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Suicide bombers armed with grenades kill 7 in Iraq

Suicide bombers armed with grenades kill 7 in Iraq

The attack comes as Iraqi Shiites mark the first day of the Eid al-Adha feast.

Sep 02, 2017, 17:51 PM IST

Nine killed in platform collapse at power plant in south China

At least nine people were killed and two others sustained injuries after an operation platform collapsed at a power plant in south China`s Guangdong Province on Saturday.

Mar 25, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

Suicide attackers kill 16 at Iraq power plant, says officials

"Three suicide bombers attacked the power plant at around 6:00 am (0830 IST), killing 12 Iraqi administrators and engineers and four Iranian technicians," Dibis mayor Abdullah Nureddin al-Salehi told AFP. 

Oct 21, 2016, 12:26 PM IST
Nighttime images of Puerto Rico before and after outage - As seen from space! (See pics)

Nighttime images of Puerto Rico before and after outage - As seen from space! (See pics)

The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite captured these nighttime images of Puerto Rico before and after the outage. 

Sep 24, 2016, 04:10 AM IST

PM Modi inaugurates NTPC power plant in Telangana

PM Modi inaugurates NTPC power plant in Telangana. it is PM Modi's first visit to the state.

Aug 07, 2016, 18:01 PM IST

Power plants with FSA and mines eligible for coal e-auction

The move is aimed at ensuring adequate availability of coal for electricity generation.

Aug 23, 2015, 12:28 PM IST

Obama says climate one of `key challenges` of our time

President Barack Obama described climate change as one of the key challenges of our time Monday as he announced the first ever limits on US power plant emissions.

Aug 04, 2015, 00:16 AM IST

BHEL commissions 250 MW unit of NTPC's Bongaigaon power plant

State-run equipment maker BHEL on Tuesday said that it has commissioned a 250 MW unit of NTPC's Bongaigaon thermal power plant in Kokrajhar district in Assam.

Jun 23, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

Pak power plant to be set up by China firm

Pakistan has approved a 1,400 MW coal-fired power plant to be set up by China's Shanghai Electric Group, a media report said today.

Jun 17, 2015, 16:38 PM IST

Bajaj Group commissions 660 MW power plant at Lalitpur, UP

Shishir Bajaj led-Bajaj Group Tuesday commissioned its 660 MW thermal power plant at Lalitpur in Uttar Pradesh.

Jun 09, 2015, 21:08 PM IST

Adani, Reliance to build Bangladesh power plants to ease crisis

Two leading Indian power firms will build several plants in Bangladesh to produce up to 4,600 megawatts of electricity to ease the country`s prolonged power crisis, a senior official said on Saturday.

Jun 06, 2015, 15:20 PM IST

Reliance Power to invest $3 bn in power plant in Bangladesh

The company will use the equipment it had contracted for its Samalkot project in Andhra Pradesh for setting up the power plant in Bangladesh in three years from the date of signing power purchase agreement (PPA).

Jun 06, 2015, 12:28 PM IST

Technical problem shuts down Slovenian nuclear plant

 Slovenia`s only nuclear plant Krsko said Thursday it has initiated a preventive shutdown over technical problems in the system for monitoring the temperature.

Jun 04, 2015, 15:02 PM IST

BHEL commissions 500 MW power unit in Maharashtra

State-run electrical equipment maker BHEL said on Thursday it has commissioned the first 500 MW unit of the two allotted at Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Project (STPP) stage-III of Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MAHAGENCO).

Apr 30, 2015, 14:04 PM IST

NTPC invites tenders for 4,000 MW power plants in Vizag

 State-owned NTPC has invited tenders for sourcing equipment for its proposed Rs 20,000 crore thermal power project in Andhra Pradesh.

Mar 25, 2015, 16:30 PM IST

Coal India raises shipments ahead of five-day strike

The company accounts for about 80 percent of India`s total output and worker strikes have previously crippled power plants. Coal fuels 60 percent of the country`s power production.

Jan 05, 2015, 13:03 PM IST

South Africa in talks with Vedanta for power plant JV

South Africa has initiated talks with Vedanta Resources for setting up a power plant jointly with a state-run firm, though it is yet to decide if majority stake would be given to the Anil Agarwal-led firm.

Dec 11, 2014, 18:24 PM IST

Another Tripura power plant to be inaugurated in January

 After the inauguration of second unit of the 726 MW gas-based thermal power project by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Palatana in Gomati district on Monday, another power plant at Monarchak in Sipahijala district of Tripura would start generation in January.

Dec 03, 2014, 21:31 PM IST

Govt to allocate coal mine to UP for power plant: Goyal

 The Centre will allocate a coal mine with 400 million tonne capacity for a plant in Uttar Pradesh by February and sanction Rs 500 crore to the state within a month to upgrade the distribution network, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday.

Dec 03, 2014, 21:29 PM IST

4,000 MW Ultra Mega Power Plant for Bihar announced

 Electricity-starved Bihar will get a 4,000 MW Ultra Mega Power Plant (UMPP) and Centre will allocate sufficient number of coal blocks for it, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal announced on Saturday.

Nov 15, 2014, 21:39 PM IST