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Odisha sounds warning on a possible 3rd wave of Covid

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Amid detection of new Covid variant Omicron in some foreign countries, the Odisha government swung into action and asked all district collectors to remain prepared to tackle a possible third wave of Covid-19.... read..
 

Jr Hockey World Cup: Argentina, Spain claim last two berths into quarter-finals

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Former Champion Pakistan came back twice from a goal deficit to level scores but 2013 winners Argentina were too strong on Sunday as they went on to win 4-3 in their preliminary round match in the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup. With this win, A... read..
 

MCL to set up 50MW solar power plant in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India will set up a 50 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Odisha's Sambalpur at a total cost of Rs 301.92 crore, moving steadily towards its goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2024.... read..
 

Jr Hockey World Cup: Belgium, Malaysia qualify for knockouts; France beat Canada 11-1

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Top contenders Belgium scored a facile 3-0 win against Chile to tie with Malaysia on seven points but topped the group on goal difference in the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup 2021 here on Saturday. Former champions Pakistan kept alive their cha... read..
 

Maoist killed in encounter in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
A senior cadre Maoist has been killed in an encounter with security forces during an anti-Moist operation in Odisha's Bolangir district, DGP Abhay said on Sunday.... read..
 

Jr Hockey World Cup: Reid confident India can beat Belgium in quarters

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
With his boys improving in attack in the defence since their defeat against France, India coach Graham Reid on Saturday expressed confidence that they will be able to beat top contenders Belgium in their quarter-final encounter in the FIH Odisha Hockey Me... read..
 

Jr Hockey World Cup: India thrash Poland 8-2, to clash with Belgium in quarters

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Defending champion India started well, took a comfortable lead and then survived some anxious moments in the fourth quarter before slamming two more goals to seal a facile 8-2 win thus qualifying for the quarter-finals in the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junio... read..
 

'Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal may intensify into cyclone'

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
A fresh low pressure area that is likely to form over South Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal around November 30 may intensify into a 'cyclonic storm', a senior IMD official said on Sunday.... read..
 

Doing well in Dhaka is important for us ahead of a busy season in 2022, says Manpreet Singh

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
As India men's hockey team gears up for the Asian Champions Trophy, which will kick off on December 14, captain Manpreet Singh and vice-captain Harmanpreet expressed confidence about the team's prospects in Dhaka where they will defend the title.... read..
 

Odisha vigilance sleuths arrest ITDA engineer on corruption charges

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
The Odisha vigilance department has arrested Santosh Kumar Das, assistant engineer in the Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA) in Baripada in Mayurbhanj district, on corruption charges, officials said on Saturday.... read..
 

Four school students drowned in Odisha, bodies recovered

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
Bodies of all four school students who drowned in the Mahanadi river in Odisha's Cuttack have been recovered, police said on Friday.... read..
 

Patnaik shares his dream of Odisha having 'best' medical care

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said that it is his dream that nobody from the state should be forced to go outside for better medical treatment.... read..
 

Jr Hockey World Cup: Malaysia hold Belgium; Germany, Netherlands in quarters

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Malaysia produced a magnificent defensive display to cause a big display by holding strong contenders Belgium to a 1-1 draw even as six-time champions Germany and the Netherlands claimed their second victories of the event and joined France in the quarter... read..
 

Odisha CM launches smart health cards distribution in Balasore, Bhadrak districts

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 27, 2021 5:17:41 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched the distribution of Smart Health Cards under the 'Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana' in Balasore and Bhadrak districts.... read..
 

26 students found Covid-19 positive in Odisha school

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
At least 26 girl students of a government residential school in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district were found Covid-19 positive while samples of another 15 students were sent for testing, officials said on Saturday.... read..
 

Jr Hockey World Cup; Challenges ahead for India, coach Reid says focus on 'one match at a time'

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Impressive 13-1 win over Canada in their second clash of the FIH Junior Hockey World Cup may have put the Indian campaign back on the track but the hosts are not out of the woods as they face the prospect of running into a tough opponent in the knockout s... read..
 

Jr Hockey World Cup: India bounce back in style, thrash Canada 13-1

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
After a disappointing start to their FIH Junior Hockey World Cup campaign, India bounced back with a dominant 13-1 win over Canada in their Group B encounter of the tournament at the Kalinga Stadium here on Thursday.... read..
 

Defending champions India names 20-member team for Asian Champions Trophy in Dhaka

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 26, 2021 3:47:20 PM IST
Hockey India on Friday named the 20-member men's team for the upcoming Men's Asian Champions Trophy which is scheduled to be held between December 14-22.... read..
 

Men's Junior Hockey World Cup: Spain register record-breaking 17-0 win over US

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 26, 2021 1:46:54 AM IST
Over 70 goals were scored on the second day of the Men's Junior Hockey World Cup in Odisha, with Spain registering a record-breaking win with a margin of 17-0 over the USA in a Pool C game.... read..
 

Spain register record-breaking win over US in a high-scoring second day of Men's Junior Hockey World Cup in Odisha

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 26, 2021 1:46:55 AM IST
Over 70 goals were scored on the second day of the Men's Junior Hockey World Cup in Odisha, with Spain registering a record-breaking win with a margin of 17-0 over the USA in a Pool C game.... read..
 

FIH Men's Junior WC: Team India gear up for crucial match against Poland

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 26, 2021 4:17:15 PM IST
After a remarkable 13-1 win over Canada in Group B match of FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021, Team India will look to seal a spot in the quarter-finals when they take on Poland on Saturday.... read..
 

Jr Hockey World Cup: France assured of QF berth after second win

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
France became the first team to virtually assure themselves a spot in the quarter-finals with a dominant 7-1 win against Poland in a Group B match for their second win in the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup 2021 here on Thursday.... read..
 

Pradhan writes to Scindia for Bhubaneswar-Dubai flight

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has written a letter to his Cabinet colleague Jyotiraditya Scindia for the operation of direct flight from Odisha capital Bhubaneswar to Dubai.... read..
 

Odisha MLAs to undergo RT-PCR test for Winter Session

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
In view of the Covid-19 situation, all MLAs and their personal staff will undergo RT-PCR test for the Winter Session of Odisha Assembly which begins from December 1.... read..
 

Manpreet to lead hockey team in Asian Champions Trophy; Sreejesh not in squad

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
India hockey team captain Manpreet Singh will lead a 20-member contingent in the Men's Asian Champions Trophy, scheduled to be held in Dhaka from December 14- 22. Veteran goalkeeper PR Sreejesh is not in the squad.... read..
 

Jr Hockey World Cup: Argentina hand Egypt 14-0 defeat

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
A hat-trick by Facundo Zarate and a brace of goals each by Lautaro Domene, and Bautista Capurro helped former champions Argentina hand Egypt a 14-0 thrashing in their opening match of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup here on Thursday.... read..
 

Delhi-based visual artist spreads awareness on menace of plastic waste

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 25, 2021 10:17:17 AM IST
Delhi-based visual artist Manveer Singh has installed a 15-feet Olive Ridley sea turtle artwork made out of plastic at Puri beach with an aim to make people aware of the ill-effects of plastic waste on the environment, especially the sea and the aquatic l... read..
 

Jr Hockey World Cup: FIH app, site crash ahead of India-France match

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
The International Hockey Federation's (FIH) preparation for the live broadcast of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup proved insufficient as their mobile application (app) and the website crashed just ahead of the India versus France match due to... read..
 

Odisha based visual artist spreads awareness on menace of plastic waste

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 25, 2021 8:17:18 AM IST
Odisha based visual artist Manveer Singh has installed a 15-feet Olive Ridley sea turtle artwork made out of plastic at Puri beach with an aim to make people aware of the ill-effects of plastic waste on the environment, especially the sea and the aquatic ... read..
 

FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup declared open; Belgium beat S Africa 5-1 in 1st match

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
The much-anticipated FIH Hockey Men's Junior World Cup, which will see 16 top teams from across the globe vie for the title, was declared open by the Governor of Odisha, Ganeshi Lal, here on Wednesday.... read..
 

Odisha Guv declares Hockey Men's Junior WC open (Ld)

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal declared the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup open at the opening ceremony held on Wednesday at the iconic Kalinga Hockey Stadium here.... read..
 

Odisha: Chit fund firm director arrested in Rs 3 cr fraud

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha police has arrested Sudarsan Senapati, a chit fund company director, for duping investors money of around Rs 3 crore, police said here on Thursday.... read..
 

Jr Hockey World Cup: France stun defending champions India 5-4 on Day 1

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Defending champions India started their campaign in the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup on a disastrous note, going down 4-5 to lowly-ranked France on the opening day of the tournament at the Kalinga Stadium here.... read..
 

Jr Hockey World Cup: With Paris Olympics up ahead, focus on France at Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Though they are not among the favourites for the title, a lot of attention will be focussed on the France team at the FIH Odisha Hockey Junior Men's World Cup starting here on Wednesday.... read..
 

FIH Hockey Men's Junior WC declared open by Governor of Odisha

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 24, 2021 8:47:12 PM IST
The much-anticipated FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021, which will see 16 top teams from across the globe vie for the title, was declared open by Ganeshi Lal, Governor of Odisha.The Opening Ceremony held on Wednesday here at the Ka... read..
 

Jr Hockey World Cup: Arrangements in place for safety, security of participants

By Biswa Bhushan Mahapatra Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Security, and safety will be the key for the successful conduct of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup here at the blue turf of Kalinga Stadium.... read..
 

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik distributes smart health cards in Odisha's Rayagada

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 24, 2021 2:17:11 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik distributed smart health cards under the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana in Rayagada district virtually on Tuesday and said people can avail free medical treatment through them in the 200 largest hospitals across the count... read..
 

Naveen Patnaik cabinet approves 'Odisha Electronics Policy 2021' to boost Electronics System Design, Manufacturing industry

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 24, 2021 7:17:50 AM IST
In an effort to promote Odisha as an attractive destination for the electronics industry, State Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday approved "Odisha Electronics Policy 2021" to promote the Electronics manufacturing sector in the Sta... read..
 

FIH Hockey Men's Junior WC: Hosts India stumble to 4-5 loss against France

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 24, 2021 10:48:07 PM IST
Hosts India stumbled to a 4-5 loss against world number 26 France in their opening game of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021 on Wednesday.... read..
 

'Shilanyas' for Jagannath temple heritage corridor project performed in Puri

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
The Shilanyas or the foundation stone-laying ceremony of the ambitious Srimandir Parikrama Prakalp was performed in Odisha's Puri in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday.... read..
 

Eggs hurled at Odisha Chief Minister's convoy

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
BJP youth wing activists hurled eggs at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's convoy in Puri town on Wednesday over school teacher Mamita Meher murder case.... read..
 

Jr Hockey World Cup: India to begin title defence against France on Wednesday

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
India's preparations for the 2024 Paris Olympics, and medals beyond, will begin here with the mega sporting spectacle -- FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup -- which is all set to kick-start on Wednesday.... read..
 

Manpreet, Sreejesh give verdict on junior team, say it can win FIH World Cup

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Indian hockey stalwarts Manpreet Singh and PR Sreejesh have given their verdict on the junior team's preparations for the FIH Junior Hockey World Cup, saying the Colts are shaping up well for the global event and look good to retain the title they won in ... read..
 

Odisha Govt clears 8 investment proposals worth RS 1872.11 crore

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 23, 2021 4:47:55 AM IST
State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) headed by Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra has given principle approval to eight industrial projects envisaging investment of around Rs 1872.11 crore, that may create employment opportunities ... read..
 

CAG to audit natural resources: Girish Chandra Murmu

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
The Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG) will conduct the natural resources accounting (NRA) for a tighter scrutiny and accounting of mineral and energy resources of this country.... read..
 

Junior hockey WC: Team Egypt arrive to complete the lineup at Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Team Egypt arrived on Monday for the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021, becoming the 16th and last team to reach the Odisha capital for the big event.... read..
 

Egypt hockey team arrives in Bhubaneswar for Junior World Cup

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 22, 2021 8:47:58 PM IST
Egypt's hockey team arrived here in Bhubaneswar to participate in the much-awaited FIH Odisha men's Junior World Cup 2021.... read..
 

16 teams ready to battle it out for FIH Men's Junior World Cup

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Hockey fever is set to grip the nation as 16 participating teams prepare to battle it out for top honours at the FIH Odisha Hockey Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021, scheduled to begin on November 24.... read..
 

One held with leopard skin in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
For the third time in November, Odisha police have seized a leopard skin and arrested one person in Boudh district, officials said here on Monday.... read..
 

Hockey Men's Junior World Cup: Odisha Sports Minister reviews preparedness

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 22, 2021 5:17:47 AM IST
With just two days to go for the Hockey Men's Junior World Cup, Odisha Sports Minister, Tusharkanti Behera visited the Kalinga Stadium and reviewed the progress of work.... read..
 

16 teams ready to battle it out for FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior WC

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 22, 2021 4:17:58 PM IST
The stage is set in Bhubaneswar as the 16 participating teams prepare to battle it out for top honours at the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021, which is scheduled to begin on November 24.... read..
 
 
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