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Don't panic, no fundamental change in H-1B visa programme, assures US diplomat

The H1-B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows the US firms to hire highly skilled foreign professionals working in areas with shortages of qualified American workers.

Feb 26, 2018, 23:52 PM IST

Jayalalithaa's health condition: US Consulate issues 'emergency message' for American citizens

As Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's health condition remains critical after she suffered cardiac arrest on Sunday evening, the US Consulate in Chennai issued an "emergency message" for American citizens.

Dec 05, 2016, 12:53 PM IST

Parents of Benghazi victims file lawsuit against Hillary Clinton

Relatives of two men killed in the 2012 attack on a US consulate in Libya have filed a lawsuit blaming the deaths on Hillary Clinton's "reckless" handling of classified information in her private email server.

Aug 09, 2016, 23:00 PM IST

Suicide bombing near US consulate in Saudi: Report

An explosion was heard on Monday near the US consulate general in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Al Jazeera cited local media as saying.

Jul 04, 2016, 07:42 AM IST

Turkey detains 11 IS suspects over US consulate plot: Report

Turkey on Thursday detained 11 more suspected members of the Islamic State (IS) group.

Dec 17, 2015, 23:53 PM IST

US offers assistance for Chennai flood victims

On December 3, the US Consulate General in Chennai issued an Emergency Message for US citizens, obviously warning of the severe flooding taking place in the region.

Dec 04, 2015, 07:08 AM IST

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.

Sep 15, 2015, 14:00 PM IST

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.

Aug 11, 2015, 00:34 AM IST

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.

Aug 10, 2015, 12:24 PM IST

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.

May 02, 2015, 16:59 PM IST

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.

Feb 13, 2015, 09:45 AM IST

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.

Feb 13, 2015, 02:48 AM IST

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.

Feb 11, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

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.

Feb 01, 2015, 18:34 PM IST

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.

Dec 02, 2014, 19:09 PM IST

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.

Nov 30, 2014, 14:33 PM IST

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.

Sep 20, 2014, 18:38 PM IST

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.

Sep 18, 2014, 14:25 PM IST

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.

Aug 17, 2014, 12:39 PM IST

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.

Jun 19, 2014, 03:03 AM IST