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Calls for Andrew Cuomo's resignation mount as third accuser emerges

March 02, 2021 10:46 am

It's quite a tumble for Cuomo, who had been widely celebrated for his leadership during the pandemic, particularly the daily news conferences where he sought to inform and reassure the public with charts, graphs and a machismo he dubbed "New York tough."

US police officials suspended for pepper spraying 9-year-old

February 05, 2021 1:17 pm

The incident allegedly took place on January 29, when police officials were called to the young girl’s home following a report of “family trouble”, officials said.

New York braces for massive snowstorm

February 01, 2021 6:42 pm

New York City authorities fear that the storm could paralyze the US metropolis, with Mayor Bill de Blasio saying that schools would be closed on Monday.

Mass vaccination sites open in New York City as COVID-19 batters U.S.

January 11, 2021 11:01 am

The Brooklyn site is one of two mass vaccination locations that opened in New York City on Sunday. The second one is located at Bathgate Contract Postal Station in the borough of the Bronx.

Most US Covid-19 vaccines go idle as New York, Florida move to penalise hospitals

January 05, 2021 8:15 am

New York has dispensed about 175,000 doses of the 896,000 it has received since mid-December, according to CDC data. Florida has dispensed 265,000 of the 1.14 million doses it received.

How cities around the world will say goodbye, at long last, to 2020

December 31, 2020 11:37 am

After a year punctuated by disease, unemployment and racial unrest, people around the world, in different circumstances than usual, will still raise a glass and toast the start of 2021.

Another arrest, and jail time, because of a bad facial recognition match

December 30, 2020 10:56 am

A New Jersey man was accused of shoplifting and trying to hit an officer with a car. He is the third known Black man to be wrongfully arrested based on face recognition.

Over 190,000 ceiling fans recalled after blades fly off

December 29, 2020 9:17 am

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said it received 47 reports of the blades falling off, two reports of people being hit by them and four reports of the blades causing property damage.

Explained: 50 years of the album that saved the humpback whale, singers of the deep

December 13, 2020 8:43 am

The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) one of the 15 species of baleen whales, is considered to be one of nature’s greatest wonders.

'Welcome to New York': Humpback whale in Hudson River makes waves on social media

December 11, 2020 11:36 am

For hours, the whale surfaced every minute or so for a breath, making its way past New York’s shoreline with sights like the Empire State building in the background.


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.