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Ibero-American Secretary-General (SEGIB) Rebeca Grynspan speaks during an interview with AFP in Madrid on April 13, 2021. (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP)

Costa Rican economist Rebeca Grynspan to head UN trade body

AP |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 10:29 AM IST
Rebeca Grynspan was nominated by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as secretary-general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, known as UNCTAD.
Vir Das loved interacting with his fans on Zoom but he cannot wait to be back on stage.
Vir Das loved interacting with his fans on Zoom but he cannot wait to be back on stage.

Vir Das on his show Inside Out: ‘Entire world is going through same thing at same time, this never happens in an artist’s life’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Srivastava
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 07:07 AM IST
Vir Das has released a new comedy special called Inside Out. It is a compilation of a few shows he did during the lockdown period on Zoom calls with his fans.
Couples scheduled ceremonies — mostly private due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but some that would be broadcast — to celebrate their unions before judges and notaries after the ban was lifted at midnight.(Unsplash)
Couples scheduled ceremonies — mostly private due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but some that would be broadcast — to celebrate their unions before judges and notaries after the ban was lifted at midnight.(Unsplash)

Costa Rica latest country to legalise same-sex marriage

Costa Rica | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Kabir Bhandari
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2020 05:12 PM IST
Costa Rica is expected to become the latest country to legalise same-sex marriage early Tuesday when a ruling from its supreme court goes into effect ending the country’s ban.
REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE(UNSPLASH)
REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE(UNSPLASH)

Ridley me this: The nesting of Odisha’s Olive Ridley turtles is an experience of a lifetime

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Sneha Mahale
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 11:21 AM IST
The nesting of the Olive Ridley turtles in Odisha is an experience of a lifetime, and should definitely make it to every wildlife enthusiast’s bucket list, this season.
The first LS 400 (left) and the latest LC 500 look a millennium apart
The first LS 400 (left) and the latest LC 500 look a millennium apart

Sunday drive with Hormazd Sorabjee: Lexus LS 400 vs Lexus LC 500

Hindustan Times | By Hormazd Sorabjee
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 09:47 PM IST
A comparison of the first ever Lexus to the latest model takes you way back in time
A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit the Panama-Costa Rica border around midnight, the US Geological Survey said(AFP/Representative Image)
A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit the Panama-Costa Rica border around midnight, the US Geological Survey said(AFP/Representative Image)

Strong earthquake hits Costa Rica-Panama border: USGS

San José | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 02:02 PM IST
The quake struck at a depth of 26 kilometers (16 miles), about two kilometers from the nearest town of Progreso in Panama, USGS said, updating a previous alert that estimated the depth at 10 kilometers.
East Bengal and Mohun Bagan are now on 20 points from eight games in the 12-team competition.(Twitter)
East Bengal and Mohun Bagan are now on 20 points from eight games in the 12-team competition.(Twitter)

Acosta scores as East Bengal overcome two-goal deficit to hold Mohun Bagan

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Dhiman Sarkar
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2018 10:53 PM IST
Trailing 1-2, East Bengal emerged for the second half with a renewed sense of purpose. The equaliser took 15 minutes in coming, Laldanmawia Ralte neutralising Mohun Bagan’s goals from Pintu Mahata and Henry Kisseka that came in the first 30 minutes.
Switzerland's Blerim Dzemaili celebrates scoring their first goal against Costa Rica in the FIFA World Cup 2018.(REUTERS)
Switzerland's Blerim Dzemaili celebrates scoring their first goal against Costa Rica in the FIFA World Cup 2018.(REUTERS)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Switzerland reach Round of 16 after draw with Costa Rica

Reuters, Nizhny Novgorod | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2018 02:40 AM IST
Switzerland made sure of a place in the last 16 of the World Cup but had to survive some anxious moments in Wednesday’s 2-2 draw with Costa Rica before finishing second behind Brazil in Group E.
Brazil's Paulinho, right, celebrates with Brazil's Neymar after scoring his side's opening goal during the group E match between Serbia and Brazil. Follow highlights from Serbia vs Brazil, FIFA World Cup 2018 here.(AP)
Brazil's Paulinho, right, celebrates with Brazil's Neymar after scoring his side's opening goal during the group E match between Serbia and Brazil. Follow highlights from Serbia vs Brazil, FIFA World Cup 2018 here.(AP)

FIFA World Cup 2018 Serbia vs Brazil highlights: BRA win, enter Rd of 16

Hindustan Times | By Abhishek Paul
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2018 01:37 AM IST
Brazil sealed their berth in the FIFA World Cup 2018 knock-out stages with a 2-0 win over Serbia on Wednesday. Follow highlights from Serbia vs Brazil, FIFA World Cup 2018 here.
Brazil take on Serbia in a crucial Group E encounter in the FIFA World Cup 2018 in St Petersburg on Tuesday.(REUTERS)
Brazil take on Serbia in a crucial Group E encounter in the FIFA World Cup 2018 in St Petersburg on Tuesday.(REUTERS)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil target Group E top spot against Serbia

Hindustan Times, Saint Petersburg | By Bhargab Sarmah
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2018 07:15 PM IST
Brazil look to solidify their spot in Group E when they take on Serbia in their final group stage encounter of FIFA World Cup 2018 in St Petersburg on Tuesday.
A win for Switzerland (in pic) would guarantee them a spot in the pre-quarterfinals of FIFA World Cup 2018.(AFP)
A win for Switzerland (in pic) would guarantee them a spot in the pre-quarterfinals of FIFA World Cup 2018.(AFP)

Switzerland set for FIFA World Cup ‘friendly’ with Costa Rica

Nizhny Novgorod | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2018 04:32 PM IST
Switzerland, who defeated Serbia 2-1 in their previous game, need at least a draw against Costa Rica to enter the pre-quarterfinals of FIFA World Cup 2018.
Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has scored only one goal in FIFA World Cup 2018 so far.(AFP)
Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has scored only one goal in FIFA World Cup 2018 so far.(AFP)

FIFA World Cup: Brazil bar to give shots every time Neymar falls

Agence France-Presse, Rio de Janeiro | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2018 02:28 AM IST
The offer is the latest twist in Brazil’s new national sport: making fun of the talented but divisive Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar.
Laura Dern and Sam Neill come to the aid of a Triceratops in a scene from the first Jurassic Park film.(Getty Images)
Laura Dern and Sam Neill come to the aid of a Triceratops in a scene from the first Jurassic Park film.(Getty Images)

25 years of Jurassic Park: Giant reptiles that walk on the screen

Hindustan Times | By Sanjukta Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2018 07:15 PM IST
In 1993, Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster film Jurassic Park showed dinosaurs as terrifying predators. The sequels became more about saving the wild, but the franchise continues to rake it in
A boy plays football on a street painted with the image of Brazil footballer Gabriel Jesus in the neighbourhood where he grew up in Sao Paulo.(AFP)
A boy plays football on a street painted with the image of Brazil footballer Gabriel Jesus in the neighbourhood where he grew up in Sao Paulo.(AFP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Favela fans celebrate Gabriel Jesus in Brazil hometown

Agence France-Presse, Sao Paulo | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2018 11:20 AM IST
Gabriel Jesus, who is one of the younger members of the Brazil football team in the FIFA World Cup, enjoys a huge following on the streets of his favela in Sao Paulo.
Neymar celebrates a goal during the FIFA World Cup 2018 match between Brazil and Costa Rica on Friday.(AFP)
Neymar celebrates a goal during the FIFA World Cup 2018 match between Brazil and Costa Rica on Friday.(AFP)

Neymar hits back at FIFA World Cup 2018 critics after scoring against Costa Rica

Agence France-Presse, Saint Petersburg | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2018 08:13 AM IST
Brazil had to battle until injury time against Costa Rica on Friday before Philippe Coutinho and Neymar scored, putting the five-time winners back on track for the FIFA World Cup 2018 last 16.
Brazil's forward Neymar runs during the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E football match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 22, 2018.(AFP)
Brazil's forward Neymar runs during the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E football match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 22, 2018.(AFP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar can’t take sole responsibility for Brazil - Tite

Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2018 10:32 PM IST
Brazil scored twice in stoppage time to move top of Group E but Neymar, who got involved in discussions with the referee and was awarded a penalty that was rescinded by the VAR, looked emotionally frail throughout, often gesticulating and falling down when tackled.
Brazil's Neymar appeals after a challenge in the penalty area from Costa Rica's Giancarlo Gonzalez during their FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E match at Saint Petersburg Stadium, Saint Petersburg, Russia on June 22, 2018.(REUTERS)
Brazil's Neymar appeals after a challenge in the penalty area from Costa Rica's Giancarlo Gonzalez during their FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E match at Saint Petersburg Stadium, Saint Petersburg, Russia on June 22, 2018.(REUTERS)

FIFA World Cup 2018: VAR controversy mars Brazil’s win over Costa Rica

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shayne Dias
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 08:16 PM IST
Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 in their Group E encounter to put one foot into the knockout round of the FIFA World Cup 2018, but there was a controversial call made late in the game when Neymar was denied a penalty due to Video Assistant Referee (VAR).
Brazil's Philippe Coutinho, second left, celebrates with Neymar, second right, after scoring the opening goal against Costa Rica in a FIFA World Cup 2018 match.(AP)
Brazil's Philippe Coutinho, second left, celebrates with Neymar, second right, after scoring the opening goal against Costa Rica in a FIFA World Cup 2018 match.(AP)

Neymar, Philippe Coutinho strike late to guide Brazil past Costa Rica in FIFA World Cup 2018

Reuters, St Petersburg | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 08:49 PM IST
Brazil’s 2-0 win over Costa Rica saw the five-times world champions gain four points from two games after they drew 1-1 with Switzerland in their opening match, and they provisionally rise above Serbia to top Group E of FIFA World Cup 2018
Get highlights of Brazil vs Costa Rica, FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E match, here.Brazil win their first World Cup match in four as Costa Rica are eliminated.(REUTERS)
Get highlights of Brazil vs Costa Rica, FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E match, here.Brazil win their first World Cup match in four as Costa Rica are eliminated.(REUTERS)

FIFA World Cup 2018, St Petersburg, highlights, Brazil win,Cost Rica eliminated

Hindustan Times | By Himanshu Dhingra
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 07:40 PM IST
Get highlights of Brazil vs Costa Rica, FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E match, here.Brazil win their first World Cup match in four as Costa Rica are eliminated.
Neymar will be key for Brazil as they look to register their first win in the FIFA World Cup 2018 when they face Costa Rica on Friday.(AFP)
Neymar will be key for Brazil as they look to register their first win in the FIFA World Cup 2018 when they face Costa Rica on Friday.(AFP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar needs to read situations better for Brazil, writes Bhaichung Bhutia

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhaichung Bhutia
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 10:30 AM IST
Neymar will have to be the key performer for Brazil if the five-time champions want to succeed in the FIFA World Cup 2018, according to former India skipper Bhaichung Bhutia.
Switzerland face Serbia in the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E encounter on Friday.(AFP)
Switzerland face Serbia in the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E encounter on Friday.(AFP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Serbia take on Switzerland with Brazil looming in Group E

Agence France-Presse, Kaliningrad | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2018 08:12 PM IST
A 1-0 win over Costa Rica and Brazil’s surprise 1-1 draw with Switzerland has left Serbia on the cusp of advancing from Group E in the FIFA World Cup 2018.
Neymar, who is recovering from a foot injury, will be key for Brazil in their FIFA World Cup 2018 encounter against Costa Rica.(AFP)
Neymar, who is recovering from a foot injury, will be key for Brazil in their FIFA World Cup 2018 encounter against Costa Rica.(AFP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar fitness cloud lingers as Brazil face Costa Rica

Agence France-Presse, St Petersburg | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2018 02:09 PM IST
Brazil take on Costa Rica on Friday needing a win to avoid equalling their worst ever World Cup run, but the focus of their concern is once again not on the team but on one individual - Neymar.
Neymar limped out of the previous training session for Brazil due to an ankle problem.(AFP)
Neymar limped out of the previous training session for Brazil due to an ankle problem.(AFP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar trains for Brazil ahead of Costa Rica game

AFP, Sochi | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2018 12:20 AM IST
Neymar, who limped out of a previous session 24 hours before, returned to training for Brazil ahead of their game against Costa Rica.
Neymar’s injury is a big worry for Brazil ahead of their FIFA World Cup 2018 match against Costa Rica.(AFP)
Neymar’s injury is a big worry for Brazil ahead of their FIFA World Cup 2018 match against Costa Rica.(AFP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar limps out of Brazil football team training

Agence France-Presse, Sochi | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2018 07:53 AM IST
Neymar, who sat out Monday’s session, suddenly hobbled off the pitch in a worrying sight for Brazil ahead of their crucial FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E match against Costa Rica on Friday.
Brazil's Neymar leaves training after feeling pain in his right ankle on Tuesday.(REUTERS)
Brazil's Neymar leaves training after feeling pain in his right ankle on Tuesday.(REUTERS)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar leaves training session with sore ankle

Reuters, Sochi | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2018 09:24 PM IST
Brazil’s Neymar stopped training in Sochi after a few minutes, leaving his team mates to continue preparations for their second World Cup game against Costa Rica in St Petersburg on Friday.
Brazilian fans were left frustrated after their team was held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland in the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E match in Rostov on Sunday.(AFP)
Brazilian fans were left frustrated after their team was held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland in the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E match in Rostov on Sunday.(AFP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazilian fans rage at Switzerland defenders, referee after deadlock

Hindustan Times, Moscow | By Bhargab Sarmah
PUBLISHED ON JUN 18, 2018 06:32 PM IST
Five-time FIFA World Cup winners Brazil left their large contingent of followers in Russia frustrated after being held 1-1 by a robust Switzerland in Sunday’s Group E opener in Rostov.
Steven Zuber scored the equaliser for Switzerland(AP)
Steven Zuber scored the equaliser for Switzerland(AP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Switzerland hold Brazil to 1-1 draw in Group E encounter

Omnisport | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2018 01:47 AM IST
Philippe Coutinho scored a spectacular first-half goal for Brazil in their FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E opener on Sunday, only for Steven Zuber to cancel it out after the break.
Aleksandar Kolarov curled in a superb free kick as Serbia got their FIFA World Cup Group E campaign up and running with a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica.(REUTERS)
Aleksandar Kolarov curled in a superb free kick as Serbia got their FIFA World Cup Group E campaign up and running with a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica.(REUTERS)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Aleksandar Kolarov stunner guides Serbia to 1-0 win over Costa Rica

Omnisport, Samara | By By Patric Ridge
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 08:00 PM IST
Serbia got their FIFA World Cup campaign off to a winning start as Aleksandar Kolarov’s sublime free-kick secured a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica.
Get full score of the FIFA World Cup 2018 match between Costa Rica and Serbia here. Serbia win their first World Cup 2018 match by a solitary goal.(AP)
Get full score of the FIFA World Cup 2018 match between Costa Rica and Serbia here. Serbia win their first World Cup 2018 match by a solitary goal.(AP)

Full score, FIFA World Cup 2018, Samara: Costa Rica 0-1 Serbia

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 09:00 PM IST
Get full score of the FIFA World Cup 2018 match between Costa Rica and Serbia here. Serbia win their first World Cup 2018 match by a solitary goal.
Switzerland are placed in a tough group with Brazil, Serbia and Costa Rica and Vladimir Petkovic believes the first game against five-time champions Brazil will do his team plenty of good.(AFP)
Switzerland are placed in a tough group with Brazil, Serbia and Costa Rica and Vladimir Petkovic believes the first game against five-time champions Brazil will do his team plenty of good.(AFP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Switzerland coach says glad to play Brazil in first game

Hindustan Times, Moscow | By Bhargab Sarmah
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 09:04 AM IST
Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic believes that playing the first game against Brazil will give the players confidence heading into their other two games against Serbia and Costa Rica.
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