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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Royal Bengal Tiger prowls in Odisha’s Gajapati forests, gives sleepless nights to residents  
Royal Bengal Tiger prowls in Odisha’s Gajapati forests, gives sleepless nights to residents  

While keeping track of the movements of the wild animal, the officers are also creating awareness among the villagers on how to save their and their domestic animals’ lives. 

Durga Puja festival in Baripada sends a message of Hindu-Muslim unity
Durga Puja festival in Baripada sends a message of Hindu-Muslim unity

Of the several puja committees in the town, Tentuladanga Puja Committee in Bairpada town is unique because it sends out a heart-warming message of communal harmony and brotherhood. 

'Cash-for-query' row: BJD MP Pinaki Misra warns of legal action; BJP responds 
'Cash-for-query' row: BJD MP Pinaki Misra warns of legal action; BJP responds 

MP Misra also said that as an MP for over 25 years, his personal record is beyond reproach and invited the BJP to fight with the BJD politically in Odisha rather than resorting to cheap...

In these places, Ravan’s effigies not burnt on Dusshera; know the reasons
In these places, Ravan’s effigies not burnt on Dusshera; know the reasons  

On the occasion of Dusshera festival, in most parts of the country, the effigy of Ravana is burnt. But then again, the ten-headed demon king is worshipped in some other parts. 

Know differences between ‘junction’, ‘terminal’ and ‘central’ railway stations 
Know differences between ‘junction’, ‘terminal’ and ‘central’ railway stations 

Railway stations are generally of three types such as junction, terminal and central. 

Odisha BJP demands BJD MP Pinaki Misra's scalp in ‘cash for queries’ scam 
Odisha BJP demands BJD MP Pinaki Misra's scalp in ‘cash for queries’ scam 

Addressing a press conference, BJP leader Manoj Mohapatra while showing a photograph featuring MP Misra and TMC MP Mahua Moitra said, “We want to know what is the reason behind the intimacy between Pinaki Misra...

Bus strike: Govt buses busy in LAccMI inaugural event, commuters face double whammy in Rayagada  
Bus strike: Govt buses busy in LAccMI inaugural event, commuters face double whammy in Rayagada  

Since Durga Puja has already set in, people, basically the job holders, are falling on themselves to go to their native villages. With the private buses remaining off the road, they are having a harrowing...

GST raid on real estate firm in Bhubaneswar over alleged tax evasion  
GST raid on real estate firm in Bhubaneswar over alleged tax evasion  

The chairman of Evos Buildcon Pvt Limited is Kalinga Keshari Rath, who is said to be in the good books of several leaders, including a BJD leader.

Rath Yatra most apt time to open Ratna Bhandar: Puri Gajapati Maharaja  
Rath Yatra most apt time to open Ratna Bhandar: Puri Gajapati Maharaja  

It wouldn’t be advisable to open the Ratna Bhandar at the present time or in the coming months. If it is done before the 2024 Rath Yatra, it may affect the rituals, said Puri Gajapati...

Bus strike in Odisha: Association's meeting with CMO inconclusive; final call likely by this evening 
Bus strike in Odisha: Association's meeting with CMO inconclusive; final call likely by this evening 

The association members are going to hold a meeting today afternoon where they will decide whether they will put the strike on hold or go with it. 

Missing couple found dead in canal in Odisha’s Dhenkanal 
Missing couple found dead in canal in Odisha’s Dhenkanal 

he couple’s son had lodged a missing complaint at the Sadar police station. In his complaint, he said his parents had gone to the canal to take a bath and never returned. 

Trouble mounts for MLA Pratap Jena, case filed against him for 'masterminding murderous attack' 
Trouble mounts for MLA Pratap Jena, case filed against him for 'masterminding murderous attack' 

The NPLP’s president Subrat Das warned that the NPLP would resort to strike if the police take no action against the miscreants and MLA Pratap Jena. 

Bhubaneswar veggie vendors put strike on hold after assurance 
Bhubaneswar veggie vendors put strike on hold after assurance 

During the ongoing Navratri, most people consume vegetable items. Had the association stuck to its decision, it would have a huge impact on city dwellers. 

Poor results haunt Odisha govt’s free IAS coaching, Higher Edu Secy asks officers to pull up socks  
Poor results haunt Odisha govt’s free IAS coaching, Higher Edu Secy asks officers to pull up socks    

The aspirants have pinned the blame on the alleged poor standard of coaching in Odisha, which they claim, is preventing Odia students from performing at par with their counterparts in other states. 

Attack, blank firing at Pipili toll plaza: Police detain three accused from Nimapara   
Attack, blank firing at Pipili toll plaza: Police detain three accused from Nimapara   

The situation turned ugly when a miscreant got down from the vehicle and started thrashing the plaza staff. Before speeding away from the place, they blank fired to intimidate the staff. 

BJP takes swipe at BJD over eviction drive in Burla 
BJP takes swipe at BJD over eviction drive in Burla 

Leader of Opposition (LoP), Jayanarayan Mishra accused the State government of intentionally pulling down the houses of some particular people while leaving those of Bangladeshis and Rohingyas untouched only to capture the votes of minorities. 

Rain to play spoilsport during Durga Puja celebrations in Odisha?
Rain to play spoilsport during Durga Puja celebrations in Odisha?

As per the forecast, rain may start from the ‘Shashthi’ of the puja itself. However, no predictions have been released about the parts of the state that may receive rainfall on ‘Navami’ and ‘Dashami’.  

Railways to run 3 new trains to Badampahar-Rairangpur area
Railways to run 3 new trains to Badampahar-Rairangpur area

With these new trains, the Tatanagar-Badampahar/Rairangpur area will get Mail/Express train connectivity for the very first time.

Bahanaga train mishap: Court allows auction of mangled coaches, wagons, engine 
Bahanaga train mishap: Court allows auction of mangled coaches, wagons, engine 

While hearing a petition, the court of the 2nd Additional Sessions Judge, Bhubaneswar on Tuesday ordered for the auction of the 21 mangled coaches and wagons, including an engine.

Two meet watery grave in Devi River in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur 
Two meet watery grave in Devi River in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur 

After the completion of the rituals at home, the deceased jawan’s three brothers went to the Devi River near their village to take a dip. While bathing, the trio slipped and drowned one after the...

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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