News18 Odia is an Odia news channel. It is owned by Network 18, which launched on May 4, 2015. Its tagline is `News is Life’.ETV News Odia is a part of the ETV News Network, one of the largest satellite television channels in India. ETV News Odia is the 10th regional news channel of the ETV News Network in India. Nilambar Rath was the channel's first editor.