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The President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind with the Vice Chancellors, Directors and Heads of Central Institutes of Higher Learning, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on July 13, 2018.

PresidentKovind with the Vice Chancellors, Directors and Heads of Central Institutes of Higher Learning, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi

Ganjam:13/7/18; In a swift search and rescue mission, ten seagoing fishermen who were stranded mid-sea for over 48 hours were rescued and brought to safety by coast guard personnel.

The fishing vessel- Jagyan Nrusingha – carrying the fishermen drifted along the seawaters after it developed technical snag and lost its sailing capacity. Ganjam district fisheries officials informed us regarding the missing crews. The search and rescue operation was immediately undertaken. The coast guard Dornier aircraft was deployed in the mission. Besides Coast Guard Patrol ship Amogh was diverted towards the mission. The missing crews and the ill-fated vessel were sighted at about 20 nautical miles nautical miles off Puri coast, B. Nath Mahato, Commandant Paradip Coast Guard.

The fishing vessel was drifting on the seawaters without direction. As the seawater was unsteady and wavering, the fishing vessel had failed to negotiate the rough sea condition. The windy weather had also made the things worse for the vessel’s crews, said CG official.

After the rescue act, the vessel and its crewmembers were towed back safely to Puri, he added.

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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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