Cyrus Poonawalla buys Mumbai's Lincoln House for $105 million
Cyrus Poonawalla buys Mumbai's Lincoln House for $105 million

The US government has sold a former maharaja`s mansion in Mumbai to an Indian billionaire for USD 105 million, the businessman`s son said Monday, four years after it was put on the market.

Turkish Marxist group claims US consulate attack in Istanbul
Turkish Marxist group claims US consulate attack in Istanbul

An outlawed radical Turkish Marxist group on Monday claimed responsibility for a gun attack on the US consulate in Istanbul, the latest strike by the secretive organisation.

Gunmen fire on US consulate in Istanbul: Reports
Gunmen fire on US consulate in Istanbul: Reports

Unknown armed individuals on Monday opened fire on the US consulate in Istanbul, television reported, with tensions high in Turkey due to Ankara`s bombing campaign against Kurdish rebels.

Bo Xilai's close aide kept list of officials' 'dirty secrets'

A former police chief and close aide of jailed Communist Party leader Bo Xilai, allegedly kept a dossier of government officials' "dirty secrets" to blackmail them, according to a magazine published by the ruling party.

Man crashes car into guardrail of US Consulate in Shanghai

A "mentally confused" man crashed his car into the guardrail of the US Consulate in Shanghai Thursday night, injuring a Chinese armed guard and sparking a security alert.

Car rams into US consulate in Shanghai

A car rammed into the US consulate in Shanghai, slightly injuring the driver and a sentry guard on duty, according to Chinese media reports.

India 'priority country' at US investors' summit: Consul

Camille Richardson, commercial consul at the US consulate in Mumbai, on Wednesday said India was priority country for the 'Select USA Investment Summit', to be held in Washington in March.

Consulate terror conspiracy: US hands over evidence linking Pak national

The documents handed over by the US to India in connection with the probe into the plot to carry out terror strikes on American and Israeli consulates in the South have established communication between Sakir Hussain, undergoing jail term in the case, and 'Shahjee', a Pakistani national introduced to the accused allegedly by a Pakistani diplomat working in Colombo.

Chandrababu Naidu wants US consulate in Vijayawada

Government on Tuesday rejected demands by the opposition for the resignation of Union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti for making controversial remarks as it said that the matter was closed after she had offered an apology.

Terror plot to attack US consulate in Chennai codenamed 'wedding hall'

 The code name for the terror plot to attack the US consulate in Chennai was a "wedding hall" which was to be executed by "cooks", a code for terrorists who were to gain entry from Maldives into India.

US allotted land for consulate in Hyderabad

 The Telangana government has alloted land for construction of permanent building of US consulate here, an official release said Saturday.

Phillip Min takes over as US Consul General

Phillip A Min, a career diplomat, took over as Consul General of the US Consulate here Thursday.

Plan to attack US consulate: NIA sends MLAT to Malaysia

India has requested Malaysian authorities to hand over evidence against an arrested accused who was part of a conspiracy to plan and carry out terror strikes allegedly at the behest of ISI on the US and Israeli consulates in the southern part of this country.

Libya wants US to hand over Benghazi attack suspect

The Libyan government Wednesday demanded the US hand over the `key suspect figure` of the 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi.

US consulate terror plot: India to seek info from Malaysia

India will soon approach Malaysian authorities seeking details about the arrest of a Sri Lankan national in that country in connection with an alleged conspiracy to carry out terror strikes on the US and Israel consulates in southern part of this country.

Constable at US consulate shoots self accidentally in AP, dies

A constable with the Andhra Pradesh Special Police, on sentry duty at the US Consulate Office, died after his self-loading rifle (SLR) fired accidentally.

Students arrested in Kolkata for protests outside US consulate

Scores of students of organisations of the Left parties and the Congress courted arrest Thursday while protesting in front of the US consulate in Kolkata.

Protests outside US consulate in Hyderabad

Left parties and their affiliated students` organizations staged protests near the US consulate here Thursday against the ill-treatment meted out to Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in the US.

Car bomb kills five near US consulate in Afghanistan

At least five people were killed and 23 injured early Friday morning as two car bombs and ensuing firing hit the US consulate in Herat city in western Afghanistan, a local security source said.

US whistleblower: Consulate, Hong Kong refuse comment

The US consulate and Hong Kong officials declined to comment Monday on the case of Edward Snowden, believed to be holed up in the city after leaking details of a secret US Internet surveillance programme.