power blackout

Smart grids and meters can prevent blackouts, says expert


August 30th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 30 (IANS) India needs smart grids that can prevent recurrences like the worst power blackout last month, a senior power expert said Thursday."We need efficient command and ... Read more...

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Coal India achieves 95 percent of targetted supply to power sector


August 27th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL) has achieved 95 percent of its supply target to the power sector, Pratik Prakashbapu Patil, minister of state for coal said ... Read more...

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Coal India to assess extent of illegal coal mining


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Coal India Limited (CIL), the country's largest coal miner, has commissioned Jamshedpur-based Xavier Labour Research Institute and Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, for undertaking ... Read more...

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Power grid collapse will never happen again: Moily


August 1st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Newly-appointed Power Minister M. Veerappa Moily Wednesday reassured the nation that a national transmission grid collapse of the kind seen earlier in the week would ... Read more...

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Power stint successful, Home to be critical: Shinde (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) India's new Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Wednesday claimed to have been a successful power minister and said his current job will be critical and ... Read more...

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Raise power capacity on war footing: India Inc


July 31st, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) With the worst power blackout in India affecting almost half the country and causing business losses of thousands of crores of rupees, India Inc. Tuesday ... Read more...

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‘Inability to handle peak-time power loads hit us hard’


July 31st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The inability to handle peak-time power loads combined with failing monsoon that has led to 19 percent drop in energy generation may be responsible for ... Read more...

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UP comes to a grinding halt due to power failure


July 31st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) Life came to a standstill in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday as the Northen Grid tripped again around 1:30 p.m.,leading to a power blackout in most towns and ... Read more...

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Grid failure for 300 million people across India


July 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Monday morning was not good for about 300 million people across India. Airports, railway stations, hospitals and metro stations were al thrown off balance because of ... Read more...

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Panel to probe Delhi Terminal-3 power failure (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A committee has been set up to probe power failure at the Delhi airport's Terminal-3 (T3) three days ago that caused the escalators, baggage conveyor ... Read more...

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Panel to probe Delhi Terminal-3 power failure


August 10th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A committee has been set up to probe the power failure at the Delhi airport's Terminal-3 (T3) three days ago that caused the escalators, ... Read more...

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Texas Power Outage Haunts Residents


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Texas imposed a rare statewide blackout on Wednesday owing to frigid weather conditions shutting down a number of power generators on the state. The same action ... Read more...

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Billings Tornado Causes Massive Destruction


June 21st, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A tornado ripped through the Billings area on Sunday around 5pm. The destructive storm was accompanied by golf ball sized hail in the area. The tornado ... Read more...

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Probe into blackout at Mumbai air traffic control


June 17th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has ordered an inquiry into an incident of power blackout at the Air Traffic Control at Mumbai International Airport two days ago, ... Read more...

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Chandigarh, neighbouring states cold, foggy


January 2nd, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 2 (IANS) Denizens of Chandigarh and the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana woke up to a cold Saturday morning with the mercury dipping and blinding fog engulfing most parts ... Read more...

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Northern grid trips, train traffic hit (Second Lead)


January 2nd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 2 (IANS) The northern grid tripped early Saturday causing a power blackout in many parts of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Chandigarh and seriously hitting train services. ... Read more...

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North India blacked out as grid trips, rail traffic hit (Lead)


January 2nd, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 2 (IANS) Many areas in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and even Chandigarh faced a power blackout early Saturday due to the northern grid 'tripping' owing to heavy ... Read more...

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North India blacked out as grid ‘trips’ due to fog


January 2nd, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 2 (IANS) Many areas in the north Indian states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and even Chandigarh had to face a power blackout since early Saturday due ... Read more...

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Agra to face two-day power blackout


July 5th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Agra, July 5 (IANS) Many parts of this Taj Mahal city will experience a blackout for two days beginning Sunday due to electrical works being done on an expressway linking Agra, ... 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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Major power blackout in Sydney


March 30th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
More than 7000 people are without electricity in Sydney today due to an interruption in power supply.The blackout occurred just before the peak hour after a fault had affected four major power ... Read more...

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10 days into attacks, Gaza situation worsening


January 7th, 2009 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
Gaza City, Jan 7 (DPA) After 10 days of incessant Israeli airstrikes and two days of ground fighting, the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip is quickly worsening, according to residents.Residents of ... Read more...

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NSG opens fire from chopper on Nariman House, firefight with terrorists continues at Trident


November 28th, 2008 - 10:30 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.28 (ANI): Latest reports from the area around Nariman House and the Trident-Oberoi Hotel say that the firefight between the holed up terrorists and National Security Guard (NSG) commandos is ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror attack: Death toll 125, injured 327, NSG close to ending operation at Taj


November 28th, 2008 - 8:14 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai/New Delhi, Nov.28 (ANI): Almost 48 hours after nearly twenty terrorists carried out planned and synchronized serial attacks across southern Mumbai, leaving 125 people dead and 327 injured, the National Security ... Read more...

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Maoists’ power blackout halts mining in southern Chhattisgarh


June 9th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 9 (IANS) The iron ore mining industry in southern Chhattisgarh has come to a halt since Thursday after Maoists cut off power supply in four districts including Dantewada, which has ... Read more...

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