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Tag: Training

David Warner's drive hits Indian net bowler, training called off

London: A net bowler of Indian origin was hit on the head and stretchered off the ground during Australia’s practice session ahead of their World Cup clash against India on Sunday. It was a David Warner drive that flew straight back at the bowler, accidentally hitting him on the head, according to reports. The bowler […]

Novel body awareness training may help combat drug addiction

New York: Mindful body awareness training may help women recover from drug addiction, say researchers as they find improvements in the study participants. The findings suggests that the training helps people better understand the physical and emotional signals in their body and how they can respond to these to help them better regulate and engage […]

Google to train Indian journalists in fair election coverage

New Delhi: As India’s elections inch closer, Google on Thursday announced to train journalists in online verification and fact-checking, digital safety and security and YouTube for election coverage and data visualization. The Google News Initiative, in partnership with independent, third-party organisations DataLeads and Internews would host training sessions in 30 cities between February 26 and […]

Ahead of Hockey WC, cops undergo training for personality development

Bhubaneswar: With a few days left for Hockey World Cup, a two-day workshop for police personnel is being organised for development of their communication skills. Around 240 police personnel are being imparted soft-skill and behavioural training by experts of Frankfinn Academy. “Cops are being trained so that they don’t face any difficulty while communicating with […]

Bengal to train 6 lakh youth under Utkarsh Bangla in 2018-19

Kolkata: West Bengal has planned to train six lakh youth in the current fiscal under “Utkarsh Bangla”, an umbrella scheme for all skill development in the state, a minister said on Friday. “The annual target of skilling in the state would be around 6 lakh youth under institutional and non-instructional modes. Under Utkarsh Bangla, 6 […]

Japanese coaches to train sportspersons at Kalinga Stadium from 2018

Bhubaneswar: Sportspersons in the State will soon be trained under coaches from Japan at the Kalinga Stadium sports hostel here. As per an agreement signed between the Japan International Cooperative Agency (JICA) and the Union Finance Ministry, Japanese coaches will train sportspersons for swimming, badminton, table tennis and gymnastics. Initially, the coaches will train sportspersons […]

Odisha gears up to provide banking service in unbanked GPs

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the insurmountable difficulties faced by the people, especially in the rural areas, due to the effect of demonetisation, the Odisha government has decided to expedite the process to provide banking service in the unbanked rural areas. A decision to this effect was taken at a high level meeting presided over by […]

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Foreign countries have better sports infra: Srabani

Bangalore: Ace woman sprinter of Odisha Srabani Nanda, who hogged the limelight after qualifying for the Rio Olympics in the 200-metre run and 4X400 relay race, feels that foreign countries have better sports infrastructure compared to India. “In foreign countries, you get the opportunity to compete with promising athletes. Besides, you also get advanced training […]