Jan 30

Birmingham-Amritsar service
Air India to launch Birmingham-Amritsar service

Air India to launch Birmingham-Amritsar service. Air India has announced it will introduce a twice weekly non-stop service to Amritsar from Birmingham airport starting on 20 February. The airline claims the route will be the UK’s only direct service to Amritsar and says it complements the existing Delhi service, which started in August 2013. It says

One died in car and motorcycle collision
One died in car and motorcycle collision

One person died after car and motorcycle collision. Tarn Taran police have filed a lawsuit against the driver of car.According to the information, the complainant, Keval Singh, son of Banta Singh resident of Aladinpur, told in his statement that his nephew Jasbir Singh was going from his house to tarntaran in order to deliver milk

Golden Temple look-alike row: SGPC summons management on Feb 6
Golden Temple look-alike row: SGPC summons management on Feb 6

Golden Temple look-alike row: SGPC summons management on Feb 6 Sangrur – The four-member committee, constituted by SGPC president Gobind Singh Longowal on January 23 to resolve Golden Temple look-alike row, met in the premises of Gurdwara Nankiana Sahib here on Saturday. Besides Hardev Singh Rogla, an executive member of the SGPC and other three

No exchange of sweets at Attari-Wagah border this Republic Day
No exchange of sweets at Attari-Wagah border this Republic Day

Amritsar – The Border Security Force (BSF) today refused to exchange sweets and greetings with Pakistani Rangers at Attari-Wagah border on the occasion of the 69th Republic Day. In a departure from the past, sweets were not exchanged due to heightened tension between the nations along the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu

Baba Deep Singh Ji’s Birthday
Baba Deep Singh Ji’s Birthday will be celebrated with reverence

Baba Deep Singh Ji’s Birthday will be celebrated with reverence: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, will be organizing a large Gurmat smagam at Gurdwara Shaheed Ganj Sahib at Chativind Gate dedicated to the birth anniversary of Baba Deep Singh Ji, the great warrior of the Sikh nation. On 26th and 27th January, there will be a

Attari-Wagah border
Soldiers celebrate R-Day at Attari-Wagah border

On the occasion of 69th Republic Day, celebration is being held at Attari-Wagah border. The soldiers performed the flag hoisting ceremony and distributed sweets to celebrate the occasion. The main function of the Republic Day is organised at Rajpath in the national capital where President Ram Nath Kovind commenced salute of the parade.Under the custom to host a leader of a

Bus-truck collision due to dense fog, 10 injured
Bus-truck collision due to dense fog, 10 injured

Bus-truck collision: Gurdaspur – Near the village of Gillavali in Gurdaspur on Thursday morning, the news of the bus- truck collision has been received.According to the information received bus and truck collides due to dense fog in the morning. In accident about 10 people were injured. The injured have been admitted in civil hospital Batala for

Tarn Taran
Tarn Taran: Preparations for Republic Day underway at police line

Tarn-Taran: Preparations for Republic Day underway at police line. DSP Ashwani Kumar Attri, SP Gurnam Singh are part of parade.  Meanwhile, Commuters can face traffic jams on Tuesday as full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade will be held at Rajpath in the national capital. The rehearsal began at 9:50 a.m. from Vijay Chownk and proceed to Red Fort. When

Amritsar Mayor
Amritsar gets its new Mayor

The religious city of Punjab, Amritsar get its new Mayor on Tuesday. Karamjeet Singh of Congress has been elected as the new Mayor of Amritsar. Congress candidate from Amritsar (North) Karamjit Singh Rintu was the front-runner for the post of Mayor. Others in the fray were leader of opposition in the previous House Rajkanwal Preet

Punjab BJP hails PM's move for simultaneous Lok Sabha, state assembly polls
Punjab BJP hails PM’s move for simultaneous Lok Sabha, state assembly polls

Punjab BJP hails PM’s move for simultaneous Lok Sabha, state assembly polls Amritsar – Punjab Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state executive member Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina on Monday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposed initiative of holding simultaneous elections to Parliament and state assemblies. He said it is a revolutionary idea which will give boost

Trouble brewing between CM Amarinder, Navjot
Trouble brewing between CM Amarinder, Navjot

Trouble brewing between CM Amarinder, Navjot Amritsar – Apparently miffed over not being invited for the Amritsar mayoral election on Tuesday, state Cabinet Minister Navjot Sidhu on Monday said he never goes anywhere uninvited ‘except the Golden Temple or Durgiana Temple.’ Elected Councillors of the Municipal Corporation of Amritsar will on Tuesday take oath and

Gurpartap Singh Sandhu appointed as Joint secretary of AAP
Gurpartap Singh Sandhu appointed as Joint secretary of AAP

Volunteer of ‘AAP’ from Baba Bakala Gurpartap Singh Sandhu appointed as Joint Secretary in AAP‘s state body today. Meanwhile Dalbir Singh, in-charge of Baba Bakala constituency, expressed happiness over the selection of Gurpartap Singh Sandhu and other volunteers and said that they are thanks the party high command for recognition the value of hard work

renaming Dayal Singh Majithia College Delhi
Longowal welcomes ban on renaming Dayal Singh Majithia College Delhi

President of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee, Gobind Singh Longowal welcomed the decision of the Government of India to impose a ban on renaming Dayal Singh Majithia Evening College in Delhi. In a press statement issued from the office of the SGPC office, Longowal said that the decision of the Indian government is correct, which has made

Akal Takht asks Charanjit Singh Chadha to resign as chief of Chief Khalsa Diwan
Akal Takht asks Charanjit Singh Chadha to resign as chief of Chief Khalsa Diwan

Akal Takht asks Charanjit Singh Chadha resign as chief of Chief Khalsa Diwan: Jathedar of Akal Takht Gurbachan Singh has directed the Chief Khalsa Diwan Charanjit Singh Chadha to step down from the post of president of the organization before he appears before Takht on January 23. Chadha was summoned by Akal Takht in wake

Govt to start 'German Dual VET' programme in ITIs
Govt to start ‘German Dual VET’ programme in ITIs

Chandigarh – Punjab government has decided to launch a ‘German Dual VET’ training programme in the industrial training Institutes of the state. The programme would be jointly run by Tata and Siemens companies to upgrade the skills of the Instructors and students as per the needs of the present day industry. The decision in this regard

India Pakistan flag war to continue at Attari-Wagah
India, Pakistan flag war to continue at Attari-Wagah

India Pakistan flag war to continue at Attari-Wagah: Attari (Punjab), (Jan 18) This is one war between traditional rivals India and Pakistan that has really been scaling new heights. The war of flags between the two countries at the Attari-Wagah joint check post (JCP) is set for a renewal with the authorities on the Indian side

Veteran Akali leader Manjit Singh Calcutta passes away at 79
Veteran Akali leader Manjit Singh Calcutta passes away at 79

AMRITSAR: Veteran Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former chief secretary of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Manjit Singh Calcutta died here on Wednesday. He was 79. He was not keeping well for the past few weeks and died at a private hospital here, his family members said. Calcutta is survived by his wife

Manjit Singh Calcutta passes away
Former SGPC Secretary Manjit Singh Calcutta passes away

Manjit Singh Calcutta passes away: Former Secretary of  SGPC Manjit Singh Calcutta passed away in the morning. Manjit singh was not well from past few days. He was admitted in Kakkar Hospital in Amritsar. He breathed last this morning in Kakkar Hospital

sell liquor
Now Punjab government wants to sell liquor in the state

Now Punjab government wants to sell liquor in the state:To jack up its revenue collection, the state government of Punjab has made a strategy to take the entire liquor business in the state in its hands, by setting up  a corporation.The Excise and Taxation Department proposed a plan to Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh this week.

Nana Patekar visits Golden Temple
Nana Patekar visits Golden Temple, feels blessed

Nana Patekar visits Golden Temple: Nana Patekar paid obeisance at the Golden Temple. He was in the city to attend a BSF event. Nana, during his visit, was spellbound with the divinity of the temple. As well as, he interacted with the media and said he felt blessed to be here. Also he added that, “The