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Aug 24, 2018
Residents buy spoiled meat after fire destroys main power line in Venezuela's Maracaibo; country facing worst-ever economic downfallIn a city once called the Saudi Arabia of Venezuela for its vast oil wealth, residents of Maracaibo now line up to buy spoiled meat as refrigerators fail amid nine months of rolling power outages that recently got worse.
Mar 05, 2018
Papua New Guinea earthquake: Death toll rises to 67 as blocked roads, power outages hinder recovery effortsAt least 67 people were killed by a earthquake that devastated Papua New Guinea's remote highlands last week, the Red Cross said, leaving thousands homeless
Sep 12, 2017
Hurricane Irma leaves 7.4 million buildings without power, utility companies still assessing damageMajor utilities have mobilised workers to deal with the enormous power outages caused by Hurricane Irma, which have affected 7.4 million homes and businesses.
Jul 08, 2017
Central Philippines remains without power days after 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit regionLarge parts of the central Philippines remained without power days after a 6.5-magnitude quake shook the region and killed two people, authorities said on Saturday.
Apr 08, 2015
Black out at White House: Break in power line causes lights to go out in WashingtonA power line broke loose at an electrical substation near Washington on Tuesday, briefly dimming the White House, emptying museums and cutting electricity to government buildings and the US Capitol for hours.
Sep 03, 2014
Mumbai power cuts: Maharashtra govt orders inquiryAn in-depth inquiry would be conducted by Principal Secretary-Energy of the state government, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said.
Jun 10, 2014
Delhi: Long power cuts in blistering heat add to woes of residentsLarge parts of the national capital plunged into darkness Monday evening with outages lasting for several hours. Moreover, the blistering heat made life miserable for the residents.
Jun 09, 2014
No power for malls, no AC for babus: Sweltering Delhi in panic modePower consumption in the capital surged to a record high on Saturday, overwhelming distribution systems and sparking outtages in parts of the city that angered residents
Jul 05, 2013
Why gas price hike is no quick fix for India's power shortagesThe state-owned distributors - known as discoms - will have to stump up funds to buy the more expensive electricity from power stations. But passing on too much of the costs to consumers will be politically unpopular and the discoms may opt instead to simply halt supply.
Feb 25, 2013
Pak left without power in rare country-wide blackoutThe authorities blamed technical problems for the breakdown early on Monday, insisting it was not caused by sabotage.