Power cuts

Zimbabwe to have dark Christmas amid power cuts, high prices

The high food prices are forcing many to put aside Christmas shopping in order to focus on immediate needs.

published on : 23rd December 2022

Areas in Chennai that will experience power cuts on November 18

The complete list of areas in the city where TANGEDCO will cut power for maintenance work.

published on : 16th November 2022

Residents of South Chennai lose sleep over power cuts since one week

A senior TANGEDCO official said that the transformers at Medavakkam and Adhambakkam developed problems.

published on : 4th June 2022

Power crisis hits units as migrant workers go home in Andhra

With only five days a week that too with restricted working hours and unofficial power cuts, workers, as well as management, are facing a hard time. 

published on : 8th May 2022

Speaker expresses concern over frequent power cuts

He asked the Energy department for proper maintenance of the power sub-stations in rural areas to solve the problem of uninterrupted supply.

published on : 7th May 2022

Power cut spells misery in Odisha as mercury soars

Disgruntled with Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Limited, residents have taken to the protest route alleging power cut of over six hours daily at regular intervals.

published on : 30th April 2022

Kashmir residents see no relief from power outages

KPDCL said the situation is going to be the same in coming days till availability improves nationally and hydroelectric generation picks up.

published on : 27th April 2022

Punjab farmers block traffic in Hoshiarpur over power cuts

Farmers blocked traffic at two places in Punjab's Hoshiarpur to protest the irregular electricity supply for domestic and agriculture consumers in their areas.

published on : 27th April 2022

Sri Lankan delegation heads to US to seek USD 4 billion bailout package from IMF

The delegation led by newly-appointed finance minister Ali Sabry will hold talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) between April 19 and April 24.

published on : 17th April 2022

Telangana farmers facing 6-10 hour power cuts

Farmers say that the three-phase power supply was being stopped from 6 pm to 12 pm daily, as against the government’s commitment to providing 24x7 uninterrupted power supply.

published on : 15th April 2022

Patients suffer after power cut at Adoni hospital

Patients at Adoni Area Government Hospital had a harrowing experience for more than five hours after the power supply got snapped.

published on : 14th April 2022

Coal shortage to lead to more power cuts in Punjab in coming days

The power situation remains to be grim in the state as four units out of 15 units in five thermal plants remained shut, causing a loss of 1,410 MW.

published on : 13th April 2022

Power cuts cause hardship to all in Andhra Pradesh

With the mercury level rising and examinations fast approaching, all sections of people, particularly students are worried a lot.

published on : 10th April 2022

Sri Lanka crisis: Police arrests 45 people, briefly impose curfew during protests

Police later enforced a curfew in suburbs of the capital because the protests wouldn’t subside.

published on : 1st April 2022

Japan government warns Tokyo region of power outages due to cold, earthquake damage

The rare alert, calling on households and companies to conserve power, coincided with snow and unusually cold weather for early spring in Tokyo, prompting people to use heaters.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Unscheduled powercuts 'overload' residents in Chennai

The Southern suburbs including Tambaram, Selaiyur, parts of North Chennai and areas such as Velachery, Mandaveli and Porur experience frequent unscheduled power cuts. 

published on : 27th April 2018

High penalty, licence renewal for discoms in electricity bill

The Electricity Amendment Bill will be pushed for passage in the budget session of Parliament which would provide for stringent provisions.

published on : 24th January 2018