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Dust storm likely in Delhi on Sunday night

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 21:09

Another dust storm is likely to hit Delhi later tonight, the weather department has said, two days after a massive storm left nine people dead in the city and surrounding areas.

Non-compliance with norms behind power grid failures: CERC

Last Updated: Sunday, November 18, 2012, 13:29

More than three months after the country witnessed one of the worst electricity grid failures, sectoral regulator CERC has said non-compliance with norms by various stakeholders was a major reason for the collapse.

Major steps to boost power generation soon

Last Updated: Saturday, August 25, 2012, 19:45

Minister of State for Power K.C. Venugopal in a written reply informed parliament Friday that among the initiatives taken were delicensing of thermal generation, introduction of Ultra-Mega Power Projects (UMPP) and the investor friendly New Hydro Policy 2008.

India's blackout offers lessons to China: Official media

Last Updated: Thursday, August 02, 2012, 20:54

China, which is facing "development bottlenecks" in its path of development, should learn lessons from a large-scale power outage experienced by India this week, the state media here said Thursday.

`Electricity restored almost fully in all regions`

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 01, 2012, 10:54

A day after the biggest blackout in the country, affecting half of India`s population, the main distribution company Wednesday said nearly 100 percent of the demand had been restored in all five regions of the country.

Power blackout: Can Centre take on errant states?

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 01, 2012, 10:44

The terrible Tuesday that left over 600 million people powerless has led to a new round of squabbling between states over fixing responsibility for the mess.

Northern grid failure affects 2G case proceedings

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 21:20

The northern grid failure leading to severe power outage in the Capital Tuesday also affected the 2G spectrum case trial involving former Telecom Minister A Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi in a Delhi court.

Modi takes potshots at "powerless" Centre

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 19:20

Massive power failure in Northern and Eastern India over the last two days has given ammunition to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to attack the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre on Tuesday.

Don’t draw more power than your quota: Shinde to states

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 17:50

Sushil Kumar Shinde issued a warning to those states who were overdrawing more electricity than their quota that they will be penalised.

Patient care in Delhi hospitals remains unaffected

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 16:30

Patient care remained unaffected in all major hospitals in Delhi on Tuesday.

Centre blame states for overdrawing power

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 15:59

Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Tuesday said the government is working to bring back normalcy in about one hour.

Delhi airport operations not hit by grid collapse

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 14:50

Flight operations at Delhi airport remained unaffected on Tuesday even as power supply was snapped for 2nd day following collapse of Northern Grid.