West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.19

Bishop asked to go on leave

The bishop of the Durgapur diocese of the Church of North India (CNI) was on Wednesday asked to go on leave by the Delhi-based synod pending an inquiry into allegations of irregularities in the functi...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.19

Drivers on strike, judges walk to work in Durgapur

Eleven judges and magistrates have been walking 1km from their quarters to the Durgapur sub-divisional magistrate’s court for the past two days because the drivers of their cars have struck work.The...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.20

‘Focus on tech upgrade to fight virus’

Students of NIT Durgapur should focus on developing personal protective equipment, ventilators and sterilisers that India has been found wanting during the coronavirus pandemic, institute director Anu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.19

Turbulence alert for new NIT graduates

NIT Durgapur director Anupam Basu warned in his convocation address on Saturday that the graduating students were entering an uncertain world amid “turbulence and challenges in the economy, the job ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Chetla bridge adds to Majerhat chaos in Calcutta

A fallen bridge was bad enough. Another on the verge of collapse has made things worse. The collapse of Majerhat bridge will complete a year on Wednesday. The Chetla Lockgate bridge — one of the alt...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

NIT Durgapur gives up on online exam

The National Institute of Technology (NIT), Durgapur, has abandoned plans of an online exam after realising half of its students do not have proper access to the Net.Students will be evaluated on thei...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

CPM help for elderly in Durgapur

The CPM on Monday formed a team of volunteers to provide succour to the geriatric population of Durgapur in view of the coronavirus outbreak.The party, as part of its social outreach initiative, has p...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Business  /  Published 09.06.19

Graphite India move helps state

Karnataka’s loss could well be Bengal’s gain.Graphite India Ltd, the world’s third-largest graphite electrode maker, is scaling up the capacity of its Durgapur unit to make up for the loss suffe...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.02.20

Tutor’s burial keeps alive idea of India

At a time the idea of India is under attack, hundreds of residents of a locality here have scripted a narrative of religious tolerance. On an otherwise gloomy and overcast Saturday afternoon, residen...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.20

BJP MP at Aishe home for pro-CAA campaign

Bankura BJP MP Subhas Sarkar, accompanied by party workers, visited the home of Jawaharlal Nehru University students’ union president Aishe Ghosh during a “pro-CAA door-to-door campaign” on Tues...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


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