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Eight dead in Britain after eating hospital sandwiches


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) At least eight patients have died in Britain over the past 10 years after eating bacteria-infected sandwiches prepared at hospitals, an independent health watchdog has found.The ... Read more...

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Sea levels may rise much higher, says fossil study


July 16th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 16 (IANS) Sea levels may rise much higher than previously thought, suggests a new study on fossil corals, which shows how warmer climes in the past promoted dramatic ... Read more...

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Hot Tuesday in Delhi, Wednesday to be same (Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Delhi sweated again Tuesday although the maximum temperature dipped a bit, but it was still three notches above the average at 40.6 degrees Celsius. Wednesday ... Read more...

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Heat grips Shimla too (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 29 (IANS) The searing summer heat has not even spared Shimla, the popular hill resort people normally flock to in this season.The hills of Himachal Pradesh were unusually ... Read more...

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Shimla’s temperature 6 degrees above average


May 29th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 29 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday were unusually hot with prominent tourist spots recording maximum temperatures two to five degrees above the average, the weather office ... 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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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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Expect hot, windy Wednesday in Delhi (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Summer may yet be a little far in Delhi but hot weather has already knocked at the door of the national capital where the maximum ... Read more...

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Britain braces for cold again


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) After enjoying balmy weather in late February, Britain is set to be plunged into freezing temperatures this weekend.The temperatures could hit as low as minus five ... Read more...

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Temperatures dip in Punjab, Haryana


February 17th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) Punjab and Haryana have witnessed a dip in average temperatures in the 24 hours to Friday evening, metrological officials said. The temperature ... Read more...

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Mercury dips again in Punjab and Haryana


February 14th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) After a rise Monday morning, temperatures have dipped again in Punjab and Haryana.Patiala in Punjab and Karnal in Haryana had thick fog, reducing the visibility to 350 ... Read more...

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Rain in Punjab and Haryana, rise in temperature


February 13th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 13 (IANS) Night temperatures across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh ranged above normal Monday with some parts of Punjab receiving rainfall during the previous 24 hours, the Met department ... 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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Minimum temperatures above normal in Punjab, Haryana


February 6th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 6 (IANS) The minimum temperatures across Punjab and Haryana remained one to five degrees above normal Monday, an official said here.Chandigarh, with a minimum temperature of 12.2 degrees ... Read more...

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Mercury plummets across Himachal Pradesh


January 21st, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 21 (IANS) The minimum temperature in most parts of Himachal Pradesh dipped further Saturday, the Met office here said.Temperatures across the hill state, except for Shimla, plummeted though ... Read more...

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Thick fog in Delhi hits flights, trains services (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Thick fog enveloped the capital Wednesday morning and commuters struggled to travel in reduced visibility with slow vehicular movement. Thirtyfive trains and eight flights were ... 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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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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Minimum temperatures rise across Punjab and Haryana


January 16th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 16 (IANS) With most places across Punjab and Haryana as well as Chandigarh experiencing rainfall in the past 24 hours, minimum temperatures in the region rose sharply Monday.Compared ... 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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Cold wave persists over Punjab and Haryana, Amritsar freezes


January 10th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 10 (IANS) The city of Amritsar was freezing at minus two degrees Celsius Tuesday morning as the cold wave over Punjab and Haryana intensified in the past 24 ... Read more...

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Maximum temperatures fall in Punjab, Haryana


January 8th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) While the minimum temperatures in Punjab and Haryana have not hit sub-zero levels in the past week, it is the maximum temperatures at most places that ... Read more...

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Cloudy weather in Delhi, possibility of rain


January 7th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The capital saw cloudy weather Saturday morning, with the possibility of rain. The minimum temperature was recorded at 12.5 degrees Celsius, five degrees above normal, ... Read more...

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Fog hits rail, air traffic in Delhi (Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Rail and air services were affected in the capital Tuesday morning due to the heavy fog that enveloped the city.According to the Northern Railway website, ... Read more...

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Mercury rises in Delhi, foggy day ahead (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) It was a cloudy and pleasant Monday morning in the capital with the minimum temperature rising to 11.6 degrees Celsius, five degrees above normal.The weather ... Read more...

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Some respite from chill in Punjab, Haryana


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 2 (IANS) The stinging chill of the last few days let up a little in most parts of Punjab and Haryana Monday as temperatures rose from the sub-zero ... Read more...

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Mercury rises in Delhi, foggy day ahead


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) It was a cloudy and pleasant Monday morning in the capital as the chill subsided and the minimum temperature rose to 11.6 degrees Celsius, five ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh slightly warmer


January 1st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 1 (IANS) Most places across Punjab and Haryana were slightly warmer Sunday compared to the low and sub-zero temperatures recorded in the past week.Met centre officials said here ... Read more...

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Amritsar shivers at minus 2.1 degrees


December 30th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 30 (IANS) Punjab's Sikh holy city of Amritsar recorded the lowest minimum temperature of this season as the mercury slipped to minus 2.1 degrees Celsius Friday, almost freezing ... Read more...

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Amritsar continues to shiver, records minus 1.4 temperature


December 28th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) The cold wave in Punjab's Amritsar city continued Wednesday with the city recording a low of minus 1.4 degrees Celsius, four degrees below normal, officials at ... Read more...

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Cold wave continues unabated in northern plains


December 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) Cold wave conditions continued unabated in the plains of northern India, with cities and towns in Punjab and Haryana recording low temperatures Tuesday morning.In Punjab, the ... Read more...

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Delhi records coldest day in 5 years, hits rail traffic (Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Delhi experienced its coldest day in five years as the minimum temperature dropping to 2.9 degrees Celsius, five degrees below average, early on Christmas day ... 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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Amritsar reels at 0.6, Hisar at 0 degrees Celsius


December 25th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) With cold wave conditions persisting over northern India, Amritsar city in Punjab recorded its lowest temperature of the season at minus 0.6 degrees Celsius while Hisar ... Read more...

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