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India forgetting 1999 Kargil victory against Pakistan: Gen. V.P Malik (Interview)


July 29th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Thirteen years ago, the Indian Army found itself drawn into a messy low-intensity conflict with Pakistan in the icy heights of Kargil in Jammu and ... Read more...

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Indian Army regiment completes arduous trek to Ladakh’s Zanskar


February 12th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 12 (IANS) A group of Indian Army personnel have completed an arduous trek to the snowbound and cut-off Zanskar Valley in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region through an ... 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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Bright sun brings highest turnout in Uttarakhand (Third Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Jan 30 (IANS) Bright sunshine, and the consequent let up in the cold conditions, resulted in the highest turnout of voters in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, which ... Read more...

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AIIMS shelter for homeless relatives


January 13th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will build in three months a large waiting shed with all basic amenities to house relatives of ... Read more...

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Kashmir arranges free lunches for migratory birds (With Images)


January 13th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hokarsar Wetland Reserve (Srinagar), Jan 13 (IANS) The water surface in this wetland reserve in Jammu and Kashmir has frozen, but thousands of migratory birds flocking it will not find ... Read more...

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After years, icicles delight people in Shimla


January 11th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 11 (IANS) Icicles have finally appeared in this Himachal Pradesh capital after many years, bringing alive good old memories for the locals and conjuring up a delightful spectacle ... Read more...

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Smoked fish, dried vegetables charm Kashmiris in winter


January 11th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) The temporary blockade on the Srinagar-Jammu highway due to snowfall has come as a blessing for traders selling smoked fish and dried vegetables - a centuries-old ... Read more...

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NGOs asked to make night shelters popular


January 10th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Delhi government has roped in NGOs to spread awareness about night shelters whose occupancy rate even in this harsh winter is far below the ... Read more...

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Music composer Vishal extends support to Hazare’s agitation


December 20th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) A day after team Anna expressed shock over the high rentals demanded by the Maharashtra government for hiring out the MMRDA Grounds in central Mumbai ... Read more...

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High rentals for fast venue stuns Team Anna


December 19th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Team Anna Monday got a shock over the high rentals demanded by the Maharashtra government for hiring out the MMRDA Grounds in central Mumbai for ... Read more...

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Shimla’s white Christmas a thing of the past (Postcard from Shimla)


December 19th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 19 (IANS) Oh, for a white Christmas and New Year! That is now the feeling in Shimla where snow on Christmas has become a thing of the ... Read more...

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Rain worries Kashmir farmers, but fair weather cometh


September 16th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) Unseasonal rains have taken farmers by surprise in the Kashmir Valley as paddy harvesting activities are at their peak. The weather office, however, has good news: ... Read more...

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India quietly activates airstrip near Chinese border


April 27th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Wary of the build up of Chinese military infrastructure along its borders, India has silently activated an advanced landing ground (ALG) for its air force ... Read more...

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Nissan recalls 271,000 SUV’s over steering wheel problems


April 26th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Detroit, Apr 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nissan has issued a recall for over 271,000 SUV Pathfinders and Infinity QX4s due to some problems with the steering wheels. Apparently the salt that is present ... Read more...

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Spring arrives in Kashmir, bringing hopes of peace


March 17th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 17 (IANS) The harsh winter chill is fading away, the brown and barren landscape is giving way to lively green and farmers are getting ready to again plough ... Read more...

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What does summer hold for Kashmir?


March 12th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) "Khoon ka badla June mein lenge" is a slogan doing the rounds in Kashmir Valley as developments in the Middle East fuel the imagination of separatists. ... Read more...

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Time for winged guests to bid adieu to Kashmir


February 28th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Feb 28 (IANS) With a rise in mercury, flocks of pochards, mallards, shovellers and other winged visitors are gearing up to bid adieu to the famous Hokarsar bird reserve ... Read more...

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Temperatures rise in Jammu and Kashmir, but cold stays


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) The minimum temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir rose Thursday after weeks of harsh winter chill, but things may be different as the weatherman Thursday forecast rain and snow ... Read more...

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Cricket minnows arrive in Dubai to hone skills ahead of World Cup


February 1st, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 1 (ANI): The four ICC associate nations, Ireland, Kenya, the Netherlands and Canada, have arrived in Dubai to sharpen their skills ahead of the World Cup at the International Cricket ... Read more...

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3 farmers attempt suicide in Madhya Pradesh


January 31st, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 31 (IANS) Three farmers in three districts of Madhya Pradesh Monday attempted to commit suicide, in a grim reminder of the continuing crisis the state's farmers find themselves in after ... Read more...

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Srinagar shivers, rain and snow likely in Kashmir


January 21st, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar and other parts of the Valley continued to reel under the harsh winter chill Friday even as the weatherman forecast light rain ... Read more...

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Ukrainians go on winter holiday - to Goa!


January 20th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Surender Bhutani Kiev, Jan 20 (IANS) Fun-loving Ukrainians are heading to Goa in big numbers. The Indian holiday destination is a clear favourite, with Ukraine's flag carrier operating two packed direct flights ... Read more...

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Entrance to tunnel used for ‘The Great Escape’ revealed


January 19th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan. 19 (IANS) The unknown entrance to the George tunnel, believed to have been dug up by war prisoners of Nazi camp during World War-II, as part of the historical Great ... Read more...

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Sunny day in plains as hill towns still shiver (Roundup)


January 17th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The plains of north India greeted another warm and sunny day Monday with schools across the region reopening after an extended winter vacation. However, the Himalayan towns ... Read more...

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Chevy Volt: A Winner From GM’s Stable!


January 15th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chevrolet Volt, the eco-friendly hybrid car from the stable of GM has played a major role in resurrecting the image of the company. Since its debut, ... Read more...

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Millions celebrate Makar Sankranti in Bihar


January 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 14 (IANS) Millions of people in Bihar took a dip in the holy Ganga river Friday to mark the annual harvest festival of Makar Sankranti. The people celebrated it with ... Read more...

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No reprieve from cold and fog; 6 more die in UP (Roundup)


January 8th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Severe cold and fog Saturday continued to haunt the people in north and central India, claiming six more lives in Uttar Pradesh.With the latest deaths, the toll ... Read more...

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Winter chill shuts Noida schools


January 6th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 5 (IANS) In view of the harsh winter, authorities Wednesday decided to close all schools in Noida and Ghaziabad on the capital's outskirts till Jan 9.While Gautam Budh Nagar District ... Read more...

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The chilling fields of Sholora


January 5th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Basheer Ahmad PeerKupwara, Jan 5, (ANI): It is a particularly harsh winter in Kashmir for school students. The temperatures are plummeting to several notches below zero and the chilling winds seep ... Read more...

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Cold wave shuts schools in Noida


December 29th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Dec 28 (IANS) In view of the harsh winter, the authorities have decided to shut all schools in Noida and Greater Noida till Jan 2, 2011, an official said. "We ... Read more...

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Iraqi government donates wheat flour to help flood victims in Pakistan


December 13th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- The Iraqi government on Monday donated a shipment of wheat flour to help some of the flood victims in Pakistan, who continue to suffer nearly five months after ... Read more...

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Fog envelopes Delhi, north India shivers (Lead)


December 6th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Heavy fog covered Delhi Monday, and a cold wave swept through large parts of north India, causing the people to shiver, the weather office said."The skies have ... Read more...

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Kashmir schools to remain open during winter months


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 23 (IANS) In an unprecedented move to save the academic careers of thousands of students in the valley, the Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to cancel winter vacations for ... Read more...

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Freezing Fog Grounds Flights At Heathrow In Britain Signaling The Emergence Of Winter


November 17th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Unrelenting fog with freezing temperatures has grounded numberless flights at Heathrow airport, with some short-haul flights being terminated by British Airways while the commencement of ... Read more...

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