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British rap artist Stefflon Don visits Sidhu Moosewala's village, pays tributes
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) Acclaimed British rap artist Stephanie Allen, aka Stefflon Don, on Sunday paid tributes to famed Punjabi singer late Sidhu Moosewala on his birthday by visiting his family home in a village in Punjab's Mansa.
2023-06-11
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz
Punjab CM dedicates 35th mother and childcare centre
Chandigarh, June 7 (IANS) In a step aimed at imparting quality health services to people, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday dedicated the 35th mother and childcare centre within a year.
2023-06-07
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Vidyut Jammwal visits Golden Temple, cleans utensils for seva
Amritsar, May 8 (IANS) Ahead of the release of his maiden production 'IB 71', Bollywood action star Vidyut Jammwal visited the Golden Temple to seek blessings and also did seva, during which he was seen cleaning the utensils.
2023-05-08
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IPL 2023: Jitesh is one of those players got a unique ability to go from ball one, says Brad Haddin
Mohali, May 4 (IANS) Though Punjab Kings ended up on the losing side against Mumbai Indians, uncapped wicketkeeper-batter Jitesh Sharma enhanced his big-hitting credentials in the fag-end of the innings to be unbeaten on 49 off 27 balls, smashing five fours and two sixes.
2023-05-04
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2023: Whenever it was in the arc I was going to go for it, says Ishan Kishan
Mohali, May 4 (IANS) Mumbai Indians wicketkeeper-batter Ishan Kishan said his aim while making a terrific 75 against Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 match at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium was that whatever deliveries were coming in his arc, he had to go for it.
2023-05-04
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2023: Always prepare for situations like getting 12 or 14 runs in an over, says Suryakumar Yadav
Mohali, May 4 (IANS) In Mumbai Indians' successful chase of 215 against Punjab Kings, Suryakumar Yadav was all class scoring a whirlwind 66 off 31 balls. The right-handed batter, coming in as an Impact Player, hit eight fours and two sixes at a strike rate of 212.9.
2023-05-04
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2023: Local boy and MI pacer Ramandeep excited to play in Mohali against Punjab Kings
Mohali, May 3 (IANS) Mumbai Indians pacer Ramandeep Singh, who plays for Punjab on the domestic circuit, is excited to play at his home ground against Punjab Kings in an IPL 2023 match, here on Wednesday evening.
2023-05-03
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Punjab court stays release of 'Jodi Teri Meri' starring Dosanjh
Chandigarh, May 3 (IANS) A court in Punjab's Ludhiana has stayed the release of Punjabi film 'Jodi Teri Meri', a biopic starring Diljit Dosanjh on the late Punjabi singer Amar Singh Chamkila and his second wife Amarjot Kaur.
2023-05-03
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
IPL 2023: Curran-led Punjab win toss, elect to bowl first against Kohli-led Bangalore
Mohali, April 20 (IANS) Sam Curran continues to captain Punjab Kings in absence of injured Shikhar Dhawan as he won the toss and elected to bowl first against a Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium on Thursday.
2023-04-20
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Gippy Grewal-starrer 'Carry on Jatta 3' teaser released
Chandigarh, April 13 (IANS) The teaser of Gippy Grewal-starrer 'Carry on Jatta 3' released on Thursday. The first of the franchise, 'Carry on Jatta' which was released in 2012 captured the hearts of Punjabi audience across the globe and continues to be a cult favourite.
2023-04-13
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
IPL 2023: Bhanuka Rajapaksa slams 50; Kolkata pick late wickets as Punjab post 191/5
Mohali, April 1 (IANS) Bhanuka Rajapaksa timed the ball well to slam a delightful half-century, but Kolkata Knight Riders bounced back to pick wickets in the second half as Punjab Kings posted 191/5 in an IPL 2023 match at the I.S. Bindra PCA Stadium on Saturday.
2023-04-01
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Akali Dal slams Punjab govt for closing down rural dispensaries
Chandigarh, Jan 31 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal legal wing President Arshdeep Singh Kler on Tuesday condemned the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government for issuing notifications to close down all rural dispensaries in Punjab and transferring doctors and accompanying staff to Aam Aadmi clinics.
2023-01-31
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Shastri disappointed with India's sloppy fielding in loss to Australia in first T20I
Mohali, Sep 21 (IANS) In India's four-wicket loss to Australia in the first T20I at PCA Stadium, Mohali, the hosts' sloppy fielding on Tuesday evening stunned everyone. If Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Harshal Patel conceded 101 runs from their eight collective overs, especially in the death overs, India were also let down by poor fielding display.
2022-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
1st T20I: Cameron Green takes India by surprise, leads Australia to thumping 4-wicket win (Ld)
Mohali, Sep 21 (IANS) All-rounder Cameron Green, playing as an opener in professional cricket for the time, took India by surprise and along with Matthew Wade led Australia to a thumping 4-wicket win in the first T20I and a 1-0 lead in the three-match series here on Tuesday.
2022-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
1st T20I: We did not bowl well, 200 was a good score to defend, says Rohit Sharma
Mohali, Sep 21 (IANS) Skipper Rohit Sharma pointed out the poor efforts by his bowlers and fielders as the reasons for India's four-wicket defeat to World Champions Australia in the opening T20I match of the three-match series here on Tuesday.
2022-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Ind vs Aus: Once a sure-shot match-winner, Bhuvneshwar Kumar is losing his credentials as India's death bowler
Mohali, Sep 21 (IANS) Veteran pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who has been one of India's best bowlers in the last one decade or so, has seen repeated failures at crucial junctures of the game in last few outings and his credentials as a proven death bowler has taken a big hit ahead of the all-important T20 World Cup, next month.
2022-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Every match from here on ties back into the World Cup, says Aaron Finch
Mohali, Sep 19 (IANS) Australia T20 skipper Aaron Finch has said every experiment his side does from here on, starting with the three-match series against India beginning in Mohali on Tuesday, will be towards ensuring the Kangaroos retain the T20 World Cup at home.
2022-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
1st T20I: Experimental India face well-balanced Australia in search of ideal playing XI before T20 World Cup (Preview)
Mohali, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian cricket team will continue their search for an ideal playing XI before the all-important Men's T20 World Cup when they take on a well-balanced Australian side in the first T20I of the three-match series at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, here on Tuesday.
2022-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Tim David is an X-factor; goes about his game slightly differently: Pat Cummins
Mohali, Sep 18 (IANS) Early Sunday morning, a short video of power-hitter Tim David from Australia's first practice session ahead of first T20I against India, left fans on social media enthralled.
2022-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Shami ruled out of T20Is against Australia due to Covid-19, Umesh named replacement (ld)
Mohali, Sep 18 (IANS) Senior India fast-bowler Mohammed Shami on Sunday has been ruled out of the upcoming T20I series against Australia after testing positive for Covid-19, said the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
2022-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Virat Kohli is our third opener; might open in some matches: Rohit Sharma
Mohali, Sep 18 (IANS) Ahead of the T20I series against Australia, India captain Rohit Sharma confirmed that talismanic batter Virat Kohli will be the third opener in the side. Rohit also hinted at Kohli opening the batting in a few matches as the hosts begin their final leg of preparations for the T20 World Cup, to be held in Australia next month.
2022-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Punjab Kings appoint Trevor Bayliss as head coach
Mohali, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) side Punjab Kings on Friday announced the appointment of former Sri Lanka and England coach Trevor Bayliss as their new head coach for the next season of the lucrative T20 league.
2022-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
IPL side Punjab Kings quash rumours on possible captaincy changes to the side
Mohali, Aug 24 (IANS) 2014 IPL runners-up Punjab Kings on Thursday quashed rumours about possible change in captaincy of the side ahead of the next season of the IPL. Earlier this week, speculations were rife in the media that Mayank Agarwal, the captain of the side in IPL 2022, would be replaced by England wicketkeeper-batter Jonny Bairstow.
2022-08-24
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
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