Jharkhand  /  Published 06.10.20

Diyas made by the intellectually impaired

The diyas – in various shapes and sizes, the most unique being the turtles – are a hit among people from Jamshedpur and Ranchi. The diyas invariably get exhausted much before Diwali. The d...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Health  /  Published 09.09.20

Elite guard

If you are an athlete, you may gain greater immunity from a flu shot than people who are less active, according to two complementary and timely new studies of exercise and vaccinations. The two studie...
By Gretchen Reynolds in

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.06.20

SOB sanctions Rs 20,000 for former special athlete

Special Olympics Bharat (SOB) sanctioned Rs 20,000 for former special athlete Sanjeev Kumar Das on Tuesday.Das, who is now in Delhi with his wife Vibha and mother-in-law, had earlier appealed to Speci...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.11.18

3 records in one day

Pavana Nagaraj of Karnataka, Abhinash Kumar of Madhya Pradesh and Akshdeep Singh of Punjab set new national records on Day 2 of the 34thNational Junior Athletics Championship at Birsa Munda Athletics ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 09.01.20

Cardboard beds for Tokyo Village

Tokyo Olympic athletes beware — particularly larger ones. The bed frames in the Athletes Village at this year’s Olympics will be made of cardboard. Sturdy cardboard. “Those beds can stand up to...
By AP in Tokyo

Opinion  /  Published 30.12.19

Women athletes face a brittle fate

For some more than others, the journey towards success is riddled with obstacles. This is especially true in India, where disadvantaged communities — including women and religious minorities — hav...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.02.19

2 players under Special Olympics Jharkhand scanner

Jharkhand state commissioner for persons with disabilities Satish Chandra has directed Special Olympics Jharkhand to submit for scrutiny the certificates of two special athletes selected in the Indian...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 30.12.19

Margaret courts controversy

Australian tennis great Margaret Court has again condemned transgender athletes, while claiming the devil controlled the media and government, in fiery comments just weeks before she is honoured at th...
By Agencies in Melbourne

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.06.20

Former special athlete seeks financial aid

Former special athlete Sanjeev Kumar Das is presently experiencing a severe cash crunch. Das hails from Jamshedpur and is currently in need of treatment for his pregnant wife. He is in New Delhi now w...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpdur

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.11.18

Minister-JOA spar over Goa event

Sportspersons find themselves at the centre of a slanging match between Jharkhand Olympic Association and the state government that has rejected JOA’s unilateral decision not to participate in next ...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi


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