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New York Times features Kerala among ‘52 places to go in 2023’

God’s Own Country 'Kerala' has been featured in the ‘52 places to go in 2023’ by the New York Times. Kerala has been ranked 13th in the New York Times list, lauding the ‘Responsible Tourism’ initiatives of Kerala Tourism.

published on : 13th January 2023

Mumbai-origin British author Salman Rushdie stabbed during event in US

Indian-born British-American novelist and author of 'The Satanic Verses' Salman Rushdie was stabbed at a literary event in New York, US, on July 12. The 75-year-old author, who was stabbed in the neck and abdomen by the assailant on stage, is on a ventilator with a damaged liver. He's likely to lose an eye. Salman Rushdie is a British citizen of Indian origin living in the US for the past 20 years. He has faced Islamic death threats for decades over his 1988 book, The Satanic Verses. The novel was considered by some clerics as disrespectful to the Prophet Mohammed.

published on : 13th August 2022

World’s Largest Harry Potter Store Opens in New York

Great news for Harry Potter fans: The first-ever #HarryPotter flagship store has finally opened its doors in New York City after a long delay due to Covid-19. The new store in 935 Broadway is home to the largest collection of Harry Potter and #FantasticBeasts merchandise in the muggle world.

published on : 10th June 2021

Life in New York 'silenced' by COVID-19 | Shweta Ganesh Kumar

Swetha Ganesh Kumar a resident of Manhattan, New York shares her experience of living under lockdown due to COVID-19 outbreak.

published on : 26th April 2020

Former Republican Congressman pleads guilty to insider trading

Chris Collins, a former U.S. Congressman from New York state who was known as an early backer of President Donald Trump, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to taking part in an insider trading scheme. 

published on : 2nd October 2019

Autopsy concludes Epstein death was suicide

An autopsy has concluded that the cause of death for financier Jeffrey Epstein was suicide by hanging, a spokeswoman for the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner said on Friday.

published on : 17th August 2019

States sue Trump admin over carbon rule rollback

Twenty-two states, including New York and California, and seven cities on Tuesday sued to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency's replacement of the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan.

published on : 14th August 2019

Luxury retailer Barneys files for bankruptcy protection

U.S. department store operator and fashionista favorite Barneys New York Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday and put itself up for sale.

published on : 7th August 2019

Speakeasy hides inside a NY ice cream parlor for those who know the scoop

A mouth-watering ice cream parlor called UES. with a hidden speakeasy behind it called "Storage" celebrates all things ice cream in New York's Upper East Side.

published on : 22nd June 2019

New York City declares emergency over measles outbreak

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn on Tuesday in response to a measles outbreak.

published on : 10th April 2019

Found it! New York button shop saves the day

Tender Buttons, a narrow little New York shop, has specialized in solving the fashion crises of customers who are desperate to find just the right button since the 1960s.

published on : 21st March 2019

Reputed Gambino mob boss killed outside home

Police are investigating whether a car accident was staged to lure the reported crime boss of the New York Mafia's Gambino family.

published on : 15th March 2019

Questions arise over security clearance of Trump's son-in-law

The New York Times reports U.S. President Donald Trump ordered his chief of staff to grant his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner a top-secret security clearance.

published on : 2nd March 2019

New York governor takes aim at Facebook over data

Including health and other sensitive data, than had previously been known.

published on : 23rd February 2019

Singing monsters, movie toys and collectibles reign at the 2019 Toy Fair

Toy makers came to New York to showcase the hottest products and trends in the industry. 

published on : 20th February 2019

Michael Kors celebrates the 70s with Barry Manilow at New York Fashion Week

The designer sends a love letter to New York with his fall/winter collection.

published on : 14th February 2019

Carolina Herrera: Women's Autumn/Winter 2019 Ready-to-Wear Show in New York

Volumes and colours at Carolina Herrera.

published on : 13th February 2019
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