[

houston

]

Watch: Plane crash in USA's Texas after aircraft hits fence while taking off

Plane crashed after hitting a fence while taking off from Houston Executive Airport, Texas (AFP/CBS)
Plane crashed after hitting a fence while taking off from Houston Executive Airport, Texas (AFP/CBS)
Published on Oct 20, 2021 06:00 PM IST
Copy Link

More than 90 people found in Houston home in suspected smuggling case

The 90 victims, all but about five of them men, were removed from the house and given food and water, said Daryn Edwards, assistant chief of the Houston Police Department.
Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) personnel escort a man wearing handcuffs to a transport bus from a residence in southwest Houston.(REUTERS)
Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) personnel escort a man wearing handcuffs to a transport bus from a residence in southwest Houston.(REUTERS)
Published on May 01, 2021 03:28 PM IST
Copy Link
Reuters |

Woman battling Covid-19 receives care package, letter from postal worker in Houston

“The sweetest thing happened this morning that made my entire year,” Lisette LeJeune, the woman who received the care package, wrote while sharing the incident on Facebook.
The image shows the care package LeJeune received.(Facebook/@LisetteLash LeJeune)
The image shows the care package LeJeune received.(Facebook/@LisetteLash LeJeune)
Updated on Dec 23, 2020 12:46 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta

Farm unions plan ‘global’ protests against new laws

Farm leaders say there will be no dearth of protesters from the Indian diaspora. A plethora of anti-Walmarters and opposers of big corporations in the US and elsewhere, apart from independent farmers’ organisations, are also ready to respond to their call , they said.
Members of different farmer organizations shout anti-government slogans during a protest against new agricultural laws in Mumbai, India.(AP)
Members of different farmer organizations shout anti-government slogans during a protest against new agricultural laws in Mumbai, India.(AP)
Updated on Dec 23, 2020 05:39 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq

How a suspected Chinese spy targeted California politicians for 5 years

Some really sensitive people were caught up in the case revolving around a Chinese woman who cultivated local and national politicians including some from the Indian American community.
The suspected Chinese intelligence operative, who was said to be in her late 20s or early 30s, had enrolled at the California State University East Bay(Photo courtesy:CSU East Bay)
The suspected Chinese intelligence operative, who was said to be in her late 20s or early 30s, had enrolled at the California State University East Bay(Photo courtesy:CSU East Bay)
Updated on Dec 08, 2020 11:41 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj

Photo of Texas doctor comforting elderly Covid patient goes viral

Varon’s comforting embrace of the white-haired man on Thanksgiving Day was captured by a photographer for Getty Images and has gone viral around the world.
Dr. Joseph Varon hugs and comforts a patient in the Covid-19 intensive care unit (ICU) during Thanksgiving at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas.(AFP)
Dr. Joseph Varon hugs and comforts a patient in the Covid-19 intensive care unit (ICU) during Thanksgiving at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas.(AFP)
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 10:18 PM IST
Copy Link
Washington | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Shivani Kumar

Mutation in novel coronavirus may have made it more contagious: Study

The scientists noted a total of 285 mutations across thousands of infections, although most don’t appear to have a significant effect on how severe the disease is.
The research, published in the journal mBIO, however, did not find that these mutations have made the virus deadlier or changed clinical outcomes.(REUTERS)
The research, published in the journal mBIO, however, did not find that these mutations have made the virus deadlier or changed clinical outcomes.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 02, 2020 11:23 AM IST
Copy Link
Houston | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Coronavirus mutation may have made it more contagious, finds study

According to the paper published in the peer-reviewed journal mBIO, that mutation, called D614G, is located in the spike protein that pries open our cells for viral entry. It’s the largest peer-reviewed study of SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences in one metropolitan region of the U.S. to date.
During the initial wave of the pandemic, 71% of the novel coronaviruses identified in patients in Houston had this mutation(HT Photo)
During the initial wave of the pandemic, 71% of the novel coronaviruses identified in patients in Houston had this mutation(HT Photo)
Published on Oct 31, 2020 08:19 AM IST
Copy Link
Washington | By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Astronaut votes from space

Rubins and Nasa described the process as a form of absentee voting. A secure electronic ballot generated by a clerk’s office in Harris County, home of Nasa’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, was sent up via email to the ISS. Rubins filled out the ballot in the email and it was downlinked and delivered back to the clerk’s office.
The post featured a photo of Rubins, her hair floating in the zero-gravity environment, in front of an enclosure with a sign that reads “ISS voting booth”.(NASA/Twitter)
The post featured a photo of Rubins, her hair floating in the zero-gravity environment, in front of an enclosure with a sign that reads “ISS voting booth”.(NASA/Twitter)
Updated on Oct 24, 2020 06:27 AM IST
Copy Link
Washington | By Agence-France-Presse, Washington

Indian-Americans are with Democrats | Analysis

An overwhelming segment of the Indian diaspora supports Biden. Delhi should take note
Many in India seem convinced that an inexorable migration of Indian-Americans toward the Republican Party is taking place. The reality is starkly different(AP)
Many in India seem convinced that an inexorable migration of Indian-Americans toward the Republican Party is taking place. The reality is starkly different(AP)
Updated on Oct 15, 2020 10:50 AM IST
Copy Link
By Sumitra Badrinathan, Devesh Kapur and Milan Vaishnav

Four Houston officers fired for fatally shooting man in April

27-year-old Nicolas Chavez, who had been experiencing a mental health crisis, was shot at 21 times after he was already injured and on the ground.
A Black Lives Matter (BLM) protester in Boston, Massachusetts (REUTERS/Brian Snyder)
A Black Lives Matter (BLM) protester in Boston, Massachusetts (REUTERS/Brian Snyder)
Updated on Sep 11, 2020 11:24 AM IST
Copy Link
Houston | By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral

Indian-Americans would be voting for me, says Donald Trump

Trump was responding to a question on a video titled, “Four more years” released by the Trump Campaign during the Republican National Convention last month.
Donald Trump was responding to a question on a video titled, “Four more years” released by the Trump Campaign during the Republican National Convention last month.(REUTERS)
Donald Trump was responding to a question on a video titled, “Four more years” released by the Trump Campaign during the Republican National Convention last month.(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 09, 2020 08:31 AM IST
Copy Link
Washington | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Confucius Institute a foreign mission: US

As a “foreign mission,” CIUS will be subject to same administrative rules and restrictions that apply to the Chinese diplomatic missions on a reciprocal basis.
CIUSs, many of them based on college campuses, are a long-established Chinese-government funded programme dedicated to teaching Chinese language and culture in the US and other nations.(Reuters)
CIUSs, many of them based on college campuses, are a long-established Chinese-government funded programme dedicated to teaching Chinese language and culture in the US and other nations.(Reuters)
Published on Aug 14, 2020 12:58 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Washington | By HT Correspondent and Agencies

‘Like an animal’: NASA astronauts describe noisy, jolting descent

The two NASA astronauts brought back to Earth on Sunday said they felt they were inside the belly of a beast as it careened into the atmosphere at 17,500 mph.
The success of the demonstration mission for SpaceX Crew Dragon, the first crewed US spaceship to achieve orbit since the Space Shuttle era, means it will likely soon be certified for regular service.(NASAHQPhoto/Twitter)
The success of the demonstration mission for SpaceX Crew Dragon, the first crewed US spaceship to achieve orbit since the Space Shuttle era, means it will likely soon be certified for regular service.(NASAHQPhoto/Twitter)
Updated on Aug 05, 2020 03:14 PM IST
Copy Link
Houston | By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Chinese consulate in Houston was a ‘den of spies’, says Mike Pompeo

The US had recently ordered China to close its Consulate General in Houston. In retaliation, China ordered US to close its diplomatic facility in Chengdu.
Mike Pompeo, US secretary of state, during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing in Washington on Thursday.(Bloomberg File Photo)
Mike Pompeo, US secretary of state, during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing in Washington on Thursday.(Bloomberg File Photo)
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 06:50 AM IST
Copy Link
Washington | By Asian News International | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar

It’s official: US closes its consulate in Chengdu

The US flag at the consulate was lowered at dawn. A large number of police personnel were deployed around the mission with the roads leading to it cordoned off. The Chinese foreign ministry said the Chengdu consulate closed at 10am local time.
China had given the Americans the same time frame of 72 hours to shut down Chengdu mission, the same deadline US had given it on Houston.(Reuters)
China had given the Americans the same time frame of 72 hours to shut down Chengdu mission, the same deadline US had given it on Houston.(Reuters)
Updated on Jul 28, 2020 09:53 AM IST
Copy Link
By Sutirtho Patranobis and Agencies

In tit-for-tat action, China orders closure of US consulate in Chengdu after its Houston consulate is shut down

Opened in 1985, the US Chengdu consular district’s jurisdiction, according to the consulate website is “…made up of the Provinces of Sichuan, Yunnan, and Guizhou, as well as the Tibet Autonomous Region and Chongqing City Municipality.”
China has ordered the closure of US consulate in Chengdu.(AP File Photo)
China has ordered the closure of US consulate in Chengdu.(AP File Photo)
Updated on Jul 24, 2020 04:59 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis

‘Chinese consulate in Houston was hub of spying’: Mike Pompeo

This was the first major speech delivered by Pompeo after Washington’s surprise order this week for China to close its Houston consulate, where the US Secretary of State called for an end to ‘blind engagement’ with China.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library, in Yorba Linda, California, on Thursday.(Reuters Photo)
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library, in Yorba Linda, California, on Thursday.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Jul 24, 2020 08:44 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi

One Pakistani, 2 Indian-origin persons in US ‘blacklisted’ for anti-India activities

The move came after Shiv Sena MP Rahul Shewale wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah apprising them about the alleged anti-India activities of Rehan Siddiqui, a US-based Pakistani, and Rakesh Kaushal and Darshan Mehta.
Shewale, the MP from Mumbai South Central, said the government has advised the Bollywood celebrities not to participate in events organised by the trio.(PTI Photo (Representative Image))
Shewale, the MP from Mumbai South Central, said the government has advised the Bollywood celebrities not to participate in events organised by the trio.(PTI Photo (Representative Image))
Published on Jul 23, 2020 07:04 PM IST
Copy Link
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

To Beijing, a message from the seas

India and the US have sent a clear signal to China in the domain where it is vulnerable
An aerial view of USS Nimitz, one of world's largest air craft carriers. USS Nimitz’s joint exercise with the Indian Navy and the possible expansion of Malabar naval exercises will add to India’s strength(PTI)
An aerial view of USS Nimitz, one of world's largest air craft carriers. USS Nimitz’s joint exercise with the Indian Navy and the possible expansion of Malabar naval exercises will add to India’s strength(PTI)
Updated on Jul 24, 2020 05:44 AM IST
Copy Link
By C Uday Bhaskar

Rupee pares initial gains, settles flat at 74.75 against US dollar

At the interbank forex market, the domestic unit opened on a strong note at 74.65, but erased the gains and finally closed at 74.75, unchanged from its previous closing.
During the session, the domestic unit witnessed an intra-day high of 74.52 and a low of 74.87 against the US dollar.(REUTERS)
During the session, the domestic unit witnessed an intra-day high of 74.52 and a low of 74.87 against the US dollar.(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 23, 2020 02:37 PM IST
Copy Link
Mumbai | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Livid China ready to retaliate after US says shut Houston consulate in 72 hours

This dramatic development is sure to further sour the rapidly deteriorating bilateral ties with the two countries already at loggerheads.
File photo: The United States has ordered China to close its Houston consulate, Beijing said on July 22, marking a dramatic escalation in diplomatic tensions between the feuding superpowers.(AFP)
File photo: The United States has ordered China to close its Houston consulate, Beijing said on July 22, marking a dramatic escalation in diplomatic tensions between the feuding superpowers.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 06:23 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

China may shut US Wuhan consulate after US orders its Houston mission closed: Report

China’s foreign ministry did not immediately reply to a request for comment, but at a media briefing earlier on Wednesday warned of possible retaliation over the US decision.
China is considering ordering the closure of the US consulate in the central city of Wuhan(AFP)
China is considering ordering the closure of the US consulate in the central city of Wuhan(AFP)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 03:44 PM IST
Copy Link
Beijing | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Here’s how lung, immune system in kids protect from severe Covid-19

Differences in lung physiology and immune function in children may explain why they are more often spared from severe illness associated with COVID-19 than adults.
FILE- A child wearing a face mask clutches a doll at a food market in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, July 1, 2020.(AP)
FILE- A child wearing a face mask clutches a doll at a food market in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, July 1, 2020.(AP)
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 12:09 PM IST
Copy Link
Houston | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal

20 people detained for George Floyd protest outside US embassy in Sri Lanka

George Floyd died in Minneapolis on May 25 after white police officer Derek Chauvin handcuffed and pinned him to the ground, and knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes while the 46-year-old from Houston gasped for breath.
The arrested people were the activists of the Frontline Socialist Party. They had gathered around the vicinity of the US embassy here.(AFP)
The arrested people were the activists of the Frontline Socialist Party. They had gathered around the vicinity of the US embassy here.(AFP)
Published on Jun 09, 2020 04:49 PM IST
Copy Link
Colombo | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Keep your mouth shut: Houston police chief tells Trump over George Floyd protests

Widespread protests have raged all over the United States following George Floyd’s death on May 25, starting with Minneapolis. Protesters have attacked and vandalised stores as well as police property.
Houston Police chief Art Acevedo’s reaction came after Trump, who last week tweeted ‘when the looting starts, the shooting starts,’ urged governors to get tough on the violent protests.(Screengrab)
Houston Police chief Art Acevedo’s reaction came after Trump, who last week tweeted ‘when the looting starts, the shooting starts,’ urged governors to get tough on the violent protests.(Screengrab)
Updated on Jun 04, 2020 07:59 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Podcast: Journalist Sopan Deb on meeting the immigrant parents who raised him

On the surface, Sopan is a successful journalist, comedian, and cultural commentator.
Updated on May 13, 2020 09:39 AM IST
Copy Link
By Hindustan Times

Back from Cairo, engineer deconstructs stigma in isolation

The visitors to Cairo usually pick up a cartouche, an ornate nameplate embellished with hieroglyph insignia as a souvenir, but Edgar Julian Remedios drew a short straw.
A healthcare worker wearing protective gear waits to test people for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outside a stadium in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia.(REUTERS)
A healthcare worker wearing protective gear waits to test people for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outside a stadium in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 07, 2020 01:36 PM IST
Copy Link
Panaji | By Indo Asian News Service

‘Namaste Trump’ will be akin to ‘Howdy Modi!’ event: MEA on US President’s India visit

The US President Donald Trump and the First Lady Melania Trump will be coming to India for a two-day trip on February 24. The visit, a first by Trumps’ to India, is being seen as a major boost to India-US ties.
Raveesh Kumar, spokesman for Indian Foreign Ministry, speaks during a media briefing in New Delhi.(REUTERS)
Raveesh Kumar, spokesman for Indian Foreign Ministry, speaks during a media briefing in New Delhi.(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 20, 2020 05:45 PM IST
Copy Link
By HT Correspondent

UFC 247: ‘Everyone’s undefeated before they fight me,’ Jon Jones confident ahead of Dominic Reyes fight

Jones is one of the most decorated MMA fighters of all times with numerous title defences and a virtual undefeated record (his only loss is a disqualification in a fight he was winning).
Jon Jones returns to action against Dominic Reyes.(Getty Images)
Jon Jones returns to action against Dominic Reyes.(Getty Images)
Updated on Feb 08, 2020 03:41 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
SHARE
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • ...
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Monday, October 25, 2021