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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Dhinkia Clash: Orissa HC Directs Home Dept To File ‘Ground Zero’ Report
Dhinkia Clash: Orissa HC Directs Home Dept To File ‘Ground Zero’ Report

The Orissa High Court has also directed the Jagatsinghpur district Collector to take steps to ensure that the normal life of the people in Dhinkia area is not affected. 

Panchayat Polls: Villagers Vent Ire On Election Officer Over 'Faulty Voter List' In Odisha’s Gajapat
Panchayat Polls: Villagers Vent Ire On Election Officer Over 'Faulty Voter List' In Odisha’s Gajapati

After not receiving any satisfactory answers from the Election Officer, the villagers locked up him before staging a demonstration,

Odisha Rural Polls Set Stage For Youth Brigade To Take Up The Gauntlet For Serving Society
Odisha Rural Polls Set Stage For Youth Brigade To Take Up The Gauntlet For Serving Society

If Odisha Panchayat Elections will be remembered for many aspects, then the most distinguished one will be the foray of brigade of intelligent youths into politics who value common good above all else.

Odisha Panchayat Election: BJD Faces Backlash Over Poll Code Violations
Odisha Panchayat Election: BJD Faces Backlash Over Poll Code Violations

The BJP delegation also alleged that despite enforcement of poll code, hoardings of Chief Minister and the ruling BJD are still very much adorning rural pockets in gross violation of the guidelines.  

Boat Ambulance Service In Odisha's Swabhiman Anchal From Jan 26
Boat Ambulance Service In Odisha's Swabhiman Anchal From Jan 26

With the introduction of the boat ambulances, the residents of these villages will get medical facilities at their door steps.

Panchayat Polls: Parties Fall Back On Bhagwat Gita & Mahaprasad To Stop Dissidence, Defection 
Panchayat Polls: Parties Fall Back On Bhagwat Gita & Mahaprasad To Stop Dissidence, Defection 

But the important fact is that all the turncoats were administered oath in the name of God by district president Bibhuti Balabantaray. 

No Work No Vote: Villagers In Three Odisha Districts Take Oath To Boycott Panchayat Elections
No Work No Vote: Villagers In Three Odisha Districts Take Oath To Boycott Panchayat Elections

The bizarre incident of a Sarpanch aspirant getting herself out of the fray within 24 hours of filing nomination papers has raised many eye brows. 

State Election Commission Is A Toothless Body, Alleges Odisha BJP
State Election Commission Is A Toothless Body, Alleges Odisha BJP

State BJP general secretary Lekhashree Samantasinghar accused the SEC of being a tool in the hands of the BJD-led government. 

Pre-Panchayat Poll Violence: Clashes Break Out In Ganjam, Kandhamal; 3 Injured 
Pre-Panchayat Poll Violence: Clashes Break Out In Ganjam, Kandhamal; 3 Injured 

Tension erupted at Guma village of Belghar area in Kandhamal district after the supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) clashed over the selection of the Samiti member candidate.

Bank Robberies In Odisha Raise Questions Over Safety Of Strong Rooms
Bank Robberies In Odisha Raise Questions Over Safety Of Strong Rooms

The police on Monday apprehended nine members of a gang that had robbed the Rasol branch of Odisha Gramya Bank in Dhenkanal district on January 12.

Odisha Woman Who Lost Husband To Covid-19 Donates Rs 40L Society’s Money 
Odisha Woman Who Lost Husband To Covid-19 Donates Rs 40L Society’s Money 

Then State came to know her plight when her distress requests for generous donations to save her Covid-19 positive husband made headlines. Abhisekh had tested positive for the infection just eight days after their marriage. 

Leopard Skin Seized In Odisha’s Deogarh, 5 Held
Leopard Skin Seized In Odisha’s Deogarh, 5 Held

The police said all the arrested wildlife criminals are residents of Sundargarh district.

Sex Racket Busted in Cuttack, Four Including Kingpin Held 
Sex Racket Busted in Cuttack, Five Including Kingpin Held 

While the identity of the arrested persons are yet to be revealed, the police said the other three accused include a customer, a pimp and a staff of the hotel.

Bus Using Fake Registration Numbers Seized In Cuttack
Bus Using Fake Registration Numbers Seized In Cuttack

A probe has been launched against the bus owner for operating the vehicle by changing its registration number frequently.

2 Arrested, 1 Detained For Killing Youth At Food Kiosk In Bhubaneswar  
2 Arrested, 1 Detained For Killing Youth At Food Kiosk In Bhubaneswar  

Chintu was stabbed to death after an altercation ensued between two groups over some trivial issues at a food kiosk.

Self Medication To Treat Omicron Symptoms May Prove Dangerous, Cautions Health Expert
Self Medication To Treat Omicron Symptoms May Prove Dangerous, Cautions Health Expert

Pointing out some important facts about Omicron, health expert Jayant Panda said that the Covid-19 mutant strain remains in throat and does not infect chest, nor does it make a patient serious.

Ganjam’s Chalk Carving Artist Sculpts His Way To Record Books; Know Details
Ganjam’s Chalk Carving Artist Sculpts His Way To Record Books; Know Details

But a few take up ‘chalk carving’ as a hobby, because besides creativity, it also requires a pair of skilled hands.

Demand For Deferral Of OAS Mains Exam 2021 Grows Louder, Aspirants Stage Demo In Bhubaneswar
Demand For Deferral Of OAS Mains Exam 2021 Grows Louder, Aspirants Stage Demo In Bhubaneswar

Citing the relentless uptrend of Covid-19 case graph in the State, the agitating students urged the OPSC Chairman to consider the health of the candidates before the conduct of examinations.

Once A Shield, Barabati Fort’s Moat In Dire Need Of Restoration 
Once A Shield, Barabati Fort’s Moat In Dire Need Of Restoration 

The irony is that the Fort’s moat is crying for attention. It is in urgent need of restoration.

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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