New York City

US remembers victims 15 years after 9/11 attacks

The names of the 2,983 victims will be read slowly by relatives as music plays during a ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial plaza in Lower Manhattan that will pause for six moments of silence.

Sep 11, 2016, 19:01 PM IST

Frank Lampard nets his first ever hat-trick for MLS side New York City

The contest was halted for 40 minutes halfway through the first half because of thunderstorms in the area around New York`s Yankee Stadium.

Jul 31, 2016, 09:27 AM IST

Thousands take to streets across the US to protest police violence

Thousands of people took to the streets in US cities to denounce the fatal police shootings of two black men this week.

Jul 09, 2016, 09:15 AM IST

Three arrested at New York-New Jersey tunnel with weapons cache

Three people were arrested on Tuesday morning with several rifles and handguns, some loaded, after police stopped them near the Holland Tunnel, a major crossing that connects New Jersey and New York City, authorities said.

Jun 21, 2016, 23:24 PM IST

Man killed, three hurt in shooting at New York rap concert

At least one person was killed and three wounded on Wednesday in a shooting during a rap concert in New York city, police said, with screaming concertgoers scattering in a chaotic scene captured on social media.

May 26, 2016, 11:14 AM IST

'Bars can't ban pregnant women or refuse them drinks'

Pregnant women can't be kept out of New York City bars or refused alcoholic drinks just because they're expecting, under new city guidelines.

May 06, 2016, 23:32 PM IST

Record-breaking 1109-carat diamond to be auctioned in London!

The auction of world's biggest diamond of 1109 carat to be held in London.

May 05, 2016, 13:24 PM IST

Sit! Stay! NYC dogs to get place at the table at restaurants

New York City restaurants were previously required to restrict dogs to the area outside the patio railing. 

Mar 15, 2016, 22:11 PM IST

Iran responsible for cyberattack at New York dam: US official

A probe by the Justice Department has determined that Iran was responsible for a 2013 cyberattack on a dam in the suburbs outside of New York City, and an indictment is expected soon.

Mar 11, 2016, 13:20 PM IST

NASA denies selecting West Bengal girl for top scholarship

Sataparna Mukherjee had claimed bagging NASA Goddard Internship a few days ago.

Mar 03, 2016, 16:40 PM IST

New York police have covertly tracked cell phones, group says

New York City`s police have made extensive use of covert devices to track cell phones without obtaining warrants since 2008, a civil liberties group said on Thursday, revealing how frequently law enforcement in the largest U.S. city has employed the technology.

Feb 12, 2016, 09:36 AM IST

Aeroméxico doesn't let turban-wearing US actor Waris Ahluwalia board flight

Waris Ahluwalia, also a designer, was not allowed to board the plane as he refused to remove his turban during the security check.

Feb 09, 2016, 09:20 AM IST

Storm-hit US digs out as death toll rises to 22

The eastern United States dug out on Sunday from an historic blizzard that killed at least 22 people, but as New York slowly lumbered back to life in preparation for the work week, major travel disruptions persisted in Washington.

Jan 25, 2016, 05:19 AM IST

New Year's Eve revelers pack NYC's Times Square under tight security

 More than a million people were expected to crowd into New York City`s Times Square under heavy security on Thursday to celebrate the arrival of 2016 with the traditional dropping of the New Year`s Eve crystal ball.

Jan 01, 2016, 09:33 AM IST

In speech, Mayor tells Muslims they make NYC stronger

Mayor Bill de Blasio has praised the contribution of Muslims to New York City in a speech at an Islamic community center.

Dec 05, 2015, 10:22 AM IST

Turkish Airlines flight diverts to Canada after bomb threat

Halifax Stanfield International Airport said on its Twitter feed early today that Flight 2 had landed safely and that police were at the scene.

Nov 22, 2015, 13:57 PM IST

FBI, New York police aware of IS video, say no specific threat

The FBI said through a spokeswoman it was aware of news reports about the video and "ongoing terrorist threats to NYC," and would fully investigate.

Nov 19, 2015, 10:01 AM IST

Taylor Swift, Idris Elba to co-chair 2016 Met Gala

Taylor Swift and Idris Elba will be co-chairing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit in New York City

Oct 14, 2015, 13:20 PM IST

Shiv Chanderpaul receives Icon Award

 Veteran Test cricket left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul has been honoured with the Icon Award by the Indo-Caribbean Alliance.

Sep 17, 2015, 15:54 PM IST

Devotees from 106 countries practice yoga to mark ISKCON 50th anniversary

 Over a hundred devotees on Thursday participated in the International Society for Krishna Consciousness' (ISKCON) celebrations to commemorate its 50th anniversary.

Aug 13, 2015, 22:33 PM IST