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WOW! New Delhi to North America for Rs. 13,499?

Soon, you will be able to travel to North America for as low as Rs. 13,499, a massive Rs. 46,000 less than the usual fare.

08 May 2018

Donald Trump

New York attorney-general, who supported #MeToo, resigns after harassment allegations

Eric Schneiderman, New York Attorney General resigned after four women leveled physical abuse allegations against him.

Indian-American Deepa Ambekar appointed interim Civil Court judge in NYC

Indian-American Deepa Ambekar has been appointed as the interim judge to the Civil Court of New York City, becoming the second Indian-American woman judge in the city after Chennai-born Raja Rajeswari.

04 May 2018

South Africa

This UK company is brewing beer using leftover bread

Toast Ale, a British craft beer company, has started something novel by deciding to use wasted food.

23 Apr 2018

Sharmila Tagore

Documentary on Rituparno selected for New York Indian Film Festival

A documentary film by director Sangeeta Datta on the life and works of National Award-winning auteur Rituparno Ghosh has been selected for screening at the New York Indian Film Festival.

12 Feb 2018

Sexual Harassment

New York state sues Weinstein Company over 'pervasive sexual harassment'

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against the Weinstein Company in state court on Sunday, alleging failure to protect its staff from "pervasive sexual harassment, intimidation and discrimination."

29 Dec 2017


Deadliest fire in New York in 25 years kills 12

At least 12 people were killed in a blaze that erupted in a century-old building in the Bronx in New York yesterday night.

12 Dec 2017


Akayed Ullah: The Bangladeshi who wanted to watch Times-Square burn

Akayed Ullah, a 27-year old Bangladeshi man has emerged as a prime suspect in the New York Police Department's investigation into the recent Times Square bombing.

11 Dec 2017

New Jersey

New York: Explosion near Times Square; one detained, several injured

A pipe bomb has reportedly been detonated at the Port Authority bus terminal near New York's Times Square; several people have been injured in the explosion.

11 Dec 2017


California wildfires burn area larger than New York City

The Thomas fire in California's Ventura and Santa Barbara counties has expanded significantly over the past week, scorching 230,000 acres, an area larger than New York City.

27 Nov 2017

South Africa

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters crowned Miss Universe

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, 22, has been crowned Miss Universe 2017.

16 Nov 2017


Delhi's Khan Market is World's 24th most expensive retail hotspot

The upscale Khan Market in South Delhi has emerged as the world's 24th most expensive retail market, while continuing to be the most expensive retail location in India.

02 Nov 2017


Terrorism charges filed against Manhattan truck attack suspect Sayfullo Saipov

US prosecutors have charged 29-year-old Uzbek immigrant Sayfullo Saipov for killing at least eight people by mowing them down in a pickup truck in New York.

01 Nov 2017


Reports: Manhattan truck attack suspect identified as Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov

Unnamed officials have identified the suspect behind the Manhattan truck attack as 29-year-old Uzbek citizen Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov.

Fresh evidence indicates alleged Saudi Arabia connection in 9/11 attack

Evidence that was submitted in the 9/11 lawsuit reportedly reveals that the Saudi Arabian embassy in Washington may have funded a "dry run" for the 9/11 attacks.

08 Sep 2017

Pakistan News

US orders Pakistan's largest private bank to close NY operations

After functioning for 40 years, the New York branch of Pakistan's Habib Bank has been ordered shut by US regulators after repeated warnings on possible terror funding and money laundering.

12 Aug 2017


'F.R.I.E.N.D.S': The one with the book!

Meanwhile, if reports are to be believed, the six 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' are coming back into our lives in a new form this time.

12 Aug 2017


Baby stuffed in plastic bag found alive after three days

Every once in a while, you come across news that's both utterly shocking and at the same time, instils hope.

11 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Trump's NYC home now on Airbnb for $725 a night!

Airbnb has another luxurious listing now: US President Donald Trump's New York City home in Queens, where he spent his childhood.

29 Jul 2017

South Korea

North Korea successfully tests ICBM, Trump calls it "reckless"

North Korea claims it has successfully tested a nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), calling it a "stern warning" for the US.

07 Jul 2017


Sheila Michaels, feminist who popularized 'Ms', dies

Sheila Michaels, the American feminist who brought the honorific 'Ms' into mainstream use, died aged 78.

01 Jul 2017


This New York pre-school is accepting bitcoins as tuition fees

While the UNICEF is still working to provide education to school going children in each and every part of the world, a futuristic school in New York has already leapt further and has introduced bitcoin as the mode of payment for its tuition fees.

26 Jun 2017

Google Maps

Tech companies introduce product updates to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month

To commemorate the LGBTQ Pride Month, tech companies in Silicon Valley are showing their support to the cause by introducing small, quirky updates to their products.

17 Jun 2017

San Francisco

'Hyperloop Hotel' that allows people to travel in luxury rooms

Brandan Siebrecht, a graduate architecture student from the University of Las Vegas, Nevada, has come up with a futuristic concept of a multi-city modular hotel chain where hotels in different locations would be connected by Hyperloop systems.

14 Jun 2017


Trump's 71st B'day: Haryana village to be named after him

An Open Defecation-Free (ODF) village in Haryana's Mewat will be named after US President Donald Trump, announced Sulabh International Founder and Chief Bindeshwar Pathak in Washington DC.

13 Jun 2017

Donald Trump

Now get back at trolls - with cake!

Many times, it gets difficult to deal with nasty and vile trolls on the internet. So how do you get back at them?

26 May 2017


New York gets its first Amazon bookshop

We have all shopped on Amazon for long, but walking into a physical Amazon store would be a unique experience indeed.

20 May 2017


Missing 20-year-old Indian-origin student of Cornell University found dead

A 20-year-old Indian origin student of New York's Cornell University was found dead after having been missing since two days.

20 May 2017


Times Square- Three critical after car mows down pedestrians

Three people remained critical a day after a car ploughed into pedestrians in NY's Times Square. One was killed and 20 injured.

19 May 2017


NYC- Car crashes into Times Square pedestrians

On Thursday, a speeding car smashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk in New York City's Times Square, claiming 1 life and injuring 22 others.

US Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam's husband challenges 'suicide'

Rev Gregory Jacobs, husband of American judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, made his first public comments, urging anybody with information to come forward.

16 Apr 2017


'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' fans rejoice! The musical is coming!

Over 13 years after its last episode was aired, the legendary 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' is all set to make a comeback - as an unofficial off-Broadway parody musical!

First black woman judge in NY's highest court found dead

The body of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first black woman to serve on New York State's highest court, was recovered from the Hudson river in Manhattan.

27 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

The conflict of interest on Trump's immigration ban

According to reports, President Trump is set to sign an executive order which would suspend all entries to the United States from 7 Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East.

24 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

President Trump resigns from Trump Organization

According to a statement released by White House spokesperson Sean Spicer, United States President Donald Trump on Monday resigned from the Trump Organization.

23 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

Ethics lawyers to sue Trump over foreign payments to businesses

A group of ethics lawyers are planning to sue President Donald Trump for allegedly violating the US Constitution by allowing his businesses to accept payments from foreign governments.

06 Jan 2017


Trump discontinues numerous real estate projects

According to reports, US President-elect Donald Trump has cut ties with realty projects in several countries including India.

19 Nov 2016


Trump's Organization inks deal for real estate project in Kolkata

Donald Trump's Trump Organization has partnered with Indian realty firm Unimark Group to launch a residential project in Kolkata.

10 Nov 2016

Donald Trump

Concession speech, delivered Hillary Clinton style

Hillary Clinton delivered her speech at the New Yorker Hotel in New York City, conceding the election to Donald Trump.

25 Oct 2016


E-tailers eyeing offline stores across smaller towns

India's e-tailers are considering launching their offline stores across small cities in the country.

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