New Jersey: News

14 May 2024


Miss Teen USA: After winner's resignation, runner-up also refuses title

In an unexpected turn of events, Miss Teen USA 2023, UmaSofia Srivastava, resigned last week.

01 May 2024


Renowned author, director Paul Auster (77) dies of lung cancer 

Paul Auster, the celebrated author and screenwriter, has reportedly died at the age of 77 due to complications from lung cancer.

27 Mar 2024


Mega Millions player from New Jersey wins $1.13 billion jackpot

A Mega Millions player from New Jersey made headlines by snagging the first jackpot-winning ticket of this year, breaking a 31-drawing dry spell!

25 Sep 2023


New Jersey builds world's largest Akshardham Temple; to open soon

New Jersey, in the United States, is building the world's largest Akshardham Temple in Robbinsville, which is scheduled to be inaugurated on October 8, 2023.

14 Jun 2023

Donald Trump

Arrested, booked, released: What all happened during Donald Trump's arraignment

Former United States (US) President Donald Trump on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to 37 felony counts accusing him of mishandling classified documents and interfering with the Justice Department's investigation.

27 Feb 2023


US: Akshay Kumar-headlined show 'The Entertainers' canceled in New Jersey

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is having a tough time. Since the pandemic, his films have failed to do good business at the box office, including the recently released Selfiee, co-starring Emraan Hashmi.

24 Jan 2023


Zara model Jeremy Ruehlemann dies at 27, industry mourns loss

The fashion industry mourned the death of young model Jeremy Ruehlemann. The news of the passing away of the 27-year-old model was announced by his friend Gianni Simpson on Facebook, reportedly.

14 Jul 2022


A must-read list for people in their 20s

Your 20s are the most interesting and crucial decade of your life as you go through different emotions of angst, self-realization, and unpredictability.

03 Sep 2021

New York City

Storm Ida kills 45 people across six US states

Flash floods and tornadoes have killed at least 45 people across six American states as remnants of Hurricane Ida continue to wreak havoc.

02 Sep 2021

New York City

9 killed in flash floods in New York, New Jersey

At least nine people have died after flash floods and tornadoes hit the states of New York and New Jersey in the United States.

02 Jul 2021


Chess: Here is the journey of youngest Grandmaster Abhimanyu Mishra

Youngster Abhimanyu Mishra has become the world's youngest chess Grandmaster.

09 Apr 2021


US: Neighbors spot kid crying, later find her parents dead

An Indian IT professional and his wife were found dead at their apartment in New Jersey, United States.

18 Dec 2020

Donald Trump

Trump's move to his Florida estate challenged by neighbor

President Donald Trump's expected move to his Mar-a-Lago club after he leaves office next month is being challenged by a lawyer representing a neighbor.

21 Sep 2020

Emmy Awards

Wrong announcement, presenter leaves losing nominee's place: Emmys' oddities explained

The Emmys just pulled off a semi-virtual and highly experimental ceremony successfully this year.

17 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

Classical music legend Pandit Jasraj passes away; Modi condoles death

Legendary classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj has died after suffering a cardiac arrest, his family said in a statement on Monday. He was 90.

16 Aug 2020

Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump's younger brother, Robert, dies at 71

The younger brother of United States President Donald Trump, Robert Trump, has died. President Trump announced the news of Robert's passing in a statement.

29 Apr 2020

Donald Trump

2 lakh H-1B workers could lose legal status by June

The coronavirus pandemic has presented an additional obstacle for guest workers in the United States.

17 Apr 2020

Washington DC

Defying social distancing rules, Ivanka Trump travels for Jewish holiday

Ignoring social distancing guidelines laid down by her own father, the President of United States Donald Trump, to fight coronavirus, Ivanka Trump flew from Washington DC to New Jersey to celebrate Passover, a major Jewish holiday.

19 Dec 2019

Donald Trump

Democrat Tulsi Gabbard votes 'Present' on Trump impeachment; viciously trolled

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard did not vote in favor of United States President Donald Trump's impeachment.

19 Nov 2019


Now, buy cow dung cakes in New Jersey for $3

After becoming a legit thing on popular e-commerce platforms such as Amazon and Flipkart, desi cow dung cakes have now found a place on the shelves of a grocery store in New Jersey, US.

06 Sep 2019


Cognizant CEO plans downsizing; may cut jobs in October

Cognizant Technologies CEO Brian Humphries has disclosed that the US-based IT services firm would soon witness a slew of job cuts.

31 Aug 2019

North Korea

These 7 documentaries on YouTube are a must watch

Documentaries are not like films, as they are supposed to showcase reality.

'Racist' rag dolls, designed to be abused, removed from stores

Imagine being so affectless to the prevailing racism in your country, that you design a rag doll, meant to be abused, and specifically make it the color black.

21 Jun 2019


Newark-Mumbai flights suspended by United Airlines: Here's why

United Airlines has decided to suspend its flights between New Jersey's Newark airport and Mumbai, which fly through Iranian airspace, over safety concerns.

22 May 2019

South Carolina

Millionaire put plane on autopilot to have sex with 15-year-old

In the United States, a harrowing incident of sexual abuse has caught attention. A millionaire, identified as Stephen Bradley Mell, has been arrested for abusing a 15-year-old minor.

23 Apr 2019


18-year-old sues Apple for $1 billion: Here's why

An 18-year-old teenager from New York has sued Apple for a whopping $1 billion.

07 Apr 2019


Preview and final predictions for WWE WrestleMania 35

The pro-wrestling world is all set for the grandest event of the year, as the 35th edition of WWE's WrestleMania will be held on Sunday.

US judge asked rape survivor if "she tried closing legs"

A New Jersey Superior Court judge who asked a rape survivor whether she tried "closing her legs" during the assault is facing three months of suspension without pay.

27 Mar 2019


The five most important eras in the history of WWE

WWE's history can be divided into different eras and the factor that separates one era from another is the approach to storylines which the company took.

16 Mar 2019


Indian, arrested in December, admits to smuggling immigrants to US

An Indian national arrested last December for conspiring and smuggling foreign nationals into the United States recently pleaded guilty.

05 Mar 2019


Boy, who got vaccinated against parents' wishes, to address Senate

Ethan Lindenberger from the US turned a rebel when he questioned his parents' anti-vaccine acts, and then got himself vaccinated, grabbing eyeballs from the national media.

18 Feb 2019


Apple sued over defective iPad explosion: Details here

Apple is facing a lawsuit from a US-based woman over a defective iPad.

05 Feb 2019


Indians arrested in 'pay-and-stay' scheme plead not guilty in US-court

The eight Indians, who were recently arrested for recruiting several hundred students mostly from India to stay illegally in the US by enrolling in a fake university, have pleaded "not guilty" before a federal court in Michigan.

129 Indian 'students' arrested in US 'pay-to-stay' visa scam

The US authorities have arrested 129 Indian 'students' for enrolling themselves in a fake university to extend their stay in the country.

31 Jan 2019


US college scam: Hundreds of Indian students face deportation, jail

Hundreds of Indian students studying in the US could face deportation or even jail, after the arrest of eight men - all Indian or of Indian-origin - who had enrolled them in a fake university run by US undercover agents.

27 Jan 2019


'Kaabil' director Sanjay Gupta faces racism, shares incident on Twitter

Kaabil director Sanjay Gupta recently took to Twitter to reveal a disturbing incident.

19 Jan 2019


Amazon has built vests to protect workers from warehouse robots

With robots at Amazon's warehouses increasingly becoming a hazard for the company's warehouse workers, Amazon Robotics has come up with a new vest to protect its employees.

16 Jan 2019


Jon Bernthal, Vera Farmiga join cast of 'The Sopranos' prequel

The Sopranos is getting a prequel movie after the HBO show wowed audience with a humane portrayal of a New Jersey mobster who tried to live the American dream.

11 Jan 2019


'The Sopranos' prequel movie will show Tony Soprano's youth

The Sopranos remains one of HBO's best shows and overall one of the greatest shows ever made.

29 Dec 2018

Saudi Arabia

Five superstars who can return to WWE in 2019

With 2018 nearing its end and WrestleMania season slowly dawning upon us, it looks like the perfect time when WWE will want popular superstars to script a comeback.

14 Dec 2018

Car Crash

It was literally raining cash on this US road

We all had that moment where we find a crisp note (of any denomination) lying on the road, and a greedy little smile appears on our faces.

18 Nov 2018


US: 16-year-old teen shoots Telangana man, he dies on spot

In yet another incident which raises concern about gun control in the United States, a 16-year-old boy shot a 61-year-old Telangana man.

15 Nov 2018


Braving sub-zero temperature, Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Puja in US

Hundreds of Indian-Americans, mainly those tracing their roots from Bihar, Jharkhand and eastern UP celebrated Chhath Puja in the US yesterday.