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Dipti Singh

Special Correspondent @mid_day. She covers education beat, also writes on climate change, environment and issues that are relevant to Mumbaikars.Twitter: @diptivsingh

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Probe sought over Mumbai University’s renting vs owning gaffe

Probe sought over Mumbai University’s renting vs owning gaffe

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By paying Rs 6,000/month each as rent for 33 air conditioners, MU has ended up paying more than twice the cost of owning them outright... [Read More]

08 December,2022 05:46 AM IST | Mumbai | Dipti Singh
Mumbai: BMC school enrollments plummeted by 27 per cent in 10 years: Report

Mumbai: BMC school enrollments plummeted by 27 per cent in 10 years: Report

Despite 6 per cent increase during pandemic, Marathi-medium institutes saw 50 per cent overall drop since 2012-2013... [Read More]

06 December,2022 08:03 AM IST | Mumbai | Dipti Singh
Mumbai: Thick smog envelops city, as air quality ‘very poor’

Mumbai: Thick smog envelops city, as air quality ‘very poor’

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The air quality is predicted to be in poor category today; wind stagnation is blamed for the polluted air... [Read More]

06 December,2022 05:46 AM IST | Mumbai | Dipti Singh
A roof to call their own

A roof to call their own

Treated as guests in their own homes, girls in the Adivasi village of Hiwali are now staring at a template of change as their names become identity markers for all homes... [Read More]

04 December,2022 08:08 AM IST | Mumbai | Dipti Singh
Maharashtra: Government plans ‘two books in one’ strategy to reduce bag weight

Maharashtra: Government plans ‘two books in one’ strategy to reduce bag weight

Authorities mull including blank pages in textbooks so that students do not have to carry notebooks... [Read More]

04 December,2022 08:01 AM IST | Mumbai | Dipti Singh
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Bollywood Top Stories: Aamir 'is not doing anything', DP to star in 'Singham 3'!

Bollywood Top Stories: Aamir 'is not doing anything', DP to star in 'Singham 3'!

"I`m not doing anything, I have been working for a long tim", says Aamir Khan`, Deepika Padukone to join Rohit Shetty`s cop universe with Ajay Devgn-starrer `Singham 3`, Kapil Sharma-starrer `Zwigato’ to premiere at 27th International Film Festival of Kerala, Is rapper Honey Singh in relationship with model Tina Thadani?, find out!... [Read More]

08 December,2022 08:43 PM IST
Ajay-Rohit reunite for Singham Again; SRK-Kajol recereate DDLJ moment

Ajay-Rohit reunite for Singham Again; SRK-Kajol recereate DDLJ moment

From Ajay Devgn and Rohit Shetty reuniting for Singham Again to Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol recreating DDLJ moment at the Red Sea international Film Festival, let`s take a look at the top stories of this week that ruled headlines... [Read More]

04 December,2022 12:20 PM IST
Ranveer Singh in 'Golmaal 5', SRK, Kajol recreate 'DDLJ' moment in Saudi Arabia

Ranveer Singh in 'Golmaal 5', SRK, Kajol recreate 'DDLJ' moment in Saudi Arabia

Ranveer Singh to be part of `Golmaal 5`, confirms Rohit Shetty. `Bhediya` Box Office: Varun Dhawan-starrer underperforms in week 1; collects Rs. 42.05 crore. Manoj Bajpayee`s hit song `Sapne Mein Milti Hai` from `Satya` recreated. Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol recreate `DDLJ` moment at Saudi Arabia`s Red Sea International Film Festival. ... [Read More]

02 December,2022 10:04 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: Traffic movement slow in Mumbai and its suburbs due to VIP movement

IN PHOTOS: Traffic movement slow in Mumbai and its suburbs due to VIP movement

The traffic movement was slow in parts of south Mumbai and suburbs on Friday due to a planned visit of Union  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Heavy security presences was also witnessed at Santacruz, Vakola and Nariman Point areas. Pic/ Nimesh Dave... [Read More]

02 December,2022 05:17 PM IST
SRK wraps Saudi Arabia schedule of 'Dunki', Rakul Preet on headlining her next

SRK wraps Saudi Arabia schedule of 'Dunki', Rakul Preet on headlining her next

Shah Rukh Khan wraps Saudi Arabia schedule of `Dunki`. Karan Johar says Ranveer Singh is perfect for his biopic. Ayushmann Khurrana`s ode to the original action hero of Bollywood. "I am finally getting to headline a film", says Rakul Preet Singh on her upcoming project, `Chhatriwali`.... [Read More]

01 December,2022 09:42 PM IST
Happy B'day Yami Gautam: 5 looks of the actor that prove she is the 'boss babe'

Happy B'day Yami Gautam: 5 looks of the actor that prove she is the 'boss babe'

Yami Gautam who made a striking Bollywood opposite Ayushmann Khurrana in ‘Vicky Donor’, is celebrating her 34th birthday today. Very few know that before setting her feet in the film industry, Yami started-off as a small screen actor in 2008 with the TV series called ‘Chaand Ke Paar Chalo’. A true performer through and through, Yami’s journey from small to silver screen is a testimony of her hard work and immense talent. Her 14-year-long career which includes blockbuster movies like ‘Kaabil’, ‘Uri’, ‘Bala’, etc. to name a few, Yami has successfully managed to carve her own niche in the industry. Although her commendable acting skills, powerful screen presence and beguiling beauty has always wowed the audience, Yami’s simple yet elegant style statements often keep fashion critics and her fans talking. Spotted flaunting power suits, jackets and blazers on several occasions, Yami enjoys flaunting her confident and bossy side and she does it with utmost grace. As our Himachali beauty turns 34 today, SNEHA SINGH NISHAD brings you her best ‘suited-up’ looks that will leave you swooning over the ‘boss babe’! ... [Read More]

28 November,2022 09:29 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: Raj Thackeray addresses MNS party workers in Goregaon

IN PHOTOS: Raj Thackeray addresses MNS party workers in Goregaon

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday addressed his party workers. Raj Thackeray launched a vitriolic attack on both Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for their comments on the national icons. Excerpts from his speech were also posted on his Twitter handle. Pics/Satej Shinde.... [Read More]

27 November,2022 11:18 PM IST
Bollywood Top Stories: 'Dear Zindagi' turns 6, Colourful new 'Cirkus' poster

Bollywood Top Stories: 'Dear Zindagi' turns 6, Colourful new 'Cirkus' poster

Bollywood Top Stories: Colourful new `Cirkus` poster is a glimpse of Ranveer`s dual role, Kartik Aaryan says his `Freddy` character is twisted, like twist in the plot, Varun Dhawan`s `Bhediya` earns Rs 12 crore in worldwide gross, There`s a great talent pool which created ‘Bijli, says director Shashank Khaitan, Alia Bhatt, Shah Rukh Khan`s starrer `Dear Zindagi` turns 6. ... [Read More]

26 November,2022 12:48 AM IST
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Aamir Khan Opens Up About Returning To Films At Salaam Venky Screening

Aamir Khan Opens Up About Returning To Films At Salaam Venky Screening

Ahead of Salaam Venky`s theatre release, makers hosted a screening in Mumbai. Aamir Khan, who has a cameo appearance in the film, also made a grand entry in  a black T-shirt paired with blue jeans and a matching jacket. Khan, at the screening, talked about his cameo and his plans of returning to the screen.... [Read More]

08 December,2022 06:01 PM IST | Mumbai
Cat Is An Emotional Story, Punjab's Drug Problem is Its Backdrop: Randeep Hooda

Cat Is An Emotional Story, Punjab's Drug Problem is Its Backdrop: Randeep Hooda

Cat is upcoming netflix’s crime thriller set against the backdrop of the Punjab hinterlands. In the series, Randeep will be seen essaying the role of an undercover spy. The series will release on 9th Dec 2022.... [Read More]

08 December,2022 04:50 PM IST | Mumbai
India Continues To Show The World What Investing In Women Can Do: Melinda Gates

India Continues To Show The World What Investing In Women Can Do: Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates met President of India Draupadi Murmu, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, UP CM Yogi Adityanath. She also met Minister of Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya. Melinda said ‘India continues to show the world what investing in women can do’ and praised India’s direct benefit transfer system.... [Read More]

08 December,2022 03:14 PM IST | Mumbai
Ranveer Singh & The Cirkus Movie Team At The Set Of Chala Hawa Yeu Dya

Ranveer Singh & The Cirkus Movie Team At The Set Of Chala Hawa Yeu Dya

Ranveer Singh, Rohit Shetty, Pooja Hegde, Jacqueline Fernandez, Johnny Lever, Siddarth Jadhav, Ashwini Kalsekar spotted promoting Cirkus movie on the set of Chala Hawa Yeu Dya... [Read More]

07 December,2022 02:26 PM IST
Former Cong Leaders Capt Amarinder Singh, Jaiveer Shergill Get Key Title In BJP

Former Cong Leaders Capt Amarinder Singh, Jaiveer Shergill Get Key Title In BJP

BJP has appointed Former Cong Leaders Capt Amarinder Singh & Sunil Jakhar Its National Executive members. The BJP also appointed former Cong member Jaiveer Shergill its national spokesperson.... [Read More]

02 December,2022 09:29 PM IST | Mumbai
Randeep Hooda: I Play A Non-Caricature Sikh | Hasleen Kaur | CAT | Exclusive

Randeep Hooda: I Play A Non-Caricature Sikh | Hasleen Kaur | CAT | Exclusive

The team of Netflix`s `CAT` Randeep Hooda, Hasleen Kaur, Suvinder Vicky and director Balwinder Singh Janjua catch up for an exciting conversation with mid-day.com #CAT #RandeepHooda #HasleenKaur... [Read More]

02 December,2022 03:17 PM IST
Mika Singh’s Farmhouse In Gurugram Sealed Over Violation Of Environmental Laws

Mika Singh’s Farmhouse In Gurugram Sealed Over Violation Of Environmental Laws

Bollywood and Punjabi Singer Mika Singh’s Farmhouse in Gurgugram Sealed. The farmhouse is constructed near Damdama Lake in Rojka Gujar village. Three farmhouses, including one of Mika Singh have been sealed because of green laws violation. An official from the department of town and country planning (DTCP) said the farmhouses were unauthorized.... [Read More]

02 December,2022 03:15 PM IST | Gurugram
Rajnath Singh Slammed Congress Over Their President Kharge’s Remark On ‘Ravana’

Rajnath Singh Slammed Congress Over Their President Kharge’s Remark On ‘Ravana’

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge made a statement criticizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and comparing him with Ravana. In a press conference in Gujarat, Union Minister Rajnath Singh criticized Congress and their president’s remark over Narendra Modi.... [Read More]

30 November,2022 09:21 PM IST | Mumbai
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