• 1984 anti-Sikh riots
    Aug 04, 2015 18:29 IST

    1984 riot victims demand govt job for kin of deceased

    A delegation of 1984 riot victims on Tuesday met Union minister Jitendra Singh and sought government jobs for the family members of those who fell prey to the violence and also raised other rehabilitation-related issues.

  • Jasmeet Singh shot dead in Manila
    Aug 04, 2015 13:46 IST

    Financier from Jalandhar shot dead in Philippines

    Four months after his father was attacked by assailants in Manila city of the Philippines, Jasmeet Singh, 22, who belonged to Jalandhar, was shot dead on Monday night.

  • Asaram
    Aug 03, 2015 19:26 IST

    Withdraw textbook placing Nanak alongside Asaram: SGPC

    The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has demanded the immediate withdrawal of a National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) textbook for Class 3 in which a photograph of Sikhism's first guru, Guru Nanak, has been placed alongside self-styled godman Asaram.

  • Sushma Swaraj
    Aug 03, 2015 20:14 IST

    Swaraj asks envoy to meet Pak Sikh girl who excelled in Class 10 exam

    External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has asked the Indian high commissioner to Pakistan to visit the Sikh girl in Pakistan who has emerged as the first girl from the minority community to be among the toppers of the Class 10 exams.

  • Rock Garden
    Aug 03, 2015 17:23 IST

    Chandigarh the best value destination according to survey

    Mumbai has been ranked the most expensive among nine key Indian cities for the third consecutive year, while Chandigarh bagged the best value destination for a city break in a survey released on Monday.

  • Dhaba Express
    Aug 01, 2015 19:42 IST

    Next must-stop eating joint: Hoshiarpur's Dhaba Express

    It has the look of a restaurant from outside while it offers air-conditioned comfort within. The service and menu too are better, though the attempt is to ensure that the dhaba "feel" is not lost.

  • Nicole Barr, of Harlow, Essex, got a perfect 162 on the Mensa test.
    Aug 03, 2015 00:52 IST

    Smarter than Einstein, Hawking? 12-yr-old scores 162 in IQ test

    A 12-year-old British girl is brainier than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking if her IQ test is anything to go by. Nicole Barr scored a 162 on her Mensa IQ test, two points higher than the two legendary scientists.

  • Celebrity chef Saransh Goila at the book launch. HT Photo
    Aug 03, 2015 00:47 IST

    Giving the recipe book a new dimension

    Celebrity chef Saransh Goila’s first tryst with the apron came at the age of 12, when he made jalebis for his family members. Inspired by his mother’s cooking styles, the 28-year-old was always passionate about the culinary field. Little did he know that, that the simple dishes he cooked at home with his mom would pave way for full-fledged dinners and functions.

  • Ajay Devgn
    Jul 31, 2015 08:36 IST

    Drishyam review: It's a high-voltage thriller

    Directed by Nishikant Kamat and starring Tabu and Ajay Devgn in lead roles, Drishyam works because it doesn't talk about a hero but a common man. Drishyam works because it keeps you glued to your seat till the last moment. Drishyam works because it's a finely crafted suspense thriller after a really long time.

  • Hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal. HT Photo
    Aug 01, 2015 20:26 IST

    Hotelier Chatwal in middle of Democrat-Republican fight in US

    Seventy-year-old multi-billionaire hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal, sitting in his designer office on the busy Seventh Avenue of Manhattan, puts the onus for his conviction in a fund-raising case involving USD 180,000, on the Republican Party.

  • Parkash Singh Badal with Gurdaspur Bravehearts
    Jul 31, 2015 22:13 IST

    Gurdaspur compensation: Punjab govt a victim of its fickle policy

    The controversy over compensation announced for the families of the Gurdaspur terror attack victims is largely the result of different yardsticks of the Punjab government in different cases.

  • Pizza
    Jul 31, 2015 23:01 IST

    Pizza Hut to pay Rs 30k for making vegetarians eat non-veg pizza

    For delivering non-vegetarian pizzas to a Sector 32-based Jain family when they had ordered vegetarian ones, the consumer disputes redressal forum has directed Pizza Hut to pay Rs 30,000 as compensation to the family. The family detected the blunder only after the members had eaten the pizzas.

  • Muzzafar Ali
    Aug 01, 2015 11:34 IST

    It seemed easier to make a film with lesser known faces: Ali

    More than three decades after he directed the cult classic Umrao Jaan, Muzaffar Ali is back with the period drama Jaanisaar.

  • Anshu Sawhney
    Jul 31, 2015 22:53 IST

    Punjabi film actress Anshu Sawhney booked for bigamy

    Punjabi film actress, Anshu Sawhney, popularly known as 'Preeto' has landed in trouble as her husband Harjinder Singh Sodhi lodged an FIR against her at Police Station Sadar for cheating and bigamy on Friday.

  • Mohd Rafi
    Aug 01, 2015 13:27 IST

    Native village remembers legendary singer Mohd Rafi

    Mohammed Rafi's native village Kotla Sultan in Punjab's Amritsar district paid tribute to the legendary playback singer on his 35th death anniversary.