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Pleasant Monday in Delhi with some rain, more expected Tuesday (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Delhi residents experienced a pleasant day Monday with parts of the city receiving light rains and the temperature dipping. As per the met office, the ... Read more...

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Karnataka golf: Khalin Joshi fires 70


September 6th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 6 (IANS) Khalin Joshi, true to his billing as India's top amateur golfer, scored a 2-under par 70 to end with the day's best gross score of 38 ... Read more...

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Runner dies during Mexico City marathon


September 4th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 4 (IANS/EFE) A 33-year-old man has died from a heart attack while trying to complete the Mexico City marathon over the weekend.Juan Pablo de la Mora died ... Read more...

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Light rains in Delhi (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) There were light rains in some parts of the national capital Sunday, with the maximum temperature settling at 34.9 degrees celsius, a notch above average. ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Karun and team in top 10


August 25th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone (Britain) , Aug 25 (IANS) The JRM Racing team of Karun Chandhok, David Brabham and Peter Dumbreck put in some hot laps to be in top 10 during the ... Read more...

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Delhi has a breezy Tuesday (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A breezy Tuesday with light rain made the weather pleasant. The capital recorded 3 mm rainfall between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.The maximum temperature was ... Read more...

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The audience should have entertainment: Salman Khan (Interview)


August 10th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) He's had four back-to-back blockbusters and expectations from his next release "Ek Tha Tiger" are enormous, but Salman Khan appears quite oblivious to the pressure ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt creates history winning 100m, 200m (Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has created Olympic history by becoming the first man to win the 100 and 200 metres in successive games.Bolt Thursday night ran ... Read more...

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Politicians, media love hating each other: Omar


August 9th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said a completely harmonious relationship between politicians and the media was not possible."If there is complete harmony between ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Isinbayeva confident ahead of pole vault final


August 4th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian pole vault world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva is in a confident mood after qualifying for the Olympic final, she said Saturday.Isinbayeva easily qualified for ... Read more...

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Drizzle in Delhi, more showers likely


July 30th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The capital woke up to light drizzle Monday morning with the minimum temperature settling a notch above the average for the season at 28 degrees ... Read more...

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Cloudy Saturday in Delhi, rains expected Sunday (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi had a cloudy, humid Saturday with the maximum temperature creeping a notch above the average to 35.4 degrees Celsius. Similar weather is likely Sunday, ... Read more...

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Mexican boxer Valdez feeling no Olympics pressure


July 24th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Mexican star bantamweight boxer Oscar Valdez said he was under no pressure for the London Games, his second Olympics, even though boxing has been a source ... Read more...

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Indian coach asks shooters to make the best of pressure


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) India's chief shooting coach Sunny Thomas asked his shooters to shoot with pressure and not against it if they want to win a medal at ... Read more...

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Hype around Indian archery team justified: Team manager


July 20th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Team manager Paresh Mukherjee has said the hype around Indian archers was justified but the athletes should be reasonable with their expectations at the London ... Read more...

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Weather can decide the medal, says shooter Sodhi


July 19th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) India's top double trap shooter Ronjan Singh Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, said weather can be the deciding factor in his event during the London Games."It ... Read more...

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Sultry Tuesday, no rain likely till July 19 (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Delhi residents' hopes for cooling monsoon showers were dashed on a sultry Tuesday and the Met. office said the city can expect two more days ... Read more...

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Weather plays spoilsport for tandem chair balloon


July 16th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The plan of two men to fly the “tandem chair” balloon from Oregon to Montana came to abrupt end when the weather forced the adventure to ... Read more...

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Cloudy day in Delhi, rains expected Sunday (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The weather remained cloudy and pleasant in Delhi Saturday with light rains occurring in some parts of the city. The met office has forecast more ... Read more...

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Himachal gets drenched


July 7th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 7 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh may see moderate to heavy rainfall in the next few days, a weather official said here Saturday, following widespread rainfall over ... Read more...

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‘…Milkha Bhaag’ shooting to resume after summer break


July 6th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) As north India has been reeling under scorching heat, producer-director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has decided to halt the shooting of "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" saying that ... Read more...

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Agra has first monsoon showers, plunges in darkness


July 6th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 6 (IANS) The long-awaited monsoon showers which finally hit the Taj city Thursday evening and brought down the temperature by nine degrees Celsius, also spelt a major power ... Read more...

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‘Law and order situation improving in northeast’


June 28th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The law and order situation in the northeast is improving and the government expects to help in enhancing developmental work in the region, the ... Read more...

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Two Iranians sentenced to death over booze


June 26th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in the Iranian province of Khorasan has sentenced two local men to death after they were caught drinking alcohol for the third time, ... Read more...

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China welcomes new Pakistan PM


June 25th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) China Monday congratulated Pakistan's new Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and pledged a closer partnership with Islamabad."As a close neighbour of Pakistan, we will firmly ... Read more...

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AI Bhubaneswar flight makes precautionary landing in Kolkata


June 18th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Suspecting a technical snag, an Air India flight from New Delhi to Bhubaneswar with 115 passengers on board made a precautionary landing at the NSC Bose ... Read more...

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In US, Zeta-Jones misses family


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 17 (IANS) Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, who is settled in the US, says she misses her family and friends back home.Currently, the 42-year-old lives in New York ... Read more...

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Temperatures soar across Himachal


June 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 12 (IANS) A heat wave again gripped parts of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday with temperatures crossing 40 degrees Celsius.State capital Shimla too recorded a high of 30.1 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

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Hot start to week in Delhi (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Indian capital experienced a hot start to the week Monday, with the maximum temperature settling two notches above average at 41.4 degrees Celsius. ... Read more...

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Hot Saturday in Delhi, similar weather expected Sunday (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) It was a hot and cloudy Saturday in the capital with the maximum temperature settling a notch above average at 40.6 degrees Celsius. Sunday is ... Read more...

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Rain washes out second day’s play in Edgbaston Test


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 8 (IANS/CMC) After washing out play without a ball bowled on the opening day, rain again forced the abandonment of the second day of the third and final Test ... Read more...

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Sunny, clear day in Delhi, no change forecast Saturday (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Friday was sunny and clear in the national capital with the maximum temperature settling a notch below the average at 39.3 degrees Celsius.The Met ... Read more...

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Dark clouds, thunder usher monsoon in Goa


June 6th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 6 (IANS) Dark clouds and thunder ushered the south-west monsoon into Goa Wednesday.Goa Chief Meteorological Officer K.V. Singh said the monsoon had set in Goa and had advanced ... Read more...

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Cheers as monsoon hits Maharashtra early


June 6th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) People in the coastal Konkan and south-central parts of Maharashtra received respite from the sweltering heat as the monsoon hit many parts of the region Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Rain in Delhi turns weather pleasant


June 5th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The national capital saw light rain and winds Tuesday afternoon bring some respite to people reeling under the blistering heat for the past one week.With ... Read more...

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