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  • himachal to initiate action against dutch power firm

    Himachal to initiate action against Dutch power firm

    India | Sep 04, 2013, 08:39 PM IST

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government on Wednesday decided to initiate proceedings against Netherlands-based Brakel Corp. for causing loss to the state exchequer by delaying the execution of a hydropower project.The cabinet, presided over by Chief

  • japan upper house vote to set ruling bloc s power

    Japan upper house vote to set ruling bloc's power

    World | Jul 21, 2013, 01:48 PM IST

    Tokyo, Jul 21: Japanese were voting Sunday in a parliamentary election expected to give Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition a strong mandate, though initial reports showed turnout to be lackluster.A victory would give Abe's

  • kingfisher derby convergence of horse power fashion and fun

    Kingfisher Derby: Convergence of horse power, fashion and fun

    Other Sports | Jul 15, 2013, 03:04 PM IST

    Bangalore, July 15: It was all about glamour, fun and good times at the Kingfisher Derby 2013, which saw a crowd of 20,000, cheering and lauding when Alaindair won the tournament.This year, all records were

  • vvips what vvips allahabad high court asks up govt on power

    VVIPs? What VVIPs, Allahabad high court asks UP govt on power supply

    Politics | Jul 11, 2013, 10:30 AM IST

    Agra, July 11:  Power should be supplied to all consumers in Uttar Pradesh without discrimination irrespective of the place of residence, the Allahabad High Court ordered on Wednesday.The court gave the ruling after asking the

  • strike at neyveli lignite power output down by 300 mw

    Strike at Neyveli Lignite, power output down by 300 MW

    Jul 09, 2013, 08:23 AM IST

    Chennai, July 9:  The ongoing workers' strike at mining-cum-power generator Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) has begun to affect power output in a major way, said a senior company official.“Generation in the first unit has come

  • bihar gets coal block for thermal power projects

    Bihar gets coal block for thermal power projects

    Jul 05, 2013, 11:51 AM IST

    Patna, July 5: The central government has allocated a separate coal block for three upcoming thermal power projects in electricity starved Bihar, a state minister said here on Friday."It is a big relief for Bihar.

  • jammu and kashmir to build 1 000 mw thermal power project

    Jammu and Kashmir to build 1,000 MW thermal power project

    Jul 05, 2013, 11:04 AM IST

    Srinagar, July 5: Jammu and Kashmir has been allotted 130 million tonne of coal block in Odisha which would be used to build a 1,000 MW thermal power project to end electricity woes of the

  • pope warns church leaders against seeking power

    Pope warns church leaders against seeking power

    World | Jun 29, 2013, 07:27 PM IST

    Vatican City, Jun 29: Pope Francis told prelates Saturday to shun the ‘'logic of human power,” pressing his campaign to root out corruption and other wrongdoing from the Vatican's scandal-tainted power structures.The admonition came a

  • qatar ruler hands power to son to mark new era

    Qatar ruler hands power to son to mark 'new era'

    World | Jun 25, 2013, 03:51 PM IST

    Dubai (UAE), Jun 25: Qatar's ruler formally handed power Tuesday to his 33-year-old son to cap a carefully crafted transition that puts a younger generation in charge of the Gulf nation's vast energy wealth and

  • power tariff hike put off in poll bound karnataka

    Power tariff hike put off in poll-bound Karnataka

    India | Mar 28, 2013, 03:49 PM IST

    Bangalore, Mar 28: With Karnataka heading for the May 5 Assembly polls, the state power regulator today withheld its tariff order proposing sharp hike citing enforcement of model code of conduct for the elections.“We have

  • kejriwal on indefinite fast over power water bills

    Kejriwal on indefinite fast over power, water bills

    India | Mar 24, 2013, 09:48 AM IST

    New Delhi, Mar 24: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal continued his indefinite hunger strike against ‘inflated' power and water bills in Delhi for the second day on Sunday. "In order to take the

  • shiv sena will come to power after maha assembly polls

    Shiv Sena will come to power after Maha Assembly polls: Uddhav

    India | Mar 21, 2013, 10:08 AM IST

    Thane, Mar 21: Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday asked the people in Maharashtra to throw Congress-NCP Government out of power and asserted that his party will rule the state after the next Assembly

  • hu jintao exits xi li move towards power in china

    Hu Jintao exits, Xi, Li move towards power in China

    World | Nov 14, 2012, 09:25 PM IST

    Beijing, Nov 14: Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang Wednesday moved closer to taking over the reins of power in China, one of the world's strongest economies, as the Communist Party of China (CPC) elected a

  • chinese president hu jintao steps down from power

    Chinese president Hu Jintao steps down from power

    World | Nov 14, 2012, 04:44 PM IST

    Beijing, Nov 14: China's President for a decade Hu Jintao today stepped down from power, leaving a stamp of his own with the ruling Communist Party incorporating his theory of “Scientific Outlook” in its constitution,

  • rahul dravid wants duncan fletcher to be given more power

    Rahul Dravid wants Duncan Fletcher to be given more power in selection

    Cricket | Nov 13, 2012, 06:26 PM IST

    New Delhi, Nov 13: Former captain Rahul Dravid believes that Duncan Fletcher has a lot to offer in Indian cricket and said the Zimbabwean should be given more power in team selection to prosper as

  • mumbai film festival kick starts with star power

    Mumbai film festival kick-starts with star power

    Bollywood | Oct 19, 2012, 12:42 PM IST

    Mumbai, Oct 19 : The 14th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival kick-started here Thursday, with Bollywood celebrities like Jaya Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Anupam Kher and Sridevi in attendance for the star-studded opening

  • subsidy needs to be given to rural poor on lpg power pm

    Subsidy needs to be given to rural poor on LPG, power: PM

    Politics | Oct 09, 2012, 05:12 PM IST

    New Delhi, Oct 9: Amid the controversy over cap on subsidised LPG cylinders, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the government recognises that some subsidy has to be given for rural poor for cooking gas

  • if voted to power cong will take guj to 18th century modi

    If voted to power, Cong will take Guj to 18th Century: Modi

    Politics | Sep 23, 2012, 01:45 PM IST

    Ahmedabad, Aug 15: Taking a dig at Congress, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today said the main Opposition party will take the state to the 18th century if it is voted to power.The BJP stalwart

  • power woes mount as dadri plant trips

    Power woes mount as Dadri plant trips

    India | Jul 13, 2012, 10:29 PM IST

    New Delhi, Jul 13: The power situation in the national capital worsened today when supply from Dadri plant dropped by around 1,000 MW due to technical problems.  The problem was aggravated as one 220 KV

  • cranston to direct a final breaking bad episode

    Cranston to direct a final 'Breaking Bad' episode

    Hollywood | Jul 11, 2012, 10:03 AM IST

    New York: Bryan Cranston will sit in the director's chair one last time for his AMC cable TV drama “Breaking Bad.”In an interview Tuesday, Cranston said he will direct the ninth episode of the show's