- Apr 01, 2015 19:40 IST
Panjab University (PU) will start two new courses -- Masters in Engineering (Biotechnology) and Masters in Dental Surgery (MDS) -- from 2015-16 academic session.
- Apr 01, 2015 12:51 IST
British Sikh marathon runner Fauja Singh has turned 104 today. Fauja Singh, nicknamed the Turbaned Tornado,debuted as a marathorn runner at the age of 89 years in the year 2000. Since then, Singh has run nine full marathons.
- Apr 01, 2015 15:13 IST
And because there's nothing better to get the creative juices flowing than an all-out prank war on this day and because it gives you the perfect chance to pull off an epic, unforgettable prank, we put together a list of some of the best April Fool's Day pranks that caught our eye on social media.
- Apr 01, 2015 09:23 IST
“Influential and powerful accused such as Sarabjit Singh Raju (in charge of Fastway cable TV in Amritsar) are threatening and harassing the witnesses in the Amritsar sex scandal case,” the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) wrote to the Amritsar police in 2008.
- Apr 01, 2015 17:39 IST
Today, travel across continents is commonplace, but 20 years ago, the arrival of a guest was a time of breathless anticipation and adventure, and more so if the visitor was coming from the United States.
- Mar 31, 2015 20:16 IST
Police in Ludhiana have detained four persons in connection with the gangrape of an elderly nun in Ranaghat and the subsequent robbery incident at a convent.
- Mar 31, 2015 21:44 IST
Observing that it is necessary that thermal plants of Punjab run in conformity with applicable environmental norms, the Punjab and Haryana high court has sought a report in this regard from the state government.
- Mar 31, 2015 20:39 IST
Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has decided to continue the last fiscal's tariff structure from April 1 until the tariff order for the financial year 2015-16 is released.
- Mar 31, 2015 09:22 IST
Before Narendra Damodardas Modi led his party to victory in the general elections and became the Prime Minister of India, he said during a campaign rally at Amethi on May 5, 2014: “Log kehte hain ki Modi haar jayega toh kahan jayega. Tum chinta mat karo. Meri chai banane ki ketli tayyar hai (People ask me where will I go if I lose; they need not worry. My tea-making kettle is ready).”
- Mar 31, 2015 10:13 IST
Experts from the Punjab and Haryana meteorological centre in Chandigarh, who had earlier forecast rainy days only until early April, on Monday revised the prediction to say bad weather for the wheat crop will go into mid-April.
- Mar 30, 2015 20:47 IST
Students can now take admission to class-10 and class-12 of the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) online.
- Mar 31, 2015 00:10 ISTfacetoface
Power corporations in Haryana are in dire straits. They have ‘surplus’ power, but are hampered by constraints in the supply system. The state’s own generation capacity remains idle for months and excess power is sold to other states at a loss. The financial losses are mounting due to high line losses. Worse, power tariffs and subsidy are also climbing. HT Assistant Editor Navneet Sharma talks to Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission director, tariff, Sanjay Varma, who has studied the sector over the past 15 years to understand its complexities, shortcomings of discoms and the way forward for the new government.
- Mar 30, 2015 20:37 IST
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Monday unanimously passed its budget for 2015-16, earmarking Rs 993.31 crore as expenditure, an increase of Rs 88.17 crore or around 10% over 2014-15 expenditure of Rs 905 crore. SGPC executive committee general secretary Sukhdev Singh Bhaur presented the budget before the 15-member committee that cleared it after a brief discussion. SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar presided over the meeting.
- Mar 30, 2015 14:07 IST
Last Sunday, as I met my lovely cousins Waris and Paras, whose Class-9 examinations have finished recently, they already were worrying about performance in the Class-10 board examinations a year in advance.
- Mar 30, 2015 13:37 IST
Corruption in the city’s police force has assumed unprecedented proportions with law-enforcement officials seeking personal gains, such as money or career advancement, through abuse of power by taking bribes in exchange for not pursuing, or selectively pursuing, an investigation. Most of the lower-rung cops are underpaid and want to make a fast buck on the side.