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POWER CUTS - VOICE YOUR VIEWS
While the middle class salaried people can afford to get an Unlimited Power Supply (UPS) at home, the poor and the downtrodden are badly affected. They are unable to face the power cut, especially at peak hours. Even institutions like schools, ...
Whenever there is a gap between supply and demand, power cut is unavoidable. What should we do - increase power generation or reduce power consumption? There should be an effective monitoring of the supply and demand, private captive power ...
This year is one of the worst years as we are facing four-hour load shedding daily and one day power holiday. Frequent power cuts will increase the risk of machinery breakdown and discourage foreign companies to set up units in Tamil Nadu. The ...
Everybody knows that power generation depends on monsoon rain water stored in dams. Owing to growing domestic, industrial, infrastructure and agricultural needs for power, the Govenrment’s desire for an uninterrupted power supply could ...
The TNEB authorities resort to power cuts often because the supply is falling short of the demand. Uninformed and periodical power cuts during peak hours affect all. For power generation, apart from the conventional sources, other alternaive ...
For the past one month, Tamil Nadu has been experiencing one of the greatest crises in recent years. Due to the enforced power shut down, production work has suffered all around. Government should implement strict rules and prevent wastage of ...
Life without power is like a plant without flowers. Power cut is a major problem of modern days. Our consumption is more than the supply. We should look at alternative solutions like solar energy, wind energy, OTE (ocean thermal energy), ...
Learn to conserve
We have learnt to live with power cuts daily now. Both working and non-working people are getting disturbed. Use of electrical power is on the rise. Electricity produced is exceeded consumption demand. This can, however, be reduced by ...
Style and the man
No need to do a double flip on that one. Designer-cum-Bollywood-stylist Aki Narula is just speaking about his best clotheshorse in “Bachna Ae Haseeno”. “Though it’s difficult to choose among the four characters I worked ...
Sidhu’s last laugh
First it was the Sidhuisms. Then it was his inexplicable roar of laughter at the silliest of jokes. But now the cricketer-turned-MP-turned-commentator-turned-laughter show judge has, well, turned into an actor. Paji is now set to debut in ...
Bipasha Basu has had the most painful time during her shoot of “Bachna Ae Haseeno”. Before you get ideas about the cat fights between the three leading ladies of the film (Bips, Deepika and Minissha Lamba), let’s quickly ...
It’s the highest point in the bustling Temple City. Sitting pretty atop a hillock called Pasumalai draped in 65-odd acres of landscaped grounds and with a 1890s colonial building to boot, there is no better spot to unwind than the Taj ...
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