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45 pilgrims injured as bus overturns

Patiala: Forty-five pilgrims were injured on Friday morning when a PRTC bus carrying them from Lachru Kalan in Ghanour to Amritsar overturned from a over bridge near Patarsi. The bus hit the divider on the over bridge and took three turns after the driver lost control over it. The accident took place on Rajpura-Sirhind National Highway

Thousands suffer as Haryana Roadways employees strike

Chandigarh:  Public transport across Haryana was affected on Friday after the State Roadways employees went on a day-long strike in support of central trade unions to protest violation of labour laws and economic policies. The strike left tens of thousands of passengers in a lurch. However, the water and electricity supply was not affected across

Messi strikes back as Argentina sink Uruguay

Mendoza (Argentina):  Lionel Messi marked his return from short-lived international retirement with the only goal as 10-man Argentina defeated Uruguay 1-0 to score a crucial 2018 World Cup qualifying victory. Messi, who had dramatically announced the end of his international career in June following Argentina’s Copa America Centenario final defeat to Chile, scored via a

‘Left SAD as they’ve forgotten Tohra’s legacy, ignored family’

Panth Rattan late Jathedar Gurcharan Singh Tohra’s son-in-law and former state minister Harmail Singh Tohra, who recently left Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), on Thursday recounted the reasons compelling him to leave SAD as he poured his heart out, saying, “I left the Shiromani Akali Dal as it finally said

New gene identified as diabetes culprit

New York: Using the gene editing technology called CRISPR and other sophisticated scientific tools, researchers have identified a new culprit Type-2 diabetes gene. The researchers believe that because this gene, ACSL5, codes for a protein that regulates how the body recognises insulin, that protein may represent an important target for future treatments for the disease.

Park Plaza hotel staff plea dismissed as withdrawn

Chandigarh: The petition filed by employees of the Hotel Park Plaza seeking quashing of the order passed by UT District Magistrate and notice on taking over the hotel’s physical possession was dismissed as withdrawn on Wednesday. It is mentioned that a Division Bench comprising Justice S S Saron and Justice Lisa Gill on the previous

HUDA issues notice to contractor as commuting becomes nightmare

Chandigarh: Encouraging the kids to On one hand Panchkula Municipal Corporation is working on re-carpeting of city roads from past few months, and on other hand roads in various sectors have turned from bad to worse. Driving on potholed roads have became a headache for commuters and often lead to traffic jams at major intersections. Around

I was not getting good work as actor: Sohail Khan

New Delhi:  Actor-turned-director Sohail Khansays he wants to focus more on directing and producing films as he was not happy with the kind of roles he was getting as an actor. “I was not getting good work as an actor and I don’t want to act just for the sake of it. I had a

‘Nabha to be developed as a Model City soon’

Patiala: Gurtej Singh Dhillon, newly appointed chairman of the Nabha Improvement Trust (IT), after taking charge of his office at Nabha said that his main priority as the Chairman of the Improvement Trust is to develop the historic city Nabha as a model city in future and keeping a check on the work for it shall

Vaping as bad for your heart as smoking: study

London: Vaping may be as bad for your heart as smoking, according to a new study which suggests that electronic cigarettes are “far more dangerous” than previously thought. The study involved 24 adult smokers, whose hearts were monitored while they vaped, and when they smoked ordinary cigarettes. The findings showed that a typical vaping session

Thompson clinches Jamaican sprint double as US sweep hurdles

Rio De Janeiro:  Elaine Thompson captured a magnificent Olympic sprint double for Jamaica as Brianna Rollins led a first ever clean sweep of medals for the United States in the 100m hurdles. Thompson, who sprinted to gold in the 100m on Saturday, stunned Dutch world champion Dafne Schippers to win the 200m in 21.78sec. Schippers,

Breaking: One dead, 6 feared washed away as car plunges into Beas river

Shimla: One person was killed and six other members of two families were feared washed away when the car in which they were travelling collided with another vehicle and plunged into swollen Beas river in Mandi district. The deceased has been identified as Banita (24), a resident of village Saroa in Mandi district, police said.