bitter cold

Bitter cold may destroy 50 percent of Russia’s vineyards


February 13th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may lose from 20 to 50 percent of its vineyard harvest this year because of bitter cold as temperatures have dipped to below minus ... Read more...

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Renting a cot and quilt as winter chill continues (Feature)


February 9th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Behind the 17th century Jama Masjid in Old Delhi, an auto-parts market thrives by day, but on winter nights, the area is thronged by thousands ... Read more...

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Agra schools to remain closed till Jan 15


January 10th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 10 (IANS) Winter vacations in schools here which were to open Tuesday have been extended till Jan 15 due to the intense cold.District Magistrate Ajay Chauhan told media ... Read more...

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Over 2,000 Kashmir-bound passengers stranded in Jammu


January 9th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 8 (IANS) More than 2,000 Kashmir Valley-bound passengers were stranded in Jammu Sunday because of the closure of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway since the past two days after ... Read more...

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Chilly winds add to bitter cold in Kashmir


January 17th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 17 (IANS) Chilly winds heightened the cold in Jammu and Kashmir Monday. Kargil town in Ladakh region was the coldest, recording the minimum temperature of 16.8 degrees Celsius below the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh winter toll 103, sunny day in north India (Intro Roundup)


January 11th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The winter death toll in Uttar Pradesh hit 103 with 13 more deaths reported Tuesday even as a bright and sunny day greeted people in northern India, ... Read more...

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UP’s winter toll 103, sunny day in north India (Roundup)


January 11th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The winter death toll in Uttar Pradesh hit 103 with 13 more deaths reported Tuesday even as a bright sunny day greeted the people in northern India.In ... Read more...

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11 deaths in UP, Jharkhand toll 45 as winter onslaught continues (Roundup)


January 6th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The piercing winter continued its assault over north and central India Thursday with 11 more deaths in Uttar Pradesh, the minimum temperature touching new lows in Agra ... Read more...

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Winter chill shuts Noida schools


January 6th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 5 (IANS) In view of the harsh winter, authorities Wednesday decided to close all schools in Noida and Ghaziabad on the capital's outskirts till Jan 9.While Gautam Budh Nagar District ... Read more...

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Heavy fog disrupts flights, trains in Delhi (Lead)


December 26th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Heavy fog disrupted flight and train schedules in the capital, leaving thousands of passengers stranded in the bitter cold at the international airport and railway station Sunday.A ... Read more...

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Drive to bring warmth to Delhi’s homeless


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) In an effort to spread warmth in the bitter cold of Delhi's winter, a social organisation has urged people to donate warm clothes to the homeless.According to ... Read more...

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Students shiver as winter schooling begins in Kashmir


December 16th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 16 (IANS) Winter schooling has started in nearly 650 schools of Kashmir Valley, but the lack of heating arrangements in these institutions is worrying parents as most students are shivering ... Read more...

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Bitter cold in Kashmir with below freezing temperatures


December 10th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 10 (IANS) The minimum temperature once again fell to minus 3.8 degrees Celsius in summer capital Srinagar Friday as bone chilling cold continued in the Ladakh region of Jammu and ... Read more...

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Driverless vans on a trip from Italy to China


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Two driverless electric robot vans have begun an epic journey from Italy to China, using cameras and laser scanners to aid navigation and avoid collision with other vehicles. ... Read more...

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Apple prices to go up as supply from China drops


April 18th, 2010 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) Apple prices may go up in the international markets as China, a major supplier of the fruit, has reported a drop in their supply this week due ... Read more...

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Washington, Philadelphia dig out from massive storm


February 8th, 2010 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, Feb 8 (DPA) Washington, Baltimore and Philadelphia were digging out Sunday from a massive snowfall that paralysed the Mid-Atlantic region and left hundreds of thousands without power.At its heaviest, the ... Read more...

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Home encased in ice, to draw attention to the nation’s housing problems


February 6th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Detroit, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) To draw attention to the nation’s housing problems, an abandoned Detroit home is encased in ice by a team. It is covered up in sheets of ... Read more...

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Detroit home encased in ice


February 4th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Detroit, Feb 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An abandoned home in Detroit is completely encased in ice. It is covered up in sheets of ice, that sparkle in the sunlight, and the sharp-edged ... Read more...

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Child worker found chained in Delhi eatery, rescued


January 7th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A child labourer, who was trafficked from his home in Bihar to Delhi, was found chained and working in a roadside restaurant here. He was later rescued ... Read more...

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Struggle for survival: Delhi’s poor fight the cold


January 4th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Wrapping a thin shawl around her bony frame, Amoli sat shivering under a flyover in south Delhi, holding her baby close and trying to light a fire. ... Read more...

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US historys five worst presidential inaugural addresses


January 21st, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.21 (ANI): The worst inaugural addresses in U.S. presidential history represent a laundry list of what not to do on your big day, from boring the crowd with administrative details ... Read more...

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“Perfect storm” of conditions may have wiped out mammoths


January 3rd, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the mammoths went extinct not because of climate change or overhunting by early humans, but a "perfect storm" of conditions. At the ... Read more...

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Azad among first to cast vote, confident of Congress win


December 24th, 2008 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 24 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad was among the first 15 to cast his vote in the Jammu East constituency where polling began early Sunday ... Read more...

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Mother, daughter scale Everest, set record


May 24th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, May 24 (IANS) A mother and daughter team from Sydney Saturday scaled the world's highest mountain, Mt Everest, becoming the first such pair to have climbed the tallest peaks ... Read more...

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Mercury goes upwards, spells end of cold days


February 20th, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by admin
(All India weather report)New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) As the mercury continued to rise Wednesday, millions in Delhi and the national capital region experienced a warm day and a not-so-cold night. ... Read more...

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