By Srimoyee Chowdhury | Hindustan Times, New DElhi
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 12:05 AM IST
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By hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 12:16 PM IST
A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon comes between the Sun and the Earth, blocking out the Sun’s rays and casting a shadow on parts of Earth. It occurs twice a year but can go up to five times in very rare scenarios.
By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 12:56 AM IST
Brazil coach Tite called Flamengo striker Pedro for the matches against Venezuela and Uruguay on Nov. 13 and 17, without removing Neymar from the squad.
Even with lowest Covid-19 infection, South America’s luxury beach resort to stay shut for foreigners this summer
By Bloomberg | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 09:25 AM IST
Opting to protect its public health gains over the economy as Covid-19 rages in neighboring Argentina and Brazil, South America’s Uruguay keeps international borders closed this summer season
By Associated Press | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Washington
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2020 09:13 AM IST
For the first time, scientists have shown that these hummingbirds can sing and hear in pitches beyond the known range of other birds, according to research published Friday in the journal Science Advances.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 01:05 PM IST
A total lunar eclipse occurs when the earth’s umbra or the central, dark part of its shadow obscures all of the moon’s surface. A partial lunar eclipse can be seen when only part of the moon’s surface is obscured by earth’s umbra.
By HT Correspondent and Agencies | Brasilia/ New York/ Beijing
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2020 04:02 AM IST
Brazil on Thursday passed two grim milestones: 40,000 Covid-19 deaths and some 800,000 coronavirus cases.
By HT Correspondent and Agencies | Hindustan Times, Brasilia, London, Washington
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 09:59 AM IST
Mexico on Wednesday announced more than 1,000 deaths in a day for the first time, while Brazil reported a record 1,349 daily deaths.
By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 12:17 AM IST
Among those facing extinction, 243 (47%) are continental and 272 (53%) insular (island-dwelling). Most of them are from South America, followed by Oceania, Asia, Africa, North and Central America, and then Europe with less than 1% of them.
By Agencies | Rio de Janeiro, Rio De Janeiro
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 05:05 AM IST
The warning from the global health body came as a sister UN agency issued new guidelines for pandemic-hit airlines that reveal what flying might look like when passenger planes take to the skies again in earnest.
By Agencies | Washington, Washington
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2020 01:44 AM IST
Surges in infections across much of Central and South America have driven the global case count to nearly 5.3 million, with more than 340,000 deaths, even as Europe and the US cautiously move into a recovery phase.
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By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2020 09:10 AM IST
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By Reuters | London
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2020 02:25 PM IST
The ‘COPCOV’ study will involve more than 40,000 frontline healthcare workers from Europe, Africa, Asia and South America to determine if chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine are effective in preventing the novel coronavirus.
By Asian News International | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 05:31 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished 12-year old Kamya Karthikeyan all the best for ‘Mission Saahas’.
By Rezaul H Laskar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 07:46 PM IST
External affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar outlined the government’s position after reports emerged, citing a website purportedly linked to the self-styled godman accused of rape, that he had established the “Hindu nation” of Kailaasa in South America.
By Matthew Bristow and Ezra Fieser | Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2019 10:14 PM IST
South America may be battered by weak growth, unrest and austerity but one of its smallest countries is about to experience the fastest economic growth on the planet.
By Vivek Menezes | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2019 08:21 PM IST
Business of Taste highlights high-nutrition foods that have fallen out of traditional diets at calamitous cost
By Associated Press | Orinoca, Bolivia
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2019 10:15 AM IST
The museum rising from the wind-swept Andean plateau is divided into three sections and has about a dozen halls. Among the displays are ceramic figures, scale models and paintings that narrate indigenous traditions in the Andes cordillera.
By Agence France-Presse | Asuncion
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 08:42 PM IST
Gabriel Jesus scored in the 3-1 victory over Peru that gave hosts Brazil a ninth victory in the continental showpiece, but was given his marching orders 20 minutes from time for a second booking.
By AFP | Sao Paulo
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2019 09:58 AM IST
The police decision will be sent to prosecutors on Tuesday, who will have 15 days to evaluate the case.
By Vijay Kumar Yadav | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2019 01:25 AM IST
Venezuelan Hadry Vanessa Vines Costa, 31, and Brazilian Mereles Garcia Yurinka Elimar, 21 were arrested by the NCB at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport on Friday
By Laura Millan Lombrana | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2019 09:13 AM IST
About 8% of Chile’s power now comes from solar, and the country wants 70% of its electricity to come from solar and wind by 2050.
By Press Trust of India | Sao Paulo
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2019 02:01 PM IST
The footballer, aged 27, arrived at the police station shortly before 4:00 pm local time (1900 GMT) and left at around 9:00 pm.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2019 08:32 PM IST
An exhibition in Mumbai is showcasing, for the first time, snapshots that tell the unique story of these Indian explorers.
By Vir Sanghvi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2019 10:27 PM IST
Of all of the world’s greatest chefs, Heston Blumenthal is the hardest to categorise. From scientific breakthroughs to recreating medieval cuisine, he has done it all
By Agence France-Presse | Paris
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 08:31 PM IST
The Dakar has been held in South America since 2009. The gruelling multi-stage rally was previously held in Africa but was relocated after terrorist threats in Mauritania in 2008.
By Nadim Siraj | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2019 05:04 PM IST
West Asia is the only region that witnessed a rise in arms imports in the 2014-2018 period while the numbers fell in the rest of the world.
By Anonna Dutt and Snehal Fernandes | Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2019 05:01 AM IST
A thumbnail-sized star-speckled frog species with several features resembling frogs found in South America and Central Africa discovered in the Western Ghats in Wayanad, Kerala, is a unique addition to a series of frog species unearthed in the biodiversity hot spot.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2019 10:32 PM IST
The government has decided to directly transfer cash subsidies into bank accounts of farm produce exporters, in an attempt to make Indian agricultural produce globally competitive and boost exports of branded farm products, officials with direct knowledge of the matter said on condition of anonymity.
By Reuters | New York
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2019 05:51 PM IST
Total lunar eclipses occur when the moon moves into perfect alignment with the sun and earth, giving it a copper-red or “blood” appearance to those watching from below.