Men in Blue thrash Japan 7-2 to enter final…

June 14, 2019

Bhubaneswar(Special Opinion)India booked their place in the 2020 Olympic Qualifiers in style as the Men in Blue hammered Japan 7-2 in the semifinals of the FIH Men’s Series Finals here Friday at Kalinga Stadium.The Manpreet Singh-led boys will play South Africa in the final Saturday. The Proteas scraped past USA 2-1 in the other last-four […]

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Visakhapatnam: Reshma eyes Pesapallo World Cup tourney…

June 13, 2019

Visakhapatnam(Special Opinion)After bagging silver medal in Pesapallo National Championship 2018-19, K Reshma is now gearing up for Pesapallo World Cup Championship to be hosted in India for the first time. Learning the game since 2016, the Class X student of Key Stone English Medium School aims to bring glory to the nation by taking part […]

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FIH Series Finals: Japanese team arrives in Odisha capital…

June 4, 2019

Bhubaneswar: The hosts of Tokyo Olympics 2020, Japan, arrived today in Bhubaneswar to take part in the upcoming FIH Men’s Series Finals Bhubaneswar Odisha 2019.The Japanese side, led by Captain Manabu Yamashita, come into the tournament riding high on their success in the Asian Games 2018 where they won the Gold Medal by defeating Malaysia […]

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Olympian Dutee Chand harassed, abused on social media for rejecting her marriage offer…

March 31, 2019

Bhubaneswar(Special Opinion)Cyber bullying continued to be rampant on social media platforms with allegations by Olympian Dutee Chand, a new victim of such crime.The ace sprinter Dutee was harassed mentally and abused on Facebook Messenger allegedly by a user identified as Dhirendra Nath Pintu, as mentioned on his Facebook handle, for rejecting marriage proposal. According to […]

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Manimeghlai, Shruti shine at World Summer Games…

March 20, 2019

New Delhi(Special Opinion)Specially-abled women cyclist Manimeghlai and Shruti from SOS India have won gold and silver medals, respectively, in 500 metre at Special Olympics World Summer Games, in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday While the 16-year-old Manimeghlai is mildly intellectually challenged, Shruti has impaired speech and hearing. Manimeghlai was brought to SOS Children’s Village Nagapattinam when […]

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World Sparrow Day:State environmentalists give a fillip to conservation efforts…

March 19, 2019

Bhubaneswar(Special Opinion)There was a time when most of us woke up to the chirping of sparrows. The time is long gone as the species has been pushed to the brink of extinction by careless activities of us humans. On the occasion of World Sparrow Day, we take a look at ways which would save the […]

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4 from Odisha in Indian Junior Women’s Hockey team for matches against France…

January 31, 2019

Bhubaneswar(Special Opinion)Four players from Odisha have been selected to the 20-member Indian Junior Women’s Hockey Team for the upcoming matches against France scheduled from Feb 8 to 13.They included Mariana Kujur, Ajmina Kujur, Philicia Toppo and Jiwan Kishori Toppo.Hockey India on Wednesday announced the list of the players selected to the team for the competition […]

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Odisha boys receive PMRB Puraskar from President…

January 22, 2019

Bhubaneswar(Special Opinion)President Ram Nath Kovind today presented the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019 at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Odia boys Naisargik Lenka and Ayushman Tripathy also received the award among the 26 children, 2 individuals and 3 institutions, who were bestowed with the coveted award under various fields like Innovation, Social Service, Scholastic, Sports, Art & […]

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Kendrapara emerge champions…

January 21, 2019

Bhubaneswar(Special Opinion)Kendrapara Contendors scrapped past Puri Wavers 3-2 to lift the Odisha Tennis Premier League (OTPL) title for the second time in a row here at the Kalinga Stadium tennis complex Sunday.It was Puri who drew the first blood as Suraj R Prabodh thrashed Jagmeet Singh 7-0 in the men’s singles to take the lead. […]

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Maha gymnasts script golden tale of success at Khelo…

January 14, 2019

Pune(Special Opinion)Ending the tournament on a high, the Maharashtra Under-17 and Under-21 gymnastics teams walked away with the overall title in both categories by a comfortable margin ahead of West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh.In all, Maharashtra finished with 14 gold medals (U-17 five and U-21 nine), a media release said.The first day in the U-17 […]

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