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Power Grid plans aerial patrolling of transmission lines

Last Updated: Sunday, August 26, 2012, 17:01

The failure of power grids for two straight days last month impacted more than half of country's population.

Recent outages underline need for power sector reforms: Moody's

Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 22:18

Global financial services firm Moody's on Thursday said recent power outages underline the need for sectoral reforms while the long-term implications could be negative depending on the type of government response.

Moily restructures panel looking into grid failure

Last Updated: Saturday, August 04, 2012, 21:05

Power Minister Veerappa Moily has restructured the expert panel appointed by his predecessor Sushilkumar Shinde to look into the massive failure of power transmission grids.

CERC orders investigation into failure of power grids

Last Updated: Friday, August 03, 2012, 19:16

The report has to be submitted by August 8, CERC said in an order dated August 1.

Northern Grid had close shave a day before collapse

Last Updated: Thursday, August 02, 2012, 17:13

POSOCO said that a "similar incident at 1510 hours on July 29 had also led to a near miss situation."

Wrong to blame UP for power grid failure: Akhilesh

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 01, 2012, 14:21

Rejecting the Centre`s claim that states were to be blamed for the power crisis, CM Akhilesh Yadav said it was not right to blame UP for the blackout.

300 trains come to a halt due to power failure

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 20:56

300 trains came to a grinding halt at various places this afternoon due to failure of both the Northern and the Eastern grids covering close to 10 states, with movement on the busy Delhi-Howrah route almost paralysed.

Power grid failure: How does it happen?

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 18:48

For two consecutive days millions of people in India suffered from a crippling power crisis after power grids failed in many parts of the country.