Total five airstrips from Odisha including the Biju Patnaik International Airport (which would serve as mentor airport) are shortlisted under UDAN scheme in the first phase.
The Malaysia based airline had launched direct flights between Bhubaneswar and Kuala Lumpur on April 27 this year with four flights a week.
With his indomitable power of will, John Nayak overcame virtually insuperable challenges to become the DGP of Odisha.
An Award-winning sound recordist, Nihar Ranjan Samal hails from Jajpur district of Odisha.
The BPIA authorities have also informed they have dispensed with stamping of hand Baggage for Terminal 1(Domestic).
The 6 Malaysian Chinese nationals, including 3 women were refused to speak to TOI and were reluctant to lodge any complaint with the police.