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Lindsay Pereira

Lindsay Pereira

He writes about music, literature, and the arts

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World’s safest country for women

World’s safest country for women

We shouldn’t let a few thousand tourists ruin a country’s image just because they had some bad luck... [Read More]

13 April,2024 06:54 AM IST | Mumbai | Lindsay Pereira
Animals must be named properly

Animals must be named properly

It’s great that action is finally being taken against government officials who are lazy when it comes to naming conventions... [Read More]

06 April,2024 04:56 AM IST | Mumbai | Lindsay Pereira
Stop focusing on passports

Stop focusing on passports

Is it fair to evaluate how well a country is doing by looking at a travel document, when there are more viable parameters?... [Read More]

30 March,2024 03:55 AM IST | Mumbai | Lindsay Pereira
Happiness is a state of mind

Happiness is a state of mind

The World Happiness Report 2023 doesn’t take into account the many amazing things that are making millions of Indians smile... [Read More]

23 March,2024 03:51 AM IST | Mumbai | Lindsay Pereira
Tourists should just learn to adjust

Tourists should just learn to adjust

It’s strange when foreigners complain about holidays in India when a little research can prepare them for what to expect... [Read More]

16 March,2024 04:09 AM IST | Mumbai | Lindsay Pereira
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In pics: Delhi Police's women personnel during 77th Raising Day parade

In pics: Delhi Police's women personnel during 77th Raising Day parade

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai on Friday attended the Raising Day event of the Delhi Police in the national capital New Delhi. Pics/PTI... [Read More]

16 February,2024 06:19 PM IST
Witness how Mumbai dons tricolour to celebrate Independence Day 2023

Witness how Mumbai dons tricolour to celebrate Independence Day 2023

On the eve of the 77th Independence Day, Mumbai-based photographer Ujwal Puri ventures out to capture the tricolor spirit that has soaked Mumbai. Witness iconic buildings that have been decorated to mark the patriotic sentiment. Puri is an urban photographer who specialises in street and aerial photography... [Read More]

15 August,2023 05:12 PM IST | Mumbai
In Photos: CM Shinde hoists national flag at Mantralaya in Mumbai on I-Day

In Photos: CM Shinde hoists national flag at Mantralaya in Mumbai on I-Day

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Tuesday hoisted the national flag at Mantralaya in Mumbai as the nation marks its 77th Independence Day (Pics/CMO)... [Read More]

15 August,2023 10:46 AM IST
In Photos: Independence Day celebrations in Mumbai

In Photos: Independence Day celebrations in Mumbai

As the country celebrates its 77th Independence Day today August 15, 2023, here are glimpses into the celebrations in the country`s financial capital, Mumbai. Photo/Anurag Ahire... [Read More]

15 August,2023 10:17 AM IST
In Photos: Preparations underway for I-Day celebrations at Mantralaya in Mumbai

In Photos: Preparations underway for I-Day celebrations at Mantralaya in Mumbai

Preparations were underway for the national flag hoisting ceremony on Tuesday at Mantralaya in Mumbai on the occasion of 77th Independence Day (Pics/Sameer Markande)... [Read More]

14 August,2023 11:47 AM IST
In Photos: Full-dress rehearsal for Independence Day at Delhi's Red Fort

In Photos: Full-dress rehearsal for Independence Day at Delhi's Red Fort

Indian Navy personnel during the full dress rehearsal for the celebrations of 77th Independence Day, at Red Fort in New Delhi, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2023. Photos/AFP... [Read More]

13 August,2023 12:50 PM IST
Independence Day 2023: 20 South Indian patriotic films you must watch

Independence Day 2023: 20 South Indian patriotic films you must watch

Ahead of the 77th Independence day, we being to you a list of South Indian movies with patriotic themes that one must watch.... [Read More]

08 August,2023 08:43 AM IST
IN PHOTOS: Lake levels in reservoirs that supply water to Mumbai at 77.96 pc

IN PHOTOS: Lake levels in reservoirs that supply water to Mumbai at 77.96 pc

According to the BMC data, the collective water stock in the seven reservoirs that supply drinking water to Mumbai is now at 77.96 per cent (File Photo)... [Read More]

03 August,2023 06:35 PM IST
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Videos

Japan Plane Collision: Unseen Video Of Onboard Passengers

Japan Plane Collision: Unseen Video Of Onboard Passengers

A Japanese airplane A350 on Jan 2 was engulfed in flames at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. The passenger airplane caught fire after a possible collision with a Coast Guard aircraft. In a video obtained by Reuters, stranded passengers can be seen screaming and panicking. Video footage from cameras installed at Haneda Airport by Japan Airlines and NHK captured the horrifying moment when flames erupted from the aircraft shortly after it touched down. Moreover, an immense blaze can be witnessed outside from the windows of the passenger plane. Meanwhile, all 379 passengers and crew members were safely evacuated. The Coast Guard is investigating the matter, and Haneda has closed all runways following the incident of Japan Plane Collision. ... [Read More]

03 January,2024 11:35 AM IST | Mumbai
Japan Plane Collision: Japanese airplane with 379 onboard engulfs in flames

Japan Plane Collision: Japanese airplane with 379 onboard engulfs in flames

Japanese airplane on Jan 02 was engulfed in flames at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. The passenger airplane A350 caught fire after a collision with Coast Guard aircraft. All 379 passengers and crew members were safely evacuated after the Japan Plane Collision. Efforts are being made to douse off the blaze. The Coast Guard is investigating the matter. Haneda has closed all runways following the incident. Video footage from cameras installed at Haneda Airport by Japan Airlines and NHK captured the horrifying moment when flames erupted from the aircraft shortly after it touched down. The incident occurred during what should have been a routine landing, as the flight was scheduled to depart from New Chitose Airport at 4 pm and land at Haneda Airport at 5:40 pm.... [Read More]

02 January,2024 07:00 PM IST
Former Indian spin legend Bishan Singh Bedi passes away at 77

Former Indian spin legend Bishan Singh Bedi passes away at 77

Former India cricketer and spin legend Bishan Singh Bedi passed away aged 77. India`s information and broadcasting and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur informed about the legendary cricketer`s death and condoled his death at the Dharamsala Stadium. The Sports Minister elaborated on Bedi`s contribution to the Dharamsala stadium and how closely he was associated to it.  The Sports Minister told this to Mid-day, video by Ashwin Ferro at HPCA stadium in Dharamsala. ... [Read More]

23 October,2023 04:48 PM IST | Mumbai
Independence Day 2023: Mumbai celebrates Independence Day with great enthusiasm!

Independence Day 2023: Mumbai celebrates Independence Day with great enthusiasm!

As the country celebrates its 77th Independence Day today on August 15, 2023, here are glimpses into the celebrations at various locations in the country`s financial capital, Mumbai.... [Read More]

15 August,2023 04:39 PM IST | Mumbai
Independence Day: Know the difference between Independence Day and Republic Day

Independence Day: Know the difference between Independence Day and Republic Day

Independence Day is celebrated on August 15 every year. It commemorates the nation`s freedom from British rule. Republic Day, on the other hand, observed on January 26, honours the enactment of the Indian Constitution in 1950. Through this video, understand the difference between Independence Day and Republic Day. Mid-day wishes all of you a very happy independence day!  Also Read: Independence Day 2023: “Freedom is to be able to live life on our own terms,” says Gen Z... [Read More]

14 August,2023 08:31 PM IST | Mumbai
Independence Day 2023: Monuments lit up ahead of August 15 in Delhi

Independence Day 2023: Monuments lit up ahead of August 15 in Delhi

Preparations in Delhi for the Independence Day celebration are in full swing. Ahead of August 15, the prominent monuments in the city were lit up in tricolour. The Illumination of the old, new buildings of Parliament, India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhavan gave a mesmerizing view. While some visitors and locals called the decoration ‘out of the world’ others appreciated the newness of the city. Meanwhile, Delhi Traffic Police has also made special arrangements and security has been tightened at many places in the city. ALH Dhruv choppers of the Indian Air Force showered petals at the rehearsals of Independence Day. India will be celebrating its 77th Independence Day on 15th August 2023. PM Modi will hoist the National Flag from the historic Red Fort and will address the nation afterwards. ... [Read More]

14 August,2023 08:29 PM IST | Mumbai
Independence Day 2023: Mumbai police officials rehearse for Independence Day

Independence Day 2023: Mumbai police officials rehearse for Independence Day

Mumbai Police officials were seen conducting a practice at Mantralaya in Mumbai ahead of Independence Day on August 15. India will be celebrating its 77th Independence Day on 15th August 2023. PM Modi will hoist the National Flag from the historic Red Fort and will address the nation afterwards.... [Read More]

14 August,2023 08:28 PM IST | Mumbai
Independence Day 2023: Inside Jawaharlal Nehru’s favourite sweet shop in Mumbai

Independence Day 2023: Inside Jawaharlal Nehru’s favourite sweet shop in Mumbai

Mumbai’s rich history lies in its people, culture and food. Travelling through the bylanes of Mumbai’s Mahim, we discovered a quaint sweet shop with a rich history - Joshi Buddhakaka Mahimhalvawala! This 200-year-old sweet shop carries forward a legacy like no other. Jawaharlal Nehru’s handwritten letter still hangs on the wall expressing his fondness about the sweets from here. As India celebrates its 77th Independence Day 2023, here is a look into this legendary sweet shop in Mumbai that has been satisfying Mumbai’s sweet tooth from the pre-independence era.... [Read More]

10 August,2023 04:18 PM IST
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