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On NYC's front lines, health workers worry they will be next

March 27, 2020 5:03 pm

“Our emergency room was like a petri dish,'' said Benny Mathew, a nurse at Montefiore Medical Center who got word Thursday that he had COVID-19 and is now worried he may infect his wife and two daughters.

Coronavirus: New York sees glimmer of progress, New Orleans worsens

March 26, 2020 1:05 pm

New York State as a whole, accounting for roughly half the country's known infections, followed California last week in ordering non-essential businesses to close and to direct residents to stay home as much as possible.

Explained: Why New York has emerged the epicentre of the US’s COVID-19 outbreak

March 27, 2020 8:53 am

High population density, air travel from epicenter Wuhan, and a public transport system used by millions. These factors may have led to a high infection rate in New York City

Lockdown in New York: When time, and Times Square, came to a standstill

March 22, 2020 8:08 pm

Sagar Rajagopal, who has seen Manhattan slowly depopulate over the course of the past week as nearly all offices shifted to the work from home model, writes: The shutdown is both desperately needed and painful at a human level.

An afternoon in New York, an encounter between a psychic and a non-believer

March 13, 2020 10:48 am

To predict that I will die in one year is a bad idea. If she got it wrong, I would be there to accost her and tell people she got it wrong. But if I died soon after she predicted a long life, the main witness to her wrong forecast would be gone.

Explained: As India pushes digital payments, why is New York forcing businesses to accept cash

January 25, 2020 1:36 pm

A Bill passed by the New York City Council by an overwhelming 43-3 vote on Thursday (January 23) also prohibits businesses from charging customers who pay cash a higher price for a good or service than those who pay cashlessly.

The $119 billion Sea Wall that could defend New York … or not

January 18, 2020 10:59 am

The giant barrier is the largest of five options the Army Corps of Engineers is studying to protect the New York area as storms become more frequent, and destructive, on a warming Earth.

Two Indian-origin women appointed judges in New York City

January 07, 2020 1:22 pm

Judge Archana Rao has been appointed to the Criminal Court while Judge Deepa Ambekar, 43, was reappointed to the Civil Court in New York.

Suspect in knife rampage at rabbi's home appears to have acted alone: New York police

December 30, 2019 10:32 am

Grafton Thomas, 37, is accused of attempted murder after bursting in to the Hanukkah celebration on Saturday night in Rockland County, about 30 miles (48 km) north of New York City.

The secret shop of forgotten New York treasures

November 03, 2019 1:45 pm

For years, the collection that quietly amassed in the shop — as the neighborhood was transformed — has remained all but secret, a tip passed selectively from one artist to another.


No lights in big city: New York goes dark as fire causes blackout in Manhattan

July 15, 2019 7:52 am

A big cheer went up among Upper West Side residents when power flickered back on at about 10:30 p.m. For hours before that, doormen stood with flashlights in the darkened entrances of upscale apartment buildings along Central Park West.

Sara Ali Khan 'wanders' through New York

April 10, 2019 6:45 am

Sara Ali Khan recently wrapped up the Delhi schedule of her untitled Imtiaz Ali film and then took off for a vacation to New York. She stars alongside Kartik Aaryan in the film.

Thousands dressed up in red-and-white for SantaCon 2015

December 13, 2015 7:25 pm

SantaCon is an annual mass gathering and pub crawl in which people dressed in Santa Claus costumes or as other Christmas characters parade in several cities around the world. This year the SantaCon in New York took place on December 12. Here are some photos.

Narendra Modi arrives in New York for a five-day visit

September 27, 2014 10:23 am

Describing America as India's "natural global partner", Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in New York on Friday.

Priyanka Chopra launches new album 'I can't make you love me' in New York

April 29, 2014 4:28 pm

Actress-singer Priyanka Chopra launched her new album 'I Can't Make You Love Me' in New York on Monday.


Cisco chairman, US India Business Council CEO meet PM Modi

February 15, 2016 7:15 am

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Cisco executive chairman John Chambers and President and Chief Executive Officer of US India Business Council Ajay Banga on Monday, bringing immense experience and passion in U.S.-India relations and business. Banga is a member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Economic Club of New York. He is a graduate of Delhi University and the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

26/11 will be Pak.’s revenge against India: Lakhvi told Headley

February 12, 2016 7:09 am

Mumbai, Feb 12 (ANI): The 26/11 Mumbai terror attack convict David Coleman Headley’s 5th day of deposition began on Friday. Deposing before a special Mumbai court through video conferencing, he revealed that Lakhvi told him that 26/11 attack will be revenge to all bomb blasts planned by India in Pakistan. He further said that he visited Siddhivinayak Temple, made a video of the premises and purchased 15-20 sacred thread for 26/11 attackers so that they would look like Indians. He also told that he chose Cuffe Parade as the landing site for 26/11 attackers after visiting Gateway of India and Cuffe Parade. When he returned to Pakistan after his Mumbai visit from April 9th-15th, 2008, he met Sajid Mir and Major Iqbal to show them video of possible landing sites in India. He told the court that he was in Pakistan from April 15 to June 30, 2008, but during this period somewhere in May, he visited New York and Philadelphia.