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Ferry strikes New York dock; nearly 60 injured

Nearly 60 people were injured, two critically, when a ferry carrying hundreds of office-going commuters from New Jersey crashed into a pier as it was docking in Lower Manhattan during the morning......

US forfeits $2.1 mn worth properties of ex-Taiwan prez

The United States has forfeited properties worth US$ 2.1 million which were allegedly purchased with the proceeds of bribes paid to the family of former Taiwanese president, Chen Shui-bian. This......

Trail of Superstorm Sandy's devastation

New Yorker P Rajendran takes stock after Superstorm Sandy The long cloud-shadow of Hurricane Sandy hung over the northeast long before it picked up. At one point, the wings of clouds spinning off......

Post Sandy, NY, NJ rush to arrange alternate voting sites

A day before the United States presidential elections, officials in New York and New Jersey, the two worst hit states by hurricane Sandy, were scrambling to put in place alternate voting sites to......

New York subways resume limited service

New York's subway system, a crucial lifeline for the city, resumed limited service on Thursday after three days of closure in the wake of superstorm Sandy, providing some relief to thousands of......

HSBC might pay $1.8 bn money laundering fine

HSBC Holdings Plc might pay a fine of $1.8 billion as part of a settlement with US law-enforcement agencies over money-laundering lapses, according to several people familiar with the matter.The......

Hurricane Sandy threatens $20bn in economic damage

Superstorm Sandy is expected to leave a trail of destruction along its path both in terms of human and economic cost in the United States.The storm, which made landfall on the New Jersey coast on......

Ex-IMF chief's pals offer bribe to maid's kin

A seven figure sum has been offered by the pals of former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn to the 'impoverished' family of the chambermaid who was allegedly sexually......

IMF chief resigns; bail hearing today

While a US court will on Thursday hear the bail plea of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund, who has been charged with a criminal sex act said he was resigning as......

How they changed the face of Corporate America

Asuncion 'Sunny' Hostin, slim and stylish in a black wrap-around sweater, shows up 30 minutes late for her meeting at an upscale caf on Manhattan's Upper West Side. She's unruffled, though, and......

Why Wolf Of Wall Street is an irresponsible film

Martin Scorsese's The Wolf Of Wall Street could set a bad precedent, feels Aseem Chhabra. Last weekend I watched Francis Ford Coppola's 1972 Oscar-winning masterpiece The Godfather at the Museum of......

Shekhar Kapur shines in New York, I Love You

Towards the middle of New York, I Love You -- an ode to the romantic, sometimes wildly crazy and other times quietly charming city, a retired opera singer, played by the stunning Julie Christie,......

Deepika Padukone to lead India Day parade in NY

Deepika Padukone, who made her Bollywood debut with Om Shanti Om last year, will lead the annual India Day parade in New York on August 17. The parade, which has showcased India's culture on......

'I don't think there is anybody like Shah Rukh'

On October 13,Shah Rukh Khan came to Jackson Heights in Queens, New York, USA,for a much publicised event to mark the DVD release of Nasreen Munni Kabir's documentary,The Inner and Outer World of......

King Kong's leading lady dies at 96

The beauty that killed the beast is dead.Fay Wray, the blonde bombshell who screamed to fame on King Kong's palm in the 1933 classic, died in her Manhattan apartment on August 8. She was 96. Wray,......

NYC marathon will proceed as planned: Bloomberg

The New York City Marathon, one of the premier US distance-running events, will take place as planned on Sunday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Wednesday night, as the city struggles to recover......

Gay loses 100 to Mullings in NY grand prix

Former world champion Tyson Gay stumbled out of the blocks and lost to training partner Steve Mullings of Jamaica in a slow 100 metres at New York's rainy Diamond League grand prix......

Tyson Gay warns rivals he can still go faster

Tyson Gay sent a warning to his rivals that he still has plenty left in the tank after running the fastest 100 metres this year. \\nThe American stopped the clock at 9.79 seconds in his first......

  People speak for manhattan island

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narendra sharma
Q. Which borough is NYC found?
Narendra Sharma:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-borough-is-nyc-found/24971281/answers/

khabardar
Q. which city was "oldest skyscraper-city in the world" and the "Manhattan of the desert.?
Khabardar:  A. New York City is composed of five counties, called "boroughs". They are: Manhattan (New York County), Queens, Brooklyn (Kings County),...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-city-was-oldest-skyscraper-city-in-the-world-and-the-m/21310241/answers/24971300

khabardar
Q. What do you love most about new york?
Khabardar:  A. World's Busiest city, Best Places to travel, Biggest Airport, Skyscrapers like Empire State Building and many more, great ambience, Statue of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-love-most-about-new-york/21310241/answers/18004952

QnA Quiz
Q. The famous Island located at the mouth of the Hudson River is?
QnA Quiz:  A. Manhattan. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-famous-island-located-at-the-mouth-of-the-hudson-river-i/18004944/answers/17735266

Bhanu Priya
Q. Nickname of New York city is
Bhanu Priya:  A. Have you ever wonder how New York City got the nickname of the Big Apple? Did you know that New York City had many nicknames in the past? Some of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/nickname-of-new-york-city-is/17735263/answers/17603130

  Web results for Manhattan Island
MTA Awards Contracts for East Side Access Manhattan Tunnels and Caverns

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that it has awarded two contracts valued at $627.79 million to contractors who will... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/mta-awards-contracts-east-side-access-manhattan-tunnels-caverns/
Benhar Office Interiors to Pay $90,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

Federal Agency Charged Office Furniture Store with Refusing to Hire Applicant When It Learned She Was Pregnant NEW YORK - Benhar Office... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/benhar-office-interiors-pay-90000-settle-eeoc-pregnancy-discrimination-suit
Time Warner Cable Announces Theme-Based Lineup in New York City

PRWeb 2014-04-17 New Digital Channel Lineup Will Be Simpler and Easier to Navigate. DVR and Parental Control Settings Transition Automatically... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=195705
Astoria Financial Corporation Reports First Quarter Earnings Per Common Share Of $0.30

/PRNewswire/ --Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE: AF) ("Astoria", the "Company"), the holding company for Astoria Federal Savings and Loan... ...

http://in.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=61874423
Hospitality Jobs You Wish You Had

Courtesy Barnsley Resort The hospitality industry employs millions of people each year as housekeepers, bellhops, concierges and general managers.... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/us-news-travel/hospitality-jobs-you-wish_b_5161264.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News

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