Calcutta  /  Published 13.01.21

Vivekananda’s words echo across campuses

At NIT Durgapur, the institute’s director reminded students that Swami Vivekananda stood for humanism that “regards faith not as an amalgam of illogical beliefs but as an inherent quality ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.01.21

NIT 2020 convocation on January 12

NIT Durgapur will hold the convocation scheduled to be held last year on January 12 on virtual mode because of the pandemic. A notification issued by the institute says graduating students will recei...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Durgapur

Calcutta  /  Published 06.01.21

Fake IAS officer arrested

The CID arrested a 47-year-old man in Thakurpukur late on Monday for allegedly posing as an IAS officer. Sleuths said Arup Nandi, who was rounded up from his flat on Diamond Harbour Road, had che...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.21

Flood of irrigation funds in pipeline

The Bengal government has released Rs 150 crore for carrying out important irrigation projects and more funds are being lined up for the irrigation department amid murmurs that Nabanna is planning to ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

Trade union bandh hits industrial belt

The Left in Bengal claimed workers in the industrial belts of Durgapur and Asansol and jute mills in North 24-Parganas and Hooghly “spontaneously” backed the bandh called by trade unions a...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.20

Bengal irrigation projects on hold

Several important irrigation projects in the state are on hold because of unavailability of funds amid speculation that the uncertainty over the political future of irrigation minister Suvendu Adhikar...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.20

Durgapur mulls backup water plan

The municipal corporation has decided on a blueprint for robust water supply backup plan in the town, which faced severe water scarcity for a week after a snag developed at Durgapur Barrage on Damodar...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.20

Barrage gives water to plants

The state irrigation department has begun supplying water to the treatment plants of Durgapur Municipal Corporation and public health engineering department from Durgapur Barrage after the water table...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.20

Durgapur Barrage repairs ‘over’ after 30-hour effort

Work to restore the damaged sluice gate no. 31 of the Durgapur Barrage ended on Thursday evening after a 30-hour effort and irrigation department officials said water from Damodar Valley Corporation&r...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.20

Remove Durgapur mayor, CM tells Firhad

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asked municipal affairs and urban development minister Firhad Hakim to remove Durgapur mayor Dilip Agasty from his post for alleged “negligence” ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


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