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.
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.
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.
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.
14 Sep 2016
Chandigarh: The four-day Punjab Assembly session on Wednesday ended on a bitter note with the concluding day witnessing unruly scenes, including a shoe being hurled towards the ruling combine members.
20 Sep 2016
New Delhi: At least six students died and 17 sustained serious injuries on Tuesday afternoon when the school bus carrying over 50 children fell into a canal near Muhawa village in Punjab's Attari.
13 Sep 2016
Chandigarh: Punjab Congress MLAs on Tuesday refused to vacate the Assembly even after spending the night in the House and stuck to their demand of a debate on the no-confidence motion moved by the party against the state government.