State

Birendra Lakra in National Hockey Team for Champions Trophy

Bhubaneswar, Nov 25: Odia Hockey player Birendra Lakra found a place in the national team for Champions Trophy 2014, scheduled to begin at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from December 6.

The players were selected after the trials conducted at the MDC National Stadium, New Delhi on November 18. Lakra, who has played 87 international matches so far, this will be his first international match here in front of the home crowd.

The team led by captain  Sardar Singh and vice captain PR Sreejesh will arrive on Nov 27 in Bhubaneswar where India will play their first match against Germany on Dec 6.

Later, the team will play against Argentina and the Netherlands on December 7 and 9 respectively. The final match will be held on Dec 14.

Utkal University postpones Plus III 4th semester exam

Bhubaneswar: In view of heavy rainfall across the state, the authorities of Utkal University (UU) today postponed the Plus III 4th semester examinatio...

List of trains controlled, cancelled, short terminated due to heavy rainfall in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In view of heavy rain in coastal area, some of the trains were en-routed for water-logging at Khurda Road Railway station, Bhubaneswar Ra...

Heavy Rain Brings Odisha To Halt; Normal Life Hit In Twin City

Bhubaneswar: Incessant rainfall over the last 24 hours due to the low-pressure over the Bay of Bengal has thrown normal life out of gear in several pa...

Thunderstorm Alert For 19 Districts; Flood Situation Likely In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre Saturday issued heavy rain and thunderstorm alert for 19 districts in Odisha.The thunderstorm alert ha...