Rihanna, Jay-Z, Charlize Theron and other celebrities are calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the death of 20-year-old Danroy “DJ” Henry Jr., a Black football player at Pace University killed by a white police officer in New York nearly a decade ago.

WASHINGTON/MINNEAPOLIS, June 3: Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of U.S. cities on Tuesday for an eighth consecutive night of protests over the death of a black man in police custody, clashing with police and looting stores in New York City.

A New York City photographer has filed a lawsuit against singer-actor Jennifer Lopez for using a photo of hers on social media without permission.

UNITED STATES, April 17: Another Nepali citizen living in New York has died of coronavirus on Friday.

NEW YORK, March 30: New York state’s death toll from the coronavirus outbreak climbed Sunday above 1,000, less than a month after the first known infection in the state.

Veteran actor Anupam Kher who returned from New York to Mumbai after four months on Friday, decided to keep himself in self-isolation as a precautionary measure amid the coronavirus pandemic.

NEW YORK, March 16: Bars, restaurants, theatres and movie houses in New York and Los Angeles were ordered to shut down and several nations in South and Central America closed their borders in the latest moves around the world to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

LOS ANGELES, March  5: The U.S. death toll from coronavirus infections rose to 11 on Wednesday as new cases emerged around New York City and Los Angeles, while Seattle-area health officials discouraged social gatherings amid the nation’s largest outbreak.

New York prosecutors told jurors that Harvey Weinstein abused his power and pushed back against claims by the former Hollywood producer’s defense team that his accusers were not credible.

NEW YORK, DEC 29: An attacker stabbed five people late on Saturday at a Hasidic rabbi’s home in New York state and fled before apparently being arrested, a Jewish organization said, a rampage that came after days of increased tension over anti-Semitic assaults.

Nepali podcaster Dipika Shrestha who is studying Masters of International Affairs at the Marxe School of International and Public Affairs, won the LCU Fund for Women’s Education 2019 President’s Award for Excellence in Leadership amid a special function held in New York on Tuesday.

Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” premiered Friday at the New York Film Festival, finally raising the curtain on the director’s long-awaited, 209-minute crime-drama opus.

Martin Scorsese’s crime epic “The Irishman” is set to make its premiere at the New York Film Festival.

NEW YORK, Sept 26: Nepal is set to convene a SAARC ministerial meeting in New York on Thursday. The meeting is widely expected to pave the way for an icebreaker dialogue between India and Pakistan, whose relations are in the lowest ebb in the aftermath of recent border skirmishes and Indian clampdown on Kashmir.

FM leaving for UNGA Saturday

September 19, 2019 07:45 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali is leaving for New York on Saturday, leading a Nepali delegation to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The foreign minister will be accompanied by his wife Saraswati Gyawali.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Nepal's Permanent Mission to the United Nations and the Consulate General of Nepal based in New York jointly hosted a reception on Wednesday in New York to celebrate the National Day and the fourth anniversary of the promulgation of the constitution of Nepal.

NEW YORK, Sept 16: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses that U.S. health officials have linked to vaping.

Actor Rishi Kapoor who was in New York for treatment of an unknown medical condition is finally heading back to India after staying there for almost a year.

NEW YORK, July 14: Authorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square’s towering electronic screens, darkened marquees in the theater district and left businesses without electricity, elevators stuck and subway cars stalled.

KATHMANDU, July 11: The Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations in New York and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) on Tuesday organized a side event titled, 'Impacts of Climate Change on the Mountains' on the sidelines of the 2019 High-Level Political Forum at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

NEW YORK, June 28:  A half-century after the launch of the modern LGBTQ rights movement, 50 trailblazers in the struggle for equality were honored on Thursday with the unveiling of a wall of honor inside New York’s historic Stonewall Inn.

Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B was arraigned Tuesday on new felony charges in connection with a fight last year at a New York City strip club.

Deepika Padukone who has always been vocal about her mental illness and her battle with depression is in New York to attend The Youth Anxiety Center event.

ALBANY, June 14: New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation’s worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules.

NEW YORK, June 7: U.S. stockpiles of Venezuelan cocoa swelled in May to levels not seen in at least five years, a Reuters analysis showed, as exporters in the crisis-hit country hit by U.S. sanctions scramble to raise cash however they can.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Amid a special function, the International Day of Vesak (Buddha Purnima) was celebrated at the United Nations Headquarters in New York earlier today.

NEW YORK, April 16: U.S. measles cases have surged again, and are on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years.

WASHINGTON, April 5: Twenty U.S. states have filed a motion to block President Donald Trump’s method of funding a border wall by diverting federal funds through a national emergency declaration, the New York state attorney general said on Friday.

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KATHMANDU, March 12: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has reached New York on Monday evening leading a Nepali delegation to attend a High-Level event ‘Women in Power’ on March 12.

Katie Couric is writing a memoir, one she is counting on to live up to its title: “Unexpected.” In an announcement Tuesday, the publisher Little, Brown and Company told The Associated Press that the book was scheduled for spring 2021. Couric plans to share details both “hilarious” and “humiliating” as she looks back on her prize-winning, 40-year career.

Forty years ago, hip-hop was little known outside its birthplace, New York -- until the Sugarhill Gang decided to record their rhymes, launching the genre's rise as a dominant cultural and commercial force.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: The government has appointed Amrit Bahadur Rai as Nepal's Permanent Representative to United Nations in New York.

Snoop Dogg, Sting and Christina Aguilera will welcome 2019 in a packed Times Square Monday along with revelers from around the world who come to see the traditional crystal ball drop, fireworks and a blizzard of confetti.

PM Oli off to Costa Rica

September 30, 2018 07:50 am

NEW YORK, Sept 30: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli left here for Costa Rica today in course of an official visit at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Costa Rica Carlos Alvarado Quesada. He is accompanied by his spouse Radhika Shakya.

PM Oli, UN Secretary-General hold meeting

September 28, 2018 16:25 pm

NEW YORK, Sept 28: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today held a bilateral meeting with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, in New York. PM Oli is currently in the United States of America attending the UN General Assembly.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has addressed the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in UN Headquarters, New York.

NEW YORK, Sept 27: Minister for External Affairs of India, Sushma Sworaj, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today.

PM Oli, British PM May hold meeting

September 27, 2018 10:32 am

NEW YORK, Sept 27: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has held bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the UN Headquarters today at the sideline of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Currently, both the Prime Ministers are in New York to attend the 73rd UNGA.

NEW YORK, Sept 26: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said Nepal has always avoided caveats as it has detrimental impact on mandate implementation and performance because it compromises much needed operational autonomy.

NEW YORK, Sept 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's Chief Advisor, Bishnu Prasad Rimal, has said that the Prime Minister believes on democratic norms, constructive capacity and dream of prosperous Nepal and happy Nepali and wanted to give message to the world.

PM Oli at New York

September 23, 2018 21:49 pm

NEW YORK, Sept 23: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has arrived New York in the USA today leading the Nepali delegation to take part in the 73rd session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

PM Oli off to New York to attend UNGA

September 23, 2018 08:18 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Prime Minister KP Oli flew off to New York to address the 73rd session of UN General Assembly on Saturday night, leading the Nepali delegation.