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Various banks run short of money close half past four

Chandigarh: Most of the local bank branches in the city closed their gates for the people much before 6 pm. The banks on Wednesday had announced that they will increase two hours in their working hours. Many small branches in the peripheral area like Raipur kalan, Mauli Jagran and other village branches had no other

Clinton ‘most corrupt person ever’ to run for presidency:Trump

Washington: Donald Trump today alleged that Hillary Clinton is the “most corrupt person ever” to contest for US presidency and said her election to the White House would trigger an unmatched constitutional crisis in the US. At his maiden stint at the Republican Party’s weekly address to the nation, Trump said the time has come

PU UILS conducts ‘Run for awareness’

Chandigarh: Around 250 volunteers and faculty members of the University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh, participated in ‘Run for awareness’ conducted by the UILS in association with State Legal Services Authority and district legal services authority. It was started at 6 pm en route university campus. District and Sessions judge-cum-chairman, district legal services

US women into relay final after solo run

Rio de Janeiro:  The United States’ 4x100m women’s relay team won their solo race against the clock to book their place in the Olympic final Thursday. The American quartet of Tianna Bartoletta, Allyson Felix, English Gardner and Morolake Akinosun clocked 41.77 to eliminate China from Friday’s final. “Before we came out our coach said it

Aussie marathoner all set for India run

New Delhi: To raise funds for education of millions of under privileged children in India, Australian ultra marathoner, Samantha Gash is set to begin a 3800 km run across India. Kicking off from August 22, Gash will attempt to run nearly 3,800 km from Jaisalmer in Rajasthan to Mawsynram in Meghalaya within a period of

Indian-origin man charged in hit and run crash

New York: A 58-year-old Indian-origin manhas been charged with manslaughter for causing the death of a 40-year-old woman and critically injuring her daughter after he slammed his car into their vehicle. Jairam Budhu of Queens was allegedly driving with a suspended license and was speeding when he rammed his car into the vehicle of Zaakika

Spain’s football chief Villar to run for UEFA president’s job

Madrid: Spain’s football federation president Angel Maria Villar has decided to run for president of UEFA, European football’s top job. Villar, who has headed Spain’s federation since 1988 and replaced Michel Platini as UEFA boss when the former France midfield superstar was disqualified to hold the post by FIFA, will stand for UEFA president, the

The Great India Run flagged off

New Delhi: The Great India Run, India’s first multi city marathon, was today flagged off after a ceremony at the Amar Jawan Jyoti here today. The event kicked off with a warm up session of the participating 15 ultra runners followed by flagging off the ultra run and 5k fun run. Sports Minister Vijay Goel,

Hit-and-run case: SC junks plea against Salman’s acquittal

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today rejected a plea filed by a man, who was injured in the 2002 hit-and-run case involving actor Salman Khan, challenging the Bollywood star’s acquittal by the Bombay High Court. A bench, comprising Justices J S Khehar and D Y Chandrachud, dismissed the plea filed by petitioner M Niyamat Shaikh


Run daily for a super memory

New York: A long-term exercise regimen may help boost memory as it triggers a protein that enhances brain cell growth, a new study has found. The findings showed that the production of cathepsin B — a protein that can be directly traced from the muscles to the brain in mice — noticeably increased in muscle

Mercedes hit and run: Minor to be tried as adult

New Delhi: The Juvenile Justice Board on Saturday ordered that a minor accused in a Mercedes hit-and-run case in which a 33-year-old Delhi business consultant was killed in April this year will be tried as an adult.