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Top Maharashtra tourist destinations to get full ‘power’


April 27th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Tourists visiting prominent Maharashtra hill stations, pilgrim centres and heritage sites can look forward to a 'cool' summer this year with the state's electricity distribution company ... Read more...

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Free power connection for 15 lakh poor Bengal families


September 6th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) About 15 lakh poor families in West Bengal will get free electricity connecctions in this financial year, an official said Tuesday."A total of 15 lakh BPL ... Read more...

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Kolkata hit by power cuts


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Vast areas of Kolkata have been experiencing severe power outage since Sunday night after a transformer at a power substation caught fire.A transformer of Jeerat substation ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro bags Rs.1,366 crore-worth orders from Gulf


June 21st, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Construction and engineering major Larsen and Toubro Tuesday said its construction division has bagged engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) orders worth Rs.1,366 crore (about $300 million) ... Read more...

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L&T; eyes 20 percent growth in electrical, automation business


June 13th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen & Toubro is expecting a 20 percent year-on-year growth in its Electrical & Automation business in the next five years, a ... Read more...

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Power for Maharashtra - tourist town gets pre-paid meters


April 7th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Mahabaleshwar, April 7 (IANS) For the first time in this highly industrialised state, a pilot project to install 3,000 pre-paid electric meters has been launched in Mahabaleshwar hill station in ... Read more...

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Maharashtra power regulator orders takeover of cooperative


January 27th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission Thursday ordered the state's only cooperative sector power distribution company, Mula Pravara Electric Cooperative Society (MPECS), to hand over operations to a state-owned ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to get 2,000 MW power from NTPC project


November 26th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 25 (IANS) Chhattisgarh signed a power purchase agreement Thursday with India's largest power producer, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), to get 50 percent power from its upcoming 4,000 MW ... Read more...

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Bengal business chambers demand subsidy after power hike


August 18th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Several chambers of commerce in West Bengal Tuesday described the recent tariff hike by the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) as "exorbitant and irrational" and ... Read more...

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West Bengal steel makers for ending power tariff hikes


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Ferro-alloy and steel manufacturers in West Bengal Thursday said the sector was on the verge of closure following repeated power tariff hikes by the state-run utilities and demanded ... Read more...

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Heat wave, power cuts make life tough in West Bengal


April 11th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) Sweltering heat and frequent power cuts have hit normal life in West Bengal, with the state power authorities urging people not to use air conditioners in the evening. ... Read more...

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World Bank loans will be spent on infrastructure: Mukherjee


September 23rd, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said 95 percent of the $4.3 billion World Bank grant would be spent on developing the country's infrastructure. "The World Bank has sanctioned ... Read more...

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$4.3-bn World Bank loan for India (Lead)


September 23rd, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The World Bank has approved $4.3 billion in loans for India to help finance infrastructure projects and support its economic stimulus programme. "This money will be directed towards ... Read more...

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World Bank approves $4.3-bn loan for India


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The World Bank has approved $4.3 billion in loans for India to help finance infrastructure projects and support its economic stimulus programme. "This is the crucial time to ... Read more...

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BCCI organizes energy and environment conclave


August 19th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IBNS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IBNS) The energy and environment Conclave being organized by the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI)on August 28-29 will have speakers who are the veritable “who’s who” of ... Read more...

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West Bengal power firm plans Rs.5,000 crore investments


July 2nd, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) State-owned West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) is planning to raise Rs.5,000 crore in the next three years to fund rural and urban electrification, a top ... Read more...

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Yamuna above danger mark, 50 evacuated


August 19th, 2008 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) About 50 people, mainly from slum clusters in Delhi along the Yamuna, were evacuated Tuesday as the river Tuesday continued to flow above the danger mark for ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to impose severe power saving measures


July 24th, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) With the power scenario in the state grim due to poor monsoon, the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (Mahadiscom) has imposed a 10 percent cut on electricity ... Read more...

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