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C Y Gopinath

C Y Gopinath

CY Gopinath, in Bangkok, throws unique light and shadows on Mumbai, the city that raised him. Email: cygopi@gmail.com

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Lies they told me about spinach

Lies they told me about spinach

My mother told me that spinach was a great source of iron. I told my children that. Everybody believes it. Few people thought of asking—is it true, though?... [Read More]

27 September,2022 07:11 AM IST | Mumbai | C Y Gopinath
Famous people who know me

Famous people who know me

They’ve all stood within sneezing distance from yours truly. Some have even looked in my direction, and one or two have point blank refused to give me an autograph... [Read More]

20 September,2022 07:08 AM IST | Mumbai | C Y Gopinath
Make a promise you can’t keep

Make a promise you can’t keep

These days promises are made too casually and no one expects them to be kept. But there’s a surprising lesson to be learned in making a promise that’s hard to keep... [Read More]

13 September,2022 06:06 AM IST | Mumbai | C Y Gopinath
As a child, I decided not to eat grass

As a child, I decided not to eat grass

They snicker when they introduce me as a vegetarian. They tell me I need animal proteins. Then I ask them why elephants, rhinos and gorillas eat only plants... [Read More]

06 September,2022 07:11 AM IST | Mumbai | C Y Gopinath
Upon finding a wallet full of money

Upon finding a wallet full of money

Are we truly kind to strangers? A study found that we react instinctively with altruism, but the longer we think about it, the more selfish and uncharitable we become... [Read More]

30 August,2022 07:08 AM IST | Mumbai | C Y Gopinath
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Sajid Khan joins 'Bigg Boss 16', Shehnaaz Gill sends message, Adipurush poster

Sajid Khan joins 'Bigg Boss 16', Shehnaaz Gill sends message, Adipurush poster

First teaser, poster of Prabhas, Saif Ali Khan, Kriti Sanon starrer `Adipurush` unveiled, watch. Sajid Khan joins `Bigg Boss 16`, Shehnaaz Gill sends video message. Have you heard? An evolving entrepreneur. A chase around Mumbai for Ajay Devgn`s `Bholaa.` Bigg Boss 16! THIS is what we loved about the new house on Salman Khan`s show.... [Read More]

02 October,2022 11:50 PM IST
Pics: Inside Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal's Sangeet and Mehendi ceremony

Pics: Inside Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal's Sangeet and Mehendi ceremony

Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal are all set to tie the knot. The couple who are currently in Lucknow is engaging in pre-wedding festivities with friends and family. The couple have also been sharing pictures from their wedding ceremony. (All Photos/ Richa and Ali`s Instagram handle)... [Read More]

02 October,2022 08:21 PM IST
Eid-e-Milad-un-nabi: Wishes, images and greetings to share with family, friends

Eid-e-Milad-un-nabi: Wishes, images and greetings to share with family, friends

Prophet Mohammad`s birthday, Eid-e-Milad is likely to be celebrated worldwide on October 9 in India. Here are some of the messages, images and greetings for the occassion.... [Read More]

01 October,2022 06:48 PM IST
Bollywood Top Stories: Alia Bhatt to launch maternity wear, Ali-Richa wedding

Bollywood Top Stories: Alia Bhatt to launch maternity wear, Ali-Richa wedding

Bollywood Top Stories: Veteran actor Asha Parekh receives Dada Saheb Phalke award, Alia Bhatt to launch her own line of maternity wear, Rani Mukerji`s memoir to be released on her birthday in 2023, Check Out: Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal’s pre-wedding function`s photographs, Pashmina Roshan pens note for her `Duggu Bhaiya` aka Hrithik Roshan... [Read More]

30 September,2022 09:38 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: Signal fault at Thane disrupts CR suburban traffic in peak hour

IN PHOTOS: Signal fault at Thane disrupts CR suburban traffic in peak hour

The suburban train services on the CSMT-Kalyan section of the Central Railway were affected on Friday evening due to technical fault at Thane station. The officials said that the signalling fault led to problem which was rectified sometime later. Pics/ Sameer Markande... [Read More]

30 September,2022 08:57 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: Leopards at Byculla zoo engage in a day of fun and games

IN PHOTOS: Leopards at Byculla zoo engage in a day of fun and games

The Byculla zoo, popularly known as Ranibaug which is undergoing upgradation have two leopards already. The two leopards were spotted playfully having a go at each other. Pic/ Pradeep Dhivar ... [Read More]

30 September,2022 04:44 PM IST
From Kiara Advani to Samantha Ruth Prabhu, 7 celebs who aced their 'Koffee' look

From Kiara Advani to Samantha Ruth Prabhu, 7 celebs who aced their 'Koffee' look

Season 7 of Koffee With Karan has come to an end. The finale episode saw a jury consisting of Tanmay Bhatt, Kusha Kapila, Niharika NM, and Danish Sait who talked about the criticism around the season and chose winners for `Koffee` awards... [Read More]

30 September,2022 01:54 PM IST
In Photos: PM Modi flags off Gandhinagar-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express train

In Photos: PM Modi flags off Gandhinagar-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express train

This train connects the capital cities of Maharashtra and Gujarat. It is the third Vande Bharat Express in India. Pic/PTI ... [Read More]

30 September,2022 12:39 PM IST
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PM Modi Launches 5G Services In India

PM Modi Launches 5G Services In India

PM Narendra Modi launched 5G services in India on October 1. The government’s target is to cover the entire country within 2 years. The government in mid-August issued spectrum allocation letters to telecom service providers while asking them to prepare for the rollout of 5G services. With this spectrum allotment, India is in the final stage of rolling out high-speed 5G telecom services.... [Read More]

01 October,2022 08:26 PM IST | Mumbai
Jio Plans To Cover Entire India By December: Reliance Jio Chairman, Akash Ambani

Jio Plans To Cover Entire India By December: Reliance Jio Chairman, Akash Ambani

Reliance Jio Chairman, Akash Ambani said “Jio plans to cover entire India by December... We will make it very affordable". On 1st October, PM Narendra Modi launched 5G services in India on. The government’s target is to cover the entire country within 2 years. The government in mid-August issued spectrum allocation letters to telecom service providers while asking them to prepare for the rollout of 5G services. With this spectrum allotment, India is in the final stage of rolling out high-speed 5G telecom services.  ... [Read More]

01 October,2022 08:23 PM IST | Mumbai
Kumar Sanu’s Durga Puja Pandal; Gov Bhagat Singh Koshyari Reached The Pandal

Kumar Sanu’s Durga Puja Pandal; Gov Bhagat Singh Koshyari Reached The Pandal

Melody King Kumar Sanu Has Organised A Puja Pandal In Mumbai. Maha Gov Bhagat Singh Koshyari Reached The Pandal. Kumar Sanu said “after 2 years of lockdown, finally being able to celebrate the festival feels like “Azaadi”. ... [Read More]

01 October,2022 08:21 PM IST | Mumbai
Watch: What actor Suriya said after winning National Award for Soorarai Pottru

Watch: What actor Suriya said after winning National Award for Soorarai Pottru

Actor Suriya Sivakumar won the National Award for Best Actor at the 68th National Film Awards in Delhi. The actor won the award for `Soorarai Pottru`. Ajay Devgn and Suriya shared Best Actor awards for `Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior` and `Soorarai Pottru` respectively. `Soorarai Pottru` also won the awards for Best Screenplay, Best Background Score and Best Feature Film.... [Read More]

01 October,2022 05:57 PM IST | Mumbai
Kharge Vs Tharoor; Who will be the next INC President?

Kharge Vs Tharoor; Who will be the next INC President?

Senior Congress leaders Mallikarjun kharge and Shashi Tharoor have filed their nominations for the INC president elections. Both leaders are confident of wining. “All leaders, workers, delegates & ministers who came in support of me today, encouraged me, I thank them. We`ll see what the results are, on 17th October; hopeful that I win:” Mallikarjun kharge. “I represent change, a different approach, and a vision to take the party forward in a different way as for some years we`ve been suffering setbacks” Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.... [Read More]

01 October,2022 05:53 PM IST | Mumbai
PM Modi Stopped His Convoy To Give Way To An Ambulance

PM Modi Stopped His Convoy To Give Way To An Ambulance

PM Narendra Modi stopped his convoy to give way to an ambulance while en route from Ahmedabad to Gandhinagar... [Read More]

01 October,2022 12:36 PM IST | Mumbai
What To Expect On Bigg Boss 16 Circus-Themed House? Find Out Here!

What To Expect On Bigg Boss 16 Circus-Themed House? Find Out Here!

Curious to know where the contestants of Salman Khan`s Bigg Boss 16 are staying this season? We have all the answers as mid-day.com takes you on an exclusive tour. We are as excited as you are!... [Read More]

01 October,2022 12:34 PM IST | Mumbai
“Will try my best”: New CDS Gen Anil Chauhan speaks to media

“Will try my best”: New CDS Gen Anil Chauhan speaks to media

Newly appointed CDS General  Anil Chauhan made his first statement after assuming the charge. New CDS said , "I`m proud... We will try to tackle all challenges and difficulties together."... [Read More]

01 October,2022 12:12 PM IST
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