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Amritsar Train accident: Sidhu visited Guru Nanak Hospital to see the patients

Navjot Singh Sidhu visited Guru Nanak Hospital in Amritsar to see the patients of Amritsar Train accident on Monday. The incident took place on Dussehra at Joda railway crossing in Amritsar. Wife of Navjot Singh Sidhu was the chief guest on the occasion.   #watchvideo: Navjot Singh Sidhu visited Guru Nanak Hospital in Amritsar to

Amritsar train accident: Death toll mounts to 60

Amritsar train accident: Death toll mounts to 60. At least 60 people have been died while 51 others have sustained injuries in the train mishap which took place earlier, Chief Medical Officer of Civil Hospital in Amritsar, where those injured are undergoing treatment, told ANI on

Kapil Sharma wedding December Amritsar

Know with whom eligible bachelor Kapil Sharma will finally tie the knot on December 12

Nidhi Bhanot/Vishal Sharma Ludhiana/Amritsar The most eligible bachelor of B-Town Kapil Sharma to marry the love of his life, ‘Ginni aka Bhavneet Chatrath’ on December 12 at his home town Amritsar with great great pomp and show in winters. The rumors of his marriage are spreading like a wildfire among the masses from the past few time

72nd Independence Day: Security beefed up in Amritsar

72nd Independence Day: Security beefed up in Amritsar. Ahead of the 72nd Independence Day, security has been beefed up in Amritsar, however, it is a “general alert” and not related to the ‘Referendum 2020’ event scheduled for Sunday, police said. ‘Referendum 2020’ will be held at Trafalgar Square in London. The event is being organised by a United

Amritsar professor wheels

This differently-abled Amritsar professor facilitates ability on wheels

A differently-abled IIM assistant professor from Amritsar is on a mission to transform the lives of the people of her kind by making their daily commute easy and safe. Dr. Anita Sharma, 36, runs a driving school in Amritsar for differently-abled women of the city. Known by the name “On my own”, the driving school is a

Agitation during teaching times; Punjab Govt. suspend six leaders

Agitation during teaching times, Punjab Govt. suspend six leaders . The Punjab Govt. has decided to tackle with suspension to the leaders of teachers ‘Union, who prefer to lead protest rather than teaching in the Schools. The Government has started its beginning from the home town of Education Minister, Amritsar. Six Union leaders have been

Army chief General Bipin Rawat visits Golden Temple

Army chief General Bipin Rawat visits Golden Temple. Bipin Rawat visited Golden Temple in Amritsar on Sunday to seek blessings and talk about the security of the temple. During his visit, General Rawat spoke to the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief about literature and other invaluable articles which were taken away by the Army

Ultra-Marathon runner gets felicitated at Attari-Wagah border

Ultra-Marathon runner gets felicitated at Attari-Wagah border

Attari-Wagah (Punjab) (ANI): Ultra-Marathon runner Sameer Singh, who completed marathon run of 13,750 Km in a span of seven months and six days, was felicitated at Attari-Wagah border on Friday. He had registered himself in ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ app and travelled all around the country to complete his run.Sameer began his journey on December 1

Customs officials seize gold worth Rs 95 lakh at Amritsar airport

Customs officials seize gold worth Rs 95 lakh at Amritsar airport

Amritsar – In separate incidents, the Customs Department sleuths have seized gold worth Rs 95 lakh from some foreign nationals who reached here via different flights at the Amritsar airport. According to Customs Commissioner, Amritsar, Dipak Kumar Gupta, the Custom officials posted at the Shri Guru Ram Das International Airport here nabbed 18 Turkmenistan nationals,

Punjab roadways bus overturns in Bilaspur, 12 people injured

Amritsar: 7 killed as SUV rams into a stationary truck

Amritsar: 7 killed as SUV rams into a stationary truck. Seven persons were killed and a child was injured when their SUV rammed into a stationary truck on the national highway here today, police said. The accident occurred near Khalchian on the highway, they said. Among the dead were three women and two children, police

Delhi HC allows Sikh students to wear kara, kirpan during NET exams

Delhi HC allows Sikh students to wear kara, kirpan during NET exams

New Delhi/Chandigarh The Delhi High Court on Thursday allowed Sikh candidates to wear ‘kara’ (iron bracelet) and ‘Kirpan’ (dagger) in the National Eligibility Test (NET) 2018. The permission comes with a condition under which the candidates will have to to report at least 1 hour prior to the normal reporting time.The directive has been issued

Thousands participate in annual ‘Sikh Day Parade' in United States

Thousands participate in annual ‘Sikh Day Parade’ in United States

New York – Thousands of Sikhs in the US have participated in the annual Sikh Day Parade’ in the heart of Manhattan here, spreading awareness about the faith amid incidents of hate crimes against the minority community. Men, women and children, dressed in their traditional finery, turned out in large numbers for the 31st Sikh Day

Tan Dhesi bats for reintroduction of Asr-Ldn flight

Tan Dhesi bats for reintroduction of Asr-Ldn flight

Tan Dhesi bats for reintroduction of Asr-Ldn flight Jalandhar(Puneet Pal Singh) – Europe’s first turbaned Sikh MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, along with two NGOs, has started a Parliamentary campaign for the reintroduction of a direct flight between London and Amritsar, a long pending demand of the British Punjabi community.The Labour Party MP for Slough joined hands

Amritsar metro bus project to be ready by Sept this year

Amritsar metro bus project to be ready by Sept this year

Chandigarh – The prestigious metro bus project of Amritsar city would be operating full throttle by the month of September this year and before that in the month of June the buses would be run on trial basis to assess the viability of the project in order to ensure its success. The decision was taken today

Captain appoints Sidhu's wife as Warehousing Corp chairperson

Captain appoints Sidhu’s wife as Warehousing Corp chairperson

Chandigarh – At a time when the Congress MLAs in Punjab are tendering their resignations from party positions as their claims for ministerial berths have been rejected with impunity, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday appointed Local Bodies’ Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu as director-chairperson of Punjab Warehousing Corporation.The Chief Minister handed over the appointment

British Sikh MP launches campaign for direct Amritsar-London flights

British Sikh MP launches campaign for direct Amritsar-London flights

LONDON: Britain’s first turbaned Sikh MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, along with two NGOs, has started a campaign for the launch of a direct flight between London and Amritsar, a long pending demand of the British-Punjabi diaspora. The Labour party MP for Slough joined hands with the UK-based NGO, Social Education Volunteer Association (SEVA) Trust and

Pak cricketer trolled for heckling soldiers at Wagah

Pak cricketer trolled for heckling soldiers at Wagah

New Delhi/Amritsar – Pakistani cricketer Hasan Ali was trolled on social media after a video showed him heckling Indian soldiers at the Attari-Wagah border Sunday. The undated video, which circulated on social media and was picked up by several news organisations, showed Ali flexing his muscles at Indian soldiers not pictured in the video-amid hoots and

Amritsar man on pilgrimage to Pak fails to return home

Amritsar man on pilgrimage to Pak fails to return home

Amritsar – An Indian national, who had gone to Pakistan on a 10-day pilgrimage as part of the Sikh Jatha on April 12, has failed to return home, police said on Sunday. The Sikh Jatha returned home on Saturday but 24-yearold Amarjit Singh, a resident of village Niranjanpura in Amrtisar district, was not part of it.“The

Arrival of bodies from Iraq: All arrangements in place: Amritsar DC

Arrival of bodies from Iraq: All arrangements in place: Amritsar DC

Chandigarh – As Union Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh left for Iraq to bring back the mortal remains of 39 Indians, including 27 from Punjab who were massacred by terror group ISIS, authorities in Amritsar are making the required arrangements to receive the bodies expected to arrive by a special aircraft on Monday

Amritsar Save Girl Child Awareness Rally

Awareness rally on ‘save girl child’ held in Amritsar

Amritsar Save Girl Child Awareness Rally: In an endeavour to improve sex ratio in the state of Punjab, the District Administration of Amritsar organised “Beti bachao, Beti padhao” rally. Over 200 girls participated in the rally. The participants raised slogans like ‘save the girl child’ and displayed placards.The rally commenced from BBK DAV College and