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Pop artist Robert Indiana's estate to preserve his iconic 1960s 'LOVE' series(Twitter/AnneMortier1/EisenLawToronto)

Pop artist Robert Indiana's estate to preserve his iconic 1960s 'LOVE' series

AP |
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2021 06:19 PM IST
  • New York-based Morgan Art Foundation intends to work with the Maine-based Star of Hope Foundation, which aims to transform Robert Indiana’s island home into a museum. Indiana created a lifetime of art but he’s best known for LOVE, spelled with two letters to a line and with a tilted “O.”
Singapore to screen travellers from Malaysia with Covid-19 breath test(Photo by ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP)
Singapore to screen travellers from Malaysia with Covid-19 breath test(Photo by ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP)

Singapore to screen travellers from Malaysia with Covid-19 breath test

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2021 11:14 AM IST
Singapore will screen incoming travellers from Malaysia at the Tuas Checkpoint on the western side of the island in a deployment trial of the breathalyzers. Anyone who tests Covid-19 positive in the breath test would be screened in a confirmatory PCR swab test.
Italy's glamorous tourist destination, Capri, gears to shake off pandemic blues(Photo by Ellena McGuinness on Unsplash)
Italy's glamorous tourist destination, Capri, gears to shake off pandemic blues(Photo by Ellena McGuinness on Unsplash)

Italy's glamorous tourist destination, Capri, gears to shake off pandemic blues

Reuters |
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2021 08:05 PM IST
Mediterranean blue island, Capri, with magnificent mansions, classy restaurants and world class shopping is hoping to shake off the Covid-19 pandemic blues after a year of on-and-off closures that have depressed the economy.
Shraddha Kapoor sets Maldives on fire in Zara's knit top, Stradivarius shorts(Instagram/shraddhakapoor)
Shraddha Kapoor sets Maldives on fire in Zara's knit top, Stradivarius shorts(Instagram/shraddhakapoor)

Shraddha Kapoor sets Maldives on fire in blue Zara bralette, Stradivarius shorts

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2021 07:55 PM IST
  • Shraddha Kapoor twins with the Maldives’ landscape in a sizzling turquoise knit bralette top from Zara teamed with pleated beige shorts from Stradivarius, a floppy hat and a Forever 21 bag as she enjoys a ‘breakfast for the soul’ and fans can’t stop swooning over the fashionista’s beachwear
Madhuri Dixit sets fans craving for exotic Maldives vacay with latest travel picture(Instagram/madhuridixitnene)
Madhuri Dixit sets fans craving for exotic Maldives vacay with latest travel picture(Instagram/madhuridixitnene)

Madhuri Dixit sets fans craving for exotic Maldives vacay with latest travel pic

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2021 02:44 PM IST
  • In printed top and pastel blue shorts, Madhuri Dixit Nene camouflages with the picture-perfect private villas extending to the alabaster white sand beaches and turquoise blue waters of Maldives as she gives fans a glimpse into Day 1 of her island vacation
Mouni Roy’s bikini picture from the Maldives makes fans go weak in the knees(Instagram/imouniroy)
Mouni Roy’s bikini picture from the Maldives makes fans go weak in the knees(Instagram/imouniroy)

Mouni Roy’s bikini shoot on ‘Sunny Sunday’ in the Maldives will make you go weak in the knees

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 04:18 PM IST
Mouni Roy looks like a spot of sunshine in yellow bikini amid the blue ocean as she enjoys a ‘Sunny Sunday’ in the Maldives
Representational image.(UNSPLASH)
Representational image.(UNSPLASH)

India loses one-third of its natural islands in last four decades

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2020 03:17 PM IST
India has lost one-third of its natural wetlands to urbanisation, agriculture expansion and pollution over a period of last four decades.
A New Zealand military team recovered six bodies on Friday from the volcanic island(AP)
A New Zealand military team recovered six bodies on Friday from the volcanic island(AP)

New Zealand recovers six bodies from volcanic island in high-risk mission

Whakatane/Wellington | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 06:15 AM IST
Military personnel worked as quickly as possible after using helicopters to land on White Island, which experts have said still has a 50-60% chance of another eruption in the coming hours.
Temples are a must-visit when in Bali.(IStock)
Temples are a must-visit when in Bali.(IStock)

Explore the rich culture of Bali through its temples and history when you travel to this Indonesian island

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Ramnath
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 12:55 PM IST
When you visit Bali now, forgo the touristy spots — the beaches, the surfing, the spas. Instead, seek out the traditions, culture, and of course the splendid temple architecture of the Indonesian island.
The Byculla police have booked the truck driver, Prithviraj Jadhav, 30, for rash driving.(HT image)
The Byculla police have booked the truck driver, Prithviraj Jadhav, 30, for rash driving.(HT image)

BMC shut Reay Road bridge for 4 days

Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya MS
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 01:03 AM IST
The bridge runs above the harbour railway line, Barristernath Pai road, and a Mumbai Port Trust road. The bridge connects the east and west side of Reay Road station.
View of the Faraglioni rocks.
View of the Faraglioni rocks.

Capri: The tiny island with a big heart

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Sreyashi Ghosh
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 11:05 AM IST
With views that look like they’re straight out of a vividly filled in colouring book, Capri is a tiny island with a big heart.
Mukti Bahini liberation army troops in what was then East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) in November 1971.(Popperfoto via Getty Images)
Mukti Bahini liberation army troops in what was then East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) in November 1971.(Popperfoto via Getty Images)

Review: Babu Bangladesh! by Numair A Choudhury

Hindustan Times | By Lamat R Hasan
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 09:11 AM IST
Effortlessly jumping genres, Babu Bangladesh! is a work of genius that is as much the story of Babu as of the bloody birth of Bangladesh
India's Shubhankar Sharma plays out of the rough on the 1st hole.(AP)
India's Shubhankar Sharma plays out of the rough on the 1st hole.(AP)

Shubhankar Sharma equals best finish at Major after signing off tied 51st

Portrush | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 12:09 PM IST
Shubhankar Sharma sunk a 45-foot birdie on the final hole to savour a career-best round of 68 at the Majors on the final day which took his total to three-over 287.
Officials are looking for families with more than three children to relocate to this island.(Twitter/@fotjou)
Officials are looking for families with more than three children to relocate to this island.(Twitter/@fotjou)

This Greek island wants to pay people to live there. Are you interested?

By HT Corespondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 04, 2019 07:28 PM IST
Antikythera Island, which is a 45-minutes plane ride from Athens, is home to just 24 people.
The Modi government’s decision comes over a month after West Bengal BJP vice-president Chandra Kumar Bose, who is related to the freedom fighter, had written to the PM urging to him to rename the Andaman & Nicobar Islands as the ‘Shaheed and Swaraj Islands’.(AFP file photo)
The Modi government’s decision comes over a month after West Bengal BJP vice-president Chandra Kumar Bose, who is related to the freedom fighter, had written to the PM urging to him to rename the Andaman & Nicobar Islands as the ‘Shaheed and Swaraj Islands’.(AFP file photo)

Andaman’s most-visited islands to be renamed during PM Modi visit

The Print, New Delhi | By Ananya Bhardwaj
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2018 02:47 PM IST
The Modi government is continuing with its name-changing spree, with the government now deciding to rename Havelock Island to Swaraj Dweep, Neil Island to Shaheed Dweep and Ross Island to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Island.
Authorities have been struggling to figure out how to recover the body of 26-year-old John Allen Chau, who was killed by North Sentinel islanders who apparently shot him with arrows and then buried his body on the beach.(REUTERS)
Authorities have been struggling to figure out how to recover the body of 26-year-old John Allen Chau, who was killed by North Sentinel islanders who apparently shot him with arrows and then buried his body on the beach.(REUTERS)

Police map area of island where US man was killed, spot Sentinels

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 08:33 PM IST
During their visit to the island’s surroundings on Friday, investigators also spotted four or five North Sentinel islanders moving in the area from a distance of about 500 meters (1,600 feet) from a boat and studied their behavior for several hours, said Dependra Pathak, the director-general of police of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, where North Sentinel is located.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.5 quake was centered at a depth of 6 miles (10 kilometers) about 35 miles (56 kilometers) northeast of the town of Donggala.(Representative Image/File Photo)
The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.5 quake was centered at a depth of 6 miles (10 kilometers) about 35 miles (56 kilometers) northeast of the town of Donggala.(Representative Image/File Photo)

Powerful earthquake rocks Indonesian island, tsunami warning issued

Associated Press, Jakarta | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2018 04:19 PM IST
A powerful earthquake has rocked central Sulawesi in Indonesia and authorities have issued a tsunami warning.
Wang Jicai took up the lonely job of guarding the remote and tiny Kaishan island in the Yellow Sea off China’s east coast.(Represnetative image)
Wang Jicai took up the lonely job of guarding the remote and tiny Kaishan island in the Yellow Sea off China’s east coast.(Represnetative image)

On Kaishan island, guardian of China’s first line of defence dies

Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis, Beijing
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2018 12:48 PM IST
Wang Jicai said he always believed the remote Kaishan island was an inalienable part of China, and the country’s first line of defence.
One of the cabins at SuperShe resort.(Supershe.com)
One of the cabins at SuperShe resort.(Supershe.com)

No men allowed on this island, but do you have what it takes to get in?

Bloomberg | By Kati Pohjanpalo
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2018 05:35 PM IST
Roughly 7,000 women applied after the island project opened this year, and only about 140 were selected through video interviews with the project’s founder, Kristina Roth
Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Perdana Leadership Foundation in Putrajaya, Malaysia on May 19, 2018 in this handout photo. Malaysia’s PM said his government planned to develop some offshore rocks which were the subject of a territorial dispute with Singapore.(Reuters Photo)
Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Perdana Leadership Foundation in Putrajaya, Malaysia on May 19, 2018 in this handout photo. Malaysia’s PM said his government planned to develop some offshore rocks which were the subject of a territorial dispute with Singapore.(Reuters Photo)

Malaysia plans to build island on strategic Singapore Strait rocks

Reuters, Kuala Lumpur | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2018 02:07 PM IST
Malaysia’s newly elected prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, told a news conference that Malaysia had already been building structures on Middle Rocks.
The two parks in Diu have come up relatively fast — over the past five years. There are also rooftop panels on 112 government establishments in the city.(Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)
The two parks in Diu have come up relatively fast — over the past five years. There are also rooftop panels on 112 government establishments in the city.(Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)

It takes an island: How Diu became India’s first solar city by day

Hindustan Times | By Dipanjan Sinha
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2018 02:23 PM IST
Large vacant plots owned by the government, long sunny months, and a small population made the district ideal for a renewable energy push.
This is the world’s most private resort. It has only one suite on the island.(www.gladdenprivateisland.com)
This is the world’s most private resort. It has only one suite on the island.(www.gladdenprivateisland.com)

Now you can rent an entire island, just for Rs 2 lakh per night

Bloomberg | By Mark Ellwood
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 02:32 PM IST
Would you book an entire island for yourself? Set on a pair of mangrove-fringed islands a few miles off the southern coast of Belize, Gladden is accessible from the capital, Belize City, itself a nonstop flight from several hubs in North America.
Bali has become one of the world’s leading wedding destinations(Photo: iStock)
Bali has become one of the world’s leading wedding destinations(Photo: iStock)

Bali state of mind: Why the Indonesian island is one of the world’s leading wedding destinations

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2018 10:29 PM IST
Want to fly away to get married but don’t have the cash to take over Venice? More and more couples are choosing Bali
Sunset at the stunning Poipu beach, which is known for its white sands.(Shutterstock)
Sunset at the stunning Poipu beach, which is known for its white sands.(Shutterstock)

This charming Hawaiian island is inviting tourists. Here’s why

Associated Press, Honolulu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2018 12:24 PM IST
Plan your next vacation to Kauai, a beautiful place that needs your support. After a recent flooding, the island is back on its feet, even as tourism remains its biggest industry.
Dozens of newly discovered giant dinosaur footprints on a Scottish island are helping to shed light on the Jurassic reptiles’ evolution.(REUTERS)
Dozens of newly discovered giant dinosaur footprints on a Scottish island are helping to shed light on the Jurassic reptiles’ evolution.(REUTERS)

Dinosaur footprints believed to be 170 million-year-old found in Scotland

Press Trust of India, London | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2018 05:02 PM IST
The footprints, left in a muddy, shallow lagoon, about 170 million years ago in Isle of Skye are helping the researchers build a more accurate picture of an important period in dinosaur evolution. This is the second discovery of such footprints on the Scottish island.
New food and beverage offerings, a hilltop gym, a spa expansion, and a hydroponic nursery are coming to Kokomo this year.(Kokomo Private Island Fiji/Facebook)
New food and beverage offerings, a hilltop gym, a spa expansion, and a hydroponic nursery are coming to Kokomo this year.(Kokomo Private Island Fiji/Facebook)

Pamper yourself: This resort on a private island in Fiji promises all things luxury

Kathryn Romeyn, Bloomberg | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2018 11:39 AM IST
Kokomo Private Island Fiji cost $100 million to be built. An ideal holiday spot, it has four pristine beaches and guests have easy access to one of the world’s most epic dive sites, the Great Astrolabe Reef.
The Kepirohi Waterfall located near the ancient city of Nan Madol in Pohnpei, Micronesia.(AP)
The Kepirohi Waterfall located near the ancient city of Nan Madol in Pohnpei, Micronesia.(AP)

Go off the beaten path: Here’s why this remote island should on your travel list

Nicole Evatt/Associated Press, Micronesia | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 08:32 AM IST
Micronesia boasts of amazing waterfalls, hidden caves, and a chance to stargaze, go kayaking and scuba diving. It’s the perfect destination for a digital detox.
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