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West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.20

Utilities of cyclone-hit Bengal directed to restore power

The Bengal government on Sunday instructed the two power utilities of the state, WBSEDCL and CESC, to take firm action for restoring power in various parts of the state ravaged by cyclone Amphan.The c...
By PTI in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

Demand up for gen sets on rent

The cyclone, it appears, has been a blessing in disguise for generator suppliers who have done brisk business in Calcutta and neighbouring areas, which were without power till Tuesday night.Tapas Hald...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.05.20

Power-cut impact on drugs

Refrigerators are not working in many medicine stores for want of electricity and this could impact the supply of critical drugs, store owners have said.Injections like insulin of various categories, ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.20

Wednesday wind won’t let city bury Amphan

Winds clocking nearly 100kmph, along with a sharp spell of rain and streaks of lightning, buffeted Calcutta on Wednesday evening — exactly a week after Cyclone Amphan struck.Several trees fell again...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.12.19

Powerless for hours in Mango

Several localities serviced by Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd (JBVNL) in Mango faced power woes for around four hours on Friday because of the repair and installation of new equipment by Voltas Ltd...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 08.03.19

Caracas blackout shuts schools

Venezuela shut schools and suspended working hours on Friday after the capital Caracas and other major cities awoke without electricity for a second day due to a problem that struck the South American...
By Reuters in Caracas

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

Power cut replay sparks protests

Residents of Kestopur and Rajarhat were out on the streets on Thursday to protest the power cut in their homes since Wednesday evening when the city was hit by a squall.Officials from neither the civi...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

World  /  Published 14.07.19

Power outage KOs Broadway, Times Square

A power outage crippled the tourist-filled heart of Manhattan just as Saturday night Broadway shows were set to go on, sending theater-goers spilling into siren-filled streets, knocking out Times Squa...
By AP in New York


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