Tag: New York

Viral dance video at Times Square
Watch: This garba dance at Times Square is awesome

With more than 2.41k likes, the video has been loved by one and all on social media. Three beautiful girls can be seen dancing to a garba number. The video caption reads, “Garba Dance in NYC,” with a love sign.

  • Monday, 15 August 2022
Noted author Salman Rushdie attacked on stage at New York event
Noted author Salman Rushdie attacked on stage at New York event

State Police said Rushdie, who appeared to have been stabbed in his neck, was flown by helicopter to a hospital from the remote education and spiritual centre in Chautauqua about 550 km from New York City, but did not disclose his condition.

  • Friday, 12 August 2022
Parbati Idol
Stolen over 50 years ago from Tamil Nadu, Parvati idol traced to New York auction house

The Tamil Nadu Police's Idol Wing have traced an idol of Goddess Parvati that was stolen from a temple in the state in 1971 to the Bonhams auction house in New York, officials said on Monday.

  • Monday, 08 August 2022
NYC declares monkeypox public health emergency
NYC declares monkeypox public health emergency

The declaration will allow the health department to issue emergency orders under the city health code and amend code provisions to help slow the spread.

  • Sunday, 31 July 2022
Nine Children Among 19 Killed In One Of The Worst Fires In New York City
Nine Children Among 19 Killed In One Of The Worst Fires In New York City

Victims were found in stairways on every floor of the building, many in cardiac arrest.

  • Monday, 10 January 2022
Novel robotic system capable of learning ownership relations, norms

New York: Researchers have developed a robotic system capable of representing, learning and inferring ownership relations and norms that may address some challenges associated with teaching robots social norms and how to conform with them. According to the researchers from the Yale University, ownership norms are a set of social norms that help to navigate […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
US stocks close higher after midterm elections

New York: US stocks closed higher after the results of the country’s midterm elections came out as expected. The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Wednesday was up 545.29 points, or 2.13 per cent, to 26,180.30. The S&P 500 rose 58.44 points, or 2.12 per cent, to 2,813.89, Xinhua news agency reported. The Nasdaq Composite Index […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Your genes may not help you live long

New York: Although long life tends to run in families, genetics has far less influence on life span than previously thought, according to a new analysis of an aggregated set of family trees of more than 400 million people. The study suggests that the heritability of life span is well below past estimates, which failed to […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
NASA grants $7 mn for new life detection

New York: NASA has awarded nearly $7 million for a fresh interdisciplinary project to detect new, non-Earth-like life on Mars, Jupiter and Saturn’s icy moons. The Laboratory for Agnostic Biosignatures (LAB) will lay the groundwork for characterising potential biosignatures, or signs of life, a statement late on Sunday said. LAB’s initial research focus is on […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
People relate body shapes to personality traits, says study

New York: When we meet new people, our first impressions of their personality may depend, at least in part, on their body shape, according to a new research. The findings showed that people perceived classically feminine (pear-shaped) and classically masculine (broad-shouldered) bodies as being associated with “active” traits, such as being quarrelsome, extraverted, and irritable. […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Oil prices rise amid political uncertainties

New York: Oil prices rallied on Monday amid tensions over the disappearance of a Saudi Arabian journalist, which stoked crude supply worries. US President Donald Trump said on Monday that he will send Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of the journalist, Xinhua reported. Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist and columnist for […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Novel model may help robots navigate more like humans

New York: As robots may struggle with navigational concepts, a team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have devised a new way to help them navigate environments more as humans do. The novel motion-planning model lets robots determine how to reach a goal by exploring the environment, observing other agents, and exploiting […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Aspirin may lower risk of ovarian cancer

New York: Taking a low-dose of aspirin daily may help women lower their risk of developing ovarian cancer by 23 per cent, suggests a new study. Ovarian cancer is the most fatal gynaecological cancer, largely due to lack of early detection strategies and is believed that the inflammation that occurs during ovulation plays a role […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Death Risk 5 times higher in epileptic pregnant women: Study

New York: The risk of dying during pregnancy is five times higher for women with epilepsy, finds a new study. According to the study, from the Aarhus University in Denmark, pregnant women with epilepsy die of virtually the same conditions and events that women without epilepsy die of — ranging from accidents to blood clots, cancer […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
First evidence of moon outside our solar system: Astronomers

New York: Using the Hubble Space Telescope and the Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have found the first compelling evidence for a Neptune-sized moon orbiting a giant gas planet 8,000 light-years away. The detection of the candidate exomoon — moons orbiting planets in other star systems — is unusual because of its large size, comparable to […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021