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 spar over implementation of PM SHRI in Odisha 
BJP, BJD spar over implementation of PM SHRI in Odisha 

The Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday intensified its attack on the Biju Janata Dal (BJD)-ruling dispensation for not implementing the Pradhan Mantri Schools for Rising India (PM SHRI) scheme in Odisha. 

Puri Srimandir Nata Mandap restoration work from tomorrow: SJTA 
Puri Srimandir Nata Mandap restoration work from tomorrow: SJTA 

After an important meeting held on Thursday, the Chief Administrator of the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), Ranjan Das, while briefing journalists, said the restoration work will start from tomorrow morning. 

'3 farmer suicides in 1 month' in Odisha: BJP meets Governor 
'3 farmer suicides in 1 month' in Odisha: BJP meets Governor 

The saffron party alleged that the state reported three farmer suicide cases in one month, one each from Jajpur, Nayagarh and Bolangir.  

Cannabis plants worth Rs 9 crore destroyed in Odisha’s Gajapati
Cannabis plants worth Rs 9 crore destroyed in Odisha’s Gajapati

The cops destroyed about 90,000 ganja plants cultivated on 45 acres of land. After cutting the plants, they set them on fire.

OTV Impact: Divyang woman found crawling to bank to withdraw pension, gets tricycle  
OTV Impact: Divyang woman found crawling to bank to withdraw pension, gets tricycle  

Following a report by OTV on Thursday about how Teresa was on her way to the bank which was 30 kilometers away crawling to get her pension money, the block administration swung into action within hours...

Price rise: BJP, Congress target Odisha govt for not utilising Price Stabilisation Fund 
Price rise: BJP, Congress target Odisha govt for not utilising Price Stabilisation Fund 

In order to reduce the burden on consumers, the Central government formed a Price Stabilisation Fund in the financial year of 2014-15. The prices of 22 food items are controlled by utilising the fund. 

Newborn's body 'partially eaten by stray dogs,' found in Odisha’s Angul
Newborn's body 'partially eaten by stray dogs,' found in Odisha’s Angul

While it is not clear as yet who dumped the body and whether it was dead or alive when it was dumped there, the police have launched a probe into the matter. 

Puri Grand Road buildings may get uniform light pink colour
Puri Grand Road buildings may get uniform light pink colour

The colour of the buildings on both sides of the Grand Road may change from the present ivory to light pink. The decision regarding the colour of the roadside buildings is said to have been...

BJP hits out at BJD over 'Pandian CM's disciple' remark by Pranab Prakash Das
BJP hits out at BJD over 'Pandian CM's disciple' remark by Pranab Prakash Das

State BJP Vice President, Golak Mohapatra said, “From what he said, it is understood that the party has failed in producing a leader, or a disciple for that matter. What could be more pathetic, deplorable,...

Bhubaneswar cops in civil dress to track drunkards, miscreants on Diwali night 
Bhubaneswar cops in civil dress to track drunkards, miscreants on Diwali night 

With Diwali festivities underway, and there being the possibility of crime, the Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Commissionerate Police has already braced itself up to face any eventuality. 

Five parked buses gutted in fire in Bhubaneswar, no casualty reported
Five parked buses gutted in fire in Bhubaneswar, no casualty reported

As per initial reports, one of the buses reportedly caught fire during welding and soon the flame not only engulfed the entire bus but also spread to four other buses-two on each side, one after...

Man critically injured in elephant attack in Odisha’s Keonjhar 
Man critically injured in elephant attack in Odisha’s Keonjhar 

The injured person, identified as Chhabi Kisan, son of Ashirtta Kisan of the village, is undergoing treatment at the surgery department of the Government Medical College and Hospital in the district. 

BJP, Congress target BJD for using sports for political mileage
BJP, Congress target BJD for using sports for political mileage

Even though the colleges in the state reportedly lack sports infrastructure, the state government is all set to organise sports festivals in Plus II and Plus III colleges.

Minor girl's body found buried in Odisha; honour killing suspected
Minor girl's body found buried in Odisha; honour killing suspected

While it is suspected that the father of the victim killed her over a love affair, the police believe that the body was buried in an attempt to destroy evidence.

Elephant death in Odisha: Five poachers arrested in Keonjhar
Elephant death in Odisha: Five poachers arrested in Keonjhar

The Forest authorities took the accused to the crime spot for scene recreation. The accused demonstrated how the electric wire they had laid out caused the death of the elephant. 

Tension over puja mandap erupts in Odisha’s Dhenkanal
Tension over puja mandap erupts in Odisha’s Dhenkanal

Kamakhyanagar tehsildar Priyabrata Das intervened and after considering the allegations and counter allegations of both sides said that the puja mandap would be evicted. 

Two Class 10 students go missing in Odisha’s Balasore 
Two Class 10 students go missing in Odisha’s Balasore 

They returned home at recess time, submitting applications. In their applications, they mentioned that they were unable to attend the rest of the classes as they were feeling ill. 

Odisha-bound bus catches fire in West Bengal, 36 passengers hospitalized 
Odisha-bound bus catches fire in West Bengal, 36 passengers hospitalized 

A bus coming from Babu Ghat in Kolkata to Odisha's Paradip reportedly caught fire near Kharagpur on Friday night. 

Looming drought: Farmers take to streets in Odisha's Ganjam
Looming drought: Farmers take to streets in Odisha's Ganjam

The irate farmers took out a rally which culminated at the Digapahandi block office. Carrying paddy plants in their hands, they staged a sit-in there. 

Minor 'gang-raped' by teachers! Demand for justice grows louder in Odisha
Minor 'gang-raped' by teachers! Demand for justice grows louder in Odisha

Meanwhile, the Kundei police in Nabarangpur has arrested the Headmaster Sachitranandan Biswas, and assistant teacher Keshab Majhi on charges of sexually assaulting the Class VI girl.

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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