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    Bangladesh to observe one-minute lights-off marking Genocide Day

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:56pm on March 24, 2021

    One-minute Blackout will be observed across the country from 9:00pm to 9:01pm on March 25, marking the Genocide Day...

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    One-minute blackout on Mar 25 night

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:32am on March 23, 2021

    One-minute symbolic blackout will be observed across the country from 9:00pm to 9:01pm on March 25, the day of the genocide. No lighting will be...

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    Internet blackout imposed, extra troops deployed across Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon, Myanmar | Updated at 12:50pm on February 15, 2021

    Myanmar’s junta cut the nation’s internet and deployed extra troops around the country on Monday as it intensified a crackdown on anti-coup protests, but defiant...

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    Media blackout in Poland to protest new ad tax

    Agence France-Presse . Warsaw | Updated at 12:19am on February 11, 2021

    Poland’s main private channel TVN and radio stations went off air and newspapers blacked out their front pages on Wednesday to protest against a proposed...

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    Pakistan suspends power plant staff after nationwide blackout

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 01:05am on January 12, 2021

    Seven staff at one of Pakistan’s biggest power plants have been suspended after a technical fault sparked a massive grid breakdown at the weekend, plunging...

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    Power restored in Pakistan after nationwide blackout

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 11:17am on January 11, 2021

    Power supply was restored across Pakistan on Sunday after the country was hit by a massive electricity blackout, officials said. The electricity distribution system in...

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    Pakistan hit by massive power outage

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad, Pakistan | Updated at 11:38am on January 10, 2021

    Pakistan was hit by a massive power blackout early Sunday, officials said, with much of the country, including all major cities, plunged into darkness...

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    Sick Kashmiris feel deadly consequences of India-imposed blackout

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:40am on February 20, 2020

    Sanaullah Dar was due to undergo surgery to remove a tumour in his bladder. Four months later, he was dead, with doctors blaming a lockdown...

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    South Africa businesses marooned by rolling blackouts

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 11:13pm on December 15, 2019

    As if choreographed by a puppet master, stores along the aisle of a Johannesburg mall hurriedly shut their doors one by one as soon as...

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    Powerful typhoon triggers blackout in southern Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on September 22, 2019

    A powerful typhoon hit Japan’s southern Okinawa islands Saturday, cutting power to more than 15,000 homes and grounding hundreds of flights. Tapah — packing wind...