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  • Defending champion Nishikori reaches Memphis final 16-02-2014 11:03 AM

    Memphis: Kei Nishikori of Japan will defend his title at the US National Indoor Tennis Championships after beating American Michael Russell 6-3, 6-2 in the semifinals on Saturday. Nishikori, who won his third career ATP title here last year, will play Ivo Karlovic in the final. The big-serving Croat advanced...
  • Nishikori rallies to reach semis in Memphis 15-02-2014 03:34 PM

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee: Defending champion Kei Nishikori of Japan rallied to beat Russian Alex Bogomolov Jr. 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the semifinals of the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships on Friday. The top-seeded Nishikori will next play 35-year-old American Michael Russell, who upset third-seeded Lleyton Hewitt of Australia 6-3,...
  • Lleyton Hewitt tops Baghdatis, advances in Memphis 14-02-2014 12:47 PM

    Memphis: Former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt of Australia beat Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 1-6, 6-2, 6-0 on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals at the US National Indoor Tennis Championships. The No. 3 seed leads the career series with Baghdatis 3-2, winning their first match since 2010 when Baghdatis...
  • US NSA spied on 60 million Spanish phone calls in a month, claims newspaper 28-10-2013 06:13 PM

    The US National Security Agency (NSA) recently tracked over 60 million calls in Spain in the space of a month, a Spanish newspaper said on Monday, citing a document which it said formed part of papers obtained from ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Spain's government has so far said it was...
  • Jhumpa Lahiri among 10 shortlisted for US National Book Award 20-09-2013 08:21 AM

    Indian-American Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri is among 10 novelists shortlisted for the prestigious US National Book Award 2013 in the fiction category for her new work 'The Lowland', which is a tale of two brothers set in Kolkata of the 1960s. The National Book Foundation announced the longlist for...
  • Susan Rice joins White House as National Security Advisor 02-07-2013 10:25 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama's confidant Susan Rice, the former US Ambassador to the United Nations, has joined the White House as the National Security Advisor. Rice (48), who replaces Tom Donilon, would be the top advisor to President Obama on all national security and foreign policies. "Truly honoured to...
  • Ledecky breaks Evans' 1500 freestyle record at US Nationals 30-06-2013 09:36 AM

    Katie Ledecky broke Janet Evans' 25-year-old meeting record to claim the women's 1500 metres freestyle at the U.S. National Championships on Saturday, and becoming the second fastest American of all time in the event. Ledecky finished in 15:47.15 and was ahead of compatriot Kate Ziegler's 2007 world record of 15:42.54...
  • SC to hear PIL on US surveillance of Internet data 19-06-2013 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to give an urgent hearing to a PIL on the issue of US National Security Agency snooping on Internet data from India and seeking to initiate action against Internet companies for allowing the agency to access the information. Agreeing to hear the...
  • PIL filed in SC on US surveillance of internet data 18-06-2013 07:45 PM

    New Delhi: The issue of the US National Security Agency monitoring internet data of India on Tuesday reached the Supreme Court with a PIL filed seeking its direction to the Centre to initiate action against internet companies for sharing information with foreign authority in "breach" of contract and violation of...
  • What you should know about NSA phone data program 07-06-2013 07:58 AM

    Washington: The government knows who you're calling. Every day. Every call. Here's what you need to know about the secret program and how it works: Q: What happened and why is it a big deal? A: The Guardian newspaper published a highly classified April US court order that allows the...
  • Manali: 3 arrested in US national's gangrape case 06-06-2013 11:55 AM

    Manali: Three people have been reportedly arrested in connection with the rape of a 31-year-old American tourist in Manali. The police said that the survivor was hitch-hiking back to her guest house when she was picked up by three men in a truck and then was gangraped. In her complaint,...
  • North Korea charges US man in plot to overthrow regime 28-04-2013 07:40 AM

    Pyongyang: North Korea announced on Saturday that an American detained for nearly six months is being tried in the Supreme Court on charges of plotting to overthrow the government, a crime that could draw the death penalty if he is convicted. The case involving Kenneth Bae, who has been in...
  • Did Beyonce lip-sync the US national anthem at Obama's inaugural ceremony? 23-01-2013 10:13 AM

    The US government sources have confirmed that Beyonce was not singing the anthem as she didn't get time to rehearse. ...
  • US on high alert as Hurricane Irene closes in 27-08-2011 07:56 AM

    Wilmington: Hurricane Irene closed in on the US Atlantic coast on Friday, triggering emergency preparations that included unprecedented evacuations and mass transit shutdowns in New York City as the menacing storm approached. As Irene careened north, rain and tropical storm force winds and ferocious surf began pummeling the North Carolina...
  • Minds returning to India 06-08-2011 09:42 AM

    The United States has always been a featherbed for scientists and researchers, irrespective of their origins or nationality. That is because of its unique institutional ecosystem that keeps the ground fertile for creativity, as well as individual entrepreneurship and commercial success. The contribution of these scientists in helping the global...
  • Davis case was mishandled: Shah Mahmood Qureshi 24-02-2011 01:02 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has accused the interior ministry of "mishandling" the case of US official Raymond Davis, who faces trial for killing two Pakistanis, by not letting the matter be confined to his ministry. "The Raymond Davis case was mishandled because interior ministry was made...
  • Davis has diplomatic immunity: US petition 15-02-2011 10:19 AM

    Washington: The United States on Thursday will submit a petition before the Lahore court to certify that Raymond Allen Davis, who has been arrested on murder charges, has diplomatic immunity and he should be released. "On Thursday, we will present a petition to the court to certify that he has...
  • Taliban warns Pakistan against releasing Davis 14-02-2011 08:20 AM

    Peshawar: The Taliban on Sunday warned the Pakistan government not to release US national Raymond Davis, arrested after he shot dead two men in Lahore last month, saying any official involved in a move to free him would be killed by militants. "Any Pakistani government official playing any role in...
  • CWG an 'appealing target' for LeT, warns US 23-09-2010 02:19 PM

    Washington: The Commonwealth Games in New Delhi will be an "appealing target" for Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) due to its political and economic significance for India, a top US counter-terrorism official has warned. "We are concerned that next month's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi will be an appealing target...
  • Watch: Terror suspect held at Delhi airport 11-02-2010 09:19 PM

    Detained man has uncanny similarities with 26/11 suspect David Headely. ...
  • US national found dead at Taj Hotel 15-02-2007 09:03 AM

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  • Iran to take fingerprints of Americans 19-11-2006 05:50 PM

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