New York

  • Watch: A man went around New York pretending to be from 'Humans of New York' and successfully trolled the city 8 hours 44 minutes ago

    The Facebook page Humans of New York probably appears on your newsfeed a dozen times a day. With heartfelt stories of survival and gentler ones about love and friendship, the photojournalism page has fans across the world. What would you do if HONY suddenly approached you on the streets? A...
  • Indian diplomat's daughter wins $225,000 settlement from New York City Yesterday

    New York: An Indian diplomat's daughter who was suspended, arrested and forced to spend a day in jail during her senior year in February 2011 on cyber-bullying charges, has won a $225,000 settlement from New York City. The settlement agreement, approved by Manhattan federal judge John Koetl, also praised Krittika Biswas,...
  • Tens of thousands expected at New York climate march Yesterday

    New York: Celebrities, activists and political leaders are expected to join more than 100,000 people in New York on Sunday for what could be the largest climate change protest in history, organizers said. Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio, former US vice president turned advocate Al Gore, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon...
  • Alibaba jumps more than 40 pc in trading debut on NYSE Yesterday

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares surged by more than 40 percent in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped in to buy what looks likely to be the largest IPO in history. More than two hours after trading began at the New York Stock Exchange, the stock opened...
  • 'Police came in and asked 'who is he with?' and everyone screamed 'all of us!'': 'Humans of New York' creator meets humans of India, captures diverse stories on camera 3 days ago

    'Humans of New York' is more than just a Facebook page. With over 9 million people following the page on Facebook, 'Humans of New York' started as a blog about the regular citizens from the city of New York. The stories were so relatable that people from across the world...
  • Big stars lining up for PM Narendra Modi reception in New York 4 days ago

    Washington: Young Indian-American pop star sensation Anjali Ranadive, popular playback singer Kavita Subramaniam along with renowned violinist L Subramaniam would perform at a public reception being hosted by Indian-American community for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New York. Ranadive, the daughter of the Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive, would sing the...
  • 69th session of UN General Assembly begins 4 days ago

    United Nations: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) started its 69th session at the UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday. Sam Kahamba Kutesa, Uganda's foreign minister who was elected President of the 69th UNGA session June 11, said in his opening remarks that the coming year will be a momentous...
  • J&K floods: Air India sends 21 lifeboats from New York to Srinagar free of cost 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Air India has transported 21 lifeboats from New York to Srinagar free of cost to aid the ongoing rescue and relief operations in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. The 21 inflatable boats in a 100 kg consignment were given by "a good samaritan" and flown in the direct New York-Delhi...
  • Indian masterpieces up for sale in New York 5 days ago

    New York: Paintings by one of India's most important modern artists go under the hammer in New York on Wednesday, highlights in a booming market for Asian art featured this week. Three oils on canvas by pioneering Indian abstract artist Vasudeo Santu Gaitonde, who in 1964 based himself in New...
  • Miss New York Kira Kazantsev chosen as Miss America 2015 6 days ago

    Atlantic City: Miss New York Kira Kazantsev won the Miss America pageant Sunday night, with the help of a red plastic cup. For her talent performance, Kazantsev sang Pharrell Williams' "Happy" while sitting cross-legged on the stage and banging a red plastic cup on the floor. That immediately touched off...
  • Settled in Paris, Scarlett Johansson flew back to NYC to give birth to daughter 1 week ago

    Los Angeles: Hollywood siren Scarlett Johansson flew back to New York City to give birth to her daughter Rose Dorothy. The 29-year-old actress, who moved to Paris last year to live with her French fiance, Romain Dauriac, 32, decided to return to her hometown in the US in the final stages...
  • Sheikh Hasina, Narendra Modi likely to meet on UNGA sidelines: Bangladesh official September 13, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to hold first meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on September 27 on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, a foreign ministry official said on Saturday. "The two prime ministers are likely to hold their...
  • 'Very future techno, as opposed to feminine sexy': Fashion world and film fraternity divided on first look at Apple Watch September 10, 2014

    Cupertino: Apple Inc's newly unveiled smartwatch on Tuesday split fashion arbiters who may prove pivotal to its broad acceptance. Many praised the "Apple Watch", priced from $349 when it debuts next year, for its clean aesthetic, but some bloggers and editors said the watch had a masculine aura, which would limit...
  • India does not rule out Modi-Sharif meeting in New York: Sushma Swaraj September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Monday did not rule out a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of UN General Assembly session later this month, with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj saying the government will respond according to the situation that develops. Talking to...
  • I hope to win Wimbledon one day, says US Open winner Sania Mirza September 7, 2014

    Sania, who won the US Open mixed doubles with her Brazilian partner Bruno Soares, spoke to CNN-IBN upon returning from New York. ...
  • Photo: The New Yorker has the perfect tribute in cartoon for comedy legend Joan Rivers September 6, 2014

    Joan Rivers, the sassy, sharp-tongued comedy legend who jokingly wrote about wanting an elaborate funeral, will be laid to rest in a private service on Sunday. The New York City Medical Examiner's Office said on Friday that after an initial examination, further tests were needed to determine the cause of...
  • Starbucks sorry for not serving US woman with dog September 3, 2014

    New York: Starbucks has apologized to a 24-year-old woman who said she was not allowed in a store because she had a service dog. The Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester reports that Amy Kaplan of suburban Brighton said she was denied service after entering a Starbucks on Sunday afternoon with...
  • US plane diverted as passengers fight over seat reclining August 26, 2014

    New York: A flight from Newark to Denver was diverted to Chicago after a mid-air brawl erupted when a man set up a gadget that would not let the woman in front of him recline in her seat and she tossed a cup of water in his face. The scuffle forced...
  • Un-bee-lievable: Woman finds 50,000 bees living in the ceiling of her New York City home August 23, 2014

    A New York City woman had some unexpected roommates living in her apartment: 50,000 bees. WABC-TV reports beekeepers removed the swarm from Frieda Turkmenilli's ceiling this week after her neighbors in Queens alerted the building manager. Turkmenilli says she saw only a few bees buzzing around over the last few weeks and...
  • US Open 2014: What to watch at year's last Grand Slam August 23, 2014

    Heading into the US Open, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have won 36 of the past 38 Grand Slam titles, a stretch dating to the 2005 French Open. Nowadays, there seems to be a growing sense - or hope, maybe - among the best of the rest...
  • New York: Truck driver arrested for mowing down Sikh after calling him terrorist August 20, 2014

    New York: A 55-year-old New York man accused of mowing down a Sikh man with his pickup truck after calling him a terrorist has been arrested on hate charges. Joseph Caleca, of Setauket on Long Island, was arraigned Tuesday on charges of attempted murder as a hate crime, assault as a...
  • 55-year-old New Yorker arrested for mowing down Sikh man August 19, 2014

    New York: A 55-year-old man has been arrested in New York on charges that he called a Sikh man a "terrorist" and mowing him down with his pick-up truck, in an apparent hate crime. Police in Queens arrested Joseph Caleca of Setauket in Suffolk County and charged him with attempted murder...
  • Watch: India day parade in New York August 17, 2014

    The 34th India day parade was on Sunday held in New York city marking India's 68th Independence day. The parade organised by the Federation of Indian Associations features close to 40 floats, 20 marching groups and 6 professional bands. ...
  • Subhash Khot wins the Nevanlinna prize for Mathematics, makes India proud August 14, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Nevanlinna prize winner Subhash Khot talks about how it is a proud moment for India. Khot is an Indian-American theoretical computer scientist at the New York university. He plans to develop research around the unique games conjecture proposed by him. ...
  • From jail, Subrata Roy tries to sell the New York Plaza August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: It's hardly the $30,000 a night royal suite, but after five months in India's biggest jail, the owner of the New York Plaza and London's Grosvenor House is thrilled to be able to use a modest office as he tries to sell the iconic hotels. Indian tycoon Subrata Roy...
  • Watch: The 'Lion King' Broadway cast takes over a New York City subway and sings 'Circle Of Life' August 9, 2014

    The Broadway cast of The Lion King took a break between shows on June 28 and took over a New York city subway car to give riders a little surprise. Last year the NYC subway served over 1 billion riders, and last year The Lion King became Broadway's first $1...
  • Indian American student to sue New York City August 9, 2014

    Washington: A 19-year-old Indian American student is set to sue the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and New York City for the physical injuries and trauma she suffered while riding a subway train which jumped tracks. Melanie Chandan, a student of Hunter College, said she injured her knees, arms, head and neck due...