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Chandigarh PGI Prof made president of IRIA

DP Correspondent Chandigarh Prof M S Sandhu, Head, Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, PGI Hospital Chandigarh took over as the President of the Chandigarh Chapter of the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association of India (IRIA) from Monday. Whereas, Prof Naveen Kalra has taken over as the General Secretary of the Association. Prof Sandhu was one

Economist Rajiv Kumar To Head NITI Aayog

Economist Rajiv Kumar To Head NITI


Amit Shah: Manohar Lal Khattar will continue to head the state.

On Saturday,during the visit of BJP leader, dubbing all questions on ongoing power tussle among Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leaders in Haryana, party’s national chief Amit Shah , said that chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar will continue to head the state.Addressing a press conference in Chandigarh press club here, the BJP national chief said that

Ronaldo, Messi head FIFA’s shortlist for player of the year award

Zurich: Superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi along with English Premier League champions Leicester City’s trio — Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and N’golo Kante — lead the 23-man shortlist for global football governing body FIFA’s men’s player of the year award. The contenders for the coveted award, titled The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2016 award,

Team India, Ashwin head ICC Test rankings

Dubai: The Indian cricket team and its premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin held on to their numero uno status in the latest ICC Test rankings for teams and bowlers. India led the team’s table with 115 points ahead of arch rivals Pakistan (111) and Australia (108). England were at fourth place followed by South Africa, Sri

ICPA accuses AI head of VVIP operations of incompetence

New Delhi: Raising concern over the handling of VVIP operations at Air India by one of its executive directors despite his alleged involvement in a near mid-air crash of a former Prime Minister’s aircraft, the airline’s pilots body, ICPA, has sought immediate action from the government in this regard. The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA),

My head hangs in shame over Dalit atrocities: Modi

Ludhiana: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said his “head hangs in shame” over incidents of atrocities on Dalits that take place even after 70 years of Independence and called for more focused efforts to correct social anomalies. Citing the example of Guru Gobind Singh in raising his voice against casteism and untouchability, Modi said,

With dreams in their eyes, Kashmiri students head to Jammu

Jammu: 17-year-old Suraya Gulzar, a resident of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, wants to join civil services while Khursheed (name changed) from Pulwama dreams of becoming a cardiologist. “But how will we compete in the world if we cannot study,” says Khursheed, a Class XII student who like several other children from Kashmir had no option

Head Constable roughed up; Home Guard abducted

Patiala: A day after the encounter with the petrol pump robbers and their nabbing, the Patiala police again faced another challenge on Sunday from the attackers as one of it’s Head Constables was roughed up and another Punjab Home Guard Jawan was abducted and taken towards Sangrur. However, the alert police foiled the plan of

West Indies fires head coach Phil Simmons

St. John’s: Phil Simmons has been fired as head coach of the West Indies, six months after guiding the team to the World T20 title. The West Indies Cricket Board said “differences in culture and strategic approach” were behind the decision to terminate Simmons’ contract after 18 months in charge. Simmons was briefly suspended last

Police head constable beaten up by 12 persons

Gurdaspur: Batala police constable Harpal Singh was beaten up by 12 persons while working in the counter-intelligence wing today. He was admitted to civil hospital with broken

Unidentified persons attack on Head constable with sharp weapons

Batala: Head constable Harpal Singh was attacked with sharp weapons by unidentified persons in Batala,today. The victim is admitted in civil hospital of

CBI nabs UT Police Head Constable for taking bribe

Chandigarh: Central Bureau of Investigation arrested head constable posted at sector 45 police post for accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a resident of Burail, on Monday night. The head constable has been identified as Parveen Kumar. The arrests were made at the Burail police post by CBI and cops were caught rend handed for

Mark Boucher named as Titans’ head coach

Melbourne: Mark Boucher, the former South African wicket keeper, has been named as the coach of the Titans’ cricket team for the upcoming domestic season. He will be replacing Rob Walter, who took up the head coach’s role at Otago Volts. Titans are the reigning champions in all three formats of the game in the

Tributes flow for former FIFA head Joao Havelange

Rio de Janeiro:  Tributes have poured in for world football governing body FIFA’s former president Joao Havelange, who has died aged 100. The Samaritano Hospital here on Tuesday confirmed that Havelange died of complications resulting from a lung infection, reports Xinhua. A former Olympic swimmer, Havelange headed FIFA from 1974 to 1998. He also served

3 swimmers head to Olympic Stadium instead of the pool

Rio De Janeiro,:  British swimmer Fran Halsall landed a trip to the Olympic Stadium.Unfortunately, she was competing at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The transportation mix-up left officials scrambling to make sure Halsall and two other swimmers got a chance to compete in the semifinals of the women’s 50-meter freestyle Friday night. “The whole Olympics had

Head Constable fires with his duty revolver at Sector 46 market: none injured

Chandigarh: Head Constable fires three rounds in air from his duty revolver at Sector 46 market. None reported injured. Accused Head Constable taken to GMCH 32 for medical. Cops initiate investigation, case registered against Head

Another top communications head quits Twitter

New York: After the departure of former Apple executive Natalie Kerris earlier this week who joined micro-blogging website Twitter in February as Vice President (communications), Jim Prosser, Twitter’s head of corporate, revenue and policy communications, has quit the company. Prosser is the third top communications Twitter executive who have quit in a month, Tech Crunch reported

Setback to Kejriwal; HC says Najeeb Jung is the head of Delhi

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal suffered a major setback with the Delhi High Court on Thursday terming the Lieutenant Governor as the administrative head of Delhi. The HC pronounced the order after hearing a number of petitions relating to the ongoing tug-of-war between Kejriwal, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi CM,

WHO head claims Zika infection risk is low at Rio Olympics

Beijing: World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan said here on Friday that the risk of Zika virus infection at the Olympic Games, set to begin on August 5 in Brazil, is low and manageable if suitable personal measures are taken. At a press conference in the Chinese capital, which she is officially visiting since