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  • Kejriwal must force open access to cut power tariffs, policing through CAG will not help

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    Between 2008 and 2012, 1.32 lakh crore (or 1.32 trillion) units of power was sold in the country at an average wholesale prices of Rs...

  • We have a shortage of 6 lakh teachers: Pallam Raju 07-12-2013 07:16 PM

    There is a shortage of sixlakh teachers in the country and initiatives are being takento fill in the gap as the focus is to provide quality education,Union Human Resource Development Minister M M Pallam Raju said in Jamshedpur on Saturday. "We have made strides with regard to infrastructuredevelopment, teacher recruitment...
  • Shortage of six lakh teachers in the country, says Pallam Raju 07-12-2013 02:56 PM

    There is a shortage of six lakh teachers in the country and initiatives are being taken to fill the gap as the focus is to provide quality education, Union Human Resource Development Minister M M Pallam Raju on Saturday said. "We have made strides with regard to infrastructure development, teacher...
  • TN: Politics over power crisis, common man suffers 03-12-2013 09:09 AM

    Chennai: Long power cuts on a daily basis have become common in Chennai and adjoining areas in Tamil Nadu. As the common man suffers, the issue now assuming the platform on which state parties are playing power politics. The powerful are turning Tamil Nadu's powerless situation into a power struggle....
  • TN CM Jayalalithaa writes to PM on power woes 26-11-2013 11:45 AM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has sent a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking his intervention to solve the state's power problems. In her letter she said that Tamil Nadu has a demand-supply gap of 4,000 megawatt. She has also blamed central power generating units for the...
  • Cutting ribbons on completion of projects is a tradition: Sheila Dikshit to Modi 01-10-2013 09:51 AM

    Retorting to Narendra Modi's barb calling her a ribbon-cutting Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit on Monday said ribbons are cut when projects are finished and that the remarks by BJP's PM candidate had only exposed his ignorance about the city's administrative structure. "It is lack of knowledge on Modi's part. He...
  • Drinking water shortage in China, over 3 million people affected 18-08-2013 01:30 PM

    More than three million people are facing acute shortage of drinking water due to a persistent drought in southwest China which has affected more than 17 million people in 1,311 towns. There was a partial relief from the lingering drought in Guizhou Province due to rainfall in the past two...
  • Bombay HC seeks govt's reply on reports of teachers shortage 13-08-2013 07:59 PM

    Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports about shortage of teachers across schools in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday sought the state government's response in this regard. A division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice M S Sanklecha took notice of reports regarding 18,000 students studying...
  • Scientists to cook world's first in-vitro beef burger 03-08-2013 10:23 PM

    London: A corner of west London will see culinary and scientific history made on Monday when scientists cook and serve up the world's first lab-grown beef burger. The in-vitro burger, cultured from cattle stem cells, the first example of what its creator says could provide an answer to global food...
  • Reason behind vegetable price rise crop shortage or profiteering? 05-07-2013 10:04 AM

    New Delhi: The rising prices of vegetables across parts of the country have become a huge concern among the consumers. Early monsoons have affected the crops resulting in lesser produce, but the consumers are also flummoxed by the marked difference between wholesale and retail prices. In the national capital, even...
  • India faces shortage of TB drugs, says MSF 25-06-2013 02:54 PM

    Mumbai: According to the reports by Medecins San Frontiers (MSF), India has been facing an acute shortage of life-saving Tuberculosis drugs for children and those with multi-drug resistant TB. The Health Ministry has seemed to be in complete denial of it. Under the National TB Programme, the Centre is responsible...
  • HP: Choppers sent to rescue tourists stranded due to fuel shortage 20-06-2013 08:31 AM

    Shimla: In an embarrassing turn for Operation Rahat in Himachal Pradesh, rescue helicopters deployed in Kinnaur to airlift stranded tourists are themselves stranded due to lack of fuel. Three days after the rains wreaked havoc in Himachal Pradesh, air sorties haven't started. The two helicopters that were sent by the...
  • UP: As North India burns under the heat, power cuts add to woes 31-05-2013 07:25 AM

    Kanpur: As north India burns under the heat wave, citizens in Uttar Pradesh are finding it tougher to battle the heat with constant power cuts. Uttar Pradesh is facing power outage of upto 12 hours a day. People say the power cuts are causing water shortage too and that domestic...
  • Bangalore faces an acute water shortage with the KRS Dam drying up 28-05-2013 09:56 AM

    Bangalore: Bangalore is facing one of its worst water crisis ever. The city's primary source, the KRS Dam, has water supply for just two more weeks. But ironically those living near the dam have been waterless for days now. It's been a tough summer for Sudha Bose. The taps at...
  • 'Goa hospital faces water shortage because of stolen taps' 22-05-2013 04:10 AM

    Panaji: The Goa Medical College (GMC), the state's top health facility, regularly faces water shortage because people steal taps installed in the hospital premises, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday. The water shortage is putting patients and their kin to hardships, especially during the scorching summer season. "The reason...
  • Bangalore has water only for the next 15 to 18 days, warn officials 20-05-2013 08:59 AM

    Bangalore: Bangalore is fearing an acute water shortage in days to come. Municipal officials have warned that the city has water only for the next 15 to 18 days. Already residents like Hiral Dhilla, from Rajajinagar are forced to buy water from tankers nearly six times a month. This mother...
  • Galaxy S4 may face supply shortage, confirms Samsung 25-04-2013 02:06 PM

    San Francisco: Supply issues have snarled the US rollout of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's latest flagship smartphone, which will go on sale at carriers Sprint and T-Mobile later than expected, the wireless service providers said on Wednesday. Samsung attributed the disruption to unexpectedly strong demand for the Galaxy S4, the...
  • Citizen Journalist Show: Resident exposes water scarcity in Bangalore 20-04-2013 08:03 PM

    Sunithi Jayakumar becomes a Citizen Journalist to expose how 30% borewells have run dry in Bangalore and residents are being forced to spend money to buy water tankers to meet the shortage. ...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Acute power crisis hits weavers 19-04-2013 10:17 AM

    Hyderabad: The acute power shortage in Andhra Pradesh is hitting the largest worker sectors in the state's coastal region. Balla Agastya is a skilled weaver. His loom and his art have been inherited down generations. Weaving is the livelihood of thousands in coastal Andhra and Rayalseema. Their Gadwal sarees, their...
  • In Modi's vibrant Gujarat, 4,000 villages face acute water crisis 18-04-2013 10:33 PM

    Nearly 4,000 villages in Sami in north Gujarat face a drought-like situation with no water to drink. People are being forced to dig pits and consume unsafe water. ...
  • Manpower crunch: Indian Army short of 9,590 officers 17-04-2013 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Army is short of 9,590 officers. Sources told CNN-IBN on Wednesday that the current intake of officers at various academies will ensure that the deficit will be cut by two per cent every year. Intake of officer cadets at the National Defence Academy rose from 1,800...
  • Water shortage plagues Gujarat even before peak summer sets in 13-04-2013 09:05 AM

    Ahmedabad: Through this summer, CNN-IBN will focus on the acute water shortage that is gripping large parts of the country. In areas like North Gujarat, where those who were promised water from the Narmada canals are still waiting for relief. Even as Chief Minister Narendra Modi talks of his Gujarat...