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NYC Covid-19 vaccine disparities revealed in ZIP Code data

New York, Feb 18 | Latest official data has underscored troubling disparities in New York City's vaccination effort, with the share of residents who...

NYC’s Indian-American Health Commissioner tests Covid positive

New York, Feb 4 | Dave Chokshi, the Indian-American Health Commissioner of New York City, said that he has tested positive for the novel...

NYC running out of COVID-19 vaccines’ supply: Mayor

New York, Jan 16 | New York City is on course to run out of Covid-19 vaccine supply next week and has asked the...

NYC to cancel Trump Organization contracts: Mayor

New York, Jan 14 | Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that the City of New York is taking steps to terminate three Trump...

Recovery plan pivotal for revival of NYC from Covid-19: expert

New York, Jan 4 | An expert has called on New York City to set up a comprehensive plan, positively respond to economic...

Pandemic battle highlighted in NYC Mayor’s photo collection

New York, Jan 3 | New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has promoted a collection of 42 pictures posted on social media by...

NYC shootings soar 97% in 2020, highest in 16 yrs

New York, Jan 2 | There was a 97 per cent jump in the number of shootings and a nearly 45 per cent surge...

NYC Covid test positivity rate tops 9 %: Mayor

New York, Jan 2 | New York City's Covid-19 test positivity rate on a seven-day average topped 9 per cent, reaching 9.41 per cent,...

March 14 named as NYC’s Covid-19 Remembrance Day

New York, Jan 1 | March 14 will be Covid-19 Remembrance Day in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Thursday.The city...

NYC shooting victims more than doubled in 2020: Police

New York, Dec 29 | Victims of shooting incidents across New York City have more than doubled in 2020, with low-income and minority communities...

NYC Covid-19 contact tracers brace for long, hard winter: Report

New York, Dec 29 | New York City's coronavirus contact-tracing team will be put to the test amid the ongoing winter season as a...

NYC Covid-19 test positivity rate up to 6.78%: Mayor

New York, Dec 27 | New York City's coronavirus test positivity rate on a seven-day average has increased to 6.78 per cent in the...

NYC Covid-19 test positivity rate up to 6.69%: Mayor

New York, Dec 26 | New York City's coronavirus test positivity rate on a seven-day average has increased to 6.69 per cent in the...

Well-known brands close NYC branches in record numbers

New York, Dec 25 | New York City has seen almost one in seven nationally recognised chain-store branches close their doors in 2020 as...

Ex-US prez contender Andrew Yang files papers for NYC Mayor race

New York, Dec 24 | Former US Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang has filed papers to contest in the New York City's Mayoral race.He...

NYC Covid-19 test positivity rate up to 6.25%: Mayor

New York, Dec 21 | New York City's coronavirus test positivity rate on a seven-day average went up to 6.25 per cent, compared with...

NYC unveils policy changes for fairer admissions to middle, high schools

New York, Dec 19 | The New York City government has decided to change how its selective middle and high schools admit students in...

NYC Mayor urges Congress to provide funding in stimulus plan

New York, Dec 17 | New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has urged Congress to heed to local needs in the ongoing stimulus...

NYC announces timeline for Covid-19 vaccines’ arrival

New York, Dec 10 | New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that the Covid-19 vaccine produced by Pfizer is expected to...

No explosives found aboard Russian airliner in NYC (Ld)

New York, Dec 7 | No explosives were found onboard a flight of Russia's Aeroflot airline, which arrived from Moscow at the John F....

Shootings in NYC surge to record high levels: Police

New York, Dec 6 | In the first 11 months of 2020, shootings in New York City surged to record levels in years, according...

Covid-19 vaccine shipments for NYC as early as Dec 15: Mayor

New York, Dec 4 | New York City is expecting Covid-19 vaccine shipments as early as December 15 and the first batch will prioritize...

NYC Covid-19 infection rate tops 5%: Mayor

New York, Dec 4 | New York City's Covid-19 infection rate on a seven-day average surpassed 5 per cent for the first time in...

NYC announces plan to reopen public schools

New York, Nov 30 | New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza have announced a plan to safely...

NYC Covid infection rate hits new high of 3.9%: Mayor

New York, Nov 30 | New York City's Covid-19 infection rate on 7-day average has reached a new height of 3.9 per cent, compared...

NYC first responders to receive Covid vaccination in Dec

New York, Nov 30 | The first vaccines available to some of New York City's first responders could be distributed in a matter of...

Sinkhole in NYC swallows SUV

New York, Nov 28 | An unoccupied small utility vehicle (SUV) fell into a giant sinkhole at a residential neighbourhood in New York City's...

NYC shootings nearly double, arrests for serious crimes fall

New York, Nov 19 | Shooting incidents in New York City have nearly doubled this year, while arrests for major crimes have decreased, according...

NYC schools to shut as Covid-19 positivity rate spikes

New York, Nov 19 | New York City has reached the threshold of 3 per cent Covid-19 test positivity rate on a seven-day average,...

NYC schools to remain open as Covid-19 infection rate below 3%

New York, Nov 16 | All schools in New York City will remain open on Monday, as the Covid-19 infection rate has edged up...

NYC COVID-19 infection rate remains above 2%: Mayor

New York, Nov 11 | The COVID-19 infection rate on 7-day average in New York City was 2.31 percent, up from 2.21 percent one...

NYC urges precautions as holiday season nears

New York, Nov 10 | The New York City government has urged people to take precautions against the Covid-19 pandemic as Thanksgiving on November...

NYC not seeing 2nd Covid-19 wave: Mayor

New York, Nov 6 | The latest Covid-19 infection rate on a seven-day average stood at 1.81 per cent in New York City, which...

NYC Mayor slams Trump for doubting election validity

New York, Nov 3 | New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has slammed US President Donald Trump for doubting the validity of the...

NYC volunteer crime prevention group increases patrols for Election Day

New York, Nov 2 | The Guardian Angels, a non-profit crime prevention organization, is readying itself against any riots in New York City during...

NYC stores boarding up in anticipation of Election Day turmoil

New York, Nov 2 | Stores across New York City, especially the luxury outlets in mid-Manhattan, have been boarding up in anticipation of riots...

$50 fine for not wearing masks at NYC airports

New York, Oct 31 | Authorities will start imposing a $50 fine starting from Monday on those who refuse to wear masks at the...

NYC launches program to help pandemic-hit small businesses

New York, Oct 29 | New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has launched the Open Storefronts program, which will provide safe spaces for...

NYC Mayor warns police against political agenda while on duty

New York, Oct 26 | New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has warning that "any NYPD Officer pushing any political agenda while on...

UNGA Prez ‘saddened’ by NYC Mayor’s refusal to meet him

United Nations, Oct 24 | UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Volkan Bozkir said that he was "saddened" by New York City Mayor Bill de...

Top Citigroup executive to run for NYC Mayor

New York, Oct 17 | Ray McGuire, a top executive at Citigroup, is set to leave the American multinational investment bank and run for...

Covid-19 cases at NYC public schools up 67%

New York, Oct 13 | The number of Covid-19 cases reported among New York City public school staff and students went up by 67...

NYC shooting incidents spiked 127% in September

New York, Oct 4 | Shooting incidents in New York City increased by 127 per cent in September, while murders spiked by 79 per...

NYC reopens gyms, postpones start of new school year

New York, Sep 3 | Gyms in New York City started reopening with safety protocols, which signals another step toward a return to normalcy.Each...

NYC museums begin gradual reopening

New York, Aug 29 | Museums in New York City have gradually started reopening after they were closed in March due to the Covid-19...

NYC unveils outdoor learning plan for upcoming school year

New York, Aug 25 | New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a plan to encourage outdoor learning when schools restart next...

NYC Rockefeller Center’s outdoor flag exhibition opens to public

New York, Aug 2 | A new public art installation "The Flag Project", featuring 192 newly designed flags for New York City, is being...

NYC schools not to reopen unless Covid rate below 3%

New York, Aug 1 | New York City officials said that schools will not reopen for in-person instruction unless the city's coronavirus infection...

NYC enters reopening phase 4

New York, July 21 | New York City entered phase four of reopening without resuming additional indoor activities, as local officials were concerned about...

NYC to enter reopening phase 4 on Monday

New York, July 18 | New York City will enter phase four of reopening on Monday as scheduled, but without resuming additional indoor activities,...

Business

Doldrums to continue for power distribution sector: Ind-Ra

New Delhi, March 8 | Ratings agency India Ratings and Research has maintained a negative outlook on the power sector for FY22, on account...