New York City: News

27 Sep 2023


US: Over 100 teens loot stores in Philadelphia, 20 arrested

The Philadelphia Police arrested around 20 individuals after groups of teenagers allegedly ransacked and looted popular stores in the Center City of Philadelphia, United States, on Tuesday, The Associated Press reported.

16 Aug 2023


Ali Fazal becomes first Indian to act in Off-Broadway production

Ali Fazal has made history by reportedly becoming the first Indian actor to play a part in an Off-Broadway production in New York City. Fazal will take the lead in an experimental drama directed by Alexander Malichnikov, with a limited four-week run commencing rehearsals in October.

30 Jul 2023

Sexual Assault

Drunk passenger gropes mother-daughter duo on Delta's NY-Athens flight: Report

A drunk passenger on a Delta Air Lines flight from New York to Athens allegedly groped a 16-year-old girl and her mother while the crew denied them help, per a lawsuit.

New York City: Multiple people stabbed in Manhattan, suspect held

In a shocking incident in the United States (US), a man reportedly went on a stabbing spree, injuring numerous people in the Manhattan area of New York City on Thursday (local time).

20 Jul 2023


Officials report 2.7 million New Yorkers use marijuana monthly

According to New York's state cannabis regulators, approximately 2.7 million people in the state consume marijuana at least once a month.

New York City to recognize Diwali as a school holiday

In a wave of cultural recognition and inclusivity, yet another victory has been achieved for the Indian community in the United States.

19 Jun 2023

Music Industry

Bebe Rexha hit with phone at concert; gets 3 stitches

Bebe Rexha sustained an injury during her concert in New York City when a member of the audience threw a phone at the global pop star. A viral video shows that the 33-year-old singer came to her knees and was escorted by the crew.

07 Jun 2023


NYC sees world's worst air quality, thanks to Canada wildfires

The surging wildfire smoke from Canada has now reached the neighboring United States (US).

22 May 2023

Music Industry

Nirvana Kurt Cobain's smashed guitar sold for nearly Rs. 5cr!

Rockstars have their own trademark style and idiosyncrasies.

18 May 2023

Prince Harry

'Hard to believe…': NYC officials downplay Harry, Meghan's 'car chase'

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, on Wednesday claimed they were involved in a "catastrophic car chase" by "highly aggressive paparazzi" in New York City on Tuesday.

03 May 2023

Donald Trump

Woman tells court Trump groped her on flight in 1970s 

More trouble appears to be brewing for former United States President Donald Trump after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her on a flight in the late 1970s.

02 May 2023

Met Gala

Met Gala: Why models are protesting against Karl Lagerfeld theme

Met Gala is regarded as the world's most prestigious and glamorous fashion event and celebrities from all walks of life are invited for the same. It is a fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute in New York City.

30 Apr 2023


National Bubble Tea Day: 5 recipes to try today

Observed on April 30 every year, National Bubble Tea Day was established by the New York City-based Kung Fu Tea Company in 2010.

27 Apr 2023

Donald Trump

'Donald Trump raped me': US writer testifies in NY court

A writer named E Jean Carroll on Wednesday testified in a civil trial in the United States (US) that an alleged sexual assault by Donald Trump almost 30 years ago left her feeling "ashamed" and unable to have romantic relationships.

18 Apr 2023


Jonathan Majors dropped by management firm amid domestic violence case

Hollywood actor Jonathan Majors lost a large chunk of his representatives in the wake of his ongoing domestic violence case in New York.

13 Apr 2023


NYC appoints official to fight rats, to get $155,000 salary

To tackle the growing population of rodents in New York City (NYC), the administration has appointed its first-ever "rat czar" with an annual salary of $155,000.

26 Mar 2023


New York: Hollywood actor Jonathan Majors booked on assault charges

Hollywood actor Jonathan Majors was arrested in New York on assault and domestic violence charges over a dispute with a 30-year-old woman, reported Hollywood media in the wee hours of Sunday (as per IST).

20 Mar 2023

Air India

'Worst flight experience': UN diplomat flags Air India's poor services

Air India has come under criticism once again amid repeated on-flight incidents.

In a first, Indian-American Arun Subramanian becomes NY court judge

Attorney Arun Subramanian on Tuesday became the first Indian-American to be appointed as the district judge for the Southern District Court of New York (SDNY), according to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee.

05 Mar 2023

American Airlines

Drunk student urinates on New York-Delhi American Airlines flight: Report

A drunk student on a New York-Delhi American Airlines flight urinated on a co-passenger, reported PTI.

25 Feb 2023


American billionaire financier Thomas Lee dies by suicide at 78

United States (US) billionaire financier Thomas Haskell Lee, one of the early pioneers in private equity and leveraged buyouts, has passed away at 78.

17 Feb 2023

Fashion Tips

New York Fashion Week 2023: Top fashion moments

The New York Fashion Week 2023 concluded recently, and this year witnessed some creative and controversial designs on the runway by popular designers.

30 Jan 2023


Fired after rejecting sexual advances of female executive: Ex-Google employee

Google has been caught in a sexual harassment allegation by a former employee. Ryan Olohan, 48, has alleged in a lawsuit that he was fired by the tech giant after rejecting a top female executive's advances at a company dinner.

Go First fined Rs 10 lakh for leaving passengers behind

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) handed Go First airline a fine of Rs. 10 lakh on Friday for taking off and leaving behind 55 passengers at the Bengaluru airport earlier this month, according to the news agency PTI.

20 Jan 2023

Air India

Air India urination case accused disagrees with airline's 4-month ban

The lawyer of Shankar Mishra, the Mumbai man who reportedly urinated on a co-passenger on Air India's New York-Delhi flight in November, claimed that he disagreed with the airline's move to impose a four-month ban on his client.

15 Jan 2023

Bollywood Films

#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding film studies—definition, general curriculum, famous film schools

Like every other course or art, filmmaking, too, can be studied theoretically and demands years of practice before one can professionally foray into the field.

08 Jan 2023

Air India

Tata Sons chairman reacts to Air India urination incident

Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran reacted to the incident of a drunk man who reportedly urinated on a female co-passenger on Air India's New York to Delhi flight in November and called it a matter of personal anguish between him and his colleagues at the airline.

NYC schools ban ChatGPT amid concerns about its negative impacts

New York City's (NYC) public schools have made a decision that is set to start a raging debate on AI. The NYC Department of Education has blocked access to ChatGPT, one of the most powerful language-processing AI tools ever created.

04 Jan 2023

Air India

Air India: Man gets 30-day ban for urinating on co-passenger

Air India on Wednesday banned a man from traveling with the airline for 30 days after he, in an inebriated state, urinated on an elderly woman co-passenger in the business class of a flight traveling from New York to Delhi on November 26.

04 Jan 2023

Air India

Air India flight horror: Drunk man urinates on woman co-passenger

In a disturbing incident, a drunk man reportedly urinated on an elderly woman in a business class aisle seat of an Air India flight traveling from New York to Delhi on November 26.

New York's Buffalo limps back to normalcy after 'once-in-a-generation' storm

Everyday life in Western New York is slowly returning to normal as the snow began melting after the United States (US) got hit with a severe snowstorm in the past week.

29 Dec 2022


J-Hope shares throwback video, rehearsal photos from New York performance

Fans of Korean band BTS rapper J-Hope are waiting for his performance at Dick Clark's New Year Rockin' Eve Party in New York.

US storm: Death toll reaches 62; temperature plunges in Florida

The "blizzard of the century" ravaging the United States (US) has reportedly claimed the lives of 62 people.

US's ghastly Christmas: Blizzard kills 34; thousands left without electricity

A winter storm in parts of the eastern United States has left 34 people dead and caused a power outage affecting over a million at one time.

US: Over 18 dead in bone-chilling storm on Christmas Eve

At least 18 people died in the United States (US) cold storm as the bone-chilling winter continues to wreak havoc on the country during the holiday season.

Suitcases full of body parts found inside New York apartment

In a gruesome development, the New York Police found suitcases filled with human body parts and blood at a Brooklyn apartment this week.

29 Aug 2022


Gun violence rocks US: 6 shot dead in separate incidents

Gun violence rocked the US on Sunday as six people were shot dead and three injured in separate incidents in Detroit and Houston.

18 Aug 2022


'He attacked Islam': Salman Rushdie's attacker 'surprised' author is alive

The New Jersey man accused of attacking renowned author Salman Rushdie last week is reportedly "surprised" that he is alive.

15 Aug 2022


Iran blames Salman Rushdie, his supporters for attack as author recovers

The Iranian foreign ministry said on Monday that nobody has the right to accuse Iran of being responsible for Friday's assault on Salman Rushdie, for which he and his followers are solely responsible.

14 Aug 2022


Salman Rushdie taken off ventilator, talking; accused pleads not guilty

Salman Rushdie is no longer on a ventilator and is able to speak, as per his book agent Andrew Wylie, a day after he was stabbed at a New York event.

12 Aug 2022

Salman Rushdie

Author Salman Rushdie stabbed in New York, airlifted to hospital

Popular yet controversial author Salman Rushdie was attacked at an event in New York on Friday.

08 Aug 2022


Vladimir Putin's statue in NYC shows him playing war games

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been making headlines for quite some time, over declaring war and destroying Ukraine.

07 Aug 2022


4 dead in US multiple shootings, suspect on the run

At least four persons were killed in multiple shooting incidents in Ohio, United States (US), ANI reported on Sunday.

11 Jul 2022


French fries at Rs. 15,000/plate: Can you afford it?

How much would you spend for a plate of fries, even at the fanciest place? Here's a dish of gourmet fries costing someone's salary!

06 Jul 2022

R Madhavan

Liked 'Rocketry'? Then you'll love these OTT titles!

If you've watched Rocketry: The Nambi Effect and are wanting to see more true documentary series and films, we've got your back!

05 Jul 2022


American competitive eater finishes 63 hot dogs in 10 minutes

American competitive eater Joey Chestnut won for the 15th time in the July 4 Nathan's hot dog eating contest as he gobbled 63 hot dogs in 10 minutes.

24 Jun 2022


Manhattanhenge: The magical phenomenon on Manhattan's east-west streets

When the setting Sun aligns with the Manhattan street grid, illuminating both sides of every cross street on the island, it is a sight to behold.

23 Jun 2022

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Get to know Maneesh K Goyal, Priyanka Chopra's business partner

Recently actor Priyanka Chopra announced her new homeware line in the US—SONA Home.