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Iota became a Category 2 hurricane late Sunday afternoon, and the US National Hurricane Center warned it would likely be an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm when it approached the Central America mainland late Monday.(via REUTERS)

Hurricane Iota heads for already battered Central America

By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Managua, Nicaragua
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 07:07 AM IST
Nicaragua’s government said authorities had begun evacuating some people near the country’s border with Honduras, an area that forecasts said likely would be in Iota’s path.
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This GeoColor satellite image shows Hurricane Eta in the Gulf of Mexico approaching the border of Honduras and Nicaragua (NOAA via AP)
This GeoColor satellite image shows Hurricane Eta in the Gulf of Mexico approaching the border of Honduras and Nicaragua (NOAA via AP)

Flood and landslide warning as Hurricane Eta approaches Central America

By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral | Managua, Nicaragua
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 08:50 AM IST
The US National Hurricane Center said Eta, a Category 4 hurricane, had maximum sustained winds of 150 mph (240 kph) and was centered about 70 miles (110 kilometers) east-southest of the Nicaragua-Honduras border in early evening.
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Kebabs rolled in paratha with onions is a fantastic dish that needs to be popularised and preserved(Shutterstock)
Kebabs rolled in paratha with onions is a fantastic dish that needs to be popularised and preserved(Shutterstock)

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: Roll redemption

By Vir Sanghvi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2020 09:14 AM IST
The Nizam’s Roll is one of India’s great dishes but it never gets the recognition it deserves
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352pp, Rs 399; Westland
352pp, Rs 399; Westland

Excerpt: Legend of Suheldev – The King Who Saved India by Amish

By Amish | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2020 12:50 PM IST
The tale of a magnificent 11th century king, who united different Indians against the onslaught of invaders, is the first in a stream of stories from Amish’s Writers’ Centre. An exclusive first excerpt from the foreword to the book
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An equal number of Indian native saptparni or Scholar Tree, which blossom in autumn and are known for their tiny white and green flowers that are intensely fragrant, will also be planted here.(HT Photo)
An equal number of Indian native saptparni or Scholar Tree, which blossom in autumn and are known for their tiny white and green flowers that are intensely fragrant, will also be planted here.(HT Photo)

Soon, flowering trees to line Karol Bagh’s Ajmal Khan Road in Delhi

By Baishali Adak | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 05:49 AM IST
The North Delhi Municipal Corporation will plant at least 75 of these on the median of the almost two-kilometre stretch of Ajmal Khan Road, as per plans of the civic body’s horticulture department.
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It’s now up to the various non-profit and private organizations that care for the children to cover the costs-if they can, or choose to.(AFP File Photo/Representative Image)
It’s now up to the various non-profit and private organizations that care for the children to cover the costs-if they can, or choose to.(AFP File Photo/Representative Image)

English classes, legal services cut for immigrant kids under US government care

By Press Trust of India | Phoenix, USA
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2019 11:42 AM IST
The move appears to violate a legal settlement known as the Flores agreement that requires the government to provide education and recreational activities to immigrant children in its care.
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A couple of white tiger cubs are the new guests of the National Zoo of Nicaragua, which has a population of 400 animals of 90 species, according to park sources.(AFP Fille Photo)
A couple of white tiger cubs are the new guests of the National Zoo of Nicaragua, which has a population of 400 animals of 90 species, according to park sources.(AFP Fille Photo)

Two rare white tiger cubs find new home in Nicaragua

By Agence France-Presse | Masaya, Nicaragua
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 12:39 PM IST
The siblings were donated from a Mexican zoo, and are the third generation of tigers born in captivity in that country.
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