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PAU does well in research, teaching & extension: VC

Ludhiana: Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Vice Chancellor, Dr. B.S. Dhillon today said that annual grant from Punjab government, during the past three years, has increased from Rs 183.6 crore (2011-12) to Rs 300 crore (2013-14).  This has help to augment research, teaching and extension programmes of the University. Addressing a press conference, Dr. Dhillon, who has completed three years in... 

Budding biotechnologist award for PAU scientist

LUDHIANA: Parampreet Kaur, a Ph.D. Scholar in the School of Agricultural Biotechnology of Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana has been awarded ‘Budding Biotechnology Scientist Award-2014’. The award was presented to her at the International Conference on “Genomics and Proteomics Research” held on 12-13 June at New Delhi.  According to Dr. Kuldip Singh, Director, School of Agricultural... 

Argentina’s soccer star Lionel Messi is most popular among Indian women

Argentina’s soccer star Lionel Messi has been voted as the most desirable FIFA player by Indian women in a survey. Asked about the most attractive football player in the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2014, 59.6 per cent single women voted for Messi in a Shaadi.com survey. Youth heart throb Cristiano Ronaldo, who captains both the Portugal national team and Real Madrid, came a close second with 53.4... 

FIFA World Cup 2014: Netherlands thrash defending champions Spain 5-1

SALVADOR (Brazil): Stunning goals from Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben fired the Netherlands to a 5-1 demolition of Spain who endured a miserable start to their World Cup defence in a pulsating Group B game on Friday. In complete contrast to the tetchy World Cup final between the sides in 2010 which Spain won 1-0, the Dutch took sweet revenge with a vibrant display capped off by two goals each for... 

Google’s cars readying to scroll without steering & driver

Google has been working on self-driving cars with a mechanism to return control of the steering wheel to the driver in case of emergency. But Google’s brightest minds now say they cannot make that handoff work anytime soon. Their plan? Take the driver completely out of the driving. The Economic Times reported on Thursday. The company has begun building a fleet of 100 experimental electric-powered... 

SC sets aside HC order declaring 3700 acre in Punjab as forest land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today set aside Punjab and Haryana High Court’s verdict declaring an entire 3,700 acres of land in village Karoran in Ropar district of Punjab as forest land and directed it to hear the case afresh. A bench headed by Justice A K Patnaik, however, allowed a CBI probe into alleged land-grabbing and constructions in the forest area as directed by the High Court. “We, therefore,... 

Motorola launches budget smartphone for Rs 6999

Mumbai: Motorola has announced the launch of its budget smartphone – the Moto E – in India today for just Rs 6,999. Yahoo News, India reported on Thursday. Motorola Moto E has a 4.3-inch touch-screen display with 540×960 pixels resolution. This IPS display has Corning Gorilla Glass coating and is said to have low glare. Moto E is armed with a dual core 1.2 Ghz Snapdragon 200 processor... 
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Dera Sacha Sauda chief is a pop star as well

Sushil Manav: Sirsa: For most he is a Godman, but Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has varied interests to impress. For instance, he is a pop star, an engineer and an agriculturist. If dera spokesman Dr Aditya Insan is to be believed, the controversial godman recently sold over three million copies of his latest album “Highway Love Charger” in just three days. And the dera chief has... 

‘Application of Gurbani in solving human problems’ workshop at PU

CHANDIGARH: As part of the Major Research Project titled “Application of Teachings of Guru Granth Sahib Sahib in solving Human Problems of Modern Age”, a four-day “Gurbaani Impact Study Programme” would be organized from May 9 at the Panjab University (PU) Campus. The Principal Investigator of the Project and Chairperson Deptt. Guru Nanak Sikh Studies Prof. Jaspal Kaur Kaang is conducting the... 

Process on to strip Haryana boxer of CWG medal

Chandigarh: Commonwealth Games bronze medallist boxer Dilbag Singh is all set to lose the Haryana government’s sporting award bestowed on him this year due to a dope test he failed in 2011. Dilbag, a former Commonwealth Championships gold medalist and a multiple-time national champion, flunked the test after clinching gold in the 2011 Jharkhand National Games. The welterweight boxer was presented... 

If BJP can stick to Hindutava, why can’t SAD to Sikhism?

Amritsar: Dal Khalsa today said the BJP has reasserted its Hindutva agenda in its election manifesto and there was nothing new in it. The organization is however, highly critical that Shiromani Akali Dal has shelved the Sikh agenda fearing loss of Hindu votes and were blind to see the real designs of its alliance partner. Dal Khalsa’s political secretary Kanwar Pal Singh said if the BJP can stick... 
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