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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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No coal crisis in Odisha now: State government
No coal crisis in Odisha now: State government

In response to queries of journalists, Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra said, “We don’t have the situation like in other states where power outages last for as long as 10-12 hours due to shortage of...

Man thrashes wife to death in Bhubaneswar, held 
Man thrashes wife to death in Bhubaneswar, held 

The police have identified the deceased as Nilima and the accused as Soubhagya Ranjan Das. The duo has a minor daughter. 

OSSTET aspirants allege corruption in teacher recruitment process, meet Bhubaneswar MP
OSSTET aspirants allege corruption in teacher recruitment process, meet Bhubaneswar MP

The Odisha Secondary School Teachers Eligibility Test (OSSTET) aspirants alleged that corruption in the CBT exam for the same has shattered their dreams of becoming a teacher.

Patients at God’s mercy at Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack 
Patients at God’s mercy at Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack 

A patient named Hrushikesh Sahoo, a resident of Kendrapara district is among the hundreds of the patients who have taken shelter under a huge tree at the entrance of the hospital. 

Conviction After 38 years: Ex-executive engineer sent behind bars for DA case in 1984
Conviction after 38 years: Ex-executive engineer sent behind bars for DA case in 1984

The former engineer Gangadhar Sahoo posted at Command Area Development Agency (CADA I), Bhubaneswar, has been convicted in a disproportionate assets (DA) case registered in 1984 on Wednesday. 

Legendary Odissi dancer Mayadhar Raut evicted from Delhi residence, family condemns move 
Legendary Odissi dancer Mayadhar Raut evicted from Delhi residence, family condemns move 

The 90-year-old veteran along with his family had been living there for last couple of years. 

Watch! Tollgate staff clings for life as he is hauled for 10 kms on truck bumper
Watch! Tollgate staff clings for life as he is hauled for 10 kms on truck bumper

People’s curiosity dissipated only when the local police managed to stop the truck. But, by then, the vehicle had already travelled 10 kilometres with the person, later identified as a tollgate official, clinging onto its...

Heatwave in Odisha: IMD puts 9 districts on alert, govt issues special advisory
Heatwave in Odisha: IMD puts 9 districts on alert, govt issues special advisory

Issuing ‘Yellow Warning’ to the above mentioned districts, the IMD bulletin also states that maximum temperature is likely to be above normal by 3 to 5 degree Celsius at many places over districts of interior...

Puri Heritage Corridor Project row deepens as ASI says no permission sought for project 
Puri Heritage Corridor Project row deepens as ASI says no permission sought for project 

In a letter recently obtained from the ASI in response to the RTI query filed by one Kshitish Singh, a Kendrapara based RTI activist, the former has said no permission was sought from its Bhubaneswar...

‘Chatni’, a restaurant managed by only ‘Divyangs’ inaugurated in Puri
‘Chatni’, a restaurant managed by only ‘Divyangs’ inaugurated in Puri

The uniqueness of the restaurant, inaugurated by the district Collector Samarth Verma, is that it is being run by 10 divyangs. 

Nayagarh DHH doc caught running clinic at home, 2 aides detained
Nayagarh DHH doc caught running clinic at home, 2 aides detained

In this connection, the doctor’s two assistants were detained at the Medical outpost. 

Noted litterateur Binapani Mohanty cremated with state honours in Cuttack
Noted litterateur Binapani Mohanty cremated with state honours in Cuttack

Several dignitaries including Cuttack Collector Bhabani Shankar Chayani, Cuttack DCP Prateek Singh and Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) Commissioner Ananya Das turned up at the cremation ground to pay their last tribute to the departed soul.

Jeweller shot at for resisting loot bid in Bhubaneswar, hospitalised 
Jeweller shot at for resisting loot bid in Bhubaneswar, hospitalised 

While it is yet to be ascertained whether the miscreants succeeded in their attempt or not, the Janla police have started an investigation into the incident. 

Maoists torch bus en-route to Hyderabad from Odisha's Malkangiri
Maoists torch bus en-route to Hyderabad from Odisha's Malkangiri

The incident occurred during the hours when the Dandakaranya Division of the Maoist organisation was observing a bandh.  

Unmaintained reservoirs, a reason for present power crisis in Odisha!
Unmaintained reservoirs, a reason for present power crisis in Odisha!

The State’s total hydroelectricity production capacity is 2,099 MW. In contrast, only 556MW from seven hydropower plants in the State is presently being generated which is only one-fourth of the total capacity.  

Class 10th, 12th board exams in Odisha amid sweeping heatwave make parents tense 
Class 10th, 12th board exams in Odisha amid sweeping heatwave make parents tense 

It is seen as a big challenge for the State government to conduct the annual exams in such conditions when in the pre-pandemic period, exams were conducted in March before the advent of the heatwave....

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.”

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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