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“I am an avid lover of Hockey. During childhood days, I played as a goalkeeper”:Naveen Patnaik

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Bhubaneswar:14/10/18: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, under whose stewardship the State would host the men’s hockey world cup on November, performed the role of hockey goalkeeper in his school days. Patnaik, who featured in the Kaun Banega Crorepati’s ‘Karamveer’ episode telecast on Friday, said “I am an avid lover of Hockey. During childhood days, I played as a goalkeeper”. Replying to ...

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Odiosha Chief Minister inaugurated the new and improved Kalinga Stadium

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Bhubaneswar:11/10/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik  inaugurated the new and improved Kalinga Stadium on    October,10,2018 which over the past few months has received world class upgrades, making it one of the premier destinations for sporting events in the world. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said, “This is a momentous occasion for all of us in Odisha and ...

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official mascot for Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup, Olly being welcome at the Puri sea beach

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Bhubaneswar:9/10/18; The official mascot for Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup, Olly is being welcome hockey lovers to Odisha in his characteristic style at the Puri sea beach on October 9. As part of the promotional campaign in the run-up to the World Cup, the Department of Sports and Youth Services would be hosting an event on Tuesday to signify the launch ...

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Naveen Patnaik today announced a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh for para athlete Jayanti Behera

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Bhubaneswar:9/10/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh for para athlete Jayanti Behera for winning bronze medal in 200-metre sprint event at the Asian Para Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Chief Minister also congratulated the para athlete from Odisha for her achievement in the international level. Patnaik took to the Twitter and wrote: ...

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Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khanwill attend the opening ceremony of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup

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Bhubaneswar:9/10/18: Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan, who played a hockey coach in “Chak De! India”, will attend the opening ceremony of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 on November 27. The actor today took to twitter extending his support and pledging his heartbeat to Indian Hockey. Cheering the Men in Blue to get the cup back home, SRK in ...

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Pune Half Marathon concludes in style

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Mumbai:7/10/18:A unique event was held in Pune today, to spread the message of Swachh Bharat. The Senior officers from various departments across the state and Central Government in Pune city, ran in a Pune Half Marathon event, early morning for the cause of ‘Swachh Bharat’! The run was organized by the Regional Outreach Bureau, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, in ...

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India beat West Indies by an innings and 272 runs in the first cricket Test

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Rajkot:6/1`0/18: India beat West Indies by an innings and 272 runs in the first cricket Test to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series here on Saturday. West Indies were bowled out for 181 in the first innings in the morning session and after following on, they folded for 196 in their second innings in the final session. India had ...

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Hockey player Lilima Minz has been selected for the prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar, 2018

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Bhubaneswar:30/9/18: Hockey player Lilima Minz, who hails from Odisha, has been selected for the prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar, 2018. The annual award, comprising a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh along with a citation, would be presented at the Ekalabya Award function, the date for which will be announced soon. The Ekalabya Committee comprising jury members drawn from different walks of life ...

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Odisha Tourism promotes hockey world cup in FHRAI 53rd Annual Convention held at Lucknow

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Bhubaneswar:26/9/18: Odisha Tourism continues to bolster its efforts to attract visitors by participating in the Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) 53rd Annual Convention held at Lucknow. The event was inaugurated by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath with the theme of the event being “Spiritual & Wellness Tourism”. Odisha Tourism showcased its tourism potential with its Konark themed ...

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Indian hockey team has shot for an episode for the quiz show “Kaun Banega Crorepati”

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Mumbai:25/9/18: The Indian hockey team has shot for an episode for the quiz show “Kaun Banega Crorepati” hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. The megastar called the sportsmen as the country’s “brand ambassadors”. Amitabh on Monday night shared a photograph of himself along with the players of the Indian hockey team from the sets of “Kaun Banega Crorepati”. He captioned the image: ...

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