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Utpal Parashar

Utpal Parashar

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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 (2454 results)
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
Sep 08, 2020 23:48
The five men of the Tagin tribe, who used to work as porters for the Indian Army, went missing on September 2 reportedly from Sera-7 on the Indian side of the McMohan Line bifurcating Arunachal Pradesh and the Tibet autonomous region (TAR) of China. read more
Sep 08, 2020 20:21
The state has been witnessing around 2,000-2,500 new cases daily for over two weeks now with Kamrup Metropolitan district, which includes Guwahati, recording around 500-600 cases daily. read more
Sep 08, 2020 00:58
According to OIL officials, effort to divert the gas from the well to flare pits to the Early Production System (EPS) was successful and led to dousing of the blaze. But due to technical issues, the blow out preventer (BoP) ram was opened and the fire started again. read more
Sep 07, 2020 20:01
The 5 young men from Tagin tribe, who used to work as porters for the Indian Army, had gone missing on Thursday reportedly from Sera-7 on the Indian side of the McMohan line bifurcating Arunachal Pradesh and Tibet Autonomous Region of China. read more
Sep 07, 2020 16:37
When the Covid-19 pandemic started in the country, Mizoram didn’t have a testing laboratory and had to rely on labs in neighbouring states for tests. Now the state has one RT-PCR lab and another where True-Nat tests are conducted. read more
Sep 06, 2020 14:11
Police team sent to verify facts yet to reach remote area due to bad roads, rain read more
Sep 04, 2020 18:06
Fifty percent of teaching and non-teaching staff are allowed to attend educational institutions for online teaching, tele-counselling and related work. Students of classes 9 to 12 are allowed to visit schools on voluntary basis with written consent from parents for guidance from teachers. read more