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Millions of Americans battle blistering heat without power


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Washington was Monday slowly limping back to normal even as hundreds of thousands of residents across central and eastern United States continued to battle power failures ... Read more...

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Large voter turnout in Bengal by-polls


June 12th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) An average 70 percent of voters exercised their franchise in by-polls to Daspur and Bankura assembly seats in West Bengal Tuesday. The elections passed off peacefully, ... Read more...

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Rain in Delhi turns weather pleasant


June 5th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The national capital saw light rain and winds Tuesday afternoon bring some respite to people reeling under the blistering heat for the past one week.With ... Read more...

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Cloudy Sunday in Delhi (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Having woken up to clear and sunny Sunday morning, the capital's residents saw a cloudy day which brought respite from the blistering heat.However, the maximum ... Read more...

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Power crisis hits parts of Delhi


May 31st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Adding to the blistering heat in the capital, several parts of Delhi faced an over seven-hour-long power cut Thursday."Three diode-transistor logic circuits of 22 KV ... Read more...

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Heat wave strikes Odisha, toll rises to 19 (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 26 (IANS) A blistering heat wave Saturday swept across Odisha with the state recording a new high temperature of 46.7 degrees Celsius, as officials confirmed nine deaths, mostly ... Read more...

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No respite from heat wave in Odisha


May 26th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 26 (IANS) The blistering heat wave in Odisha is likely to continue for the next four-five days, the weather office here said Saturday.Many places in the western parts ... Read more...

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At 46.7 degrees, Odisha bakes in blistering heat


May 25th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) A blistering heat wave sweeping across Odisha intensified with one of its towns Friday recording a temperature of 46.7 degrees Celsius, the highest of the day ... Read more...

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Bilawal strikes a chord with open body language


April 8th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the son of Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari and slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, has touched a chord in India's ... Read more...

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Delhi continues to bake


May 19th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Delhi Wednesday witnessed yet another hot start to the day with the minimum temperature three notches above average. The met department has forecast the day temperature to ... Read more...

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Delhi heat madness - barren Ridge, high rises to blame?


June 28th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The heat is getting to Delhiites - the lack of rain, long power cuts and water shortage have led to people venting their anger on the city's ... Read more...

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Rites and rituals to invoke rains in Uttar Pradesh


June 25th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) As Uttar Pradesh sweats under the blistering heat and there is no sign of the monsoon, villagers are resorting to invocations, rites and ritual to appease the rain ... Read more...

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Heat wave sweeping Jharkhand, Ranchi scorching


May 2nd, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 2 (IANS) A blistering heat wave in Jharkhand claimed 17 lives in the last ten days in different parts of the state including in Ranchi, once the summer capital of ... Read more...

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Kidman reveals Jackman fainted on first day of shooting Baz Luhrmann epic


December 6th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 6 (ANI): Australian actress Nicole Kidman has revealed that Hugh Jackman had fainted on the first day of shooting the Baz Luhrmann epic. The actress, who had to be rushed ... Read more...

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Duran Duran singer ‘hallucinates’ in Sri Lanka


October 14th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Singer Nick Rhodes of Duran Duran says he shot for the song "Hungry like a wolf" in Sri Lanka where he was hot, tired and dehydrated and thought ... Read more...

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Rains cool Delhi


May 11th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Residents of Delhi got a respite from the scorching sun as rains in the capital brought down the mercury Sunday. Pleasant weather is expected to continue till ... Read more...

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