Twin Towers

  • 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...
  • Obama signs the World Trade Center beam June 15, 2012

    New York: President Barack Obama stopped at the site of the destroyed Twin Towers in New York and inscribed the final beam in the rebuilt World Trade Center with the words: "We remember." Obama and his wife Michelle Obama - who came to New York to attend re-election campaign fund raisers...
  • We never forget: Obama says at Ground Zero May 5, 2011

    New York: US President Barack Obama on Thursday made a symbolic visit to the Ground Zero site of the fallen twin towers and said that 9/11 orchestrator Osama bin Laden's death shows America's unfailing commitment to bring terrorists to "justice". During his solemn visit to New York, days after bin Laden...
  • 9/11 survivors show post traumatic stress January 5, 2011

    New York: Many civilian survivors of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center were still suffering from symptoms of post-traumatic stress several years after the 2001 disaster, according to a study. The study, the first to focus on the long-term mental health of people who were actually in...
  • Protests against proposed mosque at 9/11 site June 7, 2010

    New York: Angry scenes were witnessed at Ground Zero over a proposed mosque at the site of the 9/11 attacks that left nearly 3000 people dead and the Twin Towers decimated. Nine years later, about a thousand protesters lined the streets of Manhattan on Sunday waving flags and signs. The protest...
  • 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 Verrazano-Narrows 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...
  • Pics: 'Spiderman' climbs Twin Towers June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: He comes, he sees and climbs. Forty-four-year-old Alain Robert, popularly known as the “French Spiderman”, is a daredevil climber who has scaled skyscrapers around the world without ropes. On Tuesday, Robert tried his hands at scaling Malaysia's 88-story Petronas Twin Towers with his bare hands for the second time...
  • Get atop the world's tallest twin towers September 16, 2006

    Kuala Lumpur: The Tri-series in Kuala Lumpur been quite exciting. But that's not the only thing that the City has to offer. Kuala Lumpur also boasts of the world famous Twin towers, which at 452 metres, stand out against its skyline. It's believed that the twin towers are the world's...