Amritsar

  • Gang
    Aug 28, 2015 20:57 IST

    Tarn Taran police bust vehicle lifters’ gang, five arrested

    With the arrest of five accused, the Tarn Tarn police on Thursday claimed to have busted a gang of vehicle lifters allegedly involved in stealing vehicles and their illegal sale.

  • BSF
    Aug 28, 2015 19:44 IST

    Amritsar: Border Security Forces guns down Pakistan intruder

    The Border Security Force (BSF) gunned down a Pakistani national who was trying to intrude into India from the section where the Samjhauta Express enters the country in the Attari region.

  • Afghan girl
    Aug 28, 2015 10:02 IST

    ‘Balloons from Pak’ flow into Punjab border village

    The police on Thursday found six balloons, believed to have flown in from Pakistan, from Marhimegha village, 10km from the Indo-Pak border, throwing cops into a tizzy.

  • liquor shop
    Aug 27, 2015 20:30 IST

    School teacher suspended for consuming liquor in school

    A day after he was caught consuming liquor with one of his associates during school hours on the campus by sarpanch and other villagers, district education officer (elementary) Salwinder Singh on Thursday suspended Manjit Singh posted at Government Primary School, Mochpur in Kahnuwan block of Gurdaspur district.

  • Harcharan Singh
    Aug 27, 2015 19:55 IST

    Harcharan Singh assumes charge as SGPC chief secretary

    Former banker Harcharan Singh on Thursday assumed charge as the chief secretary of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC).

  • Afghanistan’s Ambassador to India Shaida Mohammad Abdali
    Aug 27, 2015 19:32 IST

    Afghanistan ambassador wants more push to trade via Wagah

    To increase its volume of trade with India, Afghanistan is keen to make the maximum use of the land and rail routes through Wagah and Attari. “This, however, is only possible if goods from Kabul flow through Pakistan’s territory smoothly to reach India,” said Afghanistan’s Ambassador to India Shaida Mohammad Abdali while addressing entrepreneurs during an interactive session organised by the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) here on Thursday.

  • Parkash Singh Badal-N
    Aug 27, 2015 10:01 IST

    'Won’t strip Badal of Fakhar-e-Qaum title': Giani Gurbachan Singh

    Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh has made it clear that under no circumstances chief minister Parkash Singh Badal will be stripped of the title of ‘Panth Rattan Fakhar-e-Qaum’ as the honour was bestowed on him by the highest temporal seat of Sikhism for his “services rendered to the Sikh quam”.

  • SAD leader Gurpratap Singh Tikka at the Bhagtanwala dump site in Amritsar. HT photo
    Aug 26, 2015 21:08 IST

    Bhagtanwala dump mess, Bolaria contemplates legal course

    With the Punjab government paying no heed to repeated public protests over the location of its proposed Solid Waste Management (SWM) Plant at Bhagtanwala, chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) Inderbir Singh Bolaria, who is spearheading a protest, is contemplating a legal course.

  • Alcohol Dehradun
    Aug 26, 2015 20:45 IST

    Teacher caught consuming liquor during school hours in Amritsar

    A teacher at Government Primary School, Mochpur under Kahnuwan block of Gurdaspur district, was allegedly caught consuming liquor with another teacher on the campus during half-day break on Tuesday by sarpanch Dalbir Singh and other villagers.

  •  BSF jawans at attari retreat ceremony in Amritsar
    Aug 26, 2015 09:53 IST

    Attari-Wagah border: BSF-Pak Rangers talks start from September 9

    Ahead of the crucial director general-level talks between the Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers in New Delhi from September 9, both the border guarding forces formally exchanged the agenda for the high-profile meeting at the Attari-Wagah joint check post on Tuesday.

  • Joginderpal
    Aug 25, 2015 23:30 IST

    Local Congress counsellor injured in Amritsar firing, nine booked

    The Amritsar city police have booked nine people in connection with firing at local Congress counsellor Joginderpal, alias, Ginda, a resident of Gujjarpura, on Monday night, in which he suffered three bullet injuries.

  • A press conference in Amritsar on Thursday
    Aug 25, 2015 21:48 IST

    SGPC to produce organic seeds for distribution among farmers

    Committed to serve only healthy 'langar' (food cooked in community kitchens of shrines) to devotees, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has declared its intention of producing organic seed of different types of food grains, vegetables and pulses, and then distributing these among farmers for growing in their agricultural fields.

  • Newborn girl
    Aug 25, 2015 10:55 IST

    Nurses play doctor in Pathankot leading to death of newborn

    The district police on Sunday booked two staff nurses and a Class-4 employee of the community health centre (CHC), Badhani, 14 km from the district headquarters, after a newborn child died at the health facility due to alleged negligence of the staff.

  • Davinder Singh put his life in danger and help the police in nabbing two chain-snatchers. HT Photo
    Aug 24, 2015 23:36 IST

    Pathankot man puts his life on danger to nab two chain-snatchers

    A man put his life in danger while trying to nab two chain-snatchers after chasing them here on Saturday.

  • Baba Surat Singh Khalsa (HT Photo)
    Aug 24, 2015 21:00 IST

    Take back 'Panth Rattan' title from Badal, say Surat Khalsa supporters

    The supporters of Surat Singh Khalsa, who has been on a hunger strike since January demanding the release of Sikh detainees, on Monday appealed to Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh to withdraw' the 'Panth Rattan, Fakr-e-Quam' honour that was bestowed on Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.