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Google services were later restored.(REUTERS)

Google restores services of YouTube, Gmail after several users face outage

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JUN 29, 2021 01:00 PM IST
  • Multiple users complained of outage with issues such as logging into their Google accounts, and also accessing the website in parts of North America
Paris' temple of modern art, Pompidou Center, plans to open branch in New Jersey(Photo by Anthony DELANOIX/Avi Werde on Unsplash)
Paris' temple of modern art, Pompidou Center, plans to open branch in New Jersey(Photo by Anthony DELANOIX/Avi Werde on Unsplash)

Paris' temple of modern art, Pompidou Center, plans to open branch in New Jersey

AP |
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2021 06:27 PM IST
  • Paris' acclaimed Pompidou Center announces plans to open a satellite museum in New Jersey's Jersey City, not far from where the Statue of Liberty stands in New York Harbour. Centre Pompidou x Jersey City, scheduled to open in 2024, would be the French museum's first venture in North America
When will Eid-ul-Fitr 2021 be celebrated in India? Know all about chaand raat(Twitter/AmShah656)
When will Eid-ul-Fitr 2021 be celebrated in India? Know all about chaand raat(Twitter/AmShah656)

When will Eid-ul-Fitr 2021 be celebrated in India? Know all about chaand raat

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2021 01:45 PM IST
  • Eid-ul-Fitr 2021: While Saudi Arabia, UAE, London and North America could not sight the crescent moon for Shawwal on Tuesday evening, here’s when chaand raat will be in India to mark ‘Meethi Eid’ the next day
Cyble welcomes Richard Sands as General Manager - North America.(Cyble Inc)
Cyble welcomes Richard Sands as General Manager - North America.(Cyble Inc)

Cyble appoints cyber security veteran Richard Sands to expand in North America

PUBLISHED ON JAN 04, 2021 03:40 PM IST
Richard’s addition to Cyble’s leadership team is expected to bolster the market reception of its services and add new impetus to the company’s growth.
Of the 80,000 voters 56,000 live in India, Nepal and Bhutan while 24,000 are in other countries.(HT File)
Of the 80,000 voters 56,000 live in India, Nepal and Bhutan while 24,000 are in other countries.(HT File)

Tibetans-in-exile set to vote in first phase of global election

Hindustan Times/Dharamshala | By HT Correspondent, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 12:49 AM IST
Around 150 candidates are vying for 45 seats of members of parliament, while 8 candidates are in the fray for post of president
Study reveals cooking with wood may cause lung damage(Twitter/CharlotteFive)
Study reveals cooking with wood may cause lung damage(Twitter/CharlotteFive)

Chronic exposures to biomass fuel emissions or cooking with wood may cause lung damage

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 09:40 AM IST
Cooking with biomass, such as wood or dried brush, damages lungs and has been found to create pollutants that are a major contributor to the estimated 4 million deaths a year from household air pollution-related illness.

Learn the art of selling on Amazon with Ali Lokhandwala, an Amazon FBA seller

PUBLISHED ON OCT 20, 2020 04:53 PM IST
This comprehensive video course has helped many beginners as well as experienced sellers achieve unthinkable growth on Amazon.
A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the moon travels through the faint penumbral portion of the earth’s shadow.(PTI)
A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the moon travels through the faint penumbral portion of the earth’s shadow.(PTI)

Lunar eclipse 2020: What is a penumbral lunar eclipse?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 01:05 PM IST
A total lunar eclipse occurs when the earth’s umbra or the central, dark part of its shadow obscures all of the moon’s surface. A partial lunar eclipse can be seen when only part of the moon’s surface is obscured by earth’s umbra.
A still from the documentary Shut Up Sona which is premiering at the Hot Docs documentary film festival which has gone completely online for its 2020 edition due to the Covid-19 pandemic.(Hot Docs Festival)
A still from the documentary Shut Up Sona which is premiering at the Hot Docs documentary film festival which has gone completely online for its 2020 edition due to the Covid-19 pandemic.(Hot Docs Festival)

Hot Docs! North America’s largest documentary film festival goes online amid Covid-19 crisis

Hindustan Times, Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 09:42 AM IST
The 10-day Hot Docs Festival was originally scheduled to commence on April 30, but the coronavirus crisis brought the curtain down upon staging multiple screenings before live audiences.
Harry has long had an uncomfortable relationship with the media, which he blames for the death of his mother, Princess Diana.(REUTERS)
Harry has long had an uncomfortable relationship with the media, which he blames for the death of his mother, Princess Diana.(REUTERS)

Royal no more: Harry and Meghan start uncertain new chapter

London | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2020 07:45 AM IST
The royal schism that the couple triggered in January by announcing that they would step down from official duties, give up public funding, seek financial independence and swap the U.K. for North America becomes official on March 31.
Music Director AR Rahman and his band were scheduled to perform in May and June this year in North America.(ANI)
Music Director AR Rahman and his band were scheduled to perform in May and June this year in North America.(ANI)

AR Rahman postpones North America tour due to coronavirus pandemic, tweets he will stay at home

Asian News International, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2020 07:47 AM IST
AR Rahman has postponed his North America tour, which was to take place in May and June this year, to next year. Sharing the news with fans, he also spoke about the importance of self isolation.
Surveillance, screening, testing, isolation, contact tracing, counselling, and awareness-building are key steps(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
Surveillance, screening, testing, isolation, contact tracing, counselling, and awareness-building are key steps(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)

How Kerala is battling Covid-19, writes Pinarayi Vijayan

By Pinarayi Vijayan
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2020 06:38 PM IST
With the initial cases, it was able to prevent transmission. There is now a renewed challenge
Britain’s Prince Harry said on Sunday it brought him great sadness that he had to leave his royal duties(AP)
Britain’s Prince Harry said on Sunday it brought him great sadness that he had to leave his royal duties(AP)

‘Sad’ Prince Harry says he did not want to end royal role

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 06:15 AM IST
Under the arrangement, Harry will remain a prince and the couple will keep their titles of Duke and Duchess of Sussex as they begin a new life split between North America and Britain, but they will not take part in any future ceremonial events or royal tours.
Meghan Markle’s estranged father, Thomas Markle, accused his daughter of “cheapening” the British royal family(AP)
Meghan Markle’s estranged father, Thomas Markle, accused his daughter of “cheapening” the British royal family(AP)

Meghan Markle’s father accuses daughter of ‘cheapening’ UK’s royal family

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 03:51 AM IST
The palace announced on Saturday that the couple would no longer use their “Royal Highness” titles and would pay their own way in life.
Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will no longer use the titles “royal highness”(REUTERS)
Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will no longer use the titles “royal highness”(REUTERS)

Prince Harry, Meghan to give up ‘royal highness’ titles

London | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2020 09:39 PM IST
Buckingham Palace said Harry and Meghan will cease to be working members of the royal family when the new arrangements take effect in “spring 2020.” They will be known as Harry, Duke and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.
HT Image
HT Image

178-member Sikh delegation from UK arrives in Pak

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Indo-Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON NOV 04, 2019 10:10 PM IST
Sikh pilgrims from India as well as from Europe and North America will attend various events
A 32-year-old diplomatic correspondent in New Delhi received a curious call from a Toronto-based group called Citizen Lab last month.(REUTERS)
A 32-year-old diplomatic correspondent in New Delhi received a curious call from a Toronto-based group called Citizen Lab last month.(REUTERS)

Govt seeks WhatsApp’s reply after Indians targeted in spyware attack

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2019 07:05 PM IST
A WhatsApp spokesperson confirmed to Hindustan Times that the targets of the attack in India and other parts of Africa, Europe, Middle East and North America included journalists and activists.
The Swiss Puja celebrations in Zurich
The Swiss Puja celebrations in Zurich

Asche bochhor abar hobe: Ma Durga on a world tour

Hindustan Times | By Nabanita Das
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 07:55 PM IST
Here’s a look at how the Bengali diaspora in North America and Europe celebrated the arrival of the goddess with their own versions of the Durga Puja.
Japanese scientists unearth largest dinosaur fossils.(Unsplash)
Japanese scientists unearth largest dinosaur fossils.(Unsplash)

Japanese scientists unearth largest dinosaur fossils

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 10:30 AM IST
Researchers from Japan have unearthed a new species of dinosaur which measured eight-meters long and weighed close to five tons.
The Cooper’s Ferry site contains the earliest radiocarbon-dated archaeological evidence in the Americas(Unsplash)
The Cooper’s Ferry site contains the earliest radiocarbon-dated archaeological evidence in the Americas(Unsplash)

Idaho artefacts show human presence in Americas 16,600 years ago

Washington | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 07:57 AM IST
The oldest artefacts included four sharp stone flake tools used for cutting and scraping and 43 flakes of stone left over from making stone tools, as well as animal bone fragments and horse tooth fragments.
File image of former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh.(REUTERS)
File image of former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh.(REUTERS)

Yuvraj Singh-led Toronto Nationals and Montreal Tigers protest over unpaid wages in Global League T20, match delayed - Report

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 12:55 AM IST
Global League T20: Toronto Nationals, led by former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh and George Bailey’s Montreal Tigers initially refused to take the bus at the scheduled departure time from the team hotel to the CAA Centre in Brampton over unpaid wages
Game Boy, a video game that began its journey in North America has turned 30. (Representational image)
Game Boy, a video game that began its journey in North America has turned 30. (Representational image)

Game-changing video game turns 30

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2019 11:02 AM IST
Game Boy, a milestone video game that began its journey in North America has turned 30. It went on to establish the hand-held video game market which it has dominated till date.
Infosys on Friday said that the net profit rose to 38.02 billion rupees from 36.12 billion rupees a year ago. Revenue from operations rose nearly 14%.(HemantMishra/Mint)
Infosys on Friday said that the net profit rose to 38.02 billion rupees from 36.12 billion rupees a year ago. Revenue from operations rose nearly 14%.(HemantMishra/Mint)

Infosys June-quarter profit rises 5%, beats estimates

Mumbai | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2019 05:19 PM IST
Infosys’ June-quarter profit rose to 5.3% much of which came from its dominant markets from North America and Europe.
For over six years Qi Yaqian was a proud member of China’s so-called 996 tech tribe, working nights and weekends at Nuomi, a group deals website.(REUTERS)
For over six years Qi Yaqian was a proud member of China’s so-called 996 tech tribe, working nights and weekends at Nuomi, a group deals website.(REUTERS)

Some of China’s 996 tech tribe quit, seek less stress

Shanghai | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2019 02:43 PM IST
The protests point to a mindset shift in the tech industry, whose penchant for long hours has been praised by Western executives as a reason for China’s economic rise.
Air India wants to take 4-5 wide-body Boeing 777 aircraft of the now-grounded Jet Airways and may hold discussions for it with the airline’s lead lender State Bank of India (SBI).(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT File Photo)
Air India wants to take 4-5 wide-body Boeing 777 aircraft of the now-grounded Jet Airways and may hold discussions for it with the airline’s lead lender State Bank of India (SBI).(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT File Photo)

Air India keen on taking 5 grounded Jet Airways Boeings: Report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 02:29 PM IST
Jet Airways has 10 Boeing 777 in its fleet which it used to serve various popular destinations in Europe and North America before halting the entire international operations.
Glaciers are losing 369 billion tonnes of snow, ice per year due to global warming.(Getty)
Glaciers are losing 369 billion tonnes of snow, ice per year due to global warming.(Getty)

‘Glaciers shrinking much faster than experts had gauged’

Associated Press | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2019 11:36 PM IST
The world’s glaciers are shrinking five times faster now than they were in the 1960s. Their melt is accelerating due to global warming, and adding more water to already rising seas, the study found.
The world’s menu needs a drastic overhaul(Shutterstock Photo)
The world’s menu needs a drastic overhaul(Shutterstock Photo)

The EAT-Lancet commission’s diet plan will reduce both hunger and obesity

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2019 02:09 PM IST
Compared with currently popular diets, the global adoption of the new recommendations requires the world to halve its consumption of red meat and sugar and increase nuts, fruits, vegetables, and legumes intake at least two-fold
Indian students hold placards and participate in a climate protest in Hyderabad, March 15, 2019. Students in more than 80 countries and territories worldwide skipped class in protest over their governments' failure to act against global warming.(AP)
Indian students hold placards and participate in a climate protest in Hyderabad, March 15, 2019. Students in more than 80 countries and territories worldwide skipped class in protest over their governments' failure to act against global warming.(AP)

Want to help fight climate change? Have more children

By Tyler Cowen
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2019 05:27 PM IST
Don’t feel guilty about bringing children into a warming world. Be hopeful that they can help solve the problem
Asia will also see the biggest increase in ultra-high net worth individuals (people with net assets of $30 million or more). India leads the world with an expected 39 percent surge, followed by the Philippines and China.(HT File Photo)
Asia will also see the biggest increase in ultra-high net worth individuals (people with net assets of $30 million or more). India leads the world with an expected 39 percent surge, followed by the Philippines and China.(HT File Photo)

Asia still leads the world when it comes to minting billionaires

Hong Kong | By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2019 12:13 PM IST
The number of Asian billionaires will rise by 27 percent to 1,003 between 2018 and 2023, making up more than a third of the world’s total billionaire population of 2,696, according to a report released Wednesday by Knight Frank LLP.
While scientists are always wary of linking climate change directly to extreme weather events, there is enough evidence to suggest that severe cold weather events — such as the polar vortex that has currently engulfed North America — can be caused by anthropogenic (human-made) climate change(AFP)
While scientists are always wary of linking climate change directly to extreme weather events, there is enough evidence to suggest that severe cold weather events — such as the polar vortex that has currently engulfed North America — can be caused by anthropogenic (human-made) climate change(AFP)

Rethink the climate strategy

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2019 01:23 PM IST
Whatever the political ideology of those in power may be, it is irresponsible for them to be facetious about looming disasters
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