Delhi police block meet on ‘Media blackout in Kashmir’

A Delhi Police official, in a notice to the organisers of the event, said that they had received information that some ‘anonymous’ group is organising a public meeting on ‘Media Blackout in Kashmir’.

published on : 16th March 2023

'Total torture': Ukrainians on life support gasp for oxygen amid blackouts

Regular power outages caused by Russian missile strikes have terrified tens of thousands of Ukrainians who rely on electricity to keep medical equipment running.

published on : 25th January 2023

Bangladesh faces blackout after national power grid fails  

All power plants tripped and electricity was cut in the capital, Dhaka, and other big cities, said Shameem Hasan, a power department spokesman.

published on : 4th October 2022

Sri Lanka raises electricity tariffs by up to 264 per cent

The country is also facing hyperinflation and lengthy electricity blackouts after the CEB was unable to buy oil for its thermal generators.

published on : 9th August 2022

Blackout poetry: Uncovering verses and emotions

Delhiites are taking a fancy to blackout poetry, an art form that allows one to create poems using existing text

published on : 4th August 2022

TikTok sued in US after two minor girls die in 'Blackout Challenge'

The lawsuit accuses TikTok software of "intentionally and repeatedly" pushing the Blackout Challenge that led to the deaths of an eight-year-old girl in Texas and a nine-year-old girl in Wisconsin.

published on : 8th July 2022

Germany nabs four in probe of anti-government extremist group

Investigators said the suspects they identified were associated with the protest movement against coronavirus restrictions and with the Reich Citizens movement.

published on : 14th April 2022

Major outage forces Puerto Rico to shutter schools, offices

The outage occurred two months before the Atlantic hurricane season starts, worrying many about the condition of Puerto Rico's electrical grid.

published on : 8th April 2022

Sri Lanka imposes nationwide social media blackout

On Friday, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa issued the Extraordinary Gazette declaring a state of public emergency in Sri Lanka with immediate effect.

published on : 3rd April 2022