International badminton player from Odisha, Rutaparna Panda will be conferred with the prestigious 29th Ekalabya Puraskar for the year 2021.
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: Odisha’s badminton prodigy Rutaparna Panda won her 1st international women’s doubles title along with her partner Arathi Sara Sunil at the Hellas Open badminton tournament in Greece yesterday. The Indian players beat France’s Vimala Heriau and Margot Lambert 21-19, 21-12 in a time duration of 50 minutes to win the title. Panda and Sara, […]
New Delhi: A 524-member Indian contingent will feature in the upcoming Asian Games, slated to be held from August 18 in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) announced on Tuesday. The contingent will comprise of 277 men and 247 women athletes from a total of 36 sports disciplines. Of the various sporting […]
Cuttack: As an inspiration to many young girls of Odisha, Cuttack’s Rutaparna Panda became the first Odia girl to represent India in badminton in Asian Games. She has been selected in the 20-member badminton team for the upcoming Asian Games to be played in Jakarta, Indonesia from August 18. A trainee in Badminton legend Pullela […]