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Four killed in Phuket pub fire (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 17 (IANS) Four people were killed and a dozen injured in a massive fire at a disco pub on Thailand's southern resort island Phuket early Friday.The blaze broke ... Read more...

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Lightning kills 10 in Bangladesh


August 11th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) Ten people were killed and a dozen wounded when lightning struck Friday night at a mosque in northeastern Bangladesh, an official said. Shahidul Huq, chief executive ... Read more...

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Four Polish hikers killed by lightning


July 29th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Four people hiking in mountains in southern Poland were killed by lightning, BBC reported.The four -- a couple in their 50s, their daughter and her boyfriend ... Read more...

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Shabana, Jaya bond during crisis


July 25th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Shabana Azmi and Jaya Bachchan rarely meet as their busy schedules barely leaves them with any time together. But the two actresses got a chance to ... Read more...

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Woman finds Statue of Liberty sexually fulfilling


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) A 27-year-old British woman has flown to New York four times to see the Statue of Liberty as she finds it "sexually fulfilling".Amanda Whittaker from Leeds ... Read more...

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Three dead in Germany rains


July 7th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 7 (IANS) At least three people died and 20 others were injured as violent rainstorms ravaged parts of Germany from Friday night till Saturday morning, Xinhua reported.A nine-year-old ... Read more...

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Lightning kills two in Lucknow


July 5th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) Two people, including a child and a young man, were killed when lightning struck at two places as the first monsoon showers pounded the state capital ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole feared death when storm rocked plane


June 29th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole recently boarded a plane at the Frankfurt airport and says she was terrified and thought she will die when a storm rocked the ... Read more...

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Mushroom Cloud Looms Over Beijing


June 19th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Video and photographic evidence of a multi-coloured ”mushroom cloud” hanging over Beijing’s skies has left internet users increasingly concerned, as they have been unable to determine what ... Read more...

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Lightning kills four in Bangladesh


May 31st, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 30 (IANS) At least four people were killed and one was injured after lightning struck them in Bangladesh's Dinajpur district Wednesday, police said.Four people, including a middle-aged woman ... Read more...

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New French president’s first flight struck by lightning


May 15th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 15 (IANS) A plane carrying new French President Francois Hollande to Germany was forced to return to Paris Tuesday after it was struck by a lightning, BBC reported.Hours ... Read more...

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Thunderstorm cools Delhi after scorching heat (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Delhi witnessed thunderstorm and a drizzle Saturday evening, bringing down the temperature plunging down and providing residents respite from the scorching heat during the day. ... Read more...

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Thunderstorm cools Delhi after scorching heat (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Delhi witnessed drizzle and thunderstorm Saturday evening, providing residents respite from the scorching heat during the day. Sunday could also see stormy weather.The maximum temperature ... Read more...

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Lightning kills 12 in Bengal, Bihar


May 11th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Patna, May 11 (IANS) Lightning Friday killed seven people in West Bengal and five in Bihar, officials said.The deaths took place in Karandighi village in North Dinajpur district, about 430 ... Read more...

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Lightning kills three in Maharashtra


May 10th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), May 10 (IANS) Three members of a family were killed Thursday after they were struck by lightning in a village in Maharashtra's Beed district, police said."The victims were ... Read more...

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Dust storm lashes Delhi on season’s hottest day (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) After witnessing the season's hottest day, Delhiites faced a dust storm and lightning Thursday. Squalls and rains are forecast in some areas Friday."There was a ... Read more...

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Lightning kills 10 in Howrah (Lead)


April 29th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Howrah, April 29 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 10 others seriously injured Sunday when they were struck by lightning in a village in West Bengal's Howrah ... Read more...

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Lightning kills 6 in Howrah district


April 29th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Howrah (West Bengal), April 29 (IANS) Six people were killed and 10 others were seriously injured after they were struck by lightning in Pancharul vaillage in West Bengal's Howrah district, ... Read more...

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Agni-V missile test postponed for Thursday (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 18 (IANS) The first test-firing of India's indigenous intercontinental ballistic missile Agni-V has been postponed for Thursday due to adverse weather conditions, a defence ministry spokesperson said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Lightening kills four in UP


April 6th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 6 (IANS) Four people were killed in Uttar Pradesh after lightning struck their villages.The tragedy took place in Chitrakoot and Banda districts when, in between rain and thunder ... Read more...

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Moscow to have solar-powered bus stops


March 16th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Though the Russian capital is not known for its sunshine, authorities believe the city gets enough sunlight to afford solar-powered bus stops.The stops, which will ... Read more...

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Omar snowed out and away from Srinagar


January 7th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Saturday tweeted that he was anxious to reach Srinagar from Jammu to monitor the situation in the Kashmir Valley after it ... Read more...

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Extra-long electrical arcs could generate rain


November 9th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 9 (IANS) A new way of generating extra-long, lightning-like electrical arcs could help induce lightning from the thunderclouds for rainmaking or creating new electrical machines.Developed by University of ... Read more...

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Delhi had a hot day, cloudy Saturday forecast (Lead)


October 7th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The capital witnessed a hot day Friday as the maximum temperature was recorded at 34.7 degrees Celsius, a notch above average, said the Met office ... Read more...

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Three killed in Gangtok house collapse


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Sep 23 (IANS) A seven-storied residential apartment in this Sikkim capital caved in Friday, killing three people and injuring 50.The apartment had 75 occupants, a police official said. It ... Read more...

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Delhi witnesses another hot day (Lead)


September 14th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The residents of Delhi witnessed another hot day Wednesday as the maximum temperature soared to 36.2 degrees Celsius -- two notches above average.The minimum temperature ... Read more...

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Warm day in Delhi, showers likely Monday (Lead)


September 11th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The capital witnessed another dry and hot day Sunday, with the maximum temperature shooting up to 34.6 degrees Celsius, a notch above average. The Met ... Read more...

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Dry day in Delhi, rains ahead (Lead)


September 10th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A day after incessant rains threw life out of gear in the capital, Delhiites witnessed a warm, sunny Saturday. The Met office has forecast showers ... Read more...

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Robert Gould’s car hit by flying cow


August 16th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, August 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man was lucky when he escaped with just cuts after his car was hit by a flying cow! Robert Gould was traveling at a speed of ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit denies to comment on CAG report


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday declined to comment on leaked contents of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report that reportedly blames her for ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Agra


July 28th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Agra, July 28 (IANS) Early risers in Agra were in for a pleasant surprise as thunderstorms, lightning and heavy rains greeted them Thursday morning.The rains, which lasted around 30 minutes, ... Read more...

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Muggy weekend for Delhi, no respite in sight (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Despite light showers late Saturday, there was no respite from the hot and muggy conditions for Delhi residents Sunday. Monday is not expected to be ... Read more...

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You run! It’s okay if grandma dies: China train crash survivor


July 24th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) "Run! You run! It's okay if grandma dies," a woman shouted at her grandson after a high-speed train crash in China's Zhejiang province. The woman, however, ... Read more...

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Light showers in Delhi Saturday (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Light showers Saturday night brought a brief respite to Delhi residents after another hot and muggy day Saturday. Sunday is likely to see cloudy skies, ... Read more...

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Muggy weekend in Delhi (Lead)


July 23rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The rains eluded the capital yet again with Delhi residents witnessing another hot and muggy day Saturday.The maximum temperature was recorded at 34 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

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