HindustanTimes Tue,23 Sep 2014


Practice is passé: Pray till you succeed

Often, superstition goes hand-in-hand with sport. Think red — the handkerchief in Steve Waugh’s left pocket,or Tiger Woods’ lucky final round shirt. But now, an Indian sports federation has taken things to a whole new level.

The medicine of love

I recently planted a beautiful plant in my balcony at home. I know the plant requires both sunlight and water other than soil to survive. This reminds me, in the same way, a patient suffering from any kind of disease requires love, care and great support for a speedy and happy recovery.

Search begins for the missing

Babar Chaudhary, a 27-year-old hotelier living in Rajbagh area of Srinagar, was rescued from the rooftop of his submerged two-storied house along with his mother and two domestic help after seven hours.

New education policy to accent on moral values, not just marks: Irani

The new 'shiksha neeti' (education policy) of the Narendra Modi government will not be only about "marks obtained", but will revolve around basic moral values that have deteriorated over the years.

Yannick murder: Green card lands Jassa in police net

The application of green card by proclaimed offender Jaskaran Singh Kalsi alias Jassa landed him in the net of Australian police in March this year and finally in the net of Jalandhar commissionerate police after 29 months of the murderous attack on Burundi national Yannick.

Assailants cut Delhi Sikh's hair, throw acid on him

About six to seven unidentified men allegedly cut the hair of a 60-year-old Sikh man and also threw acid on him in Bhogal area of south-east Delhi, the police said on Tuesday.

Amarinder takes exception to SDM’s ‘protocol breach’

Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh has taken a strong exception to the “breach of protocol” by Fatehgarh Sahib SDM Pooja Syal Grewal while dealing with his party MLA Kuljit Singh Nagra.

After ‘extortion’ call, SGPC restricts entry of hand bags in Golden Temple

Following an ‘extortion’ call, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has restricted the carrying of hand bags inside the Golden Temple complex.

Book tells stories of disabled soldiers, martyrs’ kin who battled the system

Nineteen heart-rending, insult-to-injury stories about soldiers who had to fight long-drawn battles with our system, not with any enemy from across the border, have been compiled in a 253-page book by retired Major Navdeep Singh. Titled ‘Maimed by the System’, is scheduled to be released on Tuesday by former chief of the army staff Gen VP Malik (retd).

Beas tragedy case: HC impleads two assistant professors of Hyderabad institute

Himachal Pradesh high court on Monday has given an order to implead the two assistant professors of VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, who were allegedly negligent in identifying the bodies.

Caste factor likely to play key role in selection of candidates

The caste factor is expected to play an important role in the nomination of candidates from Ladwa assembly segment, which is part of Kurukshetra parliamentary constituency.

Hockey legend Balbir Sr accuses SAI of misplacing memorabilia

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr has claimed that the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has misplaced his priceless memorabilia, including his Olympic blazer, medals and rare pictures he had donated to the SAI in 1985.

Kashmir willow under water, cricket bat industry on sticky wicket

The cricket bat industry in Jalandhar and Meerut is bracing for a crisis as the recent floods in Jammu and Kashmir have washed away Kashmir willow, worth crores, used for making bats.

Pak preserves Bhagat Singh’s house, Punjab betrays martyr Sukhdev

When the Pakistan government is preserving the memory of Shaheed Bhagat Singh by renovating not only the house where he was born but also his entire village for huge money, the Punjab government has betrayed a martyr who went to the gallows with him in the freedom struggle.

For wrong design, forum directs tailor to pay Rs 5k compensation

Substantially widening the ambit of deficiency of service and sending a loud and clear message that the ‘Customer is indeed the king’, the SAS Nagar consumer disputes redressal forum has directed a tailor to pay Rs 5,000 as compensation for failing to stitch a suit as per the ‘liking of the customer’.
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