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Dutee Chand and Amiya Kumar Mallick of Odisha bagged gold in women’s and men’s 100m sprint events


Bhubaneswar:11/10o8/19: Ace sprinter Dutee Chand and Amiya Kumar Mallick of Odisha bagged gold in women’s and men’s 100m sprint events respectively at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships 2019 in Ranchi, Jharkhand today. Dutee shattered the 100-meter national record time of 11.22 seconds in semis after breaking her previous record 11.26 seconds. Besides, Amiya Mallick also won gold in men’s 100m ...

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Kohli scores double ton; surpasses several records


Pune:11/10/19:In Men’s cricket, chasing India’s mammoth total of 601 runs, South Africa were 36 for the loss of three wickets in 15 overs at stumps on the second day of the second Test at Pune today. Umesh Yadav scalped two wickets while Mohammad Shami one.  Earlier, resuming their first innings on overnight score of 273 for three, India declared their ...

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India set victory target of 135 runs for South Africa in final T-20


Bangaluru:22/9/19:In Cricket, India set a paltry victory target of 135 runs for South Africa in the Third and final T-20 match, now underway at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Earlier, India won the toss and scored 134 for 9 in the stipulated 20 overs. Protean bowlers used their variations in the death overs and contained the Indian batsmen. Shikhar Dhawan was ...

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Dharmendra Pradhan felicitates P. V. Sindhu


Newdelhi:5/9/19:Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan met ace shuttler Ms. P. V. Sindhu and her father Shri P. V. Ramana here today.Calling her a national pride, the Minister congratulated her and felicitated her for winning gold at BWF World Championship. He also wished her all the best for future endeavours, including Olympics 2020.On the occasion, ...

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West Indies bowl against India in 2nd Test


Jamica:30/8/19:West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the second and final World Test Championship encounter at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica today. Having won the first Test by 318 runs, India are runaway favourites going into the second match. India have already clinched the Twenty20 and ODI series against the West Indies. All India Radio is ...

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Piyush Goyal felicitates National Award Winners in Sports from Indian Railways


Newdelhi:30/8/19:Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry felicitated National Award winning Railway Sportspersons in New Delhi today. Shri Piyush Goyal felicitated Shri Bajrang Punia by giving a cheque of Rs 7.5 Lakhs and a Shawl, Shri S. Baskaran, Ms. Sonia Lather, Shri Chinglensana Singh Kangujam, Ms. Poonam Yadav, Shri Nitten Kirrtane by giving a cheque of Rs 5 ...

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CBI files supplementary chargesheet against ex-OCA secy Asirbad Behera


Bhubaneswar:29/8/19: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a supplementary chargesheet against Odisha Cricket Association (OCA), its former secretary Asirbad Behera and two others in the ongoing investigation into the chit fund scam. The chargesheet was filed in the special CBI Court, Bhubaneswar against Behera, Kamalakanta Das of Hotel Solan Inn and private person Sambit Kumar Khuntia under relevant ...

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Prime Minister Modi launches nation-wide ‘Fit India’ Movement


Newdelhi:29/8/19:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that fit and healthy nation is the call of New India. Launching a nation-wide ‘Fit India’ Movement on the occasion of National Sports Day in New Delhi today, Mr Modi said, fitness is not just a word but a necessary condition of healthy and prosperous life. He said, fitness has been an integral part ...

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Odisha State Badminton Association organized State Badminton championship 2019

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Bhubaneswar, 28th August 2019: In collaboration with Department of Youth & Sports, Government of Odisha, Odisha State Badminton Association organized State Badminton Championship 2019 from 28th August to 2nd September 2019 (i.e. from Wednesday to Monday) at Saheed Nagar Indoor Hall, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.  Hon’ble BJD MLA (RAIRAKHOL CONSTITUENCY) as well as President of Odisha State Badminton Association Shri Rohit Pujari inaugurated this championship on ...

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Odisha’s ace para-badminton player Pramod Bhagat rewarded with Rs 35 lakh


New Delhi27/8/19:: Odisha’s ace para-badminton player Pramod Bhagat, who won two gold medals at the BWF Para-Badminton World Championships, was today rewarded with Rs 35 lakh for his feat by Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State, Youth Affairs & Sports, here. The minister presented two cheques– one of Rs 15 lakh for winning gold medal in men’s doubles SL 3-4 category ...

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