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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BJB college unrest: Students demand police action against non-students, threaten mass self-immolatio
BJB college unrest: Students demand police action against non-students, threaten mass self-immolation 

Palpable tension prevailed at BJB Autonomous College in Bhubaneswar after students staged a protest at the main gate on Friday, alleging the partisan handling of cases relating to hooliganism on the college campus by Badagada...

Complete ban on paan & gutkha at Puri Srimandir from January 1 
Complete ban on paan & gutkha at Puri Srimandir from January 1 

The decision regarding the complete ban on the consumption of paan and gutkha on the premises of Srimandir was taken at the Srimandir Niti sub-committee meeting held on Friday. 

Unseasonal rain damages paddy crop in Odisha 
Unseasonal rain damages paddy crop in Odisha 

The unseasonal rain under the influence of cyclone Michaung has put paid to the paddy farmers’ hope of a good harvest in Bhadrak district. 

5-year-old boy charred to death, two injured in fire mishap in Odisha’s Kendrapara 
5-year-old boy charred to death, two injured in fire mishap in Odisha’s Kendrapara 

In a shocking incident, a five-year-old boy was charred to death in a fire mishap at Badapada village in Kendrapara’s Pattamundai on Thursday. 

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. 

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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