West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.21

Sand smuggling ‘kingpin’ arrested

The Enforcement Branch (EB) of Asansol-Durgapur police commissionerate arrested Parvej Alam Siddiqui, an alleged kingpin of the sand smuggling racket in West Burdwan district, from Bihar’s Muzaf...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

News  /  Published 02.11.21

CMERI Durgapur develops indigenous mechanised scavenging system for Indian sewers

Machine demonstrated to government and industry representatives at CSIR’s National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi; to be used by Delhi Jal Board...
By Mou Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.21

Kali Puja ‘subscription by force’

Several truck drivers and private car owners in Durgapur town have alleged harassment by youths forcibly collecting money from them  in the name of Kali Puja subscriptions. Truck drivers carryin...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.21

TMC, BJP leaders spar before bereaved family

The ugly side of the rivalry between Trinamul and the BJP came to the fore on Thursday when representatives of both went to console the kin of a Durgapur couple, who died in an accident during their t...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

News  /  Published 18.10.21

NIT to allot single rooms for final year postgrad students

Each final-year postgraduate student of NIT Durgapur being called back to the campus will have a room to himself or herself at the hostel to minimise chances of Covid infection. In the pre-pandemic t...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Durgapur


West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.21

5 lakh from flood-prone areas to be evacuated

The state government has asked south Bengal districts to evacuate 5 lakh people from lower Damodar areas by Friday morning, fearing floods in the next 24 hours amid downpour in the catchment area of D...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta, Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.21

Coal case: Court sends 4 to CBI remand

A special CBI court here on Tuesday remanded four persons arrested in connection with alleged theft of coal worth hundreds of crores of rupees into the central agency’s custody. The four were N...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.21

1,000 acres of land in Durgapur not of power utility: Bengal

The Bengal land department has ended a dispute between two government organisations, the Asansol Durgapur Development Authority (ADDA) and power utility Durgapur Projects Limited (DPL), over a plot me...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.21

DPL plant pulled down to free plot

Durgapur Projects Limited (DPL) has begun the process of dismantling a defunct coke oven plant occupying nearly 200 acres as part of the Bengal government decision to monetise unused land in a bid to ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

‘Sand smuggler’ arrested in West Burdwan

The enforcement branch (EB) of the Asansol-Durgapur police commissionerate on Tuesday night arrested Sujoy Pal, a businessman with alleged links to sand smuggling in West Burdwan. Police seized over ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


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