winter chill

Brisk polling in fifth phase of UP poll (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) Brisk polling was reported Thursday from most of the 49 assembly constituencies that voted in the fifth round of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh elections, including ... Read more...

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Despite diktats, Srinagar youths keep tryst with St Valentine (With Images)


February 14th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) Despite the efforts of hardline separatists Dukhtaran-e-Milat (Daughters Of the Faith) and a bitter winter chill, many youth kept their tryst with St. Valentine in Srinagar ... Read more...

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Renting a cot and quilt as winter chill continues (Feature)


February 9th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Behind the 17th century Jama Masjid in Old Delhi, an auto-parts market thrives by day, but on winter nights, the area is thronged by thousands ... Read more...

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Child was promised snacks and Rs.5 to bathe in R-Day tableau


January 30th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 30 (IANS) An eight-year-old boy who was made to bathe in cold water for hours at a tableau put up for the Republic Day parade in Dewas district ... Read more...

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Over 77 percent voting in Punjab, one killed in violence (Roundup)


January 30th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Over 77 percent of Punjab's 1.76 crore voters cast their ballots Monday to pick a new state assembly. Election Commission (EC) officials said the final ... Read more...

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65 per cent voting in Punjab (Evening Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Around 65 percent of Punjab's 1.76 crore voters had cast their ballots by 5 p.m. Monday to pick a new state assembly, while thousands ... Read more...

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Nearly 40 percent vote in Punjab polls (Afternoon Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) With a bright and sunny day at most places, thousands of people queued up outside polling booths across Punjab to elect a new assembly Monday ... Read more...

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Bright and sunny as polling picks up in Punjab (Second Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Thousands of people queued up outside polling booths across Punjab to elect a new assembly Monday with over 15 percent of 1.76 crore voters casting ... Read more...

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Polling under way in Punjab (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Casting of votes started across 19,841 polling stations in Punjab's 117 assembly seats at 8 a.m. Monday, Election Commission (EC) officials said here.Despite the winter ... Read more...

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Polling begins in Punjab


January 30th, 2012 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Voting started across 19,841 polling stations in Punjab's 117 assembly seats at 8 a.m. Monday, Election Commission (EC) officials said here.Despite the winter chill, some polling ... Read more...

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Child’s cold water bath on tableau creates heat


January 28th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 28 (IANS) A civic agency's tableau that showed a child bathing under a cold water tap despite in the winter chill during the Republic Day parade ... Read more...

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Radhasoami members flock to Agra


January 25th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 25 (IANS) Braving the winter chill, hundreds of thousands of followers of the Radhasoami sect began a two-day meeting Wednesday in this Taj Mahal city of Agra, witnesses ... Read more...

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Delhi shivers with nippy winds, sunny day ahead


January 11th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) A blanket of fog coupled with icy winds gave no respite from the winter chill to Delhiites Wednesday morning as the minimum temperature settled three ... Read more...

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Parents scramble for nursery admission forms on Day 2


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Braving the winter chill, thousands of parents Tuesday morning queued up for hours outside schools across the capital on the second day of sale ... Read more...

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Thousand quintals of wood used in Himachal winters


December 30th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 30 (IANS) Thousands of quintals of fuel wood is going into flames every year in Himachal Pradesh households and working places to keep the winter chill away. This ... 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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Chill tightens grip over north India, trains still fog-hit (Roundup)


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The winter chill tightened its grip over north India Friday with the mercury plumbing new lows and over 40 train services affected by the thick ... Read more...

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Fog derails train services as winter onslaught continues (Roundup)


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The winter chill continued its relentless assault on north India Thursday with the cold winds showing no signs of subsiding. The dense morning fog again ... Read more...

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Taj city shivers at four degrees


December 16th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 16 (IANS) It is freezing cold in the city of the Taj Mahal these days, with the minimum temperature on the last two nights hovering around 4 degrees ... Read more...

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Delhi has warm day, similar Wednesday expected (Lead)


December 6th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Delhi continued to await the winter chill Tuesday with the sun beating down on the city and temperatures settling above average. Wednesday is expected to ... Read more...

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Migratory birds declining, government monitoring habitat


November 30th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The population of endangered migratory bird species is either decreasing or stable, but the central government is working to protect them during their sojourn, says ... Read more...

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Helping hands spread warmth among Agra poor


November 30th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 30 (IANS) With the winter chill setting in, helpful souls in the Taj city have begun setting up night shelters for the poor, complete with bonfires, quilts and ... Read more...

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With 40,000 winged visitors, Pong wetlands a tiny paradise


November 29th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Pong Dam (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) The Pong dam wetlands are playing home to an estimated 40,000 migratory birds right now, once again turning into a paradise for the ... Read more...

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Kashmir shivers in freezing temperatures


November 26th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) Kashmir Valley shivered in the winter chill Saturday as the minimum temperature dropped below freezing point.In summer capital Srinagar, the minimum temperature was recorded at minus ... Read more...

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Warmth of bonhomie amid ‘winter chill’ in parliament


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Their strong differences notwithstanding, many MPs cutting across party lines warmly greeted each other as parliament opened Tuesday for a nearly month-long session. And ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro opens winter home for elderly


November 21st, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Delhi Metro has opened an Old Age Winter Home in south Delhi to save homeless male senior citizens from the winter chill, a Delhi ... Read more...

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Delhi wakes up to fog, slight chill


November 20th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) A thin layer of fog enveloped parts of the capital early Sunday morning with the winter chill beginning to set in as the minimum temperature ... Read more...

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Signals from a ruddy shelduck in Pong wetlands


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 23 (IANS) It's a very special ruddy shelduck. In the Pong wetlands, it is chirping, flapping its wings and sending out crucial information on its whereabouts to scientists ... Read more...

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Spring arrives in Kashmir, bringing hopes of peace


March 17th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 17 (IANS) The harsh winter chill is fading away, the brown and barren landscape is giving way to lively green and farmers are getting ready to again plough ... Read more...

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Bright, warm day in capital


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Shallow fog gave way to a bright and sunny morning in the national capital Thursday with the minimum temperature staying a notch below the normal at 9.5 ... Read more...

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Temperatures rise in Jammu and Kashmir, but cold stays


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) The minimum temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir rose Thursday after weeks of harsh winter chill, but things may be different as the weatherman Thursday forecast rain and snow ... Read more...

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Day after tension, Lal Chowk back to business


January 27th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 27 (IANS) A day after curfew-like restrictions, life in Srinagar and other towns of Kashmir Valley bounced back to normal Thursday. City centre Lal Chowk, which had been tense ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley in cold grip, Leh minus 11.4


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley continued to reel under an intense cold wave with Srinagar recording a low of minus 5.3 degrees Celsius Saturday while Leh town was freezing at ... Read more...

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Now GPS to monitor winged visitors to Himachal


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Jan 22 (IANS) The bar-headed goose, the ruddy shell duck and the mallard, all winter visitors to Himachal Pradesh's Pong Dam wetlands, are about to find themselves tailed - ... Read more...

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Srinagar shivers, rain and snow likely in Kashmir


January 21st, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar and other parts of the Valley continued to reel under the harsh winter chill Friday even as the weatherman forecast light rain ... Read more...

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