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Javed Shaikh named in panel of umpires for 2018 Hockey World Cup

India’s Raghu Prasad and Javed Shaikh have recently named in the panel of umpires for the 2018 Hockey World Cup to be held in Bhubaneswar. On December 21, 2017, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced that 25 officials representing 19 countries from all five continents will officiate at this prestigious event taking place at the ..

Eastern India’s first CNG stations for scooters launched in Odisha

Dharmendra Pradhan, the Union Oil minister, has inaugurated Eastern India’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) stations for scooters at Chandrasekharpur and Patia area in Bhubaneswar, Odisha to supply CNG to vehicles. He also launched CNG-run scooters and auto-rickshaws. The service is an initiative under City Gas Distribution (CGD) project implemented by the GAIL (India) Limited, ..

India clinches bronze at Hockey World League (HWL-2017) tournament

Indian national hockey team has reclaimed the bronze medal at the Hockey World League (HWL-2017) tournament by defeating Germany in the final by 2-1 at Bhubaneswar, Odisha on December 11, 2017. Indian players took the lead in 21st minute through SV Sunil. Germany equalized through its reserve custodian Mark Appel in the 36th minute. A ..

India to host 46th Congress of International Hockey Federation

The 46th Congress of the International Hockey Federation (FIH-2018) will be held in New Delhi from October 30 to November 3. The biennial event will run for four days and will comprise meetings, social events, networking opportunities and presentations. The Congress, which will have representations from the National Associations, will also chart out the future ..

2017 Konark Dance Festival started in Odisha

The 2017 Konark dance festival has started on December 1, 2017 in backdrop of the Sun temple in Konark, Odisha. It is one of the biggest dance festivals held in India. The 5-day dance festival opened near the world famous Sun Temple of Konark with Odissi recital by the dancers of Nupur Dance Academy of ..

Odisha government launches ‘Fish Pond Yojana’ scheme to increase fish production

The Odisha government has launched a ‘Fish Pond Yojana’ scheme to boost fish production in the state with a budgetary provision of Rs 96 crore. The scheme was launched by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, while inaugurating a workshop on ‘Doubling of Farmer Income through Dairy and Allied Farming Practices’ in Bhubaneswar on November 28, 2017. ..

Odisha government launched Facebook’s ‘She Means Business’ programme to train women entrepreneurs

Naveen Patnaik, the Chief Minister of Odisha, has recently launched Facebook’s ‘She Means Business’ programme in Bhubaneswar to train women entrepreneurs in the state. For this, Facebook has partnered the Odisha’s MSME department and Project Mission Shakti to train 25,000 women entrepreneurs and self-help group (SHG) members on digital marketing skills by the end of ..

News Today: February 5, 2012

Court rejects the petition of Subramanian Swamy A Delhi Court provides a major relief to Home Minister P Chidambaram and the UPA Government, when it dismissed a petition seeking to make him an accused in the 2G Spectrum case. This petition was filed by Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy. The Judge O P Saini mandated ..