News of National importance which the people of Durgapur must know
Andal Aerotropolis near Durgapur is attracting new investment. The airport city being christened as the “Shujalam Skycity” is all set to be the destination of Ardex Endura, where the company is going to set up a manufacturing unit for powdered adhesives used in floor construction.
Eight coal blocks have been de-allocated by the union government today after a high powered Inter Ministerial Group meeting, including one near Durgapur of West Bengal.
Indian Railways – one of the world’s largest railway networks has launched an online application, RailRadar, by virtue of which one can find the exact location of about 600 trains on a Google map on real time basis.
Within 24 hours of the gang rape case near City Centre of Durgapur, police claims to have cracked the case. Ten contractual workers of a newspaper publication house, Darpan, were arrested late on Monday for the alleged gang rape and molestation of a 32-year-old woman near the Piyala Kali temple of City Centre, on NH 2.
A middle aged married women was allegedly raped by a group of men near Piyala Kalibari of City Centre, Durgapur on NH 2, last night. Her husband was beaten up by the miscreants as well. The news shook the administration and showed that the police needs to be more vigil to stop this kind of incidents from happening.
Prices of petrol, diesel, kerosene and cooking gas is set to rice on or after the current monsoon session of the parliament ends. Moreover, there will probably be a cut in LPG cylinder supply to 6 cylinders per family per year at the subsidized rate.
Recent initiatives and directives by the ministry of external affairs is likely to reduce the time of getting a passport for Indian citizens. The ministry has fixed a time limit of 30 days for the issuance of new passports, 15 days for re-issue of passports and one to seven days for Tatkaal applications.
Durgapur’s Sidhu kanhu Indoor Stadium is the venue of the 75th Senior State Badminton Championship organized by the Burdwan District Badminton Association. The tournament has started on 16th August and will end on 18th August 2012.
Yogeshwar wins the fifth medal for India in London Olympics in the form of a Bronze from wrestling. Sushil Kumar, the strong medal hope for India will play tomorrow.
India plunged into total darkness as three electricity grids connecting more than 20 states and the national capital collapsed on Tuesday. Over 600 million Indians were badly affected in this blackout which has already been reported as one of world’s worst blackouts ever.