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Bollywood goes gaga over their ‘jaan’ on Daughters’ Day 2020(Instagram)

Daughters’ Day 2020: Tahira-Ayushmann Khurrana, Akshay Kumar, Soha Ali Khan-Kunal Kemmu and Karisma Kapoor go gaga over their ‘jaan’

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 05:11 PM IST
From being daddy’s girl to mommy’s favourite, Bollywood’s celebrity daughters get heartmelting messages on Daughters’ Day 2020 and these cute pictures by Tahira Kashyap, Ayushmann Khurrana, Akshay Kumar, Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Kemmu and Karisma Kapoor are proof
The Grand Celebration cruise ship sails through the Lake Worth Inlet between Palm Beach and Singer Island, Florida, after leaving the Port of Palm Beach to avoid Hurricane Isaias on Friday.(AP)
The Grand Celebration cruise ship sails through the Lake Worth Inlet between Palm Beach and Singer Island, Florida, after leaving the Port of Palm Beach to avoid Hurricane Isaias on Friday.(AP)

Hurricane Isaias moves toward Covid-stricken Florida coast

By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2020 08:55 PM IST
After wringing out heavy rains across the Bahamas through Saturday, Isaias’s eye could clip Florida overnight into Sunday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation, in New Delhi.(ANI file photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation, in New Delhi.(ANI file photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: PM Modi to deliver keynote address at USIBC Summit on economic revival and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 01:21 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The Bahamian government has now decided to ban travellers from countries where coronavirus cases are surging.(Unsplash)
The Bahamian government has now decided to ban travellers from countries where coronavirus cases are surging.(Unsplash)

Covid-19: Bahamas bans American tourists to prevent further virus spread

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 08:39 AM IST
The Bahamas is a global tourist destination that’s home to 400,000 inhabitants.
Tourist arrivals to the Bahamas rose 9.8% over a decade to more than 6.5 million visits in 2018, with about four-fifths of those coming from the U.S.(Unsplash)
Tourist arrivals to the Bahamas rose 9.8% over a decade to more than 6.5 million visits in 2018, with about four-fifths of those coming from the U.S.(Unsplash)

Google Trends help predict tourism to Bahamas, IMF study shows

By Jeff Kearns, Bloomberg
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 11:21 AM IST
The study tracked Google queries from January 2004 to December 2018 for search terms including Bahamas in combination with words like travel, beach, hotels, resorts and flights.
Ayushmann Khurrana and wife Tahira Kashyap are holidaying in The Bahamas these days.
Ayushmann Khurrana and wife Tahira Kashyap are holidaying in The Bahamas these days.

Ayushmann Khurrana celebrates beachside Christmas with wife Tahira, she reflects on her journey post cancer. See pics

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 01:01 AM IST
Ayushmann Khurrana, who saw three releases this year, is vacationing with wife Tahira Kashyap in The Bahamas. The couple shared photos of their vacation.
A file photo of Tiger Woods.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Tiger Woods.(REUTERS)

Tiger Woods turns down Saudi event, backs Phil Mickelson

Miami | By AFP
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 07:52 PM IST
Speaking on the eve of the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, Woods said he had rejected approaches to play in Saudi Arabia despite appearance fees reportedly in the region of $3 million (2.7 million euros).
Novak Djokovic of Serbia(AP)
Novak Djokovic of Serbia(AP)

Novak Djokovic to debut against Shapovalov at Shanghai Masters

Shanghai | By AP
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2019 02:55 PM IST
He took Djokovic to four sets in the third round of the Australian Open, but only won four games in the second round at the Rome Masters.
A police officer searches for the dead in a destroyed neighborhood after Hurricane Dorian hit the Abaco Islands in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas.(Reuters photo)
A police officer searches for the dead in a destroyed neighborhood after Hurricane Dorian hit the Abaco Islands in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas.(Reuters photo)

2,500 people missing in hurricane-hit Bahamas: Official

Nassau, Bahamas | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 02:22 PM IST
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) spokesman Carl Smith told reporters that some of the missing people may eventually be located.
Bahamas authorities have updated the death toll from Hurricane Dorian to 50.(REUTERS)
Bahamas authorities have updated the death toll from Hurricane Dorian to 50.(REUTERS)

Bahamas Hurricane Dorian toll climbs to 50, as thousands evacuated

Nassau (Bahamas) | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2019 08:24 AM IST
Police Commissioner Anthony Ferguson said 42 deceased persons on the island of Abaco and eight on Grand Bahama had been recovered as of Sunday, in an article published in The Nassau Guardian.
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet cited the civil wars sparked by a warming planet and the plight of indigenous people in an Amazon ravaged by wildfires and rampant deforestation.(Reuters Photo)
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet cited the civil wars sparked by a warming planet and the plight of indigenous people in an Amazon ravaged by wildfires and rampant deforestation.(Reuters Photo)

UN’s Michelle Bachelet sounds alarm over climate change’s impact on human rights

Geneva | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 10:08 AM IST
The 42nd session of the council opened with a minute of silence for the victims of Hurricane Doriane in the Bahamas, where at least 44 have been killed and thousands of homes reduced to rubble.
People carry food and supplies after several boats arrived with supples from the Florida Coast on Saturday at Old Bahama Bay Marina, West End, Bahamas. The hurricane death toll is rising in the Bahamas, in what its leader calls "this hour of darkness."(AP Photo)
People carry food and supplies after several boats arrived with supples from the Florida Coast on Saturday at Old Bahama Bay Marina, West End, Bahamas. The hurricane death toll is rising in the Bahamas, in what its leader calls "this hour of darkness."(AP Photo)

One step at a time: Hundreds of weary, hopeful Bahamas evacuees fleeing Hurricane Dorian arrive in Florida

Riviera Beach | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 10:18 AM IST
Hurricane Dorian, the most powerful hurricane on record to hit the Bahamas, parked itself over part of the archipelago for almost two days earlier this week, pummeling it with Category 5 winds, with some gusts topping 200 miles per hour (320 kph).
Collectively, the video has amassed millions of views as it was shared by several people.(Instagram/shavnore)
Collectively, the video has amassed millions of views as it was shared by several people.(Instagram/shavnore)

Scary video of Hurricane Dorian approaching Florida goes viral. Is it real?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 08:05 PM IST
The video appears to show a large swirling and scary looking cloud apparently hovering over the city.
Representational Image of a beach.(Unsplash)
Representational Image of a beach.(Unsplash)

Tourist-dependent Bahamas says it’s still open for business

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 07:02 PM IST
Some of the best-known resorts in the 700-island chain, like Atlantis, Paradise Island, were unscathed by Hurricane Dorian. So was Nassau, the largest city.
People get in a ferry at Marsh Harbour Government Port during an evacuation operation after Hurricane Dorian hit the Abaco Islands in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas.(Reuters photo)
People get in a ferry at Marsh Harbour Government Port during an evacuation operation after Hurricane Dorian hit the Abaco Islands in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas.(Reuters photo)

Thousands try to flee as Hurricane Dorian rips through the Bahamas

Nassau, Bahamas | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2019 11:39 AM IST
Hurricane Dorian swept through the islands earlier this week, leveling some neighborhoods, swallowing others with storm surge, and causing what one official described as a “staggering” number of deaths.
Ships and aircraft had rescued 205 people since Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas.(AP photo)
Ships and aircraft had rescued 205 people since Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas.(AP photo)

‘Cruise ships can provide shelter to victims of Hurricane Dorian’: Donald Trump

Bloomberg | By John Harney
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2019 10:38 AM IST
Cruise ship companies,including Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., Norwegian Cruise Line Holding Ltd. and Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, have been involved in relief efforts in the Bahamas since the hurricane smashed into the islands, pulverizing entire neighborhoods and leaving at least 30 people dead.
Volunteers wade through a flooded road against wind and rain caused by Hurricane Dorian to rescue families near the Causarina bridge in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas. The storm's punishing winds and muddy brown floodwaters devastated thousands of homes, crippled hospitals and trapped people in attics.(AP)
Volunteers wade through a flooded road against wind and rain caused by Hurricane Dorian to rescue families near the Causarina bridge in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas. The storm's punishing winds and muddy brown floodwaters devastated thousands of homes, crippled hospitals and trapped people in attics.(AP)

‘What death smells like’: Hurricane Dorian’s toll to soar as teams search for bodies

Marsh Harbour, Bahamas | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 08:36 AM IST
Dorian, the most powerful hurricane to ever hit the Bahamas, swept through the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama Island earlier this week, levelling entire neighbourhoods and knocking out key infrastructure, including airport landing strips and a hospital.
Jessica Eldridge’s husband parked the car in their kitchen.(AP File Photo)
Jessica Eldridge’s husband parked the car in their kitchen.(AP File Photo)

Man parks car in kitchen so Hurricane Dorian won’t blow it away. See pics

Jacksonville | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 11:55 AM IST
Jessica Eldridge said her car was already parked in the garage. To avoid cleaning their garage out, her husband proposed to park it in the house.
Volunteers depart on a motor-boat to rescue people trapped by the rising waters of Hurricane Dorian, on a flooded road near the Causarina bridge in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, on Tuesday.(AP File Photo)
Volunteers depart on a motor-boat to rescue people trapped by the rising waters of Hurricane Dorian, on a flooded road near the Causarina bridge in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, on Tuesday.(AP File Photo)

After inflicting ‘extreme damage’ on Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian closes in on Florida

Marsh Harbour, Bahamas | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 06:07 AM IST
As many as 13,000 homes in the Bahamas may have been destroyed or severely damaged, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said.
Chella Philips has struck a chord with thousands who have been sharing comments praising her effort.(Facebook/Chella Philips)
Chella Philips has struck a chord with thousands who have been sharing comments praising her effort.(Facebook/Chella Philips)

Bahamas woman brings 97 dogs home to shelter them from Hurricane Dorian

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 06:27 PM IST
“97 dogs are inside my house and 79 of them are inside my master bedroom,” she wrote on Facebook.
Strong wind from Hurricane Dorian blow the tops of trees while whisking up water from the surface of a canal in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Monday.(AP File Photo)
Strong wind from Hurricane Dorian blow the tops of trees while whisking up water from the surface of a canal in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Monday.(AP File Photo)

Five dead following Hurricane Dorian in Bahamas, confirms PM Hubert Minnis

Port Saint Lucie, United States | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 03:29 AM IST
The Abaco islands on Sunday received the full brunt of Dorian, which was continuing Monday to batter Grand Bahama further to the west.
Tricia Cheshire, a resident of Amelia Island sunbathes for the last few minutes before storms hit the coast before Hurricane Dorian in Jacksonville, Florida.(Photo: Reuters)
Tricia Cheshire, a resident of Amelia Island sunbathes for the last few minutes before storms hit the coast before Hurricane Dorian in Jacksonville, Florida.(Photo: Reuters)

Hurricane Dorian pummels Bahamas with Category 4 assault

Freeport | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2019 09:46 PM IST
The storm’s top sustained winds fell slightly to 155 mph (250 kph), and its westward movement slowed almost to a standstill. The system crawled along Grand Bahama Island at just 1 mph (2 kph) and was expected to generate a storm surge of 18 to 23 feet (6 to 7 meters).
People walk on a largely deserted beach of the Atlantic Ocean on the barrier island in Vero Beach, Fla., on Sunday before Hurricane Dorian made landfall.(AP File Photo)
People walk on a largely deserted beach of the Atlantic Ocean on the barrier island in Vero Beach, Fla., on Sunday before Hurricane Dorian made landfall.(AP File Photo)

Dorian hammers Bahamas as second strongest Atlantic hurricane on record

Titusville | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 03:03 AM IST
The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Dorian made landfall on Elbow Cay in the Abaco Islands as a Category 5 storm on Sunday with maximum sustained winds of 185 miles per hour (295 km per hour) and gusts of more than 220 mph (354 kph).
US president Donald Trump during a briefing about Hurricane Dorian at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Sunday.(AP Photo)
US president Donald Trump during a briefing about Hurricane Dorian at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Sunday.(AP Photo)

‘Not sure ever even heard of Category 5 storm’, says Donald Trump as Hurricane Dorian slams Bahamas

Bloomberg | By Ros Krasny and Josh Wingrove
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 01:26 AM IST
While at FEMA Trump toured the agency’s national response coordination centre and commended the efforts of Federal and state personnel, the US military and others for their work on preparedness for Hurricane Dorian.
Jon Rahm Spain walks off the 18th green with fiancee Kelley Cahill after winning the Hero World Challenge in Bahamas.(AFP)
Jon Rahm Spain walks off the 18th green with fiancee Kelley Cahill after winning the Hero World Challenge in Bahamas.(AFP)

Jon Rahm wins Hero World Challenge

Bahamas | By AFP
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2018 09:45 AM IST
Rahm, the first Spanish golfer in the 20-year history of the event, posted a closing round of 65 for four-shot 20-under par victory on the Albany course.
File images of Tiger Woods.(AFP)
File images of Tiger Woods.(AFP)

Tiger Woods set to play host again at Bahamas invitational

Miami | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2018 09:33 AM IST
Woods, a 14-time major champion, shared ninth at the par-72 Albany layout last December to begin a successful comeback season from spinal fusion surgery at the event.
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