahane has called the allegations baseless. Pics/Pradeep Dhivar... [Read More]

02 June,2023 06:28 PM IST
In Photos: India witnesses hot summer

In Photos: India witnesses hot summer

India is experiencing extremely hot weather conditions, during these summer months, with the mercury soaring above 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) in several regions, especially in the northern plains and central parts of the country. All pictures: PTI... [Read More]

02 June,2023 06:04 PM IST
Why Mumbaikars believe more needs to be done to make parks more accessible

Why Mumbaikars believe more needs to be done to make parks more accessible

Mumbai boasts of many parks but somehow city dwellers believe they aren`t able to use the parks to the fullest. They say the parks not only have restrictions but are also not well-maintained dissuading many of them from stepping into them... [Read More]

02 June,2023 05:11 PM IST
IN PICS: Rumoured couple Aditi Rao Hydari, Siddharth spotted at Mumbai airport

IN PICS: Rumoured couple Aditi Rao Hydari, Siddharth spotted at Mumbai airport

On Friday morning, Aditi Rao Hydari was seen flashing a big smile as she got papped at the Mumbai aiport. The actress was accompanied by actor Siddharth. It is being rumoured the couple is dating (All Photos/Yogen Shah)... [Read More]

02 June,2023 03:19 PM IST
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World Environment Day 2023: This Mumbai home is a calming nature retreat

World Environment Day 2023: This Mumbai home is a calming nature retreat

Each year, World Environment Day brings attention to efforts towards environmental protection and awareness. Mumbai resident Chetan Soorenji is one such eco-warrior who has been tirelessly working towards environmental protection and has transformed his Chembur home into a nature wonderland. With bees, birds and butterflies thronging his fruit and flower garden, it is no less than a nature resort. This World Environment Day 2023, here is a peek into this mini nature forest. ... [Read More]

02 June,2023 07:48 PM IST
Jordan’s crown prince Hussein weds saudi architect Rajwa Al Saif

Jordan’s crown prince Hussein weds saudi architect Rajwa Al Saif

Jordan’s heir to the throne, Crown Prince Hussein wed Rajwa Al Saif in a lavish wedding at Zahran Palace in Amman. Crown Prince Hussein, 28, and Princess Consort Rajwa, 29, had announced their engagement in August 2022. Princess Consort Rajwa is a Saudi-based architect. The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan witnessed its first major royal wedding in 30 years on June 01. The Jordan’s Royal family claims to be direct descendants of Prophet Muhammad. ... [Read More]

02 June,2023 06:48 PM IST
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's 350th coronation anniversary celebrated in Nagpur

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's 350th coronation anniversary celebrated in Nagpur

On the occasion of the 350th anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj`s coronation, grand celebrations were seen in the state of Maharashtra. Countless people came together on the streets to pay tribute to one of the greatest rulers India has ever seen. An event in Nagpur saw street performances and waving flags to celebrate the 350th anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj`s coronation. RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat was also seen participating in the event.... [Read More]

02 June,2023 04:09 PM IST
India reiterates its stand for inclusive reforms at UNSC for global peace

India reiterates its stand for inclusive reforms at UNSC for global peace

Ambassador of India to the UN, Ruchira Kamboj addressed the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in New York on June 01. While speaking at the roundtable she stated the need to review and draft the reforms of the United Nations Security Council regarding sustainability and global peace. The Indian ambassador asserted that the “time for Security Council reform is now,” as the urgency of UNSC reform is also underscored by the unprecedented global challenges that transcend borders.... [Read More]

02 June,2023 01:58 PM IST
“We are a symbol of change…” EAM Jaishankar at BRICS meet in South Africa

“We are a symbol of change…” EAM Jaishankar at BRICS meet in South Africa

External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on June 01 delivered his opening remark at the BRICS meet, which is being held in Cape Town, South Africa. During his address, he highlighted the need of countering the global issue of terrorism and said that the BRICS grouping must act as a symbol of change. ... [Read More]

02 June,2023 01:54 PM IST
Piyush Goyal hails role of India’s ‘3Ds’ for country’s rapid growth under Modi

Piyush Goyal hails role of India’s ‘3Ds’ for country’s rapid growth under Modi

Referring to Morgan Stanley’s ‘transformation’ report on India’s development in the last decade, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on June 01 in Delhi hailed India’s rapid growth under Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Further crediting the country’s growth to its 3Ds- democracy, demography of young population and demand, the Union Minister said that India will emerge as a developed nation in the next 25 years. “It is an important day for Indian international image. This day will be remembered for long for India’s development pace under PM Modi. Today, India is entirely different than what it was in 2013. India has rapidly moved forward with its 3Ds; democracy, demography of young population and demand. In the next 25 years, India will emerge as a developed country,” Goyal said. India recently garnered praise over its development under Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a Morgan Stanley ‘transformation’ report. The report called India heavily ‘transformed’ than what it was in 2013... [Read More]

02 June,2023 01:26 PM IST
PM Modi pays tribute on Chhatrapati Shivaji's 350th coronation anniversary

PM Modi pays tribute on Chhatrapati Shivaji's 350th coronation anniversary

PM Modi pays tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on the 350th anniversary of the Maratha King`s coronation. "Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is a beacon of courage and bravery. His ideals are a source of great inspiration. Shivaji`s ideals and hard work still inspire us to this very day. We can learn so much about watermanagement from Shivaji`s rule. We must aspire to work towards `swaraj`, `aatmanirbharta` and to making India truly free, and keep Shivaji Maharaj`s ideals in mindas we shape a progressive, developed India", said PM Modi.... [Read More]

02 June,2023 11:35 AM IST | Mumbai
Ranveer Singh Heading To Hollywood?

Ranveer Singh Heading To Hollywood?

Ranveer Singh may just be following in his wife and star Deepika Padukone`s footsteps and heading to Hollywood. The actor has signed on to the same agency that his `Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani` co-star Alia Bhatt signed back in July 2021. The firm, WME, also represents big names in Hollywood like Rihanna, Robert Pattinson, Keanu Reeves, Emma Roberts, Kristen Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Kim Kardashian, among many others. Since moving away from YRF`s talent agency, the actor has been represented by India`s Collective Artists Network. He will continue to be represented by the agency. Watch the full video to find out more!... [Read More]

01 June,2023 05:43 PM IST
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