• Suicide
    May 22, 2015 22:16 IST

    Undertrial ex-cop makes suicide bid in Pathankot jail, survives

    An undertrial ex-police officer attempted to commit suicide by slitting his wrist in sub-jail on Friday, the police have claimed. The undertrial has been identified as Gulshan Veer Singh, a former assistant sub-inspector (ASI) with the Punjab police.

  • Kangana Ranaut
    May 22, 2015 08:22 IST

    Tanu Weds Manu Returns review: Kangana shines in must watch film

    Watch Tanu Weds Manu Returns if you love Bollywood. And if you look down upon Bollywood, watch the Kangana Ranaut-starrer to see how entertaining the industry can be. For people outside north India, the film is an authentic portrayal of middle-class small town India. And it is funny as hell! We’d say this is a must watch.

  • Tourists playing with the snow at Gulaba near Manali. Aqil Khan/HT
    May 22, 2015 09:26 IST

    After CNG, govt now mulls electric buses at Rohtang

    After the National Green Tribunal extended the ban on diesel run tourist vehicles on the Leh-Manali road, the state transport department is deliberating on alternative modes of pollution-free transport in view of difficulties in ensuring CNG gas supply in Kullu.

  • Pargat Singh Bhurji
    May 22, 2015 09:17 IST

    Sikh pediatrician who helped Nepal earthquake victims warns against extraction

    A prominent Sikh pediatrician from Surrey, who has just returned from Nepal after helping earthquake victims, has warned against growing threat of climate change due to ongoing extraction.

  • Facebook
    May 21, 2015 21:41 IST

    Dharamsala: Social media under lens for spreading rumours

    After it was established beyond the shadow of a doubt that the whole affair was nothing but a false rumour, it is now the turn of the social media to come under the scanner.

  • Waryam Singh Sandhu
    May 21, 2015 09:14 IST

    Film based on story by Canadian Punjabi author enters Cannes festival

    Chauthi Koot, a Punjabi film based on the story by a Canadian author Waryam Singh Sandhu is competing at the Cannes Film Festival.

  • Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, a football player. HT Photo
    May 21, 2015 10:42 IST

    Six Chandigarh footballers named in Indian squad for WC qualifiers

    When the names of the Indian probables for the 2018 World Cup Preliminary Joint Qualification matches, to be played against Oman and Guam, was announced on Wednesday afternoon, it signalled the beginning of a new chapter in the burgeoning careers of both Sehnaj Singh (21) and Sumit Passi (20), as both were called to the senior national football side for the first time.

  • 5
    May 21, 2015 08:20 IST

    Harbhajan is back, but is IPL the right test for a comeback?

    Whatever else changes in the cricket board’s corridors, its propensity to draw attention remains the same.

  • Deepak Nagpal. HT Photo
    May 20, 2015 22:09 IST

    In Hisar, a dentist who loves the dead

    Each month, many a time, Deepak Nagpal's phone rings and he gets up to leave his dental clinic. He knows the task is important, too close to his heart, but unusual.

  • Diljit Dosanjh
    May 20, 2015 16:56 IST

    Watch: Diljit Dosanjh plays ghostbuster in Sardaar Ji trailer

    Months before we see Diljit Dosanjh in his Bollywood debut, Udta Punjab, the actor has another ace up his sleeve -- Sardaar Ji. Playing a desi ghostbuster who is called to London to exorcise a ghost from a haunted castle, Diljit meets his Juliet there, Neeru Bajwa. The twist in the tale is that the girl is the said ghost!

  • Ria Rajeshwari Kumari
    May 20, 2015 15:05 IST

    With Ria, Patiala royal family extends its rich sporting legacy

    Carrying forward the sporting legacy of the Patiala royal family, trap shooter Ria Rajeshwari Kumari has made it to the senior national squad for the forthcoming ISSF shotgun World Championship in Italy and the World Cup in Azerbaijan.

  • Dolly (R) and Shallu (L)
    May 19, 2015 23:00 IST

    Pingalwara’s daughters qualify for world special games in US

    By their power and unique ability, two girls from All-India Pingalwara Society home here have qualified for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games to be held in Los Angeles, US.

  • 22
    May 20, 2015 18:08 IST

    Feels like a new beginning for me, Harbhajan says after recall to Test team

    It's hard to be in the wilderness for more than two years but Harbhajan Singh was always "very confident" of once again donning the Indian cricket team's jersey and termed his latest comeback a "fresh beginning" in a career that has spanned over 16 years.

  • Indian railways
    May 19, 2015 18:14 IST

    Attari station renamed as "Attari Sham Singh" railway station

    Punjab government on Tuesday said it has renamed Attari railway station in Amritsar as "Attari Sham Singh" railway station in a tribute to the great Sikh General.

  • Salman Khan, Bajrangi Bhaijaan
    May 19, 2015 13:29 IST

    Kashmir reminds Salman Khan of Katrina Kaif, here's the proof

    Salman Khan can't have enough of Kashmir. The star, currently shooting in the valley for Kabir Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijan, was on a tweeting spree on Tuesday, waxing eloquent on the state's majestic beauty. He backed it all up by sharing five pictures from the valley, and then did the unexpected.