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Leh remains frozen at minus 13 degree C, Churu coldest in plains at 4.4 degree C; team visit TN to assess damages caused by cyclone Vardah

Cold spells continues in the north India as the Leh in Jammu and Kashmir remained frozen at minus 13 degree C, Churu in Rajasthan was the coldest in plains with 4.4 degree C while a team from Centre today visited Tamil Nadu to assess the damages caused by the Cyclone Vardah last month. There was still no respite from cold weather conditions as temperature remained below freezing point in Kash.....»»

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Fog likely in North-eastern states

Shallow to moderate fog is very likely to occur at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during next 24 hours. Shallow to moderate fog occurred at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, west Uttar Pradesh, Chandigarh, Delhi and Punjab in the morning hours of today. The night-time temperatures were appreciably b.....»»

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Temperatures were markedly normal Odisha, Jammu and Kashmir

Night temperatures were markedly below normal in some parts Telangana and were appreciably below normal in some parts of Odisha, Jammu and Kashmir, west Rajasthan and of interiorKarnataka and were below normal in some parts of Assam and Meghalaya, west Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi and of Chhattisgarh. They were appreciably to markedly above normal in some parts of Gujarat state and.....»»

Source:  Webindia123Category: news~latestJan 20th, 2017Related News

Experts studying Darjeeling-East Sikkim, Nilgiris to reduce landslide risk

A consortium of experts from India, Italy and Britain have selected Darjeeling-East Sikkim in the eastern Himalayas and Nilgiris in the Western Ghats for studies to develop tools and services aiding early warning systems and improving resilience to landslides in India......»»

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Rail link plan with Bhutan, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Nepal: Prabhu

The Centre is mulling linking neighbouring countries like Bhutan, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Nepal through the railways. This was announced here today by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu at a programme where an agreement was signed between the Indian Railways and UNESCO."We have neighbouring countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and Nepal. We have a very cordial relationship with them. We want to .....»»

Source:  DeccanheraldCategory: news~latestJan 20th, 2017Related News

Annual Combined Commanders conference in Dehradun attempt by BJP, PM to reap political benefit in Assy polls: Rawat

Terming the holding of the Annual Combined Commanders conference in Dehradun on January 21, an attempt by the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reap political benefits in the Assembly polls for Uttarakhand, state chief Minister Harish Rawat today said it was a violation of the Election Commisisons direction that a level playing field be provided to all political parties. Addressing a join.....»»

Source:  Webindia123Category: news~latestJan 19th, 2017Related News

Gol Gumbaz in roses to draw crowds at this year"s Republic Day Flower Show

The 205th flower show at Lalbagh will be a tribute to M H Marigowda, known as 'Father of Horticulture' in Karnataka, on the occasion of his birth centenary year. The show will begin on January 20 and will continue till January 29. The main attraction this year will be a replica of Vijayapura's Gol Gumbaz in roses. The flower model will be 30 feet high and will be made of over four lakh roses in re.....»»

Source:  DeccanheraldCategory: news~latestJan 18th, 2017Related News

Sikkim observes State Organic day today

Sikkim observed State Organic day today.Last year on this day Sikkim became First Organic State of the country......»»

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26 out of 48 Regional Parties default in their submission of donations report: ADR

Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW) today reported 26 out of 48 Regional Parties default in their submission of donations report. The report focuses on donations above Rs 20,000, received by Regional Political Parties, during the Financial Year 2015-16, as submitted by the parties to the Election Commission of India (ECI). Shiv Sena declares four times the.....»»

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Note ban: RBI Guv appears defensive, Manmohan counsels sympathetic approach

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel, who appeared before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance today, reportedly sounded defensive on the demonetization move but insisted that the plans and discussions on the drive against black money started in January 2016 itself. Besides Mr Patel, top Finance ministry officials also appeared before the 31-member panel comprising members .....»»

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Heavy rain likely in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Heavy rain is very likely at isolated places in Andaman and Nicobar Islands during next 24 hours. Cold day condition is very likely to prevail at isolated places in west Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Punjab and north Rajasthan during the period. Dense fog at a few places, with very dense fog at isolated places, is very likely to occur over Uttar Pradesh and Punjab during.....»»

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Group of students from Sikkim calls on Kiren Rijiju

Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju met a group of students from North Sikkim here today, who were on a 12-day tour to national capital, and said it would not only boost the morale of the students but would also impart practical knowledge in them about various aspects of the country. While interacting with the students, Mr Rijiju said it was the first visit outside Sikkim for many.....»»

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Ground frost likely in parts of Punjab

Ground frost is very likely at isolated places over south Punjab, south Haryana and north Rajasthan during next 24 hours. Dense fog at a few places, with very dense fog at isolated places, is very likely to occur over west Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Punjab during the period. Dense fog is very likely at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mi.....»»

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Delta Corp gains 3% on license for casino operations in Sikkim

Gaming company Delta Corp shares rose 3.5 percent intraday Tuesday after receiving license for casino operations in Sikkim......»»

Source:  MoneycontrolCategory: finance~latestJan 17th, 2017Related News

SC summons states on speed governors

Taking a strong note of non-filing of status reports by several states, the Supreme Court on Monday asked their transport secretaries to appear in person with records relating to installation of speed governors in public transport vehicles."You (states) cannot be allowed to be happy taking dates after dates... This is not a panchayat, proceedings in the Supreme Court cannot be taken lightly," a be.....»»

Source:  DeccanheraldCategory: news~latestJan 16th, 2017Related News

Cold weather conditions continue; JandK, HP receive fresh snowfall; Mandla, MP, at 3.4 degree C

Higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh today received fresh snowfall while in the plains Mandla in Madhya Pradesh recorded the lowest minimum temperature of 3.4 degree C.Srinagar turned white. The summer capital received 7.4 cm of fresh snow and after mercury surged and settled at minus 0.9 degree in the night. Even though there was no snowfall in Leh of Ladakh region, there wa.....»»

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SC issues summon to States on affixing of Speed Governors

The Supreme Court today issued summons to those states, which had not submitted their status report in connection with a petition seeking affixing of speed Governors in transport vehicles across the country. A bench of the Apex Court, headed by Chief Justice (CJI) Jagdish Singh Khehar, issued summons to these states, which included Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Tripu.....»»

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Supreme Court asks states to respond on speed governors in government vehicles

States like Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Tripura, Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh have not filed their replies......»»

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Road safety: SC summons Chief Secys of 10 states

[India], Jan. 16 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Chief Secretaries of 10 states for not complying with its earlier order regarding road safety and the issue of speed breakers.The apex court said, "Is this the Supreme Court or a joke court? This is not a panchayat and cannot be taken lightly."The Chief Secretaries and Transport Secretaries of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland,.....»»

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Coldest day in Kolkata, Leh freezes at minus 13.7 degree C

With icy northwesterly winds blowing in from Kashmir, Kolkata witnessed the coldest day of the season as Damoh in east Madhya Pradesh recorded the lowest minimum temperature in the plains while Leh froze at minus 13.7 degree C. Kolkata experienced its coldest day of the season with the mercury dipping to 11.2 degree C. The minimum temperature in this region was recorded in Cooch .....»»

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