The ship was set afloat in March this year when Hockey India (HI) joined World Masters Hockey, which is also recognised by the International Hockey Federation. A few days back, the wheels were set further in motion when HI activated its state units to take a roll-call of their respective former Olympians, both men and women.
The six-day lockdown in South Australia to contain Covid-19 cases has improved Adelaide's chances of remaining the venue of the first day-night Test between India and Australia from December 17 even though the situation remains fluid, the state's top medical officer has said.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday extended his greetings on the occasion of Chhath Puja, calling on the citizens to take a resolve to preserve the environment and celebrate the festival keeping in mind the spread of Covid-19.
India's Covid-19 caseload surpassed the 90-lakh mark on Friday with 45,882 new cases, while the recoveries surged to 84.28 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 93.6 per cent, according to the Union health ministry data.