Tag: Sports And Youth Services Department

Odisha To Restructure Sports Hostels To Foster Competitive Learning

Bhubaneswar: For holistic development of athletes, Odisha has now taken up a major restructuring and revamping of sports hostels in the State. As per plans, the Sports and Youth Services Department of Odisha government has already begun the process of restructuring and revamping its 16 residential sports hostels and is planning to introduce sports specific […]

Muzzling Media: Human rights activists serve notice to Vishal Dev for misbehaving with journalist

Bhubaneswar: Human Rights activists Biswapriya Kanungo and Narendra Mohanty today served a notice to Commissioner-cum-secretary of Sports and Youth Services department, Vishal Dev for misbehaving with OTV journalist in his chamber on November 21. The notice has been served under section 13 of the Press Council of India Act, sources said. Condemning such behaviour shown […]

Odia Cheer-Up Song Of Men’s Hockey World Cup released

Bhubaneswar: With hockey fever gripping the entire State every passing day, the Sports and Youth Services department on Wednesday released the cheer-up song for the Men’s Hockey World Cup scheduled to begin from November 28 at Kalinga Stadium here. The video song featuring the tradition and culture of Odisha is prepared to cheer up Team […]

Swimmers see bleak future as Govt closes Kalinga Stadium pool complex

Bhubaneswar: Resenting government’s move to close down the swimming pool complex in Kalinga Stadium for indefinite period, swimmers, players, hostel inmates and other users staged a dharna on stadium premises today demanding immediate withdrawal of the notification. Resentment brewed among professional swimmers and sportspersons after the Sports and Youth Affairs department issued a notice on […]

Biju Patnaik Bravery Award for two Koraput youths

Koraput: Harischandra Hiaal and Mohan Garada, both residents of Harijan Sahi in Narayanpatna block who make their livelihood as daily wage earners might not had anything memorable to cherish until last year when their act of daredevilry to rescue five children from a flash flood in Jhanjabati River brought them praise from all over the […]

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Odisha backs 2nd T20 World Cup for the Blind

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has assured support for the ongoing 2nd T20 World Cup Cricket for the Blind that is being held in 10 cities across India between January 28 and February 12. Commissioner cum Secretary, State Sports and Youth Services department, Vishal Dev has extended full-fledged support to the Cricket Association for the Blind […]

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Over 3000 enthusiasts take part in Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon

Bhubaneswar: The much-awaited Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon, the only professional run of the city organised by the steel major in association with State Sports and Youth Services department witnessed participation of nearly 3200 enthusiasts in the capital city here today. The crowned winners were felicitated by Tourism and Culture minister Ashok Panda and other […]

Odisha govt announces cash awards for SAG medal winners

The Odisha government on Monday announced cash awards for the state athletes, who have won medals in the individual event at the ongoing 12th South Asian Games (SAG) at Guwahati in Assam