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Viral video: Man catches fish, stumped to find snake attached—Watch

The video has been widely circulated and has gone viral on the internet.

Aug 27, 2019, 19:56 PM IST

Wesley Mathews, Indian-American adoptive father of Sherin Mathews, sentenced to life

Mathews, 39, pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser charge of injury to a child in Sherin's death. He was originally charged with capital murder by authorities in the US state of Texas. 

Jun 27, 2019, 11:35 AM IST

US ambassador to India to highlight bilateral strategic ties at Houston event

IACCGH Gala is the annual fundraiser for the chamber and attracts over 800 attendees. CEOs of Fortune 500 companies in the energy, healthcare, education and technology, space as well as Indian and US ambassadors, senators have been speakers at the high-calibre chamber events.

Jun 13, 2019, 10:59 AM IST

US woman beats the odds, gives birth to 6 babies in a span of 9 minutes

The babies were born at weights ranging from 1 pound and 12 ounces to 2 pounds and 14 ounces. 

Mar 17, 2019, 09:15 AM IST

Four police shot and two suspects killed in Houston gunfight-police

A SWAT team took over the scene and sent in two robots to check the home.

Jan 29, 2019, 12:33 PM IST

Five police officers shot at in Houston while attempting to serve a warrant

The policemen were shot as officers from the Houston narcotics division served a warrant.

Jan 29, 2019, 08:00 AM IST

Former MD Anderson president John Mendelsohn dead

John Mendelsohn was a Noble Prize winner for cancer researches and also the first to receive a USD 5 million yoga research grant.

Jan 09, 2019, 11:20 AM IST

Smiling Pakistani girl among 10 killed in Texas school shooting

Eight students and two teachers fell victim to gunfire at a high school outside Houston on Friday morning, becoming the latest casualties in a wave of deadly school shootings in the United States in recent years.

May 20, 2018, 08:44 AM IST

Golf: Ian Poulter wins Houston Open to punch ticket to Masters

Ian Poulter dramatically earned the final Masters invitation, defeating American tour rookie Beau Hossler at the first extra playoff hole to capture the Houston Open on Sunday.

Apr 02, 2018, 08:30 AM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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