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'Great News!': PM Modi on update on cheetahs in Kuno National park| Video

70 years after extinction, India saw return of cheetahs, who were brought from Namibia.

Eight cheetahs from Namibia were translocated to Kuno National Park on September 17. (ANI)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Nov 06, 2022 10:21 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Namibia vs UAE, Live Score, T20 World Cup 2022

Namibia vs UAE, T20 World Cup 2022: Namibia face UAE in their group stage match in Victoria, on Thursday. Follow here live score of NAM vs UAE, straight from GMHBA Stadium.

NAM vs UAE Live Score: Namibia face UAE in the T20 World Cup.(AP)
Updated on Oct 20, 2022 09:07 PM IST

Aakash Chopra explains Namibia's 'biggest hurdle' after huge T20 WC opener win

Former cricketer Aakash Chopra took to Twitter to explain Namibia's ‘biggest hurdle’ after the Gerhard Erasmus-led side defeated Sri Lanka in their T20 World Cup opener.

Namibia defeated Sri Lanka in the T20 World Cup opener.(AP)
Published on Oct 16, 2022 04:58 PM IST

Wasim Jaffer sparks meme fest as Namibia stun Sri Lanka in T20 World Cup opener

Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer has triggered a meme fest on social media after Gerhard Erasmus-led Namibia stunned Sri Lanka in the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 opener.

Namibia's and Sri Lanka's players shake hands after their T20 World Cup Cricket match in Geelong(AP)
Updated on Oct 21, 2022 10:22 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Sri Lanka vs Namibia T20 WC highlights: Namibia win by 55 runs

Sri Lanka vs Namibia highlights: Gerhard Erasmus-led Namibia hammered Sri Lanka by 55 runs in the tournament opener of the ICC World T20 2022 at the Simonds Stadium.

Dasun Shanaka of Sri Lanka and Gerhard Erasmus of Namibia during the coin toss(Getty)
Updated on Oct 16, 2022 04:15 PM IST

First look of Namibian cheetahs scheduled to arrive at Gwalior tomorrow

Earlier, it was decided that the Boeing carrying them from Namibia will land at Jaipur and from Jaipur, they will be flown to the Kuno National Park.

In the video, three of the eight can be seen roaming in an open field before they embark on the journey that India is looking forward to.
Published on Sep 16, 2022 10:26 AM IST
Written by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Evening brief: Dalit man beaten for having water from pot meant for upper class

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Police superintendent said a case has been lodged under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.(Representative image)
Published on Sep 15, 2022 05:02 PM IST

‘Special bird’: Indian aircraft lands in Namibia to bring home big cats

A group of eight cheetahs, comprising five females and three males, will first reach Jaipur in Rajasthan on September 17, and then make another hour's journey to Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh.

The Indian aircraft that reached Namibia on Thursday to bring eight cheetahs from the African nation to India. (India in Namibia/Twitter)
Updated on Sep 15, 2022 05:11 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

74 years after last cheetah died, India gets ready to receive eight from Namibia

Cheetahs, one of the oldest big cat species with ancestors dating back to about 8.5 million years, were once widely dispersed throughout Asia and Africa but now occupy less than nine per cent of their historic range

An India-bound African cheetah undergoes health examination. (PTI)
Updated on Sep 14, 2022 10:48 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi

India-bound Cheetahs undergo final checks in Namibia ahead of trip

The Cheetahs will be brought either to Jaipur or Gwalior airport by a chartered flight from Namibia around August 25. They will then be transported to Kuno Palpur sanctuary by helicopter, officials said.

Windhoek, Aug 15 (ANI): An African Cheetah going through 1st health exam by an international team of experts at Cheetah Conservation Fund before settling in the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradeshin, in presence of Indian High Commissioner in Namibia Prashant Agrawal, in Windhoek on Monday. (ANI Photo) (ANI)
Updated on Aug 17, 2022 10:12 PM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi

India's Bengal set to face PSL franchise in unprecedented T20 meeting: Report

The Indian domestic side will face PSL franchise in September, according to a report.

Shahbaz Ahmed, who represents Bengal; Shaheen Afridi, captain of Lahore Qalandars(PTI/Lahore Qalandars)
Published on Jul 23, 2022 04:44 PM IST

India finalises deals for cheetahs from South Africa and Namibia

This would initiate India’s ambitious plan of transcontinental relocation of cheetahs. To begin with, there will be 12 cheetahs from South Africa and eight from Namibia. More would follow in subsequent years.

India will release cheetahs from South Africa and Namibia into the wild at Kuno Palpur in Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh, possibly by the end of this year, officials said. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on May 30, 2022 04:51 AM IST
By, Bhopal

Berlin museum returns artifacts to Namibia

More than 20 looted objects from Namibia — including jewelry, tools, fashion and dolls — are being sent back to the country. The loan is the latest move by Germany to address its colonial past.

The artifacts include an ancient three-headed drinking vessel, a doll wearing traditional dress and various spears, hair pieces and other fashion accessories(Thomas Imo/photothek.net )
Published on May 28, 2022 06:55 PM IST
By, Delhi

Namibia wants ivory trade clause in deal for sending cheetahs to India

However, according to officials from both sides, New Delhi is unlikely to be able or want to meet the condition.

Image used only for representation
Published on Mar 04, 2022 12:11 AM IST

India delegation heads to Namibia to discuss cheetah translocation

A delegation from India left for Namibia on Thursday to discuss cheetah translocation logistics with the Namibia government, according to people familiar with the development.

The cheetahs will be translocated eventually to Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh. (Getty/Representational)
Updated on Feb 18, 2022 02:31 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Czech Republic testing woman who landed from Namibia for omicron: PM Babis

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said the woman is vaccinated against Covid-19 and is deemed as normal, and that her sequencing test result to confirm if she is infected with omicron variant will arrive tomorrow.

A person queues to be tested for Covid-19 in Johannesburg, South Africa, on November 26, 2021. (For representation purpose) (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Published on Nov 27, 2021 11:11 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

India make one change in playing XI vs NAM in Kohli's final game as T20I captain

The match will be Virat Kohli's final assignment as the captain of India's T20I team.

India's captain Virat Kohli holds the ball before handing it over to the next bowler during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021. (AP)
Published on Nov 08, 2021 07:21 PM IST

T20 WC, India Predicted XI vs Namibia: Virat Kohli set to test bench strength

T20 World Cup 2021: Ahead of the final Super 12 game in the UAE, we take a look at how India might shape their playing XI against Namibia

India's captain Virat Kohli, left, congratulates teammate Ishan Kishan on scoring fifty runs during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup warm-up match between India and England in Dubai, UAE, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021.(AP)
Updated on Nov 08, 2021 03:22 PM IST

IND vs NAM, T20 World Cup Live Streaming: When & where to watch India v Namibia

India vs Namibia Live Streaming, T20 World Cup 2021 Match Today: All you need to know about live streaming details on Hotstar, match timings, venue for the ICC T20 World Cup Super 12 match today between India and Namibia at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.

India's Jasprit Bumrah, left, celebrates the dismissal of Scotland's captain Kyle Coetzer with captain Virat Kohli during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Scotland in Dubai, UAE, Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. (AP)
Published on Nov 08, 2021 08:43 AM IST

Shastri-Kohli partnership eyes winning end to significant chapter in IND cricket

It's not the first time that India are out of a global tournament before the last four stage but never has it been so frustrating where one could clearly read the writing on the wall.

Coach Ravi Shastri, right, talks with captain Virat Kohli, left, during a training session a day ahead of their match against Pakistan, in Dubai, UAE, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021.(AP)
Published on Nov 07, 2021 09:14 PM IST

T20 World Cup: ‘Playing India is a chance to impress’ - Namibia's David Wiese

36-year-old David Wiese has played a significant role in helping Namibia qualify for the Super 12’s with a quickfire 66 against the Netherlands and followed it up with all-round performances.

Namibia's David Wiese throws the ball to run out Ireland's Mark Adair during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup first round match between Namibia and Ireland in Sharjah, UAE, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021.(AP)
Published on Nov 06, 2021 11:53 PM IST

T20 WC: New Zealand look to inch closer to semis with win over minnows Namibia

The Kiwis are currently placed third with four points and a win against Namibia will take them closer to the second semi-final spot from Group 2 after Pakistan had already sealed their last four berth with four wins out of as many matches.

New Zealand's captain Kane Williamson, left, congratulates Tim Southee after he dismissed Scotland's Matthew Cross during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between New Zealand and Scotland in Dubai, UAE, (AP)
Published on Nov 04, 2021 01:08 PM IST

Namibia vs Ireland Highlights, T20 World Cup: Namibia win by 8 wickets

T20 World Cup 2021: Namibia vs Ireland highlights and Updates: Follow highlights and updates of theT20 World Cup 2021 match between Namibia and Ireland as the former won by eight wickets to qualify for the Super 12 stage.

Namibia vs Ireland Highlights, T20 World Cup: Namibia win by 8 wickets(TWITTER/ICC)
Updated on Oct 22, 2021 07:07 PM IST

Scientists surprised to spot 2 dwarf giraffes in Namibia, Uganda

Footage taken by the foundation showed the Ugandan giraffe standing on thick, muscled legs in the dry savanna of Murchison Falls national park in northern Uganda, while a taller animal with the usual long, stick-like legs walked behind it.

In both cases, the giraffes had the standard long necks but short, stumpy legs, the paper said. Skeletal dysplasia, the medical name for the condition, affects humans and domesticated animals, but the paper said it was rare to see in wild animals. (Representative Image)(via REUTERS)
Published on Jan 11, 2021 05:11 AM IST
Reuters |

Two dwarf giraffes discovered in Namibia and Uganda surprise scientists

The giraffes have the standard long necks but short and stumpy legs.

A dwarf giraffe named ‘Nigel’, born in 2014 is seen at an undisclosed location in Namibia.(via REUTERS)
Published on Jan 09, 2021 07:30 AM IST
Reuters |
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