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Three cheers!

Three cheers!

Munna Qureshi, Naseem Malik and Mohammed Rashid Ansari have made the alleys of North East Delhi’s Khajoori Khas instantly famous as home to the team that achieved the Silkyara rescue breakthrough... [Read More]

03 December,2023 07:38 AM IST | Mumbai | Rishi Majumder
How we fight and show it

How we fight and show it

A philosophy professor in New York discusses how Bollywood’s treatment of war movies over the years traces our country’s socio-political evolution... [Read More]

14 March,2021 05:44 AM IST | Mumbai | Rishi Majumder
Writing raag dreams

Writing raag dreams

With each having come out with a new book, Shubha Mudgal and Aneesh Pradhan discuss their 'aashiqui with kaam' and each other... [Read More]

25 August,2019 07:26 AM IST | Mumbai | Rishi Majumder
'I see it is as the closing of a chapter in my life'

'I see it is as the closing of a chapter in my life'

Indian-American businessman Rajat Gupta who spent 2 years in jail after being convicted of insider trading pleads his innocence in a newly published book, but is ready to move on... [Read More]

25 March,2019 07:59 AM IST | Mumbai | Rishi Majumder
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IN PHOTOS | Top 5 batsmen who got out on 199 in Tests

IN PHOTOS | Top 5 batsmen who got out on 199 in Tests

Here is the list of batsmen who lost their wicket on 199 runs in the longest format of the game (Pic: AFP)... [Read More]

20 January,2024 03:14 PM IST
In Photos: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets UK PM Rishi Sunak in London

In Photos: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets UK PM Rishi Sunak in London

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh called on UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Wednesday. The two leaders discussed issues related to defence, economic cooperation and how Indi and UK could work together to strengthen a peaceful and stable global rules-based order (Pics/PTI and X@rajnathsingh)... [Read More]

11 January,2024 01:00 PM IST
In Pics: Two properties of 1993 Mumbai blast accused Dawood Ibrahim auctioned

In Pics: Two properties of 1993 Mumbai blast accused Dawood Ibrahim auctioned

Two properties belonging to the family members of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim were sold off here on Friday at an auction organised by the competent authority under the Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators (Forfeiture of Property) Act. Pics/PTI/ANI/File... [Read More]

05 January,2024 07:46 PM IST
Get your next read for just Rs 100 at South Mumbai’s Ashish Book Centre

Get your next read for just Rs 100 at South Mumbai’s Ashish Book Centre

Damji Nissar, a 60-year-old bibliophile established the Ashish Book Centre in 1999 which houses more than 50,000 books ... [Read More]

25 December,2023 07:19 AM IST
IN PHOTOS: Interesting facts about 1993 Mumbai blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim

IN PHOTOS: Interesting facts about 1993 Mumbai blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim

Notorious gangster Dawood Ibrahim, who`s been living in Pakistan for decades now hiding from Indian law enforcement authorities, is in the news again. Articles, citing Pakistani reports, have claimed that the fugitive gangster has been hospitalised after he was poisoned. Pics/ Mid-day Archives... [Read More]

18 December,2023 04:35 PM IST
Rajasthan polls commence with 10 pc voter turnout by 9 am

Rajasthan polls commence with 10 pc voter turnout by 9 am

The Rajasthan polls witnessed a nearly 10 per cent voter turnout by 9 am as 199 assembly constituencies commenced voting, reflecting an early surge in participation, according to the election department spokesperson. Pics/PTI... [Read More]

25 November,2023 02:48 PM IST | Jaipur
In Photos: Mumbai's air quality in 'moderate' category, AQI at 199

In Photos: Mumbai's air quality in 'moderate' category, AQI at 199

The air quality in Mumbai continued to remain unhealthy with many areas in the city reporting an air quality index (AQI) above 199 on Monday. See pics (Photos by Shadab Khan)... [Read More]

15 November,2023 06:32 PM IST
In Photos: Jaishankar meets UK PM Rishi Sunak, gifts signed bat by Virat Kohli

In Photos: Jaishankar meets UK PM Rishi Sunak, gifts signed bat by Virat Kohli

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar called on UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murty at 10 Downing Street and conveyed the best wishes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Diwali on Sunday (Pics/AFP and PTI)... [Read More]

13 November,2023 04:54 PM IST
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Israel-Iran Conflict: World leaders condemn Iran's attack on Israel

Israel-Iran Conflict: World leaders condemn Iran's attack on Israel

Tensions in the Middle East surged as Iran launched over 200 projectiles at Israel, purportedly in retaliation for a suspected Israeli strike on its consulate in Syria. Iran issued warnings of even stronger actions against Israel. Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel pledged both defensive and offensive responses, citing years of preparedness for direct Iranian aggression. Israel claimed to have successfully intercepted 99% of the 300 drones and missiles fired at them. Additionally, Israel urged the UN Security Council to promptly convene and designate Iran`s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization. Meanwhile, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak condemned the Iranian strike as a dangerous escalation and expressed intent to work with allies to de-escalate tensions, seeking meetings with G7 leaders. Amidst the deepening crisis in the Middle East, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other world leaders expressed solidarity with Israel. UN Chief António Guterres and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also condemned the attack. However, amid the Israel-Iran conflict, Iran later announced the conclusion of military operations against Israel, cautioning that US support for Israel could jeopardize American bases in the region, as reported by CNN.... [Read More]

15 April,2024 12:15 PM IST
Ayodhya Airport: Passengers react to historic flight from Delhi to Ayodhya

Ayodhya Airport: Passengers react to historic flight from Delhi to Ayodhya

Ahead of the grand consecration ceremony at Ayodhya’s Ram Temple on January 22, the passengers alighting from the first flight to the newly built Maharishi Valmiki International Airport Ayodhya Dham hailed PM Modi on December 30. They thanked PM Modi for giving them Ayodhya Airport as a gift. Passengers were also seen paying obeisance and chanting Jai Shree Ram while alighting the flight. “This land is pure and sacred, this is the land of Shri Ram. There can be no sacred ground like this. To pay obeisance here one should lie down. When Shri Ram got down from Pushpak Viman, the same experience was felt. There is no limit to happiness today. Today is the matter of greatest joy and happiness in my life,” said Bhaskar Shukla, a passenger from Delhi. On the other hand, another passenger, Nitin Lalwani from a Delhi flight said, “Ever since I was born I found Ayodhya, a city which was backward. But today there is a feeling that Ayodhya has become an international city. Now we are waiting for 22nd January when the Temple will be inaugurated. People will come from across the world to see Ayodhya, a pure land of Shree Ram.”, he said.... [Read More]

31 December,2023 04:37 PM IST
Ayodhya Airport: Passengers recite Hanuman Chalisa on Delhi to Ayodhya flight

Ayodhya Airport: Passengers recite Hanuman Chalisa on Delhi to Ayodhya flight

History was etched on Dec 30, 2023 as devotees boarded first flight from Delhi to newly built Maharishi Valmiki International Airport in Ayodhya. The passengers were all excited for their journey and they even recited ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ inside the flight. After landing in Ayodhya airport, some passengers kissed the ground and paid obeisance. PM Modi reached ‘Ram Nagari’ on December 30 and gave several infrastructural gifts to the locals. Maharishi Valmiki International Airport was inaugurated in Ayodhya by PM Narendra Modi. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on December 30 praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for inaugurating various projects in Ayodhya. He also said that the wait of 500 years is about to end with the consecration of Ayodhya Ram Mandir.... [Read More]

31 December,2023 01:48 PM IST
Pratik Gandhi: Our daughter has grown up in green rooms and backstages

Pratik Gandhi: Our daughter has grown up in green rooms and backstages

Pratik Gandhi and Bhamini Oza were in the Mid-day office to launch the Mid-day Gujarati app. The actor couple shard their opinions on the representation of the Gujarati community in films and TV shows. They narrated how their love story began, and shared some insights into parenting their daughter Miraya despite their hectic schedules. The Scam 1992 actor also revealed that their daughter has grown up in a theatre environment and is already showing a knack for direction. Watch the full video to get a peek into the lives of this talented couple.... [Read More]

17 December,2023 10:32 AM IST | Mumbai
”Taking a lead...

”Taking a lead...": UK Parliamentarians laud India's rise, PM Modi's leadership

Indian Minorities Foundation in London organised `Namaste London: Resurgence of a New India` to celebrate achievements of India under the leadership of PM Modi. The event not only acknowledged India`s progress but also honoured significant contributions of Indian Diaspora to both their host and home countries. The event, attended by cross-party UK parliamentarians and diaspora leaders, included the UK launch of `Igniting Collective Goodness: Mann Ki Baat@100`. Additionally, the book `Heartfelt: The Legacy of Faith - Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sikhs` was unveiled, showcasing diverse dimensions of India`s cultural tapestry. UK parliamentarians came together to heap praises on PM Modi, and also shared admiring words for their Indian friends. Meanwhile, Member of Parliament from Sutton and Cheam, Paul Stuart Scully, expressed his pride in relationship between UK and Indian families and communities. Commenting on woman empowerment in India under PM Modi`s leadership, Baroness Manzila Pola Uddin, a member of House of Lords for 25 years, lauded ‘Women Reservation Bill 2023’. #london  #ukraine  #pmmodi  #mannkibaat... [Read More]

15 December,2023 05:31 PM IST
Ranbir Kapoor: Yash Chopra wanted to make a biopic on Raj Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor: Yash Chopra wanted to make a biopic on Raj Kapoor

On the occasion of Raj Kapoor`s birth anniversary, let`s go back to a clip from Mid-day.com`s Sit With Hitlist where his grandson and superstar Ranbir Kapoor talked about how Yash Chopra showed great interest in making a biopic on the filmmaker. Ranbir revealed that the Kapoor family would not allow anyone to make a biopic on Raj Kapoor. To make a biopic, a lot of classified files are required to be opened, he said. Watch the video for more... [Read More]

14 December,2023 03:37 PM IST
Sushmita Sen: I Owe My Career To Mahesh Bhatt | Sit With Hitlist

Sushmita Sen: I Owe My Career To Mahesh Bhatt | Sit With Hitlist

Actor and Miss Universe, Sushmita Sen shares insights from her career which started in the nineties. Sushmita told Mid-day.com in its special series Sit With Hitlist about how she was never supposed to become an actor and that `Dastak` was meant to be her only film. She described the whole story about how Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt approached her for a movie. Sushmita stated that she owes Mahesh Bhatt for her career. Watch the full video for more insights from the life of this superstar! ... [Read More]

06 December,2023 08:34 PM IST
Rajasthan Election Results 2023: “Modi’s magic has worked…” BJP’s Diya Kumari

Rajasthan Election Results 2023: “Modi’s magic has worked…” BJP’s Diya Kumari

As per the latest trends of the Election Commission of India, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is moving towards a comfortable win in Rajasthan. The party is leading on 114 of 199 seats in Rajasthan Election Results 2023. BJP leader Diya Kumari said that it is PM Modi’s magic which has worked in Rajasthan. Diya said, “The credit for this win goes to PM Modi, Amit Shah ji, JP Nadda ji, state leaders and party workers. Modi ji`s magic worked in Rajasthan and also MP & Chhattisgarh. We will ensure good governance and development in the state. Law and order will be seen in the state now. The top leadership of the party will decide on who will be the CM.... [Read More]

03 December,2023 05:00 PM IST
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