Jharkhand  /  Published 10.08.21

8 from state in national karate meet

Eight karatekas will be representing Jharkhand at the National E-Kata Karate Championship which will be conducted on a virtual platform from August 25 to 27. The three-day event is being organised by...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.06.21

East Singhbhum win karate competition

East Singhbhum claimed 13 medals -- eight gold, four silver and one bronze -- to emerge champions in the second Jharkhand State E-Kata Karate Championship held virtually as part of Olympic Day celebra...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 09.02.21

Tokyo Olympics: new sports on the block

The first American woman to win an Olympic event, Margaret Abbott, received a porcelain bowl instead of a gold medal. She won with a 9-hole score of 47 in the golf tournament. Usain Bolt ate 100 Ch...
By Aniruddha Biswas

Calcutta  /  Published 01.01.21

Karate class in CC Block

CC Block in New Town has announced a karate coaching centre for children and classes should commence this weekend. “The idea germinated when during the lockdown we would go door-to -door to rai...
By A Staff Reporter in New Town

Health  /  Published 29.10.20

Karate for mind, body & spirit

Finally Kumite or sparring teaches a student to face adversity. The goal is not to win or lose, but to face the challenge. I call it adrenal stress response training, or being deliberately put into a ...
By Mayukh Banerjee


Jharkhand  /  Published 28.10.20

Steel City's karate mentor wins post in KAI

Steel city-based veteran martial art mentor Kyoshi L. Nageshwar Rao has been elected as the joint secretary of Karate Association of India (KAI) at the elections held in Guwahati, Assam on October 23....
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.08.20

Jharkhand gets bonafide karate outfit

Karate enthusiats seeking to compete in national championships will have to come under the umbrella of Jharkhand State Karate Do Association (JSKA), which has been recognised by Karate Association of ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.07.20

Jobless martial arts exponent bats for children’s future

He has the world record for the fastest punches in a second. He is talented but a jobless martial arts exponent. However, unemployment has not deterred Amit Modak, a resident of Gamharia in Seraikela...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.19

AD Block boy feted for karate gold win

Pratyay Sarkar may not be among the sturdiest boys in his class but his friends at Apeejay School, Salt Lake, know better than to pick up a fight with him. The nine-year-old is a champion karateka who...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.18

Japan pat for Commonwealth karate gold medallist

At 3ft 10 inches, Amiyo Sundar Biswas is among the shortest boys of his class but no one in his Konnagar school would dare pick a fight with him.He has brought home a silver medal from the World Youth...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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