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BSF recovers 23 kg heroin from Punjab border


February 4th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) In a major haul, the Border Security Force (BSF) Saturday recovered 23 kg of heroin from two different places along the India-Pakistan international border, BSF officials ... 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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Taj city fogged out, commuters hit


January 5th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 5 (IANS) Agra was all wrapped up in a thick blanket of fog Thursday, and the Met Office has forecast similar foggy conditions Friday and ... Read more...

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Six killed in Haryana jeep-tanker collision


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sonipat (Haryana), Jan 3 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 13 injured when a speeding jeep collided with an oil tanker on the Sonipat-Rohtak road Tuesday morning, police ... Read more...

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Cold day for capital (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) It was a cold day for Delhiites Thursday, with thick fog in the morning making way for pleasant sunshine later in the day. Conditions are ... Read more...

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North India shivers as winter chill continues (Roundup)


December 27th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) A severe cold wave continued in north India Tuesday, with Delhi shivering at 4.1 degrees Celsius, and the Dal Lake freezing in Srinagar. Fog played ... 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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Chills spreads, but it’s snowless Christmas in north India (Roundup)


December 24th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Season's lowest of 3.3 degrees Celsius in Delhi, a stinging minus 3.3 in Srinagar, a freezing Amritsar, sub-zero level in Rohtak - north India ... Read more...

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Chill tightens grip over north India, trains still fog-hit (Roundup)


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The winter chill tightened its grip over north India Friday with the mercury plumbing new lows and over 40 train services affected by the thick ... Read more...

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Fog claims 15 lives in Uttar Pradesh


November 24th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 24 (IANS) Fifteen people have been killed in accidents in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad, Mathura, Agra, Mainpuri and Hathras districts as dense fog enveloped the entire region. Cement ... Read more...

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Fogy morning gives way to bright day, cloudy Wednesday likely (Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog enveloped Delhi Tuesday morning, causing diversion of a few domestic and international flights due to poor visibility conditions at the Indira Gandhi ... Read more...

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Light fog disrupts flights in Delhi


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A light blanket of fog in the capital Tuesday morning led to the diversion of a few flights headed to the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport, officials ... Read more...

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Fog envelops Delhi, flights disrupted


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Thick fog enveloped the capital Thursday morning, delaying scores of flights and leading to several being cancelled due to poor visibility conditions at the Indira Gandhi International ... Read more...

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Will Chandigarh airport beat fog with new landing devices?


January 13th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Jan 13 (IANS) Chandigarh airport, considered a gateway to Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, grounds to a halt for several days every year thanks to dense ... Read more...

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17 killed in Pakistan accidents caused by fog


January 11th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed in road accidents in Pakistan as most parts of the country remained covered in dense fog, a media report said Tuesday.The accidents ... Read more...

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More snow falls on Himachal hills


January 8th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 8 (IANS) A cold wave continued to grip Himachal Pradesh Saturday with higher reaches of Lahaul and Spiti district experiencing a fresh spell of mild snow.The government has ordered closure ... Read more...

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Cold and fog hit life in Rajastan


January 7th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Cold wave conditions affected normal life in Rajasthan Friday as the mercury plummeted further in many parts of the state, officials said.Bikaner was freezing at zero degree, five ... Read more...

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Chill in Agra makes it tough for denizens, tourists


January 4th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 4 (IANS) Foggy conditions prevailed and chilly winds blew in this Taj city early Tuesday, giving denizens and tourists no respite from the bone-chilling cold.The weather office has forecast the ... Read more...

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Haryana Police advises slow driving during fog


December 28th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) The Haryana Police Tuesday advised motorists to drive slowly and cautiously on national and state highways and other roads across the state due to dense fog in many ... Read more...

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Panjab, Haryana face fog chaos


December 27th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog engulfed most parts of Punjab and Haryana Monday, disrupting both rail and road traffic. Met officials have predicted similar conditions to prevail in ... Read more...

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Record holiday crowd at Taj Mahal


December 26th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 26 (IANS) Chilly winds and foggy conditions notwithstanding, the holiday crowd at the Taj Mahal in Agra continued to swell over the weekend, resulting in long queues at the monument ... Read more...

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Heavy fog delays flights at IGI airport (Lead)


December 25th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Many international and domestic flights were Saturday delayed by several hours due to heavy fog for the first time this winter at the Indira Gandhi International Airport ... Read more...

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Heavy fog delays many flights at Delhi airport


December 25th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Many international and domestic flights were Saturday delayed by several hours due to fog for the first time this winter at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here, ... Read more...

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Lower seed potato and tomato yield in Himachal due to rains


October 13th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Vijay Gulati Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 13 (IANS) Plentiful monsoon rains and foggy conditions have damaged the high-variety seed potato and tomato crops in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul Valley.Horticulture experts say ... Read more...

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Relatives of Polish air crash arrive in Russia


April 11th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The relatives of people who died when a plane carrying Polish President Lech Kaczynski crashed in western Russia have begun arriving in Moscow Saturday. The Soviet-made Tu-154 plane, ... Read more...

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Polish President among 87 killed in Russian plane crash


April 10th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Smolensk (Russia), Apr 10, (ANI): Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife died here on Saturday when a plane carrying 87 passengers from Warsaw crashed while approaching Smolensk airport in Russia.The Polish ... Read more...

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Fog on R-Day in Delhi disrupts flights, trains (Lead)


January 26th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The national capital saw dense fog Tuesday morning that disrupted rail and air services and led to cancellation of the customary flower petal showering from helicopters over ... Read more...

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No respite from fog for Delhiites, flights badly hit


January 24th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.24 (ANI): Despite anticipating some relief from a bad weather for last few weeks, there has been no respite for people here in the national capital from spine-chilling winds and ... Read more...

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Fog envelops Uttar Pradesh, disrupts rail traffic


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog enveloped this Uttar Pradesh capital and most parts of the state Friday, throwing normal life out of gear and affecting movement of trains. "Uttar ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts flights at Delhi airport


January 22nd, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Severe cold and fog on Friday morning brought bad news for air travelers as around 70 domestic and international flights were either cancelled or delayed due to ... Read more...

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PM postpones meeting with chief ministers on price rise


January 21st, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday postponed to Feb 6 the meeting with state chief ministers on price rise, which was scheduled Jan 27, an official said. "Because ... Read more...

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Flights between Delhi, Himachal cancelled again


January 21st, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 21 (IANS) Air connectivity between New Delhi and Himachal Pradesh snapped again Thursday due to thick fog in the national capital, an official said here. "Flights from Delhi to Shimla and ... Read more...

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Dense fog in the capital disrupts flights, trains (Second Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Air and rail traffic was disrupted in the capital Wednesday by what appeared to be the season's worst fog. Poor visibility led to delays in road, rail ... Read more...

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Dense fog in Delhi delays flights, trains (Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Delhiites woke up to a chilly morning Wednesday with low temperature and dense fog making commuting difficult. The poor visibility caused by the fog blanket also affected ... Read more...

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Fog hits rail services, to continue next few days (Lead)


January 18th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Rail services from and to Delhi were again hit as thick fog enveloped the national capital Monday morning. The weatherman has forecast that foggy conditions would ... Read more...

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