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Houston: Largest city in Texas
Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth most populous city in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous in North America, with an estimated 2018 population of 2,325,502. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 6,997,384 in 2018.


‘Howdy, Pelosi!’ says S Jaishankar, eye on Democrats

Quite apart from the Mahatma Gandhi-Martin Luther King symbolism that will pervade the event, Jaishankar’s appearance with Pelosi will be a way of balancing the politics which is perceived to have..
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Rahul Gandhi criticises PM for his 'Abki Baar Trump Sarkar' remark at Houston

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hit out at PM on Tuesday for his "Abki Baar Trump Sarkar" remark at the "Howdy, Modi!" event, saying it reflected his "incompetence", which had caused serious problems with..
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Videos for Houston

Houston Rockets GM apologizes on social media after tweeting support for Hong Kong protests [Video]Houston Rockets GM apologizes on social media after tweeting support for Hong Kong protests

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey apologizes on social media for his recent tweet in support of Hong Kong protests

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Trio of astronauts leave ISS and return to Earth [Video]Trio of astronauts leave ISS and return to Earth

After leaving the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Nick Hague, Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and Roscosmos spaceflight participant Hazzaa Ali Almansoori landed safely in Kazakhstan on..

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Trump Shares Stage With World Leaders In Texas, Ohio [Video]Trump Shares Stage With World Leaders In Texas, Ohio

President Donald Trump joined a pair of foreign leaders for events in Texas and Ohio on Sunday. According to CNN, he appeared in Houston and Ohio before heading to New York for a week at the UN General..

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Employees At A Chick-fil-A In Houston Step Up To Feed Stranded Drivers [Video]Employees At A Chick-fil-A In Houston Step Up To Feed Stranded Drivers

When drivers were stranded on Houston highways due to storms, a nearby Chick-fil-A jumped into action. The chain's employees decided to step up and deliver hundreds of sandwiches to the crowd of hungry..

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Tropical Depression Imelda Pounds, Floods Houston Area [Video]Tropical Depression Imelda Pounds, Floods Houston Area

All flights into Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport were halted on Tuesday. The move came as Topical Depression Imelda inundated southeastern Texas with heavy rains and triggered flash..

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Dangerous storms hit Houston-area counties [Video]Dangerous storms hit Houston-area counties

A flash flood warning continues on Thursday in areas of Texas along the Gulf Coast as storms continue to hit the area. Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne said authorities are rescuing people with..

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White House Candidate Harris Wants New Kavanaugh Investigation [Video]White House Candidate Harris Wants New Kavanaugh Investigation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the wake of new allegations of sexual..

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Brad Pitt gets seal of approval on new space film from ISS astronaut [Video]Brad Pitt gets seal of approval on new space film from ISS astronaut

Hollywood star Brad Pitt has received high praise for his new space film Ad Astra from an astronaut on the International Space Station. The Fight Club actor spoke with Nasa's Nick Hague at Mission..

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People want to do the right thing on guns - O'Rourke [Video]People want to do the right thing on guns - O'Rourke

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says all Americans, regardless of party, want to do the right thing and change the law so that 40,000 do not die from gun violence each year. Rough Cut..

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'The light's no good, I always look orange': Trump [Video]'The light's no good, I always look orange': Trump

President Trump took a shot at environmentally friendly light bulbs during a speech on Thursday, blaming them for making him look orange onstage. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Spin room reaction to third U.S. Democratic presidential debate [Video]Spin room reaction to third U.S. Democratic presidential debate

Democratic presidential candidates gathered in the spin room after meeting in their third debate in Houston, Texas on Thursday (September 12), which saw some candidates taking shots at front-runner Joe..

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Protests greet Trump in Baltimore after tweets [Video]Protests greet Trump in Baltimore after tweets

Dozens of protesters gathered in downtown Baltimore on Thursday as President Donald Trump made his first visit to the city since he blasted it as "disgusting" and "rodent-infested" in hotly debated..

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"I respect all of them": Trump ahead of Dem debate [Video]"I respect all of them": Trump ahead of Dem debate

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday ahead of the Democratic debate in Houston, Texas that the eventual Democratic presidential nominee will likely be one of either Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren..

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Warren And Biden To Face Off For First Time [Video]Warren And Biden To Face Off For First Time

Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday. On Thursday, the top 10 candidates for the party’s presidential nomination meet in a debate in Houston. The third..

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Democratic debate sets up Biden-Warren face-off [Video]Democratic debate sets up Biden-Warren face-off

Democrats will hold a single debate for 10 U.S. presidential contenders on Thursday but the spotlight will likely be on frontrunner Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren, whose support rose more than that of..

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Sixth U.S. vaping-related death reported [Video]Sixth U.S. vaping-related death reported

With six vaping-related deaths now reported in the U.S., former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and public health officials around the U.S. are sounding the alarm about the dangers of..

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SpaceX cargo craft detaches from ISS, returns to earth [Video]SpaceX cargo craft detaches from ISS, returns to earth

The SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft detached from the International Space Station on Tuesday carrying 2,700 pounds of scientific experiments and cargo, as seen in video broadcast by NASA. Rough Cut..

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Government to release Sikh prisoners; diaspora welcomes decision

The Sikhs of America delegation led by Jesse Singh met the visiting Indian Prime Minister Modi on the eve of 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Houston, Texas on September 21.
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From city of Houston to banks of Hudson: Highlights from PM Modi's US trip

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America's first Sikh police officer fatally shot dead in Houston, Texas

Sandeep Dhaliwal was a 10-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff's Office and a father of three, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said at a press conference.
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Democrat leader Tulsi Gabbard meets PM Modi in New York

Gabbard was not present at the mega 'Howdy, Mody!' event in Houston earlier this week due to prior commitments related to her scheduled presidential campaigns.
DNA - Published

Tweet-chat with PM Narendra Modi: Congress leader Milind Deora regrets 'insinuations'

PM's Houston address was a momentous first for India's soft power diplomacy. My father Murlibhai was one of the early architects of deeper Indo-US ties, says Milind Deora
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Indian diplomat refuses to comment on Trump's mediation offer on J&K, says 'wait' for bilateral meet

Describing himself as "an extremely good arbitrator", Trump on Monday said he was ready to mediate between Pakistan and India on the Kashmir issue if both sides agree to it. He also described as "very..
IndiaTimes - Published

Coinciding with PM’s announcement in Houston, ministry’s website indicates rural India open defecation free

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Ex-Congress MP Milind Deora lauds Modi's Houston show

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India-US to hold first tri-service exercise in November

The first-ever tri-Service exercise between India and the US will focus on large-scale amphibious HADR (humanitarian relief and disaster relief) operations along the eastern coast in the Bay of Bengal..
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What Hindi imposition? PM Modi regales audience in 8 different languages in Houston

Modi was speaking at the 'Howdy Modi!' event, the name expands to 'how do you do, Modi?'
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Incarcerated Chidambaram hits out at Modi's 'everything is fine in India' comment

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his statement 'everything is fine' in different Indian languages at the 'Howdy Modi!' event in Houston on..
DNA - Published

Howdy Modi: How Article 370 took centrestage in India and abroad

After August 5 and 6, when Parliament had nullified it, Article 370 would not have been discussed as much worldwide as it was done on September 22. Speaking at Howdy Modi event in Houston, PM Narendra..
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Glad that PM Modi was reminded of Nehru's contributions by Democrat leader: Jairam Ramesh

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Monday said he is glad that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was reminded of the contributions of Jawaharlal Nehru by an American Democratic leader at the 'Howdy..
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Congress accuses PM of campaigning for Trump, says it violates 'time honoured principle'

The Congress has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of violating Indian foreign policy's "time honoured principle" of not interfering in the domestic elections of another country by campaigning for..
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'Watershed moment in India-USA ties': PM thanks Trump for joining him at 'Howdy, Modi'

Taking it to Twitter, PM Modi said, "@POTUS @realDonaldTrump, your presence at #HowdyModi in Houston was a watershed moment in India-USA ties."
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Watch: Holding each other's hands, Modi-Trump take lap around NRG stadium after 'Howdy, Modi' event

PM Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump take a lap around the NRG stadium in Houston, Texas
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Trump, Modi endorse each other in Houston, signal new chapter in India-US ties

Both the leaders raised the issue of terror.
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Ab ki baar... PM Narendra Modi plays Trump card in Houston, trashes Pakistan

This is the second time Modi has endorsed US President Donald Trump for another term
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Petronet’s $2.5Bn LNG deal marks PM’s Day 1 in US

India and the US looked to deepen energy cooperation on the first day of PM Modi’s visit with the govt announcing that India’s Petronet will invest $2.5 billion in Houston-based Tellurian’s..
IndiaTimes - Published

USA loves India, says Trump after historic "Howdy, Modi" event

President Trump said the US loves India after the mega 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Houston ended. Attaching the tweet of PM Modi, thanking Houston for the "amazing affection", Trump posted: "The USA loves..
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India challenging mindset of people who thought nothing can change: PM at 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Houston

Addressing a mega-event at NRG stadium in Texas, the Prime Minister received a warm welcome by the Indian-American community.
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In Trump’s presence, Modi attacks Pak for terror export

The time has come for a decisive battle against terrorism and against those who promote terror, PM Modi said in President Trump's presence while tearing into Pakistan at the 'Howdy Modi!' event in..
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Howdy, Modi: India, US affirm deepening engagement at mega Houston event

India and the US affirmed their deepening engagement with a public display of affection and mutual show of political support between their leaders, PM Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump both men..
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India to have first NBA basketball next week: President Trump

US President Donald Trump announced that India will soon have access to another world class American product - NBA basketball. "Next week, thousands of people will gather in Mumbai to watch the..
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'Ab ki baar, Trump sarkar': PM Modi hails US President at Houston event

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Modi presented keys to Houston City on his arrival at 'Howdy, Modi' event

After welcoming Modi at the event, Houston city Mayor Sylvester Turne handed over the oversized keys to the city of Houston to him. At the event start of the event, Turner told the crowd that Houston..
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Humbled by PM Modi's choice to visit Houston, says Mayor

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner welcomed PM Narendra Modi to the city, saying he was humbled by the Indian PM's choice to visit it. He said the contributions of the Indian diaspora are "huge" in the..
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'Howdy, Modi!': Thousands, plus Trump, rally in Texas for India's leader

Tens of thousands of Indian-Americans packed into a Houston stadium Sunday for a rally with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, joined by U.S. President Donald Trump, in a rare mass show of support..
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We're going to have good time, Trump says before leaving for Houston

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Thousands wait at Houston stadium for PM Modi's arrival at 'Howdy, Modi!' event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump will be sharing the stage today to address over 50,000 Indian-Americans during the 'Howdy, Modi!' event.
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'Howdy, Modi': Indian diaspora eager to welcome PM Modi at Houston event

People from the Indian diaspora have started arriving at the NRG stadium in Houston, hours ahead of the "Howdy, Modi" event on Sunday. "We are excited to see PM Modi, we expect to hear from him and get..
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'Impossible to come to Houston and not talk energy': PM Modi holds 'fruitful' meeting with energy sector CEOs

The roundtable meeting was the Prime Minister's first engagement during his week-long visit to the US.
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Trump to deliver 30-minute speech at 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Houston, to spend 100 minutes with PM

President Trump will spend nearly 100 minutes at the 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Houston.
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Modi in US: PM holds round table meeting with energy sector CEOs in Houston

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently holding a round table meeting with the CEOs from the energy sector at Hotel Post Oak in Houston city with an aim to energise India-USA friendship.
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PM Modi meets Kashmiri Pandits in Houston, assures them of New Kashmir

The delegation, which included Kashmiri Pandits from across the US, met Prime Minister Modi on his arrival in Houston as part as part of his week-long visit to the US. "Kashmir mein naee hava bah rahee..
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Sikh community in Houston thank 'Tiger' PM Modi for Kartarpur, other decisions

Members of the Sikh community in Houston met PM Modi and thanked him for some pathbreaking decisions taken by his government, including on the Kartarpur Corridor. They also submitted a memorandum..
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You've suffered a lot, together we've to build new Kashmir: PM Modi tells Kashmiri Pandits in Houston

PM Modi acknowledged the hardships endured by the community following their exodus from their ancestral homeland back in 1989-1990 due to militancy. "You have suffered a lot, but the world is..
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PM Modi's 'down to earth' gesture at Houston airport leaves netizens impressed!

In a video, it can be seen that one of the woman officials handed over a flower bouquet to Modi. During this moment, some flowers fell on the red carpet. The Prime Minister immediately picked up the..
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Watch: Twitterati bowled over by PM Modi's 'down-to-earth' gesture in Houston

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Houston to attend the 'Howdy Modi!' event left netizens impressed with his gesture when he promptly picked up flowers from the ground which fell from the bouquet..
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Howdy Modi: PM Modi's mega event in Houston with Trump - timing and live streaming

The event is slated to be the largest gathering for any democratically elected foreign leader in the US.
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PM reaches Houston, to address 'Howdy, Modi' event on Sunday

On the first day of his week-long US visit, PM Modi will have a round table meeting with the CEOs of oil sector companies.
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PM Modi arrives in Houston to attend mega diaspora event

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'Howdy, Modi!: After Houston event, Trump and PM could sign trade deal

Trump and Modi will meet this Sunday in Houston at an Indian-American rally dubbed "Howdy, Modi!" in a 50,000-seat stadium.
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India, US together can contribute to building more peaceful, stable, prosperous world: Modi

PM Modi on Friday said that President Trump's presence at the ‘Howdy, Modi!’ event in Houston would be a maiden appearance of any US President in an Indian community event with him & would mark a..
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PM Modi leaves for ‘howdy, US’ trip today

PM Modi will embark on a week-long visit to the US on Friday. ​​In the first leg of his visit, he will meet CEOs of energy majors and address an Indian community event — ‘Howdy, Modi’..
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PM to visit US from September 21-27; will meet Trump, address UNGA session

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the United States from September 21-27, during which he will meet President Donald Trump and address the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session,..
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Modi, Trump to meet twice in US next week: Indian ambassador Shringla

Trump would join PM Modi in addressing the mega "Howdy, Modi" rally in Houston on September 22. The two leaders are again scheduled to meet later in the week in New York on the sidelines of the UN..
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PM Modi asks the public for speech ideas ahead of Houston event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought ideas from the people for his September 22 speech at Houston in the US. "Share your ideas for my address. I would refer to some of them during my remarks," he..
IndiaTimes - Published

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