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Dutee Chand bags gold at 5th Indian Grand Prix

Patiala:17/8/19:India’s ace sprinter Dutee Chand clinches the gold medal at the 100m event of the 5th Indian Grand Prix on Friday. The sprinter from Odisha came at the top of the podium after clocking 11.42 seconds.

The 5th Indian Grand Prix in Patiala began today will see 16 events for men and women. There was speculation the event might get cancelled as most of India’s middle-distance runners and the relay teams continues their respective national camps in Jablonec nad Nisou in Czech Republic.

Javelin thrower Davinder Singh and women’s discus thrower Navjeet Kaur Dhillon are among the prominent names in action in


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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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