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Asansol: Metropolitan City / Urban Agglomeration in West Bengal, India
Asansol is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the second largest and most populated city of West Bengal and the 39th largest urban agglomeration in India. Asansol is the district headquarters of Paschim Bardhaman district. According to a 2010 report released by the International Institute for Environment and Development, a UK-based policy research non-governmental body, Asansol was ranked 11th among Indian cities and 42nd in the world in its list of 100 fastest-growing cities. Asansol is classed as a Y-category city for calculation of HRA for public servants, making it a Tier-II city.

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Watch: Sushant Singh Rajput’s wax statue created by Bengal sculptor [Video]

Watch: Sushant Singh Rajput’s wax statue created by Bengal sculptor

A sculptor in Asansol, West Bengal has created a wax statue of Sushant Singh Rajput as a mark of tribute to the late Bollywood actor. The sculptor, Sukanto Roy has unveiled the wax statue at his museum..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:41Published
Mentally disabled woman climbs electric pole in WB's Asansol, rescued [Video]

Mentally disabled woman climbs electric pole in WB's Asansol, rescued

A mentally disabled woman climbed on an electric pole in West Bengal's Asansol on September 14. Several people gathered near the pole to watch her and take her down. Soon after receiving the..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:10Published
Watch: Covid prevention norms flouted at West Bengal Law Minister’s event [Video]

Watch: Covid prevention norms flouted at West Bengal Law Minister’s event

Even as Covid cases in West Bengal continue to surge, a blatant flouting of Covid norms was witnessed during an event in Asansol which was attended by the state’s Law Minister Moloy Ghatak. The..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:05Published
Massive gathering at WB Law Minister's event in Asansol amid COVID-19 [Video]

Massive gathering at WB Law Minister's event in Asansol amid COVID-19

Social distancing norms were flouted in West Bengal's Asansol during an event of state's Law Minister, Moloy Ghatak on August 23. Moloy Ghatak was felicitating toppers of Madhyamik Pariksha and Higher..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:11Published
11 coal mine labourers injured after lift carrying them breaks in WB's Asansol [Video]

11 coal mine labourers injured after lift carrying them breaks in WB's Asansol

11 labourers working in coal mines for injured after the lift carrying them got broken. The incident took place in West Bengal's Asansol. Of the 11, 3 labourers have been severely injured. The injured..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:20Published

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