Kalinga TV celebrates 3rd Founding Day
KalingaTV News Network
Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s premier 24×7 news channel – Kalinga TV- celebrated its third anniversary at hotel Sandy’s Tower here today.
Staff of the premier news channel celebrated the third founding day in the presence of its founder Dr. Achyuta Samanta and people of different walks of life.
On this occasion, ABP News Editor Pankaj Jha along with Samanta launched the ‘KNEWS Mobile app’. Besides, Samanta and other dignitaries felicitated and welcomed the new employees of Kalinga TV.
Despite facing a number of hurdles, Kalinga TV has been providing timely, credible and unbiased news to countless viewers for the last three years.
In a short span of time, it has created its own identity by following its founder’s ideals.
It has shunned sensationalism and opted to report the truth and has become the voice of the common man.
From the Gumudumaha firing in Kandhamal to Niali sheep killing in Cuttack to Bhadrak riot to Kandhamal conjoined twins – Jaga and Balia, Kalinga TV was the first one to report happenings around the state and helped the victims to get help from the respective district administrations.
Besides, it is the one and only news channel in the state to launch ‘Santali’ news bulletin.
The 24×7 News Channel, owned by Kalinga Media Entertainment Private Limited, was launched by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on April 15, 2015.
Kalinga TV’s Director Umapada Bose, CMD Himanshu Khatua, Chief Editor Soumyajit Patnaik, Kadambini Editor Iti Samanta were among many dignitaries who attended the event.