Saturday, November 1, 2014

#Bangladesh hit by #blackout as national power grid link to #India fails:AP

Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Ltd. Managing Director Masum-Al-Beruni has stated that it has been hit with an electricity blackout after a 400-kilovolt transmission line bringing power from neighboring India failed on Saturday noon. The transmission line runs from Baharampur West Bengal to the southwestern Bangladesh town of Bheramara.Bangladesh has been importing electricity from India since October 2013.