HindustanTimes Thu,28 Aug 2014


Amritsar MC officials, SGPC chief discuss cleanliness drive plan

With the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee taking up the cleanliness work around the Golden Temple in its hands, the MC authorities on Wednesday swung into action and held a meeting with SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar and senior office-bearers.

Makkar sees Cong hand in fall of SGPC representation in Hazoor Sahib Board

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) sees a Congress’ hand in the reduction of its members in the Takht Sri Hazoor Sahib Board.

Akali councillor pleads innocence, sent in judicial custody

A day after the Amritsar police arrested SAD councillor Dilbagh Singh in connection with thrashing of a head constable, a local court on Tuesday sent the councillor in judicial custody.

Cong condemns beating of cop

Amritsar (rural) District Congress Committee (DCC) chief Gurjeet Singh Aujla on Tuesday condemned the beating up of a police constable by his own colleagues led by a station house officer (SHO) at the behest of an Akali councillor.

Security forces on high alert on Indo-Pak border

In the wake of cross-border firings in Jammu and Kashmir, security forces have been put on high alert on India-Pakistan International Border (IB) in Bamial Sector in Punjab.

Amritsar SHO, 3 other policemen dismissed for beating up another cop

Police commissioner Jatinder Aulakh on Monday dismissed Gate Hakiman SHO and three other policemen after they were arrested for allegedly beating up another policeman in illegal custody at the behest of a SAD councillor.

Retired Session Judge B C Gupta appointed as Inquiry Officer in case pertaining to charge sheeting of 33 MTP officials

Post the charge sheeting of 33 officials of the Municipal Town Planning Department of the Amritsar Municipal Corporation, who had allowed illegal construction during their tenures, B C Gupta, a retired Sessions Judge has been appointed as the Inquiry Officer and the enquiry process is on.

Plea defying selection of SGPC auditor withdrawn for lack of documents

The petition challenging the appointment of high profile Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhik Committee (SGPC) auditor SS Kohli before the Sikh Gurdwara Judicial Commission was withdrawn here on Monday for lack of relevant documents.

'Akal Takht's edicts not taken seriously'

Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh's issuance of edicts and even the ex-communication of three Sikh leaders from Haryana drew criticism at a seminar on Sunday.

Bridge over Beas river at Pattan to be ready by March, says DC

 Deputy commissioner Abhinav Trikha has said that the 755-metre Rs 65 crore concrete bridge across the Beas river at Dhanoa Ferry (Pattan) in the district will be completed by March next year.

Let down by MC, SGPC takes up cleanliness chore around temple

 Unhappy with the Amritsar municipal corporation (MC) over poor state of cleanliness around the Golden Temple, the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Saturday decided to take up the job in its own hand.

Body of man shot dead in US reaches home, cremated

The body of city resident Rajinder Sharma, who was shot dead by unidentified robbers in the United States of America (USA) a few days back, reached here early on Saturday morning.

SGPC flays FIBA as matter comes to a head again

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has asked International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to let Sikh players wear 'patka' in international matches and not ban the headgear.

Recognition row: MCI sends 150 medical college students back to Baba Farid varsity

Students of Chintpurni Medical College, who with their parents on Wednesday met Medical Council of India (MCI) chairman Dr Ved Parkash Misra, were on Friday shuttled back to the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) again and told to look for solution there only.

Amritsar nursing home claims success in treating rare bone cancer

Doctors of Amandeep Hospital claim to have treated a rare bone cancer at the local nursing home.
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