• photo courtesy (facebook)
    Jun 02, 2015 14:33 IST

    Follow your dreams, Vamini to tell women as she pedals

    A banker by profession, Vamini Sethi wants to inspire other women to follow their dreams while delicately balancing professional and family lives. With a "can-do" attitude, she is all set to pedal across Sri Lanka for 1,200 km in nine days from June 14.

  • Windows 10
    Jun 01, 2015 14:37 IST

    Windows 10 will be available worldwide on July 29 as a free upgrade: Microsoft

    Microsoft Corp said on Monday its new Windows 10 operating system will be available worldwide on July 29, as a free upgrade for users of the most recent versions of Windows.

  • Travel
    Jun 02, 2015 10:35 IST

    Want to run travel consultancy in Punjab, get registered by June 30

    With Punjab and Haryana high court making registration of immigration/ travel consultants mandatory, the Punjab government now has announced June 30 as the last date for travel consultants to get registered.

  • Dil Dhadakne Do
    Jun 01, 2015 20:13 IST

    'Dil Dhadakne Do' crew meets Milkha Singh

    The team of "Dil Dhadakne Do" met former Olympian Milkha Singh here on Monday. In a photograph shared by actress Priyanka Chopra on micro-blogging website Twitter, the film's cast, comprising Anil Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar, Ranveer Singh, Shefali Shah, Priyanka and director Zoya Akhtar could be seen with the Flying Sikh and his family.

  • Kalagram exhibition
    Jun 02, 2015 11:04 IST

    Chandigarh: Art exhibition at Kalagram complex begins

    The North Zone Cultural Centre, Patiala, under the aegis of Union ministry of culture kickstarted its three-day art exhibition in collaboration with the ‘De Novo’ group at their Art gallery at the NZCC Kalagram complex here on Monday.

  • iOS apps
    Jun 01, 2015 19:45 IST

    Punjab govt forays into world of social media

    Punjab government is all set to foray into the world of social media as part of its efforts to disseminate information about its policies and initiatives "beyond state boundaries".

  • Hemkund Sahib
    Jun 01, 2015 16:08 IST

    Hemkund Sahib reopens for pilgrims

    Thousands of Sikh devotees braved an early morning drizzle and snowfall to pay obeisance at Hemkund Sahib as the sacred portals of the Himalayan shrine located at an altitude of 16,000 ft in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district were reopened today after their closure for winters.

  • Students of Sikh Heritage Model School at Harchowal village in Gurdaspur
    May 31, 2015 19:23 IST

    At Gurdaspur village school, students learn maths on tablets

    At first glance, the façade of Sikh Heritage Model School in the main bazaar of Harchowal village in the district does not seem to be any different from 100s of such schools scattered across rural Punjab. However, the school is emerging as a pioneer of sorts as Class 3 students here use internet-enabled tablets to crack mathematical problems at a special room earmarked for the purpose.

  • WhatsApp
    May 31, 2015 22:38 IST

    Jail dept takes to WhatsApp to monitor staff functioning

    In what could be described an instance of 'out of the box' thinking, senior officials in the state's jail department have adopted popular messaging service, WhatsApp, to supervise and monitor the functioning of jails across the state from its Chandigarh headquarters.

  • Shooter Gurpreet Singh
    May 31, 2015 18:35 IST

    Gurpreet Singh bags quota place in shooting for Rio Olympics

    Gurpreet Singh secured India a fifth quota place in shooting for the Rio Olympics by finishing fourth in the Men's 10m Air Pistol final at the ISSF Shooting World Cup in Munich on Sunday.

  • Tanu Weds Manu Returns
    May 29, 2015 19:46 IST

    Your guide to Haryanvi language

    We have to admit, it took Tanu Weds Manu Returns to make us realise just how super the Haryanvi language is. And so we asked our favourite Jat boys and girls for their favourite phrases. So here’s presenting some swag.

  • Cartoon Illustration
    May 31, 2015 12:25 IST

    Punjabi by nature: From hoof power to horse power

    Last week, my father and I were driving from Chandigarh to Kasauli when our conversation, from politics, meandered to the changing times. I was of the view, that the Gen Next is more accepting about gender, race and class equality than mine, and especially my father's.

  • Smoking
    May 30, 2015 17:09 IST

    World No-Tobacco Day: Can't control the urge to smoke? Here's help

    It really doesn't matter whether you are a social or a heavy smoker. If you belong to the clan, you probably know how tough it is to ditch the habit.

  • Kashmir flood
    May 31, 2015 10:16 IST

    J-K: Hokersar wetland awaits flood channel, de-silting

    Srinagar is caught in a precarious situation to prevent the repeat of massive flooding in the Jhelum this year.

  • Sewer worker death
    May 31, 2015 09:23 IST

    By the way: Swachh Bharat, and the price of a sewer man’s life

    How do you ensure a Swachh Bharat? Simply put, how do you clean our great nation? By ensuring that you hold up a broom with a handle that makes it taller than you.