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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Hirakud dam releases season’s first floodwater; low-lying areas put on alert
Hirakud dam releases season’s first floodwater; low-lying areas put on alert

The dam authorities recently decided to release the excess floodwater following steady rise in the water level of the reservoir in the wake of incessant rainfall in the catchment area of the dam. 

Gold, silver prices up in Odisha: Check latest rates of precious metals
Gold, silver prices up in Odisha: Check latest rates of precious metals

The rates of gold and silver may vary as per MCX and from dealer to dealer.

Draupadi Murmu, Yashwant Sinha
Race for Raisina Hill: Odisha’s vote share at 36,771; Here are some trivia of presidential election

If the support of parties are taken into consideration, NDA’s Presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu is way ahead of Yashwant Sinha.

This is why Lord Shiva is offered holy water during Shravan month
This is why Lord Shiva is offered holy water during Shravan month

Since Mondays (Somvar) are dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Mondays falling in the Shravan month are considered even more propitious.

Horoscope for July 18
Horoscope for July 18: Stars indicate a bumper day for these zodiacs

Read on to know your astrological predictions as per your zodiac sign for July 18.

Family's lone breadwinner, 15 YO boy secures A1 grade in Odisha class 10 exams
Family's lone breadwinner, 15 YO boy secures A1 grade in Odisha class 10 exams

While his exam score would hardly turn heads of many given the trend of this year's results, what separates this boy from others is the tough circumstances from under which he came out with flying colours...

Chaos in Balasore hospital over shortage of Covid booster dose
Chaos in Balasore hospital over shortage of Covid booster dose

According to a report, hundreds of people thronged at the centre from as early as 5 am today morning to get booster dose.

Bhadrak fishermen netting tons of Hilsa but monsoon delicacy beyond common man's reach
Bhadrak fishermen netting tons of Hilsa but monsoon delicacy beyond common man's reach

According to fishermen, for last three to four days, they have been catching tons of Hilsa. While they called it as a rare experience what has brought a lot cheer to their faces is the...

Angry villagers kill bear after it mauls 3 to death, injures 2 in Nuapada
Angry villagers kill bear after it mauls 3 to death, injures 2 in Nuapada

Following the horrifying incident, the villagers got angry and killed the animal. 

Diarrhoea returns to Rayagada’s Kashipur; leaves 5 dead, dozens ill 
Diarrhoea returns to Rayagada’s Kashipur; leaves 5 dead, dozens ill 

A team of the Health department visited the affected villages to take stock of the situation. 

Covid fourth wave: 5 Odisha districts in 'red zone'
Covid fourth wave: 5 Odisha districts in 'red zone'

On July 5, the State had registered 334 fresh daily Covid cases. Today, it recorded 1,043 new cases, registering a significant jump. 

This is why milestones are of different colours 
This is why milestones are of different colours 

Have you ever thought why these milestones are of different colours? 

Despite Sec 144 imposition, illegal stone mining and smuggling continue unabated in Balasore 
Despite Sec 144 imposition, illegal stone mining and smuggling continue unabated in Balasore 

Besides the revenue loss, the illegal operations at the said quarry are also posing a huge threat to the people residing in nearby areas and the flora and fauna of adjacent Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary. 

Angul: Demand for functioning of Talcher Medical College grows louder 
Angul: Demand for functioning of Talcher Medical College grows louder 

They threatened that they would gherao the Odisha Legislative Assembly if no step is taken to make the medical college functional.  

Anganwadi Didi puts life in harm’s way, wades through water with children in arms in Sundargarh
Watch: Anganwadi Didi puts life in harm’s way, wades through water with children in arms in Sundargarh

These days, the Anganwadi Didi can be seen wading through the water with students in the crook of her arm.

Born in Odisha and brought up in Belgium, she meets family members after long 30 years  
Born in Odisha and brought up in Belgium, she meets family members after long 30 years  

The story of Mamina getting separated from her family is equally moving. 

Odisha emerging as a fake currency hub!
Odisha emerging as a fake currency hub!

The revelation made by DSP, STF has raised many eyebrows. What makes people surprised is that the crime of running fake currency rackets in going on undeterred despite raids, investigations and subsequent arrests. 

Union Minister Nityanand Rai shares meal with Dalit family in Angul, heaps praises on Krishna Mohant
Union Minister Nityanand Rai shares meal with Dalit family in Angul, heaps praises on Krishna Mohanty 

The Union Minister visited and had dinner at the house of Dukhabandhu Nayak, a Dalit resident of Ward no-11 in Angul town.

5 arrested in Rs 311 crore GST fraud in Odisha 
5 arrested in Rs 311 crore GST fraud in Odisha 

While addressing a press conference, Commissioner of Commercial Taxes and GST, Sushil Kumar Lohani informed about the crime. 

Demand for opening of Srimandir Ratna Bhandar gathers steam as Gajapati, servitor reiterate for it
Demand for opening of Srimandir Ratna Bhandar gathers steam as Gajapati, servitor reiterate for it

In an exclusive interview to OTV, the first servitor of Lord Jagannath at Srimandir expressed his desire to see the Ratna Bhandar to be opened as soon as possible. 

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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