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  • Salman Rushdie off the ventilator and talking, day after attack Aug 14, 2022 06:53 AM IST

    Salman Rushdie off the ventilator and talking, day after attack

    The man accused of attacking Rushdie on Friday at the Chautauqua Institution, a nonprofit education and retreat centre, pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and assault charges in what a prosecutor called a “preplanned” crime

  • After years in hiding in London, Rushdie lived freely in New York Aug 13, 2022 01:54 PM IST

    After years in hiding in London, Rushdie lived freely in New York

    Rushdie’s early work questioned the founding myths of India and Pakistan and eventually Islam, Akhtar said, calling “The Satanic Verses” a seminal moment for his own development as a young Muslim writer.

  • 'Utterly horrified and shocked': Shashi Tharoor on Rushdie attack Aug 13, 2022 01:31 PM IST

    'Utterly horrified and shocked': Shashi Tharoor on Rushdie attack

    Rushdie was on a ventilator with a damaged liver and may lose one of his eyes after he was stabbed in the neck and abdomen by a man on stage at a literary event in upstate New York.

  • Attack on Salman Rushdie is 'appalling', says White House NSA Jake Sullivan Aug 13, 2022 11:40 AM IST

    Attack on Salman Rushdie is 'appalling', says White House NSA Jake Sullivan

    A bloodied Rushdie was airlifted from a field adjacent to the venue to a hospital in northwestern Pennsylvania where the 75-year-old writer underwent surgery.

  • Salman Rushdie: What is the controversy about his book 'The Satanic Verses' Aug 13, 2022 08:56 AM IST

    Salman Rushdie: What is the controversy about his book 'The Satanic Verses'

    Celebrated author Salman Rushdie spent a decade in hiding after the publication of 'The Satanic Verses' in 1988. The book was deemed blasphemous by many.

  • Salman Rushdie suffered stab wound to his neck in on-stage attack, New York police says Aug 12, 2022 09:50 PM IST

    Salman Rushdie suffered stab wound to his neck in on-stage attack, New York police says

    Rushdie was taken by helicopter to a hospital but his condition was not yet known, police said.

  • Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York Aug 12, 2022 08:50 PM IST

    Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York

    An Associated Press reporter witnessed a man storm the stage at the Chautauqua Institution and begin punching or stabbing Salman Rushdie as he was being introduced

  • This company is hiring people with 'exceptional sleeping ability' to nap in their stores Aug 08, 2022 02:30 PM IST

    This company is hiring people with 'exceptional sleeping ability' to nap in their stores

    The company stated that successful candidates will be allowed to wear pajamas to work, have access to free company products, and will have the flexibility of a part-time schedule.

  • How New York City hopes to win its long, losing war on trash Aug 06, 2022 10:33 PM IST

    How New York City hopes to win its long, losing war on trash

    For the city, social media campaigns and rat-resistant receptacles are just the latest attempts to solve a New York City quandary that is more than a century old: What do you do with millions of people’s trash every day?

  • Alibaba strives to keep New York and Hong Kong listings Aug 01, 2022 07:05 AM IST

    Alibaba strives to keep New York and Hong Kong listings

    The company on Friday became the latest of more than 270 firms to be added to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's list of Chinese companies that might be delisted for not meeting auditing requirements.

  • Two Indian brothers, their Indian-American friend charged in first ever cryptocurrency insider trading tipping scheme: Official Jul 22, 2022 07:37 AM IST

    Two Indian brothers, their Indian-American friend charged in first ever cryptocurrency insider trading tipping scheme: Official

    Ishan Wahi, 32, and his brother Nikhil Wahi, 26, are citizens of India and were residing in Seattle while Sameer Ramani, 33, resides in Houston.

  • Blackstone draws over $24 billion commitments for latest real estate fund Jul 21, 2022 08:23 AM IST

    Blackstone draws over $24 billion commitments for latest real estate fund

    The company has also struck multi-billion dollar deals for student housing REIT American Campus Communities Inc (ACC.N) and multifamily housing REIT Preferred Apartment Communities .

  • US eatery serves world’s costliest fries sprinkled with gold dust. It's priced at... Jul 14, 2022 01:27 PM IST

    US eatery serves world’s costliest fries sprinkled with gold dust. It's priced at...

    The french fries are served up on a Baccarat crystal Arabesque Plate worth about Rs 18,000, with a matching bowl to carry the dipping sauce.

  • Warren Buffett says this is the best advice he ever got Jul 07, 2022 05:09 PM IST

    Warren Buffett says this is the best advice he ever got

    Today, Warren Buffett is one of the most respected voices in business. But when he was a youngster fresh out of college, who are the people who mentored him?

  • Keanu Reeves's reaction to young fan's questions has Twitter saying 'We need more Keanus!' Jul 06, 2022 03:23 PM IST

    Keanu Reeves's reaction to young fan's questions has Twitter saying 'We need more Keanus!'

    The Twitter thread went viral with fans admiring Keanu Reeves for being "genuinely kind" and "very polite and humble".

  • Stay-at-home daughter turns spending parents' money into a 'job', uses Rs 40 lakh/day Jul 05, 2022 01:40 PM IST

    Stay-at-home daughter turns spending parents' money into a 'job', uses Rs 40 lakh/day

    Roma Abdesselam, 26, said that her parents have cut her off financially because of her "job", but added that their cash bans never last long.

  • New York governor: State to limit where guns can be carried Jul 02, 2022 04:25 PM IST

    New York governor: State to limit where guns can be carried

    Gov. Kathy Hochul said lawmakers have agreed on the broad strokes of a gun control bill that the Democratic-led Legislature is poised to pass Thursday.

  • New York fights back on guns and abortion after Supreme Court rulings Jul 02, 2022 01:15 PM IST

    New York fights back on guns and abortion after Supreme Court rulings

    Legislature adopted a new law placing significant restrictions on the carrying of handguns and passed an amendment that would initiate the process of enshrining the right to abortion in the state constitution.

  • Watch: Chaos on Carnival cruise ship as passengers brawl over alleged threesome Jun 30, 2022 05:12 PM IST

    Watch: Chaos on Carnival cruise ship as passengers brawl over alleged threesome

    A huge fight that broke out among dozens of passengers aboard the Carnival Magic cruise ship was caught on camera.

  • Video: In New York City, bulldozer crushes nearly 100 ‘dangerous’ dirt bikes Jun 24, 2022 06:21 PM IST

    Video: In New York City, bulldozer crushes nearly 100 ‘dangerous’ dirt bikes

    New York City officials crushed 92 illegal dirt bikes and ATVs (all-terrain vehicles) under a bulldozer Tuesday in an effort to make the streets safer.

  • How an SOS message on a food delivery app led to captive New York woman's rescue Jun 24, 2022 11:37 AM IST

    How an SOS message on a food delivery app led to captive New York woman's rescue

    In her order, the woman included the hastily typed instructions "please call the police... please don't make it obvious".

  • China’s tech giants lost their swagger and may never get it back Jun 24, 2022 07:05 AM IST

    China’s tech giants lost their swagger and may never get it back

    These insiders describe an ongoing sense of paranoia and paralysis, along with an unsettling realization that the sky-high growth rates of the past two decades are likely never coming back.

  • California, New York and Massachusetts among top five destinations for Indian students going to the US Jun 21, 2022 02:31 PM IST

    California, New York and Massachusetts among top five destinations for Indian students going to the US

    An analysis of the official international student flow to the US shows that while more than 27 percent of foreign students in Illinois are Indians, its almost 22 percent in Texas, about 18 percent in New York and 13.7 percent in California.

  • Video: Tom Hanks yells at fans 'to back the f*** off' after wife Rita Wilson trips because of them Jun 17, 2022 02:11 PM IST

    Video: Tom Hanks yells at fans 'to back the f*** off' after wife Rita Wilson trips because of them

    The couple were exiting a restaurant in New York City on Wednesday when they were surrounded by several fans snapping photos on their phones.

  • Credit Suisse director fired for assaulting waiter. Shocking outburst captured on camera Jun 11, 2022 07:25 PM IST

    Credit Suisse director fired for assaulting waiter. Shocking outburst captured on camera

    A director for Credit Suisse was fired after assaulting a waiter in a shocking video that emerged online last week.

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