India Eves Lose To Great Britain In Bronze Medal Match

Tokyo: There was no fairy-tale ending for the Indian women’s hockey team as its dream of winning bronze in their maiden entry into the medal round came crashing down in a 4-3 defeat to Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Friday. The unheralded Indians made an unexpected run into the medal round, winning two matches and beating world No. 2 Australia in the quarterfinals. They lost to the higher-rated Argentina and went down narrowly to Great Britain, but they went out with heads held high as Rani Rampal’s…

Woman Run Over By Pick-Up Van In Balangir

Balangir: A woman died while another was critically injured after being run over by a pick-up van near the Durga Temple in Balangir town on Friday. Reportedly, Pramila Mohapatra and Koshal Kishori Singh of Brahman Pada were on a morning walk when they were hit by the pick-up van coming from Bargarh. While Pramila died on the spot, Koshal was rushed to Bhima Bhoi Medical College & Hospital in a critical condition. The vehicle and its driver have been detained at Town Police Station.

Odisha Confirms 66 More Covid Deaths

Bhubaneswar: Another 66 Covid positive patients in Odisha have succumbed to the disease, reported the Health & Family Welfare Department on Friday. Among the deceased persons, one each is from the districts of Bhadrak, Jharsuguda, Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Nuapada, Rayagada, and Sambalpur; two each from Bolangir, Mayurbhanj, and Puri; three from Keonjhar; four from Angul; six from Balasore; 10 from Ganjam; 11 from Cuttack; and 19 from Khordha.

Odisha Reports 1208 Fresh Covid-19 Cases

Bhubaneswar: Another 1208 positive cases of Covid-19 were detected in Odisha till the midnight of Thursday, reported the Information & Public Relations Department on Friday. Among the new cases, 702 are in quarantine and 506 are local contacts. With this, the total number of positive cases in Odisha now stands at 984731. District-wise details of the cases are as under. 1. Angul: 55 2. Balasore: 63 3. Bargarh: 5 4. Bhadrak: 22 5. Balangir: 5 6. Cuttack: 173 7. Deogarh: 5 8. Dhenkanal: 15 9. Gajapati: 1 10. Ganjam: 12…

BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty Demands Passenger Train Service For Kendrapara

New Delhi:  Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Lok Sabha MP Anubhav Mohanty on Wednesday raised a question in the Parliament that by when the people of Kendrapara district in Odisha will be able to use passenger train service. Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Mohanty said, “We are thankful to the Central government and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik that there is rail connectivity in this district and freight train services are operational. “During the Budget Session, I had raised the issue that there are no passenger train services in Kendrapara. However, I…

Odisha Confirms 68 More Covid-19 Fatalities

Bhubaneswar: Another 68 Covid positive patients in Odisha have succumbed to the disease, confirmed the Health & Family Welfare Department on Thursday. Among the deceased, one each is from the districts of Bhadrak, Bolangir, Jajpur, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Nabarangpur, Nayagarh, Nuapada, and Sambalpur; two each from Balasore and Dhenkanal; three from Bargarh; four from Kendrapara; 11 from Cuttack; 12 each from Puri and Sundargarh; and 13 from Khordha.

Olympics Hockey: Indian Men’s Team Bring Bronze Medal Home

Tokyo: The Indian men’s hockey team defeated Germany 5-4 in the bronze medal playoffs at the Olympic Games on Thursday to bring home a medal after 41 years. So far, India had finished in the Top-2 in Pool A with four wins (3-2 vs New Zealand, 3-0 vs Spain, 3-1 vs Argentina, 5-3 vs Japan). They suffered a loss to Australia. In the quarterfinal, India beat Great Britain 3-1 and lost 2-5 to Belgium in the semifinal. On the other hand, Germany have registered four wins the Group stage (7-1…

Odisha Reports 1342 Fresh Covid-19 Cases

Bhubaneswar: Another 1342 new positive cases of Covid-19 were detected in Odisha till the midnight of Wednesday, reported the Information & Public Relations Department on Thursday. Among the new cases, 775 are in quarantine and 567 are local contacts. With this, the total number of positive cases in Odisha now stands at 983523. District-wise details of the new cases are as under. 1. Angul: 30 2. Balasore: 59 3. Bargarh: 8 4. Bhadrak: 40 5. Balangir: 3 6. Cuttack: 164 7. Deogarh: 3 8. Dhenkanal: 19 9. Gajapati: 4 10.…

SAI International School Students Excel In CBSE Std 12 Board Exams

Bhubaneswar: Students of SAI International School have once again made the school proud with their brilliant performance in the CBSE All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE), 2021, the result of which was declared on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. SAIoneers have been creating new benchmarks in academics every year whereby elevating the level of excellence of the school. Consistently the School has achieved 100% first division since its 1st batch of students appeared the Class XII Board examination, this unbroken saga of success continues even in 2021. This year as many as…