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Rome’s Trevi Fountain is ‘crumbling’


June 11th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, June 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Baroque monument Trevi Fountain, has being inspected for damage last Monday after stone fragments broke off and fell to the ground. The Rococo masterpiece has apparently ... Read more...

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Britain braces for Arctic cold


April 14th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Britain is bracing for another bout of Arctic weather over the next few days with temperatures plunging to their lowest since Christmas.Fierce winds will roar in ... Read more...

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NASA: Arctic’s thickest ice diminishing faster than thin ice


March 1st, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by BNO News
GREENBELT, Maryland (BNO NEWS) -- The oldest and thickest Arctic sea ice is disappearing at a faster rate than the younger and thinner ice at the edges of the Arctic Ocean's floating ... Read more...

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Thickest Arctic Sea ice melting much faster


March 1st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) The oldest and thickest Arctic Sea ice is melting much faster than the younger and thinner ice at the edges of the Arctic Ocean's floating ice ... Read more...

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Cold wave to hit China


February 5th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 5 (IANS) A cold wave will sweep China nationwide from Sunday evening to Tuesday, bringing gale winds and plunging temperatures in most parts of the country, the meteorological ... Read more...

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Politics delay inauguration of Yamuna Expressway


January 14th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 14 (IANS) The Jaypee group has postponed the opening of its mega project, the 165-km Yamuna Expressway, which originally was set to be opened on Jan 15, Uttar ... Read more...

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Temperatures plunge in Rajasthan


January 12th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 12 (IANS) Temperatures fell in several parts of Rajasthan over the past two days, forcing people to remain mostly indoors, as icy winds from the Himalayan ranges blew ... Read more...

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Second cold spell in Uttar Pradesh after incessant rains


January 1st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 1 (IANS) A night-long drizzle followed by incessant rain since Sunday morning has brought the mercury down in large parts of Uttar Pradesh.The met office in Lucknow recorded ... Read more...

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Snowless but bone-chilling Christmas in north India (Roundup)


December 25th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Snowfall eluded north India this Christmas despite bone-chilling cold, with sub-zero temperatures in several places. It was the coldest Christmas in Delhi in the ... Read more...

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Season’s lowest in Srinagar, Leh freezes at minus 16


December 25th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 25 (IANS) The scenic Kashmir Valley may have been devoid of snowfall this Christmas, but the cold spell continued Sunday as the minimum temperature fell to the season's ... Read more...

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Cold spell continues in Kashmir (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 24 (IANS) The free fall of mercury continued in the Kashmir Valley Saturday with Srinagar recording a low of minus 3.3 degrees Celsius. The cold wave may persist ... Read more...

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Cold spell continues in Kashmir


December 24th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 24 (IANS) The free fall of mercury continued across the Kashmir Valley Saturday with Srinagar recording a low of 3.3 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast similar ... Read more...

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Shimla, Manali get more snowfall (Lead)


February 26th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) Many popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh, including Shimla and Manali, received snowfall Saturday. Shimla, the resort destination and capital of Himachal Pradesh, received the season's fifth snowfall, ... Read more...

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Agra erupts with secular festivities on Basant Panchami


February 8th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Feb 8 (IANS) The city of Taj woke up to a sunny morning heralding the onset of spring with Basant Panchami festival Tuesday. But Agra had other reasons to ... 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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Cold wave freezes Kashmir, Leh minus 12.6


December 26th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 26 (IANS) Chilly winds and freezing temperatures continued in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region Sunday. Leh was a chilling minus 12.6 degrees Celsius while Srinagar saw thick fog."The ... Read more...

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Leh, Kargil freeze, cold wave on in Srinagar


December 20th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 20 (IANS) No respite from the harsh weather was in sight Monday for millions of residents in Kashmir Valley as an unusually long dry and cold spell continued, forcing temperatures ... Read more...

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Chicago Storm Forces Cancelation Of More Than Thousand Flights At O’Hare International Airport


December 13th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) More than 1,375 flights have been canceled at the O'Hare International Airport in Chicago owing to a powerful cyclone, which brought cold spell and snow in ... Read more...

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Rain expected in Delhi Wednesday (Lead)


January 12th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Affording respite to Delhiites -- shivering under an intense cold spell, the weatherman Tuesday said the mercury would rise in the capital Wednesday, with the possibility of ... Read more...

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Winter casts cold spell over north India (Roundup)


January 11th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Chandigarh saw its coldest day in seven years, fog hit air and rail services in Uttar Pradesh and the mercury remained below zero degrees in the ... Read more...

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North India blacked out as grid trips, rail traffic hit (Lead)


January 2nd, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 2 (IANS) Many areas in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and even Chandigarh faced a power blackout early Saturday due to the northern grid 'tripping' owing to heavy ... Read more...

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North India blacked out as grid ‘trips’ due to fog


January 2nd, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 2 (IANS) Many areas in the north Indian states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and even Chandigarh had to face a power blackout since early Saturday due ... Read more...

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Hong Kong shivers in coldest November in over 120 years


November 19th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 19 (DPA) Hong Kong recorded its coldest Nov 18 in 120 years as a winter monsoon continued to send temperatures falling, authorities said Thursday. Temperatures fell to 9.7 degrees Celsius ... Read more...

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Climate swings in northern hemisphere linked with changes in tropics


September 26th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found evidence that climate swings in the northern hemisphere over the past 12,000 years have been tightly linked to changes in the ... Read more...

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Volcano explosion didn’t cause Earth to go into ‘deep freeze’ 74,000 years ago


July 9th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A new study has discounted a theory which suggested that when a giant volcano on Sumatra blew its top 74,000 years ago, the Earth went into deep freeze, ... Read more...

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Dull Sun could spark off next “Little Ice Age” in future


May 5th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Some scientists say the prolonged lull in solar activity hints towards the next "Little Ice Age", which could occur in the near future.The sun is the least active ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall brings spring chill to Kashmir


April 8th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Kashmir Valley is reeling under a cold spell unusual for April after fresh snowfall in the higher Himalayan reaches. Fresh snow has covered Gulmarg, Sonamarg and Pahalgam hill ... Read more...

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Warm spell ends, Delhi to get cold again


February 8th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Pull out those woollens again, because after days of experiencing warm weather, Delhi will again witness a cold spell, according to the meteorological department. "The western disturbances from ... Read more...

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Snow brings Britain to standstill


February 3rd, 2009 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
London/Paris, Feb 3 (DPA) Heavy snowfall in Britain Monday shut down major airports, motorways and public transport services amid predictions of blizzards and more snow across the country.The cold spell, bringing below-zero ... Read more...

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Delhi’s winter far from over: weatherman


February 2nd, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Don't let the warm winter sun and the calm winds fool you into shedding your woollens. As temperatures remain close to normal, the weatherman warns of another ... Read more...

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Winter hasn’t gone yet, says weatherman


February 1st, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Don't pack up your woollens just yet, caution weather officials as they predict another cold spell in the capital city. After weeks of temperatures remaining well above ... Read more...

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Temperature dips, fog thickens over Uttar Pradesh


January 4th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 4 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog once again descended on several parts of Uttar Pradesh Sunday, disrupting rail and air traffic. The mercury also plummeted in the region that ... Read more...

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Cold wave claims over 50 lives in Uttar Pradesh


January 3rd, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 3 (IANS) Over 50 people have died due to the cold weather in Uttar Pradesh this week as temperatures fell sharply and thick fog engulfed several parts of India's most ... Read more...

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Ancient nanodiamonds proof of Earths impact with comets 12,900 years ago


January 2nd, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 2 (ANI): A nine-member scientific team has found abundant tiny particles of diamond dust in sediments dating to 12,900 years ago at six North American sites, adding strong evidence ... Read more...

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Hear your avatar laugh like you on your PC


July 12th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 12 (ANI): It wont be long that your computer avatar will be able to break into laughter or sneeze just like you do after hearing a good joke ... Read more...

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