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One jawan martyred, four injured in encounter with Maoists

Jharkhand :2/6/19: A jawan of Sashastra Seema Bal was killed in an encounter with Maoists in Dumka district of Jharkhand in the wee hours today.

Four jawans were also injured. Superintendent of Police YS Ramesh said, a search operation was going on in the forests of Taldangal when Maoists opened fire on jawans around 3:30 AM. He said, at least five Maoists received bullets as they retreated into the forest.

One of the injured jawans has been airlifted to Ranchi, while others are being treated at the Dumka Sadar Hospital.

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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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