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Pilgrims cannot start Amarnath Yatra before June 25


June 23rd, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Hindu pilgrims reaching north and south Kashmir transit camps for the annual Amarnath Yatra would not be allowed to proceed further before June 25, the ... Read more...

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Mumbai slips behind a curtain of dust


March 21st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Mumbai slipped behind a thick blanket of dust Wednesday as the city's weather suddenly changed. Weather officials said it is owing to the ongoing dust storm ... Read more...

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200 flights hit as fog covers Beijing


March 17th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 17 (IANS) Nearly 200 flights were cancelled as a thick blanket of fog enveloped Beijing Saturday.Fog impacted the north China region, including Beijing and Tianjin, grounding a number ... Read more...

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Minimum temperatures above normal in Punjab, Haryana


February 6th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 6 (IANS) The minimum temperatures across Punjab and Haryana remained one to five degrees above normal Monday, an official said here.Chandigarh, with a minimum temperature of 12.2 degrees ... Read more...

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North India reels under cold onslaught (Roundup)


January 18th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A dense veil of fog in Delhi and Agra, frozen taps in Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh and renewed chill in Punjab and Haryana -- train, ... Read more...

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Taj city fogged out, traffic movement affected


January 18th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 18 (IANS) This Taj city was Wednesday morning enveloped in a thick blanket of fog, reducing visibility to a few metres which affected traffic movement. The minimum temperature ... Read more...

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Soz asks Congress ministers to assist snow-hit valley


January 16th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir state Congress chief Saif-ud-din Soz Monday wrote to the party's ministers from Kashmir, asking them to visit the valley "to give a helping ... Read more...

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Foggy day in Delhi, trains disrupted (Second Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Dense fog wreaked havoc in the capital Thursday, affecting trains and flights and also claiming the life of a 30-year-old.Fog reduced visibility to 100 meters ... Read more...

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Taj city fogged out, commuters hit


January 5th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 5 (IANS) Agra was all wrapped up in a thick blanket of fog Thursday, and the Met Office has forecast similar foggy conditions Friday and ... Read more...

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Fog hits commuters, light rain likely on New Year’s Day (Second Lead)


December 31st, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) The capital had a foggy morning Saturday, affecting air and rail traffic, but a clear day throughout. The Met Office has forecast a ... Read more...

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Fog hits air, rail traffic in Delhi (Lead)


December 31st, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) It was a foggy Saturday morning in the capital as Delhiites geared up to welcome the New Year. The thick blanket of fog wreaked havoc ... Read more...

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Fog envelopes Delhi, cold wave continues


December 19th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog enveloped the capital Monday morning, reducing visibility and making life difficult for commuters as vehicular movement slowed down.The cold wave ... Read more...

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Fog claims 15 lives in Uttar Pradesh


November 24th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 24 (IANS) Fifteen people have been killed in accidents in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad, Mathura, Agra, Mainpuri and Hathras districts as dense fog enveloped the entire region. Cement ... Read more...

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Snow in Manali hills, tourists happy on 11.11.11


November 11th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 11 (IANS) It was 11.11.11 and the thick blanket of snow covering the hills surrounding this picturesque Himalayan town made it all the more perfect for ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall drapes Manali in white


April 6th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Manali, April 6 (IANS) Hills overlooking the picturesque resort of Manali in Himachal Pradesh were wrapped in a white blanket for the second consecutive day Wednesday with the Met ... Read more...

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Himachal offers discount to Pakistani guests


March 30th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 30 (IANS) As a goodwill gesture, Himachal Pradesh Wednesday invited the Pakistani guests to visit the hills after the India-Pakistan cricket World cup semifinal match in Mohali.The state ... Read more...

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Still snowing tourists in Himachal hills


March 25th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 25 (IANS) As spring slowly melts into summer, tourists from the plains are rushing right into the arms of the Himachal Pradesh hills that are still magically ... Read more...

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Snow-clad slopes make Manali a skiers’ paradise


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 23 (IANS) Plentiful snowfall has turned this picturesque resort town in Kullu valley into a paradise for skiers visiting from across the globe."Nice snow", remarked a ... Read more...

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Fogy morning gives way to bright day, cloudy Wednesday likely (Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog enveloped Delhi Tuesday morning, causing diversion of a few domestic and international flights due to poor visibility conditions at the Indira Gandhi ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts flight operations at Delhi airport (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog engulfed the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport Thursday leading to delays and diversions of scores of flights in the capital, officials said. ... Read more...

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Warm day in Delhi, mercury to rise further (Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) It was a warm day in the capital Monday as the early morning chill and fog cover gave way to a bright sun. The weather office has ... Read more...

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Flights hit as fog engulfs Delhi airport again


January 31st, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog engulfed the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here Monday that caused cancellation of 10 flights and diversion of three from the ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s grandpas miss winter’s icicles, storytellers


January 17th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Jan 17 (IANS) "Snow is all right, but, my dear, where are the icicles?" asked a bewildered Samad Sheikh, 75, who lives in a hamlet here in north Kashmir. ... Read more...

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Agra shivers at 0.6 degrees


January 9th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 9 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog and chilly winds in Agra forced people to spend Sunday indoors as the minimum temperature plummeted to 0.6 degrees Celsius. The weather office ... Read more...

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Thick fog hits flights, railways in Delhi


January 8th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) A thick blanket of flog that reduced visibility in the Indian capital Saturday seriously disrupted flights and trains, leaving thousands stranded, officials said.About a dozen domestic and ... Read more...

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Thick fog envelopes Delhi


January 8th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog enveloped the capital Saturday, reducing visibility and making it difficult for commuters. Delhiites continued to shiver as the minimum temperature was three ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana fogged out, no flights from Chandigarh (Lead)


January 5th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 5 (IANS) No flights operated from Chandigarh, most trains ran behind schedule and road traffic was reduced to a snail's pace as a thick blanket of fog enveloped most parts ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana fogged out


January 5th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 5 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog enveloped most parts of Punjab, Haryana and their joint capital Chandigarh Wednesday morning, disrupting rail, road and air traffic. Road traffic was reduced ... Read more...

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Six more die in UP, two in Rajastan as winter freeze spreads (Roundup)


January 4th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Stinging cold and a thick blanket of fog in some places continued to haunt people in northern India Tuesday with six more deaths were reported from Uttar ... Read more...

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Tourists flock to Srinagar, Shimla to enjoy first snowfall


December 31st, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar/Shimla, Dec.31 (ANI): Scores of tourists thronged various hill stations in Srinagar and Shimla to enjoy the first snowfall of the season.Jammu and Kashmir witnessed the maiden snowfall of the season on ... Read more...

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Dense fog in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh


December 29th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 29 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog covered Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh Wednesday morning with some areas witnessing light rainfall. The weather office predicted more foggy mornings and evenings."There is ... Read more...

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Haryana Police advises slow driving during fog


December 28th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) The Haryana Police Tuesday advised motorists to drive slowly and cautiously on national and state highways and other roads across the state due to dense fog in many ... Read more...

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Panjab, Haryana face fog chaos


December 27th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog engulfed most parts of Punjab and Haryana Monday, disrupting both rail and road traffic. Met officials have predicted similar conditions to prevail in ... Read more...

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Heavy fog disrupts flights, trains in Delhi (Lead)


December 26th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Heavy fog disrupted flight and train schedules in the capital, leaving thousands of passengers stranded in the bitter cold at the international airport and railway station Sunday.A ... Read more...

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Travel travails continue for snow-hit Europe


December 21st, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Travel woes continued Tuesday for tens of thousands of passengers across Europe as a thick blanket of snow and ice across the continent made travelling virtually impossible.Britain, France ... Read more...

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