Decision to re-name Coney Island Avenue, where Pakistani community members are concentrated, was taken on Dec 26
NEW YORK: A section of a busy avenue in Brooklyn, a borough of New York City, has been named after the founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. A resolution was adopted on December 26 by the New York City Council, designating a part of the Coney Island Avenue where the Pakistani-American community is concentrated as “Mohammad Ali Jinnah Way”, state-owned wire service reported. The resolution tabled by Jumaane Williams, a city council member from Brooklyn was adopted by a majority vote. “We are delighted…
NEW YORK: A New York commuter train derailed on Wednesday during the morning rush at a station in Brooklyn, leaving more than 100 people with mostly minor injuries and sparking travel delays, officials said. The accident at Atlantic Terminal in the heart of the New York borough comes less than four months after a fatal crash on another commuter line in New Jersey, when a train derailed as it entered a station. On Wednesday, a Long Island Rail Road train crashed around 8:30 am (1330 GMT). Passengers rushed out as…
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NEW YORK: Pakistanis at a Brooklyn mosque reacted strongly on Thursday upon the arrival of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and chanted slogan 'Go Nawaz Go', ARY News reported.