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IPL stars shine as Baroda beats Odisha in Vijay Hazare Trophy

Bhubaneswar/Alur (Karnataka): Despite Biplab Samantaray and Prayas Singh Thakur’s impressive batting, Odisha once again failed to chase a steep target in excess of 300 set by Baroda after batting heroics from Krunal Pandya and Deepak Hooda. Chasing 318 in 50 overs, Odisha were bowled out for 260 in 47 overs, handing Baroda a 57-run win […]

Odisha's Swapna Priyadarshini eyes 'Miss Universe' title

Bhubaneswar: Idolizing Sushmita Sen, Swapna Priyadarshini of Dhenkanal has now set her eyes on the ‘Miss Universe’ title. The 17-year-old was recently crowned Miss Photogenic at Miss Tourism and Culture Universe 2018, held at Yangon in Myanmar. In an exclusive chat with odishatv.in, Swapna said that she wants to become Miss Universe. Though Swapna has […]

Love in times of hatred and violence

Bhubaneswar: At the difficult times of hatred in the world, what a pure heart needs is true love. The eternal and sacred bond of love can be between a man and a woman, Lord and devotee or it between humans and animals, not to forget love for country. With the rising issues of communal violence and […]

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Karnataka thrashes Odisha

Bhubaneswar/Alur (Karnataka): In its fourth game, team Odisha suffered a heavy defeat in the hands of Karnataka in Group A game of Vijay Hazare Trophy domestic one-day cricket tournament at Alur. The home side thrashed Odisha by a big margin of 133 runs and secured four points from the game. Chasing a mammoth target of […]

  • Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018
Rare collection of vintage radios displayed at Radio Fair

Bhubaneswar: 21-year-old Priti was amazed to get a glimpse of the oldest means of entertainment— the radio at the two-day International Radio Fair organized by Outreach in Bhubaneswar. For Priti, radio is certainly a thing of the past but the youngster feels that still it has the potential  to create awareness both in rural and […]

Odisha thrashes Assam in Vijay Hazare Trophy

Bhubaneswar/Bengaluru: Riding on Skipper Govinda Poddar and wicket-keeper Rajesh Dhuper’ s splendid batting performances, Odisha trounced  Assam in its third Group A game of Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day cricket tournament in Bengaluru. Both batsmen scored half centuries and ensured Odisha secured four crucial points from this game. Chasing a total of 137 runs, Odisha lost the […]

Dhauli-Kalinga Mahotsav: A ‘Sangam’ of dance, music and literature

Bhubaneswar: Many art and culture lovers of the state, eminent artistes and tourists congregated at the foothills of Dhauli to celebrate rich cultural tradition and witness several classical art forms at the 14th Dhauli-Kalinga Mahotsav that got off to a colourful start on Friday.   After a colourful inauguration ceremony on the opening day, instrumental […]

  • Sunday, 11 Feb 2018
  • Art
Kunduli shame… What, when, how & what next?

Bhubaneswar: From Kunduli to Bhubaneswar, from Koraput to New Delhi, the controversy surrounding the alleged gang rape of minor girl Sasmita in October 2017 and her suicide last month is certainly not coming to an end. Beyond politics, administration and judiciary, the incident has created ripples in the society in general. Recently, chief minister Naveen […]

Punjab routs Odisha in Vijay Hazare Trophy as Gurkeerat slams ton

Bhubaneswar/Alur (Karnataka): Gurkeerat Singh Mann’s ton became vital as Punjab thrashed Odisha by a huge margin of 86 runs in Group A encounter of Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day cricket tournament at Alur in Karnataka. Chasing a target of 226 runs in 50 overs, Odisha kept on losing wickets at regular intervals and was bowled out […]

  • Thursday, 08 Feb 2018
  • BCCI
Doses of ‘healthy’ drinks keep morning walkers happy

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: The growing awareness about health and fitness among the Twin City denizens is not only limited to morning walks, marathons and cyclothons but has got deep into their regular lifestyle by way of diet and drinks that help them keep fit. The rows of stalls selling health drinks near parks and walking tracks are […]

IPL 2018 fever to reach zenith in Odisha

Cuttack: The auction for another fresh season of Indian Premier League (IPL) recently concluded while Odisha failed to break the jinx this time also as not a single player from the State was picked by eight teams participating in the mega tournament starting from April. What is more disheartening for the fans that not a […]

  • Tuesday, 06 Feb 2018
  • BCCI
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Odisha eyes good run in domestic one-dayers

Bhubaneswar/Bengaluru: The premier domestic one-day tournament of the country Vijay Hazare Trophy is underway at various venues all around India. The teams are divided into four groups with Odisha placed in Group A along with Karnataka, Railways, Punjab, Assam, Baroda and Haryana. The Group A matches will be played in and around Bengaluru. Govinda Poddar-led […]

  • Monday, 05 Feb 2018
  • BCCI
2018 Hockey WC in Bhubaneswar to be exciting: Dilip Tirkey

Cuttack: When we talk about hockey in Odisha, the first name that comes to one’s mind is of Dilip Tirkey. The legendary defender from Sundergarh, who led the Indian team for long, is the chief architect of the hockey revolution in the State. With Odisha gearing up to host its third global hockey event in […]

Adivasi Gram: A glimpse into tribal lifestyle through an array of display

Bhubaneswar: Tribal way of life and artefacts have always been a rage among tourists as much as creative aficionados from all over the state and country. Be it their normal lifestyle, produce, food, utensils or way of dressing, one gets enamoured by all of it. But what has been a major draw this  Adivasi Mela-2018 […]

Poonam Youth Welfare Organisation: Working for revival of hockey in Coastal Odisha

Cuttack: With an aim of reviving hockey in Cuttack and other coastal districts of Odisha, Poonam Youth Welfare Organisation (PYWO), a voluntary group has been working hard for last eight years. The organization set up by former national level hockey player Gyanesh Kanungo in association with international hockey technical staff Biswaranjan Sarangi, hockey coach of […]

Women's Football Championship inaugurated in Cuttack

Cuttack: 29 teams from across India will now been seen in action at the  23rd Senior National Women Football Championship that has been inaugurated at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack on Sunday. Secretary of Sports department Vishal Dev, Cuttack-Barabati MLA Debasish Samantaray, Odisha Athletic Association (OAA) Secretary Asirbad Behera and AIFF Assistant Manager of Women Football Sapna […]

  • Monday, 29 Jan 2018
  • AIFF
Odisha eves defeat Kerala to emerge champion in BCCI T20 League

Bengaluru/Bhubaneswar: Odisha women’s cricket team beat Kerala by a narrow margin of eight runs to become the plate group champions in the Senior Women’s T20 League played in Bengaluru. Chasing 109 runs to win, Kerala was bowled out for 100 runs in 19.2 overs in a low-scoring yet thrilling match. For Odisha, international spinner Rasanara […]

  • Saturday, 27 Jan 2018
  • BCCI
Khandagiri-Udaygiri Mahotsav: Rich cultural heritage of Odisha on display

Bhubaneswar: From pictures, paintings and sculptors related to the culture and history of the state to mouth-watering delicacies, the visitors are loving to spend their evenings at Khandagiri-Udaygiri Mahotsav at Tourist Interpretation Centre, Khandagiri in Bhubaneswar. Not just the residents of the city but the tourists coming to Khandagiri and Udaygiri are getting to see […]

Netaji Jayanti: Cuttack remembers its greatest son

Cuttack: The 121st Birth Anniversary of legendary freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was observed at Netaji Birthplace Museum at Odia Bazar in Cuttack today. The firebrand leader was born on January 23, 1987 at Janakinath Bhawan which is a museum now.Many political leaders including Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik as well as dignitaries and students […]

Puri Smash Kings emerge champions in first Odisha Premier Badminton League

Cuttack: Puri Smash Kings defeated LBN Lions 3-1 to win the first ever Odisha Premier Badminton League held at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Cuttack. In the finals LBN Lions managed a win only in the first unseeded Men’s Doubles category while Puri Smash Kings made an exciting comeback and won the next three matches […]