The country-wide power breakdown that plunged Pakistan into darkness was triggered by militants who blew two transmission towers in the restive Balochistan province, a senior official claimed on Sunday.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his Cabinet got a first hand experience of the grim power scenario in the state with the annexe, where the CM's office is located, plunging into darkness following a sudden power cut here.
Massive power failure in Northern and Eastern India over the last two days has given ammunition to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to attack the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre on Tuesday.
Taking a serious note of the power
outage at Indira Gandhi International Airport which led to the
delay of around 80 flights, the government said it will
constitute a committee to probe the electricity failure.