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Former US President Donald Trump pays $110,000 fine for blocking New York state tax probe
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Former US President Donald Trump pays $110,000 fine for blocking New York state tax probe

Trump was ordered to pay $10,000 a day for as long as he refused to provide accounting and tax documents as part of a civil investigation by Attorney General Letitia James and was then given time till 20 May to make the payment

Nawazuddin Siddiqui, the price of stardom
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Nawazuddin Siddiqui, the price of stardom

The breakthrough performance of Nawazuddin Siddiqui was not Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs Of Wasseypur or Sacred Games, as most believe. It was a film called Patang in 2012 where he played a small part.

More mass shootings are happening at grocery stores – 13% shooters are motivated by racial hatred, criminologists find
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More mass shootings are happening at grocery stores – 13% shooters are motivated by racial hatred, criminologists find

Mass public shootings in which four or more people are killed have become more frequent, and deadly, in the last decade. And the tragedy in Buffalo is the latest in a recent trend of mass public shootings taking place in retail establishments

New York raises COVID alert; imposes mask rule in indoor public settings as cases soar
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New York raises COVID alert; imposes mask rule in indoor public settings as cases soar

The seven-day average percentage of positive COVID-19 test results rose to 5.18 per cent in New York City on Monday with daily new COVID-19 cases in the United States on the rise since early April

Vicky Kaushal turns 34: Katrina Kaif pens adorable note, shares mushy pictures from NY vacay
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Vicky Kaushal turns 34: Katrina Kaif pens adorable note, shares mushy pictures from NY vacay

During their stay in New York, Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif went bowling, met with friends and also visited Priyanka Chopra’s popular Indian restaurant in the city.

US shooting: 10 dead in Buffalo supermarket attack; police describe it as 'racially motived' hate crime
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US shooting: 10 dead in Buffalo supermarket attack; police describe it as 'racially motived' hate crime

The gunman wore body armor and military-style clothing during the attack in the supermarket in Buffalo, New York, where mostly Blacks shoppers and workers at Tops Friendly Market were present. He even aired the shooting live on Twitch

Bibhu Mohapatra on incorporating traditional handwork into his design aesthetics, future plans and more
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Bibhu Mohapatra on incorporating traditional handwork into his design aesthetics, future plans and more

'Crafts that are ancient or dying or actively being reinvented- those crafts speak to me,' says Bibhu Mohapatra

Consulate General of India, New York, condemns Connecticut Assembly’s call to celebrate ‘Sikh Independence Day'
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Consulate General of India, New York, condemns Connecticut Assembly’s call to celebrate ‘Sikh Independence Day'

'These vested interests seek to divide communities and promote bigotry and hatred. Their agenda of violence has no place in democratic societies like the USA and India,' the Consulate General of India said

New York State Senate drops 'Swastika' as 'fascist symbol' from two bills
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New York State Senate drops 'Swastika' as 'fascist symbol' from two bills

The bills made reference to the Swastika in relation with the Capitol Siege when 'attackers carried white supremacist symbols including the flag known as the 'Confederate battle flag' and anti-Semitic, fascist symbols including swastikas'

Shlok Sharma's 'Two Sisters and a Husband' to premiere at Tribeca Film Festival in New York
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Shlok Sharma's 'Two Sisters and a Husband' to premiere at Tribeca Film Festival in New York

Director Shlok Sharma's 'Two Sisters and a Husband' is India's official entry to the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival in New York this year.

Slim and trim! All you need to know about Steinway Tower, the world’s thinnest skyscraper in New York
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Slim and trim! All you need to know about Steinway Tower, the world’s thinnest skyscraper in New York

The Steinway Tower measures a mere 17.5 metres wide and is 435 metres tall. The uber-luxe skyscraper offers 60 apartments, with a starting cost of $7.75 million

Amazon workers win their first union in the US: What does it mean and why is it significant
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Amazon workers win their first union in the US: What does it mean and why is it significant

In what is being described as a modern-day David vs Goliath battle, a small group of workers succeeded in forming Amazon's first union at a warehouse on Staten Island in New York. Their efforts are laudable, as they went up against one of the fiercest anti-union companies in the United States

Amazon workers in NYC's Staten Island vote to unionise in historic labor win
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Amazon workers in NYC's Staten Island vote to unionise in historic labor win

Warehouse workers cast 2,654 votes — or about 55% — in favor of a union, giving the fledgling Amazon Labor Union enough support to pull off a victory

Notes on The Bold Type finale — Rolling into future with reflections on ambition, growth, and self
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Notes on The Bold Type finale — Rolling into future with reflections on ambition, growth, and self

The Bold Type is a smiling reminder that ambition and growth need not always be one-track. They could also entail coming back to where you were when you started out — because that's where you want to be.

Russia, Ukraine clash at emergency special session of UN General Assembly: Only 11th such meet since 1956
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Russia, Ukraine clash at emergency special session of UN General Assembly: Only 11th such meet since 1956

While Ukraine demanded that Moscow stop its offensive and reverse the decision relating to the status of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, Russia said that the root of the current crisis lies in the actions of Kyiv itself

Of spaghetti meatballs, chicken tikka masala, and General Tso's: How independent films have depicted 'immigrant food'
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Of spaghetti meatballs, chicken tikka masala, and General Tso's: How independent films have depicted 'immigrant food'

Many immigrants brought with them their cultures and memories of the foods they cooked back home. They set up restaurants, first to serve their immigrant brothers and sisters, but later to bring their cuisines to the rest of the American population.

From New York to Nevada, how US is bidding farewell to COVID-19 restrictions
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From New York to Nevada, how US is bidding farewell to COVID-19 restrictions

Seeing a drop in coronavirus infections and hospitalisations, several states, including Nevada, New York and Illinois have ended mask mandates for indoor settings

Indian Americans condemn vandalism of Mahatma Gandhi statue in New York
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Indian Americans condemn vandalism of Mahatma Gandhi statue in New York

The eight-foot-high statue, located in Manhattan's Union Square, was defaced by some unknown persons on Saturday

Explained: Nor'easter that battered US East Coast with deep snow and powerful winds
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Explained: Nor'easter that battered US East Coast with deep snow and powerful winds

Five states — New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Rhode Island and Virginia — declared an emergency after heavy snowfall caused transport chaos and power cuts for thousands

Barkat book review: Vikas Khanna's memoir reflects chef's kindness and perseverance for philanthropy
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Barkat book review: Vikas Khanna's memoir reflects chef's kindness and perseverance for philanthropy

Barkat is a celebration of Vikas Khanna’s journey from childhood until now. It is a homage to his roots, his cultural heritage.