Donald Trump

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Donald Trump Broadcast Mocks About Sexual Assault

In a contentious 70-minute CNN town hall broadcast after the verdict of New York court, Trump drew laughter from a New Hampshire audience.  In the matter, Trump mocked writer E Jean Carroll’s account of him having sexually abused her. He called out all the lies of 2020 elections, and continued to insist the 2020 presidential election had been “rigged." Trump also repeatedly minimised the violence caused by his supporters.

Thu, 11 May 2023 - 10:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Donald Trump, Sexual Assault, New York, CNN Town Hall, broadcast

Courtesy: Aljazeera

S Jaishankar

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External Affairs Minister Jaishankar Arrives In New York For UNGA Meet, Likely To Meet Antonio Guterres

India’s External Affairs minister S Jaishankar  has arrived in New York to attend a high-level meeting of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), on September 18. There, he was revived by India’s permanent representative to the UN Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj and Consul General (New York) Randhir Jaiswal. He is scheduled to deliver an address at UNGA, themed “A Watershed Moment: Transformative Solutions to Interlocking Challenges”.

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 10:30 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: New York, S Jaishankar, External Affairs, UNGA, Antonio Guterres

Courtesy: ANI

Gandhi Statue

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Gandhi Statue In New York Destroyed, ‘Dog’ Spray Painted On Hindu Temple

A handcrafted statue of Mahatma Gandhi situated outside a Hindu temple in New York, has been destroyed with a sledgehammer. A CCTV footage reportedly shows that an unidentified man toppled the statue, and smashed its head with a sledgehammer. And then a group of six men can be seen stomping and taking turns thrashing the statue. Furthermore, the word “dog” has been spray painted in front of the temple.

Fri, 19 Aug 2022 - 07:30 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Gandhi Statue, Gandhi Statue Vandalism, Hindi Temple, New York, Hate Crime

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Salman Rushdie

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Iran Holds Salman Rushdie & His Followers Responsible For Attack At Literary Event

Salman Rushdie and his fans are responsible for the novelist's attack stated Iran's Foreign Ministry on August 15. Rushdie is recuperating after being stabbed during a public event in New York. Ministry spokesperson Nasser Kanaani told, "During the attack on Salman Rushdie, we do not consider anyone other than himself and his supporters worthy of reproach, reproach and condemnation... No one has the right to accuse Iran in this regard."   … read-more

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 02:17 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Iran, Salman Rushdie, fans, Attack, New York

Courtesy: India Today

Salman Rushdie

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Salman Rushdie Is Off Ventilator, Can Talk Now, Says Agent Andrew Wylie

Indian-origin author, residing in United Sthe tates Salman Rushdie was taken off a ventilator and will be able to talk, confirmed Andrew Wylie his assistant on August 14. Notably, Rusdie was stabbed at neck in western New York State at an event. The accused Hadi Matar, 24 of Fairview, NJ for Attempted Murder and has been under the New York Police custody. Moreover, Rushdie is under doctor's supervision.

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 12:03 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Salman Rushdie, Author, ventilator, Andrew Wylie, New York

Courtesy: Zee News India

Concealed Gun

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New York To Prohibit Carrying Concealed Guns In 'Sensitive Places,' After SC Ruling

New York lawmakers on July 1 agreed to enact new gun regulations that prohibit firearms from being carried in a number of "sensitive places," including Times Square. People who seek a gun license must get training and provide their social media profiles for government assessment. Republican Assembly Member Mike Lawler stated "It's going to be easier to get a concealed-carry [license]. But you're not going to be able to carry it anywhere." … read-more

Sat, 02 Jul 2022 - 06:15 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: New York, Banned, gun license, Times Square, guns

Courtesy: India Today

Mahesh Babu, Bill Gates

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Bill Gates Begins Following Telugu Actor Mahesh Babu On Social Media

Bill Gates has begun following Telugu actor Mahesh Babu on Instagram and Twitter. The news comes only days after Mahesh Babu and his wife Namrata Shirodkar met the tycoon in New York. On his timeline, Bill Gates cited Mahesh Babu's tweet and wrote, "Being in New York is always fun -- you never know who you'll run into. It was great… read-more

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 - 06:26 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Bill Gates, Mahesh babu, Twitter, Instagram , New York

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Maya Mara

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'Law & Order' Actor, Maya Mara Passes Away After Drowning

Hollywood actress Mary Mara, well known for her appearances in "ER" and "Law & Order," passed away on June 26 in Cape Vincent, New York, at the age of 61. Her death was caused by drowning while swimming in the St. Lawrence River near Cape Vincent. Her corpse has been taken to the Jefferson County Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy to ascertain an official cause of death.

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 11:25 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Mary Mara, Hollywood, Drowned, New York, Swimming

Courtesy: Zee News

United States

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31-Year-Old India Origin Man Shot At In New York While Sitting In Parked Car

In the United States of America, New York, an Indian-origin man (31) was shot dead while sitting in a parked SUV down the street.  On June 27, the local media confirmed the news, saying 31-year-old Satnam Singh was in his car,  in the South Ozone Park section of Queens when unidentified people shot at him.  The New York police department registered a case and launched an investigation.

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 03:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Shot Dead, New York, United States Of America, gunmen, Indian-origin

Priyanka Chopra

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Priyanka Chopra Launches New Sona Homeware Line In New York

Bollywood turned Hollywood actress Priyanka Chopra launched her own homeware line, named Sona Home. On June 23, Chopra took to Instagram and announced the news to her fans. This is her second launch, recently Priyanka inaugurated an Indian restaurant in New York City,  trying to bring a piece of her Indian heritage to the homes in the United States.  The Sona Homeware Line has been launched in alliance with co-founder Maneesh Goyal.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 - 09:05 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Priyanka Chopra, Homeware Line, Sona, New York, Indian heritage

Courtesy: India TV News