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A man who was attacked by a mountain lion while running on a northern Colorado trail fought back and killed the animal by choking it, wildlife officials said Tuesday.(File Photo)

A man was attacked by mountain lion. He fought back and choked it to death

DENVER | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2019 05:16 PM IST
The agency said the young lion — its hunting instincts apparently triggered by the movement — lunged at the runner, biting his face and wrist, but the man was able to break free and kill the lion.
Researchers have discovered the largest cave salamander in North America, a 9.3-inch specimen of the Berry Cave species. (Representational Image)(REUTERS)
Researchers have discovered the largest cave salamander in North America, a 9.3-inch specimen of the Berry Cave species. (Representational Image)(REUTERS)

Record-breaking almost 10 inch cave salamander found in US

New York | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2019 04:14 PM IST
The finding, published in Subterranean Biology, is making scientists re-examine growth limits of these animals in harsh environments and how hospitable underground environments really are.
File image of LA Galaxy footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic.(AP)
File image of LA Galaxy footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic.(AP)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic taking it one year at a time with LA Galaxy

Los Angeles | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2019 08:53 AM IST
Ibrahimovic, who joined Galaxy in March after leaving Manchester United, enjoyed an impressive debut in North America and was named MLS Newcomer of the Year.
Barcelona players during the warm up before the match(REUTERS)
Barcelona players during the warm up before the match(REUTERS)

La Liga remains hopeful of overseas games despite Barcelona setback

Barcelona | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2018 09:57 PM IST
The league also said Barca’s withdrawal did not affect its 15-year agreement with entertainment firm Relevent to promote Spanish football in North America.
Actor Jason Momoa attends the world premiere of Aquaman in London, Britain.(REUTERS)
Actor Jason Momoa attends the world premiere of Aquaman in London, Britain.(REUTERS)

Aquaman is already a hit, makes a splash in China with a $93.6 million (Rs 664 cr) opening

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2018 04:10 PM IST
Aquaman opened with a splash in China, the world’s second biggest movie market, ahead of its India release on December 14. The film made $93.6 million in China, equivalent to Rs 664 crore.
File picture of Satyarup Siddhanta after scaling Mount Everest in 2016.(Picture courtesy: Satyarup Siddhanta)
File picture of Satyarup Siddhanta after scaling Mount Everest in 2016.(Picture courtesy: Satyarup Siddhanta)

Former asthmatic mountaineer close to world record

Hindustan Times | By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2018 11:24 AM IST
In July this year, Siddhanta ascended Mt. Ojos del Salado (6,887 metres), the highest volcano in the world. The Guinness Book record he aims to break is for climbing the tallest peaks and volcanoes of every continent.
The British historians Phyllis Deane and WA Cole presented an incorrect estimate of Britain’s 18th-19th century trade volume, by leaving out re-exports completely. I found that by 1800 Britain’s total trade was 62% higher than their estimate, on applying the correct definition of trade including re-exports, that is used by the United Nations and by all other international organisations.(REUTERS)
The British historians Phyllis Deane and WA Cole presented an incorrect estimate of Britain’s 18th-19th century trade volume, by leaving out re-exports completely. I found that by 1800 Britain’s total trade was 62% higher than their estimate, on applying the correct definition of trade including re-exports, that is used by the United Nations and by all other international organisations.(REUTERS)

How the British impoverished India

By Utsa Patnaik
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2018 01:02 PM IST
When the Crown took over from the Company, from 1861 a clever system was developed under which all of India’s financial gold and forex earnings from its fast-rising commodity export surplus with the world, was intercepted and appropriated by Britain
The study was published in the journal Scientific Reports. (Reuters File Photo/Representative image)
The study was published in the journal Scientific Reports. (Reuters File Photo/Representative image)

Alaska was likely a ‘superhighway’ millions of years ago. For dinosaurs

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2018 11:49 PM IST
Alaska might have been the ‘superhighway’ for dinosaurs between Asia and Western North America
Most countries in the east will be able to watch the total lunar eclipse on the evening of July 27. Central Asia, the Middle East and a majority of eastern Africa will have the best view of the total lunar eclipse.(Praful Gangurde/ Hindustan Times)
Most countries in the east will be able to watch the total lunar eclipse on the evening of July 27. Central Asia, the Middle East and a majority of eastern Africa will have the best view of the total lunar eclipse.(Praful Gangurde/ Hindustan Times)

Lunar eclipse 2018: Countries which will get the best view

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rishabh Chaudhary
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2018 12:51 PM IST
The total eclipse will begin everywhere approximately at the same time, but the time of its visibility will vary widely depending on its timeline, from 9.30 pm in Cairo (North Africa) and 10.30 pm in Moscow (Eastern Europe) to 10.44 pm in Delhi (South Asia).
The United States will host arch-rivals Mexico on September 11 in a football friendly(AFP)
The United States will host arch-rivals Mexico on September 11 in a football friendly(AFP)

USA-Mexico football rivalry to be renewed on September 11 at Nashville

Agence France-Presse, Chicago | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 05:40 PM IST
Mexico owns a 34-18 with 15 drawn edge in the rivalry, although the United States have a 13-7 with 6 drawn record in games against El Tricolor since the turn of the century.
Lalit Nahata, vice- president, Pune district basketball association believes that talent has to be scouted early to be able to compete at the international level.(HT PHOTO)
Lalit Nahata, vice- president, Pune district basketball association believes that talent has to be scouted early to be able to compete at the international level.(HT PHOTO)

Parents calling time on young talent playing ball...but the NBA is here to change that

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 04:19 PM IST
Lalit Nahata, vice- president of the Pune district basketball association talks about what it takes for basketball to take root in the country and how the NBA can bring about that change.
People sign a memorial after a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing multiple people and injuring others, Monday, April 23, 2018, in Toronto.(AP)
People sign a memorial after a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing multiple people and injuring others, Monday, April 23, 2018, in Toronto.(AP)

Canadian Muslim charities lead fundraising for Toronto van attack victims

Reuters, Toronto | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 03:02 PM IST
Suspect Alek Minassian, 25, was charged with 10 counts of murder and 13 counts of attempted murder on Tuesday after he plowed a rental van into pedestrians on a crowded Toronto sidewalk.
Nokia and its competitors have been treading water for a few years, waiting for operators to progress from current fourth-generation (4G) mobile network technology to 5G.(REUTERS File Photo)
Nokia and its competitors have been treading water for a few years, waiting for operators to progress from current fourth-generation (4G) mobile network technology to 5G.(REUTERS File Photo)

Nokia posts losses for fifth straight quarter, says Q1 was‘challenging’

Agence France-Presse, Helsinki | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2018 02:01 PM IST
Nokia’s net loss shrank by 45% to 270 million euros ($329 million) year-on-year. Nokia has not turned a profit since the fourth quarter of 2016.
Toronto District School Board trustee Parthi Kandavel (second from left) with other board members and children after the adoption of a motion recognising November as Hindu Heritage Month in schools across the Canadian city.(HT Photo)
Toronto District School Board trustee Parthi Kandavel (second from left) with other board members and children after the adoption of a motion recognising November as Hindu Heritage Month in schools across the Canadian city.(HT Photo)

Toronto schools to mark November as Hindu heritage month

Hindustan Times, Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya, Toronto
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 05:42 PM IST
The motion was moved before the Toronto District School Board by 36-year-old Parthi Kandavel, whose father is of Sri Lankan origin and mother is from India, said he championed the motion because of a “desire.
(HT Illustration: Sudhir Shetty)
(HT Illustration: Sudhir Shetty)

Stormtrooper, dogtag, climax: A look at words that turn 100 this year

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2018 09:50 AM IST
Dictionary entries from 1918 reflect the legacy of war, the evolution of cinema, new technology and ways in which sex was finally exiting the bedroom.
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