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  • Barack Obama's under-used credit card declined in New York cafe 2 days ago

    Washington: The Secret Service is charged with protecting the president, but who's watching his wallet? When his credit card was declined last month while dining in New York, President Barack Obama wondered if he had become a victim of identity theft. "It turned out, I guess I don't use it enough," Obama...
  • New York makes yogurt official state snack, joining the likes of popcorn and salty boiled peanuts 4 days ago

    New York: Yogurt became New York's official state snack on Wednesday, joining the likes of popcorn and salty boiled peanuts among popular foods honored by U.S. states. New York has become the nation's top yogurt producer amid the booming popularity of strained Greek-style yogurt, the office of Governor Andrew Cuomo said. Cuomo...
  • 'Heroine' director Madhur Bhandarkar honoured in New York 1 week ago

    New York: Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar was presented with Sophia Award at the Syracuse International Film Festival here. His movies 'Heroine' and 'Fashion' were also screened at the fest, which concluded Sunday. "Honored to have received the SOPHIA award today (Sunday) from Tom Bower at Syaracuse Film Festival, New York! @SYRFILM (sic)," he...
  • George Clooney: It's not lost on me that I'm spending my honeymoon at the Comic-Con October 10, 2014

    New York: Newly married George Clooney surprised fans with an appearance at New York Comic-Con on Thursday. Clooney, who married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin on Sept. 27 in Venice, Italy, walked on stage during a panel discussion for the upcoming Disney fantasy film, "Tomorrowland," in which he plays a hermit...
  • NYC Mayor, Modi discussed need for strong working relationship October 7, 2014

    New York: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio discussed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi importance of a strong working relationship between India and the US, underscoring that such ties are critical for democracy and security around the world. The Mayor said he was honoured to have spent time with the...
  • New York Times apologises for offensive cartoon on India's Mars mission October 7, 2014

    Days after The New York Times published an offensive cartoon mocking India's successful Mars mission, the leading US daily apologised following readers' complaints. The cartoon showed a farmer with a cow knocking at the door of a room marked 'Elite Space Club' where two men sit reading a newspaper on India's...
  • NYT apologises for offensive cartoon on India's Mars mission October 6, 2014

    New York: Days after The New York Times published an offensive cartoon mocking India's successful Mars mission, the leading US daily today apologised following readers' complaints. The cartoon showed a farmer with a cow knocking at the door of a room marked 'Elite Space Club' where two men sit reading...
  • 'Inherent Vice' takes a hazy trip back to 1970 counterculture LA October 5, 2014

    Reuters: "Inherent Vice," director Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's novel that debuted at the New York Film Festival on Saturday is a hazy, drug-fueled trip back to 1970 Los Angeles with its hippies, hustlers and a persistent sleuth. The film, the first big screen version of a Pynchon novel,...
  • Harvard students receive racially charged death threat emails October 4, 2014

    New York: American law enforcement officials are investigating a "racially charged" death threat emailed to several hundred students of Harvard University that claimed an individual would come to the Ivy League institution and "shoot all of you" and "kill you individually". Harvard University police are investigating the death threat and plan...
  • Celebrations and anti-Modi slogans: 27 exclusive photos that show what happened behind-the-scenes before Narendra Modi's speech at Madison Square September 30, 2014

    It was a sight to behold at the Madison Square Ground in New York where Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a nearly 20,000 strong Non Resident Indians and Persons of Indian Origin community.Amidst massive sloganeering in his favour by an ecstatic crowd, Modi said that India is growing at a...
  • PM Modi's grand reception in New York reflects deep cultural ties: White House September 30, 2014

    Washington: The "rock-star" treatment given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the prestigious Madison Square Garden by some 20,000 Indian-American people is the reflective of the "deep cultural ties" between the two countries, the White House has said. "I think the strong turnout at that event and the enthusiastic reaction highlights...
  • Terrorism in India not homegrown but exported from outside, says PM Modi in New York September 29, 2014

    New York: Emphasing on the menace and the treat of terrorism in the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to US thinktank Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York said that terrorism in India is not home-grown but exported from outside. He rejected any distinction between good...
  • Watch: Viewers react to PM Modi's Madison Square Garden speech September 29, 2014

    Addressing over 20,000 Non Resident Indians and Persons of Indian Origin community at New York's Madison Square Ground, Prime Minister Narendra Modi affirmed that India will move ahead at a rapid pace and lead the 21st Century world. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks to rate the...
  • 'You're a cliche Modi, you're a cliche!': John Oliver has a laugh at the Indian PM on his show for quoting from Star Wars while standing next to Wolverine September 29, 2014

    You can safely conclude that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Unites States of America will not be forgotten in a while. After a rousing speech at the United Nations General Assembly, Modi shared the stage with actor Hugh Jackman, of Wolverine fame, at the famous Central Park...
  • Programme at Madison Square Garden overwhelming, says PM Narendra Modi September 29, 2014

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the programme at the Madison Square Garden Sunday was "overwhelming". "The programme at Madison Square Garden was overwhelming. It was very special to interact with members of the diaspora. A big thank you," the Prime Minister said in a tweet. He added...
  • 'Since taking over, I haven't taken even a 15-minute vacation': Top 10 quotes from Narendra Modi's speech at Madison Square Garden, New York September 29, 2014

    The atmosphere at the Madison Square in New York was electrifying as 18,000 NRIs waited anxiously for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech. The rapturous crowd chanted slogans and waved ecstatically at the cameras before the PM arrived at the venue. Beaming with hope and confidence, Narendra Modi did not disappoint...
  • PM Modi has global visibility and magic, says BJP leader Vijay Jolly September 28, 2014

    It is Diwali in New York as people celebrate PM Narendra Modi's visit to America. People are seen wearing Modi tea-shirts shouting out Modi slogans. "PM Modi has global visibility and magic, says BJP leader Vijay Jolly" ...
  • PM Modi will speak from his heart, says an NRI from Madison Square September 28, 2014

    Excited to hear Narendra Modi's address at Madison Square in New York, an NRI present for the event said, "Modi is a great leader. This is a huge event for Indians in America. We know that he will speak from his heart."...
  • Narendra Modi speaks at New York's Central Park rock concert, reaches out to youngsters September 28, 2014

    New York: After giving a powerful speech at the United Nations General Assembly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed to the famous Central Park in New York where he addressed a packed audience of youngsters and called for world peace. Using an unusual platform of a rock concert, Modi on Saturday invoked...
  • Narendra Modi thanks people for warm reception in New York September 27, 2014

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked the Indian-American community for the warm welcome he received upon his arrival as he was greeted by chants of 'Modi' 'Modi' outside his hotel. "A big thank you for the warm welcome in New York! Deeply touched. Looking forward to a great trip...
  • Modi discusses city policing, urban space with New York City mayor September 27, 2014

    New York: With an eye on his pet project of rejuvenation of urban spaces, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday had a meeting with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio during which the issues related to large cities, especially common threats of terror, policing, public housing and crowd management in...
  • Excitement on Modi visit among Indian-Americans real or just hype? September 26, 2014

    Indians in America are excited about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden visit to the county. Bhupen and Sumit find out if the excitement is real or is it just hype. ...
  • Watch: How much do the people of US know about Modi? September 26, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach the US on Friday. CNN-IBN spoke to some locals in New York to find out how much they know about Modi. ...
  • Narendra Modi arrives in Frankfurt enroute to New York September 26, 2014

    Frankfurt: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived on Thursday enroute to a five-day high-profile visit to the US during which he will address the UN General Assembly, hold talks with President Barack Obama and meet top American corporate honchos besides series of other engagements. Modi will spend the night and will...
  • With 30 engagements on his list, Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads for US today September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will start for his much anticipated five-day tour to the United States of America on Thursday. PM's delegation will leave at 4 pm. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has already reached the US. In his five-day trip to New York and Washington, Modi will have...
  • Suit, tie and a cycle: Can New York inspire PM Modi to build a green city in India? September 24, 2014

    PM Narendra Modi starts his big US visit on Thursday. Ahead of that, our executive editor is in New York, getting us the mood there. He is at the central park, on a cycle, talking about Modi's dream of building smart cities. ...
  • After 13 years, Belgian 9/11 victim identified September 24, 2014

    New York: More than 13 years after the September 11 attacks in New York City, one Belgian victim has finally been identified. The New York medical examiner identified the man as Patrice Braut, 31-years-old at the time of the attacks. Braut was identified by new DNA tests conducted on human...
  • New programme helps shy kids learn September 23, 2014

    New York: Researchers have developed a new programme that helps shy kids to become more engaged in their class work and improve their math and critical thinking skills. The programme helps teachers modify their interactions with students based on an individual's temperament, said researchers at New York University's Steinhardt School of...