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Power goes out in several Pakistan cities, millions left to sweat it out

Power goes out in several Pakistan cities, millions left to sweat it out

Pakistan has been grappling with power shortage and the unusually long hours of power outages has been haunting its people for about a decade.

May 16, 2018, 20:38 PM IST

Energy from evaporation could power much of US: Study

Though still limited to experiments in the lab, evaporation-harvested power could be made on demand, day or night, overcoming the intermittency problems plaguing solar and wind energy.

Sep 27, 2017, 13:53 PM IST
BJP is in for a long haul in power, says Amit Shah

BJP is in for a long haul in power, says Amit Shah

Shah also said that though the BJP appears to be at its peak with a majority government at the Centre and 1,387 MLAs in states the workers feel the party has still a long way to go.

 

Aug 19, 2017, 15:25 PM IST

Toll in Venezuela protests reach 107

Venezuelans are scheduled to cast their vote for more than 500 members of the National Constituent Assembly.

Jul 28, 2017, 11:44 AM IST
PM Modi reviews performance of key infrastructure sectors

PM Modi reviews performance of key infrastructure sectors

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reviewed progress of key infrastructure sectors including petroleum and natural gas, power, renewable energy and housing.

 

May 09, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

Mexico ruling party gets new chief after election loss

The former head of Mexico`s state-run power company became the new president of the ruling party.

Jul 13, 2016, 09:37 AM IST
Delhi govt mulling revoking licences of BSES discoms

Delhi govt mulling revoking licences of BSES discoms

The Delhi government is considering revoking the licences of BSES discoms due to their "dismal" performance.

Jun 20, 2016, 13:25 PM IST
State power ministers' conference in Goa from today

State power ministers' conference in Goa from today

Power ministers from states across the country will meet for a two-day conference in Goa starting on Thursday to review, plan and monitor the sector.
 

Jun 16, 2016, 10:11 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi holds 'Mashal Juloos' protest against AAP govt; attempts to corner PM Modi

Rahul Gandhi holds 'Mashal Juloos' protest against AAP govt; attempts to corner PM Modi

Attempting to corner both Delhi CM and his bete noire PM Modi, Congress VP Rahul Gandhi, in a march against the AAP-led govt over the ongoing power and water crisis in the national capital, said that both leaders are under the impression that people can be fooled all time.

 

May 28, 2016, 20:54 PM IST
Narendra Modi launches Maritime India Summit 2016, says wants to restore India's position in this sector

Narendra Modi launches Maritime India Summit 2016, says wants to restore India's position in this sector

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Maritime India Summit 2016 at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre in Goregaon on Thursday. 

Apr 14, 2016, 11:08 AM IST

116 villages electrified last week: Govt

As many as 116 villages were electrified last week in the country, taking the total number to 7,128, the Power Ministry said on Monday

Apr 04, 2016, 22:36 PM IST
India likely to spend $1 trillion on power by 2030: Piyush Goyal

India likely to spend $1 trillion on power by 2030: Piyush Goyal

India is expected to spend a whopping USD 1 trillion (about Rs 65 lakh crore) by 2030 on ramping up its power infrastructure as one of the world's largest energy consumers aims to provide 24/7 electricity to its citizens.

Feb 09, 2016, 18:09 PM IST

Chennai startup develops power-saver device for solar units

 In a significant development that could give a big boost to the adoption of solar energy in power-starved countries like India, a Chennai-based startup has come out with a unique device - a dual mode micro-inverter.

Nov 30, 2015, 00:18 AM IST

Let your idle phone help cure cancer as you sleep

Imagine that your idle phone is helping power cancer research as you hit the sack. With a new app, Australia's Garvan Institute of Medical Research and the Vodafone Foundation want to create a "supercomputer" that will use the free power from your smartphone to help speed up cancer research.

Nov 09, 2015, 17:56 PM IST

J&K CM asks state department to ensure power as per schedule

With winter chill setting in earlier than expected, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has directed the Power Development Department (PDD) to work out an institutional mechanism that will ensure availability of power as per the notified schedule.

Oct 30, 2015, 13:38 PM IST

UP to purchase power from three states

Faced with the peaking demand for power and shortfall in supply, Uttar Pradesh will purchase electricity from three states, an official said on Tuesday.

Aug 11, 2015, 12:20 PM IST

PMO asks Coal Ministry to increase fuel linkages to sectors

To ensure availability of fuel to industries, the Prime Minister's Office has asked the Coal Ministry to increase coal linkages to all sectors, including power.

Aug 09, 2015, 12:47 PM IST

UP: 24 booked for pilfering power in Etah

 As many as 24 persons were booked for allegedly pilfering power during a drive by Electricity Department here, police said on Monday.

Aug 03, 2015, 13:35 PM IST

PM calls for tetrad revolutions in farm, allied sectors

Aiming to make the country self- sufficient, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for tetrad revolutions of green, saffron, white and blue to boost production in agriculture, power, dairy and fishery sector.

Jul 25, 2015, 15:30 PM IST