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June 21 may soon be Yoga Day in NYC

A resolution has been tabled in the New York City Council to recognise June 21 as 'World Yoga Day' in New York in line with the United Nations' decision to commemorate the day annually. The......

New York City Hall welcomes Nisha and Udai

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced the appointment of Nisha Agarwal, one of the leading advocates in the city for the immigrant communities, as commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of......

Sikhs in New York Police Dept allowed turban, beard

In the wake of a deadly attack at a Wisconsin Gurdwara, the New York city Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been asked to allow Sikhs to wear turban and sport a beard in the New York Police......

Empire State building faces a new threat!

The Empire State building, which stands tallest in New York -- the city of skyscrapers, is now facing a threat of being overshadowed by a proposed new tower just a stone throw away from the......

Kalsi, Rattan honored at NY city council event

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn last week honored Captains Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi and Tejdeep Singh Rattan, the first turbaned officers in two decades......

The world's most powerful billionaires

The authority and influence Michael Bloomberg wields is staggering. As mayor of New York City--America's largest and most complex metropolis--he lords over more than 8 million people speaking 40......

India Business Forum to be launched in New York

The Confederation of Indian Industry will launch the Indian Business Forum in New York City on June 23, which will be inaugurated by Commerce Minister Kamal Nath. The primary objective of the forum......

PM Modi in the US: 6 key developments so far

It is significant that the PM's appeal to invest in India comes at a time when the global economy is facing a difficult phase Prime Minister Modi and Marillyn A Hewson, chairwoman, president and......

Modi arrives in US; packed schedule ahead of him

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived here on Thursday on his second visit to the US, has a packed schedule ahead of him, during which he will address world leaders at a landmark UN sustainable......

The real story behind Volkswagen's 'clean diesel' strategy

Industry experts said the scandal could hit VW hard, just as it was emerging from a damaging leadership battle.  When the International Council for Clean Transportation (ICCT) commissioned......

Anurag Kashyap's thriller with Kalki

Anurag Kashyap, who brings his Gulaal to the Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council (MIACC) film festival in New York, is arguably the most envied filmmaker in India and an inspiration for......

Why Aasif Mandvi learnt to 'patank'

'We would always come back from auditions and ask one other... did they ask you to patank?' says Indian-American actor Aasif Mandvi at the launch of his memoir, No Land's Man. 'My father moved......

Marion Cotillard, Clooney, Gaga: Humanitarians of Hollywood

Ever wondered what happens when Hollywood A-listers turn protestors? Take a look.There exists a rare breed of showbiz celebrities who are just as passionate about social causes close to their heart......

I have lost a part of my life with Farooque Sheikh's death

'He represented the warmth, gentleness and goodness that existed in Hindi cinema before Bollywood became a loud commodity.' Aseem Chhabra on the legendary actor he admired for over 40 years. In......

From Bathinda, with love

"I want to make intelligent Punjabi cinema," says debutant director Gurvinder Singh, and proves it with Anhey Ghorhey Da Daan. On a cold morning in Bathinda, Punjab, an old man wakes up to make......

Unveiled: Sachin and Warnie's plans for America

'Sachin and I will be tossing a coin in New York City... It will be part of history.' Shane Warne outlines plans for the Cricket All Stars League to P Rajendran/ in New York. IMAGE:......

Boxer Pacquiao roughs up sparring partners before Algieri bout

Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri at the Manny Pacquiao v Chris Algieri Media Tour at The Liberty Theatre in New York City. Photograph: Joe Scarnici/Getty Images Manny Pacquiao is more than three......

'Missing' Olympian wants to return, fight and train Indian boxers

'After missing out on a medal at the Olympics I was really frustrated' 'Coming to the United States was not a good idea. I was not appreciated' 'I want to pay back to my country' Gurcharan Singh......

Will baseball make a 2020 return at Tokyo Games?

Image: New York Mets David Wright runs past the Florida Marlins Mermaids cheerleaders. Photograph: Hans Deryk/Reuters The president of the Olympic Council of Asia has thrown his support behind......

India, New Jersey, Mexico, S Korea off 2014 F1 calendar

Races in New Jersey, Mexico and South Korea were dropped from Formula One's official 2014 calendar on Wednesday, with the season remaining at 19 races instead of a record......
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Sachin and Warnie's plans for America

'Sachin and I will be tossing a coin in New York City... It will be part of history.' Shane Warne outlines plans for the Cricket All Stars League... ...
Recent Measures at SOE Reforms

Sriparna Pathak Raimedhi 06 October 2015 ANALYSIS Chinese President Xi Jinping recently kicked off measures to reform state owned... ...
New Owners of Jewelry-N-Loan Secure Favorable Decisions From Costa Mesa Planning Department and City Council

From the Wires The premier collateral lender in Costa Mesa has made considerable strides under new management Oct. 6, 2015 08:45 AM... ...
SunEdison Completes 1.2 Megawatts of Solar for Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities, Minn.

BELMONT, Calif. , Oct. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the largest global renewable energy development company, today... ...
Chandrika and Ranjan Tandon gift $100 mn to New York engineering school

Chandrika and Ranjan Tandon An Indian-American couple has announced a $100 million gift to the New York University School of Engineering in... ...

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