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‘Telecom towers kill 7mn birds in America every year’


April 29th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Telecom towers are killing nearly seven million birds every year as they migrate from the US and Canada to Central and South America, says a new ... Read more...

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Maximum temperatures dip across Punjab, Haryana


April 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) Maximum temperatures at most places in Punjab and Haryana and Chandigarh dipped Saturday by five to nine degrees Celsius below average owing to overcast conditions and ... Read more...

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Cloudy skies, cooler day in capital (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A partial cloud cover and a gentle breeze brought down the maximum temperature in the national capital Tuesday to 29.1 degrees Celsius, while the minimum ... Read more...

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Agra residents turn up early to vote


February 28th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 28 (IANS) More than 10 percent polling was reported in Agra in the first few hours Tuesday as the city voted in the sixth phase of the Uttar ... Read more...

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Polling begins on a sedate note in Agra


February 28th, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 28 (IANS) Polling began in Agra Tuesday amid tight security arrangements as part of the sixth phase of UP assembly elections covering 68 seats spreading over 13 districts.Early ... Read more...

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A pleasant Valentine’s Day for Delhi


February 14th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A pleasant day lies ahead for Delhi with a partly cloudy sky and the maximum temperature hovering around the 24 degrees Celsius mark, the India ... Read more...

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Cloudy sky, rain for Delhi


January 16th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) A cloudy sky greeted Delhi Monday morning with the national capital registering 4.2 mm of rain overnight, the India Meteorological Department said Monday.The cloud cover ... Read more...

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Cold, clear day ahead for Delhi


January 9th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) After nearly a week of cloudy skies, a clear day has been forecast in Delhi. The minimum temperature Monday morning settled a notch above average ... Read more...

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Rain and snow to lash Kashmir beginning Wednesday


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 2 (IANS) Even as sub-zero temperatures continue across the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region, the weather office Monday said rain and snow were likely to lash the ... Read more...

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Cold shuts schools in Kashmir, Leh freezes at minus 11


December 5th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 5 (IANS) Winter continued its relentless onslaught in Jammu and Kashmir with authorities closing down schools in the Kashmir Valley till Class 8 and the Ladakh region shivering ... Read more...

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We have right balance,talent to win CL T20: Klinger


September 17th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) South Australian Redbacks skipper Michael Klinger feels his team has the right balance and talent to emerge winners in the Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament beginning ... Read more...

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Bell’s century takes England to 296/2 (Second Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Ian Bell struck his 16th Test century as England made 296 for two in the first innings at tea on the second day of the ... Read more...

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India make a confident start by removing England openers (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) India put on a much improved show on the second day of the fourth and the final cricket Test at The Oval, restricting England to ... Read more...

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Clouds may obscure Perseids meteor showers Saturday


August 12th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Overcast skies under a full moon are likely to deprive Delhi sky gazers of one of the finest celestial spectacles Saturday night: the Perseids ... Read more...

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A hot, muggy Thursday morning in Delhi


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) It was a hot and humid start to Thursday as a cloud cover enveloped Delhi and the minimum temperature rose two notches above the average, ... Read more...

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Warm day for Delhi


March 21st, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) It was a warm start to the week with partly cloudy skies enveloping Delhi Monday morning and trapping the heat. The minimum temperature recorded was ... Read more...

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Untested Pallekele conditions will be challenging for both Pak, New Zealand: Misbah


March 8th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Pallekele, Mar 8(ANI): The untested conditions at Pallekele in Sri Lanka will be equally challenging for both Pakistan and New Zealand, who are to play their World Cup match here on Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Stumbling win against Canada “a wake-up call” for Pakistan


March 4th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 4(ANI): Pakistan's poor performance against World Cup minnows Canada in the ICC World Cup group-stage match on Thursday is "a wake-up call" for the 1992 trophy winners, skipper Shahid Afridi ... Read more...

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Light rain in Delhi (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Light showers were experienced in some parts of the national capital Monday evening, while the day was warm and cloudy with the temperature staying above the average ... Read more...

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Cloudy, warm day in Delhi (Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The national capital Monday had a warm and cloudy day with the temperature staying above the average.The maximum temperature was 26.2 degrees in Delhi, four notches above ... Read more...

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Overcast skies lead to mercury rising in Delhi


February 7th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) A cloud cover over the capital resulted in the mercury rising much above the average Monday morning, paving the way for a warm day, the met department ... Read more...

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El Nino, La Nina can determine whether Australia wins or lose Ashes series


February 6th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 6(ANI): A scan of Ashes results over more than a century indicates that there is an uncanny correlation between Australia's fortunes and the weather patterns known as El Nino and ... Read more...

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New breakthrough to revolutionize US navy’s weaponry


January 21st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): In what could be considered a major breakthrough, the US navy has passed a major milestone in its quest to build an extremely powerful anti-aircraft gun that will ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jammu Srinagar highway opened for traffic


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Jan 2 (ANI): The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was thrown open to traffic after it remained closed for two days due to heavy snowfall.I.G.P traffic H.K. Lohia said both ways traffic ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway opened for one-way traffic


January 1st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 1 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway was thrown open to one-way traffic Saturday after it remained closed for two days due to heavy snowfall even as chilly winds continued to lash ... Read more...

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Cold and drizzle in Delhi; fog affects flights, trains (Lead)


December 30th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) It was a gloomy, cold and and dank Thursday morning as Delhi saw light drizzle. But the minimum temperature was above the average due to the cloud ... Read more...

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Marginal improvement in Kashmir weather


December 29th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 29 (IANS) A nightlong cloud cover brought some respite to people in Jammu and Kashmir as the minimum temperature in summer capital Srinagar and other places rose marginally. Rain ... Read more...

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Temperature drops in Delhi, more rains predicted Thursday (Lead)


November 24th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The national capital Wednesday received 1.6 mm of rainfall, pulling the maximum temperature down six degrees below the average for this time of the year. More rains ... Read more...

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Light drizzle in Delhi, more showers expected


November 24th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) An overcast sky and light drizzle greeted Delhiites Wednesday morning. The met office has predicted more showers as the day progresses."The skies will remain cloudy. Some parts ... Read more...

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Mercury above average but rains expected in Delhi


November 23rd, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) An overcast sky will envelop Delhi for most part of the day Tuesday with a possibility of thundershowers in the later part, the met department said. The ... Read more...

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How body clock synchronizes to day and night cycle


November 12th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): French researchers have unveiled a mechanism that explains how biological clock works in sync with the day and night cycle despite large fluctuations in light intensity during the ... Read more...

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Whales also get sunburns!


November 10th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): A study from the University of London has found that even whales suffer the effects of exposure to strong UV rays, such as blisters and sunburns.The scientists studied ... Read more...

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Underground Antarctic ‘telescope’ to trace cosmic rays


October 19th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) A "telescope" buried deep under Antarctic ice has detected the first signals that scientists hope will allow them to identify the source of mysterious particles that bombard Earth ... Read more...

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Yousuf to play in third Test against England


August 17th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Pakistan captain Salman Butt has said senior batsman Mohammad Yousuf will be playing the third Test against England starting here Wednesday at The Oval. "Yousuf is a world class ... Read more...

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Fish to face Isner in final after Roddick’s knockout


July 25th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, July 25 (DPA) Mardy Fish ran his career-best win streak to nine straight as the sixth seed stunned top seed Andy Roddick 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 in the semifinals of the ... Read more...

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