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Punjab primary school vacations extended due to heat wave


July 1st, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) Punjab has extended summer vacations in its primary schools till July 9 in view of the searing heat conditions in the region. However, middle, high and ... Read more...

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UP traders to protest ‘close at 7 p.m.’ order


June 18th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) Upset over the Uttar Pradesh government's order to close shops and malls by 7 p.m. in the face of acute power crisis, traders have decided ... Read more...

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Peacock threatened by drought, starvation in Maharashtra reserve (With Images)


June 6th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), June 6 (IANS) India's national bird, the peacock, is under severe threat from nature's vagaries at one of the largest peacock national parks in the country at Naigaon ... Read more...

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Heat wave in Punjab and Haryana, Amritsar records 45.5 degrees


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 2 (IANS) The Sikh holy city of Amritsar Saturday sizzled at 45.5 degrees as heat wave conditions continued to prevail over Punjab and Haryana.Amritsar had touched a high ... Read more...

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Showers bring brief respite in Agra


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 2 (IANS) Welcome showers Saturday afternoon brought the temperature down by a few notches in the Taj city that had been reeling under intense heat wave conditions for ... Read more...

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Heat wave unabated in Haryana, Punjab


June 1st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) Haryana's Narnaul town sizzled at 47 degrees Celsius Friday as the heat wave over Haryana and Punjab continued unabated.Met officials here said no immediate relief was ... Read more...

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Heat wave continues in Punjab, Haryana


May 26th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Heat wave conditions continued to prevail over most parts of Punjab and Haryana even though the maximum temperatures Saturday gave partial relief compared to the highs ... Read more...

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At 46.7 degrees, Odisha bakes in blistering heat


May 25th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) A blistering heat wave sweeping across Odisha intensified with one of its towns Friday recording a temperature of 46.7 degrees Celsius, the highest of the day ... Read more...

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Cloudy, but warm Tuesday for Delhi


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A warm Tuesday lies ahead for Delhi with the maximum temperature expected to touch 43 degrees Celsius.The sky will however remain partly cloudy, with chances ... Read more...

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Heat wave in Odisha, Titilagarh sizzles at 45 degrees


May 16th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 16 (IANS) Odisha continued to reel under a severe heat wave Wednesday with one of its towns recording a maximum temperature of 45 degrees Celsius, the day's highest ... Read more...

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Rain predicted in parts of Punjab, Haryana


February 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) Cold wave conditions have abated in most parts of Punjab and Haryana but the met office here Sunday predicted rain and thundershowers in some places in ... Read more...

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Cold continues in Punjab, Haryana


February 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 9 (IANS) With night temperatures plummetting across Punjab and Haryana, cold wave conditions Thursday prevailed in the two north Indian states and the Chandigarh union territory.The minimum temperature ... Read more...

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Peaceful start to local polls in Maharashtra


February 7th, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Nearly one-fourth of Maharashtra's population, mostly in rural and semi-rural areas, will elect new representatives for 27 Zilla Parishads and 305 Panchayat Samitis, polling for which ... Read more...

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Kargil freezes at minus 25, lowest of the season


January 30th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 30 (IANS) At minus 25 degrees Celsius, Kargil town in the Ladakh region Monday recorded the lowest temperature of the season anywhere in Jammu and Kashmir so far ... Read more...

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Kashmir and Ladakh in deep freeze, Leh coldest at minus 22


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 23 (IANS) Leh in Jammu and Kashmir Monday recorded the lowest temperature of the season at minus 22.2 degrees Celsius as intense cold wave conditions continued across the ... Read more...

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Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir and Ladakh


January 21st, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Cold wave conditions in the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh intensified Saturday even as the weather office predicted another spell of snowfall in the region next week."The ... 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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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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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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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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Light snowfall in Srinagar, more expected


January 6th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 6 (IANS) There was light snowfall in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Friday morning. The weather office forecast more light to moderate rain or snowfall across the ... Read more...

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Maximum temperatures dip in Punjab, Haryana


January 4th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 4 (IANS) After getting a respite from low and sub-zero temperatures in the past one week, Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh saw a sharp drop in the maximum temperatures ... Read more...

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Snowfall, rain likely in Kashmir


January 4th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 4 (IANS) Rain and snowfall have been forecast at many places in the Kashmir Valley with thick, white clouds hanging over the region Wednesday."Rain and snow are likely ... Read more...

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Himachal’s high hills record sub-zero temperatures


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 3 (IANS) Intense cold wave conditions continued in most parts of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday with the higher reaches recording sub-zero temperatures.The Met office forecast a further fall in ... Read more...

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Dense fog in Punjab, Haryana


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) Dense fog engulfed several parts of Punjab and Haryana Tuesday morning as cold wave conditions continued in both states.Weather officials here said the minimum temperatures at ... Read more...

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Night temperatures rise marginally in Kashmir, Ladakh


January 3rd, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 3 (IANS) The cold wave conditions in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region eased somewhat Tuesday due to partial cloudy conditions though the night temperatures remained well ... Read more...

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Kashmir in deep freeze, Leh records minus 18


December 31st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 31 (IANS) As scores of tourists arrived in picturesque Kashmir to usher in the new year, the temperatures continued their free fall with Jammu and Kashmir summer capital ... Read more...

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Mercury rises but Kashmir still freezing


December 29th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 29 (IANS) The minimum temperature rose slightly in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Thursday but at minus 2.3 degrees Celsius failed to provide relief from the extreme ... Read more...

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Cold keeps grip on north India, fog affects 51 trains (Roundup)


December 28th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The cold wave persisted in north India Wednesday as many places recorded temperatures below the freezing point and thick fog affected the running of ... Read more...

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Haryana changes school timings due to cold wave


December 28th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) The Haryana education department Wednesday announced a change in the timings for government and private schools in the state due to the prevailing cold wave conditions."In ... Read more...

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Kashmir freezing, Leh at minus 16


December 28th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Severe cold wave conditions continued unabated Wednesday across the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region as night temperatures remained below freezing point with Leh recording a ... Read more...

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North India shivers as winter chill continues (Roundup)


December 27th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) A severe cold wave continued in north India Tuesday, with Delhi shivering at 4.1 degrees Celsius, and the Dal Lake freezing in Srinagar. Fog played ... Read more...

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Cold wave continues in Kashmir, Dal Lake freezes


December 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 27 (IANS) Cold wave conditions continued unabated across the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region Tuesday.The minimum temperature in Srinagar Tuesday was minus 4.7 degrees Celsius. It was ... Read more...

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Cold wave continues unabated in northern plains


December 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) Cold wave conditions continued unabated in the plains of northern India, with cities and towns in Punjab and Haryana recording low temperatures Tuesday morning.In Punjab, the ... Read more...

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Cold wave in Bihar ends encephalitis epidemic


December 27th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 27 (IANS) The cold wave sweeping across Bihar has proved to be a blessing in disguise for the authorities trying to control an epidemic of Japanese encephalitis in ... Read more...

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