Tuesday, November 12, 2019


Odisha boy Aswatha Narayana bags gold at WorldSkills Kazan-2019

Bhubaneswar: S Aswatha Narayana from Odisha has won gold medal in Water Technology at the WorldSkills International Competition 2019 that ended with a spectacular closing ceremony at Kazan on Tuesday attended by President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin. The 25-year-old youth competed against 11 countries. He was also rewarded as ‘Best of Nation’ amongst […]

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, […]


‘Super 22’ to showcase talents of differently-abled on Nov 4

Bhubaneswar: Sabyasachi & team Smile Please – a social welfare organisation – will stage ‘Super 22’ show on Monday here. As part of the show as many as 22 persons with disabilities (PwDs), including eight females having extraordinary talents will showcase their skills. The 22 differently-abeled talents have been selected by the Sabyasachi and team […]

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 […]