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More rain, more chaos in Delhi (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) It was a rained-out morning in the capital Wednesday with the season's heaviest showers resulting in several areas being waterlogged and the inevitable traffic snarls ... Read more...

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More rain, more chaos in Delhi


August 29th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) It was a rained out morning in the capital Wednesday with the season's heaviest showers resulting in several areas being waterlogged and the inevitable traffic ... Read more...

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Torrential downpour leaves Delhi in traffic snarls, chaos (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) After a muggy afternoon and sporadic drizzle in the national capital Monday, a torrential downpour caused heavy traffic snarls and flooding on roads.Traffic snarls were ... Read more...

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Heavy downpour in Delhi, traffic hit (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Delhi Saturday morning spelling chaos on city roads. The hour-long downpour in some parts of the city brought traffic to a halt ... Read more...

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Season’s heaviest shower halts Delhi, more rain likely (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) This monsoon season's heaviest shower drenched Delhi Tuesday, bringing traffic to a halt. Rainfall recorded in the past 8 hours was 28.2 mm even as ... Read more...

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Rains lash capital, traffic snarls in several places


August 1st, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) It was a rainy Wednesday morning in the capital with office-goers stuck in traffic snarls in several places and the weather office forecasting more showers ... Read more...

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Monsoon arrives in Delhi, rainy weekend ahead (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The much-awaited monsoon - which got delayed eight days from its scheduled arrival - finally hit Delhi Saturday, with the city recording a total of ... Read more...

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Pre-monsoon rains in Delhi bring respite, traffic snarls


July 7th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The first pre-monsoon showers brought much-awaited respite to the national capital Saturday, bringing down the minimum temperature to 23.2 degrees Celsius, four degrees below the ... Read more...

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Crackdown against unruly mobikers in Srinagar


June 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 5 (IANS) Alarmed by unruly mobike riders zooming through the streets of Srinagar at break-neck speeds, the traffic department Tuesday launched a crackdown against them.Throwing traffic safety rules ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi sees fewer deaths in traffic accidents


June 5th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 4 (IANS/WAM) The number of deaths and injuries in traffic accidents over the last four months in Abu Dhabi has gone down by 45 and 34 percent ... Read more...

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Harrowing time for Delhi as shutdown hits traffic (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) It was a harrowing morning for Delhiites Thursday as the shutdown against the fuel price hike hit vehicular movement in many parts of the ... Read more...

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Delhi commuters face tough time due to shutdown


May 31st, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown against the fuel price hike hit traffic in several parts of the city Thursday with commuters facing a tough time ... Read more...

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Beijing has over 5 mn car owners


February 17th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) The number of registered car owners in Beijing crossed five million in February, the traffic department said Thursday.A total of 5.017 million cars were registered in ... Read more...

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IAF sorties between Srinagar and Jammu begin (Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) began flying sorties between Srinagar and Jammu with two flights leaving Srinagar airport Saturday afternoon carrying passengers stranded here due to ... Read more...

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IAF to run sorties for stranded passengers in Jammu and Kashmir


January 21st, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government organized special Indian Air Force (IAF) sorties between summer capital Srinagar and winter capital Jammu to airlift stranded passengers as the ... Read more...

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Severe cold wave in Kashmir


January 18th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) After three days of snowfall, severe cold wave conditions returned to Kashmir Wednesday with this summer capital reporting a minimum temperature of minus 1.4 degrees ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall lashes Kashmir


January 15th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 15 (IANS) Heavy snowfall lashed the Kashmir Valley Sunday and the Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed for traffic to prevent accidents.Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar received six inches ... Read more...

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One-way traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway (With Images)


January 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) For the first time since the Srinagar-Jammu highway was blocked due to heavy snowfall and avalanches last week, authorities Wednesday allowed vehicles to move from here ... Read more...

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ADB to fund two flyovers in Kashmir


October 8th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 8 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to fund two flyovers in the two capital cities of Jammu and Kashmir, at a cost of Rs.350 ... Read more...

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More rains likely in Delhi (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) More rains are likely in Delhi, which recorded 16.1 mm of rainfall Tuesday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD. The resultant waterlogging led to ... Read more...

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No helmet, no fuel for Srinagar two-wheeler riders


June 8th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) This has been tried elsewhere in the country, but for the first time in this summer capital city of Jammu and Kashmir petrol vends would not ... Read more...

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Two killed, 15 wounded in Kashmir road accidents


May 11th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) Two people were killed and 15 wounded in separate road accidents in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday, police said. Police here said that a truck carrying army ... Read more...

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Los Angeles traffic cops suspended for starring in porn film while on duty


April 30th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Two Los Angeles traffic cops have been suspended after they starred alongside a blonde actress in a porn film, while they were on duty.In the explicit video, the ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway opened for one-way traffic


February 17th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) The strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway was opened for one-way traffic Thursday as the stranded vehicles were allowed to move from Jammu to Srinagar, an official said here."No vehicle ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for fourth day


February 16th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Landslides triggered by rain and snow forced the closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway for the fourth consecutive day Wednesday, officials said.After three days, the 300-km strategic road was ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed, avalanche warning in Valley


February 15th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 15 (IANS) The strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway remained closed for the second day Tuesday as the authorities warned of a high danger avalanche and landslides in the higher reaches of ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall closes Srinagar-Jammu highway


January 30th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 30 (IANS) Fresh snowfall across the Kashmir Valley Sunday closed the strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway as the minimum temperature rose above the freezing point after two months in summer capital ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway shut to prevent BJP march (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 25 (IANS) The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway was Tuesday shut to traffic to scuttle attempts by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists to sneak into the Kashmir Valley to go ahead ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway shut to prevent BJP march


January 25th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 25 (IANS) As the standoff between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Jammu and Kashmir government heads for a showdown, authorities Tuesday shut the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway to ... Read more...

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Winter chill freezes Kashmir Valley, Leh


January 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) Extreme winter chill, highly slippery roads and frozen water taps continued to pose serious problems to people Thursday as the night temperatures remained below the ... Read more...

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Snowfall in north Kashmir, Ladakh continues to freeze


January 9th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 9 (IANS) There was light snowfall in some areas of north Kashmir Sunday as the cold wave marginally abated in the valley, but the freeze continued in the Ladakh region ... Read more...

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Harsh cold in Kashmir, Leh is minus 23.6 degrees


January 2nd, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 2 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region were reeling under severe cold wave Sunday with Leh recording a minimum temperature of minus 23.6 degrees Celsius while Srinagar shivered at ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway opened for one-way traffic


January 1st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 1 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway was thrown open to one-way traffic Saturday after it remained closed for two days due to heavy snowfall even as chilly winds continued to lash ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu national highway still closed


December 31st, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 31 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu national highway remained closed for the second day Friday as snowfall and inclement weather threw life out of gear across the Kashmir Valley."Four feet deep snow ... Read more...

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Snow blocks Srinagar highway, all flights cancelled (Lead)


December 30th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 30 (IANS) Heavy snowfall and inclement weather Thursday cut off the Valley from the outside world as the Srinagar-Jammu highway remained closed and all flights to and from Srinagar were ... Read more...

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