Latest Punjabi people Stories

2006-08-09 01:31:02

By Krittivas Mukherjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - Bollywood is set to take a big leap this week with the opening of a blockbuster set around marital tensions, a brave departure by an industry known more for showcasing marriage as the heart of Indian family values.

2006-07-25 17:54:04

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a bill barring federal law enforcement officers from confiscating legally owned guns after a disaster such as Hurricane Katrina.

2006-06-21 02:35:00

Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings at a single bound -- look, up there in the sky, it's a bird, it's a plane, it's ... Krrish?

2006-05-27 20:10:41

By Waheed Khan KARACHI (Reuters) - Ayesha Baloch was dragged to a field, her brother-in-law held the 18-year-old down, her husband sat astride her legs and slit her upper lip and nostril with a knife.

2006-03-04 09:20:00

U.S. President George W. Bush, an avid baseball fan, on Saturday tried his hand at a sport hugely popular in parts of the old British empire -- cricket -- and was pronounced "not bad" for a first-timer.

2006-01-20 18:49:06

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations, under pressure from Pakistani diplomats, barred an interview with a rape victim from Pakistan while the country's prime minister was at U.N. headquarters, her sponsors said on Friday.

2005-09-08 09:15:57

By Jeffrey Hodgson TORONTO (Reuters) - The Toronto International Film Festival kicked off its 30th edition on Thursday with movies about violence, sexuality and the stress of a post-9/11 world set to share a stage with some of Hollywood's biggest stars.

2005-09-02 10:43:32

India and the United States have resolved a dispute over intellectual property, enabling them to sign an agreement on scientific collaboration next month, India's science minister said Friday.

2005-08-24 08:56:23

KARACHI (Reuters) - Pakistani police are hunting a dozen men in connection with the gang rape of a woman, including two set free this week by a lower court in the southern city of Karachi, police said on Wednesday.

2005-07-09 08:05:08

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani man and some of his relatives chopped off his wife's feet after accusing her of being promiscuous, police said on Saturday.

Word of the Day
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.