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Ashwin Ferro

Ashwin Ferro

He is the Deputy Sports Editor at Mid-day and has covered big-ticket events for the organization like the 2015 Cricket World Cup, the 2008 Olympics, and several Asian Games; specialises in hockey. Twitter: @ashwinferro

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How Mumbai’s Coutinho made it to World Cup games

How Mumbai’s Coutinho made it to World Cup games

The wily forward has been employed with Qatar Airways, the FIFA World Cup’s official airline, for the last decade-and-a-half, and currently is Duty Manager, Customer Services... [Read More]

29 November,2022 08:22 AM IST | Doha | Ashwin Ferro
FIFA World Cup 2022: Subs of the day make a meal of it!

FIFA World Cup 2022: Subs of the day make a meal of it!

Substitutes Alvaro Morata and Niclas Fullkrug shine with a goal each for Spain and Germany respectively in thrilling 1-1 encounter... [Read More]

29 November,2022 08:18 AM IST | Doha | Ashwin Ferro
FIFA World Cup 2022: Wales can shock England, says confident Gareth Bale

FIFA World Cup 2022: Wales can shock England, says confident Gareth Bale

And Bale has no doubt that his players will give it their all against the Englishmen... [Read More]

29 November,2022 08:16 AM IST | Doha | Ashwin Ferro
FIFA World Cup 2022: All that glitters is not the Golden Generation!

FIFA World Cup 2022: All that glitters is not the Golden Generation!

Star-studded Belgium’s utterly pedestrian show leads to 0-2 shock defeat to Morocco; manager Martinez attributes their present situation to excessive expectations from top stars... [Read More]

29 November,2022 08:14 AM IST | Doha | Ashwin Ferro
FIFA World Cup 2022: ‘Hakim can die for this Morocco team’

FIFA World Cup 2022: ‘Hakim can die for this Morocco team’

Morocco coach Walid Regragui hails star attacking midfielder as tiny African nation stun European powerhouses Belgium 2-0... [Read More]

28 November,2022 03:59 PM IST | Doha | Ashwin Ferro
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IN PHOTOS: Over 50 killed, 700 hurt in 5.6-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia

IN PHOTOS: Over 50 killed, 700 hurt in 5.6-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia`s West Java province killing more than 50 people and injuring around 700 people, the officials said. The quake struck on land in Cianjur town, about 75 km southeast of the capital, Jakarta. Pics/PTI... [Read More]

21 November,2022 06:02 PM IST
In Photos: Woman injured after portion of slab collapses at KEM nursing quarters

In Photos: Woman injured after portion of slab collapses at KEM nursing quarters

A 40-year-old woman suffered injuries after a portion of slab collapsed at the KEM Nurses Quarters and School of Nursing in Parel on Thursday... [Read More]

04 November,2022 03:07 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: MMRDA launches longest orthotopic steel deck on MTHL

IN PHOTOS: MMRDA launches longest orthotopic steel deck on MTHL

MMRDA hit a milestone at MTHL after it successfully launched the longest Orthotropic steel deck on MTHL PKG-1. This OSD 4S is 180 m long and weighs 2400 MT.  The First one was Launched on April 1, 2022. Pics/MMRDA... [Read More]

01 November,2022 01:51 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: Mumbai, Thane receive heavy rain with lightning, on yellow alert

IN PHOTOS: Mumbai, Thane receive heavy rain with lightning, on yellow alert

IMD has issued a yellow alert for Mumbai, Thane and Palghar indicating heavy rainfall on Friday and Saturday. It said that the gusty winds reaching 30-40 kmph are likely to occur at isolated places in Mumbai and adjoining districts for the next couple of days. Pic/Satej Shinde... [Read More]

07 October,2022 03:59 PM IST
Alia Bhatt's birthday post for Ranbir Kapoor; Hrithik Roshan on 'Brahmastra 2'

Alia Bhatt's birthday post for Ranbir Kapoor; Hrithik Roshan on 'Brahmastra 2'

Alia Bhatt shares a glimpse from husband Ranbir`s 40th birthday celebration. Deepika Padukone`s better after being rushed to hospital. Bigg Boss 16: Salman Khan reacts to reports of charging Rs 1,000 crore . Just rumours: Hrithik Roshan denies being a part of `Brahmastra 2`. Rakesh Roshan: Saif Ali Khan, Hrithik Roshan are on par with each other    ... [Read More]

28 September,2022 06:35 PM IST
Ranbir Kapoor turns 40: Aditya Roy Kapur, Akash Ambani,arrive for midnight party

Ranbir Kapoor turns 40: Aditya Roy Kapur, Akash Ambani,arrive for midnight party

Actor Ranbir Kapoor turns 40 today. The actor who is reeling in the success of his recently released film `Brahmastra` had a party with close friends from the film industry to celebrate his milestone birthday. This is also Ranbir`s first birthday post-marriage with Alia Bhatt. (All Photos/ Yogen Shah)... [Read More]

28 September,2022 08:33 AM IST
PHOTOS: Gigi Hadid, Zendaya watch Serena Williams at US Open 2022

PHOTOS: Gigi Hadid, Zendaya watch Serena Williams at US Open 2022

Serena Williams` never-say-die attitude was at full display as the 40-year old American beat world number two, Anett Kontaveit at the US Open 2022 to move to the third round. The 23-time Grand Slam title winner beat Kontaveit 7-6 (7/4), 2-6, 6-2 in front of a raucous, partisan Arthur Ashe Stadium Court crowd. What`s more? Serena`s match saw the Hollywood`s who`s who in attendance with the likes of Tiger Woods, Zendaya present in the crowd. Photos/US Open Twitter handle and AFP... [Read More]

01 September,2022 09:50 AM IST
Photos: Happy Birthday to India's first winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan

Photos: Happy Birthday to India's first winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan

Shiva Keshavan, a former professional luge player, holds the unique distinction of being India`s first winter Olympian. The now 40-year-old can rightly be credited for putting India on the winter Olympics map, and can be hailed as an inspiration to others around the country who wish to represent India at the global level. Pictures Courtesy/ Official Instagram account of Shiva Keshavan... [Read More]

25 August,2022 04:08 PM IST | Mumbai
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Mumbai's First Navratri Traditions 

Mumbai's First Navratri Traditions 

From Mumbai`s first Ramleela that had paanwalas and kaali-peeli drivers from UP performing the Ramayana on stage, to the city`s first Navratri celebrations put together by Prabhodankar Thackeray, father of Bal Thackeray and BR Ambedkar, as a reformation against caste hierarchy, mid-day traces stories of inclusivity and history going back in time  ... [Read More]

01 October,2022 05:16 PM IST | Mumbai
Union Minister For Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw On Mumbai–Ahmedabad Bullet Train

Union Minister For Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw On Mumbai–Ahmedabad Bullet Train

Union Minister for Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw on Tuesday visited the sites of High Speed Rail (HSR) stations at Sabarmati & Ahmedabad and reviewed the progress of Mumbai–Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project. Vaishnaw also visited Gandhinagar and inspected various amenities at the station. He was accompanied by General Manager (In-charge) of Western Railway Prakash Butani, Divisional Railway Manager of Ahmedabad Division, Tarun Jain as well as senior railway officials from Western Railway & National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL).... [Read More]

14 September,2022 03:00 PM IST | Mumbai
Loan apps racket: 'Accused had a target of extorting  Rs 40,000 everyday'

Loan apps racket: 'Accused had a target of extorting Rs 40,000 everyday'

Exactly 15 days after the state home minister Dilip Walse Patil called a meeting with top Maharashtra Cyber Cell officials along with mid-day reporters, taking cognisance of the loan app harassment reportage, the Cyber Cell has busted one module originating from Karnataka. Five accused who have been harassing borrowers by morphing their pictures and sharing the same with the victims’ contacts were arrested. The arrested accused includes a supervisor who was on the payroll of the loan app syndicate.... [Read More]

14 June,2022 09:57 PM IST | Mumbai
Kartik, Ravichandran Ashwin On India’s Historic Test Series Win Over Australia

Kartik, Ravichandran Ashwin On India’s Historic Test Series Win Over Australia

Trailer of Neeraj Chopra`s Bandon Mein Tha Dum - which tells the story of arguably the greatest series win of modern-day cricket - India`s win over Australia in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Watch Dinesh Kartik, Ravichandran Ashwin and others talk about India’s historic win.... [Read More]

02 June,2022 08:53 PM IST | Mumbai
Satish Kaushik Opens Up About His 40-Year Old Bond With Anil Kapoor

Satish Kaushik Opens Up About His 40-Year Old Bond With Anil Kapoor

Netflix launched the trailer of its upcoming film `Thar`, starring Anil Kapoor, Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor, Satish Kaushik and Fatima Sana Shaikh. At the trailer launch event, Satish Kaushik spoke about his 40-year old bond with Anil Kapoor, his first film with him & much more. ... [Read More]

18 April,2022 10:11 PM IST | Mumbai
PM Modi Inaugurates Thane-Diva Railway Line, Railway Minister Travels In Local

PM Modi Inaugurates Thane-Diva Railway Line, Railway Minister Travels In Local

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated newly commissioned rail line between Thane and Diva on February 18. PM Modi along with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshiyari attended the event virtually.... [Read More]

18 February,2022 11:09 PM IST | Mumbai
Cast Of 'Rudra': From Ajay Devgn's OTT Debut To Esha Deol's Return On Screen

Cast Of 'Rudra': From Ajay Devgn's OTT Debut To Esha Deol's Return On Screen

The trailer of the Disney+ Hotstar`s upcoming original `Rudra: The Edge Of Darkness was released today starring Ajay Devgn. Helmed by ace director Rajesh Mapuskar, this riveting psychological crime drama is Devgn’s digital series debut. The show also stars Esha Deol who will be seen acting after a long time. The show also features a stellar cast including Raashi Khanna, Atul Kulkarni, Ashwini Kalsekar, Tarun Gahlot, Ashish Vidyarthi, and Satyadeep Misra in pivotal roles. ... [Read More]

15 February,2022 12:12 PM IST | Mumbai
Covid-19: Mumbai’s cases fall below 400 again

Covid-19: Mumbai’s cases fall below 400 again

Mumbai’s TPR is 1 per cent; state’s new cases and deaths see a fall... [Read More]

30 October,2021 08:43 AM IST
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