A girl student of Hem Sheela Model School of Durgapur has stunned everyone by scoring 91.8% in her CBSE XII board exam, inspite of having vision loss of 75%. Payel, a resident of Panagarh near Durgapur, in spite of such vision impairment, made this possible because of her “never give up” attitude and the support from her school and family.
The Andal Aerotropolis, near Durgapur, which will have the first privately owned and built airport of the country at is centre is becoming the new investment destination for a number of companies of repute. Alchemist Township India Limited, a Delhi-based real estate developer, has bought 20 acres of land in the Aerotropolis to set up a township project.
Two contractual labourers were killed and three critically injured by electrocution while doing painting job of a overhead crane and allied guarders at Main Shop 5 of Chittaranjan Locomotive Work near Durgapur. The mishap prompted hundreds of labourers to stage agitation alleging lack of safety arrangements.
In the absence of any official programme by Durgapur Municipality Corporation (DMC) to celebrate the 114th birth anniversary of Bengal’s rebel poet, Kazi Nazrul Islam, local residents of Durgapur’s City Centre took the initiative to pay respect to the poet by garlanding the statue of the poet barely half kilometer from the office of DMC.