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Pay market price of power, Omar tells grumbling people


June 21st, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Facing fire over power woes in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday came down heavily on those who indulge in power theft and asked ... Read more...

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Cooperate for development, Jayalalithaa says


May 16th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday sought the cooperation of all political parties to develop the state.Speaking in the assembly on the first anniversary of ... Read more...

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Lack of facilities hinders primary education in Azamgarh (With Images)


March 10th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), March 10 (IANS) Even as Uttar Pradesh elected a new government in the hope for change, people of Azamgarh, especially its teachers, hope poor roads and electricity ... Read more...

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No power outages during Deepavali: Government


October 19th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) There will be no power outages during the festive season, the government Wednesday said, insisting that the electricity situation in the country is improving."The power ... Read more...

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Coal supply to power plants being shored up: Government


October 15th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The government Saturday said it has scaled up the delivery of coal to thermal power plants to avert electricity shortages in the festive season."The coal ... Read more...

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Japan: Tepco registers $7.4 billion Q1 losses


August 9th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- The Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc.(TEPCO) on Tuesday announced losses of ¥571.7 billion ($7.4 billion) during the fiscal year's first quarter.The company's operating revenues for the first quarter ... Read more...

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Japan considers limiting electricity use by major firms to overcome shortage


March 30th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.30 (ANI): The Japan Government is considering to limit electricity usage of major firms to deal with anticipated power shortages this summer as Tokyo Electric Power Company has lost some of ... Read more...

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Brazil rains: 8,000 left homeless


March 14th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, March 14 (IANS/EFE) Rains that battered Brazil's southern coast in the past week have left 8,000 people homeless and vast areas without electricity and potable water, officials said.The state ... Read more...

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Agra residents protest erratic power supply


January 9th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 9 (IANS) Even as the mercury plummeted to 0.6 degrees Celsius Sunday, the Taj city witnessed heated protests in several parts over electricity shortages, with the residents saying the experiment ... Read more...

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Political turmoil in Pakistan may hurt American interests in region: US media


December 29th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): The current political turmoil in Pakistan may hurt American interests if the PPP-led coalition government crumbles and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif comes back to power, the ... Read more...

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Gujarat can light up all of India: Narendra Modi


June 13th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Sunday claimed that his state has the capacity to light up the entire nation. In his speech ... Read more...

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India, Italy to cooperate in nuclear energy sector


December 15th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): Visiting Italian Minister for Economic Development, Claudio Scajola has said that Italy has promised to cooperate with India to double the latter's nuclear energy production.Talking to reporters ... Read more...

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India unveils ambitious solar power mission (Lead, With Images)


November 23rd, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) India's ambitious mission to ramp up its solar power hundredfold in the next 13 years and reduce dependence on fossil fuels was unveiled here Monday. The mission ... Read more...

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Hugo Chavez’s three-minute shower formula to conserve water


October 23rd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): In a bid to cope up with the water shortage in Venezuela, Hugo Chavez has advised his fellow countrymen to limit their daily baths to three minutes, saying ... Read more...

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Dikshit demands action plan as power, water woes continue (Roundup)


June 30th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit demanded a detailed action plan to overcome the city's power woes Tuesday, the day that the capital's power demand peaked to a ... Read more...

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Advani, Rajnikant discuss politics


November 12th, 2008 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president L.K. Advani met Tamil superstar Rajnikant here Wednesday and discussed the political situation in the country, party sources said.Advani and the actor, known ... Read more...

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China to build two more nuke reactors for Pakistan


October 18th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.18 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmoud Qureshi on Saturday announced that China has agreed to help build two more nuclear power plants to counter electricity shortages. Describing the development ... Read more...

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Congress extends olive branch to Karunanidhi


September 7th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) In an obvious attempt to dispel doubts of fissures between them, the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry units of the Congress promised greater cooperation with the ruling Dravida Munnetra ... Read more...

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Power shortage could haunt capital in summer


February 26th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
By Noor Mohd New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The spectre of daily power cuts looms over the Indian capital's residents as the mercury rises. Electricity shortages are projected at over 800 MW in ... Read more...

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