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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......

Why Gujarat's 'GIFT' is doomed to fail

GIFT is a financial centre almost entirely devoid of bankers and, indeed, of people, finds Rahul Jacob. Image: Lobby of Tower 1 featured an "Experience Zone" with unmanned stalls featuring......

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......

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......

My Aunt Smita Patil

Smita Patil would have been 60 on October 17 had fate not cruelly snatched her from us in 1986. She was only 31 when she died. salutes the incomparable actress in a special series. In......

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......

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......

'Warne and I competed hard and we continue to do so'

'The idea of the Cricket All-Stars League was to give fans a chance to relive their memories and passion for the game.' 'If we start taking players who have not retired, then we are working against......

'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......
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'Unprecedented' anti-Muslim backlash in US

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