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Author Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra

A Bhubaneswar based senior journalist. He extensively writes in many subjects, but  his expertise is on sports, motivational  and special stories.

Yuzvendra Chahal
After ODI WC snub, Yuzvendra Chahal joins Kent for maiden county cricket stint

Chahal will be available for selection in Kent’s remaining two home Championship matches against Nottinghamshire & Lancashire and Kent’s away fixture against Somerset.

  • Thursday, 07 Sep 2023
Majority of former cricketers have ruled in favour of left-hander Ishan Kishan
Asia Cup 2023: Former openers fire warning for Team India in Ishan Kishan vs KL Rahul debate

Former Team India opener Gautam Gambhir even went to the extent of calling it a ‘blunder’ if Rahul is preferred over Kishan in India’s XI.

  • Thursday, 07 Sep 2023
Experts have expressed concern over rampant felling of palm trees that give protection against light
Environmentalists, weather experts link lightning deaths to palm tree felling in Odisha

Due to nonexistent of palm trees, farmers in rural areas are getting killed due to lightning.

Gautam Gambhir
India vs Pakistan: Shahid Afridi reacts sharply over Gautam Gambhir’s friendship comment

As per former Team India opener Gautam Gambhir, Indian team is representing a billion people and shouldn’t be displaying acts of friendship inside the stadium.

  • Thursday, 07 Sep 2023
Women’s Reservation Bill
Buzz over women’s reservation bill heats up political atmosphere in Odisha

The Vice President’s comment has sparked speculation that the women’s reservation bill may be moved during the special session of parliament.

Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati
Inquiry commission’s report on murder of Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati yet to be made public, Opposition slams govt

Saraswati and his four associates were killed at Jalespata Ashram in Chakapada of Kandhamal district on August 23, 2008.

Mission Shakti Scooter Programme off track,
Mission Shakti Scooter Programme off track, Opposition targets Odisha govt

Most of the banks in the State are not ready to provide loans under the scheme to the beneficiaries anymore due to their outstanding loans.

Postgraduate courses commence in Odia University
Postgraduate courses commence in Odia University in Puri

As the building of the university is yet to be completed, classes are being conducted at the Sakhigopal Panthashala on a temporary basis.

Lightning strike
Odisha demands lightning to be declared as natural disaster

Many people are getting killed due to lightning strikes in Odisha. The State government is providing an ex-gratia of Rs 4,00,000 to the family of the deceased.

Bus veers off road in Mayurbhanj
3 injured after bus carrying 40 passengers veers off road in Mayurbhanj

The accident occurred along National Highway No.18 when the bus named Shri Jagannath was on its way to Baripada from Amarda.

Teachers take classes and stage protest wearing black badges in Odisha
On Teachers’ Day, teachers stage protest, take classes wearing black badges in Odisha

Around 4,000 lecturers of the State Selection Board staged the unique protest demanding an increase in grade pay from Rs 4,600 to 5,400.

2 Maoists killed in bordering areas of Malkangiri
2 Maoists killed in encounter in bordering areas of Odisha’s Malkangiri

The exchange of fire went on for nearly two hours after which the Maoists retreated from the place. Two guns and explosives were seized from the spot.

Low-pressure area formed over Bay of Bengal, Yellow warning issued to 13 districts

As per the prediction by the IMD, several parts of Odisha will experience heavy rainfall under the influence of the system for the next three to four days. 

Asia Cup 2023
Asia Cup 2023: Super Four matches likely to be shifted to Hambantota as Colombo flooded

With Colombo’s notorious weather disrupting the group stage proceedings of the tournament in Sri Lanka, the business end of the continental tournament is all set to be shifted.

  • Tuesday, 05 Sep 2023
Kane Williamson
ODI World Cup 2023: Kane Williamson bounces back from injury to captain New Zealand

Williamson will be the captain of the side for the mega event which is a massive boost to the chances of the Black Caps in the World Cup.

  • Tuesday, 05 Sep 2023
P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal with coach Pullela Gopichand
Happy Teachers’ Day: 7 extraordinary coaches of India who produced gems of sportspersons

Let's have a look at some extraordinary Indian coaches who produced champions.

  • Tuesday, 05 Sep 2023
  • India
Rohit Sharma
Asia Cup 2023: Captain Rohit Sharma slams India bowlers and fielders for poor show against Nepal

Captain Rohit Sharma was not satisfied with the bowling and fielding effort of the team.

KL Rahul
ODI World Cup 2023: Team India squad to be announced today

There will also be a toss up between pacer Prasidh Krishna and all-rounder Shardul Thakur for the fourth seamer’s berth after Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj and Mohammed Shami.

  • Tuesday, 05 Sep 2023
Shadab Khan ties shoelace of Hardik Pandya
Asia Cup 2023: When spirit of cricket triumphed in India vs Pak match

A picture went viral on various social media platforms where ‘Team India all-rounder Hardik Pandya could be seen getting his shoelace tied by Shadab Khan.

  • Sunday, 03 Sep 2023
Virat Kohli was bowled by fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi
Asia Cup 2023: Gautam Gambhir slams Virat Kohli, check reason

Former India opener Gautam Gambhir slammed Kohli for his indecisiveness against Shaheen Afridi.