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Kargil freezes at minus 25, lowest of the season


January 30th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 30 (IANS) At minus 25 degrees Celsius, Kargil town in the Ladakh region Monday recorded the lowest temperature of the season anywhere in Jammu and Kashmir so far ... Read more...

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After decades in Israel, Jews from Kerala come visiting


January 26th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 (IANS) Most of them left for Israel around 60 years ago from their Jewish settlement in Kerala for better prospects. But as this group of 21 visited ... Read more...

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Kashmir and Ladakh in deep freeze, Leh coldest at minus 22


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 23 (IANS) Leh in Jammu and Kashmir Monday recorded the lowest temperature of the season at minus 22.2 degrees Celsius as intense cold wave conditions continued across the ... Read more...

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Kashmir temperatures fall again


January 20th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) Despite a nightlong overcast sky, the minimum temperatures again dipped Friday in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital and other parts of the valley."The minimum temperature ... Read more...

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Srinagar has coldest night in 16 years


January 14th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) The night temperature in Srinagar Saturday dipped to a sub-zero 7.8 degrees Celsius, the lowest ever during the last 16 years as an intense wave of ... Read more...

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Srinagar freezes for 6th day, record broken


January 13th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 13 (IANS) A severe cold wave continued in the Kashmir Valley Friday with Srinagar breaking a 16-year record. The city's day temperature remained below the freezing point for ... Read more...

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Dal Lake freezes in sub-zero Kashmir


January 12th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) The Dal Lake was frozen at many palaces and some shikaras (boats) were stuck in the frost Thursday as the maximum temperature in the Kashmir Valley ... Read more...

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BSP, BJP fooling people, says Congress


January 6th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Congress Friday again slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for inducting a tainted former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader in its fold and ... Read more...

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Kashmir freezing, Leh at minus 16.6


December 30th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 30 (IANS) The minimum temperatures were below the freezing point in the Kashmir Valley including Srinagar, with Leh shivering at minus 16.6 degrees.The minimum temperature was minus 4.5 ... Read more...

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Kashmir freezing, Leh at minus 16


December 28th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Severe cold wave conditions continued unabated Wednesday across the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region as night temperatures remained below freezing point with Leh recording a ... Read more...

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Season’s lowest temperature in Srinagar, Leh


December 26th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 26 (IANS) The mercury continued to touch new lows in Jammu and Kashmir Monday, with Srinagar recording a bone-chilling minus 4.9 degrees Celsius and Leh town reeling under ... Read more...

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Season’s lowest in Srinagar, Leh freezes at minus 16


December 25th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 25 (IANS) The scenic Kashmir Valley may have been devoid of snowfall this Christmas, but the cold spell continued Sunday as the minimum temperature fell to the season's ... Read more...

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Cold spell continues in Kashmir (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 24 (IANS) The free fall of mercury continued in the Kashmir Valley Saturday with Srinagar recording a low of minus 3.3 degrees Celsius. The cold wave may persist ... Read more...

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Cold spell continues in Kashmir


December 24th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 24 (IANS) The free fall of mercury continued across the Kashmir Valley Saturday with Srinagar recording a low of 3.3 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast similar ... Read more...

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Srinagar has coldest night so far, further dip forecast


December 12th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar witnessed the coldest night of the season so far with the minimum temperature dropping to minus 3.2 degrees Celsius early ... Read more...

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Rains, snow break long dry spell in Kashmir


December 7th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) A month-and-half-long dry spell was broken across the Kashmir Valley Wednesday morning as rains in the plains and light snowfall in the mountains brought relief to ... Read more...

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Cold shuts schools in Kashmir, Leh freezes at minus 11


December 5th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 5 (IANS) Winter continued its relentless onslaught in Jammu and Kashmir with authorities closing down schools in the Kashmir Valley till Class 8 and the Ladakh region shivering ... Read more...

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Kashmir shivers in freezing temperatures


November 26th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) Kashmir Valley shivered in the winter chill Saturday as the minimum temperature dropped below freezing point.In summer capital Srinagar, the minimum temperature was recorded at minus ... Read more...

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FIA approves name changes for three F1 teams


November 7th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 7 (IANS) The International Automobile Federation (FIA) has confirmed that three Formula One teams - Team Lotus, Renault and Virgin Racing - will be changing their names for ... Read more...

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Fans motivated me to give my best: Karthikeyan


October 30th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 30 (IANS) Hispania's Narain Karthikeyan said the cheers from the packed stands at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) motivated him to equal his season's best 17th place ... Read more...

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A stray dogs inaugural Indian GP practice run


October 28th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 28 (IANS) Dog dammit. A stray dog delayed the first practice session of the inaugural Indian Grand Prix at the state-of-the-art Buddh International Circuit here Friday. A ... Read more...

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I’ll try to be in F1 as long as I can: Chandhok (Interview)


October 27th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Karun Chandhok will not be behind the wheel when the five lights go out at the inaugural Indian Grand Prix Sunday here at the Budh ... Read more...

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Karun’s hopes of Indian GP still hang in balance


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) It is turning out be an agonising wait for Team Lotus reserve driver Karun Chandhok as he is still unsure of racing in his home ... Read more...

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Winter knocking at Kashmir’s door


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 22 (IANS) As autumn comes to a close, the harsh four-month-long winter already seems to be knocking at Kashmir's door with snowfall in higher reaches bringing down the ... Read more...

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Quake rocks Kashmir


September 24th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) A 4.3 intensity earthquake rocked the Kashmir Valley Saturday night, officials said. No loss of life or damage was reported."A light intensity earthquake, of magnitude 4.3 ... Read more...

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Woman washed away in Kashmir flash floods, alert sounded


September 16th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) A woman was washed away and many houses in south Kashmir were damaged Friday following flash floods caused by incessant rains since Thursday, officials said, adding ... Read more...

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Kashmir weather office dispels alarmist forecasts


August 28th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 28 (IANS) The weather office here has forecast pleasant weather in Jammu and Kashmir for the forthcoming Eid-ul-Fitr festival and also dispelled alarmist reports that there would be ... Read more...

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Karun qualifies 21st for German GP


July 24th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Nurbugring, July 23 (IANS) India's Karun Chandhok, returning to racing after nearly a year, finished 21st in his Team Lotus car in the qualifying session of the Formula One German ... Read more...

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Karun to race in German Grand Prix as Trulli steps aside


July 21st, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nurburgring, July 21 (IANS) India's Karun Chandhok will be driving in the Formula One German Grand Prix here this weekend after his Team Lotus colleague Jarno Trulli stepped aside and ... Read more...

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Rain forecast in Kashmir, no threat to Amarnath yatra


July 14th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 14 (IANS) Moderate to heavy rainfall has been forecast in Jammu and Kashmir till Friday evening but there is no threat to the Amarnath yatra, an official said."We ... Read more...

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It is tough but Indian GP track will be ready, says Chandhok


July 6th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, July 6 (IANS) Indian Formula One driver Karun Chandhok says it will be tough for the inaugural Indian Grand Prix organisers to complete the work on the track near ... Read more...

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Karun Chandhok to drive in Friday practice at Valencia GP


June 22nd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Team Lotus Wednesday confirmed that its reserve driver Karun Chandhok will be driving the T128 for the first practice session of the Formula One (F1) European ... Read more...

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Buddhist scripture found engraved in Chinese cave


June 12th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) An unfinished Buddhist scripture dating to around 386 A.D. has been found engraved on a cave wall in China.Archaeological workers discovered the scripture in northern China's ... Read more...

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Tourist killed in accident


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A 56-year-old woman from Gujarat was killed and one of her relatives injured after a tourist bus hit them here outside a monument in south ... Read more...

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‘BJP set to surprise everyone with Bengal polls performance’


April 8th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is getting much support from the people of West Bengal and is set to surprise everyone with its performance in ... Read more...

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