Articles about Puerto Rico
01 Jul 2021
At 112, Puerto Rican man named world's oldest living person
The Guinness World Records on Wednesday confirmed Emilio Flores Marquez from Puerto Rico as the oldest living person (male) in the world; his age is 112 years and 326 days.
09 Nov 2020
Coronavirus: US only nation to report over 10 million cases
In a grim turn of events, the United States became the first nation where coronavirus cases have trumped the ten million mark; the tally stands at 10,288,480. The powerful country has so far lost 243,768 to the contagious disease.
24 Sep 2019
NBA: Former player Andre Emmett shot dead in Dallas
In a shocking incident, former NBA player Andre Emmett was shot dead by two unknown gunmen outside his home in Dallas, Texas, on Monday.
08 Sep 2019
Donald Trump cancels peace deal with Taliban leaders, Afghan President
On Saturday, United States President Donald Trump said that he has canceled a peace deal with Taliban leaders.
07 Aug 2019
Visiting Bermuda? Here are top five things to do
Placed atop the swells of the Atlantic Ocean, some 1500 kilometers from Caribbean island territory of Puerto Rico, is the beautiful island of Bermuda.
22 Jul 2019
Best beaches in the world
What makes beaches great is that they have something for all sorts of travel souls.
18 Apr 2019
Indian students just won NASA's Human Exploration Rover Challenge
A week ago, nearly 100 high-school and college student teams from different parts of the world took part in NASA's 25th Human Exploration Rover Challenge.
21 Mar 2019
5 Google moonshot projects you didn't know about
While most of us know Google as a search giant, only a few know about its other bets in the field of technology.
07 Jan 2019
Five facts discovered via autobiographies of WWE superstars
Pro-wrestling is a tough business, considering the wrestlers constantly tour the world and are away from their families for prolonged periods of time.
11 Oct 2018
India lost $79.5bn from climate-related disasters in 20yrs: UN report
India suffered a whopping $79.5 billion economic loss due to climate-related disasters in the last 20 years, according to a UN report.
21 Sep 2018
Donald Trump tells hurricane survivor to 'have a good time'
US President Donald Trump, (in)famous for his ill-thought statements, told a survivor of Hurricane Florence to 'have a good time'.
14 Aug 2018
Global Liveability Index: Vienna goes top, replaces Melbourne
The Austrian capital of Vienna has leapfrogged Australia's Melbourne to become the world's most pleasant city to live in.
13 Jun 2018
North American trio to host 2026 FIFA World Cup
The trio of United States of America, Mexico and Canada are set to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
07 Apr 2018
It's time you stop trusting Mark Zuckerberg with your information
Mark Zuckerberg is a deeply ambitious man with a penchant for making mistakes and negating/avoiding them for as long as he can. When he cannot, he apologizes, promises to do better and moves on to the next big mistake.
10 Jan 2018
Massive 7.6 quake jolts Honduras, Mexico, tsunami warning issued
A massive quake of magnitude 7.6 struck Honduras and northern Central America yesterday.
18 Nov 2017
India wins Miss World title after 17 years!
It's been a long wait, but India has finally broken the dry spell.
07 Nov 2017
Employers fire cyclist who showed middle-finger to Trump's motorcade
A picture of a female cyclist flipping US President Donald Trump's motorcade had recently gone viral.
13 Oct 2017
Trump faces backlash after threatening to abandon hurricane-hit Puerto Rico
President Donald Trump said federal aid can't continue "forever" to Puerto Rico, a US territory facing a humanitarian crisis after being hit by two hurricanes.
11 Oct 2017
Eminem unleashes furious rap against 'kamikaze, racist, orange' Trump
Eminem unleashed a furious four-minute attack on President Donald Trump in a rap video broadcast during the BET Hip-Hop Awards.
09 Oct 2017
Tesla and Google come to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico's aid
Hurricane Maria has had its toll on Puerto Rico. Majority of the area still lacks power, there's an acute shortage of running water and the communication services are in a disarray.
04 Oct 2017
Trump appears to complain about Puerto Rico hurricane relief cost
US President Donald Trump has praised his administration's response to the category-four Hurricane Maria which pummelled Puerto Rico.
30 Sep 2017
Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico is running out of cash
The tiny island territory of Puerto Rico was recently hit by Category-IV Hurricane Maria.
23 Sep 2017
70,000 lives imperiled by imminent dam failure in Puerto Rico
A failing dam in the Hurricane Maria-hit island of Puerto Rico has caused "extremely dangerous" flooding, leading to emergency evacuations.
21 Sep 2017
Hurricane Maria leaves whole of Puerto Rico without power
The US territory of Puerto Rico was bludgeoned by Hurricane Maria weeks after being devastated by Hurricane Irma.
20 Sep 2017
Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands brace for category-5 Hurricane Maria
Hurricane Maria is bearing down on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico after inflicting "widespread damage" on the Caribbean island of Dominica.
19 Sep 2017
Hurricane Maria devastates Dominica, edges towards other Caribbean islands
Hurricane Maria has been downgraded to a category-four storm, the second highest level.
18 Sep 2017
After Irma, powerful Hurricane Maria proceeding towards the Caribbean
Caribbean islands left devastated by Hurricane Irma may have to bear the brunt of another powerful storm.
13 Sep 2017
Prisoners escape in Hurricane Irma-hit British islands, hunt is on
Several prisoners remain on the run after over 100 of them escaped while Hurricane Irma pummelled the British Virgin Islands (BVI) in the Caribbean.
12 Sep 2017
Two-thirds of Hurricane Irma-hit Florida left without electricity
Thousands of Floridians who had to evacuate inland ahead of the category five Hurricane Irma, have returned to shattered homes.
11 Sep 2017
Hurricane Irma makes landfall, leaves Florida in tatters
Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys yesterday morning, marking its much-dreaded arrival to the US.
10 Sep 2017
Hurricane Irma evacuation: Florida running out of time
After sowing the seeds of destruction in Cuba, Hurricane Irma is powering towards Florida and is expected to make landfall soon.
07 Sep 2017
Ever wondered how hurricanes around the world get their names?
In Texas, Hurricane Harvey has wrecked havoc. Hurricane Irma has slammed Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and is moving towards Florida.
07 Sep 2017
Category 5 Hurricane Irma reduces two Caribbean islands to rubble
The category five Hurricane Irma has caused widespread destruction across the Caribbean, killing at least nine people and reducing islands to rubble.
06 Sep 2017
The Caribbean islands gear up for Hurricane Irma
The Caribbean islands are gearing up to face the strongest Atlantic Storm in 10 years, Hurricane Irma, which could be "potentially catastrophic".
05 Sep 2017
Caribbean islands brace for category four Hurricane Irma
Several Caribbean islands have issued storm warnings as they brace for the category four Hurricane Irma.
26 Jun 2017
Haryana's Manushi Chhillar crowned Femina Miss India World 2017
Manushi Chhillar from Haryana was judged the 54th Femina Miss India World 2017, followed by first runner-up Sana Dua from J&K and second runner-up Priyanka Kumari from Bihar.
12 Jun 2017
Zika virus in US: 5% women had babies with defects
Five percent of pregnant women with Zika virus infection in the United States had fetus or babies with related birth defects, including microcephaly, according to a US government health report.
04 May 2017
US House passes spending bill, defense gets huge boost
The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives voted 309-118 to pass $1.2 trillion spending bill which will fund the government till the end of the fiscal year, ending September 30.
04 May 2017
Puerto Rico bankruptcy: From "rich coast" to whopping debt
Puerto Rico filed for bankruptcy at a US Federal Court - making it the biggest debt ever in the US bonds market.
31 Dec 2016
Another stupendous year for Indian Football
The year 2016 saw some of the most amazing football in the history of India.