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TDP demands assembly session to discuss people’s problems


August 31st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Friday urged the governor to convene a special session of the state assembly to discuss the unprecedented power crisis ... Read more...

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Mixed response to shutdown call in Andhra Pradesh


August 31st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (IANS) The day-long Andhra Pradesh shutdown called by YSR Congress Party Friday to protest the government's failure in solving the unprecedented power crisis evoked a mixed ... Read more...

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Security tightened for YSR Congress’ Andhra shutdown Friday


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 30 (IANS) Police have stepped up security in view of the Andhra Pradesh shutdown called by YSR Congress Party Friday to protest the government's failure in solving the ... 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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‘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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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 outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Fourth Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) An unprecedented power outage crippled Delhi Metro for an hour and seriously disrupted services for another two hours, impacting tens of thousands of passengers in ... Read more...

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Powers crisis turns into law-and-order scare for UP government


July 24th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) A minister booed at a public meeting, a legislator being held hostage, power stations being attacked, electricity department men being beaten up - the power crisis ... Read more...

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UP backtracks on 7 p.m. closure order for shop, malls (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) Rattled by strong opposition to its decision to close all shops and malls by 7 p.m. for the next 15 days due to the acute power ... Read more...

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UP gives grace period for power MoUs inked by Mayawati


June 7th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Faced with an unprecedented power crisis, the Uttar Pradesh government Thursday decided to give a grace period of 6-18 months to developers who had signed ... Read more...

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Allot power, don’t be callous, Jayalalithaa tells PM


March 9th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) Terming as callous New Delhi's "inaction" to the state's repeated requests for additional power, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday asked Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Kashmir plunged into darkness; web, mobile links snapped


January 7th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley Saturday was isolated from the rest of the country and the world, its internet and mobile phone links silenced, as main power transmission ... Read more...

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Thousands Of Passengers Stuck Underground In London Tube Failure


October 19th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Literally thousands of daily commuters were stuck underground following a failure of London’s legendary tube railways. Thousands others decided to abandon the train and ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa completes two years, hopes remaining term will be smooth


May 30th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first government in Karnataka completes two years Sunday with the party and Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa praying that dissidence which ... Read more...

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ALICE achieves energy recovery at 11 million volts


December 17th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Scientists in the UK have successfully demonstrated energy recovery on the ALICE advanced particle accelerator design, creating a beam with a total energy of 11 million electron ... Read more...

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Delhiites delight as mercury remains subdued (All India Weather Roundup)


May 10th, 2008 - 12:09 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The weather gods seem to have fell in love with the national capital. For the fourth straight day, the mercury remained below the season's normal, allowing the ... Read more...

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Mayawati Govt. is trapping SP leaders in fake criminal cases, says Mulayam


May 4th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, May 4 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday alleged that to refrain his party from contesting in the next Lok Sabha elections, the Mayawati Government were ... Read more...

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Security tightened for oppositions shutdown in Bihar


January 25th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
Patna, Jan 25 (ANI): Security arrangements across Bihar have been tightened today in view of a state-wide shutdown called by the opposition in protest against the death of three demonstrators in police ... Read more...

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Bihar put on alert ahead of Friday shutdown


January 24th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
Patna, Jan 24 (ANI): All districts in Bihar were put on alert ahead of a State-wide shutdown called by the opposition on Friday in protest against the death of three demonstrators in ... Read more...

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Bihar Govt orders judicial probe into Bhagalpur police firing


January 19th, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by admin
Patna, Jan 19 (ANI): Bihar Government today ordered a judicial inquiry into police firing on protestors, who were demanding continuous power supply in Bhagalpur District. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also ordered suspension of ... Read more...

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Two killed in Bhagalpur police firing


January 19th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by admin
Bhagalpur, Jan 19 (ANI): Two people were reportedly killed in police firing in Bihar's Bhagalpur district today. The incident occurred when protestors demanding power supply for Kahalgaon area, turned violent and attacked police ... Read more...

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