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  • IPL 8: Glenn Maxwell key to Kings XI Punjab's success 3 hours 17 minutes ago

    Although Glenn Maxwell doesn't approve of the moniker he has earned himself, he is the 'Big Show' through and through. Maxwell has, over time, established a reputation for having only one solution to every problem - attack. Irrespective of the situation of the game, Maxwell plays his strokes. When they...
  • Light sentences for negligent driving 'mockery of justice': SC to lawmakers 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Terming light sentences being awarded in road accident cases as "mockery of justice", Supreme Court on Monday asked lawmakers to "scrutinise, re-look and re-visit" the penal laws saying the poor's life was as worth living as that of the rich. "We are compelled to observe that India has...
  • IPL 8: Kings XI Punjab announce sale of tickets 3 days ago

    Kings XI Punjab have announced the sale of match tickets for their home games in Pune for the upcoming IPL season 8. The tickets will be sold online at www.bookmyshow.com/kxip and kxip.in. In addition to this, a detailed list of on-ground outlets (in various cities) will be available on the...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali: Punjab, Himachal qualify for Super League 4 days ago

    Karnataka's poor run in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 2014-15 continued as they suffered yet another loss, this time at the hands of Hyderabad, on Saturday (March 28). Karnataka, who resuscitated their campaign with wins against Goa and Tamil Nadu, are now fifth on the South Zone table with two...
  • Parkash Singh Badal sanctions Rs 13.50 crore for projects in Hussainiwala 6 days ago

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal approved Rs 13.50 crore for development projects at Hussainiwala village in Ferozepur district to showcase rich legacy of martyrs Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev, and other unsung heroes of national freedom struggle. The district administration Ferozepur has sent a proposal in this regard, a spokesperson...
  • Punjab Grill opens fourth fine dine restaurant in Mumbai 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Authentic Punjabi food is really tough to get in Mumbai. Not anymore! Lite Bite Foods, one of the fastest growing and the most dynamic F&B Retail Company in the country today launched 'Punjab Grill', Gourmet Fine Dining - from the royal kitchens of Punjab, at Andheri West in Mumbai....
  • PM Modi invokes farmers' children to pitch for Land Bill March 23, 2015

    Hussainiwala (Punjab): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invoked the welfare of farmers' children to justify the Land Bill as he maintained that efforts are being made to "mislead" the farming community over the new measure. Pitching for the proposed new legislation that is facing stiff resistance from almost all opposition...
  • PM Modi pays homage to Bhagat Singh on his martyrdom anniversary March 23, 2015

    Ferozepur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid homage to freedom fighter Bhagat Singh in Punjab's Ferozepur district. He said the name of Bhagat Singh has the strength to inspire people to live and die for the nation. This is Modi's first visit to Punjab after becoming the prime minister in...
  • Over 58 lakh outlived bullets not yet disposed by police: CAG March 21, 2015

    Chandigarh: Over 58 lakh bullets which had outlived their shelf life were yet to be disposed off by the Punjab's Home Affairs department despite Defence Ministry's clarification, saying ammunition whose prescribed life was over should not be used, a CAG report said. In its report on social, general and economic sectors,...
  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar talks to Punjab CM over recovery of five bodies March 20, 2015

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday took up the matter of recovery of bodies of five persons from the state with his Punjab counterpart Prakash Singh Badal and urged him to get the matter probed thoroughly. Kumar spoke to Punjab CM and his Deputy Sukhbir Singh Badal on recovery...
  • Virender Sehwag's comeback difficult, age catching up: family admits March 18, 2015

    Virender Sehwag is a name that used to give nightmares to even the best of bowlers. With two triple centuries in Tests, a double in ODIs and titles like 'Sultan of Multan' and 'Nawab of Najafgarh' to his name, the former India opener was the apple of every Indian eye....
  • Snapshot: Kareena Kapoor, Diljit Dosanjh spotted on the sets of 'Udta Punjab' March 9, 2015

    Those who have been wanting Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor to do a film together, have a reason to rejoice. For the stars will soon be seen in director Abhishek Chaubey's 'Udta Punjab'. Even though the two don't share the screen space together, it will be interesting to see two...
  • Players are now used to IPL schedule: Virender Sehwag March 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Out-of-favour India opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday said that the start of the cash-rich Indian Premier League less than 10 days after the conclusion of the ongoing cricket World Cup was not a problem as the players were used to such kind of tight schedule. Asked if the players would...
  • Punjab farmers unhappy with Union Budget March 1, 2015

    Chandigarh: Punjab's farming sector has expressed disappointment over the Union Budget for not taking "pro-farmers" decision to provide much-needed fillip to the state's agriculture which has been suffering with "high" input cost and "lower" output prices. Even the farm experts have also expressed displeasure with the budget for not announcing...
  • Parliamentary panel urges Punjab Chief Minister to tackle water contamination February 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Reminding Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal of his 'Raj Dharma', former Union minister Ashwani Kumar on Friday sought his personal intervention for resolving the issue of water contamination in the state. The Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Punjab, who is the chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on...
  • Ranchi Rays win Hockey India League 2015 February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Debutants Ranchi Rays produced an inspired performance and twice came back from a goal down to beat favourites Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the shoot-out and emerge champions of the third Hero Hockey India League at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Sunday. India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni...
  • Swine flu scare: Hospital employee held for selling fake medicines February 21, 2015

    Chandigarh: An employee of a Gurgaon-based private hospital has been arrested by police for selling fake swine flu medicines to patients. The accused, identified as Charan Singh, was administering fake swine flu medicines to the patients infected with H1N1 virus and charging Rs 40 per child and Rs 60 per...
  • HIL: Punjab Warriors set up a title clash with Ranchi Rays February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Jaypee Punjab Warriors outclassed defending champions Delhi Waveriders in the second semi-final of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday to set up a title clash with Ranchi Rays. Sandeep Singh (third minute) and Augustin Mazzilli (35th) minute scored for Warriors,...
  • No proof 39 Indians held hostage in Iraq are dead or alive, says Sushma Swaraj February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: There was no proof of 39 Indian nationals, who were taken hostage in war-torn Iraq last June, being "dead or alive", External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told their families when they met her on Saturday. However, she said the government, on the assumption that they were alive was...
  • Delhi Waveriders play Punjab Warriors, Ranchi Rays take on UP Wizards in HIL semi-finals February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: After four weeks of non-stop action, the 3rd Hockey India League will reach its crescendo with debutants Ranchi Rays and UP Wizards locking horns in the first semi-final while defending champions Delhi Waveriders take on Punjab Warriors in the second match on Saturday. Punjab Warriors emerged as the team...
  • HIL: Punjab Warriors sign off in style, beat Dabang Mumbai 3-2 February 19, 2015

    Mohali: Their semi-final berth already secured, Punjab Warriors signed off their league engagements on a resounding note, beating bottom-placed Dabang Mumbai 3-2 on Thursday to finish on top of the round robin stage of the third Hockey India League. By virtue of this win Punjab Warriors finished on top with 35...
  • HIL: Punjab Warriors to meet Dabang Mumbai in the last league match February 18, 2015

    Mohali: Having already booked a berth in the semifinals, Jaypee Punjab Warriors would be looking to sign off the league stage with a win against the bottom-placed Dabang Mumbai, who would be playing for pride in their last league match of the Hero Hockey India League on thursday. The two teams...
  • HIL: Ranchi Rays upset Punjab Warriors 3-2, go on top February 17, 2015

    Mohali: Captain Ashley Jackson scored a brilliant hat-trick, including two stunning goals in the dying moments, as Ranchi Rays recorded an upset 3-2 win over Punjab Warriors in a thrilling match of the Hero Hockey India League on Tuesday. With the win on Tuesday, Ranchi, who snatched the game from the...
  • IPL Auction: Crores exchange hands, some stay hot some not February 17, 2015

    Bangalore: The 2015 Indian Premier League auction didn't quite capture the imagination as its predecessor did. With the World Cup going on and Ireland dismantling the once indomitable West Indies, that wasn't too surprising; but this was also partly because the eight teams were largely looking to plug gaps and...
  • We have made strategic additions to our squad: Kings XI Punjab February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Kings XI Punjab said they have made strategic additions to the squad for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by buying India opener Murali Vijay, domestic cricketers Nikhil Naik and Yogesh Golwalker in the players' auction held in Bengaluru on Monday. Commenting on the newly-added players to...
  • HIL: Punjab Warriors to strive for revenge against Ranchi Rays February 16, 2015

    Sitting at third position in the Hero Hockey India League table, Punjab Warriors will look to avenge their defeat to second placed Ranchi Rays when the two teams face each in Tuesday's clash at International Hockey Stadium here. In their previous tie in Ranchi, the Rays outplayed the Warriors 2-1. Come...
  • After Delhi, AAP eyes Punjab, also plans to fight local elections in Bengaluru February 12, 2015

    Chandigarh: After the Aam Admi Party (AAP) swept the Delhi elections, deep fissures have emerged between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). On Tuesday, violent clashes erupted between BJP and SAD supporters in Punjab's Tarntaran district over distribution of tickets for the forthcoming Municipal Corporation Polls. A...
  • Services, Punjab win hockey golds at National Games February 11, 2015

    Kollam: Services and Punjab clinched gold medals in their respective men's and women's finals of the 35th National Games at the New Hockey Stadium on Wednesday. While the women from Punjab overcame Haryana 3-1 to get the gold, Jharkhand beat Odisha 2-0 to take home the bronze. Later in the men's matches,...
  • Pune added to IPL match hosting venues February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Pune and Chennai have been added to the list of host venues for this season's Indian Premier League T20 cricket tournament, scheduled in April-May, after missing out on the distinction in 2014 due to different reasons. "At the request of King's XI Punjab, we have decided to allot two or...
  • Punjab Warriors face Ranchi Rays in HIL February 9, 2015

    Ranchi: Jaypee Punjab Warriors, who have already booked their semi-final berth, will face Ranchi Rays in the Hockey India League (HIL) here on Tuesday. The match will be a contest between the top two teams of the league so far. Warriors lead the table with 28 points whereas Rays are second...