Parimal Suklabaidya
North East  /  Published 27.05.20

Suklabaidya visits Saleki

Assam environment and forest minister Parimal Suklabaidya on Wednesday visited Saleki amid growing protests against coal mining there and directed the department officials to prepare a report on the a...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 28.03.20

Cop dies in Cachar clash

Two persons, including a policeman, died in Cachar district in South Assam on Saturday after skirmishes over enforcement of the nationwide lockdown. Both the incidents occurred in Sonabarighat village...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 22.12.19

Assam girl’s small steps for giant green leap

Walk on, walk onWith hope in your heartAnd you’ll never walk alone...This famous Gerry and The Pacemakers song explains the story of Nizara Phukan, a native of Desangpani village in Sivasagar distri...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.03.19

Suklabaidya opposed to transfer stay

The Assam excise department has directed its legal team to “strongly” oppose court stay orders on transfers carried out in the wake of the hooch tragedy.Over 150 people, mostly from the Upper Assa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 01.05.19

Jumbo back at Amchang after 16-hour ordeal

The wild elephant that strayed from Amchang wildlife sanctuary on Tuesday and strolled on the busy GS Road for several hours was captured and released in Amchang on Wednesday.The six-year-old wild mal...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 02.10.19

Plan for second Assam zoo

Assam will soon have its second zoo with a team of experts inspecting a site at Rajnikhal in Cachar district on Wednesday to set up a proposed zoo-cum-wildlife-rehabilitation-centre in Barak Valley.So...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

North East  /  Published 04.06.20

Hot-spot coal mining notice

Gauhati High Court on Thursday issued notices to Coal India Ltd and the Assam government to respond by July 14 on the protection of the Dehing Patkai biodiversity hotspot from alleged illegal mining, ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 30.05.20

No approval on mining, says Dispur

The Assam government on Saturday said no approval has been given for mining at Dehing Patkai forest under Tinsukia-Dibrugarh districts but accepted illegal mining taking between 2003 and 2019 at the s...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 02.02.20

On World Wetlands Day, a plea to save Deepor Beel

Assam environment and forest minister Parimal Suklabaidya on Sunday claimed residents had not done much to conserve the biodiversity of Deepor Beel.Speaking at the World Wetlands Day celebrations at A...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 07.02.19

Man-jumbo conflict toll in Assam crosses 1000

Altogether 761 people and 249 elephants died in human-elephant conflict between 2010 and 2018, Assam forest minister Parimal Sulkabaidya told the Assembly on Thursday.The minister was replying to a qu...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


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