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IAF says pilot did not refuse to fly Rahul


September 12th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Rejecting reports that its pilot refused to fly Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in Assam, the Indian Air Force Wednesday strongly defended the decision, ... Read more...

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Light rain in Delhi (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) It was a pleasant Thursday in the national capital, with light showers in the evening.The maximum temperature was recorded at average 33.8 degrees Celsius while ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Ashfaq stars in Maldives win over Syria (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Maldives striker Ali Ashfaq inspired his team to a 2-1 win over Syria in the Nehru Cup football tournament here Monday.Ashfaq scored one goal and ... Read more...

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Tropical storm forces delay of 9/11 trial


August 24th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) A military commission hearing of suspects of 9/11 terrorist attacks, including alleged mastermind Khaled Sheikh Mohammad, that was set to begin Thursday has been postponed because ... Read more...

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‘Indian rowers performed beyond expectations at Olympics’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) India rowing coach Ismail Baig says he is satisfied at the way his three-member team performed at the London Olympics.He said Swaran Singh finishing 16th in ... Read more...

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Rains again elude Delhi Sunday, likely Monday (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Rains continued to elude Delhi again Sunday even as the day remained pleasant and cloudy with the maximum temperature two notches below average at 31.8 ... Read more...

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Bengal ration shops to continue potato sales till prices fall (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Prices of the humble potato, the common man's staple food, are likely to remain high till December, prompting the state government to continue selling the tuber ... Read more...

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Potato to be sold through ration shops in Bengal


July 25th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Prices of the humble potato, the common man's staple vegetable, are likely to remain high till December and will be sold through ration shops till prices ... Read more...

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‘Save Goa’ campaign attracts 9,000 at British Goan fest


July 24th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) A record crowd of an estimated 9,000 British Goans attended the annual British Goan Festival in Hounslow, the organisers said. Two British MPs, Keith Vaz and ... Read more...

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German GP: Alonso zooms to second straight pole


July 21st, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One world championship leader Fernando Alonso stormed to pole position in a showery qualifying session at the German Grand Prix here Saturday.The Ferrari driver ... Read more...

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Muggy Wednesday, no rain likely till Friday (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) It was a muggy Wednesday in Delhi, as the maximum temperature was recorded six notches above average at 40.3 degrees Celsius. The Met office has ... Read more...

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Netherlands councilors call for fines for wrong weather forecasts


July 16th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Local lawmakers in Netherlands are pushing for a law in the country which will make wrong weather prediction by meteorologists very expensive. The councillors are proposing that ... Read more...

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India’s tea production dips 11.4 percent Jan-May


July 14th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) India's total tea production January-May 2012 stood at 215.82 million kgs, which is 11.41 percent less than the same period last year.Total tea production of the ... Read more...

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Poll panel keeping tabs on Himachal government actions


July 12th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 12 (IANS) Though dates for the assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh are yet to be announced, the Election Commission Thursday said it is keeping a close tab on ... Read more...

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1952 Olympics: Babu leads bunch of no-hopers to fifth gold (Sports Special)


July 10th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
The team selection ahead of the 1952 Games was marred by such controversy that India looked destined to return home from Finland empty handed. There was a near-riotous situation concerning the ... Read more...

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Caterham pair disappoint in Silverstone qualifying


July 7th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone (England), July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Caterham Formula One team experienced huge disappointment at the British Grand Prix Saturday as both drivers failed to make it past the first ... Read more...

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Delhi has hot Tuesday, rain likely


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) It was a hot morning in the capital Tuesday with the minimum temperature settling a whopping six notches above the season's average at 32.6 degrees ... Read more...

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Delhi continues to swelter, monsoon likely after July 3 (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Hot and sultry weather conditions may continue in the national capital for a few more days as the weather office forecast light rains Monday ... Read more...

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Summer break extended in Delhi schools (Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Thanks to the scorching summer heat, most schools in Delhi will now reopen July 9, a week behind schedule.The Delhi government Sunday directed all its ... Read more...

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Annual Amarnath yatra begins (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 24 (IANS) With a thick layer of snow still covering the Amarnath shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, the first batch of pilgrims set out from here Sunday ... Read more...

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Thick snow cover posing new risk to Amarnath pilgrims


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) Thick snow cover at Kashmir's Amarnath cave shrine and on the route leading to it is posing multiple risks to pilgrims and has increased challenges ... Read more...

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Hot day in Delhi, mercury to rise Thursday (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) It was a sweltering day in the national capital Wednesday with the maximum temperature settling five notches above average at 43.3 degrees Celsius. The met ... Read more...

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Hot Tuesday in Delhi, similar weather Wednesday (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Delhi residents experienced a hot Tuesday with the maximum temperature settling at 41.5 degrees, four notches above the average. The met office has forecast similar ... Read more...

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Bikni-clad weather presenters told to cover up


June 13th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) Two models, hosting a late-night weather forecast programme on a Chinese television show, have been forced to cover themselves up after they drew sharp reactions from ... Read more...

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Pakistan police to launch FM radio


June 11th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan will soon launch a "Police FM" radio service to provide information about traffic jams, accidents, crimes and weather conditions besides broadcasting interviews and talk shows ... Read more...

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Cloudy, warm day in Delhi, no rains expected Friday (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) It was a cloudy yet warm day in the capital Thursday with the maximum temperature settling two notches below average at 38.2 degrees Celsius. The ... Read more...

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Dhoni visits Kargil, pays homage to martyrs of 1999


June 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 6 (IANS) Indian Cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday visited the theatre of the 1999 Kargil Conflict and wondered how Indian soldiers had pushed back Pakistanis from the ... Read more...

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Dhoni visits Leh


June 5th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 5 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni, brand ambassador of the Indian Army and captain of country's cricket team, Tuesday arrived at Leh town of Jammu and Kashmir.Dhoni, who is ... Read more...

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Heat kills 30 in Bengal, officials swing into action


June 5th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Amid reports of over 30 deaths, apparently due to an intense heat wave in southern West Bengal, the state administration has started taking precautionary measures."We ... Read more...

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Amarnath Yatra: 300 Hindu activists detained in Jammu


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 3 (IANS) Nearly 300 Hindu activists were detained here Sunday when they attempted to begin the Amarnath pilgrimage in defiance of the June 25 date fixed by ... Read more...

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Scientists now know tomato better


May 31st, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Scientists have successfully sequenced the genomes of tomato, which is expected to lower costs and increase the vegetable's production worldwide, officials said Thursday.It took seven ... Read more...

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Hot Sunday in Delhi, Monday to be similar (Lead)


May 27th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The heat wave continued across Delhi Sunday with the maximum temperature touching 41.6 degrees Celsius, a notch above average.The minimum temperature was three notches above ... Read more...

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Season’s hottest day scorches Delhi, no relief in sight (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The maximum temperature in Delhi shot three notches above average to 44 degrees Celsius Friday, making it the season's hottest day so far. Saturday's weather ... Read more...

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PM lists Agni-V missile, Risat satellite as achievements


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday lauded the test of Agni-V missile that can hit targets as far as China's Beijing and the launch of ... Read more...

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Scientists to harness solar energy in space


May 17th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Solar power from space could be a valuable source of renewable energy, thanks to an innovative research. Researchers at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, have already ... Read more...

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