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  • 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,...
  • American media, public say Devyani Khobragade is wrong 19-12-2013 03:54 PM

    New Delhi: Devyani Khobragade is not a top news story for the American media. However influential US dailies like Washington Post, New York Times, Chicago Tribune and LA Times have been covering the developments related to the Khobragade incident. The American media is shocked by India's rage. These newspapers have...
  • Manmohan Singh 'an ineffectual leader without much authority': US daily 09-09-2013 06:45 PM

    India's economy is heading into a deep slump, a leading US daily says, calling Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an ineffectual leader without much authority". "India's once booming economy is sliding into a deep slump. The country grew just 4.4 per cent this summer, a far cry from the 7.7...
  • UK asked NY Times to destroy Edward Snowden material 31-08-2013 12:57 AM

    The British government has asked the New York Times to destroy copies of documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden related to the operations of the US spy agency and its British partner, Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), people familiar with the matter said. The British request, made...
  • Explained: How Syrian hackers attacked Twitter, New York Times 29-08-2013 02:49 PM

    California: Readers who tried to click on the New York Times' website got nothing but error messages for several hours during the site's second major disruption this month, and people also had trouble accessing Twitter. A hacker group calling itself the "Syrian Electronic Army" claimed responsibility. Within minutes of Tuesday's...
  • Twitter, New York Times, Huffington Post hacked by Syrian group 28-08-2013 08:47 AM

    San Francisco: Media companies including the New York Times, Twitter and the Huffington Post lost control of some of their websites Tuesday after hackers supporting the Syrian government breached the Australian Internet company that manages many major site addresses. The Syrian Electronic Army, a hacker group that has previously attacked...
  • Guardian teams up with New York Times over Edward Snowden documents 24-08-2013 04:03 AM

    The Guardian has agreed with the New York Times to give the US newspaper access to some classified documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, the British newspaper said on Friday. In a brief story posted on its website, the Guardian said it "struck a partnership" with...
  • US: Goldman Sachs's MD arrested for raping 20-year old girl 23-08-2013 03:57 PM

    New York: A New York-based Goldman Sachs Managing Director was arrested and charged with raping a 20-year-old woman while on vacation in the up-market Hamptons resort in New York state. The East Hampton Town Police arrested Jason Lee, 37, after responding to a disturbance at a house, the local police...
  • Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to buy the Washington Post 06-08-2013 06:45 AM

    Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos will buy the Washington Post newspaper for $250 million in a surprise deal that ends the Graham family's 80-year ownership and hands one of the country's most influential publications to the tech entrepreneur. Bezos, hailed by many as a visionary who helped transform Internet retail,...
  • 'Entwined with You' is a tale of two abuse survivors: Sylvia Day 17-07-2013 06:12 PM

    Sylvia Day is the New York Times and international bestselling author of the Crossfire series and more than a dozen award-winning novels translated into over three dozen languages. A Goodreads Choice Award nominee for Best Author, Sylvia has won the RT Book Reviews Reviewers' Choice Award and she's been nominated...
  • Pak expels New York Times journalist on election eve 11-05-2013 09:28 AM

    Washington: Pakistan has expelled the Islamabad bureau chief for The New York Times on the eve of national elections, according to the influential US daily. The Times has strongly protested the orders of Pakistan's Interior Ministry and is seeking his reinstatement of Declan Walsh, 39, a veteran correspondent who has...
  • China denies hacking allegations 05-02-2013 12:05 PM

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  • US: NRI's energy drink under scrutiny for 13 deaths 16-11-2012 10:17 AM

    New York: A popular energy drink, produced by a company founded by an Indian-American billionaire, has come under the scanner in the US after reports of 13 deaths possibly linked to the energy shots. However, Lucknow-born CEO of '5-Hour Energy', Manoj Bhargava dismissed the allegations against his firm as "false"...
  • China: Jiabao's family amasses assets worth $2.7 bn 26-10-2012 02:48 PM

    Beijing: A lengthy New York Times expose published on Friday claimed the family of Premier Wen Jiabao has amassed assets worth $2.7 billion through a web of investments, most of it accumulated after he rose to high office in 2002. Chinese censors swiftly blocked the Times' Chinese-language site that carried...
  • New York Times sends email to millions by mistake 29-12-2011 11:06 AM

    New York: Some 8 million people received emails from the New York Times on Thursday offering a special discount if they would reconsider their decision to cancel their subscriptions. The trouble is, the offer was supposed to go to only about 300 people who had decided to stop taking home...
  • NY Times sues Huffington Post over parenting blog 08-11-2011 01:00 PM

    Washington: The New York Times Co has sued AOL Inc to force its Huffington Post online news website to rename a parenting blog with a similar name to its own. In a lawsuit filed late Friday in the US District Court in Manhattan, the Times said Huffington Post's "Parentlode" blog...
  • WSJ best-seller lists to include e-books 31-10-2011 01:55 PM

    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...
  • WikiLeaks reveals all, media criticises move 03-09-2011 08:32 AM

    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...
  • New York Times gets its first woman editor 03-06-2011 11:16 AM

    New York: Former investigative reporter Jill Abramson will become the first female executive editor in the nearly 160-year history of The New York Times in September, the newspaper announced on Thursday. Abramson, 57, is to succeed Bill Keller, who will continue to write for the daily as a columnist. The...
  • Next book is a while away: Siddhartha Mukherjee 22-04-2011 06:50 PM

    Washington: It's just been a couple of days since he won the Pulitzer, but Indian American cancer specialist Siddhartha Mukherjee has no time to celebrate. He is already back at work, seeing patients and even doing some writing - though he says it will be a while before he gets...
  • New York Times journalists freed in Libya 21-03-2011 08:11 PM

    New York: Four New York Times journalists who were reported captured by pro-government forces in Libya last week have been released, the newspaper reported on Monday. They are in the Turkish Embassy in Tripoli, Turkey's ambassador to Libya, Levent Sahin Kaya, told. The Times reported on Monday that they were...
  • 26/11 suspect Headley to be grilled on his wives 15-03-2011 10:04 AM

    Chicago: Lawyers of Mumbai terror attack suspect Tahawwur Rana have asked a federal judge to make prosecutors turn over e-mails written by co-accused David Coleman Headley so that they may question him about his many wives. Lawyers for Rana, who Headley is expected to testify against, said on Monday they...
  • Egypt's army instructed to help foreign media 04-02-2011 06:27 PM

    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...
  • Siddhartha Mukherjee talks about his book on Cancer 13-12-2010 02:01 PM

    Washington: Indian American cancer specialist Siddhartha Mukherjee, whose very first book has become a runaway success, advocates a strong anti-smoking campaign and breast cancer screening to battle the growing incidence of the disease in India. Less than a month after publication, Mukherjee's book, "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography...