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US releases email, tries to debunk Snowden claims

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 02:27

The US government released an email Thursday written by Edward Snowden, in a bid to debunk his claim that he raised concerns about mass spying programs before fleeing and engineering huge media leaks.

I was trained as a spy: Snowden

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 18:08

Edward Snowden, former CIA contractor who honed his hacking skills in India before leaking US` secret surveillance programmes, has said he was "trained as a spy" and dismissed America`s assertion that he was a low-level hacker.

Indian-born engineer creates 3D printer that makes pizzas for astronauts

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 20:06

An Indian-origin engineer, who works for the Texas-based Systems & Materials Research Corporation, claims to have developed a 3D printer that can print food and pizza for astronauts on long missions.

Snowden hopes leaks will improve transparency: Time

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 23:06

Former US national security contractor Edward Snowden hopes his leaks of classified documents will lead to greater transparency by governments.

US national accused of sending military blueprints to India

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 13:56

A US defence contractor today pleaded guilty to having illegally sent blueprints of military hardware to India, including parts used in nuclear submarines.

US warns countries as Snowden seeks Ecuador asylum

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 08:33

The United States has warned countries against giving shelter to fugitive Edward Snowden.

US row a minor regulatory issue, says SBI

Last Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013, 15:05

The State Bank of India on Thursday said it is confident of meeting the regulatory requirements at one of its US arms soon and also that it is working towards appointing more professionals, including banking secrecy executives, as desired by the regulators there.

Gunmen kill contractor in Kashmir

Last Updated: Saturday, January 12, 2013, 13:44

A contractor was kidnapped and later killed by unidentified gunmen in Jammu and Kashmir`s Pulwama district.

US firm pays compensation over Abu Ghraib torture

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 11:07

A US defence contractor, whose subsidiary was allegedly involved in a lawsuit of conspiring to torture detainees at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, has paid compensation of USD 5.28 million to 71 former inmates held there.

‘Iranian woman killed US contractor in Afghanistan’

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 25, 2012, 20:22

Officials in Afghanistan said the policewoman who killed a US contractor in Kabul is an Iranian.

Wall collapse: owner, contractor booked in Faridabad

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 17:49

A crasher owner and contractor were booked in connection with a wall collapse in Pali-Mohabbatabad area here in which four people were killed.

Dexter and Contractor turn the clock 50 years back

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 04, 2012, 21:52

The historic Eden Gardens on Tuesday turned the clock back as Nari Contractor and Ted Dexter, the oldest surviving former captains of India and England respectively, recounted about the 1962 Test here.