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Heavy rains in Himachal, more in store


September 18th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell Tuesday due to widespread rain with Hamirpur town recording the highest amount - 164 mm - in the state, the met ... Read more...

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Shutdown affects normal life in Assam


August 27th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 27 (IANS) Normal life was affected in most districts in Assam Monday due to the 12-hour dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the Bajrang Dal in protest against the recent ... Read more...

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Heavy rain to continue in Himachal


August 26th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) Heavy rainfall will continue across Himachal Pradesh in the next 24 hours, a weather official said Sunday evening."There will be no respite from the incessant rain ... Read more...

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10 die in Jaipur of rain-triggered disasters (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 22 (IANS) Rains continued to create havoc as the death toll rose to eight in this Rajasthan capital in incidents of wall collapses and electrocution, an official ... Read more...

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Incessant rains in Himachal, rivers in spate


August 21st, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) Rivers and their tributaries in Himachal Pradesh have been in spate as the state has witnessed moderate to heavy rainfall for almost a week, while two ... Read more...

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Two dead in Mumbai protest against Myanmar violence (Third Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Two people were killed and over 40 injured as a protest by several Muslim organisations to condemn the alleged attacks on Muslims in Myanmar and the ... Read more...

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Odisha residents return home after flood water recedes


August 6th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) About 2,000 people who were taken to safer places a day ago due to overflowing of Hati river in Odisha's Kalahandi district returned home Monday as ... Read more...

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Maoists’ shutdown call hits life in Chhattisgarh


July 30th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 30 (IANS) Roads looked deserted and shops remained closed in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region Monday, the third day of the Maoists' 'martyrdom week', police said. Two rebel supporters were ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash parts of Delhi, more expected Friday (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Parts of Delhi were lashed by heavy rainfall Thursday afternoon, bringing the maximum temperature three notches below average to 32.8 degrees Celsius. The met office ... Read more...

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Gurgaon residents protest power cuts


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 3 (IANS) A severe power crisis Tuesday led residents, including municipal councillors, to agitate and block roads in the various parts of Gurgaon, causing extended traffic jams in ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, disrupt traffic (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Heavy rains, the first major showers of the delayed monsoon, lashed Mumbai Thursday. Though rail and road traffic was disrupted and hundreds of commuters were inconvenienced, ... Read more...

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Special police teams to keep vigil on top Maoist leaders (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 3 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has set up special investigative teams of the police to keep vigil on top Maoist leaders as part of stepped up security in ... Read more...

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CBI questions Jagan in illegal wealth case (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) questioned jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in the illegal wealth case Sunday, the first day of the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh steps up security during Maoist protest week


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 3 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has beefed up security throughout the 'Red Corridor' and put paramilitary forces deployed in internal areas of Bastar region on maximum alert in ... Read more...

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NDA-called shutdown draws wide response in Assam


May 31st, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 31 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) parties drew a wide response in Assam Thursday.Almost all opposition parties in Assam, including the Left ... Read more...

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Protests across Maharashtra against petrol price hike


May 24th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) People across Maharashtra Thursday protested against the sharp hike in petrol prices, burning effigies and blocking roads and highways in prominent cities of the state, ... 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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Highways through Indian tiger reserves will destroy habitat


April 16th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) As India strives hard to protect its big cats, a study in a tiger reserve has found that busy highways and excessive road expansion will ... Read more...

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IPL season begins in Bangalore under tight vigil


April 7th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 7 (IANS) As summer gets underway with hot days but cooler nights, the entertaining cricket season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) got off to a start Saturday ... Read more...

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Fond memories abound as Zero Bridge dismantled


April 4th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 4 (IANS) History flowed down the Jhelum River in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital WEdnesday as the authorities started dismantling the six-decade-old Zero Bridge - said to ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway re-opened to traffic


February 16th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Much to the respite of the stranded passengers on both sides of the Jawahar Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir, the Srinagar-Jammu national highway was re-opened to ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed, avalanche warning


February 14th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) Fresh snowfall and slippery road conditions blocked the Srinagar-Jammu highway for the second consecutive day Tuesday.Brigadier T.P.S. Rawat, chief engineer of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), ... Read more...

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Naga women’s body agitates in Manipur


February 9th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Feb 9 (IANS) The Naga Women's Union (NWU), Manipur, Thursday held a "public curfew" programme in all the four Naga dominated districts of Manipur demanding unconditional release of a ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall in Kashmir, avalanche warning issued (With Images)


January 15th, 2012 - 10:26 pm 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. The authorities have issued an avalanche warning for ... Read more...

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Mumbai Marathon: A carnival on the streets of Bollywood country (Roundup)


January 15th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) It was like a huge party on the streets. From Bollywood personalities, top business honchos, people on wheelchairs and even Subhas Chandra Bose and Manmohan ... Read more...

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Fresh snow in Shimla, Manali


January 12th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 12 (IANS) Fresh snow in Himachal Pradesh's tourist resorts of Shimla and Manali Thursday resulted in cold wave conditions continuing in the state. The Met office said ... Read more...

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Court summons Shimla officials on illegal parking


January 11th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 11 (IANS) Irked over illegal parking of tourist vehicles in Shimla's auto-free zones on New Year's Eve, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has summoned top administrative and police ... Read more...

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Himachal in line for more snow (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) Days after moderate to heavy snowfall across the hills of Himachal Pradesh, the state saw a bright, sunny day Tuesday.State capital Shimla, which saw 0.8 cm ... Read more...

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Nigerian athletes locked out of stadiums as strike begins


January 10th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Jan 10 (IANS) Nigerian athletes have been locked out of the National Stadium and the Teslim Balogun Stadium, both in southwest Nigeria's Lagos state, in view of the nationwide ... Read more...

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Manali freezes at minus 7 degrees


January 10th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) A day after moderate snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, the state saw a bright, sunny Tuesday morning. But it followed a bone-chilling night.The picturesque tourist resort of ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall in Himachal throws life out of gear but cheers fruit farmers (Lead) (With Images)


January 9th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 9 (IANS) Heavy snowfall, accompanied by blizzards, continued across Himachal Pradesh Monday snapping transportation links but bringing cheer to fruit growers in the state.State capital Shimla saw a ... Read more...

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More snow, Shimla records season’s lowest temperature


January 9th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations of Shimla and Manali received more snowfall Monday. The state capital saw a minimum temperature of minus 2.9 degrees Celsius, the ... Read more...

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A day of rain, snow in northern India


January 6th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) With snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and rains in the Indian capital, Friday turned out to be a cold proposition in many parts ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall blocks Srinagar-Jammu highway


January 6th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 6 (IANS) The strategic Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed for vehicular traffic Friday morning following fresh snowfall in the Jawahar Tunnel area of the road.T.P.S. Rawat, chief engineer of ... Read more...

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Himachal shivers, Shimla has season’s coldest night


January 6th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 6 (IANS) Intense cold conditions saw most parts of Himachal Pradesh shivering Friday, a day after rains and snowfall across the state.Shimla, which saw 4.4 cm of snow ... Read more...

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