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India’s performance was promising considering that seven members of the contingent were playing a major international tournament for the first time. The average age of the team was just 23.5  | shamim qureshy
Right end of the stick

Though statistics may tell a different tale, Hockey World League Final bronze is a sign of definite progress made by a young Indian team on learning curve for big-stage events like World Cup and Olymp

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After bug, Caldas & Co contemplate going Dutch

IF word from Netherlands is anything to go by, the Dutch team are already looking at alternate options when they travel for next year’s hockey World Cup.

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MCL, SER on toes to meet railway project deadline

Under pressure to start coal dispatch from December-end, the South Eastern Railway (SER) and the Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) are running against time to meet the deadline to operationalise the ambit

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Projects go for a toss in BJP-BJD slugfest

Even as the ruling BJD in the State and the BJP at the Centre continue to be engaged in political slugfest, both parties have poor track records in carrying out development projects in tribal-dominated Sundargarh district.

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BJD rift wide open in Angul district

The rift in Angul district unit of BJD became wide open after cancellation of a party meet at Talcher on Sunday.

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Headmaster held for molesting school girl

The headmaster of a primary school in Mayurbhanj district was arrested on Monday for molesting a minor girl.

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Red rebels assault three villagers

A day after Maoists allegedly killed Sitaram Khilla of new Tekguda colony under Ralegada panchayat, the Left wing extremists assaulted former sarpanch Arjun Hantal and two of his associates late Sunday night at the praja court on the outskirts of Panasput village in the cut-off region of Malkangiri district.

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Tusker tramples selfie seeking man to death

Jaya’s first 3 attempts for a selfie went in vain but the fourth turned fatal

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Govt order to recover looted money from tehsil officials

The Board of Revenue, Cuttack has asked the district administration to recover `nine lakh from the tehsildar and head clerk of Raghunathpur tehsil.

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Hansda to attend Parliament

A Special CBI CJM court here allowed jailed Lok Sabha member Ramchandra Hansda to attend the upcoming winter session of Parliament, starting December 15.

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One dead, 19 injured as bus overturns

At least one passenger died and 19 others were injured after a bus they were travelling in, turned turtle on Monday.

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Case against ex-ED of RSP

Enforcement Directorate, on Monday, registered a case against former executive director (works) of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), BP Verma under Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

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Five dists’ crop loss report sought

THE Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) of Odisha on Monday asked five districts to submit damage assessment report of crops caused by unseasonal rains in a week.

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OHRC disposes of 3689 cases till Dec

Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has disposed of 3689 cases till December 1.

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53 pc river water flows into sea: CM

About 53 per cent of water from 11 rivers of the State flows into the sea unutilised. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik admitted this while replying to a question from Dilip Ray (BJP) in the Assembly.

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‘Irrigation projects delayed by 15 yrs’

Several irrigation projects launched by the State Government about 15 years back are yet to be completed and resulting in cost escalation.

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5935 rape cases in 3 years

A total of 175 women have become victims of objectionable videos going viral in Odisha in the last three years even as 5,935 rape cases were reported during the period.

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Noisy scenes in House over Mahanadi, farm  issues

The Assembly, on Monday, witnessed repeated adjournments after question hour as ruling BJD, Opposition Congress and BJP members created a pandemonium over Mahanadi and farmers’ issues.

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BJP cautions against indiscipline

A day after senior BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra took a diametrically opposite view on Mahanadi issue, party’s national general secretary Arun Singh on Monday cautioned party leaders to maintain discipli

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Selfie bid with elephant costs youth his life in Odisha

An attempt to click a selfie with a wild elephant cost a youth his life, as the tusker trampled him to death near a temple in Khamar forest range of Odisha's…

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Odisha assembly witnesses repeated adjournments over Mahanadi and farmers' issues

After the question hour was over, BJP members rushed into the well of the house raising farmers' issue and demanding loans waiver.

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