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Berry cheesecake or Baked Alaska? Choose your favourite easy dessert recipe(Chef L Anandh)

Berry cheesecake or Baked Alaska? Choose your favourite easy dessert recipe

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2021 08:52 PM IST
  • A few bites into dessert and it puts you in good mood so, when everything is going downhill currently, here are not one but two scrumptious and super easy to whip dessert recipes of Berry cheesecake and Baked Alaska to lower your soaring blood pressure and make life more enjoyable.
Alaska airports to offer Covid-19 vaccines to tourists from June 1(Photo by Hans Eiskonen on Unsplash)
Alaska airports to offer Covid-19 vaccines to tourists from June 1(Photo by Hans Eiskonen on Unsplash)

Alaska airports to offer Covid-19 vaccines to tourists from June 1

AP |
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2021 09:25 AM IST
  • A national marketing campaign is being aimed at luring tourists to Alaska this summer, using federal aid money, where the state plans to offer Covid-19 vaccines at airports in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau and Ketchikan, with the clinics outside the security area
A raven investigates the contents of a shopping cart while another walks by on the ground in a Costco parking lot in south Anchorage, Alaska.(AP)
A raven investigates the contents of a shopping cart while another walks by on the ground in a Costco parking lot in south Anchorage, Alaska.(AP)

Some shoppers in Alaska say ravens steal their groceries at a Costco parking lot

AP | , Anchorage, Alaska
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2021 08:50 AM IST
“They are very dedicated to their mission," said a shopped while commenting about the raven thieves.
US secretary of state Antony Blinken(Reuters)
US secretary of state Antony Blinken(Reuters)

US, Chinese officials will meet for 2-day summit next week in Alaska

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2021 04:49 AM IST
Ties between the US and China sank to their lowest level in decades under former president Donald Trump, with both nations ramping up sanctions and tariffs, expelling journalists and closing consulates.
Covid-19: Canada bans cruises, shuts down Alaska trips until February 2022(Photo by Jack Chen on Unsplash)
Covid-19: Canada bans cruises, shuts down Alaska trips until February 2022(Photo by Jack Chen on Unsplash)

Covid-19: Canada bans cruises, shuts down Alaska trips until February 2022

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2021 07:31 AM IST
To limit the spread of new Covid-19 variants and focus on the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine, Canada extends ban on cruise ships until February 2022, shuts down popular summer trips to Alaska for another year.
FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump listens during an event in the briefing room of the White House in Washingto (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump listens during an event in the briefing room of the White House in Washingto (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Trump administration denies nod for planned mine near Alaska fishery

Anchorage, Alaska | By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 06:38 AM IST
The Army Corps of Engineers denied a permit to build the Pebble Mine after concluding that the “proposed project is contrary to the public interest.”
The vote counting process has always been slow in Alaska as officials count absentee ballots that arrive within 10 days of election day as long as they’re postmarked by then.(Reuters)
The vote counting process has always been slow in Alaska as officials count absentee ballots that arrive within 10 days of election day as long as they’re postmarked by then.(Reuters)

Why did Alaska results and counting process take so long

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2020 02:14 PM IST
With three electoral votes, Alaska’s counting process has always been slow due to state’s sprawling geography.
US President Donald Trump(Reuters photo)
US President Donald Trump(Reuters photo)

US Presidential Election 2020: Donald Trump wins Alaska, his electoral college tally goes up to 217

Washington | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 11:13 AM IST
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday won the election in the state of Alaska, taking his electoral college tally to 217 after winning three electoral votes.
A biker leads a line of cars driving off the Homer Spit at about on October 19, 2020, in Homer, Alaska after a tsunami evacuation order was issued for low-lying areas in Homer.(AP Photo)
A biker leads a line of cars driving off the Homer Spit at about on October 19, 2020, in Homer, Alaska after a tsunami evacuation order was issued for low-lying areas in Homer.(AP Photo)

Major 7.5 magnitude quake off Alaska triggers small tsunami waves

Los Angeles | By Agence France-Presse| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 07:50 AM IST
Residents evacuated to higher ground as tsunami warnings covered much of the southern coast of the remote US state, including the thinly populated Alaska Peninsula, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Anchorage, Alaska Mayor Ethan Berkowitz has resigned.(AP)
Anchorage, Alaska Mayor Ethan Berkowitz has resigned.(AP)

Anchorage mayor resigns after allegations to texting sexual messages to underage girl surfaces

Anchorage, Alaska, US | By Reuters | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 02:11 PM IST
The unfolding scandal surrounding Berkowitz began when Athens accused Berkowitz, 58, of sending sexual messages and images to at least one underage girl.
A frozen beach on the Bering Sea coast is seen near the last stretch mushers must pass before the finish line of the Iditarod dog sled race in Nome, Alaska.(REUTERS)
A frozen beach on the Bering Sea coast is seen near the last stretch mushers must pass before the finish line of the Iditarod dog sled race in Nome, Alaska.(REUTERS)

Vegetation in Bering Sea island shows ice at lowest levels in 5,500 years: Report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 09:55 AM IST
Scientists published a report on Wednesday outlining that the vegetation in the St. Matthew island has acted as a weather station and has recorded what changes occurred to the ocean over the past millennia.
Chrystal Hicks gave birth to Sky Airon Hicks on a plane. (representational image)(Unsplash)
Chrystal Hicks gave birth to Sky Airon Hicks on a plane. (representational image)(Unsplash)

It’s a boy! Woman gives birth on flight, names the newborn Sky

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | By Associated Press | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON AUG 13, 2020 02:28 PM IST
Chrystal Hicks gave birth to Sky Airon Hicks around 1 a.m. after boarding a plane.
There were no survivors of the crash near the airport in Soldotna, a city on the Kenai Peninsula, the Alaska State Troopers said in a written statement.(HT Archive)
There were no survivors of the crash near the airport in Soldotna, a city on the Kenai Peninsula, the Alaska State Troopers said in a written statement.(HT Archive)

Seven killed, including state lawmaker, as two planes collide in Alaska

Anchorage, Alaska | By Reuters | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 09:58 AM IST
State Rep. Gary Knopp, who represented the area, was alone in one of the planes. The other plane was carrying four tourists from South Carolina, a guide from Kansas and a pilot from Soldotna, the troopers said.
An Alaska Army National Guard UH 60 Blackhawk helicopter hovers near "Bus 142", made famous by the "Into the Wild" book and movie, after it was deposted by a CH-47 Chinook helicopter on the ground east of the Teklanika River alongside the Stampede Road, west of Healy, Alaska, U.S. June 18, 2020.(via REUTERS)
An Alaska Army National Guard UH 60 Blackhawk helicopter hovers near "Bus 142", made famous by the "Into the Wild" book and movie, after it was deposted by a CH-47 Chinook helicopter on the ground east of the Teklanika River alongside the Stampede Road, west of Healy, Alaska, U.S. June 18, 2020.(via REUTERS)

Bus 142 from ‘Into the Wild’ finds a home at Fairbanks museum

Anchorage (Alaska) | By Associated Press | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 08:48 PM IST
An infamous bus appears headed to a new home at a museum in Fairbanks after being removed from Alaska’s backcountry to deter people from making dangerous, sometimes deadly treks to visit the site where a young man documented his demise in 1992.
Ketchikan was expecting more than a million visitors this summer, many of them arriving at a newly built dock that juts out into the frigid waters of Ward Cove, the site of the town’s old pulp mill. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Ketchikan was expecting more than a million visitors this summer, many of them arriving at a newly built dock that juts out into the frigid waters of Ward Cove, the site of the town’s old pulp mill. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Post-pandemic travel: New port builds tourism hope, brings pollution fears to Alaskan town

Ketchikan, Alaska | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 10:15 AM IST
Alaska’s cruise industry started expanding in the 1990s and by 2017 was pumping $202 million into Ketchikan’s economy every summer — more than 90% of which came from tourist spending, according to the town’s visitor’s bureau.
Map showing the location of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake near Alaska, US(AFP)
Map showing the location of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake near Alaska, US(AFP)

Powerful 7.8 earthquake hits Alaska isles, tsunami possible

Anchorage | By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2020 01:54 PM IST
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the warning for South Alaska and the Alaska Peninsula is from Kennedy Entrance to Unimak. Along the Aleutian Islands it is from Unimak Pas to Samalga Pass.
The balloon rides will be manned by a flight crew.(Facebook/Space Perspective)
The balloon rides will be manned by a flight crew.(Facebook/Space Perspective)

You may soon be able to ride to the edge of space from Alaska in a Balloon

Anchorage | By Associated Press | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2020 09:29 AM IST
Florida-based startup firm Space Perspective plans to use the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Kodiak to serve as one of the launch sites for the vehicle, called the Spaceship Neptune
Though the spread of the virus has slowed with a drop in new cases, hospitalization, the number of infections and deaths continued to climb.(Bloomberg)
Though the spread of the virus has slowed with a drop in new cases, hospitalization, the number of infections and deaths continued to climb.(Bloomberg)

US states lift Covid-19 restrictions, Donald Trump defends walks back disinfectant remarks

Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2020 01:07 AM IST
The Trump White House continued Friday to deal with the outrage triggered by President Donald Trump’s suggestion to use household disinfectants to kill the virus inside human bodies as it does outside on surfaces.
Ananya Panday shares new picture on Earth Day from her Alaskan holiday.
Ananya Panday shares new picture on Earth Day from her Alaskan holiday.

Ananya Panday shares throwback pic from Alaska holiday with Sanjay Kapoor’s daughter Shanaya on Earth Day

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 12:20 PM IST
Ananya Panday took to Instagram to share a throwback picture from an Alaskan holiday with bestie Shanaya Kapoor, daughter of actor Sanjay Kapoor.
A young man has told how he survived for more than three weeks in the snowy wilderness of Alaska after his remote cabin burned down when he mistakenly put cardboard in his stove.(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times (Representative))
A young man has told how he survived for more than three weeks in the snowy wilderness of Alaska after his remote cabin burned down when he mistakenly put cardboard in his stove.(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times (Representative))

‘I was hysterical’: Man who survived for 20 days in Alaska after cabin burnt down

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 06:47 AM IST
Tyson Steele, 30, dug a snow cave and then built a makeshift shelter, staying warm with just a few sleeping bags and coats, and eating tins of food saved from the fire.
California has always been a prime destination for tourists.(Unsplash)
California has always been a prime destination for tourists.(Unsplash)

Discover California’s best kept secrets with these 6 surprising spots

California | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 02:24 PM IST
From the Big Bear Lake to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park , explore these 6 destinations in California during your next visit and make the most of your trips.
The deaths occurred over all age groups.The deaths both years occurred mostly from June to September.(Photo: @AlaskaSeaGrant/ Twitter)
The deaths occurred over all age groups.The deaths both years occurred mostly from June to September.(Photo: @AlaskaSeaGrant/ Twitter)

US biologists term deaths of Alaska ice seals an ‘unusual mortality event’

Anchorage | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 12:07 PM IST
The cause of death for nearly 300 ringed, bearded and spotted seals since June 1, 2018, is not known, according to the fisheries arm of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the management agency for the marine mammals.
Japanese scientists unearth largest dinosaur fossils.(Unsplash)
Japanese scientists unearth largest dinosaur fossils.(Unsplash)

Japanese scientists unearth largest dinosaur fossils

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 10:30 AM IST
Researchers from Japan have unearthed a new species of dinosaur which measured eight-meters long and weighed close to five tons.
A man gathering firewood in Alaska discovered a bottle with a handwritten message inside wishing the finder “happy sailing” more than 50 years after it was dropped into the sea by a Russian sailor.(AP Photo)
A man gathering firewood in Alaska discovered a bottle with a handwritten message inside wishing the finder “happy sailing” more than 50 years after it was dropped into the sea by a Russian sailor.(AP Photo)

‘Happy sailing’: Russian sailor’s message in bottle found 50 years later

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 10:58 AM IST
Tyler Ivanoff, a teacher’s aide in Shishmaref, Alaska, spotted the bottle on the shore near his village, and pried off the plastic stopper with his teeth.
Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S.(REUTERS)
Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S.(REUTERS)

Donald Trump has talked about buying Greenland for US: Report

Washington | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2019 09:18 AM IST
In 1946, the U.S. proposed to pay Denmark $100 million to buy Greenland after flirting with the idea of swapping land in Alaska for strategic parts of the Arctic island.
A glacier is seen from Air Force One June 30, 2019, near Anchorage, Alaska.(AFP)
A glacier is seen from Air Force One June 30, 2019, near Anchorage, Alaska.(AFP)

Alaska’s heat wave fuels dangerous smoke, melts glaciers

Alaska | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2019 03:57 PM IST
The culprit is the Swan Lake wildfire to the south in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, which has burned since a June 5 lightning strike and consumed more than 68,000 acres, fire managers said.
For the first time, scientists have recorded singing by one of the rarest whales on Earth, and it just might be looking for a date.(AP/Representative Image)
For the first time, scientists have recorded singing by one of the rarest whales on Earth, and it just might be looking for a date.(AP/Representative Image)

First ‘song’ recorded from rare, lovelorn, right whale off Alaska

Reuters | By Yereth Rosen
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 03:37 PM IST
The crooning comes from a possibly lovelorn North Pacific right whale and its song was documented by researchers in the Bering Sea off Alaska’s coast.
After researching for over 8 years, scientists detected four distinct songs by right whales.(AP File Photo)
After researching for over 8 years, scientists detected four distinct songs by right whales.(AP File Photo)

Scientists record singing by rare right whale for first time

Anchorage | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 10:43 AM IST
The Alaska air carrier involved in two deadly floatplane crashes in a week has voluntarily suspended operations.(AP)
The Alaska air carrier involved in two deadly floatplane crashes in a week has voluntarily suspended operations.(AP)

Six Russian bombers, fighters intercepted off Alaska coast: US military

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 08:02 AM IST
A second group of two Tu-95 bombers and two Su-35 fighters were also intercepted by a pair of F-22 fighters, it said.
The state Food Safety and Sanitation Program received a complaint about Stormy and an environmental health officer saw the cat in the store, said Jeremy Ayers, section manager for the agency.(Reuters)
The state Food Safety and Sanitation Program received a complaint about Stormy and an environmental health officer saw the cat in the store, said Jeremy Ayers, section manager for the agency.(Reuters)

Cat that lived 6 years in Alaska general store gets evicted

Alaska | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2019 03:13 PM IST
A cat named Stormy that has spent more than six years as a fixture in a remote Alaska general store is being forced out after officials notified the store owners that the cat’s presence violates food safety standards.
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