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Shimla’s skating rink closes, signalling season’s end


February 20th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 20 (IANS) The fun-filled, exhilarating skating days are over. Though the winter cold lingers on, Asia's oldest natural ice rink here cannot be coaxed into life as the ... Read more...

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Mercury up but snow in store in Himachal


February 19th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Sunday saw a further rise in temperatures due to the prevailing dry conditions. The met office here has forecast chances of ... Read more...

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Pleasant Saturday in Delhi, Sunday to be warmer (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Delhi saw a pleasant day Saturday with the maximum temperature recorded at the average and minimum slightly up. Sunday is expected to be slightly warmer.The ... Read more...

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Himachal braces for more snow, rain


February 16th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) After two consecutive days of sunshine, Himachal Pradesh is likely to receive more rain and snow over the weekend, the Met Office here has forecast."There are ... Read more...

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Snow, rain continue in Himachal


February 14th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) Heavy snowfall in the higher reaches and intermittent rain in low and mid hills of Himachal Pradesh continued for the third day Tuesday, forcing authorities to ... Read more...

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It’s snowing Valentine’s fun in Himachal


February 13th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 13 (IANS) Moderate to heavy snowfall occurred at many places in Himachal Pradesh Monday, giving that extra nip to Valentine's Day celebrations.Shimla and its nearby popular destinations like ... Read more...

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Head to Himachal hills for a white V-Day


February 12th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 12 (IANS) Moderate snowfall in the hills of Himachal Pradesh Sunday cheered up members of the hospitality industry as they are expecting a spike in tourist footfalls, mainly ... Read more...

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More snow in store for Shimla, Manali


February 11th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 11 (IANS) After a two day lull, Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations of Shimla and Manali are in line for more snow, a weatherman here said Saturday.A fresh ... Read more...

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Sunny, but chilly day in Himachal


February 6th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 6 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh witnessed a sunny but chilly day Monday after days of widespread snow and rain."It was a bright, sunny day across the ... Read more...

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Himachal may get heavy rain, snow


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 3 (IANS) The cold wave is likely to grip Himachal Pradesh again with heavy rain and snow forecast in the next two days by the Met office here ... Read more...

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Srinagar’s night temperature rises above freezing point


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) For the first time in 40 days, the minimum temperature in Srinagar rose above the freezing point early Friday even as the weather office forecast moderate ... Read more...

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Algeria wants to learn English from India


January 29th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) With only five percent of its people able to speak "good English", Algeria has invited Indians to teach the language in its universities, according to ... Read more...

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More snow in Manali, Kalpa and higher reaches of Himachal


January 26th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) More snowfall in the picturesque tourist resorts of Manali and Kalpa and the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh in the past 24 hours kept the temperatures ... Read more...

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Mercury rises in Himachal but snow expected


January 24th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 24 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday saw a further rise in the maximum temperature with bright sunshine bathing them on the second consecutive day. But ... Read more...

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Not the winter, it’s Kashmiris who have changed (Letter from Kashmir)


January 24th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) It is not that Kashmiris have seen such heavy snowfall for the first time as they did this winter. What has changed is their own lifestyle, ... Read more...

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Sunny but chilly in Himachal


January 23rd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh witnessed a sunny but cold day Monday with temperatures staying below freezing point in many areas."It was a bright, sunny day across the state ... Read more...

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Mercury up in Himachal, more snow in store


January 22nd, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 22 (IANS) The minimum temperature in Himachal Pradesh rose marginally Sunday as there was no major snow or rain in the past 24 hours, the Met office said.Due ... Read more...

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Mercury plummets across Himachal Pradesh


January 21st, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 21 (IANS) The minimum temperature in most parts of Himachal Pradesh dipped further Saturday, the Met office here said.Temperatures across the hill state, except for Shimla, plummeted though ... Read more...

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More snow in Dalai Lama’s abode (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 19 (IANS) McLeodganj, the abode of the Dalai Lama in Himachal Pradesh, was covered in white again Thursday, with more than one foot of snow. Lower areas like ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s abode gets more snow


January 19th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 19 (IANS) McLeodganj, the abode of the Dalai Lama in Himachal Pradesh, was covered in white again Thursday, with more than one feet of snow.The Dhauladhar ranges of ... Read more...

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Agra schools to remain shut till Sunday


January 18th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 18 (IANS) All schools till the 8th standard have been asked to remain closed till Sunday in view of a cold wave sweeping the Agra region.District Magistrate Ajay ... Read more...

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15 die due to severe cold in Andhra (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is in the grip of the most severe cold wave in its recorded history which has claimed 15 lives during the last two ... Read more...

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Cold wave claims 15 lives in Andhra Pradesh


January 17th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is in the grip of the most severe cold wave in its recorded history which during the last two days has claimed 15 ... Read more...

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Srinagar sees coldest night in 16 years, more snow expected (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) The night temperature in Srinagar Saturday touched the lowest in 16 years at 7.8 degrees Celsius below the freezing point as intense cold gripped the valley, ... 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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Cold wave continues across North India (Roundup)


January 10th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The cold wave persisted across north India Tuesday with most states registering low temperatures.Most of the lakes and other water bodies started freezing in the ... Read more...

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Himachal in line for more snow (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) Days after moderate to heavy snowfall across the hills of Himachal Pradesh, the state saw a bright, sunny day Tuesday.State capital Shimla, which saw 0.8 cm ... Read more...

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Agra schools to remain closed till Jan 15


January 10th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 10 (IANS) Winter vacations in schools here which were to open Tuesday have been extended till Jan 15 due to the intense cold.District Magistrate Ajay Chauhan told media ... Read more...

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Manali freezes at minus 7 degrees


January 10th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) A day after moderate snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, the state saw a bright, sunny Tuesday morning. But it followed a bone-chilling night.The picturesque tourist resort of ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall in Himachal throws life out of gear but cheers fruit farmers (Lead) (With Images)


January 9th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 9 (IANS) Heavy snowfall, accompanied by blizzards, continued across Himachal Pradesh Monday snapping transportation links but bringing cheer to fruit growers in the state.State capital Shimla saw a ... Read more...

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Himachal shivers, Shimla has season’s coldest night


January 6th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 6 (IANS) Intense cold conditions saw most parts of Himachal Pradesh shivering Friday, a day after rains and snowfall across the state.Shimla, which saw 4.4 cm of snow ... Read more...

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More snow in Shimla, Manali (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's picturesque tourist resorts Shimla and Manali witnessed light to moderate snowfall Thursday, cheering up the hospitality sector as tourists started to pour in.While Shimla ... Read more...

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Manali wrapped in white again


January 5th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) The picturesque tourist resort of Manali in Himachal Pradesh Thursday witnessed moderate snowfall, cheering up the hospitality sector with tourists beginning to pour in.The hills overlooking ... Read more...

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Himachal’s high hills record sub-zero temperatures


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 3 (IANS) Intense cold wave conditions continued in most parts of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday with the higher reaches recording sub-zero temperatures.The Met office forecast a further fall in ... Read more...

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Himachal braces for rain, snow


January 2nd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 2 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh are likely to experience rain and snowfall this week, the weather office here said Monday."There are chances of rain and ... Read more...

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