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Now, make-up to see you through a blast


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Scientists have created a versatile camouflage paint that protects soliders from blast-induced intense heat, hides them from the enemy and also repels mosquitoes.The novel face paint, ... Read more...

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Pleasant day in Delhi, showers expected


July 9th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The week started off on a pleasant note in the capital Monday with the overcast skies holding out the promise of rain and the minimum ... Read more...

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Rain, storm lashes Delhi ahead of monsoon’s formal arrival (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Delhi residents finally heaved a sigh of relief Friday as pre-monsoon showers lashed several parts of the city and brought down the mercury. The weather ... Read more...

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Rain eludes Delhi, power demand again peaks (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The rains again eluded Delhi Thursday leaving the residents sweltering in the heat and humidity as the weather department's forecast went awry. Respite is likely ... 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...

Posted in Environment |

Summer break extended in Delhi schools (Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Thanks to the scorching summer heat, most schools in Delhi will now reopen July 9, a week behind schedule.The Delhi government Sunday directed all its ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Vaishno Devi pilgrimage resumes after forest fire (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) Pilgrimage to the Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near Jammu resumed Saturday morning after it was suspended due to a forest fire.The fire broke out ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi pilgrimage suspended due to forest fire


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS): Pilgrimage to the Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near Jammu was suspended late Friday due to a forest fire which spread over and reached near ... Read more...

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Monsoon finally hits Bihar, widespread rains expected


June 20th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 20 (IANS) The much-awaited monsoon has entered Bihar, rains lashing several parts of the state Wednesday and bringing much-needed relief to people, particularly farmers, an official here ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Eastern Railway opens aid camps for heat-stroke affected


June 6th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) The Eastern Railway Wednesday opened special health camps at several stations under its jurisdiction to help the passengers suffering from heat stroke."For the treatment of ... Read more...

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Bengal heat toll rises to 45 (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) At least 15 more people died from the prevailing oppressive heat in Kolkata and the districts, taking the toll in the blistering summer heat across ... Read more...

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Jagan’s mother, sister storm Andhra by-poll scene (With images)


May 31st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) Jailed Member of Parliament Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's mother Vijayamma and sister Sharmila have taken by storm the by-elections scene in Andhra Pradesh.They drew huge crowds Thursday, ... Read more...

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Big B’s commitment bowls over Gulshan Grover


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Gulshan Grover is quite impressed with Amitabh Bachchan's commitment and praises him for shooting for his make-up man Deepak Sawant's Bhojpuri film "Gangadevi" despite his ... Read more...

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71 percent polling in Andhra by-elections (Night Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Braving the scorching sun and despite the India-Pakistan cricket match and numerous marriages, 71 percent of 13.82 lakh voters Sunday cast their vote in seven ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Over 65 percent polling in Andhra by-elections (Third Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Braving the scorching sun and despite the India-Pakistan cricket match and numerous marriages, over 65 percent of 13.82 lakh voters Sunday cast their vote in ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan match, marriages cast shadow on Andhra bypolls


March 18th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) With a large number of marriages and the India-Pakistan Asian Cup cricket match casting a shadow on Sunday's bypolls to seven Andhra assembly seats, poll authorities ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Enthusiastic polling in Andhra assembly bypolls (Second Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Braving the scorching sun, about 30 percent of 13.82 lakh voters Sunday had cast their vote by noon in seven assembly constituencies of Andhra Pradesh, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Vasco da Gama’s young player dies on field


February 10th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 10 (IANS) Vasco da Gama's 14-year-old player Wendel Junio Venancio da Silva suffered what appeared to be a heart stroke during the team's under-15 football practice ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Camera captures comet’s fiery end as it grazes sun


January 21st, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) NASA's solar observatory caught for the very first time on camera a comet's fiery end as it flew too close to the sun's blazing surface. The ... Read more...

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19 die during urs celebration in Pakistan


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) At least 19 people have died in separate incidents of drowning and suffocation in the intense heat during an annual urs celebrations in Pakistan's Sindh province, ... Read more...

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Stop outages, Pakistani daily urges power firms


June 10th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The long periods of load-shedding, especially in the night, should be stopped at once to provide relief to the people, a Pakistani daily said Friday, urging ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sticky mussels inspire tough coating for living cells


April 7th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Mussels' ability to stick to a wide variety of objects is well known.Now inspired by this, scientists have developed a protective coating with the potential to enable living ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pompeii victims ‘killed by intense heat not suffocation’


October 26th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): When Mount Vesuvius erupted in 70 AD, temperatures shot up to 600 degrees Celsius, killing residents instantly within a span of ten seconds, a study has revealed."Contrary to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Temperature Soars An All Time High In Los Angeles


September 28th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Los Angeles is experiencing intense heat as temperatures soared high yesterday.The temperature reportedly reached 113 degrees Fahrenheit (45 Degree Celsius) and is estimated to be have ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tips To Tame Weeds In Your Yard


September 10th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the common problems that a gardener or a farmer faces is the unwanted disturbance of weeds. The weeds are the malignant plants which have ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Germans quietly happy about third place at World Cup


July 11th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 11 (DPA) Germans quietly celebrated third place of their World Cup football team on a sweltering Saturday night amid hopes for more success in the future. The start of school holidays ... Read more...

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Fossil evidence challenges Younger Dryas Impact theory


June 17th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A new study has found evidence against a theory, which claimed that a meteor explosion or impact thousands of years ago caused catastrophic fires over much of North ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coming soon: Banana smoothies enriched with nano-sized minerals


June 11th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A simple banana smoothie, enriched with nano-sized minerals could soon make billions of people in developing countries healthier.Scientists from Switzerland have designed new iron and zinc nanoparticles that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heat wave grips India, mercury soars


May 26th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Many parts of north and east India continued to reel under a heat wave with the mercury nearing a scorching 50 degrees Celsius in Jalgaon in Maharashtra ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ludhiana reels under intense heat


May 16th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, May 16 (ANI): Ludhiana on Sunday continued to experience high temperature well above normal. With the mercury hovering around 45-degree Celsius mark accompanied by unscheduled and prolonged power cuts and water ... Read more...

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Light showers in store for Delhi


May 1st, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Delhiites are likely to experience a slightly cooler day Saturday with the possibility of light showers towards the evening, a weather official said. "The national capital can expect ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

More rain expected in Delhi Saturday (Second Lead)


April 30th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Light showers Friday evening brought respite to Delhiites from intense heat and the weatherman forecast cloudy sky and a possibility of rain in some areas ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

12 peacocks die due to heat wave


April 28th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 28 (IANS) The severe heat wave has claimed the lives of about a dozen peacocks in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district, forest officials said Wednesday."The carcasses of peacocks were found Tuesday ... Read more...

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Soaring heat dries up ponds, waterfalls in Jharkhand


April 19th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, April 19 (IANS) The soaring mercury and accompanying heat wave in Jharkhand is drying up the water sources, including waterfalls, in many parts of the state. Not only humans ... Read more...

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No respite for Delhi as mercury continues to soar


April 4th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) There is no respite in sight for the capital's residents as the mercury continued to soar Sunday - with the maximum temperature nearly touching 40 degrees Celsius ... Read more...

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