Indian students marooned in Houston, Texas safe: Indian diplomat

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 21:40

New Delhi, Aug 28, Around 200 Indian students of the University of Houston marooned in flood waters in the wake of tropical storm Harvey that caused heavy rains and flooding in America's fourth largest city were safe, an Indian diplomat said on Monday.


Trump to visit hurricane-hit Texas on Tuesday

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 08:14

Washington, Aug 28, US President Donald Trump will travel to Texas on Tuesday to appraise the amount of damage brought by Hurricane Harvey, which has now downgraded to a tropical storm that is causing catastrophic flooding.


Harvey leaves Texas devastated, threatens flooding in US

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 11:56

Washington, Aug 27, Harvey, which made landfall on Texas' Gulf coast as the most powerful storm to strike the US in 12 years, has left cities devastated and threatened to bring flooding with water as high as 1.3 metres.


Indian-origin lawyer with Nazi symbol shoots 9 in US, killed

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 14:52

New York, Sep 27 (IANS) An Indian-origin lawyer in military style clothing emblazoned with a swastika pointing to his Nazi sympathies went on an early morning shooting rampage injuring nine persons in Houston city of the US on Monday, before he was killed by police, authorities said.


9 injured in shooting incident in Houston, Texas

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 01:18

Houston, Sep 27 (IANS) Nine people were injured on Monday when a man armed with several weapons opened fire on vehicles in southwest Houston, the largest city in the US state of Texas.


Texas allows guns on public universities campus

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 09:18

Houston, Aug 2 (IANS) A new law has come into effect in US' Texas state that allows students to carry guns onto the campuses of public universities across the state.