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Six killed in Maharashtra downpour (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Mumbai received a whopping 15 cm average rainfall in 12 hours since 8 a.m. Monday, even as one person was killed and normal life disrupted, officials ... Read more...

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Torrential rains in Maharashtra


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) After a lull of three days, Mumbai and large parts of Maharashtra experienced incessant torrential rains since early Monday, throwing normal life out of gear, even ... Read more...

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Taj sparkles in rain, Agra totters (Letter from Agra)


August 29th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 29 (IANS) Is this really a World Heritage city? This was the question most tourists were asking after a massive downpour left the Taj city in shambles, exposing ... Read more...

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Court seeks report on water-logging in Delhi


August 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday asked civic agencies to file a report within a week about steps taken to de-silt drains and prevent water-logging during ... Read more...

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Court asks Delhi authorities to file ATR on water logging


August 1st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the city government and the civic agencies to file the action taken report on steps taken by them to ... Read more...

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Pleasant day in Delhi, more rains Thursday (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The city residents enjoyed pleasant weather Wednesday with morning showers followed by a cloudy day. Rain has been forecast for Thursday too."The sky will remain ... Read more...

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Rain brings cheer to Agra farmers


July 30th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 30 (IANS) Fairly widespread rains in the last three days have delighted farmers in the Agra region as the delayed monsoon had triggered fears of a drought. ... Read more...

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Heavy rains kill nine in Hyderabad, many colonies submerged (Second Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) Nine people, including two women and three children, were killed in incidents of wall collapse in Hyderabad as heavy rains lashed the city since Friday ... Read more...

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Heavy rains kill nine in Hyderabad (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) Nine people, including two women and three children, were killed in incidents of wall collapse in Hyderabad as heavy rains since Friday night lashed the ... Read more...

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Heavy rains kill nine in Hyderabad


July 21st, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) Nine people, including two women and three children were killed in incidents of wall collapse in Hyderabad as heavy rains lashed the city since Friday night, ... Read more...

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Rains bring respite, problems for Delhi residents (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Delhi residents ended Friday on a cool note with heavy rains - 15.2 mm in a span of three hours - washing away ... Read more...

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Court seeks report from civic agencies on water-logging


July 11th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the capital's civic agencies to file a status report about steps taken to desilt drains and prevent water-logging during ... Read more...

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Ready to face monsoon test: Delhi Traffic Police


July 11th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) With its traffic signals serviced and enough personnel on the roads to ensure smooth traffic flow, the Delhi Traffic Police claims it is geared up ... Read more...

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Are Delhi agencies geared to tackle monsoon?


July 6th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) When the eagerly awaited monsoon showers, bringing respite from the sweltering summer heat, finally arrive in Delhi, the city will once again and as usual ... Read more...

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Rains lash Lucknow, parts of UP


July 5th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Lucknow and other parts of Uttar Pradesh early Thursday, bringing respite from the hot and muggy weather. The downpour is likely to continue ... Read more...

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Rupee notes come floating in Guwahati!


June 25th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) Monsoon rain which usually brings only water-logging brought riches in the form of floating Indian rupee notes in some parts of Guwahati Monday.When most people were ... Read more...

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Dikshit alerts civic agencies before monsoon


June 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Weeks ahead of the arrival of the monsoon in the capital, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday asked Delhi's civic agencies, particularly the MCD, to put ... Read more...

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‘Indian weavers victims of faulty policy, neglect’


May 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Defective policy, poor infrastructure, neglect and competition from multinationals have taken a toll on the communities of traditional weavers in the country, a BJP ... Read more...

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Rain worries farmers in western UP


April 12th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 12 (IANS) The spell of rain earlier this week has got farmers in western Uttar Pradesh worried with many saying that it would damage the standing wheat crop.Wednesday ... Read more...

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Holy mess: Filth, mismanagement disgusts foreigners at Bodh Gaya event


January 8th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Both Gaya (Bihar), Jan 8 (IANS) Heaps of garbage, stinking toilets, squelchy muddy pools, harassment by beggars and severe power cuts are not exactly things one associates with a ... Read more...

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Kalpakkam nuclear reactors not affected by cyclone Thane


December 30th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) It was business as usual at the Kalpakkam atomic power plants, around 80 km from here, even as cyclone Thane lashed the coastal districts affecting normal ... Read more...

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Rains add twist to National Racing Championship


November 25th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) The northeast monsoon, after a dormant period, has become active again and the rains will add a twist to the sixth and concluding round of the ... Read more...

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36 killed in heavy rains in eastern Uttar Pradesh


September 26th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) As many as 36 people died and about 25 others were injured in heavy rains that lashed parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh Sunday, officials said Monday.Most ... Read more...

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Japanese encephalitis returns to kill 300 in Uttar Pradesh


September 25th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 25 (IANS) Japanese encephalitis is back in eastern Uttar Pradesh and has claimed the lives of over 300 children in the past two months alone, health officials say.The ... Read more...

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Here comes Sri Sri to Goa


September 20th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Otherwise known for beach parties and infamous for drug abuse and crimes against women, Goa will now have a touch of calm. Art of Living ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Delhi, cause traffic snarls


September 15th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed the city Thursday, bringing a respite from the heat and muggy weather but plunging several parts of the city into hours-long traffic ... Read more...

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Parts of Kolkata flooded, trains hit


August 8th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Heavy rainfall have flooded parts of Kolkata, disrupting train services.A cyclonic formation on the Bay of Bengal triggered a rainfall of 77.5 millimeter from Sunday evening ... Read more...

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Three die in house collapse


August 6th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 6 (IANS) A young woman and two children were killed and eight others were injured when the two-storeyed house they were sleeping in collapsed in an Agra locality ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Delhi, season’s wettest day (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) After days of playing hide and seek, the skies opened up in the national capital Tuesday with heavy rains lashing most parts of the city, ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Delhi; flooded roads cause jams (Lead)


July 26th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed parts of the capital Tuesday afternoon bringing welcome relief from the muggy weather but also caused water-logging and traffic jams on some ... Read more...

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First dengue death of 2011 reported in Delhi


July 23rd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A man has died of dengue in Delhi - the first fatality due to the disease in 2011, officials said Saturday.According to the Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

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Cool day in Delhi, more rains expected Saturday


July 8th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Delhi experienced a cool Friday with clouds and rain bringing the temperature down by six degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department said. The maximum temperature ... Read more...

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Mumbai rains bring both pleasure, pain for celebrities


July 8th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Incessant rains in Mumbai have cooled down the city, but long traffic jams and water-logging have added to the woes of the people including ... Read more...

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Rains bring cheers and woes to Mumbai


July 8th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Heavy rains since early Friday brought cheer to Mumbai but also disrupted road and rail traffic and forced a brief suspension of flights, officials said.The rains, ... Read more...

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Kolkata roads still waterlogged


June 18th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) City dwellers had a harrowing time Saturday as several parts of Kolkata remained waterlogged following heavy rainfall since Thursday night in the city and other southern ... Read more...

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