News of National importance which the people of Durgapur must know
The much awaited Panagarh bypass which have been completed three months ago and has been awaiting inauguration was officially made open to public yesterday afternoon by Union minister after a mock inauguration in noon hour by a state minister.
STF of Kolkata police arrested seven persons including BJP’s assembly candidate from Raniganj in this year’s assembly poll and a coal mafia of the Asansol-Durgapur region with several illegal firearms, ammunition and INR 33 lakh in cash.
At a time when the SAIL unit of Alloy Steels Plant in Durgapur is up for sell, another SAIL unit in the town, Durgapur Steel Plant may witness capacity expansion in coming years.
ASP, Durgapur has entered into an agreement of collaboration with IIT, Kharagpur to set up a pilot plant of capacity 5 tonnes per day in Durgapur for research and development of rotary hearth furnace technology.
In a daring incident of robbery, one armed man looted about INR 1 lakh from a petrol pump in Durgapur and shot dead a truck driver who tried to put up a resistance.
Initiative by social welfare organization, “Durgapur Adda Young Association” gave 40 elderly men and women from the underprivileged sections of the society a rare chance to visit the landmark “Durga Puja Pandals” of the city of Durgapur on ‘Mahaspatami’ morning.
NIT Durgapur students is on an indefinite strike since yesterday, this time over a stringent rule in their hostel, which led to the expulsion of two final year Nepalese students from the hostel.
A Kenyan student who has been in her final-year computer science at the prestigious NIT Durgapur was molested on Sunday evening by a group of five youths at an upscale Durgapur restaurant.
As a step towards controlling the ever increasing pollution level in Asansol-Durgapur industrial belt, state environment department has planned to run CNG run vehicles in the region.
CPI(M) labour wing CITU has expressed its intention clear when it calls for a mass movement against Centre’s bid to selloff Alloy Steels Plant of Durgapur and said that they will also seek Bengal CM’s intervention to avert the crisis.