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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.
Recipe: In the mood for a Mediterranean cuisine? Try Persian chicken kebabs(Instagram/thenutritionistmom)
Recipe: In the mood for a Mediterranean cuisine? Try Persian chicken kebabs(Instagram/thenutritionistmom)

Recipe: In the mood for a Mediterranean cuisine? Try Persian chicken kebabs

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2021 01:01 PM IST
  • Since we are looking for a lifestyle that works for us in these corona hit times, we are going forward with a scrumptious recipe of Persian chicken kebabs this Wednesday as they take only 20 minutes to cook and serve a bunch of 9 people
Cyprus targets return in tourist traffic, opens door to Covid vaccinated Britons(Twitter/celebrityradio)
Cyprus targets return in tourist traffic, opens door to Covid vaccinated Britons(Twitter/celebrityradio)

Cyprus targets return in tourist traffic, opens door to Covid vaccinated Britons

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 07:32 PM IST
Eastern Mediterranean's island nation, Cyprus, will admit elderly UK holidaymakers or visitors from Britain from May 1, provided they have had a second dose of an European Medicines Agency-approved Covid-19 vaccine at least seven days before travelling
Recipe: Welcome summer with a delicious dinner of Cilantro Lime Chicken(Instagram/eatinghealthytoday)
Recipe: Welcome summer with a delicious dinner of Cilantro Lime Chicken(Instagram/eatinghealthytoday)

Recipe: Welcome summer nights with a delicious dinner of Cilantro Lime Chicken

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2021 07:39 PM IST
  • Running out of dinner options? Try this crispy and mouthwatering Cilantro Lime Chicken which is easy to prep, too healthy to miss and takes a Mediterranean twist. Check recipe inside
Chef Joan-Roca swears by his Oyster Ying-Yang
Chef Joan-Roca swears by his Oyster Ying-Yang

Eat up for good health

Hindustan Times | By Rupali Dean
PUBLISHED ON DEC 06, 2020 07:14 AM IST
5 top chefs pick one recipe that will give you what you covet today more than taste: Immunity!
Cyprus announces local lockdowns to curb virus spike(Twitter/HSajwanization)
Cyprus announces local lockdowns to curb virus spike(Twitter/HSajwanization)

Mediterranean island country, Cyprus, bans travel into or out of the towns to curb coronavirus spike

Nicosia | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 12:53 PM IST
Cyprus imposes a curfew from 8 pm to 5 am, announces partial lockdown with a ban on travel into and out of its Mediterranean towns amid surge in Covid-19 cases
Pompeo said President Donald Trump has already spoken with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in hopes of ending the standoff.(Reuters image)
Pompeo said President Donald Trump has already spoken with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in hopes of ending the standoff.(Reuters image)

Mike Pompeo urges diplomacy in standoff over Mediterranean gas

Nicosa | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2020 04:12 AM IST
“Increased military tensions help no one but adversaries who would like to see division in transatlantic unity,” Pompeo said after talks with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades.
A file photo of Juventus' Daniele Rugani.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Juventus' Daniele Rugani.(REUTERS)

Juventus defender Daniele Rugani ‘doing well’ after coronavirus diagnosis

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2020 11:56 PM IST
Since then a total of 11 Serie A players have being diagnosed with the illness which has killed more than 1,800 people in the Mediterranean country.
Of culture, wine-making and travel: Here’s what you can do when in Argentina(Unsplash)
Of culture, wine-making and travel: Here’s what you can do when in Argentina(Unsplash)

Of culture, wine-making and travel: Here’s what you can do when in Argentina

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Vikram Zutshi
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 03:01 PM IST
The cultivation of grapes for the exclusive purpose of winemaking came to the Americas in the 15th century during the Spanish conquest.
The wreck of a British submarine, which vanished at the height of World War Two, has been discovered lying at the bottom of the sea off Malta(Reuters (Representative Image))
The wreck of a British submarine, which vanished at the height of World War Two, has been discovered lying at the bottom of the sea off Malta(Reuters (Representative Image))

Lost World War II British submarine found sunk off the coast of Malta

Valletta | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2019 06:10 PM IST
HMS Urge had been based with other submarines in Malta and had carried out several deadly missions when the British navy ordered it and rest of the flotilla to redeploy to Egypt because of a relentless German siege of the Mediterranean island.
(Unsplash)
(Unsplash)

Trace metals, UV filters and inorganic nutrients: Why sunscreen is harmful to seawater

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 04:45 PM IST
Beachgoers are becoming increasingly aware of the potentially harmful effects UV filters from sunscreens can have on coral and other marine organisms.
The image shows the recovery of the submarine.(AFP File Photo)
The image shows the recovery of the submarine.(AFP File Photo)

French submarine discovered 51 years after its disappearance. See pictures

Marseille | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 12:54 PM IST
The diesel and electric-powered Minerve submarine was lost off France’s southern coast with 52 sailors on board on January 27, 1968.
The private dining area of Zeta, the new restaurant at Hyatt Regency in Pune
The private dining area of Zeta, the new restaurant at Hyatt Regency in Pune

Gourmet Secrets by Karen Anand: For the love of Asian food

Hindustan Times | By Karen Anand
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2019 01:10 PM IST
They might be experimenting with flavours and textures, but the “chicken soup for the soul” at a five-star restaurant in Pune is traditional to a T
Amitav Ghosh’s Gun Island is as much an etymological mystery as a compelling study of illegal migration.(Ivo van der Bent / www.amitavghosh.com; Illustration: Malay Karmakar)
Amitav Ghosh’s Gun Island is as much an etymological mystery as a compelling study of illegal migration.(Ivo van der Bent / www.amitavghosh.com; Illustration: Malay Karmakar)

Gun Island by Amitav Ghosh: A gripping parable for our times

Hindustan Times | By Soumya Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 06:28 PM IST
Amitav Ghosh’s new novel, Gun Island, explores many of the writer’s recurring motifs: Irrawaddy dolphins; the Sunderbans; climate change. But at the heart of the novel is the theme of illegal migration and refugee crisis, displacement and renewal. Exclusive interview plus extract from the book
File image of Niki Lauda.(AFP)
File image of Niki Lauda.(AFP)

Ferrari and Mercedes to carry Niki Lauda tributes on cars

Monte Carlo | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 11:39 PM IST
Ferrari and Mercedes will set their rivalry aside and join in tributes to honour Niki Lauda at this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix, the teams said on Wednesday.
File image of Lewis Hamilton(REUTERS)
File image of Lewis Hamilton(REUTERS)

Hamilton heads into Monaco with heavy heart after loss of Lauda

Monaco | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2019 03:41 PM IST
Lauda, the non-executive chairman of Mercedes who passed away on Tuesday morning, was instrumental in Hamilton’s career-defining move from McLaren to the Silver Arrows team.
The ketogenic or keto diet is based on a strict control of carbohydrates, high on fat and adequate protein(Shutterstock)
The ketogenic or keto diet is based on a strict control of carbohydrates, high on fat and adequate protein(Shutterstock)

All about the keto diet: Three reasons you should try it

Hindustan Times | By Ishi Khosla
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2019 11:33 PM IST
A nutritionist makes a case for the famous diet that everyone wants to try
Rain and thundershowers lash parts of Delhi-NCR, India.(HT file photo)
Rain and thundershowers lash parts of Delhi-NCR, India.(HT file photo)

Thundershowers, dust storm likely to hit north India from April 15 to 17

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2019 07:55 AM IST
The root cause for such weather, rare for this time of the year, is a western disturbance — a storm with cold air at its core that originates in the Mediterranean region and brings rain to north and northwestern India.
The wreckage of a bus that was set ablaze by its driver in protest against the treatment of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, is seen on a road in Milan, Italy on March 20.(REUTERS)
The wreckage of a bus that was set ablaze by its driver in protest against the treatment of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, is seen on a road in Milan, Italy on March 20.(REUTERS)

Bus full of children set alight by angry driver in Italy

Milan | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2019 08:55 PM IST
A video posted on Italian news sites showed the driver ramming the bus into cars on a provincial highway before the fire took hold. Children can be seen running away from the vehicle screaming and shouting “escape”.
Ladies walking during rain shower.(Photo: Karun Sharma/Hindustan times)
Ladies walking during rain shower.(Photo: Karun Sharma/Hindustan times)

Two more western disturbances expected to bring rain to north, northwestern India on March 6, 11

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2019 08:43 AM IST
The western disturbances are storms with cold air at their core that originate in the Mediterranean region and bring rain to north and northwestern India.
The study, conducted at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health, aimed at evaluating the association between adherence to a Mediterranean diet during pregnancy and growth patterns and cardiometabolic risk in early infancy.
The study, conducted at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health, aimed at evaluating the association between adherence to a Mediterranean diet during pregnancy and growth patterns and cardiometabolic risk in early infancy.

Here’s why a Mediterranean diet is good for pregnant women

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2018 11:08 AM IST
The findings of the study are published in the Journal of Pediatrics. It was performed with data of over 2,700 pregnant women, who filled in a questionnaire on dietary intake in the first and third trimester of pregnancy.
Central Coast Mariners v Central Coast Select - Central Coast Stadium, Gosford, Australia - August 31, 2018 Central Coast Mariners' Usain Bolt in action(REUTERS)
Central Coast Mariners v Central Coast Select - Central Coast Stadium, Gosford, Australia - August 31, 2018 Central Coast Mariners' Usain Bolt in action(REUTERS)

Ex-Australia boss Postecoglou doubtful on Bolt’s football hopes

Melbourne | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 07:08 PM IST
The Olympic champion sprinter is trialing at Central Coast Mariners in Australia’s top flight and scored two goals in a pre-season match a week ago.
Cruise down the water in one of these quirky boats docked at Ponte Ubmertino in Syracuse, Ortygia(Pranay Baidya)
Cruise down the water in one of these quirky boats docked at Ponte Ubmertino in Syracuse, Ortygia(Pranay Baidya)

Ever thought of travelling to Sicily? It is a cornucopia of delights

Hindustan Times | By Pranay Baidya
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2018 11:58 PM IST
As Goethe said: If you haven’t been to Sicily, you haven’t been to Italy at all
Much will be said about the 10th anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis, so I will focus on the global economy, which has not been nearly as weak as many seem to think(AFP)
Much will be said about the 10th anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis, so I will focus on the global economy, which has not been nearly as weak as many seem to think(AFP)

Ten years of financial crisis: Global indicators are not encouraging

By Jim O’Neill
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2018 03:56 PM IST
Unless we can recover a world in which business profits actually serve a purpose, the likelihood of more economic, political, and social shocks will remain intolerably high.
Mediterranean diet includes a high consumption of monounsaturated fats (widely present in extra virgin olive oil) and fish, but also a moderate consumption of alcohol, preferably during meals.(Unsplash)
Mediterranean diet includes a high consumption of monounsaturated fats (widely present in extra virgin olive oil) and fish, but also a moderate consumption of alcohol, preferably during meals.(Unsplash)

Mediterranean diet helps elderly people live longer

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2018 10:25 AM IST
Mediterranean diet: A new study finds that the Mediterranean diet could be one of the best diets for people over the age of 65.
Katrina Kaif was in Malta for the shoot of Bharat.(Instagram)
Katrina Kaif was in Malta for the shoot of Bharat.(Instagram)

Katrina Kaif is in a relaxed mood on her road trip. Watch video

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2018 09:33 AM IST
In a new video clip, shared by Katrina Kaif, she can be seen chilling in the back seat of a car and fiddling around with her mobile phone, smiling at the camera.
Visitors to Greece can pick olives using age-old harvesting techniques, working for just one day or for weeks in a row(Shutterstock)
Visitors to Greece can pick olives using age-old harvesting techniques, working for just one day or for weeks in a row(Shutterstock)

Olive harvesting season is the best time to visit Greece, here’s why

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2018 12:20 PM IST
Greece during olive season: Travellers looking for an interactive holiday and a true taste of rural living must visit Greece during the harvest season from October to December to enjoy a unique immersive experience.
Katrina Kaif looks pretty in a no-fuss minimal makeup look.
Katrina Kaif looks pretty in a no-fuss minimal makeup look.

Katrina Kaif is off to beautiful Malta for Salman Khan’s Bharat shoot. See pic

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2018 10:15 AM IST
Katrina Kaif’s Instagram story shows her in an aircraft, set for Malta for the shoot of Salman Khan starrer Bharat.
Three km off the coast of the city of Sidon, a huge crane on the back of a ship manoeuvred the military hardware into place over the water before dropping them down to the seabed one after the other.(AFP)
Three km off the coast of the city of Sidon, a huge crane on the back of a ship manoeuvred the military hardware into place over the water before dropping them down to the seabed one after the other.(AFP)

Lebanese activists sink tanks in Mediterranean Sea to attract divers, create marine habitats

Sidon (Lebanon) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 11:08 PM IST
Lebanese environmentalists on Saturday sank 10 old tanks and armoured vehicles to the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea in a novel attempt to attract divers and create new habitats for marine life.
A Mediterranean diet regime is linked to better academic grades and verbal ability.(Shutterstock)
A Mediterranean diet regime is linked to better academic grades and verbal ability.(Shutterstock)

Mediterranean diet can boost academic performance in teens

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2018 03:27 PM IST
Mediterranean diet: Is your teenager going studying for a crucial exam? Following a Mediterranean diet may boost their academic performance, says this new study.
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