Prime Minister Narendra Modi will highlight the need to bring an end to open defecation during an event here that will be attended by over a dozen world leaders including UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Organisers of the Global Citizen Festival said Modi will be attending the event on September 27 because he is dedicated to bringing an end to open defecation.
Outlook, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 06:14 AM
A lament: I can't find a thing to wear. On second thought, let me amend that so that it reads more truthfully and accurately: I can't find anything to buy - and it is not for want of trying, I assure you.
Forward, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 05:00 AM
The Toronto designer, internationally known for the exquisite wedding gowns she creates for her own luxury Rivini label, had rented out the top floor of the Milk Studios in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. She had invited a who's who of the fashion industry, none of them yet up to their false eyelashes in invitations, to see her latest project: a sparkling evening-wear collection pegged to spring 2015.
Globe and Mail, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 12:09 AM
Sunday will see the biggest march against climate change in the planet's history. But as we parade through the streets of New York , it will look -- and sound -- different than the big mass gatherings of the past century, from the march on Washington to the huge nuclear freeze mobilization in Manhattan.
OpEdNews, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 02:59 PM
It is very easy to make expensive travel mistakes. So don't do it. This column is dedicated to helping the LGBT community travel better, smarter and more fabulously.
Philadelphia Gay News, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 12:07 PM
Augmate and wot.io , two intriguing Manhattan startups building software for real-life digital products, came out of the shadows Thursday to announce new funding. Wot.io, based in Flatiron District, is building a "data service exchange" that helps Internet-connected physical tools to talk to each other, and share data easily.
Business Journal, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 08:22 AM
This Sept. 11, 2014 photo shows Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College at 47-49 E. 65th St. in New York.
SFGate, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 06:56 PM
Two people who allegedly bilked more than 20 apartment renters out of more than $60,000 pleaded not guilty Tuesday to fraud and grand larceny charges after being indicted in a "too good to be true" Manhattan rental scam. Jennifer York, 27, and Matthew Wada, 36, both of Manhattan, are accused of renting posh apartments for short-term stays in midtown, Chelsea, Greenwich Village and the East Village, then offering the flats for long-term lease via Craigslist and Bazarynka.com, a website serving the Polish community, according to the Manhattan district attorney's office.
Newsday, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 07:48 PM