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  • Disney's 'Frozen' becomes top-grossing animated film ever 31-03-2014 10:09 AM

    Reuters: Disney's hit film "Frozen" has become the top-grossing animated film in box office history, the studio said on Sunday as the musical topped $1 billion in global sales. The film has sold $398.4 million worth of tickets at domestic (U.S. and Canadian) theaters since opening on November 27 on...
  • Feel more intelligent about a lot of things now than ten years ago: Eva Longoria 17-03-2014 12:14 PM

    London: 'Desperate Housewives' star Eva Longoria says she feels more attractive with age. The 39-year-old actress feels more intelligent than what she was ten years ago, reported Contactmusic. "I had no idea what was happening 10 years ago, I was in a big vortex of madness. I feel more intelligent...
  • J&K: Srinagar shut down after heavy snowfall overnight 12-03-2014 09:52 AM

    Srinagar: There has been heavy snowfall in Srinagar overnight on Tuesday. The city is virtually shut down after receiving more than one feet of snow. One woman has died as the roof of her house collapsed. Traffic has been hit as well as the Jammu-Srinagar highway has been closed. Schools...
  • Powerful storm lashes eastern US with snow, arctic cold 04-03-2014 10:29 AM

    Washington: A deadly winter storm hit the US East Coast with freezing rain, snow and near-record cold on Monday, cancelling about 2,900 flights, shutting down Washington and closing schools and local governments. The latest in a series of weather systems to pummel the winter-weary eastern United States, the storm dumped...
  • Snow fall wraps Shimla, Manali 01-03-2014 01:54 PM

    Himachal Pradesh's tourist resorts Shimla and Manali were wrapped up in a white sheet of snow on Saturday, giving them a picturesque look. The residents of this town shivered as icy winds brought down the minimum temperature to 1 degree Celsius. According to the Met Office here, Shimla recorded 4...
  • Second snow storm leaves thousands stranded as toll rises to 23 in Japan 18-02-2014 03:33 PM

    Snow-choked roads cut off thousands on Tuesday as parts of Japan struggled to dig out from its second storm in a week, with the death toll rising to at least 23. Train services were suspended in some areas after the Valentine's Day storm dumped more than a metre of snow...
  • Ten-year-old Norwegian boy claims he's a dwarf after driving parents' car into snowy ditch 13-02-2014 02:17 PM

    A ten-year-old Norwegian boy came up with a novel excuse after he drove his parents' car into a snowy ditch on Wednesday morning: he told police he was a dwarf who forgot his driving license. The boy lives near Dokka, a town about 110 kilometers north of Oslo. Sometime before...
  • Deadly winter storm grips southeastern US, emergency declared 13-02-2014 11:53 AM

    A deadly winter storm gripped the southeastern United States on Wednesday, crippling travel, grounding flights, knocking out power to 363,000 customers and encasing magnolia and palmetto trees in ice. The weather was blamed for at least 13 deaths in the region, including three people killed when an ambulance transporting a...
  • Deadly winter storm hits southern US, six dead 12-02-2014 11:57 AM

    A major winter storm that has caused at least six deaths unfurled across much of the US South on Tuesday, and forecasters warned that ice could cripple road travel and bring widespread power outages in coming days. The storm's combination of rain, sleet, heavy snow and thick ice across the...
  • US doctor walks 10 km in snow to perform brain surgery 30-01-2014 01:57 PM

    A US surgeon walked nearly 10 kilometres through snow to perform a life-saving brain surgery. Dr Zenko Hrynkiw, the only brain surgeon at Trinity Medical Centre in Birmingham, was at a hospital when he was called at a different hospital for an unexpected, life-saving brain surgery. According to reports, Hrynkiw...
  • Emergency declared in five states, airports closed as snow storm hits US 29-01-2014 11:43 AM

    A rare blast of snow, sleet and ice hit the US South on Tuesday, prompting five states to declare a state of emergency, closing the New Orleans airport and causing chaos on roads for drivers unaccustomed to the dangerously slick conditions. The southern cold snap is part of an arctic...
  • Watch: Snowfall brings cheer to tourists in Srinagar 23-01-2014 12:20 PM

    Snowfall may have brought the blues for Srinagar residents, but tourists aren't complaining. "This is the first time that we've come here and I'm glad that we got to play in the snow," said a tourist. "I've been to Amarnath twice but we never experienced snowfall. We're having a great...
  • Heavy snowfall in J&K, Jammu-Srinagar highway remains shut 23-01-2014 09:57 AM

    Srinagar: The cold wave has intensified across North India with heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir. The Jammu-Srinagar highwat was shut for second consecutive day on Thursday. While university exams have been postponed, most districts are cut off as power has not been fully restored. Drinking water has also been...
  • Another winter storm hits US, over 4,000 flights affected 23-01-2014 08:54 AM

    Residents of the northeastern United States on Wednesday dug out from a deadly winter storm that dumped more than 15 inches of snow in some places, with frigid temperatures forcing school closings and extensive flight delays and cancellations. ...
  • Frigid temperatures to persist as northeastern US digs out from snow 22-01-2014 06:25 PM

    Residents of the northeastern United States on Wednesday looked to dig themselves out from a storm that has dumped over a foot (30.5 cm) of snow in many places, snarling traffic and forcing the Philadelphia school system to shut down. The weather system packing snow and Arctic cold forced the...
  • Frigid temperatures to persist in northeast US, less snowfall expected today 22-01-2014 04:44 PM

    Residents of the northeastern United States on Wednesday looked to dig themselves out from a storm that has dumped over a foot (30.5 cm) of snow in many places, snarling traffic and forcing the Philadelphia school system to shut down. The weather system packing snow and Arctic cold forced the...
  • Wow! Kashmir looks beautiful after fresh snowfall 22-01-2014 02:53 PM

    Srinagar received 8 inches of snow and areas close to the Pir Panjal mountain range lie buried under two to four feet of snow. Srinagar's Metrological head Sonam Lotus said this is the heaviest snowfall in the past 10 years in January and there is a similar forecast for the...
  • Kashmir buried under thick snow, people angry with government response 22-01-2014 02:25 PM

    Srinagar: As was predicted by the weather men, snow kept another of its trysts with Kashmir piling woes on people and catching government in its familiar inertia. Srinagar received 8 inches of snow and areas close to the Pir Panjal mountain range lie buried under two to four feet of...
  • Srinagar continues to freeze, Jammu-Srinagar highway closed again 09-01-2014 03:49 PM

    It is yet another snowy day in the valley with Srinagar receiving 2-3 inches of snow, in the hinterland we have received 1-2 feet of snow. Jammu and Kashmir highway has been closed again due to which inter district traffic has been affected. Met department has predicted snow will continue...
  • No respite from cold in North India, heavy snowfall warning in HP 08-01-2014 09:15 AM

    New Delhi: The cold wave continues to sweep North India with temperatures dropping further. The Met department has now issued warnings of heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh on January 8 and January 9. This even as the several places in the state face sub zero temperatures. Bharmaur is at a...
  • Record freeze extends to eastern United States, at least nine dead 08-01-2014 08:52 AM

    New York: A deadly blast of arctic air shattered decades-old temperature records as it enveloped the eastern United States on Tuesday, snarling air, road and rail travel, driving energy prices higher and overwhelming shelters for homeless people. At least nine deaths have been reported across the country connected with the...
  • US: Life-threatening cold in Midwest, temperature may fall to minus 51 degree 06-01-2014 02:23 PM

    As the Midwestern United States shivered through the region's lowest temperatures in two decades and forecasters warned that life-threatening cold was heading eastward, officials in Chicago and other districts said schools would be closed on Monday. Icy conditions snarled travel across the Midwest and thousands of flights were canceled or...
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway open only to light motor vehicles 05-01-2014 01:30 PM

    Only light motor vehicles would be allowed to move on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Sunday because a portion of it caved in, traffic authorities said. A portion of the road in Chenani area of Jammu region caved in Saturday. The damaged area has been restored for light vehicular traffic, a...
  • Around 1000 flights cancelled in US due to winter snow storm 04-01-2014 12:36 PM

    Some 1,000 flights were cancelled at all three airports in the New York area on Friday morning due to a strong winter storm that has dumped several inches of snow in the region. By 5:30 pm on Friday afternoon, 559 flights scheduled to depart from and 452 flights heading for...
  • Around 1000 flights cancelled in US due to winter snow storm 04-01-2014 12:36 PM

    Some 1,000 flights were cancelled at all three airports in the New York area on Friday morning due to a strong winter storm that has dumped several inches of snow in the region. By 5:30 pm on Friday afternoon, 559 flights scheduled to depart from and 452 flights heading for...
  • After heavy snowfall, US Met dept issues flood alert 04-01-2014 10:24 AM

    Although the storm has eased up in northeastern region of US, officials say that the bitter cold and winds will remain in the area.The US weather department has now also issued a flood alert. According to experts, temperatures could drop drastically, falling 20 to 30 degrees below normal. Boston, which...
  • Heavy snow, dangerous cold snarl travel in northeastern US 03-01-2014 11:27 AM

    The governors of New York and New Jersey declared a state of emergency and urged residents to stay indoors as a major storm hit the northeastern United States on Thursday, bringing heavy snow and delaying or canceling thousands of flights. The first major winter storm of 2014 brought dangerously low...
  • Helicopter rescue begins for passengers stuck in Antarctic ice 02-01-2014 06:24 PM

    A Chinese helicopter has reached a Russian ship stranded in Antarctica for nine days and is beginning to pick up 52 passengers who spent Christmas and the New Year trapped in ice, the expedition leader said on Thursday. The helicopter from the Chinese icebreaker Snow Dragon will take all the...