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RTI reply reveals huge discrepancies in Modi’s VGGIS figures

January 9, 2009 2:02:02 am

Amid the pre-Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit (VGGIS) hype,did Chief Minister Narendra Modi get his investment sweepstakes math all wrong?

Satyam recruits in state in a quandary

January 9, 2009 2:01:22 am

The ripples of the Satyam Computers scam are being felt in the state too,with the fate of thousands of engineering graduates hanging in balance.

Fuel stations go dry as oil strike enters Day 2

January 9, 2009 2:00:00 am

As the strike by employees of the state-run oil companies entered the second day,majority of the petrol pumps in the state on Thursday went dry.

Clashes mar Muharram processions,30 injured

January 9, 2009 1:57:15 am

More than 30 people were injured in Muharram clashes across the country on Thursday. While at least 27 persons,including one policeman,were injured in a communal clash at Midnapore town in West Bengal...

Both Dhumal,Shanta to share LS responsibility

January 9, 2009 1:56:58 am

With top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party expected to meet soon to decide candidates for the Lok Sabha elections...

Jindals invest Rs 300 cr to set up Global Law School

January 9, 2009 1:55:06 am

Domestic steel producer Jindal Steel and Power has invested about Rs 300 crore for setting up a law school as part of its O P Jindal Global University project.

Illegal structures demolished in Ambala

January 9, 2009 1:54:06 am

A demolition squad,led by naib tehsildar Daljit Singh and Municipal Council executive officer M S Jagat,demolished unauthorised structures on the drain behind the Railway Road market in Ambala Cantonment on Thursday.

HUDA offers 11 sites for education city in Sonepat

January 9, 2009 1:53:17 am

The Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) has offered 11 sites for setting up educational institutes in the upcoming Rajiv Gandhi Education City at Sonepat.

Another sex racket busted near Solan

January 9, 2009 1:52:05 am

The police busted a sex racket on Wednesday by arresting five men and five women from Zurich Resorts on the Kalka-Shimla National Highway,under Kandgahat police station.

Time to act firmly against Pak for terror acts: Naidu

January 9, 2009 1:51:06 am

Condemning terror activities perpetrated by Pakistan from across the border,former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Venkaiah Naidu criticised the Congress for going slow on the issue and said it was time to act.

Mohali airport: farmers demand heavy compensation

January 9, 2009 1:49:52 am

Contrary to the ease with which 306 acres of land was acquired last year for the construction of the international airport in Mohali,the acquisition of land for providing connectivity to the airport and mixed land use has met with stiff opposition from the owners.

Allow Markfed to purchase on behalf of CCI,says govt

January 9, 2009 1:48:47 am

The Punjab government today requested Ministry of Textiles to either direct Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) to post its own staff in five mandis of Punjab...

Minister orders FIR against Patiala DFO

January 9, 2009 1:47:38 am

Punjab's Irrigation Minister Janmeja Singh Sekhon today ordered the registration of an FIR against Patiala's Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) for alleged misappropriation of funds.

Busy Baker

January 9, 2009 1:46:34 am

Birthdays and anniversaries are a time when gourmet or cake shops become our favourite haunts. But with the launch of,ordering cakes is just a click away.

Traders,councillors in Kharar join hands against levy of property tax

January 9, 2009 1:46:33 am

The traders and Municipal Councillors of Kharar have joined hands against the levy of property tax on self-occupied commercial properties in the township.

IC-814 hijack accused may be grilled for Mumbai terror links

January 9, 2009 1:45:45 am

Two of the three accused found guilty in the Indian Airlines plane IC-814 hijacking case— who were sent to life imprisonment by a special court and lodged in Central Jail,Patiala— have been taken to Mumbai.

Different strokes

January 9, 2009 1:45:21 am

When Mario de Miranda claims,“I’m a keen observer of people; they are generally doing something they should not be doing”,there is no scope for disagreeing with him.

DEO’s post a hot seat in Jalandhar

January 9, 2009 1:44:32 am

Seven educationists are in the fray for the post of Jalandhar District Education Officer (DEO),who retired onDecember 31.

Family leaves for funeral of daughter killed in Canada

January 9, 2009 1:43:36 am

Parents and sister of slain Amandeep Kaur Dhillon left Isru village on Thursday evening for Delhi to board a flight to Canada to attend her funeral,which has been scheduled for Saturday.

Sizzling through

January 9, 2009 1:43:33 am

As a juicy steak in pepper sauce emerges sizzling out of the small kitchen at Kobe Sizzlers at Hughes Road,near Opera House,a table of youngsters turns around in hungry anticipation.

Master Cup: IDFC,HSBC record contrasting wins

January 9, 2009 1:40:38 am

IDFC Mutual Fund defeated DBS Bank by 19 runs in a thrilling Group I tie in the Corporate Masters Cup cricket tournament at the Bombay Gymkhana on Thursday.

Badal plays kisan card to woo voters

January 9, 2009 1:40:01 am

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today played the kisan card to woo voters in Punjab,ahead of the Lok Sabha polls,and again blamed the Centre for all the ills plaguing the state.

After a long wait,Revankar regains his touch

January 9, 2009 1:39:33 am

Batsman Anup Revankar’s timely 90 runs in the first innings not only helped his team New Hind Sports Club retain their Purshottam Shield title recently,but was a huge personal gain for him as well.

Khan hits tinsel town in style

January 9, 2009 1:37:43 am

Junior National champion Shahbaaz Khan made his mark here as he scalped international Rupesh Shah 4-3 in the best match on Day two of the Rs 3.10 lakh Invitation Snooker Tournament on Thursday.

SAD-BJP gets into poll mode in Majha

January 9, 2009 1:35:59 am

Running ahead of the Congress in terms of declaring candidates for the three Majha seats,the SAD-BJP seems to be gearing up for the polls.