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  • Deepika Pallikal loses in Texas Open squash final 14-04-2014 01:52 PM

    Houston: Deepika Pallikal stumbled on the final hurdle against Egyptian teenager Nour El Sherbini in the title clash of the Women's Champion Fiberglass Texas Open on Monday. Eyeing maiden major title of her career, world No 12 Deepika faltered against the 18-year-old qualifier 7-11, 11-5, 7-11 to lose in 48...
  • Dipika Pallikal packs off Perry to enter Texas Open final 13-04-2014 06:05 PM

    Houston: India's top woman's squash player Dipika Pallikal marched into the biggest final of her career after getting past higher-ranked Madeline Perry from Ireland in the USD 50,000 Texas Open at the Downtown Club here. The 22-year-old World No.12 battled for 75 minutes, enduring three tie-break games, to beat eighth-ranked...
  • Dipika Pallikal fights her way into Texas Open semis 12-04-2014 05:24 PM

    Houston: India's top squash player Dipika Pallikal earned a hard fought win over Nicolette Fernandes of Guyana to reach the the semi-finals of the USD 50,000 Texas Open. Pallikal, with coach and five-time world champion Sarah Fitz-Gerald in her corner, had to resist a determined fightback by the unseeded Fernandes...
  • Dipika Pallikal powers into Texas Open quarters 11-04-2014 04:47 PM

    Houston: Indian squash star Dipika Pallikal survived some anxious moments before beating Australian qualifier Donna Urquhart in the opening round of the USD 50,000 Texas Open. Pallikal, who has not had the best of starts to 2014, took 36 minutes to get past her 26th-ranked opponent 12-10, 11-8, 11-5 on...
  • Fort Hood limping back to normalcy after shooting tragedy 04-04-2014 07:13 AM

    Houston: Just a day after the deadly shooting incident at otherwise quiet Fort Hood military base in Texas, life is slowly getting back to normal, but not without affecting minds of several who were still struggling to forget wounds imparted by similar incident almost 5 years back. On Thursday, a...
  • US Fort Hood shooting: Details about the gunman 03-04-2014 11:43 AM

    Officials at Fort Hood have released few details about the gunman who killed three people before taking his own life in a shooting on Wednesday at the sprawling Army base. Here's what we know about the gunman. - His name is Ivan Lopez. He is married, has other family members...
  • Texas: Shooting at the US Army base, 4 including gunman dead 03-04-2014 07:02 AM

    Texas: A gunman opened fire on Wednesday at Fort Hood in an attack that left four dead, including the shooter, law enforcement officials said. One of the officials, citing official internal US Justice Department updates, said 14 others were hurt. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were...
  • Australian Bowditch leads by three shots at Texas Open 30-03-2014 09:20 AM

    Australian Steven Bowditch chipped in at the first two holes on his way to a three-shot lead after the third round at the $6.2 million Texas Open on Saturday. Boosted by the hot start, Bowditch continued to display an exquisite short game, recovering from some poor long shots to notch...
  • Perez, Lee share first-round lead at Texas Open 28-03-2014 09:50 AM

    Pat Perez and Danny Lee grabbed the first-round clubhouse lead at the Texas Open on Thursday while Phil Mickelson endured a putting nightmare and plunged to nearly last on five-over-par 77. American Perez, who moved to a cross-handed putting method two months ago, finished in style with birdies at the...
  • US: Brain-dead pregnant woman removed from life-support 27-01-2014 11:38 AM

    A brain-dead woman kept alive by a US hospital because she was pregnant has been taken off life support after a court ruled that the hospital was at odds with the law in insisting that it had to keep her alive to protect the life of the baby. Marlise Munoz,...
  • Hyderabad-born attorney is Secretary of state for Texas 21-12-2013 03:17 PM

    Hyderabad-born attorney Nandita Venkateswaran Berry has been appointed the Secretary of State for Texas, making her the first person of Indian origin to hold the third top executive job in the southern state. Announcing the appointment of Berry, 45, Governor Rick Perry called the Houston-based attorney one of the most...
  • US freeze shows no sign of weekend melt after deadly storm 07-12-2013 04:45 PM

    Snow, sleet, and freezing rain are forecast to hit the eastern United States this weekend, and temperatures will stay below zero in the west, the National Weather Service said, after a deadly winter storm slammed the nation's midsection on Friday. A layer of ice and sleet up to three inches...
  • Men and women regret different things after sex: study 26-11-2013 11:36 AM

    Austin: Men most often regret not having sex with more people while women frequently regret having sex with the wrong partner, according to a recently released study. The study from researchers at the University of Texas and University of California-Los Angeles aimed to show that the feeling of regret is...
  • Grosjean blossoms into Lotus team leader with 2nd place finish in US 18-11-2013 11:11 AM

    Austin, Texas: Romain Grosjean was hailed as a future Lotus leader on Sunday after his second place at the US Grand Prix highlighted just how much progress the Frenchman has made since his 'first lap nutcase' days of 2012. "You have represented Lotus in a very proud way," he was...
  • No points for Sahara Force India at US Grand Prix 18-11-2013 10:55 AM

    Austin: Sahara Force India returned pointless in the penultimate Formula One race of the season as Adrian Sutil crashed out in the first lap itself while team-mate Paul di Resta finished at the 15th position at the US Grand Prix here. Sutil's car was involved in an accident with that...
  • Sebastian Vettel wins United States GP for eighth straight victory 18-11-2013 05:13 AM

    Texas: Sebastian Vettel climbed out of his Red Bull car, pumped his right first then held up eight fingers, one for each of his consecutive victories. Formula One's German dominator just keeps on winning. The four-time world champion won the US Grand Prix in easy fashion Sunday, setting an F1...
  • Sebastian Vettel grabs pole position for US Grand Prix 2013 17-11-2013 01:21 AM

    Texas: World champion Sebastian Vettel once again got the better of Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber, qualifying for pole position at the US Grand Prix on Saturday. Webber appeared set to earn his third pole in the last four races until Vettel's last run at the Circuit of the Americas....
  • Ferrari pay tribute to departing Felipe Massa 11-11-2013 09:00 AM

    Felipe Massa said farewell to thousands of Ferrari fans in Italy on Sunday and received a trophy nearly as tall as him to celebrate his time with the Formula One team. "I've been lucky, I have had a great career with Ferrari, longer than I had ever dreamed of at...
  • Texas actress arrested in ricin case: Authorities 08-06-2013 01:27 AM

    Dallas: A pregnant Texas actress who told FBI agents her husband had sent ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been arrested for orchestrating the scheme herself, a law enforcement official said on Friday. It was not immediately clear what charges would be filed...
  • Graham DeLaet sets Colonial pace with strong finish 25-05-2013 09:42 AM

    Canadian Graham DeLaet succumbed to the infamous 'Horrible Horseshoe' but rebounded with two closing birdies to move into an early one-shot lead in Friday's second round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas. In pursuit of his first PGA Tour victory, the 31-year-old from Saskatchewan put a welcome...
  • US Powerball jackpot could go higher than $600 million 19-05-2013 07:11 AM

    Austin: The Powerball jackpot Saturday night could be even higher than the record $600 million being advertised, possibly rivaling the largest lottery jackpot in US history, a Texas Lottery official said on Saturday. "Oftentimes, the advertised amount is lower than what the actual jackpot ends up being," said Kelly Cripe,...
  • US: 16 deadly tornadoes tear through Texas, six killed 17-05-2013 11:54 AM

    Granbury: Habitat for Humanity spent years in a North Texas subdivision, helping build many of the 110 homes in the low-income area. But its work was largely undone during an outbreak of 16 tornadoes on Wednesday night that killed six people and injured dozens. On Thursday, authorities combed through debris...
  • 14 bodies recovered from Texas plant blast site 20-04-2013 04:48 PM

    Houston: The death toll in the massive fertilizer plant explosion in Texas has risen to 14, with US investigators announcing they had nearly finished search and rescue efforts. Two days after the West Fertilizer Company fertilizer facility exploded in the US town of West, Texas, the residents were grappling with...
  • Texas: 12 bodies recovered after fertilizer plant blast 19-04-2013 08:07 PM

    Texas: A Texas law enforcement official says 12 bodies have been recovered following a massive explosion that leveled a fertilizer plant. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt Jason Reyes said today that about 200 people were injured in the explosion at facility Wednesday night in the small farming community of...
  • US: At least 5 dead in Texas plant explosion 18-04-2013 03:39 PM

    West Texas: Police in Texas say between five and 15 people were killed in a fertilizer plant explosion that also injured more than 160 others. Waco police Sgt William Patrick Swanton said on early Thursday morning that the death toll is only an estimate as search and rescue operations remain...
  • US: 2 dead, 100 injured in Texas fertilizer plant explosion 18-04-2013 08:09 AM

    Waco: A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco on Wednesday killed two and injured more than 100 people, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin and leveling buildings for blocks in every direction. The explosion at West Fertilizer in West, a community about 20 miles north of Waco, happened...
  • Texas college student wounds 14 in stabbing spree 10-04-2013 10:14 AM

    Houston: A community college student, who said he had fantasised since childhood about stabbing people to death, went on a slashing spree at his Houston campus on Tuesday, wounding at least 14 people, two of them critically, before bystanders subdued him, police said. The suspect, identified as Lone Star College...
  • Martin Laird wins Texas Open with a 9-under in final round 08-04-2013 08:08 AM

    San Antonio: Martin Laird has spent the last six months on the driving range looking for answers to his struggling game. The Scottish golfer finally found what he was looking for, and then some on Sunday - winning the Texas Open with a final-round 9-under par 63 to overcome a...
  • Lance Armstrong asks court to dismiss SCA lawsuit 07-04-2013 05:28 PM

    Austin: Lance Armstrong has asked a Texas court to dismiss a lawsuit by a Dallas promotions company seeking repayment of more than $12 million in bonuses paid for winning the Tour de France. SCA Promotions sued Armstrong and his manager Bill Stapleton in state district court in Dallas in February,...
  • Horschel holds on at 10 under for Texas Open lead 07-04-2013 08:23 AM

    San Antonio: Billy Horschel held off an experienced leaderboard to shoot 2-under 70 and take a two-shot lead entering the final round of the Texas Open on Saturday. Horschel, who also held the lead after the second round, battled through the gusting San Antonio wind to reach 10 under overall...