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Snowfall on Amarnath track hits clearance operation


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) Track clearance operation to the Amarnath cave shrine is facing problems due to fresh snowfall along the 37-km route in south Kashmir.Jammu and Kashmir Governor ... Read more...

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100 post offices to register for Amarnath yatra: SASB


April 30th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 30 (IANS) For the first time, 100 post offices accross the country will register pilgrims for the annual Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Monday ... Read more...

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‘Amarnath yatra duration as per religious tradition’


April 15th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 15 (IANS) Countering the criticism of some Hindu groups, the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) Sunday said its schedule for the Himalayan pilgrimage to the Amarnath shrine ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrimage unlikely to start June 29


June 17th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) The pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir is unlikely to start as scheduled June 29 due to heavy snow and rains, officials ... Read more...

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Greenland ice loss can fill world’s 11th largest lake


May 25th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Two of the three largest glaciers draining a frozen Greenland have lost so much ice that, if melted, could have filled Lake Erie, the world's 11th ... Read more...

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Snow clearing work begins on Manali-Leh highway


March 1st, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Manali, March 1 (IANS) Snow-clearing operations started Tuesday to restore road connectivity between this Himachal Pradesh town and Leh in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said here."Snow-clearing operations started on the ... Read more...

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Shimla, Manali get more snowfall (Lead)


February 26th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) Many popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh, including Shimla and Manali, received snowfall Saturday. Shimla, the resort destination and capital of Himachal Pradesh, received the season's fifth snowfall, ... Read more...

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Chicago Blizzard 2011 Shuts Down The City


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The citizens of Chicago were bracing up for the biggest blizzard in a decade and the colossal storm hit the city on Tuesday. Some media outlets ... Read more...

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New York City weather worsens, emergency workers summoned


January 12th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg has assured that the city will now handle the snowstorm that is set to hit the city ... Read more...

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India’s third Antartica research station to open in 2012


January 11th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Bharati, India's third state-of-the-art research station at Antarctica, will be operational by 2012, Science and Technology Minister Kapil Sibal said Tuesday. Bharati will have all the ... Read more...

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Indian scientists traversed shortest path to South Pole


January 11th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Braving temperatures as low as minus 54 degrees Celsius and navigating jagged sharp ice hills, India's first scientific expedition team to the South Pole took a ... Read more...

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Global warming not the only cause behind Great Aletsch Glacier’s illness


June 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 05 (ANI): Man-made global warming may not be the only reason behind the receding of the Great Aletsch Glacier, which is the largest Alpine glacier, in Valais, Switzerland.The glacier ... Read more...

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Greenland rapidly rising due to ice melting


May 19th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Scientists are astounded as rapid ice meltdown in Greenland is causing the land to rise quickly.Moving glaciers in Greenland form dense icecaps up to 2 km thick that ... Read more...

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Snow brightens apple prospects in Himachal


February 24th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Feb 24 (IANS) After last year's lean season, apple growers in Himachal Pradesh are hoping for a good crop this year because of favourable weather."Snow and rain ... Read more...

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UW Madison Cancels Wednesday Classes Owing To Foul Weather


December 9th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.09, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Owing to incessant harsh weather, the University of Wisconsin-Madison has called off all its classes and activities for Wednesday. The news of class suspension was posted in ... Read more...

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ITBP team returns from Mount Abi Gamin peak to a grand welcome


June 25th, 2009 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Having conquered 24,130-feet Mount Abi Gamin peak on the Sino-Indian border, the mountaineering and skiing team of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) returned to the national capital ... Read more...

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Abrupt climate shifts may come within decades


December 20th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): A new U.S. government report has determined that abrupt climate shifts resulting in rising sea levels and severe droughts, may come within decades, which is sooner than ... Read more...

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