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Labourers work next to electricity pylons in Mumbai, India. (REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas)
Published on Oct 16, 2021 08:56 PM IST
Byhindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

India's electricity demand rises by 4.9% in early October amid coal crisis

Amid an acute coal shortage, India's electricity demand surged 4.9% during the first half of October as supply fell short of demand by 1.4%. With economic activity bouncing back at an unprecedented rate after the horrifying second wave of coronavirus pandemic, the country's electricity demand has touched soaring heights. Read more

Badal urges Centre to raise Taliban's entry in Kabul gurdwara at global forum

Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday strongly condemned the forcible entry into a Kabul gurdwara by heavily armed officials claiming to be from a “special unit” of the Taliban government in Afghanistan. Read more

‘Water supply in Delhi won’t be affected for Ganga canal maintenance', says DJB

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Saturday said the water supply in the national capital will not be affected following the closure of Ganga canal for maintenance till November 5. Read more

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