For Surjeet Singh, life unfolds a guessing game

July 1st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Phidde (Punjab), July 1 (IANS) "Pehchanon ji ye kaun hai" (guess who this is), is what Surjeet Singh often hears, as he relaxes on a cot in the sweltering summer ... Read more...

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At 101, Fauja Singh still running!

April 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London/Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) As he turned a memorable 101-years-old Sunday, Sikh marathoner Fauja Singh did not have his birthday celebrations on his mind at his London home. Instead, ... Read more...

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What Guinness? My job is to run: 100-year-old Fauja Singh (Interview) (With images)

January 4th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 4 (IANS) His marathons at the ripe old age of 100 may not have been recognised by Guinness World Records on technical grounds, but Punjab-born British citizen ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Everest heroines to break new ground in mountaineering

March 8th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) Last year, they created history by becoming the first inclusive, all-women's team from Nepal to summit Mt Everest, the highest peak in the world. On Sunday, celebrated as the ... Read more...

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I was not a spy, says Kashmir Singh

March 8th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) Tinker, smuggler, soldier, spy - after 35 years in Pakistani prisons on charges of spying, Kashmir Singh does not seem to be able to make up his mind ... Read more...

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From Pakistan to Paris in Punjab, Kashmir takes in his new life

March 7th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
(Feature) By Jaideep Sarin Nangal Choran (Punjab), March 7 (IANS) Marking the days in a dark cell, time may have stood still for Kashmir Singh - but life has moved on. The former soldier ... Read more...

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