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Over 70 passengers escaped with minor injuries in bus accident

Dhenkanal:19/5/18; At least 70 passengers escaped with minor injuries as a bus they were travelling in skidded off after another bus hit it from back at Katumunda under Parjang police limits in Dhenkanal district late last night.

According to reports, both the night coaches were on their way to Rourkela from Bhubaneswar when the mishap occurred near Kamakhyanagar.

The ill-fated bus was parked at Katumunda Chhak when another Bhubaneswar-bound night coach rammed into the bus from back following which it turned turtle.

Police and locals swung into action and rescued the passengers of both the buses.

The injured passengers have been admitted to Talcher and Parjang hospitals and their condition is said to be stable.

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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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