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Power outage leaves several blocks in the dark in Manhattan

August 07, 2020 5:31 pm

A spokesperson for Consolidated Edison said Friday’s blackout started at 5.13 am in Manhattan, the Upper West Side and the Upper East Side and affected about 180,000 customers.

New York attorney general seeks to dissolve National Rifle Association

August 06, 2020 10:27 pm

Though it is headquartered in Virginia, the NRA was chartered as a non-profit in New York in 1871 and continues to be incorporated in the state.

Man fakes death to avoid jail sentence, but gets caught due to typo in certificate

July 22, 2020 12:11 pm

25-year-old Robert Berger from New York tried faking his death to avoid a jail sentence, but the fake death certificate his lawyer submitted had a glaring spelling error.

Congresswoman stops New York traffic to help ducks cross road, wins praise online

July 06, 2020 11:37 am

The video shows Kathleen Rice, a Democratic representative from Long Island, helping the duck and her ducklings cross a busy street in Fifth Avenue.

Death Cafes help ease grief, loss in the time of coronavirus

July 02, 2020 2:01 pm

“In the Death Cafe, no one winces,” said Oliver, who was diagnosed with the virus in March.

Virus death toll drops to 5 in NY, once the US epicenter

June 29, 2020 9:53 am

New York still leads the nation in COVID-19 deaths with nearly 25,000, according to the state's official tally, which doesn't include people who likely died of the disease

Explained: Why the American Museum of Natural History wants to remove Theodore Roosevelt's statue

June 24, 2020 1:54 am

Why has the American Museum of Natural History asked the New York City government to remove the statue of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States who was in office from 1901 to 1909?

Museum to remove Roosevelt statue decried as white supremacy

June 22, 2020 11:38 am

In 2017, protesters splashed red liquid on the statue's base to represent blood and published a statement calling for its removal as an emblem of patriarchy, white supremacy and settler-colonialism.

Doctor shares realities of being emergency room physician during COVID-19 pandemic in video

May 25, 2020 12:45 pm

In a video that uses animated illustrations, ebola survivor Dr Craig Spencer shared what it was like to be an emergency room physician during the coronavirus pandemic in New York City.

With dipping cases and deaths, Covid-19 hotspot New York turns the corner

May 24, 2020 5:33 pm

So far, New York has reported 3,55,500 cases and 24,100 deaths as per data from John Hopkins University. The death toll had peaked at 799 on April 8.


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.