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Selling non-vegetarian items in openwithin 10 kms of the Biju Patnaik International Airport capital will now cost imprisonment upto 3 years

Bhubaneswar:15/6/17: Selling non-vegetarian items in open or being involved in butchery within 10 kms of the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Odisha capital will now cost imprisonment upto 3 years or a fine of Rs 10 lakh or both.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued guidelines in this regard in a bid to avoid bird hit incidents at the airport.

“During takeoff and landing, aircrafts fly at a low altitude upto 5-7 km from the runway for which there are chances of bird hit. Hence, the DGCA has instructed us to take stringent action to ensure no flying of birds within 10 kms of the airport,” said BPIA director Suresh Chandra Hota.

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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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