Bhubaneswar: Both the boys’ and the girls’ teams of Orissa won bronze medals in the recently-concluded National Soft Tennis Championships at Ahmedabad.
Orissa boys defeated Andhra Pradesh 2-0 in the first round. In the second round they edged past Chhattisgarh 2-1 to enter the semifinals and had to be satisfied with the bronze medal. Orissa girls thrashed Haryana 3-0, scraped past Gujarat 2-1 en route their bronze medal finish.
Football Association of Orissa (FAO) will organise the AIFF ‘D’ License coaching course at Cuttack, February 8-12. It is mandatory to have the AIFF D license coaching certificate in order to appear for AFC C license programme.
Gangpur eves win
Hockey Gangpur thrashed Hockey Karnataka 7-0 in the inaugural match of the Sub-junior Women’s Hockey Championships at Ramanathapuram, Wednesday. Jiwan Kishore Toppo drew the first blood in the 16th minute, while Manisha Oram (20th, 48th), Aten Topno (27th, 45th) and Jyotsna Rohidas (46th, 54th) struck a brace each.
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Thiruvanathapuram: The policy address of the LDF government in Kerala by Governor P Sathasivam Monday at the start of the Assembly session saw him skipping portions critical of the BJP government at the centre.In the printed copy of his address, … Continue reading
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Balasore: The kingpin of an inter-state antique smuggling gang that recently stole an 11th century idol from a temple in Balasore district was arrested in Uttar Pradesh Monday. The 2.5 ft-long granite idol of ‘Bajra Vairahi’, weighing 70 kg, went … Continue reading
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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court, which heard Monday a writ petition against the delay in notification of dates for the Bijepur by-poll, issued a notice to the Election Commission of India (ECI) seeking its response on the issue within … Continue reading
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New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday dubbed as “serious” the issues raised in the pleas relating to the death of special CBI judge BH Loya, but castigated a senior lawyer for raking up the name of BJP president Amit Shah … Continue reading
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