Sunday 20 April 2014
News updated at 4:09 PM IST
Weather
Max: 35°C
Min : 22°C
In Bangalore
Partially cloudy

57 teams from 27 states take part in badminton meet

Moodbidre, Nov 21, 2012, DHNS:

A new national record has been created with the participation of 57 teams from 27 states at the 32nd National Boys and Girls Sub Junior Ball Badminton Championship organised by Karnataka Ball Badminton Association and Alva's Educational Institutions at Vidyagiri Grounds in Moodbidre on Wednesday.

National Ball Badminton Federation Vice President R Rajgopal Mutthukrishna inaugurated the 32nd national tourney. "Alva's Institution is training 30 ball badminton players by providing free education and hostel facilities. This is indeed appreciable. Students should make use of such facilities and opportunities,” he advised.

MLA Abhay Chandra Jain remembered his father M K Ananthraj who was recognised as a national-level ball badminton player at Banaras University.


"My father has given training to Union Minister Veerappa Moily and Former MLA Amarnatah Shetty in Ball Badminton," he said.

Alva's Education Institutions Chairperson Dr M Mohan Alva, Former MLA Amarnath Shetty, Institution Trustee Jayashree Amarnath Shetty, National Ball Badminton Federation General Secretary Y Rajrao and others were present.

Flags of National Ball Badminton Federation, State Ball Badminton Federation and Alva's Educational Institutions were unfurled.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Pope Francis lifts up the chalice as he leads a vigil mass during Easter celebrations ...

Pope Francis lifts up the chalice as he leads a vigil mass during Easter celebrations ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin (R), Prime Minister Dmitry ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin (R), Prime Minister Dmitry ...

Pope Francis leads a vigil mass during Easter celebrations at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican Ap

Pope Francis leads a vigil mass during Easter celebrations at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican Ap

Libyans take part in a local windsurfing competition in Tripoli April 19, 2014. REUTERS

Libyans take part in a local windsurfing competition in Tripoli April 19, 2014. REUTERS

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, (2nd R) signs the First Fleet Bible and Prayer Book ...

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, (2nd R) signs the First Fleet Bible and Prayer Book ...

Britain's Prince William, second from left, and his wife, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge ...

Britain's Prince William, second from left, and his wife, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge ...

Archbishop Gintaras Grusas perfoms the blessing at the Easter vigil mass in the Cathedral ...

Archbishop Gintaras Grusas perfoms the blessing at the Easter vigil mass in the Cathedral ...

Ten-year olds Kaitlynn Tran of Chicago, and Michael Ramirez of Aurora, Ill., right, gather ...

Ten-year olds Kaitlynn Tran of Chicago, and Michael Ramirez of Aurora, Ill., right, gather ...

Pope Francis baptizes 10-year-hold Giorgio Capezzuoli during the Easter vigil service ...

Pope Francis baptizes 10-year-hold Giorgio Capezzuoli during the Easter vigil service ...

Pope Francis holds a tall, lit, white candle, as he leads the Easter vigil service ...

Pope Francis holds a tall, lit, white candle, as he leads the Easter vigil service ...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523