Tag: Otv

OTV Mini Marathon: Bhubaneswar runs towards life on World AIDS Day

Bhubaneswar: Like every year hundreds of people gathered early in the morning today at OSAP 7th battalion ground in Bhubaneswar to run for a common cause of creating awareness about HIV AIDS among common people at OTV Mini Marathon organised on the occasion of World AIDS Day. Many well known personalities of Odisha from different […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Unsafe Schools: OTV ground report from Cuttack and Puri

Cuttack: Despite tall claims of Odisha government for the development of education infrastructure, students in several parts are forced to study in unsafe buildings. From broken asbestos roofs to leaking walls and damaged doors, the students of a primary school in Nischintakoili block of Cuttack district are yet to feel the right ambience of a […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Excise constable found bargaining with drug dealers inside office

Khurda: In what could become a major embarrassment for the Excise Department, shocking visuals of a constable making a deal with some brown sugar dealers inside the office has come to light. In an exclusive video obtained by OTV, the constable can be seen smoking and drinking with some alleged drug peddlers while trying to […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Worried about Naveen being under siege of coterie: Jay Panda

Former MP from Kendrapara who resigned from BJD and Lok Sabha, in OTV’s Khola Katha programme opened up about his decision to quit and what lies ahead of him. Here are the excerpts of the former parliamentarian’s interview with senior journalist Rajaram Satpathy. After resigning from BJD, you have distanced yourself from the party. Will […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Jay Panda speaks to Arnab Goswami
Won't fight with anybody, will fight for good governance in Odisha: Jay Panda opens up

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: Opening up for the first time after submitting his resignation from BJD, Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda, today said that he does not want to take on any individual neither wants to break somebody’s vote bank; rather will fight for the agenda which he has been championing for the last 18 years. In […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Kuna Tripathy takes charge as OFDC chairman

  Bhubaneswar: Actor Kuna Tripathy officially took charge as the chairman of the Odisha Film Development Corporation (OFDC) today. Kuna, best known for hosting OTV’s popular news spoof program ‘News-Fuse’, said that steps will be taken for the development of Odisha film industry and very soon a film policy will also be introduced. Revival of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Missing Bonda KISS student
Missing KISS student: Bonda Samaj files counter case

Bhubaneswar: In a major turn of events in the disappearance of the tribal KISS student, Rama Chandra of Dantipara in Bondaghati of Malkangiri district, the Bonda Janajati Samaj today filed a counter FIR against one Mukund Padiami who had lodged a complaint at the Mudulipada police station on Tuesday. He had alleged that various media agencies […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
BeMC defies Orissa HC stay order on Ortel office sealing

Berhampur: In an alleged attempt by Odisha government to target Ortel Communications after IMFA, the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) authorities continue to defy the stay order of the Orissa High Court on sealing of Ortel Berhampur office. The sub-collector and the Commissioner of the BeMC had raided the Ortel offices near Stadium and Gandhinagar day […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha Food Festival in Delhi treats visitors with Odia delicacies

New Delhi: Odisha Food Festival has been kicked off at the Press Club, New Delhi and will continue till April 29. Stalls with traditional food and sweets from Odisha have been set up at the venue which is being flocked by non-resident Odias and Delhiites alike. Well-known historian and food critic, Pushpesh Pant who was […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
OTV@21: The crusade continues

Odisha Television, better known as OTV, started its sojourn in April 1997 at a time when news was all about Doordarshan. Today, it has completed 21 years in free, fair and unbiased journalism. It has travelled a long way from cable channel to satellite to digital with the support and love of the people of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Kunduli incident: Is Crime Branch making veiled attack on media?

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Crime Branch which is yet to make any headway in the Kunduli gang rape and suicide incident seems to be deviating from its course of investigation and using pressure tactics on media by questioning and seeking information about its sources. On January 25, OTV telecasted a report of the State Forensic Science […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
'Media has major role to play in politics; to muzzle it is unhealthy'

Bhubaneswar: Criticism continues to pour in against the decision of the ruling BJD in the State to boycott participation in all debate and discussion programmes of Odisha’s largest news channel-OTV. “If any government feels a channel or reporter is speaking against them, it should use the same platform to respond and clarify,” said Siddharth Vardarajan, […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Ruling BJD boycotts OTV’s panel discussions, debates

Bhubaneswar: In what is being seen as a gag on media, the ruling BJD has decided to boycott the panel discussions and political debates on Odisha’s largest television news channel OTV. BJD spokesperson and Rajya Sabha member Pratap Deb in a press meet in Bhubaneswar today announced his party’s decision. Alleging OTV of being biased, […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
OTV's 8th Annual Convention - Foresight 2018 begins

Bhubaneswar: The Eighth edition of Odisha Television Limited’s annual convention, ‘Foresight 2018’ began in Bhubaneswar today. The first session was graced by Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmer Welfare Gajendra Singh Sekhawat. The minister addressed the gathering on topic Mission 2022: The Key Implications of MSP – Threats & Opportunities. The second session […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
This is cheap politics: MP Jay Panda on OTV links

Bhubaneswar: Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda on Monday tore into BJD for accusing him of carrying out a motivated campaign against the party through OTV. Terming it ‘cheap politics’, Panda said, “They (BJD) ignore the fact that OTV has carried every allegation against me. I’m not involved in running OTV, which is run professionally vide a […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021