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Second time year bus fare has been increased.

Bhubaneswar:25/4/17: With the increase in petrol and diesel prices, Odisha Government has hiked fares for all categories of passenger buses as per automatic fare adjustment mechanism. A notification issued by the Commerce and Transport Department on Monday  has said that the fares of ordinary and express buses have been increased.

The statement mentions that the fare for ordinary buses have been increased from 59 to 60 paisa per kilometer, while the fare for express bus have been increased from 62 to 63 paisa per kilometer.

Similarly, the fare for deluxe buses have been increased from 82 to 84 paisa, while the fare for A/c deluxe buses have been raised from Rs 1.30 to Rs 1.50 paisa.

With this hike, this is for the second time year that the bus fare has been increased.

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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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