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Rickshaws the new ‘killers’ in town

January 5, 2009 11:47:57 pm

Considered the cheapest mode of transport since ages,the rickshaw,and its motorised cousin the autorickshaw,has emerged as the city’s latest traffic menace.

Man shot at for resisting robbery bid

January 5, 2009 11:46:19 pm

In two separate incidents,robbers shot at a man in Sector 16 and attempted to loot the Sector-8 post office on Saturday night. In both cases,no valuables or cash was reported stolen.

The crumbling fort of Bathinda

January 5, 2009 11:44:14 pm

Located in the heart of Bathinda,Qila Mubaraq was built in the 6th century by Raja Dab on an area of 15 acres as a defence against the invading Huns.

Man kills 65-yr-old wife

January 5, 2009 11:40:23 pm

Sardool Singh,66,a resident of Wadala Johal village,was arrested for allegedly killing his aged and ailing wife,Soma,65,over a domestic dispute on Saturday.

BJP will contest from Hoshiarpur,says Kalia

January 5, 2009 11:39:00 pm

Putting to rest the speculation that the BJP would exchange the Hoshiarpur (reserve) constituency in lieu of Ludhiana or any other seat with its alliance partner...

Off the beaten track

January 5, 2009 11:37:58 pm

Jalandhar has the distinction of housing the largest number of archaeological sites in Punjab.

Gang of thieves busted

January 5, 2009 11:32:17 pm

The Amritsar police today busted a gang of thieves and snatchers with the arrest of two persons,identified as Harprit Singh,alias Lali,and Rohit Kumar,both residents of Ram Nagar Colony.

Robber who shot at cop held in Bathinda

January 5, 2009 11:31:19 pm

The Bathinda police today arrested Bhupinder Singh,the accomplice of suspected robber Pritpal Singh,who had fired at a police party on Friday evening after being intercepted at a checkpost.

‘We are ready,but give peace a chance’

January 5, 2009 11:30:22 pm

Not with standing the Army contingents’ war drills along the Indo-Pak border for the second consecutive day on Sunday,villagers are showing no signs of panic.

Hooda,wife on stone-laying spree for son’s success

January 5, 2009 11:26:02 pm

With Lok Sabha elections round the corner,Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and his wife Asha Hooda are leaving no stone unturned to ensure that their son...

AIDS awareness: Haryana to get blood component separation units

January 5, 2009 11:23:59 pm

To check the spread of AIDS,the Haryana AIDS Control Society will establish two blood component separation units at Hisar and Faridabad during the current financial year.

1 killed,2 hurt in road mishap

January 5, 2009 11:22:43 pm

One person was killed and two were injured in a road accident on the Jansui-Sonta road on Ambala-Hisar National Highway last night.

INLD to hold a march against ‘corrupt’ govt

January 5, 2009 11:21:39 pm

The Indian National Lok Dal has decided to organise a march against the “corrupt and anti-people policies” of the Haryana government.

Haryana docs threaten strike from Jan 13

January 5, 2009 11:20:21 pm

Members of the Haryana Medical Civil Services Association demanding pay parity with doctors in Punjab have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from January 13 if the government fails to meet their long-pending demands by then.

Shimla wakes up to season’s first snowfall

January 5, 2009 11:18:37 pm

Shimla woke up to its first snowfall of the season this morning. Jakhu Hill,overlooking the town’s Mall and Ridge,experienced at least 2.5 cm of snow after midnight.

Cn & heard

January 5, 2009 11:16:30 pm

This one actually lives up to the Aaya Ram,Gaya Ram reputation of Haryana’s politicians.

6 more modular food stalls at railway station soon

January 5, 2009 11:14:07 pm

After the success of a modular stall set up at the Chandigarh railway station,the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Co-operation Limited...

Bus-torching incident on NH-22: Bhankerpur villagers seek withdrawal of cases against them

January 5, 2009 11:13:02 pm

Two days after Jasveer Singh (22),a resident of Bhankerpur village,was run over by a Volvo bus,the villagers today issued an ultimatum to the local police to cancel the cases registered against them on Saturday.

Contractor asked to pay for vehicle loss

January 5, 2009 11:11:43 pm

The Consumers forum has directed a parking contractor to pay up a compensation of Rs 10,000 to a city resident for causing mental agony after his car was stolen from the parking lot in Sector 17 around two years ago.

HUDA mulls increased rate of interest for defaulters

January 5, 2009 11:09:18 pm

Defaulters,who have fallen behind in paying instalments to the Haryana Urban Development Authority for its sites in Panchkula,may soon be charged an increased rate of interest.

Students,teachers protest Gaza bombings

January 5, 2009 11:06:58 pm

A large number of people from different sections of society,today protested against the continuous bombings of the Gaza Strip in Palestine.

Act Won

January 5, 2009 11:01:27 pm

Not many girls have journeyed from Changanacherry,Kerala,to Bollywood,with a surname that can be a tongue-twister in Mumbai – Thottumkal. But Asin Thottumkal has made a stylish entry.

Rewind to the angry young man

January 5, 2009 11:00:15 pm

You’ve grown up with Big B and it pains you to see the advertisements for a range of thingamajigs.

Quantum of Solace

January 5, 2009 10:58:53 pm

It's that time of the day when Hitesh Verma is oblivious to the world around him. No phone calls,no plans,no conversations,no chores.

Talking point with Karishma Randewa

January 5, 2009 10:56:43 pm

You’ve been introduced in Aroona Irani’s Naagin now. What is your track here? I play a negative character called Urja on the show.