Ban on Indian officials is gurdwaras’ internal matter: Australian envoy
Ban on Indian officials is gurdwaras’ internal matter: Australian envoy


Ban on Indian officials is gurdwaras’ internal matter: Australian envoy Amaritsar – Australia’s high commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu on Saturday started her four-day tour to Punjab by paying obeisance at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Saturday. On her first official visit to Amritsar, the Punjab-origin envoy also performed ‘sewa’ (voluntary service) by baking chapatis at

Gangster Jaspal Singh arrested Gangster Jaspal Singh arrested by Tarn Taran police

Gangster Jaspal Singh arrested: According to information gangster Jaspal Singh along with four others have been arrested by Tarn Taran police. Police recovered one pistol, one rifle and five Cartridge from these gangsters. According to information, one motorcycle and more than 1 kg heroin have also been recovered. Further investigations by police is

Captain Amarinder to receive Justin Trudeau at Amritsar Captain Amarinder to receive Justin Trudeau at Amritsar

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will receive Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he visits Amritsar and will also accompany him to the Golden Temple. Trudeau is visiting India from February 17-23. “Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh will receive Canadian PM and will also go to the Golden Temple with him,” officials said here.The Canadian

Punjab farmer booked for stripping five children Punjab farmer booked for stripping five children

Punjab farmer booked for stripping five children:  The Punjab Police on Wednesday registered a case against a farmer in Amritsar district for allegedly stripping five children after they plucked some radishes from his fields. The farmer, A. S. Latti, had allegedly stripped the five boys of Sohian Kalan of their clothes on Sunday and had

Food street Soon, Amritsar to have a food street

The Amritsar Town Hall area will soon get a Lahore-like food street offering unique local flavours that will attract connoisseurs from around the world. Amritsar is known for its rich tradition and variety of food. Speaking at the inaugural event of the food festival being held at Gobindgarh Fort, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh said,

Gurdwaras feel the GST pinch in serving free langars
Gurdwaras feel the GST pinch in serving free langars

The popular community kitchen — better known as the “langar” — of gurdwaras in northern India is feeling the pinch of the GST regime that came into force seven months ago.The cash-rich Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), which manages gurdwaras, or Sikh shrines, across Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, has claimed that the Goods and

Rain, hailstorm dips Mercury
Rain, hailstorm dips Mercury in Punjab

Rain, hailstorm dips Mercury: Several parts of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan witnessed light to moderate rains and thundershowers. Presently, a Western Disturbance persisted over Northwest Jammu and Kashmir. In the evening, hailstone lashed various parts of the Amritsar as well as other states of Punjab making the weather chillier. Amritsar recorded mild showers intermittently throughout

Rs 2-cr GST paid
Rs 2-cr GST paid on langar items at Golden Temple

Rs 2-cr GST paid: With the purchases made for the world’s largest community kitchen at the Golden Temple coming under various slabs of the new GST since its inception in July 2017, the SGPC had to bear an extra burden of Rs 2 crore till date.Fumed over the Union Government’s insensitive attitude towards “langar sewa”

EC asks why NRI electors low in Punjab
EC asks why NRI electors low in Punjab

EC asks why NRI electors low in Punjab: Election Commissioner Sunil Arora today questioned the Punjab election commission as to why the number of NRI electors in the state was an abysmal 314. The election commissioner was here to review various facets of functioning of electoral machinery with the Punjab Chief Electoral officer (CEO), S K

Punjab-J&K border villages on alert post Sunjwan attack
Punjab-J&K border villages on alert post Sunjwan attack

Punjab-J&K border villages on alert post Sunjwan attack: A ‘red alert’ was sounded on Sunday at the Punjab-Jammu and Kashmir border in the wake of the terror attack at Sunjwan army camp.A special checking was raised at Madhopur entry point from Punjab to the Valley.“The Punjab police were put on alert and checking of vehicles is

Bullet Trains
Mumbai-Pune & Delhi-Amritsar Routes to get Bullet Trains

The Railways is highly convinced with the idea that it would be more logical to introduce the bullet trains for shorter routes, rather than long distances. A senior railway official said,“We are studying all possibilities, but the understanding is that bullet trains and high-speed trains will work better on smaller routes because in those cases we

Mother-daughter charred death Amritsar
Mother, daughter charred to death in Amritsar

Mother-daughter charred death Amritsar A woman along with her daughter was found charred to death in Amritsar’s Darshan Avenue. The bodies of a mother-daughter duo were recovered from their house in Darshan Nagar locality of Amritsar on Tuesday. Today Medical board will do postmartum through videography.According to reports, only those two were present in the house at the time of the incident

Amritsar international airport among most busiest across country
Amritsar international airport among most busiest across country

Amritsar airport also known as Sri Guru Ramdas Jee International Airport has turned out to be one of the busiest international airports across the country where the number of passengers has also risen considerably during the past sometime.The number of domestic passengers from the airport increased by 83.5 per cent in December, 2017 compared to

Farmer committed suicide due to debt: Tarn Taran
Farmer committed suicide due to debt: Tarn Taran

Farmer committed suicide due to debt in village Munda of Tarn Taran. Balraj Singh (36), a resident of village Gada, committed suicide due to unable to pay Aarthia’s debt. Police registered a case against Arhtiya on the basis of statements of the family members of the deceased farmer. According to the information, the farmer had a loan up

Man sets wife on fire over minor dispute in Amritsar, booked
Man sets wife on fire over minor dispute in Amritsar, booked

Man sets wife on fire over minor dispute in Amritsar, booked AMRITSAR: A 32-year-old man has been booked for allegedly setting his wife on fire in Amritsar, police said on Sunday. The accused, Jasbir Singh, was booked on Saturday for setting his wife on fire by dousing her with petrol over a minor dispute at

Rural labor party protest in front of BDPO office
Rural labor party protest in front of BDPO office

Rural labor party protest in front of BDPO office: A massive protest was organized in front of BDPO office at Bhikhiwind, on the invitation of the state committee in order to fulfill the demands of poor people from the rural laborers. The protest was led by Tehsil President Harjinder Singh Chung, angraj Singh and Sarjit

Abhishek Sharma
Amritsar’s Sharad, Abhishek to be part of IPL

Sharad Lumba and Abhishek Sharma will play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year. Sharad Lumba has been auctioned by Mumbai Indians and he is all rounder and a right handed batsman right arm off-break bowler. He made his Twenty20 debut for Punjab in the 2013–14 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on 1 April 2014.On the other hand, Abhishek will

Gangster Gagan Pandit arrested in Amritsar
Gangster Gagan Pandit arrested in Amritsar

Gangster Gagan Pandit arrested in Amritsar. Local police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested gangster Gagan Pandit, wanted in as many as 18 cases of murder and robbery, late on Tuesday night. A resident of Chabhal in Tarn Taran district, Pandit was also booked in a case of clash which took place between two groups during a

Jaggu Bhagwanpuria acquitted
Gangster Jaggu Bhagwanpuria acquitted from Court

Jaggu Bhagwanpuria acquitted: Gangster Jaggu Bhagwanpuria, who along with his accomplice, Shamsher Singh, alias Shera, was wanted in as many as 30 cases, including that of murder and attempt to murder, registered in various parts of Punjab.Jaggu has been acquitted from Gurdaspur additional session court since there was lack of proofs against him. According to

Uber bike service
Uber to launch bike service in Amritsar and Kanpur

Uber bike service: Uber has planned to launch of its bike hailing service UberMoto in Amritsar and Kanpur later this week. This comes after Uber dismissed reports of exit from India and assured 100% commitment. Currently Uber provides cabs, autorickshaws, outstation, and carpooling services in 29 cities.UberMoto is available to riders in nine cities in India