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  • Jamie Dwyer hopes Punjab Warriors will be third time lucky in HIL 13 hours 27 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Australian great Jamie Dwyer is confident that his team Jaypee Punjab Warriors will go one better in the upcoming Hockey India League (HIL) and win the trophy. Besides Dwyer, Punjab boast of Jake Whetton at the forward line-up, Lucas Rey in the mid-field, Sandeep Singh, Christopher Ciriello, Mark Knowles...
  • Don't know if Kareena Kapoor is a part of 'Udta Punjab': Shahid Kapoor Yesterday

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor, who once dated actress Kareena Kapoor, has said that he has never refused to work with the latter and that he is not sure about her joining the cast of "Udta Punjab". Rumours are abuzz that Shahid and Kareena have been signed for "Udta Punjab" to be...
  • Sandeep Singh all gung-ho for 2015 Hockey India League 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Still smarting from his side Punjab Warriors' loss in the summit clash of the Hockey India League (HIL) last year, veteran penalty corner specialist Sandeep Singh Thursday promised to come out all guns blazing in the third edition of the league starting Jan 22, next year. Sandeep scored 11...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 2: Punjab draw with Vidarbha, claim 3 points 3 days ago

    Punjab walked away with three points from their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match against Vidarbha after the slender 37-run first innings lead proved handy for the visitors in the game which ended in a draw on Wednesday. At the end of the match, Vidarbha were 143 for three in 58...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 2, Day 4 4 days ago

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: After humbling big boys Mumbai in their opening encounter, Jammu and Kashmir failed to weave their magic once again as they lost to Tamil Nadu by 277 runs on the third day. Paceman Sandeep Sharma claimed three wickets in...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 2: Punjab consolidate position, Rajasthan ride on Menaria's ton on Day 3 4 days ago

    Paceman Sandeep Sharma claimed three wickets in four balls as Punjab took a 37-run first innings lead against Vidarbha and then consolidated it by ending the day three of their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match at 211 for six. Vidarbha started the day at 149 for six but they failed...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 2: Dhruv takes four wickets as Punjab all out for 195 6 days ago

    Nagpur: Left-arm spinner Rakesh Dhruv scalped four batsmen as Vidarbha bundled out Punjab for 195 on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match on Sunday. Vidarbha bowlers did everything right after winning the toss, striking consistently. Fast bowler Shrikant Wagh (2 for 49) drew the first blood when...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 1: Yuvraj helps Punjab thrash Haryana by 120 runs December 10, 2014

    Patiala: Riding on a brilliant batting show by Indian discard Yuvraj Singh, Punjab thrashed Haryana by 120 runs in the Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Wednesday. Man-of-the-match Yuvraj made it count for the Mandeep Singh-led Punjab by scoring 59 and a brilliant 130 in the first and second...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 1, Day 4 December 10, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: The Group A match between Mumbai and Jammu and Kashmir was evenly poised at the end of the third day's play with the visitors finishing on 58 for one while chasing a modest target of 237 on...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 1: Awana puts Delhi on driver's seat, Haryana ahead of Punjab on Day 2 December 8, 2014

    Delhi's new ball bowlers Parvinder Awana and Sumit Narwal wielded their willows to great effect as the hosts got themselves to an advantageous position against Saurashtra on the second day of their group B Ranji Trophy cricket match on Monday. Courtesy entertaining half-centuries from Awana (61) and Narwal (65), Delhi reached...
  • Jammu-Delhi Rajdhani searched as cops receive 'threat input' December 7, 2014

    Chandigarh: Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express train from Jammu was on Sunday night detained at Pathankot in Punjab and was being searched thoroughly following "specific threat input" passed on by the J&K police to their Punjab counterparts, a senior police official said. Nearly 150 security personnel including three DSP-rank Punjab Police officers, one...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 1: Gambhir stands tall in Delhi's slump, Yuvraj shines for Punjab on Day 1 December 7, 2014

    Skipper Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a gutsy unbeaten century while the others floundered as Delhi struggled to 260 for six at stumps on the first day of their opening Ranji Trophy fixture against Saurashtra on Sunday. When the stumps were drawn, Gambhir was undefeated on 123 off 270...
  • Bengaluru: Robbery attempt foiled as passersby catch man who robbed woman inside ATM December 7, 2014

    Bengaluru: A robbery attempt was foiled in Bengaluru as passersby caught the man who robbed a woman inside an ATM of Punjab National Bank on Friday evening in Vasanth Nagar area. The incident took place when the woman and her friend had gone to the ATM to withdraw cash. As there...
  • Gurdaspur botched-up surgeries: Is our public healthcare system letting down the people who need it the most? December 5, 2014

    A free cataract surgery camp organized in Punjab's Gurdaspur went horribly wrong after it left 16 people blind. The Punjab government has registered cases against the doctor and the charitable institute that organised the camp. ...
  • Human Rights Commission's notice to Punjab over botched-up eye surgeries December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued a notice to Punjab government over the botched-up eye surgeries that took place in a medical camp in Gurdaspur region. The surgeries which were held in a medical camp organised by an NGO left almost 16 people blind. Dr Vivek Arora, the...
  • Gurdaspur tragedy: Center seeks report on incident from state government, says JP Nadda December 5, 2014

    16 people lost their vision following an operation at an eye camp in Gurdaspur in Punjab. The patients, who are from Amritsar, had undergone cataract surgery organised by an NGO last week. Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said, "We have asked for a report from the Punjab government. We...
  • Sixteen people lose their vision after undergoing cataract operation in an eye camp in Punjab December 5, 2014

    Gurdaspur: Barely a month after 14 women were killed due to botched up sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur in Chattisgarh, 16 people have lost their eye sight after undergoing eye operation in an eye camp in Gurdaspur. The patients from Amritsar had undergone a cataract surgery at the eye camp...
  • HC orders to cremate the self-styled godman Ashutosh Maharaj December 5, 2014

    The body of self styled godman Ashutosh Maharaj has been frozen for the last 11 months. But he will now be cremated following the court orders. The Punjab and Haryana High Court ordered Ashutosh Maharaj's cremation on December 1. ...
  • Ludhiana: 17-year-old set ablaze for reporting rape December 4, 2014

    Ludhiana: In a ghastly incident, a 17-year-old rape victim was allegedly set ablaze by six men in Punjab's Ludhiana on Thursday for filing a police complaint against them. Police have arrested two of the accused while the others continue to remain at large. The victim has been hospitalised with 75 per...
  • Jalandhar: Self-styled Ashutosh Maharaj's followers fortify his ashram, refuse to cremate him December 3, 2014

    Jalandhar: After controversial self-styled godman Rampal's followers fought off the police trying to arrest him, followers of another self-styled godman Ashutosh Maharaj were toeing the same line. After court ordered to cremate Ashutosh Maharaj as he was clinically dead, his followers fortified his ashram in Jalandhar, Punjab. Police and media were not...
  • Operation to arrest Rampal cost over Rs 26 crore: Police tells HC November 28, 2014

    Chandigarh: The massive operation to locate and arrest controversial 'godman' Rampal cost the exchequer over Rs 26 crore, the Punjab and Haryana High Court was told. Amidst tight security, Rampal was produced before a division bench of justices M Jeyapaul and Darshan Singh here which adjourned the case to December...
  • Mayank Agarwal's ton takes Karnataka to Vijay Hazare title against Punjab November 25, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Karnataka defended their title in grand style after their top-order led by centurion Mayank Agarwal rose to the occasion to crush a hapless Punjab by 156 runs in the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament final on Tuesday. Put into bat in the day-night encounter at the Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Karnataka...
  • CTL: Mumbai Tennis Masters beat Punjab Marshalls to finish second in group November 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Tennis Masters overcame Punjab Marshalls 29-20 in the inconsequential final North Zone round robin match of the Champions Tennis League at the Kalinga University Sports Complex on Monday. Delhi Dreams had already stormed into the final of the inaugural CTL by overcoming a spirited Mumbai 27-21 in the best-of-five...
  • 3 days after opening, 4 infants die in hospital's children's wing November 24, 2014

    Ludhiana: Three days after the inauguration of a mother-child wing at the Ludhiana Civil Hospital, four new-born infants on Sunday died during the "process of delivery", which the families alleged were carried out by "class IV employees in the absence of gynaecologists". Ludhiana Civil Hospital head Subash Batta said that four...
  • Vijay Hazare trophy: Amitoze, Mandeep fifties take Punjab into final November 23, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Delightful fifties from Amitoze Singh and Mandeep Singh helped Punjab canter to a seven-wicket win over Odisha and enter the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament final, here today. Punjab will take on Karnataka, who won a six-run cliffhanger against Bengal in the other semi-final, in the title clash on Tuesday at...
  • Driving test to be conducted on modern tracks in Punjab November 23, 2014

    Chandigarh: With an aim to improve traffic system in Punjab, the state government has decided that the tests for grant of driving licences will now be done on modern tracks especially laid for the purpose. "Now onwards, the driving tests by the authorities will be conducted on tracks," an official spokesman...
  • Punjab Marshalls register first win in CTL November 21, 2014

    Chandigarh: Punjab Marshalls registered their first win in the Champions Tennis League (CTL) on Friday, beating Delhi Dreams 29-18 at the CLTA Tennis Stadium. With this win, Punjab snapped Delhi's unbeaten run in the inaugural tournament. Punjab now have 69 points from three matches. Delhi top the northern group with 70 points...
  • Yuvraj Singh, Gurkeerat Mann fifties helps Punjab enter Hazare semis November 21, 2014

    Vadodara: Delightful half-centuries from Yuvraj Singh and Gurkeerat Singh Mann helped Punjab outplay Railways by 5 wickets and enter the Vijay Harzare one-day tournament semi-finals on Friday. Chasing 243 at the Motibagh Cricket Ground, the Harbhajan Singh-led rode a 75-run fourth-wicket partnership between Yuvraj (56) and Gurkeerat (56 not out) to...
  • CTL: Leander Paes-led Punjab Marshalls suffer second straight loss November 21, 2014

    Chandigarh: Mumbai Tennis Masters defeated Punjab Marshalls 27-21 in a group match of Champions Tennis League (CTL). The Marshalls had earlier lost their first match to Delhi Dreams. The Marshalls fell behind in the northern group as they lost to Mumbai on Thursday night. Delhi Dreams lead the group with 52 points while...
  • Leander Paes loses as Punjab Marshalls trail in CTL November 20, 2014

    Chandigarh: Playing his first singles match since 2008, Leander Paes produced an inspired show but went down fighting to former French Open champion Sergi Bruguera as his Wave Punjab Marshalls team trailed 0-2 against Mumbai Tennis Masters in the Champions Tennis League here on Thursday. Paes, who stepped in for an...