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Temporary blackout hits Venezuela, including parts of capital

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 05:45

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

No blackout like situation in North India: Power Minister Piyush Goyal

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 18:56

Assuring that there would be no "blackout" like situation in the country`s northern region, Power Minister Piyush Goyal has said the government is making adequate arrangements for supplying coal.

Information blackout ahead of Tiananmen anniversary condemned

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 20:05

Reporters Without Borders (RWB) has condemned the violation of freedom of information in the run-up to the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in the form of detention of journalists, censorship on social media and rendering Google and other web services inaccessible.

US House urges China to stop Tiananmen censorship

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 05:05

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday urged China to stop censoring news about the Tiananmen Square crackdown as authorities enforced a tight blackout ahead of the 25th anniversary.

Blackout in Syria`s Aleppo enters second week: NGO

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 20:40

Syria`s Aleppo has been hit by a power cut for seven consecutive days, a monitoring group said Friday, the day after some 50 civilians were killed in air raids there.

Gibraltar fire stops global online betting

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 04:22

An explosion and fire at a Gibraltar power station blacked out much of the British outpost and halted international online betting operations with giants including William Hill and Ladbrokes.

X-class solar flare could cause `radio blackout` for GPS, communications

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 13:59

The sun emitted a X1 solar flare on Saturday which NASA believes could hurt communications systems on Earth on Wednesday.

Millions without power in southern Philippines

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 10:35

Millions of people were left without electricity in the southern Philippines on Thursday after a massive power breakdown, officials said, as repair crews worked to determine the cause of the outage.

Signal failure led to LSTV blackout, says probe report

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 17:57

Failure to receive signals from the nine automatic cameras in Lok Sabha resulted in the blackout of Lok Sabha TV during proceedings for passage of Telangana bill, a probe has found.

BJP condemns blackout of Lok Sabha TV coverage

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 11:50

The BJP on Wednesday condemned the blackout of Lok Sabha TV coverage when the crucial Telangana bill was taken up in Lok Sabha and passed a resolution against it.

East, Central Delhi areas face blackout risk

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 16:33

Areas in East and Central Delhi face a blackout risk from tomorrow as state-run NTPC on Friday rejected Delhi Government's plea not to stop electricity supply to BSES Yamuna Power Ltd for defaulting on payments.

Major power blackout hits Syrian capital

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 20:36

A major blackout blanketed the Syrian capital of Damascus Wednesday, which appeared to be caused by damage in key power lines.