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Antony refuses to set deadline for war memorial


July 26th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) As the nation celebrates the 13th anniversary of its victory in the 1999 Kargil war, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday refused to set a ... Read more...

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Migratory birds are flying back home from Odisha


February 17th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 (IANS) More than a million migratory birds that thronged various lakes and marshlands of Odisha, flying in from as far places as Siberia and Iraq, have started ... Read more...

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Weather warms up in Punjab, Haryana


February 12th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 12 (IANS) The cold conditions have abated from Punjab and Haryana due to remarkable increase in the temperatures, the Met department here said.Amritsar, Punjab recorded 5.5 degrees Celsius Sunday ... Read more...

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Night temperatures rise in Punjab and Haryana


February 10th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 10 (IANS) Night temperatures across Haryana and Punjab rose marginally Friday affording some relief to the people. In Chandigarh though, the minimum temperature was still two degrees below ... Read more...

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China braces for big freeze


February 4th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 4 (IANS) Temperatures in most parts of China will drop by up to 14 degrees Celsius in the next three days, further intensifying the cold front sweeping the ... Read more...

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Bright sun brings highest turnout in Uttarakhand (Third Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Jan 30 (IANS) Bright sunshine, and the consequent let up in the cold conditions, resulted in the highest turnout of voters in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, which ... Read more...

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Freezing cold sweeps China


January 26th, 2012 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 26 (IANS) Bitter cold conditions will continue to prevail in most parts of China over the next few days, met officials said.The National Meteorological Centre has forecast freezing ... Read more...

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Taps freeze in Srinagar as mercury touches minus 5.5


January 8th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) The mercury continued to dip in the Kashmir Valley as the minimum temperature in Srinagar Sunday plunged to a stinging minus 5.5 degrees Celsius -- the ... Read more...

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Himachal shivers, Shimla has season’s coldest night


January 6th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 6 (IANS) Intense cold conditions saw most parts of Himachal Pradesh shivering Friday, a day after rains and snowfall across the state.Shimla, which saw 4.4 cm of snow ... Read more...

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Cold wave: Haryana shuts all schools, Punjab alters timings


January 5th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 5 (IANS) The Haryana government Thursday ordered all schools in the state to remain closed till Jan 16 in view of the intense cold wave and foggy conditions ... Read more...

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Dense fog engulfs Delhi, affects commuters


December 30th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Dense fog descended on the capital Friday morning, hitting visibility levels and making it difficult for commuters to reach their destinations as vehicles were forced ... Read more...

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Severe cold persists in Himachal towns and cities


December 27th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 27 (IANS) Severe cold conditions Tuesday continued to prevail in the hills of Himachal Pradesh despite dry weather, the weather bureau here said.The minimum temperature at many places ... Read more...

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Slight rise in Delhi temperature, fog disrupts trains


December 27th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) A slight rise in the minimum temperature early Tuesday morning gave relief to the residents of Delhi, experiencing extreme cold conditions for the past few ... Read more...

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Christmas celebrated in Punjab, Chandigarh


December 25th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) Singing of carols and offering prayers at various churches marked the Christmas celebrations across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh Sunday.Churches at various places in both states and ... Read more...

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Biting cold thaws a little, but fog disrupts travel (Roundup)


December 20th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The biting cold conditions of the past few days let up a little over most of north India Tuesday with a warm sun shining through ... Read more...

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Fog envelopes Delhi, cold wave continues


December 19th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog enveloped the capital Monday morning, reducing visibility and making life difficult for commuters as vehicular movement slowed down.The cold wave ... Read more...

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Snow in Manali hills, tourists happy on 11.11.11


November 11th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 11 (IANS) It was 11.11.11 and the thick blanket of snow covering the hills surrounding this picturesque Himalayan town made it all the more perfect for ... Read more...

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Recovered wreckage belongs to MiG-29: IAF


October 21st, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Friday said it has recovered wreckage of a MiG-29 jet that crashed in the inhospitable Himalayan terrain of Lahaul Valley in ... Read more...

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Unprecedented Arctic ozone loss found


October 5th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 5 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on an unprecedented depletion of the earth's protective ozone layer above the Arctic last winter and spring.The depletion was caused by an unusually ... Read more...

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Socialising with friends can help you slim


September 7th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A busy social life with lots of friends could be helpful in being slimmer than spending hours on a treadmill, scientists have found.According to scientists, who ... Read more...

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What happens when you get sucked out of a plane at 30,000 feet?


April 10th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Ever wondered what will happen if you get sucked out of a plane at 30,000 feet? Here is the answer.It would be virtually impossible to survive ejection from ... Read more...

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Himachal higher reaches in grip of cold wave


April 7th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 7 (IANS) A cold wave continued to grip the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh Thursday with more spells of snow, the Met Office here said.Most of the high-altitude ... Read more...

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Crop loss to heat or cold wave a ‘natural disaster’?


April 6th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) The Maharashtra government is mulling a proposal to consider damage to crops due to heat or cold wave conditions as a loss due to 'natural ... Read more...

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Himachal to get more rain, snow


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 23 (IANS) Cold conditions will aggravate in Himachal Pradesh with the weather office here Wednesday forecasting more rain and snowfall over the next four days."There are chances of rainfall ... Read more...

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Cold nights, warmer days in Punjab, Haryana


January 27th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 27 (IANS) In spite of a slight rise in the mercury during the day time, cold conditions continue to prevail during night and early morning in Punjab, Haryana and its ... Read more...

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Himachal shivers with more snowfall


January 26th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) The cold wave intensified in the hills of Himachal Pradesh as some areas experienced another spell of mild snowfall Wednesday, the weather office here said.It said the cold ... Read more...

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Himachal’s Keylong freezes at minus 16.7 degrees Celsius


January 24th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 24 (IANS) Large parts of Himachal Pradesh reeled under severe cold conditions Monday, with the minimum temperature staying below or near freezing point in many areas, the weather office here ... Read more...

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Himachal in line for more rain, snow


January 19th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 19 (IANS) The continuing cold conditions are expected to aggravate in Himachal Pradesh - as well as northern India - with the weather office Wednesday forecasting more rain and ... Read more...

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Warm day, cold night in plains; no respite for Himalayan towns (Roundup)


January 18th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The winter weather in the north Indian plains shifted to warm, sunny days and cold nights even as the Himalayan towns continued to reel under extreme cold ... Read more...

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Cold conditions persist in Himachal, roads partially opened


January 18th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 18 (IANS) Severe cold conditions continued in the hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday. However, there were no reports of fresh snow and rain, the weather bureau here said.Roads in upper ... Read more...

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Schools reopen in Uttar Pradesh as cold abates


January 17th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 17 (IANS) The schools were reopened Monday after a mini winter vacation declared due to the intense cold conditions here earlier this month.The schools were closed following the directives ... Read more...

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Cold wave continues in Delhi, 7 dead (Lead)


January 10th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Despite bright sunshine Monday, winter chill continued to sting Delhi, from where seven weather-related deaths have so far been reported this winter. Bonfires and night shelter ... Read more...

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Nicolas Cage Loves Shooting In A Forest


January 8th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
. Forests were however, not the only attraction for the actor to take up the role of Behmen, a warrior in the Crusades. Also inspiring him to say yes to a ... Read more...

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Dense fog hits normal life, disrupts air-rail services in Delhi


January 8th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 8 9ANI): Most of the people in national capital woke up this morning to witness dense fog and chilly weather, with reports claiming that the prevailing conditions have disrupted ... Read more...

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Thick fog envelopes Delhi


January 8th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog enveloped the capital Saturday, reducing visibility and making it difficult for commuters. Delhiites continued to shiver as the minimum temperature was three ... Read more...

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