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Kate Middleton, Prince William First Official Visit to NY Includes 9/11 Memorial, Meeting JayZ, Beyonce, Tom Hanks

The British royal couple Prince William and Kate Middleton are in New York on Tuesday as part of their first official visit, which includes a meeting with Jay-Z, Beyonce and Tom Hanks. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge started their itinerari, despite bitter wind and rain, with a visit to the memorial plaza outside the National Sept. 11 Memorial and ...

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JLo Buys $22 Million Plush Mansion Overseeing Madison Square

Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez has reportedly splashed $22 million on a penthouse in New york, overseeing the famous Madison Square where Indian PM Narendra Modi gave his vibrant speech recently. According to New York Daily News newspaper, the 45-year-old has bought a four-bedroom apartment in a building, which also houses stars like Chelsea Clinton and NASCAR racing driver Jeff Gordon, in ...

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Narendra Modi Australia Visit: Madison Square like Reception Awaits PM in Sydney

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to visit Australia for the G-20 summit in Brisbane next month, the Indian diaspora in Sydney is planning an event similar to the one New York’s Madison Square hosted for him. With an expected turn-over of 15,000 people, the Sydney event is being hosted by the Indian Australian Community Foundation (IACF), a ...

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PM’s US Visit: “Thank You America,” Says Modi Before Leaving US

After the five-day “successful and satisfactory trip” in the US, Modi thanked America before leaving the country. While concluding Modi’s last official engagement at an event was organised by the US Indian Business Council (USIBC) on Tuesday, he expressed his gratitude, saying, “Thank You America.” Modi declared, “My visit has been very successful. From here I am going to airport ...

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Modi says ‘Deeply touched by Warm Welcome’

On his five-day visit to US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Modi thanked the Indian American Community on Friday after receiving a warm welcome by them in New York. Modi expressed his gratitude through the microblogging website Twitter, saying: “A big thank you for the warm welcome in New York! Deeply touched. Looking forward to a great trip ahead.” After received ...

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India Provides $3 million to UN for Women Empowerment

India’s Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri, Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, has handed over a check of $1 million towards India’s contribution to the core voluntary budget of UN Women (for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women), for the financial year 2012-2013, at the United Nations in New York on Tuesday. This ...

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It’s going to be a long legal battle ahead for Rajat Gupta

By Sharmistha Chakraborty WASHINGTON, DC: The stage is set for a high-stake legal battle between the US government and Rajat Gupta, one of America’s most respected corporate leaders. The Kolkata-born Gupta, charged with insider trading, has pleaded not guilty and was granted bail after he turned himself in at the office of Federal Bureau of investigation in Manhattan on last ...

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DNAinfo Offers Halloween Special for New York City

Waiting until the last minute to make Halloween plans? DNAinfo.com has a comprehensive neighborhood guide to Halloween in New York City, including ghostly haunts, safe places for trick or treating with kids, and the best city locations for pumpkin picking. “As New York City’s leading neighborhood news source, DNAinfo.com has uncovered unusual, safe and fun Halloween activities for kids and ...

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IIT alumni meet in New York ponders success

By Sujeet Rajan NEW YORK: Sixty years ago, on August 18, 1951, when the first Indian Institute of Technology was inaugurated at Kharagpur, the New York Times ran a front page story which emphasized that in course of time, the “IITians will be known for their loyalty to their alma mater and many Alumni Associations will be active in India ...

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