Calcutta  /  Published 22.03.21

400 parakeets rescued from bus

Over 400 indigenous parakeets, most of them barely a few days old, were seized from the boot of a bus in Durgapur by forest officials early on Sunday. Seven persons have been arrested, including thre...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.03.21

Durgapur BJP leader sent to CID custody in coal case

BJP leader and businessman Rajesh Jha, alias Raju, was remanded in seven days’ CID custody on Friday in connection with a coal pilfering case lodged at Andal police station in West Burdwan last ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Calcutta  /  Published 15.03.21

In-person classes put off

In-person classes in colleges and universities in the state are unlikely to be held in the upcoming semester, to start in April, because of a fresh rise in the number of Covid-19 cases, an official in...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.21

Tie-up triggers reception tweak

As both the events had a large number of common invitees, the two families opted to rework the ceremony timings. Both had planned to hold the receptions on Wednesday evening. To avoid the clash of the...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Calcutta  /  Published 23.02.21

Scholars back on NIT Durgapur campus

Project and PhD scholars at NIT Durgapur started returning to the campus on Friday following production of parents’ declaration about the health and recent community interaction of a scholar&rsq...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Durgapur


Calcutta  /  Published 11.02.21

On-campus lab classes at NIT Durgapur

The National Institute of Technology Durgapur is planning to bring final-year BTech students of the eighth semester to the campus so that they can do lab sessions to make up for the classes lost since...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Durgapur

Business  /  Published 08.02.21

Bengal part of national gas grid

Bengal is set to reap the benefit of a natural gas-led industrial development with the state finally becoming part of the national gas grid, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday. Inaugurating ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

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


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