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The app, VeriFLY, by software firm Daon, allows real-time verification of Covid-19 related credentials(Unsplash)

American Airlines to offer app detailing pandemic-related travel requirements

USA | By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 08:35 AM IST
American Airlines Group Inc said on Thursday it would offer its customers a mobile app to show Covid-19 testing and documentation requirements for their destination.
Kamala Harris’ ‘hearty breakfast’ suggestion for women, favourite Indian dishes(Instagram/kamalaharris)
Kamala Harris’ ‘hearty breakfast’ suggestion for women, favourite Indian dishes(Instagram/kamalaharris)

Kamala Harris recommends ‘a hearty breakfast’ for women, reveals her favourite Indian dishes

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 10:08 AM IST
From spilling the beans on her favourite North Indian and South Indian dishes to revealing what she eats for breakfast and how she took care of her mental health on the campaign trail, the first black woman Vice President of the US - Kamala Harris has fans hooked over her lifestyle choices
Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) addresses supporters at a drive-in election eve rally on November 2, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.(AFP)
Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) addresses supporters at a drive-in election eve rally on November 2, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.(AFP)

Kamala Harris on the verge of many, many firsts

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 08:00 AM IST
Born of a mother from India and a father from Jamaica, Harris will become the first woman, first Indian American, first Black, first South Asian American and the first Asian ever elected as vice-president if Joe Biden wins the US presidential elections.
Eta is the 28th named Atlantic storm this season, tying the 2005 record for named storms.(AP | Representational Image - Tropical Storm Zeta)
Eta is the 28th named Atlantic storm this season, tying the 2005 record for named storms.(AP | Representational Image - Tropical Storm Zeta)

Tropical Storm Eta expected to become hurricane by Monday

Miami | By Associated Press | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON NOV 01, 2020 03:36 PM IST
The system had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) early Sunday, the US National Hurricane Center said in an advisory.
Educator Taneka Mckoy Phipps teaches a lesson next to a blackboard painted on a zinc fence.(REUTERS)
Educator Taneka Mckoy Phipps teaches a lesson next to a blackboard painted on a zinc fence.(REUTERS)

Teacher turns walls into blackboards in Jamaica to teach students amid pandemic

Kingston | By Reuters | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON OCT 29, 2020 10:59 PM IST
Taneka Mckoy, 39, said she felt compelled to start the project when the new coronavirus reached Jamaica seven months ago and the government closed down its schools in order to contain infections.
Anil Kapoor in his latest fitness video.
Anil Kapoor in his latest fitness video.

Anil Kapoor’s latest fitness video gets a thumbs up from Olympic winner Yohan Blake: ‘Looking good my friend’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 12:09 PM IST
Anil Kapoor’s recent video showing him sprinting by the beach has got a stamp of approval from Olympic winner from Jamaica, Yohan Blake. See their interaction here.
Action from a Caribbean Premier League match.(Twitter/CPL)
Action from a Caribbean Premier League match.(Twitter/CPL)

CPL 2020: Trinbago finish with all-win record, Jamaica, St Lucia, Guyana complete semi-final line-up

Port-of-Spain | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2020 01:12 PM IST
In the first semi-final, TKR will take on fourth-placed Jamaica while Guayana and St Lucia will be pitted against each other in the other semi-final.
Newly elected President of International Association of Athletics Federations Sebastian Coe listens to a question at a news conference in Beijing.(Reuters)
Newly elected President of International Association of Athletics Federations Sebastian Coe listens to a question at a news conference in Beijing.(Reuters)

Athletics: Some allegiance switches were akin to human trafficking - Coe

SYDNEY | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2020 09:48 AM IST
The new rules prevent anyone under the age of 20 from changing allegiance and demand athletes prove their ties to their new nation after a three-year waiting period.
Senator from California and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris speaks at the Democratic National Convention, being held virtually amid the coronavirus pandemic at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware.(AFP PHOTO.)
Senator from California and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris speaks at the Democratic National Convention, being held virtually amid the coronavirus pandemic at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware.(AFP PHOTO.)

Democratic nominee for US vice-president Kamala Harris makes history

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 09:48 PM IST
Harris accepted the nomination as a tribute to her Indian-born mother Shyamala Gopalan Harris, who came to the US to pursue her interest in breast cancer research, met and married Donald J Harris, an immigrant from Jamaica, during the civil rights movement, and raised her and her sister as a single mother.
Kamala Harris, who has roots in India on her mother’s side and in Jamaica on her father’s side, is the first woman of Indian and African descent to run for the post of vice president.(AFP)
Kamala Harris, who has roots in India on her mother’s side and in Jamaica on her father’s side, is the first woman of Indian and African descent to run for the post of vice president.(AFP)

With announcement, Kamala Harris’ India views now in focus

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2020 05:47 AM IST
Asked about the possible role the US could play following last year’s lockdown in Kashmir and the human rights situation there, she replied: “It is about reminding people that they are not alone, that we are all watching.”

7.7 magnitude earthquake hits between Cuba and Jamaica, but no injuries

Havana | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 05:22 AM IST
The quake was centered 139 kilometers (86 miles) northwest of Montego Bay, Jamaica, and 140 kilometers (87 miles) west-southwest of Niquero, Cuba, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
India's Jasprit Bumrah bowls in the nets during a training session ahead of their second one day international cricket match against West Indies in Visakhapatnam(AP)
India's Jasprit Bumrah bowls in the nets during a training session ahead of their second one day international cricket match against West Indies in Visakhapatnam(AP)

Post India recall, Jasprit Bumrah to prove fitness in Ranji game against Kerala

Surat | By PTI
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2019 02:37 PM IST
Bumrah, who has been out of action since September due to a stress fracture, was on Monday named in the India squad for the home T20s and ODIs against Sri Lanka and Australia, respectively, next month.
Miss World 2019 Toni Ann Singh of Jamaica celebrates winning the Miss World final in London, Britain December 14, 2019.(REUTERS)
Miss World 2019 Toni Ann Singh of Jamaica celebrates winning the Miss World final in London, Britain December 14, 2019.(REUTERS)

Toni-Ann Singh from Jamaica crowned Miss World 2019, India’s Suman Rao bags 3rd spot

London | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2019 06:11 AM IST
Singh, 23, holds a degree in women’s studies and psychology from Florida State University and aspires to be a medical doctor, according to the Miss World website.
Redefining romance: Here is how you can enjoy scenic beauty in Jamaica.(Unsplash)
Redefining romance: Here is how you can enjoy scenic beauty in Jamaica.(Unsplash)

Redefining romance: Here is how you can enjoy scenic beauty in Jamaica

Kingston [Jamaica] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2019 08:58 AM IST
Jamaica’s landscape provides the perfect backdrop for an ultimate romantic getaway.
India's Virat Kohli celebrates after win the first T20 match against West Indies.(PTI)
India's Virat Kohli celebrates after win the first T20 match against West Indies.(PTI)

India vs West Indies: ‘Don’t follow first half of my innings, that was really bad’ - Virat Kohli

Hyderabad | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2019 08:42 AM IST
India vs West Indies: Kohli scored a masterful unbeaten 94 off 50 balls in an innings that was a hark back to his younger flamboyant self as India chased down a target of 207.
Instead of positioning herself as “the only black person on this stage”, what if Harris had called herself the only biracial among the 20 candidates in the race?(REUTERS)
Instead of positioning herself as “the only black person on this stage”, what if Harris had called herself the only biracial among the 20 candidates in the race?(REUTERS)

Kamala should embrace her biracial identity

By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON DEC 06, 2019 08:15 PM IST
Harris could have forged a new path as a biracial American. Or tried it at the least, punting on the Democratic party’s current willingness to look far and wide for a candidate to beat President Donald Trump in 2020
The blue mountains.
The blue mountains.

On the road in Jamaica: Blue mountain coffee, Reggae and Bob Marley

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Vikram Zutshi
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 02:46 PM IST
With 2.8 million people, Jamaica is the third-most populous Anglophone country in the Americas, after the United States and Canada. Kingston, the capital, is located on the south-eastern coast of the island.
Growing interest in wild edibles raises the risk for people in wealthy countries, too, especially as some plants may become more toxic with changing climate.(Unsplash)
Growing interest in wild edibles raises the risk for people in wealthy countries, too, especially as some plants may become more toxic with changing climate.(Unsplash)

Here’s why not all plant-based diets are good for you

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 11:24 AM IST
Growing interest in wild edibles raises the risk for people in wealthy countries, too, especially as some plants may become more toxic with changing climate.
Coral reefs in Jamaica shows how nature contains healing powers.(Unsplash)
Coral reefs in Jamaica shows how nature contains healing powers.(Unsplash)

Coral reefs in Jamaica shows how nature contains healing powers

Ocho Rios, Jamaica | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 10:10 AM IST
Coral reefs are often called “rainforests of the sea” for the astonishing diversity of life they shelter.
India's Hanuma Vihari during a Test match against West Indies(AP)
India's Hanuma Vihari during a Test match against West Indies(AP)

‘Success vs Windies feels good but I am not satisfied,’: Hanuma Vihari

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Devarchit Varma
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 08:58 AM IST
After a successful West Indies tour, India middle order batsman Hanuma Vihari eyes a bright future
Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni(HT Collage)
Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni(HT Collage)

Virat Kohli or MS Dhoni? Former World Cup winner names his pick for India’s best captain yet

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 04:47 PM IST
Kohli became the most successful Indian captain as he went past MS Dhoni to register 28 wins in the longest format of the game.
Virat Kohli in his latest post
Virat Kohli in his latest post

Virat Kohli posts shirtless picture, leaves social media amazed

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 08:13 AM IST
Led by Kohli, India recently defeated West Indies 2-0 in the two-match Test series, which was a part of the World Test Championship (WTC).
File image of Jasprit Bumrah, Hanuma Vihari(AP)
File image of Jasprit Bumrah, Hanuma Vihari(AP)

India vs West Indies: Who flew, who flopped? Dissecting Team India’s performance after 2nd Test

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 08:32 AM IST
Despite all the good, there remain a few areas of concerns. Here is a look at hits and flops of India from the 2nd Test against West Indies.
West Indies batting failed once again(ICC Twitter)
West Indies batting failed once again(ICC Twitter)

India vs West Indies: ‘Lots of problems with the batting’ - Jason Holder after crushing loss

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 09:06 AM IST
West Indies made only 327 runs over two innings in Kingston, and produced an even more meagre grand total of 322 runs in the opening encounter.
India's captain Virat Kohli celebrates)(AP)
India's captain Virat Kohli celebrates)(AP)

World Test Championship points table: How India are leading with 120 points

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 08:48 AM IST
India bowled West Indies out for just 210 in Kingston, Jamaica, on Monday to win the second Test by 257 runs. The dominant show by India earned them 120 points from the series win.
India's Ravindra Jadeja, second from left, celebrates taking the wicket of West Indies' Jahmar Hamilton.(AP)
India's Ravindra Jadeja, second from left, celebrates taking the wicket of West Indies' Jahmar Hamilton.(AP)

India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli & Co thrash Windies by 257 runs to clinch Test series 2-0

Kingston | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 12:33 AM IST
India bowled West Indies out for 210 in Kingston, Jamaica, on Monday to win the second Test by 257 runs and complete a sweep of the two-match series.
West Indies' Kemar Roach celebrates dismissing India's captain Virat Kohli for a first-ball duck )(AP)
West Indies' Kemar Roach celebrates dismissing India's captain Virat Kohli for a first-ball duck )(AP)

India vs West Indies: Good feeling to scalp KL Rahul, Virat Kohli’s wickets - Kemar Roach

Kingston | By ANI
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 10:53 AM IST
In the second innings, Roach scalped three Indian wickets while he was able to get hold of one wicket in the first innings.
Pant toppled Dhoni(HT Collage)
Pant toppled Dhoni(HT Collage)

India vs West Indies: Rishabh Pant beats MS Dhoni to script new milestone in Tests

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 01:31 PM IST
Kraigg Brathwaite was dismissed by Ishant Sharma when the right-hander was lured into a false drive outside the off stump and nicked it behind to Rishabh Pant who took an easy catch.
India's Ajinkya Rahane, left, is congratulated by teammate India's Hanuma Vihari.(AP)
India's Ajinkya Rahane, left, is congratulated by teammate India's Hanuma Vihari.(AP)

India vs West Indies: Hanuma Vihari, Ajinkya Rahane take India closer to series sweep

Kingston | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 04:45 AM IST
India moved closer to a Test series and tour sweep of the West Indies, reducing the home side to 45 for two at stumps after setting them the improbable target of 468 on the third day of the second and final Test at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Sunday.
Viv Richards was ecstatic about Indian bowling(HT Collage)
Viv Richards was ecstatic about Indian bowling(HT Collage)

India vs West Indies: Viv Richards pays ultimate tribute to Jasprit Bumrah

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 09:16 AM IST
Pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah entered record books as he became only the third Indian to scalp a hat-trick in five-day cricket during the second day of the second Test against West Indies.
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