Jun 08, 2021 04:14 PM IST
While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends health care workers get a flu shot, and some hospital systems require it, few companies have required COVID-19 shots, despite federal government guidance that says employers can mandate vaccines for on-site workers.
- Mar 14, 2021 05:30 PM IST
According to NOAA, the US suffered an average of 2.9 weather or climate disasters per year, at a cost of $17.8 billion in the 1980s. While in 2020s, the average grew to 6.2 disasters and $51.9 billion in spending per year. The agency expects the average would grow up to 11.9 events and $81.1 billion.
- Feb 22, 2021 07:13 PM IST
As temperatures plunged and snow and ice whipped the state, much of Texas’ power grid collapsed, followed by its water systems. Tens of millions huddled in frigid homes that slowly grew colder or fled for safety. And a prideful state, long suspicious of regulation and outside help, was left to seek aid from other states and humanitarian groups as many of its 29 million people grasped for survival.
- Feb 22, 2021 04:11 PM IST
The surge in pricing is hitting people who have chosen to pay wholesale prices for their power, which is typically cheaper than paying fixed rates during good weather, but can spike when there’s high demand for electricity.
- Feb 19, 2021 10:41 PM IST
Shipment delays have been reported in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Utah and Washington, among other states, forcing vaccine sites to temporarily shutter and coveted appointments to be rescheduled.
- Feb 19, 2021 04:45 PM IST
Texas has been reeling under deep freeze conditions that has led to shortages of basic necessities such as drinking water and caused massive power outages. Though power has now been restored in more homes and businesses, many people still lack safe drinking water.
- Feb 18, 2021 11:04 PM IST
Days of glacial weather have left at least 38 people dead nationwide, made many roads impassable, disrupted vaccine distribution and blanketed nearly three-quarters of the continental United States in snow.
- Feb 16, 2021 02:09 PM IST
The toll of the worsening conditions included the delivery of new COVID-19 vaccine shipments, which were expected to be delayed until at least midweek. Massive power outages across Houston included a facility storing 8,000 doses of Moderna vaccine, leaving health officials scrambling to find takers at the same time authorities were pleading for people to stay home.
- Feb 16, 2021 11:15 AM IST
The cold snap sweeping Texas reached the northern part of neighboring Mexico as well, where authorities said 4.7 million users lost power early on Monday. Around midday, service had been restored to almost 2.6 million of them.
- Dec 12, 2020 08:41 AM IST
The justices in a brief order said Texas did not have legal standing to bring the case against Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
- Nov 12, 2020 07:13 PM IST
Texas, the second-most populous state, has recorded 1.02 million coronavirus cases and over 19,000 deaths since the outbreak began in early March, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. California, the most populous state, has logged more than 995,000 cases.
- Oct 30, 2020 11:38 AM IST
A victory by the Democrats would herald the arrival of a formidable multiracial coalition in the country’s largest red state.
- Oct 20, 2020 04:10 PM IST
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said that the Texas woman’s death serves a reminder that anyone can get infected with COVID-19 and the virus can kill people regardless of their age.
- Aug 29, 2020 10:38 PM IST
Across southwestern Louisiana, people were cleaning up from the hurricane that roared ashore early Thursday, packing 150 mph (240 kph) winds.
- Sep 18, 2019 07:24 PM IST
The Indo-Texas association said that this event will be the biggest event in the history of Texas in terms of politics.
- Sep 02, 2019 10:10 AM IST
In a statement on Facebook, Odessa police named the gunman as Seth Aaron Ator, 36, of Odessa.
- Jul 03, 2019 05:30 PM IST
Members of a congressional group visiting facilities in Texas said migrants were being kept in deplorable conditions.
- Apr 26, 2019 01:10 PM IST
The opening of the CSFC represents the next phase in the company's mission to support secure business growth by providing customers with a single point of contact for the enterprise security lifecycle - from detection to remediation, HCL Technologies said in a statement late Thursday night.
- Dec 13, 2018 01:55 PM IST
The iPhone manufacturer also plans to set up new sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California as well as expand existing operations in Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder, Colorado over the next three years.
- Sep 20, 2018 07:10 PM IST
General Electric said in an email to Reuters that the problem was discovered a few weeks ago in a GE HA-class turbine at Exelon's Colorado Bend plant and that it expects "the same issue to impact other HA units."
- Apr 26, 2018 04:46 PM IST
In January this year, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) had signed a deal worth over USD 2 billion with Transamerica to administer the latter's life insurance, annuity, supplemental health insurance, and workplace voluntary benefits products, and manage the administration of more than 10 million policies.
- Mar 27, 2018 06:15 PM IST
The centre is focused on developing niche capabilities in new and emerging technologies for Wipro's clients. The new facility will primarily house Wipro's US cyber security centre, as well as serve as a hub for advanced analytics, Wipro said in a statement.
- Mar 26, 2018 06:15 PM IST
A steel making capacity will cut the plate & pipe mill's dependence on imports
- Nov 06, 2017 09:16 AM IST
A gunman, with a ballistic vest strapped to his chest and a military-style rifle in his hands, opened fire on worshippers at a Sunday service at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs in rural Texas.
- Aug 31, 2017 03:43 PM IST
Two explosions at a flooded chemical plant in the Texas town of Crosby, were reported.