21 Feb 2014
Milpitas: The lone winning ticket for the USD 425 million Powerball jackpot was sold at a convenience store in Northern California, but there was no immediate word on who may have won one of the largest lottery jackpots in US history.
27 Jan 2014
London: A 63-year-old German woman, who won a 3, 30,000 pounds lottery, tore the cash into pieces and flushed it down the toilet after getting drunk.
31 Mar 2013
The much sought H-1B work visas could be decided through lottery this year, industry experts and officials feel, based on initial feedback from companies, as the US starts accepting applications from Monday.
02 Jan 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government has decided to launch a weekly lottery to mobilise funds for providing financial support for wedding of girls from poor families.
17 Apr 2013
The proposed changes in the issuing of H-1B visas, the highly sought after US work permits, will badly affect the Indian IT firms which depend heavily on these work visas.
26 Mar 2013
A single Powerball jackpot ticket that was sold in New Jersey has been declared the winner of 338.3-million-dollar jackpot after matching all six numbers in Saturday night's drawing, according to lottery officials.
20 Apr 2013
Flagging concerns of Indian companies on the H-1B visa issue in the latest US immigration bill, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday told his American counterpart Jack Lew that temporary relocation of knowledge workers should not be confused with immigration.
19 Jul 2012
The New York metropolitan area has the highest demand of H-1B visas, followed by Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose and Washington, a new report on geographical distribution of this most sought after work visas has revealed.
09 Apr 2013
The US, which received nearly 124,000 applications for the H-1B visas, has used lottery to determine who all would be given the most sought after work visas among IT professionals.
19 Jan 2013
World football's governing body FIFA has announced it was forced to hold a lottery for the allocation of Confederations Cup tickets due to overwhelming demand.