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US: Man dies after 'COVID-19 party'; thought coronavirus was 'hoax'

13 Jul 2020

US: Man dies after 'COVID-19 party'; thought coronavirus was 'hoax'

A 30-year-old man died from the novel coronavirus at a hospital in the US state of Texas after attending a "COVID-19 party" hosted by an infected person.

US records 52,000 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, biggest spike ever

02 Jul 2020

US records 52,000 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, biggest spike ever

In a worrying development, the United States reported 52,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, its biggest spike ever since.

COVID-19 cases surge in US state after reopening; hospitals suffer

25 Jun 2020

COVID-19 cases surge in US state after reopening; hospitals suffer

In the United States, Texas has seen a massive surge in COVID-19 cases, resulting in hospitals nearing capacity in Houston—the state's most populous city.

Factually impossible: Justin Bieber denies sexual assault allegation

22 Jun 2020

Factually impossible: Justin Bieber denies sexual assault allegation

Pop sensation Justin Bieber has refuted an allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in March 2014. The assault allegation surfaced last week.

Houston: Sikh police officer shot dead in a cold-blooded way

28 Sep 2019

Houston: Sikh police officer shot dead in a cold-blooded way

An Indian-American Sikh police officer, Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal died after being shot multiple times in the head from behind, during a traffic stop in Houston, Texas. The assailant was later found and taken into custody.

NBA: Former player Andre Emmett shot dead in Dallas

24 Sep 2019

NBA: Former player Andre Emmett shot dead in Dallas

In a shocking incident, former NBA player Andre Emmett was shot dead by two unknown gunmen outside his home in Dallas, Texas, on Monday.

Howdy Modi: Meet the 16-year-old rapper who sang National Anthem

24 Sep 2019

Howdy Modi: Meet the 16-year-old rapper who sang National Anthem

It was certainly a special Sunday for Indian-origin teenager Sparsh Shah, when he got his big chance to sing the Indian National Anthem at the 'Howdy Modi' event at NRG stadium, in the presence of PM Modi and US President Trump.

Meet the 13-year-old who clicked a selfie with Modi, Trump

23 Sep 2019

Meet the 13-year-old who clicked a selfie with Modi, Trump

A thirteen-year-old boy is now making headlines after clicking, what the netizens have dubbed, the 'most powerful selfie.'

SpaceX's humongous new Starship prototype seen in pictures

22 Sep 2019

SpaceX's humongous new Starship prototype seen in pictures

Elon Musk's vision to make humans a multi-planetary species is coming to fruition with the development of his humongous rocket - the Starship.

Howdy Modi? Rains wreak havoc in Houston before PM's mega-event

20 Sep 2019

Howdy Modi? Rains wreak havoc in Houston before PM's mega-event

The stage is all set in Houston, United States, to welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for an unprecedented event.

President Trump may join PM Modi at 'Howdy Modi' event

15 Sep 2019

President Trump may join PM Modi at 'Howdy Modi' event

US President Donald Trump is likely to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston, Texas during his mega rally, ahead of the UNGA meet, on September 22. However, a final confirmation is still pending.

Texas mass shooting: 5 dead, 21 injured in West Texas

01 Sep 2019

Texas mass shooting: 5 dead, 21 injured in West Texas

At least five people have been killed and 21 injured in a mass shooting in the state of Texas in the US. The incident took place near the twin cities of Midland and Odessa in West Texas.

Ransomware everywhere: One coordinated attack hits 22 American towns

22 Aug 2019

Ransomware everywhere: One coordinated attack hits 22 American towns

Even two years after the super-dangerous WannaCry ransomware attack, government computer systems haven't been equipped with the technology to thwart critical cyber-crimes.

Top 7 thriller movies that you can stream on Netflix

21 Aug 2019

Top 7 thriller movies that you can stream on Netflix

Grab your favorite snack, hit the sack, and Netflix the entire day: Sounds like a good off-day plan?

Texas shooting: Trump criticized for thumbs up photo with orphan

10 Aug 2019

Texas shooting: Trump criticized for thumbs up photo with orphan

Recently, United States President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, where a gunman killed 22 people in a reported hate crime against immigrants on Saturday.

Texas Walmart Mass Shooting: 20 killed in suspected hate crime

04 Aug 2019

Texas Walmart Mass Shooting: 20 killed in suspected hate crime

At least 20 people have been killed and 26 others injured in a mass shooting at a packed Walmart store in the El Paso city of Texas in the US.

Facebook's AI just smashed top professionals in six-player poker

14 Jul 2019

Facebook's AI just smashed top professionals in six-player poker

The first-ever AI bot created by Facebook has smashed top professionals in no-limit Texas Hold'em, one of the most popular and widely played poker formats in the world.

American Airlines staff makes woman 'cover up' before boarding flight

10 Jul 2019

American Airlines staff makes woman 'cover up' before boarding flight

A US woman was temporarily removed from an American Airlines flight for wearing "inappropriate" clothing. Tisha Rowe (37), a resident of Houston (Texas), said she and her 8-year-old son weren't allowed to board the flight until she "covered up."

WWE: Here are some of the strangest facts

05 Jul 2019

WWE: Here are some of the strangest facts

WWE, which was founded as Capitol Wrestling Corporation in 1952, has a rich 67-year history.

Five IITians turned social workers you should know about

05 Jun 2019

Five IITians turned social workers you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and are also are reputed for producing graduates of outstanding caliber who often land jobs at the top global companies.

WWE: Do you know these amazing facts about The Undertaker?

04 Jun 2019

WWE: Do you know these amazing facts about The Undertaker?

The Undertaker is one such legend who never gives up.

Texas: Infant born without skin struggling for life

21 Apr 2019

Texas: Infant born without skin struggling for life

The day which was supposed to bring joy to 25-year-old Priscilla Maldonado left her terrified.

American Airlines kicks off mom and baby over skin condition

04 Mar 2019

American Airlines kicks off mom and baby over skin condition

In a shocking incident, American Airlines kicked off a mother and her baby from its flight last week after seeing a "strange rash"; when in reality, the duo was suffering from a rare genetic skin disorder called Ichthyosis.

Texas: Indian-American couple from Hyderabad found dead with gunshot wounds

19 Feb 2019

Texas: Indian-American couple from Hyderabad found dead with gunshot wounds

In an apparent case of 'murder-suicide', an Indian-American couple from Hyderabad was found dead in their home in Texas with gunshot wounds.

Heartwarming! KG teacher gets same haircut as bullied student

18 Feb 2019

Heartwarming! KG teacher gets same haircut as bullied student

School teachers often give us life lessons that go beyond academic knowledge and stay with us forever.

BBC cameraman attacked at Trump rally, company wants security review

13 Feb 2019

BBC cameraman attacked at Trump rally, company wants security review

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has asked the White House for a review of security arrangements after its cameraman was assaulted at a Donald Trump rally.

#Starship: Elon Musk unveils SpaceX's 'super-heavy' spaceship

11 Jan 2019

#Starship: Elon Musk unveils SpaceX's 'super-heavy' spaceship

SpaceX has developed a humongous 'super-heavy' rocket called 'Starship'.

Woman accuses Facebook of facilitating sex trafficking

04 Oct 2018

Woman accuses Facebook of facilitating sex trafficking

A Texas-based woman has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, accusing the social media giant of facilitating sex trafficking.

Texas officer who mistakenly killed a man has been arrested

10 Sep 2018

Texas officer who mistakenly killed a man has been arrested

A Texas police officer, who shot and killed a man who she mistakenly thought was in her apartment, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter.

Sushmita Sen mourns the death of Miss Universe 1995

10 Sep 2018

Sushmita Sen mourns the death of Miss Universe 1995

Pageant queen Chelsi Smith, who won the crowns of Miss USA and Miss Universe in 1995, lost her battle to liver cancer on Saturday. She was 45.

The 5 biggest icons of the WWE franchise

21 Jul 2018

The 5 biggest icons of the WWE franchise

WWE started off as Capitol Wrestling Corporation when current chairman Vince McMahon's grandfather founded the company in 1952.

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

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

01 Jun 2018

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.

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

19 May 2018

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.

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

18 Mar 2018

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.

Bose announces sound-based augmented reality glasses

15 Mar 2018

Bose announces sound-based augmented reality glasses

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

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

14 Mar 2018

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.

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

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.

Is President Trump shifting gun control stance after Florida shooting?

20 Feb 2018

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.

This Texas town celebrates Shahid Afridi Day, every year

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.