Meanwhile, the Opposition BJP blamed it on the Biju Janata Dal government in the state for not keeping 27 per cent reservation for the OBCs in the state.
The BSKY smart health card will entitle the beneficiaries to get free health services in more than 200 hospitals of the country, including Odisha.
Argentina had earlier won the FIH Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup crown way back in 2005 in Rotterdam where they defeated Australia 2-1 in the final. Germany are the six-time champions.
The third-fourth place play-off was a chance for India to avenge their 4-5 defeat against France in their FIH Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup 2021 opener, but it was not to be as the European side continued to dominate the hosts.
Defending champions India, who defeated Belgium in the quarterfinals, will now play France for the third place. Get here highlights of India vs Germany semifinal.
While the 2021 FIH Men's Hockey Junior World Cup is being held inside a bubble without any spectators, media persons have been allowed to attend the event under strict COVID-19 safety protocols. India face Germany in the semifinal Friday.
India face Germany in the second semi-final of the 2021 Men's FIH Hockey Junior World Cup. Hosts India are also the defending champions, while Germany are the most successful team. Check match and telecast details here.
After a disappointing start to the tournament when they were stunned 4-5 by France, India lifted their game by leaps and bounds to qualify for their second consecutive semifinal in the Men's FIH Hockey Junior World Cup.
India defeated Belgium 1-0 to book a semifinal date with six-time champions Germany in the FIH Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar on Friday. In the other semifinal, France will play Argentina.
Germany, who defeated Spain 3-1 in the shoot-out will face either India or Belgium in the FIH Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup semifinals. The winner of the Malaysia vs France encounter play Argentina in the last four.
One of the title favourites, India were slow to get off the blocks as they were stunned 4-5 by France before they got their acts together and thrashed Canada 13-1 and Poland 8-2 to finish second in Pool B and qualify for the knockout round.
After scoring hat-tricks in India's first two games in the FIH Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021, vice-captain Sanjay Kumar continued his goal-scoring spree with a brace against Poland.
Stunned by France 5-4 in their FIH Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021 opener, hosts India roared back with as many as seven players scoring in the 13-1 rout of Canada in Bhubaneswar.
FIH Men’s Hockey Junior World Cup defending champions India start vs France on November 24 at Bhubaneswar's Kalinga Stadium. Get live streaming details here.
BJP state unit president Samir Mohanty alleged that taxpayers’ money is being wasted in hosting such big events of the CM and on his chopper rides ahead of the panchayat elections due next year.
The Indian men's hockey team will be competing in the Asian Champions Trophy to be held from December 14 to 22 in Dhaka. Besides, India and hosts Bangladesh, Pakistan, Korea, Japan and Malaysia will vie for the top honour.
Dibya Shankar Mishra is alleged to have been involved the murder of Kalahandi lady teacher Mamita Meher.
England Hockey said in a statement that it has informed FIH of its decision to 'unfortunately' withdraw from the November 24-December 5 tournament.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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