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Hyderabad student shot at in Chicago, family seeks Sushma Swaraj's help

The victim is undergoing treatment at a hospital for the bullet-wound. 

Dec 10, 2017, 23:49 PM IST

Indian-American doctor couple gets 11th-hour deportation reprieve

Two prominent Indian-American doctors here facing deportation as their travel documents had expired have got a last-minute reprieve on humanitarian grounds, in an unusual act of grace by US authorities who seem to be bent on cracking down on illegal immigrants.

Mar 31, 2017, 16:13 PM IST

Security of Indian diaspora matter of serious concern for government: MEA

MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay said the Kansas government has offered to provide support to the family of Kuchibhotla and has welcomed Indians to the State.

Mar 09, 2017, 21:21 PM IST

US authorities recover three species from 'endangered' list

The move reflects full recovery of the first two species and significant progress with the third, the US Fish and Wildlife Service said.

Jan 08, 2017, 15:22 PM IST

Govt seeks info on alleged graft in USD 208-million Embraer jet deal of UPA era

The company has been under investigation by the US Justice Department since 2010 when a contract with the Dominican Republic raised the Americans' suspicions.

Sep 10, 2016, 17:04 PM IST

Chinese national jailed for hacking US defense firms

A Chinese national was sentenced in Los Angeles to three years and 10 months in prison for hacking American defense contractors to steal trade secrets on Beijing`s behalf.

Jul 14, 2016, 10:10 AM IST

Threats against Muslims must stop after Orlando attack: US

US authorities today warned that threats against Muslims would not be tolerated, after alleged incidents in the wake of the Orlando gay club massacre.

Jun 16, 2016, 02:51 AM IST

FIFA faces long struggle to pass reforms

The high-profile person who will head up the task force established to finetune crucial reforms of football`s scandal-hit world governing body FIFA will be named very soon a source close to the organisation`s leadership said.

Jul 22, 2015, 09:18 AM IST

Sepp Blatter backs German proposal for FIFA integrity checks

Under-fire FIFA leader Sepp Blatter on Friday backed greater checks on top FIFA officials and called for greater power for Africa and Asia within the world football body.

Jun 19, 2015, 22:05 PM IST

US probes Nike payments under Brazil football deal: WSJ

U.S. authorities are examining payments made by Nike Inc under a 1996 football sponsorship deal with Brazil for possible evidence of wrongdoing by the company or others, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Jun 13, 2015, 11:10 AM IST

FIFA official Jerome Valcke hits back over $10 mln transactions

FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke on Wednesday dismissed allegations of wrongdoing over $10 million in bank transactions that are under investigation by U.S. authorities.

Jun 10, 2015, 16:36 PM IST

Argentinian FIFA suspect held in Italy

Italian police said Tuesday that Argentinian businessman Alejandro Burzaco, who has been indicted by US authorities in the FIFA corruption scandal, has turned himself in.

Jun 09, 2015, 19:12 PM IST

Sepp Blatter under investigation in US: Reports

Sepp Blatter is the focus of an FBI corruption investigation in the United States, American media reported Tuesday, shortly after his shock resignation as president of FIFA.

Jun 03, 2015, 07:09 AM IST

US sponsors, lawmakers seek swift Blatter action

Just as US authorities said indictments of FIFA leaders were only the beginning of their investigation, US-based FIFA sponsors and lawmakers said Friday that Sepp Blatter`s re-election only starts

May 30, 2015, 09:34 AM IST

Asia sports leader questions raid to detain FIFA officials

A top Olympic official about to join FIFA`s executive has questioned the timing of what he called a "Hollywood-style" operation to detain FIFA members in a corruption raid.

May 29, 2015, 09:59 AM IST

Former South America federation boss ill amid US charges

The former president of South America`s football confederation fell ill and was hospitalized in Paraguay on Wednesday as US authorities sought his extradition in connection with a FIFA corruption s

May 28, 2015, 09:55 AM IST

FIFA says seeking to clarify arrests in Switzerland

FIFA said Wednesday it was seeking to clarify the situation after six football officials were arrested in Zurich on the request of US authorities, suspected of receiving bribes worth millions of dollars.

May 27, 2015, 12:15 PM IST

Engineer 'cooperative' in US train crash probe

The engineer at the controls of the commuter train that crashed in Philadelphia this week, claiming eight lives, was interviewed and has been "extremely cooperative" with the investigation, US authorities have said.

May 16, 2015, 07:10 AM IST

US authorities announce arrest of 976 gang members

Nearly 1,000 gang members were arrested in the US after a major operation, federal authorities said Wednesday.

Apr 09, 2015, 03:47 AM IST

Despite US fine, BNP Paribas turns 2014 profit

BNP Paribas surmounted the 6.6 billion euro (USD 8.9 billion) fine imposed by US authorities to post profits in 2014, the French bank said today, but warned tightening business conditions could undermine future results.

Feb 05, 2015, 23:53 PM IST