Chef Akshay Parkar was enjoying a fancy job in international luxury cruises and five-star and seven-star hotels. However, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Akshay Parkar was fired from his organisation where he had worked for 8 years. Now the Mumbai based Chef Akshay Parkar sells biryani at a roadside stall in Dadar West. Check the video to know more
This week, we spotted some of our favourite celebrities out and about in the streets of Mumbai. From Deepika Padukone & Ranveer Singh to the fabulous Bollywood wives, Neelam Kothari Soni & Maheep Kapoor, we’ve compiled all the celebrity sightings for you this week!
BJP spokesperson R. P. Singh has tweeted seeking a public apology from Kangana Ranaut for demeaning his mother. Meanwhile, after a slight decline in the daily COVID-19 cases and deaths over the past three weeks, the numbers have started to rise again. The state reported 5,182 cases and 115 deaths on Thursday, while the city saw 878 fresh cases and 18 deaths. Watch the video to find out what’s happening in Mumbai only on Mumbai Khabar.
Singer-actor Aditya Narayan tied the knot with his ‘Shaapit’ co-star, Shweta Agarwal, on 1st December, in an intimate wedding ceremony held in Mumbai. A day after getting hitched, the couple hosted a wedding reception, which was attended by the likes of Govinda and his wife Sunita, comedian Bharti Singh and husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa, amongst others. Watch this video to get a close glimpse at Aditya Narayan's wedding festivities!
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath says Mumbai's Film City will remain where it is, and the Film City he plans to open in Uttar Pradesh will be for new requirements. Facing a financial crunch, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to collect property tax for the current year from everyone, including houses measuring less than 500 square feet. Watch the video to find out what’s happening in Mumbai only on Mumbai Khabar
Dolphins may have made an appearance along Mumbai’s coastline earlier than usual this year, according to conservation and wildlife biologist Darshan Khatau. For the last four years, Darshan has annually been documenting the movement of the Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphins, off the coast of Raj Bhavan in Malabar Hill, South Mumbai.
We spoke exclusively to Darshan Khatau about these sightings. We also got renowned environmental activist Zoru Bhathena's views on the same. Watch this video to find out what they said!
In a recent first, a Bird Nest Survey was carried out along the Metro line 4 (Wadala-Kasarvadavali) before relocating/replanting trees in Thane. The MMRDA, along with the Thane Forest Department and NGO RAWW, conducted an on-foot survey of around 565 trees, of which 98 together had over 122 nests. Watch the video to find out
Listen to the full uncut audio conversation between the chairman of the BMC's standing committee and Shiv Sena leader Yashwant Jadhav asking a contracting firm to withdraw from civic projects in E-ward (Byculla) that it bagged through an online tender process. Speaking to Mid-Day's City Editor Sanjeev Shivadekar, a representative of Yash Corporation said that the conversation with Jadhav was recorded for safety purposes. Watch this video to hear the full uncut audio of the conversation.
Listen to the audio conversation between the chairman of the civic body’s standing committee and Shiv Sena leader Yashwant Jadhav asking a contracting firm to withdraw from civic projects in E-ward (Byculla) that it bagged through an online tender process. Speaking to Mid-Day's City Editor Sanjeev Shivadekar, a representative of Yash Corporation said that the conversation with Jadhav was recorded for safety purposes. Watch this video to hear the edited excerpts from the conversation.
The number of COVID-19 cases and deaths reduced to half in November than the earlier months and has been the lowest till now in Mumbai. UP CM Yogi Adityanath to meet producers, including Vishal Bhardwaj, Boney Kapoor tomorrow, to seek suggestions for proposed film city in the state.
Urmila Matondkar, who had contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket and quit the party later, will join the Shiv Sena on December 1. As BMC steps up drive against violators, it has now come up with the idea of handing out free masks to the rule violators in Mumbai and will also educate and help them adhere to rules. Watch the video to find out what’s happening in Mumbai only on Mumbai Khabar.
Learn how to make Besan Chilla, a simple, healthy and easy breakfast. Food blogger Shruti Murdeshwar shows how to make Besan Chilla easily. Watch the video to find out.
Since 25th November, Mid-Day has fanned out all over Mumbai to get real-time, on-ground footage from railway stations, airports, and bus stations, to document how the authorities and passengers are adjusting to the new order passed by the Govt. of Maharashtra, which states that all domestic passengers arriving from Delhi-NCR, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Goa, must carry a negative RT-PCR Test report with them. We also spoke EXCLUSIVELY to the Chief PRO of the Central Railway, to get a better insight into the situation. Are Mumbai's transport services currently equipped to curb the spread of COVID-19? Watch this video to find out!
A Mumbai Central-based taxi driver living in a posh high-rise was arrested in a drug trafficking case by the Narcotics Control Bureau. Agency officers first thought the driver might have gone to deliver something to Nathani Heights in Parsi Colony, but were surprised to find that he had been staying there with his family, paying a rent of around Rs. 70,000 for a luxurious 2BHK. Mumbai Khabar brings to you the top news of the day. Watch this video to know more!
Several Mumbaikars around the city seem to be oblivious to the fact that the threat of COVID still exists. Despite repeated warnings and the threat of a second wave of the pandemic in the city, Mumbaikars continue to violate the guideline mandating face masks in public places. Watch this video to find out more.
Constitution Day is celebrated on 26th November each year, to mark the adoption of the Indian Constitution by the Constituent Assembly on this day in 1949. Professor Surendra Jondhale, the former Head of Department of Civics and Politics at the University of Mumbai, shares interesting insights with us about the Constitution of India and The Preamble to the Constitution of India. Watch this video for more!
Within three months of being appointed as the Chief Fire Officer of the Mumbai Fire Brigade, Shashikant Kale was removed from the post on 25th November. The charge has been given to his deputy, Kailash Hiwrale. Municipal Commissioner, Iqbal Singh Chahal, has also withdrawn Kale's recommendation for the President's Medal. Mumbai Khabar brings to you the top news of the day. Watch this video to know more!
On 26th November 2008, Mumbai saw one of the worst terror attacks in the history of the city. India's financial capital was held ransom by a group of Pakistani terrorists who entered Mumbai via sea. Our mid-day photographers who were on duty on that fateful night recalled a series of incidents that are sure to send chills down your spine. Watch this video to find out what happened
Residents of Panvel and Kharghar are concerned about the poor health infrastructure, as it will become a major challenge early next year when the second wave of novel coronavirus infection is expected. The Panvel Municipal Corporation (PMC), under which Kharghar comes, is faced with the challenge particularly after the state government recently removed two private referral hospitals from the list for treating serious COVID-19 patients in the PMC. Besides the PMC, with a population of over 8.4 lakh, has no jumbo center or dedicated COVID healthcare center, which the doctors believe will only make the situation grim in case the infection spreads rapidly during the second wave.
A 55-year-old woman in Kurla died after a wall of a dilapidated public toilet collapsed while she was inside on Monday morning. The structure was closed for public use as it was being demolished, but locals were still using it, said, civic officials. Mumbai Khabar brings to you the top news of the day. Watch this video to know more!