Blackout strikes northern India
Grid fails for 370 million; trains, hospitals, go on backup
Posted: July 31, 2012 at 4:53 a.m.
A power grid failure blacked out northern India for hours Monday, halting trains, forcing hospitals and airports onto backup power and providing a dark, sweltering reminder of the nation’s inability to meet its energy needs as it strives to be an economic power.
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Front Section, Pages 5 on 07/31/2012