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The glorious Boudhanath Stupa makes for a serene sight from one of the rooftop cafés that surround it(Sunetra Choudhury)

Travel: A world between the known and the new

Hindustan Times | By Sunetra Choudhury
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2019 11:01 PM IST
Kathmandu seems like any Indian city, but it takes only 24 hours to know it’s a brand new experience at a bargain rate
Rahul Subramanian(Photo: Instagram/rahulsubramanic)
Rahul Subramanian(Photo: Instagram/rahulsubramanic)

My aim is not to change the world: Rahul Subramanian

Mumbai | By Yoshita Rao
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2019 04:55 PM IST
In a tête-à-tête with the comedian he talks about his comic routine and about his tryst with Mumbai
Mark Hamill has played Luke Skywalker for over 40 years, since he was 25 years old.
Mark Hamill has played Luke Skywalker for over 40 years, since he was 25 years old.

The world of Luke Skywalker

Hindustan Times | By Rohan Naahar
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 07:54 PM IST
As the Star Wars series wraps up the Skywalker saga, a look back at its extraordinary hero
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Friday unveiled a new world ranking system for 2020(Getty Images)
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Friday unveiled a new world ranking system for 2020(Getty Images)

FIH unveils new match-based world ranking system for 2020

Lausanne | By PTI
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 03:13 PM IST
The FIH said the new model removes much of the subjectivity surrounding continental weighting by creating a system which is fair to all.
Dr Shama Mohamed, Shaina NC, Priyanka Chaturvedi, Sania Mirza and Barkha Dutt at the event.
Dr Shama Mohamed, Shaina NC, Priyanka Chaturvedi, Sania Mirza and Barkha Dutt at the event.

Malavika’s Mumbaistan: A Woman’s World

Hindustan Times | By Malavika Sangghvi
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 08:15 AM IST
Titled ‘Is Politics Still A Man’s World’ and supported by Facebook in partnership with UN Women, the session saw spokesperson of the BJP and Maharashtra state treasurer Shaina NC, Shiv Sena deputy leader Priyanka Chaturvedi and Congress spokesperson Dr Shama Mohamed present a strikingly united front when it came to gender rights and women’s issues
Voters exercise their franchise in Bihar in the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections conducted in 2019.(Santosh Kumar/Ht archive)
Voters exercise their franchise in Bihar in the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections conducted in 2019.(Santosh Kumar/Ht archive)

HTLS 2019: The evolution of the world’s largest democracy

New Delhi | By Baijayant Jay Panda
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 12:33 PM IST
About 75 years after the US adopted its Constitution, it experienced fundamental systemic changes over the next several decades — post Lincoln, first was the Gilded Age (late 1860s till the mid 1890s), and thereafter the Progressive Era (1890s - 1920s).
Used clothes being loaded on to a truck to be sent to Gujarat. Vendors will sell them to millions of people in villages and small towns of the state.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Used clothes being loaded on to a truck to be sent to Gujarat. Vendors will sell them to millions of people in villages and small towns of the state.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Inside the world of Delhi’s unsung recyclers

HT | By Manoj Sharma
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 04:34 PM IST
The Waghri community, whose women known as ‘bartanwalis’ travel long distances to barter utensils for old clothes, faces new challenges in their centuries-old profession
Jyoti Amge (25) along with her mother and father had gone to the USA to attend a function.
Jyoti Amge (25) along with her mother and father had gone to the USA to attend a function.

World’s shortest woman Jyoti Amge’s house burgled in Nagpur

Nagpur | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 04:04 PM IST
The theft in Jyoti Amge’s home in the Nandanvan area took place between 1 am and 3.30 am, police said.
Students reflect on their world.(HT file)
Students reflect on their world.(HT file)

Students reflect on their world

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 06:26 PM IST
This Children’s Day, students share their views on a wide range of subjects close to their hearts.
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp looks on as Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola(Action Images via Reuters)
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp looks on as Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola(Action Images via Reuters)

Guardiola is the best manager in the world, says Klopp

London | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON NOV 07, 2019 09:14 PM IST
Leaders Liverpool have a six-point advantage over the defending champions and the match is a crucial one for both sides.
Demonstrators protest President Donald Trump's decision to exit the Paris climate change accord, Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2017(AFP)
Demonstrators protest President Donald Trump's decision to exit the Paris climate change accord, Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2017(AFP)

Trump’s decision to exit the Paris deal will not just hurt the world, but US also

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 05:56 PM IST
By moving out of the Paris deal, the US is not only jeopardising the US and the rest of the world’s future, but is also leaving the field wide open for China to corner the growing renewable energy market.
Ten point agenda mooted to build world class universities. (Representational image)(HT file)
Ten point agenda mooted to build world class universities. (Representational image)(HT file)

Ten point agenda mooted to build world class universities

Kolkata | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON NOV 07, 2019 02:55 PM IST
Recognised by the Indian government as an Institution of Eminence (IoE), the O.P. Jindal Global University is an initiative of the Jindal Steel & Power Foundation. It’s the only non-STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and non-medicine university to be recognised as an IoE.
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli(PTI)
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli(PTI)

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli reveals mantra to be the best side in the world, outlines goals

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 10:59 AM IST
Speaking at the end of the match, Indian captain Virat Kohli reiterated the importance of being multi-dimensional and being ready for all challenges.
The majestic Potala Palace in Lhasa was once the winter palace of the Dalai Lamas(Rezaul H Laskar)
The majestic Potala Palace in Lhasa was once the winter palace of the Dalai Lamas(Rezaul H Laskar)

Travel: Of lamas and luscious landscapes…a trip to Tibet

Hindustan Times | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2019 12:02 AM IST
There exist stringent rules to restrict tourism in Tibet, but going there is worth all the paperwork in the world
I would conclude that PM Modi has persuaded the world the change in Kashmir’s status is a domestic issue and not a matter of international concern. Imran Khan’s publicly expressed despair and disappointment over the response he got at the UN clinches this point(PTI)
I would conclude that PM Modi has persuaded the world the change in Kashmir’s status is a domestic issue and not a matter of international concern. Imran Khan’s publicly expressed despair and disappointment over the response he got at the UN clinches this point(PTI)

How the world sees India’s Kashmir policy, writes Karan Thapar

UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 07:31 PM IST
I find it hard to deny that Kashmir has been internationalised. A lot depends on what happens when the clampdown in the Valley is lifted
Popular even in Peru - Shah Rukh Khan in(DDLJ)
Popular even in Peru - Shah Rukh Khan in(DDLJ)

Interview: Fatima Bhutto on her new book, New Kings of the World

Hindustan Times | By Manjula Narayan
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 06:54 PM IST
Fatima Bhutto’s new book looks at the global appeal of eastern pop culture. In an email interview she talks about why everyone, from the Germans to the Peruvians, is enamoured by Bollywood, K-pop and Turkish Dizi
Shah Rukh Khan in Asoka(HT Photo)
Shah Rukh Khan in Asoka(HT Photo)

Excerpt: New Kings of the World by Fatima Bhutto

Hindustan Times | By Fatima Bhutto
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 06:58 PM IST
Fatima Bhutto’s new book looks at how eastern pop culture including Bollywood, Turkish dizi and K-pop is seducing the world. In this exclusive first excerpt from the book, Shah Rukh Khan talks to her about the nature of his stardom

Watch: PM Modi in US and how New India is engaging the world | The Big Picture

Hindustan Times | By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 12:35 PM IST
As PM Narendra Modi visits US, The Big Picture this week looks at the broad direction of Indian foreign policy under his government.
Amit Panghal has reached Worlds final.(PTI)
Amit Panghal has reached Worlds final.(PTI)

Amit Panghal has ‘unfinished business’ ahead of World Championships final

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2019 09:11 PM IST
Panghal on Friday became the first Indian boxer to enter the finals of the Men’s World Boxing Championships. He defeated Saken Bibossinov 3-2 in the semi-finals in the 52 kg weight category.

Sports Corner: Taking aim with Apurvi Chandela, the world’s No 1 rifle shooter

By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 01:49 AM IST
For Indian shooting, there has never been a better time than now, and that’s wonderful news leading up to the 2020 Olympics.
Minister of External Affairs, S Jaishankar, addresses the media on the completion of first 100 days of Modi government, New Delhi, September 17(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Minister of External Affairs, S Jaishankar, addresses the media on the completion of first 100 days of Modi government, New Delhi, September 17(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

How Delhi sees the world

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 08:01 PM IST
Its views on Pakistan, China and the region are becoming clearer
Dipa Karmakar (IND) of India competes on the floor exercise during the women's qualifications(REUTERS)
Dipa Karmakar (IND) of India competes on the floor exercise during the women's qualifications(REUTERS)

Amid row, fresh gymnastics trials for world meet

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Navneet Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 09:18 AM IST
Although Dipa Karmakar’s impressive showing in the 2016 Rio Olympics shone a light on Indian gymnastics, uncertainty has ruled the sport since the sports ministry derecognised the federation because of factionalism.

War of nuclear nations could impact world: Imran Khan

Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 11:52 PM IST
Khan also renewed his attack on India and said there was no question of talking to the neighbour at this point, especially after New Delhi’s move to nullify Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special status to militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir.

Sports corner: How India’s cycling champions took the world by storm

By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 07:23 AM IST
We travelled to the Track Asia cycling championship held recently at India’s only Velodrome at New Delhi.
Pick & Cheese, which recently launched in Seven Dials Market in Covent Garden, has a 40-meter conveyor belt that serves a seemingly endless supply of cheese to its diners.(Instagram/ The Cheese Bar)
Pick & Cheese, which recently launched in Seven Dials Market in Covent Garden, has a 40-meter conveyor belt that serves a seemingly endless supply of cheese to its diners.(Instagram/ The Cheese Bar)

Say cheese! London debuts world’s first cheese conveyor-belt restaurant

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 06:00 PM IST
Pick & Cheese, which recently launched in Seven Dials Market in Covent Garden, has a 40-meter conveyor belt that serves a seemingly endless supply of cheese to its diners.
Author Monisha Rajesh on the Belmond British Pullman.(Courtesy the publisher)
Author Monisha Rajesh on the Belmond British Pullman.(Courtesy the publisher)

Review: Around the World in 80 Trains by Monisha Rajesh

Hindustan Times | By Sudhirendar Sharma
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 12:49 PM IST
Travelling on trains across Russia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China, Tibet, Vietnam, North Korea, Canada and the US gave the author fresh insights into life and into humankind
Union minister Hardeep Puri accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of stalling projects (File photo)(PTI)
Union minister Hardeep Puri accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of stalling projects (File photo)(PTI)

‘It’s rest of the world vs Arvind Kejriwal’: Minister Hardeep Puri stings Delhi CM

New Delhi, HT Correspondent | By Sunetra Choudhury
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2020 07:56 AM IST
On unauthorized colonies, union minister Hardeep Puri said, it was the Delhi government that had sought more time.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan tore into the Indian government on Sunday, questioning the safety of New Delhi’s nuclear weapons arsenal .(REUTERS Photo)
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan tore into the Indian government on Sunday, questioning the safety of New Delhi’s nuclear weapons arsenal .(REUTERS Photo)

World should consider India nuke arsenal safety: Imran Khan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 11:56 PM IST
In a series of tweets two days after failing to get the United Nations to hold an open and formal meeting on Jammu & Kashmir, Khan said the Narendra Modi government posed a threat to Pakistan and the region.
Gaggan in Bangkok was the first and only Indian restaurant to appear high up on lists of the world’s best restaurants
Gaggan in Bangkok was the first and only Indian restaurant to appear high up on lists of the world’s best restaurants

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: The world’s best Indian chefs

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 12:29 AM IST
As Gaggan closes, a look at the other stars of Indian cuisine around the globe
Steam Locomotive train making trial run at Chennai ahead of the Independence Day celebrations.(ANI File Photo)
Steam Locomotive train making trial run at Chennai ahead of the Independence Day celebrations.(ANI File Photo)

World’s oldest working steam engine makes heritage run. It’s 164-year-old

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2019 07:16 PM IST
The locomotive was originally shipped to India from England in 1855.
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