January 28, 2009 5:16 am

Authorities at the Panjab University have decided to expel seven students of the Theatre department for a year,for their alleged involvement in a ragging incident on the campus.

January 28, 2009 5:12 am

A man,in his early thirties,died while a teenager sustained serious injuries in separate road mishaps in Mohali during the past 24 hours,said the police on Tuesday.

January 28, 2009 5:10 am

With an aim to clear the increasing backlog of cases,six daily Lok Adalats will be made functional in the Punjab and Haryana High Court from February 14 onwards...

January 28, 2009 5:09 am

Nearly 134 Punjab Police officers in Patiala and 13 in Mohali are facing criminal prosecution under various charges,with corruption topping the list of offences.

January 28, 2009 5:07 am

Exactly four months after a German national was gangraped,the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge R S Attri on Tuesday convicted all the five accused of rape and abduction charges.

January 28, 2009 5:04 am

In a broad daylight heist,five armed men,one of them in police uniform,escaped with jewellery worth lakhs of rupees from PC Jewellers in Sector 14.

January 28, 2009 4:53 am

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday threatened a mass agitation if the voters’ list is not rectified before the elections.

January 28, 2009 4:52 am

A 44-year-old mentally-deranged man committed suicide at the Shobhabazaar Sutanuti Metro station on Tuesday.

January 28, 2009 4:51 am

Two days after the recovery of a huge cache of sophisticated weapons from a Baguihati house,the CID suspects involvement of ordnance factories’ employees in the case.

January 28, 2009 4:49 am

The state jail department plans to set up state-of-the-art phone kiosks inside high-security central jails on the lines of those in the US to provide basic communication facilities for inmates and relief to their family members who have to often travel long distances to meet them.

January 28, 2009 4:48 am

The CPM on Tuesday admitted that lack of coordination between different agencies under the Kolkata Municipal Corporation...

January 28, 2009 4:46 am

The fragile peace in the Dooars is once again in danger with Gorkha Janamukti Morcha threatening to enter the area to hold a rally despite prohibitory orders.

January 28, 2009 4:45 am

The 33rd International Kolkata Book Fair,which was inaugurated by Scottish author Alexendar McCall Smith on Tuesday,will be open for the general public from Wednesday.

January 28, 2009 4:41 am

A mid-air disaster was narrowly averted a day after the Republic Day when more than seven aircraft lost their contact with the air traffic control...

January 28, 2009 4:32 am

A mid-air disaster was narrowly averted a day after the Republic Day when more than seven aircraft lost their contact with the air traffic control...

January 28, 2009 4:27 am

The Left Front government has admitted that hooch business in West Bengal is rampant and thousands of people earn their bread from this ‘industry’.

January 28, 2009 4:25 am

Within a month after State Finance Minister Asim Dasgupta vowed to destroy all illicit liquor dens in the state,six people died in the Maheshtala area after allegedly consuming spurious liquor.

January 28, 2009 4:19 am

Polish master Krzy-sztof Kieslowski once said that people may seem to die out of a heart attack or cancer or a car accident. But the real reason for death is that they just cannot carry on living.

January 28, 2009 4:18 am

Kantha sarees from West Bengal,cottons from Andhra Pradesh and Maharastra,Bandhani chiffons and batik cottons from Gujarat and Rajasthan and cottons even from Assam....amidst renditions of folk and sufi songs by the Manganiyar tribe and the Gaavaniyars of Rajasthan.

January 28, 2009 3:35 am

The 8th Dr Shakuntala Mishra memorial inter-state cricket for the visually impaired will be organised at Lucknow from February 3 to 8.

January 28, 2009 3:34 am

Raksesh blasted a hat-trick of goals and Bijay Lakra scored three goals as Orissa defeated Rajasthan 8-0 in their pool stage match of the 20th Balrampur Chini...

January 28, 2009 3:32 am

UP Hostel team defeated Pepsu squad by 2-0 in its last league encounter to secure a berth in the semi-finals of the 22nd All India Invitation Prize Money Women’s Hockey Tournament 2008-’09.

January 28, 2009 3:29 am

Even as the Indian Olympic Association felt that the Beijing medallists were not given their due in the recently announced Padma awards...

January 28, 2009 3:27 am

Novak Djokovic’s hopes for a second straight Australian Open title ended under a broiling sun Tuesday.

January 28, 2009 3:23 am

Chief Minister Mayawati’s offer to provide lease of land to slum-dwellers has put the development authorities and District Urban Development Agency...

January 28, 2009 3:22 am

Manyawar Shree Kanshiramji Shahri Gareeb Awas Yojna-a state government initiative to provide free houses to the urban poor-has become a nightmare for the engineers engaged in the project.

January 28, 2009 3:20 am

For Nathu,it was a case of justice delayed,but not denied.

January 28, 2009 3:19 am

While the global economy is still grappling with a meltdown,three final-year students from Indian Institute of Management...

January 28, 2009 3:16 am

In an attempt to streamline the healthcare system in Uttar Pradesh,the state government plans to roll out 1,800 ambulances to cover all 70 districts before the announcement of the Lok Sabha elections.

January 28, 2009 3:15 am

The Samajwadi Party fielded its senior Muslim leader Ahmed Hasan to defend its electoral tie-up with Kalyan Singh and the induction of his son Rajvir into the party.

January 28, 2009 3:14 am

Expressing its “extreme disquiet” over the close nexus between police and politicians,as reflected in the murder of PWD engineer M K Gupta...

January 28, 2009 3:04 am

The state ATS scanned three identity cards among the documents recovered following the death of Farookh alias Ali Ahmed and Abdul Ismail in the Noida encounter on January 25.

January 28, 2009 3:02 am

More than 2,000 people will leave Azamgarh in UP for Delhi on Wednesday on the ‘Ulema Special’ train.

January 28, 2009 2:55 am

Calling it a “historic day”,UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi finally performed the bhumi pujan of the proposed rail coach factory in Lalganj,Rae Bareli on Tuesday.

January 28, 2009 2:26 am

Thanks to Dev.D’s upcoming release,Anurag Kashyap has become more visible that he usually is.

January 28, 2009 2:24 am

Resumes can be interesting,especially in Bollywood. The curriculum vitae of the cast and crew often hold more surprises than the bewildering twists and turns of the movie plots themselves.