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Aussie legend to train Punjab pacers at PCA

Chandigarh: A two-day programme of MRF Pace Foundation will be held at I S Bindra Stadium PCA Mohali on August 22 and 23. Twenty-five medium pacers of Under-23 and senior probables from Punjab will attend the workshop. The MRF Pace Foundation is led by Director of coaching Glenn McGrath, chief coach M Senthilnathan, assistant coach

Two youth lost lives by felling down from running train

Khanna: In separate cases, two youth died in accidents out of which one was BSF personnel, who accidentally fell down from the running train and lost his life. The deceased Raj Kumar (35) was a resident of Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir).The proceedings have been initiated under Section 174 of the Cr.p.C. On the basis of

Another Shatabdi soon: New train to have stoppage at Delhi’s Old Sabzi Mandi

Ludhiana: Local railway passengers are expected to get one new Shatabdi Express from Ludhiana railway station to Delhi with stoppage in the old Sabzi Mandi of Delhi.  On the demand of city industrialists, by the end of September and before the start of the festival season the train would be expectedly there for the passengers. The Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), Ferozepur Division,

10 school children killed van-train collision in UP

Lucknow: At least 10 children were killed in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi district on Monday morning as their van was hit by a passenger train at an unmanned crossing, police said. Nine children were admitted to a nearby medical facility for treatment where condition of two is said to be serious. The victims included the van

Train crash in Italy

Italy: At least 10 dead in Italy train crash: media

Google to train 2 million mobile developers in India

New Delhi: In a fillip to government’s Skill India initiative, technology giant Google on Monday launched its “Android Skilling and Certification” programme to help make the country a global hub of high-quality mobile developers. The programme aims to train two million mobile developers by unveiling a slew of initiatives to skill up, educate and certify

Suicide story

Jalandhar: Mother-son duo end lives in suicide pact

Jalandhar: Panic spread at the local Ram Nagar railway crossing, when a mother-son duo committed suicide by jumping before a train in Jalandhar on Monday morning. The incident took place at around 9 am. The deceased have been identified as Tripta Devi and her son Raman Sehdev, a welding shop owner from local Kishanpura locality and


Fire in train, no casualty

Chandigarh: A fire today broke out in the engine of Pathankot-Delhi Dhauladhar Express near Bahadurgarh in Haryana’s Jhajjar district. No casualty was reported in the mishap. “The fire broke out in the engine of the train soon after it left Sampla Railway Station near Rohtak. It was stopped at Asodha Station in Bahadurgarh,” a Government

China to seek Indian yoga experts’ help to train varsity teachers

Beijing: Yoga has gained immense popularity in China over the years, so much so that the government has approached Indian experts of the discipline to train teachers in the varsities of Beijing. Yogi Yoga, a well-known yoga institute run by an Indian, is in talks with China’s sports ministry that apparently wants the Physical Education

Chandigarh Police Head Constable ends life jumping infront of train at Mani Majra

Chandigarh: Chandigarh Police Head Constable ends life jumping infront of train at Mani Majra. Leaves behind a suicide note, stating that he commits suicide due to prolonged

Sajid-Wajid open music school to train young talent

Mumbai: Bollywood music composer duoSajid-Wajid have opened a music school ‘Taaleem Studio’ to provide specialised training to young singers and musicians. “Our initiative is aimed at mentoring budding singers, as there are some techniques and specialised knowledge that students of music won’t easily have access to. There are not adequate platforms that provide the kind

State to train 2,000 care-givers for elderly, disabled

Chandigarh: The state government has decided to train 2,000 care-givers to provide home based care to the elderly and disabled persons in rural and urban areas in the State. While stating this here on Thursday, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Kavita Jain said that the ambitious project aimed at giving a golden sunset to the

Train to Hazoor Sahib flagged off from Ludhiana

Ludhiana: Under Punjab government’s Chief Minister Tirath Darshan Yatra Scheme, a special train carrying pilgrims from Gill constituency to Sri Hazoor Sahib (Nanded) was flagged off by Chief Parliamentary Secretary Darshan Singh Shivalik and Deputy Commissioner Ravi Bhagat from Railway Station, Ludhiana on Monday. This train is carrying more than 1,050 pilgrims and some government

GRP jawan shot dead in train

Buxar (Bihar): A Government Railway Police jawan was shot dead and another injured by assailants who snatched their INSAS rifles in a running passenger train between Varanasi and Buxar last night. Four attackers fired at the two securitymen in a DMU passenger train at about 11 PM last night, Railways SP Jitendra Mishra said today.

Court holds man guilty of sexually harassing woman in train

New Delhi:  A man has been held guilty of sexually harassing a woman on board a train by a Delhi court which said incidents of violence are committed against women because of their gender. Metropolitan Magistrate Manu Vedwan relied on testimonies of the complainant woman and her husband and said they were firm throughout the

Indian struck by train at London Underground station; dies

London: A 33-year-old Indian man, who waspursuing an MBA in the UK, died after being struck by a train at a London Underground station in the capital’s southwest, authorities said on Monday. Mir Baquer Ali Rizvi, from Hyderabad’s Miralam Mandi area, was pronounced dead at Osterley station last Tuesday. British Transport Police (BTP), which led