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REWIND: 16 photos from the week that was

Here's a glimpse of all that happened around the world last week, in 16 images. Model Karlie Kloss presents a creation during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in London. Photograph: Suzanne......

'Hands up' protests take over New York

New York city came almost to a standstill for a second day after protesters continued their agitation against the New York Police Department in the Eric Garner choking case. The grand jury’s......

Modi to talk about ending open defecation at global festival

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will highlight the need to bring an end to open defecation during an event here in New York will be attended by over a dozen world leaders including UN Secretary......

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......

Ambani's Antilia most expensive billionaire home

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani's skyscraper residence in Mumbai is the most expensive billionaire home in the world, according to a Forbes list which also includes Indian-origin steel......

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......

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,......

F1 chief Ecclestone wins a round of legal battle over alleged bribe

A New York appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a $650 million lawsuit against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone, saying he cannot be sued in the state's courts over the sale of a major stake......

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......

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ankit rai
Q. on which bank river is new York situated
Ankit Rai:  A.  more

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narendra sharma
Q. Which borough is NYC found?
Narendra Sharma:  A. The island of Manhattan -- the main borough of New York City -- is bordered on the west side by the Hudson River, which is actually a fjord. It is the only fjord in North America. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-borough-is-nyc-found/24971281/answers/27736436

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

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  Web results for Manhattan Island
United States Congressman Michael Grimm Pleads Guilty to Causing the Filing of a False and Fraudulent Tax Return

Earlier today, United States Congressman Michael Grimm pleaded guilty at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, New York, to aiding and assisting the... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/united-states-congressman-michael-grimm-pleads-guilty-causing-filing-false-and-fraudulent-tax-return
NY protesters reject plea for hiatus despite police slayings

Protesters march through the streets demanding a raise on the minimum wage to $15 … Reuters - 3 hours ago NEW YORK (Reuters) - Protesters who... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/activists-reject-ny-mayors-plea-pause-protests-over-180318854.html
Milan, Cuba, Queens and more

NEW YORK: See Cuba before it changes. Check out the Expo in Milan. And if you're heading to New York City to see the view from 1 World Trade... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/travel/best-destinations-for-2015-milan-cuba-queens-and-more/articleshow/45613679.cms
Could cable cars solve New York commuter nightmare?

New York already has a tram, which connects Manhattan to Roosevelt Island, although the new system would be quicker. (Representative image) NEW... ...

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MTA Is the Best Way to Travel During Christmas and New Year's Holidays

With the Christmas and New Year's holidays coming upon us, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's trains and buses will operate on special... ...

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