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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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Thick fog envelops chilly Delhi, commuters hit


January 18th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Thick fog enveloped the capital Wednesday morning and commuters struggled to travel in reduced visibility with slow vehicular movement and disruption in trains and flights. ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts traffic in Pakistan


January 17th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Traffic movement in several places in Pakistan was badly hit Tuesday after blinding fog reduced visibility to as low as zero metre.Several major roads in Khyber ... Read more...

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Fog, icy winds make Delhiites shiver


January 17th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) A blanket of fog and icy breeze made for a cold Tuesday morning in the capital as the minimum temperature fell to 9.3 degrees Celsius ... Read more...

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Delhi shivers with nippy winds, sunny day ahead


January 11th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) A blanket of fog coupled with icy winds gave no respite from the winter chill to Delhiites Wednesday morning as the minimum temperature settled three ... Read more...

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Delhi shivers at below average temperatures


January 10th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The chill continued in the capital Tuesday morning as the minimum temperature settled three notches below average at 4.7 degrees Celsius. The met office has ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd to invest in Bengal infrastructure


January 9th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Diversified conglomerate Punj Lloyd said Monday it plans to come out with a specific plan for investment in infrastructure in West Bengal soon.The company said ... Read more...

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Cold, clear day ahead for Delhi


January 9th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) After nearly a week of cloudy skies, a clear day has been forecast in Delhi. The minimum temperature Monday morning settled a notch above average ... Read more...

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Cloudy, chilly day in Delhi (Lead)


January 8th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The skies remained cloudy for the major part of Sunday in the national capital, with chilly winds blowing through the day. The met office has ... Read more...

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Fire crackers help railways deal with fog


January 8th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) In these high-tech times, Indian Railways continues to rely on the age-old practice of bursting fire crackers on tracks to alert train drivers during dense ... Read more...

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Cloudy morning in capital


January 8th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) A cloudy and windy Sunday morning greeted the national capital as the minimum temperature settled five notches above average at 11.9 degrees Celsius. However, the ... Read more...

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Cloudy weather in Delhi, possibility of rain


January 7th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The capital saw cloudy weather Saturday morning, with the possibility of rain. The minimum temperature was recorded at 12.5 degrees Celsius, five degrees above normal, ... Read more...

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Foggy day, train services disrupted


January 5th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The capital witnessed a cold day with rail services being disrupted due to dense fog in the morning. The met department has forecast rain later ... Read more...

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Fog hits rail, air traffic in Delhi (Second Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Rail and air services were affected in the capital Tuesday morning due to the heavy fog.According to the Northern Railway website, 57 trains were affected ... Read more...

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Fog hits rail, air traffic in Delhi (Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Rail and air services were affected in the capital Tuesday morning due to the heavy fog that enveloped the city.According to the Northern Railway website, ... Read more...

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Six killed in Haryana jeep-tanker collision


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sonipat (Haryana), Jan 3 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 13 injured when a speeding jeep collided with an oil tanker on the Sonipat-Rohtak road Tuesday morning, police ... Read more...

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Mercury rises in Delhi, foggy day ahead (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) It was a cloudy and pleasant Monday morning in the capital with the minimum temperature rising to 11.6 degrees Celsius, five degrees above normal.The weather ... Read more...

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New year begins on pleasant note for Delhiites


January 1st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) 2012 began on a pleasant note for Delhiites Sunday as the skies turned clear and the minimum temperature settled one notch above average at 8.4 ... 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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Foggy New Year’s eve in Delhi


December 31st, 2011 - 12:16 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 Met office has forecast a clear ... Read more...

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Thick fog, nippy winds in Delhi


December 29th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Thick fog and an icy breeze made for cold Thursday morning in the capital. The minimum temperature, however, rose to 6.8 degrees Celsius - a ... Read more...

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Delhi fog delays over 50 trains


December 28th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) A thick layer of fog enveloped the capital Wednesday morning, affecting at least 51 trains. The Met office has forecast a clear and warm day ... Read more...

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Slight rise in Delhi temperature, fog disrupts trains (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Reeling under intense cold for the past few days, Dehi's residents got some respite Tuesday with a slight rise in the minimum temperature. The Met ... Read more...

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Slight rise in Delhi temperature, fog disrupts trains


December 27th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) A slight rise in the minimum temperature early Tuesday morning gave relief to the residents of Delhi, experiencing extreme cold conditions for the past few ... Read more...

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Coldest Christmas in five years in Delhi


December 25th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) It was the coldest Christmas in the capital in the last five years with the minimum temperature Sunday dropping to 2.9 degrees, five notches below ... Read more...

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Fog in Delhi hits rail traffic (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Dense fog in Delhi Friday morning affected train service and 35 trains were running late, officials said. Air traffic, however, remained unaffected.According to the northern ... Read more...

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Chilly morning in Delhi, sunny day ahead


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Delhiites woke up to a foggy and chilly Thursday morning with the minimum temperature settling two notches below average at six degrees Celsius. The Met ... Read more...

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Fog affects life in Punjab, Haryana


December 20th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 20 (IANS) Fog and cold wave conditions continued to affect normal life in Punjab and Haryana Tuesday.Thick fog engulfed most parts of Haryana, affecting road and rail traffic. ... Read more...

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Chilly morning, slight respite from fog


December 20th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Chilly winds continued to make Delhiites shiver Tuesday as the minimum temperature settled three notches below average at 4.8 degrees Celsius. However, there was slight ... Read more...

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Nine killed in China bus-truck collision


December 10th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 10 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and seven seriously injured in northwest China after a long-distance bus collided with a truck in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region ... Read more...

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20 vehicles collide in China, five dead


November 22nd, 2011 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) At least five people died and many others were injured when more than 20 vehicles collided in China, authorities said.The accident took place in the central ... Read more...

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Fog strands 1,200 ships in China


November 18th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) More than 1,200 ships were stranded in eastern China Friday due to heavy fog, an official said.Parts of Jiangsu province were engulfed by heavy fog Friday ... Read more...

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Railway amenities panel stresses on tackling blockades


October 16th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Keeping in mind the increasing instances of railway blockades causing inconvenience to passengers, the Indian Railways' Passenger Amenities Committee has recommended that a proper mechanism be ... Read more...

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Four die in 50-vehicle pile-up in Chile


October 13th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Oct 13 (IANS/EFE) At least four people died and 20 were injured in a 50-vehicle pile-up on the highway linking this Chile capital with its busiest seaport, police ... Read more...

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Obese targeted at workplace


September 27th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 27 (IANS) Obese individuals seem to be stigmatised at the workplace and in cultural settings, which has a negative bearing on their health, social behaviour and outcome, researchers ... Read more...

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