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HindustanTimes Fri,29 Aug 2014

Amritsar

4 on one bike killed in Tarn Taran mishap

Four youngsters riding a single motorcycle were killed when a car crashed into the two-wheeler on Saturday night near Chabhal village in Tarn Taran district.

15 illegal hotels around Golden Temple to be sealed in 72 hours

Contrary to a proposal passed in the House to bring all illegal hotels in the city under the building bylaws dating back to 1976, the municipal corporation is going to seal 15 of these establishments in 72 hours.

Common man's peace effort glows Candlelight vigil

Amid the rapport of gunfire exchange along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, there were echoes of friendship on the zero line at Attari on Thursday midnight, as peaceniks from both India and Pakistan reached the Joint Check Post to hold a candlelight vigil.

Jhinda charges false, Nada Sahib gold safe, says SGPC

The entire gold and cash of Gurdwara Nada Sahib is in safe hands, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has stated on Thursday, challenging the accusation that all the offerings were missing from the Panchkula shrine.

PSPCL penalises farmer for own shortcomings

The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL, also Powercom) hardly misses an opportunity to slap hefty fines on farmers using electricity illegally to operate tubewells, especially during the paddy season; however, at times, the fines imposed so do not justify the action.

Arun Jaitley to visit Amritsar on August 18

After losing his maiden Lok Sabha poll from Amritsar, union defence and finance minister Arun Jaitley will make his first visit to the holy city on August 18.

SGPC to fast-track US-based global centre

With incidents of hate crime on the rise against Sikhs, especially in the US, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to put on fast track the construction of its Global Sikh Centre for Learning and Information, which is to come up in Yuba City, California.

Pathankot to face sanitation problem

There will be sanitation problems in the town as the safai workers' unions have once again decided to go on strike from Wednesday morning.

GNDU appoints Dhillon as new registrar

Noted economist Prof Sharanjit Singh Dhillon was on Tuesday appointed the registrar of Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU).

After losing poll, Jaitley set for maiden visit to Amritsar

After losing his maiden Lok Sabha poll from Amritsar, union defence and finance minister Arun Jaitley will make his first visit to the holy city on August 18.

Like all other projects, MC's night sanitation comes a cropper

If the Amritsar municipal corporation authorities fail to act soon, the night sanitation project of the MC could end up being listed among the civic body's failed projects. This is because the contract of the Chandigarh-based firm that was handling the night sanitation project has expired after a year and the MC authorities are yet to take a decision.

Indian bus arrives from Pakistan

The Amritsar-Nankana Sahib bus that was stuck in Pakistan due to the ongoing clashes there finally arrived here on Monday afternoon.

College teachers strike work for two hours

Around 4,000 teachers working in 172 non-government affiliated colleges of Punjab and Chandigarh observed cease work for two hours in their respective college campuses on Monday.

2-member delegation of SAD (A) leaders met Akal Takht jathedar

The Haryana unit of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD-Amritsar) wants the Akal Takht to play the lead role in finding an amicable solution to the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) issue that is acceptable both to the Sikhs of Haryana as well as to the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC).

SHO, 2 other cops suspended

Police commissioner Jatinder Aulakh has suspended Civil Lines SHO inspector Vavinder Mahajan and two other cops after an incident where the cops had allegedly beaten up a few boys, including the son of an additional commissioner of police.
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