New York

Community enthused about the only India Day Parade in New York

By SATimes Team  Garden  City, NY: The 10th India Day Parade of Long Island to be held in Hicksville, NY on Sunday, August 8, 2021 to celebrate India’s 75th Independence Day has generated great enthusiasm among the […]

Oyster Bay Town plants thousands of oysters

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino, Councilwoman Michele Johnson, Councilman Lou Imbroto, Town Clerk Rich LaMarca and Receiver of Taxes Jeff Pravato took to the waters on the Town’s north shore to continue efforts of replenishing […]

NYC’s $100 incentive to residents to get vaccinated

New York City is offering residents $100 to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as the highly contagious delta variant spreads throughout the U.S., fueling a surge in new cases.  New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio […]

International

Australia to return ‘stolen’ precious artefacts to India

Australia’s National Gallery said on Thursday that it will return 14 artworks to India, at least six of which are believed to have been stolen or illegally exported.  The artworks include sculptures, photographs and a […]

Terrorism to be India’s key agenda as UNSC President

New York: India, which has been elected as a non-permanent member of the Security Council, will serve as the president of the powerful 15-nation UN body for the month of August. The scourge of terrorism will […]

Imran Khan’s PTI wins PoK polls amid rigging charges

Islamabad: Amid allegations of poll rigging by the Opposition, Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party has won 25 of 45 seats in Pakistan occupied Kashmir legislative assembly elections marred by deadly violence. The PoK assembly has […]

Pandits taking up jobs in Kashmir, feel more secure: Govt to Parliament

New Delhi: Kashmiri Pandits have been taking up jobs in Kashmir and moving back there as they feel more secure, the Centre told Parliament on July 28. Minister of state for home affairs Nityanand Rai said […]

Peace, prosperity can’t coexist with terror: Rajnath at SCO meet

New Delhi: Peace and prosperity cannot coexist with terrorism, and any act of terror is a crime against humanity, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said during his address at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Defense Ministers’ Meeting […]

Centre sends team to Kerala amid rising Covid cases, 3rd wave fears

New Delhi: Kerala will go under complete lockdown this weekend as the state reports a surge in coronavirus cases, leading to fear of an imminent third wave. The southern state has been reporting a high number […]

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Entertainment

M. Night Shyamalan’s Old is his most intense movie in years

M Night Shyamalan has never made anything as intense as his latest film, Old. For almost two hours, the filmmaker behind The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable grabs his audience with a vise and squeezes them in the guts. It’s a film […]

Veteran Kannada actor Abhinaya Sharade Jayanthi passes away

Veteran Kannada actor Jayanthi, popularly known as ‘Abhinaya Sharade’, passed away on Monday due to age-related ailments at her residence in Bengaluru. The 76-year-old actor was known for her notable contribution to the Kannada cinema and acted in […]

Trailer of ‘Shershaah’ on legendary Kargil war hero Vikram Batra released

Dras (Ladakh): Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat made a remarkable observation at the “Shershaah” trailer launch here on the eve of Kargil Vijay Diwas, observed every year on July 26. Param Vir Chakra recipient and Kargil war hero Captain […]

Sports

Mary Kom loses bout with head high

India’s boxing great Mary Kom’s bid to win a second Olympic medal ended in the pre-quarters of Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. The London Olympics bronze medallist lost to 3rd seed Ingrit Valencia of Colombia via […]

Boxer Satish Kumar reaches quarterfinals

Indian boxer Satish Kumar advanced to the quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympics with a comprehensive win against Ricardo Brown of Jamaica in the mens super-heavyweight round of 16 bout on Thursday. Kumar, the 32 year […]

Sindhu storms into women’s singles quarterfinals

Midway through the first game against Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt in the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, coach Park Tae-sang told India’s PV Sindhu that she was rushing with her defence and should be more patient. Sindhu, […]

Business

Bank depositors will access money within 90 days: Sitharaman

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet has cleared the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Bill 2021 under which depositors of banks under moratorium will be able to access money within 90 days, finance minister Nirmala […]

If Tesla joins ‘Make in India’, govt will lower import duty

New Delhi: The government may consider lowering import duty along with offering other sops to Tesla, but for that, the electric vehicle major would have to invest in setting up a manufacturing facility in the […]

IMF cuts India growth to 9.5% due to Covid Delta

United Nations: The Delta variant-spurred Covid-19 second wave has shaved off 3 per cent from the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) previous projection for India’s economic growth for fiscal year 2021-22, pegging it now at 9.5 […]

Lifestyle

Princess Diana’s niece Lady Kitty’s much talked about wedding dress

Princess Diana’s niece Lady Kitty Spencer, 30 wore a remarkable Dolce and Gabbana wedding dress as she married billionaire fashion tycoon Michael Lewis, 62 in a ceremony in Italy. Lady Kitty, whose father is Earl Charles Spencer, tied […]

Mom’s good luck earrings for Mirabai Chanu

Mirabai Chanu ended India’s 21- year wait for a weightlifting medal at the Olympics by clinching a silver medal in the 49kg category to open the country’s medal tally at Tokyo. The 26-year-old lifted a […]

Gujarat’s Dholavira, Telangana’s Ramappa temple get UNESCO World Heritage Site tags

The cultural sites of Dholavira, a historical Harappan city, and the glorious Kakatiya Temples and Gateways — Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple in Telangana have been inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.  Both were India’s nominations for the UNESCO World […]