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News  /  Published 26.04.22

Plea for non-stop power, ORS for West Bengal higher secondary examinees

The Bengal board’s higher secondary examinations began on April 2. After a break because of the byelections to the Ballygunge Assembly seat and the Asansol parliamentary constituency, the exams ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.03.22

Survey on defunct streetlamps in Salt Lake

Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation will start next week a survey to find out the number of non-functional street lights. Most roads in the township have been plunging into darkness after sundown over ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.21

Bengal: power utility plans golden handshake

The loss-making state-run power utility, Durgapur Projects Limited (DPL), is working out a “lucrative” voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) for its employees, mostly those above 50, in a bid ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Opinion  /  Published 12.07.21

Those mysterious electricity bills

Maharashtra and West Bengal are the two costliest states in respect to electricity tariff for all categories of domestic consumption. Up to 400-1000 units of monthly consumption are common for middle-...
By Arindam Gupta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.06.21

Electrocution whiff in jumbo death

A resident of Kilkott tea estate in Matialli block of Jalpaiguri district has been arrested for allegedly killing his younger brother on Wednesday, following an altercation over sharing meat. Sources...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.21

Forest village set to receive solar power

Residents of Laltongbusty, a tiny hamlet located on the lap of the Teesta and adjacent to the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, are set to receive electricity for the first time. The West Bengal State El...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.20

Countering jumbo intrusion

The district administration of Jalpaiguri has decided to convene a meeting soon to discuss the issue of elephant depredation in tea gardens and discourage the trend of erecting illegal energised fence...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Business  /  Published 03.08.20

Bengal takes loan for discom

Bengal has taken a Rs 1,022-crore transition loan from the Centre to help its power distribution company tide iteself over liquidity stress amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The loan is part of the central...
By PTI in Calcutta

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

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.19

Rod drilling tunnel spears through house

By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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