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Powers crisis turns into law-and-order scare for UP government


July 24th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) A minister booed at a public meeting, a legislator being held hostage, power stations being attacked, electricity department men being beaten up - the power crisis ... Read more...

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Sultry Tuesday, no rain likely till July 19 (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Delhi residents' hopes for cooling monsoon showers were dashed on a sultry Tuesday and the Met. office said the city can expect two more days ... Read more...

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Monsoon health guide: Rainproof your lifestyle with right diet


July 16th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Monsoon showers do come as a relief but also bring with them health irritants like allergies, infections and indigestion. There's no need to panic, say ... Read more...

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Breezy Tuesday morning for Delhi, rain likely


July 10th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) It was a pleasant, breezy morning in the capital Tuesday with the minimum temperature settling at 26.6 degrees Celsius, average for the season. The met ... Read more...

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Creating monsoon music with ancient rain-maker


July 10th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Rains are a cause for celebration in India and there is nothing better than welcoming it with music and song. Classical music lovers herald the ... 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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Cool day for Delhi, showers expected


July 8th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The first pre-monsoon showers has brought much-awaited respite to the capital with the minimum temperature Sunday settling a notch below average at 26.4 degree Celsius. ... Read more...

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Monsoon arrives in Delhi, rainy weekend ahead (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The much-awaited monsoon - which got delayed eight days from its scheduled arrival - finally hit Delhi Saturday, with the city recording a total of ... Read more...

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Pre-monsoon rains in Delhi bring respite, traffic snarls


July 7th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The first pre-monsoon showers brought much-awaited respite to the national capital Saturday, bringing down the minimum temperature to 23.2 degrees Celsius, four degrees below the ... Read more...

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Monsoon showers bring relief to UP


July 7th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) The temperatures in the sun-scorched Uttar Pradesh went down considerably Saturday with heavy to moderate rains reported from most parts of the state.The state received heavy ... Read more...

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


July 6th, 2012 - 11:27 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 capital and brought down the mercury. The weather ... 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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Are Delhi agencies geared to tackle monsoon?


July 6th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) When the eagerly awaited monsoon showers, bringing respite from the sweltering summer heat, finally arrive in Delhi, the city will once again and as usual ... Read more...

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Agra has first monsoon showers, plunges in darkness


July 6th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 6 (IANS) The long-awaited monsoon showers which finally hit the Taj city Thursday evening and brought down the temperature by nine degrees Celsius, also spelt a major power ... Read more...

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Pre-monsoon showers cool Delhi, more rains in store


July 6th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) After a series of hot days, pre-monsoon showers finally arrived Friday with showers in several parts of the capital. The Met department forecast more rain ... 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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Monsoon to hit in four-five days: Minister


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) While acknowledging that there was a "margin of error" in weather predictions, Minister of State for Science and Technology Ashwani Kumar said Wednesday that pre-monsoon ... 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...

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Breezy morning gives Delhiites some respite


July 4th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) After braving a series of searing days, Delhi woke up to a breezy morning Wednesday with the minimum temperature slipped to 29.2 degrees Celsius, two ... Read more...

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Sweltering Delhi to get monsoon rains this week (Second Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) As the capital continued to bake in the searing heat, the weatherman Monday held out hope of pre-monsoon showers over the next two days and the ... Read more...

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Still ‘chasing the monsoon’ to lift India’s fortune


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) No other weather phenomenon, perhaps, captures the attention of Indians as does monsoon, a shortfall of which can not just send the economy reeling, ... Read more...

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UP taking steps to save food grain from rains


June 28th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 28 (IANS) Amid reports of food grain lying unattended in the open in many places in Uttar Pradesh, Food and Civil Supplies Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh Thursday said ... Read more...

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Come, ski down Himachal’s grassy slopes (Lifestyle Feature) (With Images)


June 24th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), June 24 (IANS) You don't have to wait for the snow to ski in Himachal Pradesh. The turfed slopes of the picturesque Solang Valley in the western ... Read more...

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Delhi has another hot day, rains expected Sunday (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Delhi continued to be baked Saturday in the hot weather of the past few days with the maximum temperature settling five notches above average at ... Read more...

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Heat wave kills 16 in UP


June 18th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) The unabated heat wave in Uttar Pradesh has claimed 16 lives since Sunday, officials said.At least 11 people died of extreme heat conditions in the parched ... Read more...

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Dark clouds, thunder usher monsoon in Goa


June 6th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 6 (IANS) Dark clouds and thunder ushered the south-west monsoon into Goa Wednesday.Goa Chief Meteorological Officer K.V. Singh said the monsoon had set in Goa and had advanced ... Read more...

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South-West monsoon advances into Karnataka


June 6th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 6 (IANS) Rains hit coastal and interior areas of southern Karnataka early Wednesday as the south-west monsoon advanced into the state from neighbouring Kerala late Tuesday, though delayed ... Read more...

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Migratory storks’ early arrival raises monsoon hopes (With Image)


May 28th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bharatpur, May 28 (IANS) Migratory storks arriving at the Bharatpur bird sanctuary in Rajasthan's Keoladeo National Park have raised hopes of an early monsoon this year.While the stork is the ... Read more...

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Yamuna clean-up operation begins in Taj city


April 20th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 20 (IANS) The Agra district authorities have begun an exercise to clean up the Yamuna, fearing Supreme Court action on non-implementation of its directives on the pollution threat ... Read more...

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Connaught Place to remain dug up for another year


July 15th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The recent monsoon showers have added to the slush on the dug-up portions of Delhi's central commercial hub Connaught Place, and a civic official Friday ... Read more...

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Pre-monsoon showers hit Delhi


June 26th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Pre-monsoon showers hit the capital Sunday morning, bringing relief from muggy weather. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast more rain and thundershowers in the ... Read more...

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Warm, humid day ahead for Delhi


June 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) A warm and humid day has been forecast for the capital Friday with the maximum temperature likely to be around 37 degrees Celsius. There is ... Read more...

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Three new river bridges collapse in Jharkhand rains


June 21st, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 21 (IANS) Heavy monsoon showers led to the collapse of three new river bridges in Jharkhand's Gumla district, an official said Tuesday.Jharkhand received incessant rains for five ... Read more...

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Monsoon expected in Himachal this week


June 20th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 20 (IANS) Monsoon is likely to hit Himachal Pradesh this week while pre-monsoon showers have already continued in the hill state, the Met Office said here ... Read more...

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Monsoon hits life in Jharkhand


June 19th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 19 (IANS) Incessant monsoon showers since Wednesday have thrown life out of gear in many parts of Jharkhand."The depression formed over Bay of Bengal has shifted to Jharkhand ... Read more...

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