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Odisha government ordered closure of all schools and colleges in four districts till October 12 for Cyclonic Storm ‘Titli

Bhubaneswar:9/10/18: In view of the Cyclonic Storm ‘Titli’, the Odisha government today ordered closure of all schools and colleges in four districts of the State till October 12.

The decision was taken after high-level meeting headed by Chief Secretary A P Padhi was held at State Secretariat this evening.

“Educational institutions in Puri, Jagatsinghpur,Ganjam and Gajapati will remain closed till October 12 as the cyclonic storm Titli will trigger heavy to very heavy rainfall in the coastal districts,” Padhi told reporters.

He further informed that decision for other districts will be taken after monitoring the situation tomorrow.

Meanwhile, the State government has already mobilised rescue personnel and relief material as the IMD has predicted the deep depression is intensifying into a severe cyclonic storm.

The cyclone, which is likely to make its landfall between Gopalpur in Odisha and Kalingapatnam in Andhra Pradesh around Thursday morning, may trigger heavy to very rainfall with winds gusting up to 125 kmph.

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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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