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Texas woman damages $300,000 art on her first date

Texas woman damages $300,000 art on her first date

A woman in Texas, who was on her first date with a notable lawyer, caused a damage to his art collection that worth nearly $300,000.

Dec 30, 2017, 15:10 PM IST
Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Barack Obama, Greg Abbott

Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Barack Obama, Greg Abbott

Records show the 46-year-old woman is being held at the Houston federal detention center.

Nov 25, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
Houston woman booked for mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

Houston woman booked for mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

Julia Poff, 46, was ordered held in jail last week ahead of trial after she was indicted on charges of mailing packages last year that were designed to kill, transporting explosives and other criminal counts, court documents showed.

Nov 24, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
Six die in Florida nursing home after Irma; millions still without power

Six die in Florida nursing home after Irma; millions still without power

The death toll from Hurricane Irma climbed on Wednesday, with authorities reporting six patients at a Florida nursing home died after it had lost power, as millions struggled with no electricity and scarce essential services in the storm-hit state.

Sep 13, 2017, 23:58 PM IST
Donald Trump hugs Harvey's victims in test of presidential mien

Donald Trump hugs Harvey's victims in test of presidential mien

In a widely watched test of his presidential mien, Trump comforted victims and thanked volunteers and first responders after being criticized earlier in the week for not showing sufficient empathy to Texas residents during catastrophic flooding.

Sep 03, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
Harvey's floods hang on in Texas, complicating rescue efforts

Harvey's floods hang on in Texas, complicating rescue efforts

The storm has displaced more than 1 million people with 44 feared dead from flooding that paralyzed Houston, swelled river levels to record highs and knocked out the drinking water supply in Beaumont, Texas, a city of about 120,000 people.

Sep 01, 2017, 20:28 PM IST

Indian-Americans in Texas help thousands with food, medical aid

Approximately 150,000 Indian-Americans and Indians live in the greater Houston Area, according to Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of greater Houston Executive Director, Jagdip Ahluwalia, who is a long-time Houstonian.

Sep 01, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
Harvey makes 2nd landfall near Louisiana-Texas border; 30 dead

Harvey makes 2nd landfall near Louisiana-Texas border; 30 dead

Harvey made its second landfall just west of the town of Cameron, the National Hurricane Center said, with "flooding rains" drenching parts of southeastern Texas and neighbouring southwestern Louisiana.

Aug 30, 2017, 23:41 PM IST
Hurricane Harvey: Indian mission in Houston shares helpline numbers

Hurricane Harvey: Indian mission in Houston shares helpline numbers

Indian mission in the Texas city on Tuesday shared helpline numbers for worried families and relatives back in India.

Aug 29, 2017, 21:57 PM IST
Online sensation! Photo of dog carrying bag of food after hurricane struck Texas goes viral

Online sensation! Photo of dog carrying bag of food after hurricane struck Texas goes viral

Harvey made landfall on the Texas coast late Friday as a Category Four hurricane, bringing lashing rain and sustained winds of 130 miles per hour.

Aug 29, 2017, 00:16 AM IST
Houston devastated by deadly flooding from Harvey, more rain ahead

Houston devastated by deadly flooding from Harvey, more rain ahead

Total precipitation could reach 50 inches in some coastal areas of Texas by the end of the week, or the average rainfall for an entire year.

Aug 28, 2017, 10:15 AM IST
Houston residents flee Harvey floodwaters for safety at convention center

Houston residents flee Harvey floodwaters for safety at convention center

The sprawling convention center in central Houston is among almost three dozen Red Cross shelters in Texas prepared to house up to 28,000 people driven from their homes by the state`s most powerful hurricane in more than 50 years. 

Aug 28, 2017, 10:04 AM IST
Crews rescue hundreds from homes and cars as Harvey floods Houston

Crews rescue hundreds from homes and cars as Harvey floods Houston

US President Donald Trump, facing the first big natural disaster of his term, said on Sunday he would visit the area as soon as he could do so without causing more disruption.

Aug 27, 2017, 22:32 PM IST
Harvey claims second fatality as floodwaters rise in Texas

Harvey claims second fatality as floodwaters rise in Texas

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice said it was forced to evacuate about 4,500 inmates from three state prisons near the Brazos River because of rising water. 

Aug 27, 2017, 18:17 PM IST
Disaster' looms as Hurricane Harvey bears down on Texas

Disaster' looms as Hurricane Harvey bears down on Texas

Hundreds of thousands of people on the US Gulf Coast were urged to flee the path of Hurricane Harvey Friday as Texas and Louisiana braced for "catastrophic" flooding from the powerful category two storm barreling in to shore.

Aug 25, 2017, 22:17 PM IST

United States representatives condemn terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims

Several Congressmen from Texas, Florida, Arkansas and California issued a statement criticising the attacks, and paid condolences to the families of the deceased and injured.

Jul 12, 2017, 09:20 AM IST
Air India to add LA, Houston in its list of US destinations

Air India to add LA, Houston in its list of US destinations

Air India plans to expand its base in the US by adding Los Angeles and Houston into its roster, a day after launching the state-carrier's first direct flight from Delhi to Washington DC.

Jul 08, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

28 injured in United States shooting

The incident happened at the Power Ultra Lounge in Little Rock. The age of victims ranged from 16 to mid-20s.

 

Jul 02, 2017, 13:09 PM IST
Raja Chari, Indian-origin astronaut, among 12 new members selected by NASA – Know more about him

Raja Chari, Indian-origin astronaut, among 12 new members selected by NASA – Know more about him

Raja Chari, a Lieutenant Colonel with the US Air Force, may become the third person of Indian origin from the US after the late Kalpana Chawla and current NASA astronaut Sunita Williams to fly to space, if all goes well. He will report for duty in August this year.

Jun 08, 2017, 16:39 PM IST
Watch out - NASA to announce new astronauts today

Watch out - NASA to announce new astronauts today

The US space agency, after evaluaing a record number of applicants from more than 18,300 people - which is more than double the previous record of 8,000 set in 1978 - will announce the names of the new astronaut candidates at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

Jun 07, 2017, 15:44 PM IST