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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.
Durgapur Bar Association is on a seven day ‘cease work’ demanding inclusion of Kanksa and Budbud police stations under the jurisdiction of Durgapur Sub Divisional Court and within the new and upcoming Asansol district.
Durgapur under 19 cricket team became champions of the Inter Subdivision Under 19 Cricket championship for Bardhaman district defeating Bardhaman in the finals yesterday by five wickets.
Three separate accidents in Durgapur town on New Year’s Day yesterday claimed three precious lives, including the life of a two-year old girl dampening the festive mood.
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.
A woman call centre executive at Durgapur-based Hinduja Global Solutions was found hanging at her rented apartment in Bhiringee locality in Durgapur on Sunday evening.
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.
Durgapur sub division administration conducted a raid along the banks of Damodar River yesterday to seize 46 trucks loaded with illegal sand and collected penalty, amounting to INR 20.7 lakh.
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.