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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BJP, BJD workers face off during nomination filing outside Khordha Collector’s office
BJP, BJD workers face off during nomination filing outside Khordha Collector’s office

During the nomination filing for the Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat, BJP and BJD workers confronted outside the Khordha Collector's office.

10 injured in steel plant furnace explosion in Odisha 
10 injured in steel plant furnace explosion in Odisha 

The labourers were working when the furnace above them exploded and sparks of fire fell like rain covering an area of 50 meters radius. 

Summer of 1969 heat wave-record broken by Bhubaneswar in April 2024
Summer of 1969 heat wave-record broken by Bhubaneswar in April 2024

Bhubaneswar experienced a historic heat wave, recording temperatures of 40°C or above for 17 consecutive days in April, surpassing the previous record from 1969.

Puri servitors see red over deplorable road conditions outside Parikrama Prakalpa 
Puri servitors see red over deplorable road conditions outside Parikrama Prakalpa 

The servitors alleged that the construction work of the road from Gandua Chaunra Square to Kakudikhai Square, the stretch used during Chandan Yatra, has been left mid-way, making it difficult to walk on it. 

Odisha ARI caught while accepting bribe of Rs 10,000 
Odisha ARI caught while accepting bribe of Rs 10,000 

While receiving the demanded amount of money from middleman Mantu Nanda, the Vigilance officers swooped down on the ARI and caught her red-handed.

Man arrested for duping people of over Rs 1 crore in Bhubaneswar
Man arrested for duping people of over Rs 1 crore in Bhubaneswar

The brother duo duped a woman of around Rs 33 lakh and another man of Rs 81 lakh by promising an interest of 20 percent per month. 

Odisha's Baripada becomes world’s second hottest place
Odisha's Baripada becomes world’s second hottest place

While the hottest place in the world was Joba in Oman with 49.2 degrees Celsius, Baripada became second hottest place.

BJP targets BJD over VK Pandian’s statement on 'stopping Mission Shakti and BSKY'
BJP targets BJD over VK Pandian’s statement on 'stopping Mission Shakti and BSKY'

BJP’s state president Manmohan Samal and Vice President Golak Mohapatra also joined Union Minister Dhermendra Pradhan in attacking BJD over its leader VK Pandian’s statement.

Nor’wester damages indoor stadium recently inaugurated by Odisha CM; low-quality construction alleged 
Nor’wester damages indoor stadium recently inaugurated by Odisha CM; low-quality construction alleged 

Local residents alleged that the money meant for stadium construction was siphoned off.

Under-trial prisoner dies while undergoing treatment in Odisha, kin cry foul 
Under-trial prisoner dies while undergoing treatment in Odisha, kin cry foul 

While doctors claimed brain haemorrhage caused by high blood pressure to be the possible reason of the UTP's death, family members alleged torture inside jail to be the reason behind his death.  

Nandankanan Zoo officials brutally thrashed inside office by armed youths  
Nandankanan Zoo officials brutally thrashed inside office by armed youths  

Besides attacking the officials, the miscreant duo also vandalised office equipment like computer, laptop, printer, TV and other furniture.

Odisha Elections 2024: Why 'Odia Asmita' is becoming a big poll issue
Odisha Elections 2024: Why 'Odia Asmita' is becoming a big poll issue

For the first time since the state was formed as a language-based independent state in 1936, language, literature and culture are going to dominate the poll narrative. 

Odisha woman dies as ambulance fails to reach due to lack of motorable road 
Odisha woman dies as ambulance fails to reach due to lack of motorable road 

Family members of Param Manding, wife of Satama Manding, contacted for an ambulance. But the ambulance couldn’t come to their village as it doesn’t have a motorable road.

Odisha Elections 2024: No candidates announced for Nilagiri seat; aspirants on tenterhooks 
Odisha Elections 2024: No candidates announced for Nilagiri seat; aspirants on tenterhooks 

Because of the delay in the announcement of the names of candidates for Nilagiri Assembly seat, the aspiring candidates of BJP. BJD and Congress are in two minds about launching their full-fledged campaigning.

Three Odisha engineers suspended in Rs 3 crore MGNREGA scam 
Three Odisha engineers suspended in Rs 3 crore MGNREGA scam 

In 2020, the then BDO of Jashipur block had lodged a written complaint against 25 persons at Jashipur police station.

Political parties in Odisha using 'Reels', 'Shorts' to tap young voters 
Political parties in Odisha using 'Reels', 'Shorts' to tap young voters 

Odisha's political parties are flooding social media platforms with short videos like - Reels & Shorts. 

VK Pandian appeasing Naveen Babu by hijacking Modiji's schemes: BJP's Biplab Deb
VK Pandian appeasing Naveen Babu by hijacking Modiji's schemes: BJP's Biplab Deb

"Have the people voted you to power to get the state governed by Pandian,” asked Tripura’s former Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb.

Meeting with Raseswari Panigrahi apolitical: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
Meeting with Raseswari Panigrahi apolitical: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

The discussion between Union Minister and BJP’s Sambalpur Lok Sabha candidate Dharmendra Pradhan and Sambalpur’s former legislator Raseswari Panigrahi lasted for half an hour, featuring various issues. 

This Odisha government needs to be changed: BJP National President JP Nadda
This Odisha government needs to be changed: BJP National President JP Nadda

While addressing Vijay Sankalp Samavesh at Ambapua in Berhampur, BJP National President JP NaddaJP Nadda said that the people of Odisha have been deprived of development by the current dispensation. 

88 years of Odia cinema: The place where it all started is yearning for a cinema hall today
88 years of Odia cinema: The place where it all started is yearning for a cinema hall today

The first Odia film ‘Sita Bibaha’ was released at Laxmi Talkies in Puri on April 28, 1936.

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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