• Amandeep Sandhu
    Apr 18, 2015 15:41 IST

    'Ban on movie no solution, it will only attract viewers beyond boundaries'

    It was in Ladakh, a few kilometres from Leh, at the Pathar Sahib Gurdwara that the Gurbani mool mantra sounded the most evocative to me.

  • Archaeologists have found four 5000-year-old complete human skeletons
    Apr 18, 2015 14:38 IST

    World heritage day: Haryana's rich history shines bright in it's monuments

    Haryana as a seperate state came into existence in 1966, before which it was a part of the Punjab province. But, it has a rich lineage and has a number of historical sights spread all over.

  • Quila Mubarak was first built as a kachigarhi (mud fortress) by Baba Ala Singh in 1763
    Apr 18, 2015 13:51 IST

    World Heritage Day: 8 places to visit in Punjab

    If you happen to visit Punjab, there are chances that you would end up visiting only famous sites, including Golden Temple, Wagah Border, etc. But there are important places in Punjab that embraces one of the most important chapters of Indian history. So on World Heritage Day here we list five places that one should visit in the state.

  • monkeys
    Apr 18, 2015 11:34 IST

    Panjab University to use ultrasonic repellent to drive monkeys off campus

    To keep monkey menace under check on its campus, Panjab University (PU) has decided to take the help of ultrasound repellents on pilot basis.

  • Sector 17 building
    Apr 18, 2015 11:26 IST

    Sector-17 revamp: Traders ready, but admn must lead by example

    As the April 30-deadline set by the UT adviser for a revamp of Sector 17 is less than two weeks away, traders have started an awareness drive among them on removal of irregularities after meetings with top officials.

  • hockey
    Apr 18, 2015 10:46 IST

    Easy win for Punjab in junior hockey nationals

    Hockey Punjab defeated Services Sports Control Board 4-1, while Hockey Himachal thrashed Hockey Chhattisgarh 3-0 on the fourth day of the 5th Junior Men National Hockey Championship Division A being played in Mysore, Karnataka, on Friday.

  • Delhi Daredevils Yuvraj Singh DD IPL 2015
    Apr 18, 2015 10:28 IST

    I didn’t tell anyone to give me the money I got: Yuvraj

    Making it clear that the 'Most Expensive Player' tagline doesn't create any pressure on him, out-of-favour India veteran Yuvraj Singh said that he "didn't tell anyone to give him" the money that he commanded at the IPL cricket tournament's auctions earlier this year.

  • Electricity
    Apr 18, 2015 10:07 IST

    AAP, Panchkula village residents protest against electricity bills

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) volunteers along with residents of Chandikotla village protested outside the office of the chief engineer, power department, in Sector 5 on Friday against frivolous electricity bills.

  • Shrike bird
    Apr 18, 2015 10:02 IST

    Spice of life: Sparrows might return

    Whenever I am on my own, the trees, plants, flowers and birds occupy a major part of my thoughts as my affinity for them knows no bounds.

  • Cinema hall, Patna
    Apr 18, 2015 00:25 IST

    Nanak Shah Fakir: Ban disappoints Chandigarh moviegoers

    After a ban in Punjab, the screening of the controversial film, Nanak Shah Fakir, was also banned in Chandigarh, hours before its release on Friday.

  • Crime
    Apr 18, 2015 00:20 IST

    Manisha Thakur death case: Fatherseeks murder charge against accused

    In a fresh twist to the ongoing trial of the murder of Manisha Singh Thakur, 20, daughter of Sector 22-based Nukkar Dhaba owner, who had died of drug overdose, her family has now moved application seeking murder charges against the accused. Through an application moved before the court on Friday, victim's father Joginder Singh through his counsel, Munish Dewan, submitted that accused Dilpreet Singh, 22, used to threaten Manisha of eliminating her, as was revealed through the data retrieved from her mobile phone.

  • Cover photo of Nanak Shah Fakir.
    Apr 18, 2015 00:08 IST

    ‘Nanak Shah Fakir' review: The movie is a divine wonder on screen

    In a country awash with bans and closed mindsets, making a religious film is a challenge in itself. Before one knows it, there are too many rules, too many perspectives on religion to let the visual medium depict history with a creative licence.

  • Gol Kothi was declared a heritage building seven years ago, but is currently in a deplorable state and can collapse any minute
    Apr 17, 2015 23:24 IST

    Dying heritage in north India: Places to visit before it’s too late

    Here are 10 such 'heritages' from the region which have been utterly neglected and it would be wise to visit them before they completely collapse.

  • Prof Arun Grover, Vice-Chancellor of Punjab University Chandigarh. HT Photo
    Apr 17, 2015 21:50 IST

    Government funding doesn't mean government control: PU V-C

    Academic administrators of Panjab University (PU) affiliated colleges on Friday discussed the important aspects of Rashtriya Uchhatar Shikha Abhiyan (RUSA) at the Academic Staff College in PU, on Friday.

  • Veteran Punjabi film comedian Mehar Mittal
    Apr 17, 2015 19:55 IST

    Of Laughter and Spirituality

    The greatness of some celebrities certainly can never be put into words. Veteran Punjabi film comedian Mehar Mittal, 81, is one among them.A man who not only ruled Punjabi cinema at one point but also gave birth to unlimited laughter through his comic roles in a variety of films between early seventies and mid-nineties.