• The family had been living in this two-room dwelling at Sadhanwala village in Faridkot district
    Apr 26, 2015 22:21 IST

    No headway in missing case of 4-member Sikh family in Pakistan

    Pakistani authorities have so far failed to make any headway in the mysterious disappearance of a four-member Sikh family from India who went missing during their trip to the country to celebrate Baisakhi.

  • President Pranab Mukherjee
    Apr 26, 2015 16:54 IST

    Haryana ITBP officer Manjeet Singh gets Shaurya Chakra for foiling Kabul terror bid

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday awarded the 'Shaurya Chakra' gallantry medal to ITBP inspector Manjeet Singh who led his commandos in repulsing an audacious terrorist attack on the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan's Herat province last year.

  • Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal with PM Narendra Modi.
    Apr 26, 2015 18:50 IST

    Punjab CM calls on ex-PM Manmohan Singh

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday called on former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh at the latter’s residence in Delhi.

  • Cultural Festival
    Apr 26, 2015 12:04 IST

    Indian folk dance Bhangra performed in Cairo

    One of India's most popular traditional folk dance Bhangra was performed at the closing ceremony of the International Festival of Drums and Traditional Art in the Egyptian capital, enthralling the audience.

  • Simarpreet Singh Sokhi
    Apr 26, 2015 11:34 IST

    Simarpreet Singh Sokhi: The sardar who does Bharatnatyam

    Passion and perseverance is all that it takes to achieve what you want. For 21-year-old Simarpreet Singh Sokhi from Kalka, it was sheer passion and love for the Indian classical dance that drove a Sikh gentleman to fight all odds to dream of a career as a Bharatanatyam dancer.

  • Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal-N
    Apr 25, 2015 23:58 IST

    Badal asks Modi to restore dignity and pride of Khalsa Panth

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday brought the crucial Sikh issues and the agrarian crisis to the national centrestage, asking the Centre to end the "political, economic and religious discrimination" against the state, Sikh community and the farmers as a "matter of extreme national urgency".

  • World Bank
    Apr 25, 2015 20:13 IST

    WB aided project likely to address irrigation issues in Himachal

    Realising the importance of irrigation facility to increase the productivity and quality of apples, World Bank (WB) aided project for horticulture will address the issue of irrigation infrastructure in orchards across the state.

  • A Nihang flaunts his sword during a 'Hola Mohalla'
    Apr 25, 2015 20:43 IST

    DSGMC to paint Anandpur Sahib town white on 350th foundation day

    Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has taken up the task of painting Anandpur Sahib town white on the occasion of the 350th foundation day of the holy city to be observed from June 17 to 19.

  • White tiger zoo
    Apr 25, 2015 12:54 IST

    Ice blocks, sprinklers... it's time for animals to chill out

    While Ballu, a Himalayan bear, is busy rolling over a 100-kg ice block in front of a desert cooler, relishing a watermelon besides its extra feed at Chhatbir Zoo, Appaya the tiger is enjoying frequent showers and playing under sprinklers.

  • Adventure enthusiasts had a great time. Keshav Singh/HT  
    Apr 25, 2015 09:41 IST

    Chandigarh’s first adventure carnival, AdventureGarh, offers various exciting sports activities

    To give the tricity residents an opportunity to come across something innovative and thrilling, the city’s first adventure carnival, AdventureGarh, at the exhibition ground, Sector 34, Chandigarh, intends to make people experience the fun of various adventure sports including bungee jumping, commando slithering, cage rides, hot air balloon, jeep towed Para sailing, ATVs with dirt track, paintball battle game, obstacle course, wooden rappelling wall, zorbing, running bungee, inflatable rock wall and rocket boom.

  • WW1 Sikhs
    Apr 24, 2015 22:30 IST

    Australia recalls Sikh ‘mates’ from World War I

    April 25 will mark the centenary of the landing of the Australian and New Zealand (Anzac) troops in Gallipoli, for World War-1 military campaign that went on for eight months and claimed at least 1.25 lakh lives. Many regard April 25, 1915, as the day when Australia truly forged its national identity, even though it had federated as a nation already on January 1, 1901.

  • Gurkha Regiment
    Apr 24, 2015 21:15 IST

    First Gorkha Rifles marks 200 years of service

    With officers and other ranks from India and Nepal in attendance, the First Gorkha Rifles (1/1 GR) on Friday marked its 200 years of military service here.

  • Sikh soldiers
    Apr 24, 2015 20:52 IST

    World War I photos of Indian troops at Gallipoli battle

    An image of a Sikh soldier holding an ingenious 'Jam Tin bomb,' a cannister stuffed with shrapnel and explosives, at Gallipoli battlefield in Turkey is part of two photo exhibitions that document lives and contributions of soldiers from Australia, New Zealand and India in World War I.

  • Farooq Abdullah
    Apr 24, 2015 20:14 IST

    Farooq Abdullah comes out to revive National Conference's fortune

    Taking active part in the party activities, National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah undertook a train ride in Kashmir Valley to reconnect with the people after back to back losses in Lok Sabha and assembly polls held last year.

  • Partap Singh Bajwa-N
    Apr 26, 2015 22:16 IST

    Badals bent upon framing Cong leaders in false cases: Bajwa

    Accusing SAD of indulging in "political vendetta", Congress today alleged that the top leadership of the ruling party was "conspiring" to implicate its leaders in false cases to gag the opposition voice.