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Iran to get full control of Bushehr in December


September 5th, 2012 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will be on its own with its first nuclear power plant after Russia officially hands Bushehr over at the end of December, a Russian ... Read more...

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UP allows Delhi to set up power towers in Noida


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government allowed has Delhi to install six power transmission towers in Noida to provide the capital's densely populated eastern part an alternate ... Read more...

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Scams will impact foreign investments: CII


August 24th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) The various scams hogging media headlines will impact foreign investments in India, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) president Adi Godrej said Friday.And for the sentiment to ... Read more...

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Centre and states agree to avert grid failure


August 6th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Power Ministry at a meeting with eight northern states Monday resolved to put in place necessary defence plans and protection systems to ensure integrated ... 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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Northern power grid was again on verge of tripping


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) Power woes could be far from over as the Northern Grid was on the verge of tripping yet again, officials here said Thursday.According to sources in ... 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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Electricity restored almost fully in all regions: Power Grid


August 1st, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) A day after the biggest blackout in the country, affecting half of India's population, the main distribution company Wednesday said nearly 100 percent of the ... Read more...

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Bengal faces eight hours of blackout (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Lakhs of people across West Bengal had a harrowing time Tuesday as the state witnessed a total blackout triggered by the Eastern Grid's sudden collapse. ... 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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3 lakh passengers, 300 trains stranded in eight states (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Around 3 lakh passengers were Tuesday stranded in over 300 trains across eight states after the northern and eastern grids failed, crippling operations ... Read more...

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India’s power grid fails for the second day


July 31st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Energy crisis is a problem that has been a big problem in the past and is still affecting many nations. Experts are on their toes ensuring ... 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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States to be penalised for overdrawing power: Shinde


July 31st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) States that overdraw power from the national transmission network would be penalised for the excess and their allotted quota would be reduced, Power Minister ... Read more...

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Blackout in Bengal, trains stranded, Mamata appeals for calm (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Lakhs of people across West Bengal had a harrowing time as the state witnessed a total blackout triggered by the Eastern Power Grid's sudden collapse. ... Read more...

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Power will return by 7-7:30 p.m.: Power Grid


July 31st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Most places affected by the failure of three power grids in the country will get back power by 7-7:30 p.m., Power Grid Corp of India ... Read more...

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BJP seeks answer from PM over power outages


July 31st, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday castigated the government for the breakdown of the northern power grid and sections of eastern and northeastern grids ... Read more...

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Grid failure stalls life in Punjab, Haryana


July 31st, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) Trains were stranded at various places across Punjab and Haryana as another power grid failure hit parts of the country Tuesday.Electricity supply to all cities and ... Read more...

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3 lakh passengers, 300 trains stranded in eight states


July 31st, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Around 3 lakh passengers were Tuesday stranded in over 300 trains across eight states after the northern and eastern grids failed, crippling operations across ... 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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Grid failure brings Delhi Metro services to a halt


July 31st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Services on all six lines of Delhi Metro were disrupted due to tripping of power supply in the northern power grid for the second day ... 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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Blackout hits business activities


July 30th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The worst blackout in more than a decade following a breakdown of the Northern Power Grid in the early hours of Monday severely hit business ... 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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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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China, Russia sign electrical cooperation deal


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS) China and Russia have signed an agreement on electrical cooperation on the sidelines of the ongoing St. Petersburg International Forum (SPIEF), Xinhua reported.The deal was signed ... Read more...

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Scientists edge towards fusion energy for power grid


June 10th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washinghton, June 10 (IANS) Researchers have made a significant headway in developing an experimental reactor that can demonstrate the feasibility of fusion energy for the power grid.Nuclear fusion promises to ... Read more...

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Understanding networks to find how diseases spread


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Vastly dissimilar yet complex networks ranging from global air traffic to neural networks -- share very similar features, a study says. The findings could be ... Read more...

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Mine explosion hits Myanmar power grid


May 26th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 26 (IANS) An armed group called the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) blew up a power grid post in Myanmar's northern Shan state, state media reported Saturday.Friday's explosion hit ... Read more...

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Lift aluminium import duties, government urged


May 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Federation of Indian Micro and Small and Medium Enterprises (FISME) Thursday called for immediate lifting of import duties on electrical-grade aluminium for speeding up power ... Read more...

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Bolivia nationalises Spanish-owned firm


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, May 2 (IANS/EFE) Bolivian President Evo Morales announced Tuesday the nationalization of an electricity distributor owned by Spanish utility REE."Again on this day, as just tribute to the ... Read more...

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$826 million ADB loan to India for power transmission


March 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Friday offered $826 million in loans to India for improving the power transmission systems in the country.The money will be ... Read more...

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South Australian govt worried that electric cars would stress the power grid


March 15th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Adelaide, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) South Australian State Government is very worried that electric cars could stress the power grid in the region. Even though the government officials know very well that ... Read more...

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Bihar seeks 5,000 transformers


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 22 (IANS) Power starved Bihar has sought 5,000 new transformers from the central government to replace burnt transformers in rural areas."The government wants 5,000 transformers to replace burnt ... Read more...

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Hacker group Anonymous could cause power outage in US


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Hacker group Anonymous within the next year or two could bring about a limited power outage in the US through a cyber attack, a top official ... Read more...

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