South Carolina

  • Luke Donald closes strongly for third round lead at Heritage April 20, 2014

    Former world number one Luke Donald, back in form after revamping his swing, closed strongly to earn a two-stroke lead after the third round at the $5.8 million RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Saturday. Donald, who has a dazzling record of consistency at the post-Masters event, birdied the par-three 17th...
  • Veteran contemporary author Louis D Rubin dies at 89 November 18, 2013

    Louis D Rubin, Jr, a curmudgeonly patron of contemporary Southern writing who as an author, teacher, editor and publisher helped establish and advance the careers of John Barth, Annie Dillard and dozens of others, has died. He was 89. Eva Redfield Rubin said by telephone that her husband, who lived at...
  • 25 years in making, Hindu encyclopedia set to be unveiled August 25, 2013

    A comprehensive encyclopedia of one of the world's major religions is set to be unveiled next week in South Carolina. The 11-volume work covers Hindu spiritual beliefs, practices and philosophy, and is the culmination of a 25-year academic effort. The encyclopedia is written in English and includes about 7,000 articles on...
  • Anna Hazare to ring bell at NASDAQ, to lead I-D parade in New York City August 13, 2013

    Indian Americans are preparing to throw a red-carpet welcome to anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, during his two-week visit to the US, a kind of welcome, which has not been seen for a non-politician from India in recent times. During his stay in the US, Hazare is scheduled to criss cross the...
  • S Carolina Guv Nikki Haley's husband deployed to Afghanistan January 11, 2013

    Fort Jackson: South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and her family bid a tearful farewell to her husband Michael on Thursday as he departed with a National Guard unit for a month of training and then deployment to Afghanistan. Captain Michael Haley wrapped his arms around his wife and two children, ages...
  • AI receives first South Carolina-made Boeing 787 October 6, 2012

    North Charleston: Representatives from Air India took delivery on Friday of the first Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner made in South Carolina and the first manufactured outside Boeing Commercial Airplane's headquarters in Washington state. The delivery marks another milestone in Boeing's efforts to broaden its production base beyond Washington, where all...
  • AP: Pool dive leaves techie brain dead in US July 28, 2012

    Hyderabad: A 30-year-old Telugu man has become brain dead on diving into a swimming pool and hitting the floor in his apartment complex at Greenville in South Carolina state of the USA. Suresh Medishetty, an IT professional, drowned in the pool on July 17 and was rescued by a neighbour....
  • Atwal continues to struggle on PGA Tour April 13, 2012

    Hilton Head Island, South Carolina: Arjun Atwal continued to struggle as he carded a five-over 76 to be placed tied 108th in the opening round of the RBC Heritage Golf Championships on Thursday. Atwal, who has made just one cut this season so far, had just one birdie against six...
  • Nikki Haley publishing her memoir July 2, 2011

    Washington: South Carolina's Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley is all set to publish her memoir just shy of her 40th birthday. Her book, "Can't is Not an Option", is expected to hit shelves in January 2012 and will be published by Sentinel, a conservative imprint within Penguin Group. Born Nimrata Nikki Randhawa to...
  • Indian origin woman wins South Carolina Guv seat November 3, 2010

    Washington: A daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, Nikki Haley won the governor's race in South Carolina as Americans started voting on Tuesday to decide which party controls the Congress and pick governors in 37 states. All 435 seats in the House and 37 in the Senate are...
  • Indian Americans rejoice Nikki Haley's nomination June 23, 2010

    Washington: Indian-American Nikki Haley has bagged the Republican nomination for South Carolina's gubernatorial elections to be held in November. The victory, the national US media said, elevated her to the national stage and almost a certain win later in the year. If elected in the November elections, Haley would be the...
  • Obama wins first south contest, native Edward loses January 27, 2008

    Atlanta (Georgia), USA: After weeks of campaigning, Democrats in South Carolina have spoken and the winner of the first southern contest of the 2008 race is Barack Obama. Grabbing his second primary victory, Obama took home over 50 per cent of the total votes and 80 per cent of the...
  • Obama defeats Hillary in South Carolina primary January 27, 2008

    Washington: The African-American democratic candidate Barack Obama has won the state primary with nearest rival New York Senator Hillary Clinton coming second. Obama's victory will cap a heated contest in a state where blacks make up half of the voters. After losses in New Hampshire and Nevada, the victory will give...
  • 'Indian arrests won't affect N-deal' April 4, 2007

    New Delhi: The US government has said the arrest of two Indian nationals on charges of illegally exporting US missile technology would not have an impact on the US-India civil nuclear agreement. US spokesperson Sean McCormack said that there is no connection between the arrest and the agreement. McCormack said he...