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Good ol’ Amby: Amid news of Ambassador revival, vintage car fans get nostalgic

Good ol’ Amby: Amid news of Ambassador revival, vintage car fans get nostalgic

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As reports of the Ambassador’s revival in an electric avatar do the rounds, enthusiasts of the classic car in Mumbai take us back in time to when they purchased their favourite ride. The question on their mind: Will the new version give a hat tip to the old?... [Read More]

06 June,2022 04:26 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto
How this Navi Mumbai resident revived a library for the area's young readers

How this Navi Mumbai resident revived a library for the area's young readers

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Vijaya Hariharan, once a member of a 10-year-old library nestled in a Nerul street, saved it from closure in 2017 and began running the space independently. Mid-day Online visits Turn A Page library which is on a mission to get more children into reading... [Read More]

03 June,2022 11:33 AM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto
World Bicycle Day 2022: How the pandemic made more Mumbaikars mount a cycle

World Bicycle Day 2022: How the pandemic made more Mumbaikars mount a cycle

New cycling enthusiasts from Mumbai talk about what made them take up cycling in the pandemic year. Meanwhile, longtime cyclists have been pushing for safer roads and dedicated tracks to boost the city`s cycling culture... [Read More]

03 June,2021 05:57 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto
How Mumbai’s LGBT+ community reacted to The Vatican's same-sex marriage stance

How Mumbai’s LGBT+ community reacted to The Vatican's same-sex marriage stance

The Vatican statement said the Catholic Church could not bless same-sex unions as it cannot ‘bless sin’; less than a month ago, the Indian government told the Delhi High Court, “In India, marriage is a bond between a biological man and a biological woman”, despite the Supreme Court decriminalising gay sex in 2018 ... [Read More]

17 March,2021 05:09 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto
Dreaming of tomatoes and lemons? Beat inflation with these budget cooking tips

Dreaming of tomatoes and lemons? Beat inflation with these budget cooking tips

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Rising inflation is clearly burning a hole in the pockets of city-dwellers. As basic food ingredients turn more expensive with every passing week, Mid-day Online asked city chefs for affordable cooking hacks... [Read More]

01 June,2022 12:07 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto
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Vijay Diwas in pictures: India honours soldiers of 1971 Indo-Pak war

Vijay Diwas in pictures: India honours soldiers of 1971 Indo-Pak war

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Bangladesh and India hosted several events to mark it, including Defence Minister Rajnath Singh issuing a commemorative stamp on the occasion. Around 93,000 Pakistani troops had surrendered before the joint forces of the Indian Army and the "Mukti Bahini" on 16 December, 1971, that paved way for the birth of Bangladesh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid a wreath at the National War Memorial on Thursday. Pics/PTI... [Read More]

16 December,2021 02:21 PM IST
Bill Gates: Life and times of the American tech magnate on his 66th birthday

Bill Gates: Life and times of the American tech magnate on his 66th birthday

Currently the world’s fourth richest person, William Henry Gates III, popularly known as Bill Gates, co-founded Microsoft in 1975 and the world has never been the same ever since. However, he has become more than that over the years by starting a charitable organisation, being a climate change activist and most recently expressing his ideas about sharing intellectual property rights for the Covid-19 vaccine, all amid controversy. On his 66th birthday, here are some interesting facts about the American tycoon ... [Read More]

28 October,2021 07:28 PM IST
Pele at 81: How the Brazilian football legend enthralled the world and India

Pele at 81: How the Brazilian football legend enthralled the world and India

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, is regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time. Over his 22-year career and his legendary status beyond that, he won many accolades, after starting to play when he was just 15. Interestingly, Pele is deeply connected to India beyond the fandom because on his first visit here, he played against Mohun Bagan in Kolkata in 1977. Here are some interesting facts about the Brazilian great, who celebrated his 81st birthday on October 23... [Read More]

21 October,2021 11:55 AM IST
IN PHOTOS: Indian Air Force celebrates 89th foundation day

IN PHOTOS: Indian Air Force celebrates 89th foundation day

Indian Air Force Day is commemorated on October 8 every year to mark the foundation day of the Air Force. Celebrating its 89th anniversary, the Indian Air Force on Friday put up a dazzling show with 75 aircraft, drawn from its vintage and modern fleet, performing skilful manoeuvres also marking the platinum jubilee year of India`s Independence. Pics/Pallav Paliwal, PTI... [Read More]

08 October,2021 05:46 PM IST
Why Film Heritage Foundation restored G Aravindan's 1979 film ‘Kummatty'

Why Film Heritage Foundation restored G Aravindan's 1979 film ‘Kummatty'

Three decades after director Shivendra Singh Dungarpur was first introduced to Malayalam director G Aravindan`s films, his Mumbai-based archive Film Heritage Foundation -- set up in 2014 -- has restored one of his best-known works. Dungarpur met with K. Ravindranathan Nair, the producer of Aravindan`s films and the filmmaker`s son Ramu Aravindan to help revive the 1979 Malayalam film ‘Kummatty’  using two remaining 35 mm prints. The global partners in this effort were filmmaker Martin Scorsese’s The Film Foundation, which runs the World Cinema Project, and Italy-based film archive Cineteca di Bologna.... [Read More]

04 August,2021 12:42 PM IST

Most Mumbai police personnel are inured to gory details that emerge from murderous crimes as they deal with brutal incidents on frequent occasions. Yet, the Arnala Coastal Police have said that their 'eyes popped out and intestines felt like they were ripped out of their abdomens' as they sat through killer Pintoo Sharma's narration of the horrific details of how he tore the skin off and chopped up a body into tiny pieces before flushing them down the toilet. Here's the story of the gruesome murder that shocked Mumbai... [Read More]

07 February,2019 06:00 PM IST

Christian Bale, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Andy Serkis with family, Abhishek Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Radhika Apte, Freida Pinto, Rohan Chand and host of other celebrities attended the world premiere of Netflix's Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle at YRF Studios in Andheri, Mumbai. We have pictures... [Read More]

27 November,2018 05:29 PM IST

The entire Kapoor family - Anil Kapoor, Rhea Kapoor, Harshwardhan Kapoor along with Mohit Marwah and his wife Antara Motiwala, and Freida Pinto, Ali Fazal, Sai Tamhankar, Kabir Khan, Satish Kaushik, Tisca Chopra and Swara Bhasker were also present at a popular multiplex in Andheri, Mumbai. We have pictures... [Read More]

17 September,2018 08:00 PM IST
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Sabira Merchant Talks About The Life Of Women Of Bombay In 1970s In New Memoir

Sabira Merchant Talks About The Life Of Women Of Bombay In 1970s In New Memoir

Sabira Merchant`s new memoir, `On a life well lived` looks back on a spirited life while bringing alive a genial and slower Bombay of the 1970s. The memoir captures the life of women of Bombay in 1970s and how the spaces have evolved. Merchant`s memories offers a picture of a Bombay which was an “easy and friendly world”, with days planned with friends comprising pot lucks, watching English films at the Cambatas’... [Read More]

07 February,2022 02:37 PM IST
Covid-19 care: Dr. Lancelot Pinto on the new strain of the Covid-19 virus

Covid-19 care: Dr. Lancelot Pinto on the new strain of the Covid-19 virus

As a part of Mid-Day`s Covid-19 Care Campaign, Dr. Lancelot Pinto, Consultant Pulmonologist at P.D Hinduja Hospital & MRC, talks about the new strain of the Covid-19 virus, preventative measures, and pro tips on how to battle the disease. Watch this video!... [Read More]

12 May,2021 02:34 PM IST | Mumbai
Prateik Babbar promotes movie My Friend Pinto

Prateik Babbar promotes movie My Friend Pinto

Prateik Babbar who shot to fame with his role in the super hit movie 'Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na' has become very popular and has landed roles in movies like 'Dhobi Ghat' ' Dum Maaro Dum' & 'Aarakshan'. This time the star has been seen doing a promotion of his upcoming movie 'My Friend Pinto' which is directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Prateik was seen promoting the movie... [Read More]

10 August,2011 05:12 PM IST
Prateik talks about My Friend Pinto

Prateik talks about My Friend Pinto

Prateik talks about 'My Friend Pinto'... [Read More]

29 September,2011 01:33 PM IST
Prateik on My Friend Pinto

Prateik on My Friend Pinto

Prateik on My Friend Pinto... [Read More]

04 October,2011 03:17 PM IST
Divya Dutta plays failed actress in My Friend Pinto

Divya Dutta plays failed actress in My Friend Pinto

Divya Dutta plays failed actress in 'My Friend Pinto'... [Read More]

14 October,2011 08:18 AM IST
Kalki Koechlin Prateik talks about My Friend Pinto

Kalki Koechlin Prateik talks about My Friend Pinto

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14 October,2011 12:18 PM IST
Celebs at My Friend Pinto screening

Celebs at My Friend Pinto screening

Prateik Babbar, Kalki Koechlin,Arjun Mathur,Shruti Seth,Makrand Deshpande,Raj Zutshi & Divya Dutta at the screening of My Friend Pinto ... [Read More]

15 October,2011 12:38 PM IST
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