One of world`s largest temples to be inaugurated in New Jersey

One of the world`s largest Hindu temples, built completely of Italian marble at an estimated cost of $18 million will be inaugurated next week in New Jersey, which has one of the biggest population of Indian Americans in the US.

Air India flight lands safely after bird strike in New Jersey

An India-bound flight out of New Jersey was forced to return to the airport because of an engine fire sparked by a bird strike.

Indian-American couple arrested on charges of healthcare fraud

An Indian-American couple was arrested in New Jersey on charges of healthcare fraud and later released on a USD 100,000 bond, a US attorney said.

Indian engineer admits to stealing trade secrets

An Indian engineer pleaded guilty to stealing trade secrets from two global medical technology companies based in New Jersey and faces upto 20 years in prison when sentenced.

US man gets life sentence for tossing daughter into creek

A New Jersey man who tossed his 2-year-old daughter into a creek while she was strapped into her car seat apologised today but not for murdering the child.

Anne Hathaway enjoys doing her own stunts

Actress Anne Hathaway says she is often tempted to perform the stunts in her films on her own.

US school boy suspended for making `gun motions` with pencil

A 13-year-old boy in the US has been suspended from school for allegedly making "gun motions" with a pencil.

Snow shuts down much of Washington again

The forecast of nearly a foot of snow was enough to shut down much of Washington, with the federal government closing its offices in the capital area.

Spying on US Muslims by NYPD was legal: Judge

A federal judge has ruled that the New York Police Department`s surveillance of Muslims in New Jersey was a lawful effort to prevent terrorism, not a civil rights violation.

Evidence contradicts Chris Christie on closures: Lawyer

A former loyalist of Republican presidential prospect Chris Christie said there is evidence that contradicts what the New Jersey governor has said about a traffic jam scandal that rocked his administration.

Cruise ship docks in NJ after illness fells more than 600 peopl

Cheers erupted on board a Royal Caribbean cruise ship as it arrived back in home port on Wednesday, its voyage cut short by an outbreak of vomiting and diarrhea that felled more than 600 people.

New Jersey braces for new disclosures in Christie bridge scandal

New Jersey legislators on Friday planned to release nearly 1,000 pages of documents that may shed new light on a probe of four days of traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge apparently orchestrated by Republican Governor Chris Christie`s top aides to settle a political score.

New Jersey Governor Christie fires aide in bridge scandal

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Thursday fired a top aide who apparently helped orchestrate massive traffic jams at a busy commuter bridge to settle a score, saying he had been blindsided in the scandal that threatened to tarnish his political image.

US playwright, poet and activist Amiri Baraka dead at age 79

US playwright, poet and activist Amiri Baraka died on Thursday at age 79 at a hospital in his native New Jersey.

Shooting at US strip club; 3 killed, 2 wounded

Authorities say three men are dead following a Christmas morning fight at a US strip club that began when a man apparently tried to enter with a gun but was stopped.

Man pleads guilty for role in selling stolen Indian artworks

A New Jersey man has pleaded guilty for his role in coordinating a large-scale conspiracy to sell stolen Indian antiquities worth tens of millions of dollars and assisting a disgraced Indian-origin art dealer in the sale of stolen artwork to museums across the world.

Sikh man gets USD 50,000 in religious discrimination case

A Sikh man in the US has received USD 50,000 as compensation in an out-of-court settlement of a religious discrimination lawsuit against a car dealership in New Jersey for denying him a job for sporting a beard.

US teen jailed for 15 years in Indian American`s murder

A teenager in Old Bridge, New Jersey, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the beating to death an Indian American computer scientist in 2010.

Five Indian-Americans score victories in US polls

At least five Indian-American candidates scored victories in Tuesday`s US polls with three of them becoming legislators in two states and two others winning elections to local bodies.

Young Indian American wins New Jersey State Assembly election

Following the September 11 attacks in the city, Mukherji joined the US Marines at age 17, where he served in military intelligence for the Marine Corps Reserve.