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High winds knock off Pakistan power supply


July 31st, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) High winds and a cyclone are to blame for the current electricity crisis in Pakistan, said a minister.Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar, minister for water and power, said ... Read more...

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Massive evacuation ordered in US due to flooding


September 9th, 2011 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Over 100,000 people in the US East Coast were ordered to evacuate Thursday, as torrential rains brought by the remnants of tropical storm Lee caused ... Read more...

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Obama declares emergency for New York ahead of hurricane(Lead)


August 27th, 2011 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) US President Barack Obama declared Friday a state of emergency for New York state as Hurricane Irene is approaching the US East Coast, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Single engine and bad weather, recipe for air disaster: experts


May 26th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) As bad weather and single engine aircrafts or choppers seem to make for a recipe for disaster, experts have called for regulating such flights in ... Read more...

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Global warming ‘unlikely to hurt wind energy production’ in US


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Production of wind energy in the U.S. over the next 30-50 years will be largely unaffected by upward changes in global temperature, predict researchers.Sara Pryor, the project's ... Read more...

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Wind energy, a success in remote areas of Rajashthan


July 31st, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokender SinghSikar (Rajashthan), July 31 (ANI): Windmills are turning out to be a major hit in the remote areas of Rajashthan and leading to better electricity generation and development of ... Read more...

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Storm kills 17 people in Bihar


May 7th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 7 (IANS) A powerful storm hit parts of Bihar Friday killing at least 17 people, destroying property and rendering hundreds homeless, officials said. A storm with high wind velocity and heavy ... Read more...

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Male common snipe ‘flies the flag’ to get the girl


April 29th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Using high-speed video, scientists have revealed how male common snipes - a species of wading bird - woo females.A research has shown that when the male snipe sticks ... Read more...

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87 killed as powerful storm hits West Bengal, Bihar (Intro Roundup)


April 14th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Patna, April 14 (IANS) A ferocious storm ravaged parts of West Bengal and Bihar, leaving 87 people dead, destroying thousands of houses and snapping power and communication lines overnight, officials said Wednesday. At ... Read more...

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Storm kills 49, renders thousands homeless in Bihar (Second Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 14 (IANS) At least 49 people were killed and thousands were rendered homeless in Bihar Wednesday when a massive storm lashed at Purnia, Araria and Kishanganj districts on the border ... Read more...

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Storm kills 34, renders thousands homeless in Bihar (Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 14 (IANS) At least 34 people were killed and thousands rendered homeless in Bihar Wednesday when a massive storm lashed at Purnia, Araria and Kishanganj districts on the border with ... Read more...

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Storm kills 16, hundreds homeless in Bihar


April 14th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 14 (IANS) A massive storm hit Bihar's Araria, Purnea and Kishanganj districts on the border with West Bengal Wednesday, killing at least 16 people and rendering hundreds homeless. "A storm ... Read more...

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Orange County Tornado Brings Life To A Standstill


January 20th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri California, Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) California was ravaged by an Orange County tornado that brought the life to a standstill. High wind accompanied the tornado. The weather experts are trying ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts air, rail, road traffic in Delhi (Lead)


January 15th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) A dense fog cover enveloped the national capital early Friday, disrupting flight and train schedules once again. The visibility level was low, slowing down vehicular movement ... Read more...

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East Coast Airports Face Delay In Airline Services Due To Inclement Weather


December 22nd, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Holiday season is plagued with annoying delay in Airline services this year. A massive storm is wrecking havoc in the east Coast. The storm also resulted ... Read more...

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Angles can’t fly as they are anatomically flawed, says scientist


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 22 (ANI): In a new research, a scientist has claimed that they mythical angles depicted in the bible are anatomically flawed, and thus, would never be able to fly.According ... Read more...

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Widespread School Closings Take Place In USA Owing To Rough Weather


December 10th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several parts of USA are reeling under incessant storm and inclement weather, forcing many schools to suspend their classes nationwide. It is evident that in such stormy ... Read more...

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Soon, shape-shifting turbines to generate electricity at any wind speed


May 28th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Researchers in the US have said that wind turbines of the future could incorporate shape-shifting blades that make them efficient at generating electricity at any wind speed.According to ... Read more...

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High wind shuts Paris two international airports


February 10th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
On Tuesday, high wind lashed France which prompt the authorities to shut Paris' two international airports for the first time in 34 years.Winds gusting at up to 130 k.m. per hour were ... Read more...

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Yoga head stands and trumpets may put eyes at risk


October 28th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 28 (ANI): An Australian study has revealed that yoga head stands, swimming, or playing a musical instrument may put the eyes at risk.The researchers from University of New South ... Read more...

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Bats can detect rustling sounds of prey despite highway background noise


September 20th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): Bats, known for their sharp-hearing, can easily pick up rustling sounds produced by its prey, even against the background noise of a highway, according to a new ... Read more...

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Sikh undertakes speed trial to challenge helmet rule


February 16th, 2008 - 11:53 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) In his battle to overturn a rule making safety helmets mandatory, a devout Sikh in Canada underwent a trial to prove that the turban didn't come at high ... Read more...

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