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Taylor leads Kiwi fight back


August 31st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) Skipper Ross Taylor backed his brave words with a solid century (113) to lead a New Zealand fight back as the visitors ended a truncated ... Read more...

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Attack of the moths at Olympics Village


July 25th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) It was a terror attack of a different kind. Swarms of moths of the Tineola bisselliella and Tineola pellionella species arrived at the Olympics Village, attracted ... Read more...

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South Korea the team to beat at Olympics: Rahul Banerjee


July 14th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Olympic medal hopeful archer Rahul Banerjee Saturday pointed to South Korea as the toughest opponent and said the London weather will play a significant role at ... Read more...

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Heavy rain disrupts Amarnath pilgrim’s movement


June 25th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The movement of pilgrims from north Kashmir's Baltal base camp towards the Amarnath cave shrine was stopped Monday due to heavy rains along the way, ... Read more...

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It’ll be a rainy June in Britain


June 10th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Britain will see a rainy weather through June as incessant rains continue to plague several areas in the country.The Met Office issued a grim forecast that ... Read more...

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Weather office has good news for Kashmir Valley


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 23 (IANS) After more than 20 days of unusual cold and wet weather, there is finally some good news for the Kashmir Valley."Since the atmosphere is quite stable ... Read more...

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Rains add to the woes of Kashmiri farmers


May 17th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) As widespread rains continue to add to the worries of Kashmiri farmers, the weather office Thursday forecast the inclement weather was likely to persist for ... Read more...

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India’s Sailesh second on debut at British GT championship


April 9th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Cheshire (England), April 9 (IANS) The inaugural race of the 2012 British GT championship lived up its fast-paced, closely competitive racing reputation with Indian driver Sailesh Bolisetti making it ... Read more...

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Floods, transport chaos hits Sydney


March 8th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 8 (IANS) Torrential rains hit Sydney Thursday, causing flash floods and transport chaos in the city.The Bureau of Meteorology said about 119 mm of rain fell on parts ... Read more...

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Cyclone Thane clouds year-end revelry in Bangalore


December 30th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Year-end revelers in this tech hub, home to thousands of young IT professionals from across India, have turned weather watchers as cyclone Thane threatens to rain ... Read more...

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Podium finish for Aditya Patel in Volkswagen Scirocco Cup


August 7th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Nurburgring (Germany), Aug 7 (IANS) India's Aditya Patel delivered a podium finish by claiming the third position in the Volkswagen Scirocco Cup here to make up for a disappointing start ... Read more...

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Air pollution now the worst on record in Shanghai


May 5th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 5 (IANS) China has created waves on the world stage with its technological advance and rapid economic rise, but overcoming its long persistent pollution still remains a dream for ... Read more...

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Armaan clocks top-10 time in the wet weather


March 31st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Snetterton (England), March 31 (IANS) Heavy rains in the afternoon scuttled Armaan Ebrahim's Formula 2 pre-season testing programme here Wednesday, but still managed a top-10 time of one minute, 56.489 ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed due to fresh snowfall


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 3 (IANS) The strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway was closed for traffic Thursday due to fresh snowfall in the Bannihal Tunnel sector of the road."There has been fresh snowfall ... Read more...

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Beer is no longer thirst quencher of Aussies


February 22nd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 22 (ANI): The sale of beer in Australia has gone down dramatically in the past 12 months, and the wet weather, metrosexual men, changing tastes and rising living costs are ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall in Kashmir Valley


February 14th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar and other parts of the Valley witnessed heavy snowfall early Monday. The weatherman forecast moderate to heavy rain and snowfall during the ... Read more...

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Rain, snow in Kashmir Valley, more expected


February 13th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 13 (IANS) Kashmir Valley saw rain and snowfall for the second consecutive day Sunday and the weather office forecast more wet weather in the next two days."Rain and snow will ... Read more...

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Rain, snowfall across Kashmir Valley


February 7th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 7 (IANS) There was widespread rain and snowfall across the Kashmir Valley Monday and the weatherman said more wet weather was in store for the region.Heavy rain occurred in the ... Read more...

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Kiwi crash driver who had 24 beers says he doesn’t have drinking problem


January 25th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 25 (ANI): An 18-year-old Kiwi fencer who drove a ute over a bank near Ruby Bay says he does not have a drinking problem despite downing two dozen beers the ... Read more...

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Was climate change the reason behind fall of the Roman Empire?


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A new study has linked climate change to the fall of the Roman Empire.A prolonged period of wet weather triggered the spread of the Bubonic plague in medieval ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga halts traffic in NY with free performance


July 11th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): Lady Gaga, known for her crazy style, recently brought traffic in her native New York City to a halt with her free performance.The 'Poker Face' hitmaker performed a ... Read more...

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500 African penguins killed due to cold snap


June 16th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 16 (DPA) The cold snap that has swept across South Africa in the first week of the World Cup has killed nearly 500 African penguin chicks, South Africa's national parks ... Read more...

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Rivers swell in Kashmir Valley after rains


May 28th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Incessant rains have left the Kashmir Valley's rivers and streams swollen, prompting authorities to issue a flood alert for Friday. "There will be rain and thundershowers across the valley ... Read more...

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Grasshopper infestations hampering normal life in Wyoming


March 30th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newcastle, Mar 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Massive grasshopper infestation is hampering normal life in the prairies of northeastern Wyoming. They cause a lot of devastation and havoc when they disrupt the ... Read more...

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F1: Force India’s Sutil goes third quickest in pre-season testing


February 13th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jerez (Spain), Feb 13 (IANS) With wet weather playing havoc with the Formula One testing programme, Adrian Sutil of Force India squeezed in a third quickest time of 1 minute, 21.428 seconds ... Read more...

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Force India goes quicker in pre-season test


February 12th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jerez (Spain), Feb 12 (IANS) As lap times tumbled on a sunny and warm day, Force India's Vitantonio Liuzzi delivered one in 1 minute 20.754 seconds to occupy fifth slot on the ... Read more...

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Nadal storms ahead on rainy day in Melbourne


January 18th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (DPA) Defending champion Rafael Nadal raced past local boy Peter Luczak 7-6(0), 6-1, 6-4 to make his way into the second round of Australian Open on the ... Read more...

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Kashmiri demonstrators urge Pakistan to leave Kashmir


October 12th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct.12 (ANI): Kashmiri nationalist parties who demand unification and independence of Jammu and Kashmir held a picketing outside Pakistani High Commission in London.Despite the wet weather a large number of ... Read more...

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13,000 Mexicans dance to Michael Jackson’s song


August 31st, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 31 (EFE) Nearly 13,000 Mexicans have attempted to set a world record by dancing to the song "Thriller" as a tribute to the King of Pop Michael Jackson. The ... Read more...

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Bad weather could be a dampner in third Ashes Test


July 29th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Bad weather threatens to play a spoilsport in the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston starting Thursday. The weather forecast in Birmingham for the day before the clash is for ... Read more...

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Heritage sites in China under termite threat


May 5th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): Reports indicate that more than 70 percent of ancient buildings in Xi'an in China are under attack from termites, posing a long-term risk to the city's heritage.Pest ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall brings spring chill to Kashmir


April 8th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Kashmir Valley is reeling under a cold spell unusual for April after fresh snowfall in the higher Himalayan reaches. Fresh snow has covered Gulmarg, Sonamarg and Pahalgam hill ... Read more...

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Rain delays start of Brisbane ODI, Clarke yet to prove fitness


February 13th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Feb.13 (ANI): Rain has delayed the start of the final one-day match between Australia and New Zealand, giving a little more time to Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke to go through ... Read more...

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Climate-change hampering long-term recovery for acidified rivers


December 13th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Cardiff University in the UK has determined that climate change is hampering the long-term recovery of rivers from the effects of ... Read more...

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Rain threatens first Test between India and England


December 9th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) The first Test between India and England staring at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here Thursday is threatened by rain. Wet weather, marked by intermittent drizzle, greeted the India ... Read more...

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