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One-fourth of Gurgaon, Faridabad to get 24-hour power


May 14th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 14 (IANS) One-fourths of Gurgaon and Faridabad towns in Haryana, adjoining national capital New Delhi, will get 24-hours power supply, a senior officer of the Dakshin Haryana Bijli ... Read more...

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Power bill waiver: Rs.3,900 crore arrears for Haryana


February 29th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 29 (IANS) A populist scheme in 2005 by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda to waive off electricity bills worth nearly Rs.1,600 crore has left Haryana in the red. ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts power transmission in Haryana


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 22 (IANS) Power transmission in certain parts of Haryana was affected Thursday morning after transmission lines tripped due to dense fog, an official said here."Some transmission lines of ... Read more...

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11 Haryana power officials suspended for contractor nexus


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 23 (IANS) Exposing the nexus between its officers and contractors in award of contracts, the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) Wednesday placed 11 officers, including senior engineers, ... 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...

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Haryana villagers made to pay for power


August 18th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 18 (IANS) Having lived conveniently by stealing electricity from illegal connections for many years, residents in two villages of Haryana's Kalayat sub-division have been forced to seek regular ... Read more...

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Haryana consumers to get power bill on SMS


March 5th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 5 (IANS) Electricity consumers in Haryana can now get information about their power bills through an SMS, a state power distribution agency spokesman said Saturday."The electricity consumers may ... 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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Haryana to launch drive to recover power dues


December 3rd, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) Defaulters of electricity bills in north Haryana will be targeted under a special recovery campaign to be launched Sunday, senior Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) official ... Read more...

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Remote metres to keep tab on big Haryana industries


August 13th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 13 (IANS) To reduce line losses and to prevent theft of electricity, a power distribution agency will adopt the latest Remote Automatic Metering (RAM) system for large industrial consumers. Uttar Haryana ... Read more...

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Power will be a bit cheaper in Haryana from July 1


June 23rd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) Consumers in Haryana will get power at cheaper rates from next month as the state's two power distribution agencies Wednesday announced reduction in fuel surcharge rates. Uttar Haryana Bijli ... Read more...

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Haryana’s Hisar introduces spot billing for power


May 11th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) Introducing a unique concept, the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) will now generate spot billing for electricity consumers in Hisar town of Haryana. DHBVN managing director Sudhir Rajpal ... Read more...

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Over 400,000 to lose power connections in Haryana


May 5th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 5 (IANS) As many as 467,600 defaulting consumers will lose their power connections temporarily or permanently during the current fiscal, Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) said today. A UHBVN spokesman ... Read more...

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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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Agra MP arrested for protesting power cuts


January 19th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 18 (IANS) Rama Shankar Katheria, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Agra city, was Monday arrested while protesting against power supply shortage and alleged mismanagement by the distribution corporation. The ... Read more...

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Haryana power companies offer disclosure schemes


November 27th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) Haryana power distribution corporations, the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam and the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam, Friday announced a new voluntary disclosure scheme for consumers to get ... Read more...

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Rs.18 lakh looted from power company in Haryana


November 23rd, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Nov 23 (IANS) Three men looted nearly Rs.18 lakh (Rs.1.8 million) in cash at gunpoint from a power distribution office in this Haryana town near Chandigarh Monday evening, police said. According ... Read more...

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World Bank to provide US 330 million dollars for Haryana Power System Improvement Project


August 17th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi Aug 17 (ANI): The Government signed agreements with the World Bank for 'Haryana Power System Improvement Project' here today.The total cost of the project is US 471 million dollars ... Read more...

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Haryana cuts 161,171 power connections


December 6th, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 6 (IANS) Haryana's power distribution agency has disconnected suppplies to 161,171 consumers who have not paid their bills, officials said here Saturday.Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) officials said that ... Read more...

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Delhiites delight as mercury remains subdued (All India Weather Roundup)


May 10th, 2008 - 12:09 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The weather gods seem to have fell in love with the national capital. For the fourth straight day, the mercury remained below the season's normal, allowing the ... Read more...

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Police case for second power theft in Haryana


March 12th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, March 12 (IANS) Haryana's power distribution agencies have decided to go hard against consumers found involved in pilferage of power for the second time. One of the power distribution agencies, the ... Read more...

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