Chandigarh

  • Tota Singh-N
    Apr 26, 2015 17:54 IST

    Punjab government to provide subsidy to paddy, moong seeds

    Punjab government would provide subsidised seeds of paddy, moong and legume plants to rain-hit farmers for the next crops, Agriculture Minister Tota Singh said on Sunday.

  • Nepal, earthquake
    Apr 26, 2015 17:36 IST

    SGPC to send 25,000 food packets every day to Kathmandu

    Religious bodies of Sikh community - Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Managing Committee (DSGMC)- will send 25,000 food packets to Kathmandu each day from Monday.

  • Shooting
    Apr 26, 2015 12:54 IST

    Bindra foundation awards rifles to five young shooters

    In a unique gesture of giving back to the sport, India's only individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra’s foundation gave high quality German made Walther air rifles to the five young budding shooters in New Delhi on Saturday.

  • 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.

  • Accident
    Apr 26, 2015 11:36 IST

    Chandigarh: Motorcyclist killed in road accident

    The victim has been identified as Mandeep Singh alias Dimpi, a resident of Khuda Ali Sher. Mandeep was employed as a plumber on contract basis in a private shop at Sector-16.

  • Apr 26, 2015 11:38 IST

    Surrey NDP MPs Jinny Sims and Jasbir Sandhu call on Tories to help stop shootings

    Surrey’s NDP MPs are calling on the federal Conservative government to do something to help stop a flurry of shootings in this city.

  • 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.

  • Parkash Singh Badal-N
    Apr 26, 2015 11:23 IST

    Badal asks Modi to restore dignity, 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”.

  • Manohar Lal Khattar after he was elected as the New chief minister of Haryana
    Apr 26, 2015 10:51 IST

    Punjab’s contention on Ravi-Beas waters not correct: Khattar

    The riparian principal in case of the RaviBeas waters does not apply and Punjab contention on this issue is not correct, Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday while speaking at the 27th meeting of Northern Zonal Council in New Delhi, which was presided over by the Union home minister Rajnath Singh.

  • Nirupama Dutt
    Apr 26, 2015 10:00 IST

    Roundabout: Painting the town with Words

    Years ago, the well-known Hindi fiction writer late Shivani, immortalised by her daughter Ira Pande in the book “Diddi”, was visiting the city.

  • Avnish Sharma-N
    Apr 26, 2015 09:52 IST

    Pain and pleasure of a VIP visit

    The new general officer commanding (GOC) was to visit our unit. The staff at the divisional headquarter asked us to confirm a date.

  • Amarjit singh .1
    Apr 26, 2015 09:24 IST

    Sunset boulevard: The last gift

    Professor Charles Moss, director of a research institute in England, came to PAU, Ludhiana, on a short assignment in November, 1976.

  • Delhi Police detained
    Apr 26, 2015 09:16 IST

    Chandigarh police nab two snatchers, including a proclaimed offender

    The city police claimed to have nabbed two snatchers including a proclaimed offender wanted by the Himachal Pradesh (HP) police.

  • A farmer showing his wheat crop during rainfall
    Apr 26, 2015 09:11 IST

    More gloomy forecast for Punjab, Haryana growers

    For farmers who haven’t begun harvesting wheat yet so that it gets more sunshine and time to mature, the weather forecast is gloomy.

  • 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".