Hoshiarpur

  • Lost 16 polls, but 73-year-old cobbler in the fray once again 15-04-2014 03:53 PM

    He may have lost 16 elections, but it has not deterred 73-year-old cobbler Om Prakash Jhakku from trying his luck once again from the Hoshiarpur seat of Punjab. Jhakku, who runs his shop from a small rented kiosk in the Kotwali Bazaar in Hoshiarpur, has contested 16 elections unsuccessfully --...
  • Punjab: Woman dies of heart attack while doctors attend VIP function 06-02-2014 04:06 PM

    Hoshiarpur: A woman died of a heart attack at a hospital in Hoshiarpur in Punjab while doctors were busy attending a VIP programme in the hospital. The woman who died was the mother of a policeman. The policeman kept pleading for assistance and help within the hospital at the place...
  • Easy wins for Indian teams at Kabaddi World Cup 04-12-2013 09:00 AM

    Hoshiarpur: Indian men registered their second win of the 2013 Kabaddi World Cup as they breezed past Spain in their group match while women's team defeated Kenya in an easy encounter here on Tuesday. India beat Spain 55-27 in their Pool A match at the Lajwanti Stadium. The Indian women...
  • 21-year-old boy allegedly rapes minor girl in Punjab 06-11-2013 06:42 PM

    Hoshiarpur: A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth at her house at a village in Hoshiarpur, police said on Wednesday. Hardeep, aged 21, had been booked for rape after the girl lodged a complaint to police in this regard. Hardeep alias Deepu was absconding and a hunt was...
  • Child among 3 killed as truck hits jeep in Punjab 15-10-2013 01:01 PM

    A child and two women were on Wednesday killed and two others got injured when the jeep in which they were travelling collided head-on with a truck in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district, police said. The accident occurred in a village falling under Mukerian police station this morning, Hoshiarpur SSP Sukhchain Singh...
  • Punjab: 20 killed, 30 injured as truck falls into gorge in Hoshiarpur 10-10-2013 10:41 AM

    Hoshiarpur: More than 20 people were killed and around 30 injured in a road accident in the Hoshiarpur district of Punjab on Thursday. A group of pilgrims was returning from Chintpurni after offering prayers when their truck fell 100 feet into a gorge. Those injured in the accident were rushed...
  • Punjab: Teacher accuses education officer of molesting her 06-10-2013 05:54 PM

    Hoshiarpur: A woman teacher in a government school here has filed a case against a district education officer alleging that he tried to molest her, prompting police to order an inquiry. The teacher of Government Elementary School at Mona Khurd, in her complaint, alleged that Hoshiarpur District Education Officer (Zila...
  • Noida: School provides free education to 300 underprivileged children 02-09-2013 11:34 AM

    Hoshiarpur: For many children in India education is a distant dream. But Om Foundation in Noida is a ray of hope for those who want to study but have no funds. Afflicted by polio, life for 6-year-old Rohit has not been easy. His family moved to Noida from Balia in...
  • Punjab: Court wraps up rape case trial in just over a week 11-01-2013 12:04 PM

    The accused, Jaiprakash Dwivedi, has been sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment. ...
  • Bhagat Singh's niece fights 21-year legal battle 07-01-2011 11:56 AM

    Hoshiarpur: Freedom fighter Bhagat Singh's kin have been fighting a 21-year legal battle to get justice for one of their relatives, who is believed to have been killed by the Punjab Police when terrorism in the state was at its peak. He has been missing since 1989. The family of...
  • Former Babbar Khalsa militant escapes from custody 18-10-2010 02:51 PM

    Chandigarh: A former Babbar Khalsa militant escaped from police custody in Hoshiarpur on Monday, officials said. Search operations are on to nab the militant, arrested for the murder of a local Dera head. The militant escaped from the Hoshiarpur jail. ...
  • I spy, I spy not: Kashmir flip-flops, Pak sees red 08-03-2008 11:47 AM

    London: A British sports agent representing two Pakistani cricketers accused of a betting scam told an undercover reporter that Test matches could be thrown for £1 million, a court in London heard on Monday. The claim emerged as the former investigations editor for Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World...
  • Day of open skies and freedom for Kashmir Singh 05-03-2008 11:44 PM

    Chennai: After slumping to their second defeat in the ongoing Champions League Twenty20, Chennai Super Kings opener Mike Hussey felt one of their top-order batsmen should have dug in and anchored the defending champions home against Trinidad and Tobago. Chennai's hope of making it to the semi-final of the Twenty20...
  • Kashmir Singh arrives home, gets a hero's welcome 05-03-2008 08:08 AM

    Mumbai: Cricket legend Kapil Dev took a dig at the Indian cricket board on Thursday for not giving the triumphant Indian squad more time to unwind after their fabulous World Cup triumph on April 2, and for paying them much more money to represent their IPL franchises rather than the...
  • Call us home, Indian 'spy' in Pak jail tells Govt 04-03-2008 12:38 PM

    Karachi: Preferring to play down the controversy stirred by Shoaib Akhtar's recently released autobiography 'Controversially Yours', in which he has made some tall claims, Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik said there was no point in giving much importance to the pacer's book. "When his own family does not take him seriously,...
  • Kashmir will reach India on Tuesday: Pak minister 03-03-2008 05:51 PM

    New Delhi: Shoaib Akhtar has been uncharacteristically effusive in his praise for two of India's best captains Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sourav Ganguly, who he describes as a giant of a man in a slight body. In his just-released autobiography 'Controversially Yours', he says that Ganguly's decision to bring youngsters...
  • After 35 yrs, Pak prisoner free to return home 03-03-2008 12:38 PM

    New Delhi: Parthiv Patel will lead Rest of India in the Irani Trophy match against Ranji Trophy winners Rajasthan in Jaipur from October 1-5. Delhi batsman Shikhar Dhawan has been named the vice captain. Tamil Nadu's Abhinav Mukund, who debuted for India on the West Indies tour earlier this year,...
  • Kashmir Singh to return to India on Tuesday 03-03-2008 12:27 AM

    St John's (Antigua): Wicketkeeper-batsman Denesh Ramdin and off-spinner Shane Shillingford have been recalled to the West Indies Test squad for their tour of Bangladesh next month. The 15-member squad, to play two Tests in the Asian country, also includes rookie openers Kraigg Brathwaite and Kieran Powell. But Chris Gayle remains...
  • Pak frees one Indian, many still locked up 01-03-2008 01:07 PM

    New Delhi: Owners of IPL franchise, Kochi Tuskers Kerala moved the Bombay High Court on Wednesday to challenge the BCCI's decision to terminate the team's contract at its Annual General Meeting. Yes, we have moved the court and there is a hearing in the afternoon, said Kochi Tuskers Kerala chairman...
  • Hero's welcome awaits Kashmir Singh back home 01-03-2008 12:00 AM

    New Delhi: Talking exclusively to CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, newly appointed President of the BCCI, N Srinivasan, on Tuesday brushed aside the allegations of any conflict of interest of him holding the top BCCI post and owning the Indian Premier League side Chennai Super Kings, saying he doesn't own the...
  • Punjab bans Hanuman XI vs Ravana XI 23-11-2006 09:35 AM

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