Jharkhand  /  Published 10.09.20

Archer Anil Lohar gets his reward, finally

Archer Anil Lohar’s stellar show in a national competition has finally been recognised. The 23-year-old, who used his days spent in lockdown to dig a well on the courtyard of his home to tide o...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.08.20

Archery coach wins Dronacharya

Dharmendra Tiwary was a highly satisfied man on finally becoming a Dronacharya awardee, the third archery coach from Jamshedpur to be bestowed with the honour. Tiwary, the chief coach at Tata Ar...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.08.20

Athletes shortlisted for Mission Olympics Cell

Soy, who is currently living in the city’s Mango locality with his family, said he was keeping himself in tune with shadow practice. “This is a big opportunity for me. I will work ha...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.07.20

Kharsawan teen who dares to dream

This teen has crossed the exam hurdle with gusto and never allowed poverty to come in the way. Rinky Barik has made the erstwhile princely town of Kharsawan proud by securing first division in interm...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.07.20

7 from state in national archery panels

Seven members from Jharkhand were made part of the Archery Association of India (AAI) committees for 2020-24, which were constituted by AAI president and union tribal affairs minister Arjun Munda on J...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.07.20

Deepika and Atanu follow in footsteps of Paes’s parents

From the bliss of marriage to the dream of winning a medal for India in the Olympics, it cannot get any better for these ace archers. Indian archers Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das, who tied the knot in...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Sports  /  Published 29.06.20

Archer couple to tie the knot

You could call it outright risky or simply a case of two archers, stuck by Cupid’s arrow, refusing to bow down to pandemic pressure, trying to string a note of optimism in an otherwise bleak wor...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.06.20

Munda gifts bow to struggling Seraikela archer

Archer Anil Lohar can look forward to shooting with a sophisticated compound bow and make progress in his career, as Union tribal affairs minister and president of the Archery Association of India (AA...
By Jayesh Thaker in

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.01.20

Helping hand for sporting kids

If a child is good in football and weak in science, usually, an Indian parent will scout for a science teacher instead of a football coach.But what if the child can have both? A unique Jamshedpur-base...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 04.12.19

‘Never-give-up’ Deepika targets Tokyo bullseye

Deepika Kumari can afford to relax. Last week, the former world No. 1 archer secured an Olympic quota at the Continental Qualification tournament which was being held on the sidelines of the Asian Arc...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta


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