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Engineer develops ‘headset mouse’ for handicapped techies


Alappuzha: A mouse operated without the aid of the hand is beyond imagination now, but such a system  has been developed by an engineer here for the benefit of  the physically challenged. 
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From today State free of power curbs

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Thiruvananthapuram: Load-shedding, which has been in force since September 27, 2012,  is being  withdrawn completely. The remaining  half-an-hour load-shedding in the evening will be lifted on June 1

KSEB offers prepaid meters for farmers

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Thiruvananthapuram: The KSEB has proposed the introduction of ‘prepaid metering’ for its 4.68 lakh agriculture consumers. Un-der the proposal, those who opt for ‘pre-paid metering’ and limit their co

Board against lifting of power restrictions

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Thiruvananthapuram: The KSEB has expressed itself against a withdrawal of power restrictions by March end, and feels the electricity regulatory commission’s estimates have gone wide of the mark.

Your power bill to go up soon

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Thiruvananthapuram: A new domestic power tariff structure, which will generate additional mont-hly revenue of Rs  736 crore, and probably force consumers to use power responsibly, has been proposed b

Water crisis eases

The city's drinking water crisis eased on Saturday with the Aluva KWA station resuming uninterrupted supply for several hours starting from 8.30 am in the morning.

The pumping of water from the Aluv

Balan blames it on wrong policy

KSEB could have spared the consumers of such a deadly blow if it had taken up the matter with the regulatory body and treated a part of the deficit as revenue asset, according to former electricity mi

KSEB wins land battle

District collector, P.I. Sheikh Pareeth on Friday ordered the KSEB to construct a tower and draw its 220 KV line over SmartCity, which will now have to move to a different location.

Mr Pareeth said a

SmartCity-KSEB rift will be settled soon, says collector


District collector P.I. Shei-kh Pareeth on Monday said that the rift between the SmartCity authorities and the Kerala State Electricity Board over erecting towers and pulling a transmission line over

KSEB to halt tower work near SmartCity

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) on Saturday, agreed to stop the construction of the transmission tower near SmartCity following talks held here between its officials and Tecom Investments, p

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