New York City

New York City imposes strict e-cigarette ban

A ban on electronic cigarettes went into effect Tuesday in New York restaurants, bars, parks, beaches and other public places.

Apr 30, 2014, 03:00 AM IST

Rihanna exposes in see-through top

Singer Rihanna gave basketball fans way more than they were expecting when she attended a match in a see-through white tank top.

Apr 28, 2014, 12:03 PM IST

Officials at NY blast site work to reach basements

Emergency workers sifted through debris from site of deadly explosion at New York City apartment buildings as they worked to reach basement levels, clearing way for investigators to search for clues.

Mar 16, 2014, 01:38 AM IST

Gwyneth Paltrow buys Malibu mansion

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband Chris Martin have bought a Malibu mansion for USD 14 million.

Mar 15, 2014, 18:26 PM IST

New York gas blast death toll rises to eight

Rescuers scouring the rubble of two Manhattan apartment buildings levelled in a gas explosion found the body of an eighth victim, nearly 36 hours after the disaster.

Mar 14, 2014, 09:14 AM IST

Google plans to open first retail store in NY City

Google has reportedly planned to open up its first retail store situated near an Apple store in New York City's SoHo neighbourhood.

Mar 13, 2014, 21:29 PM IST

New York building blast: Death toll rises to seven, dozens injured

Two buildings in New York`s east Harlem neighbourhood were flattened and in flames due to a possible gas leak, killing seven and injuring dozens.

Mar 13, 2014, 09:49 AM IST

New York City buildings collapse leaves two dead, more fatalities likely

At least two people have been reported dead and around 20 injured after two New York City buildings collapsed from a massive explosion on Wednesday.

Mar 13, 2014, 00:50 AM IST

New York City buildings collapse: As it happened

The Metro-North service has been suspended as debris from the building landed on the elevated train tracks on 116th Street and Park Avenue.

Mar 12, 2014, 20:09 PM IST

Bloomberg named UN Chief`s special envoy for climate change

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has appointed former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg as the first special envoy for cities and climate change.

Feb 01, 2014, 21:32 PM IST

Google reveals `most photographed cities` on Earth

Google has reportedly released its list of the most photographed locations on Earth using data from geolocated images uploaded by individual users.

Jan 21, 2014, 13:49 PM IST

Secret video of China Nobel`s wife screens in NYC

Rare video showing what life is like under house arrest for Liu Xia, Chinese artist married to jailed Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, was screened for the first time in New York City.

Jan 15, 2014, 08:37 AM IST

Top US leadership feels diplomat row `most stupid thing to do`

Recognising the damage that the diplomat row has done to the India-US relationship, there is a realisation in the top American leadership that "it was the most stupid thing to do" on their part and that they would now have to "work overtime" to bring back the ties on track.

Jan 11, 2014, 11:26 AM IST

Devyani Khobragade to take charge of office in India today

India`s former deputy consul-general, Devyani Khobragade, is likely to take charge of office in Ministry of External affairs headquarters on Saturday.

Jan 11, 2014, 09:31 AM IST

US to withdraw diplomat at India`s request after Devyani`s indictment

The United States said on Friday it would withdraw one of its diplomats from New Delhi at India`s request after Washington effectively expelled an Indian envoy at the center of a dispute between the allies.

Jan 11, 2014, 05:42 AM IST

As Devyani returns home, India orders US diplomat to leave country in retaliatory move

As Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade flies home after charged with visa fraud and underpaying her housekeeper, India on Friday asked the US embassy in New Delhi to withdraw an officer of similar rank as her.

Jan 10, 2014, 17:45 PM IST

Devyani Khobragade flies back home after indictment in US for visa fraud

The United States prosecutors informed a court there late on Thursday that the New York-based Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, whose arrest sparked an intense row, has left the country as a grand jury unveiled charges of visa fraud and making false statements against her.

Jan 10, 2014, 03:13 AM IST

Ex-NYC governor Eliot Spitzer sucks toes of topless mistress while on holiday

Former governor of New York City, Eliot Spitzer, was caught kissing and sucking the toes of his topless mistress Lis Smith at the Half Moon family resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Jan 07, 2014, 12:13 PM IST

Small plane makes emergency landing on NYC highway

A small plane made an emergency landing today on an interstate highway in New York City, startling drivers but touching down safely with no serious injuries to anyone aboard, officials said.

Jan 05, 2014, 05:21 AM IST

Protests outside US consulate in Hyderabad

Left parties and their affiliated students` organizations staged protests near the US consulate here Thursday against the ill-treatment meted out to Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in the US.

Dec 19, 2013, 15:57 PM IST