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NASDAQ dons Indian colours for I-Day


August 16th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 16 (IANS) For the fourth year in a row, NASDAQ, world's second-largest stock exchange in the heart of Times Square, donned the colours of the Indian flag ... Read more...

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Knife-wielding man shot dead on Times Square


August 14th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A man, carrying an 11-inch knife in New York city, had to be shot down just as he attacked the police and could not be calmed ... Read more...

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Pakistani court frees three in New York bombing plot


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) A Pakistani court Saturday acquitted all three Pakistani nationals accused in a botched bombing attack in New York, Online news agency reported.The accused Akhtar, Muhammad Shoaib ... Read more...

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Russian spy’s belongings on display in US


May 18th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The FBI has provided items belonging to Russian spy Anna Chapman for a New York exhibition devoted to secret agents, lifenews.ru said Friday.A female 007, ... Read more...

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Pakistani bomb-maker scoured New York for targets (Second Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 18 (IANS) A Pakistani bomb-maker, who was involved in a foiled 2009 plot against New York city's subways, has revealed how he and an Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Pakistani bomb-maker eyed multiple targets in New York (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 18 (IANS) The Pakistani bomb-maker involved in a foiled 2009 plot against New York city's subways has revealed how he and an Al Qaeda handler in ... Read more...

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Pakistani bomb plotter eyed multiple targets in New York


April 18th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 18 (IANS) The admitted Pakistani bomb-maker in a foiled 2009 plot against New York city's subways has revealed how he and an Al Qaeda handler in ... Read more...

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Nicki Minaj shuts down Times Square


April 8th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 8 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj brought the famous and busy Times Square to a standstill as she staged a surprise performance for a crowd of 30,000 fans.The ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban leader possibly killed in U.S. drone strike


January 16th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The top leader of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), which is better known as the Pakistani Taliban, is believed to have been killed in a U.S. drone strike ... Read more...

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New York tightens security ahead of new year celebration


December 30th, 2011 - 7:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 30 (IANS) The New York Police have beefed up security in the city ahead of the New Year's Eve celebration.Police have already set up barricades at the ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga to lead new year’s countdown


December 29th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has been chosen to lead New Year's Eve countdown in New York's Times Square this year.The 25-year-old, who was born and ... Read more...

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Ashley Greene shoots campaign for DKNY


December 25th, 2011 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) "Twilight" actress Ashley Greene says it's "very cool" to appear on a giant billboard for DKNY."This is very cool. There are a lot of firsts for ... Read more...

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‘New Year’s Eve’ puts you in the holiday mood


December 10th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "New Year's Eve"; Actors: Robert De Niro, Halle Berry, Hillary Swank, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Biel, Sarah Jessica Parker, Ashton Kutcher; Director: Garry Marshall; Rating: ***Is it possible to make ... Read more...

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Gaga, Bieber to celebrate New Year’s Eve in New York


November 9th, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 9 (IANS) Singers Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber will join revellers in New York City's Times Square Dec 31 to bid farewell to 2011 and welcome 2012, ... Read more...

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I always take criticism in my stride: Dev Anand


October 18th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) His last few directorial ventures, including the latest "Chargesheet", may have bombed at the box-office, but the evergreen Dev Anand says he takes criticism ... Read more...

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Hundreds arrested at protests against corporate greed in US


October 17th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS/EFE) Hundreds of people were arrested at protests against corporate greed in cities across the US, police said Sunday.About 175 people were arrested early Sunday in Chicago, ... Read more...

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Gulshan Grover wins best actor at NY fest


August 25th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Actor Gulshan Grover has been honoured with the best actor international award at the New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF) for his performance in ... Read more...

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Dev Anand reserves his views on Hazare movement


August 25th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Octogenatian actor Dev Anand has refrained from commenting on activist Anna Hazare's fast for a strong anti-graft law, saying he doesn't want to create a controversy."Lets ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn free to return to France


August 24th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn Tuesday expressed his relief at seeing the end of the "nightmare" in his first remarks to the press since he ... Read more...

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South Asia faces high terror threat: US report


August 19th, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) South Asia faces high terror threat with increased resource-sharing between Al Qaeda and Pakistan-based groups, including Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) blamed for the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, ... Read more...

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E! to telecast ‘True Hollywood story of Amy Winehouse’


July 28th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celebrity entertainment network E! has announced that they will rebroadcast the "E! True Hollywood Story" of late singer Amy Winehouse on Thursday to pay tribute ... Read more...

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New York jihadist faces life term


July 8th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 8 (IANS) A US-born jihadi, who wanted to attack US soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq, was convicted here Wednesday.Betim Kaziu, a 23-year-old Brooklyn man, was convicted by ... Read more...

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Canada blacklists Pakistan Taliban


July 6th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 6 (IANS) Canada Tuesday blacklisted the Pakistan Taliban as a terrorist organisation.The US had designated the outfit - known as the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) - as a ... Read more...

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IMF ex-head Strauss-Kahn pleads not guilty


June 6th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who is facing charges of sexual assault, pleaded not guilty at pre-trial hearings in New York ... Read more...

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Pakistani tied to failed Times Square bombing deported


May 23rd, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has deported a Pakistani man arrested during the investigation last year into the failed Times Square bombing after he pleaded ... Read more...

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Rev. David Wilkerson killed in an accident


April 28th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tyler, April 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rev. David Wilkerson has been killed in an auto accident. The accident also resulted in the hospitalization of his wife who sustained injuries. The 79-year-old who was ... Read more...

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Smoking in public likely to be completely banned in U.S by 2020


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has speeded up its drive against smoking in public andestimates that by 2020, every state may have a ban on smoking in restaurants, bars, and ... Read more...

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Padma Lakshmi’s baby girl sees her nude photos daily


April 15th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Indian/American cookbook author Padma Lakshmi has revealed that her daughter sees her nude photos everyday.Lakshmi, 40, had caused quite a stir back in 2009 posing naked for a ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton calls old Times Square filled with hookers as ‘romantic’


April 15th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton has described the early New York's Times Square, when it was a crime-ridden danger zone filled with prostitutes and crooks, as "romantic and ... Read more...

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Indians in US rally in support of Hazare’s crusade


April 9th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Los Angeles, April 9 (IANS) Hundreds of Indian-Americans and Indian expatriates converged on New York's Times Square at noon Saturday in support of Indian social activist Anna Hazare's ... Read more...

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TLC to host royal wedding viewing party in New York’s Times Square


April 7th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 7 (ANI): Cable network TLC has announced its plans to host a royal wedding viewing party in New York's Times Square.People in the Big Apple will be able ... Read more...

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‘US will not demonise entire Muslim community over terror hearings’


March 7th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Amid situations wherein a Republican congressman is preparing to open hearing on the threat of homegrown Islamic terrorism, US President Barack Obama's deputy national security adviser has ... Read more...

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Naked Cowboy sues CBS over ‘Bold and the Beautiful’ promo


February 15th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 15 (ANI): American street performer Robert John Burck, who is better known as the Naked Cowboy, has filed a lawsuit against CBS over a 'Bold and the Beautiful' promo.Burck, ... Read more...

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Sean Penn, Wyclef Jean ‘make peace’ after series of bitter public insults


February 14th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 14 (ANI): Rival Haiti relief workers Sean Penn and Wyclef Jean, who have been at a war of words for past some time, have reportedly made peace at ... Read more...

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New York City Council bans smoking in parks, beaches, Times Square


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 3(ANI): The New York City Council has approved to extend the city's smoking ban to municipal parks and beaches.The ban was approved by a vote of 36-12, and will ... Read more...

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