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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MCC Violation: Teacher Suspended, BDO Asked To Lodge FIR Against Sarpanch Candidate In Bolangir
MCC Violation: Teacher Suspended, BDO Asked To Lodge FIR Against Sarpanch Candidate In Bolangir

Following the Bolangir district Collector’s direction, the District Education Officer (DEO) has put the teacher under suspension.  

Kendrapara Man Who Went Missing In Dubai Returns Home, Family Thanks Baijayant Panda  
Kendrapara Man Who Went Missing In Dubai Returns Home, Family Thanks Baijayant Panda  

Ajit Biswal of Khadipal village under Pattamundai block in Kendrapara district had gone to Dubai. He worked as a plumber with a company in the Gulf Sheikhdom. 

I Will Certainly Work In Ollywood If I Get A Good Offer: Kiran Kumar
I Will Certainly Work In Ollywood If I Get A Good Offer: Kiran Kumar

Kiran Kumar, an FTII alumnus, had made his debut in Bollywood with ‘Do Boond Pani’ in 1971.

Never Tasted Victory In 35 Yrs, Odisha Man Continues His Tryst With Panchayat Polls 
Never Tasted Victory In 35 Yrs, Odisha Man Continues His Tryst With Panchayat Polls 

Ashwini Sethi has unsuccessfully been contesting as a ward member for last 35 years.

Panchayat Polls: Fake Voters Beware, Cautions Odisha Election Commission
Panchayat Polls: Fake Voters Beware, Cautions Odisha Election Commission

To exercise their franchise, a voter must have his/her name in the electoral roll of the ward where he/she is voting, said the Secretary of State Election Commission Rabindra Nath Sahu.

Odisha’s Millionaire ADM To Be Produced In Court Tomorrow: Vigilance
Odisha’s Millionaire ADM To Be Produced In Court Tomorrow: Vigilance

During searches at the properties of ADM Mohapatra following information about his disproportionate assets, that lasted for 36 hours, the sleuths claimed to have stumbled upon assets worth around Rs 10 crore. 

Odisha Panchayat Polls: Teachers, Govt Employees Act As Ruling BJD Proxies
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Teachers, Govt Employees Act As Ruling BJD Proxies

A look at the social media account of Tarinisen Padhan, a teacher in Bolangir district, will be enough to drive home the point. 

Odisha Panchayat Polls: Disappointed Voters Draw Line; ‘No Tower, No Power...No Vote’ 
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Disappointed Voters Draw Line; ‘No Tower, No Power...No Vote’ 

With anger in their belly, these voters have decided to stay off from the Panchayat elections. 

Mamita Murder Case: Police Files Charge Sheet Against Gobinda Sahu, Driver Radhe 
Mamita Murder Case: Police Files Charge Sheet Against Gobinda Sahu, Driver Radhe 

The Sindhekala police, which investigated the case,have mentioned two names of Gobinda Sahu, the prime accused in the murder case and his driver Radhe, who is the co-accused, in the charge sheet, under sections 302,...

Ballot Boxes Being Prepared For Panchayat Polls
Ballot Box Tampering Fear Grips Opposition Parties; BJD Terms Allegations Baseless

The fear of tampering of ballot boxes has started gripping the Opposition parties in Odisha ahead of the voting for the Panchayat polls.

Orissa HC Directs CDA, DFO To Make Chilika’s Mangalajodi Bird Sanctuary Free From Noisy Boats
Orissa HC Directs CDA, DFO To Make Chilika’s Mangalajodi Bird Sanctuary Free From Noisy Boats

The Orissa High Court expressed concerns while directing the authorities to hold discussions with the fishing community in Mangalajodi area and make them understand the harmful effects of the noise created by boats on the...

Panchayat Polls: Candidate Distributes Fake Old Age Pension Cards In Ganjam, BDO Promises Action
Panchayat Polls: Candidate Distributes Fake Old Age Pension Cards In Ganjam, BDO Promises Action

The villagers demanded the BDO to conduct a probe to identify and punish the culprits who are resorting to the gimmick to woo voters.

NEET Aspirant From Nabarangpur Goes ‘Missing’ In Berhampur, Family Seeks Odisha Police Help
NEET Aspirant From Nabarangpur Goes ‘Missing’ In Berhampur, Family Seeks Odisha Police Help

Bidyadhara along with some friends had travelled to Berhampur to appear in the NEET examinations a month ago. 

Panchayat Polls: Political Heavyweights Firing All Cylinders To Ensure Victory For Candidates
Panchayat Polls: Political Heavyweights Firing All Cylinders To Ensure Victory For Candidates

Former Union Minister and Balasore MP (BJP) Pratap Sarangi seems to have made it a point to go out of his way to secure victory for his party’s candidates.

Odisha Panchayat Polls: Eggs Thrown At BJD MP Ramesh Majhi’s Car In Odisha’s Nabarangpur
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Eggs Thrown At BJD MP Ramesh Majhi’s Car In Odisha’s Nabarangpur

The irate villagers carrying lathis chased Majhi’s car, intending to attack him when the BJD parliamentarian was on campaign trail.

Centre Denies Receiving Odisha Govt Resolution For Creation Of Legislative Council 
Centre Denies Receiving Odisha Govt Resolution For Creation Of Legislative Council 

Union Minister for Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju said this in a written reply to unstarred questions raised by BJD MP Prasanna Acharya in the Rajya Sabha. 

12 Days On, No Breakthrough Yet In Bhubaneswar Model Suicide Case; Family Meets DCP
12 Days On, No Breakthrough Yet In Bhubaneswar Model Suicide Case; Family Meets DCP

The family members of deceased Soumya Ranjan wanted to know why the police were not initiating action against those responsible for Soumya’s death. 

Timid Police Investigation In Odisha Model Suicide Case Raises Eyebrows
Timid Police Investigation In Odisha Model Suicide Case Raises Eyebrows

Significantly, what seems testing the patience of the victim's family is already eleven days have passed since the death, but police are yet to make any breakthrough.

Mamita Murder Case: 6 Days Left For Charge Sheet Against Gobinda Sahu, Deceased’s Family Unhappy
Mamita Murder Case: 6 Days Left For Charge Sheet Against Gobinda Sahu, Deceased’s Family Unhappy

In the event the police fail to file the charge sheet even after six days, it will make it easy for prime accused Sahu to avail bail, lawyers opined. 

Odisha Chief Secretary Directs BDA To Complete Forest Diversion Process Within A Month
Odisha Chief Secretary Directs BDA To Complete Forest Diversion Process Within A Month

The direction will benefit 2,000 residents living in Baramunda, Paikanagar, Kanan Vihar and Jayadev Vihar localities. 

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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