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.
Political blame game starts over the closure of the newly built airport at Durgapur after Air India decided to suspend the Calcutta-Durgapur-Delhi flight from June 17 because of “operational reasons”.
In a rather unfortunate decision Air India announces the withdrawal of flight on the Kolkata-Durgapur-Delhi sector from 17 June, putting the fate of country’s first Aerotropolis at Andal in Durgapur into uncertainty.
New state power minister Sovandeb Chattopadhyay hold a high level meeting with the senior officials of the Durgapur Project Ltd at Durgapur on Monday to chalk out a comprehensive plan to turn DPL into a profit making organisation.