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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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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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50 percent power restored in UP, many trains stranded


July 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Power in the state capital and major towns of Uttar Pradesh limped back to normalcy Monday, eight hours after the Northern Grid tripped, while many ... Read more...

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50 percent power restored in UP, many trains stranded


July 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Power in the state capital and major towns of Uttar Pradesh limped back to normalcy Monday, eight hours after the Northern Grid tripped, while many ... Read more...

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Pay more for more power in Noida and Ghaziabad


June 19th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) For residents of Noida, Ghaziabad and Uttar Pradesh towns neighbouring the national capital, crippling power woes might soon be a thing of past. Added to it, ... Read more...

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UP power corporation to open 168 online billing centres


June 7th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Buoyed by the success of online billing services, the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) Thursday said it will soon open online payment facilities at 168 ... Read more...

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Power woes in UP set to disturb Akhilesh honeymoon (Uttar Pradesh Newsletter)


May 25th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) With mercury climbing up and little relief in sight from the scorching sun, incessant power cuts and outages in Uttar Pradesh have added to the ... Read more...

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UP transformer producers threaten to stop supply


May 11th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) Facing a sudden rise in mercury and incessant power snags, people of Uttar Pradesh are in for another shocker. The UP Transformer Industries Forum (UPTIF) Friday ... Read more...

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With Rs.669 crore, UP speeds up Kumbh Mela work


April 27th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has taken up Kumbh Mela 2013 on a priority basis and asked various agencies to speed up work on a war footing, ... Read more...

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24×7 power for Akhilesh, Mulayam’s constituencies


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday ordered round-the-clock power supply to the constituencies represented by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, his father and Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam ... Read more...

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Factory linked to BSP leader charged with power theft


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Muzaffarnagar, Dec 22 (IANS) A steel factory, owned by the family of an influential Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader, has been listed among over a dozen industrial units found ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh workshop gutted


April 29th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 29 (IANS) Equipment and machinery worth several lakhs were gutted after a major fire broke out in a workshop of the state-owned Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) ... Read more...

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Massive fire guts machinery in Uttar Pradesh warehouse


February 26th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 26 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a warehouse of the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) here Saturday morning, gutting machinery and equipment worth around Rs.50 ... Read more...

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On-line power bill payment starts in west Uttar Pradesh


January 17th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 16 (IANS) About 32 lakh consumers of the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) in western Uttar Pradesh will now be able to pay their electricity bills on the internet, ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out in power corporation office in Uttar Pradesh


January 15th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a multi-storeyed government building housing the office of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) here Saturday, an official said. A man ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh could save 1,080 MW with CFLs: Official (Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) plans to save 1,080 MW power by selling energy efficient CFLs to its consumers at subsidised rates and also earn carbon credits ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh to subsidise CFLs for consumers


June 13th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) will subsidise energy efficient CFLs for its consumers as a part of its drive to bring down carbon emissions and reduce power ... Read more...

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Six engineers suspended for Jhansi chimney collapse


May 29th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 29 (IANS) Six engineers have been suspended for negligence after a chimney collapsed at a power plant in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi district killing two workers and injuring at least, an ... Read more...

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First death in Jhansi chimney mishap, one still missing


May 26th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) The body of a labourer was dug out Wednesday from the debris of the chimney collapse in Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh, confirming the first death in the ... Read more...

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Use of ACs to be banned in Uttar Pradesh


May 1st, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) In view of the power crisis in Uttar Pradesh, use of air conditioners in houses, businesses and government offices has been banned in the state between 6 p.m. ... Read more...

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New factories exempted from electricity duty in Uttar Pradesh


February 19th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Friday decided to exempt new industrial units from electricity duty to provide relief to industries, particularly power-intensive units. The decision taken by the state government's ... Read more...

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Power cut: Uttar Pradesh may restrict AC usage


June 30th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. (UPPCL) has proposed restriction on use of air conditioners (AC) for all categories of consumers, including government offices, to counter the electricity ... Read more...

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Severe power crisis hit Ghaziabad industries


May 20th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 20 (IANS) Amid sweltering heat, this city on the outskirts of the capital is reeling under a severe power crisis. A 17 to 19-hour daily power cut has hit, besides ... Read more...

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Noida, Ghaziabad reel from power, water shortages


April 23rd, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 23 (IANS) The towns of Ghaziabad and Noida, adjoining the national capital, are facing a major crisis with long power cuts throughout the day and night. Several areas are also ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh hires detectives to trace power defaulters


December 6th, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 6 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Power Corp Ltd (UPPCL) will rope in private detectives to trace power defaulters across the state, a senior official said Saturday."As we have failed to ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh stops power cuts to industry


September 16th, 2008 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has withdrawn its decision to stop power supply to heavy industries from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., officials said Tuesday.The decision was taken 10 days ago ... Read more...

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Kin of 2 Uttar Pradesh ministers booked


June 20th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 20 (IANS) The relatives of two Uttar Pradesh ministers were booked in separate incidents, the police said Friday. While a minister's son fired in the air and tried to abduct ... Read more...

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Major power breakdown in Noida


March 18th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by admin
Noida (Uttar Pradesh), March 18 (IANS) A major power breakdown took place in Noida and Greater Noida of the national capital region Monday night following a fire in a transformer. The towns ... Read more...

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