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OTV Impact: Help pours in for orphaned girl; post-death rituals of grandmother conducted
OTV Impact: Help pours in for orphaned girl; post-death rituals of grandmother conducted

Nandi’s grandmother died on January 30. Her last rites were somehow managed with the help of locals. But she was too broke to bear the expenses of other rituals. She moved from house to house asking for rice and money. 

  • Saturday, 10 February 2024
OTV impact: Kandhamal MBBS student gets financial help to pursue studies 
OTV impact: Kandhamal MBBS student gets financial help to pursue studies 

The MBBS student, who was fighting financial constraint to pursue his studies received monetary help of Rs 1 lakh from a woman after his ordeal was telecasted on OTV. 

  • Sunday, 07 January 2024
Odisha Train Tragedy
Bihar residents land in Odisha after seeing visuals of loved ones on OTV screen

Scores of others from different parts of the state are also continuing with a frantic search to trace their family members who are still missing.

  • Wednesday, 07 June 2023
Teenage Nepali survivor reunites with parents after spotting them on OTV screen
Odisha train tragedy: Teenage Nepali survivor reunites with parents after spotting them on OTV screen

The minor boy, identified as Ramananda Paswani, along with three others from Nepal was travelling on Coromandel Express when the tragic mishap took place claiming 288 lives. While the three companions of Ramananda died in the mishap, he miraculously escaped with injuries. 

  • Wednesday, 07 June 2023
OTV Impact: Help pours in for topper Bonda girl who works as labourer to fund her studies
OTV Impact: Help pours in for topper Bonda girl who works as labourer to fund her studies

“I couldn’t even afford to buy new notebooks. So, instead of writing in pen, I would write with a pencil so that I would erase them and write again,” said an emotional Muduli as she recalled her days of struggle to top Plus II Commerce in the district.

  • Wednesday, 31 May 2023
No more perilous boat journey, bank mitras to disburse pension in Kendrapara villages
OTV Impact: No more perilous boat journey, bank mitras to disburse pension in Kendrapara villages

The directive from Kendrapara Collector came after Odisha’s leading news channel OTV aired the news on the plight of these beneficiaries who used to cover a distance of 17 kilometres to get a pension of Rs 700, putting their lives at risk.

  • Tuesday, 25 April 2023
OTV impact: ‘Pole Woman’ of Ganjam returns home after treatment 
OTV impact: ‘Pole Woman’ of Ganjam returns home after treatment 

The family members thanked OTV saying their words are falling short to express their gratitude to the leading channel of Odisha for the help it extended. 

  • Sunday, 12 March 2023
OTV Impact: Historical 200-year-old pond gets back its lost glory in Odisha
OTV Impact: Historical 200-year-old pond gets back its lost glory in Odisha

Till two years ago, this historic pond used to bear a picture of utter neglect. Accumulation of silt and garbage and water hyacinth had made this pond unusable.

  • Friday, 16 December 2022
OTV impact: Jajpur’s landless Divyang gets patta, promised other facilities 
OTV impact: Jajpur’s landless Divyang gets patta, promised other facilities 

The help came Prafulla Das's way only after OTV aired a report on his plight.

  • Saturday, 24 September 2022
Admin reaches out to the family
OTV impact: Govt reaches out to destitute family with aid

With no income source, the elderly couple finds it hard to take care of their blind son.

  • Thursday, 08 September 2022
FREE SANITARY PAD
OTV Impact: Govt Orders Distribution Of Free Sanitary Pads In Flood-Hit Districts Of Odisha

Hours after OTV aired the news on the difficulties faced by menstruating girls and women in flood-hit areas for not having sanitary pads, the State government announced distribution of pads in the affected areas free of cost.

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  • Monday, 22 August 2022
OTV Impact: Medical Team Visits HIV Positive Pregnant Woman 'Denied Treatment' At Malkangiri Hospita
OTV Impact: Medical Team Visits HIV Positive Pregnant Woman 'Denied Treatment' At Malkangiri Hospital

The move from the hospital authorities came after OTV’s report highlighted this case of alleged discrimination to HIV patients in Odisha.

  • Wednesday, 29 December 2021
OTV Impact: RI 'Demanding Bribe' To MCL Mine Oustee Under Probe Scanner 
OTV Impact: RI 'Demanding Bribe' To MCL Mine Oustee Under Probe Scanner 

The move from the district collector came soon after a report regarding the same was first aired by Odisha’s leading news channel OTV on Saturday.

  • Sunday, 31 October 2021
OTV-Impact
OTV Impact: Forest land cleared of encroachments in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Encroachments of almost two acre of forest land at Mousudha village under Chandbali Tehsil in the district were cleared off on Saturday following the telecast of a report by OTV recently. According to sources, some influential people had encroached more than two acre of forest land by erecting barbed wire around the land. After […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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OTV Impact: Amit Rohidas joins national hockey camp in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: After OTV first telecast reports about exclusion of Odia players from the ongoing national hockey camp in Bhubaneswar, International hockey player from the state, Amit Rohidas has been included. Several international hockey players from the state had criticized the exclusion of Odia players in the national camp, from where the squad will be selected […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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