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India likely to retain winning team against Kiwis


August 30th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) An upbeat India are expected to retain the winning combination for the second cricket Test against New Zealand beginning at the Chinnaswamy stadium here Friday. "We ... Read more...

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Pilgrims cannot start Amarnath Yatra before June 25


June 23rd, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Hindu pilgrims reaching north and south Kashmir transit camps for the annual Amarnath Yatra would not be allowed to proceed further before June 25, the ... Read more...

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Thick snow cover posing new risk to Amarnath pilgrims


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) Thick snow cover at Kashmir's Amarnath cave shrine and on the route leading to it is posing multiple risks to pilgrims and has increased challenges ... Read more...

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Snow hits Amarnath Yatra preparations in Kashmir


June 14th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baltal Base Camp, June 14 (IANS) Snow and inclement weather have hit the setting up of free kitchen (langar) services at this Amarnath Yatra base camp in north Kashmir, ... Read more...

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Home ministry reviews situation ahead of Amarnath Yatra


June 11th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) With snowfall affecting the preparations for the Amarnath Yatra, the union home ministry Monday said it was aware of the concerns for the timely ... Read more...

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Groups threaten to start Amarnath Yatra June 3


May 19th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 19 (IANS) Hindu groups Saturday threatened to start the Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir from June 3, defying the June 25 date announced by the organisers.The ... Read more...

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Rains add to the woes of Kashmiri farmers


May 17th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) As widespread rains continue to add to the worries of Kashmiri farmers, the weather office Thursday forecast the inclement weather was likely to persist for ... Read more...

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Bajrang Dal group stopped from going to Amarnath base camps


May 13th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 13 (IANS) Citing inclement weather, the Jammu and Kashmir government Sunday denied permission to a group of around 100 Bajrang Dal members from going to the Amarnath ... Read more...

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Assam harried by power woes, CM defends state board


May 11th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 11 (IANS) As Assam has been facing electricity outages of over 16 hours a day, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday came to the rescue of the state ... Read more...

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Sammy keeps eyes on the skies as Windies face Lions


May 10th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton, May 10 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies will be hoping the rain stays away when they face England Lions in a four-day match starting here Thursday, a fixture that will be ... Read more...

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Hailstorms damage orchards, bring on cold in Kashmir


May 1st, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 1 (IANS) Bouts of hailstorm and a fall in temperature continue to damage and destroy apple and cherry orchards and paddy crop across the Kashmir Valley, officials said. ... Read more...

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Better weather forecast in Kashmir from Monday


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) After hailstorms and gusty winds at some places Sunday, the weather office here forecast improvement in the weather across the Kashmir Valley Monday."We had forecast well ... Read more...

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118 killed in Pakistan plane crash (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) At least 118 people were killed in Pakistan when an airliner with a 127-strong complement on board crashed near Islamabad city Friday evening in inclement weather, ... Read more...

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‘Rescue work on for missing Siachen avalanche victims’


April 13th, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) The Pakistani army was carrying on its rescue operations on the sixth day to reach out to 138 soldiers and civilians buried under snow after a ... Read more...

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Government employees protest in Srinagar


April 10th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) Scores of Jammu and Kashmir government employees Tuesday took to the streets in Srinagar, accusing the state government of insensitiveness towards their problems.Police intervened in Shahid ... Read more...

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China’s inflation rebounds (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) China's inflation rebounded slightly in March after logging an extremely low growth in February, backing lingering uncertainty regarding the country's ability to contain price rises.China's consumer ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall in Ladakh, rain in Kashmir


March 26th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 26 (IANS) As fresh snowfall lashed the Ladakh region, the minimum temperature dropped to minus 3.8 degrees Celsius in Kargil town Monday, making it the coldest in Jammu ... Read more...

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Devotees throng saint’s Dargah (With Images)


March 5th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 5 (IANS) Thousands of men, women and children gathered at the Khanyar shrine of Muslim saint and scholar Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani in summer capital Srinagar Monday to ... Read more...

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Barabanki gets the chills, slow polling in first hours


February 8th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 8 (IANS) The enthusiastic first time voter and the loyal Dalit were out but many others stayed inside their homes Wednesday, waiting for the chill ... Read more...

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Pitch will be ready for Wednesday’s Twenty20: ANZ Stadium curator


January 30th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) ANZ Stadium curator Les Burdett expects the pitch to be ready for Wednesday's Twenty20 International between Australia and India.The Indians were left disappointed Monday morning during ... Read more...

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One-way traffic from Jammu to Srinagar Monday


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 23 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway will remain open for one-way traffic Monday as only stranded trucks and state owned buses will be allowed to move from Jammu to ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama in Delhi for eye check-up (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Thursday arrived here for an examination of his eyes, an aide said."It is routine (examination). His health is fine," ... Read more...

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More snow in Dalai Lama’s abode (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 19 (IANS) McLeodganj, the abode of the Dalai Lama in Himachal Pradesh, was covered in white again Thursday, with more than one foot of snow. Lower areas like ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama heads to Delhi for medical examination


January 19th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 19 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Thursday left his residence in this Himachal Pradesh hill town for New Delhi where he will undergo medical examination, his ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s abode gets more snow


January 19th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 19 (IANS) McLeodganj, the abode of the Dalai Lama in Himachal Pradesh, was covered in white again Thursday, with more than one feet of snow.The Dhauladhar ranges of ... Read more...

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Omar visits snow-hit Jammu region


January 9th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 9 (IANS) After spending three days monitoring restoration of electricity in the Kashmir Valley, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday visited the mountainous areas of Jammu ... Read more...

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More snow, Shimla records season’s lowest temperature


January 9th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations of Shimla and Manali received more snowfall Monday. The state capital saw a minimum temperature of minus 2.9 degrees Celsius, the ... Read more...

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A day of rain, snow in northern India


January 6th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) With snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and rains in the Indian capital, Friday turned out to be a cold proposition in many parts ... Read more...

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Bad weather forces Mulayam to skip Azamgarh rally


January 1st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 1 (IANS) Inclement weather Sunday prevented Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav from reaching Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh town, where he was to address a rally.While some of ... Read more...

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Inclement weather forces cancellation of Caribbean T20 Big Swing


December 25th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 25 (IANS/CMC) Inclement weather has forced the organisers to call off a four-team Twenty20 Festival here Dec 28-30.Dubbed the Big Swing, it was scheduled to be held ... Read more...

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Inclement weather hampers quake relief


September 21st, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong (Meghalaya), Sep 21 (IANS) Inclement weather Wednesday forced the Indian Air Force (IAF) to suspend rescue and relief operations in quake-hit Sikkim, an officer said."We had planned to run ... Read more...

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Quake toll in Sikkim mounts to 68


September 21st, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok/New Delhi, Sept 21 (IANS) The deaths in the killer earthquake in Sikkim have mounted to 68, with more than 300 injured, while rescue workers Wednesday battled against ... Read more...

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More aid to Sikkim, will visit state soon: Mamata


September 19th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri (West Bengal), Sep 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said her government, which has extended support to quake-hit Sikkim, will continue its rescue and relief ... Read more...

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Colourless Delhi skies on Independence Day


August 15th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The winds were there, yet Delhi skies were hardly kaleidoscopic with colourful kites as they often are on Independence Day, because sporadic rains played spoilsport ... Read more...

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Bengal pays tributes to Tagore, Mamata hums poet’s songs (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's 70th death anniversary was observed across West Bengal Monday with rallies and rendition of his songs, poems and dance as Chief ... Read more...

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