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Yuvi, Dhoni steer India to series-clinching win

Cuttack: India rode on centuries from Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni to edge out England by 15 runs in a high-scoring thriller in their second One-Day International (ODI) cricket match at the Barabati Stadium here on Thursday. Yuvraj and Dhoni displayed superb form with the bat to help India recover from a poor start

‘Election material to have name and address of printer’

Mohali: Name and address of the printer & publisher is mandatory to be mentioned on each & every election material that will be used in Assembly elecions. These directions were given by Additional District Electoral Officer cum Deputy Commissioner Charandev Singh Mann while presiding over a meeting held at District Administrative Complex with printing press

Power to cost 30 pc more in UT

Admn has submitted proposal to JERC and will wait for approval   Chandigarh: The UT Administration has proposed a power tariff hike for various consumer categories by 30 pc this year. The proposal has been sent to the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) showing debts of Rs 500 crore. The tariff hike is subject to


Leaders pay tributes to Om Puri

New Delhi:  Tributes poured in for Om Puri with a galaxy of political leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi condoling the demise of the veteran actor, saying the film industry has lost a pillar. The actor died at his residence in Mumbai this morning after a massive heart attack. He

New Year begin 'dry note' J&K

New Year to begin on ‘dry note’ in J&K

Srinagar:  Night temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir and the Ladakh region on Saturday remained notches below the freezing point as the weather office said dry, cold conditions would continue for next 24 hours. “New year celebrations will be without any snowfall this year. We are expecting cold, dry weather to continue in Jammu and Kashmir

Investigate Sahara diaries adresses Delhi CM

Kejriwal gives Rs 1 crore to ex-soldier’s family

  Bhiwani (Haryana): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced Rs 1 crore financial assistance to the family of a retired soldier who killed himself demanding the OROP’s implementation. “We are giving Rs 1 crore to the family of Ram Kishan (Grewal) whom we consider a martyr,” Kejriwal told journalists here after the cremation

Plastic to fuel project approved; F&CC to give final nod shortly

Chandigarh: The committee constituted to study the conversion of plastic to fuel project has submitted its report to Mayor. The committee has also approved the project which will be brought in at Finance and Contract Committee (F&CC) meeting for the approval before put up in house for final approval. F&CC meeting is slated for October 13,

Astrology tips to follow before tying the knot

New Delhi: Understanding each other is essential for a successful wedding. Try a few astro-numerological ways to find your soulmate, says an expert. Astro-numerologist Gauravv Mittal suggests how: * Destiny numerological card compatibility: Destiny number describes your life purpose, your mission, and shows what you should do. Both opportunities and internal resources come from this

Former terrorist sent to judicial custody

Phagwara:  Former terrorist Gurvinder Singh alias Guri, who was arrested here was today produced in a local court that sent him to judicial custody. This was stated here by Phagwara DSP Manpreet Singh Dhillon. He said that Guri was produced in court last evening. A resident of Gali No 3 of local Friends colony, Guri

Congress lawmaker in Manipur likely to join BJP

Imphal: Congress lawmaker in Manipur, Yumkham Erabot, on Saturday said he is all set to resign from the ruling party and while he didn’t specifically announce his next move, his supporters said he was likely to join the Bharatiya Janata Party. Talking to reporters here, Erabot said that he will submit his resignation to the

Sister stabbed to death by brother in Patiala

Patiala: Sister(18) was stabbed to death allegedly by his brother for marrying a boy in court,today. According to the reports, family was living in a rented house and after stabbing his sister to death, brother has absconded. Police has started the investigation

Dutt’s Olympics 2012 medal may be upgraded to gold

New Delhi: Just days after Yogeshwar Dutt’s London Olympics bronze was upgraded to silver, the star Indian wrestler’s medal may now get converted into gold with champion Toghrul Asgarov also returning positive for banned substance, a media report said. According to the report, Asgarov of Azerbaijan, who won the gold medal in the men’s 60kg

AAP sends open offer to new front

Soon after former BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, Akali MLA Pargat Singh and independent legislators from Ludhiana, Balwinder Singh Bains and Simarjit Singh Bains announced a fourth political front named ‘Awaz-e-Punjab’ to contest Punjab Assembly elections of 2017, Aam Aadmi Party’s Punjab state in-charge Sanjay Singh on Saturday gave them an offer to join AAP.

Court asks Kejriwal to appear on Sept 17 on defamation plea

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was today directed by a city court to appear before it on September 17 when it will consider the issue of framing of notice against him on a criminal defamation complaint filed by BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri. Metropolitan Magistrate Harvinder Singh passed the direction while granting exemption from

Punjab Media Club decides to boycott Mann

Patiala: Patiala Media Club on Friday decided to boycott the AAP MP, Bhagwant Mann for his utterance against the media fraternity in Bassi Pathana and his role in instigating the people to shoo away journalists, who had gone there for media coverage of that event. The decision about the same has been taken in the

Capt asks Badal to swear he did not sign SYL land acquisition file

Jalandhar: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh on Friday lashed out at Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for lying about his role in approving the construction of SYL saying he was a habitual liar. He reiterated his challenge to the CM to swear before the Akal Takht that he as the-then Chief Minister had


Modi looks forward to ‘outcome oriented’ G20 meet

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India will engage constructively on all pressing international priorities and challenges with world leaders as he is looks forward to “a productive and outcome oriented” G20 Summit in China’s Hangzhou that begins from Sunday. The Prime Minister, who will travel to Vietnam this evening before heading for

Strike by 10 trade unions begins; transport, banking to be hit

New Delhi:  Essential services such as banking and transport are likely to be hit today as 10 central trade unions go on one-day nationwide strike, protesting against “anti-worker” changes in labour laws and the Centre’s “indifference” to their demands for better wages. “The strike is on. We are getting good response. More information will pour

2 brain dead patients give lease of life to 8 patients

Chandigarh: For the families of 29- year- old Varsha Sharma, resident of Hamirpur, HP and 21-year- old Gandhi Mahatoo, from Derabassi, Punjab, August 31 turned to be most tragic day, as both the families lost their young daughter and son in accidents. Both the deceased who were admitted at PGI impacted eight lives of people were

Contempt notice to Revenue Secy on plea of martyr’s widow’s

Chandigarh: Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday issued notice of contempt to Punjab Revenue and Rehabilitation Secretary Karan Bir Singh for October 21 in a contempt petition filed by Jasbir Kaur, wife of Major Kanwaljit Singh, Sharuya Chakra, who was taken by Pakistan Army in its custody during 1971 war, according to Army records.