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Texas ranch heiress' art collection, worth about $150 million, up for auction(Twitter/artnet)

Texas ranch heiress' art collection, worth about $150 million, up for auction

AP
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 09:36 AM IST
  • Including works by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Franz Kline, the art collection of Texas oil and ranching heiress Anne Marion will be up for auction this spring in New York. Sotheby's said three masterworks at the heart of the collection are expected to each sell for over $20 million.
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Daniel Prude, 41, died last March, several days after his encounter with police in Rochester, New York. (AP)
Daniel Prude, 41, died last March, several days after his encounter with police in Rochester, New York. (AP)

No charges against officers involved in Daniel Prude's death

AP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 10:35 AM IST
Letitia James, whose office took over the investigation, said her office had “presented the strongest case possible” to the grand jury, but couldn’t persuade it that the officers had committed a crime.
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(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 23, 2019, New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks to reporters outside of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. - Global consulting firm McKinsey will pay $573 million to US states to settle claims that the company's advice to pharmaceutical giants contributed to the deadly opioid crisis, the Letitia said on February 4, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP)(AFP)
(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 23, 2019, New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks to reporters outside of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. - Global consulting firm McKinsey will pay $573 million to US states to settle claims that the company's advice to pharmaceutical giants contributed to the deadly opioid crisis, the Letitia said on February 4, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP)(AFP)

Amazon accused of putting profit before virus safety in New York

Bloomberg, New York
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 12:48 PM IST
Amazon sued New York last week, claiming James was overstepping her authority in trying to regulate the company’s workplace safety responses.
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Lama Gelbu, left, Pasang Sherpa, center, and Yanddu Lama, right, prepare bags of fruit used as ceremonial offerings.(AP)
Lama Gelbu, left, Pasang Sherpa, center, and Yanddu Lama, right, prepare bags of fruit used as ceremonial offerings.(AP)

New York-based Buddhist temple’s food pantry turns into a lifeline for people

AP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 09:40 PM IST
The United Sherpa Association launched the food program from scratch last April.
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New York stadiums to reopen for sports, entertainment at 10% of normal capacity(Photo by Chanan Greenblatt on Unsplash)
New York stadiums to reopen for sports, entertainment at 10% of normal capacity(Photo by Chanan Greenblatt on Unsplash)

New York stadiums to reopen for sports, entertainment at 10% of normal capacity

AP
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2021 08:07 AM IST
  • Under a plan announced by New York Government, major stadiums and arenas with a capacity of 10,000 people or more can reopen with limited spectators starting February 23 while 'still at a very severe point' of Covid-19
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NY Governor Andrew Cuomo has pushed back against requests to open up vaccines to even more groups of people.(AP)
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo has pushed back against requests to open up vaccines to even more groups of people.(AP)

New York governor Andrew Cuomo says earlier Covid shot for cabdrivers, waiters

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 01:02 AM IST
Cuomo said he is directing local governments to make decisions about whether to add groups, and which ones, to the so-called 1B eligible tier, he said in a briefing Tuesday.
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The image shows a 3D printed house.(Zillow.com)
The image shows a 3D printed house.(Zillow.com)

3D printed house available for sale in the US. Can you guess how much it costs?

By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2021 11:36 PM IST
The residential property at Riverhead in New York was listed on Zillow, an online real estate marketplace.
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A man removes slush from the street in Times Square in New York City, New York, US.(Reuters)
A man removes slush from the street in Times Square in New York City, New York, US.(Reuters)

New York snow sets record, city starts digging out

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2021 10:33 PM IST
The storm closed Covid vaccination sites across the region and tied up road and rail traffic, with trains and subways being suspended in New York on Monday. While school buildings were closed, many students were still required to log on for remote learning.
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"Snowy Owl was the center of attention today in Central Park and ready to play ball," reads a bit of the text shared alongside the post.(Twitter/@mitzgami)
"Snowy Owl was the center of attention today in Central Park and ready to play ball," reads a bit of the text shared alongside the post.(Twitter/@mitzgami)

Snowy owl spotted in New York's Central Park for first time since 1890

By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 02:55 PM IST
The Twitter account for Manhattan Bird Alert shared a video of this unique sighting on the micro-blogging platform.
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Botticelli's 1470s 'masterpiece' expected to sell for $80 million in New York(Twitter/LanceKlass)
Botticelli's 1470s 'masterpiece' expected to sell for $80 million in New York(Twitter/LanceKlass)

Botticelli's 1470s 'masterpiece' expected to sell for $80 million in New York

AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 08:31 AM IST
  • Italian renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli's 200 years old portrait, Young Man Holding a Roundel, is the highlight of Sotheby's Masters Week sale in New York and is expected to top $80 million in the auction on Thursday
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college basketball coaches are going casual(Twitter/LadyTopperHoops)
college basketball coaches are going casual(Twitter/LadyTopperHoops)

Comfort over style is the new fashion trend among basketball coaches in America

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 08:40 AM IST
  • NBA coaches' casual dressing, during the league at Walt Disney World in Florida, inspires basketball coaches across America to eschew the traditional game day attire of coats, ties and dress slacks in favour of polos, quarter-zips and warmup pants as comfort over style becomes the new fashion trend
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Abhilasha Sinha (left) and Kamakshi Khanna are calling out those who body shame women for having body hair and love handles (Aryaman Dixit and Kamakshi Khanna)
Abhilasha Sinha (left) and Kamakshi Khanna are calling out those who body shame women for having body hair and love handles (Aryaman Dixit and Kamakshi Khanna)

Two millennial musicians on body issues, confidence and sisterhood

By Karishma Kuenzang
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 08:21 PM IST
  • How NY-based Abilasha Sinha, 26, and Kamakshi Khanna, 27, from Delhi are using social media to spread the right idea
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Data from the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) showed Friday that the strain -- first reported in the US last week -- has been detected in eight states, with California and Florida the worst affected.(AFP)
Data from the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) showed Friday that the strain -- first reported in the US last week -- has been detected in eight states, with California and Florida the worst affected.(AFP)

New Covid-19 variant found in eight US states: Official data

AFP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 02:45 PM IST
The strain has also been found in Colorado, Texas, New York, Georgia, Connecticut and Pennsylvania, in a total of 63 cases.
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Hawley has often been cited as possible future presidential candidate.(Associated Press)
Hawley has often been cited as possible future presidential candidate.(Associated Press)

Simon & Schuster drops book by Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley

By Associated Press | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | New York
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 05:55 PM IST
A planned book by Sen. Josh Hawley, who objected to President-elect Joe Biden’s win and backed baseless claims that the election was stolen, has been canceled by its publisher in the wake of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump supporters.
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The image shows a llama named Gizmo lassoed by a man named Leo.(Facebook/@bdrescueandrecovery)
The image shows a llama named Gizmo lassoed by a man named Leo.(Facebook/@bdrescueandrecovery)

Llama drama: Rescue llama named Gizmo lassoed back to hooman safely after 17 days on the run

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 01:25 PM IST
“Leo was able to lasso the Great Gizmo and his seventeen day odyssey came to an end like a cowboy western,” read a portion of the text shared on the Facebook page of Buddha Dog Rescue & Recovery organisation.
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A resident at Hamilton Park Nursing and Rehabilitation, a nursing home facility, receives the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine from Walgreens Pharmacists in Brooklyn, New York, US.(REUTERS)
A resident at Hamilton Park Nursing and Rehabilitation, a nursing home facility, receives the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine from Walgreens Pharmacists in Brooklyn, New York, US.(REUTERS)

Most US Covid-19 vaccines go idle as New York, Florida move to penalize hospitals

By Reuters | Posted by Arpan Rai | New York
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 07:07 AM IST
In New York, hospitals must administer vaccines within a week of receiving them or face a fine and a reduction in future supplies, Governor Andrew Cuomo said, hours before announcing the state’s first known case of a new, more infectious coronavirus variant originally detected in Britain.
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Democrats hold a 222-211 advantage in the new Congress -- with two House seats currently still open -- leaving Pelosi little room for party defections.(REUTERS)
Democrats hold a 222-211 advantage in the new Congress -- with two House seats currently still open -- leaving Pelosi little room for party defections.(REUTERS)

Nancy Pelosi seeks speakership with slim margin in new Congress

By Bloomberg | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2021 11:00 PM IST
Pelosi, 80, the only woman to hold the speaker’s gavel, faced a mini-revolt in 2019 after Democrats regained the House majority in the midterm elections.
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Parvin Dabas (left) with his best friend, Terence Joyce, at the Gypsy King concert in Central Park, New York
Parvin Dabas (left) with his best friend, Terence Joyce, at the Gypsy King concert in Central Park, New York

“At 22, I was doing Broadway in NYC,” says actor Parvin Dabas

By Veenu Singh | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2021 07:12 AM IST
The actor gets candid about his tours and travels, love life and bank balance
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The portraits have become a hit on social media, where people share images of them or beg for their pets to be turned into works of art.(Associated Press)
The portraits have become a hit on social media, where people share images of them or beg for their pets to be turned into works of art.(Associated Press)

Chewy sends pet paintings to keep customers from straying

By Associated Press | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | New York
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 11:24 AM IST
In the cutthroat world of online shopping, personal touch and a bit of kitsch is how Chewy is looking to stand out among the competition, which has only gotten stiffer as more people shop online and add pandemic pets to their families.
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After a year like no other, New York’s Times Square empties out on New Year’s Eve(Reuters)
After a year like no other, New York’s Times Square empties out on New Year’s Eve(Reuters)

Times Square in New York empties out on New Year’s Eve due to coronavirus

By Reuters | Posted by Nishtha Grover | New York
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 09:07 AM IST
For the first time, Times Square in New York was empty on New Year’s Eve. Only a handful number of people were allowed to be at the location which is usually bustling with thousands of visitors to see the ball drop as the clock strikes 12.
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People watch a light show, as the traditional New Year's Eve fireworks are cancelled due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at Marina Bay in Singapore.(REUTERS)
People watch a light show, as the traditional New Year's Eve fireworks are cancelled due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at Marina Bay in Singapore.(REUTERS)

In pictures: New Year’s celebrations amid Covid-19

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 11:34 PM IST
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US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.(AP)
US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.(AP)

New York should ban small-business evictions: Ocasio-Cortez

By Bloomberg | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 03:53 AM IST
The outspoken Democrat also suggested that New York should extend rent protections to vulnerable small businesses and that the federal government should step in to help with rents and mortgages nationwide.
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In-house celebrations in residential complexes and private clubs may be held for residents and members respectively, without organising any special events.(AP)
In-house celebrations in residential complexes and private clubs may be held for residents and members respectively, without organising any special events.(AP)

Covid-19: Strict measures in place in Bengaluru ahead of New Year celebrations

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 01:12 AM IST
Gathering of people at public places and roads for celebrations has been barred, but routine activities in these areas can be carried out.
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A winter day in New York City. (representational image)(Pixabay)
A winter day in New York City. (representational image)(Pixabay)

Inside a live snowglobe: Video of New York winter leaves netizens awe-struck. Watch

By Srimoyee Chowdhury | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2020 12:44 PM IST
“NYC is turning into a winter wonderland,” wrote an Instagram user.
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(HT photo)
(HT photo)

How we played: At first, haltingly, and then with creative defiance

By Rudraneil Sengupta | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 04:24 AM IST
At first, all sport stopped. Then, we got innovative. Players created workout routines; sporting bodies came up with bio bubbles. History continued to be made in empty stadiums
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The S&P 1500 airlines index added 1.5% as carriers are set to receive $15 billion in addition payroll assistance under the new government aid.(AP)
The S&P 1500 airlines index added 1.5% as carriers are set to receive $15 billion in addition payroll assistance under the new government aid.(AP)

Wall Street at record levels after Donald Trump signs fiscal aid bill

By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 11:48 PM IST
In a sudden reversal late on Sunday, Trump backed down from his threat to block the hard-fought bill, restoring unemployment benefits to millions of Americans and averted a federal government shutdown.
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Workers from Landmark Signs carefully carry a panel of Waterford crystal triangles to place onto the Times Square New Year's Eve ball, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in New York, in preparation for this year's pandemic-limited celebration.(AP)
Workers from Landmark Signs carefully carry a panel of Waterford crystal triangles to place onto the Times Square New Year's Eve ball, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in New York, in preparation for this year's pandemic-limited celebration.(AP)

New York preps for a glittering new start as 192 crystals installed on Times Square New Year’s ball

By Associated Press | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury | NEW YORK
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2020 10:50 AM IST
The ball is a 12-foot geodesic sphere covered with 2,688 crystal triangles of various sizes.
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Without Trump’s signature, Congress would need to pass a stopgap funding bill that he is willing to sign to keep federal agencies fully operating.(Bloomberg)
Without Trump’s signature, Congress would need to pass a stopgap funding bill that he is willing to sign to keep federal agencies fully operating.(Bloomberg)

Explained: What happens if the US government runs out of money on Monday?

By Reuters | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 10:20 PM IST
The bill provides $892 billion in coronavirus relief and $1.4 trillion to keep regular government operations running through the fiscal year.
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New York state guidelines allow only frontline health care workers, or staff and residents of nursing homes to get the first batch of vaccines(REUTERS)
New York state guidelines allow only frontline health care workers, or staff and residents of nursing homes to get the first batch of vaccines(REUTERS)

New York state probes possibly fradulently obtained coronavirus vaccines

By Bloomberg | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 02:32 PM IST
The state is aware of reports that ParCare Community Health Network, a provider with a clinic in upstate Orange County, “may have fraudulently obtained Covid-19 vaccine, transferred it to facilities in other parts of the state in violation of state guidelines, and diverted it to members of the public”
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The snapshot shows Harper’s Weekly’s 1894 Christmas cover designed by Edward Penfield.(Instagram/@metmuseum)
The snapshot shows Harper’s Weekly’s 1894 Christmas cover designed by Edward Penfield.(Instagram/@metmuseum)

The Met shares pic of over 125-year-old magazine cover for Christmas. Check it out

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 09:41 PM IST
“Really cool!” read one comment under the Instagram post.
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