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  • Parliamentary panel urges Punjab Chief Minister to tackle water contamination 5 hours 16 minutes ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 9, Group B, Day 3: Manan's five-for helps Delhi beat Punjab February 8, 2015

    Patiala: Manan Sharma returned with a five-wicket haul as Delhi pulled off a dramatic 90-run win over Punjab following two stunning batting collapses on the third day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match on Sunday. Openers Unmukt Chand (56) and Gautam Gambhir (67) began the day for Delhi at 48...
  • Government to infuse Rs 6,990 crore in 9 public sector banks; SBI leads the pack February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: The government will soon infuse Rs 6,990 crore in nine public sector banks including SBI, Bank of Baroda (BoB), Punjab National Bank (PNB) for enhancing their capital and meeting global risk norms. This is the first tranche of capital infusion for which the government had allocated Rs 11,200...
  • HIL: Sandeep Singh scores thrice as Punjab Warriors drub Delhi Waveriders 7-0 February 7, 2015

    Mohali: Drag flicker Sandeep Singh struck thrice as title contender Jaypee Punjab Warriors blanked Delhi Waveriders 7-0 in a Hockey India League match on Saturday. In the first quarter of the match, table-toppers Punjab Warriors kept the visitors busy with their continuous attacks, enjoying more ball possession. In the 10th minute, Punjab...
  • HIL: Punjab Warriors look to keep winning momentum going February 6, 2015

    Mohali: Table toppers Jaypee Punjab Warriors will look to maintain their winning momentum when they take on defending champions Delhi Waveriders in the Hero Hockey India League encounter here on Saturday. Punjab Warriors have four wins from six matches, while the Waveriders have posted just two victories in five games and...
  • RCB get Mandeep Singh from KXIP for 2015 IPL season February 5, 2015

    Royal Challengers Bangalore have traded top-order batsman Mandeep Singh from Kings XI Punjab ahead of the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), starting April 9. Mandeep has been a consistent performer at the domestic and junior levels, and also in the IPL, over the years. He won the Emerging...
  • Uttar Pradesh Wizards end Jaypee Punjab Warriors' winning run February 4, 2015

    Lucknow: Table-toppers Jaypee Punjab Warriors on Wednesday suffered their first defeat in the 2015 Hockey India League 2015 after going down 1-2 against Uttar Pradesh Wizards at the Dhyan Chand Sports College. V R Raghunath and Ramandeep Singh scored for the victorious home team whereas captain Jamie Dwyer scored the lone...
  • Punjab Warriors hope to continue winning run in HIL February 3, 2015

    Lucknow: Comfortably resting atop the pool standings, Jaypee Punjab Warriors are keen to take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the Hockey India League here on Wednesday. Motivated by their 3-2 victory against the Wizards previously, the Warriors will be eyeing their second consecutive win against the home team and further add...
  • HIL: Kalinga Lancers' Gurjinder Singh handed two-match suspension February 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Kalinga Lancers' drag-flicker Gurjinder Singh was handed a two-match suspension on Monday for physically assaulting a Jaypee Punjab Warriors player during their Hockey India League (HIL) match at Bhubaneswar. The Disciplinary Committee of the HIL met on Monday to discuss the conduct of Gurjinder in Sunday's match between the...
  • Punjab Warriors beat Kalinga Lancers 2-1 in HIL February 1, 2015

    Bhubaneswar: Jaypee Punjab Warriors took over Kalinga Lancers 2-1 in a Hero Hockey India League match, here on Sunday. It was in the 24th minute that gritty Gurjinder Singh gave Kalinga Lancers a much awaited lead with a brilliant drag-flick. The third quarter proved to be a life line for the Punjab...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 8, Day 4 February 1, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 3 Round up: Hosts Vidarbha bowled with clinical precision to outclass table toppers Delhi by an innings and 93 runs. Having won the match in less than two and half days, Vidarbha with seven points including a bonus from this...
  • Punjab Warriors take on Kalinga Lancers in HIL January 31, 2015

    After a thumping 3-1 victory over arch-rivals Delhi Waveriders, Jaypee Punjab Warriors would look to carry on their winning momentum when they take on Kalinga Lancers in their Hockey India League match on Sunday. Having won against Kalinga Lancers, Uttar Pradesh Wizards and Delhi Waveriders, the Mohali side are in their...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 8, Day 3 January 31, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 2 Round-up: Seen as a future India Test regular, Young Lokesh Rahul on Friday cracked a memorable triple century - the first from Karnataka to achieve the feat in Ranji Trophy as well as first-class cricket - guiding his...
  • HIL: Punjab Warriros beat Delhi Waveriders 3-1 January 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Three goals in final quarter helped Punjab Warriors defeat Delhi Waveriders 3-1 and maintain their position at the top of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) standings at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Friday. Warriors conceded an early goal from Akashdep Singh (third minute) but staged...
  • Mark Knowles gets one match suspension, to miss Friday's HIL game January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Jaypee Punjab Warriors will be without the services of their experienced midfielder Mark Knowles against Delhi Waveriders on Friday after the Australian was handed a one-match suspension for breaching the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) Code of Conduct. The Disciplinary Committee of HIL last night met to discuss the...