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MP Anubhav Mohanty Serves Legal Notice To OTV

Bhubaneswar: Kendrapara MP Anubhav Mohanty has served a legal notice to the Odisha Television Ltd (OTV). After Hi-tech, SUM and KIMS hospital authorities filed defamation cases against OTV in connection with the COVID-19 viral audio clip, the Kendrapara MP has now sent a legal notice to the channel. Through a tweet, Anubhav informed that the […]

Odisha Govt Arrests 2 Persons Over Social Media Post Triggering Row On Freedom Of Expression

Bhubaneswar: Think a thousand times before you share anything on social media, more than ever if you are in the state of Odisha. The recent arrest of two persons by Commissionerate Police for allegedly posting their first-hand experience from COVID hospital in social media platforms has raised eyebrows of the pioneers of freedom of speech […]

Opinion- "The More, The Merrier": Why Govt Is Keen To See Covid +ve Numbers Go Up !!

By Sandeep Sahu The 9.36 minute long audio clip that has gone viral on social media, especially on WhatsApp, over the last five days has let the cat out of the bag. Of course, the veracity of the conversation between two purported friends is yet to be verified. But in acting vengefully and going to […]

Muzzling Media: Police Charges Against OTV Don’t Stand Ground, Say Experts

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government’s attempt to muzzle the voice of OTV, that stands its ground without compromising its integrity by being a puppet of the administration, has been widely criticised by people from across all quarters of society. Several experts who are in the know of things have rubbished BMC’s allegations against OTV and said that […]

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BMC Notice To OTV: Furore In Odisha As State Govt Attempts To Throttle Media

Bhubaneswar: Is bringing out the problems of the people, their allegations, and loopholes in the system to the public eye, a crime? Targeted aggression of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation towards the largest media house in the State-Odisha Television Limited (OTV)-bears testimony to the highhandedness of the state government. Showing gross intolerance towards being pointed out […]

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Youth Arrested For Stealing OTV Network Content

Bhubaneswar: Taking strong action against perpetrators of content theft, the Infocity Police in the State capital arrested a youth for unauthorised duplication of copyright content belonging to Odisha Television Limited (OTV) Network. The accused identified as Niranjan Senapati of Khurda was reportedly stealing various content of OTV without any authorisation and/or consent. An FIR in […]

Fake News Using OTV Logo Found Circulating On Social Media Again!

Bhubaneswar: A fake news prepared using OTV logos and graphics regarding shutdown in some areas of Jajpur district has been found doing rounds on social media platforms. The report claimed that shutdown has been announced in Byasanagar and Chandikhol areas of Jajpur from June 30 today 8 pm to July 6, 8 pm in view […]

Govt Should Focus On Releasing Money Directly Into Pockets Of People: Rahul Gandhi

Bhubaneswar: The focus of the Centre should be to feed the hungry so that they can tide through the tough situation arising out of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi while addressing regional media on Saturday. Responding to a question by OTV News Editor Radhamadhab Mishra on Prime Minister Narendra […]

OTV Expose: Book Shop Owner Nabbed For 'Selling Liquor' Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Bhubaneswar: Unperturbed by the lockdown restrictions clamped to contain the spread of novel coronavirus, a bookseller in Odisha’s Nayagarh district was found blatantly selling liquor in his shop. This has come to the fore when a formal decision on resumption of liquor sale is yet to be taken by the State government. The illegal act […]

Bomb Attack On Residence Of OTV Correspondent In Konark

Konark: Some miscreants hurled bombs at the house of a correspondent of Odisha Television (OTV) Network, Sanjay Pati in Balisahi area of Konark late Thursday night. The bombs pelted damaged a portion of the outer wall of his house even though no casualty was reported in the incident. A complaint was lodged in this regard […]

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Take A Deep Breath, Listen To The God Within You In The Time Of COVID-19: Subroto Bagchi

Bhubaneswar: Stay home, stay safe, exercise self-control and build affiliation with your government when the country is under lockdown, said Odisha govt’s spokesperson on COVID-19, Subroto Bagchi in an exclusive interview with Kasturi Ray, Senior Editor of OTV (Digital). Ironically the same man who wrote ‘Go, Kiss The World’, is now an advocator of ‘stay […]

OTV Foresight 2020: Curtain Raiser

Bhubaneswar: The tenth edition of Odisha Television Limited’s annual convention, ‘Foresight 2020 – Changing Times Changing Minds’ will witness brainstorming sessions and discussions on several topics relevant to political, social, economic and cultural scenario of the State and country. The annual flagship event of the OTV will be held on February 22. Thought leaders from […]

Twin City Police Rolls Out New Parking Regulations, Violators To Be Fined Rs 1000

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Sunday imposed new traffic regulations to decongest the highly busy Rajmahal square and Bapuji Nagar area in the Smart City. According to a new traffic advisory communicated through a public notice from the Commissionerate Police, no vehicles will be allowed to park on the service road from Kalpana to Rajmahal […]

Rasagola Mahotsav 2020- Odisha Celebrates Its Iconic Sweet  

Cuttack: For sweet lovers, nothing could be more exciting than a seemingly unending platter of delectable Rasagolas and other sweetmeats at one place. Rasagola Mahotsav 2020, organised by Odisha Television Network (OTV) at Bali Jatra Upper Ground in Cuttack, was a treat that for Rasagola enthusiasts. The unique initiative to promote Odisha’s iconic sweet, rasagola […]

OTV Honoured With Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman In New Delhi

Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman is an effort to recognize efforts towards spreading awareness on Yoga by media houses. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar presented the first International Yoga Day Media Awards. New Delhi: Odisha Television Limited (OTV) was today conferred with the Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman (AYDMS)-2019 in the category of Electronic Media -TV […]

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OTV To Be Conferred With Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Odisha Television Limited will be conferred with the Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman (AYDMS)-2019 in the category of Electronic Media -TV (Odia) for its valuable contribution in spreading the message of Yoga and commemoration of International Yoga Day. The award will be presented by Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar, at […]

New Angle In Malkangiri Collector's PA's Death

Malkangiri: While mystery still veils the death of Debnarayan Panda, the personal assistant of Malkangiri district Collector Manish Agarwal, the focus of police is very likely to shift to a ‘new angle’ as graffiti were reportedly found on walls of Collectorate blaming Agarwal for the death of Panda. Panda’s body was recovered from Satiguda dam, […]

MP Anubhav's Attack Instead Of Apology Gets Counter-Attacked By Trolls

Bhubaneswar: A day after journalists across Odisha raised voice in unison seeking an apology from BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty for insulting an on-field TV journalist, Mohanty with a ‘no-regret face’ today posted a video to state that he regrets his behaviour with OTV journalist Manoj Swain. The video released by the actor-turned-politician on various social […]

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 […]

Odisha Citizen Awards-2019: Nominees Shortlisted For Voting Round

Bhubaneswar: Nominees for the Odisha Citizen Awards-2019 (OCA-2019) were finalized on Friday for the voting round. The selection committee of OCA-2019 has short listed four nominees each in nine different categories. The annual Odisha Citizen Awards instituted by Odisha’s No.1 news channel, OTV honours personalities to recognize their contribution to the society in their respective […]

Post Fani, OTV puts up giant LED TVs to broadcast news in Puri

Puri: Determined to stay connected with its viewers and people affected by Cyclone Fani, Odisha Television Limited (OTV), the No. 1 News Channel of Odisha, has taken up the initiative to put up LED TVs in the pilgrim town to broadcast news through its channel as Puri faces complete blackout in the aftermath of the […]

There's no winning without losing: Odisha’s Chess Grandmaster Swayams Mishra

Bhubaneswar: When the State of Odisha was saddened by the massive devastation caused by cyclone Fani, Swayams Mishra brought some joy by becoming India’s 62nd and Odisha’s second Grandmaster after he achieving his third and final GM norm at the Polonia Wroclaw Master Cup, which was held at Poland’s Wrocław between 28th April and 5th […]

BJD's allegations baseless, malicious: OTV

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) once again levelled baseless and false allegations against Odisha Television Limited (OTV) today accusing that around 10 to 12 teams of the television channel tried to influence voters by distributing cash while seeking support for BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda. A delegation of the BJD met the […]

OTV's OB van attacked in Jeypore; case registered

Jeypore: An outdoor broadcasting (OB) van of OTV, the leading news channel in Odisha, was attacked in Jeypore of Koraput district this evening. As per reports, a miscreant attacked OTV’s OB van near Bagara Chhak under Koraput Sadar Police limits while the vehicle was on its way to Jeypore from Phulbani after covering news. The […]

One more arrested in LS candidate obscene video case

Keonjhar: Police have arrested another journalist in connection with an obscene video featuring a Lok Sabha candidate that went viral. The arrested journalist Simanchal Patra of OTV has been suspended from the news channel. OTV clarified that it has no direct or indirect connection and Simanchal’s role could be at personal level. “Another person, Simanchal […]