Tag: Otv Impact

OTV Impact: NHRC notice to states, UTs over children kept with jailed mothers

Bhubaneswar: The NHRC has sent notices to all states and Union Territories seeking details of children languishing in jails with their imprisoned mothers, after the case of 46 such children living in Odisha prisons without proper facilities for their upbringing came to light. The National Human Rights Commission in a statement today said it has […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
OTV Impact: Medicine shops in Puri raided for selling expired drugs

Puri: Days after OTV reported about the alleged sale of expired drugs by medicine shops in Puri district, two teams of Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation raided several such shops today. Two teams headed by additional drug controllers, Har Mohan Mohanty and Sunil Kumar Nayak raided the shops at Hospital Chhak and Market Chhak areas […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
OTV impact: Missing Odia man traced in UP after eight years

Bargarh: OTV team’s prompt action on a tip off yielded results after an Odia man missing since past 8 years and presumed dead was traced in UP’s Lucknow. Dhanpati, son of Manohar Nayak of Mandosil village in Bargarh, was the bread earner of his family and went missing eight years ago when he ventured out […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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OTV Impact: Individuals, Institutions Extend Helping Hand To Covid Victim’s Family In Bhadrak

Individuals and organisations across Odisha extended their helping hands to support the poor family of a Covid victim from Bhadrak after their ordeal was aired on OTV

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
OTV Impact: Kamala Pujari inaugurates health centre in Jeypore

Jeypore: Following OTV telecast on negligence of Odisha Government towards Kamala Pujari forcing the administration to invite her for a Ratri Aahar Kendra inauguration ceremony at the Jeypore District Headquarters Hospital, the woman farmer of Koraput was honoured with another chance to inaugurate an Urban Primary Health Centre (UPHC) in the old Sub-Divisional Hospital (SDH) […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
OTV Impact: Special wards soon at SCB medical for destitute patients

Cuttack: A day after OTV reported about the plight of an elderly person who died allegedly after being denied treatment and left unattended for days at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, the medical authorities today decided to set up special wards for destitute patients. Earlier, the dead body of an unidentified person was […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
OTV Impact: Admin On Toes After Prajameli In Cut-off Area Of Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Just days after thousands of tribals came out to fight for development in the cut-off Khairaput Tehsil of Malkangiri district by defying Maoist threat, the administration has pulled up its socks to help the people. Reportedly a team led by Korakonda BDO, Dasarathi Sarabu visited Muduliguda village to take the firsthand account of the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
OTV IMPACT - Odisha DGP suspends havildar for seeking bribe

Bolangir: Greed can lead to disastrous consequences and often one has to pay a high price for it. Following a report by OTV about a video purportedly showing a havildar taking bribe from a truck driver in Bolangir, the concerned cop was suspended from duty immediately. As per reports, the havildar Sankirtan Putel of Kantabanji […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
OTV Impact: Police Raid Gambling Den In Berhampur, 15 Arrested

Berhampur: A day after OTV telecast a report regarding a spike in cases of illegal betting and gambling during festive season in Ganjam district, police swung into action and launched a massive crackdown on a gambling den on Thursday. Acting on a tip-off, a special team raided a house at Bhimarao Petasahi area under Town […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
OTV Impact: BEO suspended for eating chicken during mid-day meal lunch

Sundergarh: The Block Education Officer (BEO) who was allegedly eating chicken inside a school during lunch with students who were served dal and rice in mid day meal, has been suspended by Sundergarh collector Nikhil Pawan Kalyan. The suspension comes after a report was telecast by OTV. A viral video showing such preferential treatment to […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Bed-Ridden Odisha Girl Pens Emotional Death Wish

Malkangiri: After struggling from an unknown disease for last 13 years, Champa Kalakura, a girl from Sagriguda village in the district has written a heart-wrenching letter to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik seeking permission to end her life. According to reports, Champa sustained a severe health setback while studying in class VII in 2006. Her family […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
OTV Impact: Labour Office Clerk Suspended After Being Caught On Cam Seeking Bribe

Bolangir: A clerk of the district labour office in Bolangir has been placed under suspension after he was caught on camera while demanding and accepting bribe from a person for issuing labour licence challan. The accused clerk, Ballabh Nag, has been suspended from service by the state labour commissioner after the illegal practice was exposed […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
OTV Impact: Malnutrition Cases In Bhubaneswar Put Admin On Toes

Bhubaneswar: A day after OTV telecast on reports of malnutrition cases prevalent near Smart City Bhubaneswar, the administration has rolled up its sleeves to review and tackle the menace. A team of Khurda district administration today visited Barapita village and other nearby rural areas in the outskirts of the capital city to identify cases of […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
OTV Impact: Admin Reaches This 'Bridgeless' Village In Odisha

Keonjhar: 2 Days after OTV aired the plight of school students and residents of Haladihi village under Banspal block in Keonjhar district, the local administration finally reached the remote village to extend a helping hand. The Block Development Officer (BDO) of Banspal block, Ugrasen Oram visited the spot on Monday and realising the need to […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
OTV Impact: Administration Reaches Out To 3 Starving Orphan Siblings

Koraput: Administrative officials on Thursday swung into action to extend support to three minor siblings who were starving since yesterday following the death of their mother in a forest in Koraput district. OTV had telecast the plight of the children today and within hours the administration came to the rescue of the children. A team […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021