- Apr 28, 2015 09:47 IST
Fotedar, 49, was an avid climber who held dual Indian and Australian citizenship. Her family had mounted a campaign on social media to trace her after the avalanche on Saturday.
- Apr 28, 2015 10:09 IST
Fourteen doctors from Punjab are under scrutiny of the Medical Council of India (MCI) for allegedly violating MCI norms on professional conduct by going on foreign junkets funded by a pharmaceutical company. Of these doctors, all private practitioners, six are from Muktsar, three each from Fazilka and Bathinda and one each from Abohar and SAS Nagar. They are prominent doctors in their respective cities.
- Apr 27, 2015 16:01 IST
Olympic medal winning puglist, Vijender Singh's acting stint in a Bollywood movie and advertisements can land him in trouble. Vijender (29) who is also a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in Haryana continues to dabble in Bollywood despite not getting permission from the state police.
- Apr 27, 2015 23:44 IST
The Punjab government on Monday dismissed Punjab Civil Services (PCS) officer Purshotam Singh Sodhi, working as deputy secretary, agriculture, following his conviction in the 2002 Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) cash-for-job scam.
- Apr 27, 2015 22:02 IST
“Please do not try to make a story on me, rush help for my sister and her family instead,” bang comes the staccato reply of Ambala-based Sarika Nayyar on the telephonic talk whose sister Sonika, brother-in-law Kamal and their two children are stranded in Kathmandu area after the Saturday’s devastating earthquake.
- Apr 28, 2015 20:30 IST
Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took his fight against the contentious land acquisition bill to Punjab as he travelled by train to the grain bowl of the NDA-ruled state and met farmers to see their condition "with my own eyes".
- Apr 27, 2015 16:01 IST
The results of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) mains, which were declared on Monday, showed a dip in the cut-off.
- Apr 27, 2015 18:31 IST
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday directed the officials of the state government to make all-out efforts towards smooth, timely and hassle-free procurement of grains from farmers during the ongoing procurement season.
- Apr 27, 2015 17:57 IST
Be it internet space through Twitter or on the ground, a senior minister in Haryana is making all the loud noises and making sure that he is heard. No day in the life of Haryana's Health, sports and youth affairs minister Anil Vij seems to be without action that evokes interest. Be it his twitter account or his surprise raids on hospitals and other government offices,- Vij is proving to be an action-oriented minister, making news mostly for all right reasons.
- Apr 26, 2015 22:21 IST
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.
- Apr 26, 2015 16:54 IST
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.
- Apr 26, 2015 18:50 IST
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday called on former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh at the latter’s residence in Delhi.
- Apr 26, 2015 12:04 IST
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.
- Apr 26, 2015 11:34 IST
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.
- Apr 25, 2015 23:58 IST
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".