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Rare snowfall stuns South Africa


August 9th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pretoria, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Snowfall stunned the people of South Africa on Monday night when heavy snow fell in the country. The snowfall lasted till the next day with the temperatures ... Read more...

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BJP takes up Amarnath pilgrims’ deaths with Chidambaram


July 24th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court expressed shock over the deaths of more Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Weatherman forecasts cold week for Kashmir


April 26th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 26 (IANS) The cold weather would continue for at least another week across the Kashmir Valley, said the weather office here Thursday."The present weather system is likely to ... Read more...

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Charlize Theron likes cold weather


April 13th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 13 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron, who was born in South Africa, prefers cold and rainy weather to sunshine because it gives her a chance to use ... Read more...

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Can the gharial win the battle for survival?


March 18th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) A few years back, a boat trip down the Chambal river in north India would have yielded a surreal sight - groups of gharials basking ... Read more...

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Time to vote out the corrupt, Advani urges UP’s voters


February 24th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) Terming corruption the chief issue in the Uttar Pradesh elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday said it was time for the people ... Read more...

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Cold kills 24 kids in Afghan province (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 22 (IANS) Twentyfour children have died over the past four days in Badakhshan province due to snowfall, chilly weather and cold-related diseases, an official said Wednesday."Continued freezing weather, ... Read more...

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Cold weather kills rare pelicans in Russia


February 21st, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dalmatian pelicans, a threatened species, are dying of cold and hunger amid freezing weather in Russia's usually warm Dagestan region, where the birds migrated for ... Read more...

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44 die due to cold weather in Mexico


February 20th, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) The winter season and low temperatures in Mexico have led to the death of at least 44 people, the government said.The health secretariat said the ... Read more...

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Big Chinese chopper passes cold weather flight test


February 13th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 13 (IANS) China's first independently-developed large civil helicopter has passed a cold weather flight test, said China Aviation Industrial Helicopter Co. Monday.The flight testing period for the 13-tonne ... Read more...

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Britain braces for deep-freeze, snowy weekend


February 8th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Britain was bracing itself for another weekend full of snow disruptions Tuesday after forecasters warned of a further wintry blast bringing fresh snowfalls.While temperatures Tuesday night ... Read more...

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Four killed in Afghanistan avalanche


February 5th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 5 (IANS) At least four people were killed and six injured after an avalanche hit some villages in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province, Xinhua reported Sunday.The incident occurred Saturday in ... 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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Deep freeze threatens Britain


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Temperatures in Britain were expected to plunge to as low as minus 10 degrees celsius this weekend as the Arctic freeze tightens its grip, Daily Mail ... 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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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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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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Cold weather, flu kill 72 in Mexico


January 29th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) Cold weather in Mexico has left 40 people dead while 32 have died due to flu, the government said.Thirty died due to carbon monoxide poisoning, ... 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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Clear sky in Delhi, sunny day ahead


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) After braving a series of foggy and chilly days, Delhi got its share of bright and sunny weather Monday morning with the met department forecasting ... Read more...

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Mexico sends aid to northern communities suffering from hunger


January 19th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- The Mexican government on Tuesday began sending emergency aid to the northern state of Chihuahua where the Tarahumara communities are suffering from severe food shortages, officials said ... Read more...

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South Korea’s retail sales grow in December


January 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 18 (IANS) Sales at South Korea's major discount outlets and department stores grew last month largely due to unusually cold weather that drove seasonal goods sales up, a ... Read more...

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Boy averts major train mishap in capital


January 15th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) A young boy averted a major train mishap in the capital Sunday by alerting the authorities after noticing cracks in the railway tracks, an official ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall in Himachal throws life out of gear but cheers fruit farmers (Lead) (With Images)


January 9th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 9 (IANS) Heavy snowfall, accompanied by blizzards, continued across Himachal Pradesh Monday snapping transportation links but bringing cheer to fruit growers in the state.State capital Shimla saw a ... Read more...

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Thousands without power as storm hits Britain


January 4th, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Gale, snow and rain swept Britain Tuesday, killing at least one person and leaving thousands of people without power supply.Gale, with its force culminating at 160 ... Read more...

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Anna’s absence, chill keep crowds away from Ramlila ground


December 28th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Anna Hazare's absence and the chilly weather were behind the failure to attract crowds during Team Anna's protest at the Ramlila ground here, supporters ... Read more...

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Team Anna protests in Ramlila ground, with fewer numbers


December 27th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Team Anna members staged a protest at the Ramlila ground here Tuesday but the crowds in no way matched the tens of thousands who ... Read more...

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Team Anna politically motivated: Digvijay


December 24th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Saturday accused Team Anna of targetting his party due to political reason and said it was not concerned about ... Read more...

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Delhi not an option for agitation: Kiran Bedi


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The winter cold in the national capital ruled it out as an option for Anna Hazare's agitation from Dec 27 for a strong Lokpal ... Read more...

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Fog derails train services as winter onslaught continues (Roundup)


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The winter chill continued its relentless assault on north India Thursday with the cold winds showing no signs of subsiding. The dense morning fog again ... Read more...

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Valley, Ladakh in for another cold wave spell


December 21st, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 21 (IANS) After moderate snowfall in the mountains and light rain in the plains during the last two days, the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh are in for another ... Read more...

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China’s GDP growth to slow to 8.6 percent


December 18th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS) China's GDP growth may slow to 8.6 percent in the last quarter of this year and further decelerate to 7.7 percent in the first quarter of ... Read more...

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Chilly weekend in Delhi, fog expected Monday morning (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Delhi experienced a chilly and hazy weekend Sunday and the cold weather is set to continue, an official said.A light blanket of mist accompanied by ... Read more...

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Dozens brave cold weather to set up swimwear queue record


December 14th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wanting to be in the record books come at a cost. For dozens of people in Britain, it may have to be enduring the cold weather in ... Read more...

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Restart night shelters immediately: High court to Delhi government


December 13th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Irked over the closure of 84 temporary night shelters in the national capital against its orders, the Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the city government ... Read more...

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