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9/11 survivor Ram Singal recalls lucky escape

Mobin Pandit The Peninsula Qatar Ram Singal is a 9/11 survivor. He was on the 64th floor of the 110-story North Tower of the World Trade Centre (WTC) in New York City when Al Qaeda-affiliated hijackers flew a Boeing 767 into the high-rise early on September 11, 2001. Singal, a civil engineer who migrated to the […]

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‘CBS This Morning’ to broadcast from top of One World Trade Center on Wednesday

The Associated Press Nobody’s hoping for a clear day in New York on Wednesday more than the staff at “CBS This Morning,” which is broadcasting its entire two-hour show from the new 102nd floor observation deck at One World Trade Center. It’s an important booking for the morning show hosted by Gayle King, Norah O’Donnell […]

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Texas College Pledges Full Scholarship to Child of Fallen FDNY or NYPD Officer

Joseph Stepansky  NY Daily News A Lone Star State public college has pledged a full scholarship to the child of a fallen officer or firefighter from the New York City area. The University of Texas at Austin is the first college to partner with the Silver Shield Foundation to offer the scholarship program — part […]

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