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Leaders to have it tough in National bike racing


September 7th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) High humidity and a threat of rain greeted the country's top riders ahead of this weekend's third round of the MMSC-Sidvin FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing ... Read more...

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Hot, humid Saturday in Delhi, rains expected Sunday (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Delhi residents sweated it out Saturday on a hot and sultry day that saw the temperatures settling above average. The met office though has assured ... Read more...

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Sultry Sunday in Delhi, some rain expected Monday (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) It was a sultry Sunday for Delhi residents who had expected a rainy day after the heavy showers Saturday with high humidity levels and the ... Read more...

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No rains in Delhi Thursday, likely Friday (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) It was an uncomfortable Raksha Bandhan for Delhi residents Thursday with the maximum temperature three notches above average at 36.9 degrees Celsius, high humidity levels ... Read more...

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Rains lash Lucknow, parts of UP


July 5th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Lucknow and other parts of Uttar Pradesh early Thursday, bringing respite from the hot and muggy weather. The downpour is likely to continue ... Read more...

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Breezy morning gives Delhiites some respite


July 4th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) After braving a series of searing days, Delhi woke up to a breezy morning Wednesday with the minimum temperature slipped to 29.2 degrees Celsius, two ... Read more...

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New way of keeping metal surfaces ice, frost-free


June 12th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Harvard researchers have invented a way to keep any metal surface free of ice and frost - a discovery that will prove beneficial in refrigeration systems, ... Read more...

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Bitter cold may destroy 50 percent of Russia’s vineyards


February 13th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may lose from 20 to 50 percent of its vineyard harvest this year because of bitter cold as temperatures have dipped to below minus ... Read more...

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Sultry Saturday in Delhi, Sunday to be same (Lead)


October 15th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) It was a sultry Saturday for Delhi with high humidity levels and temperature above the average. The met department forecast similar weather for Sunday.The maximum ... Read more...

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Hot day in store for Delhi


October 3rd, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) A hot and humid day lies ahead for Delhi Monday with the minimum temperature recorded two notches above average at 23.7 degrees Celsius.According to the ... Read more...

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90-minute TB test not a game changer for India


August 29th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) A new diagnostic technique that detects tuberculosis in 90 minutes instead of three months using the conventional method may not be effective in India as ... Read more...

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Fighter plane makes emergency landing at Russian air show


August 21st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Zhukovsky (Russia), Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Sukhoi T-50 fifth generation fighter made an emergency landing Sunday at an air show in Russia.The incident took place at the MAKS-2011 International ... Read more...

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Muggy day in Delhi, rains likely Sunday (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) It was a muggy day in Delhi Saturday even as parts of the city received rainfall in the morning. The Met office forecast showers for ... Read more...

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Muggy day in Delhi, rains likely Monday (Lead)


July 17th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) High humidity and partly cloudy skies made for a muggy day for Delhiites Sunday, with the maximum temperature settling at 34.2 degrees Celsius, average for ... Read more...

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Capsicum set to pinch your pocket this monsoon


July 4th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Solan (Himachal Pradesh), July 4 (IANS) Capsicum is set to cost more this season. Heavy rains have destroyed at least 30 percent of the crop in Himachal Pradesh, pushing ... Read more...

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Muggy day in Delhi, wet Friday expected (Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) It was a muggy and cloudy day in Delhi as the city recorded high humidity levels despite the maximum temperature settling two notches below ... Read more...

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Fungal disease hits Himachal wheat crop


March 30th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 30 (IANS) A fungal disease called 'yellow rust' has severely affected the wheat crop in the lower hills of Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal admitted here ... Read more...

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New Zealand hopes to postpone Bangladesh tour due to quake, stifling temperatures


March 19th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 19 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket has requested a postponement of the team's test tour to Bangladesh, citing the potential stifling temperatures on the subcontinent and the Christchurch earthquake as the ... Read more...

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At 90, Shimla’s skating rink set for nationals


December 29th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Dec 29 (IANS) Ninety years old and still going strong - Asia's only natural ice skating rink is all set to host skaters from across the country for the ... Read more...

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Warm, sunny day in Delhi (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) As the sun rose over the capital Friday, the misty morning gave way to a warm and sunny afternoon with an above average maximum temperature and high ... Read more...

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Get your skates on the ice in Shimla


November 21st, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Nov 21 (IANS) As the chill sets in timely this winter, it brings along with it the sublime promise of fun-filled skating sessions again in Asia's only natural ... Read more...

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Warm day ahead in Delhi


October 20th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi woke up to a misty Wednesday morning with high humidity. The weather office predicted a warm day ahead.The minimum temperature was four degrees above the average ... Read more...

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Why geckos have ’superglue’ feet


October 18th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): A new study sheds light on why geckos are able to cling on repeatedly to the smoothest surfaces.Kellar Autumn and his lab at Lewis and Clark College and ... Read more...

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Chicago Marathon 2010 Makes Management Slightly Jittery


October 10th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Chicago residents are about to witness the 33rd Bank of AmericaChicago Marathon today. It has been reported that almost 45,000 runners are participating in the Marathon who have come ... Read more...

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CWG Hockey: England women outclass Canada (Lead)


October 6th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Down by a goal in the fourth minute, England showcased their collective character to beat Canada 4-1 and notch up their second win in ... Read more...

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Cloudy day ahead in Delhi, rains likely


September 16th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) After a day of high humidity, the capital can expect cloudy skies and some rains Thursday, a weather official said. "The skies will be cloudy and some ... Read more...

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Wet Sunday expected in Delhi (Lead)


September 11th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Brief spells of rain on a cloudy Saturday kept Delhi's weather cool amid high humidity even as the weatherman predicted a wet weekend ahead. The city received 3 ... Read more...

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Muggy day in Delhi, high humidity to stay (Lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Delhi residents experienced a hot and muggy day Friday with high humidity levels. The sultry weather is set to continue with the weather office predicting high humidity ... Read more...

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Rains bring on high humidity in Delhi (Lead)


September 7th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) After a spell of heavy rain in the morning, it was again a day of hot humid weather in the capital Monday as the maximum humidity touched ... Read more...

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NASA experts arrive in Chile to help in miners’ rescue


September 1st, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Aug 31 (DPA) Experts of the US space agency NASA arrived in Chile Tuesday to contribute to the rescue of 33 miners trapped 700 metres under the Atacama desert in northern ... Read more...

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Delhiites sweat, met office says rains likely


August 30th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Delhiites continued to sweat for another day Monday with high humidity levels and the minimum temperature two degrees above the average. The weather office said light showers ... Read more...

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No rain in cloudy Delhi (Lead)


August 28th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A cloud cover remained over Delhi throughout Saturday, a day on which the maximum temperature remained a notch above the average and high humidity led to sticky ... Read more...

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200 homes evacuated due to wildfire in US


August 25th, 2010 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 25 (IANS) Residents from about 200 homes are being evacuated as a fierce wildfire spread in a mountainous area about 96 km northwest of Los Angeles, US. The fire started ... Read more...

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Rains continue to lash Delhi, more to come (Second Lead)


August 21st, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Rains continued to lash the Indian capital for the third consecutive day Saturday, hitting life hard with flooding of roads and traffic jams. Heavy to very heavy ... Read more...

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Children in tricolour brighten I-Day function (Snippets)


August 15th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) As the tricolour unfurled at the Red Fort, children dressed in saffron, white and green - colours of the national flag - seated on the front ... Read more...

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