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Thousands suffer power outages in US after storms


June 13th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 ( IANS) Thousands of people in the US state of Texas went without electricity late Tuesday, after thunderstorms rolled through the Houston area knocking down trees and cutting ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cool Grey 11 Retro Shoe Launch Witnesses Mad Rush By Buyers


December 24th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The news of the much awaited launch of the Cool Grey 11 retro shoes based on the model used by legendary Basketball player Michael Jordan created ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistani jailed in US for helping Taliban


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) A 33-year-old Pakistani who came to the US on a student visa was sentenced to 15 years of imprisonment after being convicted of possessing firearms and planning ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Facebook Fast in US to connect with real friends


August 26th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Houston, August 26 (ANI): Thousands of people in the Houston area took a 24-hour break from their digital lives yesterday.It is called the National Facebook Fast.Pastor Kerry Shook of Fellowship of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Houston Lashed By Rainfall Caused By Alex


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Houston, July 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Houston region was lashed by another day of rainfall on Friday as the remnants of hurricane Alex caused heavy thunderstorms. The pilots have now ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

A Nigerian national pled guilty to $1.6 million health care fraud in Texas


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by BNO News
HOUSTON, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) – A Nigerian national, resident of Texas pleaded guilty on Monday to health care fraud, prosecutors said on Tuesday.Mento Nnana Kaluanya, 50, falsely and fraudulently submitted claims to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Texas woman sentenced for embezzling more than $3.6 million


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:51 am ICT by BNO News
HOUSTON, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) – A former accounting supervisor for a Houston area chemicals company was sentenced to 60 months in prison for embezzling more than $3.6 million from her employer, prosecutors ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Palin to campaign for McCain, other Republican candidates


January 21st, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.21 (ANI): Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has announced she will campaign for a handful of prominent conservative candidates this year, including her former running mate Senator John ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Texas Population Increases Ahead Of Other US States


December 28th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As per the latest updates, Texas is among the news states of the USA that are witnessing a surge in their population. The news has been confirmed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Large explosion hits Houston-area plant


December 9th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by BNO News
HOUSTON (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion that hit a plant near the city of Seabrook, Texas on Wednesday morning sent a large plume of black smoke billowing into the air, witnesses ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Host city of Wrestlemania 26 set to earn millions


October 28th, 2009 - 1:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Houston, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The host city of WrestleMania 26 should get a sizable boost into its coffers, next spring if an economic-impact study from Houston is true.The report, released ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Close friend had Indian American couple murdered


March 17th, 2008 - 11:53 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 17 (IANS) Four people have been arrested in connection with the double murder of an Indian-American couple in Michigan last week. Their long-time friend and associate, whom they had ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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