New York

The South Asian Times Person of the Year-2022 Anil Bansal felicitated at NY Consulate

On behalf of Forsythe Media Group, Consul General of India in New York, Amb. Randhir Jaiswal presented the plaque felicitating Anil Bansal as The South Asian Times-Person of the Year-2022. Joining in the presentation at the Indian Consulate on Saturday January 21. […]

Parag Mehta named in Health Care Power 100, NY City and State 2023 list

City & State’s Health Care Power 100 sheds light on the decision-makers in the medical world in New York, including prominent public officials, influential hospital and healthcare executives, heads of other nonprofit providers, union leaders, […]

Wrongful Death Bill: MSSNY calls on Governor Hochul to create a workgroup

New York: The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY), a nonprofit founded in 1807 to represent the interests of patients and physicians to assure quality healthcare services for all has called upon […]

International

Ex Minister Fawad Chaudhry arrested in Pakistan

Islamabad: Police in Pakistan early Wednesday arrested a senior leader of former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s political party on charges of threatening the chief of the elections oversight body and other government officials. The arrest […]

Chris Hipkins sworn in as New Zealand’s 41st PM

Wellington: Chris Hipkins was sworn as New Zealand’s 41st prime minister, following the unexpected resignation last week of Jacinda Ardern. Hipkins, 44, has promised a back-to-basics approach focusing on the economy and what he described as […]

US, Germany set to send battle tanks to Ukraine

New York: The United States and Germany will send heavy tanks to Ukraine, sources said, reported news agency Reuters. This decision will reshape the war with Russia, Kyiv said. Just hours before turning 45 today, Ukrainian […]

Indian Embassy celebrates Republic Day with friends of India

Washington: India’s 74th Republic Day was celebrated in Washington D.C. Jan 26 with a flag-hoisting ceremony at India House. The ceremony was attended by friends of India from diverse fields, including the US Congress, business, […]

India celebrates 74th Republic Day with a spectacular parade of many firsts

India’s military might, cultural diversity on display at Kartavya Path Google Doodle depicts elements of parade with intricate artwork US Embassy in New Delhi celebrates with musical rendition of ‘Vande Mataram’ New Delhi: Tens of […]

45 fighter jets including Sukhoi, Rafale perform during parade

New Delhi: The grand finale of the 74th Republic Day parade presented the Fly Past, a stunning air show by 45 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF), one from the Indian Navy and four […]

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Entertainment

We are a nation of ‘Movie Bhakts’: Javed Akhtar

Acclaimed poet, lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar, who was at the 16th Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), said that Indian cinema is one of the strongest goodwill ambassadors in the world and hence Indian films should […]

‘USA Today’ names NTR Jr on its list of Best Actor Oscar hopefuls

Tollywood star and ‘RRR’ lead actor NTR Jr has been in the global limelight after the pan-India movie’s wins at the Golden Globes and Critics Choice Awards. Now, in more good news for the talented […]

‘Pathaan’ crosses Rs 50 crore in advance booking

Tickets for Shah Rukh Khan’s comeback vehicle, ‘Pathaan’, are selling out fast in several parts of India, with the film registering record advance sales for the year. According to industry tracker Sacnilk, the film has […]

Sports

Wrestling row: Fissures in WFI after Sports Ministry sets up panel

New Delhi: The ongoing tussle between grapplers and the Wrestling Federation of India has led to friction among the officials of the sport’s governing body and informal meetings are on to plan future course if WFI […]

India on to top of ODI rankings with 3-0 series win over NZ

Indore: The Indian cricket team rose to the top of the ICC Men’s ODI Team Rankings following their thumping 3-0 clean sweep over New Zealand here. Fantastic centuries by Shubman Gill (112 off 78) and Rohit […]

Suryakumar Yadav wins ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year award

New Delhi: India’s right-handed batter Suryakumar Yadav was named winner of the ICC Mens T20I cricketer of the year 2022 award. He also becomes the first Indian to win the honor. Suryakumar beat competition from England’s […]

Business

India’s digital transactions in 2022 more than US, UK, Germany, France combined

In a major push to the Digital India initiative, the digital payment transactions of India in 2022 were more than the combined digital payments of UK, Germany, France and the US. This was stated by […]

Understand pressures of middle class: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that she is sensitive about the pressures faced by the middle class, as she too is from the same class of society. The finance minister said that […]

Microsoft sacks 11,000 employees

New Delhi: Microsoft Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella said that the company will be “making changes that will result in the reduction of our overall workforce by 10,000 jobs through the end of FY23 Q3 […]

Lifestyle

The Price for Fast Delivery Can be Steep

The New York Times recently printed an article on the many delivery companies in India, some of whom promise delivery in less than 15 minutes.  An American living in India commented on the article, saying that she […]

Indian designer evokes mysteries of the ‘Cosmos’ in Paris

For a man with seemingly infinite creative ambitions, it is fitting that Indian designer Rahul Mishra’s latest Paris haute couture collection attempts to encapsulate the entire universe. Monday’s Fashion Week debut of “Cosmos” became the […]

Do Your Part to Help the Economy

Mecole Hardman, a wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, recently threw a remote at his wide-screen TV while watching his team play the San Diego Chargers.  Hardman was injured and could not play in […]