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”.
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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.
Tags: Gandhi Statue, Gandhi Statue Vandalism, Hindi Temple, New York, Hate Crime
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
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
Tags: Iran, Salman Rushdie, fans, Attack, New York
Courtesy: India Today
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.
Tags: Salman Rushdie, Author, ventilator, Andrew Wylie, New York
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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
Tags: New York, Banned, gun license, Times Square, guns
Courtesy: India Today
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
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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.
Tags: Mary Mara, Hollywood, Drowned, New York, Swimming
Courtesy: Zee News
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.
Tags: Shot Dead, New York, United States Of America, gunmen, Indian-origin
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
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.
Tags: Priyanka Chopra, Homeware Line, Sona, New York, Indian heritage
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Passengers On Bermuda Triangle Cruise Promised Full Refund If Ship Disappears
Passengers on a trip to the enigmatic Bermuda Triangle have been assured a complete refund if the ship goes missing by the travel agency, Ancient Mysterious Cruise. Hundreds of ships and flights have inexplicably vanished in the Bermuda Triangle, commonly known as the Devil's Triangle. Passengers will travel to the Atlantic Ocean on the Norwegian Prima ship, which will depart from New York in March of next year.
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