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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......

Which Indian city has the most number of super-rich?

Image: The Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters Seven Indian cities, including the financial capital Mumbai and political hub Delhi, have been named among Asia Pacific's......

Corporate leaders whose moves will be most watched in 2015

Few leaders from India Inc that will make India proud in 2015. Arundhati Bhattacharya: New-age leader of SBI She is the first woman chairman of State Bank of India (SBI), where she has held a......

Mumbai's 'Bhendi Bazaar' ready for a multi-million makeover

South Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar is all set for a makeover. The Saifeee Burhani Upliftment Trust (SBUT) is awaiting final clearances to kick-start construction of the most-talked about project,......

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......

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......

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......

F1: Doubts over New Jersey race, Austin on track

Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone has raised doubts over whether the inaugural Grand Prix of America, to be held in New Jersey next year will go ahead. British newspaper The Guardian quoted......

Cup Extras: Mills, Du Plessis fined heavily for row

New Zealand's Kyle Mills and Daniel Vettori and South African Faf du Plessis have been heavily fined for an altercation during Friday's World Cup quarter-final in Dhaka, the ICC said on Saturday.......
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Cheryl Brunetti Takes Top Honors

/PRNewswire/ -- Cheryl Brunetti, Executive Chairwoman of RVM Enterprises, Inc., was honored by The Executives' Association of New York City... ...

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ProLiteracy Announces Conference on Adult Literacy in Charleston, S.C.

PRWeb 2015-05-22 Conference focuses on adult literacy and basic education issues. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2015 ProLiteracy is pleased... ...

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American Trails Announces 2015 National and International Trails Awards Recipients

PRWeb 2015-05-22 American Trails presents the National and International Trails Awards Program to recognize the tremendous contributions of... ...

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Samson Young is awarded the first BMW Art Journey. BMW and Art Basel send Hong Kong artist on a journey of creative discovery across five continents.

Samson Young's project for the inaugural BMW Art Journey, titled For Whom the Bell Tolls: A Journey Into the Sonic History of Conflict, builds on... ...

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Dialysis Patients Win Quality Care Fight at NYC Public Hospitals

NEW YORK , May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Today, the NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) cancelled a contract with Big Apple... ...

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