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Tight security for VIPs leaves commuters in the lurch

Chandigarh:A day long visit of President Pranab Mukhejee and President of Israel Reuven Rivlin at CII fair Sector 17 and then to Mohali left the city commuters frowning as traffic on the roads connecting from Chandigarh Airport light point to Transport light point till Sector 17 was almost halted by the Chandigarh police here on

Bolt says tight schedule slowed down 100-meter sprinters

Rio de Janeiro: Usain Bolt rarely complains about going too fast. After the rushed road to Sunday night’s 100-meter final, he had to make an exception. Faced with a turnaround time of barely over an hour between the semifinal and final, Bolt had trouble gearing up to be at his best for the marquee event

Wheat futures rise 0.41% on tight supply

New Delhi: Wheat moved up by 0.41 per cent toRs 1,701 per quintal in futures trade today as speculators built up fresh positions, triggered by tight stocks in the spot markets on fall in supplies from producing belts. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, wheat for delivery in June month rose by Rs 7

Security beefed up at Pathankot air base

Pathankot: Following intelligence inputs,security has been beefed up and shoot at sight orders issued at the Air Force Station in Pathankot today. A senior police official said security agencies had received “credible intelligence inputs” following which they had put up the posters declaring shoot at sight orders on the peripheral walls of the station. Meanwhile,