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  • Student Esther with Gurnimrat Sidhu. Photo courtesy: University of Oxford
    May 25, 2015 23:38 IST

    Oxford award for ‘inspirational’ Punjabi-origin teacher

    Gurnimrat Sidhu, a teacher at Oaks Park High School in Ilford, is among the 12 teachers honoured as ‘inspirational teachers’ by the University of Oxford as part of an awards scheme designed to recognise excellent teachers from state schools and colleges.

  • Robert Vadra
    May 25, 2015 22:11 IST

    Vadra praises Sikh man for saving young boy in Auckland

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra has praised an Indian Sikh man who made international headlines after he broke religious protocol by removing his turban to help a profusely bleeding child in New Zealand.

  • Ashutosh Maharaj, the head of Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan
    May 25, 2015 20:38 IST

    HC pulls up various parties for deadlock on Ashutosh's last rites

    The Punjab and Haryana high court on Monday expressed surprise over the deadlock on performing the last rites of Ashutosh, the "clinically dead" sect head of Nurmahal (Jalandhar)-based Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DJJS), and castigated various parties for the stands taken by them.

  • West Bengal minister asks security to tie shoe laces
    May 25, 2015 16:19 IST

    Caught on camera: Cop tying Bengal minister's shoelace at function

    A West Bengal minister was caught on camera letting a police bodyguard tie his shoelace on the sidelines of a public function in Kolkata on Monday.

  • Protest
    May 25, 2015 16:21 IST

    Ludhiana: Congress workers protest against 'anti-people' policies in state

    Scores of Congress workers on Monday protested against the alleged "anti-people" policies of the Punjab government at the Mini-secretariat at Ludhiana, during which they were allegedly lathi-charged.

  • Pushpinder Bharti.HT Photo
    May 25, 2015 10:43 IST

    Pumped up Pushpinder eyes glory at Asian Championship

    With just ten more days to go before he embarks on his next challenge, Pushpinder Bharti exudes a palpable sense of expectation and nervousness.

  • 22-year-old Harman Singh removed his turban to help the child, who was bleeding from the head. Photo Courtesy Facebook
    May 24, 2015 22:48 IST

    Sikh man rewarded for cradling injured boy's head with turban

    A Sikh man from India, who made international headlines after he broke religious protocol by removing his turban to help a profusely bleeding child in New Zealand, has been presented with a truckload of new furniture for his sparsely decorated flat by a TV station.

  • A farmer showing his wheat crop during rainfall
    May 25, 2015 09:07 IST

    Farmers’ woes on the rise in the region

    The situation arising due to wheat crop damage in March/April added fuel to the already burning fire from the revised land acquisition Bill and a recommendation of a high-level committee (HLC, 2015) for restricting purchases by the FCI at the minimum support price.

  • Gayatri, CBSE topper 2015
    May 24, 2015 21:49 IST

    CBSE class 12 results: Delhi girl M Gayatri tops with 99.2%

    Students can get their results at,, and also through SMS and Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS). All details are available on the CBSE website,

  • Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) Phase-8 Mohali. HT
    May 24, 2015 19:14 IST

    Punjab: PSEB Class-10 results on Tuesday

    The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) will declare the Class-10 board examination results on Tuesday. The PSEB will upload subject-wise percentage of students on their official website. Students can access their results on

  • People's Party of Punjab general secretary Yadwinder Buttar (centre)
    May 24, 2015 22:40 IST

    PPP general secretary Yadwinder Singh Buttar joins BJP

    The People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) general secretary Yadwinder Singh Buttar here on Sunday joined the BJP in the presence of the BJP state president Kamal Sharma who said that this would give a boost to the saffron party in the ‘majha’ region.

  • bus accident
    May 24, 2015 14:03 IST

    Punjab: 1 killed, 18 injured in as mini bus collides with tractor

    A devotee was killed and 18 others were injured when a mini bus in which they were travelling overturned after colliding with a tractor trolley near Chudewal village on Sunday.

  • Gurmeet Singh Pinky
    May 23, 2015 21:47 IST

    Punjab: When DIG Gurinder Dhillon let Pinky 'the cat' out of bag

    Until Wednesday afternoon, Punjab Police top brass didn't know that their discarded 'cat' Gurmeet Singh alias Pinky had again donned the khaki, using stealth and strategy akin to his exploits during terrorism in the border state.

  • Sakshi Dhanana
    May 23, 2015 23:35 IST

    Boxing: After Vijender and ilk, Bhiwani gets super girls

    Famous for producing world-class men pugilists, including Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh, Haryana's Bhiwani Boxing Club, popular as BBC, on Saturday churned out two woman champions of the sport - Savita Gothra (52kg) and Sakshi Dhanana (54kg) - who won the world junior titles at Taipei, Taiwan, while another trainee, Soniya Gothra (48kg), took the silver medal.

  • Punjab MLA Charanjit Channi
    May 23, 2015 19:41 IST

    Punjab Congress MLA Charanjit Channi seeks degrees to major in politics

    He is among the MLAs who list the highest number of questions in the Punjab assembly. He is also known to make most interventions in the house debates. Two-time Congress MLA Charanjit Channi attributes his activism within the assembly to his quest for gaining knowledge and putting it to practice.