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21 patients die on single day in Hyderabad govt hospital, staff blame power outage

21 patients die on single day in Hyderabad govt hospital, staff blame power outage

In a shocking incident, at least 21 patients died in Telangana's state-run Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad after a power outage. 

Massive blackout: How monkey caused power outage throughout Kenya

Massive blackout: How monkey caused power outage throughout Kenya

A monkey plunged Kenya into a massive blackout after falling on a key transformer in the country's largest hydroelectric plant, the KenGen power generating company said on Wednesday.

Squirrel knocks out power to thousands in San Francisco bay area

A squirrel knocked out power for some 45,000 energy customers in the San Francisco Bay area on Monday, according to officials and the local Contra Costa Times newspaper.

Scattered power outages affect White House, Capitol

 Scattered outages in the US capital on Tuesday cut power to several government buildings, including the White House, State Department, Capitol and Justice Department.

Huge storm hits US West Coast, two dead

The US West Coast`s most ferocious storm in years triggered rockslides, power outages and hurricane force winds on Friday in southern California, a day after claiming two lives in the Northwest.

Internal tech issues responsible for power outage: Bangladesh

Dhaka: Bangladesh today said the worst nationwide power outage in recent years was not caused by a glitch in a transmission line from India but was the result of internal technical problems.

Protest marches in Agra over power outages

Tired of the erratic electricity supply in this Uttar Pradesh city, hundreds of professionals, shopkeepers and political party workers have decided to hold protest candle marches here for the next few days.

Major power outage hits Tunisia

For the first 10 minutes, throughout lightning raids and thunderous tackles that sent raiders flying out of the lobby, neither teams would give up any ground. But the 11th minute saw the scales fall in the Panther`s favour.

Delhi, NCR face power outages for at least twice a day: Survey

With the national capital region reeling under long spells of outages, a survey has found that power cuts occurred at least twice a day and up to four hours sometimes with worst hit being Gurgaon, Ghaziabad and Noida.

Temporary blackout hits Venezuela, including parts of capital

A power outage hit a wide area of eastern Caracas and several cities in the interior of Venezuela for at least two hours Friday.

KCR asks officials to work out plan to tackle power shortage in Telangana

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today asked the officials of energy department to draw up short term and long term plans to overcome the power deficiency in the state.

Congress wants BJP minister sacked for power outage in Goa

Opposition Congress on Saturday demanded sacking of Goa Power Minister Milind Naik for being "inefficient" in ensuring uninterrupted supply of electricity to common people who are reeling under frequent power cuts.

Congress launches 10-day agitation against power, water crises

Congress launched its 10-day long agitation against the power and water crises in the national Capital, during which they burnt the effigies of Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Ensure uninterrupted power supply: MM Joshi to Kanpur officials

BJP MP Murli Manohar Joshi on Sunday met power authorities here to discuss the issue of frequent outages in the city.

Storm leads to massive power outages in Delhi

The national capital reeled under massive outages as all major power lines and electricity generating stations were damaged by a powerful thunder storm that hit the city and its neighbourhood on Friday evening.

BJP protests power outages in UP

The BJP`s Uttar Pradesh unit has upped its ante on power outages in the state and decided to hold a string of protests against the Samajwadi Party government.

Power outages hit three million in Brazil

Several Brazilian states, including three set to host June World Cup action, suffered power outages, fueling fears over the country`s ability to keep the lights on.

Power outages hit Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad residents faced unprecedented power outages throughout Friday night, caused by the heavy downpour.

BJP accuses Delhi CM of `unholy nexus` with DERC, discoms

Delhi BJP accused the Sheila Dikshit Government and Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission of trying to increase power tariff by introducing the fourth slab.

Thunderstorm hits power supply in Ghaziabad

Electricity department officials are saying that they would need seven days to repair the damage.