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Man kidnaps employer`s baby a day after joining

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 12:47

The baby daughter of a restaurant owner at Nirjuli near here was kidnapped allegedly by an `unnamed` man who was employed by her father just a day ago, the police said Wednesday.

Pak SC grants permission for flying kites

Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 18:27

The celebration of Basant was also opposed by Islamic hardliners, who claim the festival is linked to Hinduism.

No `Basant` for residents of Lahore

Last Updated: Friday, February 24, 2012, 21:37

The last time Basant was celebrated in Lahore was in 2009, when Punjab was under Governor`s Rule.

Bhojshala festival passes off peacefully

Last Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 19:28

The Basant Panchmi festival at Bhojshala here passed off peacefully on Saturday.

Hindu outfit seeks to revive Bhojshala controversy

Last Updated: Friday, January 27, 2012, 13:42

The ban imposed by Dhar district administration, a right wing organisation is seeking to revive the issue of Bhojshala by taking out a Palki Yatra.

Orissa-Karnataka Ranji match heads for exciting finish

Last Updated: Thursday, December 08, 2011, 22:51

Orissa produced a disciplined bowling effort to restrict Karnataka to 169 for six on the third day as their Ranji Trophy Elite Division match headed for an exciting finish, on Thursday.

Bowlers lead Orissa`s fightback against Punjab

Last Updated: Friday, November 11, 2011, 21:49

Orissa seamers struck at regular intervals to help their team stage a fightback and reduce Punjab to 255 for nine on day two of their Group A Ranji Trophy Elite division match on Friday.

Thousands take Basant Panchami dip in Sangam

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 08, 2011, 14:23

A sea of devotees converged on the Sangam, the confluence of the Ganga, the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, to take a holy dip and offer prayers in this pilgrim town on the occasion of Basant Panchami on Tuesday.

Pak police arrest 1,000 for flying kites

Last Updated: Sunday, February 21, 2010, 16:02

Police in Pakistan`s Punjab province have launched a massive crackdown on people selling and flying kites and made over 1,000 arrests.

Restrictions on kite flying in Pak during `Basant` celebration

Last Updated: Sunday, February 14, 2010, 13:40

Residents of Pakistan`s cultural capital will not celebrate `Basant` in the traditional way this spring, as authorities have decided to clamp down on kite-flying, which has always been an intrinsic part of the festival.

Chill, fog keep Kumbh devotees at bay on Basant Panchami

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 20, 2010, 21:50

Bone-chilling cold wave coupled with heavy fog on Wednesday played a dampener at the Maha Kumbh here with only a few thousand devotees taking the holy bath on the occasion of Basant Panchami.