Amritsar

  • Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Anniversary edition launched
    Jun 30, 2015 15:30 IST

    Akali leader’s SUV snatched on gunpoint

    Back to back incidents of car snatchings have exposed the police working in the city. Even as police is yet to trace the Innova car of a BJP leader snatched on gunpoint by armed accused few days back; three armed suspects again made a strike to speed away with SUV Pajero Sports from the posh Ranjit Avenue area on Gun point this morning.

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    Jun 30, 2015 10:30 IST

    Polish woman accuses Tarn Taran man of sexual exploitation

    Accusing a Tarn Taran resident of duping her and sexually exploiting her after promising marriage, a Polish woman has approached the city police.

  • Road accident
    Jun 29, 2015 23:34 IST

    Amritsar: One dead, seven injured in road accident

    A woman identified as Hardeep Kaur (50), a resident of Batala, while as many as seven persons were injured, three of them very seriously, in a collision between two cars-one going from Batala to Amritsar and another moving towards New Amritsar from Amritsar. The accident took place near the bridge at Vallah crossing as both the cars allegedly lost control as stray dogs came in their way and also due to the road rendered slippery due to Monday’s showers.

  • Cops inspecting the bullet-riddled car of Mukhjit Singh, Akali ward president
    Jun 29, 2015 22:37 IST

    Two weeks on, SIT report awaited in Akali leader's death in police encounter

    Even as two weeks have passed since local Akali leader Mukhjit Singh Mukha was killed in police encounter on the outskirts of the city, the special investigating team (SIT) is yet to submit its report in the case.

  • Dead body
    Jun 28, 2015 20:43 IST

    Zambian woman dies after being handed over by Pak; MEA asked to allow autopsy

    : A day after a Zambian woman, Twala Keltha (30), who was handed over by Pakistan in a semi-conscious state, died at Guru Nanak Dev Hospital here, the district administration has asked the Union government for a no-objection certificate to go ahead with autopsy to know the cause.

  • Physical education
    Jun 28, 2015 20:37 IST

    Physical education course gets a makeover in National level workshop

    New fields are going to open for physical education students, as their course is being given a makeover. A three-day national orientation workshop of National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) was inaugurated at Khalsa College for Education on Saturday; and on Sunday, HT spotted council chairman Santosh Panda at the event and talked to him about the workshop's objective and plans to promote physical education in the country.

  • Family members of Gurdeep Singh Khera coming out of Central Jail after in Amritsar. Sameer Sehgal/HT
    Jun 28, 2015 08:52 IST

    A day after refusal, kin meet Grudeep Singh Khera

    The family of Gurdeep Singh Khera, terror convict brought to the Amritsar central jail recently, succeeded in meeting him on Saturday afternoon after being denied permission on Friday.

  • Durgiana Temple complex in Amritsar
    Jun 27, 2015 21:13 IST

    Amritsar prepares for Smart City test

    A tough 100-mark test stands in the way of Amritsar's becoming one of the 20 Smart Cities out of 100 in the race. In a detailed project report (DPR) submitted with the Centre, its municipal corporation (MC) has laid out a Rs 2,000-crore plan, while in the past few years, it has failed to address many of the questions that it will find on the qualifying examination. Its poor record of running the city might hurt its chances of being selected under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) and Housing for All.

  • Amarinder Singh-N
    Jun 27, 2015 21:08 IST

    Capt Amarinder to address Cong rally in Gurdaspur on July 2

    As part of his statewide mass-contact programme, former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh will address a Congress rally on Thursday (July 2) at Nehru Park here.

  • child abuse minor rape
    Jun 26, 2015 19:40 IST

    Man arrested for sodomising five-year-old

    The police have arrested Lovepreet Singh, a resident of Railway Colony, Amritsar, on the charges of sodomising a five-year-old. The complainant has alleged that that his five-year-old son was playing outside the house and when he came out of the house, his son was missing. Later, he heard his son's cries from the house of the accused and saw the accused trying to sodomise his son in the toilet.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Jun 26, 2015 19:31 IST

    Unemployed youth arrested for molesting landlord's daughters

    Police have booked an unemployed youth on the charges of molesting the daughters of his landlord, one of whom was a minor on Thursday night.

  • Gurdeep Singh Khera
    Jun 26, 2015 09:29 IST

    After terror convict Bhullar, Gurdeep Khera reaches Amritsar

    After 1993 Delhi Bomb Blast convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, another ex-militant Gurdeep Singh Khera reached Amritsar and was rushed into the Amritsar central Jail.

  • Murder
    Jun 26, 2015 00:19 IST

    Punjab BJP spokesperson’s car snatched at gun point

    In an incident that exposes the deteriorating law and order situation in the city, unidentified armed youths reportedly snatched Innova car of Punjab BJP spokesperson RP Maini at the gun point from Basant Avenue area here on Thursday night.

  • on left -- Vishal Bamba
    Jun 25, 2015 23:32 IST

    Having recovered from drug addiction, they now aim to rehabilitate other addicts

    After coming out of the addiction trap, they have turned mentors for the addicts at the rehabilitation centre on Verka-Majitha bypass in Amritsar. Here they live together with the addicts and act as their counsellors-cum-guardians and have pledged to work and recover the lives of their “student addicts”.

  •  Polio vaccine
    Jun 25, 2015 20:47 IST

    Polio drops in Ramzan leaves Pak travellers with bad taste

    The health authorities' insistence on administering polio drops to Pakistanis entering the country is creating a peculiar problem as this is the Islamic month of Ramzan, wherein people fast from dawn to dusk.