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Opinion

Why connect all bridges?

We need to ask ourselves if some projects are better left abandoned, given the life lessons they can teach us

25 May,2024 12:46 AM IST | Lindsay Pereira
Opinion

It’s time education became gender-neutral in India

This puts the focus on letting girls chase their dreams, academically and career-wise, even on the sports field and helps them realise them.

25 May,2024 12:43 AM IST | The Editorial
Opinion

‘Slam the brakes on underage driving’

Pune Porsche murder case, biker death catalyst for effective, all round initiative

24 May,2024 11:53 PM IST | Tanishka Desai
India News

Pune accident probe transferred to crime branch

The case was transferred to the crime branch from the Yerawada police station on Friday evening

24 May,2024 10:27 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Pune Car Crash: Two cops suspended for dereliction of duty

Inspector Rahul Jagdale and assistant police inspector Vishwanath Todkari were suspended for "late reporting" and "dereliction of duty"

24 May,2024 09:23 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

English to be non-compulsory subject for Classes XI, XII as per draft curriculum

The draft curriculum says that there would be two languages for these classes. one has to be chosen from a group of 17 Indian languages. The other can be a foreign where student can opt for English or any other foreign language or even another Indian language

24 May,2024 08:41 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

MLC elections: Voting for four seats to be held on June 26, results on July 1

The ECI had earlier planned the elections for June 10. The poll panel changed its decision after receiving a representation from teachers requesting it to hold elections after summer vacations are over

24 May,2024 07:43 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
World News

Over 100 killed in landslide in Papua New Guinea: Report

The landslide hit Kaokalam village in Enga province, about 600 kilometers (370 miles) northwest of the capital, Port Moresby

24 May,2024 07:16 PM IST | AP
India News

MEA sends show-cause notice to Prajwal Revanna

Official sources on Thursday had said the MEA is processing the Karnataka government's request to cancel Prajwal's diplomatic passport

24 May,2024 07:06 PM IST | PTI
India News

Activist Medha Patkar convicted in defamation case filed by Delhi LG VK Saxena

Saxena had filed two cases against her for making derogatory remarks against him on a TV channel and issuing a defamatory press statement

24 May,2024 07:05 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Assam: Drugs worth Rs 8.5 crore seized, four arrested

The seized contraband include 20,000 Yaba tablets and 418 gms of brown sugar

24 May,2024 06:13 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
World News

Putin arrives in Belarus for a two-day visit

In Belarus, Putin is to hold talks with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko

24 May,2024 05:52 PM IST | AP
Pune car crash case: Juvenile's father, five others sent in judicial custody

Pune car crash case: Juvenile's father, five others sent in judicial custody

The prosecution had demanded extension of their police custody for further probe

24 May,2024 05:41 PM IST | Pune | mid-day online correspondent
Bharat Biotech co-founder Dr. Krishna Ella awarded by Johns Hopkins

Bharat Biotech co-founder Dr. Krishna Ella awarded by Johns Hopkins

Dr. Krishna Ella, Co-founder and Executive Chairman of Bharat Biotech, has been awarded the prestigious Dean’s medal by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School

24 May,2024 04:49 PM IST | Mumbai | A Correspondent
One detained in Bangla MP murder case, police suspect honey trap

One detained in Bangla MP murder case, police suspect honey trap

Police suspect that the MP could have been "lured" into a New Town flat by a woman and then murdered by contract killers

24 May,2024 04:43 PM IST | Kolkata | mid-day online correspondent
Delhi: 32-year-old neighbour kidnaps, kills 3-year-old girl; held

Delhi: 32-year-old neighbour kidnaps, kills 3-year-old girl; held

The accused grabbed the loaded service revolver of a police officer, tried to escape from custody, and fired at the team. The police fired in self-defence and hit him

24 May,2024 04:34 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Maharashtra: One injured in blast at firecracker factory in Dharashiv

Maharashtra: One injured in blast at firecracker factory in Dharashiv

The incident took place around 9.30 am at Suraj Fireworks factory in Dharashiv

24 May,2024 04:19 PM IST | Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar | mid-day online correspondent
Uddhav did nothing to move factories from Dombivli: Devendra Fadnavis

Uddhav did nothing to move factories from Dombivli: Devendra Fadnavis

Devendra Fadnavis said that the Mahayuti government will work towards finding alternative sites for these factories

24 May,2024 03:37 PM IST | Nagpur | mid-day online correspondent
Heroin worth Rs 8.4 crore seized in Mizoram, none arrested yet

Heroin worth Rs 8.4 crore seized in Mizoram, none arrested yet

The joint team seized the heroin from a car at Ngur Village in east Mizoram's Champhai district on Wednesday

24 May,2024 03:29 PM IST | Aizawl | mid-day online correspondent
Severe cyclone expected to hit West Bengal, Bangladesh coasts on Sunday night

Severe cyclone expected to hit West Bengal, Bangladesh coasts on Sunday night

The depression over the central Bay of Bengal is expected to develop into a cyclonic storm by May 25 morning & a severe cyclonic storm by May 25 evening.

24 May,2024 01:46 PM IST | Kolkata/Bhubaneswar | mid-day online correspondent
Supreme Court refuses to direct ECI to publish data on voter turnout

Supreme Court refuses to direct ECI to publish data on voter turnout

The Supreme Court deferred the application, emphasising the importance of a "hands-off" policy during India General Elections 2024.

24 May,2024 12:53 PM IST | Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Iran President’s Helicopter crash to Pune Porsche accident, watch weekly roundup

    Iran President’s Helicopter crash to Pune Porsche accident, watch weekly roundup

    From Iranian President’s Helicopter crash to Pune luxury car accident, welcome to our weekly roundup where we bring you the top news stories on Midday. Stay informed and up-to-date with the hottest stories that you loved consuming on Midday. In this week's video, we delve into Iranian President's Helicopter crash that sent shockwaves around the world, Pune Porsche Accident, Voting in Mumbai, Back to back terror attacks in J&K, and Arvind Kejriwal’s statements on BJP after being released from jail. Don't miss out on the stories that matter – tune in now to catch up on the week's top news! Subscribe for weekly updates and stay ahead of the curve.

    24 May,2024 07:08 PM IST
    Biden thanks Kenya President for sending police to Haiti; defends keeping US int

    Biden thanks Kenya President for sending police to Haiti; defends keeping US int

    Biden said that an American troop presence in Haiti would raise "all kinds of questions that can easily be misrepresented."

    24 May,2024 05:32 PM IST | Washington | mid-day online correspondent

    Russia: Deputy head of army's general staff arrested for bribery

    His arrest comes after the detention of other top defence officials as part of an effort to curb corruption associated with giving lucrative military contracts

    24 May,2024 04:57 PM IST | Russia | mid-day online correspondent

    More aid getting from US pier to people in Gaza, officials say

    One man in the crowd was shot dead in still-unexplained circumstances. It led to a two-day suspension of aid distribution

    24 May,2024 12:34 PM IST | Washington | mid-day online correspondent
    Ayushman Bharat Diwas: Here's all you may need to know about healthcare scheme

    Ayushman Bharat Diwas: Here's all you may need to know about healthcare scheme

    Ayushman Bharat Scheme is one of the revolutionary healthcare programmes in recent times

    23 April,2024 10:29 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Ram Navami 2024: Greetings, wishes and messages to share with family, friends

    On the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, here are some heartfelt greetings, wishes and messages to share with your family and friends

    16 April,2024 07:05 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Maharashtrians in Sweden celebrate Gudi Padwa in traditional way

    On Sunday, the Maharashtrian Mandal in Gothenburg, Sweden celebrated the festival of Gudi Padwa in a traditional way taking pride in the Marathi culture

    15 April,2024 09:05 PM IST | Mumbai | Faisal Tandel
    Underage driving is dangerous and reprehensible

    Underage driving is dangerous and reprehensible

    We are not even talking about the other aspects, simply how underage driving is sometimes dismissed flippantly but can be very dangerous

    23 May,2024 06:50 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
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