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The image shows the Uber driver and the passenger dancing together.(Instagram/@goodnews_movement)

Uber driver, passenger break into dance listening to Ki Banu Duniya Da. Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 08:05 AM IST
The video opens to show a man stepping out of the car and breaking into a dance.
Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) chief K. Sivan in Bengaluru.(PTI)
Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) chief K. Sivan in Bengaluru.(PTI)

US court asks ISRO’s Antrix to pay USD 1.2 billion compensation to Bengaluru start-up

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 30, 2020 03:46 PM IST
As per the agreement in January 2005, Antrix agreed to build, launch and operate two satellites and to make available 70 MHz of S-band spectrum to Devas, which the latter planned to use to offer hybrid satellite and terrestrial communication services throughout India.
Tahlequah, known to scientists as “J35,” gave birth likely on Friday after it was spotted in the Haro Strait, northwest of Seattle.(Katie Jones, Center for Whale Research)
Tahlequah, known to scientists as “J35,” gave birth likely on Friday after it was spotted in the Haro Strait, northwest of Seattle.(Katie Jones, Center for Whale Research)

Orca named Tahlequah gives birth again after mourning the loss of her calf in 2018

USA | By Reuters | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2020 10:58 AM IST
“Hooray! Her new calf appeared healthy and precocious, swimming vigorously alongside its mother in its second day of free-swimming life,” the Center for Whale Research said.
Amazon logo in Santa Monica, California. The latest announcement details Amazon’s plan for the tony Eastside suburb, which will include leasing 2 million square feet at two towers that are both under construction.(AP)
Amazon logo in Santa Monica, California. The latest announcement details Amazon’s plan for the tony Eastside suburb, which will include leasing 2 million square feet at two towers that are both under construction.(AP)

Amazon expanding to 25,000 workers in Seattle suburb

Bellevue | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 11:23 AM IST
The Seattle-based tech giant announced on Friday that it was expanding its workforce footprint in Bellevue, with new office space plans that will host a total of 25,000 employees in the next several years, the Seattle Times reports.
In Seattle, Washington, a riot was declared after thousands of protesters battled with police: throwing rocks, bottles, fireworks and other explosives.(Reuters)
In Seattle, Washington, a riot was declared after thousands of protesters battled with police: throwing rocks, bottles, fireworks and other explosives.(Reuters)

Portland, Seattle declare riots as US cities see violent weekend

By Bloomberg | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 08:47 AM IST
Thousands of demonstrators marched in groups around Portland, Oregon, some yelling “Feds go home!” in response to the Trump administration’s decision to send federal agents there in late June.
Congress legislators backing Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot staged a five-hour sit-in on Friday asking governor Kalraj Mishra (in photo) to call a special assembly session for a floor test.(HT file photo)
Congress legislators backing Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot staged a five-hour sit-in on Friday asking governor Kalraj Mishra (in photo) to call a special assembly session for a floor test.(HT file photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Rajasthan Congress crisis puts governor’s powers in the spotlight and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 09:07 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Police in riot gear faced off against the demonstrators, some of whom held up umbrellas against falling pellets of pepper spray.(AP Photo)
Police in riot gear faced off against the demonstrators, some of whom held up umbrellas against falling pellets of pepper spray.(AP Photo)

Protesters clash with cops amid anger over surge of federal agents in major cities of US

Seattle | By Agence France-Presse| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 10:24 AM IST
The sounds of repeated small detonations rang out in the streets of the city in Washington state, and smoke rose from an area where demonstrators had set fire to trailers by a construction site for the youth detention facility, an AFP reporter observed.
A man holding an American flag walks by Seattle Police officers guarding a closed Cal Anderson Park in the former Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area on the Fourth of July holiday in Seattle, Washington, U.S. July 4, 2020.(Reuters photo)
A man holding an American flag walks by Seattle Police officers guarding a closed Cal Anderson Park in the former Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area on the Fourth of July holiday in Seattle, Washington, U.S. July 4, 2020.(Reuters photo)

Woman dies after she was hit by car on highway amid protest

Seattle | By Associated Press | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 11:15 AM IST
A 24-year-old woman died Saturday of her injuries after she and another woman were hit by a car on a closed highway in Seattle while protesting against police brutality, authorities said.
Police tweeted the shooting took place on the edge of the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP), or Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, where demonstrators set up a police-free zone in the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody.(REUTERS)
Police tweeted the shooting took place on the edge of the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP), or Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, where demonstrators set up a police-free zone in the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody.(REUTERS)

Seattle police investigate new shooting near autonomous zone

Reuters | By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2020 09:58 AM IST
A man was taken to Harborview Medical Center at 5 a.m. after being shot near Cal Anderson Park and was in satisfactory condition, hospital spokeswoman Susan Gregg said.
A person walks past a sign welcoming visitors Monday, June 22, 2020, near an entrance to what has been named the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest zone in Seattle.(AP)
A person walks past a sign welcoming visitors Monday, June 22, 2020, near an entrance to what has been named the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest zone in Seattle.(AP)

Seattle to move to dismantle protest zone, says mayor

Seattle | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2020 06:49 AM IST
Officials are working with the community to bring the “Capitol Hill Occupied Protest” zone to an end after two weeks, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said at a news conference.
A woman walks in front of an upside down U.S. flag affixed to the Seattle Police Department East Precinct building at the self-proclaimed Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) during a protest against racial inequality and call for defunding of Seattle police, in Seattle, Washington.(REUTERS)
A woman walks in front of an upside down U.S. flag affixed to the Seattle Police Department East Precinct building at the self-proclaimed Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) during a protest against racial inequality and call for defunding of Seattle police, in Seattle, Washington.(REUTERS)

World War I to 1999 WTO trade protests: Why Seattle has a history of protests

Seattle | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 10:58 PM IST
Similar descriptions of Seattle protests have been used for more than 100 years, stretching from large labor movements before World War I to the massive 1999 WTO trade protests.
The bill is technically an explanation of charges, and because Flor has insurance he won’t have to pay the majority of it. In fact, because he had Covid-19, and not a different disease, he might not have to pay anything at all. (Image used for representation).(REUTERS PHOTO.)
The bill is technically an explanation of charges, and because Flor has insurance he won’t have to pay the majority of it. In fact, because he had Covid-19, and not a different disease, he might not have to pay anything at all. (Image used for representation).(REUTERS PHOTO.)

Seattle man beats coronavirus, then gets stunning $1.1 million hospital bill

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 01:25 AM IST
Not only did Flor survive the infection, he ran up a huge tab amounting to nearly $1.1 million-- Rs 8.1411 crore and was saddled with a bill that resembled a book since it ran into an astounding 181 pages.
The largest US demonstration appeared to be in Washington, where protesters flooded streets closed to traffic.(AP Photo)
The largest US demonstration appeared to be in Washington, where protesters flooded streets closed to traffic.(AP Photo)

George Floyd death: Largely peaceful protests against police brutality in US

Washington | By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2020 03:53 PM IST
Saturday’s marches featured few reports of problems in scenes that were more often festive than tense. Authorities were not quick to release crowd size estimates, but it was clear tens of thousands of people — and perhaps hundreds of thousands — turned out nationally.
Amazon is based in Seattle.(REUTERS)
Amazon is based in Seattle.(REUTERS)

Amazon executive says he quit to protest employee firings

New York | By Associated Press | Posted by: Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2020 05:50 AM IST
Tim Bray, a vice president at the company, wrote in a blog post that he left his job last week “in dismay” after Amazon fired several workers who publicly criticized the company.
Boeing was initiating a voluntary layoff plan that allows eligible employees who want to exit the company to do so with a pay and benefits package, one of the people said.(Unsplash)
Boeing was initiating a voluntary layoff plan that allows eligible employees who want to exit the company to do so with a pay and benefits package, one of the people said.(Unsplash)

Boeing to offer voluntary layoffs to employees to tide over coronavirus fallout, say sources

Seattle | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2020 03:32 PM IST
Boeing Co is set to offer buyout and early retirement packages to employees, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, a bid to mitigate the financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
The government must weave in the mental health dimension in the way it approaches Covid-19. There has to be sustained counselling and therapy for patients and suspected cases(PTI)
The government must weave in the mental health dimension in the way it approaches Covid-19. There has to be sustained counselling and therapy for patients and suspected cases(PTI)

Dealing with the human condition

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2020 05:57 PM IST
Uncertainty is giving rise to anxiety, guilt, shame, panic. Respond better
Seattle health authorities have urged companies to allow their employees to work from home as much as possible, stagger shifts to ease commuter congestion on public transportation, and avoid large work-related gatherings.(REUTERS (Image for representation purpose))
Seattle health authorities have urged companies to allow their employees to work from home as much as possible, stagger shifts to ease commuter congestion on public transportation, and avoid large work-related gatherings.(REUTERS (Image for representation purpose))

Google, Facebook, Amazon ask employees to work from home in Seattle over coronavirus fears

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 01:23 PM IST
Seattle in Washington state has been most affected by the virus in the United States. Ten people have died out of 39 cases of infections through community transmission of the virus.
The latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) listed 108 confirmed and presumed cases in the United States.(AP (Image for representation purpose))
The latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) listed 108 confirmed and presumed cases in the United States.(AP (Image for representation purpose))

Coronavirus claims three more lives in Seattle-area as outbreak spreads across US

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 03:40 PM IST
The total number of people diagnosed with the coronavirus in the greater Seattle area rose to 27 on Tuesday, including nine deaths, up from 18 cases and six deaths tallied on Monday, the state Department of Health reported.
The resolution said the Register of Citizens and the Citizenship Amendment Act in India are discriminatory to Muslims, oppressed castes, women, indigenous, and LGBT people.(PTI)
The resolution said the Register of Citizens and the Citizenship Amendment Act in India are discriminatory to Muslims, oppressed castes, women, indigenous, and LGBT people.(PTI)

‘Discriminatory’: Seattle city council in US passes anti-CAA resolution

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 10:22 PM IST
Reaffirming Seattle as a welcoming city and expressing solidarity with the city’s South Asian community regardless of religion and caste, the resolution “resolves that the Seattle City Council opposes the National Register of Citizens and the Citizenship Amendment Act in India.
Police work the scene of a shooting on Third Avenue and Pine Street, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Seattle.(AP)
Police work the scene of a shooting on Third Avenue and Pine Street, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Seattle.(AP)

At least one killed, several injured in Seattle mass shooting

Los Angeles | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2020 09:16 AM IST
Police said at least one suspect was being sought in connection with the mass shooting that took place near a McDonald’s fast food restaurant, just blocks away from the Pike Place Market.
Washington state authorities say 4-year-old twins freed themselves from their car seats and climbed an embankment seeking help following a car crash that killed their father. (Representative Image)(Getty Images)
Washington state authorities say 4-year-old twins freed themselves from their car seats and climbed an embankment seeking help following a car crash that killed their father. (Representative Image)(Getty Images)

4-year-old twins free selves, climb to safety after car crash

Seattle | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 06:24 AM IST
Family members say the girls climbed about 200 feet (61 meters) up to the road after the accident 34 miles (55 kilometers) north of Seattle.
The study has found a link between parents’ past use of marijuana to their children’s use of and attitudes toward alcohol and marijuana, other problematic behaviours, and school achievement.(Unsplash)
The study has found a link between parents’ past use of marijuana to their children’s use of and attitudes toward alcohol and marijuana, other problematic behaviours, and school achievement.(Unsplash)

Consumption of marijuana by parents influences child’s substance use habits, problematic behaviour and achievements

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 08:27 AM IST
The study has found a link between parents’ past use of marijuana to their children’s use of and attitudes toward alcohol and marijuana, other problematic behaviours, and school achievement.
Austin, Utah, New Orleans, Mauii, Seattle, are just some of the many must-visit spots for those hoping to travel solo around the United States of America.(Unsplash)
Austin, Utah, New Orleans, Mauii, Seattle, are just some of the many must-visit spots for those hoping to travel solo around the United States of America.(Unsplash)

Travelling solo? Don’t forget to visit these spots in USA

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 06:11 PM IST
Austin, Utah, New Orleans, Mauii, Seattle, are just some of the many must-visit spots for those hoping to travel solo around the United States of America.
The most recent large one to shake the Seattle area occurred in 2001, when a 6.8 magnitude quake happened just north of Olympia, Washington. Image used for representational purpose only.(Reuters)
The most recent large one to shake the Seattle area occurred in 2001, when a 6.8 magnitude quake happened just north of Olympia, Washington. Image used for representational purpose only.(Reuters)

Quake rattles greater Seattle area; no link to California Quake

Associated Press, Everett | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2019 09:35 AM IST
The US Geological Survey reports that a 4.6 magnitude earthquake rattled the Three Lakes area, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) northeast of Seattle. The USGS said it received reports of people feeling the shaking from Vancouver to near Wenatchee, Washington.
Ryan Geddes, the man behind this act, garnered a lot of attention on social media.(Twitter/@adampellegrini)
Ryan Geddes, the man behind this act, garnered a lot of attention on social media.(Twitter/@adampellegrini)

‘Rewrite GoT season 8’, Seattle man demands on flying banner

Washington | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 05:33 PM IST
He said that he is just a ‘casual’ fan of the show and started watching ‘Game of Thrones’ in January, this year.
Four people were killed and three wounded when a construction crane collapsed Saturday in downtown Seattle, pinning five cars underneath.(AP)
Four people were killed and three wounded when a construction crane collapsed Saturday in downtown Seattle, pinning five cars underneath.(AP)

4 dead after construction crane collapses in Seattle

Seattle | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2019 05:37 AM IST
The four were dead by the time firefighters got to the scene, the Seattle Fire Department said. Three people were transported to the hospital, the department said.
Paramedics and police officers remove a man from where two vehicles collided on Sand Point Way Northeast in Seattle on March 27.(AP Photo)
Paramedics and police officers remove a man from where two vehicles collided on Sand Point Way Northeast in Seattle on March 27.(AP Photo)

2 killed as gunman opens fire during rush hour in Seattle

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 08:01 AM IST
The suspect, who was not identified, was taken to a local hospital, where he remained under guard while being treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.
Boeing postpones 777X event after Ethiopian Airlines crash(Bloomberg)
Boeing postpones 777X event after Ethiopian Airlines crash(Bloomberg)

Boeing postpones 777X event after Ethiopian Airlines crash

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2019 09:27 AM IST
Boeing said that after the crash of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 it is focused on “supporting” the airline and would not proceed with Wednesday’s planned debut of the 777X in Seattle.
Swarn Singh was assaulted by Rory Benson in Seattle in December 2017.(Sourced)
Swarn Singh was assaulted by Rory Benson in Seattle in December 2017.(Sourced)

US man jailed for attacking Indian-origin Sikh cab driver with hammer in Seattle

New York | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 20, 2018 10:36 AM IST
Swarn Singh was assaulted with a deadly weapon by Rory Benson in December 2017, according to Sikhs civil rights group, The Sikh Coalition.
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