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Frequent power trippings in Patna make heat unbearable

Frequent power trippings in Patna make heat unbearable

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: The oppressive summer, characterized by high temperature and humidity at present, is making life all the more difficult for city residents as power trippings are very frequent. Although the city is not witnessing any long power outages, frequent trippings reported from most city localities are making bearing with the heat tough for residents. “It’s […]

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One smart shower and Patna plunges into darkness

One smart shower and Patna plunges into darkness

| June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: The tall claims of the state government to provide 24×7 power to the state capital and even chief minister Nitish Kumar’s assertion that he will not go to the people to seek vote in the assembly election if power scenario did not improve, were thoroughly exposed on Friday evening. Almost the entire city plunged […]

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Patna battles low voltage

Patna battles low voltage

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Besides frequent power outages, low voltage and fluctuations are annoying city residents these days. Electrical equipment, including fans, coolers, tube lights and even CFLs are not functioning to the best of their capacity. “Low voltage has been a major problem for the last three-four days in almost every part of the city. Fluctuations, too, […]

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CM promises 24×7 autopsy facility in Patna Medical College Hospital

CM promises 24×7 autopsy facility in Patna Medical College Hospital

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi said in the state legislative council on Tuesday the government is planning to provide 24×7 autopsy facility in the Patna Medical College Hospital (PMCH).Intervening during state health minister’s reply, Manjhi said that he would consult experts before finalizing the plan. The CM admitted people have to suffer because autopsy […]

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Showcause notices to13 power engineers soon

Showcause notices to13 power engineers soon

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: State’s energy secretary-cum-CMD, Bihar State Power (Holding) Company Limited, Pratyaya Amrit on Saturday reprimanded 13 engineers of the South Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited (SBPDCL) for their failure to ensure repair of faulty transformers within the stipulated period. He also ordered to stop salaries of four executive engineers as they failed to meet the […]

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Digha grid goes kaput, west Patna ‘power’ less

Digha grid goes kaput, west Patna ‘power’ less

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Thousands of city residents spent a sleepless night and a distressing day during the last 20 hours or so as the western parts of Patna plunged into power crisis on Sunday afternoon after the Digha grid station went kaput following damages to the cable through which it receives power. The worst hit were areas […]

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Bihar Human Rights Commission orders probe into death of six kids in Jamui

Bihar Human Rights Commission orders probe into death of six kids in Jamui

| February 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna:┬áBihar Human Rights Commission(BHRC) on Friday took suo motu cognisance of reports of six children’s death in Jamui district due to electrocution. The commission directed Jamui DM and SP to hold a joint inquiry into the matter, especially “administrative and criminal negligence”, and submit a report by March 3. The children were electrocuted at village […]

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