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Breaking- Fire breaks out at Amritsar Railway station, reservation counter gutted

Amritsar: Major fire broke out at Amritsar Railway station, on Thursday. According to the reports reservation counter was reduced into

CM slams Capt, Kejri on public welfare issues

Vehra (Amritsar): Terming that pro-people exercise like Sangat Darshan was not every Chief Minister ‘s ‘cup of tea’, the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday said that ‘once bitten, twice shy’ Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and state Congress Chief Captain Amarinder Singh were a complete misfit for this exercise. Addressing the public

Breaking- Delhi girl commits suicide at Amritsar

Amritsar: A newly married Delhi woman committed suicide by jumping from the 5th floor of a building, on Friday at Amritsar. The deceased has been identified as Kamaljit Kaur native of delhi.  The woman had come to pay obeisance at Golden Temple and other Amritsar Gurdwaras along with 20 relatives including her husband.   The deceased jumped

Thieves break into ATM at Amritsar, loot over Rs 3 Lakh

Amritsar: Unidentified persons looted Rs 3 lakh after breaking an ATM machine of PNB at Amritsar, on Thursday. While providing the information, the police said that the bank manager alerted the police regarding the incident. Vivek Verma, manager of Punjab National Bank said that the incident had taken place in the wee hours on Thursday.

Breaking- Woman strangled to death in Amritsar

Amritsar: A married woman strangled to death by some unidentified persons, on Wednesday at Amritsar. The deceased has been identified as Harmeet Kaur native of Sultanwind in Amritsar. The police said that deceased has been staying alone in her house as her husband was in Italy. Neighbors raised the alarm, when they witnessed her boy

Scuffle inside Amritsar jail claims one life

Amritsar: In what comes as one more pointer to the state of affairs prevalent in the jails of Punjab, two prisoners clashed in the Central Jail here on Tuesday, which left one inmate dead. Police said the duo first had some petty arguments, which snowballed into a scuffle in which Swaran Singh, 45, an under-trial

Masterpiece entry plaza to be constructed at Durgiana Mandir: Dy CM

Amritsar: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal announced on Monday that a masterpiece entry point plaza would also be constructed soon near Sri Durgiana Mandir to provide best facilities to the devotees visiting the religious place. While talking to media at Sri Durgiana Mandir today here, Badal said the Punjab government was working on

Will not allow mid-session fee hike by private schools: Irani 

Amritsar: Private schools will not be allowed to hike fees in the middle of a session and any increase at the start of the academic year would also need to be consulted with parent-teacher associations, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani said today. “We have proposed to states that if private schools want to hike fees

Jaitley lays foundation stone for IIM-Amritsar campus

  Amritsar: Education and agriculture willhave to go hand in hand for India’s development as has been the case in countries like Japan and South Korea, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today as he laid the foundation stone for a new campus of IIM-Amritsar. This would be the own campus of IIM-Amritsar, the 15th Indian

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Amritsar: Man posing as police inspector arrested

Amritsar: The police on Wednesday arrested a conman posing as a police inspector. The con act also involved a vehicle with a blue beacon light used by the police personnel in Punjab.  As per police sources, the conman had duped a number of people with his con act. The police has seized a police uniform,

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Former Ragi Baldev Singh Wadala released after 10-hr police custody

Chandigarh: Former Golden Temple hazoori ragi Baldev Singh Wadala has been released by the Raja sansi police.   Wadala, who was arrested in the morning Wednesday, was in police custody for 10 hours. Bhai Baldev Singh was heading towards the Golden Temple when he was arrested from his home by the Amritsar police at 3 AM.  Earlier

Breaking- Former Ragi Baldev Singh Wadala arrested

Amritsar: As per emerging reports, ex-hazoori Ragi of Golden Temple, Bhai Baldev Singh Wadala has been arrested by the Amritsar police, on Wednesday. Bhai Baldev Singh heading towards Golden Temple when he was arrested  from his home by the Amritsar police in the wee hours, on Wednesday. Bhai Baldev Singh was transferred to Jind (Haryana) last year

Breaking- 15 injured in clash among farmers and labourers at Amritsar

Amritsar: Fifteen persons injured in a clash between farmers and labourers for taking the possession of plots at Mandi Nangal at Amritsar, on Sunday. The police said that labourers visited the site to take the possession of the plots allotted them that triggers the clash with farmers. Meanwhile, police visited at the spot and opened the

One killed in collision between bus and car at Amritsar

Amritsar: The collision between a bus and car claimed the life of one person, at Manawala in Amritsar, on

Dismissed ‘Panj Pyaras’ open office in Amritsar

 Amritsar: As announced on Thursday, the ‘Panj Pyaras’ (five beloved ones of the guru), whom the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) had sacked last year, finally opened their office here on Friday. The sacked ‘Panj Pyaras’ took the step with the backing of various religious Sikh outfits including the representatives of the Khalsa, the Akhand

BSF seizes 13kg heroin valued at Rs 15 crore in Amritsar

Amritsar: Border Security Force (BSF) has seized 13 kg heroin at Amarkot area in Amritsar, on Wednesday. While providing the information, BSF officials said that during the routine patrolling on the border, the sleuths recovered the contraband worth Rs 15 crore as per the price in International market. Officials added that further investigation is on

Dhumma attacks Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh

Mehta Chowk: Damdami Taksal chief Harnam Singh Dhumma today targeted Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh for maintaining silence on the Panthic issues at his headquarters at Mehta Chowk in Amritsar. Dhumma fired the salvo at a meeting of the Sikh organisations convened at Gurdwara Gurdarshan Parkash to discuss the situation arising out of the

Sikh radicals take Beas route to counter Hindu hardliners’ Lalkar

Amritsar: To counter Lalkar rally announced by various Hindu outfits, Sikh hardliners belonging to different organisations thronged Beas bridge which is only 40 kilometer from Amritsar city. Situation remained under control as there was heavy deployment of police to keep both Hindu and Sikhs activists at bay to avert clash. A large number of Sikh

Fast and Furious in Amritsar: Salesman looted of Rs 5.6 lakhs

Amritsar: In what appears to be a throwback to the famous Hollywood movie ‘Fast and Furious’, four robbers on two motorcycles looted Rs 5.60 lakhs from a salesman here on Wednesday. The salesman too was riding a motorcycle when the robbers zoomed in and snatched the bag from him. The company salesman was employed at a

Breaking – Four armed-men loot Rs 6 lakh from finance company at Amritsar

Amritsar: Four armed men robbed Rs 6 lakhs of a finance company in Amritsar, on Wednesday. The armed men snatched the cash bags from the security guards when they were on the way to deposit the cash in bank. The incident was reported in the afternoon at around

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