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SUM berhampur

SUM Hospital hosts CME programme to enhance hospital infection control practices

Berhampur: The Sitalapalli campus of SUM Hospital recently conducted a Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme to underscore the importance of

HIMANSHU BIST

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Bist stars in Bargarh’s win against Boudh

Cuttack: Himanshu Bist’s all-round show helped Bargarh thrash Boudh by 109 runs in a fourth phase league (Gold-A) match of

AYUSH BARIK

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Angul pips KIIT in thrilling run-chase

Cuttack: The efforts of KIIT’s Rajesh Sahoo and Nitish Samantray went in vain as Angul put up a spirited run-chase

ABDUL M KHAN

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Khan, Sahu star in Rayagada’s win

Cuttack: Abdul Khan and Uma Sahu picked five wickets each as Rayagada defended a low total of 109 to beat

UMA SAHU

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Sahu takes five as Rayagada beat Kalahandi

Cuttack: Uma Sahu picked a five-wicket haul as Rayagada beat Kalahandi by two wickets in a third phase league (Silver

PRATIK PATTANAIK

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Nuapada trump Malkangiri in low-scoring game

Cuttack: Nuapada successfully defended a low total to beat Malkangiri by 55 runs in a third phase league (Silver A,

BINAYAK SAHOO

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Binayak takes five in Gajapati victory

Cuttack: Binayak Sahoo took a five-wicket haul as Gajapati thrashed Nabarangpur by 105 runs in a third phase league (Silver

SUBHAM ROUTO

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Subham seven-for headlines Gajapati victory

Cuttack: Subham Routo picked a seven-wicket haul as Gajapati successfully defended a low total to beat Malkangiri by 60 runs

gana dauda

Cuttack ‘gana dauda’ marks Utkal Divas with 800-plus participants

Cuttack: The ‘Gana Dauda’ organised by Cuttack District Athletic Association (CDAA) on the occasion of Utkal Divas saw participation of

SHASHANG RUNGATA

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Nayagarh prevails in tricky run-chase

Shashang Rungata picked four wickets to help Nayagarh bag a two-wicket win over BBSR-B in a second phase league (Gold-B)

Raghvendra Tripathy

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Balangir trump Jagatsinghpur in high-scoring match

Cuttack: Raghvendra Tripathy’s century led Balangir to four-wicket win against Jagatsinghpur in a high-scoring third phase league (Silver A, B)

PANKAJ SENAPATI

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Senapati ton powers Keonjhar to win

Cuttack: Pankaj Senapati scored a century and Ashit Sahu picked four wickets as Keonjhar thrashed Nayagarh by 104 runs in

CTC-A VS JAJPUR

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Schedule of third phase preliminary league announced

Cuttack: The third phase preliminary league of Silver-A and Silver-B groups of Kalahandi Cup 2024 will start from April 1

RISIKESH DAS

Kalahandi Cup 2024: BBSR-B pull off one-run win against Keonjhar

Cuttack: Manoj Barik and Ashutosh Nayak took three wickets each as BBSR-B defended a low score of 116 to beat

DIBYAJYOTI PATTANAIK

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Dibyajyoti guides Nayagarh to win

Cuttack: Dibyajyoti Pattnaik and Liladhar Pradhan scored fifties as Nayagarh beat Koraput by eight wickets in a 2nd phase league

Tanmayee Behera

Tanmayee Behera in East Zone team for upcoming domestic season

Tanmayee Behera has been selected to be part of the East Zone team that would participate in the Senior Women’s

CTC-A VS JAJPUR

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Second phase to begin March 28

Cuttack: The second phase preliminary league (Gold A, B) of Kalahandi Cup 2024 will begin on March 28 at different

SHANTANU MISHRA

Kalahandi Cup 2024: BBSR-A clinch thriller against Khordha

Cuttack: Raghunath Malla scored 91 as BBSR-A beat Khordha by two wickets in a thrilling match of 1st phase league

Kalahandi cup

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Rakesh century hands Khordha victory

Cuttack: Rakesh Pattanaik scored a hundred to power Khordha to five-wicket win over Sundargarh in a 1st phase league (Diamond-A,

SWASTIK SAMAL

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Samal ton powers Sundargarh to win

Cuttack: Swastik Samal scored 111 not out as Sundargarh beat BBSR-A by eight wickets in a 1st phase league (Diamond

national minigolf

SOA students and faculty shine with six medals at National Minigolf Championship

Bhubaneswar: Four students and a faculty of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA), who represented Odisha in the 9th National Minigolf Championship

Cuttack District Annual Athletics Meet 2024 on April 20-21

Cuttack: The Cuttack District Annual Athletics Meet 2024 is scheduled to take place on April 20 and 21, at Satyabrata

Cuttack District Athletic Association announces ‘Gana Dauda’ on Utkal Divas

Cuttack: The Cuttack District Athletic Association has announced to organise ‘Gana Dauda’ on the occasion of Utkal Divas (April 1)

CTC-A VS JAJPUR

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Yadav, Behera headline ECORSA win over Sundargarh

Cuttack: ECORSA bounced back to winning ways in their second match of Kalahandi Cup 2024 as they thrashed Sundargarh by

SOVAN S SWAIN

Kalahandi Cup 2024: Swain takes five as BBSR-A thrash ECORSA

Cuttack: Sovan S Swain took a five-wicket haul and Raghunath Malla scored an unbeaten 92 off 94 balls as BBSR-A

Kalahandi Cup

Kalahandi Cup 2024 schedule: Initial phase action starts from March 17

Cuttack: The initial phase of Kalahandi Cup 2024 will begin with matches in Diamond-A and Diamond-B groups on March across

James Anderson becomes first seamer to take 700 Test wickets

Dharamsala: James Anderson became the first fast-bowler to pick 700 wickets in Test cricket as England bowled out India for

ashwin

Ashwin on 100 Tests: ‘Success comes from self-critique and constant improvement’

As Ravichandran Ashwin prepares for his 100th Test match against England in Dharamshala starting Thursday, the Indian spin maestro revealed

Jasprit Bumrah

Dharamsala Test: Bumrah back, Rahul ruled out

Jasprit Bumrah will be part of India’s 16-member squad for the fifth Test in Dharamsala while KL Rahul has been

gill-jurel

IND vs ENG: Jurel, Gill seal hard-fought win as India bag series

Ranchi: India extended their home dominance by securing a hard-fought five-wicket win over England in the fourth Test, marking their

Rajesh Singh

Former Odisha cricketer Rajesh Singh passes away

Cuttack: Odisha’s former Ranji Trophy cricketer Rajesh Singh passed away on February 23, aged 57. He had represented Odisha in

cricket

Ranji Trophy quarterfinal: MP-Andhra clash set for exciting finish

Indore: The Ranji Trophy quarterfinal between Madhya Pradesh and Andhra hung in the balance at the end of the third

ashwin

IND vs ENG: India in control after Jurel, Ashwin and Kuldeep heroics

Ranchi: In a gripping display of resilience and spin mastery, India dominated the third day of the fourth Test against

Yashasvi Jaiswal

IND vs ENG: Bashir hands England advantage

Ranchi: The young offspinner Shoaib Bashir showcased his prowess with a four-wicket haul, leaving India struggling at 219 for 7

cricket

Ranji Trophy quarterfinal: Musheer Khan double ton powers Mumbai

Mumbai: Mumbai took a commanding lead of 257 runs in the first innings as Musheer Khan showcased a stellar performance

akash deep

Ranchi Test: Root leads England recovery after Akash Deep’s dream debut

Ranchi: A jittery start after opting to bat first forced England to shun the Bazball, but saw a struggling Joe

akash deep

Ind vs Eng: Akash Deep makes dream debut in Ranchi

Ranchi: Akash Deep picked three wickets on debut as India reduced England to 112 for 5 at lunch on day

cricket

Stokes on Ranchi pitch: Don’t know what could happen

Ranchi: England captain Ben Stokes added intrigue to the discussion surrounding the Ranchi pitch for the upcoming fourth Test against

wpl 2024

WPL 2024: Full schedule, streaming details with match start time

The Women’s Premier League (WPL 2024) will kick off on February 23 at Bengaluru’s M Chinnaswamy Stadium, featuring an opening

Pandian at barabati

Barabati Stadium in Cuttack to be developed into world-class facility

Cuttack: VK Pandian, chairman of 5T and Nabin Odisha, conducted an inspection of Barabati Stadium on Wednesday, reviewing proposed designs

Utkal sports meet

Sambalpur and KIIT triumph at Odisha State Inter-University Sports meet

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Inter-University Sports Competition 2023-24 concluded with an award ceremony held at Biju Patnaik Sports Complex of

utkal university

Odisha state-level inter-varsity competition kicks off at Utkal University

Bhubaneswar: In a spectacular ceremony marked by a torch march from Maa Talpadeshwari temple to the Biju Patnaik Sports Complex,

SOA kabaddi

SOA’s kabaddi team finishes second in inter-varsity final

Bhubaneswar: The men’s Kabaddi team of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University (SOA) here has finished second in the

Odisha minigolf

SOA students to represent Odisha at Minigolf National Championship

Bhubaneswar: Six students and a faculty member of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University have been selected to represent

coach education

OCA organises Coaches Refresher Programme

Cuttack: Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has started a comprehensive coaches education programme at Barabati Stadium here on Tuesday. The programme,

Advik Jena

OCA promises support to 6-year-old cricket prodigy

Cuttack: The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) extended a token of appreciation to a six-year-old cricket sensation, Advik Jena, hailing from

utkal university

Utkal University to host Inter University Athletics-2024

Bhubaneswar: Utkal University, under the patronage of the Department of Higher Education, Government of Odisha, and the State Higher Education

U19 WC final

India vs Australia, U-19 World Cup 2024 final: streaming, venue, team details

ICC U-19 Word Cup 2024 final match between India and Australia will take place at Willowmoore Park in Benoni on

Kusum Tiriya

Women’s U-23 One-day Trophy: Kusum stars in Odisha’s win over Sikkim

Mumbai: Kusum Tiriya scored 91 as Odisha thrashed Sikkim by 132 runs in Women’s U-23 One-day Trophy, played at Sharad

Subhasis Bhuyan

Former Odisha Ranji Trophy player Subhasis Bhuyan dies at 56

Cuttack: Former Odisha Ranji Trophy cricketer Subhasis Bhuyan passed away on February 5 in Bhubaneswar, aged 56, after battling prolonged

SOA IGM Chess

1st SOA IGM Chess Festival: Sayantan wins Category-A crown

Bhubaneswar: Sayantan Das won the coveted Category-A title in the 1st SOA International Grand Masters Chess Festival which concluded at

cricket

Col CK Nayudu Trophy: Maharashtra pile up 380 on Day 1

Aurangabad: HA Kate slammed an unbeaten 153 and RS Hadke scored 104 as Maharashtra piled up 380 for 5 against

Subhra Swain

Women’s U-23 One-day Trophy: Saurashtra beat Odisha by two wickets

Mumbai: In a close finish Odisha failed to defend the score of 167 as Saurashtra won by two wickets in

SOA chess festival

SOA IGM Chess Festival: Badamundi wins in category-B

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s Tapan Badamundi was crowned Category-B champion in the 1st SOA International Grand Masters Chess Festival at the Siksha

SOA chess festival

Nine GMs, 24 IMs to participate in 1st SOA International Grand Masters Chess Festival

Bhubaneswar: Nine Grand Masters and 24 International Masters from across the world will take part in the 1st SOA International

cricket

T20 World Cup 2024: India vs Pakistan clash on June 9 in New York

In the upcoming 2024 Men’s T20 World Cup, one of the most anticipated matches is slated for June 9 at

chess festival

International chess festival at Bhubaneswar in January

Bhubaneswar: The Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University (SOA) will host the first SOA International Grand Masters Chess Festival

Odisha womens squad

Odisha U-15 and U-19 women squads announced for domestic season 2023-24

The Odisha Cricket Association announced the U-15 and U-19 women’s squads for the upcoming BCCI domestic season 2023-24, recently. The

Rohit Sharma

Rohit: Special feeling to get a World Cup hundred

Rohit Sharma was happy when his Afghanistan counterpart won the toss and chose to bat because he believed that the

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma slams fastest World Cup hundred by an Indian

Rohit Sharma slammed the fastest World Cup hundred by an Indian batter. The India captain took 63 balls to reach

Madhuri Mehta

Madhuri Meheta to lead Odisha in BCCI T20 Trophy

Cuttack: Madhuri Meheta will lead Odisha in the BCCI Senior Women T20 Trophy 2023-24 season. The selection committee chairperson Rashmita

Ashirwad Swain

Vinoo Mankad Trophy: Aashirwad to lead Odisha

Cuttack: Aashirwad Swain will lead Odisha in the upcoming U-19 Vinoo Mankad Trophy 2023-24. The 16-member squad was recently announced

teamindia

ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 full schedule: Dates, fixtures, venues and streaming details

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 begins on October 5 in Ahmedabad with England taking on New Zealand. India play

Govinda Poddar

Poddar to lead Odisha in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2023-24

Cuttack: The squad for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2023-24 was announced by Odisha Cricket Association here on Monday. A 16-member

Odisha cricket

Suchismita to captain Odisha in Women’s U-19 One-day Trophy

Cuttack: The squad for Women’s U-19 One-day Trophy was announced by Odisha Cricket Association here on Monday. A 16-member squad

RPF hockey championship

Northern Railway win All-India RPF Hockey Championship 2023

Northern Railway beat South Eastern Railway 2-0 in the finals of All-India RPF Hockey Championship 2023 at KIIT Stadium in

india schedule

World Cup 2023 schedule: India’s fixtures

ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 in the group stage will be played in a round-robin league format, with all 10

Team India

India full squad for World Cup 2023

Veteran offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin has replaced Axar Patel in India’s 15-member squad for the World Cup 2023, which begins October

RPF hockey

All-India RPF Hockey Championship kicks off

The 29th All-India RPF Hockey Championship 2023 started at KIIT Stadium, here on Wednesday. HS Bajwa, divisional railway manager of

chess

Koustuv Das wins All Odisha School Chess Championship

Bhubaneswar: Koustuv Das of St. Xavier’s High School, Kedargouri, finished first by scoring 8.5 points out of a possible 9

Hockey selection trials

Barabati to Kalinga: Top sports facilities in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar

Odisha has emerged as a prominent destination for sports in India, with its cities Cuttack and Bhubaneswar offering some of

cricket

Asia Cup 2023 schedule: India-Pakistan match on September 2

The Asia Cup 2023 schedule is out with India meeting Pakistan in a first round game in Kandy on September

SUBHRANSHU SENAPATI

Deodhar Trophy: Senapati in East Zone squad

Odisha’s Subhranshu Senapati has been included in the East Zone squad for the upcoming Deodhar Trophy, while Tarani Sa has

Subit Biswal

Deodhar Trophy: Subit Biswal appointed manager of East Zone team

Former Odisha player Subit Biswal has been appointed as the manager of the East Zone team for the upcoming Deodhar

Jajpur champion

Kajal shines as Jajpur win inter-district women’s T20 title

Cuttack: Kajal Jena scored a match-winning half-century as Jajpur thrashed Bhubaneswar in the final of inter-district women’s cricket tournament, played

Somnath Nayak

OCA panel umpire Somnath Nayak dies at 38

Somnath Nayak, an OCA panel umpire passed away on July 7 at the age of 38 years. He was a

pacers talent hunt

588 players attend talent hunt camp for pacers

The three-day talent hunt camp for pace bowlers conducted by Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) concluded on Friday. The camp held

RIMA EKKA

Rourkela thrash Nabarangpur in inter-district women’s T20

Cuttack: Rima Ekka picked four wickets as Rourkela thrashed Nabarangpur by seven wickets in an inter-district women’s T20 match, played

Pace bowlers talent hunt

OCA’s talent hunt camp for pacers begins

Cuttack: The OCA talent hunt camp for pace bowlers started at Barabati Stadium here on Wednesday. A total of 358

LEKHA LOYALKA

Loyalka picks four as Rourkela thrash Puri

Cuttack: Lekha Loyalka picked four wickets as Rourkela beat Puri by 10 wickets in an inter-district women’s T20 match, played

KUSUM TIRIYA

Tiriya, Prasad hand Keonjhar thumping win

Cuttack: Kusum Tiriya scored a half-century and Rani K. Prasad picked a five-wicket haul as Keonjhar thrashed Koraput by 170

BHAGYASHREE NALLARAPU

Malkangiri beat Koraput in inter-district women’s T20

Cuttack: It was again a day where there were a string of low-scoring games in the OCA inter-district women cricket

cricket

OCA to conduct talent hunt camp for pacers

Under its ambitious Vision@2024 programme, Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) is all set to conduct a talent hunt camp for pace

OCL 2023 CHAMPIONS

Panthers beat Cheetahs to win OCL 2023

Cuttack: Badal Biswal picked a four-wicket haul as Odisha Panthers beat Odisha Cheetahs by seven wickets to win the Odisha

cuttack district team

Odisha State Athletics Meet: 41 records created, Cuttack champion

Bhubaneswar: Cuttack district finished as champions and Sundargarh runner-up as the 69th Odisha State Athletics Meet 2023 concluded at KIIT

SUMIT SHARMA

OCL: Sharma picks three as Cheetahs beat Lions

Cuttack: Sumit Sharma once again starred with the ball as Odisha Cheetahs beat Odisha Lions by six wickets in a

SURYASNATA SWAIN

Cuttack thrash Nayagarh in inter-district women’s T20

The OCA inter-district women cricket tournament on Saturday saw two low-scoring games where the teams were bowled out under the

SUMIT SHARMA

OCL: Cheetahs win by five wickets in rain-hit match

Cuttack: In a rain affected game of Odisha T20 Cricket League on Saturday, Odisha Cheetahs beat Odisha Pumas by five

Suryakant Pradhan

Duleep Trophy: Suryakant Pradhan in East Zone squad

Suryakant Pradhan has moved from standby to become part of the East Zone team for the upcoming Duleep Trophy 2023

SUSHREE DIBYADARSHANI

BBSR thrash Sambalpur in inter-district women’s T20

Cuttack: BBSR registered a thumping eight-wicket win over Samabalpur in a T20 match of inter district women cricket tournamant played

Papu Ray

OCL: Papu spins Jaguars to win over Cheetahs

Cuttack: Papu Ray picked three wickets as Odisha Jaguars thrashed Odisha Cheetahs by eight wickets in a Odisha T20 Cricket

Gaurav Choudhury

OCL: Gaurav, Saswat power Cheetahs to victory

Cuttack: Gaurav Choudhury and Saswat Mohanty starred in Odisha Cheetahs’ nine-wicket win over Odisha Lions in a match of Odisha

OM T. MUNDE

OCL: Munde, Bhuyan shine in Odisha Tigers win

Om T. Munde scored a fifty as Odisha Tigers beat Odisha Panthers by eight wickets in a T20 match of

MUSTAQ BEG

OCL: Beg, Behera star in Odisha Lions win

The winning run of Odisha Lions continued as they registered a win over Odisha Jaguars by 44 runs in the

Debasis Mohanty

Debasis Mohanty selected for NCA’s high performance bowling internship programme

Former India pacer Debasis Mohanty has been selected for NCA’s high performance bowling internship programme to be held at Bengaluru

cricket

Inter-district women T20 tournament: Group stage fixtures

The group matches of OCA inter-district women cricket tournament begins June 19 at different venues in Cuttack. The tournament to

Rama Behera

OCL: Behera shines in Odisha Lions win

Cuttack: All-round show by Rama Behera helped Odisha Lions beat Odisha Pumas by three wickets in a T20 match of

Shantanu Mishra

Duleep Trophy: Shantanu Mishra picked for East Zone

Odisha’s Shantanu Mishra has been selected to be part of East Zone team for the upcoming Duleep Trophy from June

Gaurav Choudhury

OCL 2023: Poddar ton in vain as Cheetahs beat Jaguars

Cuttack: Govinda Poddar century went in vain as Odisha Cheetahs beat Odisha Jaguars by three wickets in a Odisha Cricket

Odisha T20 Cricket League 2023 inaugurated

Cuttack: The Odisha T20 Cricket League (OCL) 2023 was inaugurated at DRIEMS ground here on Monday. Venkatpathy Raju, former India