West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.20

Storm knocks down power

Power was among the worst-affected sectors in the devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan on Wednesday and numerous pockets of south Bengal remained without electricity even at the end of Thursday, promp...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 06.11.18

Bengal power cop wants CESC demerger details

By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.10.18

Low-hanging wire kills 7 jumbos

Seven elephants, including a tusker, five females and a calf, were electrocuted after coming in contact with a low-hanging live wire near Kamalanga village in Dhenkanal district, about 100km from here...
By Ashutosh Mishra in Bhubaneshwar

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.19

Rs 25,000 for each Durga Puja

By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 22.08.19

Institutions in Assam wilt in the heat

Children in 86.57 per cent of government primary schools in Assam do not even have the minimum comfort of a fan in this unbearable heat as their schools do not have electricity connection.A report pre...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati


West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.20

Power bill due date breather

The state-run power utility, the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (WBSEDCL), has extended the last date for payment of electricity bills to April 30 in view of the virus outbreak...
By in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.03.20

Government schools left behind

All work and no play does boys and girls no good; nor does having to do all that work in discomfort, or in the dark. And yet, these seem to be the sort of conditions that the students of more than 40 ...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.04.19

Power poles pose peril in Jamshedpur

Fallen and dilapidated power poles in the city are posing serious threat to life, but Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd’s (JBVNL) couldn’t bother less. In Mango, an electric pole with cables attach...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 19.02.20

Any takers for electric vehicles?

Based on a survey of 8,282 respondents from 180 urban districts, an Indian portal reported that nine per cent of urban Indian households are likely to buy an electric vehicle in 2020, mostly due to en...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda in

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.01.20

Power set to get dearer from April

The state electricity regulatory commission on Friday asked Tata Steel to hike power tariffs from the next financial year (2020-21).Chairing a public hearing at Tube Maker’s Club on the power tariff...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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