Tag: New York

4 held in New York state for ‘plotting’ against Muslims

Three men and a teenage boy have been arrested and charged for an alleged plot against a small Islamic community in New York state, police said. The suspects have been accused of possessing homemade bombs and firearms, and planning to attack Islamberg, founded by a Pakistani cleric in the 1980s.[Read More…]

HQ Trivia app co-founder dead in New York home

HQ Trivia app co-founder dead in New York home

New York, Colin Kroll, co-founder and CEO of the hit gaming app HQ Trivia, was found dead in his New York apartment. He was 34 years old. On Sunday, Kroll was found unconscious in the bedroom of his New York apartment, after the technology entrepreneur’s girlfriend called the New York[Read More…]

Sushma Swaraj denies reports of her appointment as Andhra Governor

India, Pakistan foreign ministers to meet in New York

Breaking the ice in ties, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will meet her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) session that begins later this month — the first such high-level interaction between the neighbours after three years. “I can confirm that on[Read More…]

Women, men in US march topless for gender equality

Women, men in US march topless for gender equality

Hundreds of women, and some men, marched on Sunday through numerous cities in the US to show their breasts, demanding gender equality and to protest against the “commercialization and the double standards” which affects their lives and jobs. In its eleventh edition, the mobilization known as International Go Topless Day[Read More…]

US dollar rises against most currencies

The US dollar index increased against most other major currencies as investors bought the dip after the previous day’s sharp decline. In late New York trading on Monday, the euro fell to $1.1691 from $1.1725 in the previous session, and the British pound was down to $1.3101 from $1.3135 in[Read More…]

'I don't regret' firing man who wrote anti-diversity memo: Pichai

Google Maps introduces ‘wheelchair accessible’ routes

San Francisco: To make public transit work for the differently abled, Google on Friday introduced “wheelchair accessible” routes in Maps at major metropolitan transit centres around the world. The feature is rolling out in London, New York, Tokyo, Mexico City, Boston and Sydney. In city centres, buses and trains, often[Read More…]

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