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‘Dulux dog’ looking cloud snapped


October 18th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): The dramatic image, looking uncannily like the 'Dulux dog' was snapped by a 55-year-old man near Chesil Beach.Graphic designer Van Allen said the cloud formed for just seconds ... Read more...

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Heat wave grips Orissa


April 21st, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Apr 21 (ANI): Soaring mercury level has made life miserable for people in Orissa as they grapple with the heat wave.The temperature hovered around 40 degree Celsius in the state, with ... Read more...

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British engineer smashes world land speed record for wind-powered vehicles


March 28th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): Richard Jenkins, a British engineer, has smashed the world land speed record for wind powered vehicles, by clocking 126.1 mph (miles per hour) in the Ecotricity Greenbird.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Forest fire sends temperature above 40 degrees in Orissa (Lead)


February 26th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 26 (IANS) A major forest fire that broke out near the Orissa capital has increased maximum temperature to above 40 degrees in some parts of the coastal state, forcing the ... Read more...

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Monsoon revival eases power crisis in Karnataka


July 31st, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) The sudden revival of the south-west monsoon has eased the power crisis in Karnataka due to decline in consumption and increase in generation from hydroelectric stations, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Monsoon in Uttar Pradesh expected mid-June


June 6th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is expected to receive monsoon rains in the second week of June. "The factors involved in the arrival of monsoon are ideal. Monsoon will set in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Orissa heat wave death toll rises to 22


April 22nd, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneshwar, Apr 22 (ANI): At least 22 people have died due to the intense heat wave in Orissa. The State Government has decided to pay an ex-gratia of Rs 10,000 each from ... Read more...

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Cold wave sweeps Kashmir, Dal Lake freezes (Re-issue)


November 30th, 2007 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Nov 30 (ANI): The biting cold wave that has swept Jammu and Kashmir has disrupted normal life and the famous Dal lake has frozen. The minimum temperature in the valley was minus ... Read more...

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Cold wave sweeps Kashmir, Dal Lake freezes


November 29th, 2007 - 7:53 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Nov 29 (ANI): The biting cold wave that has swept Jammu and Kashmir has disrupted normal life and the famous Dal lake has frozen. The minimum temperature in the valley was minus ... Read more...

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