Power Cuts
News  /  Published 25.08.22

Fuse thefts from CESC distribution boxes inflict power cuts on large parts of Kolkata

Thieves have struck in the heart of Kolkata, stealing from inside 400-volt distribution boxes of CESC. The consequence has been prolonged power cuts for several neighbourhoods. Distribution boxes rec...
By Debraj Mitra, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

India  /  Published 29.05.22

'India to face another power crisis'

A lower pre-monsoon coal stock at thermal power plants in India is suggestive of another power crisis in July-August, independent research organisation CREA has said. The current coal stock stands at...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.05.22

Coal India to import fuel

The government-owned Coal India, the world's largest coal miner, will import the fuel for use by utilities, a Power Ministry letter seen by Reuters showed on Saturday, as shortages raise concerns ...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.05.22

Coal supply rises 16%: CIL

Power consumption in the country grew 13.6 per cent year-on-year to 132.98 billion units (BU) in April, showing the impact of the early onset of summers and spurt in economic activities, according to ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.04.22

Power cuts torment Dhanbad

At a time when the temperature is hovering around 42-43 degrees Celsius, the unprecedented power crisis has badly affected the normal life besides trade and industry in Coal Town Dhanbad for over...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


World  /  Published 03.04.22

Lanka: Protester gets electrocuted

  A 53-year old man, who was protesting outside the private residence of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa over the long power cuts in the country due to the ongoing economic crisis, got e...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.12.21

Power crisis sparks row

At a time when the state government is celebrating two-years of governance, the residents of Dhanbad are having to face the brunt of acute power crisis.  Many are upset with the fact that when t...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.11.21

Power crisis affects industry

Seven different districts of Jharkhand, falling under DVC Command area including Dhanbad, Bokaro, Giridih, Chatra, Koderma, Hazaribagh and  East Singhbhum, is plagued with acute power crisis.&nbs...
By Praduman Choubey in Ranchi

World  /  Published 31.08.21

Louisiana powerless as Ida strikes

At least one person has died and power is out across Louisiana and Mississippi on Monday as officials warned residents against venturing out on roads littered with downed power lines and debris from I...
By Reuters in New Orleans

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.08.21

Power cuts plague coal town industries

A delegation of traders and industrialists from different parts of Dhanbad district on Thursday met senior officials of Dhanbad circle of Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Limited and expressed their concern ove...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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