Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also felicitated all the four players at a special ceremony in Kalinga Stadium today.
Bhubaneswar: International Odia Hockey player Namita Toppo was on Sunday honoured with the 28th prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar for the year 2020 for her outstanding performance in the national and international level. She received a cash award of Rs. 5 lakh along with a citation at a low key ceremony held here in strict adherence to […]
Bhubaneswar: Odia Hockey player Namita Toppo, who has brought laurels for Odisha and country, will receive the prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar for the year 2020. The annual award is instituted by IMPaCT, the charitable wing of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys (IMFA). The Ekalabya Committee comprising jury members unanimously picked Toppo for the prestigious honour after […]
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Four female hockey players from Odisha, Sunita Lakra, Namita Toppo, Deep Grace Ekka and Lilima Minz have been picked in the Indian Women’s Hockey squad for the upcoming Commonwealth Games to be held in Gold Coast, Australia from April 4 to April 15. The 18-member women’s squad for the prestigious competition was announced […]
New Delhi: Odisha girls Deep Grace Ekka, Sunita Lakra, Namita Toppo, Lilima Minz and Anupa Barla will be playing the five-match upcoming Test series against New Zealand, starting from May 14 at Midlands. Striker Rani Rampal will skipper the 20-member Indian women’s hockey squad. Veteran defender Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam, who is making a comeback after […]
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced Rs 60 lakh cash special incentive for six sportswomen of the state, who have qualified for the Rio Olympics beginning from August 5. The six sportspersons—sprinters Dutee Chand and Srabani Nanda and four hockey players Deep Grace Ekka, Namita Toppo, Lilima Minz and Sunita Lakra—would receive Rs 10 […]
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Indian women hockey midfielder Namita Toppo on Wednesday said the team will look to play to its strengths in the Hawke’s Bay Cup to be held in New Zealand from April 11 to 19. The tournament will witness India, Argentina, Australia, China, Japan, South Korea, USA and New Zealand fighting […]