Like in recent years, there has been no representation from Delhi in the Indian hockey team that is playing the World Cup in Odisha. Decline in hockey culture is to blame for decline in quality players, say experts
So far, two lakh people have been affected due to the flood while around 24,000 hectares of farmland have been hit. Of them, 1.20 lakh people in 237 villages were marooned and over 26,000 people have been evacuated.
Several districts in Chhattisgarh have received heavy rainfall since Saturday evening, resulting in rise in water level of rivers like Mahanadi, Shivnath and Indravati as well as flooding of villages in low-lying areas