Electricity(Search results - 60)
India27, May 2020, 10:27 AM
Mangaluru electricity supply company faces public wrath after increasing rates
Officers at Mangaluru Electricity Supply Company (MESCOM) in Karnataka were in trouble as the public gheraoed the place after receiving bills with increased rates
India24, May 2020, 11:54 AM
Cyclone Amphan death toll rises to 85 in West Bengal: Residents protest over electricity, water supply
Cyclone Amphan, one of the strongest storms in recent memory to churn through the Bay of Bengal, turned deadly after roaring ashore in northeastern India on Wednesday (May 20) afternoon with the force equivalent to a Category 3 hurricane.
India20, May 2020, 10:19 AM
Cyclone Amphan: Trees uprooted, electricity affected as heavy rains lash Odisha, Bengal
Forty teams of the NDRF have been deployed in West Bengal and Odisha to deal with any emergency situation.
Coronavirus India6, Apr 2020, 11:56 AM
India's amazing feat during those 9 minutes when nation turned off lights to fight coronavirus
The estimated electricity load reduction went off the charts and was at 32 giga watts (GW). The unprecedented ramp down and build up of electricity load had to be done successfully, within a small window of nine minutes during PM Modi’s ‘light’ call on April 5.
Coronavirus India5, Apr 2020, 11:02 AM
Lights out at 9pm: How will power stations manage drop and spike in electricity consumption?
Many have worries about the sudden switching-off of lights on April 5 at 9 pm for 9 minutes as it could cause a collapse of the power grid. Here’s how officials plan to counter it.
Crime6, Mar 2020, 12:04 PM
Powerloom unit operator fined Rs 5 lakh for power theft
Gufran Ahmad Ilias Ansari, the convict was found guilty under the Electricity Act, 2003 for not paying arrears up to Rs 9,22,000 for the electricity supplied to his powerloom unit
India14, Dec 2019, 11:51 AM
Energy Conservation Day: Former ISRO employee recommends solar energy substitution for electricity in houses
Manjunath Gangadhar, a former ISRO employee and video journalist of a reputed media house, has come up with an initiative to convert solar energy into electricity. On World Energy Conservation Day, we take a look at his ideas and struggles he faced while coming up with the concept of Smart Sustain.
India6, Dec 2019, 7:22 PM
Going green: KSRTC sets up plastic bottle shredder at Bengaluru’s Majestic bus station
Fed up with the pile of used plastic bottles that are left behind by passengers at the Bengaluru city bus station (Majestic), Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) along with private firms, installed recycling plastic bottle crushing machine to tackle the plastic menace. In a day, the machine can shred 4,500 bottles per day
India22, Nov 2019, 5:51 PM
Bengaluru: Private companies caught wired up on trees, BBMP yet to pull them down
The NGT order to remove hanging high tension wires on trees and buildings seems to have been taken lightly and the BBMP is yet to take action against private companies who have shown a lackadaisical attitude
India4, Nov 2019, 10:57 AM
West Bengal: Researchers develop technology to source electricity from clothes in IIT Kharagpur
Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a technology that sources electricity from clothes
NEWS1, Jul 2019, 4:53 PM
Residents protest over pending work in Bengaluru apartment; go powerless for 24 hours
Women in the apartment complex developed by Bengaluru Development Authority protested the placement of a transformer in the area where children play. The contractor cut electricity supply to the flats in the building, reports said.
NEWS24, Jun 2019, 2:03 PM
Bengaluru Traffic Police report: 341 pedestrian infrastructure interventions needed to ensure safety
Bengaluru Traffic Police have suggested measures that should be taken to eliminate the black spots identified in the city. This will have to be done with the help of agencies like the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, Bengaluru Electricity Supply Company and Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation.
NEWS1, Jun 2019, 6:44 PM
Illegal power connection: BESCOM, BBMP, KPTCL disconnect power supply to 114 buildings in Bengaluru
Seven people have been electrocuted in the last four months in Bengaluru. BESCOM has decided to lay cables underground henceforth and have begun a drive to remove illegal power connections in the city