As millions of people across the globe pledged to switch off non-essential lights for an hour to observe the Earth Hour, the city's iconic Victoria Memorial and the Indian Museum too joined the cause to save power.
Petrol pumps across the country will observe a "blackout" for 15 minutes on Saturday to push for their five-point charter of demands including compensation to dealers for financial losses due to frequent unplanned price fluctuations by oil marketing companies.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Saturday vowed to resolve the country's electricity crisis and outlined a multi-billion dollar plan to fix power outages after a massive blackout struck the capital recently.
Power ministers of five states have urged union Power Minister Piyush Goyal to help restore power supply to their states facing major blackouts caused by the closure of some generation units of Adani Power and Tata Power plants at Mundra over a tariff revision dispute.
Amid reports that Facebook`s Messenger app would be able to spy on users, an event has been organised inviting them to deactivate their accounts for 24 hours starting Friday, August 22 at 18:00 GMT in protest against the social networking site.