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Water level in Brahmani, Koel and Ib rivers crosses danger mark

Rourkela:27/7/17: As water level in Brahmani, Koel and Ib rivers crosses danger mark, flood water has started entering many parts of Rourkela and Sundergarh.Due to incessant rains in upstream Brahmani river, in Rourkela flood water entered some areas like Balughat, Chhend, Dandiapalli, Hamirpur. Water level in Brahmani crossed danger mark of 78.420 m and is presently flowing above 78.840 m. Rourkela ADM and Sub-Collector are keeping close watch on the situation as people living in low lying areas have been evacuated.

Meanwhile, Collectors of four districts, including Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Kendrapara and Balasore have been put on alert for possible flood as the Subarnarekha river is flowing above the danger mark at Rajghat in Balasore.

“Collectors of Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Kendrapara and Balasore districts have been asked to remain alert to tackle any eventuality. They have been instructed to deploy Orissa Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and fire services teams, if required,” said Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi.


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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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