Nov 08

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

Amritsar Hindu leader murder case
Amritsar Hindu leader murder case: Rs 5 lakh reward announced on killer

Amritsar Hindu leader murder case: A reward of Rs 5 lakh was announced on Wednesday on the killer of Vipan Sharma, a Hindu Sangharsh Sena leader who was assassinated by two armed men in broad day light on Monday. The police have identified one of the killers as a dreaded gangster, Mintoo who was captured in a CCTV

One of the assailants in Hindu leader’s murder identified

Vipin Kumar, district president of Hindu Sangharsh Sena was shot dead by unknown assailants in Bharat Nagar area of Amritsar yesterday. Hindu leaders murderer identified.A video footage procured by police of CCTV camera shows that several bullets were pumped into the body of Vipin while he was talking to two persons on a road.In the latest

Vipin Sharma, fifth Hindu leader killed in two years
Vipin Sharma, fifth Hindu leader killed in two years

Hindu Suraksha Sena leader Vipin Sharma shot dead by two assailants in Amritsar on Monday was the fifth hindu leader killed during past two years. This is the third murder of a similar nature this year where a Hindu leader has been shot dead.Vipin Sharma was shot dead in daylight on Monday morning by two

Former Gurdaspur Mla's son attacked
Son of Former Gurdaspur Mla attacked

Son of former MLA of Gurdaspur Gurbachan Singh Babehali and chairman of Milkfed Gurdapur,  Amarjot Singh and his two friends were on Tuesday attacked by unidentified assailants. Incident took place at his  own village Babehali. Amarjot Singh and his friends were severely injured and were immediately admitted to government hospital Gurdaspur but due to his  critical condition later

Hindu Sangharsh Sena leader Vipin Kumar shot dead

Vipin Kumar, district president of Hindu Sangharsh Sena was shot dead by unknown assailants in Bharat Nagar area of Amritsar.A video footage procured by police of CCTV camera shows that several bullets were pumped into the body of Vipin while he was talking to two persons on a road.The murderous attack has come within two

Chintpurni students to be shifted to other govt colleges
Chintpurni students to be shifted to other govt colleges

Chintpurni students to be shifted to other govt colleges. The Punjab government will shift all 249 MBBS students -of batches 2014 and 2016 – admitted to Chintpurni Medical College, Pathankot, to three government medical colleges in Amritsar, Patiala and Faridkot, state Health, and Medical Education and Research Minister Brahm Mohindra announced on Sunday.The minister will chair

War heroes to share space at Golden Temple museum
War heroes to share space at Golden Temple museum

War heroes to share space at Golden Temple museum. Indian war heroes belonging to the Sikh community will now share space with Khalistani militants who fought against the armed forces during and after Operation Bluestar, at a museum in the Golden Temple complex here.Giving rise to a paradoxical scenario, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) is

Auction of 'Shamlat Land' generated revenue of Rs 307 cr this year
Auction of ‘Shamlat Land’ generated revenue of Rs 307 cr this year

Auction of ‘Shamlat Land’ generated revenue of Rs 307 cr this year. Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa gave clear-cut instructions for adopting transparent auction process of the shamlat land which resulted in the highest ever revenue generation from the auction. This year, Rs 307 crore revenue was collected from the auction of

Psoriasis disease
Amritsar on the high risk of Psoriasis disease

Narinder Jagga : Chandigarh, 27 October-The Amritsar, known as a pious city of Punjab is on the high risk of Psoriasis disease. According to survey conducted by the MNC Glenmark in India and abroad after two year, it was observed that maximum cases are belonging to India. The company, who will introduce its oral medicine

STF Amritsar got success to catch international drug paddlers

STF Amritsar has got the major success by arresting four drug Peddlers who were smuggling on International level with 6 kg of heroin and currency worth Rs. 19 lakh 71 thousand. The cost of heroine in an International market is worth Rs. 30 crore.Peddlers have been arrested under the special campaign led by Harpreet Singh

Stubble burning severely damaged Amritsar AQI
Stubble burning severely damaged Amritsar AQI

Stubble burning severely damaged Amritsar AQI. Despite the fact that the cracker usage was less this time because of the restrictions imposed by Punjab and Haryana High Court, the burning of paddy straw in the ongoing peak paddy harvest season did the damage to atmosphere in Amritsar district. The mean Air Quality Index (AQI) of Punjab,

Police illegally occupies Kisan Bhawan for last 30 years
Police illegally occupies Kisan Bhawan for last 30 years

Police illegally occupies Kisan Bhawan for last 30 years Batala(Pardeep Luthra) –  Batala police had illegally occupied the Kisan Bhawan , which was constructed in the new grain market by the Market committee in 1987. Due to non availability of Kisan Bhawan the farmers were facing many problems during harvesting season of Paddy and wheat and

Varun Beverages Ltd proposing a Rs. 500 cr investment in Punjab
Varun Beverages Ltd proposing a Rs. 500 cr investment in Punjab

Varun Beverages Ltd proposing a Rs. 500 cr investment in Punjab Chandigarh: The new industrial policy announced by the Captain Amarinder Singh government in Punjab has triggered a wave of interest from investors, with Gurgaon-based Varun Beverages proposing a Rs. 500 crore investment to set up a drinks and water table unit in Pathankot. The Group