Jharkhand  /  Published 31.10.18

Power-packed Diwali for Ranchi and Dhanbad

Residents of Ranchi, Dhanbad and the steel city can look forward to uninterrupted power supply during Diwali as Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam (JBVNL) hopes to wrap up its repair and maintenance work by...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Bihar  /  Published 27.10.18

Steamer recce for safe Chhath

The district administration has stepped on the gas to ensure better arrangement at the ghats with less than three weeks left for Chhath.After two days of inspection by road, officials on Saturday chos...
By Amit Bhelari in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.06.19

Coal town hope for power relief soon

The coal capital’s power woes, centred around a shortfall of 60MW, could be resolve within the next three months as efforts are on to fix a 250MW power grid sub-station that could not be commissione...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.20

DA order for power utility

The high court on Friday directed West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (WBSEDCL) to disburse dearness allowance accrued since January 2016 at the rate payable to central government e...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.01.20

AAP protests against power tariff hike in Punjab

Police used water canons on Friday to stop the Aam Aadmi Party workers protesting against the hike in power tariff in Punjab from moving towards chief minister Amarinder Singh's residence in Chandigar...
By PTI in Chandigarh


Jharkhand  /  Published 02.03.19

Industry protests power tariff hike

At least 20 large industrial units in the state have asked Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL) to disconnect power supply in protest against the recent hike in tariff even as the trade and in...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.12.18

Power poser in JBVNL areas

Several areas serviced by Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam (JBVNL), including Mango, Jugsalai and Chhota Govindpur, on Thursday faced power crisis due to technical snags and installation work of new power...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.19

Tackling volatility in the supply of water

Climatic conditions play a major role in determining the availability of water resources. Consequently, civilizations across the world have developed formal and informal systems linking agricultural p...
By Ajay Mathur in

India  /  Published 09.05.19

Fani sets Calcutta's generator shops whirring

A store on Ganesh Chandra Avenue selling portable generators usually closes by 7.30pm. For the past three days, it has remained open till midnight, and is still struggling to meet the demand.The power...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.19

Heat breaks power record in Calcutta

Calcutta consumed more power on Wednesday than it ever has, the demand triggered by a soaring mercury that touched almost 40 degrees Celsius and sent air-conditioners into overdrive.The city’s sole ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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