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Hockey World Cup embraces international delicacies

Hockey World Cup 2018 embraces international delicacies

If the news of India hosting Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 wasn’t enough, the fans now have another reason to look forward to the quadrennial tournament. A food festival is set to be organized to serve some of the top dishes from across the globe. The International Food Festival will be[Read More…]

Hockey India announce World Cup squad

New Delhi: Hockey India on Thursday named the 18-member Indian squad for the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018 which is scheduled to begin on November 28 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhuvaneshwar. The team will be led by Manpreet Singh while the vice-captain is Chinglensana Singh Kangujam. The Indian[Read More…]

Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad elected Hockey India President

New Delhi: Bihar’s Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad was elected the President of Hockey India following the eighth Hockey India Congress on Monday. Ahmad, who formerly held the Secretary General’s post, will succeed Rajinder Singh after being elected unopposed, according to a Hockey India statement. While Gyanendro Ningombam of Manipur will take[Read More…]

Manpreet Singh to lead India in hockey Asian Champions Trophy

Manpreet Singh to lead India in hockey Asian Champions Trophy

New Delhi: Rising midfielder Manpreet Singh on Wednesday replaced veteran goalkeeper P.R.Sreejesh as the skipper of the Indian hockey team for the Asian Champions Trophy in Muscat, starting October 18. Hockey India on Wednesday named the 18-member team for the tournament, the first since the retirement of former skipper Sardar[Read More…]

Indian hockey team shoots for 'Kaun Banega Crorepati'

Indian hockey team shoots for ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’

The Indian hockey team has shot for an episode for the quiz show “Kaun Banega Crorepati” hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. The megastar called the sportsmen as the country’s “brand ambassadors”. Amitabh on Monday night shared a photograph of himself along with the players of the Indian hockey team from the[Read More…]

Chhattisgarh: Tribal girls choose hockey sticks over guns, vows to fight Naxals

Chhattisgarh: Tribal girls choose hockey sticks over guns, vows to fight Naxals

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) seems to have found a common ground to bring the security forces and tribal community together in order to combat the Leftist radical elements of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and other areas with a sizeable tribal presence. The ITBP in Kondagaon village of Chhattisgarh have started a unique initiative[Read More…]

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