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South Africa hit by power cuts as emergency declared

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 18:40

South Africa imposed rolling power cuts for the first time since 2008 on Thursday as it struggled to cope with coal shortages and technical problems caused by recent heavy rains.

Power outages hit three million in Brazil

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 09:45

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.

TN will soon be free from power cuts, says Jaya

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 19:36

Tamil Nadu will soon be absolutely free from power cuts as a result of a host of measures being pursued by the government, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said on Monday.

Buy power from outside, avoid power cuts: U`khand CM to officials

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 22:08

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Tuesday issued orders to keep the state free from power outages even if that meant buying electricity from outside.

Discoms to be penalised for unscheduled power cuts: Kejriwal

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 22:42

Power distribution companies in the capital will be penalised if their reasons for unscheduled power cuts are found unsatisfactory, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said Thursday.

Long power cuts cripple Agra

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 13:25

The residents of Taj city Agra are facing problems due to severe power outages of six to eight hours every day.

IEX sees higher electricity availability in July

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 17:09

Good monsoons helped electricity supply outstrip the demand by a wide margin on the Indian Energy Exchange last month, although the average price remained attractive and hovered at around Rs 2.28 per unit.

Officer assaulted over prolonged power cuts

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 15:19

Angry over prolonged power cuts, locals of Galand area here assaulted an officer in the electricity department, police said Friday.

Long power cuts: Dikshit cracks the whip on BSES discoms

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 22:54

As the city continued to reel under long power cuts, Sheila Dikshit sternly warned BSES discoms.

Long power cuts: Dikshit cracks the whip on BSES discoms

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 22:02

As the city continued to reel under long power cuts, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday sternly warned BSES discoms.

Delhi CM blames poor infrastructure of BSES for power cuts

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 21:43

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday slammed two BSES discoms for long outages in Delhi.

Delhi reels under severe power cuts

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 00:16

The national capital Thursday reeled under severe power cuts with outages in some areas lasting for over eight to nine hours giving a harrowing time to people in the sweltering heat.