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  • lukewarm response to punjab bandh

    Lukewarm response to 'Punjab Bandh'

    India | Jan 10, 2015, 01:34 PM IST

    Amritsar: The ‘Punjab Bandh' called by various Sikh outfits to extend support to Sikh activist Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa, who is on an indefinite fast demanding release of prisoners from jails lodged in different states, evoked

  • amritsar will be one of the best cities by 2017 punjab

    Amritsar will be one of the best cities by 2017: Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal

    Politics | Nov 08, 2014, 09:05 PM IST

    Amritsar: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday said the state government will make Amritsar as one of the best cities in the world by year 2017. "The state government stands by its

  • six dead 18 injured as bus falls into drain in punjab

    Six dead, 18 injured as bus falls into drain in Punjab

    India | Oct 27, 2014, 12:06 PM IST

    Tarn Taran (Punjab): Six people were killed and 18 injured when a bus ferrying members of a marriage party overturned and fell into a drain after the driver who was allegedly in an inebriated state

  • badal dedicates golden temple entrance plaza to public

    Badal dedicates 'Golden Temple Entrance Plaza' to public

    India | Oct 22, 2014, 09:40 PM IST

    Amritsar: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today dedicated the ‘Golden Temple Entrance Plaza' to people in a simple ceremony here.Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal also

  • amritsar celebrates 410th praksh utsav at golden temple

    Amritsar celebrates 410th Praksh Utsav at Golden Temple

    India | Sep 02, 2014, 12:41 PM IST

    New Delhi: Thousands of the devotees on Monday throng to the golden Temple to mark the 410th Prakash Utsav, the birth anniversary of  the completion of the Guru Granth Sahib.The Guru Granth Sahib is the

  • arun jaitley embarks on a day long visit to amritsar

    Arun Jaitley embarks on a day-long visit to Amritsar

    India | Aug 18, 2014, 01:00 PM IST

    New Delhi: Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday arrived in Amritsar on a day-long visit.He was received by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, state Cabinet Ministers and other leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party

  • badal asks people to make punjab progressive

    Badal asks people to make Punjab 'progressive'

    India | Aug 15, 2014, 04:56 PM IST

    Patiala: Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today called upon people of the state to take a solemn pledge and make Punjab a vibrant and progressive state in the country, free from the maladies of unemployment,

  • bsf kills pakistani intruder near amritsar

    BSF kills Pakistani intruder near Amritsar

    India | May 22, 2014, 05:00 PM IST

    Amritsar: The Border Security Force (BSF) said Thursday it had gunned down a Pakistani national trying to sneak into India.The incident happened Wednesday night near a border outpost Naushera Dhalla in the Amritsar sector of

  • sidhu says his absence in amritsar might have helped jaitley

    Sidhu says his absence in Amritsar might have helped Jaitley

    India | May 01, 2014, 10:43 PM IST

    Amritsar: Arriving in the city a day after polling ended, Navjot Singh Sidhu, who was denied a ticket by BJP for re-election to Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, today said his absence might have helped party

  • pm s brother joins bjp in amritsar

    PM's brother joins BJP in Amritsar

    Politics | Apr 25, 2014, 09:17 PM IST

    Amritsar: In a move likely to embarrass the Congress, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's half-brother, Daljeet Singh Kohli, Friday joined the BJP in the presence of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.Kohli, a businessman based here,

  • gul panag campaigns for amritsar aap candidate

    Gul Panag campaigns for Amritsar AAP candidate

    Politics | Apr 19, 2014, 11:36 PM IST

    Amritsar: Actor-turned-AAP candidate from Chandigarh Gul Panag today campaigned in favour of her party's Amritsar nominee Daljit Singh, and exhorted the people to cast their votes in favour of AAP to "get rid" of SAD,

  • amarinder lacks vision for amritsar jaitley

    Amarinder lacks vision for Amritsar: Jaitley

    Politics | Apr 06, 2014, 12:03 AM IST

    Amritsar: Senior BJP leader and candidate for Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Arun Jaitley today took a dig at his rival Congress' Amarinder Singh, saying he lacked vision for Amritsar development and has not spoken a

  • will jaitley give up lucrative practice to work for

    Will Jaitley give up lucrative practice to work for Amritsar, asks Capt Amrinder

    India | Mar 31, 2014, 08:45 AM IST

    Amritsar: Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Sunday  asked whether his BJP rival Arun Jaitley will give up his "lucrative" legal practice in the Supreme Court, for which he is required to be in Delhi, to

  • navjot sidhu s wife seeks votes for arun jaitley in amritsar

    Navjot Sidhu's wife seeks votes for Arun Jaitley in Amritsar

    India | Mar 30, 2014, 08:49 PM IST

    Amritsar: Sitting BJP MP Navjot Sidhu's wife Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu is going door to door seeking votes for BJP leader Arun Jaitley from Amritsar parliamentary constituency. Her husband has been denied a ticket from

  • navjot sidhu insists on contesting from amritsar party

    Navjot Sidhu insists on contesting from Amritsar, party prefers Jaitley

    India | Mar 15, 2014, 04:21 PM IST

    New Delhi: BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu today made it clear he would contest from Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency and nowhere else. The BJP top leadership has decided to field senior party leader Arun Jaitley

  • navjot sidhu may shift from amritsar to kuruksheta

    Navjot Sidhu may shift from Amritsar to Kuruksheta

    India | Mar 13, 2014, 08:12 AM IST

    Chandigarh: BJP MP from Amritsar Navjot Singh Sidhu may contest the Lok Sabha elections from Kurukshetra in Haryana on BJP ticket, party sources said.Sidhu is at loggerheads with the Punjab BJP and Akali Dal leaders

  • untimely showers cause maximum crop loss in amritsar in

    Untimely showers cause maximum crop loss in Amritsar in Punjab

    India | Mar 12, 2014, 06:49 PM IST

    Chandigarh: Amritsar district faced maximum crop loss in Punjab because of untimely rains and hailstorm, with state's overall crop yield getting affected by 5-7 per cent.There was a crop loss to the extent of 20-25

  • three pakistan intruders shot dead by bsf along

    Three Pakistan intruders shot dead by BSF along International Border in Amritsar

    India | Jan 21, 2014, 04:33 PM IST

    Amritsar: Three Pakistani intruders were shot dead by BSF during an infiltration bid along the Indo-Pak border in Pul Mohra area of the district.  Suspicious movement was noted by a BSF patrolling party last night.

  • the unofficial food capital of india amritsar

    The unofficial food capital of India- Amritsar

    India | Oct 30, 2013, 06:59 AM IST

    New Delhi: The variety, quality, taste of the food of the Golden Temple city is unmatched. The Amritsari Kulchas, Lassi, Amritsari Fish/Paneer have featured on menus of restaurants across India but very few have been

  • eco friendly theme for 479th birth anniversary of guru

    Eco-friendly theme for 479th birth anniversary of Guru Ramdas

    India | Oct 09, 2013, 08:42 AM IST

    Amritsar: Several organisations yesterday came together to celebrate the 479th birth anniversary of fourth Sikh Guru Ramdas with nature preservation as its theme.NGO EcoAmritsar, an initiative by US-based EcoSikh, in association with SGPC and others,