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Power woes: Sonia’s whisper stronger than SC order


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 2 (IANS) All it took for Amethi and Rae Bareli to get uninterrupted power supply was a whisper from UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to Samajwadi Party chief ... Read more...

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A word from Sonia means 24×7 power


August 29th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) It's not without reason that "Forbes" magazine recently ranked Congress president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi the sixth most powerful woman in the world. It ... Read more...

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Protesters in UP torch vehicles, attack police


July 16th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Angered over power outages and poor water supply, protesters clashed with police, vandalised property and vehicles Monday in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha town, around 370 km from ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to modernise its checkposts


July 7th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Saturday ordered the modernisation of 36 checkposts of state commercial tax department at an outlay of Rs.33.36 crore.In a statement here, ... Read more...

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What’be cheaper, dearer post Delhi budget


May 28th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
The biggest relief in the Delhi budget for 2012-13, presented Monday by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was a reduction of Rs.1.26 per litre in petrol prices following a reduction in the ... Read more...

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Sheila to approach power ministry over grid overdraw


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit will seek the central government's intervention to ensure that neighbouring states comply with grid discipline and don't overdraw power ... Read more...

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Solar lighting for police stations in Kashmir


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 2 (IANS) Remote police stations and police buildings in Jammu and Kashmir will now be lit by solar energy for uninterrupted power supply to help "maintenance of law ... Read more...

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Cold comfort: Kashmir battles chill sans power (Lead, with images)


December 28th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Perhaps the only thing more numbing than Kashmir's winter is the state government's apathy. Despite official assurances of uninterrupted power supply and of meeting any shortfall ... Read more...

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Cold comfort: Kashmir battles chill sans power


December 28th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Perhaps the only thing more numbing than Kashmir's winter is the state government's apathy. Despite official assurances of uninterrupted power supply and of meeting any shortfall ... Read more...

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Delhi to extend financial help to BSES


December 27th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday decided to extend financial assistance to city power distribution company (discom) BSES to clear its dues.Chairing a cabinet meeting, Chief ... Read more...

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Allow consumers to choose electricity source: CII


October 30th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) To ensure uninterrupted power supply, reforms like implementation of "open access", allowing consumers to procure power directly from power generators, should be introduced, an industry ... Read more...

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Taj city frets in dark despite privatisation


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 23 (IANS) This Taj city turns dark for several hours daily despite privatisation of power distribution last year and a clear Supreme Court directive to ensure "uninterrupted power ... Read more...

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Dhumal reviews Himachal power shortage


October 15th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) With Himachal Pradesh facing a power shortage due to low generation in hydropower plants, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Saturday called a meeting here to review ... Read more...

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Dikshit meets Shinde on Delhi power crisis


October 15th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With parts of Delhi reeling under an acute power shortage, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday met union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and sought ... 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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Tripura, Assam on alert during Durga Puja


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Silchar, Oct 2 (IANS) As Durga Puja fervour Sunday gripped Tripura and Assam with colourful and artistic marquees and prayers amid beating of drums, police heightened security to maintain safety ... Read more...

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Power cuts darken Pakistan in Ramzan


August 4th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Power cuts continued in several cities and towns in all four provinces of Pakistan despite the government's assurances not to resort to load-scheduling during the holy ... Read more...

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Haryana village gets hooked to urban line for power supply


June 11th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) A Haryana village has become the first village in the state to shift to an urban power feeder line to ensure electricity supply on the lines ... Read more...

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Pakistan proposes uninterrupted power at higher tariff


May 16th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) Pakistanis can now have uninterrupted electricity supply -- but for a price.Authorities have hit upon a novel idea to provide uninterrupted power supply to consumers who ... Read more...

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Chaat seller sacrifices goat in Nepal for India’s World Cup win


April 4th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) Did Team India win the World Cup Saturday because of the gritty batting by captain M.S. Dhoni or persistently good performance of Yuvraj Singh or the ... Read more...

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Half-day, no power cuts for final match, declares Chouhan


April 1st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 1 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has declared Saturday as a half working day and assured uninterrupted power supply across the state when India take ... Read more...

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Chouhan too dabbles in ‘cricket diplomacy’ in state


March 31st, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 31 (IANS) Half-day leave for all government employees, uninterrupted power supply in the state and a spanking new cricket stadium to commemorate India's win over Pakistan in ... Read more...

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Bihar cricket fans tune in to rusty radios


March 29th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 29 (IANS) In power-starved Bihar, thousands of cricket fans are not taking any chances. They are turning to their rusty transistors for succour just in case electricity outages ... Read more...

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NDMC launches disaster management centre


February 19th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) Saturday launched its maiden disaster management centre - the fourth such facility in the city - which would provide emergency help ... Read more...

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Farmers end Bhopal siege (Night Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 21 (IANS) The farmers' agitation in Madhya Pradesh's capital Bhopal ended Tuesday evening after the government issued written orders accepting their demands.The agitation ended almost nine hours after farmer leaders ... Read more...

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Farmers to continue Bhopal siege, despite agreement (Third Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 21 (IANS) The farmers' agitation in the Madhya Pradesh capital took a new turn Tuesday evening with most of protesters openly defying their leader and deciding to continue with their ... Read more...

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Bhopal’s seige by protesting farmers swells


December 21st, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 21 (IANS) Thousands of protesting farmers continued their siege of the Madhya Pradesh capital for the second day Tuesday, blocking all roads leading to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's house ... Read more...

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Wartsila looking at Rajasthan as energy hub


November 30th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 30 (IANS) Energy equipment and solutions major Wartsila India is looking at Rajasthan as a potential market and hub to meet the growing demand for electricity not only in the ... Read more...

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Mayawati to meet PM today


October 18th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati will meet Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Monday to seek a special package for flood hit districts of the state. ... Read more...

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Tight security in Tripura for Durga Puja celebrations


October 14th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 14 (IANS) It's festive season in the northeastern state of Tripura, with colourful and artistic marquees and prayers amid beating of drums as the state celebrates Durga Puja. On the ... Read more...

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Karnataka to spend over Rs.4,000 crore for backward districts


October 5th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Gulbarga (Karnataka), Oct 4 (IANS) The Karnataka government Monday decided to spend Rs.4,633 crore on 55 projects and programmes in the districts of north Karnataka for all-round development of the backward ... Read more...

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Dikshit wants inverter free Delhi (Lead)


September 29th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday said she is "committed to provide uninterrupted power supply" to Delhi and wants to make the city "inverter free".Inaugurating a 400 KV ... Read more...

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Dikshit wants inverter-free Delhi


September 29th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Inaugurating a power sub-station at Mundka in northwest Delhi, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday said she is "committed to provide uninterrupted power supply" to Delhiites and dreams ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit spreads awareness on C’Wealth Games, unveils giant statue of Shera in New Delhi


September 18th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.18 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday interacted with students in the national capital to generate public awareness about upcoming Commonwealth Games here.Facilitated by a local NGO, Dikshit's ... Read more...

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Fund for computerising courts more than doubled


September 16th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The government Thursday more than doubled the fund to implement the ambitious e-court project aimed at computerisation of all subordinate courts across the country -- from ... Read more...

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