India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday June 28, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he was overwhelmed by the global response to the International Yoga Day, which was observed on June 21.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 22, 2015
About 17,000 people set out their mats and stretched into yoga exercises in New York's Times Square Sunday, including the United Nations' leader, to celebrate the first International Day of Yoga.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday June 22, 2015
India created two world records on International Yoga Day with the yoga performance at Rajpath led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi: The record for largest yoga class, with 35,985 people, and the record for most nationalities participating in a single...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 20, 2015
A ton of illegal ivory carved into decorative objects was destroyed in New York's Times Square today as US officials denounced poaching that kills thousands of elephants a year.
World News | Courtney Rubin, the New York Times | Thursday June 18, 2015
Just after sunset on a recent Friday night, what looked like a silent flash mob or a mass game of charades was taking place in a cordoned-off cobblestone square in the South Street Seaport: some 300 people dancing wildly, sans music. Or so it seemed.
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday June 17, 2015
The International Yoga Day celebrations at Delhi's Rajpath will be held on as grand a scale as the Republic Day. The entire area has been blocked off for the preparations, which will be in place till the celebrations are held on Sunday.
IANS | Wednesday June 17, 2015
More than 30,000 people are expected to participate in a mass demonstration of the ancient art in the city's Times Square after global leaders and diplomats from around the world launch the observance at the UN headquarters.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 17, 2015
As the world celebrates International Day of Yoga on Sunday in a unique event that is in many ways an endorsement of the Indian way of life, more than 30,000 people are expected to participate in a mass demonstration of the ancient art in the city's ...
World News | Vindu Goel and Mike Isaac, The New York Times | Saturday June 13, 2015
Jack Dorsey is a figure of legend to newer Twitter employees, and remembered with varying degrees of fondness and fear by those who worked with him during his earlier stints there.
India News | Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Friday June 12, 2015
One of the lesser known facts about yoga and United States of America is that almost one out of every ten adults practice it, making it a USD 37 billion (almost Rs 240 crores) industry. In a country where yoga studios are said to be nearly as popular...
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday June 10, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tweeted that a new website dedicated to the International Yoga Day has been launched. The site, operated by the Ministry of External Affairs, gives all the details about the programmes to be conducted internationall...
PTI | Tuesday June 16, 2015
The International Yoga Day to be broadcasted at the Times Square, the global crossroad in the heart of Manhattan.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 9, 2015
The celebrations commemorating the first International Day of Yoga in New York, to be presided over by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, will be broadcast at Times Square to a global audience.
World News | Reuters | Friday March 13, 2015
Two Pakistani-born brothers accused in a plot to detonate a bomb in New York City to avenge the deaths of people killed by drone attacks in Afghanistan, pleaded guilty to federal terrorism charges on Thursday in Miami.
World News | Reuters | Friday January 2, 2015
Roughly 1 million revelers rang in the new year at New York's Times Square under unusually tight security for the nation's biggest New Year's Eve celebration, while at least 29 protesters were arrested in California after violence broke out at a marc...
World News | Reuters | Friday January 2, 2015
Roughly 1 million revelers packed New York's Times Square and rang in the new year with the city's annual crystal ball drop under unusually tight security for the nation's biggest New Year's Eve celebrations.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday January 1, 2015
Revelers crowded New York's Times Square and converged on the beaches of Brazil and skyscrapers of Dubai to say good riddance to a turbulent 2014 marred by terror woes, Ebola outbreaks and a horrific series of airline disasters.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 24, 2014
A national coalition of activists on Tuesday rejected calls to suspend anti-police protests in New York after two officers were murdered and called for a mass demonstration on New Year's Eve.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the Indian community at a grand public reception at New York's Madison Square Garden on September 28 will be beamed live on giant screens at the city's iconic Times Square.
Mumbai News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 12, 2014
Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Shripad Yesso Naik on Friday announced the setting up of a cultural hub in Mumbai on the lines of New York's Times Square.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Ataui Deng, a Sudanese model who has worked with some of the world's top designers, has gone missing in New York, police said on Monday.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday August 6, 2014
A traffic accident involving two double-decker tour buses in the city's Theater District on Tuesday afternoon injured 13 people, three of them seriously.
Offbeat | Trinaa Prasad | Wednesday July 30, 2014
It started with a fake Barack Obama (a lookalike, if you please), fake security entourage, and a handful of fake fans.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday July 29, 2014
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