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  • New York Times drops India Ink July 7, 2014

    Washington: Citing resource constraints, the New York Times has dropped its special "India Ink" section providing in-depth coverage of "The World's largest Democracy at a Crossroads" after a three year run. NYT though painted it only as a 'change of address" saying "that kind of specificity is no longer the way...
  • Patrick Lee's 'Runner' is not for the serious reader but is perfect for a rainy Sunday afternoon June 27, 2014

    Thrillers are not easy to write. There is always the case of what to give away and what to hide and also the fact that the reader, who reads the genre, has had some experience in figuring it all out. Then how does a writer get the reader to turn...
  • New York Times prints a blank back page in support of jailed Al-Jazeera journalists June 24, 2014

    An Egyptian court on Monday convicted three Al-Jazeera journalists and sentenced them to seven years in prison on terrorism-related charges after a trial dismissed by rights groups as a politically motivated sham. The verdict brought a landslide of international condemnation and calls for the newly elected president to intervene. The...
  • Was Jill Abramson, New York Times' first female top editor in 162 years fired for being 'too pushy' or asking for equal pay? May 15, 2014

    The New York Times Co on Wednesday abruptly ousted the newspaper's top editor, Jill Abramson, after less than three years in the job and named managing editor Dean Baquet to replace her. Baquet, 57, a Pulitzer prize-winning reporter and former editor of the Los Angeles Times, becomes the paper's first African-American...
  • New York Times corrects 161-year-old story about Solomon Northup, whose memoir is the basis of Oscar-winning '12 Years a Slave' March 5, 2014

    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 States,...
  • New York Times offers correction for error made in story 161 years ago March 4, 2014

    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, 1853,...
  • American media, public say Devyani Khobragade is wrong December 19, 2013

    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 September 9, 2013

    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 per...
  • UK asked NY Times to destroy Edward Snowden material August 31, 2013

    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 to...
  • Explained: How Syrian hackers attacked Twitter, New York Times August 29, 2013

    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 attack,...
  • Twitter, New York Times, Huffington Post hacked by Syrian group August 28, 2013

    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 media...
  • Guardian teams up with New York Times over Edward Snowden documents August 24, 2013

    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 the...
  • US: Goldman Sachs's MD arrested for raping 20-year old girl August 23, 2013

    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 service...
  • Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to buy the Washington Post August 6, 2013

    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, called...
  • 'Entwined with You' is a tale of two abuse survivors: Sylvia Day July 17, 2013

    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 May 11, 2013

    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...
  • I move about like an ordinary person in Pak: Saeed February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: 2008 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind and Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed says he roams freely as his fate is in the hands of god and not America, in an interview to the New York Times. Saeed one of India's most wanted terrorists and a key accused in...
  • China denies hacking allegations February 5, 2013

    Beijing: China's Foreign Ministry has denied hacking foreign websites in a strongly worded statement. The statement came after reports that Google Chairman Eric Schmidt had labelled China as "the most sophisticated and prolific" hacker of foreign companies in his upcoming book. The book apparently accuses the Chinese government of using and...
  • India can't reach its full potential with women in fear: NYT December 30, 2012

    Washington: As the American media kept up prominent coverage of the tragic saga of an Indian gang-rape victim, a leading US daily said the rising economic power "can never reach its full potential if half its population lives in fear of unspeakable violence". In an editorial under the title "Rape in...
  • Delhi gangrape draws attention of American media December 23, 2012

    Washington: The large-scale protests in India over the gangrape of a girl in a moving bus has attracted the attention of American media which blamed the incident on poor law and order and a lacklustre criminal justice system. At a time when the mainstream American media itself is battling over...
  • US: NRI's energy drink under scrutiny for 13 deaths November 16, 2012

    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 October 26, 2012

    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...
  • Ex-NY Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger dies at 86 September 29, 2012

    New York: Former New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, who led the newspaper to new levels of influence and profit while standing up for press freedom and editorial independence during some of the most significant moments in 20th-century journalism, died on Saturday. He was 86. Sulzberger, who went by the...
  • IAC's Ask.com buys About.com from New York Times August 27, 2012

    New York: Today, August 27, 2012, IAC announced that Ask.com has agreed to acquire 100 per cent of The About Group from The New York Times Company for $ 300 million in cash. "The About.com acquisition is completely in line with IAC's M&A strategy of acquiring, at disciplined valuations, companies that...
  • New York Times drops BlackBerry app July 26, 2012

    New York: BlackBerry users can no longer use the official New York Times app to read news stories over their devices, in a fresh blow to Research In Motion, the maker of the smartphone once considered an essential tool for business professionals. New York Times Co, which publishes the prestigious newspaper,...
  • Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons comes out as gay May 24, 2012

    Los Angeles: Jim Parsons has skipped the 'I'M GAY!' magazine cover approach to coming out: Far down in a New York Times profile Wednesday was the subtle mention that the two-time Emmy winner has been in a same-sex relationship for a decade. The blink-and-you'll miss it aside appeared in a story...
  • Pulitzer-winner Boo unmasks Mumbai poverty in new book March 14, 2012

    New York: Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo's idea to spend her days in a Mumbai slum originated one night while she was lying on the floor of her Washington, DC area home with a punctured lung and three broken ribs after tripping over a dictionary. The former Washington Post editor and...
  • NY Times reporter Shadid dies in Syria February 17, 2012

    New York Anthony Shadid, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who strove to capture untold stories in Middle East conflicts from Libya to Iraq, has died in eastern Syria after slipping into the country to report on the uprising against its president. Shadid, shot in the West Bank in 2002 and kidnapped...
  • US may apologise for Nov 26 NATO raid to Pak February 7, 2012

    Washington, The United States is considering to apologise to Pakistan for the November 26 incident that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers in a NATO cross-border fire, a media report said on Tuesday. The report in the New York Times also said that Pentagon is sending a top general to Islamabad for talks...
  • New York Times sends email to millions by mistake December 29, 2011

    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 delivery...