New York

Chebet and Lokedi of Kenya win New York City Marathon races in debuts

Susannah Scaroni broke the course record in the women’s wheelchair race, finishing in 1:42.43. That was 21 seconds better than the old mark, which was held by Tatyana McFadden.

published on : 6th November 2022

Diwali to be a public school holiday in New York from 2023

Legislators swapped out Anniversary Day, better known to old-timers as "Brooklyn-Queens Day," which is celebrated on the first Thursday in June, for Diwali in the public school calendar.

published on : 21st October 2022

Pulitzer-winning Kashmiri photojournalist stopped from flying abroad again

This is the second time in three months that Mattoo is being stopped by immigration officials at Delhi airport without giving a valid reason for stopping her from flying abroad. 

published on : 18th October 2022

This New York-based doctor joins Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra

Dr Reddy completed her studies in Bengaluru and has been staying in the US for the last 20 years.

published on : 11th October 2022

'Fake heiress' Anna Sorokin who fooled New York's financial elite as Anna Delvey released from US jail

Sorokin will be confined to her home in New York City for a time after posting a $10,000 bond, will have to wear an electronic bracelet and is prohibited from using social media, US media reported.

published on : 8th October 2022

'No historical justification': US federal judge blocks key provisions of New York's new gun law

Among the provisions of the New York law that the state cannot enforce is one that defines Times Square as a "gun-free zone."

published on : 7th October 2022

Salman Rushdie among bookie favourites in UK to win Nobel Prize

If the 75-year-old celebrated British American novelist wins, he will become the first Indian-born writer to win the prestigious honour since Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel for 'Gitanjali' in 1913.

published on : 4th October 2022

Tears flowed and flags waved as 200 New Yorkers became US citizens

The 200 new US citizens are among 19,000 that will be sworn in across the country this week, US Citizenship and Immigration Services said.

published on : 18th September 2022

Kyrgios fined USD 14,000 for US Open racquet meltdown

His fines totalled USD 32,500 although the sum will only cause a small dent in his total prize money of USD 445,000.

published on : 8th September 2022

US Open: Khachanov defeats Kyrgios in five sets to reach semi-finals

"It was a crazy match I was expecting it would be like this. I'm ready to run, to fight to play five sets. We played almost four hours and that's the only way to beat Nick," Khachanov added.

published on : 7th September 2022

Learning with every step

Pandey founded city-based Strawcture Eco in 2018—they make eco-friendly AgriBio panels that are used for construction.

published on : 5th September 2022

US journalist Angad Singh deported from Delhi airport to New York, claims family

Singh has produced a series of documentaries on the Covid-19 pandemic in India as also on the farmers' protests on the borders of the national capital against the now-repealed three farm laws.

published on : 26th August 2022

France pays homage to beloved New Yorker cartoonist Sempé

Despite its unequivocal Frenchness, Sempé’s work touched a universal nerve, portraying culture-crossing human follies and neuroses.

published on : 21st August 2022

'Story on Delhi education system based on impartial reporting': NYT on 'paid article' row

The report triggered a war of words between the BJP and the Aam Aadmi Party after the CBI raided the residence of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

published on : 20th August 2022

'Stand wih Salman': Kiran Desai, Guy Talese, other writers read from Rushdie's works at New York event

“'Stand With Salman: Defend the Freedom to Write' was hosted exactly a week after Rushdie was stabbed in the neck and stomach onstage by a 24-year-old New Jersey man.

published on : 20th August 2022

Gandhi statue outside Hindu temple in New York vandalised in possible hate crime: Reports

Surveillance video shows a person thrashing a statue of Gandhi with a sledgehammer on Tuesday, before smashing the head off and toppling it over.

published on : 19th August 2022

The life contained in an obituary

Most major newspapers write obits in advance, long before the famous person has died! But the obit is not about death at all. It is about life. It is one last chance to make the dead live again.

published on : 17th August 2022

Rushdie off ventilator and talking, day after attack: Author Aatish Taseer

Salman Rushdie, during a New York talk, said that terrorism was really the art of fear, "The only way you can defeat it is by deciding not to be afraid."

published on : 14th August 2022

Rushdie continues to be on ventilator, may lose an eye

However, US media reports claimed that he is sympathetic to Shia extremism and Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps causes.

published on : 14th August 2022

Five Chinese companies to delist from New York Stock Exchange

The companies cited "low turnover in the US" and "high administrative burden and costs" as their reason for the departure.

published on : 13th August 2022
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