Sindri, Feb. 5: Simmering anger of Sindri residents over the lack of electricity connections spilled onto the streets today as they put up a road blockade in front of the Jharkhand State Electricity Board

- Energy minister Raghubar Das gives 3-member committee 15 days to submit report
reasons for darkness

Ranchi, Jan. 27: Deputy chief minister Raghubar Das, who holds charge of the energy department, has set up a three-member committee to probe frequent breakdowns at the Tenughat Vidyut Nigam Ltd (TVNL) plant.

The entire state went without power for several hours today after generation from the Tenughat Vidyut Nigam Limited (TVNL) plant stop-ped following a technical problem.

The crisis was compounded by the tripping of Patratu Thermal Power Station

Dhanbad, Jan. 20: An Indian School of Mines (ISM) scientist has developed a

Dumka, Jan. 19: The state government will help farmers who have taken the initiative to help themselves.

The Dumka district administration has decided to reimburse fuel costs of all farmers who had either bought or borrowed pump sets to irrigate their parched paddy fields in the wake of the drought-like situation in the state.

National and international experts have urged SAIL to explore the twin possibilities of adopting new energy efficient processes and non-conventional sources like wind and solar energy in steel plants.

Ranchi, Jan. 13:Steel makers need to utilise resources judiciously and cause minimum damage to the environment, industry leaders have stressed.

Barely 24 hours after power supply was back to normal, most parts of the state plunged into darkness again with three units at Patratu Thermal Power Station developing technical snags and power generation plummeting to 270MW against a peak time demand of over 850MW.

Two Ranchi-based think tanks of Steel Authority of India (SAIL)

As many as 4,000 houses spread across 26 remote villages in six districts will emerge from darkness this February-end.