Sunday, August 25, 2019


Naval Hockey Academy opened in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated high performance hockey center – Naval Hockey Academy (NTHA) at Kalinga Stadium here to nurture hockey talent in Odisha. The NTHA has been opened as part of Tata Odisha Hockey Programme, a joint initiative of Odisha Government, Tata Steel and Tata Trusts. As part of the programme, […]

Odisha Governor opens 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships

Cuttack: Governor Ganeshi Lal on Wednesday opened the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here in the presence of Sports and Youth Services Minister Trusharkanti Behera and Barabati-Cuttack MLA Mohammad Moquim. The tournament has received a good entry with 14 associations and top Commonwealth countries, including India, Singapore, Malaysia, Bangladesh, […]


Kallola-2019: Entries invited for short film competition

Bhubaneswar: UNICEF Odisha in collaboration with Aaina, an Odisha-based voluntary organisation launched Season 5 of KALLOLA, a short film contest on child rights, on the theme of Nutrition – Every child’s right for a healthy life on Monday here. Kallola 2019 invites entries for short films (30, 60 and 90 seconds) on the theme Nutrition […]

Sangam stands tall at Kala Hira 2019

Bhawanipatna: The artistes of the Kalahandi-based Sangam – a socio-cultural organisation – have regaled the audience with their extraordinary performance at Dhanbad in Jharkhand recently. The occasion is a three-day all-India multi-lingual dance and drama competition, Kala Hira 2019, which was organised by All India Theatre Council. In the drama section, noted dramatist Rajendra Padhi’s […]

Bhajan Samaroh held to mark Rath Yatra

Bhawanipatna: To observe the Rath Yatra festival of Lord Jagannath and His siblings, a cultural programme ‘Bhajan Samaroh’ was organised here on Saturday. Organised jointly by Kalahandi district administration and District Council of Culture at Mausima Temple here, the Bhajan programme was all about devotional songs for Lord Jagannath and His siblings elder brother Lord […]