Everything you need to know about Virk Kalan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Virk Kalan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Toronto, May 15 (IANS) Two Indo-Canadians from different parties were among the winners in the provincial elections in British Columbia, Canada, media reported Wednesday.
Patiala (Punjab), March 11 (IANS) A special court here Monday sentenced a Punjab Police officer to 10 years rigorous imprisonment after convicting him of involvement in a staged shootout case.
Jalandhar, March 4 (IANS) At least 11 children were killed Monday when their school bus collided with a truck near Nakodar town in Punjab, police said. The driver of the bus was also killed.
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) HIV-affected children under the care of Rays, an NGO that provides shelter, education and other facilities to them, staged a play on environment here.
Amritsar, Dec 27 (IANS) A middle-aged woman and her four minor children were killed when the roof of the house where they were sleeping in caught fire and collapsed in Punjab, police said Thursday.
Jaipur, Dec 1 (IANS) A bike rally was organised here Saturday by Rays, a non-government organisation, to mark the World AIDS Day that was led by "Ek Tha Tiger" director Kabir Khan to spread awareness and express solidarity with the HIV-positive fraternity.
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Hockey India (HI) selection committee pruned the list of junior women's probables to 33 players during the two?day selection trials which concluded at the Aish Bagh Hockey Stadium and Mayur Park Stadium in Bhopal.
Jaipur, Sep 18 (IANS) Two years ago 40-year old Anuradha, who is HIV positive, came to Jaipur with a frail body and weak mind clouded with uncertainty about her future. Today she is a "mother" to similarly-affected 25 children at Rays-Asha Ki Ek Kiran, a unique home where the caregivers themselves are patients.
Islamabad, Aug. 13 (ANI): Pakistan civil societies have expressed concern over Hindus travelling across the border, saying they were actually migrating to India, and that the 'pilgrimage' was actually a cover for them to leave Pakistan.
London, July 29 (IANS) Indian rowers Sandeep Kumar and Manjeet Singh finished fourth in the first heat of the men's lightweight double scull at the Eton Dorney but qualified for the repechage round in the Olympics here Sunday.
The second day in London for India was a mixed day as India's star boxer Vijendra Singh, Badminton star Parupalli Kashyap and able Tennis youngster Soumyajit Ghosh won their game while badminton star Jwala Gutta along with her partner Ashwani Ponappa lost their first double game. The poor performance of the archery team continues in the second day too................
London, July 29 (IANS) Olympic first-timers Parupalli Kashyap and Soumyajit Ghosh brought cheers to the Indian camp on an otherwise dismal day as the country's other sportspersons stumbled at the first hurdle of the Olympic Games here Saturday.
London, July 28 (IANS) Olympic debutant Parupalli Kashyap brought some smiles back on the faces of India's supporters winning his first round badminton singles on a day when other shuttlers, archers and shooters disappointed at the London Games here Saturday.
Shillong, June 19 (IANS) India won six individual titles on the concluding day of the SAF Junior Table Tennis Championships to add to the four in the team event.
Chung Ju (Korea), April 29 (IANS) India's Swarn Singh Virk along with Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar won their individual events at the Asian Olympic Qualifiers and booked their berths for the London Olympics here Sunday.
Islamabad, Feb 27(ANI): Pakistan's Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has suspended 22 custom officials for their alleged involvement in the ISAF, NATO containers scam.
Lahore, Jan 30(ANI): The US diplomat charged with double murder in Lahore has told the Pakistani investigators that he was on a 'task' assigned to him.
Islamabad, Jan 18 (ANI): A British-Pakistani man is being questioned for allegedly 'masterminding' his own abduction along with his British wife to extract money from his father.
Haryana, Dec.24 (ANI): A diesel locomotive derailed after it rammed into a Delhi-bound freight train at Ambala in Haryana on Friday morning.
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Ministry has denied the presence of Blackwater, a US private security contractor, in the country.
Danaud (Haryana), Oct.14 (ANI): Relatives and friends of pugilist Paramjeet Samota, who won gold medal in the 91 kilograms category at the XIX Commonwealth Games-2010 in New Delhi, are an elated lot in Danaud village in Haryana's Bhiwani District.
Karnal, Aug 25 (ANI): A herd of 70 deer has been trapped by floodwaters in Haryana's Karnal District.
Sirsa (Haryana), July 22 (ANI): Over 300,000 tonnes of wheat grain lying in various warehouses in Haryana's Sirsa district has either washed away or rotten due to administrative neglect after floods ravaged the area last week.he floodwater has spoiled heaps of bags containing wheat grain at a storehouse in Bani village, which were stacked in the open without any cover.
Mumbai, Jan 22 (ANI): The Maharashtra Government on Friday appointed AN Roy, the Director General of Police (DGP) of Maharashtra (Anti-Corruption Bureau) as the new State police chief.
Mumbai, Oct.21 (ANI): Ahead of the vote counting on Thursday, elaborate security arrangements have been made in Mumbai which underwent State Assembly polls in Maharashtra two weeks ago on Oct. 13.
Mumbai, Oct 9 (ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) has pressed two Mi17 copters for the joint operations being carried out by the Maharashtra and the Chattisgarh police to nab naxals responsible for Thursday's massacre.
Mumbai, Aug 13 (ANI): In a joint exercise of night combat, personnel of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) and the Maharashtra Police took part in the mock drill conducted in Mumbai.
Mumbai, July 14 (ANI): A girl in Mumbai has committed suicide after city police failed to take action against those who molested her.
Mumbai, June 30 (ANI): The Intelligence Bureau has warned the Maharashtra Police against possible terror strikes and advised to maintain high alert in the state.
Sydney, June 11 (ANI): Police Superintendent of the Parramatta Local Command on the outskirts of Sydney, Robert Redfern, has said Indians were under attack because they were seen as "soft targets" amongst petty thieves.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Local man Pappan stunned S.S.P. Chowrasia one of the tournament favourites in the second round of the SRF All India Professional Golf Matchplay Championship at the Delhi Golf Club here.
Lahore, Mar 16 (ANI): To protest the "undemocratic steps adopted by the Pakistan People's Party Government against the marchers", Deputy Attorney of Pakistan Abdul Hayee Gillani and PPP Parliamentary Secretary Ijaz Virk have resigned from their posts to record their protest against the torture of lawyers.
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Ending six months of suspense, the Maharashtra government Friday evening appointed senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer S.S. Virk as the state's director general of police.
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Ending six months of suspense, the Maharashtra government Friday evening appointed senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer S.S. Virk as next director general of police.
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): The Interim Budget 2009-10, as proposed by Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday, drew a mixed response among the common masses.
In a huge discomfiture to the Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court on Thursday annulled the appointment of senior IPS officer A N Roy as state's Director General of Police
Vancouver, Jan.13 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Canada has tossed out an unusual bid to stop it from hearing a Crown appeal against holding a fourth trial in the murder of Canadian Indian Reena Virk a dozen years ago.
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team has brought here Captain Raghuvir Singh Virk, a proclaimed offender wanted in a criminal case, the agency said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday said its team would soon fly to US to bring back an Indian citizen wanted in money laundering cases. The accused was arrested in America two months ago.
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Tuesday granted a week's extension to A.N. Roy to continue as Maharashtra's director general of police (DGP) till Nov 18.
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Liang Wen-Chong Liang nailed a two-under-par 70 for a one stroke triumph over Australian rookie Darren Beck (65) in the Hero Honda Indian Open golf Sunday.
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) The central administrative tribunal (CAT) Wednesday quashed the appointment of Maharashtra Director-General of Police (DGP) A.N. Roy following a complaint that he had superseded three officers.
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) The appointment of Maharashtra Director-General of Police (DGP) A.N. Roy was quashed by the central administrative tribunal (CAT) Wednesday, eight months after the state government picked him for the top post.
Lahore, June 29 (ANI): A nine-member delegation of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) met a Pakistan Rangers' team at the Wagah joint check post for a quarterly co-ordination meeting on Saturday.
Jalandhar, June 27 (ANI): Owners of amusement parks with water themes in Punjab are doing a brisk business as people in large numbers are thronging to beat the summer heat.
Sarabdeep Singh Virk was arrested on the charges of corruption and misusing his post. The former Punjab Director General of Police was arrested by the Punjab Vigilance Bureau at Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi. Virk reacted that he is innocent and