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  • Modi visits 9/11 memorial, pays homage to terror victims September 27, 2014

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited the 9/11 memorial and paid solemn homage to victims of the 2001 terror attack here that killed nearly 3,000 people, including many Indians. Modi started the second day of his five-day visit to the US by paying tributes at the memorial, also...
  • NYC to sift Ground Zero debris for more 9/11 victim remains April 1, 2013

    New York: New York City will on Monday begin the mammoth task of sifting through the debris of buildings on the World Trade Center site to find more remains of the 9/11 terrorist attack victims that will allow more number of them to be identified. According to an NBC report,...
  • US to allow small knives, sports equipment on planes March 6, 2013

    Washington: Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes beginning next month under a policy change announced by the head of the US Transportation Security Administration. The new policy conforms US security standards to international standards, and allows TSA...
  • Records detail mosque spying; NY police defend it February 24, 2012

    New York: The New York Police Department targeted Muslim mosques with tactics normally reserved for criminal organisations, according to newly obtained police documents that showed police collecting the license plates of worshippers, monitoring them on surveillance cameras and cataloging sermons through a network of informants. The documents, obtained by The Associated...
  • US: World Trade Centre cost rises to $14.8 bn February 8, 2012

    New York: The agency that is building the new World Trade Centre is "dysfunctional" and has let costs get out of control on the $14.8 billion project, auditors said on Tuesday. The projected cost of the complex has raised $3.8 billion since 2008, when it was estimated at $11 billion,...
  • Ground Report: final closure for 9/11 victims May 6, 2011

    The news of the death of Osama bin Laden has brought some form of closure to the city of New York. ...
  • US crafts ship from salvaged steel of WTC towers November 3, 2009

    New York: The USS New York reached New York City on Monday morning, sweeping under the VerrazanoNarrows Bridge, pausing at the World Trade Center site and pushing along the Upper West Side before circling around, like a contestant in a beauty pageant, to dock in Midtown Manhattan. It was the end...
  • Amateur videos revisit September 11 tragedy at WTC September 11, 2009

    New Delhi: September 11, 2001 will remain etched in the world's memory as the day the civilisations clashed and changed the order of the world. On Friday, when the sad turn of events, a new amateur video has been released capturing the last moments of the World Trade Towers. The...