West Bengal  /  Published 27.04.19

Never mind jobs, pride at stake

Bhutnath Mondal was busy cleaning a white bust at a dilapidated jetty on a dried up Damodar as the April sun was setting on a hazy horizon. The man in his mid-sixties completed cleaning, hung a banner...
By Devadeep Purohit in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.19

Deadline over, cables stay

Mayor Firhad Hakim’s seven-day ultimatum to pull down defunct cables is over but they continue to hang above roads.Hakim had said Alipore Road and Harish Mukherjee Road will be among the first to be...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.20

Cable ultimatum

Mayor Firhad Hakim on Monday told cable operators that he would not attend their programmes from next year if they did not remove the dead overhead cables.Hakim said at a meeting that he was making a ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.19

Cabling mess poses firefighting hurdle

The hurdles faced by firefighters despatched to douse the flames that enveloped a Gariahat building early on Sunday included the aerial maze of cables that blight Calcutta’s skyline.Firefighters sai...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.01.20

Power cable work damages key road

Underground cabling work carried out by Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL), which had badly damaged the 5.5km road connecting City Centre to Barwaddah, has laid bare the lack of coordination...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


Calcutta  /  Published 10.06.20

21 days after Amphan, law of cable jungle prevails

A senior citizen bends to escape getting caught in cables hanging low on Girish Avenue on Wednesday morning, three weeks after Cyclone Amphan brought down trees and wires across the city on May 20 eve...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.06.19

Sealed wires to prevent shocks in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL) has started replacing naked overhead cables and conductors in Jamshedpur electricity supply area to prevent electrocution deaths and injuries during monsoo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.05.19

JBVNL cable work to resume

Underground cabling work in JBVNL command area in the city, which was left unfinished by IL&FS, will be resumed by a new agency.Gupta Electricals has bagged tender for the job. While the tender fo...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Business  /  Published 10.06.20

Summons to MP Birla trio

Three companies of the MP Birla group — Birla Corporation, Birla Cables and Vindhya Telelinks — have been ordered to appear before the Calcutta high court judge who is hearing the probate for the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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