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Anti-Modi demonstration held in Houston ahead of Indian PM’s visit

People of occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Khalistan activists and their sympathisers held on Sunday anti-India demonstrations and rallies in Houston, Texas on the occasion...

Fakhr-e-Alam’s ‘Mission Parwaaz’ accomplished

Popular singer Fakhr-e-Alam on Sunday became the first Pakistani to circumnavigate the globe in a solo venture which he named "Mission Parwaaz". The singer posted...

The longest flights in the world

A new Singapore Airlines route connecting the city-state to New York goes into operation Thursday, becoming the longest commercial plane ride in the world. The...

Sabika Sheikh’s funeral prayers offered in Houston

HOUSTON: The funeral prayers of Sabika Sheikh-the Pakistani exchange student was shot dead in Santa Fe massacre in Texas on Friday-were offered in a local mosque...

Texas governor says Harvey damage could reach $180bn

Abbott, who is advocating for US government aid for his state’s recovery, said the damage would exceed that of Katrina, the storm that devastated New Orleans and surrounding areas in 2005, and Sandy, which overwhelmed New York city and the US Northeast in 2012.

Harvey moves into Louisiana with at least 35 dead, 17 missing

The storm has forced 32,000 people into shelters since coming ashore on Friday as the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in half a century.

Hurricane Harvey back ashore, hits Louisiana

The storm returned to land about eight kilometres west of Cameron with maximum sustained winds of 72 kph.

Besieged Houston braces for more flooding as Harvey lingers

The storm was the most powerful hurricane to strike Texas in more than 50 years when it came ashore on Friday near Corpus Christi, about 220 miles (354 km) south of Houston.

Houston floods spark chaos, much more rain to come

The National Hurricane Center called the flooding ‘unprecedented’ and said the storm, which crashed ashore late Friday as a huge Category 4 hurricane, would move into the Gulf before doubling back midweek, bringing even more rain.

Coldplay postpones Houston show due to Hurricane Harvey

British rock band Coldplay was forced to postpone a concert in Houston scheduled for Friday night as the most powerful hurricane in a dozen...