NBA commissioner Adam Silver calls for federal move to allow sport bets
NBA commissioner Adam Silver calls for federal move to allow sport bets

NBA commissioner Adam Silver called Thursday for changes to US laws that ban gambling on sports events in most states, saying American attitudes have changed regarding such betting.

Robbers targeting Indian-Americans in New Jersey

Several Indian-American families living in the New Jersey area have been robbed following the festival of Diwali, triggering fear among the community for their safety.

Bear killed Indian-origin hiker in US: Report

An Indian-origin hiker found dead in September near a circling bear in a wildlife preserve in West Milford, a township in New Jersey state of the US, was actually mauled to death by the bear, an autopsy report has revealed.

New Jersey discharges nurse quarantined for Ebola

A US nurse, whose enforced quarantine in New Jersey sparked a furious backlash after she returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa, was to be discharged on Monday, officials said.

White House questions Ebola quarantines; nurse plans lawsuit

The White House has told states that have imposed mandatory quarantines for some travelers from Ebola-hit West Africa that the policy could impede the fight against the disease, while the first health worker isolated under the rules planned to sue.

Woman isolated in NJ under Ebola rules tests negative

 The first person quarantined under strict new rules in the New York City area for people with a high risk of Ebola tested negative, New Jersey officials said on Saturday, as President Barack Obama said the response to the deadly disease needed to be based on "facts, not fear".

Indian man jailed for groping woman on US flight

An Indian man who admitted that he groped a sleeping woman aboard a flight from Houston to New Jersey has been sentenced to eight months in prison.

Indian engineer sentenced for stealing trade secrets

An Indian engineer has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay thousands of dollars in restitution for stealing trade secrets from two global medical technology firms based in New Jersey here.

Narendra Modi invites New Jersey Governor to visit India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to visit India with a trade mission.

Neymar creator as Brazil do the minimum
Neymar creator as Brazil do the minimum

Brazil`s media were underwhelmed Wednesday following a 1-0 win over Ecuador in New Jersey which saw Neymar turn creator, setting up a Willian goal to give new coach Dunga a second friendly success since replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari.

Rory McIlroy enjoys lengthy presidential lunch with Bill Clinton
Rory McIlroy enjoys lengthy presidential lunch with Bill Clinton

Having displayed mainly regal form on the PGA Tour in his last four starts, Rory McIlroy benefited from some presidential advice ahead of this week`s Deutsche Bank Championship in Norton, Massachusetts.

Rory McIlroy struggles in opening round at The Barclays

Rory McIlroy`s bid for a career first FedExCup title got off to a rocky start on Thursday as he shot a three-over par 74 in the first round at The Barclays, the opening tournament of the four-event playoffs.

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.

Delhi Daredevils unveil new jersey for IPL 7

The Delhi Daredevils on Saturday unveiled their brand new jersey for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier league with a tie-up with the country`s largest online and mobile classifieds portal classified, Quikr, here on Saturday.

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.