HindustanTimes Thu,27 Nov 2014


Cancer patient, 10-year-old boy epitomise enthusiasm of voters in Kashmir

Nothing epitomises the enthusiasm of voters for the first phase of polling in Kashmir other than a 41-year-old cancer patient and a 10-year-old boy in queues in north Kashmir's Sonawari constituency on Tuesday.

High court awards Rs 23 lakh relief to murdered Patiala doc’s kin

The Punjab and Haryana high court has directed the Punjab government to give Rs 23 lakh as compensation to the family and widow of a doctor who was killed by a home guard with his official rifle.

‘Article 370 will not be impediment to development activities in state’

Denying the allegations that the Bharatiya Janata Party has taken any stand on abrogation of Article 370, state BJP in-charge and Rajya Sabha MP Avinash Rai Khanna has said Article 370 would not be an impediment in any developmental activity in the state and the BJP is committed to usher Jammu and Kashmir into a new era of development.

Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana: MPs resolve to make a difference

Back to roots: Nine of Haryana’s 10 Lok Sabha members have their agenda for development for their model villages cut out. Barring Rohtak MP Deepender Singh Hooda who finds the scheme ‘an impractical idea’, the rest have encountered similar problems at the grassroots, whether it’s the lack of clean drinking water or power cuts.

Chandigarh should not be allowed to lose character: Shivraj Patil

A veteran leader with vast and varied administrative experience, UT administrator and Punjab governor Shivraj Patil (79) was expected to speed up governance and decision-making. But did he live up to the expectations during his five-year tenure, which ends on January 21, 2015.UT administrator Shivraj Patil discussed host of issues with pertaining to the city with Principal Reporter Monica Sharma.

Not responsible for what people do in their private lives: Majithia

Punjab revenue and public relations minister Bikram Singh Majithia, on Monday, claimed that for over a year, people with vested interests were tarnishing his image by dragging his name in the Bhola drug racket and making statements that were “baseless, nonsensical and malicious.”

Kashmir had no space for BJP, Modi changed that: Pandit leader

Moti Kaul, BJP candidate from Srinagar’s Habba Kadal and a crucial Pandit leader, talks about the changing Valley, exile and Article 370.

Plea to declare 'Chaar Sahibzaade' educational film

The Punjabi Cultural Council on Monday appealed to the Punjab government to declare 3D animation film 'Chaar Sahibzaade' an educational and historical movie depicting the sacrifices of Guru Gobind Singh's four sons.

J-K: Campaigning ends for first phase, 15 constituencies to go polls on tommorrow

Jammu and Kashmir will vote from Tuesday in the assembly elections that have for the first time made the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) a major power, much to the chagrin of the state’s established parties. Campaigning for the first phase of the assembly elections ended on Sunday.

ED ready with evidence to summon Bikram Singh Majithia, but dragging its feet

Despite having “clinching” statements to summon Punjab revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia for questioning in the multi-crore drug smuggling case, the Enforcement Directorate is dragging its feet for more than two months, reliable sources in the investigating agency said.

I have a long history with Chandigarh: Paes

He is 41, has won 14 Grand Slam titles, but still has the hunger for more: This is the evergreen Leander Paes for you. The Indian tennis legend is one of those players whose name is synonymous with the country’s progress in the global sports arena in the last three decades.

Punjab minister Tota Singh, medical teams rush to cancer-hit village

At last, Punjab minister of agriculture Tota Singh reached Mari Mustfa village under Baghapurana sub-division in this district on Sunday with several senior health officials where more than 70% residents have been suffering from dreaded diseases such as hepatitis-C and cancer for the last two years.

Rampal, aides misread ground situation, paid the price

In declining to surrender and appear before the Punjab and Haryana high court in a contempt case, Satlok Ashram head Rampal and his aides, it seems, misread the situation both legally as well as on the ground.

After fresh intelligence input, security in Indo-Pak buses, train beefed up

Amid heightened security at the Indo-Pak border after the high-intensity blast on the Pakistani side, security agencies are on their toes yet again as buses and trains between the two nations are under threat, according to an intelligence input received by the police.

Dan Brown decoded

He always knew he was going to be famous - but it took him four decades to figure out how. Just like his books, Dan Brown’s life is rooted in controversy, criticism and cliffhangers. This is the story of writer Dan Brown before and after The Da Vinci Code.
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