Tag Archives: sports

Evening News Headlines (March 20, 2017)

Nizamuddin clerics-Sushma Swaraj

* Senior BJP leader Chandan Mitra says Pyarimohan Mohapatra planned for BJD-BJP break-up. * 5 Naxals arrested by police and CRPF from Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh. * GoI to merge Bharatiya Mahila Bank with State Bank of India for better banking services outreach to women. * Missing Hazrat Nizamuddin clerics Syed Asif Nizami and NazimContinue Reading…

India vs Australia 3rd Test ends in a Draw; Series levelled at 1-1

India vs Australia, 3rd Test

The third Test match between India and Australia ended in a draw in Ranchi after Australia finished their second innings on 204/6 at the end of Day 5. The right-handed batsman Cheteshwar Pujara declared man of the match for his brilliant double century. The four match series is now tied at 1-1 with the lastContinue Reading…

Afternoon News Headlines (March 20, 2017)

Yumnam Khemchand

* Mortal remains of late Pyarimohan Mohapatra arrives at Bhubaneswar airport; CM Naveen Patnaik, BJD ministers & leaders pay their last tributes. * Odisha Pakhala Dibasa celebrated by Odias Worldwide. * Union Cabinet approves 4 key GST bills, to be introduced in Parliament soon. * Yumnam Khemchand of BJP elected as Speaker of Manipur Assembly.Continue Reading…

Afternoon News Headlines (March 18, 2017)

Sidhu in kapil sharma show

* Pyarimohan Mohapatra’s family urges not to spread rumours in social media. * Justice Hemant Gupta takes oath as new Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court. * Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh holds first cabinet meeting today. * Uttarakhand CM to Sworn in today; Prakash Pant, Madan Kaushik, Yashpal Arya, Subodh Uniyal and RekhaContinue Reading…

Morning News Headlines (March 18, 2017)

Ashwin Sundar

* Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy to present his opinion on farmer suicide in Odisha Assembly today; BJP legislators demand formation of a House Committee. * Digital dispensaries to come up in Keonjhar disrict soon. * MCD Polls: BJP President Amit Shah appoints V Sahasrabuddhe, Jitendra Singh, Nirmala Sitharaman, Sanjeev Balyan and Shyam Jaju to superviseContinue Reading…

Odisha to host 22nd Asian Athletics Championship in July

Asian Athletics Championship

The 22nd Asian Athletics Championship will be held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on the first week of July this year as Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Adille J Sumariwalla gave green signal to it yesterday. Reportedly, Ranchi pulled out from hosting the international event and Bhubaneswar will be the third city in India afterContinue Reading…

Bopanna-Matkowski lose in final of Dubai Tennis Meet

Bopanna-Matkowski

India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Polish partner Marcin Matkowski have lost the final battle in men’s doubles final match in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Saturday. The unseeded duo has started strongly before going down 6-4, 3-6, 3-10 to the fourth seeded Romanian-Dutch pair of Horia Tecau and Jean-Julien Rojer. Bopanna and MatkowskiContinue Reading…

Dubai Open: Bopanna, Matkowski reach Semifinals of Men’s Doubles

Bopanna, Matkowski

India’s doubles specialist Rohan Bopanna and his partner Marcin Matkowski on Thursday reached the semifinals event of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships being played in Dubai. The pair has knocked out Romania’s Florin Mergea and Serbia’s Viktor Troicki 6-3 6-4 in the quarter-finals of the USD 2,617,160 hard court tournament. Matkowski is Bopanna’s fourthContinue Reading…

Jitu Rai wins India’s 1st Individual Gold at ISSF World Cup

Jitu Rai- Amanpreet Singh- ISSF World Cup

With an outstanding performance, Indian shooter Jitu Rai won India’s first Individual Gold medal in the final of 50m air pistol event at International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in New Delhi on Wednesday. Jitu who was struggling in the final, stunned everybody with a remarkable comeback and created a new record by scoringContinue Reading…

ISSF World Cup: Pooja Ghatkar bags Bronze Medal in 10m Air Rifle Event

Pooja

Indian shooter Pooja Ghatkar made the country proud by winning a bronze medal on Friday in the women’s 10m Air Rifle event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in New Delhi. China’s Mengyao Shi clinched the gold medal while Dong Lijie captured the silver medal and Pooja, who scored a total ofContinue Reading…


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