winter period

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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Leh freezes at minus 18 - season’s lowest

December 23rd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 23 (IANS) With clear night skies across the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region Friday, the minimum temperature continued to dip with Leh town recording a bone-chilling minus ... Read more...

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Etihad to fly to Seychelles

May 27th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 26 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has announced that it will commence operations to the Seychelles' largest island of Mahe from Nov 1.Etihad will operate four ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Insurgency problem improving in Helmand: UK commander

February 14th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): The British commander in Helmand, Brigadier James Chiswell, has said insurgency is on the wane in the Afghan province of Helmand.Brigadier Chiswell, however, said it was too ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fenugreek best way to ward off cold

January 21st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Don't reach out for paracetamol if you're down with a cold, instead, try out fenugreek in your curry to keep yourself warm, says a study. A nutritionist ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Winter chill continues unabated in Jammu and Kashmir

January 11th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region had no respite from extreme cold Monday as the mercury continued to remain below zero degrees Celsius during the night. "The minimum ... Read more...

Posted in National |

England football fans plan to make World Cup a carnival of drinking

December 6th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (S. Africa), Dec. 6 (ANI): Fans of World cup soccer plan to make next year's World Cup here, a carnival of drinking, but the country's brewery chiefs fear South Africa ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Laurel and Hardy immortalised into bronze statues

April 20th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Legendary comedy duo Laurel and Hardy have been immortalised into bronze statues in Cumbrian town where Stan Laurel was born.The fundraisers spent 10 years raising 60,000 pounds ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Big Bang Machine to re-start in October

February 10th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): CERN has announced that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will begin collisions in late October and will run through the winter period with only a brief break ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ludhianas hosiery industry in doldrums

January 21st, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan Kapoor Ludhiana, Jan.21 (ANI): The hosiery industry of Punjabs Ludhiana city is confronted with challenging times following a delayed onset of winter and also due to the impact of global ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Vaughan dropped for England’s India tour (Lead)

September 27th, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Michael Vaughan has been dropped from England's Test team for the India series this winter and is to take a three-month break from international cricket, the national selector ... Read more...

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