New Orleans

No cell phones allowed in $1 million Serena Williams wedding: Report

No cell phones allowed in $1 million Serena Williams wedding: Report

The Daily Mail said the event would cost more than $1 million and guests would be asked not to bring their cell phones to the New Orleans museum because an exclusive photo deal has been signed with Vogue.

Nov 17, 2017, 10:18 AM IST
Serena Williams to marry Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian today

Serena Williams to marry Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian today

The winner of 23 Grand Slam singles titles has been engaged to Ohanian, 34, since last December. She and Ohanian are parents to Alexis Olympia, who was born on September 1.

Nov 16, 2017, 09:47 AM IST
Hurricane warning issued for New Orleans

Hurricane warning issued for New Orleans

Some 500,000 people in Costa Rica were without access to safe drinking water. Nearly 18,500 households were left without electricity.

Oct 07, 2017, 17:09 PM IST
It may be OK in AAP's Delhi but not in US; Indian-origin man's ticket cancelled for filming dispute

It may be OK in AAP's Delhi but not in US; Indian-origin man's ticket cancelled for filming dispute

An altercation broke out when he complained to an airlines agent about a $300 charge for his luggage. 

May 11, 2017, 16:56 PM IST

Car plows into parade crowd in New Orleans; 12 hurt: Police

Police say 12 people were injured when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans.

Feb 26, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
One killed, nine wounded in New Orleans's French Quarter shooting

One killed, nine wounded in New Orleans's French Quarter shooting

The man died of gunshot wounds, while two women and seven men were injured.

Nov 27, 2016, 18:27 PM IST

Two dead, 41 hurt in bus crash involving Louisiana flood-relief volunteers

A bus with an unlicensed driver spun out of control near New Orleans on Sunday, killing two people and injuring 41, while taking volunteers to help with Louisiana flood relief, officials said.

Aug 29, 2016, 08:37 AM IST

US flight from New Orleans to Orlando makes emergency landing after engine fails

A Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to Orlando was forced to make an emergency landing when one of the engines failed, the US airline said.

Aug 28, 2016, 09:10 AM IST

Pokemon statue mysteriously appears in New Orleans

Someone put up a statue of the iconic Pokemon, Pikachu, at the center of a broken fountain in a park.

Aug 04, 2016, 01:54 AM IST
New Orleans shooting: `Multiple people` open fire in playground, 16 injured

New Orleans shooting: `Multiple people` open fire in playground, 16 injured

Up to 16 people were hospitalised on Sunday after a shooting in a New Orleans park where hundreds of people had gathered for the making of a music video.

Nov 23, 2015, 09:04 AM IST

Obama appeals to US high court to save his immigration plan

The Obama administration will ask the Supreme Court to save the president's plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants living in the US Illegally from deportation, after lower courts blocked it.

Nov 10, 2015, 23:43 PM IST
Rescuer to meet kid from Hurricane Katrina hug photo

Rescuer to meet kid from Hurricane Katrina hug photo

The three-year-old girl pictured hugging a helicopter crewman that plucked her from a New Orleans rooftop after Hurricane Katrina struck will be reunited with her rescuer later this month.

Sep 03, 2015, 02:51 AM IST

Ten years later, resilient New Orleans reflects on Katrina

From the Lower Ninth Ward to the Super Dome, New Orleans launched a day of events on Saturday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, paying tribute to its victims and homage to the city`s resilience in the face of disaster.

Aug 30, 2015, 15:24 PM IST
Katrina anniversary: New Orleans mourns dead, celebrates life

Katrina anniversary: New Orleans mourns dead, celebrates life

 New Orleans remembered the dead and celebrated its painstaking comeback from disaster on Saturday, a decade after Hurricane Katrina ripped through the "Big Easy" leaving devastation and chaos in its wake.

Aug 30, 2015, 09:27 AM IST
New Orleans mourns dead, celebrates life on Katrina anniversary

New Orleans mourns dead, celebrates life on Katrina anniversary

 New Orleans remembered the dead and celebrated its painstaking comeback from disaster on Saturday, a decade after Hurricane Katrina ripped through the "Big Easy" leaving devastation and chaos in its wake.

Aug 30, 2015, 06:10 AM IST

Obama lauds New Orleans' progress since Katrina, says more to be done

President Barack Obama on Thursday heralded the progress New Orleans has made rebuilding since Hurricane Katrina battered the area 10 years ago but said more needed to be done to overcome poverty and inequality.

Aug 28, 2015, 13:14 PM IST

Obama marks rebirth of New Orleans, 10 years after Katrina

US President Barack Obama will tout New Orleans` inspirational if incomplete resurgence Thursday, 10 years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the "Big Easy" and shattered Americans` confidence in gove

Aug 27, 2015, 02:45 AM IST

Ten years after Katrina, New Orleans is bustling

 Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept buildings off their foundations and deluged nearly all of New Orleans with floodwaters which rose so fast some people drowned in their homes. 

Aug 20, 2015, 07:10 AM IST
Satnam makes NBA Summer League debut for Mavs

Satnam makes NBA Summer League debut for Mavs

 Satnam Singh Bhamara, the first Indian hoopster to be drafted in a National Basketball Association team, has made his 2015 NBA Summer League debut for Dallas Mavericks against New Orleans here.

Jul 12, 2015, 17:53 PM IST

New Orleans police officer killed while transporting suspect

A veteran New Orleans police officer was shot and killed early on Saturday while transporting a suspect to the city jail, authorities said. The suspect escaped and was being sought by law enforcement officers.

Jun 21, 2015, 01:18 AM IST