Typhoon Kalmaegi heads out of Philippines, cuts power, damages farms

A strong typhoon was moving out of the Philippines on Monday, after plunging into darkness wide northern swathes of the country and inundating farmland, but there were no reports of lives lost, civil defence officials said.

'Power' release delayed due to censor certification
'Power' release delayed due to censor certification

Ravi Teja-starrer Telugu actioner 'Power' was slated to release in cinemas Friday, but it has now been rescheduled to Sep 12 because of the delay in getting the censor certification for the film.

Forty crore Indians still live without electricity

Over 40 crore people living in eight crore households have not got electricity and the government is making all efforts to give them power connection as early as possible, Lok Sabha was told Thursday.

Colombia blames FARC for power outage at major port

A rebel bombing of an electric tower knocked out power to Colombia`s largest Pacific port, authorities said Tuesday.

`Pandiya Naadu` villain set for Telugu debut

Model-turned-actor Harish Uthaman, who rose to fame with his villainous role in last year`s Tamil blockbuster `Pandiya Naadu`, is making his Telugu debut with upcoming actioner `Power`. He will also be seen in Gopichand`s yet-untitled next Telugu film.

PM meets infrastructure departments secretaries

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met secretaries of key infrastructure ministries like power and road and highways to review individual sectors` development targets that need to be achieved by the current fiscal end.

Andhra CM releases white paper on power industry; blames Congress

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu released a "white paper" on electricity on Wednesday, explaining how the Congress government ruined the power sector and pushed the state into a deep crisis during the last decade.

Power Minister promises uninterrupted power supply to Andhra Pradesh

Union Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge) Piyush Goyal has promised uninterrupted power supply to at reasonable rates to Andhra Pradesh.

Cong protests over power, water crisis; burns effigies of Modi, Kejriwal

Keeping up its offensive over long power outages and water crisis in the national capital, Congress today held a protest in Karol Bagh area of central Delhi and demanded immediate intervention of the Centre to address the problems.

NDMC waste-to-energy plant supplying power to 8,000 households

As the residents in the national capital grapple with an acute power crisis, the New Delhi Municipal Council is doing its bit to ease the situation by daily contributing 16MW of electricity generated from solid waste to 8,000 households in the city.

`Rajasthan to become power surplus by September; supply to other states`

Rajasthan would be able to generate surplus energy by September this year and would be able to provide to other states, state`s Energy Minister Gajendra Singh Khinwsar said.

Ensure uninterrupted power supply: Joshi to Kanpur officials

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

Sudan to supply power to Eritrea: Media

Sudan plans to supply neighbouring Eritrea with electricity, official media reported on Friday, just months after Khartoum said it would buy power from Eritrea`s rival Ethiopia.

Thailand in political limbo as Yingluck Shinawatra sacked over abuse of power

Hours after Thailand`s first female Prime Minister Yingluck Shinwatra was ordered to step down by a court for abuse of power, a new caretaker PM was appointed on Wednesday.

Pak to cut off power supply to PM office, Prez House over dues

Electricity supply to 18 key government buildings in Pakistan, including the President House and the Prime Minister`s Secretariat, was today ordered to be disconnected for non-payment of bills running into several crores.

`Kick 2` to go on floors soon

Director Surendar Reddy, who is currently awaiting the release of Telugu actioner `Race Gurram`, says the sequel to his Telugu blockbuster `Kick` will go on floors as soon as actor Ravi Teja completes working on his current project `Power`.

Generating electricity from lava a possibility

An accidental encounter of scientists in Iceland with molten lava has opened possibilities of harnessing under surface heat to produce power.

Delhi power row: SC to hear BSES plea against NTPC tomorrow

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear tomorrow a plea filed by BSES against NTPC notice threatening to cut off power supply for not clearing outstanding dues.

`Northeast India will have surplus power by June`

The industry-starved north-eastern region of India would be a power surplus area by June, when ONGC`s 726 MW power project starts full capacity generation, a top official said here Thursday.

Congress promises free power for poor as campaigning ends today

With the high voltage campaigning for the January 8 elections to the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation ending on Monday, opposition Congress promised free power to the people living below poverty line while ruling BJD assured voters of overall development.