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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan`s office faces power cut over non-payment of bills

According to reports in the Pakistani media, the Pakistan Prime Minister`s Secretariat currently owes over 41 lakh rupees to IESCO. For the previous month, this amount was 35 lakh rupees. 


Aug 29, 2019, 13:29 PM IST

Parts of Chennai to face 7-hour power cut on Monday, here's the list of areas

Electricity will not be available from 9 am to 4 pm due to maintenance work.

Sep 02, 2018, 11:41 AM IST

Bizarre! Villagers in UP held hostage BSP MLA, local councillor over power cut issue

In an unprecedented move, the villagers here in Uttar Pradesh held hostage two officials - MLA of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and local councillor - over frequent power cuts in the area.

Jul 19, 2015, 17:33 PM IST

Congress slams AAP for Delhiites' power, water woes

The Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) on Sunday blamed the Arvind Kejriwal-led government for the water and power woes faced by residents of the national capital.

Jun 14, 2015, 21:21 PM IST

Kanpur battles 7-8 hours power cuts, MP Joshi calls meeting

Amidst the temperature touching the 45-degree mark in the city, Kanpur's problem has been compounded by frequent power cuts with over two dozens of transformers lying dysfunctional.

Jun 10, 2015, 15:16 PM IST

One-hour power cut in Bhubaneswar from today

The state run Central Electricity Supply Utility of Orissa (CESU) today announced load shedding for at least one hour a day in Bhubaneswar and some other districts even as the gruelling heat disrupted normal life in the state.

May 25, 2015, 13:41 PM IST

Turkey grinds to halt after massive power cut

A massive power cut caused chaos Tuesday across Turkey, shutting down the metro networks in Istanbul and the capital Ankara, with the government saying an outside attack on the system was not ruled out.

Mar 31, 2015, 17:12 PM IST

Dutch power restored after cut causes chaos

A massive power cut caused chaos in and around the Dutch capital Amsterdam on Friday, including halting all flights at Schiphol International Airport before supplies were restored.

Mar 27, 2015, 23:54 PM IST

Massive Dutch power cut causes chaos, halts Amsterdam flights

A massive power cut has caused chaos in Netherlands` densely-populated North Holland province, including halting all flights to and from Amsterdam`s busy Schiphol International Airport, an airport spokeswoman said.

Mar 27, 2015, 16:26 PM IST

One killed in Madagascar power cut protests

At least one person was killed and five injured in Madagascar on Monday after violent demonstrations over persistent power outages in the eastern city of Toamasina.

Dec 23, 2014, 14:11 PM IST

Kate Bush's show delayed by power cut

Fans of singer Kate Bush were left anxiously waiting for over an hour after a power cut delayed her comeback gig at a venue in London.

Sep 29, 2014, 12:35 PM IST

Bombay HC pulls up Maha for load shedding at HSC, SSC Exam centres

 The Bombay High Court has pulled up Maharashtra government for its apathy towards students due to load-shedding at Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination centres in schools across the state.

Sep 06, 2014, 18:56 PM IST

Maharashtra govt orders probe into Mumbai power cut

Maharashtra government on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the massive power outages faced by several parts of south and central Mumbai yesterday.

Sep 03, 2014, 15:00 PM IST

BJP activists protest against power cut in Agra

BJP activists hold demonstration against power cut in Agra on Wednesday.

Aug 27, 2014, 18:25 PM IST

Power cuts should be `only` 6-7 hours daily: Pak PM

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today ordered to bring down the load-shedding level to 6 hours in urban and 7 hours in rural areas in next few days, terming existing level of load-shedding as unacceptable.

May 08, 2014, 00:18 AM IST

Supreme Court says NTPC can cut power to Delhi distributor if not paid

The court ordered BSES to pay state-run NTPC the 7 billion rupees (USD 116 million) it is owed by May 31.

May 06, 2014, 16:03 PM IST

Blackout in Syria`s Aleppo enters second week: NGO

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.

Apr 25, 2014, 20:40 PM IST

NTPC rejects plea on power supply cut, to plunge Delhi into darkness

NTPC on Friday rejected the Delhi government's plea on not to stop power supply to BSES Yamuna Power Ltd for defaulting payment, a move that could leave a large part of the national capital in darkness.

Jan 31, 2014, 15:14 PM IST

DPCC chief asks Kejriwal to help end long hours of power cut

Arvinder Singh on Wednesday asked Arvinder Kejriwal to address the issue of widespread power cuts across the city in the last few days.

Jan 08, 2014, 23:08 PM IST

Thai protesters cut power to govt HQ, ask army to step in

Thai opposition protesters on Thursday cut power and water supplies to the government headquarters and appealed to the powerful military to intervene to topple premier Yingluck Shinawatra amid a raging political crisis.

Dec 12, 2013, 17:15 PM IST