Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Jayanta confident of Olympic victory

Only 50 days are left for the London Olympic. For the first time archer Jayanta Talukdar will be seen in action.
The archer, who hails from Assam, is the only member of the Indian men's recurve team to have booked an Olympic berth. Talking to a media group in New Delhi, he said that he was confident of a medal if he maintains his current form on the big stage. Talukdar was the first Indian to win a World Cup gold medal, when he triumphed in Croatia in 2006. He repeated the feat in the same country three years later. At present, his aim is to earn a team Olympic berth, in partnership with Rahul Banerjee and Tarundeep Rai.

Author info

editor's picture

Please send your comments to

Add new comment


Republish this content

Random Stories

Gas leaks at Gelakey

17 Apr 2016 - 8:27pm | SK Hasan
Gas is leaking from ONGC's GGS no. 3 at Gelakey-Athkhel in Sivasagar district which is creating panic in the sorrunding areas. The Freelance journalist association of Nazira has informed ONGC and the...

MA degree holder making earthen lamps

16 Oct 2017 - 4:52pm | Nikhil Mundra
Diwali is back to illuminate the landscape with millions of earthen lamps. Potters are busy in making lamps for sale on the occasion. Now focus falls on  an interior area of Amtola village,...

Sivasagar gearing up for Modi rally

31 Mar 2014 - 10:13am | AT News
Preparations are complete in Sivasagar to receive Narendra Modi who is scheduled to hold a huge rally to campaign for BJP candidate Kamakhya Prasad Tasa on Monday.Accompanied by senior party leaders...