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Zoom Air on Sunday flew its inaugural flight from Delhi to the Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport, Durgapur marking the reopening of the airport after a gap of six months.
In an effort to take a ground stock of the party before the upcoming Durgapur Municipal Corporation election, TMC minister, Aroop Biswas visited 17 wards of Durgapur and heard complains and grievances against several local TMC leaders.
A sense of fear gripped Durgapur town since Friday as two wild elephants that entered the town through Pandaveswar have till now killed two and injured at least five Durgapur residents.
Businessman lodges verbal complaint with the Durgapur Municipal Corporation, against a prominent TMC leader of Durgapur accusing the leader of preventing him from collecting toll from vehicles plying on Kanjilal Avenue; the contract of which he bagged recently.
Six months after Air India stopped its flight operation from Durgapur’s Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport, Delhi-based airline, Zoom Air has announced to operate daily flight from this Friday.
The Asansol Durgapur police has lodged complaint against as many as 2006 CPI(M) men and arrested five on charges of heckling the district magistrate of Burdwan, Dr. Saumitra Mohan during the party’s agitation program on 28 January at Palasdiha Ground.
Durgapur’s City Centre virtually turned into a red citadel as thousands of CPI(M) supporters hit the street at a rally in City Centre, Durgapur, to protest against the anti-people, anti-worker and anti-farmer policies of both Central and State governments.
In yet another road accident in Durgapur at least 16 were injured and one killed yesterday evening when a chartered bus carrying I Q City Hospital staff lost control and hit several pedestrians after hitting an auto-rickshaw.
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.