This 26-year-old Mumbai boy is in Delhi to help lockdown-hit tourists

Another challenge loomed ahead. The train reached Delhi on Sunday at 10 am, during the Janta Curfew hours. Getting transport was a hassle. It cost ₹600 for a five-kilometre auto ride. Shubham started calling a number of hotels: while many were shut, some were apprehensive of foreigners. “Finally, Dhruvin Shah of Datstop Hostel in Vasant […]

Best vegan chocolate bars for your dairy-free sugar fix

Melt’s focus on vegan chocolate, its plastic-free packaging and its reduction of food miles by basing its kitchens in its Notting Hill and Holland Park shops,  means it’s minimising its footprint on the earth and aiming to save the planet one plant at a time.

What will happen if all of us skip meat consumption for a day every week?

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Enjoy Refined And Tranquil Living In Woodbridge

Address: 25 Brookwood Dr, Woodbridge, Connecticut Price: $559,000 Square Feet: 3050 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 Baths Built: 1985 Features: This contemporary style home is situated on a cul-de-sac near the center of Woodbridge. Surrounded by mature trees and natural stone walls, 25 Brookwood Drive is both refined and tranquil. Enter through the double-height foyer, paved […]

‘Holiday from hell’: the Britons on coronavirus lockdown in Tenerife

“There’s no indication of whether we’ll get out when we’ve been tested or after 14 days,” he told the Guardian. “People questioned how many doctors are coming. If there’s 1,000 people, you don’t know how long it’s going to take to be tested and how they will decide in what order people are tested.”

The best hatchbacks for 2020

Staying true to the Subaru ethos, the Impreza’s cabin is a basic but pleasant place to travel in. It’s spacious and well built, and its Starlink infotainment system is one of the more straightforward units on the market. There is virtually no learning curve involved. Subaru’s EyeSight driver-assist tech is also standard on all models, […]

Hanoi’s nicest nuts

A customer from Sai Gon says he has been trying to find Cu Van’s lac rang hung liu to bring home as gift for his relatives and friends. Photo Van Thi Minh Hien In the early 1920s the snack was commonly sold by street vendors, many of them elderly Chinese men.

Citizens swarm Chennai’s beaches for Operation Cleanup

“The children had designed a robotic beach cleaner and were in the process of testing it at the beaches when we heard of the cleaning campaign and decided to pitch in. This sand cleaning robot moves at a human pace and works on a drag mechanism. The machine drags the garbage on the sand, which […]

Australia pledges US$80 billion wages subsidy to protect jobs from coronavirus

In Western Australia state, hundreds of people were due to be taken from the Vasco da Gama cruise ship to Rottnest Island, a tourist destination near Perth, or hotels near the state capital of Perth for quarantine, ship owner Cruise & Maritime Voyages said.

Choir practice turns fatal. Airborne coronavirus strongly suspected

Health officials said all 28 choir members who were tested for COVID-19 were found to be infected. The other 17 with symptoms never got tested, either because tests were not available or — like Comstock and Owen — the singers were under the impression that only people in dire condition were eligible.