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Thursday, Sep 24, 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 (2446 results)
Sep 12, 2020 22:22
James and Conrad Sangma had taken a flight from Delhi to Imphal on Saturday morning. They were tested at the airport as per the standard operating procedure (SOP) where James tested positive for Covid-19. read more
Sep 12, 2020 20:35
New projects include construction of four new medical colleges, nine women colleges, six degree colleges, ten law colleges, two flyovers and road corridors across the state. read more
Sep 12, 2020 20:09
Assam has recorded 1,38,339 Covid-19 positive cases till Friday with 1,08,329 recoveries and 430 deaths. The state has a recovery rate of 78.3% and a fatality rate of 0.31%. read more
Sep 12, 2020 14:12
Chinese media had initially quoted a senior government official to deny the presence of missing youth on their side of the Line of Actual Control. read more
Sep 11, 2020 19:49
Responding to a hotline message sent by Indian Army, China’s People’s Liberation Army had informed on Tuesday that the youths have been found on their side and their condition was fine. read more
Sep 11, 2020 17:19
The case was handled by Assam Police till June 2019 after which NIA stepped in and started their investigations read more
Sep 11, 2020 16:26
The order signed by principal secretary (health) Samir Kumar Sinha stated that certain conditions will have to be fulfilled for the guidelines to be effective. They include mandatory rapid antigen test (RAT) on return. read more
Sep 11, 2020 15:47
The petition has cited at least 4 cases of patients dying after they were refused admission by hospitals in the state since the patients could not produce a Covid-19 negative certificate. read more
Sep 10, 2020 23:34
According to reports, the wedding was planned much earlier but had to be postponed due to Covid-19 lockdown. read more
Sep 10, 2020 21:21
Luguthang village is located at a height of 14,500 ft and has just 10 households. Khandu spent two nights at the village which is not accessible by roads. read more
Sep 10, 2020 02:38
The gas well in Assam’s Tinsukia district had a blowout on May 27 and caught fire on June 9. While the well was capped last month, efforts to douse the fire have failed so far. read more
Sep 09, 2020 23:49
In past few weeks, Assam has been witnessing a surge in Covid-19 cases as well as deaths. The state had recorded 130,823 positive cases till Tuesday and 378 deaths. Kamrup Metropolitan district, which includes Guwahati, is the worst affected with 500-600 new cases daily. read more
Sep 08, 2020 23:59
Acting on a petition challenging the election, the court of civil judge Shakti Sarma ordered on September 5 that the AGP leadership should refrain from implementing resolutions passed in the party’s meeting on August 27 as they were in violation of the court’s injunction order. read more