Punjab

  • Drugs-n
    Jun 23, 2015 14:25 IST

    BJP worried over tipsy Punjab, Congress wants end to drugs

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has spoken up over growing drug consumption in Punjab and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh too has again raised the issue.

  • solar energy
    May 11, 2015 09:19 IST

    Punjab, Germany plan to create renewable energy hub

    Punjab and Germany are set to join hands for creating a renewable energy equipment hub in the state as an Indo-German energy programme has proposed to facilitate linkage between Punjab and German renewable energy sectors. Punjab has also sought help from the European country to harness the huge potential available in rooftop solar and biomass power.

  • Blind students
    Apr 19, 2015 11:15 IST

    Chandigarh: Visually impaired kids meet spiritual speakers

    “They lack the sight but not vision”, were the magical words by Ruby Bedi, a renowned spiritual speaker who spoke to hundreds of visually impaired students who gave a loud cheer and claps at the Institute for the Blind in Sector 26, on Saturday.

  • Sketch artists
    Apr 15, 2015 11:44 IST

    Chandigarh: Sketch artists struggle for Sukhna comeback

    Have you noticed something amiss at the Sukhna Lake lately? Live-sketch artists, who captured your moments with brisk strokes of their pencils, have been ousted for several weeks now.

  • Prinkle Singh
    Apr 11, 2015 11:50 IST

    Chandigarh girl Prinkle seals Wimbledon berth

    The city tennis player, Prinkle Singh, has earned the rights to play on the Wimbledon courts, London, in August this year.

  • View of underconstruction Mohali Bus Stand. Sanjeev Sharma/HT
    Apr 11, 2015 11:17 IST

    GMADA finds buyers only for 12 of 49 sites

    Property market being recession hit was evident once again at the auction held by Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) on Friday as the authority could sell only 12 of the 49 listed sites.

  • Murder
    Apr 11, 2015 11:06 IST

    Ambala jeweller found murdered

    The Ambala police have recovered the body of jeweller Rajnish Verma, 34, who had gone missing on Wednesday, from a field near Lalru in Punjab on Thursday.

  • A parent picks up her kids from school as its rains in Ludhiana
    Apr 11, 2015 11:03 IST

    Chandigarh schools to miss deadline on students’ bank accounts

    Despite large number of bank accounts opened by city national banks for the students of Classes nursery to 8 of government schools, the target of opening accounts of all students does not seem to be going as planned with only five days left to meet the deadline set by the education department.

  • Wife of cable operator Jaswinder Singh,
    Apr 11, 2015 10:07 IST

    Cable operator suicide: Judges should record their statements, says Justice Bains

    Justice Ajit Singh Bains (retired) on Friday wondered why the judges who were present at the Amritsar seminar and in whose presence cable operator Jaswinder Singh Jassi committed suicide on March 28 did not record their statements before the special investigation team (SIT).

  • Maruti Suzuki
    Apr 10, 2015 23:35 IST

    Punjab government, Maruti tie up for driving training institutes

    The country’s largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki, has tied up with the Punjab government to manage and run 32 driving training institutes in the state.

  • Dogs cruelty
    Apr 10, 2015 11:38 IST

    Animals, staff at receiving end as SPCA ‘starved’ in tussle with admn

    Animals at the hospital-cum-shelter being run in Sector 38 (West) by the NGO, Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), are in a pitiable condition as the NGO struggles to stay afloat in the absence of government grants.

  • Diljit Dosanjh
    Apr 09, 2015 23:41 IST

    From Gadar to Sardaar ji, Punjabi movies that should definitely be on your must-watch list

    The regional cinema has grown by leaps and bound. Punjab 1984 winning a National award (2014) for best Punjabi movie recently and the big banners like Viacom 18 all set to try their luck in Pollywood is proof enough that Punjabi cinema has certainly evolved.

  • Food security
    Apr 10, 2015 00:20 IST

    Despite consuming midday meal, 83% slum children are malnourished, says PU study

    A recent study by post-doctoral fellow of the department of economics at Panjab University (PU) has found that 83% of Chandigarh slum children have midday meal but their body mass index (BMI) is less than 18.5, which is less than the normal.

  • Dating app
    Apr 10, 2015 00:29 IST

    Finding love possible, just download that App!

    If you are finding love, chances are that you might stumble upon a like-minded person. Thanks to the growing technology and a plethora of dating apps and portals.

  • Yogesh Chawla
    Apr 09, 2015 13:36 IST

    Chandigarh: PGI director awarded Padma Shri

    For his contribution to the field of medicine, Dr Yogesh Chawla, director, PostGraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, was awarded Padma Shri by the President in New Delhi on Wednesday.