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Probe, audit ordered as mega-power failure hits Mumbai

Probe, audit ordered as mega-power failure hits Mumbai

🕔19:36, 12.Oct 2020

Mumbai, Oct 12  A major power breakdown owing to a grid failure brought bustling Mumbai and parts of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region of Thane, Raigad and Palghar districts to the knees on Monday, officials said here. Rattled by the outrage

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Power cut era over in state: Tamil Nadu minister

Power cut era over in state: Tamil Nadu minister

🕔10:23, 11.Sep 2015

Chennai, Sep 11 Assuring potential investors about comfortable power supply, Tamil Nadu’s Electricity Minister Natham R. Viswanathan on Thursday said the era of power cut is over in the state. Speaking at the Global Investors Meet organised by the state

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Delhi discoms to be fined for unscheduled power cut

Delhi discoms to be fined for unscheduled power cut

🕔12:42, 3.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 3  The power distribution companies in the capital will be fined if they resort to unplanned load-shedding, Power Minister Satyendra Jain said on Thursday. “Power discoms cannot resort to unplanned load-shedding. They have to inform public beforehand

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Visakhapatnam remains without power, essential commodities

Visakhapatnam remains without power, essential commodities

🕔11:37, 14.Oct 2014

Visakhapatnam, Oct 14  People in this cyclone-ravaged port city in Andhra Pradesh continue to live without electricity and communication facilities for the third day Tuesday. The lack of drinking water, shortage of milk and other essential commodities have added to

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Power crisis continues in Uttar Pradesh

Power crisis continues in Uttar Pradesh

🕔12:14, 9.Oct 2014

Lucknow, Oct 9  The power crisis in Uttar Pradesh deepened Thursday with the plant load factor (PLF) in most of the units tripping, an official said. According to power officials, the situation is likely to worsen in coming days. The

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UP power woes: Samajwadi Party accuses centre of vendetta

UP power woes: Samajwadi Party accuses centre of vendetta

🕔10:54, 9.Sep 2014

Lucknow, Sep 9  The Samajwadi Party accused the union government and Power Minister Piyush Goyal of turning a blind eye to the power woes of Uttar Pradesh and indulging in politics of vendetta. Samajwadi Party spokesman and Political Pensions Minister

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Power failure cripples Mumbai, supply still not normal

Power failure cripples Mumbai, supply still not normal

🕔12:20, 3.Sep 2014

Mumbai, Sep 3  A sudden power crisis gripped India’s commercial capital Tuesday with several areas facing power blackouts and load-shedding as a key power generating station developed problems. Normal power supply was only likely to be restored by late night.

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Power woes to continue in Delhi, parties blame each other

Power woes to continue in Delhi, parties blame each other

🕔09:09, 11.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 11  There is no early respite for Delhiites from power woes. The long power cuts in the national capital will continue for a fortnight as the central government Tuesday said it will take at least two weeks

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Delhi’s power supply to normalise in two weeks: Minister

Delhi’s power supply to normalise in two weeks: Minister

🕔14:47, 10.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 10  Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal Tuesday assured that the power situation in the national capital, which is facing acute electricity crisis during the sweltering summer, will be solved within two weeks. The announcement follows an emergency

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Long outages push Delhi into darkness

Long outages push Delhi into darkness

🕔09:38, 10.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 10  Large parts of the national capital plunged into darkness Monday evening with outages lasting for several hours. Moreover, the blistering heat made life miserable for the residents. Several localities faced power cuts lasting six to eight

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Give power cut schedule in Delhi: Jung to discoms

Give power cut schedule in Delhi: Jung to discoms

🕔13:57, 9.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 9  Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung directed the power companies to announce the schedule for power cuts to people in advance and stop electricity supply to malls after 10 p.m. “Peak load conditions occur in the city

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Power crisis continues unabated in Uttar Pradesh

Power crisis continues unabated in Uttar Pradesh

🕔12:46, 5.Jun 2014

Lucknow, June 5  The power scenario in Uttar Pradesh continues to be grim as capital city residents protested the erratic power supply and took to the streets to vent their anger. A junior engineer of Utretia power station was held

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No power cuts in Tamil Nadu effective June: Jayalalithaa

No power cuts in Tamil Nadu effective June: Jayalalithaa

🕔11:15, 28.May 2014

Chennai, May 28 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa announced the removal of restrictions on power supply across the state from next month, in view of the expected augmentation through wind power generation. “Taking into account the wind power generation

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