Poverty kills dreams of Bengal’s young tribal football talents

Somnath Hembram, 24, has returned home after driving a truck from Chennai. A local football talent, he has to drive a truck to earn a living. Tribal football talents like Somnath are nipped in the bud due to poverty. Somnath alias Kunu played for Bankura district of West Bengal as a striker. He was one […]

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Sporting activities in B’luru struggle to get back on feet

Though sports activities have been allowed to resume in Bengaluru, normalcy has not returned. Lokesh SP, head coach of the Jyothy Aquatic Centre, informed The Observer: “Our pool is of 25 metres with four lanes. Following all the regulations and safety precautions of the central government is difficult during an economic crisis like this.” The Centre released […]

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Cycle lanes are used as parking lots and to drive other vehicles

BBMP is likely to shelve the failed project #CycleToWorkFridays movement has gained a lot of positive response but cyclists complain it is risky to ride cycles as there are no dedicated lanes. Also, people do not know about cycle lanes as two-wheelers and four-wheelers use them. “I have been using a cycle for the past […]

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