The New York Times

  • WSJ best-seller lists to include e-books October 31, 2011

    New York: The Wall Street Journal has an agreement with Nielsen BookScan to publish best-seller lists that include both physical books and e-sales. Since 2009, Nielsen has provided the journal with lists based solely on hardcover and paperbacks. The Journal and Nielsen announced on Friday that four charts will debut this...
  • WikiLeaks reveals all, media criticises move September 3, 2011

    London: WikiLeaks disclosed its entire archive of US State Department cables on Friday, much if not all of it uncensored, a move that drew stinging condemnation from major newspapers which in the past collaborated with the anti-secrecy group's efforts to expose corruption and double-dealing. Many media outlets, previously had access to...
  • Egypt's army instructed to help foreign media February 4, 2011

    Cairo: Egypt's army has been instructed to assist foreign media and help protect them from groups in plain clothes who have attacked and beaten journalists as the capital's streets have become lawless, the cabinet said. The United States on Thursday condemned a "concerted campaign" to intimidate foreign reporters covering protests against...
  • New Google tool seeks to convert Net into newsstand September 16, 2009

    San Jose (California): So far, you have been spending time browsing to read news on Internet. But now, top search engine and content giant Google will help you read news, as if you were actually flipping newspapers or magazines. The new tool is "Google Fast Flip" that allows you to swiftly...
  • India-born lawyer confirmed as US attorney August 11, 2009

    Washington: The US senate has confirmed India-born lawyer Preet Bharara as Manhattan's next US attorney who will oversee some of the most prominent cases like the prosecution of Bernard L Madoff for his multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme. "As a naturalised American citizen from India, Bharara also brings a diversity of background to...
  • Goof-up: US publishes secret list of nukes, retracts June 3, 2009

    Washington: The US government mistakenly released a secret report giving detailed information about hundreds of the America's civilian nuclear sites and programmes, including maps showing the precise locations of stockpiles of fuel for nuclear weapons, The New York Times reported on Wednesday. The publication of the 266-page document with its pages...
  • 'US must distance itself from Mush' June 12, 2007

    New Delhi: An American daily has hit the US government where it hurts most. The New York Times, in a report has suggested that the country needs to distance itself from Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf. The paper has stated that the US should not consider Musharraf as an essential ally in...
  • China jails NYT researcher for fraud August 25, 2006

    Beijing: China sentenced a Beijing-based researcher on Friday to three years in jail for "fraud" but found insufficient evidence to prove that he leaked 'state secrets' related to a key Chinese leadership change in 2004 to The New York Times. Zhao Yan was sentenced to three years in prison for fraud,...