from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northeast India northwest of Calcutta. Its steel plant, completed in 1962, was built with British aid. Population: 492,000.


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  • DURGAPUR: The father of a nursery student has lodged a police complaint against the principal of his son's school in Durgapur for allegedly detaining the child for an hour after school hours on Friday afternoon.

    The Times of India

  • Iron-ore from the mines is used to supply SAIL's plant in the eastern Indian city of Durgapur.

    Orissa Asks SAIL to Stop Work at Bolani Mines

  • The inspection team found inefficiencies in the Yamunanagar and Durgapur projects as well.

    Bharat Heavy Goes Into China

  • Coal India said the partners will form a joint venture, MAMC Industries Ltd., and Mining and Allied Machinery's plant at Durgapur in the eastern state of West Bengal will be revamped to make underground-mining equipment soon.

    Coal India Looks to Boost Underground Mining Operations

  • Essar will supply the gas from Raniganj block, which is producing about 35,000 standard cubic meters a day from 33 production wells, to industrial customers in Durgapur in the same state.

    Essar Oil Profit Rises 78%

  • A private consortium—including the government of Singapore—is building new airports and cities near Ludhiana and Durgapur, in an attempt to create India's answers to the FedEx and UPS cargo hubs in Memphis and Louisville, Ky.

    Cities of the Sky

  • Her blockage of Durgapur expressway marks the beginning of a new era in contempt for law.

    Is Mamata Banerjee Leading Political Lawlessness in Bengal?

  • In the afternoon, in another similar demonstration villagers of Ratanpur assembled at the crossing of Durgapur expressway and blocked it demanding opening of Tata plant and chanting anti Mamata slogans.

    In a Backlash, Calcutta and Bengal Heating Up for the Cause of Tata Nano

  • The four-lane Durgapur highway that runs to Singur cuts through lush farmland that is becoming increasingly dotted with new factories flying red hammer-and-sickle flags.

    Tata Motors Plant Divides a Family

  • An ebullient Mr. Bhattacharya confirmed that the projects of USAID are slated to be implemented in the Durgapur-Assansol belt and in the Siliguri area Business Standard, 27.04.05 He also added that the ‘Left’ Front govt. would seek further help form USAID for the development of 126 municipalities for funds raising from capital market.

    A Maoist critique of the CPI(Marxist)


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