News  /  Published 24.11.21

TV operators ignore underground KMC ducts, keep overhead cables hanging

Tapash Das, a joint secretary of All Bengal Cable Operators United Forum, blamed the delay on some technical issues. “There were some issues like how to take the cables to individual houses from...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 28.09.21

Activism erupts over JSPL director pay

Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has flown into the crosshairs of proxy advisory firms that include Glass Lewis & Co over a proposal to pay a one-time remuneration to four independent directors...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 20.08.21

Cable risk unchecked in city and Salt Lake

Last week, a 26-year-old biker riding home suffered fatal head injuries after the front wheel of his motorcycle got caught in a mesh of cables lying on the road near Salt Lake’s Baisakhi island ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.21

Salt Lake cable mesh takes a life

By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.21

Cables pose great risk in Salt Lake

To add to the risk street lights along several arterial roads as well as inside the blocks have stopped working. The Telegraph drove around various blocks in all three sectors of Salt Lake on Wednesd...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake


Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

Cable mess shifts to pavements

An autorickshaw driver said the cables had been lying there for days. “We are forced to walk on the road though it is a busy crossing and vehicles come from all sides. The footpath is blocked b...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kasba

India  /  Published 15.09.20

Ladakh; Chinese optic fibre cables

By Reuters in Leh

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.03.19

Midnight fire in mobile tower

Optical fibre cables worth lakhs were gutted in a fire that broke out in a transformer and spread to a BSNL mobile tower near Ormanjhi market, about 20km from the city, on Saturday.Eight fire tenders ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.19

Blueprint to bury cable menace

The civic body has readied a plan to bury the mesh of dangling cables, which are an eyesore and a threat to public safety, and will start the relocation on two roads in south Calcutta.“A detailed pr...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.19

Salt Lake to rid skyline of cable eyesore

The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation has decided to do what Calcutta is still undecided on — clearing the mess of overhead cables. Salt Lake’s civic custodian has decided to remove all overhead c...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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