New York City Councilwoman Linda Lee passes resolution to declare Diwali as public holiday
New York: New York City Council woman Linda Lee has passed a resolution to declare Diwali (Hindu festival of lights) as a public holiday for school students.
US: New York emergency over migrants
New York: New York City Mayor Eric Adams has declared a state of emergency to address a "crisis situation" over an influx of migrants.
Salman Rushdie off ventilator, attacker Hadi Matar pleads 'not guilty'
New York: British-American author Salman Rushdie was taken off the ventilator on Saturday night as he remained hospitalised with serious injuries after being stabbed at a literary event in New York on Aug 12, media reports said.
Literary icons react to Salman Rushdie getting stabbed onstage
New York/IBNS: Stalwarts in the literary world are in dismay after the incident of author Salman Rushdie being attacked on stage during an event in New York.
Salman Rushdie on ventilator, may lose an eye: Report
New York/UNI: Celebrated author Salman Rushdie, whose "Satanic Verses" drew death threats in the 1980s, is on ventilator after a New York stabbing incident.
Author Salman Rushdie attacked on stage at New York event
New York/IBNS: Author Salman Rushdie was attacked at an event in the US city of New York on Friday just as he was about to give a lecture, media reports said.
Shooting in New York's Harlem leaves one dead: Police
Washington/UNI: One person was killed while eight others were injured in gunfire that broke out in New York's Harlem during Father's Day weekend.
Police arrest suspect in New York's Brooklyn subway shooting
New York/IBNS: Police have arrested a man suspected of shooting ten commuters in an attack at New York's Brooklyn subway station, the New York Police Department said on Wednesday.
At least 13 injured in shooting at New York's Brooklyn subway station
New York/IBNS: At least 13 people were injured after a suspect unleashed gunfire on a subway train in New York's Brooklyn during Tuesday morning rush hour, the New York Fire Department said.
New York: 13 injured in Brooklyn subway station shooting
New York/IBNS: Several people were shot at in a subway station in New York's Brooklyn on Tuesday. At least 13 were injured, the New York Fire Department said.
New York to end mask mandate for most indoor places
New York/UNI/Sputnik/IBNS: The US state of New York will end its mask mandate for most indoor places starting Feb 10, Governor Kathy Hochul said in a statement on Wednesday.
UN headquarters in New York cordoned off after man seen outside with gun
New York/IBNS: The United Nations headquarters in New York was cordoned off on Thursday during a police stand-off with a person who reportedly held a gun outside the venue.
First ever event: New York's World Trade Centre lit up for Diwali
New York: The World Trade Centre in New York city was lit up by Diwali animated lights for the first time, surely touching Indians and people of the diaspora all across the world.
Joe Biden to survey damage done by Hurricane Ida in New York, New Jersey: White House
Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US President Joe Biden will visit the states of New York and New Jersey next Tuesday to see the damage done by Hurricane Ida, the White House has said.