US Consulate

  • US consulate employee shot dead in Pakistan 10-02-2014 11:28 PM

    A Pakistani employee in the US consulate was shot dead on Monday by unidentified gunmen here in this Pakistani northwest city. Faisal Saeed, 33, was killed while he was coming out of his house in Gulbahar Colony, police sources said. Saeed was employed at the US consulate in Peshawar. Further...
  • Watch: Protests outside US Consulate in Hyderabad over Devyani arrest 19-12-2013 02:45 PM

    Left workers and others held protests at the US Consulate in Hyderabad over the ill-treatment meted out to Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in New York. The protesters raised slogans against the US outside the Consulate at Begumpet. ...
  • Afghanistan: 1 killed after car bomb explodes near US consulate 13-09-2013 08:33 AM

    Terrorists staged a suicide car bombing then engaged in a gunfight with security forces near the American consulate in the western Afghan city of Herat early on Friday, officials said. An Afghan translator was killed, while several other people, including police, were wounded. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack,...
  • US reopens 18 of 19 foreign posts closed amid security concerns 10-08-2013 02:54 PM

    Washington: Eighteen of the 19 US embassies and consulates reopened on Saturday as they were closed earlier this month due to worries about potential terrorist attacks, the US State Department said on Friday. "Our embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, will remain closed because of ongoing concerns about a threat stream indicating...
  • US warns citizens not to travel to Pakistan over terror threat 09-08-2013 09:19 AM

    Washington: The US government ordered the evacuation of staff from its consulate in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Friday due to the threat of attack, with the State Department also warning its citizens not to travel to Pakistan. "The Department of State ordered this drawdown due to specific...
  • US Consulate in Milan evacuated after bomb threat 07-08-2013 07:04 AM

    A building housing the US Consulate in Milan and other offices has been temporarily evacuated after the diplomatic mission received a letter containing a bomb threat, police said. An officer in Italy's anti-terrorism squad said the letter carried a symbol frequently used in the past by Italian anarchists. In Washington,...
  • IB alert over possible terror attack on US Consulate in Mumbai, Kolkata 06-05-2013 01:45 PM

    Mumbai: There is an Intelligence alert over a possible terror attack on the US Consulate in Mumbai and Kolkata, according to sources. Sources say that the Mumbai Police has been alerted by the Western Naval Command Headquarters about a possible terror attack on the US Consulate in Mumbai in July....
  • Pakistan: 12 killed in suicide attack in Peshawar 30-03-2013 11:58 AM

    Islamabad: At least 12 people were killed and 31 injured in a suicide attack in Pakistan Friday as a convoy of security personnel near the US Consulate in Peshawar city was targeted police said. The suicide bomber detonated his explosives near a Frontier Constabulary convoy in a high security area...
  • 'Graft during YSR rule was above norm in India' 16-09-2011 12:50 PM

    Hyderabad: A leaked diplomatic cable dispatched by the US Consul General in Chennai in 2007 had nailed the then Congress government headed by YS Rajasekhara Reddy in Andhra Pradesh for 'widespread corruption that was beyond the pale' even for India. In the name of social programmes targeted at the common...
  • Davis case: Pak court orders another arrest 19-02-2011 02:30 PM

    Delhi: A Pakistani court has ordered the arrest of a second US consular employee in connection with the fatal shooting of two men in Lahore. US diplomat Raymond Davis is in jail for the same crime - the subject of an intense diplomatic stand-off between US and Pakistan over his...
  • Two militants take guards hostage in Peshawar 28-08-2010 10:08 AM

    Peshawar: Two militants who were being interrogated at the military office building in Peshawar overpowered the guards and have taken two of them hostage. The military has cordoned off the building and efforts are on to rescue the hostages. Earlier, a group of militants entered the high security area...
  • Mumbai municipality miffed over US manhole memo 12-06-2008 08:53 PM

    Antigua: New Zealand opener Martin Guptill was dismissed for 97 on Wednesday as offspinner Sunil Narine helped West Indies fight back to limit the visitors to 232 for 4 at stumps on the opening day of the first Test. Guptill anchored a strong position for New Zealand, which elected to...
  • South starlet gets bail in fake visa case 17-03-2008 11:42 PM

    New Delhi: New Delhi: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram praised Indian offspinner R Ashwin for his excellent Test debut against the West Indies, in which he finished with a nine-wicket haul, but warned him against becoming complacent. What I like about Ashwin is that he is not scared of flighting...
  • Tamil siren arrested for forging travel papers 13-03-2008 01:19 AM

    Indian cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle talks about India's comprehensive victory over England in the final ODI and the 5-0 series whitewash. ...