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Two jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force were injured

Malkangiri:13/11/17; Two jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), deployed in anti-Maoists operation, were injured on Monday in a landmine blast by the red rebels near Jantapai forest in Chitrokanda block of Odisha’s Malkangiri district.

“Two CRPF jawans are injured. Combing operation is underway to flush out the rebels from their hideouts and diffuse live landmines,” said police officials.

The incident took place when the CRPF forces had launched a combing operation following a tip off about the presence of a number of maoists in the forest, they added.

The injured jawans are being airlifted to a private hospital in Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.


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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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