Tag Archives: New York

9/11 Attacks Partly Funded by Ransom Money from India: Ex-Police Commissioner of Delhi

Former CBI officer and Delhi police commissioner Neeraj Kumar has revealed in a book that the 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and two other places by mastermind Mohammad Atta were funded by ransom money collected by gangsters after kidnapping Kadim Shoes owner Partha Pratim Roy Burman, chairman–cum–managing director of Khadim Shoes. The ransom collected ...

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Soon Flexible Badges Sniff Wound Recovery, Shows Binghamton University Project

Binghamton University will lead the New York node of a new $75 million, five-year federal initiative to advance flexible hybrid electronics manufacturing following the US Department of Defense (DoD) choice of the Flex Tech Alliance, of which Binghamton University is a founding partner, as America’s first Innovation Institute for Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing (FHE MII). “The Flex Tech Alliance and ...

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Modi’s US Visit: More Rhetoric, Little Resonance ?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States has become an annual pilgrimage to the United Nations’ Headquarters and meet other heads of state with the TV crew in toe to beam the visuals back home but from diplomacy point of view, little is expected from the visit to New York. The inevitable side visit to California to ...

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Perseid Meteor Shower 2015 Today Best in Years, Says NASA

Come August, it’s time for Perseid meteor shower and this year viewers in America’s West Coat can expect the best of colourful shower in years, says NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. After midnight tonight (morning of August 11, 2015) and the following two mornings (August 12 and 13) are likely to be even better as the slender waning ...

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Preeti Gupta in bigger mess after nude pics leak

Actress Preeti Gupta seems to be in a bigger mess after her nude pics got leaked online.The actress was in news few days before her upcoming movie about lesbian couple was banned. “It’s true that the actors are vulnerable, and I am actually very angry about it. It’s bizarre and a violation of privacy. It’s not cool, and if there ...

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Changing color no longer a dream as scientists find a way out

Have you wondered if those advertisements where a man or woman changes their clothes in a random motion, promoting online shopping sites come true? Well, you might just get lucky with this new invention. Scientists of University of Central Florida led by an Indian-origin scientist, Debashis Chanda have researched and created world’s first full-color, flexible and reflective display that will ...

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NASA captures fireball on Pittsburgh! What’s it?

NASA cameras last night captured a very bright meteor at the Allegheny Observatory near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the fireball was visible all over New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania around 4:45 am on Tuesday. Here’s a video released by the space agency, which shows a NASA camera located at Allegheny Observatory near Pittsburg, PA and two other cameras located at Hiram ...

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Northeastern US faces ‘historic blizzard’ today

Residents of the states of the northeastern US would face a “historic blizzard” that would affect the region from Monday onwards, warned meteorologists. Weather authorities have also issued a blizzard warning for Philadephia, Pennsylvania and the east coast including New York, New Jersey and New England, as well as Canada, from Monday afternoon to Tuesday. “It’s a winter storm that ...

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Kate Middleton, Prince William First Official Visit to NY Includes 9/11 Memorial, Meeting JayZ, Beyonce, Tom Hanks

The British royal couple Prince William and Kate Middleton are in New York on Tuesday as part of their first official visit, which includes a meeting with Jay-Z, Beyonce and Tom Hanks. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge started their itinerari, despite bitter wind and rain, with a visit to the memorial plaza outside the National Sept. 11 Memorial and ...

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JLo Buys $22 Million Plush Mansion Overseeing Madison Square

Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez has reportedly splashed $22 million on a penthouse in New york, overseeing the famous Madison Square where Indian PM Narendra Modi gave his vibrant speech recently. According to New York Daily News newspaper, the 45-year-old has bought a four-bedroom apartment in a building, which also houses stars like Chelsea Clinton and NASCAR racing driver Jeff Gordon, in ...

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PM’s US Visit: “Thank You America,” Says Modi Before Leaving US

After the five-day “successful and satisfactory trip” in the US, Modi thanked America before leaving the country. While concluding Modi’s last official engagement at an event was organised by the US Indian Business Council (USIBC) on Tuesday, he expressed his gratitude, saying, “Thank You America.” Modi declared, “My visit has been very successful. From here I am going to airport ...

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Modi says ‘Deeply touched by Warm Welcome’

On his five-day visit to US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Modi thanked the Indian American Community on Friday after receiving a warm welcome by them in New York. Modi expressed his gratitude through the microblogging website Twitter, saying: “A big thank you for the warm welcome in New York! Deeply touched. Looking forward to a great trip ahead.” After received ...

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India Provides $3 million to UN for Women Empowerment

India’s Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri, Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, has handed over a check of $1 million towards India’s contribution to the core voluntary budget of UN Women (for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women), for the financial year 2012-2013, at the United Nations in New York on Tuesday. This ...

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It’s going to be a long legal battle ahead for Rajat Gupta

By Sharmistha Chakraborty WASHINGTON, DC: The stage is set for a high-stake legal battle between the US government and Rajat Gupta, one of America’s most respected corporate leaders. The Kolkata-born Gupta, charged with insider trading, has pleaded not guilty and was granted bail after he turned himself in at the office of Federal Bureau of investigation in Manhattan on last ...

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DNAinfo Offers Halloween Special for New York City

Waiting until the last minute to make Halloween plans? DNAinfo.com has a comprehensive neighborhood guide to Halloween in New York City, including ghostly haunts, safe places for trick or treating with kids, and the best city locations for pumpkin picking. “As New York City’s leading neighborhood news source, DNAinfo.com has uncovered unusual, safe and fun Halloween activities for kids and ...

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IIT alumni meet in New York ponders success

By Sujeet Rajan NEW YORK: Sixty years ago, on August 18, 1951, when the first Indian Institute of Technology was inaugurated at Kharagpur, the New York Times ran a front page story which emphasized that in course of time, the “IITians will be known for their loyalty to their alma mater and many Alumni Associations will be active in India ...

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