New York

Helmsley grants $3.9 M to NYC Health+Hospitals to launch virtual behavioral health platform

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust announced a $3.9 million grant to NYC Health + Hospitals to launch and integrate a new tele-behavioral health service into its virtual urgent care platform, ExpressCare, and to test […]

NYC Health+Hospitals’ 11 acute care sites rated ‘high-performing’ in annual US News & World Report rankings

NYC Health + Hospitals announced that its 11 public hospitals are each ranked as “high-performing” in at least one category by U.S. News & World Report in their 2022-23 Best Hospitals rankings. The annual report […]

NYC Health+Hospitals/Metropolitan receive $4.9 M funding

Patients at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan will soon benefit from access to the latest computed tomography (CT) diagnostic technology, made possible through a $4.9M award in Fiscal Year 2023 capital funding from Council Member Diana […]

International

Pope Francis agrees Canadian residential schools policy was cultural genocide

On Saturday, Aboard The Papal Plane (AP) Pope Francis agreed that the attempt to finish the Indigenous culture in Canada through a church-run residential school system amounted to a cultural “genocide.” Speaking to reporters while […]

Burberry’s new campaign features 4-year-old Sikh boy

British brand Burberry has come out with an advertisement campaign featuring a Sikh boy for the first time. The luxury brand has cast 4-year-old Sahib Singh for its children’s collection “back to school” advertisement. Sahib […]

US will react appropriately to any N Korea nuclear test: Kirby

Washington: The United States and its allies will take appropriate steps to hold North Korea accountable should the recalcitrant country conduct a nuclear test. John Kirby, the NSC coordinator for strategic communications, also noted the North […]

IIT Madras launches Nilekani Centre to advance Indian language technology

Indian Institute of Technology Madras has announced plans to launch the ‘Nilekani Centre at AI4Bharat’ to advance the state of Indian language technology with the intention to create a societal impact. According to an official statement, […]

No Ordinary Port Call: Chinese boat heads to Hambantota port

New Delhi: Yuan Wang 5, a Chinese scientific research vessel, will enter Hambantota port in Sri Lanka on August 11 for a week. It is expected to leave on August 17 after replenishment. Shipping information […]

INS Vikrant: Indian Navy gets its first indigenously built aircraft carrier

New Delhi: The Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) on Thursday handed over India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier – Vikrant, the largest warship to be built at home – to the Indian Navy ahead of its planned […]

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Entertainment

Lilly Singh cracks deal to showcase inclusive content on TV

Lilly Singh, Canadian-Indian digital content creator and reality television star, who launched her Unicorn Island Productions back in 2018, has cracked a deal with Blink49 Studios and Bell Media on a unique first-look global scripted […]

‘Bridgerton 3’ signs new cast members as cameras start rolling

The third season of the historical-romance series ‘Bridgerton’ has added three new cast members as production on the next installment of the Netflix period drama gets underway. Daniel Francis, Sam Phillips, and James Phoon have […]

Review: ‘RK/Rkay’ is a delight for cinema lovers

‘RK/Rkay’ tells the story of a film’s protagonist who goes missing from the film’s negatives and permeates into the real world through a porous membrane between the reel and the real world. Who we really […]

Sports

CWG 2022: Mirabai Chanu wins Gold in 49kg Weightlifting,

India’s weightlifting icon Mirabai Chanu claimed India’s first gold medal at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games with a dominant performance in the 49 Kg women’s weightlifting event.  Heading into the games as an overwhelming favorite, Chanu […]

CWG 2022: Achinta Sheuli wins third gold medal for India

Achinta Sheuli added to India’s remarkable show in weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games 2022 by winning a gold medal – the country’s third – in the men’s 73kg final. Achinta lifted a highest of 143kg […]

PV Sindhu, Manpreet Singh lead India at Birmingham Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

Double Olympic medalist badminton star PV Sindhu and Indian men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh led India out as flagbearers for the athletes’ parade for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. The opening ceremony of […]

Business

Apple saw ‘a near doubling of revenue in India’ in April-June quarter: CEO Tim Cook

Despite a challenging operating environment including supply constraints, strong foreign exchange headwinds and the impact of their business in Russia, Apple has once again registered a strong June quarter with a revenue record of $83.0 […]

Reliance to launch Italian luxury brand Maison Valentino in India

Reliance Brands Limited (RBL) has inked a long-term distribution agreement with Valentino to bring to India the most established Italian Maison de Couture. Through this long-term partnership, RBL will partner with Valentino to open its […]

Indians lead immigrants in creating unicorns in US: Report

New Delhi: Indians lead immigrants in the US who founded more than half of America’s startups valued at $1 billion or higher (unicorns), and four out of 10 immigrants who have founded multiple billion-dollar enterprises […]

Lifestyle

UK-based Indian man makes a plane during lockdown, travels to Europe in it with family

Everyone loves to travel, right? But how many of us have thought about making our own airplane to fulfil our aspirations? London-based Ashok Aliseril Thamarakshan, a native of Kerala, built a four-seater aircraft for family vacations. Ashok […]

No Health Benefits From Drinking — Until You Hit 40!

There are many ways to improve your health, such as running regularly, doing yoga every morning, and hitting the bar every night. Yes, drinking alcohol can offer some health benefits, a new global study confirms, […]

Heatwave in UK: Boss throws pool party for employees

As the UK experiences catastrophic heatwave temperatures, people are finding newer ways to beat the heat. In such a situation, the managing director of Leeds-based HG Roofing Supplies, Stuart Houston, planned a pool party for […]