Everything you need to know about Durgapur Steel Town West: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Durgapur Steel Town West: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal to allow Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) to undertake direct chartering of ships without going through the centralized chartering organization under the Ministry of Shipping and Road Transport, namely TRANSCHART.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday allowed the Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) to directly charter ships without going through the government's chartering organization TRANSCHART.
Johannesburg, May 14 (ANI): Retiring Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has said that the celebrations for United's Premier League victory had surpassed even those of 1999 when the club completed an unprecedented trophy treble of Premier League, FA Cup and European Champions League all in one season.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets Monday closed 2.14 percent down on profit-booking and weak global cues.
Pune, May 12 (IANS) Kerala-born central defender Anas Edathodika broke the three-year foreign player monopoly by being adjudged Pune FC Player of The Year for the 2012-13 season, it was announced Sunday.
Seoul, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Five workers died following a gas leak at a steel plant in Dangjin, South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported Friday.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets Thursday closed 0.26 percent down, breaking a three days of consecutive gains to close below the 20,000-level mark, as traders booked profits ahead of the crucial industrial production and inflation data expected soon.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Steel-making, a major emitter of climate-altering gases, could be transformed by a new process developed at MIT.
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets Wednesday crossed the 20,000-level-mark for the first time in more than three months on the back of sustained buying from foreign institutional investors (FIIs) and positive global cues.
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) City-based Oriental Cuisines Pvt Ltd, owning a varied chain of restaurants, plans to double its outlet numbers in two years time, said a top company official.
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets rose 98 points Monday, the highest closing level in almost three months, led by good buying support in metal, IT and technology stocks.
Jakarta, May 5 (IANS) Austrian Bernd Wiesberger sealed a dramatic win at the Indonesian Masters with a five-under-par 67 to defeat Ernie Els of South Africa by one shot Sunday.
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) While the political brinkmanship over the Saradha Group chit fund scam intensified, deposit seeking companies in West Bengal are feeling the heat with investors gunning for immediate refund of their money.
Bhubaneswar, May 3 (IANS) The Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of state-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), said Friday it has registered its best production of hot metal and crude steel in the first month of this fiscal.
Midnapore (West Bengal), May 1 (IANS) Four members of a family were burnt to death in a fire that engulfed their house at Keshpur in West Midnapore district, police said Wednesday.
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) City revellers may no longer need to travel to Darjeeling or the Western Ghats hills to see beautiful tea gardens, as the metropolis would soon get its own such plantation.
Cape Town, April 30 (IANS) The South African Football Association (SAFA) has unveiled a development programme with the aim of reviving the country's national team.
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) The row over the allocation of iron ore mines of Telangana for Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) hotted up Monday with a minister from Andhra region asking Telangana leaders not to whip up regional feelings over the issue.
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Chinese shares saw slight losses Monday, as Saturday's quake in southwest China's Sichuan province weighed on the markets.
Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Sunday vowed not to allow transport of iron ore mines from Telangana for Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, saying these mineral resources should be used only for the region's development.
Washington, April 18 (IANS) A massive blast at a fertiliser plant in central Texas Wednesday night killed 15 people, wounded more than 160, and damaged 50 to 60 homes, officials said Thursday.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) Thursday slammed the West Bengal government and police for the recent cases involving the death of a student activist in police custody and the chaining of another to his hospital bed.
New Delhi, April 14 (ANI): Telly actor Husaain Kuwajerwala is all set to make his B-Town debut, after a successful stint on the small screen, with director Rajesh Bachchani's small budget movie 'Shree'.
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) The West Bengal government is hopeful of appointing transaction advisors by next month for setting up two electronic manufacturing clusters (EMCs), an official said Saturday.
London, Apr. 12 (ANI): Steel hips, plates and screws from legs and skulls of people, who are dead, are collected after cremation and sent off for recycling.
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed more than half a percent higher in Thursday's trade as bank, IT and capital goods stocks rallied.
Bhubaneswar, April 9 (IANS) Essar Steel India, which is setting up a 12 million tonne per annum (MTPA) pellet-making facility in Odisha, Tuesday announced that it has appointed Rajendra Mittal as its new chief executive officer for its operations in the state.
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) With Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi set to address Bengal industry honchos at a special session Tuesday, the organisers said around 800 representatives from the business community would attend the meet.
London, April 6 (IANS) Hollywood actor Al Pacino will head to London in June to host a special West End event for his fans.
Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 5 (ANI): A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), and Government of Kerala PSEs, Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) and Kerala Minerals and Metals Ltd (KMML), for setting up a titanium project in joint venture in the state.
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets fell 1.55 percent or 292 points Thursday on heavy selling in banking, information technology (IT) and capital goods stocks.
Bhubaneswar, April 3 (IANS) Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of the state-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Wednesday said it had achieved its best production in fiscal 2012-13 that ended March 31.
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed Tuesday's trade nearly one percent up, owing to healthy buying in metal, capital goods, oil and gas, health care and bank stocks.
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Self-proclaimed fascist Paolo Di Canio, whose appointment as the manager of Sunderland was furiously protested by thousands of its fans, has said that his comments on fascism had been misinterpreted.
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets on the first day of the new financial year moved 29 points up. Capital goods, health care and realty scrips gained, while automobile, metal and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) fell.
Lucknow, Mar. 30 (ANI): Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Saturday fired a fresh salvo at Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, saying the latter has betrayed the minorities.
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): In wake of the derogatory remarks made by the Union Steel Minister against Mulayam Singh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday alleged that the Congress Party's fate can easily be determined when its leaders like Beni Prasad Verma attempt to be elections experts.
New Delhi, Mar. 30 (ANI): The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday hit back at Beni Prasad Verma over his comment that Mulayam Singh Yadav's party will win only four seats in the Lok Sabha polls and there will be a 'funeral procession' for the party, saying the Union Steel Minister is frustrated.
Singur (West Bengal), March 30 (IANS) It is widely believed that the Singur agitation, an intense anti-land acquisition movement, had propelled Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress to power in West Bengal nearly two years ago, evicting the three-decade-long Left Front regime.
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed more than half a percent up on the last day of 2012-13 financial year Thursday on the back of healthy buying in metal, bank and capital goods stocks and settlement of monthly derivatives contracts.
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) Leading pig iron maker Tata Metaliks Ltd, promoted by Tata Steel, Tuesday. said it has terminated joint venture agreement with Japan's Kubota Corporation and Metal One Corporation for the Tata Metaliks Kubota Pipes Ltd (TMKPL).
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed Monday's trade flat while capital goods, bank and automobile stocks plummeted.
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Indian equities markets' key indices closed in the red for the sixth straight session Friday due to lingering political worries after a key ally quit the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh-led coalition government.
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati, while commenting on the issue of taking or giving commission to support the UPA, on Wednesday exuded confidence in her party and said that it has a clean image.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma Wednesday expressed "regret" over his reported remarks sharply critical of Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav.
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma, who is in the line of fire for his remarks against Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here on Wednesday, and expressed regret for his comment.
London, March 20 (ANI): Kim Kardashian is reportedly planning to undergo atummy tuck surgery to help her regain her voluptuous figure, followingthe arrival of her firstborn.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Parliament was disrupted Wednesday as the Samajwadi Pary demanded the resignation of Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma, while members from DMK and AIADMK raised the issue of Sri Lankan Tamils.
Bangalore, March 19 (IANS) Karnataka has cleared Rs.34 billion (Rs. 34,000 crore) investment proposals with potential to provide jobs to over 150,000 people, an official release said.
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) After failing to get any private player to set up the proposed Haldia Dock II project at Salukkhali, the Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) Monday said it is hopeful of getting proposals from private parties by March 28 after it agreed to extend the stipulated date.
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed Monday's trade flat, as consumer durables, metal and automobile stocks declined. However, capital goods, healthcare and realty stocks were the major gainers in the day's trade.
Bhubaneswar, March 8 (IANS) The Dhamra Port in Odisha Friday said it has reached a milestone handling 10 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo in the 2012-13 fiscal against over five million tonnes handled during the previous year.
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) The Sensex, a benchmark index for Indian equities markets, closed Friday's trade at 1.39 percent up, which is its highest level since the last one month.
Los Angeles, March 8 (IANS) Pregnant socialite Kim Kardashian was reportedly rushed to hospital after she felt uneasy during a flight.
Los Angeles, March 8 (IANS) Actress Jessica Chastain is being lined up to play Jane in David Yates' remake of "Tarzan".
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Wednesday rose more than half a percent on back of stellar performance of capital goods, metal and information technology (IT) stocks.
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Monday fell 40 points on profit booking and weak global sentiment. Metal, capital goods and consumer durables stocks lost the most.
Jamshedpur (Jharkhand), Mar. 3 (ANI): A colourful extravaganza was organised on Sunday in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, to celebrate the 174th birth anniversary of Tata Group founder Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata.
Raipur, Feb 28 (IANS) Both private and public sector steel companies Thursday hailed the union budget for 2013-14, terming it one with potential to achieve growth leading to inclusive and sustainable development.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Congress MP Naveen Jindal, whose company has filed a case against Zee News in an alleged extortion case, Saturday said while the media in India was very vibrant and powerful there were some sections that are "rotten".
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets fell more than 300 points or 1.62 percent Thursday, ahead of the union budget and a day after data showed decline in loan growth and on weakness in global bourses. Bank, metal, capital goods, automobile and oil and gas stocks were the hardest hit.
London, Feb 21 (IANS/CMC) In-form Bermudan striker Nahki Wells says he will not let the big occasion get to him and will "really enjoy it" when Division Two giant-killers Bradford City take on Premier League side Swansea in Sunday's League Cup final at Wembley Stadium.
Islamabad, Feb. 21 (ANI): Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan has threatened to attack Pakistan Printing Press and over a dozen police stations in District Malir and District West.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) India's financial sector was crippled and transport hit as large parts of the country ground to a halt Wednesday in response to trade unions calling a two-day strike demanding measures to check inflation, ensure jobs and enforce labour laws.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Tata Group and the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) Tuesday for collaborating in bringing together relevant organisations that will facilitate systemic interventions for skill development and delivery in India.
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed Monday's trade flat, even as capital goods, metal and realty stocks gained.
New York, February 18 (ANI): Oscar-winning actress Rita Moreno has revealed how her obsessive love for Marlon Brando almost killed her in her new memoir.
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets fell 29 points Friday to hit the lowest level in 2013 due to selling pressure in oil and gas, IT and capital goods stocks.
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Manchester United goalkeeping coach Eric Steele has claimed shot stopper David De Gea is destined to become a great player for the club in coming years following his epic performance against Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 tie on Wednesday.
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) In a bid to lure international travellers into experiencing West Bengal's culture and heritage, the state tourism department is set to launch a mega tea tourism project in Sylee, an official said here Thursday.
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities market closed Wednesday's trade 47.04 points up as information technology (IT) and automobile stocks gained.
London, Feb .13 (ANI): Comic giant DC has come under fire from Superman fans, following the decision of the publisher to appoint a noted anti-gay writer to pen the Man of Steel's latest adventures.
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to the central government on a petition by Zee News TV channel alleging an "unholy conspiracy" and seeking the quashing of three FIRs lodged against it by Delhi Police.
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) Facing annual losses of Rs.200 crore, the 132-year-old Calcutta Tramways Company, which runs the fleet of heritage vehicles long identified with the metropolis, is mulling a host of new proposals including leasing out its land and setting up banquet and cafeteria trams to revive its fortunes.
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities market closed half a percent up Tuesday, as oil and gas, automobile and healthcare stocks rallied.
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday donated proceeds from the sale of her paintings to candidates of her party, Trinamool Congress, for assembly by-elections to three seats.
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed flat in Wednesday's trade as capital goods and bank and public sector undertakings (PSU) stocks plummeted.
Dubai, Jan 30 (IANS) South Africa batsman Hashim Amla has an opportunity to claim the number-one ranking on the International Cricket Council (ICC) Player Rankings for Test batsmen for the first time in his career when he takes to the field against Pakistan in the first Test of the three-match series in Johannesburg from Thursday.
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Usha Martin, a leading wire rope and specialty steel manufacturer Wednesday announced a 18.23 percent increase in its consolidated net profit to Rs.30.41 crore for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2012, from Rs.25.72 crore for the same period a year ago.
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed flat in choppy trade ahead of the expiry of the futures and options series Thursday.
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) With the West Bengal government postponing its Feb 13 industry meet in Mumbai, the business community has warned that unless the state finalises its industry policy, the event would end in a whimper.
Jakarta, Jan 27 (IANS) At least 16 people died in two landslides triggered by heavy rains in Indonesia's Sumatra island Sunday, officials said.
Jakarta, Jan 27 (IANS) At least four people died in a landslide triggered by heavy rains in Indonesia Sunday, while 20 others were still missing, officials said.
Jaipur, Jan 25 (IANS) The sixth edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival is running on a negative budget of over Rs.1.5 crore (approx $278,000) with several sponsors pulling out in the last three weeks citing financial constraints, said organisers.
Jhargram, Jan 24 (ANI) The West Bengal Police arrested a suspected Maoist sympathizer, accused of killing a farmer, from Jhargram district of the state.
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) The DSC Jaipur Literature Festival 2013, possibly the most high profile gathering of litterateurs in Asia, kicked off Thursday with rights campaigner and Bengali writer Mahasweta Devi saying that "the right to dream should be made a fundamental right".
Kochi, Jan 22 (IANS) Mumbai-based Subi Mally, an alleged intermediary between suppliers and ordnance factories, presented herself Tuesday morning to the CBI, which is probing irregularities in the tendering process for procurement of goods.
Los Angeles, Jan 18 (IANS) Actor Russell Crowe thinks Zack Snyder's "Man Of Steel" is a multi-layered film as the director had a huge responsibility to bring Superman back to life in a modern day world.
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) After two successive days of gains, a benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed nearly one percent down in Wednesday's trade with automobile and bank stocks plummeting on profit booking.
Haldia (West Bengal), Jan 16 (IANS) The big names from the corporate world gave it a miss, there were no fresh concrete business proposals, and the chief minister spent the major part of her speech attacking her favourite whipping boys - the central government, the media and the opposition. This sums up the inaugural session of Mamata Banerjee's investment summit that was devoid of the sound bytes that entrepreneurs and an industry-hungry state like West Bengal were waiting to hear.
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Prince Harry has been named as the top bachelor of 2013 by a US lifestyle magazine.
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) American film director Zack Snyder is not involved with the new "Star Wars" films.
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed more than a percent higher in Monday's trade after the government decided not to implement until 2016 the new tax avoidance law announced in the budget for 2012-13.
Wellington, Jan. 13 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket chief executive David White has said NZC needs a change of culture for the Black Caps to perform consistently at the top level.
Los Angeles, Jan 10 (IANS) British actor Henry Cavill has been shortlisted to star in the new "Godzilla" film.
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Ankur Chadda was leading with a score of 147 after the 18-hole round on Day Two of the 112th Tata Steel Amateur Golf Championship of India here Wednesday.
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Former English international midfielder Kieron Dyer was released by Queens Park Rangers having appeared only eight times in his injury-plagued spell at the Premier League football club.
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) The 112th Tata Steel Amateur Golf Championship of India kicked off Tuesday at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club in Kolkata with Hemendra Chaudhary in the lead.
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Tuesday closed trade 50 points higher after fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), healthcare and realty stocks rallied.
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The demand for steel in India is expected to rise 7 percent in the next financial year beginning April 1 as compared to the sluggish 5.5 percent projected growth in 2012-13, according to a senior official of Tata Steel.