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Akhilesh promises action on Agra projects, power complaints


September 10th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday announced more funds for developmental schemes languishing in the Taj city and action on some of the most pressing ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Delhi government, power discom


September 5th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi government and a power discom for not extending any medical aid to a person ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications bags Rs.150 crore government orders


August 30th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Reliance Communications Thursday said it has bagged multiple orders worth Rs.150 crore from the central and state governments, including the municipal corporation of Mumbai."With government ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Heavy rains cause traffic snarls, power breakdowns in Agra


July 10th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Agra July 9 (IANS) Three spells of heavy showers Monday inundated low-lying areas in the Taj city, leading to traffic snarls and power breakdowns.Residents welcomed the rains but lamented poor ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Agra has first monsoon showers, plunges in darkness


July 6th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 6 (IANS) The long-awaited monsoon showers which finally hit the Taj city Thursday evening and brought down the temperature by nine degrees Celsius, also spelt a major power ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Agra power utility employee killed


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 22 (IANS) A 20-year-old lineman of a private power distribution company (discom) died Thursday while fixing a fuse wire on a high power transmission line of Agra, police ... Read more...

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Taj city frets in dark despite privatisation


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 23 (IANS) This Taj city turns dark for several hours daily despite privatisation of power distribution last year and a clear Supreme Court directive to ensure "uninterrupted power ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Thunderstorm leaves trail of destruction in Taj city


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 22 (IANS) A night of thunder, lightning and rain left behind a trail of destruction in the Taj city Sunday, with power disrupted, trees uprooted and rooftops and ... Read more...

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Power company employee electrocuted


January 21st, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A daily wager working for a power distribution company was electrocuted in west Delhi when he was repairing a fault on transmission lines Thursday, police said. Suresh, ... Read more...

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Agra residents protest erratic power supply


January 9th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 9 (IANS) Even as the mercury plummeted to 0.6 degrees Celsius Sunday, the Taj city witnessed heated protests in several parts over electricity shortages, with the residents saying the experiment ... Read more...

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Man electrocuted in Delhi


August 11th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A man was electrocuted after he came in contact with a live wire dangling from an electric pole in northwest Delhi, police said Tuesday. Ajay Gupta, a 32-year-old ... Read more...

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Power demand highest for 2010 in Delhi Thursday


July 1st, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) With the monsoon missing its date with the national capital, the power demand in Delhi Thursday surged to the year's highest at 4,720 MW. "Delhi's peak power demand ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Power discom warns farmers against fires


April 7th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 7 (IANS) A Haryana power agency has warned farmers to store wheat away from power lines and transformers to avoid accidental fires. "Loss of crores of rupees can be prevented if ... Read more...

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Haryana discom to file police complaints for power theft


March 13th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 13 (IANS) Haryana power utility officials have been directed to register first information reports (FIRs) against consumers found stealing electricity. Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) managing director Anurag Aggarwal told ... Read more...

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Haryana to pay Rs.16.77 cr to Dabwali fire victims


March 5th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 5 (IANS) Fifteen years after 446 perople were killed in a fire accident in Dabwali town of the state in 1995, the Haryana government Friday sanctioned Rs.16.67 crore to ... Read more...

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BSES asked for information on problem areas


July 3rd, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Keeping up its pressure on BSES, the Delhi government has asked the power distribution company to identify likely locations of faults which might occur during the rainy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sheila Dikshit calls for action plan on Delhi power crisis


June 30th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday told city's main power distributor to improve power situation within 15 days, and submit a detailed action plan to ... Read more...

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Power discom to crack down on farmhouse owners


July 28th, 2008 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS)A leading power discom in the national capital, BSES Monday said it would undertake house-to-house survey to crack down on farmhouse owners who use "agricultural connections" for domestic ... Read more...

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Power discom pulled up for sending provisional bills


July 28th, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A consumer court Monday pulled up a power discom for sending provisional bills to a consumer and directed it to revise the bill. It termed the practice ... Read more...

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