Subway

  • 'Rat on the train!' Video of New York commuters reacting in panic to a rat on a subway train goes viral on YouTube 10-04-2014 12:02 PM

    Turns out, New Yorkers are just as wimpy as anyone else. A subway train was leaving the Fulton Street station in lower Manhattan on Monday when someone shouted, "Rat on the train!" Jinais Ponnampadikkal Kader started recording the ensuing panic on his cellphone. His video shows people screaming as a...
  • Woman puts up 300 posters in New York subway to find missing love 12-02-2014 06:59 PM

    With Valentine's Day round the corner, a woman has put up 300 posters all across New York's subway stations looking for a man she fell in love with while riding on a train. A chance encounter in the city's subway motivated Maria Vila to find love that went missing and...
  • Blind man, guide dog safe after subway track fall 18-12-2013 11:40 AM

    Gallant guide dog Orlando was just doing his duty. The black Lab bravely leapt on to the tracks at a Manhattan subway platform Tuesday after his blind owner lost consciousness and tumbled in front of an oncoming train. Cecil Williams, 61, and Orlando both escaped serious injury when the train...
  • Dead shark found on New York City subway 09-08-2013 06:34 AM

    New York City subway riders got a surprise on Wednesday when a dead shark was discovered on a Queens-bound subway train, authorities said. A supervisor found the four-foot-long carcass shortly after midnight, moved the passengers onto another car and discarded it at the end of the line, according to Metropolitan...
  • US internet spying foiled plot to attack subways: Sources 08-06-2013 07:17 AM

    Wahington: A secret US intelligence program to collect emails that is at the heart of an uproar over government surveillance helped foil an Islamist militant plot to bomb the New York City subway system in 2009, US government sources said on Friday. The sources said Representative Mike Rogers, chairman of...
  • Top 10 Facebook games of 2012 30-12-2012 02:38 PM

    In the social games world this year we saw the emergence of new categories of games. It was the most diverse and global year for social games to date - for those on Facebook.com, as well as games built with Facebook for iPhone, iPad and Android. Based on games that launched in 2012 and received the highest star ratings from players and engagement levels over the course of the year, here is a list of the top 10 Facebook games of 2012.SongPop (FreshPlanet) - The music trivia game SongPop was the crowd favourite this year.Dragon City (Social Point) -  The social mobile game Dragon City came in at second. It is a new game where you breed your own dragons and create a fantastic world of magical islands. You can also combat against your friends with you team of dragons. Join the fairytale fun and hatch a dragon egg.
  • Frankenstorm!

    Delhi Musings |  Shormishtha Panja
    The megastorm Sandy, demoted from the position of hurricane, has been ravaging the East Coast of the US for the last three days. As of...

  • New York: Schools closed; some evacuations ordered 28-10-2012 09:50 PM

    New York: New York City announced the closings of it mass transit and school systems, both the nation's largest, and ordered residents to leave some low-lying areas Sunday ahead of the massive storm approaching the eastern third of the US. "A situation like this, you don't want to be overly...
  • Norway terror suspect rejects al Qaeda link 18-11-2011 07:59 AM

    Oslo: The accused ringleader of a terror plot in Norway has rejected charges that he conspired with al Qaeda to attack a Danish newspaper, saying he was planning a solo raid against the Chinese Embassy in Oslo. Mikael Davud, a Chinese Muslim, told the Oslo district court on Thursday his...
  • Shanghai subway trains collide, several injured 28-09-2011 01:44 AM

    Shanghai: Two subway trains collided in Shanghai on Tuesday injuring more than 270 passengers, 20 critically, prompting public anger two months after a crash between two high-speed trains and renewing concerns about China's aggressive rail building plans. The collision occurred in central Shanghai, near the Yu Yuan gardens, a well-known...
  • Last stop: Subways start shutting down in NYC 27-08-2011 11:33 PM

    New York: The United States of America's largest subway system was beginning to shut down on Saturday and the typically bustling city became unusually quiet as the first rain from Hurricane Irene fell on Manhattan. Sidewalks, streets and bridges were nearly empty. Businesses were closed. Subway riders raced to catch...
  • Subway sandwiches beat McDonalds burgers 10-03-2011 02:11 PM

    Houston: Subway has surpassed McDonalds to become the largest restaurant chain on the planet and is now spread out more globally than McDonald's. The sandwich chain surpassed the world's largest hamburger chain in terms of number of stores in the US in 2002 and now it has taken the global...
  • Explosion reported at Times Square, New York 06-03-2008 04:00 PM

    Bangalore: Somerset beat Warriors by 12 runs in a virtual quarterfinal to book their berth into the semifinals. Alonso, Kirby and Kartik picked two wickets a each. Kieswetter scored a brilliant half-century to post 146 on the board. Warriors Innings: 20th over: Somerset have made it to the semifinals. All-round...
  • NY subway bomb plotter gets 30 yrs jail 09-01-2007 09:08 PM

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