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India records lowest daily Covid-19 growth rate of 6 percent since March 15

Newdelhi:26/4/20: India has recorded a six-percent growth in coronavirus cases in 24 hours from Friday 8 am to Saturday 8 am, the lowest daily growth rate recorded since March 15. The average doubling rate of COVID-19 cases in the country is 9.1 days as of now.

Government has credited a nationwide lockdown for containing the disease. It said, the country recorded a 6 percent growth in new cases from Friday 8 am to Saturday 8 am — the slowest uptick in daily new cases since crossing 100 cases.

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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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