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Daily flight service between Rourkela and Bhubaneswar is all set to begin on January 7,2023

Rourkela: 31/12/22:There is a piece of good news for the residents of Odisha’s Steel City. The daily flight service between Rourkela and Bhubaneswar is all set to begin on January 7, 2023.

Alliance Air will operate ATR-72 aircraft between Rourkela and Bhubaneswar on daily basis, sources said.“The online sale of tickets will begin in a couple of days. The first flight on the route will either take off from Rourkela Airport or Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar in the afternoon of January 7,” sources added. An ATR-72 aircraft of Alliance Air successfully landed at Rourkela Airport at 3.20 pm today and took off for Bhubaneswar at 3.45 pm as part of the trial run.

Notably, several matches of FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup-2023 will be played at Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela. The state government had urged the Centre to make necessary arrangements for starting flight service between Rourkela and Bhubaneswar ahead of the hockey world cup. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) granted a license to the Rourkela Airport for public use a few days ago.


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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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