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Greenery will keep dust away from Indian GP at BIC


September 20th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 20 (IANS) After the thundering success of the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix, the teething troubles notwithstanding, the organisers at Buddh International Circuit (BIC) are making ... Read more...

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Cauvery River Authority to meet Wednesday after 9 years


September 18th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Cauvery River Authority (CRA) will meet after nine years Wednesday following the demand of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa for a meeting over ... Read more...

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Rainy weekend in store for Delhi (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Heavy showers lashed Delhi Friday bringing down the temperatures and providing relief to residents after a sultry week. The met office has forecast the pleasant ... Read more...

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Cloudy morning in Delhi, rains likely


September 17th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy morning in the capital Saturday with the minimum settling at an average at 24.8 degree Celsius. The weather department has ... Read more...

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Humid Saturday for Delhi, rains likely Sunday (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) It was a cloudy and humid day in the capital Saturday with the maximum temperature settling at 34 degrees Celsius, average for the season. The ... Read more...

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Downpour floods Agra streets


September 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 17 (IANS) An hour-long heavy downpour Monday evening flooded several parts of Agra and brought traffic to a halt on the otherwise busy Mahatma Gandhi Road. Vehicles were ... Read more...

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South Delhi residents battle lethargy, danger


September 13th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A cluster of about 250 families in a government colony in south Delhi are battling official lethargy and the haphazard road laying that has almost ... Read more...

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Humid Thursday morning for Delhi, showers expected


September 13th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) It was a cloudy and muggy morning in the capital Thursday with humidity at 85 percent and the minimum temperature recorded two notches above average ... Read more...

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Karnataka for new formula for Cauvery water sharing


September 11th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 11 (IANS) Karnataka Tuesday said it would seek from the Cauvery River Authority headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh a new formula to share the river's water ... Read more...

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Bike sales in August down first time in three years


September 10th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Motorcycle sales in India shrunk for the first time since 2009, data furnished Monday by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) showed.India, which is ... Read more...

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Light rain expected in Delhi


September 10th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) It was a sunny morning in the capital Monday with the minimum temperature settling two notches above average at 27.4 degrees Celsius. The met office ... Read more...

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Sultry morning in Delhi, rain likely


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) It was a sunny yet sultry morning in the capital Sunday with the minimum temperature settling a notch above the season's average at 26.2 degrees ... Read more...

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Tractor sales to pick up from October: Escorts


September 5th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) Tractor sales, which have been flat for about six months due to a delayed monsoon, are expected to pick up from October following recent rains, agri-machinery ... Read more...

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Malaria morbidity set to rise in Goa


September 4th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 4 (IANS) The mosquito has been making a big buzz in Goa, hogging space in the media. The coastal state expects to see a larger number of malaria ... Read more...

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Rain in Delhi, more likely


September 4th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) It was a wet Tuesday morning in the national capital with light rain across several parts of the city. The minimum temperature settled at 26 ... Read more...

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Sunny morning in Delhi, showers expected


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) It was a sunny Monday morning in the capital with the minimum temperature settling at 25.6 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the season. ... Read more...

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Sunny Friday in Delhi, rains expected Saturday (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Two days after Delhi recorded its wettest day this year, the capital Friday saw a sunny day, with maximum temperature going a notch above average. ... Read more...

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Cloudy Thursday for Delhi, rain likely (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) It was a cloudy day for the capital Thursday with the maximum temperature settling at 30.8 degrees Celsius, three notches below the average for the ... Read more...

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Taj sparkles in rain, Agra totters (Letter from Agra)


August 29th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 29 (IANS) Is this really a World Heritage city? This was the question most tourists were asking after a massive downpour left the Taj city in shambles, exposing ... Read more...

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Sultry morning in Delhi, rains likely


August 27th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) It was a sultry start to the week for Delhiites Monday with the minimum temperature touching the season's average of 26 degrees Celsius. The weather ... Read more...

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Pleasant Thursday in Delhi, showers expected Friday (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) It was a pleasant day for Delhi residents with parts of the city receiving light drizzle Thursday. The met office has forecast more rains Friday.The ... Read more...

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Policy reform, cuts in government spending required: RBI


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, August 23 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India said Thursday that lower interest rates alone would not help put the economy on the growth track, and the government needs ... Read more...

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Andhra seeks 500 MW to tide over power shortage


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Facing severe power shortage, the Andhra Pradesh government has urged the central government to allocate 500 MW from the central pool to tide over the crisis.Chief ... Read more...

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Pleasant Wednesday, rains likely Thursday (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A day after the capital received the season's highest rainfall, it was an overcast pleasant Wednesday with little rain. The weather department, however, has forecast ... Read more...

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Odisha expects to achieve Kharif paddy production target


August 20th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 20 (IANS) Odisha is hopeful of achieving its target of about nine million tonnes of paddy production for the Kharif season despite low sowing due to erratic rainfall ... Read more...

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Delhi has rainy day on Eid (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) It was a cloudy and wet Monday for Delhi as people celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan. The Met Office ... Read more...

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Kerala gets ready for Onam


August 18th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) Onam, Kerala's famous harvest festival, will be celebrated this year from August 26.Until August 31, when the festival ends, Keralites will push concerns over the deficient ... Read more...

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BJP saves itself embarrassment, and several crores (Karnataka Newsletter)


August 18th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Karnataka's battered Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has managed to avoid landing in one more mess and saved a few crores of rupees as well ... Read more...

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PMEAC lowers 2012-13 GDP forecast to 6.7 percent


August 17th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 17 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) Friday revised downwards its economic growth projections for the current fiscal to 6.7 percent from the earlier 7.5-8 ... Read more...

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Mumbai pins hopes on ‘artificial’ rains


August 16th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Worried by the deficient rains this year, Mumbai's civic body has decided to resort to 'artificial rains' at a cost of Rs.65 million, an official said ... Read more...

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Landslides among biggest killers worldwide: Study


August 16th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, 16 (IANS) Landslides kill 10 times more people worldwide than previously estimated, according to the latest research from the UK.A new database of hazards shows landslides claimed 32,300 lives ... Read more...

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BJP terms PM’s speech disappointing, Modi raises infiltration issue


August 15th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Independence Day speech as "disappointing" and lacking direction on issues facing the country, ... Read more...

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Text of Prime Minister’s Independence Day speech


August 15th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech on India's Independence Day from the Red Fort:My dear countrymen, brothers, sisters and dear children,I greet you ... Read more...

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Lack of consensus affecting economic growth: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Lack of political consensus on many issues is affecting India's rapid economic growth, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday.Addressing the nation on India's independence ... Read more...

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PM in denial on economic situation: BJP


August 11th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of living in denial over the country's economic situation.Talking to reporters after the ... Read more...

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