Amritsar

  • Chanda from Pakistan
    Aug 01, 2015 20:58 IST

    'Salman fan' was at Attari, her passport wasn't

    Pakistani woman Chanda Khan, "a Salman Khan fan" who was caught without travel documents on Thursday, is in the surveillance-camera footage of the arriving Samjhauta Express passengers but missing from the passport record at this border checkpoint.

  • Indian trucks loaded with export waiting for their turn at Amritsar-Attari road
    Aug 01, 2015 20:22 IST

    Cops on alert, keeping tight vigil on Amritsar-Attari road

    After the Dinanagar terror strike in Gurdaspur district on Monday, the Punjab Police have enhanced vigil on the Amritsar-Attari road, keeping tabs on all those going the border to watch retreat ceremony.

  • Gurdaspur attack
    Aug 01, 2015 20:10 IST

    Slain cop’s kin rebuke govt over ‘discrimination’ in compensation

    How long the compensation of Rs 10 lakh will work, the question haunts Chanda, wife of home guard Sukhdev Singh of Attepur village near here who was killed in the Dinanagar terrorist attack in Gurdaspur district.

  • Gurdaspur attack
    Aug 01, 2015 09:12 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: Two trains passed over explosives, elude disaster

    Investigations into the Gurdaspur terrorist attack have revealed that 270 passengers had providential escape on July 27 morning as two trains passed the point where the three Pakistani jihadis had planted 2.5 kg RDX to blow the rail track before attacking the Dinanagar police station.

  • Iraq families
    Jul 31, 2015 22:46 IST

    Wait continues for families of 39 Indians abducted in Iraq

    June 14, 2014, was the last day when most of the families of the 39 Indian youths abducted by the Islamic State (IS) militants in Mosul, Iraq, spoke to them. Since then, the families are oscillating between hope and despair.

  • IIM
    Jul 31, 2015 20:38 IST

    IIM Amritsar classes start from August 7

    The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Amritsar, a latest addition to the club of institutes that offer excellent management education, is all set to start classes from August 7, from a provisional campus, as the construction work on its own building set to start soon at the Manawala site

  • Gurdaspur attack
    Jul 31, 2015 17:41 IST

    Army jawans being taken as terrorists after Gurdaspur attack

    After the terrorist attack at Dinanagar police station in Gurdaspur district on Monday in which the assailants had put on army fatigues, the security forces are facing an additional obstacle to doing their job. Villagers in the region are mistaking personnel from the forces as terrorists.

  • Jul 31, 2015 17:09 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: Postmortem conducted on bodies of terrorists

    Postmortem examinations were conducted at the civil hospital in Gurdaspur on the bodies of the three terrorists, who had stormed a police station and were gunned down by Punjab Police personnel during a day-long operation.

  • Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh addressing the people at Golden Temple
    Jul 30, 2015 21:20 IST

    SGPC claims Haryana govt ignoring Punjabi language

    The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Haryana was not giving 'due importance to the Punjabi language'. "Punjabi has officially been given the second language status in Haryana after Hindi.

  • Jul 30, 2015 15:25 IST

    Bomb scare in Gurdaspur after suspicious bag found near bus stand

    Three days after witnessing a terror attack in nearby Dinanagar town, panic gripped Gurdaspur on Thursday afternoon when a suspicious black packet with wires attached was spotted on a road near the city’s bus stand.

  • Jul 29, 2015 23:38 IST

    BSF DG inspects forward posts to track terrorists' route

    After substantial evidence emerged from the GPS devices recovered from the Pakistani terrorists, Border Security Force director general DK Pathak on Wednesday inspected various forward posts along the India-Pakistan border in the Bamial sector.

  • Pakistan's Independence Day
    Jul 29, 2015 22:43 IST

    Efforts to boost trade with Pakistan to continue

    Taking cognidance of reports that hurdles still existed at the ICP (Integrated Check Posts) at Attari-Wagah which was not conducive to Indo-Pakistan trade, the co-chairman of Punjab Committee of the industrial body, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, RS Sachdeva has expressed serious concern.

  • Gurdaspur
    Jul 29, 2015 21:42 IST

    Security strengthened at Amritsar, Tarn Taran police stations

    After the terror attack in Dinanagar in which three terrorists stormed into the police station and killed three home guard jawans and a superintendent of police in an encounter, vigil has been stepped up at the police stations in Amritsar and the border district of Tarn Taran.

  • Jul 29, 2015 21:32 IST

    Gurdaspur Attack: Kin of martyrs must be given Rs 50 lakh compensation, says Bajwa

    Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Partap Singh Bajwa has said the families of the martyrs killed in the militant attack on Dinanagar police station must be given `50 lakh each in compensation.

  • Jul 29, 2015 13:08 IST

    Congress targets Punjab govt for ‘ignoring’ intel alert

    A day after the Punjab government patted its back for “successful” handling of Dinanagar terror attack, opposition Congress slammed it for “ignoring” intelligence inputs and handling the operation “unprofessionally.”