night skies

Explore stars in the US from India using internet telescope


April 9th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Students from nearly 80 Delhi schools will soon get an opportunity to explore the night skies in the US while sitting in India using internet ... Read more...

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Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir and Ladakh


January 21st, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Cold wave conditions in the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh intensified Saturday even as the weather office predicted another spell of snowfall in the region next week."The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Taps freeze in Srinagar as mercury touches minus 5.5


January 8th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) The mercury continued to dip in the Kashmir Valley as the minimum temperature in Srinagar Sunday plunged to a stinging minus 5.5 degrees Celsius -- the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kashmir in deep freeze, Leh records minus 18


December 31st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 31 (IANS) As scores of tourists arrived in picturesque Kashmir to usher in the new year, the temperatures continued their free fall with Jammu and Kashmir summer capital ... Read more...

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Leh freezes at minus 18 - season’s lowest


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 23 (IANS) With clear night skies across the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region Friday, the minimum temperature continued to dip with Leh town recording a bone-chilling minus ... 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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Kashmir cold wave continues


December 3rd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 3 (IANS) Cold wave conditions continued across the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir Saturday as night temperatures fell much below freezing point.The minimum temperature ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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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Night-long celebrations in Andhra Pradesh


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) It was Saturday night fever across Andhra Pradesh as cricket fans spent the whole night celebrating India's win in the World Cup finals.Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Guntur, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Aboriginal Aussies knew about meteors: Study


March 15th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 15 (ANI): While the night skies play important roles in many traditional cultures around the world, a new study has found that Aboriginal dreamtime folklores used to link meteorites to ... Read more...

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Time for winged guests to bid adieu to Kashmir


February 28th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Feb 28 (IANS) With a rise in mercury, flocks of pochards, mallards, shovellers and other winged visitors are gearing up to bid adieu to the famous Hokarsar bird reserve ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chilly winds add to bitter cold in Kashmir


January 17th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 17 (IANS) Chilly winds heightened the cold in Jammu and Kashmir Monday. Kargil town in Ladakh region was the coldest, recording the minimum temperature of 16.8 degrees Celsius below the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kashmir freezes over, Pahalgam minus 16.1


January 16th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) The bitter chill returned to Kashmir Valley Sunday with Pahalgam hill station being the coldest at minus 16.1 degrees Celsius and water in the taps freezing in Srinagar ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Slight respite from chill in Kashmir, snowfall likely


January 12th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital, battling with an extreme winter chill, got some relief as the overcast night skies brought down the minimum temperature slightly Wednesday morning. Moderate ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cold wave continues in Kashmir, relief expected Saturday


January 6th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 6 (IANS) The freezing cold wave continued across the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region Thursday with Srinagar at minus 5 degrees Celsius and Leh at minus 16.2 degrees. However, some ... Read more...

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Bone chilling cold in Kashmir as Leh freezes


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 3 (IANS) Extreme cold wave conditions continued to prevail in Jammu and Kashmir Monday with Leh freezing under a minimum temperature of minus 23 degrees Celsius, an official said."The minimum ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Freezing Sunday sees northern India shivering


January 2nd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) With Leh in Jammu and Kashmir freezing at minus 23.6 degree Celsius and Keylong in Himachal Pradesh at minus 12.9 degrees Sunday, a cold wave saw people ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Harsh cold in Kashmir, Leh is minus 23.6 degrees


January 2nd, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 2 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region were reeling under severe cold wave Sunday with Leh recording a minimum temperature of minus 23.6 degrees Celsius while Srinagar shivered at ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kashmir freezes, Leh minus 15.2 degrees


December 27th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 27 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley and the Ladak region continued to freeze Monday with Leh recording a minimum temperature of minus 15.3 degrees Celsius while Srinagar shivered at minus ... Read more...

Posted in National |

At minus 5.2, Dal Lake freezes in Srinagar


December 25th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 25 (IANS) It was biting cold across Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region Saturday with sub-zero temperatures freezing most water bodies, including Srinagar's Dal Lake."The minimum temperature recorded in Srinagar was ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Protests rise against winter schools as Kashmir Valley shivers


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 22 (IANS) The relentless cold wave and sub-zero temperatures have left thousands of students in the Kashmir Valley literally shivering in their classrooms, with protests rising against the government's decision ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bitter cold in Kashmir with below freezing temperatures


December 10th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 10 (IANS) The minimum temperature once again fell to minus 3.8 degrees Celsius in summer capital Srinagar Friday as bone chilling cold continued in the Ladakh region of Jammu and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Coldest day in Srinagar at minus 3.8 degrees


December 8th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 8 (IANS) The minimum temperature in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar fell to minus 3.8 degrees Celsius Wednesday, making it the coldest day of the season so far.In Leh ... Read more...

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Srinagar has coldest night of season so far


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 2 (IANS) Jammu an Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar shivered through the night Thursday as the mercury slid to minus 2.2 degrees Celsius, making it teh coldest night of the seson ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UFO resembling tortilla chip spotted in the skies over UK for third time


November 18th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 18 (ANI): A UFO, dubbed as the "Dudley Dorito" for its resemblance to the tortilla chip, has been spotted in the skies over Britain for the third time.Quality inspector Munesh ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jupiter, Uranus to shine brightest Tuesday


September 20th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Sky gazers are set for a double celestial treat Tuesday when two planets - Jupiter and Uranus - will shine the brightest. Both planets will be ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sky gazers gear up for Messier marathon


March 11th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Sky gazers are set for a week-long celestial treat from Saturday with the start of Messier marathon, an annual astronomy event. The event is named after French astronomer ... Read more...

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Minimum temperatures dip in Kashmir, Ladakh


January 15th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 15 (IANS) The minimum temperatures fell in the Kashmir valley and Ladakh region Friday because of clear night skies. "The minimum temperature was minus 3.6 degrees Celsius in Srinagar today ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Night temperature remains below zero in Kashmir, Ladakh


January 14th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) The night temperature showed a rising trend, but continued to remain below the freezing point in the Kashmir valley and the Ladakh region Thursday. The minimum night temperature in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cold wave continues in parts of Kashmir


January 9th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 9 (IANS) An intense cold wave continued to sweep parts of Jammu and Kashmir Saturday as Leh town of Ladakh region recorded a minimum temperature of minus 20.8 degrees Celsius. "In ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Extreme cold wave continues in Ladakh


January 5th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 5 (IANS) Cold wave conditions continued in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday, with district capital Leh recording a minimum temperature of minus 18 degrees Celsius, an official ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kashmir’s begins tryst with harsh winter


December 21st, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 21 (IANS) It finally looks like winter in Kashmir. Valley people Monday morning woke up to frozen water taps and icy roads as their 40-day long tryst with harsh cold ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nine missing after helicopter-plane collision in US


October 30th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (DPA) Nine persons were reported missing and feared dead after a collision between a Coast Guard plane and a navy helicopter off California's coast, the TV news network ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New Zealand’s kiwi discovered in centre of Milky Way


September 28th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, September 28 (ANI): A photographer in New Zealand has captured on camera the outline of his country's national icon, the kiwi, in the centre of the Milky Way galaxy.According to ... Read more...

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