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Maharashtra records 1,881 new coronavirus cases; one case of BA.5 variant

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Maharashtra on Tuesday recorded 1,881 new coronavirus cases, a sizable increase compared to 1,036 infections reported a day before

22 June,2022 12:00 PM IST
The Ambassador in Yash Samant`s home has been with the family since 1977, when his great-grandfather purchased it. Photo Courtesy: Yash Samant

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?

07 June,2022 04:26 PM IST
Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw inspects the bullet train project in Surat

`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

07 June,2022 09:30 AM IST
VVCMC begins clearing debris from the culvert, on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway. Pic/Hanif Patel

Hassle-free ride on Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway this monsoon

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You can expect free traffic movement after VVCMC removes debris dumped in culvert on Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway

06 June,2022 09:51 AM IST
It`s time to take out your solid T-shirts, ankle-length pants and short dresses. Image for representation: iStock

Slay it in the rains: Here’s how to plan your wardrobe for the Mumbai monsoon

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If you are all puzzled about what to wear and how to style your outfits during the monsoon, especially at a time when work-from-office is back on track, here are some tips from fashion experts on wardrobe essentials

06 June,2022 09:50 AM IST
Adoption of stray animals helps in breaking the chain of cruelty where animals are forcibly bred, reproduced and sold as a commodity. Mid-day file pic

The pedigree problem: Here’s how the fixation with purebred pets harms animals

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The fascination with pedigree dogs and cats has boosted the culture of shopping for pets in India. Animal welfare activists and experts tell us how it endangers pets and why adopting an indie is an ethical option

05 June,2022 09:49 AM IST
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Death by fandom

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Singer KK’s tragic passing after a gig in Kolkata points to prioritising personal health, but also what’s going terribly wrong with mismanaged venues and organisers who’d rather focus on tech logistics than disasters

05 June,2022 07:26 AM IST
Vijaya Hariharan took over the library in 2017 and since then, she has been encouraging more people to read in the neighbourhood. Photo Courtesy: Nascimento Pinto/Mid-day file pic

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

04 June,2022 11:33 AM IST
Statistics say number of road accidents in state was higher than in previous years. Representation pic

Alarms at intervals, speed curbs may help reduce accidents: Anil Parab

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Parab said in a bid to reduce accidents, every taluka has been given targets to identify black spots and take corrective measures. The transport minister said, `We will come to know about the outcome of these steps after three months`

04 June,2022 07:05 AM IST
The Matunga Carriage and Wagon workshop that has been pulled down

Central Railway razes 107-year-old Matunga workshop

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After historic power sub-station in Kurla, now Matunga workshop tower demolished; CR says it was not a heritage structure

03 June,2022 11:50 AM IST
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