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Three killed in Maharashtra petrol tank blast


August 26th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Osmanabad (Maharashtra), Aug 26 (IANS) At least three people, including an elderly woman and a minor, were killed when an illegal petrol tank exploded in a village in this Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Madras Atomic Power Station to restart after shutdown


August 20th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Two reactors of the Nuclear Power Corporation Ltd's (NPCIL) Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) that shut down after a power supply breaker tripped leading to a ... Read more...

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NDA to raise Assam violence, power failure in parliament


August 6th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The opposition BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will raise the ethnic violence in Assam in which over 50 people have died, the massive electricity ... Read more...

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India’s blackout is a wakeup call in US too


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) India's historic blackout has not only prompted inevitable calls from the United States for much needed reforms in India's energy sector, but also a great ... 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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After India’s blackout, US experts suggest energy sector reforms


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) As power was getting restored in India after one of its worst blackouts in history, US energy experts called for reforms in India's energy sector ... Read more...

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Grid failure hits NALCO power units in Odisha


August 1st, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 31 (IANS) Two units of the captive power plant of the state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) in Odisha collapsed Tuesday due to the failure of Eastern Grid, ... 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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AIIMS, Safdurjung hospitals unaffected by power crisis


July 31st, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Hospitals in the national capital, including AIIMS and Safdarjung were unaffected due to the major power breakdown Tuesday in the northern and eastern regions as ... 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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200 trapped ECL miners in Bengal rescued


July 31st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Around 200 miners of the Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL), trapped in West Bengal's Burdwan district after the power grid failure, have been rescued, police said Tuesday."Around ... Read more...

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Mining, railways hit hard in Jharkhand due to power failure


July 31st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 31 (IANS) Mining and railway services were hit hard in Jharkhand due to unprecedented tripping in the Eastern Grid Tuesday. Major mining companies - BCCL and CCL - ... Read more...

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Power crisis now trips 19 states, 600 million people hit (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The power crisis that hit northern India turned into a larger blackout a day later Tuesday to affect as many as 19 states not ... Read more...

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Power crisis now trips 22 states, 600 million people hit (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The power crisis that hit northern India turned into a larger blackout a day later Tuesday to affect as many as 19 states not ... 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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Traffic tangles in Delhi after power failure, rains


July 31st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Traffic in the national capital was severely affected Tuesday after signals stopped functioning following a failure in the Northern Power Grid.Traffic flow, already slow since ... Read more...

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Snag in Northern Power grid hits Kashmir


July 31st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) People observing Ramadan fast under sweltering heat in the Kashmir Valley panicked Tuesday as electric supply suddenly stopped due to another snag in the country's Northern ... Read more...

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Powerless again, Northern and Eastern Grid break down (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Large parts of north and east India went without power Tuesday as the Northern Grid and sections of the Eastern and Northeastern Grid broke down, ... Read more...

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14-hour power failure hit NCR towns


July 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 30 (IANS) The sudden failure of the Northern Grid Monday severely affected the NCR towns of Ghaziabad, Noida, Meerut and Bulandshahr, hitting common people and businesses alike. The ... Read more...

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Power trip in seven states hits millions (Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Northern India was hit by one of the worst power failures in a decade that saw millions wake up Monday to no electricity. ... Read more...

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Delhi blames neighbouring states for power crisis (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) After hours of blackout due to a breakdown of the Northern Grid early Monday, power supply was restored to almost 80 percent areas of Delhi ... Read more...

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Power failure cripples railways; 500 trains, 1.5 lakh passengers hit


July 30th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Around 1.5 lakh passengers in 300 trains suffered delays as the power grid failure crippled operations across eight divisions of the northern railway Monday, while ... Read more...

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Power trip hits seven states, millions suffer (Afternoon Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Seven states in north India woke up to a powerless Monday with supply cut at 2.32 a.m. due to a major breakdown in the grid ... Read more...

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80 percent power restored in Delhi


July 30th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) After a near-complete blackout following a breakdown of the National Grid in the early hours of Monday, power supply was restored to almost 80 percent ... Read more...

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Power supply partially restored in Punjab, Haryana


July 30th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Train services were partially resumed and power supply to some parts of Punjab and Haryana restored Monday after a complete power failure in the two states ... Read more...

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Power supply hit in north India


July 30th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Power supply in seven states across north India was hit early Monday following a breakdown in the Northern Grid, an official said.Apart from ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro services resume on all lines (Third Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Services on all six lines of the Delhi Metro resumed by 8.45 a.m. after almost three hours of disruption due to tripping of ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro resume services (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The services on all the six lines of the Delhi Metro resumed by 8.45 a.m. after two hours of disruption due to tripping ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro resume services (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The services on all the six lines of the Delhi Metro resumed by 8.45 a.m. after two hours of disruption due to tripping ... Read more...

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Power failure throws Delhi Metro services out of gear (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Thousands of commuters in the capital faced a harrowing time Monday morning as services of the Delhi Metro were disrupted due to tripping of power ... Read more...

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Power failure disrupts Delhi Metro services


July 30th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Thousands of commuters in the Delhi Metro will have a harrowing time Monday morning as services of all the lines of the Metro have been ... Read more...

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Minister attempted to battle Mantralaya blaze


June 21st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Maharashtra's Tribal Welfare Minister Babanrao Pachpute was among the first to try to fight the massive fire which engulfed the top three floors of the seven-storeyed ... Read more...

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Corinthians shock Santos in Libertadores semis


June 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 14 (IANS) Striker Emerson scored a wonder goal but was sent off as Corinthians earned a 1-0 victory over defending champions Santos in their Copa Libertadores ... Read more...

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78 trapped in cable cars rescued in China (Lead)


May 27th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) All the 78 tourists, who were trapped in cable cars suspended in mid-air at a mountain resort in China's Guangxi Zhang region, were rescued Saturday evening, ... Read more...

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