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Government to face opposition heat on Assam violence, power outages (Curtain raiser)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The opposition is expected to corner the government on a range of issues, including the riots in Assam, power outages and low-intensity blasts in ... Read more...

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Outages, blasts, Assam… no end to government’s woes (Comment)


August 4th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
As if low growth, high inflation and a poor monsoon were not enough trouble for the Manmohan Singh government, it faced further problems with an outbreak of ethnic and communal ... Read more...

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China can learn from India’s blackout, says daily


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) China can use the blackout in India to reflect on its own problems since it is also facing a developing bottleneck, said a state-run Chinese daily ... Read more...

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Power crisis: Centre, states in blame game (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chandigarh/Jaipur/Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) As the power crisis Tuesday enveloped 19 states in India, the central government blamed the collapse on the second straight day to overdrawing of ... Read more...

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Second blackout in India hits 19 states, 600 million people (Roundup)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) India was hit by a massive power failure Tuesday, bigger than the blackout a day ago, that crippled train, Metro and road-transport services and ... Read more...

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Punjab contests grid failure blame, Haryana on defensive


July 31st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday vehemently contested the blame on the state for being among those responsible for over-drawing power from the northern grid which led to ... Read more...

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Darkness in US amid unrelenting heat


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Three days after a ferocious summer storm, about 1.7 million people, from the capital city of Washington through 10 states from Indiana to Delaware, are still ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pakistan reels under power crisis


May 25th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan is plagued by a massive power crisis, with a shortfall of 7,500 MW, a media report said Friday.Several cities in Punjab province have been ... Read more...

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Pakistan mulls alternative energy plan


October 15th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistan is considering alternative energy sources to mitigate the country's massive power crisis, Water and Power Minister Naveed Qamar has said.He said the draft alternative energy ... Read more...

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Karnataka team in Delhi to ask for power


October 12th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A team from Karnataka, headed by Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje, arrived in New Delhi Wednesday to plead with the central government for more power ... Read more...

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Massive power cuts in Karnataka, Bangalore spared


October 10th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) Rural Karnataka will go without power for eight hours a day from Tuesday following a massive dip in power generation in the state, the government ... Read more...

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Telangana agitation trips power supply in Maharashtra


October 10th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) The ongoing agitation for a separate Telangana state in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh has had a fallout in Maharashtra - massive power cuts since the past ... Read more...

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Congress activists clash with police in Chandigarh


March 17th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 17 (IANS) Dozens of people were injured Thursday as Punjab Youth Congress activists fought pitched battles with police in this union territory, police said.The police cane-charged, fired tear ... Read more...

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Hugh Jackman Is Undergoing A Diet Worth 6000 Calories For The Upcoming Chapter Of His Movie, ‘Wolverine’


February 4th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
February 4, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Hollywood’s celebrity, Hugh Jackman, has divulged that he is abiding by a diet that involves massive calories in groundwork for the subsequent chapter ... Read more...

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Nepal TV station broadcasting night bulletin using ‘lantern’ to protest against power cuts


February 4th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 4 (ANI): A top television network of Nepal has reportedly been broadcasting its nightly news bulletin in semi-darkness using a lantern to highlight the effects of massive power cuts.Nepal is ... Read more...

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Solar flare to ‘paralyse Earth’ in just 3 years’ time


September 21st, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): 2013 is being heralded as the year that might see catastrophic events wreaking havoc with our planet, say scientists.They fear a huge solar flare is due to erupt ... Read more...

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Work on gas pipeline to start soon as Pak, Iran complete all formalities


June 4th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.4 (ANI): Pakistan and Iran have finalised all formalities regarding the gas pipeline, and the ground work on the project would start soon following a survey, Pakistan Petroleum and Natural Resources ... Read more...

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Kolkata experiences massive power cuts


March 8th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Mar 8 (IANS) Parts of Kolkata experienced major power cuts Monday giving a tough time to thousands of students preparing for their final examinations. The power failure were attributed to technical ... Read more...

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Altadena Fire Stands Out As A Threat For The Residents


August 30th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey According to the sources, a growing wildfire that was transmitting massive billows of smoke tripled in size into the sky north of Los Angeles on Saturday thereby injuring three residents, ... Read more...

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Power crisis to continue in Delhi: Dikshit


August 11th, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The power crisis in the national capital, which has left residents fuming, is likely to continue for a few more days following abnormal increase in the power ... Read more...

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Power, water woes continue as Delhi sizzles


June 26th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Massive power cuts and water shortage coupled with the rising mercury continued to make life difficult for Delhiites and many residents took to the streets in ... Read more...

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Power, water shortages lead to protests in Delhi (Roundup)


June 24th, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Gruelling power cuts and parched water supply Wednesday drove the capital's residents to streets protesting inept management even as Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit tried to pacify ... Read more...

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Power, water shortages lead to protests in Delhi


June 24th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Massive power cuts and water shortage in the sweltering summer Wednesday compelled Delhiites to come out on the roads and protest across the national capital. Restless people ... Read more...

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Obama’s proposed “smart grid” may be vulnerable to attacks by computer hackers


March 31st, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Security analysts have warned that US President Barrack Obama's plans to accelerate the development of an electrical "smart grid" could leave America's power supply dangerously vulnerable to attacks ... Read more...

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Power shortage in Karnataka shoots up demand for diesel


July 24th, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 24 (IANS) Panic buying and hoarding of diesel has hit Karnataka in the wake of massive power shortage following monsoon failure, oil companies and dealers say. Industries, commercial establishments and ... Read more...

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Karnataka faces massive power shortage


July 23rd, 2008 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 23 (IANS) India's IT hub may go without power for up to six hours a day and Karnataka's rural areas up to 10 hours a day from Aug 1 as ... Read more...

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BHEL, NTPC join hands to set up a joint venture company


April 29th, 2008 - 7:11 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) and National Thermal Power Plant (NTPC) on Tuesday joined hand to set up a joint venture company to carry out engineering-procurement-construction ... Read more...

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