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Author Devbrat Patnaik

Devbrat Patnaik has carved a niche as a journalist in a span of seven years into the profession with a knack for all genres of writing. He is associated with Odisha Television Limited as a Senior Sub-Editor. He has been developing content and reporting on various issues including current affairs. Adept at multiple news & social media platforms, Devbrat excels in special stories & feature writing. He began his career with the print medium as the Copy editor-cum-Reporter for Pioneer, Bhubaneswar. A Masters in JMC from Berhampur University, Devbrat is a passionate singer armed with a Bachelor’s degree in Hindustani Classical vocal. He has received National Cultural Proficiency and various State-level championship awards. A former basketball player, Devbrat has led the Berhampur University team at the National level.

Meet Jaya Verma Sinha, The First Woman CEO And Chairperson Of Railway Board
Meet Jaya Verma Sinha, The First Woman CEO And Chairperson Of Railway Board

The Central Government on Thursday appointed Jaya Verma Sinha as the CEO and Chairperson of the Railway Board. The move is historic and has certainly broken the glass ceiling as Sinha is the first woman ever to hold this esteemed position in the history of Indian Railways. She assumed charge of the office on Friday morning. Watch the video to know more about her career spanning over 35 years.

August 23, 2023: Headlines With AI Anchor LISA
August 23, 2023: Headlines With AI Anchor LISA

India’s moon lander successfully set its four legs softly and safely on the lunar soil, rover Pragyan takes a walk on the moon surface; After Moon, it is mission to Sun and Venus for ISRO; Nandankanan Zoo in Bhubaneswar may allow visitors to tour during night hours, and more in today’s headlines with LISA.

  • Thursday, 24 Aug 2023
August 21 Headlines With AI Anchor LISA
August 21, 2023: Headlines With AI Anchor LISA

Rajasthan to get 4th Vande Bharat train; Jallikattu bulls to get unique IDs in Tamil Nadu; Odisha ex-BDO who was wanted in 7 corruption cases nabbed from Delhi after 8 years; Police complaint lodged after ragging allegations at Puri medical college; and more in this edition of afternoon headlines with LISA.

UP Boy Vibhu Upadhyay Who Performs Ganga Aarti Clears NEET
UP Boy Vibhu Upadhyay, Who Performs Ganga Aarti Regularly, Clears NEET

17-year-old Vibhu Upadhyay from Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district, who performs Ganga Aarti regularly, has cleared the prestigious NEET exam in his very first attempt.

  • Friday, 16 Jun 2023
  • NEET
Under-construction bridge in Bihar's Bhagalpur collapses
Watch Dramatic Collapse Of Under-construction Bridge In Bihar's Bhagalpur

Watch dramatic visuals of collapse of under-construction Aguwani-Sultanganj bridge in Bihar’s Bhagalpur.

WATCH: First Look Of The New Parliament Building In Delhi | OTV News
Watch: First look of the majestic new Parliament building in Delhi

Watch the first look of the majestic new Parliament building in Delhi, which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 28.

Chhadapatra - Tarang Plus’ New OTT Web Series Is All About Love, Marriage & Divorce
Chhadapatra - Tarang Plus' New OTT Web Series Is All About Love, Marriage & Divorce

Popular OTT platform Tarang Plus has come up with a new web series based on such a story of love, marriage and divorce. Titled 'Chhadapatra', when love expires, the Odia original series promises audience a full dose of drama, love, hurt and tale of betrayal.

NPCI’s Circular On 1.1% Fee On UPI Transactions: What It Means For Customers? | OTV News English
UPI merchant transactions to attract 1.1% fee: What it means for customers?

NPCI clarified that the interchange charges introduced are only applicable for the PPI merchant transactions and there is no charge to customers, and it is further clarified that there are no charges for the bank account to bank account based UPI payments.

  • Wednesday, 29 Mar 2023
Rahul Gandhi disqualified as Lok Sabha MP? 
Explained: Rahul Gandhi Disqualified As Lok Sabha MP Under Provisions Of RPA?

Speaking exclusively to odishatv.in, Supreme Court advocate Vivek Raja said even before the election commission comes into the picture, Rahul Gandhi will stand automatically disqualified under the provisions of RPA.

World Water Day: Two Pictures Of Odisha – Then And Now | OTV News English
World Water Day: Two sides of Odisha

Odisha has seen it all – from experiencing ground water depletion to drinking water scarcity, to droughts, the state has for years been going through the water crisis.

  • Wednesday, 22 Mar 2023
Asteroid 2023DW cause of worry? Will it hit or miss Earth on Valentine’s Day in 2046

NASA scientists’ prediction earlier in the month that an asteroid estimated to be roughly as big as an Olympic swimming pool has a chance of crashing into earth raised serious concerns. Estimations suggested that the asteroid may crash into Earth on Valentine’s Day in 2046.

  • Tuesday, 21 Mar 2023
  • NASA
BBC -The Repeat Offender?
BBC Vs India: A Brief History Of Controversies

The Income-Tax Department on February 14th carried out surveys on the premises of British Broadcasting Corporation office in Delhi and Mumbai. No, not because of the documentary, it’s supposedly due to tax evasion.

  • Friday, 17 Feb 2023
Big Lithium Discovery In J&K’s Reasi: How Will It Benefit India?
Lithium discovery in Jammu & Kashmir’s Reasi: How big it is for India?

With the demand for electric vehicles increasing across the world, India’s lithium discovery could play a big role in changing the complete scenario of EV demand.

  • Tuesday, 14 Feb 2023
  • EV
Centre targets to eliminate Sickle Cell Anaemia by 2047, Odisha going AMLAN way

The red blood cells which usually are disc-shaped and flexible to move easily through the blood vessels, become sickle-shaped and as a result it blocks blood flow and oxygen supply to different parts of the body.

  • Friday, 03 Feb 2023
First Sunrise Of New Year 2023
First Sunrise of 2023: From Odisha, India and Beyond

The first light or the first sunrise is always a sight to behold, and perhaps the best way to welcome a New Year. There’s peace and empathy, there’s science and spirituality, and it indeed is a divine experience for those who manage to catch a glimpse of the sunrise. While it is true that pictures can never do justice to the ‘real’ sunrise, here we bring some captures of the FIRST SUNRISE OF THE YEAR for the ones who missed out.

  • Thursday, 12 Jan 2023
Comedy Nights with Sunil Grover at Gopalpur Beach Festival 2022
Bored with TKSS? Here’s Comedy Nights with Sunil Grover!

Comedy king SUNIL GROVER is ready to set the stage on fire with his performance on 26th December at Gopalpur Beach Festival 2022.

FIH Odisha Men's Hockey World Cup 2023
Men's Hockey World Cup Trophy takes a tour of Bhubaneswar

Odisha is all set to make history as Men's Hockey World Cup comes to the state for the second consecutive time. Needless to say, excitement is at an all-time high in the two smart cities of the state - Bhubaneswar and Rourkela, which will host more than 40 matches including the big finale. Hockey fever reached its zenith on Sunday (Dec 25) after the World Cup trophy 'landed' in the capital city to a grand welcome. Here's a sneak peek.

25th state-level tribal festival 'Parab 2022' in Koraput
Koraput turns paradisaical with PARAB 2022

Winter in Koraput is a bliss. Add any festive flavour to it, the place is paradisaical. A three-day mega tribal fest 'PARAB 2022' was organised by the District Council of Culture, Koraput recently. The event marked the silver jubilee of the state-level tribal festival which showcased mesmerizing performances by folk artistes from across hinterlands.

  • Thursday, 22 Dec 2022
SpiceJet pilot's announcement
Watch: SpiceJet pilot's in-flight announcement leaves passengers chuckling, netizens say 'Great Going Captain'

In a SpiceJet flight from Delhi to Srinagar and OMG, the captain killed it! - said the passenger while sharing the video on Twitter.

Sheep attacks woman
Watch: Angry sheep takes revenge against woman who attacked rooster 'friend'

This viral video is a perfect example of instant Karma. When the woman was walking away after hitting the rooster, a sheep ran towards her and attacked her in a fierce manner.