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Naveen Patnaik Congratulates Indian Women’s Hockey Team

Bhubaneswar: Despite his busy schedule for the ongoing elections in the state, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik found time to follow Hockey and congratulated Indian Women’s Hockey Team for their splendid win over host Malaysia in their bi-lateral series. With Navjot Kaur’s fine field goal in the 35th minute of the final match of the series, […]


Three From Odisha To Play in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup This Year

Bhubaneswar: For representing the Senior India Men’s Hockey team three from Odisha have been selected. The lucky players are Birendra Lakra, Amit Rohidas and Shilanand Lakra, who will be playing in the upcoming Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament to be held in Malaysia. Day before yesterday the Indian Hockey announced the names of 18 […]


5 Odia Women Hockey Players Selected in IWHNC

Bhubaneswar: Deep Grace Ekka, Sunita Lakra, Lilima Minz, Namita Toppo and Anupa Barla are the five lucky women hockey player hailing from Odisha who are selected for the Indian Women’s Hockey National Camp, which is going to begin tomorrow at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru Campus. Apart from the senior players who have retained […]


Odisha Guv, CM, Union Minister and Sachin at Final HWC 2018

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar witnessed the final match of Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 yesterday at Kalinga Stadium. They also gave away the awards after the final match. Naveen Patnaik tweeted after the final match, Enjoyed an incredible final match of […]


Belgium Creates History at Kalinga Stadium

Bhubaneswar: Belgium Hockey Team created history by beating its first ever International Hockey Federation  (FIH) title at Kalinga Stadium here in Bhubaneswar. In the final of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup today, Belgium after playing a goalless draw against runners-up of the last edition, Netherlands, scored a thrilling win in the sudden death of penalty […]


Patha Utsav Brings Patriotism, Hockey to Janpath

Bhubaneswar: The popular weekend street festival of the city Patha Utsav celebrated the day on Janpath with multiple themes like hockey and patriotism, but participation of the brass band of Border Security Force (BSF) and Naval Veterans Club Odisha at the special edition of the event on the concluding day of the .FEST, made the […]


Book on Odia Hockey Players Released

Bhubaneswar: A book on the achievements of tribal Odia hockey players from the state was released by Union petroleum and skill development minister Dharmendra Pradhan here last evening. The book titled Hockey Hai Zindegi (Hockey Is Life), Written by noted sports journalist Satyendra Pal Singh, depicts the struggle of tribal hockey players of Odisha, mostly […]


Indian Hockey Team Attends .FEST Sufi Night

Bhubaneswar: Beating all the Monday blues .FEST (Bhubaneshwar City Festival) presented a soulful Sufi experiences to the audiences that gathered in thousands to enjoy a blissful performance. Known for his mesmerizing voice Odisha born singer, Rituraj gave one of his best performances at the festival. He performed songs like Adhuri Zindagi, Piya Re, Galliyan and Muskurane Ki […]


When Hockey Stands Up for AIDS

Bhubaneswar: The Men’s Hockey World Cup has not limited itself to a mega sports event, it played a huge part in raising awareness about AIDS. Yesterday Kalinga Stadium witnessed spectators forming a human red ribbon in the East Gallery.  While the day focuses on spreading awareness and eradicating stigma associated with HIV/AIDS, the theme for […]


Naveen, Dharmendra Congratulate Indian Hockey Team

Bhubaneswar: As India won the first match against South Africa at Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 here last evening, wishes started pouring from all spheres. Odisha Cheif Minister Naveen patnaik congratulated Team India for their spectacular performance against South Africa, giving a perfect start. He wished the men in blue good luck for the remaining matches. […]