Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicNew York

Topic: New York

New York police identify ‘person of interest’ as Brooklyn subway shooter remains at large

Keys found at the scene of the attack belong to a U-Haul van rented by Frank R. James, 62, who has addresses in Philadelphia and the Milwaukee area, police said.

16,600km: Cathay Pacific NY-Hong Kong flight set for distance record with route skipping Russia

The distance of 16,618 kilometres would surpass Singapore Airlines’ New York service, which totals 15,349 km, FlightRadar24 data show. The new Cathay flight will take about 17 hours.

What went behind the ‘breakthrough’ pig to human kidney transplant in New York

In 1997, India had seen a similar operation, when a transplant surgeon from Assam had conducted a pig-to-human heart and lung transplant in Guwahati. The patient, though, died a week later.

Singer R Kelly faces life in US prison for trafficking, child pornography, sexual violence

Sexual abuse allegations against the R&B artiste, known for songs like 'I Believe I Can Fly', date back to 1994 when he married singer Aaliyah who was just 15 years old at the time.

21,900 body parts in debris — the controversial story of the remains of World Trade Center

After 9/11, authorities designated a Staten Island landfill as the site where the tower debris was to be transported and sorted for human residues.

From World Trade Center to last person on last boat leaving Manhattan — My 9/11 story

In ‘On A Wing And A Prayer’, Kushal Choksi writes that he saw birds nose diving towards him from the North Tower — only they weren’t birds.

New York now has better Indian food than London

The latest collaboration between restaurateur Roni Mazumdar and chef Chintan Pandya confirms New York’s supremacy. Their restaurant is 'unapologetically Indian'.

New York Post reporter quits after being ‘forced’ to write false story on Kamala Harris

A front page story on New York Post Sunday falsely claimed that undocumented minors were being welcomed to the US with copies of a children's book authored by Vice President Harris.

65-year-old Asian-origin woman punched, kicked & ‘racially abused’ on her way to church in NYC

An unknown man who attacked the woman is said to have yelled ‘F*** you, you don’t belong here’. Footage also shows eyewitnesses did nothing to help her.

‘Once-in-a-lifetime gift’ — First successful face, double hand transplant completed in US

A team of over 140 healthcare staff at New York University’s Langone Health conducted a 23-hour surgery on a New Jersey worker who had suffered third-degree burns in 2018.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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