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  • China to Set Up Satellite, Radar Network to Strengthen Maritime Power

    China to Set Up Satellite, Radar Network to Strengthen Maritime Power

    China will set up an offshore observation network, including satellite and radar stations, to strengthen the country's maritime power, the official China Daily reported on Friday, in a move that could exacerbate tensions in the region.

  • Major Power Outage Hits Detroit

    Major Power Outage Hits Detroit

    A major power outage hit the US city of Detroit on Tuesday, cutting off electricity to all government buildings, including the city's jails and police stations, an energy company spokesman said.

  • Mystery Drone Flights Over French Nuclear Sites

    Mystery Drone Flights Over French Nuclear Sites

    French security chiefs are investigating a spate of mysterious and illegal overflights of French nuclear power stations by tiny, unmanned drones.

  • Power Consumption in Gujarat Falls Due to Diwali

    Power Consumption in Gujarat Falls Due to Diwali

    The power stations at Utran in south Gujarat and Dhuvaran in central Gujarat with a collective installed capacity of 729 MW have been shut down due to considerable decline in demand for power in the state, an official said.

  • Coal Imports Increase 18.47 Per Cent in First Half of FY15

    Coal Imports Increase 18.47 Per Cent in First Half of FY15

    Driven largely by an increase in coal imports by fuel-starved power stations, India's dry-fuel imports rose 18.47 per cent to 110.15 million tonnes (MT) during April-September 2014.

  • Coal Ministry Asks Power Ministry to Review Fuel Import Plan

    Coal Ministry Asks Power Ministry to Review Fuel Import Plan

    It may be noted that half the thermal power stations in the country are left with less than a week's coal stock.

  • Coal Reserves Offer No Relief for India's Fuel Crunch

    Coal Reserves Offer No Relief for India's Fuel Crunch

    India sits on one of the world's biggest coal reserves, yet its power stations are starved of the fuel with some idle and others running dangerously low on supplies.

  • Coal Reserves Offer No Relief for India's Fuel Crunch

    Coal Reserves Offer No Relief for India's Fuel Crunch

    India sits on one of the world's biggest coal reserves, yet its power stations are starved of the fuel with some idle and others running dangerously low on supplies.

  • Thailand Forces Descend on Central Bangkok to Stifle Coup Protests

    Thailand Forces Descend on Central Bangkok to Stifle Coup Protests

    Thailand's military government has readied thousands of troops and police to stop any protests on Sunday against its seizure of power, with shopping malls and some train stations closing in central Bankok areas where protesters may congregate.

  • Neyveli Lignite FY14 output at 266 lakh tonnes exceeds target

    Neyveli Lignite FY14 output at 266 lakh tonnes exceeds target

    The Tamil Nadu-based company operates three opencast lignite mines in Neyveli and one in Rajasthan. It runs power stations with a total installed capacity of 2,740 megawatts.

  • Election Commission sends directive to poll officials to check rigging

    Election Commission sends directive to poll officials to check rigging

    To guard against rigging and use of money power, the Election Commission has issued directives to its officials to mark as "critical" polling stations which saw over 90 per cent turn out and where a particular candidate got more than 75 per cent vote...

  • China loans Pakistan $6.5 billion for nuclear plants

    China loans Pakistan $6.5 billion for nuclear plants

    China has agreed to lend Pakistan $6.5 billion to help build nuclear power stations including a 2,200-megawatt plant in Karachi, as Beijing increases its involvement in the cash-strapped country.

  • Andhra Pradesh: Power stations resume operation as employees call off stir

    Andhra Pradesh: Power stations resume operation as employees call off stir

    Two thermal power stations at Vijayawada and Kadapa went into steam today as power employees in coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh resumed work after calling off their indefinite strike "temporarily" in view of cyclonic storm Ph...

  • Power outages across Delhi on Monday

    Power outages across Delhi on Monday

    Areas across the Delhi on Monday reeled under outages for up to four hours due to cut in power supply by a number of generating stations and technical snag in the Northern Grid.

  • Reliance Industries, ONGC to get higher revenues on falling rupee: report

    Reliance Industries, ONGC to get higher revenues on falling rupee: report

    ONGC and RIL bill their consumers like fertilizer plants and power stations in dollars. So every time the rupee dips against the dollar, their earnings go up.

  • Government to step up coal quality checks

    Government to step up coal quality checks

    India is calling in specialist monitors to improve the poor quality of coal it is getting for its power stations. Indian utilities complain that poor quality coal reduces the efficiency of power stations, requiring more fuel and an increased need for...

  • Pakistan hit by nationwide blackout

    Pakistan hit by nationwide blackout

    Pakistan was hit by a nationwide blackout for more than two hours after the breakdown of a major plant caused power stations to stop working across the country, officials said on Monday.

  • Several parts of Delhi witness power cuts

    Several parts of Delhi witness power cuts

    Parts of the capital on Tuesday witnessed power cuts owing to shortage of coal that resulted in power generating stations producing less electricity than normal levels.

  • Delhi suffers power cuts due to coal shortage to plants

    Delhi suffers power cuts due to coal shortage to plants

    Several areas in the city faced intermittent load-shedding today following cut in power supply by a number of generating stations due to shortage of coal.

  • US presidential elections: Cold hits storm victims ahead of polls

    US presidential elections: Cold hits storm victims ahead of polls

    Victims of superstorm Sandy on the US East Coast struggled against the cold early on Sunday amid fuel shortages and power outages even as officials fretted about getting voters displaced by the storm to polling stations for Tuesday's presidential ele...

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