- Jan 31, 2015 15:06 IST
Cold wave conditions continued unabated in Punjab and Haryana with minimum temperatures hovering several notches below normal in most parts of both states.
- Jan 31, 2015 14:35 IST
Taking strict note of a man setting a car on fire after sprinkling petrol on it, judicial magistrate Aman Inder Singh, in a first of its kind conviction, awarded two-year jail to a resident of Indira colony after nearly two years of being booked. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 on convict Kaka Ram, a welder, and held him guilty on the basis of an extra-judicial confession.
- Jan 31, 2015 14:30 IST
A spirited Odisha turned the tables on heavyweight Punjab by reducing the hosts to 37 for 4 in their second essay at the end of Day 2 of the Ranji Trophy match at Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium on Friday.
- Jan 31, 2015 14:19 IST
In an example of officials running roughshod over law, the public health department of the municipal corporation (MC) continues to float fake tenders.
- Jan 31, 2015 13:57 IST
That speech is the foundation of written word is undoubted but in matters of art, the latter takes the lead; and storytelling, though ubiquitous, is not much of a business.
- Jan 31, 2015 12:58 IST
For Punjabi singer Jaz Dhami, music has no language barriers. In Chandigarh to check out the progress of the World Gym which will be opening shortly in the city, the Zulfa and High Heels- fame singer said he believed that as long as the beat or the rhythm was catchy, it was bound to gain popularity.
- Jan 31, 2015 12:27 IST
I remember it was 1975, I was new in school, and the preparations for the upcoming Parents' Day were on. For a geography project, a classroom was being changed into a miniature landscape. The idea was to trace the journey of a river from the mountains to the sea, where it forms a delta.
- Jan 31, 2015 10:56 IST
Already bearing the trauma of losing their eyesight partially following botched eye surgeries in an eye camp in November last, at least five patients are still waiting for Rs 1 lakh compensation and monthly pensions announced by Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal.
- Jan 31, 2015 10:32 IST
Chief medical officer, Kurukshetra, Vandana Bhatia, who on Thursday submitted a recording of her conversation with Haryana social welfare and empowerment minister Krishan Kumar Bedi, has been transferred again in a period of less than two months.
- Jan 31, 2015 10:11 IST
Panjab University (PU) management has told the high court that enhancement of the retirement age of its faculty members is subject to amendment in the university's regulations that, it added, could be done only at the central government-level.
- Jan 31, 2015 09:54 IST
In a decision set to put huge additional liability on power utilities, the Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has granted relief to Lanco Amarkantak Power Limited by raising its generation tariff.
- Jan 31, 2015 09:37 IST
There is currently a vigorous debate about the true state of Punjab’s economy, and its prospects for the future. I have been invited to add my thoughts to this debate. I have been writing off and on for 20 years about Punjab’s economy.
- Jan 31, 2015 00:34 IST
The body of a 70 year-old woman was found floating in Sukhna Lake under mysterious circumstances on Friday morning.
- Jan 31, 2015 00:18 IST
Punjab has been sanctioned a credit limit of Rs 1.41 lakh crore for the financial year 2015-16, starting from April 1. Chief secretary Sarvesh Kaushal on Friday said the sanction plan was based on an assessment by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard).
- Jan 30, 2015 22:37 IST
Punjab on Friday announced abolition of the e-TRIP system besides increasing the value added tax (VAT) on steel industry by 1%. Announcing this while interacting with the members of the beopar mandal, deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal here said rolling back e-TRIP would exempt around 1.86 lakh dealers having a turnover of less than Rs 1 crore from the value added tax (VAT) assessment by the excise department.