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Odia athlete Jauna Murmu disappointed the sports lovers

Bhubaneswar(9/7/17):: Odia athlete Jauna Murmu who had reached the finals of the women’s 400 metre hurdles disappointed the sports lovers in the State by finishing at 6th place at the Asian Athletic Championships being held at Kalinga Stadium here on Saturday.

She had entered the finals by clocking 57.96 second in the heats. However, Odia sprinter Amiya Mallick entered into the semi-final of men’s 200metres event.

However, India clinched one gold through Sudha Singh in women’s 3000m steeplechase event and four other medals to maintain their numero uno position on the third and penultimate day at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships on Saturday.

With one day left in the championship, India remained on top of the medal tally with 7 gold, 4 silver and 9 bronze.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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