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Covid-19 travel updates: California to keep emergency order, Chicago lifts curbs(Unsplash)

Covid-19 travel updates: California to keep emergency order, Chicago lifts curbs

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2021 05:42 PM IST
From England delaying reopening to Chicago fully reopening, California remaining under a state of emergency, Paris lifting the curfew for the French Open fans and Switzerland planning to reopen its borders for overseas visitors who have received a Covid-19 vaccine, catch all the travel updates here
Documentary 'City of Ali' celebrates Muhammad Ali 5 years after his death(Twitter/RomanceDN/ridetarc)
Documentary 'City of Ali' celebrates Muhammad Ali 5 years after his death(Twitter/RomanceDN/ridetarc)

Documentary 'City of Ali' celebrates Muhammad Ali 5 years after his death

AP |
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2021 10:10 AM IST
  • Running at just under an hour and a half, “City of Ali” shows the way Muhammad Ali’s hometown united during his death. Known to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee, Ali used his words as effectively as he used his fists, refusing to be silenced by those who did not like what he had to say.
Debris covers the ground after part of the Mother Goose house collapsed.(AP)
Debris covers the ground after part of the Mother Goose house collapsed.(AP)

Town in Kentucky rallies to restore ‘beheaded’ Mother Goose landmark

AP | , Hazard Kentucky
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2021 09:12 AM IST
An oval shaped building that had a domed roof with the neck and head of a goose sticking out the front has served as a home, a service station, a market and an inn over the years.
A Christmas tree is pictured outside the New York Stock Exchange during the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York.(REUTERS)
A Christmas tree is pictured outside the New York Stock Exchange during the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York.(REUTERS)

Every state in US saw personal incomes drop in third quarter

By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 11:27 PM IST
West Virginia led declines, contracting 30% at an annual rate, as Michigan, Kentucky and Oklahoma all registered drops exceeding 20%, Commerce Department data showed Thursday.
Representational image(Unsplash)
Representational image(Unsplash)

Coronavirus: Americans risk travelling over festive season despite warnings

United States of America | By Associated Press | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 12:23 PM IST
Millions of Americans took to the skies and the highways ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire, disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own household.
Representational image(Unsplash)
Representational image(Unsplash)

Millennial Money: Financial advice that rarely fits all

Associated Press | By Sara Rathner | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 10:46 AM IST
When I hear financial tips that are unrealistic or shame-inducing, I cringe. Any advice that makes complicated money moves seem like an easy path to profit is downright dangerous. Amid the black-and-white world of advice-giving, there’s a lot of gray. Don’t ignore your unique needs and circumstances when plotting out your finances.
The rise in cases and hospitalizations was alarming to medical experts.(Reuters)
The rise in cases and hospitalizations was alarming to medical experts.(Reuters)

Covid-19 cases spikes have officials looking to shore up hospitals

Idaho | By Associated Press | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 01:18 AM IST
In Kentucky, the governor called the number of daily confirmed cases “grim,” forcing another round of preparations to expand hospital capacity.

Prof. Nabhit Kapur added another feather to his cap, to be recognized with prestigious “Kentucky” highest civilian honour

UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 04:30 PM IST
He has been working as a blessing in disguise for the people facing the issues regarding mental health.
“The curfew served its purpose of helping ensure that most people were home safe by 9 pm, because our past experience had shown that most violence and destruction occurs after dark,” the mayor’s statement said.(Reuters file photo)
“The curfew served its purpose of helping ensure that most people were home safe by 9 pm, because our past experience had shown that most violence and destruction occurs after dark,” the mayor’s statement said.(Reuters file photo)

Breonna Taylor killing: Louisville lifts curfew; legislator questions rioting law

Louisville, Kentucky | By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 10:58 PM IST
Meanwhile, Kentucky state Rep. Lisa Willner, a Louisville Democrat, said Monday that she’s starting to craft legislation that would narrow the scope of the state’s rioting statute.
Indians received 10% of all green cards issued in 2019 and are the second-largest group of existing green-card holders. But 53% of all green card applicants are from India, a figure that has kept rising each year.(AP)
Indians received 10% of all green cards issued in 2019 and are the second-largest group of existing green-card holders. But 53% of all green card applicants are from India, a figure that has kept rising each year.(AP)

New rules: Printing of green cards in US scaled back

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi:
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 02:28 AM IST
By law, US permanent residents are legally required to carry the credit card-sized identity cards “at all times” and must show them when applying for jobs and when travelling.
Author Wendell Berry talks with a reporter at his home in Port Royal, Ky.(AP Photo/Ed Reinke, File)
Author Wendell Berry talks with a reporter at his home in Port Royal, Ky.(AP Photo/Ed Reinke, File)

Award-winning author sues to stop removal of controversial Kentucky mural

Frankfort, Ky. | By Associated Press | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 02:56 PM IST
The 1930s fresco mural by Ann Rice O’Hanlon shows the history of Lexington in a series of scenes, including Black men and women planting tobacco and a Native American man holding a tomahawk.
A protestor confronts a police officer during a rally against the death of Breonna Taylor and other forms of racial injustices, in Louisville, Kentucky, US.(REUTERS)
A protestor confronts a police officer during a rally against the death of Breonna Taylor and other forms of racial injustices, in Louisville, Kentucky, US.(REUTERS)

1 fatally shot at Breonna Taylor protest park in Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky | By Associated Press | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 28, 2020 09:35 AM IST
The park has for weeks been the epicenter for protests in the city after the police killings of Taylor and George Floyd.
Kentucky usually has 2% of its returns come from mail ballots. This year officials expect that figure to exceed 50%, and over 400,000 mail ballots were returned by Sunday.(Reuters Photo)
Kentucky usually has 2% of its returns come from mail ballots. This year officials expect that figure to exceed 50%, and over 400,000 mail ballots were returned by Sunday.(Reuters Photo)

Two Republicans opposed by Donald Trump win in Kentucky, North Carolina

Louisville | By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2020 03:22 PM IST
In western North Carolina, GOP voters picked 24-year-old investor Madison Cawthorn, who uses a wheelchair following an accident, over Trump-backed real estate agent Lynda Bennett. The runoff was for the seat vacated by GOP Rep. Mark Meadows, who resigned to become Trump’s chief of staff and joined his new boss in backing Bennett.
In a setback for US President Donald Trump, Republicans failed Saturday night to deny Louisiana’s Democratic governor a second term(REUTERS)
In a setback for US President Donald Trump, Republicans failed Saturday night to deny Louisiana’s Democratic governor a second term(REUTERS)

Another poll setback for Trump-led Republicans; president in ‘great’ health

Hindustan times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON NOV 17, 2019 09:41 PM IST
Democratic governor John Bel Edwards fended off Republican challenger Eddy Rispone , a businessman, winning 51% of the votes.
Republicans also conceded the assembly and senate in Virginia.(REUTERS)
Republicans also conceded the assembly and senate in Virginia.(REUTERS)

Key Trump ally loses poll, witness affirms Ukraine quid pro quo

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 11:04 AM IST
But first, the elections. Matt Bevin, the Republican governor of Kentucky, lost to Democrat Andy Beshear largely due to his own unpopularity. But Trump, who had put his full weight behind Bevin, will end up shouldering some of the blame.
The Kentucky governor’s race remained too close to call late Tuesday, with Democratic challenger Andy Beshear threatening to oust Republican Gov. Matt Bevin a day after President Donald Trump came to the state in a last-ditch effort to save the embattled incumbent.(REUTERS)
The Kentucky governor’s race remained too close to call late Tuesday, with Democratic challenger Andy Beshear threatening to oust Republican Gov. Matt Bevin a day after President Donald Trump came to the state in a last-ditch effort to save the embattled incumbent.(REUTERS)

Kentucky governor race too close to call; Dems flip Virginia

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 09:13 AM IST
In Virginia, Democrats used increasing suburban support to flip control of the state Senate and state House and gain outright control of state government in a presidential battleground.

Muhammad Ali: Lord of the boxing ring

UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 07:06 PM IST
Mahatma Jyotirao Phule: This eminent social reformer and thinker of the 19th century is believed to have launched the first school for girls from the lower strata of society. He also pioneered the anti-caste movement and promoted education for women.
Nicholas Sandmann, 16, a student from Covington Catholic High School stands in front of Native American activist Nathan Phillips in Washington.(REUTERS)
Nicholas Sandmann, 16, a student from Covington Catholic High School stands in front of Native American activist Nathan Phillips in Washington.(REUTERS)

Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2019 05:00 PM IST
The lawsuit, filed in US District Court in Kentucky by Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann, 16, seeks $250 million in damages, the amount that Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com and the world’s richest person, paid for the Post in 2013.
In February 2015, Hindu temples in Kent and the Seattle Metropolitan area were also vandalised.(HT Photo)
In February 2015, Hindu temples in Kent and the Seattle Metropolitan area were also vandalised.(HT Photo)

Hindu temple vandalised, idols blackened in US

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2019 12:24 PM IST
In a hate crime, a Hindu temple has been vandalised in the US state of Kentucky by miscreants who sprayed black paint on the deity and left a knife stabbed into a chair in the main hall.
The footage sparked outrage on social media and led the high school to issue a statement condemning the students’ actions and promising an investigation.(REUTERS)
The footage sparked outrage on social media and led the high school to issue a statement condemning the students’ actions and promising an investigation.(REUTERS)

Student in Trump hat denies mocking Native American activist in videotaped encounter

Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2019 04:00 PM IST
The footage, shared online by organizers of an indigenous people’s march that took place in Washington on Friday before the incident, shows a group of fellow Covington students surrounding Phillips apparently mocking him.
In the tropics, Christmas dinners have morphed into garden lunches with barbecue(Shutterstock)
In the tropics, Christmas dinners have morphed into garden lunches with barbecue(Shutterstock)

Gourmet Secrets: Christmas in the Tropics

Hindustan Times | By Karen Anand
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2018 01:49 PM IST
A look at how Christmas dinners have morphed into lunches in the garden centering around a barbecue and much more in the way of salads and veggies than you’d see on any British Christmas table
Miss Kentucky Ramsey Carpenter participates in the Miss America Shoe Parade at the Atlantic City boardwalk in Atlantic City.(AP)
Miss Kentucky Ramsey Carpenter participates in the Miss America Shoe Parade at the Atlantic City boardwalk in Atlantic City.(AP)

Former US beauty pageant winner charged with sending nude photos to 15-year-old student

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2018 12:23 PM IST
A criminal complaint says the student’s parent informed authorities of lewd pictures sent by Bearse that were found on the teenager’s phone.
Not the usual Sri Lankan immigrant story: Rapper, singer-songwriter M.I.A. performs at a concert in Philadelphia on July 13, 2018.(Getty Images)
Not the usual Sri Lankan immigrant story: Rapper, singer-songwriter M.I.A. performs at a concert in Philadelphia on July 13, 2018.(Getty Images)

Review: Half Gods by Akil Kumarasamy

Hindustan Times | By Sonali Mujumdar
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 09:02 PM IST
Stories of lives torn asunder and fused uneasily at the crossroads of adopted cultures
Ashland city’s Mayor Steve Gilmore and three city commissioners visited Taj Sardar, the owner of the restaurant, to give support(Photo: Facebook/City of Ashland Ketucky Government)
Ashland city’s Mayor Steve Gilmore and three city commissioners visited Taj Sardar, the owner of the restaurant, to give support(Photo: Facebook/City of Ashland Ketucky Government)

How an Indian-origin restaurateur’s business doubled in Kentucky after a customer’s racial taunt

Press Trust of India, New York | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2018 10:27 PM IST
Taj Sardar, the owner of ‘The Kings Diner’ in Ashland, Kentucky, was targeted by racial posts by the man after eating at his restaurant, WSAZ-TV reported. The small eatery serves a combination of home cooking and Indian dishes.
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