HindustanTimes Sun,24 Aug 2014


Hooda sets stage for mega rally at Panipat | Pregnant women suffer as free ambulances remain on 'VIP duty' | Ajay Yadav to head Cong campaign committee | Facing decline, Kashmir saffron mission gets BJP govt's push | Modi's tough K-stand: Hurriyat members huddle in Srinagar

Volvo-car collision: Three students, NRI couple killed at Sector 45-46

Road accident
In a tragic mishap, five people were killed and 15 injured after a collision between a Swift car and a Himachal Pradesh Tourism Corporation (HTRC) luxury bus at the traffic signal between Sectors 45-46 and 49-50 on national highway-21 at around 2:15 am on Friday.

Two killed as Pakistan fires at Indian posts, troops find tunnel across LoC

Relatives mourning the death who were killed in alleged Pakistan firing at Jeora village in Jammu

A senior police official told HT that Akram Hussain, 35, and his son Aslam Khan were killed, while three other family members were injured, in the heaviest firing so far by the Pakistan rangers in RS Pura sector.

Ajay Yadav to head Cong campaign committee

Capt Ajay Yadav
Haryana minister Capt Ajay Yadav, who had resigned from the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government sometime back but later withdrew it, was on Saturday made chairman of the campaign committee for the poll-bound state, while Naveen Jindal was appointed as chairman of the publicity committee.

Punjabi film 'Kaum de Heere' be screened, says SGPC chief

Avtar Singh Makkar SGPC President
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Avtar Singh Makkar on Saturday said the Punjabi film 'Kaum de Heere' based on the assassins of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, should be screened as it was already passed by the censor board.

Facing decline, Kashmir saffron mission gets BJP govt's push

Hooda sets stage for mega rally at Panipat

Pregnant women suffer as free ambulances remain on 'VIP duty'

Former PPSC chairman passes away

Quality compromises in link road projects: CM

Modi's tough K-stand: Hurriyat members huddle in Srinagar

Forced to put up with daily ordeal, Mewat girls drop out

Army jawan held on suspicion of espionage

Drug rehab: 2 months on, count of new patients for drug rehab sees drastic fall

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Check input tax credit profile online till Sept

Income tax
 In an initiative taken by the state excise and taxation department to help the industry, profile of input tax credit (ITC) can now be checked online by the applicant until September.

3 years on, MC awaiting notification of dog bylaws

Obesity leads to cancer, says Australian obesity surgeon

Malaysian environmental expert interacts with PAU scientists on farm research

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College principal suggests boys and girls not shake hands while meeting

In the twenty first century when the new generation is discussing the legalities of homo-sexuality and live-in relations, in a notice issued to the students, the principal of Guru Nanak Dev University College has suggested girls and boys not shake hands while meeting each other.

Online reservation of Jalandhar railway retiring room to be operational next month

Labourer killed in building collapse

Cops nab accused in acid attack on Kapurthala teacher

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HC summons senior PRTC officials over pension dues

Indian Judiciary
Following the failure of the Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) to clear pending dues of its retired employees as per orders of the Punjab and Haryana high court, senior officials have been directed to appear before the state's highest judicial body on August 26.

5-year-old abducted during school hours

41 Dalit leaders released from Sangrur jail

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Auto dealer asked to pay Rs. 25,000 compensation for deficiency in service

Ferrari car
 The district consumer disputes redressal forum, SAS Nagar, has directed a city-based automobile dealer to pay Rs. 25,000 as compensation to a resident of Balongi village for deficient services as his vehicle was damaged during first service.

23-year-old gets five-year jail for molesting minor

3 members of gang held for vehicle theft, snatching

Online portal asked to pay compensation for deficient services

Man ends life after stabbing wife, son

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Controversial Punjabi film; Badal asks home secretary to look into it

Kaum de heere
Even after being cleared by the Censor Board, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday said he would ask home secretary to look into the controversy generated with the release of Punjabi movie Kaum de Heere.

Solo act theatre fest ends with play highlighting patriarchal brutality

Quilling: New art form to attract locals

Sufi singer Barkat Sidhu dies

Interesting to play Pakistani in US show: Nimrat Kaur

Bandhus present devotional music soiree

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Have Car, Will Find Myself
The coming of age of the Indian road film

finding fanny
Hollywood may have mastered the skill of producing road films of all sub genres, but Indian films are still to find their groove. With four new films set on the road coming out soon, is Bollywood finally realising that journeys make for great cinema?

Sarika, that grey-eyed beauty of Bollywood

When Sarika married Kamal Haasan, it was nothing short of sensational. Then, after years of marriage and two daughters, they broke up. Now, in her second innings in Bollywood, she is on an upswing. Brunch catches up with the Yudh actor.
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Let down by MC, SGPC takes up cleanliness chore around temple

A devotee pays obeisance at Golden Temple
 Unhappy with the Amritsar municipal corporation (MC) over poor state of cleanliness around the Golden Temple, the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Saturday decided to take up the job in its own hand.

Body of man shot dead in US reaches home, cremated

Sepoy Mutiny: Martyrs' skeletal remains begin their final journey

SGPC flays FIBA as matter comes to a head again

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Punjab abroad

Vancouver teen’s music video gets over 300k views in less than a week

Vancouver teen Sid Bhullar’s new rap music video, The Puppeteer
A video released by a vancouver teen crossed over 300,000 views within one week of being uploaded on Youtube. This is the third video of aspiring musician Sid Bhullar.
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Bison's watering hole

Vikram Jit Singh, Wilbuzz
Once upon a time, the tricity's most sought after watering hole at the Chandigarh Golf Club bore a strong character and historical profile. Pictures of legendary players had adorned the walls. A massive Indian bison head mounted at a prime location of the bar's walls complemented the pictures and presided over the cheery spirit of the late evenings. The pictures depicted the sport's great icons playing varied shots from beautiful locales across the world. Vikram Jit Singh

Spice of life
What’s in a name?

A prominent Hollywood star has named her daughter Sunday Rose. It may appear peculiar, as we Indians have a penchant for names. We have our fair share with Champa, Chameli ,Gulab or others of the fragrant kind but to prefix the day of the week before the name of a flower may seem a trifle weird or is it? Writes Sucharita Lahiri.
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Debacle warrants answers from Dhoni: Stephen Fleming

Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming said India's disastrous performance in England had posed some tough questions to the skipper.

My role doesn't undermine Duncan Fletcher: Ravi Shastri

Duncan Fletcher
Handed the task of overseeing a struggling Indian team, newly appointed team director Ravi Shastri has refuted suggestions that his role would undermine the position of coach Duncan Fletcher.
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