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  • CTL: Mumbai Tennis Masters beat Punjab Marshalls to finish second in group 7 hours 25 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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...
  • Injured Greg Rusedski pulls out of Punjab CTL team 5 days ago

    There seems to be no end to Punjab Marshalls woes in the inaugural Champions Tennis League (CTL) as Greg Rusedski has also pulled out of their side due to a foot injury. David Ferrer had also pulled out from the Punjab team before the start of the league while Philipp Kohlschreiber...
  • Godman culture on the rise: Is blind faith to blame? 5 days ago

    Six people have lost their lives so far in clashes between the supporters of self-styled godman Rampal and the Haryana Police in Hisar. CNN-IBN takes call from across the country and asks whether the blind faith is to blame. ...
  • Vijay Hazare trophy: All-round Harbhajan leads Punjab into quarters 5 days ago

    Rajkot: Captain Harbhajan Singh led from the front with an all-round effort as Punjab coasted to a comfortable 29-run win against Gujarat in the pre-quarterfinals of the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament on Wednesday. Punjab will meet Railways in the quarter-finals. Put into bat at the Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground, Punjab rode fine...
  • Central agencies warned Haryana government of a possible law and order situation in Hisar: sources 5 days ago

    New Delhi/Hisar: Central intelligence agencies had inputs of a possible law and order situation in Hisar and the same had been passed on to the Haryana government, say sources. It is also being said that the Central government is unhappy with the way the state government has handled the matter. Meanwhile,...
  • Hisar: Water, power supply has been stopped to self-styled godman Rampal's ashram, says police 5 days ago

    Hisar tense a day after clashes between police and Rampal supporters took place. Thousand of Rampal supporters left Rampal's ashram voluntarily. "Water, power supply has been stopped to the ashram," said the police. ...
  • Six dead in Rampal's ashram in Hisar, not even a single one hurt by police bullets, says Haryana DGP 5 days ago

    Hisar: Six people have lost their lives so far in clashes between the supporters of self-styled godman Rampal and the Haryana Police in Hisar. However, the police has said that there are no marks of injuries on their bodies and claimed that "not even a single person has been injured...
  • Hisar: Several Rampal supporters leave ashram overnight as police cuts off water, power supply 5 days ago

    Hisar: The situation in Hisar continues to remain tense as self-styled godman Rampal refuses to comply with Haryana and Punjab High Court and police orders to surrender. Large number of Rampal supporters came out of the ashram in the intervening night of Wednesday and were sent to Hisar in busses and...
  • Delhi Dreams edge past Punjab Marshalls in CTL opener 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Dreams were off to a splendid start in the inaugural Champions Tennis League (CTL), winning all the singles matches for a 25-19 victory over Punjab Marshalls in the tournament-opener on Monday. According to the league format, the team that wins more games wins the tie and not the...
  • HC issues non-bailable warrant against controversial self-styled 'godman' Rampal 1 week ago

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday issued a fresh non-bailable warrant (NBW) for November 21 against controversial self-styled 'godman' Rampal after he failed to appear in a contempt case, with his counsel saying he was "unwell". Hours after 63-year-old Rampal failed to appear before the court and sought...
  • High Court slams government for not being able to produce controversial godman Rampal for hearing 1 week ago

    Hisar: Punjab and Haryana High Court has slammed the state government for not being able to produce godman Rampal on the scheduled date of hearing. Rampal on Monday morning had said that he will not appear before Punjab and Haryana High court in the contempt case on health grounds. Rampal showed...
  • Controversial godman Rampal cites health reasons, refuses to appear before court today 1 week ago

    Hisar: Controversial Godman Rampal has said that he will not appear before Punjab and Haryana High court on Monday in the contempt case on health grounds. Rampal showed signs of relenting as his close aides on Sunday night said he would obey the High Court directive and appear before it...
  • Parkash Singh Badal seeks Centre's support to check drug inflow into state November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday sought support of the Central government for checking the flow of drugs in the state. Addressing a gathering, Badal said the curse of drugs was one of the biggest problems being faced by the country in general and Punjab in particular....
  • Time for Modi government to handover Chandigarh to Punjab: Parkash Singh Badal November 16, 2014

    Tarn Taran: Charging successive Congress-led governments at the Centre with depriving Punjab of it's capital, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said time has come for Narendra Modi-led government to make Chandigarh the capital of the state. Chandigarh was made the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana, following the carving...
  • Leander Paes replaces David Ferrer in Champions Tennis League's Punjab Marshalls November 11, 2014

    Bangalore: Champions Tennis League on Tuesday announced that Indian tennis professional, World No. 29 (Doubles) Leander Paes would now be completing team Punjab Marshalls in CTL 2014. Among the most successful professional Indian tennis players and former captain of the Indian Davis Cup team, Leander is the recipient of India's highest...
  • Vijay Hazare: Mandeep Singh scores ton as Punjab beat Jammu and Kashmir November 10, 2014

    Bilaspur: Mandeep Singh struck 103 as Punjab successfully chased down a victory target of 228 set by Jammu and kashmir to keep their hopes in the north zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy alive. Batting first, Jammu and Kashmir scored 227 in 49.3 overs with wicketkeeper-batsman Adil Rishi scoring 67...
  • Punjab government to spend Rs 120 crore for harvesting rainwater November 9, 2014

    Chandigarh: Punjab government said it has earmarked Rs 120 Crore on the development of Underground Pipeline System (UGPS), seeking to harvest rainwater to solve various water problems in the state. Punjab's Agriculture Minister Tota Singh said in a statement today that "the funds will be used this fiscal for the...
  • Vijay Sampla, once a plumber becomes a minister in Modi government November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Vijay Sampla, who was once a plumber, scaled new heights on Sunday with his induction in the Narendra Modi ministry that is apparently aimed at 2017 Assembly polls in Punjab where the BJP hopes to play the Dalit card to woo the Scheduled Caste community. After SAD leader Harsimrat...
  • Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir flop show continue but Delhi beat Punjab November 8, 2014

    Nadaun: Virender Sehwag's wretched time in domestic cricket continued as the veteran opener failed to open his account but Delhi did manage to comfortably beat Punjab by four wickets to notch up their maiden win in north zone leg of the Vijay Hazare One Day meet on Saturday. In a match...
  • Amritsar will be one of the best cities by 2017: Sukhbir Singh Badal November 8, 2014

    Amritsar: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday said the state government will make Amritsar as one of the best cities in the world by year 2017. Stating that he was personally monitoring the ongoing development projects in the city, he said city residents will get relief from traffic...
  • Vijay Hazare: Yuvraj Singh fails as Punjab lose to Haryana November 6, 2014

    Nadaun: Out-of-favour Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh failed to make it count for Punjab as the Harbhajan Singh-led side lost to Haryana by 3 wickets in the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium on Thursday. Put into bat, the much fancied Punjab rode Mandeep Singh's 86 to muster...
  • Punjab: Endless wait for families of youngsters suspected to be in ISIS custody November 3, 2014

    Chandigarh: It continues to be an endless wait for families of 40 Punjabi youth suspected to be in ISIS custody in Iraq. 10-month-old Arshpeet has never seen his father Gurdeep who went to work in Iraq two months before he was born. Things were alright for the family until June...
  • Cut in fuel prices may cause revenue loss to Punjab November 1, 2014

    Chandigarh: The reduction in prices of petrol and diesel may have brought cheers to consumers, but the cut is likely to cause tax revenue loss of up to Rs 35 crore to the state exchequer in Punjab. "It is estimated that there will be an effect of Rs 30-35 crore...