The US

  • US: Rajat Gupta's last card June 11, 2012

    Rajat K Gupta is remarkably poised for a man who, if convicted of criminal conspiracy and securities fraud, could spend up to 20 years in jail. The 63-year-old ex-McKinsey head and former director on the boards of Goldman Sachs and Proctor & Gamble must have walked into meetings in a similar...
  • Watch: Yuvraj defies cancer to return home April 9, 2012

    Three months after treatment for a rare cancer in the US, India's World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh is back. ...
  • Rajat Gupta lived a double life: report May 23, 2011

    Washington: Rajat Gupta, a former Indian American managing director of the global consulting firm McKinsey & Co, accused by US regulators of inside trading "has lived a double life," a leading US daily has suggested. In March, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed an administrative order against him saying...
  • 142 terrorists removed from India's blacklist May 15, 2011

    New Delhi: In a significant decision, the Central government has removed from its 'blacklist' the names of 142 wanted terrorists and their associates, including the heads of various Sikh extremist groups. The wanted persons whose names have been deleted are believed to be currently based in countries like Pakistan, the US,...
  • US rewards Pakistan with $ 7.5 bn aid July 19, 2010

    Islamabad: The US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton opened high-level talks with Pakistan on Monday by announcing several new aid projects aimed at improving the country's water, energy and health sectors. The projects are part of a $ 7.5 billion aid effort to convince Pakistanis that Washington is not only...
  • Obama appoints Indian-American to key commerce post August 8, 2009

    Houston President Barack Obama has appointed Indian-American attorney Ro Khanna to a key post in the US Commerce Department, where he will work to open foreign markets to American technology. Thirty-two-year-old Khanna, a prominent attorney who specialised in intellectual property law at O'Melveny & Myers' San Francisco office, was sworn in...