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Navjot Singh Sidhu gets job as clerk in Patiala Central Jail; know his wage, 'special diet' for a year's imprisonment
India

Navjot Singh Sidhu gets job as clerk in Patiala Central Jail; know his wage, 'special diet' for a year's imprisonment

Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been sentenced to one year in prison in a 1988 road rage case, will be trained for the job of a clerk for the first three months during which he won't be getting any remuneration. He will be working in two shifts - 9 am to 12 pm and 3 pm to 5 pm

Navjot Singh Sidhu taken to Rajindra hospital for medical examination
India

Navjot Singh Sidhu taken to Rajindra hospital for medical examination

A board of doctors will carry out a detailed medical examination of the cricketer-turned-politician's at the hospital, said his counsel HPS Verma

Road rage case: Navjot Singh Sidhu surrenders to Patiala court
India

Road rage case: Navjot Singh Sidhu surrenders to Patiala court

Earlier in the day, the Congress leader had urged the Supreme Court to grant him more time to surrender citing medical conditions

Patiala violence: Congress slams AAP over 'crumbling' law and order situation in Punjab
Politics

Patiala violence: Congress slams AAP over 'crumbling' law and order situation in Punjab

Congress leader Alka Lamba alleged that with the AAP now in the government of a full state, Arvind Kejriwal was using the police against his political opponents

Patiala turns into battleground as banned pro-Khalistan Sikh for Justice attacks police, clashes with other organisation
India

Patiala turns into battleground as banned pro-Khalistan Sikh for Justice attacks police, clashes with other organisation

SFJ has announced hoisting of Khalistan flags all over Punjab and Haryana on Friday to commemorate Khalistan Declaration Day to succeed from India. Khalistan Foundation Day is observed on 29 April

Kabaddi player Dharminder Singh shot dead in Punjab's Patiala
Sports

Kabaddi player Dharminder Singh shot dead in Punjab's Patiala

Dharminder Singh was shot allegedly due to some personal enmity, police said

Inside the lesser known tradition of Punjab's classical music, from Harballabh music festival to the Patiala gharana
Arts & Culture

Inside the lesser known tradition of Punjab's classical music, from Harballabh music festival to the Patiala gharana

The widespread public misconception that Punjab has not much to offer in classical art traditions is so far from the truth. A robust and flourishing classical music scene is part of this state’s past and present.

Punjab polls: Amarinder Singh predicts 'abysmal' defeat for Navjot Sidhu from Amritsar East
Politics

Punjab polls: Amarinder Singh predicts 'abysmal' defeat for Navjot Sidhu from Amritsar East

He also dubbed as a 'farce' Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's announcement that the party's chief ministerial face will be decided with inputs from the ground

Man arrested for attempted sacrilege bid at Patiala temple; politicians condemn incident
India

Man arrested for attempted sacrilege bid at Patiala temple; politicians condemn incident

In a video, which surfaced on social media, the man is seen climbing the enclosure of the temple and reached the place where the idol of the goddess is placed, said police.

Mary Kom, Amit Panghal added to boxing national camps
Sports

Mary Kom, Amit Panghal added to boxing national camps

Panghal was joined by a fit-again Vikas Krishan, who underwent shoulder surgery last year after the Olympics, Manish Kaushik, Satish Kumar, and Ashish Kumar in the men's camp in Patiala.

Ex-Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh to contest from stronghold Patiala in Assembly polls
Politics

Ex-Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh to contest from stronghold Patiala in Assembly polls

The announcement from Amarinder comes around three weeks after he formally resigned from the Congress, ending his two decades old association with the party

Odisha government nominates sprinter Dutee Chand for Khel Ratna
Sports

Odisha government nominates sprinter Dutee Chand for Khel Ratna

Apart from Dutee, the Odisha government also sent five other recommendations to the sports ministry, said an official in Bhubaneswar.

Bobby Deol's Love Hostel shooting halted in Patiala by protesting farmers
Entertainment

Bobby Deol's Love Hostel shooting halted in Patiala by protesting farmers

The incident took place on 5 February when around 150-200 farmers gathered in Patiala and halted the shooting of Love Hostel, police said.

‘Mind your business’: Amarinder Singh slams Kejriwal’s demand for CBI probe into Punjab hooch deaths
India

‘Mind your business’: Amarinder Singh slams Kejriwal’s demand for CBI probe into Punjab hooch deaths

The Punjab CM said his Delhi counterpart's demand was nothing but a 'political gimmick' aimed at regaining AAP’s lost foothold in the state

Punjab hooch tragedy: Police arrests 25 as toll across three districts rises to 86
India

Punjab hooch tragedy: Police arrests 25 as toll across three districts rises to 86

Raids have exposed a massive liquor racket extending across several districts, with several dhabas at Shambhu, Banur and Patiala having been sealed

NADA asks sports ministry for list of centres resuming activities, says it won't send COVID-19 medical workers to collect samples
Sports

NADA asks sports ministry for list of centres resuming activities, says it won't send COVID-19 medical workers to collect samples

NADA is gearing up for vigorous resumption of sample collection and testing after the home ministry allowed sports complexes and stadia to open but without spectators.

Coronavirus lockdown: Cop’s hand chopped off, others injured after attack on policemen in vegetable market in Punjab’s Patiala
India

Coronavirus lockdown: Cop’s hand chopped off, others injured after attack on policemen in vegetable market in Punjab’s Patiala

A policeman's hand was chopped off and few others were injured when a group of Nihangs allegedly attacked them at a vegetable market in Punjab's Patiala district

Coronavirus Outbreak: Neeraj Chopra donates Rs 3 lakh to assist battle against COVID-19 pandemic
Sports

Coronavirus Outbreak: Neeraj Chopra donates Rs 3 lakh to assist battle against COVID-19 pandemic

Neeraj Chopra on Tuesday donated a total of Rs 3 lakh to the central and Haryana state relief funds to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

India women's hockey skipper Rani Rampal says Khelo India Youth Games will help unearth raw sporting talents
Sports

India women's hockey skipper Rani Rampal says Khelo India Youth Games will help unearth raw sporting talents

Indian women's hockey team skipper Rani Rampal believes the upcoming Khelo India University Games will help in unearthing raw sporting talents from across the country.

Man arrested in Chandigarh after confessing to girlfriend's murder on live television, was on bail in 2010 murder case
India

Man arrested in Chandigarh after confessing to girlfriend's murder on live television, was on bail in 2010 murder case

Chandigarh Police arrested a man from a news channel’s office, minutes after he confessed on live television on Tuesday that he had killed his girlfriend at a city hotel on 31 December, 2019