rain showers

Force India drivers happy with top-10 finish

March 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sepang, March 25 (IANS) Sahara Force India drivers Paul Di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg were happy with their top-10 finish in the Malaysian Grand Prix here Sunday.Sahara Force India came ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hailstorm not snow in Dehradun, clarifies weather office

January 9th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Jan 9 (IANS) The residents of Dehradun, Uttarakhand's capital city, were in for a surprise Monday morning when they saw white flakes falling out of the sky.People thought that ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sunny morning in Delhi, cloudy day ahead

August 5th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Delhi had a sunny Friday morning but the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast rains later in the day."The sky will remain cloudy, rain showers ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Using fake rain could make dull races more exciting: F1 chief

March 2nd, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Formula One supreme Bernie Ecclestone has suggested that using artificial rain could make dull races a more exciting spectacle and increase overtaking opportunities."Look at the races we have ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England’s main Ashes job, getting use to the Kookaburra

November 24th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov.24 (ANI): Could a cricket ball be the difference between England retaining or losing the Ashes?The answer to that question comes in the form of England coach Andy Flower, who ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

All Indians ‘chasing the monsoon’

July 27th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D. Subbarao Tuesday stressed how important the annual rain showers between June and mid-October were for the country, using the title ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wheat grains ruined in Punjab due to official apathy

July 20th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorMullanpur / Rajkot (Punjab), July 20 (ANI): Hundreds of tonnes of wheat have been ruined in Mullanpur and Raikot towns of Punjab due to official neglect after a recent downpour. ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Rain showers delight residents in Bikaner region

June 7th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by ANI
Bikaner/Jodhpur, June 7 (ANI): Rain showers have brought much-needed relief for local residents in Bikaner region of Rajasthan on Monday.These showers have ushered much awaited relief to the people from the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Rain showers brings down temperature in Kullu

April 18th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Apr 18 (ANI): Tourists and locals rejoiced as rains lashed Kullu hills and neighbouring areas in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday .Rainfall, which started in the morning, brought relief from ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Early start likely for next season’s Australian Grand Prix

April 4th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 4(ANI): The Australian Grand Prix's starting time looks set for a shift from 5p.m. to a possible 4p.m. for the 2011 season after light tests by Formula One's international governing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Space Shuttle Endeavor Lands Safe And Sound

February 22nd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Sunday, the space shuttle Endeavor made its come back to Earth after a two-week long mission. The six astronauts on-board came back home dazed but ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Weather affects Formula One testing

February 19th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jerez (Spain), Feb 19 (IANS) Rain again played havoc with the Formula One schedule at the Circuito de Jerez here and Force India's drivers Vitantonio Liuzzi and reserve Paul di Resta could ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

After rain, temperature dips in Delhi

November 18th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A day after the national capital witnessed heavy showers, the temperature in Delhi dipped Wednesday. The met department has ruled out any further possibility of rain in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

13,000 Mexicans dance to Michael Jackson’s song

August 31st, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 31 (EFE) Nearly 13,000 Mexicans have attempted to set a world record by dancing to the song "Thriller" as a tribute to the King of Pop Michael Jackson. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rain brings down mercury in Delhi, creates traffic snarls

August 25th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Delhiites woke up to showers Tuesday morning, which brought down the mercury in the capital but also led to traffic snarls as roads were promptly waterlogged and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Scientists see storm brewing over Titan’s tropical desert

August 13th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): A new research has discovered significant cloud formation within the tropical zone near the equator of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, which is evidence that the parched, dry desert ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rain brings temperature down in Delhi by 3 degrees

July 21st, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21(ANI): After a brief lull in the monsoon season, heavy rains in several parts of the national capital on Tuesday, brought down the mercury, providing major relief from the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Erratic monsoon likely to affect farm production

July 9th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The monsoon that has been erratic so far this year is likely to take a toll on agriculture production in the country, which in turn is likely ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Frog marriage solemnised for rain showers in Nagpur

June 20th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, June 20 (ANI): A number of farmers seeking rainfall in Nagpur city organised wedding of two frogs on Saturday to please the Rain Gods and hoped their region would soon receive ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Heat wave sweeping Jharkhand, Ranchi scorching

May 2nd, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 2 (IANS) A blistering heat wave in Jharkhand claimed 17 lives in the last ten days in different parts of the state including in Ranchi, once the summer capital of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ryder stars in New Zealand’s consolation win (Lead)

March 14th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, March 14 (IANS) An all round performance by Jesse Ryder helped New Zealand beat India by eight wickets for a morale boosting win in the inconsequential fifth and the final One-day ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New Zealand bowl out India for 149

March 14th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, March 14 (IANS) Looking for a morale boosting win, New Zealand bowled out India for a paltry 149 in 36.3 overs in the fifth and last One-day International at Eden Park ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fog returns to Chandigarh after days of clear sky

January 11th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 11 (IANS) Dense fog once again covered Chandigarh and its neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana Sunday morning after a week-long clear sky, with the weatherman predicting a dip in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Continuous rains hit Delhi life, cause traffic jams

September 19th, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The incessant rainfall over the last three days has come has as a surprise for Delhiites, throwing life in the city out of gear and causing traffic ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rain showers may soon be an electricity source

February 8th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 8 (ANI): French scientists say that they have developed a technique that may facilitate the generation of electricity from rain showers.Romain Guigon, a research and development engineer at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |