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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Chorus for district tag to Kantabanji grows louder, fresh dawn-to-dusk bandh hits normal life
Chorus for district tag to Kantabanji grows louder, fresh dawn-to-dusk bandh hits normal life

While Kantabanji Zilla Sangharsha Samiti is observing the bandh demanding district status to Kantabanji, the district unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has given the bandh call in Bhuban, demanding solutions to several issues...

Bodies of woman, son found hanging in house in Odisha, suicide suspected   
Bodies of woman, son found hanging in house in Odisha, suicide suspected   

According to relatives and local residents, the family was living happily as they didn’t have any financial problems. 

Odisha lady jailer seeks journo's 'head' in viral audio, police complaint lodged
Odisha lady jailer seeks journo's 'head' in viral audio, police complaint lodged

A local journalist identified as Nimain Charan Mahat has alleged that the jailor is looking for his head. Apprehending a threat to his life, he has lodged a complaint at the Kantabanji police station. 

Ambulance driver turns Good Samaritan, carries pregnant woman in sling for 8 km in Odisha 
Ambulance driver turns Good Samaritan, carries pregnant woman in sling for 8 km in Odisha 

For the worried family members, ambulance driver Naresh Sarddar turned out to be a real godsend. 

'Leadership quality taking a beating': Kalahandi varsity students bring serious allegations against
'Leadership quality taking a beating': Kalahandi varsity students bring serious allegations against authorities 

The Students Union in its letter has alleged that the students are under severe pressure and their intellectual development has severely been affected as they aren’t taking part in any social activities for fear of...

Lady lecturer arrested for 'torturing' daughter-in-law for dowry in Odisha
Lady lecturer arrested for 'torturing' daughter-in-law for dowry in Odisha

Suprabha Jena, who worked as a lecturer at a college in Jagatsinghpur, branded Rashmita with a hot frying pan. Rashmita's ordeal didn’t end there. Her husband too attacked her with a knife.

Job aspirants increasingly falling prey to job scammers in Odisha
Job aspirants increasingly falling prey to job scammers in Odisha

The Special Task Force of the Crime Branch arrested two such fraudsters who cheated job aspirants of crores of rupees. The arrested fraudsters have been identified as Kishore Mishra of Berhampur district and Kanhucharan Pradhan...

Political slugfest begins in Odisha over ink attack on 5T secretary  
Political slugfest begins in Odisha over ink attack on 5T secretary  

BJP MP from Bhubaneswar, Aparajita Sarangi said his (Bhaskar Sahoo’s) protest is right but the way of showing it is wrong.

In this Indian village, not names but whistling sounds are used to call people
In this Indian village, not names but whistling sounds are used to call people

In this Indian village, people are called not by their names but by a specific tune or sound. 

West Bengal labourer electrocuted to death while working at CHC in Odisha’s Jajpur  
West Bengal labourer electrocuted to death while working at CHC in Odisha’s Jajpur  

A contractual firm was engaged to drain out water from the CHC’s drains. Subsequently, the contractual firm had engaged some labourers including the deceased.

Dengue beds in Capital Hospital to be increased from 50 to 70
Dengue beds in Capital Hospital to be increased from 50 to 70

At present, there are 50 beds set aside for Dengue patients. The total number of beds will be increased to 70. The decision was taken after Public Health Director Dr. Niranjan Mishra took stock of...

Viral I-Day celebration video: BJD leader raps guests for pooh-poohing girl narrating problems on st
Viral I-Day celebration video: BJD leader raps guests for pooh-poohing girl narrating problems on stage

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader and advisor of the Special Development Council (SDC), Pradeep Majhi in a social media post said the child was not participating in any laughter show and her grievances should...

New guidelines issued for Odisha govt officials on use of private vehicles 
New guidelines issued for Odisha govt officials on use of private vehicles 

As per the Office Memorandum issued by the Finance department, ministers and other dignitaries can use private vehicles such as Innova, Hexa, and XUV 500 by paying a maximum of Rs 42,000 per month.

Sambalpur boy suffering from DMD gets Rs 10 lakh from CM Relief Fund 
Sambalpur boy suffering from DMD gets Rs 10 lakh from CM Relief Fund 

Sritam Behera, son of Sukadeba Behera of Chipilima area in Sambalpur district, was seven years old when he was afflicted with the DMD. Now he is completely bedridden as his muscles are degenerating. 

Readers' interest always above party interest: BJD MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik  
Readers' interest always above party interest: BJD MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik  

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik said since the paper is the property of the readers, I have no objection if party interests get sacrificed for the interest of my readers. 

Action to be taken against distorted Ganesh idols: Police Commissioner 
Action to be taken against distorted Ganesh idols: Police Commissioner

Regarding the collection of puja donations, Police Commissioner Saumendra Priyadarshi said, “The police department will adopt a zero-tolerance policy.”

Berhampur fast losing industrial hub tag as major factories, industries shut down 
Berhampur fast losing industrial hub tag as major factories, industries shut down 

These days, Berhampur city, also known as the silk city, is struggling to save its ' industrial hub identity. 

Officer raj in state short-lived; our strength will increase from 9 to 90: Odisha Congress Chief 
Officer raj in state short-lived; our strength will increase from 9 to 90: Odisha Congress Chief 

The Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Sarat Pattanayak on Friday said that the officers' raj in the state will no longer continue. 

SC Collegium recommends 2 names for appointment as Orissa High Court judges 
SC Collegium recommends 2 names for appointment as Orissa High Court judges 

The Collegium in its resolution published in the Supreme Court website mentioned that the government gave good inputs about advocate Mishra and judicial officer Behera. 

Bhubaneswar metro rail project to be trashed after 2024 elections: BJP 
Bhubaneswar metro rail project to be trashed after 2024 elections: BJP 

The BJP’s Bhubaneswar District President, Babu Singh said that after the 2024 general elections, the project would be found dumped in a dustbin. 

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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