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Asian Athletics Championships: India dominate by grabbing four gold, consolidate top position

Asian Athletics Championships: India dominate by grabbing four gold, consolidate top position

All the gold winners in this championships get automatic qualification for the World Championships to be held in London next month.

Asian Athletics Championships: All Indians qualify for final rounds in morning session

Asian Athletics Championships: All Indians qualify for final rounds in morning session

In the evening session on Day 1, national record holder discus thrower Vikas Gowda will hope to make it a hat-trick of Asian Championship titles after winning gold in Wuhan (2015) and Pune (2013).

Asian Athletics Championships: Cultural extravaganza marks opening ceremony

Asian Athletics Championships: Cultural extravaganza marks opening ceremony

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik declared the Championships open at the Kalinga Stadium in front of a capacity crowd with international athletics federation president Sebastian Coe and Asian body chief Dahlan Al-Hamad in attendance.

Asian Athletics Championships 2017: Here's everything you know about the Bhubaneswar meet — VIDEO

Asian Athletics Championships 2017: Here's everything you know about the Bhubaneswar meet — VIDEO

In total, there will be 42 sporting events – 21 for men and 21 for women – to be competed in both the track and field.

Asian Athletics Championships 2017: Six gold medal prospects for India

Asian Athletics Championships 2017: Six gold medal prospects for India

The four-day long meet will witness as many as 95 Indian athletes competing against the best in Asia. India finished a credible third, with 13 medals - four gold, five silver and four bronze) in the previous edition held at Wuhan, China in 2015.

Odisha receives 4% deficit rainfall in June

"Odisha got an average rainfall of 207.9 mm during June against the normal rainfall (Long Term Average) of 216.5 mm, registering a deficit of four per cent," said the Special Relief Commissioner`s (SRC) office.

Implementation of GST should be smooth: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

The GST was launched in Parliament at the stroke of midnight, much like the solemn function which marked the country's independence.

Asian Athletics Championships: India names 95-member jumbo squad for Bhubaneswar event

Asian Athletics Championships: India names 95-member jumbo squad for Bhubaneswar event

The event also has added importance as all the gold winners will automatically qualify for the World Athletics Championships to be held in London in August.

Odisha raises Odisha Swift Action Force to deal with crisis situation

This new OSAF will meet the challenge at the time of need," Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said.

 

International Yoga Day observed in Odisha

The International Yoga Day was enthusiastically observed across Odisha on Wednesday, with thousands taking part in several events.

Rains bring relief to scorched Odisha

Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to pound several areas of Odisha in the next 24 hours.

Eggs hurled at Union Agriculture Minister's vehicle; 5 arrested

The incident took place when the union minister left the state guest house and was on his way to attend a programme on "Sabka Sath Sabka Bikas" in Jatani.

Heavy rains likely in several parts of Odisha

The system is likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 12 hours, likely to move north-northeastwards and cross Bangladesh coast.

Odisha under the grip of intense heat wave

The maximum temperature stood at 45 degrees Celsius at Bhawanipatna, Balangir and Titlagarh, making these places the hottest in the state.

Sand sculpture created welcoming ICJ verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav

Sand sculpture created welcoming ICJ verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav

Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Thursday created a sand sculpture to join the nation in welcoming the verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Kulbhushan Jadhav.

Odisha BJP executive meet focuses on strengthening base

The Odisha unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday began its two-day state executive meeting with a view to strengthening its organisational base in the state ahead of the 2019 elections.

BJP will form government in Odisha in 2019: Naidu

Naidu further asserted that all efforts were being made to ensure that Central benefits reached to the people across the country.

PM calls for 'long jump' to push socio-economic transformation

PM calls for 'long jump' to push socio-economic transformation

"Our aim should not be change of government but transformation of society," the Prime Minister said.

BJP's National Executive Meet in Odisha, Day 2: PM Modi visits Lingaraj Temple

BJP's National Executive Meet in Odisha, Day 2: PM Modi visits Lingaraj Temple

BJP's National Executive Meet is going on in Odisha. 

At national executive, BJP underlines commitment for ram temple

However, he added that the party's manifesto has made it clear that it is for a grand temple in the Uttar Pradesh town.