On an eventful night a second year Computer Science and Engineering student of NIT Durgapur commits suicide, while one falls from terrace and still another sent a text message to his elder brother in the USA saying that he was leaving for ever.
Bengal government’s decision of dis-investing the loss-making Durgapur Chemicals Limited has surprised many and is seen as the first non-populist move by the Mamata Banerjee led government.
To commemorate the August Movement of 1966 in Durgapur, in which two of its party members, Ashis Dasgupta and Sheikh Jabbar were killed, CPI(M) Durgapur unit organized a huge gathering at the historic “Lal Maidan” in Durgapur Steel Township yesterday.
Durgapur, known for its unabated pollution has taken a major step towards environment protection when the municipality authority of the town ordered 10 ‘Solar Power Tree’ developed and designed by CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur.
Two active Trinamool Congress supporters close to a party councillor in Durgapur arrested on 14 July night on the charge of extorting money from a trader were granted bail yesterday by Durgapur sub-divisional court.
A massive fire completely destroyed three premier shops of the Benachity market Durgapur. Though no casualties were reported, but the all the three shops, including ‘Sreeleathers’ showroom suffered huge loss.
In a recent development, project proposal by the Durgapur Municipal Corporation in competition for the ‘Smart City’ tag, has been certified as second best during a workshop at the National Institute of Urban Affairs, New Delhi.
In an effort to speed up the opening of erstwhile closed unit of Mining and Allied Machinery Corporation in Durgapur, two separate forums of Durgapur employees have recently served legal notice to the consortium partners formed to open MAMC.
Durgapur police arrested five persons involved in a recent gruesome incident of gang-rape of a 28 year old widow in Amrai of Durgapur. All the five have been sent to judicial remand.