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Anandkumar, founder of biotech startup Bugworks.(Samyukta Lakshmi/Bloomberg)

This Indian startup is at the front of the world’s fight against superbugs

Bloomberg | By Ari Altstedter
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2018 01:40 PM IST
In India, superbugs kill nearly 60,000 newborns every year. The rapid spread of resistant bacteria has now made India the epicenter of a war to prevent a post-antibiotic world, where people would once again die in their thousands of commonplace infections.
Croatia's Domagoj Vida and Sime Vrsaljko celebrate after their win over Argentina in the FIFA World Cup 2018.(REUTERS)
Croatia's Domagoj Vida and Sime Vrsaljko celebrate after their win over Argentina in the FIFA World Cup 2018.(REUTERS)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Zlatko Dalic hails Croatia defenders for stopping ‘best player in the world’ Lionel Messi

Omnisport | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 08:34 AM IST
Argentina were thrashed 3-0 as goals from Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic as Croatia registered a convincing win to book their berth in the FIFA World Cup 2018 knock-out stages.
Brazil's Fred signed a new contract with Manchester United.(Reuters)
Brazil's Fred signed a new contract with Manchester United.(Reuters)

Fred completes transfer to ‘biggest club in the world’ Manchester United

Agence France-Presse, London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 02:13 AM IST
Fred gives Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho a powerful-looking midfield with the Brazilian set to slot in alongside Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has made $370 million worldwide.(AP)
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has made $370 million worldwide.(AP)

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom crosses Rs 100 crore-mark in India

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 04:34 PM IST
Chris Pratt’s latest dinosaur movie, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, has crossed an important milestone at the Indian box office.
Chris Pratt is back as the dinosaur-loving former theme park employee.
Chris Pratt is back as the dinosaur-loving former theme park employee.

A new breed of GM giants: Review of Jurassic World - Fallen Kingdom

Hindustan Times | By Rashid Irani
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2018 05:58 PM IST
The plot may be thin, but the CGI is impressive and the dinosaurs look more menacingly real than they ever have before.
A cardboard cut-out of US President Donald Trump stands in front of a large banner that reads "Come And Take It," during a pro-gun rally on the sidelines of the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual meeting in Dallas, Texas, US, May 5, 2018(Bloomberg)
A cardboard cut-out of US President Donald Trump stands in front of a large banner that reads "Come And Take It," during a pro-gun rally on the sidelines of the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual meeting in Dallas, Texas, US, May 5, 2018(Bloomberg)

In the US, the gun is a talisman of rugged virtue in the face of a changing world

UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2018 10:30 AM IST
The American attachment to guns has much less to do with high constitutional principle or even practical need (67% of gun owners may say they have guns “for protection,” but crime rates in America have plummeted since 1990; there is an inverse relationship between rates of violent crime and the manufacture of guns, which has grown exponentially in the last 20 years)
Priyanka Chopra meets Rohingya refugees.(Twitter)
Priyanka Chopra meets Rohingya refugees.(Twitter)

UNICEF ambassador Priyanka Chopra urges the world to care for Rohingya refugees

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 06:26 PM IST
Priyanka Chopra has shared pictures and messages from her field visit to Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.
Leopard and buffalo’s lip-to-lip moment is going viral (Nat Geo)
Leopard and buffalo’s lip-to-lip moment is going viral (Nat Geo)

Kiss of love? Leopard and buffalo’s lip-to-lip moment is going viral in the human world

UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2018 06:20 PM IST
Viral video shows leopard ‘kissing’ a buffalo.
Anshul Kaushik with a gun from the 1857 sepoy mutiny.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
Anshul Kaushik with a gun from the 1857 sepoy mutiny.(Amal KS/HT Photo)

Meet Delhi’s History Hunter, who pieces together the world that was

Hindustan Times | By Aditya Dogra
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 01:45 PM IST
Anshul Kaushik is a history buff like no other. From dinosaur eggs to pre-Independence artefacts, here’s all about him and his unique collection.
Worlds within walls: A peek into 7 celebrity homes
Worlds within walls: A peek into 7 celebrity homes

Worlds within walls: A peek into 7 celebrity homes

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 04:48 PM IST
From actor Radhika Apte’s favourite colour to director Zoya Akhtar’s obsession with books, this web series brings to light the not-so-known facts about renowned personalities.
Harappan period humped bull with gold horns, unearthed in Bhiwani, Haryana.(Director of Archaeology and Museums, Haryana)
Harappan period humped bull with gold horns, unearthed in Bhiwani, Haryana.(Director of Archaeology and Museums, Haryana)

The spectacular exhibition India and the World reaches Delhi

Hindustan Times | By Manik Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 04:47 PM IST
India and the World, a mammoth, spectacular exhibition, comes to Delhi, with its fascinating stories of how we share our past with continents, countries and people in ways we cannot imagine
The data for Mumbai clearly indicates that even though the city has the advantage of sea breeze, it continues to face a pollution crisis.(HT PHOTO)
The data for Mumbai clearly indicates that even though the city has the advantage of sea breeze, it continues to face a pollution crisis.(HT PHOTO)

Mumbai is now the fourth most polluted mega city in the world, says WHO

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2018 03:25 PM IST
Mumbai surpassed pollution levels of Beijing (92 µg/m3), China, which is the fifth most polluted globally
The library is designed by Pritzker Architecture Prize winner Rem Koolhaas.(Facebook)
The library is designed by Pritzker Architecture Prize winner Rem Koolhaas.(Facebook)

This futuristic library in Qatar showcases some of the world’s oldest books

Mohammed Aly Sergie, Bloomberg | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2018 03:05 PM IST
Qatar’s National Library is home to thousand-year-old heritage books, which includes maps and letters tracing the history of Qatar, as well as ancient copies of the Koran and scientific texts from the golden age of Arab and Persian civilisations.
Every device, every app is worked upon to be addictive to the human mind
Every device, every app is worked upon to be addictive to the human mind

The biggest ‘what ifs’ in the world of tech

Hindustan Times | By Rajiv Makhni
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2018 11:47 PM IST
Certain things or situations that could have easily made a lot of difference to technology
Here are five restaurants across the world that you must try.
Here are five restaurants across the world that you must try.

Riyaaz Amlani lists his favourite restaurants across the world

Hindustan Times | By Riyaaz Amlani
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2018 06:51 PM IST
The well-known restaurateur picks five of his favourite places to dine from around the world
The shoddy yarn factories have dwindled in number from about 400 in the early 2000s to 100 today. Production is now at 300 tonnes of yarn a day, down 25% from 2008.(Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)
The shoddy yarn factories have dwindled in number from about 400 in the early 2000s to 100 today. Production is now at 300 tonnes of yarn a day, down 25% from 2008.(Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)

In Panipat, the world’s ‘castoff capital’, business hangs by a thread

Hindustan Times | By Madhusree Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2018 11:37 AM IST
For decades, the West’s discarded winter wear has come here to be ripped apart and reborn as cheap, warm blankets. Now, a new type of Chinese fleece is threatening to make them obsolete.
Krshaana Rawat with her Guinness World Record.(HT PHOTO)
Krshaana Rawat with her Guinness World Record.(HT PHOTO)

10-year-old from Jaipur is the world's youngest practising playwright

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Nitika Kakkar
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 09:52 PM IST
The chirpy young playwright loves reading fantasy fiction, with the Harry Potter and Percy Jackson series being her favourites.
Shatrughan Sinha speaks at a function.(PTI File Photo)
Shatrughan Sinha speaks at a function.(PTI File Photo)

Sexual favours happen in entertainment, political world, says Shatrughan Sinha

Indo Asian News Service, Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 01:29 PM IST
Shatrughan Sinha says sexual favours are demanded in and given in both the entertainment and the political world
Singapore Airlines is now taking delivery of Airbus’ newest wide-body, the A350-900. It has 21 planes in its fleet, of an order for 67 aircraft.(Reuters File Photo)
Singapore Airlines is now taking delivery of Airbus’ newest wide-body, the A350-900. It has 21 planes in its fleet, of an order for 67 aircraft.(Reuters File Photo)

Singapore to New York in 20 hours, world’s longest non-stop flight set for take off

Indo Asian News Service, Singapore | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 01:24 PM IST
Singapore Airlines’ newest plane, the Airbus A350-900ULR -- for Ultra Long-Range -- will travel on a record-breaking, globe-spanning flight that will connect Singapore to New York
Shahid Kapoor said that it was a spontaneous decision to share the news about baby on Instagram.
Shahid Kapoor said that it was a spontaneous decision to share the news about baby on Instagram.

Mira wanted to share pregnancy news with the world, says Shahid Kapoor

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 04:26 PM IST
Shahid Kapoor took to Instagram to share the news about becoming a father for the second time.
Savi Munjal, 33, and Vidit Taneja, 35, quit their jobs in the UK to live out of suitcases and become full-time travel bloggers. (On Savi) jacket, Icewear; tights Adidas; beanie, ASOS; shoes Nike. (On Vid) shirt & jacket, local boutique in Peru; jeans, Topman; shoes, Adidas
Savi Munjal, 33, and Vidit Taneja, 35, quit their jobs in the UK to live out of suitcases and become full-time travel bloggers. (On Savi) jacket, Icewear; tights Adidas; beanie, ASOS; shoes Nike. (On Vid) shirt & jacket, local boutique in Peru; jeans, Topman; shoes, Adidas

The couple who chucked high-paying jobs to travel the world

Hindustan Times | By Dia Mehta
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 11:37 PM IST
Vidit Taneja and Savi Munjal have been to 85 countries, and counting!
The many horrors of life seem worse if your name implies you are someone you’re definitely not!(Photo Imaging: Parth Garg)
The many horrors of life seem worse if your name implies you are someone you’re definitely not!(Photo Imaging: Parth Garg)

The bizarre new world of baby names

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 10:52 PM IST
From Gilgamesh to Bee, baby names are often inscrutable
Ambani, who turned 61 today, has “in less than two years, brought mobile data to the masses — and completely upended the country’s telecom market”, Fortune said.(REUTERS)
Ambani, who turned 61 today, has “in less than two years, brought mobile data to the masses — and completely upended the country’s telecom market”, Fortune said.(REUTERS)

‘Jio-fication’ gets Mukesh Ambani a spot on World’s Greatest Leaders list

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 06:48 PM IST
“‘Jio-fication’ has driven India’s higher-price carriers to drop costs (if not run them out of business), and, fuelled a 1,100% rise in India’s monthly data consumption,” Fortune magazine said.
Japanese Masazo Nonaka, who is 112 years old, eats his favourite cake as he receives a Guinness World Records certificate naming him the world’s oldest man during a ceremony in Ashoro on Monday.(Reuters Photo)
Japanese Masazo Nonaka, who is 112 years old, eats his favourite cake as he receives a Guinness World Records certificate naming him the world’s oldest man during a ceremony in Ashoro on Monday.(Reuters Photo)

World’s oldest man from Japan Masazo Nonaka’s secret to long life is sweets, hot baths

Agence France-Presse, Tokyo | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 03:09 PM IST
The 112 years old Masazo Nonaka from Japan lives with his family, which manages a hot springs inn. He also loves eating any kind of sweets, says his granddaughter.
West Indian cricketer released his third single, Run The World yesterday.
West Indian cricketer released his third single, Run The World yesterday.

Dwayne Bravo: Playing for Chennai has changed my life

Hindustan Times | By Samarth Goyal
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 04:21 PM IST
Dwayne Bravo gets candid about the two passions of his life - cricket and music. The Chennai Super Kings player who hit a major knock in the T20 match against Mumbai Indians on Saturday, also released his third single, Run The World, on Sunday.
Thomas Yamamoto and the work by Mary Corse.(Katya Kazakina/Bloomberg)
Thomas Yamamoto and the work by Mary Corse.(Katya Kazakina/Bloomberg)

This art collector chased a white monochrome painting across the world

Katya Kazakina, Bloomberg | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 02:15 PM IST
Collector Thomas Yamamoto was so enthralled by Mary Corse’s monochrome white canvas that he bought it first and then hopped on a plane to New York from Shanghai to inspect the artwork.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange closes a window after greeting supporters from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London.(AP File Photo)
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange closes a window after greeting supporters from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London.(AP File Photo)

Julian Assange ‘breaks promise’, Ecuador cuts off his communication with the outside world

AFP, Quito | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 10:07 AM IST
The decision was taken because the WikiLeaks founder had broken a 2017 promise to not interfere in other countries’ affairs while in the mission, an Ecuadoran government statement said without elaborating.
Aranya is a low-cost housing project by Balkrishna Doshi in Indore, India, which accommodates over 80,000 people through a system of houses, courtyards and internal pathways. Doshi of India won the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the highest honor in the field, announced Wednesday, March 7, 2018.(The Pritzker Architecture Prize/Vastushilpa Foundation via AP)
Aranya is a low-cost housing project by Balkrishna Doshi in Indore, India, which accommodates over 80,000 people through a system of houses, courtyards and internal pathways. Doshi of India won the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the highest honor in the field, announced Wednesday, March 7, 2018.(The Pritzker Architecture Prize/Vastushilpa Foundation via AP)

The world’s poor need homes, not grand monuments | Mihir Sharma

Bloomberg | By Mihir Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2018 04:23 PM IST
Across the developing world, whether India, Brazil or South Africa, governments will increasingly be judged on the communities they create.
A live ticker shows 30 share index (Sensex) on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in Mumbai on February 1, 2018.(AFP)
A live ticker shows 30 share index (Sensex) on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in Mumbai on February 1, 2018.(AFP)

How super rich Indians’ love of stocks is dwarfing rest of the world

By Dhwani Pandya (Bloomberg)
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2018 02:29 PM IST
Equities have been a great choice — the global index is up 17% over the past year and India’s Sensex is 14% higher.
The 18-inch portrait doll is dressed in a pink top and jean shorts, just like Jennings on the cover of her 2016 memoir Being Jazz.(Tonner Doll Company Facebook page)
The 18-inch portrait doll is dressed in a pink top and jean shorts, just like Jennings on the cover of her 2016 memoir Being Jazz.(Tonner Doll Company Facebook page)

World’s first transgender doll based on US teen Jazz Jennings launched in New York

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 11:42 AM IST
Tonner Doll Company released a portrait doll modelled on American transgender teen and activist Jazz Jennings at the New York Toy Fair on Saturday.
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