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Hundreds protest at Times Square to support Muslims

Hundreds protest at Times Square to support Muslims

    NEW YORK Times Square – the city’s biggest tourist attraction – was filled choc-a-block Feb. 19 as thousands, representing different backgrounds and faiths, gathered to express solidarity with Muslims. Dubbed “Today I am a Muslim Too,” the rally was co-organized by the Foundation For Ethnic Understanding…

Atul Khare’s term as UN Under-Secretary General extended

Atul Khare’s term as UN Under-Secretary General extended

UNITED NATIONS Secretary General Antonio Guterres has extended the term of Atul Khare, the highest ranking Indian civil servant at the U.N., as the Under- Secretary General for Field Support till April 2018. Khare plays a key role in tamping down the sexual abuse and exploitation scandal in U.N.…

City accuses Bronx landlord of running rat-infested illegal apartments

The city has accused a Bronx landlord of creating illegal apartments and allowing his building to become a breeding ground for rats. The building, where three people within a one-block radius of the building contracted rare rat-borne disease leptospirosis, is owned by Ved Parkash, the New York Post…

NYTWA stands in solidarity with striking Uber drivers in Qatar, India

NYTWA stands in solidarity with striking Uber drivers in Qatar, India

The New York Taxi Workers Alliance, which has a significant number of Indian and South Asian-origin cabbies, has…

Princeton student wins top fellowship

Princeton student wins top fellowship

An Indian-origin student is among 4 winners of Princeton University’s top honor for graduate level attendees. Neereja Sundaresan…

Connecticut Rep. Prasad Srinivasan launches bid for governor

Connecticut Rep. Prasad Srinivasan launches bid for governor

Mr. Prasad Srinivasan, a fourth-term state representative in Connecticut, says he is working towards a “better Connecticut” to…

Lindsay Lohan claims she was ‘racially profiled’ over a headscarf at London airport

Lindsay Lohan claims she was ‘racially profiled’ over a headscarf at London airport

American actress Lindsay Lohan claimed she was “racially profiled” at London Heathrow Airport recently while going through a…

Trump’s Travel Ban will take away US jobs: NYC & Company chief Fred Dixon

Trump’s Travel Ban will take away US jobs: NYC & Company chief Fred Dixon

The temporary travel ban imposed by the Trump administration on seven Muslim-majority countries can impact the reputation of…


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