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Bengaluru: 213 more transformers on spun poles replace old ones blocking way

May 12, 2022 8:23 pm

With the installation of new designer transformers in spun poles, the transformer location gets a new look and a lot of public space will be saved, says an official of the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom).

Karnataka: Monsoon preparedness, curbing pandemic top priority list, says new BBMP chief commissioner

May 09, 2022 8:23 pm

The chief commissioner stated that all control rooms including the 63 sub-divisional and eight zonal control rooms should be active.

Bengaluru: Conman poses as ACB official, asks Bescom engineer to pay Rs 1.44 lakh to avoid raid

April 07, 2022 2:31 pm

The police said, “Shanthamallappa received a call on Thursday night last week on his mobile phone from a man who identified himself as Ravishankar, the Deputy SP of the ACB. The fake ACB official said he will raid his house.”

Karnataka: BESCOM officials arrested for deaths due to ‘negligence’, released on bail

March 29, 2022 7:06 am

On Wednesday, Shivaraj and his daughter Chaitanya were riding their scooter near NICE Road, when a transformer installed on the footpath exploded. Whereas Shivaraj died on the spot, Chaitanya succumbed to burn injuries on Thursday.

Bengaluru to face power cuts on Feb 4

February 03, 2022 5:48 pm

The east zone of the city will face power cuts from 10 am to 5 pm. affected areas are Swamy Vivekananda Road, Domlur Village, Hoysala Nagar Road, Near Mukunda Theatre, Umar Nagar, Chanakya Layout, Nagawara, Geddalahalli and Channasadra.

BESCOM launches app to locate EV-charging stations in Bengaluru

December 22, 2021 4:03 pm

A senior BESCOM officer said, “The company has already set up 136 ports at 74 locations across the city for charging electric vehicles."

Power cuts in several parts of Bengaluru for maintenance work

December 22, 2021 9:40 am

🔴 While in most places the supply was cut off from 10 am, it is expected to be restored by 5:30 pm, said Bescom.

BESCOM to set up 300 EV charging stations across Bengaluru

December 02, 2021 8:53 pm

The state government is preparing to amend building bylaws to make it compulsory for apartment complexes and shopping malls to provide electric vehicle (EV) charging points on their premises.

BBMP chief commissioner directs officials of BESCOM, BWSSB and BMRCL to complete development works in time-bound manner

October 26, 2021 8:56 pm

Gupta said that the BWSSB should submit a report to the BBMP on the completion of its work so that the municipal agency can start repairing the roads.

Karnataka Bengaluru March 22 Highlights: No lockdown, semi-lockdown considered for now, Health Minister says

March 23, 2021 8:11 am

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest March 22 Highlights: Meanwhile, several areas of Bengaluru are scheduled to face power cuts throughout the week, BESCOM infomed.