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Rain predicted in parts of Punjab, Haryana


February 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) Cold wave conditions have abated in most parts of Punjab and Haryana but the met office here Sunday predicted rain and thundershowers in some places in ... Read more...

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Nippy Thursday across north India (Roundup)


February 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The cold wave continued unabated across north India Thursday as temperatures dipped across the region. Bright sunshine in most places could not provide respite from ... Read more...

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Cold continues in Punjab, Haryana


February 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 9 (IANS) With night temperatures plummetting across Punjab and Haryana, cold wave conditions Thursday prevailed in the two north Indian states and the Chandigarh union territory.The minimum temperature ... 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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Peaceful start to local polls in Maharashtra


February 7th, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Nearly one-fourth of Maharashtra's population, mostly in rural and semi-rural areas, will elect new representatives for 27 Zilla Parishads and 305 Panchayat Samitis, polling for which ... Read more...

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Cold wave continues to grip Himachal


February 5th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 5 (IANS) The cold continued to grip the entire Himachal Pradesh Sunday with the higher reaches experiencing more snow. However, there was widespread rainfall the in low and ... 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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Fresh snow in Himachal, cold wave unabated


February 4th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 4 (IANS) The continuing cold wave again tightened its grip over Himachal Pradesh Saturday as the state's higher reaches had a fresh spell of snow.The weather office here ... Read more...

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Monkeys in Kazakh zoo get wine to keep warm


February 4th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Astana, Feb 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Monkeys in a Kazakhstan zoo are enjoying a "very human" remedy against cold weather, with wine added to their daily ration.Each monkey is getting a ... Read more...

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Cold wave kills 64 in Russia


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A severe cold wave has killed 64 people across Russia in January.About 1,400 people requested medical assistance, with 779 admitted to hospitals, Deputy Health Minister ... Read more...

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Ukraine’s cold wave toll reaches 100


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Feb 3 (IANS) A total of 101 people have died so far in Ukraine due to severe cold weather, with 38 succumbing in the past 24 hours till Friday ... Read more...

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Himachal may get heavy rain, snow


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 3 (IANS) The cold wave is likely to grip Himachal Pradesh again with heavy rain and snow forecast in the next two days by the Met office here ... Read more...

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Cold wave kills over 60 in Ukraine (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 60 people have died in Ukraine due to the prevailing severe cold weather since the last weekend, the emergencies ministry said Thursday.At least 1,146 ... Read more...

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Cold wave kills over 40 in Ukraine


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) As many as 43 people have fallen victim to freezing temperatures that hit Ukraine in the last few days, the country's Emergencies Ministry has stated.According ... Read more...

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Is Punxsutawney Phil going to predict arrival of spring on GroundHog’s Day?


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Punxsutawney, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) All gates in Pennsylvania lead to Gobbler’s Knob on the 2nd of February for Groundhog’s Day. It is an annual tradition since 1887 in which people travel ... Read more...

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Kargil freezes at minus 25, lowest of the season


January 30th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 30 (IANS) At minus 25 degrees Celsius, Kargil town in the Ladakh region Monday recorded the lowest temperature of the season anywhere in Jammu and Kashmir so far ... Read more...

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Himachal’s Keylong shivers at minus 12.6 degrees


January 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 27 (IANS) The cold wave Friday continued in Himachal Pradesh with Keylong, headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti district, being the coldest at a minimum of minus 12.6 degrees ... Read more...

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‘Clouds’ galore over Punjab’s electoral skies


January 26th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) The recent cold wave may have partially abated from Punjab, but political clouds continue to loom over the state. The state's ruling first family Badal (which ... Read more...

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A bright sun warms, but freeze continues in north India (Roundup)


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A bright sun broke through the cold winter chill in Punjab, Haryana and the national capital Monday, providing relief after many days, but intense cold ... Read more...

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Kashmir and Ladakh in deep freeze, Leh coldest at minus 22


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 23 (IANS) Leh in Jammu and Kashmir Monday recorded the lowest temperature of the season at minus 22.2 degrees Celsius as intense cold wave conditions continued across the ... Read more...

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Intense cold grips Kashmir Valley


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) An intense cold wave gripped Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Sunday. The weather office forecast has fresh snowfall.Bone-chilling winds lashed the region as ... Read more...

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Agra schools to remain shut till Sunday


January 18th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 18 (IANS) All schools till the 8th standard have been asked to remain closed till Sunday in view of a cold wave sweeping the Agra region.District Magistrate Ajay ... Read more...

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North India reels under cold onslaught (Roundup)


January 18th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A dense veil of fog in Delhi and Agra, frozen taps in Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh and renewed chill in Punjab and Haryana -- train, ... Read more...

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Severe cold wave in Kashmir


January 18th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) After three days of snowfall, severe cold wave conditions returned to Kashmir Wednesday with this summer capital reporting a minimum temperature of minus 1.4 degrees ... Read more...

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15 die due to severe cold in Andhra (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is in the grip of the most severe cold wave in its recorded history which has claimed 15 lives during the last two ... Read more...

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Himachal gets relief from snow, rain


January 17th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 17 (IANS) After two consecutive days of moderate to heavy snowfall and rain, Himachal Pradesh Tuesday got some relief, but the cold wave continued to grip the hills.The ... Read more...

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Cold wave claims 15 lives in Andhra Pradesh


January 17th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is in the grip of the most severe cold wave in its recorded history which during the last two days has claimed 15 ... Read more...

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Cold persists in Odisha


January 14th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 14 (IANS) A cold wave continued to sweep Odisha with the morning and night temperatures slipping to below normal for this time of the season, an official said ... Read more...

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Bonfires, celebrations mark Lohri across north India


January 14th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Bonfires on streets, house compounds, campuses of schools, colleges and universities and even at offices -- the festive mood of Lohri was felt across north ... Read more...

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Srinagar freezes for 6th day, record broken


January 13th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 13 (IANS) A severe cold wave continued in the Kashmir Valley Friday with Srinagar breaking a 16-year record. The city's day temperature remained below the freezing point for ... Read more...

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Cold wave grip continues on Himachal (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 12 (IANS) The cold wave Thursday continued to grip the entire Himachal Pradesh with Keylong, headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti district, being the coldest with a minimum ... Read more...

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Fresh snow in Shimla, Manali


January 12th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 12 (IANS) Fresh snow in Himachal Pradesh's tourist resorts of Shimla and Manali Thursday resulted in cold wave conditions continuing in the state. The Met office said ... Read more...

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Now party for a social cause


January 11th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Sometimes you party to catch up with friends and sometimes to chill out. Here's a chance to party for a social cause -- the newly-launched ... Read more...

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Cold wave on in Punjab, Haryana


January 11th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 11 (IANS) Minimum temperatures continued to be low at most places across Punjab and Haryana Wednesday as the cold wave over the region remained unabated.Amritsar city was freezing ... Read more...

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Cold wave continues across North India (Roundup)


January 10th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The cold wave persisted across north India Tuesday with most states registering low temperatures.Most of the lakes and other water bodies started freezing in the ... Read more...

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