Malvika Iyer is a just like any other millennial but her life story is incredible. Malvika Iyer is a bomb blast survivor who lost both her hands at the tender age of 13 in a grenade explosion. However, the setback did not dither her from taking up challenges, she became an activist and won the Nari Shakti Puraskar award. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called her 'Phenomenal Woman'! Here's a look at the true inspiration diva's life in pictures! All pictures are from Malvika's Instagram account
On February 14, 2019, in what is known as the worst-ever terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir since militancy erupted in 1989, a suicide bomber on Thursday rammed his SUV packed with explosives into a CRPF bus on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Pulwama district, killing at least 43 troopers and leaving the security established stunned. Citizens across the country offered condolences to the jawans, while citizens in Mumbai took to streets to condemn the terror attacks of Pulwama. (All Pictures/Mid-day, Pradeep Dhivar, Samiullah Khan and Ashish Rane)
India's first semi-high speed train, the Vande Bharat Express, was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 15, 2019 from the New Delhi Railway Station. Vande Bharat Express referred to as Train 18 aims to provide a unique travel experience to passengers. Here's a look at prominent features of India's first engine-less train Vande Bharat Express in pictures.
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Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday kicked off the CM Chashak event, an initiative to boost the sports and cultural ecosystem in Maharashtra. CM Chashak is a mega sporting and cultural event which is organised all round-development of the youngsters in the state. The event is generally organised between October 30, 2018 and January 12, 2019 at 300+ locations in Maharashtra. All pics/ Devendra Fadnavis Instagram.
Babies are considered a gift of God and one of the most precious beings on earth. However, these 10 cases of people committing horrific crimes against newborns, question the very nature of humanity
One of the toughest decisions for celebrity parents is selecting the right schools for their children's education. With the objective of providing the best education possible, here are the top schools in Mumbai preferred by the city's most famous personalities from the political, entertainment and sports world.
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's 'Save the Constitution'entered Day 2 in central Kolkata following a huge showdown between the police and officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation on Sunday evening. The leader's dharna or sit-in protest received support from several opposition parties praising her for the bold move. Here are the highlights of the alleged showdown that you should know.
Everyone loves to travel by Mumbai local trains. Not only are they one of the best modes of transport in Mumbai but are truly the lifeline. But unfortunately, there have been incidents when travelling in local trains have proved to be nearly fatal for many commuters. However, RPF constables have come to the rescue of many citizens by risking their own lives. We showcase a few instances of bravery by Railway cops in Mumbai
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and his minister Vinod Tawde were seen attending the 4th World Congress on Disaster Management at IIT Bombay. The Chief Minister was left quite impressed with the kind of tools and technologies that were on display at the event. He took to Instagram to give insights about the event. We have pictures. (All Pictures/Instagram Devendra Fadnavis)
Shloka Mehta, who is Akash Ambani's fiancee, was spotted at celebrity fashion designer Monisha Jaising's store in Bandra on Tuesday. Pictures/Yogen Shah
Despite stringent driving laws implemented by the Mumbai police to check drunk driving, we often hear of driving accidents caused by drinking and driving. There have been several other incidents of drunk driving reported in Mumbai over the years. Here's a look at drunk driving cases that made the headlines
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's son Amit Thackeray tied the knot with his fiancee Mitali Borude, a fashion designer at St. Regis Hotel in Lower Parel, Mumbai today. The wedding ceremony which is a low key affair saw the presence of family and close friends. Many celebrities including cricketer Sachin Tendulkar with wife Anjali Tendulkar, Aamir Khan, and Riteish Deshmukh along with his brother and sister-in-law were seen in attendance. We have pictures! All pictures: mid-day photographers.
70th Republic Day was celebrated across the country with great enthusiasm and spirit. The same was seen at Shivaji Park, Dadar, where the 70th Republic Day celebration took place as Governor Vidyasagar Rao hoisted the flag. The chief guest for the event was Mauritius Prime Minister Hon Pravind Jugnauth who was welcomed by Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis. The event was graced by ministers Vinod Tawde, Subhash Desai and Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagde. Forces of the Mumbai Traffic Police, Indian Army, and others displayed their powers as they ignited a sense of pride and gratitude among the attendees. We have pictures. (All Pictures/Ashish Raje)
In a tragic incident on October 25, 2018, an Indian couple identified as Vishnu Viswanath, 29, and Meenakshi Moorthy, 30, died after falling 800 feet in California's Yosemite National Park. On January 24, 2019, an autopsy report suggested that the couple had been drinking before they fell to their deaths. Here's a look at their story in pictures. (All pictures/Holidays and HappilyEverAfters Instagram account)
Born into some of India's richest families, these gorgeous women have set out to garner a name of their own. From Isha Ambani, Ananya Birla, Nisaba Godrej to Akshata Murthy, take a look at these hard working heiresses
Braving intense chill, more than 70 lakh devotees took a dip in the Ganga river in Allahabad on Monday on the occasion of Paush Purnima, which is considered to be one of the most auspicious bathing days of the Kumbh Mela. We have pictures of the occasion. All pics/AFP
Prayagraj Kumbh Mela, which begins officially begins from January 15, 2019, will see approximately 12 million visitors descend on Allahabad for the centuries-old festival, as per State authorities in Uttar Pradesh. The festival will span for more than 55 days starting from Tuesday and continues until early March. Here are some of the images of pre-Kumbh Mela in Allahabad which held on January 14.
Bal Thackeray, Manmohan Singh, Indira Gandhi, Bal Gangadhar Tilak and many other politicians have lead intriguing lives and biopics made on them show how they helped in shaping India's history. As the Bollywood movie, The Accidental Prime Minister based on former PM Manmohan Singh is set to release today, here's a look at politicians whose lives have been made into movies
From Rajiv Gandhi to Shashi Tharoor and Sania Mirza to Preity Zinta, these famous Indian personalities hit the headlines for marrying citizens from other nations. Here's a look at 'firangi' love stories
From BBlunt employee's killing by her own colleagues to a son murdering his 70-year-old mother, a pregnant goat being gang-raped by 8 men to a godman sexually assaulting a housewife who wanted to bear a child, here are some of the worst crimes of 2018