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Rajendra B. Aklekar

Rajendra B. Aklekar

Senior Assistant editor @mid_day He covers transport beat, has authored books on India`s rail history and heritage Twitter: @rajtoday

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Mumbai 'most forgetful' city in the country: Uber Lost and Found Index

Mumbai 'most forgetful' city in the country: Uber Lost and Found Index

Phone/camera, laptop, backpack, wallet, speaker, clothing, groceries, cash, water bottle, and headphones were found to be the most commonly forgotten items... [Read More]

06 June,2022 03:40 PM IST | Mumbai | Rajendra B. Aklekar
Alleging encroachment of Kalwa lake by railway contractor, locals plan protest

Alleging encroachment of Kalwa lake by railway contractor, locals plan protest

They had approached authorities in February against the encroachment of decades-old Mafatlal lake; but three months on, there is no action... [Read More]

07 June,2022 11:07 AM IST | Mumbai | Rajendra B. Aklekar
'India's first bullet train to be operational from August 2026'

'India's first bullet train to be operational from August 2026'

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It will be between Bilimora and Surat in Gujarat; land acquisition issues stall project in state... [Read More]

07 June,2022 09:30 AM IST | Mumbai | Rajendra B. Aklekar
Prepared for Mumbai monsoon, say the Railways; not quite, say activists

Prepared for Mumbai monsoon, say the Railways; not quite, say activists

Both Central and Western Railway say they have taken various measures such as keeping ready trucks loaded with boulders and soil, identified flood-prone spots and cleaned drains; commuters point that drains on Harbour line are still clogged and must be cleaned soon... [Read More]

06 June,2022 09:46 AM IST | Mumbai | Rajendra B. Aklekar
Commuter body gets its trains from PMO

Commuter body gets its trains from PMO

WR agrees to restore Mumbai-Nandurbar and Mumbai-Ahmedabad services after Dahanu group corresponds with the PM’s office... [Read More]

04 June,2022 07:45 AM IST | Mumbai | Rajendra B. Aklekar
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13 September,2022 03:37 PM IST
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07 September,2022 04:19 PM IST
Nora Fatehi burns the stage with an electrifying performance at IIFA 2022

Nora Fatehi burns the stage with an electrifying performance at IIFA 2022

Jim Morrison was a singer-songwriter, poet and lead vocalist of the iconic American rock band, The Doors. The founding member of the band, Morrison created six albums with them before he passed away in 1971 in France. In his short lifespan, he was known for his unique voice, personality and poetic lyrics which gave fans around the world hits like ‘Light My Fire’ and ‘Roadhouse Blues’ among others.... [Read More]

07 June,2022 12:28 PM IST
A festival by the Sanctuary Nature Foundation encouraged sustainable living

A festival by the Sanctuary Nature Foundation encouraged sustainable living

World Environment Day was celebrated by the Sanctuary Nature Foundation at National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) on June 5. The Kids for Tigers Festival, themed: ‘Only One Earth’ shone a spotlight on climate action, nature action, and pollution action while encouraging young and old to live sustainably.  The event attracted hundreds of children from all across the city, and was graced by Maharashtra Environment Minister, Aaditya Thackeray.... [Read More]

06 June,2022 04:39 PM IST
SRK, Katrina, Kartik Aaryan, and Aditya Roy Kapur have tested Covid-19 positive

SRK, Katrina, Kartik Aaryan, and Aditya Roy Kapur have tested Covid-19 positive

Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Kartik Aaryan, and Aditya Roy Kapur recently tested positive for Covid-19, leaving fans concerned. Here`s wishing them a speedy recovery. All Pictures Courtesy: Instagram... [Read More]

06 June,2022 02:31 PM IST
Mumbai Police to summon Nupur Sharma, Maha govt beefs up Salman Khan's security

Mumbai Police to summon Nupur Sharma, Maha govt beefs up Salman Khan's security

Here`s a daily round-up of Mid-Day.com`s top news of the day... [Read More]

06 June,2022 05:34 PM IST
Ajinkya Rahane turns 34: rare photos of the Indian batter you'll love to see

Ajinkya Rahane turns 34: rare photos of the Indian batter you'll love to see

Indian batter Ajinkya Rahane turned 34 on Monday (June 6) and wishes poured in from the cricket fraternity. Photos: Ajinkya Rahane Instagram... [Read More]

06 June,2022 01:15 PM IST
Singer Neha Kakkar's pictures with Rohanpreet Singh are all things adorable

Singer Neha Kakkar's pictures with Rohanpreet Singh are all things adorable

Singer Neha Kakkar turns 34 today and on the occasion of her birthday, we have a look at some of her most adorable pictures with her husband Rohanpreet Singh. This massively popular couple has a picture for every occasion you cannot miss. All Pictures Courtesy: Neha Kakkar`s Instagram... [Read More]

06 June,2022 09:46 AM IST
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When MS Dhoni and Abhishek Bachchan watched an ISL match together

When MS Dhoni and Abhishek Bachchan watched an ISL match together

Here some key moments and highlights of the game between Chennaiyin FC and Delhi Dynamos FC played at Chennai`s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday that saw the star studded presence of India limited overs skipper MS Dhoni, ISL Founding Chairperson Nita Ambani and Chennaiyin FC co-owner Abhishek Bachchan in the stands... [Read More]

25 November,2015 01:03 PM IST
It's a girl! Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend Georgina gives birth to a baby girl

It's a girl! Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend Georgina gives birth to a baby girl

Real Madrid Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is now a proud daddy to a baby girl with girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez. The good news comes just days after a reality TV star claimed to have been in a sexual relationship with the footballer while his Georgina was pregnant with his child... [Read More]

14 November,2017 01:03 PM IST
Sports enthusiast creates terrace soccer ground in Hyderabad

Sports enthusiast creates terrace soccer ground in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, June 17 (ANI): A sports enthusiast in Hyderabad literally took his passion to a higher level by creating a terrace soccer ground on the 10th floor of his building to promote the game, especially among youngsters. It features a heavier ball than the normal football to control the speed on the artificial field with highly durable and high quality nets with a height of 25 feet to ensure uninterrupted play area under flood lights.... [Read More]

17 June,2015 01:02 PM IST
Wayne Rooney singing at a sports bar

Wayne Rooney singing at a sports bar

Manchester United`s captain takes the stage to perform a Johnny Cash classic at a pub in New York. Video courtesy: Facebook/The Mean Fiddler... [Read More]

05 June,2015 01:02 PM IST
Shah Rukh Khan excited about FIFA WC 2014

Shah Rukh Khan excited about FIFA WC 2014

Watch bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan sharing his excitement about FIFA World Cup 2014 and posing with a football in the video Courtesy: Splash News... [Read More]

13 June,2014 06:55 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018 - Top 5 African footballers to watch out for

FIFA World Cup 2018 - Top 5 African footballers to watch out for

The FIFA World Cup is one event that people all over the world look forward to. FIFA fever is literally gripping everyone around the world. Many African players have been making headlines for their incredible performances in the Premier League matches. Some of the most talented footballers come from the African continent and have been succeeding at the top level. Whether it’s Nigeria’s Victor Moses or Egypt’s Mohammad Salah, they have been the talk of the town for quite some time now. So, here’s a look at the top 5 footballers to watch out for in the FIFA World Cup 2018.... [Read More]

14 June,2018 06:53 PM IST
KK Last Rites: Singer's Mortal Remains To Leave For Mumbai

KK Last Rites: Singer's Mortal Remains To Leave For Mumbai

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee paid her last respects to singer #KK at Rabindra Sadan in Kolkata. The family of the late singer was also present there. Following this, his mortal remains will leave for Mumbai for the last rites.... [Read More]

01 June,2022 05:35 PM IST | Mumbai
Salman Khan Questions Yo Yo Honey Singh Why He Chose Divya Khosla Kumar

Salman Khan Questions Yo Yo Honey Singh Why He Chose Divya Khosla Kumar

During #IIFA’s press conference, #SalmanKhan jokingly asked #YoYoHoneySingh why he chose #DivyaKhoslaKumar for the Designer song. The hilarious reply from Yo Yo Honey Singh will make you laugh. ... [Read More]

04 June,2022 12:15 PM IST | Mumbai
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