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When Raj Kapoor gave Shammi a ‘firing of his life’ after he worked on tobacco ad

Shammi Kapoor and Ashok Kumar had once starred in an ad for a tobacco brand. While the ad became so popular that fans began singing the jingle when they would notice Shammi, his brother Raj Kapoor was left upset. 
Shammi Kapoor and Ashok Kumar in the tobacco ad. 
Shammi Kapoor and Ashok Kumar in the tobacco ad. 
Updated on Oct 16, 2021 10:14 AM IST
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Happy birthday Kiara Advani: Did you know she's related to Ashok Kumar?

  • Kiara Advani's new film Shershaah will release digitally on August 12. Ahead of that, on her birthday on Saturday, here is some interesting trivia about the actor.
Kiara Advani made her film debut in 2014 with Fugly.
Kiara Advani made her film debut in 2014 with Fugly.
Published on Jul 31, 2021 07:21 AM IST
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Uttarakhand police set up grievance redressal panel, will shorten hill postings in revamp

Uttarakhand’s new Director General of Police Ashok Kumar said the formation of PPGRC was an important step for the welfare of police personnel.
Uttarakhand’s new DGP Ashok Kumar said the police department would take a series of steps for the welfare of its personnel.(HT PHOTO)
Uttarakhand’s new DGP Ashok Kumar said the police department would take a series of steps for the welfare of its personnel.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 01, 2020 04:12 PM IST
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Hindustan times, Dehradun | ByKalyan Das

Ludhiana man hacks four members of his family to death, goes missing

Police launch search for accused, find his car burnt 4km from his house
Accused Rajiv Sunda, 60, who killed his wife, son, daughter-in-law and grandson before fleeing in his Maruti Swift car (right) in Ludhiana on Tuesday morning. The car was found burnt and abandoned along Humbran Road, 4km from his house in Mayur Vihar.(HT Photos)
Accused Rajiv Sunda, 60, who killed his wife, son, daughter-in-law and grandson before fleeing in his Maruti Swift car (right) in Ludhiana on Tuesday morning. The car was found burnt and abandoned along Humbran Road, 4km from his house in Mayur Vihar.(HT Photos)
Updated on Nov 24, 2020 10:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByTarsem Deogan

Chicken, egg prices up as supply runs short in Chandigarh

Broilers, which were priced at 180 to 190 per kg, are now selling for 240 per kg; and the cost of an egg has gone up from 5 to 7 in the past few weeks
Demand for egg and chicken has gone up in Chandigarh with the advent of winter and the festive season even as supplies have been hit due to the long lockdown after the Covid-19 pandemic.(Shutterstock/For representational purposes)
Demand for egg and chicken has gone up in Chandigarh with the advent of winter and the festive season even as supplies have been hit due to the long lockdown after the Covid-19 pandemic.(Shutterstock/For representational purposes)
Updated on Nov 17, 2020 11:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Bihar Assembly Election 2020: All you need to know about Sasaram Vidhan Sabha

Incumbent MLA Ashok Kumar who won the seat in 2015 on an RJD ticket is contesting from the seat on a JD(U) ticket this time against RJD’s Vijay Gupta and LJP’s Rameshwar Chaurasiya.
National Democratic Alliance supporters during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election campaign rally ahead of Bihar Assembly polls, in Sasaram on October 23, 2020.(PTI)
National Democratic Alliance supporters during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election campaign rally ahead of Bihar Assembly polls, in Sasaram on October 23, 2020.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 03:38 PM IST
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8-member SIT to probe HRTC conductor recruitment paper leak

Himachal DGP Sanjay Kundu says SIT members have been selected from different districts as the investigation has statewide ramifications
Three people have been arrested in the Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) conductor recruitment exam leak case. They are Lucky Sharma and Sunny Sharma, both from Rohru in Shimla, and Manoj Kumar from Jawali in Kangra.(Representational photo)
Three people have been arrested in the Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) conductor recruitment exam leak case. They are Lucky Sharma and Sunny Sharma, both from Rohru in Shimla, and Manoj Kumar from Jawali in Kangra.(Representational photo)
Published on Oct 20, 2020 06:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | ByHT Correspondent

When Raj Kapoor never forgave Ashok Kumar for upstaging him at his wedding with Krishna

On Ashok Kumar’s 109th birth anniversary, here’s recalling an incident when he had upstaged Raj Kapoor at his wedding to Krishna Malhotra.
Ashok Kumar with Madhubala in Howrah Bridge (1958).
Ashok Kumar with Madhubala in Howrah Bridge (1958).
Updated on Oct 13, 2020 06:35 AM IST
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World Post Day: Braving pandemic, postal workers emerge as Covid-19 warriors

On World Post Day (October 9) and National Postal Day of India (October 10), here’s bringing you how postal staff has been working round the clock to ensure distribution of everything right from testing kits to medicines and money.
Postal workers have been working non-stop during the pandemic, to ensure that medicines, medical reports etc reach their destination on time.(Photo: Twitter/IndiaPost)
Postal workers have been working non-stop during the pandemic, to ensure that medicines, medical reports etc reach their destination on time.(Photo: Twitter/IndiaPost)
Published on Oct 08, 2020 02:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMallika Bhagat, New Delhi

Man stabbed to death in Jhajjar

A man was stabbed to death allegedly by a group of five on Jhajjar-Rewari road near Dadanpur village, police said on Monday. The victim was identified as Ashok Kumar of Surheti village in Jhajjar. In his complaint to the police, victim’s brother Rajesh Kumar said Ashok was stabbed to death by a group of five men outside a dhaba near Dadanpur junction.
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Updated on Aug 24, 2020 11:57 PM IST
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Former hockey players demand Bharat Ratna for Major Dhyan Chand

With National Sports Day approaching, greats such as Gurbux Singh, Harbinder Singh, Ashok Kumar and current player Yuvraj Walmiki took part in a virtual discussion on Saturday to celebrate the life and career of the iconic player.
Dhyan Chand was a hockey magician who could conjure up scoring opportunities at will and a patriot who turned down an offer the Fuhrer thought he couldn't refuse. Major Dhyan Chand was all these and then some.​(Corbis)
Dhyan Chand was a hockey magician who could conjure up scoring opportunities at will and a patriot who turned down an offer the Fuhrer thought he couldn't refuse. Major Dhyan Chand was all these and then some.​(Corbis)
Updated on Aug 23, 2020 04:35 PM IST
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Uttarakhand youth says senior IPS officer tortured and stripped him, probe ordered

The senior IPS officer has refuted allegations and accused the youth of harassing his daughter.
Uttarakhand Police has ordered a probe into the allegations levelled by both sides.(HT Photo)
Uttarakhand Police has ordered a probe into the allegations levelled by both sides.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 12, 2020 07:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | ByKalyan Das | Posted by Abhinav Sahay

13 held for gathering in Ludhiana’s containment zone, gambling

Police raided the spot after being tipped off about men gathering there and betting on card games and arrested them, said assistant sub inspector Harbans Lal
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Updated on Jul 27, 2020 05:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

Men’s team had good chance of medal if Olympics was held this year: Ashok Kumar

“If the Olympics were held this year, we definitely had some chances. We had shown improvement and we could have got some good results there,” Kumar, who scored the winning goal against Pakistan in the 1975 World Cup final, told PTI in an exclusive interview.
India men’s hockey team.(PTI)
India men’s hockey team.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 15, 2020 04:39 PM IST
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Hockey stalwart Ashok Kumar to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Son of hockey wizard Dhyan Chand, Kumar scored an important goal in the gold medal match for India against Pakistan in the 1975 World Cup in Kuala Lumpur.
The legendary Ashok Kumar has won several Olympics medals with the Indian hockey team.(Image source: Twitter)
The legendary Ashok Kumar has won several Olympics medals with the Indian hockey team.(Image source: Twitter)
Updated on Jul 13, 2020 08:20 PM IST
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2017 graft case: Chandigarh SSP asked to look into threat allegations against 3 SHOs

Witness in case alleged that he was being forced to turn hostile in court against inspector Jaswinder Kaur, SHO, police station, Manimajra
A CBI court has asked Chandigarh police SSP Nilambari Jagadale (pictured here) to look into threat allegations made against three SHOs by a complainant in a 2017 graft case.(HT Photo)
A CBI court has asked Chandigarh police SSP Nilambari Jagadale (pictured here) to look into threat allegations made against three SHOs by a complainant in a 2017 graft case.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 29, 2020 11:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | BySrishti Jaswal

Scrap dealer carjacked at gunpoint in Mullanpur

Ashok Kumar of Madawala village was on his way home in his Maruti Vitara Brezza when two men intercepted him, pointed a gun at him and asked him to step out of the vehicle
Police have said investigations have been initiated to trace two men involved in a carjacking in Mohali district.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Police have said investigations have been initiated to trace two men involved in a carjacking in Mohali district.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jun 17, 2020 12:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mohali | ByHT Correspondent, Mohali

‘Saw Balbir Singh cry like a child after defeat to Pakistan’

While he admired many things about Balbir Singh—his polite ways with the players, his man management skills and the vast knowledge of the game—Ashok Kumar will never forget the day he saw the three-time Olympic gold medallist cry like a child.
Undated file photo of three-time Olympic gold medalist hockey veteran Balbir Singh Sr, who died on Monday, May 25, 2020, after battling multiple health issues for over two weeks.(PTI)
Undated file photo of three-time Olympic gold medalist hockey veteran Balbir Singh Sr, who died on Monday, May 25, 2020, after battling multiple health issues for over two weeks.(PTI)
Updated on May 25, 2020 08:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByB Shrikant

Costly labour, curbs on movement rock the boat for Mohali farmers in harvest season

Labour is charging up to 6000 an acre; combines allowed only in the day from April 15
A farmer harvesting wheat in a Mohali village amid the nationwide lockdown on Monday.(Gurminder Singh/HT)
A farmer harvesting wheat in a Mohali village amid the nationwide lockdown on Monday.(Gurminder Singh/HT)
Published on Apr 14, 2020 12:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByShailee Dogra, Mohali

CBI files chargesheet against 12 in HP scholarship scam

The scam that began in 2012-2013 was unearthed in 2019.
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Updated on Mar 31, 2020 05:47 PM IST
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CBI files chargesheet against 12 in HP scholarship scam

The CBI chargesheet named six government officials of Directorate of the Higher Education, Shimla.
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Published on Mar 30, 2020 09:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service, New Delhi

With Ramayan, Mahabharat back on TV screens amid lockdown, here are shows we’d love to watch again

As India battles Covid-19 amid a 21-day lockdown, many of the most-loved TV serials are coming back on the TV screens beginning with Ramayan and followed by Mahabharat. Here’s a list of serials which we would love watch again.
(Left) Karamchand, Vikram Aur Betaal and Fauji were hit serials in their time.
(Left) Karamchand, Vikram Aur Betaal and Fauji were hit serials in their time.
Updated on Mar 30, 2020 07:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Masked men rob 28 lakh from factory office

The police have started investigation and rounded up two suspects, but no arrests have been made so far.
Published on Mar 17, 2020 10:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patiala | ByHT Correspondent, Patiala

PGIMER Chandigarh increases recruitment application fee up to 60%

Application fee for general, OBC, EWS candidates hiked to Rs 1,500; SC/ST to pay Rs 800
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Published on Mar 12, 2020 12:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByAmanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh

1 held for attack on Shiv Sena leader in Dhariwal

Mahajan was injured while trader Ashok Kumar was killed in the attack.
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Updated on Mar 01, 2020 10:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurdaspur | ByHT Correspondent, Gurdaspur

3 years after being built, railway quarters in Chandigarh await occupants

Divisional president of Uttariya Railway Mazdoor Union (URMU), Ashok Kumar, said delay in allotment of quarters is causing many problems for the emergency staff or 24 x 7 staff, who live far way
Divisional railway manger, GM Singh, said they were sorting out the discrepancies in the buildings of which water supply was also one of them(HT PHOTO)
Divisional railway manger, GM Singh, said they were sorting out the discrepancies in the buildings of which water supply was also one of them(HT PHOTO)
Published on Feb 24, 2020 01:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRachna Verma, Chandigarh

Woman, daughter held for killing NRI husband to usurp property in SBS Nagar

The theft report was found to concocted to ensure they were never suspected, police have claimed, adding that six people hatched the entire murder conspiracy to grab the Lebanon-based man’s property
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Published on Jan 20, 2020 11:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

Giaspura midnight shocker: 3 bikes, scooter set ablaze by miscreants

Also set on fire a heap of scrap collected by a dealer in the colony
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Published on Jan 19, 2020 10:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

IAF musician to play in career’s 25th parade

Warrant Officer Ashok Kumar and his crew began practising for the parade last week, and have been spending up to eight hours daily to synchronize their moves. A few of his band members have taken part in the parade multiple times.
Officer Ashok Kumar of the Indian Air Force, who has been taking part in the Republic Day parade for the last 25 years as part of the band contingent and has been leading the band for the last 12 years, during a press preview at Akash Officers Mess, in New Delhi, on Monday.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Officer Ashok Kumar of the Indian Air Force, who has been taking part in the Republic Day parade for the last 25 years as part of the band contingent and has been leading the band for the last 12 years, during a press preview at Akash Officers Mess, in New Delhi, on Monday.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 14, 2020 03:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Mohali man robbed of 6.5 lakh

Police said that Jaswinder was on way to his home from Dera Dera Bassi after withdrawing 6.5 lakh from the SBI branch of Dera Bassi
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Published on Jan 04, 2020 12:33 AM IST
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