Transmission

  • Rs 4,754-cr power transmission scheme for Arunachal, Sikkim Yesterday

    New Delhi: The government on Monday approved a scheme for strengthening power transmission in Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim at an estimated cost of Rs 4,754.42 crore. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved this scheme, an official statement said. "The intra-state transmission and distribution systems...
  • Government okays Rs 12,500 crore-worth pending transmission projects June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to fast-track construction of high capacity inter-state transmission lines, the Power Ministry has approved nine projects aggregating Rs 12,500 crore that been stuck pending approvals. "These projects were mainly stuck in the approval process in the government since last several months. The approval to go ahead...
  • Faulty power transmission towers hamper electricity supply in Delhi June 10, 2014

    Several power transmission towers in Delhi had fallen after the storm on 30 May. However, 10 days on, they are still to be repaired. The damage to the towers has impacted the electricity supply in the West and the South West Zone. ...
  • Three engineers of Ajmer Power Transmission Corporation arrested on bribery charges May 23, 2014

    Rajasthan's Anti-Corruption Bureau on Friday arrested three engineers of Ajmer Power Transmission Corporation (APTC) for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 30,000 for clearing a contractor's bill. The three accused were identified as Executive Engineer Amritlal Vashistha, Assistant Engineer Bhagwati Lal and Junior Engineer Praveen Kumar of APTC, an ACB official...
  • Maruti Suzuki Celerio review: The transmission makes all the difference February 8, 2014

    After a remarkably quiet 2013 Maruti Suzuki has begun spreading its gigantic wings all over 2014. They begin the year with a brand new offering aimed squarely at the Indian market. The Celerio, if you aren't aware of it by now, is a hatchback that will eventually replace the A-Star...
  • Demystified: Maruti Suzuki Celerio's Automated Manual Transmission February 8, 2014

    The Maruti Suzuki Celerio is arguably the biggest launch of the Auto Expo 2014 and the show stopper is the the Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) variant. Essentially, the AMT is nothing like your conventional auto boxes. In fact it is a conventional manual gearbox which remains unchanged, which has an electro...
  • Ghaziabad residents hassled as rains lead to night-long power outage January 18, 2014

    Ghaziabad residents faced unprecedented power outages throughout Friday night, caused by the heavy downpour. Superintendent Engineer (Distribution), SB Yadav said after the rain on Friday, a breakdown occurred within 15 minutes in all the transmission lines due to which the power went off in 19 power stations of the 33 KV...
  • CERC to hear Power Grid's petitions against Reliance Infra next week September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Central transmission utility Power Grid Corporation has moved electricity CERC seeking cancellation of two transmission projects awarded to Reliance Infrastructure and allot the same to the state-run firm. Power Grid Corp in its petition has asked for revocation of licence of the company executing North Karanpura Transmission Company and...
  • Govt to set up Srinagar-Leh power transmission link February 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The government has announced construction of a power transmission link between Srinagar and Leh at an investment of Rs 1,840 crore. "To improve power supply in the Leh-Kargil region (Jammu & Kashmir) and connect it to the northern grid, the government will construct a transmission system from Srinagar...
  • Indian power transmission system fairly robust: GE August 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Global conglomerate GE has said that Indian power transmission system is quite robust compared to many developed nations, and a "political will" is needed to reinforce discipline to avoid situations like the recent grid failure. GE Energy, part of the US-based multinational giant, said the "political will" was required...
  • AP wants power transmission corridor August 6, 2012

    Hyderabad: Apart from other constraints like severe shortage of fuel, particularly natural gas, and inadequate inflows into reservoirs which affects hydro-electricity generation badly, transmission corridor has become one of the major challenges for meeting the abnormal demand for power in the state. Keeping this in view, the state government has...
  • New HIV cases decline by half in India: UN report July 19, 2012

    New Delhi: New HIV cases among adults have declined by half in India since 2000, according to a new UN report which praised India's contribution to AIDS response through manufacture of generic antiretroviral drugs. Though rate of HIV transmission in Asia is slowing down, atleast 1,000 new infections among adults continue...
  • Power crisis: India faces a shortage of 17,000 MW July 3, 2012

    New Delhi: It's peak summer in most parts of India. Demand for power is at a peak of 2,17,000 mega watt. Our power generation, however, is much less at 1,99,877 mega watt. Poor transmission and distribution makes it even worse. Many cities such as Chennai, Bangalore and the capital itself, Delhi,...
  • TVS to come out with new automatic transmission December 29, 2011

    TVS Motor company have come up with a new technology which will employ an automatic transmission in their future line-up of two wheelers. TVS claims that this transmission will also give 20 per cent more fuel economy than the others in its class. This new technology termed as "TVS Automatic Transmission"...
  • Telangana stir triggers power crisis in AP October 4, 2011

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh is facing an unprecedented power crisis as a direct result of the ongoing indefinite general strike by Telangana protagonists. The gap between power demand and supply has widened to 50 million units (MU) per day at present with the demand touching a peak of 275 MU because...
  • World Bank aid for Indo-Nepal border energy pact June 22, 2011

    Kathmandu: The World Bank has approved a $99 million package for an Indo-Nepal cross-border energy cooperation to mitigate a national energy crisis in the Himalayan republic. The funding is meant for the landmark Nepal-India Electricity Transmission and Trade Project (NIETTP) that will provide Nepal with at least 100 MW of additional...
  • IBN special: The 'livewire' women of Pune October 25, 2010

    For the first time, women have been inducted into the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company. ...
  • Global experts trash Naco's AIDS data June 29, 2007

    New Delhi: Trashing estimates of the National AIDS Control Organisation that commercial sex workers are the biggest factor for HIV transmission in the country, the International Journal of STD and AIDS has said that most of the HIV transmission in India takes place through blood exposures. NACO immediately countered the...