snow storms

Snow traps cars on the M40 in UK


February 6th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The current snowstorm in Europe is having massive impact on the way of life of many people. For some unfortunate British motorists who found themselves on M40 ... Read more...

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Kashmir approves disaster management policy


February 1st, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 1 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) Wednesday approved a three-tier draft disaster management policy for the state "which is vulnerable to natural calamities".Chief ... Read more...

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Obamas’ make merry in Hawaii as Americans battle snow storm


December 31st, 2010 - 8:18 am ICT by ANI
Los Angeles/Hawaii, Dec. 31 (ANI): The Obamas'Hawaiin holiday is costing the national exchequer at least 1.5 million dollars,and in normal circumstances, no one would mind it, but with mainland America battered by ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga groped by female fan


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 22 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga was groped by a female fan in Paris on her way to a restaurant.The 24-year-old star was swarmed by her fans, both male and ... Read more...

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European economy gets hit by massive snowfall (Second Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Holiday plans of thousands of people have been thrown into disarray after many places across Europe were severely affected by heavy snowfall, even as the freezing winter has ... Read more...

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European holiday makers’ plans hit by heavy snowfall (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Holiday plans of thousands of people across Europe have been thrown into disarray after many places on the continent were severely affected by heavy snowfall.Travellers wanting to fly ... Read more...

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Airlines warn against travel to snowed-in Britain


December 20th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 20 (IANS) Holiday makers wanting to fly to Britain have been advised not to do by many airlines who said they could not guarantee they would be able to land ... Read more...

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A mega tunnel under the ‘pile of dead bodies’


June 27th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Rohtang Pass (Himachal Pradesh), June 27 (IANS) Its beauty notwithstanding, this 13,300 feet high mountainous pass also, because of its treacherous terrain, ominously means "pile of dead bodies". For ... Read more...

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Losses widen at Continental Airlines


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 23 (DPA) Continental Airlines, the fourth-largest US carrier, Thursday reported bigger-than-expected first-quarter losses as higher jet fuel prices raised operating costs. Continental CEO Jeff Smisek said he was disappointed with ... Read more...

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Monarch Butterflies Population Dips Lowest In Decades


March 22nd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The population of Monarch butterflies which are known to migrate to Mexico mountains in order to avoid the chilly winter conditions, has significantly reduced owing to ... Read more...

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US unemployment rate unchanged at 9.7 percent


March 5th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (DPA) The US jobless rate remained at 9.7 percent in February as employers shed 34,000 jobs during the month, the US Labour Department reported Friday. The department said severe snow ... Read more...

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Avatar Receives Stupendous Opening In United States


December 21st, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Dec.21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much anticipated James Cameroon movie 'Avatar' lived up to the box office expectations of its producers as the movie received record-breaking opening in the ... Read more...

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Toll rises to 38 in China’s heaviest snowfall in 60 years


November 13th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 13 (IANS) The toll has risen to 38 Friday amid China's heaviest snowfall in the last 60 years, China Daily reported. The storm brought up by the heavy snowfall hit the ... Read more...

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Heavy snows paralyse life in Britain


February 2nd, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) The heaviest snowfall in 18 years blanketed much of Britain Monday, bringing life to a standstill as transport ground to a halt and schools and colleges were closed.Southern ... Read more...

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Canada’s first white Christmas in four decades


December 26th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 26 (IANS) With snow blanketing the country from coast to coast Thursday, Canada had its first white Christmas in almost four decades.Since some parts of the province of British Columbia ... Read more...

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Beijing prepares to deliver a smooth Olympic Games


July 8th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 8 (Xinhua) In the eventful year of 2008 which saw China hit by snow storms and a deadly earthquake, Beijing hopes to deliver a smooth Olympic Games to reverse the ... Read more...

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Quake won’t have major impact on China’s economy: Experts


May 13th, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 13 (Xinhua) The quake that shook the earth in southwest China and left a trail of devastation, killing more than 12,000 people, is not likely to have a major impact ... Read more...

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