World  /  Published 05.10.22

Bangladesh in dark

Large swathes of Bangladesh were left without electricity on Tuesday after a partial grid failure, a government official said, adding that authorities were working to gradually restore the power suppl...
By Reuters, AP/PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 20.09.22

Traffic and crowd management around VIP Road pujas throws up challenge for cops

Traffic management and crowd control on VIP Road in northeast Kolkata during Durga Puja emerged as a major concern at a meeting organised by the Bidhannagar commissionerate on Monday. The meeting was...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 13.09.22

Salt Lake starts street light repairs

The Salt Lake authorities started repairing street lights along main roads in the township this week. The parks and lighting department of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation has already fixed...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.22

Puja power supply for Siliguri zone

 The West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has decided to deploy 385 mobile vans in the Siliguri zone to address power grievances during Durga Puja. Power minister...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

Business  /  Published 13.09.22

R-infra claim to payment contested

Adani Transmission (ATL) on Monday said that the claims of Reliance Infrastructure against it and its power distribution arm Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd (AEML) are “afterthoughts and based on u...
By PTI in New Delhi


News  /  Published 11.08.22

IIT Guwahati partners with AICTE to develop solutions for remote institutions in North East India

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati is entering into a partnership with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 11.08.22

Bad roads, defective street lights in Salt Lake

Arterial roads and streets across all three sectors of Salt Lake that are riddled with giant potholes and dysfunctional street lights have turned several stretches into potential death traps for motor...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Business  /  Published 09.08.22

Panel to vet electricity reforms bill

The electricity amendment bill was tossed to a standing committee soon after it was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday amidst protests by Opposition parties. The bill was criticised for attacking ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

News  /  Published 29.07.22

Higher fuel costs may prompt power tariff hike: CESC

Be ready to suffer more pocket pinch as your electricity bills are likely to go up. The Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation (CESC) might consider hiking power tariffs owing to high fuel costs, its c...
By My Kolkata & PTI

Business  /  Published 08.07.22

Power rates likely to surge

Electricity charges for consumers on an average could go up by 60-70 paise per unit as the country imports coal at a premium to address the fuel inventory shortage at thermal power plants. Addressing...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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