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Solar-powered water pumps offer ray of hope for Spiti’s farmers

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gaurav Bisht
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 01:03 AM IST
Diesel-run generators used for irrigation not only burnt a hole in their pockets but were also an environmental concern
The resurgence of nature in the city: New Delhi during the lockdown.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
The resurgence of nature in the city: New Delhi during the lockdown.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Lockdown Diaries: Counting my blessings by Sameer Arshad Khatlani

Hindustan Times | By Sameer Arshad Khatlani
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2020 02:34 PM IST
The author’s experience of the lockdown in Delhi is very different from the ones he lived through in Kashmir
The Union power ministry has issued directions that, till May 31, the payment security mechanism to be maintained by the Discoms with the Gencos for dispatch of power will be reduced by 50%.(HT File Photo)
The Union power ministry has issued directions that, till May 31, the payment security mechanism to be maintained by the Discoms with the Gencos for dispatch of power will be reduced by 50%.(HT File Photo)

Govt finalises relief steps for power sector during Covid-19 lockdown

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2020 05:35 PM IST
Coronavirus Update: These measures include a three-month moratorium on Discoms making payment to generating companies (Gencos) and transmission, and no penalty on late payment.
CESU, with a consumer base of over 27 lakh, is spread over 9 districts and is run by Odisha government since last 14 years(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
CESU, with a consumer base of over 27 lakh, is spread over 9 districts and is run by Odisha government since last 14 years(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))

Odisha opposition parties dare power firm to cut supply to 7 lakh consumers

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2020 08:38 PM IST
Central Electricity Supply Undertaking’s (CESU) CEO, Arun Bothra, said electricity supply to over 7 lakh consumers in 11397 villages will be discontinued from January 16 due to deliberate default in bill payment.
The Rajindra hospital, Patiala, owes ₹25 lakh against power bills to the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited.(HT FILE)
The Rajindra hospital, Patiala, owes ₹25 lakh against power bills to the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited.(HT FILE)

Rajindra hospital may lose power connection over 25 lakh dues

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Harmandeep Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2019 10:02 PM IST
Members of the Pimpri Chinchwad Housing Socities federation with BJP leaders after a meeting regarding the action plan to solve water and other issues.(hT PHOTO)
Members of the Pimpri Chinchwad Housing Socities federation with BJP leaders after a meeting regarding the action plan to solve water and other issues.(hT PHOTO)

Pimpri Chinchwad Housing Societies Federation members meet CM to discuss woes, say ‘no water, no vote’

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Archana Dahiwal
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2019 04:18 PM IST
Several housing societies have also put up hoardings in front of their gates stating that they won’t vote, till the water issues are resolved
Adityanath and his government’s commitment to delivery and governance are evident. The state has a long history of low-governance capacity.(ANI)
Adityanath and his government’s commitment to delivery and governance are evident. The state has a long history of low-governance capacity.(ANI)

Yogi has revolutionised governance in UP

By Shantanu Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2019 07:06 PM IST
He has improved administration, infrastructure, law and order; battled corruption; and created an economic hub
Senior officials, however, intervened in the matter and ordered restoration of power supply to the police station.(HT image)
Senior officials, however, intervened in the matter and ordered restoration of power supply to the police station.(HT image)

Fined for riding sans helmet, JE snaps power supply to police station

MEERUT | By S Raju
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2019 08:20 PM IST
SB Yadav, chief engineer of the electricity department, said supply to the police station and the check post was restored after the matter brought was to the notice of senior officials.
Around 260 residents are homeless after the drive and looking for an alternative accommodation.(HT image)
Around 260 residents are homeless after the drive and looking for an alternative accommodation.(HT image)

After high court order, TMC starts razing illegal buildings at Diva

Thane | By Megha N Pol
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 04:20 AM IST
The action, which was undertaken following the Bombay high court’s (HC) directives to raze structures built on land previously occupied by mangroves in Diva and Mumbra, faced a lot of opposition.
Families living in Tirumala building at Padmanagar area in Bhiwandi have refused to move out of the building even though electricity supply was disconnected on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Families living in Tirumala building at Padmanagar area in Bhiwandi have refused to move out of the building even though electricity supply was disconnected on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

Dilapidated Bhiwandi building: Families want time till festival to shift

Bhiwandi | By Sajana Nambiar
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 02:56 AM IST
Bhiwandi Nizampur City Municipal Corporation (BNCMC) cut the power supply of the 30-year-old building, stating it to be unsafe and urged residents to move out.

Challaned by cops, Mainpuri junior engineer snaps police station’s power supply

UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 06:59 PM IST
Earlier this week, a lineman in Firozabad had also disconnected a police station’s electricity supply after he was challaned for not wearing a helmet
Shamim stays with his wife in Chamri village in Hapur, UP.(Twitter/@ANI)
Shamim stays with his wife in Chamri village in Hapur, UP.(Twitter/@ANI)

Watch: UP man charged Rs 128 crore for electricity bill, asked to pay to resume connection

Hapur | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 07:26 PM IST
Shamim, a septuagenarian, has received an electricity bill for Rs 1,28,45,95,444 and his power load is merely 2 KiloWatt.
Union power minister RK Singh had told HT last week that the Centre would also come out with a new version of the UDAY scheme aimed at giving financial assistance to reduce losses by ensuring that the cost of power is recovered.(PTI)
Union power minister RK Singh had told HT last week that the Centre would also come out with a new version of the UDAY scheme aimed at giving financial assistance to reduce losses by ensuring that the cost of power is recovered.(PTI)

Cooking gas, power for all of rural India by 2022, says govt

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 11:32 PM IST
The Centre is also working on a tariff policy aimed at ushering in reforms in the power sector.
The move comes after instructions by the CPCB to the developer, Ansal infra, to pay ₹14 cr as environmental compensation.(HT archive)
The move comes after instructions by the CPCB to the developer, Ansal infra, to pay ₹14 cr as environmental compensation.(HT archive)

Pollution control body to assess common areas in Sushant Lok 1

Gurugram | By Prayag Arora-Desai
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 07:51 AM IST
These proceedings stem from a petition filed by a resident, Praveen Kakkar, in September 2018, in which he alleged that there has been widespread encroachment of the colony’s green and common areas, in addition to other environment law violations.
Residents of Palam Vihar protested against DHBVN by blocking traffic at Chauma railway crossing on Wednesday evening.(Sourced)
Residents of Palam Vihar protested against DHBVN by blocking traffic at Chauma railway crossing on Wednesday evening.(Sourced)

Long power cuts, fluctuation hit life, work in govt offices in Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2019 07:58 AM IST
Palam Vihar residents are worst affected. The residents said they hardly availed electricity for 15 hours in the past 72 hours since Saturday, and fluctuation and tripping still continued.
The Patna high court authorised a petitioner himself to conduct inspection of all hospitals with respect to basic amenities like sanitation and other infrastructure availability(HT File Photo)
The Patna high court authorised a petitioner himself to conduct inspection of all hospitals with respect to basic amenities like sanitation and other infrastructure availability(HT File Photo)

Patna HC authorises petitioner to inspect hospitals and report to court

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Prashant Pratap
PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2019 11:11 AM IST
The Patna high court were hearing a PIL in which there had been a complain about the poor condition of electricity supply, among other issues.
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) maintains the water distribution system in Sushant Lok-1. The MCG gets canal water supply from the GMDA, which is the master water supplier for the city.(HT Photo)
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) maintains the water distribution system in Sushant Lok-1. The MCG gets canal water supply from the GMDA, which is the master water supplier for the city.(HT Photo)

Power cuts hit water supply in Gurugram’s Sushant Lok 1

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 02:53 AM IST
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) maintains the water distribution system in Sushant Lok-1. The MCG gets canal water supply from the GMDA, which is the master water supplier for the city.
The discom had issued 10 new transformers for the Palam Vihar colony to improve electricity supply in the region. The area had been reeling under acute power shortage for the last two months.(HT Photo)
The discom had issued 10 new transformers for the Palam Vihar colony to improve electricity supply in the region. The area had been reeling under acute power shortage for the last two months.(HT Photo)

Live transformers a hazard for Palam Vihar residents in Gurugram

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 02:42 AM IST
Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN), which set up the transformers, have assured that appropriate steps would be taken to remove the “danger”.
Villagers of Naushacha panda which is a part of Aarey colony living without Electricity in Mumbai.(Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times)
Villagers of Naushacha panda which is a part of Aarey colony living without Electricity in Mumbai.(Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times)

Villagers’ struggle to get electricity continues in Naushachapada

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Yesha Kotak
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2019 04:37 AM IST
Around 60 families and 300 people live in Naushachapada.
Prasad suddenly complained of restlessness and suffocation. His condition had deteriorated after the air-conditioning of his room was shut down because of a power cut.(File Photo / Hindustan Times)
Prasad suddenly complained of restlessness and suffocation. His condition had deteriorated after the air-conditioning of his room was shut down because of a power cut.(File Photo / Hindustan Times)

At RIMS, an ailing Lalu battles erratic water, power supply too

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Manish Raj
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 08:24 AM IST
Following this, a delegation of the party demanded the RIMS administration to refer the party chief to some super-specialty hospital for better treatment.
The Profac called a meeting of the residents of the colony on Sunday to address the issue of power cuts. In the meeting, the agency informed the residents that the colony required at least 20 new transformers on rent to ensure better electricity supply over the next four months.(HT Photo)
The Profac called a meeting of the residents of the colony on Sunday to address the issue of power cuts. In the meeting, the agency informed the residents that the colony required at least 20 new transformers on rent to ensure better electricity supply over the next four months.(HT Photo)

Palam Vihar residents in Gurugram pool money to rent transformers

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 03:26 AM IST
The residents have decided to contribute this money directly to Pro-facility Services Private Limited (Profac), the maintenance agency of the colony.
Sanjay Banga, CEO, Tata Power-DDL, said, “Tata Power-DDL strives to give the best services to its customers, but in this case, the non-payment of dues is severely hampering the regular maintenance of the streetlights.(HT Photo)
Sanjay Banga, CEO, Tata Power-DDL, said, “Tata Power-DDL strives to give the best services to its customers, but in this case, the non-payment of dues is severely hampering the regular maintenance of the streetlights.(HT Photo)

Will stop power supply to 50,000 streetlights if not paid dues by north civic body, discom warns

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 05:41 AM IST
The company mentioned that it spends 68 lakh per month on these streetlights and needs to remunerated by the agencies as per contract. Tata Power-DDL distributes electricity to seven million people in north Delhi.
A letter in this regard was sent to the civic bodies, DDA, discoms and DJB on May 9. HT has a copy of the letter.(HT Photo)
A letter in this regard was sent to the civic bodies, DDA, discoms and DJB on May 9. HT has a copy of the letter.(HT Photo)

Crackdown on illegal industries in residential areas in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 06:00 AM IST
The city’s pollution watchdog has also asked the discoms and the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to disconnect electricity supply and water connections to such units.
Villagers line up their plastic pots for drinking water at a borewell in Harogere village in Karnataka’s Tumakuru district.(HT PHOTO)
Villagers line up their plastic pots for drinking water at a borewell in Harogere village in Karnataka’s Tumakuru district.(HT PHOTO)

In drought-hit Karnataka, villages struggle for drinking water

Hindustan Times, Harogere (Karnataka) | By Vikram Gopal
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2019 09:42 PM IST
Harogere is one of 2,269 villages across Karnataka where water is being provided on a daily basis either through private tankers or by hiring private borewells. With 278 villages requiring such provisioning, Tumakuru district is the worst affected, official data show.
Residents to pay for Palam Vihar power infra upgrade(Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Residents to pay for Palam Vihar power infra upgrade(Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Residents to pay for Palam Vihar power infra upgrade

Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2019 02:03 AM IST
In recent times, the DHBVN and the department of town and country planning (DTCP) have come under severe criticism by residents for failing to fix the long-standing problem of inadequate electricity infrastructure in the colony.
The Jaipur Rural constituency has emerged as a hot seat between two Olympians.(HT Photo)
The Jaipur Rural constituency has emerged as a hot seat between two Olympians.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP’s Rajyavardhan Rathore banks on developmental work in Jaipur’s Sinodiya village

Hindustan Times, PHULERA | By Urvashi Dev Rawal
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2019 11:36 AM IST
Rathore toured around a dozen villages in Phulera sub-district on Monday.
The Golf Course Road is one of the city’s widest and longest roads at 8 kilometres, with seven underpasses, and benefits more than 1.5 million residents living nearby.(HT File)
The Golf Course Road is one of the city’s widest and longest roads at 8 kilometres, with seven underpasses, and benefits more than 1.5 million residents living nearby.(HT File)

Investment on Golf Course Road lopsided, says civic body chief

Gurugram | By Prayag Arora-Desai
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2019 01:57 AM IST
He added the funds could have been used to develop roads across the city, particularly sector roads, which would have benefitted a larger number of people.
In Sushant Lok-1, residents started calling up DHBVN officials soon after the storm mellowed around 7.45pm to restore power supply, which only came around 11.45pm.(Yogesh Kumar/HT File PHOTO)
In Sushant Lok-1, residents started calling up DHBVN officials soon after the storm mellowed around 7.45pm to restore power supply, which only came around 11.45pm.(Yogesh Kumar/HT File PHOTO)

Five-hour power cuts as DHBVN shut feeders after Sunday’s storm

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2019 05:14 AM IST
Areas such as Palam Vihar, New Palam Vihar and DLF 3 had no electricity for several hours due to some technical faults and scheduled shut down.
Long before Goa had emerged on the social landscape, there was Juhu beach and the pav bhaji stall to satiate summer cravings(Photo: Shutterstock)
Long before Goa had emerged on the social landscape, there was Juhu beach and the pav bhaji stall to satiate summer cravings(Photo: Shutterstock)

Humour: Hey AC-worshipping, ice-tray filling, ganji-wearers... summer needs some love too!

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2019 12:19 AM IST
There’s more to the reviled Mumbai summer than just steam and sweat
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