27 Jul 2011
Heeding to the years-long demands of the people in the region, Punjab government on Wednesday declared Fazilka and Pathankot as the new districts of the state. The decision takes the number of districts in the state to 22.
08 Oct 2016
Haiti: The number of causalities resulting from devastation brought by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti reached to 842 on Friday.
01 Sep 2016
Dublin: The European Union's imposition of a 13 billion euro ($14.5 billion) back tax bill on Apple is "total political crap", Chief Executive Tim Cook said in a newspaper interview on Thursday, and anti-US bias may have played a role. But in a separate radio interview he vowed to boost Apple's tax payments by repatriating billions of dollars in global profits to the United States next year.
11 Sep 2016
Jammu: A policeman was killed on Sunday in a gunfight between security forces and terrorists in Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said. One terrorist was killed in the ongoing operation. According to media reports, three to four terrorists are still holed up in Poonch area.
04 Sep 2016
Srinagar: At least 50 persons were injured on Sunday morning as clashes erupted after an unruly mob torched the district magistrate's (DM) office in south Kashmir's Shopian district. Tension gripped Shopian town after security forces intervened to stop a pro-freedom rally in Pinjura village.
05 Sep 2016
Dubai: India's batting maestro Virat Kohli held on to the number two position in the latest ICC ODI rankings for batsmen released here on Monday, while Rohit Sharma dropped a place to seventh. Opener Shikhar Dhawan maintained his eighth position.
13 Sep 2016
Chandigarh: Congress MLAs spent the night in the Punjab Assembly seeking a debate on the no-confidence motion against the ruling SAD-BJP combine, which was defeated by voice vote, and have refused to vacate the House till the government gives an assurance that a discussion will be allowed on it.
05 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The advent of modern technology has led to many ground-breaking scientific discoveries in recent times. These discoveries leave us stunned in terms of their magnificence and make life easy at every level. Tighten your seatbelts and get ready for a scientific rollercoaster ride that will make you experience the impact of numbers and technology on human lives.
06 Sep 2016
Chandigarh: Assembly elections in Punjab are likely to be held in the last week of January or first week of February next year, state chief electoral officer VK Singh said here on Tuesday.
26 Aug 2016
San Francisco: Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. That means WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted ads and Facebook friend suggestions on Facebook based on WhatsApp information although not on the messaging service itself.