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Sushma Swaraj begins US visit, meets counterparts from 7 nations

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has begun her 10-day trip to the US with back-to-back meetings here with her counterparts from seven nations, including the UK and the Maldives.

Sep 25, 2014, 12:47 PM IST

PM Modi's US visit: New York City gears up

Ahead of Modi’s three-day visit to the US, the Barack Obama administration has said that Washington is eager to start a ‘new chapter’ as far as the bilateral relation is concerned.

Sep 25, 2014, 11:09 AM IST

Narendra Modi to brief Bangladesh PM on destabilisation threats

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will ask his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina to be alert to threats she faces when they meet in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly later this month.

Sep 24, 2014, 15:19 PM IST

PM Modi's community reception: Attendees to include 5-90 years old

As Indian community here looks forward to hear Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the organisers of the upcoming reception event at the Madison Square Garden say that the 30,000-strong crowd in attendance would include age groups ranging from 5 years to 90 years.

Sep 24, 2014, 12:43 PM IST

'Modi visit offers golden opportunity to repair India-US ties'

As the US prepares to welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a landmark visit this week, several commentators have suggested ways of what they call kick-starting the US-Indian strategic partnership.

Sep 24, 2014, 10:55 AM IST
Protests, black flags await PM Narendra Modi during US visit

Protests, black flags await PM Narendra Modi during US visit

Several anti-Modi groups in the US will hold a series of protest rallies against Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he travels to New York and Washington this month.

Sep 23, 2014, 12:20 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj may meet Sartaj Aziz on sidelines of UNGA

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz are expected to meet at two multilateral fora on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week.

Sep 23, 2014, 12:03 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi's action-packed US tour combines symbolism and substance

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks on a landmark action-packed US visit this week with all his engagements combining symbolism and substance to reflect India's priorities from political to strategic to business.

Sep 23, 2014, 11:34 AM IST
Scarlett Johansson gave birth in NYC

Scarlett Johansson gave birth in NYC

Hollywood siren Scarlett Johansson flew back to New York City to give birth to her daughter Rose Dorothy.

Sep 14, 2014, 13:12 PM IST

Georgian climbers erect 9/11 memorial plaque on Mt Kazbek

Eleven amateur and professional climbers from Georgia reached the summit of Mount Kazbek in northern Georgia as a memorial service for the 9/11 victims.

Sep 12, 2014, 12:42 PM IST
Lottery to decide participants at Narendra Modi's public reception in New York

Lottery to decide participants at Narendra Modi's public reception in New York

A lottery system would decide the participants who would get to attend the public reception of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 28 at the prestigious Madison Square Garden in New York City, organisers of the event have said.

Sep 03, 2014, 08:51 AM IST

Shooting suspect caught before NYC parade

New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton says a suspect is in custody in a fatal shooting that occurred hours before the start of the West Indian Day Parade.

Sep 02, 2014, 00:40 AM IST

Novak Djokovic aims to translate personal joy to professional success

Marriage and preparations for the birth of his first child left Novak Djokovic "a little flat" on the tennis court of late -- where better to turn things around than at the US Open.

Aug 24, 2014, 10:08 AM IST

Indian-American student to sue New York City

An Indian-American student here plans to sue New York City and its transportation authority for the injuries she suffered when a subway train she was travelling in derailed, saying the incident traumatised her.

Aug 08, 2014, 22:38 PM IST

Spanish striker David Villa vows to add to legacy in New York

For Spanish striker David Villa, the chance to start afresh in Major League Soccer with New York City at Yankee Stadium proved irresistible in his quest to add to his legacy.

Aug 01, 2014, 11:46 AM IST

Explore New York like a local

Eat, walk, travel and enjoy like a New Yorker on your next trip to the city.

Jun 25, 2014, 16:10 PM IST

Immigrants fueling a US boom in cricket

Cricket, the international game of bats and balls that is not baseball, is enjoying a surge of popularity in America, with the debut of a national league this spring and higher demand to build "pitches" across the country.

Jun 04, 2014, 01:55 AM IST

Frank Lampard to leave Chelsea

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard announced he will leave the west London club when his contract expires at the end of June.

Jun 03, 2014, 02:32 AM IST

HC quashes FIR against NYC cop for carrying bullets to India

The Delhi High Court has quashed a FIR lodged against a New York City policeman for having bullets in his possession when he arrived in India in March this year on the ground that he had brought the ammunition here by mistake.

May 24, 2014, 15:57 PM IST

New York City man named world`s oldest at 111

The world`s oldest living man is a 111-year-old scholar of the occult who calls New York City his home.

May 10, 2014, 05:36 AM IST