News of National importance which the people of Durgapur must know
DYFI at its upcoming Durgapur convention decides to uphold Mahatma Gandhi as the pioneer of ‘communal harmony’ and will observe Mahatma’s 68th death anniversary on January 30, as the day of “biggest attack on communal harmony”.
The Steel City of Durgapur celebrated this year’s ‘Netaji Jayanti’ with live performances from some of the living legends of the Hindustani Classical Music including, Pandit Hariprasdad Chaurasia, Ustad Amzad Ali Khan and several others.
A delegation team with representatives of 13 Left parties submitted a memorandum to the Sub Divisional Officer, Durgapur, demanding an all-party meeting before finalizing the boundaries of Durgapur sub-division under the new upcoming district of Burdwan (Industrial).
Just before the upcoming convention of labour unions at Bhilai to protest the government’s bid of selling three SAIL units including the Durgapur-based ASP, Steel Secretary Aruna Sharma assured that there will be no ‘distress sale’ of these units.
Convoy of the Union Minister Babul Supriyo was gheraoed and virtually attacked allegedly by TMC supporters at Andal, while he was on his way to attend an official programme of Durgapur Steel Thermal Power Plant.
In an attempt to look back at the year 2016 and how it went for the people of Durgapur, here are excerpts of the top seven Durgapur related news of 2016 that hit national headlines bringing both cheer and gloom for the residents of the industrial town.
The young nurse of a Durgapur private medical college and hospital continue to live even after her death when she donated her organs before she went into irreversible coma at Kolkata’s Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals on Sunday afternoon.
The news of South Korean steel major POSCO showing interest in reviving the Alloy Steels Plant of Durgapur failed to bring any enthusiasm rather there is a sense of apprehension that this will result in job cut.
Representatives of CITU and INTUC met union steel minister yesterday demanding reversal of government’s decision to sell three SAIL units, including the Alloy Steels Plant of Durgapur.
Bharti Mittal-owned company, Bharti Airtel today launched its 4G services in Durgapur with data speed of up to 135 Mbps. With this, Durgapur becomes the sixth city in India to have 4G-advanced network.