No power cut

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Mangaluru : There will be no power cut on Tuesday in Panambur, Bala, Kalavaru, Surathkal, Tannirbhavi, Meenakaliya, Hosabettu, Chitrapura, Baikampady, Baikampady Industrial Area, Panambur, Kodikal, Kottara, Bengre, Tota Bengre, Kasba Bengre, Kudroli Bengre, Surathkal, Mulky, Katipalla, Kinnigoli, Chelyaru, Kuttettooru, Haleyangadi, Kateel, Mukka, Sasihitlu and surrounding areas. However, there will be no power supply on December […]

Congress confident of returning to power, releases manifesto

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

New Delhi: The Congress party released its manifesto for the Lok Sabha polls on Wednesday with senior leaders exuding confidence that the party will return to power. While party president Sonia Gandhi termed the manifesto as a “holy document”, vice president Rahul Gandhi said the document was the voice of the people of the country. […]

Deputy CM Eshwarappa promises measures to solve power problem

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012
Deputy CM Eshwarappa

Udupi:-Deputy Chief Minister and State BJP President KS Eshwarappa has promised that the state government would do its level best to solve the power problems of the coastal region. Presiding over a progress review meet on September 1, Saturday, he said attention would also be given to solve some persistent problems like sea erosion during […]

Vishwesha Treetha calls UPCL promoters as anti-social

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
Vishwesha Treetha calls UPCL promoters as anti-social

Udupi: Newspapers and KRRS leaders had accused Udupi Pejawar Math’s esteemed monk Swami Vishwesha Treetha for meddling in Udupi Power Corporation Ltd., which had polluted water and fields in and around Udupi district and its environments. Swamiji had even negotiated with UPCL on receiving Complaints from his disciples about polluted atmosphere and grounds around Padubidri, […]

Govt to verify before permitting for second unit of UPCL

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Udupi : CM D. V. Sadananda Gowda, speaking opn the power shortage in the state said that the government will conduct a study into the impacts of the environment after the second unit of UPCL unit He also said that the government will provide conditional approval and insert a clause to the company stating that […]

Shobha Karandlaje

Friday, January 28th, 2011
Shobha Karandlaje

Mangalore : Excerpts of  a brief interview Mega Media had with Energy Minister Ms. Shobha Karandlaje on her recent visit to DK dt, on Jan27 Q: There is a continuous requirement felt during summer season in the state. How do you propose to go about this need? Minister: We have already collected sufficient water resources […]

KERC emerges with hike in electricity tariff and single phase power

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010
electricity tariff

Bangalore : The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) today issued an official notification from the electricity supply companies with an instruction to increased power tariffs with immediate effect, which shocked the common man and rural population Speaking on the occasion, KERC Chairman Srinivasmurthy said tariff will be 28.54 paise per unit in CHESCom jurisdiction and […]

Power theft : 2 flour mills caught red – handed

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010
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Bangalore : Two power theft cases have been detected on June 26 during an incessant drive against metre-dodging and power stealing activities in the state by business companies. Pilferage of power and misuse of meters by tampering them has been a bane in industrial areas in many districts. The operating and maintenance personnel of Gescom […]