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  • US: Indian physician arrested on health care fraud charges 19-04-2014 09:58 AM

    New York: A 61-year-old Indian physician has been arrested on health care fraud charges and faces life imprisonment for illegally distributing opioid pain medication that resulted in the deaths of two patients in the US. Pawan Kumar Jain of New Mexico was arrested yesterday by the officials from the Drug...
  • Rajasthani folk music group 'Barmer Boys' on a two-week US trip 18-04-2014 10:21 PM

    Keeping alive the centuries-old musical tradition of the Manganiyars, a hereditary caste of Muslim musicians in India's desert state of Rajasthan, the "Barmer Boys" are on a debut two week coast-to-coast US tour. Barely in their 30s and yet seasoned performers of Rajasthani folk and Sufi music, the group, during...
  • 2015 Chevrolet Cruze to debut at New York International Auto Show 14-04-2014 02:27 PM

    The 2015 Chevrolet Cruze will debut at the New York International Auto Show to be held this month. The new Cruze has received exterior style changes, interior revisions and connectivity upgrades. The new model will be available in LS, LT, RS and LTZ models. An eco and diesel model will...
  • My relationships have led me to this moment, and I'm happy: Cameron Diaz 13-04-2014 06:12 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Cameron Diaz says she is grateful to all her former boyfriends as she believes they helped in making her know herself better. The 'The Other Woman' actress previously dated celebrities like Justin Timberlake, Jared Leto, Matt Dillon and New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez. In the May...
  • Watch out world, Grumpy Cat has hit 'terrible twos' 06-04-2014 10:21 AM

    New York: The top dog in Internet cat stardom, known for her downward smile and bugged-out baby blues, spent her birthday Friday touring New York City with an entourage worthy of Hollywood. And Hollywood is where the funny-looking feline is bound, with a movie project in the works to add...
  • Time to get past tensions and move on: US on ties with India 05-04-2014 07:06 AM

    Washington: The US has said that it was time to get past the recent tensions with India and both the countries should move on. "We have said we want to get past some of the tensions that have been there over the past several months and move on," State Department...
  • Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly' to open New York Indian Film Festival 02-04-2014 09:54 AM

    New York: The New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) will open with Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly', a sensational tale of corruption, indifference, and systemic violence that begins with the disappearance of an aspiring actor's 10-year-old daughter. Celebrating its 14th year, NYIFF, widely recognised as the oldest, most prestigious Indian film festival...
  • Tim Cahill's world cup dream alive despite hamstring injury 02-04-2014 08:35 AM

    Australia midfielder Tim Cahill will be out for two weeks after a hamstring injury proved less serious than thought, his club manager said, ending fears the injury could force him out of the World Cup 2014. The 34-year-old Cahill was forced off in the 29th minute of the New York...
  • Olsen sisters join search for missing NY designer Jay Ott 29-03-2014 01:01 PM

    New York: Actresses-turned-fashion designers Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have asked fans to help find missing New York designer James Ott. The twins have reached out to fans through their fashion label Elizabeth and James' Twitter.com account, urging followers to "spread the word" about 31-year-old Ott's disappearance, reports femalefirst.co.uk. The retweet...
  • So cool! Now a 24-hour cupcake ATM in New York to satisfy round-the-clock cravings 28-03-2014 11:50 AM

    New Yorkers, who live in the city that famously never sleeps, now can satisfy their craving for cupcakes in any of those endless waking hours. A 24-hour vending machine that dispenses gourmet cupcakes opened for business this week on Manhattan's Upper East Side, and locals are lining up despite the...
  • A New York college is offering a summer course on Miley Cyrus but students will have to learn how to twerk on their own time 28-03-2014 11:40 AM

    A college in upstate New York is offering a summer course on Miley Cyrus and won't even make students do any class twerk. The Saratogian newspaper reports the course will be offered by Skidmore College, a private liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs. Visiting Assistant Professor Carolyn Chernoff calls the...
  • 'How to Poo on a Date', a book on awkward dating problem gets odd book award 21-03-2014 04:28 PM

    A tongue-in-cheek book that purports to deal with an awkward but critical issue, 'How to Poo on a Date', scooped an award for the Oddest Book Title of the Year on Friday. The winner of the Diagram Prize, awarded annually since 1978 and based on a public vote since 2000,...
  • New York Indian Film Festival to spotlight Gurinder Chadha 18-03-2014 03:59 PM

    New York: The 14th Annual New York Indian Film Festival will put the spotlight on British filmmaker Gurinder Chadha to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of her acclaimed film 'Bhaji On The Beach'. The six-day festivities at the oldest and most prestigious film festival for Indian cinema in North America...
  • Is there no end to human cruelty? Students charged with animal abuse after holding dog upside down, forcing it to drink beer 13-03-2014 11:19 AM

    Authorities say two students at a New York state college were charged with animal abuse after a dog was held upside down over a keg and forced to drink beer. Police say one of the College at Brockport students held the black Labrador retriever over a keg and apparently forced...
  • Three dead, 63 injured in building explosion in New York 13-03-2014 10:37 AM

    At least three people have died and 63 have been injured due to a massive explosion on Wednesday due to a suspected gas leak in New York. The explosion leveled two apartment buildings in Manhattan's East Harlem area. Authorities have prima facie ruled out a terror angle. 10 people are...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 12-03-2014 10:29 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Building collapse in Manhattan, 1dead 12-03-2014 09:10 PM

    An explosion has leveled two New York City apartment buildings, killing one person and injuring many others. A utility company says a resident in a nearby building reported smelling gas shortly before the explosion. ...
  • 2 New York buildings collapse in explosion, 2 people dead 12-03-2014 07:37 PM

    New York: A thunderous explosion flattened two East Harlem apartment buildings Wednesday as utility workers were on their way to investigate a report of a gas leak, killing at least two people, injuring more than 20 and leaving over a dozen others unaccounted for. The fiery blast rocked the neighborhood...
  • Woman wins $2 million in Powerball drawing after playing the numbers she found in her fortune cookie 10-03-2014 02:41 PM

    A 75-year-old New York woman found her fortune in a cookie. Emma Duvoll won $2 million in a recent Powerball drawing after playing the numbers found in her fortune cookie. The retired Bronx resident bought the lottery ticket after dining at a Chinese restaurant in Greenwich Village. The Daily News...
  • 'The Lunchbox' makes waves in North America 06-03-2014 04:49 PM

    Washington: Indian filmmaker Ritesh Batra's critically acclaimed film "The Lunchbox" beat out Hollywood movies, Oscar contenders, and all other foreign-language films to score the number one per-theatre average gross of any film in North America last weekend. After its success in New York and Los Angeles, the Irrfan Khan-starrer will...
  • New York Times corrects 161-year-old story about Solomon Northup, whose memoir is the basis of Oscar-winning '12 Years a Slave' 05-03-2014 11:16 AM

    The New York Times on Tuesday corrected a 161-year-old story about Solomon Northup, whose memoir was the basis for the Academy Award-winning movie "12 Years a Slave." The January 20, 1853, article, headlined "The Kidnapping Case," tells the story of Northup, a black man born free in the northern United...
  • New York Times offers correction for error made in story 161 years ago 04-03-2014 10:45 PM

    New York: The New York Times on Tuesday issued a correction for an error in a story that appeared in its pages 161 years ago about African-American Solomon Northup, whose memoir '12 Years a Slave' won the best picture Oscar this year. In an article that appeared on Januray 20,...
  • New York: Doctors attach toe in place of severed thumb 26-02-2014 04:44 PM

    In an astonishing surgery, doctors in the US have replaced a man's thumb that was severed in an accident with his toe. Philip Colello, a hairdresser from Newington, Connecticut, lost his thumb in a terrible accident, however, he was able to regain function of that limb with the help of...
  • I convinced Daniel Day-Lewis for 'Gangs Of NewYork': Leonardo DiCaprio 24-02-2014 06:32 PM

    London: Leonardo DiCaprio has revealed that he spent weeks trying to persuade Daniel Day-Lewis to take the role of a vicious thug in 'Gangs of New York' (GON). The 39-year-old actor said that he had to convince Day-Lewis to come out of retirement for the film because director Martin Scorsese...
  • Justin Timberlake apologises to fans for cancelling his concert 23-02-2014 12:05 PM

    Buffalo: Justin Timberlake wants to let Buffalo know he's sorry for postponing a concert there. The singer's schedule got shuffled when he put off a New York City concert Wednesday for unspecified health reasons. He tweeted an apology to New York fans and performed for them Thursday and Friday. Then...
  • NYC Mayor urges to include Diwali as school holiday 22-02-2014 11:12 AM

    Washington: A broad-based coalition of about 40 organisations and temples from New York City has asked the Mayor Bill de Blasio to include Diwali alongside the new proposed public holidays for Eid and Lunar New Year. In a letter to the New York City Mayor, the Diwali Coalition highlighted importance...
  • Woman puts up 300 posters in New York subway to find missing love 12-02-2014 06:59 PM

    With Valentine's Day round the corner, a woman has put up 300 posters all across New York's subway stations looking for a man she fell in love with while riding on a train. A chance encounter in the city's subway motivated Maria Vila to find love that went missing and...
  • Indian students at Columbia University launches website on LS polls 12-02-2014 11:20 AM

    A group of Indian students at Columbia University in New York has launched a website focused exclusively on India's upcoming general elections, promising to provide a comprehensive and "no high-brow and jargon-led" reportage of the event. The 'FiveFortyFive.com' is a "single-subject website" focusing on the Indian general elections founded by...
  • Watch: The Walking Dead zombie prank on New Yorkers is the funniest thing you'll see today 08-02-2014 12:32 PM

    In an attempt to promote new episodes of The Walking Dead, creators of the series took to the streets of New York to scare the life out of commuters. Made-up to look like blood-thirsty zombies, pranksters emerged from under the streets of New York City. The hoard of hungry 'zombies'...