Power Cuts
Jharkhand  /  Published 06.01.21

Coal town power woes mount

The problems faced by Dhanbad residents reeling under the impact of electricity crisis due to power cuts being carried out by Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) since December 23  has further incre...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.12.20

DVC carries out power cuts

The Damodar Valley Corporation from Monday began carrying out power cuts in its command areas including Dhanbad, affecting the electricity supply in the suburban areas of the district. The three-hour ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.20

Barrage repair delay impacts people

In Durgapur and Bankura, officials of PHE and civic authorities in the two towns supplied water for domestic use in around 400 tankers on Tuesday. “We are supplying water in 80 tankers in three...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.06.20

18-hour power cut warning irks Dhanbad traders

The local residents and traders of Dhanbad, already grappling with a slump in trade during the Covid-19 lockdown, are fearing an adverse impact on their business with the Damodar Valley Corporation wa...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.03.20

Damodar Valley Corporation delivers dark Holi shock

Power major Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) has started carrying out 18-hour load-shedding per day across several districts from Tuesday as part of its plan to realise dues worth Rs 4,995 crore from ...
By TT Bureau in Dhanbad


North East  /  Published 05.05.19

Cyclone Fani leaves trail of destruction

High-velocity winds and continuous rainfall triggered by Cyclone Fani on Saturday caused severe damages to electrical infrastructure in different parts of Assam.Many trees and electricity poles were u...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 04.05.19

Cyclone Fani flattens Puri

Cyclone Fani ravaged Puri after making landfall in the pilgrim-and-tourist hub on Friday morning, littering roads with uprooted trees, power poles and telephone towers, blowing off roofs and swamping ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.20

No power; toil to ration use of phone

Around 10 families in Ranikuthi have been struggling without electricity since Cyclone Amphan ravaged the city a week ago.On Monday, supply was restored to most of their neighbours’ houses but not t...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.20

Lights, torches sell at premium across Calcutta

The power crisis in several parts of the city in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan has triggered a scramble for emergency lights and torches across the city.An electrical appliance store along Rajarhat ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.02.19

Summer fret for Mango

More than 100,000 people in Mango who have been grappling with erratic power supply for the past couple of months must get ready for nasty summer sweat. Officials at Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam (JBVN...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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