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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Puri Shankaracharya to be consulted for Heritage Corridor Project inauguration: SJTA chief 
Puri Shankaracharya to be consulted for Heritage Corridor Project inauguration: SJTA chief 

A day after the Shankaracharya of the Puri Gobardhan Peeth, Swami Nischalananda Saraswati expressed his dissatisfaction for being sidelined by the temple admin and the government, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration chief, Ranjan Das on...

BJP & Congress slam BJD citing double standards on tribals
BJP & Congress slam BJD citing double standards on tribals

The Odisha units of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ) and the Congress on Thursday came down heavily on the BJD over its MP Sasmit Patra's statements on tribals in the Parliament. 

Aahaar Centre in Odisha's Bhadrak inspected over alleged food quality lapses
Aahaar Centre in Odisha's Bhadrak inspected over alleged food quality lapses

The project director of the District Urban Development Agency of Bhadrak on Thursday made a surprise visit to the Aahaar Centre at Chandbali to inspect the quality of food items served at the centre. 

BJP terms Odisha government as anti-Sanatani; ruling BJD retorts 
BJP terms Odisha government as anti-Sanatani; ruling BJD retorts 

The state government is anti-Sanatani, said former Odisha unit president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sameer Mohanty on Thursday.

Like Telangana, will emerge on top in Odisha: Congress 
Like Telangana, will emerge on top in Odisha: Congress 

The Congress will repeat its success of Telangana and become number one from number three in Odisha too, said OPCC chief, Sarat Pattanyak on Thursday. 

Manabasa Gurubar
Know why Goddess Laxmi is worshipped on Manabasa Gurubars in Odisha  

Manabasa Gurubar is also related to cultivation. By worshipping a ‘mana’ filled with newly harvested paddy grains, farmers thank Goddess Laxmi for blessing them with a good harvest.

Ten days on, tribals of Rayagada continue dharna for justice in Bhubaneswar 
Ten days on, tribals of Rayagada continue dharna for justice in Bhubaneswar 

The dharna launched by the tribal villagers of D Koral and Dimundi of Kashipur area in Rayagada district at the Lower PMG in Bhubaneswar entered the 10th day on Tuesday.

'Two persons abducted every three hours in Odisha'
'Two persons abducted every three hours in Odisha'

If the recently released report of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) is anything to go by, two persons are being abducted in Odisha every three hours!

Odisha govt sanctions Rs 65 crore for improvement of Tusura airstrip in Bolangir 
Odisha govt sanctions Rs 65 crore for improvement of Tusura airstrip in Bolangir 

In a piece of good news for the residents of Bolangir district, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday approved a proposal for the modernisation of the Tusura airstrip in Bolangir. 

Odisha's declining sex ratio at birth a matter for deep concern 
Odisha's declining sex ratio at birth a matter for deep concern 

The sex ratio at birth is falling drastically in Odisha, leaving health experts pondering over the reasons why the number of girls keeps falling even though there is a dedicated law to prevent such imbalance. 

Sand sculptures on themes of ‘Climate Change’ & ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ win hearts at Odisha’s Chandrabh
Sand sculptures on themes of ‘Climate Change’ & ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ win hearts at Odisha’s Chandrabhaga 

The fourth day of the 13th International Sand Art Festival underway on the pristine beach of Chandrabhaga on Monday witnessed magnificent sand sculptures on the themes of ‘Climate Change' and ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’. 

Cyclone ‘Michaung:' Odisha farmers working against time to save crops 
Cyclone ‘Michaung:' Odisha farmers working against time to save crops 

The farmers in Ganjam district on Tuesday were seen making last-ditch efforts to save their harvest-ready paddy from the cyclone ‘Michaung’-induced unseasonal rain. 

Prathamastami
Prathamastami, a day for firstborns in Odisha 

Prathamastami is also celebrated in Srimandir, Puri. Madhabananda Jew, the presiding deity of Madhabananda Jew temple at Niali in Cuttack, is the maternal uncle of Lord Jagannath.

BJP confident of creating history in Odisha; BJD & Congress think otherwise 
BJP confident of creating history in Odisha; BJD & Congress think otherwise 

After the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) resounding victory in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, the state functionaries seem to have been charged up. State party president Manmohan Samal on Monday said a U-Turn in Odisha...

Spurt in murder, crime against women in Odisha; experts express concern over NCRB report 
Spurt in murder, crime against women in Odisha; experts express concern over NCRB report 

As per the report, a total of 1,379 murder cases were registered wherein 1,402 people died.

Odisha Vigilance's bribe cuffs on senior clerk, house searched 
Odisha Vigilance's bribe cuffs on senior clerk, house searched 

Odisha Vigilance sleuths on Monday caught a senior clerk attached to the office of the Kishorenagar block development officer (BDO) in Angul district red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a government employee. 

Sextortion case: Lady blackmailer Archana Nag likely to walk out of jail in New Year 
Sextortion case: Lady blackmailer Archana Nag likely to walk out of jail in New Year 

Lady blackmailer and sextortion case main accused Archana Nag may walk out of jail in the New Year as she has been granted bails in all three cases registered against her, the latest being the...

Barren land turns into dense forest in Sambalpur, courtesy Japan’s Miyawaki method 
Barren land turns into dense forest in Sambalpur, courtesy Japan’s Miyawaki method 

At a time when the green coverage is fast depleting, resulting in the global warming, Japan’s Miyawaki method has brought a new ray of hope for the Sambalpur forest division to grow saplings fast.  

NMMS exam: Ruckus at centre in Odisha’s Jajpur over ‘wrong’ question papers 
NMMS exam: Ruckus at centre in Odisha’s Jajpur over ‘wrong’ question papers 

Tension prevailed on the premises of Panikoili Government School in Jajpur district, where the exam for the National Means cum Merit Scholarship 2023 (NMMS) was held, after the parents of the examinees created ruckus, alleging...

Bali Yatra, a perfect place for dry fish lovers 
Bali Yatra, a perfect place for dry fish lovers 

For non-vegetarians, particularly for those who have a special liking for dried fish, this fair has been a place of attraction. 

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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