Overhead Wires
News  /  Published 14.07.22

Elderly Kolkatan trips on coiled cables in Salt Lake, receives multiple stitches

A 65-year-old man tripped on cables lying scattered on the road near the GD island in Salt Lake on Wednesday afternoon and had to be taken to a hospital where he received multiple stitches. His injur...
By Snehal Sengupta, Subhajoy Roy in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 15.06.22

KMC selects five roads where overhead cables will be shifted underground

Park Street, Asutosh Mukherjee Road, Hazra Road, Judges Court Road and Alipore Road will have ducts under them so overhead cables can be removed and taken underground, Kolkata Municipal Corporation of...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.03.22

Jodhpur Park trees trimmed to prevent possible crashes

Naturalists said such accidents can be prevented by keeping the tree tops light by periodic trimming or by tending the trunks regularly if they are infested by termites. Arjan Basu Roy, a naturalist,...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri and Subhajoy Roy in Jadavpur

News  /  Published 02.03.22

Cut defunct overhead cables tied to trees, guardrails in south Kolkata

The drive is facing unanticipated challenges. Work had to be suspended on Sarat Bose Road, Hazra Road, Sambhunath Pandit Street and Elgin Road, all in south Kolkata, after a few cables of traffic sign...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.02.22

Waterlogging, cables, water supply on Salt Lake mayor’s to-do list

Chakraborty, who spoke to The Telegraph on the sidelines of the swearing-in ceremony, said she wanted to start road repairs “as soon as possible”. A large number of roads in Salt Lake and...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.22

Krishna has job in hand

By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.21

Shock whiff in jumbo death

A wild tusker was found dead at Sholodanga village near the Bodaganj forest range of Baikunthapur forest division in Jalpaiguri on Thursday. After preliminary probe, the foresters have opined that it...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Calcutta  /  Published 22.07.21

Drive across township in phases

More than 70km of defunct cables that had been lying across several roads in Salt Lake have been removed till Wednesday. The Telegraph had reported on July 3 how the bundles of television and Interne...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.06.19

Overhead wires at Roshpa Tower threaten thousands

A popular commercial hub in a crowded locality in the heart of the capital lives with the 24/7 threat of dangling overhead wires even as Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd (JBVNL) gets underground cabli...
By Kumud Jenamani in Ranchi


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