In Odisha, touts have a field day as illiterate migrants scramble for documents to prove domicile status; activists condemn NRC, religion-based CAA
After the BJD lent support in the Parliament to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced that the party doesn’t support NRC. Following the President's assent to CAA, migrants went on an overdrive to procure as many documents possible to prove their domicile status
Young striker Dilpreet Singh named in 32-member men's hockey team probables for two-week national camp
Young striker Dilpreet Singh was on Saturday included in a 32-member men's core probables group for a two-week national coaching camp ahead of next month's Hockey Pro League, to be held in Bhubaneswar.
Row over RSS chief’s remarks overblown, the institution is only seeking to define Hindutva as pluralistic
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat’s recent comments, that the organisation regards the entire 130 crore population of India as members of “Hindu society”, has come at a time when the country is witnessing large-scale protests over a legislation that critics say is ‘anti-Muslim’, ‘divisive’ and part of BJP’s ‘majoritarian project’.
Woman gang raped by policeman, aide inside police quarters in Odisha's Puri; one accused arrested, other at large
A woman was allegedly gang-raped by two persons including a policeman inside a police quarter in Odisha's temple town of Puri on Monday.
FIH Men's Hockey World Cup 2023 to be hosted by Bhubaneswar and Rourkela, confirms Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik
The 2023 Men's Hockey World Cup will be held in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik announced on Wednesday.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dragflicker Rupinder Pal Singh says Pro League will help India prepare better for Games
After opting out of the inaugural tournament last year, the Indian men's hockey team will open its campaign in the FIH Pro League against The Netherlands at home in January next year.
ISL 2019-20: Mumbai City FC boss Jorge Costa confident of positive result against Odisha despite team's injury concerns
There is a legitimate reason for Jorge Costa to fret because of the injury problems, but the Portuguese manager is not too worried and believes his team is up for the challenge.
Rose Valley scam: ED grills KKR CEO Venky Mysore in connection with match sponsorships, records his statement under PMLA
The Enforcement Directorate on Friday questioned the CEO of Indian Premier League team Kolkata Knight Riders in connection with its money laundering probe in the Rose Valley ponzi scam case.
Railways to launch 'Sewa Service' trains in bid to improve last-mile connectivity; daily services to start from Delhi, Kota, Coimbatore
In a bid to improve last-mile connectivity for those travelling from small towns and villages to major cities, the railways will launch 10 'Sewa Service' trains.
'Muslims in India are the happiest': Mohan Bhagwat says minorities, historically persecuted faiths thrive in India due to 'Hindu culture'
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) supremo Mohan Bhagwat said that people of other faiths have sought refuge in India due to the 'Hindu culture'.
On Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary, Odisha will ban single-use plastic, including one-time use disposable cutlery, in all cities
Odisha government has banned single-use plastic in all urban areas of the state from Gandhi Jayanti Day on Wednesday, an official said.
Dharmendra Pradhan writes to Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri to request direct Bhubaneswar-Dubai flight
Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan has requested Minister of Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri to start a direct flight between Bhubaneswar and Dubai at the earliest
The Indian women's team, which finished third in the COTIF Cup recently, will play the two matches at the Yakkasary Stadium, Tashkent on August 29 and September 2.
Dutee Chand unable to travel to Germany for races owing to technical problems despite timely government intervention
Dutee Chand will be unable to participate in a couple of IAAF races in Germany and Ireland which could have helped her qualify for the World Championships
Naveen Patnaik brings up Special Category Status for Odisha, women's empowerment and simultaneous polls at NITI Aayog meet
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik cited the instance of cyclone Fani that battered 14 districts, killed 64 people and caused a total loss of Rs 9,336.26 crore after making landfall at a wind speed of about 200 kmph near Puri on 3 May.
FIH World Series 2019: Despite spirited performances, it's curtains for Poland and Russia's Olympic dreams
Once again, the journey to the Olympics will be a long and arduous one, but both Poland and Russia hockey teams can take heart from their spirited performances in Bhubaneswar.
FIH World Series 2019: Heatwave in Bhubaneswar forces organisers to reschedule Friday's morning game
The heatwave in Bhubaneswar has seen temperatures climb over 40 degrees and has forced FIH into rescheduling Friday's morning game.
FIH World Series 2019: Mexico and Uzbekistan players go through 'hell' while playing under scorching heat in Bhubaneswar
The temperature was close to 40 degree Celsius before the match between Mexico and Uzbekistan for the 7th-8th spot in the FIH World Series had started.
FIH Series Finals 2019: Pro League tournament is killing hockey, says Japan men's team head coach Siegfried Aikman
Aikman, who has been coaching Japan since 2017 in his second stint with the country, is not happy with the direction international hockey is heading. He doesn't mince words when asked about FIH Pro League and its impact on the game.
FIH Series Finals 2019: Students, coaches, geologists - United States' part-time hockey stars dream of lasting legacy
Just three days into the tournament, and having played two matches, the United States men's hockey team is now in contention of directly qualifying to the semis.