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Pradeep Pattanayak

Pradeep Pattanayak

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Pradeep Pattanayak is a Senior Sub-Editor associated with Odisha Television Limited. He has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. He has been writing on many topics like art ...more

Pradeep Pattanayak is a Senior Sub-Editor associated with Odisha Television Limited. He has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. He has been writing on many topics like art and culture, heritage, entertainment, politics etc.

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2 murdered in separate incidents in Bhubaneswar, Kendrapara
2 murdered in separate incidents in Bhubaneswar, Kendrapara

Police recovered a blood-soaked body of a person from Ashok Nagar in Bhubaneswar on Sunday morning.

Abhaychandapur ‘custodial death’: Jagatsinghpur SP, IIC in the crosshairs of Congress
Abhaychandapur ‘custodial death’: Jagatsinghpur SP, IIC in the crosshairs of Congress

Manoranjan Gedi was picked up by the personnel of Abhaychandapur police station in connection with a narcotics case and died later under mysterious circumstances on Saturday. Gedi’s family members attributed his death to custodial torture. 

Chellakumar's new strategy to revive Odisha Congress creates flutters in State politics
Chellakumar's new strategy to revive Odisha Congress creates flutters in State politics

Chellakumar, who is on a two-day visit to Odisha, is learnt to have met former Union Minister Braja Kishore Tripathy, BJP’s senior leader Bijoy Mahapatra and senior journalist Rabi Das among others in this regard. 

OTV Impact: Patients lying outside Acharya Harihar Cancer Hospital shifted to safety
OTV Impact: Patients lying outside Acharya Harihar Cancer Hospital shifted to safety

While OTV had been covering how cancer patients and their relatives were spending their miserable time under the scorching heat of the cruel sun for last two days, a delegation of local BJP members on...

MLA thrashes BDO in Odisha, complaint registered from both sides
MLA thrashes BDO in Odisha, complaint registered from both sides

Besides registering a complaint against the MLA, BDO Krushnachandra Dalapati also took the matter up with the district Collector. 

No coal crisis in Odisha now: State government
No coal crisis in Odisha now: State government

In response to queries of journalists, Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra said, “We don’t have the situation like in other states where power outages last for as long as 10-12 hours due to shortage of...

Man thrashes wife to death in Bhubaneswar, held 
Man thrashes wife to death in Bhubaneswar, held 

The police have identified the deceased as Nilima and the accused as Soubhagya Ranjan Das. The duo has a minor daughter. 

OSSTET aspirants allege corruption in teacher recruitment process, meet Bhubaneswar MP
OSSTET aspirants allege corruption in teacher recruitment process, meet Bhubaneswar MP

The Odisha Secondary School Teachers Eligibility Test (OSSTET) aspirants alleged that corruption in the CBT exam for the same has shattered their dreams of becoming a teacher.

Patients at God’s mercy at Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack 
Patients at God’s mercy at Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack 

A patient named Hrushikesh Sahoo, a resident of Kendrapara district is among the hundreds of the patients who have taken shelter under a huge tree at the entrance of the hospital. 

Conviction After 38 years: Ex-executive engineer sent behind bars for DA case in 1984
Conviction after 38 years: Ex-executive engineer sent behind bars for DA case in 1984

The former engineer Gangadhar Sahoo posted at Command Area Development Agency (CADA I), Bhubaneswar, has been convicted in a disproportionate assets (DA) case registered in 1984 on Wednesday. 

Legendary Odissi dancer Mayadhar Raut evicted from Delhi residence, family condemns move 
Legendary Odissi dancer Mayadhar Raut evicted from Delhi residence, family condemns move 

The 90-year-old veteran along with his family had been living there for last couple of years. 

Watch! Tollgate staff clings for life as he is hauled for 10 kms on truck bumper
Watch! Tollgate staff clings for life as he is hauled for 10 kms on truck bumper

People’s curiosity dissipated only when the local police managed to stop the truck. But, by then, the vehicle had already travelled 10 kilometres with the person, later identified as a tollgate official, clinging onto its...

Heatwave in Odisha: IMD puts 9 districts on alert, govt issues special advisory
Heatwave in Odisha: IMD puts 9 districts on alert, govt issues special advisory

Issuing ‘Yellow Warning’ to the above mentioned districts, the IMD bulletin also states that maximum temperature is likely to be above normal by 3 to 5 degree Celsius at many places over districts of interior...

Puri Heritage Corridor Project row deepens as ASI says no permission sought for project 
Puri Heritage Corridor Project row deepens as ASI says no permission sought for project 

In a letter recently obtained from the ASI in response to the RTI query filed by one Kshitish Singh, a Kendrapara based RTI activist, the former has said no permission was sought from its Bhubaneswar...

‘Chatni’, a restaurant managed by only ‘Divyangs’ inaugurated in Puri
‘Chatni’, a restaurant managed by only ‘Divyangs’ inaugurated in Puri

The uniqueness of the restaurant, inaugurated by the district Collector Samarth Verma, is that it is being run by 10 divyangs. 

Nayagarh DHH doc caught running clinic at home, 2 aides detained
Nayagarh DHH doc caught running clinic at home, 2 aides detained

In this connection, the doctor’s two assistants were detained at the Medical outpost. 

Noted litterateur Binapani Mohanty cremated with state honours in Cuttack
Noted litterateur Binapani Mohanty cremated with state honours in Cuttack

Several dignitaries including Cuttack Collector Bhabani Shankar Chayani, Cuttack DCP Prateek Singh and Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) Commissioner Ananya Das turned up at the cremation ground to pay their last tribute to the departed soul.

Jeweller shot at for resisting loot bid in Bhubaneswar, hospitalised 
Jeweller shot at for resisting loot bid in Bhubaneswar, hospitalised 

While it is yet to be ascertained whether the miscreants succeeded in their attempt or not, the Janla police have started an investigation into the incident. 

Maoists torch bus en-route to Hyderabad from Odisha's Malkangiri
Maoists torch bus en-route to Hyderabad from Odisha's Malkangiri

The incident occurred during the hours when the Dandakaranya Division of the Maoist organisation was observing a bandh.  

Unmaintained reservoirs, a reason for present power crisis in Odisha!
Unmaintained reservoirs, a reason for present power crisis in Odisha!

The State’s total hydroelectricity production capacity is 2,099 MW. In contrast, only 556MW from seven hydropower plants in the State is presently being generated which is only one-fourth of the total capacity.  

Pradeep Pattanayak is a Senior Sub-Editor associated with Odisha Television Limited. He has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. He has been writing on many topics like art and culture, heritage, entertainment, politics etc.

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