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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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China to add 14,000 flights for festival rush


January 9th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 9 (IANS) China's civil aviation regulator has asked domestic airlines to add 14,000 flights to meet massive passenger flow during the 40-day spring festival season that began Sunday.Passengers ... Read more...

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Goldman Sachs chosen adviser for Russian airport’s sale


December 20th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's largest airport, Moscow's Domodedovo, has chosen Goldman Sachs investment bank as an adviser for the airport's possible sale, a banking source told Prime news ... Read more...

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AEP Working Hard To Overcome Power Outages In Ohio


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Along with braving the winter storm, the state of Ohio is now faced with a major crisis after reports of 459 homes suffering from power loss ... Read more...

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Chicago Blizzard 2011 Shuts Down The City


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The citizens of Chicago were bracing up for the biggest blizzard in a decade and the colossal storm hit the city on Tuesday. Some media outlets ... Read more...

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Russia’s Aeroflot to fly stranded passengers


December 29th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hundreds of travellers, stranded at Moscow airports following an ice storm, will be taken to their destinations by Aeroflot Wednesday, the airline said."For today we were tasked ... Read more...

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Freezing rain affects airport operations in Moscow


December 26th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Freezing rain struck Moscow, affecting power supplies and forcing the authorities to halt operations at the Domodedovo airport Sunday, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded.A spokeswoman for the ... Read more...

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Icy Roads Prevent Virginia Schools From Conducting Classes


December 17th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Freezing temperatures and extremely dangerous conditions of the roads have led to the shut down of many schools and colleges in Virginia. The area has been ... Read more...

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500 African penguins killed due to cold snap


June 16th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 16 (DPA) The cold snap that has swept across South Africa in the first week of the World Cup has killed nearly 500 African penguin chicks, South Africa's national parks ... Read more...

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Nebraska Governor declares a state of emergency due to ice jams


February 6th, 2010 - 2:49 am ICT by BNO News
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA (BNO NEWS) – Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman on Friday declared a state of emergency due to the potential for ice jam-related flooding along the lower Platte River.The Nebraska Emergency Management ... Read more...

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Nano-particle coating to prevent freezing rain buildup on roads and power lines


October 30th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 30 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have created a nano-particle coating solution to prevent freezing rain buildup on roads and power lines.The nanoparticle-based coating, developed in the lab ... Read more...

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Caribous and reindeers decline by 60 percent worldwide


June 12th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): An analysis has revealed that caribou and reindeer numbers worldwide have plunged almost 60 percent in the last three decades.The dramatic revelation came out of the first ever ... Read more...

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