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An artist impression of a new species of mammal, baptized with the name Orretherium tzen.(via REUTERS)

Scientists unearth fossil of skunk-like creature that walked among dinosaurs

Reuters | , Santiago
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 02:13 PM IST
A part of the creature's fossilized jawbone with five teeth attached were discovered close to the famous Torres del Paine national park.
A lion is seen through a glass at the 'Buin Zoo' which is looking for sponsors to funds for food, maintenance and veterinary controls for its animals due the lockdown, during the Covid-19 outbreak.(REUTERS)
A lion is seen through a glass at the 'Buin Zoo' which is looking for sponsors to funds for food, maintenance and veterinary controls for its animals due the lockdown, during the Covid-19 outbreak.(REUTERS)

Chilean zoo looks for ‘animal godparents’ to help meet expenses

Santiago | By Reuters | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2020 01:32 PM IST
Buin Zoo, on the outskirts of the capital Santiago, is ordinarily one of the city’s top attractions but it is struggling to stay afloat as visitors have dwindled to zero.
Greta Thunberg did not say in which city or school she would be continuing her studies.(Bloomberg)
Greta Thunberg did not say in which city or school she would be continuing her studies.(Bloomberg)

Greta Thunberg back in class after year off for awareness on climate change

Stockholm | By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2020 09:28 AM IST
Since her last school year finished in June 2019, the teenager’s travels around the world meant that she ended up doing lessons remotely.
A Chilean trader and so-called 'Batman solidario' (Solidarity Batman) greets a homeless man with an elbow bump while delivering charity food rations in the street.(REUTERS)
A Chilean trader and so-called 'Batman solidario' (Solidarity Batman) greets a homeless man with an elbow bump while delivering charity food rations in the street.(REUTERS)

Chilean Batman prowls streets of Santiago delivering food to homeless

Chile | By Reuters | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON AUG 19, 2020 11:47 AM IST
The man, who wears a shiny batman suit complete with a coronavirus-ready sanitary facemask, delivers a few dozen plates of hot food to homeless people.
Police water cannon advances on anti-government demonstrators during protest in Santiago, Chile.(AP)
Police water cannon advances on anti-government demonstrators during protest in Santiago, Chile.(AP)

‘Eat the rich’ graffiti spells tough times for Chilean tourism

By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 11:33 AM IST
Written in large letters on the wall in front of the upmarket Cumbres hotel in central Santiago is the simple message: ‘Eat the Rich.’
Visitors can synchronise their morning walk, in the beach town of Pobena, with the sunrise(Gaurav Gupta)
Visitors can synchronise their morning walk, in the beach town of Pobena, with the sunrise(Gaurav Gupta)

Travel: Walking the Camino, twice over!

Hindustan Times | By Gaurav Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2019 12:16 AM IST
The Camino del Norte, one of the 30-day walking routes to the Santiago Cathedral in Spain, can lead you to places within yourself. What made this young Indian boy walk the walk a second time?
The wall of a fire station is seen damaged after an earthquake in Coquimbo, Chile.(REUTERS)
The wall of a fire station is seen damaged after an earthquake in Coquimbo, Chile.(REUTERS)

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes Chile, kills two

La Serena (Chile) | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2019 05:32 PM IST
The quake struck at 10:32 p.m. about 16 km (10 miles) south-southwest of Coquimbo, the USGS said. The quake, measured 53 km (33 miles) below the surface, shook homes, caused landslides in the region’s mountainous terrain.
In Hollywood, Nicolas Lopez has collaborated with director Eli Roth.
In Hollywood, Nicolas Lopez has collaborated with director Eli Roth.

Famed Chilean director Nicolas Lopez accused of sexual harassment by 8 women

Agencr France-Presse | By HT Correspondent, Santiago
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2018 01:29 PM IST
Famed Chilean film director Nicolas Lopez has been accused of sexual harassment or abuse by eight actresses and models, a magazine has reported.
Main building of Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU).(HT File Photo)
Main building of Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU).(HT File Photo)

Pune University opens new social innovation lab

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ananya Barua
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2018 05:34 PM IST
The lab is to provide a platform to entrepreneurs, especially women entrepreneurs, to conceptualise and develop innovative ideas and find solutions to social problems.
Tourists bring in the grapes they picked as part of their hands-on experience tour of Viu Manent vineyard in Colchagua, Chile.(AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Tourists bring in the grapes they picked as part of their hands-on experience tour of Viu Manent vineyard in Colchagua, Chile.(AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

The heavy work behind a wine bottle: Tourists pick their own grapes at this Chilean winery

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 09:10 AM IST
Visitors pay up to $90 (approx Rs 5,863) for a tour of Viu Manent winery, which includes the grape-picking experience, riding on horse-drawn carriages or bikes in the pastures of the Colchagua Valley, one of Chile’s best-known wine regions.
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