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Rest of India favourites to defend Irani Cup (Preview)


September 20th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) With the cricketing attention firmly on the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka, a truncated Rajasthan, the reigning Ranji Trophy champions, take on Rest of India ... Read more...

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Global warming likely to intensify tropical rainfall


September 18th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Global warming is likely to intensify tropical precipitation such as thunderstorms, flood-inducing monsoon and wide-sweeping cyclones like the recent Hurricane Isaac, warns a new study.The MIT ... Read more...

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Rains throw life out of gear in Lucknow


September 17th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to batter the state capital for the second consecutive day Saturday. The weather department has predicted wet days till next week.Rains began ... Read more...

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China braces for another typhoon


September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) Heavy rains will lash China Monday when typhoon Sanba makes landfall, the meteorological authority said.The storm was about 65 km east of the Japanese island of ... Read more...

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Heavy rains in Arunachal cause floods in two Assam districts


September 14th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 14 (IANS) Lakhs of people have been affected in two Upper Assam districts bordering Arunachal Pradesh - Dhemaji and Lakhimpur - after flash floods hit the area Thursday ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra over farm suicides


September 12th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a reply from the Maharashtra government over seven farm suicides that took place last week within a ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) After a week's lull, heavy rains lashed Mumbai and surrounding areas again since early Tuesday, disrupting normal vehicular movement during the peak hours, officials said.The downpour, ... Read more...

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16 dead, 38 injured in Vietnam floods


September 10th, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 10 (IANS) Heavy rains and floods have left at least 16 people as dead while injuring 38 others in Vietnam's northern and central provinces, said the country's National ... Read more...

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Scanty rainfall in Himachal, river levels down


September 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 9 (IANS) After days of moderate to heavy rains, the hills of Himachal Pradesh saw scanty rainfall Sunday, a weather official said.Most of the rivers that were in ... Read more...

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17 killed as rains create havoc in Pakistan


September 9th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and over 20 others injured in several rain-related accidents in eastern and southern Pakistan Sunday, reported Xinhua, citing local media ... Read more...

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Four more farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha


September 8th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Sep 8 (IANS) Even as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar was attending a massive 'Janata Darbar' (public hearing) in Yavatmal town of Vidarbha region, four debt-ridden farmers ... Read more...

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Two dead, six missing as bus falls in river in Bengal (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Two people died and at least six were missing after a bus fell into a river in West Bengal's Bankura district Thursday."So far, we have ... Read more...

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Two children die in wall collapse


September 5th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Sep 5 (IANS) Two young siblings were killed after a wall collapsed and fell on their hut following heavy rains in Nagpur, police said.The two boys, aged eight and ... Read more...

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Three killed in house collapse


September 4th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, Sep 4 (IANS) A four-year-old girl was among three people killed when rocks from adjoining hills crushed their house after torrential rains in Rajasthan's Ajmer town Tuesday, police said.Nazama, ... Read more...

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Heavy rains continue in Maharashtra


September 4th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Torrential rain continued to lash Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra for the second day Tuesday, disrupting road and rail traffic.Mumbai's lifeline, the suburban trains, were ... Read more...

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BJP struggles as ‘garden city’ becomes ‘garbage city’ (Karnataka Newsletter)


August 31st, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) As the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first chief minister in Karnataka B.S. Yeddyurappa and scores of legislators battle cases against them related to what has ... Read more...

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Dead rats from Jaipur’s flooded areas set off alarm


August 31st, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 30 (IANS) A large number of dead rats being recovered from water-inundated areas in the Rajasthan capital have alarmed the authorities, officials said Thursday.Some of the dead rodents ... Read more...

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Sonia visits Jaipur areas devastated by heavy rains


August 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 30 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi arrived here Thursday and met people who were affected by heavy rains and are living in relief camps, officials ... Read more...

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Rain, cloudburst killed 26 in Himachal


August 30th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) At least 26 people have died in heavy rains and cloudbursts in Himachal Pradesh triggered by the southwest monsoon, which reached the state July 5, ... Read more...

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More rain in store in Delhi


August 30th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) It was another overcast morning in the national capital Thursday, a day after torrential downpour saw tens of thousands of commuters stranded and many areas ... Read more...

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Festivities peak on Thiru Onam


August 29th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 29 (IANS) Onam festivities have peaked in Kerala, with Thiru Onam celebrated Wednesday.Thiru Onam is the most important day for Keralites in the nearly week-long festival.The most important ... Read more...

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More rains likely in Delhi


August 28th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) It was a cloudy morning in the national capital Tuesday, the day after a torrential downpour saw tens of thousands of commuters stranded ... Read more...

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Shimla’s Ridge caves in again


August 27th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) A portion of the historic Ridge in front of the Gaiety Theatre caved in again Monday due to heavy rains, an official said.However, there is no ... Read more...

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Cambridge flooding: Shops closed


August 27th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cambridge, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cambridge experienced floods that swept away shops and other properties belonging to the people of the city. Floods are regarded as disasters because they come along with ... Read more...

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Three killed in Allahabad house collapse


August 27th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were killed early Monday when the roof of their house caved in, police said.The mishap occurred at Gobra Himar village, in ... Read more...

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Heavy rains disrupt rail, road traffic in Mumbai


August 27th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) After a long spell of scanty rains, the country's commercial capital woke up Monday to heavy rainfall which disrupted rail and road traffic. The weather office ... Read more...

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Rainy Sunday in Taj city


August 27th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 26 (IANS) Normal life was affected due to heavy rains in Agra Sunday, even as tourists continued to pour into the city through the newly-opened Yamuna Expressway, an ... Read more...

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New Zealand 92/1 at lunch against India (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Forced to follow on, New Zealand were 92/1 at lunch in their second innings on the fourth day of the first cricket Test against India here.The ... Read more...

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Six killed in house collapse incidents in Jammu


August 25th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 25 (IANS) At least six people were killed Saturday in incidents of house collapse across Jammu region due to heavy rains, officials said.Over half a dozen houses in ... Read more...

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India tighten noose on Kiwis, rain curtails third day’s play (Second Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) India tightened noose on New Zeland but heavy rains in the post-lunch session forced the umpires to call off the play on the third day ... Read more...

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Heavy rains increase water in Himachal’s Pong dam


August 25th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh has further increased the water level in the Pong dam, which meets the irrigation requirements of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, dam ... Read more...

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Heavy rains halt play in first Test (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rains disrupted play on the third day of the first cricket test between India and New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium here ... Read more...

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Heavy downpour in Delhi, traffic hit (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Delhi Saturday morning spelling chaos on city roads. The hour-long downpour in some parts of the city brought traffic to a halt ... Read more...

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Army called to help Jaipur, Rajasthan battles floods


August 24th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, August 24 (IANS) The army was Friday roped in to pump out water from several residential areas of this Rajasthan capital city still inundated after heavy rain, ... Read more...

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Toll rises to 27 in Rajasthan rains


August 24th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 23 (IANS) The toll in Rajasthan due to rains rose to 27 with four more deaths reported in Sikar district Thursday, officials said.Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot appealed ... Read more...

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