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Asitha Fernando's 6/51 helps Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 10 wickets, win series 1-0
Mirpur (Bangladesh), May 27 (IANS) Pacer Asitha Fernando (6/51) down an incisive and decisive spell after lunch on the fifth and final day of the second Test here to break a crucial partnership and trigger a collapse as Sri Lanka thrashed hosts Bangladesh by 10 wickets to win the two-match series 1-0.
2022-05-27
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis taken to hospital after complaining of chest pain
Mirpur, May 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka's wicketkeeper-batter Kusal Mendis was taken to hospital after he walked off the field holding his chest on the opening day of the second Test against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here.
2022-05-24
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Injuries could peg Bangladesh back as they aim for maiden Test series win vs Sri Lanka
Mirpur (Bangladesh), May 22 (IANS) Injuries could peg Bangladesh back as they aim to win the series against the touring Sri Lanka side when the second and final Test commences at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on May 23, with vital World Test Championship (WTC) points at stake.
2022-05-22
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh keen to turn things around against Sri Lanka in second Test
Mirpur, May 21 (IANS) Following the drawn first Test, hosts Bangladesh would be keen to turn things around when the second game of the two-match series commences at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on May 23, with vital World Test Championship (WTC) points at stake.
2022-05-21
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: We are looking at bowling partnerships, says Jayant Yadav
Mohali, March 6 (IANS) India off-spin all-rounder Jayant Yadav said the team is currently looking at partnerships with the ball ahead of day three's play in the first Test against Sri Lanka. At stumps on day two, Sri Lanka were 108/4 in 43 overs. Yadav, the third spinner, conceded 14 runs in five overs as Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja took three wickets between themselves.
2022-03-06
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: Jadeja takes five as India enforce follow-on against Sri Lanka
Mohali, March 6 (IANS) After a career-best 175 with the bat, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja bagged a five-wicket haul as India enforced the follow-on against Sri Lanka, dismissing the visitors for 174 all out in 65 overs on day three of the first Test at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium.
2022-03-06
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: Jadeja, Ashwin dominate as India enforce follow-on after Sri Lanka fold for 174
Mohali, March 6 (IANS) After a career-best 175 with the bat, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja bagged a five-wicket haul as India dismissed Sri Lanka for 174 in 65 overs on day three of the first Test at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium.
2022-03-06
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: Ashwin surpasses Kapil Dev to become India's second-highest wicket-taker in Tests
Mohali, March 6 (IANS) Ace India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday went past legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev's 434 wickets to become the second highest wicket-taker for India in Test cricket.
2022-03-06
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: India thrash Sri Lanka by an innings and 222 runs, take 1-0 series lead
Mohali, March 6 (IANS) India on Sunday took a 1-0 lead in the two-match Test series after defeating Sri Lanka by an innings and 222 runs at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium.
2022-03-06
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: Jadeja leads the way with an unbeaten 175 as India declare at 574/8
Mohali, March 5 (IANS) Ravindra Jadeja's career-best, an unbeaten 175, led the way for India to declare at a mammoth 574/8 in 129.2 overs on day two of the opening Test against Sri Lanka at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium on Saturday.
2022-03-05
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma give heartfelt tributes to Warne
Mohali, March 5 (IANS) India captain Rohit Sharma and senior batter Virat Kohli gave heartfelt tributes to late Australia leg-spin legend Shane Warne on Saturday, the second day of the Test against Sri Lanka.
2022-03-05
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: Jadeja's century, Ashwin's fifty lift India to 468/7 against Sri Lanka
Mohali, March 5 (IANS) An unbeaten 102 from Ravindra Jadeja and a gorgeous 61 by Ravichandran Ashwin lifted India to 468/7 against Sri Lanka on day two of opening Test at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium on Saturday.
2022-03-05
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: India cross 100-run mark in first session despite losing Rohit, Mayank
Mohali, March 4 (IANS) India made the most out of the first session on day one of the first Test against Sri Lanka at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium on Friday. At lunch, India are 109/2 in 26 overs despite losing the opening pair of captain Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal.
2022-03-04
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: India win toss, elect to bat first in Kohli's 100th Test
Mohali, March 4 (IANS) India captain Rohit Sharma has won the toss and elected to bat first against Sri Lanka at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium on Friday. Apart from Virat Kohli's 100th Test, it is also Sharma's first match as the captain in the longest format of the game.
2022-03-04
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: Dravid leads felicitation of Kohli on reaching 100-Test landmark
Mohali, March 4 (IANS) India head coach Rahul Dravid led the felicitation of senior batter Virat Kohli on reaching the landmark of 100 Tests ahead of the first Test against Sri Lanka at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium on Friday. Kohli has become the 12th Indian and 71st cricketer overall to achieve the landmark.
2022-03-04
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
A great honour to captain Sri Lanka in 300th Test match: Dimuth Karunaratne
Mohali, March 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka Test captain Dimuth Karunaratne said it is 'a great honour' for him to be captaining his team in their 300th Test match against India at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium on Friday.
2022-03-03
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Mayank Agarwal appointed captain of Punjab Kings ahead of IPL 2022
Mohali, Feb 28 (IANS) 2014 IPL finalists Punjab Kings on Monday appointed opener Mayank Agarwal as the captain of the team ahead of IPL 2022. Agarwal has been the member of Punjab Kings (previously Kings XI Punjab) since 2018 and was the vice-captain to KL Rahul. In 2021 IPL, Agarwal had captained Punjab when Rahul was out due to acute appendicitis and had to undergo surgery.
2022-02-28
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Amarinder resolves to empower girls
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) On the National Girl Child Day, former Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday resolved to empower the girls by giving them education, freedom and equal space.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
From Sidhu's turf to Patiala's 'royal' bastion to Mann's challenge, all in Punjab polls
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) Unlike the 2017 Assembly polls, the father-son duo of the prominent regional party Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), elderly Parkash Singh Badal and Sukhbir Badal, were facing tough battle in their respective seats, this time all eyes are on other constituencies in Punjab that will go to the polls on February 20.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Sidhu's credentials in fighting mining mafia dubious: Amarinder
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) Former Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday ridiculed Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu's tall claims of fighting the sand mafia when he had himself led the September rebellion of MLAs who were involved in illegal mining, thus clearly exposing his own interest in sheltering them.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Budget in Punjab will be based on public opinion: Kejriwal
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal said when his party forms government in Punjab in 2022, the annual financial budget of the state will be prepared with the suggestions of the public.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
HC dismisses anticipatory bail plea of Akali leader Majithia in drugs case
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) In the run-up to the Punjab polls, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday dismissed anticipatory bail plea in the alleged drugs case of Akali leader and former Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia, who is in fray from Majitha, near Amritsar.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Punjab Governor honours ice hockey champs from Ladakh
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) After winning the 9th IHAI National Womens Ice Hockey Championship in Himachal Pradesh, the winning team from Ladakh on their way back home was felicitated by Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit, here on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Other Sports,Politics
Sacrilege attempt in historic temple in Patiala
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) An alleged sacrilege attempt was made at the historic temple in Patiala on Monday and the perpetrator has been arrested, police said.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Rival groups jockey for Congress CM's face in Punjab
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Everything is in a name when it comes to announcing the chief ministers face, it seems!
2022-01-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Mining allegations by Akali Dal leader frivolous: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Reacting strongly to the "baseless and frivolous" allegations levelled against him by Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Majithia, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi dared him to present even a single proof that indicates his involvement in sand mining across the state.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
R-Day violence accused is Sanyukt Samaj Morcha candidate in Punjab
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Gangster-turned-activist Lakha Sidhana, who is accused in the 2021 Republic Day violence case, is the candidate of Sanyukt Samaj Morcha, a political front of farmer unions, from Punjab's Maur constituency in Bathinda district for the February 20 Assembly polls.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Punjab,National
Former Punjab DGP booked for 'hate speech'
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Former Director General of Police (DGP) Mohammad Mustafa, an advisor to state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, whose wife Razia Sultana is a party's candidate, was booked on Sunday for his 'hate speech' during canvassing in Malerkotla, the Muslim-dominated town.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Haryana CM unveils Subhas Chandra Bose's statue
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday unveiled the statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at a park named after him here to mark as 'Parakram Diwas' (day of valour) on his 125th birth anniversary.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Amarinder to contest from Patiala, releases list of 22 candidates
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Capt Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced the Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) candidates from 22 constituencies for the February 20 polls, with clear focus on winnability while ensuring due representation across regions and various sections of society.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
1,000 youth will be imparted training in adventure sports: Haryana CM
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said 1,000 youth would be imparted training in adventure sports every year by the state government to enable them to get employment.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Badal asks Kejriwal not to allow bias on Bhullar's release
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Five-time Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday called for the immediate release of Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar "in the larger interest of consolidating peace and communal harmony in Punjab".
2022-01-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Channi had share in mining mafia, alleges Amarinder
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) Dismissing Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi's denial of involvement in illegal sand mining as a 'lie, Punjab Lok Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Saturday said that as a chief minister, he had received specific inputs that Channi had a share in the mafia, along with several other Congress leaders and MLAs in the state.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Akali Dal seeks CBI probe into illegal mining in CM's constituency
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday, while exposing a multi-hundred crore sand mining racket being allegedly run by Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi through a sting operation, demanded a CBI probe into into illegal mining in his home constituency Chamkaur Sahib.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
AAP's Mann challenges Channi to contest against him
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Punjab president and chief ministerial candidate Bhagwant Mann on Saturday challenged Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi to contest against him from Dhuri.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Entrepreneurship is the future of Punjab, says Sidhu
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) Unveiling distinct features of the Punjab Model, Pradesh Congress Committee chief Navjot Sidhu on Saturday announced the "Youth, Skilling and Entrepreneurship" program under the new Punjab.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Haryana, Himachal sign pact to revive Saraswati river
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) A memorandum of understanding was signed on Friday between the Himachal Pradesh and Haryana governments for construction of the Adi Badri dam bordering both the states with an outlay of Rs 215.35 crore for the rejuvenation of the Saraswati river, which is mentioned in Hindu mythology.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Haryana police helpline instilling confidence in women
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) The efforts of the Haryana police to make women aware of the need for reporting crime have shown results as 1,872 out of over 77,000 calls received on the women helpline 1091 were converted into first information reports (FIRs) in 2021, Director General of Police P.K. Agrawal said on Friday.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Under-barrel grenade launcher, RDX seized in Punjab
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) Thwarting a possible terror attack ahead of the Republic Day, Punjab Police have recovered a 40mm under-barrel grenade launcher (UBGL) with two 40mm compatible grenades, 3.79 kg RDX, nine electrical detonators and two sets of timer devices for IEDs from Gurdaspur, said Inspector General of Police (Border Range) Mohinish Chawla on Friday.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Will file defamation case against Kejriwal: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi on Friday said he would file a defamation case against his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal for dubbing him as "a dishonest man" in the wake of the Enforcement Directorate raids on the former's nephew regarding illegal mining.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
PM's blockade in Punjab was stage-managed, says Amarinder
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) chief Amarinder Singh on Friday launched a scathing attack on Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, whose government, he said, had clearly 'stage-managed' the blockade that led to a serious security lapse on Prime Minister Narendra Modis route in the state earlier this month.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Unaccounted Rs 1.74 Cr cash, 11 kg opium seized in poll-bound Punjab
Chandigarh, Jan 20 (IANS) To ensure drug-free and other inducement-free Assembly elections in Punjab, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) S. Karuna Raju said enforcement agencies have recovered unaccounted Rs 1.74 crore cash, besides 1,088 kg poppy husk, 11 kg opium and 3,370 grams heroin.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AAP's Punjab CM face to contest from Dhuri
Chandigarh, Jan 20 (IANS) Two-time Member of Parliament and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief ministerial candidate Bhagwant Mann will be contesting from Dhuri in the February 20 polls in Punjab.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Deputy Civil Surgeon penalised in Haryana for lapses
Chandigarh, Jan 20 (IANS) In a judgement to protect rights of individuals, the Haryana Right to Service Commission has imposed a penalty of Rs 20,000 on Deputy Civil Surgeon K.L. Malik, who is posted in a government hospital in Rohtak town, for delay in release of a death certificate relating to 1994 on flimsy grounds.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Ex-HC judge puts Badal in dock over 2015 sacrilege incident
Chandigarh, Jan 19 (IANS) In what could snowball into a major political controversy before the assembly polls in Punjab, Justice Ranjit Singh (retd), who headed the commission into the alleged incidents of sacrilege of Sri Guru Granth Sahib and the subsequent police firing on protesters in 2015, on Wednesday placed then Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, 94, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patriarch, and then DGP Sumedh Singh Saini in dock.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
ED raids due to political rivalry: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Jan 19 (IANS) In the run-up to polls, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi on Wednesday said the Enforcement Directorate (ED) raids in a sand mining case were happening due to political rivalry.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Parkash Singh Badal tests Covid-19 positive
Chandigarh, Jan 19 (IANS) Just ahead of the assembly polls, the grand old man of Punjab politics and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patriarch, Parkash Singh Badal, 94, on Wednesday tested positive for the Covid-19.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
ED now confirms raids in Punjab
Punjab, Jan 19 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED), on Wednesday finally confirmed that they carried out search operations at the business and residential premises of Kudratdeep Singh, Pinjore Royalty Company, Providers Overseas Consultants Pvt. Ltd. and others at Mohali, Ludhiana, Rupnagar, Fatehgarh Sahib and Pathankot in the illegal sand mining case.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
ED raids house of Punjab CM's nephew in sand mining case
Punjab, Jan 18 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday morning, just weeks before assembly elections, carried out raids at ten different locations belonging to Punjab Chief Minster Charanjit Singh Channi's nephew Bhupinder Singh Honey, in connection with a Prevention of Money Laundering case pertaining to illegal sand mining in Punjab.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
A 2-yr old FIR behind ED raid at Punjab CM's nephew
Punjab, Jan 18 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday morning carried out raids at ten different locations belonging to Punjab Chief Minster Charanjit Singh Channi's nephew Bhupinder Singh Honey. And behind the raids is a two-year old FIR.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics