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This photobook explores the role of matrilineal bonds in shaping female identity

This photobook explores the role of matrilineal bonds in shaping female identity

A photobook and accompanying exhibition, born out of a photographer’s family album, uses memory as a tool to explore the role of matrilineal bonds in shaping female identity... [Read More]

07 April,2024 06:33 AM IST | Mumbai | Sucheta Chakraborty
It’s second nature

It’s second nature

Rocky Singh of Highway on My Plate fame has travelled as much in pursuit of nature as he has for his notorious devotion to food. He now has an ornithological archive of images of more than two thousand species... [Read More]

24 March,2024 07:53 AM IST | Mumbai | Sucheta Chakraborty
Yaadein yaad aati hain

Yaadein yaad aati hain

When you remember a painful episode, are you imagining it or recalling it? A cognitive neuroscientist’s fascinating new book on the fundamental functioning of human memory studies its relationship with imagination, identity and growth... [Read More]

03 March,2024 07:47 AM IST | Mumbai | Sucheta Chakraborty
Off the old block

Off the old block

Part of an illustrious family of writers, activists and artistes, first-time novelist Tathagata Bhattacharya reflects on his literary inheritance, veering away from a middle-class vocabulary and paying homage to the city he knows best... [Read More]

10 February,2024 07:44 AM IST | Mumbai | Sucheta Chakraborty
36 Memory Lane

36 Memory Lane

Suman Ghosh takes Aparna Sen back to the locations of some of her early films in a new documentary on her life and work. mid-day gets together with the two filmmakers to discuss cherished characters, influences and changes in Bengali film viewership... [Read More]

10 February,2024 07:32 AM IST | Mumbai | Sucheta Chakraborty
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14,000 people, 1,200 tractors at Shambhu border, MHA tells Punjab govt

14,000 people, 1,200 tractors at Shambhu border, MHA tells Punjab govt

The Centre has estimated that nearly 14,000 people have gathered along the Punjab-Haryana border with 1,200 tractor-trolleys, 300 cars, 10 mini-buses as well as small vehicles and conveyed its strong objections to the Punjab government for it, sources said on Tuesday (Pics/PTI)... [Read More]

21 February,2024 01:43 PM IST
Ent Top Stories: Aditya throws fan's phone; Elvish slaps man at rest

Ent Top Stories: Aditya throws fan's phone; Elvish slaps man at rest

Entertainment Top Stories: End your day with the most happening highlights. It`s time to relax and take a look at the latest news and events... [Read More]

10 February,2024 08:02 PM IST
In Photos: Here's how the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link looks after inauguration

In Photos: Here's how the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link looks after inauguration

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL), a monumental infrastructure project built at a cost of Rs 21,200 crore. Named `Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewari-Nhava Sheva Atal Setu,` this bridge stands as the longest sea bridge in India and ranks 12th globally. (Pics/MMRDA/ANI)... [Read More]

12 January,2024 07:40 PM IST
In Photos: Timeline of Bilkis Bano case

In Photos: Timeline of Bilkis Bano case

During the 2002 Gujarat riots, Bilkis Bano, who was five months pregnant, fled her home in Randhikpur village with her 3-year-old daughter, husband, and other family members. In the Chhaparvad district, a mob of 20-30 men attacked their group, resulting in the gang rape of Bilkis Bano, her mother, and three other women. Tragically, seven family members, including her 3-year-old daughter, were killed by the mob. File Pics/AFP/PTI... [Read More]

08 January,2024 05:26 PM IST
Spotted in the city: Malaika Arora, Salman Khan and Deepika Padukone

Spotted in the city: Malaika Arora, Salman Khan and Deepika Padukone

Spotted in the city: It`s time to sit back and flip through pictures of celebrities who made an appearance in the city throughout the day... [Read More]

06 December,2023 06:29 PM IST
In Pics: 15 years of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks

In Pics: 15 years of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks

When ten heavily armed terrorists from Pakistan wreaked havoc in Mumbai on November 26, 2008, 166 people—including foreigners and security personnel—were killed and over 300 others were injured in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Indian history. View these 10 images from that tragic day as the 15 years since the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks come to an end... [Read More]

25 November,2023 10:09 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: NSG's 'Operation Black Tornado' at Taj during 26/11 Mumbai attacks

IN PHOTOS: NSG's 'Operation Black Tornado' at Taj during 26/11 Mumbai attacks

Sunday marks 15 years since the November 26, 2008, terror attacks in Mumbai that were carried out by 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists. On the 15th anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, here`s a look at National Security Guards`s (NSG) `Operation Black Tornado`. Pics/AFP... [Read More]

24 November,2023 04:43 PM IST
In Photos: Rare and unseen pics of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks

In Photos: Rare and unseen pics of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks

Sunday marks 15 years since the November 26, 2008, terror attacks in Mumbai that were carried out by 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists. See pics (Photos by AFP)... [Read More]

24 November,2023 04:35 PM IST
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Sandeshkhali Horror: Mithun Chakraborty, Minister Pratima express anger

Sandeshkhali Horror: Mithun Chakraborty, Minister Pratima express anger

On the Sandeshkhali horror, veteran actor and BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty expressed his anguish over the incident. Union Minister of State of Social Justice Pratima Bhoumik on February 18 attacked West Bengal Chief Minister saying that Mamata Banerjee has made thousands of ‘Sandeshkhali’ in West Bengal. Speaking to ANI, she said, “Sandeshkhali is just one but Mamata Banerjee has made thousands of `Sandeshkhali` in West Bengal. Women of Sandeshkhali have courageously shown the exploitation they`re facing. We also tried to go there but were allowed only till Rampur then stopped. West Bengal police are working as TMC cadres. The situation in Sandeshkahali isn`t good. I want to assure them (women of Sandeshkhali) that we are with you and they don`t need to fear. We’ll submit the report tomorrow.”... [Read More]

18 February,2024 01:15 PM IST
TMC Leader, Mimi Chakraborty Resigns, Says 'Politics Not For Me'

TMC Leader, Mimi Chakraborty Resigns, Says 'Politics Not For Me'

Trinamool Congress MP and Actor Mimi Chakraborty announced her resignation from the party on February 15. While speaking to the media, she said politics is not for her as she submitted her resignation on February 13 to party Supremo Mamata Banerjee. ... [Read More]

16 February,2024 11:40 AM IST | Mumbai
FM Nirmala Sitharaman Questions Congress In Lok Sabha About The MoU Signed

FM Nirmala Sitharaman Questions Congress In Lok Sabha About The MoU Signed

Union Finance Minister Nirmala SItharaman went all guns blazing against the Congress in Lok Sabha highlighting the 2008 MoU signed between Congress during the UPA government and with Chinese Communist Party, details of which remain secret till now. Demanding answers, the Finance Minister cornered Congress. ... [Read More]

10 February,2024 01:37 PM IST | Mumbai
Japan Plane Collision: Unseen Video Of Onboard Passengers

Japan Plane Collision: Unseen Video Of Onboard Passengers

A Japanese airplane A350 on Jan 2 was engulfed in flames at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. The passenger airplane caught fire after a possible collision with a Coast Guard aircraft. In a video obtained by Reuters, stranded passengers can be seen screaming and panicking. Video footage from cameras installed at Haneda Airport by Japan Airlines and NHK captured the horrifying moment when flames erupted from the aircraft shortly after it touched down. Moreover, an immense blaze can be witnessed outside from the windows of the passenger plane. Meanwhile, all 379 passengers and crew members were safely evacuated. The Coast Guard is investigating the matter, and Haneda has closed all runways following the incident of Japan Plane Collision. ... [Read More]

03 January,2024 11:35 AM IST | Mumbai
Japan Plane Collision: Japanese airplane with 379 onboard engulfs in flames

Japan Plane Collision: Japanese airplane with 379 onboard engulfs in flames

Japanese airplane on Jan 02 was engulfed in flames at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. The passenger airplane A350 caught fire after a collision with Coast Guard aircraft. All 379 passengers and crew members were safely evacuated after the Japan Plane Collision. Efforts are being made to douse off the blaze. The Coast Guard is investigating the matter. Haneda has closed all runways following the incident. Video footage from cameras installed at Haneda Airport by Japan Airlines and NHK captured the horrifying moment when flames erupted from the aircraft shortly after it touched down. The incident occurred during what should have been a routine landing, as the flight was scheduled to depart from New Chitose Airport at 4 pm and land at Haneda Airport at 5:40 pm.... [Read More]

02 January,2024 07:00 PM IST
PM Modi Tamil Nadu Visit: PM Modi lays foundation stone of development projects

PM Modi Tamil Nadu Visit: PM Modi lays foundation stone of development projects

Embarking on the ‘Mission South’ journey, PM Modi on Dec 02 laid the foundation stone of multiple development projects in Tiruchirappalli. PM Modi later proceeded to inaugurate the new terminal building at the Trichy airport. The total cost of the projects in Trichy was over 20,000 crore. Tiruchirappalli Int’l Airport is the 2nd largest airport in terms of international passenger traffic after Chennai in TN. Earlier, PM Modi took a walkthrough at the New Terminal Building of the Tiruchirappalli International Airport. He was accompanied by Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin. After PM Modi Tamil Nadu Visit, PM Modi will also visit Lakshadweep and Kerala over two days.... [Read More]

02 January,2024 03:30 PM IST

"Every penny looted will be returned" PM Modi strongly reacts after IT recovers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Anurag Thakur and Smriti Irani hit out at Congress on December 08 after crores of rupees were recovered from Congress party MP Dheeraj Kumar Sahu`s premises during Income Tax raids. As the raids entered the third day, Income Tax sleuths recovered more than Rs 200 crore cash from several locations in Odisha and Jharkhand. The residences of Congress Rajya Sabha MP Dhiraj Sahu were also searched. Reacting to the Incident PM Modi shared a post on his X handle stating "Countrymen should look at these piles of currency notes and then hear the addresses of its (Congress) leaders on honesty. Every penny looted from people will have to be returned. This is Modi`s guarantee.”... [Read More]

09 December,2023 01:31 PM IST | Mumbai
Pahlaj Nihalani Reveals How He Cast TikTok Star Nawab Khan For 'Anari Is Backk'

Pahlaj Nihalani Reveals How He Cast TikTok Star Nawab Khan For 'Anari Is Backk'

Anari Is Backk: Ace director Pahlaj Nihalani spoke to Mid-day.com in an exclusive interview where he revealed why he chose TikTok star Nawab Khan for the lead role opposite Mishikka Chaurasia. He also mentioned why chose the title of the film `Anari Is Backk`. Pahlaj spoke about his next project inspired by Ramayana titled `Ayodhya` which will be out by 2025 as he will start working on it now because he could not work on it during the Covid-19 pandemic. Watch the full video for more!... [Read More]

24 November,2023 02:30 PM IST
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