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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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Heavy downpour in Delhi, traffic hit (Second Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Delhi Saturday, causing chaos on city roads. The hour-long downpour in some parts of the city brought traffic to a halt and ... Read more...

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More rain in Delhi spells chaos on city roads (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A steady drizzle interspersed with heavy showers in some areas Friday saw the capital's traffic getting caught in long snarls as some road stretches ... Read more...

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Freak summer worries Kashmir farmers, fruit growers


June 9th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 9 (IANS) The unexpected fall in temperatures Saturday followed by rains in the plains and fresh snowfall in the hills is causing serious concern among farmers and fruit ... Read more...

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Snowfall on Amarnath track hits clearance operation


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) Track clearance operation to the Amarnath cave shrine is facing problems due to fresh snowfall along the 37-km route in south Kashmir.Jammu and Kashmir Governor ... Read more...

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Sudden rains wash out RCB-CSK tie in Bangalore


April 26th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 25 (IANS) Intermittent rains even two hours after the game was to begin forced the organisers to call off the Indian Premier League match between hosts Royal Challengers ... Read more...

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Kudankulam relay fast continues


October 26th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Braving intermittent rains on Diwali, protestors continued their fast against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) for the ninth consecutive day Wednesday in Tirunelveli district of ... Read more...

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Delhi’s homeless prefer sheltering sky to night shelters


August 20th, 2011 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) It's the monsoon when intermittent rains are the order of the day - or night - and roads are often waterlogged and damp. Yet, the ... Read more...

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Heavy monsoon rain kills at least 18 in southeast Pakistan


August 13th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) – Torrential rains have wrecked havoc in most parts of southeast Pakistan's province of Sindh, leaving at least 18 people dead and many others injured, local media reported ... Read more...

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Viral? Take precautions, say doctors


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Cough, runny nose and fever. Delhi's hospitals are teeming with patients complaining of these symptoms. Doctors are telling them not to panic as the viral ... Read more...

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MCD to launch anti-dengue drive


July 25th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Monday announced a special anti-dengue drive after the civic agency found many mosquito breeding grounds in government offices and ... Read more...

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Mumbai areas waterlogged after third day of heavy rains


June 11th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Several areas of Mumbai and Thane were waterlogged as heavy rains lashed the city for the third consecutive day Saturday.According to a weather department official, ... Read more...

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Rain gods ensure a royal washout in Bangalore (Lead)


April 20th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) The rain gods played spoilsport late Tuesday, forcing the umpires to call off the much-awaited Indian Premier League match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and ... Read more...

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Pathan mauls NZ attack to help India win 4th ODI (Lead)


December 8th, 2010 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) With a maiden century in the shorter version of the game, all-rounder Yusuf Pathan fashioned India's victory in the rain-hit fourth one-day international at the ... Read more...

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Shillong Chamber Choir gets tumultuous reception on return


October 6th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 5 (IANS) Shillong Chamber Choir (SCC), the winner of reality show "India's Got Talent Khoj 2", received a tumultuous reception Tuesday here on their return from Mumbai.Despite intermittent rains, ... Read more...

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Mumbai soaks in festive spirit of Ganeshotsav, Eid


September 11th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Despite a terror threat looming over the city, millions of Mumbaikars were immersed in triple celebrations Saturday - Ganeshotsav, Eid and Jain community's Samvasari. While Hindus turned up in ... Read more...

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MCD to launch cleanliness drive, backs NGO initiative


September 5th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) With the number of dengue cases in the capital crossing the 1,200 mark, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will launch a week-long sanitation and cleanliness drive ... Read more...

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To battle dengue, no weekly off for MCD staff


August 18th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has cancelled weekly holidays of all its staff until the monsoon ends to check the outbreak of dengue, it was announced ... Read more...

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Pleasant day in Delhi, more rains Friday (Lead)


August 12th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Delhi received intermittent rains Thursday, making the temperature dip below the average and bringing respite to the residents. The weatherman forecast more rains Friday. The maximum temperature was ... Read more...

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Low intensity ‘Phet’ cripples life in Sindh, other adjoining areas


June 7th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.7 (ANI): Even though its intensity has been reduced considerably, cyclone 'Phet' has caused massive destruction in Sindh and other adjoining coastal areas with heavy rains accompanied with gutsy winds lashing ... Read more...

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I am a Delhiwala, a product of India: Malawi president (Lead)


January 8th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra Lilongwe (Malawi), Jan 8 (IANS) There is a "Delhiwala" ruling a country of 13.5 million people in the heart of Africa. At least that is how Malawi President Bingu wa ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu coastal districts (Lead)


December 15th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) Heavy rains Tuesday lashed the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu and Karaikal in Puducherry due to a low pressure over Sri Lanka and its neighbourhood. According to a ... Read more...

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Lockheed begins F-16 trials for Indian Air Force


September 7th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Sep 7 (IANS) US aerospace major Lockheed Martin Monday began flying its three fighter F-16s here for trials of the medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRC) that the Indian ... Read more...

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Snow halts Amarnath Yatra on Pahalgam route


July 3rd, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) The ongoing annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine was suspended from the south Kashmir's Pahalgam route Friday due to snowfall on the mountain track. A spokesman of ... Read more...

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Punjab unrest: Kashmir’s Amarnath pilgrimage deferred (Lead)


May 26th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) The annual pilgrimage to the Himalayan cave shrine in Kashmir that was to begin June 7 has been postponed by a week due to the violent unrest ... Read more...

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Orissa flood situation worsens


September 25th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Sept 25 (ANI): In the wake of 43 new breaches on embankments in Mahanadi delta region in Orissa, flood situation worsened on Thursday with more areas submerged in floodwaters. The Flood ... Read more...

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Mothballs shaken out of woollens early in Kashmir


September 8th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) Early snowfall in the mountains and intermittent rain across the Kashmir valley have forced people to take out their woollens earlier than usual this year.“There has been early ... Read more...

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20 dead, 57 injured in Mumbai building collapses (Second Lead)


August 13th, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) At least 20 people, including eight children, were killed and nearly 60 people were injured when two buildings collapsed in south Mumbai Wednesday following heavy rains, officials said. ... Read more...

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10 dead, 60 injured in two Mumbai building collapses


August 13th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) At least ten people died and 60 -- half of them school children -- were injured when two old buildings collapsed in south Mumbai Wednesday following heavy rains, ... Read more...

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Heavy rains claim seven lives in Vidarbha


August 5th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Aug 5 (IANS) After an agonizing dry spell, it is the turn of torrential rains to keep Vidarbha on tenterhooks. Heavy downpour since Monday morning claimed seven lives in eastern Vidarbha, ... Read more...

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Helicopter service to Amarnath suspended due to bad weather


July 20th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 20 (IANS) Inclement weather Sunday forced suspension of helicopter services to the Amarnath Cave shrine from the north Kashmir Baltal base even as pilgrims continued their trek to the 3,888-metre-high ... Read more...

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Cross border infiltration up in Jammu and Kashmir


July 14th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
By Binoo Joshi Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir), July 14 (IANS) It is the perfect setting for infiltrators to cross into Indian territory - tall bushes, haze, intermittent rains and undulating hills dotting the ... Read more...

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More rain lash Himachal Pradesh


June 18th, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 18 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed mid and lower hills of Himachal Pradesh Wednesday as the monsoon came down on the state with its full fury. Guler town in Kangra district ... Read more...

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Woollens out as rains lash Himachal


June 6th, 2008 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) Woollens have been pulled out of wardrobes in Himachal Pradesh Thursday as the mercury fell following light to moderate overnight rains throughout in the state. The rains lashed ... Read more...

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