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New York Celebrates Annual Gay Pride Parade
Tens of thousands of people with rainbow banners, posters and fancy costumes, marched in the gay pride parade here. New York city that has raised awareness for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community for now 48 years. Grand marshals for the NYC Pride 2017 include the Americ..
US Dollar Wavers Narrowly Amid Economic Data
The US dollar traded mixed against other major currencies as investors digested a batch of economic reports. In late New York trading on Thursday, the euro fell to $1.1149 from $1.1164 in the previous session, and the British pound climbed to $1.2672 from $1.2669 in the previous session, Xinhua n..
Anupam Thanks Hindi Filmdom For His ‘Enriching’ Journey
Veteran actor Anupam Kher has thanked the Indian film industry for making his journey enriching. "Namaste! On my way to the premier of my 500th movie 'The Big Sick' in New York. Thank you Indian Film Industry for making my journey enriching," Anupam tweeted. He also shared a photograph of him..
Irrfan Khan Shooting For ‘Puzzle’ In New York
Internationally acclaimed Indian actor Irrfan Khan is shooting in New York for his next Hollywood project "Puzzle". Irrfan on Monday night shared a photograph on Twitter of himself along with the film's cameraman Chris Norr, who has been the director of photography for the 2012 British-American h..
Anupam Kher Illuminates UN Building In New York
Veteran Indian actor Anupam Kher says it was a great honour for him to illuminate the UN building here in preparation of International Day of Yoga, which is on Wednesday. Anupam on Monday took to Twitter to thank Syed Akbaruddin, India's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN. "Gre..
Actor Saif Ali Khan To Co- host The 18th IIFA Awards With Karan Johar
Actor Saif Ali Khan is set to co- host the 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards with filmmaker Karan Johar in New York. The star-studded award ceremony to be held on July 15 will witness power-packed performances by Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, Shahid Kapo..
Bangladeshi Diplomat In US Charged With Trafficking
A high-ranking Bangladeshi diplomat based in New York, accused of forcing his servant to work for up to 18 hours a day without pay, was charged on Monday with labour trafficking and assault, CNN reported. Shahedul Islam, Bangladesh's Deputy Consul General in New York, faces up to 15 years in pris..
US Stocks Close Lower Amid Economic Data
New York: US stocks closed lower as investors were digesting the latest economic data from the country. The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Tuesday lost 50.8 points, or 0.24 per cent, to 21,029.47, Xinhua news agency reported. The S&P 500 erased 2.91 points, or 0.12 per cent, to 2,412.91. The Na..
Novel HIV Test To Detect Hidden Virus Faster
New York: American researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed a test that is sensitive enough to detect "hidden" HIV and yet is faster, less labour-intensive and less expensive than the current "gold standard" test. HIV virus has a knack for lying dormant in immune cells at level..
Marijuana Use May Increase Gum Disease Risk
New York: Frequent recreational use of cannabis including marijuana, hashish, and hash oil increases the risk of gum disease, says a study. "It is well known that frequent tobacco use can increase the risk of periodontal disease, but it was surprising to see that recreational cannabis users may a..