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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Bolangir medical student suicide: Medico's mobile chats thicken ragging plot
Bolangir medical student suicide: Medico's mobile chats thicken ragging plot

The first year MBBS student in Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital in Bolangir, who was a native of Haryana, had fallen to death from the hostel roof on April 22.  

Odisha grapples with power cuts, Jana Shakti Mancha warns of State-wide agitation 
Odisha grapples with power cuts, Jana Shakti Mancha warns of State-wide agitation 

As if the soaring temperature was not enough, the hour-long frequent unscheduled power cuts have made lives miserable.

Naveen takes prep meet with district observers for 2024 polls 
Naveen takes prep meet with district observers for 2024 polls 

In the closed-door meeting held, sources say, the CM has asked the observers to submit reports within 10 days. 

#Watch: Congress leader Suresh Routray drops bombshell, says CM Naveen selects OPCC chief
#Watch: Congress leader Suresh Routray drops bombshell, says CM Naveen selects OPCC chief

While talking to journalists in Bhubaneswar, Routray said, “The decision regarding who will be the OPCC president and the Pravari for the State is entirely within Naveen Patnaik’s discretion.”

Residents oppose eviction drive, gherao Revenue Minister’s residence in Bhubaneswar  
Residents oppose eviction drive, gherao Revenue Minister’s residence in Bhubaneswar  

Terming the eviction drive launched in their village as illegal, the villagers of Udaynagar put up a strong opposition to it while demanding permanent land documents under Jaga Mission

Jatani railway overbridge work to be completed by Aug 31: MP Aparajita Sarangi
Jatani railway overbridge work to be completed by Aug 31: MP Aparajita Sarangi

The BJP MP said, “The construction of the ROB, though started in 2013, has not yet been completed. However, keeping in view the sufferings of people, the Railway department has been asked to complete it...

Frequent power cuts add to summer woes, put Tata Power in tight spot
Frequent power cuts add to summer woes, put Tata Power in tight spot

In Khordha town, the unscheduled power cuts have come as a double whammy for the residents who are already struggling to cope with the scorching heat. 

Sishupalgarh’s struggle for existence continues as ASI, Odisha Govt looking the other way
Sishupalgarh’s struggle for existence continues as ASI, Odisha Govt looking the other way

However, due to one or the other reason, this historical place is fast losing its identity. 

Bolangir man seeks President’s permission for ‘euthanasia’ 
Bolangir man seeks President’s permission for ‘euthanasia’ 

Amit Jain says the circumstances have forced him to take this ultimate decision. 

Odisha health minister cook's death case: Lalit died by suicide, claims family
Odisha health minister cook's death case: Lalit died by suicide, claims family

Lalit’s father Belarsan Sahu and his brother Biranchi Sahu on Thursday visited Jharsuguda police station to lodge a written complaint, declaring that his son died by suicide.

Kangaroo court: Dalit Family 'tortured' for not giving donation for puja in Kendrapara
Kangaroo court: Dalit Family 'tortured' for not giving donation for puja in Kendrapara

One of the family members was even subjected to a punishment of rubbing his nose in his spit in full public view.

A drying Mahanadi leaves lives and livelihoods in peril in Odisha!
A drying Mahanadi leaves lives and livelihoods in peril in Odisha!

Sitting on the delta of Tel, Suktel and Mahanadi, Sonepur district once used to feel proud of the Mahanadi’s vast water and the somnolent breeze.

Mission 2024: BJD Going For A Massive Overhaul At Party Level 
Mission 2024: BJD Going For A Massive Overhaul At Party Level 

In such scheme of things, toeing the adage 'early bird catches the worm', the ruling BJD has launched preparations in right earnest to spruce up its organisational strength before the title fight in 2024 elections. 

School bus slapped with Rs 4 lakh fine for multiple violations in Koraput
School bus slapped with Rs 4 lakh fine for multiple violations in Koraput

In order to ensure that the buses engaged by educational institutions to transport students must follow road safety regulations, the regional transport office (RTO), Koraput launched an inspection drive on Wednesday. 

Mamita murder case brings father son to don black coats
Mamita murder case brings father son to don black coats

While Congress Legislature Party leader Narasingha Mishra is fighting the case to give justice to the slain lady teacher’s family, his son Amarendra is appearing as special PP in the lower court. 

Vigilance action unable to deter corruption, low conviction crucial factor
Vigilance action unable to deter corruption, low conviction crucial factor

More than half of the total numbers of accused arrested in vigilance cases are walking out free.

'Custodial death' in Bhubaneswar: Investigating officer shunted, NHRC seeks report
'Custodial death' in Bhubaneswar: Investigating officer shunted, NHRC seeks report

The investigating officer, S K Behera, has been replaced by an inspector-ranked officer attached with the district Human Rights Protection Cell (HRPC) who will now probe the case. 

Intel says it warned Odisha Police about drivers' protest, Opposition tears into govt
Intel says it warned Odisha Police about drivers' protest, Opposition tears into govt

The Special Branch of the State Intelligence department said that it had alerted the Police Commissioner, DCPs of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar and SPs of all the districts through an e-mail that some 40,000 agitators were...

Alleged custodial death case: 2 names, 2 wives of deceased leave police at sea 
Alleged custodial death case: 2 names, 2 wives of deceased leave police at sea 

On the one side, police file shows the man as Pradeep Sahu, an habitual offender, while on the other, one of the families identifies him as Debendra Choudhary having no criminal antecedents. 

Srimandir heritage project row: Alteration of info boards kicks off fresh controversy 
Srimandir heritage project row: Alteration of info boards kicks off fresh controversy 

People concerned about the project believe the design of the project might have been intentionally altered by the makers after stiff protest by the Opposition. 

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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