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Jazz vocalist Sanjeeta Bhattacharya strikes a solid note

The 25-year-old has a bone to pick. Her first int’l collab highlights the frustration artists feel when they must mould themselves to please others 

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya makes her rap debut with her new release,
Published on Nov 08, 2020 07:50 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByKarishma Kuenzang

Coronavirus pandemic: Why I’m nervous about the end of lockdown

Is this what normal life looks like? Life is gradually returning to some semblance of what it once was. My children have been attending school one day a week and they’ll be back full-time Monday.

FILE PHOTO: A cyclist is seen infront of the Bank of England as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, April 14, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley/File Photo(REUTERS)
Updated on May 20, 2020 09:02 AM IST
Bloomberg | ByDavid Fickling

The Pakistani fashion designer Indians are talking about

Winning hearts on both sides of the border, Pakistani couturier Faraz Manan believes that the subcontinent is his strength

Apart from the fabrics of the country, Faraz is in love with the food in different cities of India
Updated on May 03, 2020 12:34 AM IST
Hindustan Times | BySarah Mirza

Here’s how breastfeeding may lead to fewer human viruses in infants

The findings expand upon prior research that suggests that breastfeeding plays a key role in the interaction between babies and the microbial environment.

The findings expand upon prior research that suggests that breastfeeding plays a key role in the interaction between babies and the microbial environment.(UNSPLASH)
Updated on Apr 19, 2020 09:07 AM IST
New York | ByIndo Asian News Service

China is the new hub for South Asian students

The future elites in the neighbourhood will be shaped by Chinese education. India is no longer the only choice

Foreign students at a Delhi college. Enhancing educational connectivity should be a key priority if India wishes to retain its role as the region’s intellectual hub(Sushil Kumar/HT)
Updated on Mar 12, 2020 09:07 PM IST
ByConstantino Xavier and Aakshi Chaba

Turkey deports 11 French relatives of ‘terrorist’ suspects

A French judicial source confirmed that four women and their seven children had arrived early on Monday, after they were released from camps in Kurdish-held parts of northeastern Syria.

Turkey has sent 11 French relatives of suspected “terrorist fighters” back home(AP Photo (Representative Image))
Published on Dec 10, 2019 07:32 AM IST
Paris | ByAgence France-Presse

Louvre opens huge outpost to protect art from flooding

The Louvre Conservation Center in northern France, will help protect valuable works from the swelling Seine River as major floods grow more frequent and the riverside museum has found itself lacking safe storage.

The Louvre Conservation Center in northern France, will help protect valuable works from the swelling Seine River as major floods grow more frequent and the riverside museum has found itself lacking safe storage.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 09, 2019 03:49 PM IST
Lievin | ByPress Trust of India

Simon Mignolet leaves Liverpool for Club Brugge

Brugge had revealed that the 31-year-old, who had been sidelined by Reds boss Jurgen Klopp following the arrival of Alisson last summer, had agreed a five-year deal “subject to a medical” that took place earlier Monday.

Simon Mignolet in action.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 05:41 PM IST
Paris | ByAgence France-Presse

Families hide as US launches small scale immigration raids

The removal operations are meant to deter a surge in Central American families fleeing poverty and gang violence in their home countries, with many seeking asylum in the United States.

U.S. launched small-scale operations to arrest undocumented families over the weekend.(REUTERS Photo)
Updated on Jul 15, 2019 08:48 AM IST
Reuters | ByReuters

HT Picks: The most interesting books of the week

The emerald isle, ghazals and Urdu poetry and a corporate battle all feature in this week’s list of good reads

This week’s pick of great reads includes books on Sri Lanka, ghazals, and the most sensational corporate spat in recent Indian business history.(HT Team)
Updated on Jun 21, 2019 08:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByHT Team

UEFA reject PSG’s appeal to overturn Neymar’s Champions League ban

The Brazilian was suspended in April for three Champions League matches and PSG appealed the decision.

File image of PSG footballer Neymar.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 06:17 PM IST
Paris | ByReuters

Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home: UN

The annual “Global Trends” report released by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees counts the number of the world’s refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced people at the end of 2018.

A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the UN refugee agency said.(AFP/Representative Image)
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 02:16 PM IST
Geneva, Switzerland | ByAssociated Press

ICC World Cup 2019: Justin Langer picks this team as ‘red-hot favourites’ for title

Langer believes if the team sticks to their gameplan, they too will be able to post huge scores on the board.

File image of India skipper Virat Kohli and England captain Eoin Morgan.(Getty Images)
Updated on May 19, 2019 09:03 AM IST
Melbourne | ByANI

British actor Idris Elba marries model Sabrina Dhowre in Morocco, see pics

Actior Idris Elba tied the knot with model Sabrina Dhowre in Marrakesh and the celebrations have found their way onto internet. Check out their loved up pics from the ceremony.

In this Feb. 24, 2019 file photo, Idris Elba, right, and Sabrina Dhowre arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. British actor Idris Elba has married model Sabrina Dhowre in Morocco.(Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Updated on Apr 28, 2019 11:02 AM IST
Associated Press | By

Gangster Obed Radiowala, accused of firing at Mahesh Bhatt, deported from the US

Crime branch officials said Radiowala has been living illegally in the US for at least a decade, and they had issued a red-corner notice against him in 2015

Obed Radiowala being taken in a flight to India from the US.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 03, 2019 10:44 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

ISIS Jihadists emerge from tunnels to surrender after ‘caliphate’ falls

Syria’s Kurds warned that despite the demise of the proto-state, the thousands of foreign jihadists they have detained are a time-bomb the world urgently needs to defuse.

An image grab released by the Kurdish Ronahi TV on March 23, 2019 shows the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) raising their flag atop a building in the Islamic State group's last bastion in the eastern Syrian village of Baghuz after defeating the jihadist group.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 26, 2019 07:15 AM IST
Baghouz, Syria | ByAgence France-Presse

New UK visa plan to attract Indian, non-EU students

The plans included in the International Education Strategy, however, do not go so far as to accept the sector’s demand to revive the two-year post-study work visa that was popular with self-financing Indian students, but was closed in 2012.

Increasing the post-study work period and making it easier for Indian and non-EU students to find work, are among the new plans unveiled by the Theresa May government on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 16, 2019 12:48 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By

Luka Modric, from Croatian war child to Ballon d’Or winner

A national hero in his home country and crowned the best player on the planet, Luka Modric was rewarded for his key role in Croatia’s historic run to the World Cup final and his club Real Madrid’s third straight Champions League trophy.

2018 FIFA Men's Ballon d'Or award for best player of the year's Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric poses with the trophy after the 2018 FIFA Ballon d'Or award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris.(AFP)
Updated on Dec 04, 2018 04:43 PM IST
Paris | ByAFP

Legislation moved to prevent Trump admin from killing H-4 for H-1B spouses

Called the H-4 Employment Protection Act, the legislation has no chance of passing in the current Republican-dominated House of Representatives and, subsequently, the senate.

Two Democratic lawmakers introduced a legislation in the House of Representatives Friday to prevent the Trump administration from revoking an Obama-era measure allowing work authorization to spouses of H-1B visa holders, most of whom are from India, waiting for their Green Card.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Nov 18, 2018 10:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Washington | By

ICC set to impose tougher sanctions for mushrooming T20 leagues

The threat of corruption in the game has increased with many ICC members following the cash-rich IPL in starting their own T20 leagues.

Afghanistan is the latest to join the T20 bandwagon and its league is going on in the UAE.(Twitter (@ICC))
Updated on Oct 15, 2018 06:03 PM IST
Singapore | ByPTI

Katrina Kaif is back in England, sharing photos of her pretty sisters. See pics

Katrina Kaif is back to her happy place after a few really hectic weeks. The actor is at home in England with her sisters.

Katrina Kaif is back with her sisters in England.(Instagram)
Updated on Jul 14, 2018 12:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Here’s why Portugal’s best chefs are finally returning to their home country

As tourism has flourished in their home country, so has the appetite for ambitious dining.

Manel Lino, a Portuguese chef who spent years sharpening his skills on the other side of the Iberian peninsula, returned to Portugal to work on newer concepts.(facebook.com/Manel Lino)
Updated on Jun 13, 2018 05:30 PM IST
Bloomberg | ByChadner Navarro
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