Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.21

Not a lamp that shines in Salt Lake

Several roads and lanes in Salt Lake plunge into darkness as soon as the sun sets because the street lights installed there do not work. The 4km road that connects EM Bypass to Salt Lake has street l...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 01.04.21

LED lights across New Town

The New Town authorities have decided to install LED lights across all three action areas, an official of the New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) said on Tuesday. The LED streetlights will ...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.01.21

18,000 streetlights lying defunct

As many as 18,000 streetlights installed across the town under the 14th Finance Commission tenure are lying defunct due to poor maintenance including the non-payment to contractors. The streetlights ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.12.18

LED glow for 2 arterial roads in Dhanbad

Two newly launched four-lane roads in the coal town — Bank More to Patherdih (25.71km) and Shramik Chowk to Barwaddah (5.5 km) — will soon be illuminated with hundreds of LEDs. Altogether 672 str...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.19

Green light for civic area street lights

Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation’s LED street-lighting project, that had been in a state of limbo for several months, has made some progress. The civic body has submitted a list of lights that are ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.18

Lamp thugs harass lake tourists at Baranti

Evening walks at the scenic Baranti lake have become a nightmare for tourists as many of the 200-odd LED solar streetlights have been vandalised or stolen by youths who drink openly and often pass lew...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Abhijeet Chatterjee in Purulia

Bihar  /  Published 11.11.18

LEDs to light up Bihar

Bihar is replacing all its streetlights with energy efficient LED lights. The work has been assigned to Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a central agency. The work entails setting up three l...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.07.19

Four-lane commuters left in the dark

Commuting through the four-lane Tata-Kandra Road after sundown is a risky affair as the 7km stretch under repair also does not have working streetlights. Darkness prevails from the point of Adityapur ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.18

Danger lurks on dark Tatanagar overbridge

Tatanagar station area is in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Two months ago, a large amount of trash dumped hardly 200 metres away from the station was set ablaze, the foul smoke causing disc...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.18

Plan to ease traffic snarl in Jalpaiguri

The state irrigation department will construct a five-kilometre parallel road from Jubilee Park to Balapara in order to ease traffic congestion in Jalpaiguri town.The proposal was laid by the Jalpaigu...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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