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19 Jul 2018


US: To Muslim-named waiter, customer tells 'we don't tip terrorists'

In another incident which shows how racism has deeply ingrained itself in minds of common people, a patron in a United States restaurant refused to tip a Muslim named waiter saying 'he doesn't tip terrorists'.

Indian-American teen wins Scripps Spelling Bee for 11th straight year

Continuing with the overwhelming dominance of Indian-Americans in the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee, Karthik Nemmani, a 14-year-old Indian-American, today won the contest, becoming the 14th champion from the community in 11 consecutive years.

19 May 2018

Donald Trump

Teen, who killed 10 at Texas school, described as loner

The Santa Fe High School in southeast Houston joined the long list of United States' campuses, where students and faculty have been killed by gunmen.

18 Mar 2018

3D Printing

3D-printed homes: Built under 24 hours, cost just Rs. 2.6lakh

US-based 3D printing firm Icon has partnered with New Story, an international housing solution non-profit, to showcase a 3D-printed home at the ongoing SXSW 2018 festival in Texas.

15 Mar 2018

Bose Corporation

Bose announces sound-based augmented reality glasses

Audio company Bose has announced a pair of sound-based augmented reality (AR) glasses called Bose AR.

14 Mar 2018

3D Printing

An affordable house, 3D-printed in less than 24 hours

Technology has touched human lives in more ways than one. And now, this marvel creation of technology can help build homes for the 1.2 billion people who lack shelter.

21 Feb 2018


This clock by Amazon's Jeff will run for 10,000 years

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has announced that construction has started on the #10000YearClock project that aims to build a clock that will run for 10,000 years.

20 Feb 2018

Donald Trump

Is President Trump shifting gun control stance after Florida shooting?

Amid student-led protests demanding gun control reforms after the killing of 17 people in last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school, US President Donald Trump hinted at a change in stance on gun restrictions.

08 Feb 2018


This Texas town celebrates Shahid Afridi Day, every year

The infectious popularity of Pakistani cricketer Shahid 'Boom Boom' Afridi has reached a Texas town, which celebrates February 5 as Shahid Afridi Day.

30 Nov 2017


Sherin Mathews' body bore marks of injury, says doctor

More than a month after three-year-old Indian-origin child Sherin Mathews was found dead in Texas, a doctor has informed a court that her body bore injury marks.

17 Nov 2017


Indian child Sherin Mathews' mother arrested for 'endangering' her

Less than a month after three-year-old Indian child Sherin Mathews was found dead in Dallas, officials have arrested her foster mother for leaving her alone the night she was reported missing.

08 Nov 2017

Mental Health

Texas church shooting: Gunman had fled mental hospital in 2012

Texas gunman Devin Kelley, who shot dead 26 people at a church in Sutherland Springs, had fled from a mental health clinic in 2012.

07 Nov 2017

Terror Attack

Texas shooting: Row with mother-in-law may have motivated gunman's rampage

Texas church shooter Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, had argued with his mother-in-law before going on the rampage at Sutherland Springs that left 26 people dead; half were children.

06 Nov 2017

Terror Attack

US: 26 shot-dead in Texas church in another mass-shooting incident

Gun violence seems to be spiralling out of control in the US. It has claimed numerous lives in recent times.

25 Oct 2017


Police confirms 3-year-old Sherin Mathews dead, father changes story

Two days after Texas police recovered the body of a child, medical examiners have confirmed it as three-year-old Sherin Mathews, an Indian-American who went missing almost 20 days ago.

23 Oct 2017


Body of child found where 3-year-old Sherin Mathews went missing

Texas police think they have recovered the body of Sherin Mathews, a three-year-old who went missing more than two weeks ago.

10 Oct 2017

Greg Abbott

Texas University student shoots cop on campus, arrested

A 19-year-old student of Texas Tech University in Lubbock shot dead a police officer in the campus on the night of October 9. Immediately after the incident, a lockdown was enforced.

08 Oct 2017

Donald Trump

After Harvey and Irma, US mainland hit by Hurricane Nate

After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma ripped through Texas and Florida respectively, Hurricane Nate has made landfall in the state of Louisiana.

06 Oct 2017

Donald Trump

US: New bill backs funding for Trump's border-wall

Looks like Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall is inching closer to reality, even as Congressional funding remains a question mark.

13 Sep 2017


Anti-porn crusader US Senator Ted Cruz is trending for porn!

US Senator Ted Cruz faced an embarrassing situation when his verified Twitter account "liked" a two-minute video by @SexuallPosts on Monday.

07 Sep 2017

Sri Lanka

Ever wondered how hurricanes around the world get their names?

In Texas, Hurricane Harvey has wrecked havoc. Hurricane Irma has slammed Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and is moving towards Florida.

03 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

Trump hails Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts during Texas visit

President Donald Trump has hailed the relief response to Hurricane Harvey during his visit to the flood-hit state of Texas.

02 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

Trump requests Congress to release $7.8bn funds for hurricane victims

President Donald Trump has requested Congress to release initial funds worth $7.8 billion to aid recovery efforts in Hurricane Harvey-hit states of Texas and Louisiana.

01 Sep 2017


Border wall: Four companies bag US government contract for prototypes

Even as Congressional funding for Trump's border wall remains a question mark, sections of the US government seem adamant on building it.

31 Aug 2017


Chemical plant hit by Hurricane Harvey in Texas explodes

At least two explosions rocked a flooded chemical plant near the Hurricane Harvey-hit city of Houston, Texas.

30 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Night curfew declared in hurricane-hit Houston to stop looting

A night-time curfew has been declared in Houston, Texas, as the city battles the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

29 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Houston reels under 'unprecedented' flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey

Texas is expected to face worsening "catastrophic" flooding in coming days in the wake of the category four Hurricane Harvey, which was downgraded to a tropical storm.

28 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Hurricane Harvey: 200 Indian students marooned in Houston

As Hurricane Harvey continues to batter Texas, it has come to be known that 200 Indian students from the University of Houston have been marooned in the floods.

28 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

2,000 evacuated as Tropical Storm Harvey lashes Houston

Hurricane Harvey has weakened to a tropical storm.

26 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Governor: Texas confronting "very major disaster" from powerful Hurricane Harvey

The category 4 Hurricane Harvey is battering coastal areas of Texas with winds up to 215-kmph after making landfall.

25 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Category 2 Hurricane Harvey intensifies before making landfall in Texas

Forecasters said Hurricane Harvey, a category 2 storm in the Gulf of Mexico, is expected to intensify into a Category 3 hurricane, as it makes landfall late Friday or Saturday.

Democrat Congressman moves for Trump's impeachment in the House

Congressman Al Green from Texas, who has been calling for Trump's impeachment became the first legislator to raise the issue in the House of Commons.

18 May 2017

Sexual Harassment

Indian scientist in detention in the US for stalking, harassment

A 38-year-old Indian scientist, Tarun K Bhardwaj, has been in detention in Texas, US, since December'16 for constantly stalking and harassing a female student of A&M University.

04 May 2017


Suspected murder-suicide in Texas college kills 2

A Texas college campus witnessed violence for the second time in a week when an apparent murder-suicide claimed 2 lives on Wednesday in a community college.

02 May 2017


1 killed, 3 injured, suspect nabbed in UT Austin stabbing

On Monday, an undergraduate student from the University of Texas Austin attacked his classmates with a bowie-style hunting knife; he killed 1 and injured 3 others.

03 Apr 2017


WWE: The Undertaker retires after 25-years of service

World Wrestling Entertainment's (WWE) one of the greatest professional wrestlers, 'The Undertaker' announced his retirement after suffering a loss in the WrestleMania 33. He lost to Roman Reigns.

17 Mar 2017


1 person app Harpan LLC acquired by Zynga for $42.5m

Zynga acquired 4 Solitaire apps from Harpan LLC for $42.5m in cash.

Texas lawmaker wants men to be charged $100 for masturbation

Jessica Farrar, a Texas lawmaker has introduced a bill which intends to fine men $100 every time they masturbate. The bill also puts a 24-hour wait period for a man wanting colonoscopy or a vasectomy or looking to buy Viagra.

17 Jan 2017


Last man to walk on the moon dies aged 82

Former astronaut Eugene A. Cernan passed away aged 82 in Texas due to ongoing health problems.

11 Sep 2016

Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton looking to turn Texas 'blue'

Democrats have long dreamed of turning the deep 'red' Texas state 'blue'; they believe the Lone Star state's politics are shifting in their favor.