• Diwali Sale
    Feb 27, 2015 12:45 IST

    Sale a shoppers' delight

    Considering the gravitational pull under a cozy blanket in winters, I compulsively put two alarms to make sure that I jump out of bed before time. My coffeemaker, washing machine and microwave were conveniently put on timer the night before as I didn't want to venture out late the next morning.

  • Lucky draw
    Feb 27, 2015 11:01 IST

    Lucky draw decides fate of 2 in Doraha!

    It was a jittery moment for an Independent and a Congress canddiate when the poll results showed both of them securing equal number of votes at the ward number 15 of Doraha on Wednesday.

  • Wagah border.N
    Feb 26, 2015 22:00 IST

    Tree logs as heroin carriers: Smugglers' latest method on India-Pak border

    Smugglers on the Pakistan border are now using chopped logs of wood to push narcotics across into India.

  • Broccoli
    Feb 26, 2015 19:30 IST

    Fight against cancer: Cultivation of broccoli to be promoted in Punjab

    The worldwide organisation, World Cancer Care (WCC), will help promote the cultivation of broccoli, an edible green plant in the cabbage family, with the help of Punjab agriculture department, to fight the spread of cancer in the state.

  • Swine flu
    Feb 26, 2015 19:32 IST

    J&K: 9 more found positive for H1N1, total 181

    Nine fresh swine flu cases have detected at Kashmir's main tertiary care hospital Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Srinagar, taking the number of H1N1-infected people to 181 since Oct 2014.

  • WhatsApp
    Feb 26, 2015 12:26 IST

    The modern-day WhatsApp baba

    Though we know that salvation for our soul lies within us, we try to find it outside. From time immemorial, human beings have tried to follow one or the other religious leader on the path to salvation.

  • Dr PN Chuttani-N, with the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi
    Feb 26, 2015 10:31 IST

    How Chuttani built a grand institution, block by block

    It was the early 1960s when a young Dr JS Chopra, practising neurology in a hospital in the UK, happened to meet his former teacher Dr PN Chuttani in an elevator in London. In the brief encounter, Dr Chopra expressed his desire to return to India.

  • Mobile app
    Feb 25, 2015 20:22 IST

    Smart App launch by Chandigarh police receives good response

    Women safety has been a nationwide topic of debate. In order to curtail such issues, a mobile application called Smart 24X7 App, also known as Raksha, was launched by the Chandigarh police nearly a month ago.

  • Sumer Singh Brar
    Feb 25, 2015 16:15 IST

    Fazilka DC's son commits suicide in Chandigarh

    A 17-year-old son of deputy commissioner (DC) of Fazilka committed suicide at his Sector 8 residence in Chandigarh on Wednesday.

  • Landslide5
    Feb 25, 2015 12:01 IST

    Jammu-Srinagar national highway closed

    Traffic along 300-km Jammu-Srinagar has been suspended on Wednesday following landslides at many places. Flights have also been affected. According to the traffic police officials landslides have been reported at Panthal, Gangroo, Nashri and Ramban.

  • Coal India
    Feb 24, 2015 22:04 IST

    Punjab coal supply hopes rest on uncertain mine allocation

    There's uncertainty over the reallocation of Jharkhand's Pachwara mine to Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), and so the coal supply to the state-owned power plants in Rupnagar, Bathinda and Lehra Mohabbat also looks doubtful after March 31.

  • Sandeep Singh
    Feb 25, 2015 09:33 IST

    US man indicted for calling Sikh ‘Osama’

    A US jury has indicted a local man (55) on hate crime charges for calling a Sikh man “Osama” and then injuring him severely by hitting him with his truck last year.

  • Chris Gayle
    Feb 24, 2015 13:14 IST

    Caribbean calypso: Gayle gets first-ever WC double ton, records broken

    Chris Gayle could barely believe it when the first ball he faced crashed into his pad, because he knew he needed a lucky break to reverse a run of bad form.

  • Sikhism
    Feb 24, 2015 21:18 IST

    Sikhs providing free meals to homeless across UK

    The Sikh community is providing free meals to the homeless across the UK as a part of their religious duty enshrined by Guru Nanak more than 500 years ago.

  • Passport
    Feb 24, 2015 19:38 IST

    Haj pilgrims can apply for passport till March 15

    Passport applications of those wanting to go for Haj pilgrimage will be accepted through walk-in mode at all Passport Seva Kendras in Ambala, Ludhiana and Chandigarh till March 15.