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Indian-American professor convicted of defrauding students

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 13:37

An Indian-American professor has been convicted by a federal grand jury of defrauding the US government and students of USD 700,000 in research grants.

Meeting on US handing over internet control inconclusive

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 23:02

A meeting to seek initial feedback on how the US government may hand over its stewardship of technical functions essential to the operation of internet domain system ended Thursday without concrete outcome.

Zuckerberg says US government threat to Internet

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 09:07

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has said he had called President Barack Obama to complain that the US government is undermining confidence in the Internet with vast, secret surveillance programs.

BofA under investigation over US housing program, forex

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 09:53

Bank of America Corp said on Tuesday that federal investigators are looking into whether the bank violated requirements of a U.S. government housing program.

US roadshows in India in April to attract $65 million

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 18:00

The US government is looking to attract investment worth USD 65 million through a roadshow in April from Indian investors who are willing to become permanent residents there.

'Debt limit deadline key for resolving negative watch on US'

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 12:29

The new dates and deadlines for agreeing on a revised US government debt limit will be a "key driver" for resolving the negative watch assigned on the US credit rating, the global rating agency Fitch has said.

Edward Snowden could use a trial to showcase spy claims

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 22:51

Should Edward Snowden ever return to the US, he would face criminal charges for leaking information about National Security Agency surveillance programs.

US studying rescue plans in case of crisis at Sochi Olympics

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 02:53

In the face of concerns about possible attacks by militants during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, U.S. military and intelligence officials have been studying contingency plans for evacuating Americans from the games in case of a crisis.

India hikes US govt securities holdings to $63.9 bn

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 17:01

India increased its holding of American government securities to USD 63.9 billion for the second straight month in November last year.

The US government's bitcoin bonanza: How, where and when to sell?

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 10:11

Federal authorities hauled in 29,655 units of the digital currency - worth USD 27 million at current exchange rates - through an official forfeiture by Bitcoin this week.

''New'' GM has old problem: Stagnant US market share

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 12:15

General Motors Co has much to celebrate at this year`s Detroit auto show, the first since 2009 that the company is not partly owned by the U.S. government.

US Congress won`t meet deadline for spending bill vote

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 01:49

The US Congress was poised on Monday to extend by three days a deadline set during the country`s autumn budget crisis to avoid another government shutdown.