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People protest power tariff hike in Rajasthan


August 9th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) People in Rajasthan are up in arms against the hike in power tariff saying it would put more burden on them, especially at a time of ... Read more...

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Power crisis will ease, Andhra CM assures industry


July 19th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Thursday assured the industry that current electricity crisis would ease soon as steps are being taken to narrow ... Read more...

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Power tariff hike inevitable: Sheila Dikshit (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi government said Monday it would continue to provide a subsidy on power consumption up to 200 units with the Chief Minister again justifying ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit calls power tariff hike ‘inevitable’


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday announced it would continue to provide subsidy on the consumption of power up to 200 units with the Delhi Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Delhi’s power tariff hike comes into effect


July 1st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) An average of over 20 percent hike in power tariff for homes came into effect in the national capital Sunday, the fourth hike in just ... Read more...

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Delhi homes hit by 20 percent power rate hike


June 26th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Come July 1, the Delhiites will have to shell out more for their electricity bill as the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) Tuesday decided to ... Read more...

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Pay more for more power in Noida and Ghaziabad


June 19th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) For residents of Noida, Ghaziabad and Uttar Pradesh towns neighbouring the national capital, crippling power woes might soon be a thing of past. Added to it, ... Read more...

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One-fourth of Gurgaon, Faridabad to get 24-hour power


May 14th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 14 (IANS) One-fourths of Gurgaon and Faridabad towns in Haryana, adjoining national capital New Delhi, will get 24-hours power supply, a senior officer of the Dakshin Haryana Bijli ... Read more...

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Power tariff in Tamil Nadu goes up


March 30th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Friday further turned costlier to live in for all sections of the people with an average 37 percent increase power tariff effective Saturday.The revised ... Read more...

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South Korea’s retail sales grow in December


January 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 18 (IANS) Sales at South Korea's major discount outlets and department stores grew last month largely due to unusually cold weather that drove seasonal goods sales up, a ... 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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South Korea’s retail sales growth negative in November


December 15th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 15 (IANS) Sales growth at South Korea's major discount outlets and department stores turned negative last month due to unusually high temperature that drove winter goods sales down, ... Read more...

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Onion export ban was not panic decision: Minister


September 21st, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Facing flak over the two-week ban on onion exports that was lifted Sep 20, Food Minister K.V. Thomas said it was not a "panic" decision ... Read more...

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Agartala to go green with CNG for vehicles, PNG for houses


September 14th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 14 (IANS) Deciding to "go green", the Tripura capital will now issue permits only to compressed natural gas (CNG) run vehicles to ply on its streets, an official ... Read more...

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Soaring gold price dampens consumer sentiment


August 20th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Soaring gold price caused by international economic concerns seem to have dampened sentiments of the domestic consumers who are being deterred by an all-time high ... Read more...

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Power tariff goes up in Punjab


May 9th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) With the onset of summer, electricity consumers in Punjab have been given another shock. The power tariff in the state has been increased by nearly 12 ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s domestic power tariff up 22 percent


April 8th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 8 (IANS) Households in Chhattisgarh will now have shell out 40 paise extra for every unit of power consumed as the tariff for domestic consumers has gone up ... Read more...

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Pakistan to face power outages for many years


January 23rd, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Hit by acute power shortage, Pakistan will continue to face the problem of loadshedding for many more years, a top official has admitted.Pakistan Electric Power Company Limited (PEPCO) ... Read more...

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Surat-Paradip Gas pipeline to cover four Chhattisgarh districts


November 13th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 13 (IANS) The 1,500-km proposed Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) pipeline from Gujarat's Surat city to Orissa's port city Paradip would pass through four districts of Chhattisgarh, a state government statement ... Read more...

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US, FoDP investments in Pak linked to reforms for securing self-sufficiency


September 7th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 7 (ANI): The United States and the Friends of Democratic Pakistan (FoDP) have linked their investments in energy, reconstruction and water sectors in Pakistan to implementation of policy and ... Read more...

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‘Exports driving meat prices out of Pakistani people’s reach’


August 26th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Meat, already out of the reach of the poor in Pakistan, will soon become too costly for most of the people unless the government steps in to ban ... Read more...

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Delhi extends power subsidy for consumers


July 26th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet Monday extended the subsidy on electricity provided to domestic and agricultural consumers till March 31 next year, a decision that will benefit two million ... Read more...

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Haryana farmers get 8-hour power supply for rice sowing


June 16th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 16 (IANS) Keeping in view the start of rice sowing season, the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN), a public sector power distribution agency, Wednesday began supplying electricity to agricultural ... Read more...

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Power tariff hiked in Himachal Pradesh


June 10th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 10 (IANS) Power tariff for both domestic and commercial consumers would be increased in Himachal Pradesh, it was announced Thursday. The revised rates will come into effect Friday.However, families belonging ... Read more...

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Opposition to agitate if power tariff hiked in Jharkhand


April 27th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 27 (IANS) The opposition parties in Jharkhand have threatened to launch an agitation if the state government implements the new power tariff from May 1.Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission (JSERC) ... Read more...

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Hike in power tariff in Uttar Pradesh recommended


April 2nd, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) Thursday night announced 13 percent hike in power tariffs across the state. The hike - the second in the year - ... Read more...

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Agartala to be India’s first green city


March 21st, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 21 (IANS) Tripura Sunday announced plans to make all public and private vehicles in Agartala run on compressed natural gas (CNG) by 2013, thus making the capital "India's first green ... Read more...

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Kerala announces ‘dream season’ to draw home tourists


February 18th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Kerala government Thursday announced the 'dream season' period to attract more domestic tourists to the state during the months of April to September, considered a ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to launch project to popularise CFLs


February 17th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) The administration here will soon launch a Bachat Lamp Yojana (Save Lamp Plan, BLY) to reduce domestic energy consumption, an official said Wednesday. Under BLY, incandescent bulbs in Chandigarh ... Read more...

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LPG distributors up in arms against oil companies


January 20th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), Jan 20 (IANS) Punjab and Haryana's Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) distributors are up in arms against oil companies, particularly Hindustan Petroleum (HP), who are unable to fulfil the domestic demand ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s power shortfall at 4,000 MW


January 11th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistan's power shortfall has reached 4,000 MW with outages ranging up to 17 hours in rural areas and up to 12 hours in urban areas. The current demand for ... Read more...

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Punjab to ‘adjust’ enhanced power tariff


January 7th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) Buckling under pressure from its alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and falling for populist measures, the Akali Dal-led Punjab government Thursday announced that the enhanced tariff ... Read more...

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Himachal saves Rs.1 bn-worth power through CFLs


January 3rd, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 3 (IANS) By distributing compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) to 16.5 lakh households, Himachal Pradesh conserved about 270 million units of energy worth Rs.1 billion (Rs.100 crore) in a year.Under the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh power company rapped for harassing small consumer


December 16th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has pulled up the state power corporation for harassing small consumers while turning a blind eye to defaults by major consumers. A ... Read more...

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Orissa drawing up plan to battle power shortage


October 15th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) Orissa is faced with a grim power situation due to the scanty rainfall this year. The state government Thursday said it was drawing up a plan to meet ... Read more...

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