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Man jailed for beating to death elderly Indian-origin roommate

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:48

A 67-year-old man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for beating his 71-year-old Indian-origin roommate to death with a wheelchair footrest at a nursing home here.

Chinese hackers pursue key data on US workers: NYT

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 09:30

Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the United States government agency that keeps the personal information of all federal employees in March, the New York Times reported, citing senior US Officials.

NY court OKs USD 1.75 bn award in Iran terror cases

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 23:47

A federal appeals court says USD 1.75 billion for terrorism-related judgments against Iran can be distributed to victims of attacks, including a 1983 bombing that killed 241 Marines in Lebanon.

Cinelicious Pics to take `Gangs Of Wasseypur` to US

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 10:18

New art house distributor Cinelicious Pics has signed a contract to bring the Indian film `Gangs of Wasseypur` to US.

US not a monarchy, it has a history of political families: Hillary Clinton

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 10:09

Former US First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday defended her family and the Bushes against claims that the United States has been indirectly encouraging a monarchical system of governance on the lines of what has existed in the United Kingdom.

New York baby abandoned at subway station

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 23:30

A young woman has been taken into police custody after abandoning her baby on a crowded subway platform in the heart of New York, police said on tuesday.

US stocks drop amid warnings of a possible pullback

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 01:57

US stocks fell on Monday, retreating from last week`s records as analysts pointed to profit-taking and to predictions from some experts that the market was due for a pullback.

US bans drone operations at national parks

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 12:53

The United States has banned launching, landing or operating drones from all national parks, monuments and other historical sites.

Four India-born Americans honoured in US

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 11:53

Four India-born Americans were recognised for their contributions to the US along with 36 other people in the annual Great Immigrants tribute in New York on the American independence day.

Nadella, Subra Suresh to be honoured for contributions to US

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 22:16

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Carnegie Mellon University President Subra Suresh are among several immigrants who will be honoured this week on the occasion of America`s independence day for their achievements and contributions towards making the US "vibrant and strong".

US daily blames `sand mafia` for Beas tragedy

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 13:21

Less than a month after 24 students of an engineering college from Hyderabad were swept away in Himachal Pradesh`s Beas river, a US daily Wednesday blamed the "sand mafia" for the tragedy.

US military hospitals plagued by avoidable errors: NYT

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 14:44

The US military hospital system, which cares for the 1.6 million active-duty service members and their families, is rife with chronic yet avoidable errors and is only subject to sporadic scrutiny, the New York Times reported on Saturday.