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Sugar output may drop by 1 mn tonne


August 8th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India's sugar output is likely to drop by one million tonne to 25 million tonnes in the marketing year beginning Oct 1 due to poor ... Read more...

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Amid monsoon worry, interest-free loan for Rajasthan farmers


July 29th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 29 (IANS) As possible monsoon failure looms large, the 26 million farmers in Rajasthan have unexpected help at hand. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has announced a far-reaching scheme ... Read more...

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Delhi has dry, hot Friday; Saturday may bring showers (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi missed out on rains Friday, like the entire week despite the weather office's forecast of heavy rains last week-end, and suffered a day of ... Read more...

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Rain likely in Delhi Thursday (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Overcast skies and humidity made Wednesday hot and sticky in the national capital with the maximum temperature five notches up at 41.2 degrees Celsius. However, ... Read more...

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Sweltering Delhi to get monsoon rains this week (Second Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) As the capital continued to bake in the searing heat, the weatherman Monday held out hope of pre-monsoon showers over the next two days and the ... Read more...

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Delhi continues to swelter, monsoon likely after July 3 (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Hot and sultry weather conditions may continue in the national capital for a few more days as the weather office forecast light rains Monday ... Read more...

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Delhi reels under searing heat, monsoon a week away (Second lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) With delayed monsoon and the maximum temperature shooting up six degrees above the season's normal to 42 degrees Celsius, the capital reeled under prolonged summer ... Read more...

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Hot Wednesday morning in Delhi


June 27th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A cloudy sky and strong winds brought some relief on a hot Wednesday morning with the minimum temperature in the capital settling at 31 degrees ... Read more...

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IMD says monsoon likely normal despite scanty rains


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Friday said the annual monsoon rains are most likely to be normal over the country despite the scanty rainfall so ... Read more...

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Sultry morning in Delhi


June 8th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The capital woke up to a warm and sultry morning Friday with minimum temperature settling at 27 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the ... Read more...

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Rain in Delhi turns weather pleasant


June 5th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The national capital saw light rain and winds Tuesday afternoon bring some respite to people reeling under the blistering heat for the past one week.With ... Read more...

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Delhi wakes up to a hot Sunday


May 27th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The capital woke up to a hot, sunny Sunday with the minimum temperature shooting three notches above the average at 30.5 degrees Celsius. The Met ... Read more...

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Sunny morning, hot day ahead for Delhi


May 16th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Delhi woke up to a bright, sunny Wednesday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 25.6 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year."We ... Read more...

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Sunny morning in Delhi, clear day ahead


May 4th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The capital woke up to a bright, sunny morning Friday with the minimum temperature settling three notches below average at 21.6 degrees Celsius. The met ... Read more...

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Bright, sunny morning in Delhi


May 1st, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Delhi woke up to a bright, sunny morning Tuesday with the minimum temperature settling three notches below average at 21 degrees Celsius. The met department ... Read more...

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It’s coolest April in Delhi (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The national capital Thursday again had a soft, cool breeze and light drizzle, and the Met Office said April this year has been an unusually ... Read more...

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Warm, breezy Good Friday in Capital


April 6th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) It was a warm and breezy Good Friday in the national capital, with a maximum temperature of 37 degrees Celsius, three notches above average for ... Read more...

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Nippy morning in Delhi, windy day ahead


March 21st, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) It was a nippy, sunny morning for the capital Wednesday with the minimum temperature plunging to 13 degrees Celsius from 21 degrees the day before. ... Read more...

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Pleasant day in Delhi, cloudy Wednesday expected (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The capital experienced pleasant weather Tuesday, with the maximum temperature settling at 27.2 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.The met department has predicted ... Read more...

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Clear skies on Holi


March 8th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) It was the perfect setting for splashing each other with colored water as sun shone clear in the capital Thursday, with the minimum temperature settling ... Read more...

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4.9 quake shakes Delhi, suburbs (Fourth Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 5 (IANS) A 4.9-magnitude temblor shook the Indian capital and its adjoining areas in the National Capital Region (NCR) Monday afternoon. There were no immediate reports of ... Read more...

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4.9 quake shakes Delhi, suburbs (Third Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A 4.9-magnitude temblor shook the Indian capital and its adjoining areas in the National Capital Region (NCR) Monday afternoon. There were no immediate reports of ... Read more...

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4.9 quake shakes Delhi, suburbs (Second Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) An earthquake of 4.9 magnitude shook the Indian capital and its adjoining areas in the National Capital Region (NCR) Monday afternoon. There were no ... Read more...

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Hot Sunday for Delhi


March 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) It was a warm Sunday morning for the capital with the minimum temperature settling at 14.5 degrees Celsius -- two notches above average. The met ... Read more...

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Fog, chilly winds envelop capital, over 200 flights disrupted (Third Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped the capital Friday, seriously disrupting train and air traffic, while icy winds through the day left people shivering and praying for the ... Read more...

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Cyclone Thane makes landfall in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/Puducherry Dec 30 (IANS) Cyclone Thane, packing wind speed of 140 kmph, made landfall on the coast between Cuddalore in Tamil and Puducherry Friday morning, officials of the Indian Meteorological ... Read more...

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Cyclone Thane to cross near Cuddalore, Puducherry


December 30th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) Cyclone Thane, packing wind speed of 130 kmph, was expected to cross the coast between Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry around 9 a.m. Friday, officials ... Read more...

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Delhi airport gears to tackle foggy winter


December 20th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) With Delhi airport likely to be fogged out for the next two months, the airport authorities have made special provisions to look after passengers, including ... Read more...

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Chilly weekend in Delhi, fog expected Monday morning (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Delhi experienced a chilly and hazy weekend Sunday and the cold weather is set to continue, an official said.A light blanket of mist accompanied by ... Read more...

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National Mission on Monsoon to improve weather forecast


December 1st, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) A detailed project report has been finalised for the National Mission on Monsoon (NMM) to develop an advanced system for forecasting monsoon in the country, ... Read more...

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Pleasant day in capital


November 25th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The capital witnessed a clear and sunny day with the maximum temperature recorded one notch above average at 28 degrees Celsius.While the minimum temperature settled ... Read more...

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Sunny morning in Delhi, cloudy evening likely


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) It was a sunny Thursday morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature settling a notch above average for this time of the year at 15.9 ... Read more...

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Pleasant day in capital (Lead)


October 21st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, October 21 (IANS) Residents in the national capital experienced a pleasant Friday with a partly cloudy sky and a slight nip in the air in the morning and ... Read more...

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Delhi had a hot day (Lead)


October 5th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The residents of capital witnessed a hot day as the maximum temperature was recorded at 34.8 degrees Celsius Wednesday which was average for this time ... Read more...

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Delhi had a hot weekend


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The residents of the capital witnessed a hot weekend as the maximum temperature was recorded at 34.8 degrees Celsius Sunday, one notch abover average.While the ... Read more...

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