New York

Town of Oyster Bay cautions against holiday scams

Town of Oyster Bay Councilwoman Vicki Walsh cautions residents to be on alert of potential telephone and internet scams this Holiday Season, particularly those soliciting any personal information or monetary contribution. “Time and time again […]

NY offers ‘Ski For Free’ incentive to get more kids vaccinated

The ski season is underway and the state wants to give you a free lift ticket if you get vaccinated of course. Governor Kathy Hochul announced the “Ski For Free” sweepstakes for kids ages 5 […]

NY launches first-in-nation $539 M Homeowner Assistance Fund

  Governor Kathy Hochul announced that New York State is the first state in the nation to receive U.S. Department of the Treasury’s approval to launch its Homeowner Assistance Fund, a program that will provide up to […]

International

Indian Professors are an unlikely group hit by Tigray conflict in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa: Deteriorating situation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia has impacted an unlikely group of people—the hundreds of Indian professors who teach in institutions of higher learning across the country. 1.42 million students in Ethiopia […]

In diplomatic courtesy, India hosts Pak team under SCO framework

New Delhi: India hosted a Pakistani delegation that came to participate in a cyber security seminar under the framework of the SCO Regional Anti-Terrorism Structure (RATS). Charge d’Affaires at the Pakistan High Commission Aftab Hasan Khan […]

Jaishankar met the Crown Prince in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and expressed confidence that the bilateral strategic ties between India and the UAE will scale new heights […]

MAMATA IS A LEADER IN A HURRY

UPA’s disintegration may benefit Modi in 2024 By K.S. Tomar At times, political maneuvers may prove counterproductive. West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee — a leader in a hurry — seems to be walking in […]

Waseem Rizvi, ex-chief Waqf Board converts to Hinduism

Former Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chairman Waseem Rizvi on Monday quit Islam and converted to Hinduism. Rizvi was converted to Hinduism by Swami Yati Narsinghanand, the head priest of Dasna Devi temple in Ghaziabad. […]

India-Russia ink AK-203 assault rifle deal, renew 10-year pact

India and Russia signed a military tech cooperation agreement during the ongoing maiden 2+2 dialogue aimed at bolstering defense ties over the next decade. The two countries also signed agreements for the procurement of AK-203 […]

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Entertainment

Nick Jonas ready for Bollywood debut?

American singer Nick Jonas is eagerly waiting for the right Bollywood offer before making his debut on the silver screen, according to a Firstpost report. Jonas, who is married to Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra praised […]

Bollywood stars get set for ‘KatVic’ wedding

The much-publicized wedding of Bollywood heartthrobs Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif will see 120 guests in attendance at the Six Senses Fort Barwara Hotel in Rajasthan. Bollywood bigwigs like Varun Dhawan, Shashank Khaitan, Rohit Shetty, […]

Review: ‘Bob Biswas’ is intriguing but perfunctorily mounted

By Troy Ribeiro ‘Bob Biswas’ with a character-driven plot, is a slow-paced film. The titular character in a vulnerable state of mind embarks on a journey of self-discovery after being in a coma for eight […]

Sports

Virat Kohli first cricketer to win 50 international matches across formats

Virat Kohli on Monday became the first cricketer in history to register 50 wins in international cricket across formats after India crushed New Zealand by 372 runs in the Mumbai Test to clinch the two-match […]

Omicron scare: 10 passengers from ‘at-risk’ nations test Covid +ve

Mumbai: At least 10 cases of Covid-19 have been detected after the screening of passengers from flights arriving in India from “at-risk” countries starting December. The positive samples of the passengers have been sent for Genomic […]

Wait for a possible Indo-Pak clash in hockey

New Delhi: Following India’s 10-wicket defeat to Pakistan in the ICC T20 World Cup recently, fans here are looking forward to another clash — albeit on a different turf — and hoping India get a […]

Business

USTR flags market access, tariffs, digital trade as key issues

New Delhi: United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai has raised market access restrictions, high tariffs, unpredictable regulatory requirements and restricted digital trade measures as key issues with India and underscored the huge potential of trade […]

Reliance, Paytm triggered India’s stock market bloodbath

Mumbai: On November 18, India’s biggest IPO tanked. A day after the Paytm listing, Reliance Industries’ 2019 deal with Saudi Arabia’s state-controlled energy giant Aramco was called off. As India’s largest company eyes a greener […]

Paytm’s IPO flop rattles millions of retail investors

Paytm IPO investors lose $900 million in two days as India’s biggest listing flopped. Mumbai: A stunning two-day plunge by India’s Paytm, run by Vijay Shekhar Sharma, after its initial public offering casts a shadow […]

Lifestyle

Can’t wait for all the waiting to end

I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of waiting. I’ve spent too much of my life waiting: waiting for the doctor to show up, waiting for the traffic light to turn green, waiting for […]

This festive season make it personal!

By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe Life was moving at a fast pace for most of us and then bam… the pandemic hit. The pace definitely slowed down and gave us an opportunity to look back at […]

Wash those stickers before you eat them

Newspapers provide an invaluable service to their readers. If you don’t believe me, just consider this question that was recently sent to a wellness column in the New York Times: “I keep finding myself biting into […]