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Thursday, Aug 06, 2020
Utpal Parashar

Utpal Parashar


Utpal is an assistant editor based in Guwahati. He covers all eight states of North-East and was previously based in Kathmandu, Dehradun and Delhi with Hindustan Times .

articles by Utpal Parashar (2357 results)
Aug 04, 2020 07:48
This year, 172 animals including rhinos, tigers, pythons, king cobras have been rescued till date. read more
Aug 03, 2020 20:35
The incident which took place at a place called Geleki in Nazira was not close to any residential area and did not entail evacuations. read more
Aug 02, 2020 12:43
Restaurants and hospitality services are allowed to function on all days except Saturday and Sunday with maintenance of Covid-19 protocol and social distancing. read more
Jul 31, 2020 16:34
Foreign experts and their Indian counterparts were attempting to place the blowout preventer (BOP) stack, weighing nearly 3 tonnes, on the wellhead, when the Athey Wagon, a type of hydraulic lift used to fight oil-field fires consisting of a track-mounted boom with a hook in one end, fell down. read more
Jul 30, 2020 22:33
Manipur is at present under total lockdown in view of Covid-19 pandemic and only essential services are allowed to operate. read more
Jul 30, 2020 07:30
Assam floods: According to a Central Water Commission (CWC) bulletin, Brahmaputra, Dhansiri, Jia Bharali and Kopili rivers continued to flow over the danger mark at several places. read more
Jul 29, 2020 19:00
A red kangaroo from Australia, six hyacinth macaws, two capuchin monkeys from South America, three Aldabra giant tortoises, were found packed in plastic and cartons in a truck. read more
Jul 28, 2020 19:36
According to a bulletin by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), the number of districts affected by floods, which was 28 two weeks ago, came down gradually to 21 on Tuesday. read more
Jul 28, 2020 18:21
Issued on March 12 by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), if implemented, EIA, 2020, will be applicable across the country and subsume EIA, 2006, with regards to setting up projects or expansion/modernisation of existing projects entailing capacity addition. read more
Jul 28, 2020 00:01
The blowout -- - an uncontrolled release of gas and oil condensate -- which occurred on May 27 has killed two firefighters, and caused a fire that has destroyed adjoining homes, injured three foreign experts examining the wellhead, and displaced at least 9000 people in the district, who have moved to relief camps. read more
Jul 27, 2020 21:48
Goalpara is the worst-hit district where teh floods have affected 4.62 lakh people. read more
Jul 26, 2020 23:56
This is the first evidence of tiger breeding in the protected area, a buffer of Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNPTR). read more
Jul 26, 2020 19:27
According to a bulletin issued by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), two persons died at Kalgachia in Barpeta, two more at Kachugaon in Kokrajhar and one at Bhuragaon in Morigaon district. read more
Jul 26, 2020 17:48
This is the first evidence of tiger breeding in the protected area, a buffer zone of Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNPTR), where the entire rhino population of around 70 was wiped out by poachers in 1983-84 at the peak of the Assam Agitation against foreigners of Bangladeshi origin. read more
Jul 24, 2020 23:48
According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) data, floods have affected over 2.7 million people in 26 of the state’s 33 districts. read more