Golden Temple awarded as the Most Visited Place in the World


Harmandir Sahib has been awarded as the most visited place of the world. The holy Sikh Shrine is situated in Amritsar, Punjab. Book of World Records, London Awards Harmandir Sahib as the Most Visited Place of the World.Surrounded by a Sarovar which is fed by river Ravi, Harmandir Sahib’s construction was completed in 1604 and

SAD President hold the meeting with SGPC members SAD President hold the meeting with SGPC members

SAD President hold the meeting with SGPC members Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal met more than 80 Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) members on Thursday to take their views on the forthcoming elections to the post of President of the Committee. The SAD president held one to one meetings with

22 kg drugs seized 22 kg drugs seized after ambush along India-Pak border in Amritsar

22 kg drugs seized in Amritsar : The BSF has seized 22 kg of drugs, suspected to be heroin, after an ambush with cross-border drug smugglers along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab early today, official sources said. They said 22 packets, containing 1 kg of drugs each, a Turkey-made pistol, 11 bullets and a 12-feet plastic

NIA registers case in killing of RSS leader in Ludhiana

The NIA has registered a case in connection with the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosai in Ludhiana, nearly a month after the Punjab government decided to hand over the investigation to the central probe agency. Gosai, 60, was returning home after attending a morning drill (RSS shakha) when he was attacked by two unidentified bike-borne

SGPC celebrates foundation Day at Akal Takhat Sahib

SGPC celebrates foundation Day at Akal Takhat Sahib: The foundation day of Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee celebrated at Akal Takhat Sahib, Amritsar. The ‘Akand Path Sahib Bhog’ ceremony also held today at Akal Takhat Sahib, Amritsar. After this ceremony, the pictures of famous figures of Sikh Panth will be installed in Sikh Museum. This museum

Akal Takht junks SGPC plea to extend Parkash Parv date
Akal Takht junks SGPC plea to extend Parkash Parv date

Akal Takht junks SGPC plea to extend Parkash Parv date. AMRITSAR: A plea submitted by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) seeking the extension of the date of parkash parv (birth anniversary) of Guru Gobind Singh was struck down by Akal Takht on Monday. Confusion has prevailed among the Sikhs over the date of birth anniversary

Akal Takht to probe allegations against preacher Dhadrianwala
Akal Takht to probe allegations against preacher Dhadrianwala

Akal Takht to probe allegations against preacher Dhadrianwala Amritsar – Taking note of allegations levelled by Sikh seminary Damdami Taksal and ally Sikh organisations against preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwala that he has distorted historical facts and misinterpreted the Sikh ethos, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh asked the complainants to send evidences in form of

Migratory birds flock to Harike wetland

Migratory birds flock to Harike wetland. Amritsar – The local forest authorities have increased the patrolling at the Harike wetland as the migratory birds from Siberia, Russia, Kazakhstan and other low-temperature regions of the world have started thronging here, an official said. The wetland and the lake were formed by constructing the head works across

Dhadrianwale cancels Amritsar visit
Dhadrianwale cancels his Amritsar visit

Dhadrianwale cancels Amritsar visit. Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale, who had survived an attempt on his life in May last year, has cancelled his three-day ‘Gurmat Parchar Samagam’ at Amritsar. The religious programme was scheduled from November 14.Talking to The Tribune today, Dhadrianwale cited the tense law and order situation in the holy city for

Nothing wrong in raising demand for Khalistan: SGPC Chief
Nothing wrong in raising demand for Khalistan: SGPC Chief

Arnritsar – Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Kirpal Singh Badungar said on Thursday that “as per a Supreme Court ruling, there is nothing wrong in raising the demand for Khalistan’, a separate Sikh nation, and that “it is neither unconstitutional nor an offence”. Even as he belongs to Parkash Singh Badal-led Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD),

1 kg gold seized at Amritsar international airport
1 kg gold seized at Amritsar international airport

1 kg gold seized at Amritsar international airport. Amritsar –  The Customs department seized over 1 kg of rhodium-coated gold wires from two flyers, at the Sri Guru Ramdas International Airport here, officials said today. Customs Commissioner Dipak Kumar Gupta said officers of the Customs Preventive Commissionerate, Amritsar, acting on specific inputs, intercepted two passengers who arrived

Process to open five new medical colleges initiated: Mohindra
Process to open five new medical colleges initiated: Mohindra

Amritsar  – State Health Minister Brahm Mohindra on Thursday said that the process to open five new medical colleges in the state has been initiated. He said the foundation stone for one such medical college at Mohali will be laid down soon.“It will be after a gap of nearly 60 years that a new government

Week after Hindu leader's murder in Amritsar, 17 activists given security
Week after Hindu leader’s murder in Amritsar, 17 activists given security

Week after Hindu leader’s murder in Amritsar, 17 activists given security. Amritsar –  Exactly a week after Hindu Sangharsh Sena district chief Vipan Sharma was shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Bharat Nagar area of the city, the local police have deputed cops with 17 more Hindu activists. Even otherwise, there has been a steep

Istri Akali Dal to initiate ‘550 Saal Sehal Path De Naal’ programme

Istri Akali Dal to initiate ‘550 Saal Sehal Path De Naal’ programme. Chandigarh – Istri Akali Dal on Tuesday announced a ‘sehaj path programme termed ‘550 saalsehajpath de naal” to mark the forthcoming 550 birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in 2020 during the course of which the Istri Dalwill conduct statewide recitation of Guru Granth

One kg heroin, Rs 61.16 lakh cash recovered in Amritsar
One kg heroin, Rs 61.16 lakh cash recovered in Amritsar

One kg heroin, Rs 61.16 lakh cash recovered in Amritsar. Amritsar – One kg of heroin and Rs 61.16 lakh cash was recovered by the counter intelligence Amritsar wing of the Punjab Police here, officials said. Besides, one pistol .32 bore along-with 103 live rounds were also recovered, they claimed.In a press release here today, the police

SGPC polls: President to be elected on Nov 29
SGPC polls: President to be elected on Nov 29

Activities for the election of President and other office bearer of SGPC has been intensified. The date for the election has been announced and the polls will be held on 29 November this year. Meanwhile SGPC general house meeting will also be held on the same day at 1 pm in which the president will

Amritsar Improvement trust scam: Court seeks response from Punjab Govt.
Amritsar Improvement trust scam: Court seeks response from Punjab Govt.

Former Deputy Speaker of the Punjab legislative assembly, Bir Devinder Singh filed an application in the District Court and appealed to make a government witness in the Amritsar Improvement Trust scam. The court has sought a response from the Punjab government in today’s hearing. The next hearing of the case will be on November 29.Demanding

Dense fog hit many Punjab areas, many died in accidents
Dense fog hit many areas of Punjab, many died in accidents

– – – – – Advertisement – – – – – Poor visibility due to dense fog disrupts many areas of Punjab. Many accidents occurred due to foggy weather, vehicles were also affected. The visibility reduced to less than 50 meters at number of places.   Due to weather change, collision at GT road Khanna left

Tarntaran petrol pump looted by four robbers
Tarntaran petrol pump looted by four robbers

Robbery incident continued at petrol pumps and this time a case of robbery has been reported from the petrol pump in Tarntaran. The robbery took place at a petrol pump near Village Sarhali.Four robbers looted forty two thousand of cash here on Sunday morning. Police were immediately informed about the incident after which investigation has

Pakistani sisters released from Amritsar jail after a decade
Pakistani sisters released from Amritsar jail after a decade

Pakistani sisters released Amritsar jail: Two Pakistani sisters identified as Fatima and Mumtaz, who were arrested along with their mother for smuggling narcotics into India in 2006, are set to return to Pakistan after being behind the bars for over 10 years. their mother died in the prison in 2008.The sisters will be accompanied by