Amritsar

  • Lal Masjid graves3
    Aug 04, 2015 21:41 IST

    Gurdaspur attackers buried; process videographed

    Police buried the bodies of the three Pakistani terrorists killed in an encounter with the Punjab Police at the Dinanagar police station in the district on July 27 at some undisclosed place on Tuesday. The burial was video-graphed.

  • crimes against women
    Aug 04, 2015 21:21 IST

    Social stigma makes life hell for HIV infected orphan girl

    Life is miserable for 18-year-old HIV positive girl from Kapurthala after her parents died of AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) a few years back leaving her at the mercy of her uncle who “sold” her to a stranger.

  • Ansar Burney
    Aug 04, 2015 20:04 IST

    Burney Bhaijaan to visit India on Sept 2 to locate Indian woman's family

    Inspired by the Bollywood film 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan', Pakistan's noted human rights activist Ansar Burney has decided to visit India to locate the family of the missing Indian girl, Geeta, who is being looked after by a social welfare group in Karachi.

  • fishermen at wagah
    Aug 04, 2015 16:13 IST

    In goodwill gesture, Pakistan releases 160 Indian fishermen

    More than 160 Indian fishermen, including three minors, who were released by Pakistan as a goodwill gesture over the weekend have crossed over to India. Emotional scenes were witnessed at the border as the fishermen entered Indian territory with some of them kneeling down and kissing the ground while some of them saluted the motherland.

  • Chanda from Pakistan
    Aug 03, 2015 21:20 IST

    Mystery over Pak woman’s entry in India continues

    The entry of Pakistani national Chanda Khan, alias, Fozia, in India without valid documents remains an unsolved mystery even after her trip to Attari railway station on Monday.

  • Aug 03, 2015 21:00 IST

    Punjab DGP meets Dinanagar police station staff

    Punjab director general of police Sumedh Singh Saini visited the Dinanagar police station on Monday and interacted with the officers who had participated in the operation against the three Pakistani terrorists on July 27.

  • Golden temple
    Aug 03, 2015 20:52 IST

    MC to discuss beautification of areas around Golden Temple on Aug 7

    The Amritsar municipal corporation house is set to meet on August 7 to discuss beautification of areas around the Golden Temple, while setting aside larger problems of insanitation, water contamination, waterlogging during the rainy season, choked sewerages, dug-up and potholed roads and faulty streetlights, which are affecting the common man since long.

  • Vendors selling earthern pots.HT Photo
    Aug 03, 2015 20:40 IST

    Terrorist attack hits business in Gurdaspur

    The Dinanagar terrorist attack has cast its shadow on trading and commercial activities in Gurdaspur, Pathankot and Dinanagar, with people from nearby areas and villages avoiding to visit these business towns.

  • Asaram
    Aug 03, 2015 19:26 IST

    Withdraw textbook placing Nanak alongside Asaram: SGPC

    The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has demanded the immediate withdrawal of a National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) textbook for Class 3 in which a photograph of Sikhism's first guru, Guru Nanak, has been placed alongside self-styled godman Asaram.

  • AAP meeting
    Aug 03, 2015 13:04 IST

    AAP workers raise banner of revolt against Chhotepur in Gurdaspur

    Aam Admi Party (AAP) workers on Sunday raised a banner of revolt against party’s Punjab convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur on his home turf in Gurdaspur.

  • Organic farming
    Aug 02, 2015 23:15 IST

    SGPC goes in for organic farming on land attached with gurdwaras

    The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has finally woken-up to the reality that the ‘daal-roti’ (pulses and chapattis) served in ‘langars’ (community kitchens) of its gurdwaras is laced with chemicals harmful to the human health.

  • Dead body
    Aug 02, 2015 22:12 IST

    7 bullets recovered from terrorists' killed in Dinanagar

    Seven bullets have been recovered from the bodies of three terrorists killed in Dinanagar.

  • Aug 02, 2015 22:06 IST

    Gurdaspur: Army destroys rocket launcher recovered from terrorists

    A rocket launcher recovered from the three terrorists killed in Dinanagar was destroyed by Army authorities at Makaura Pattan near Ravi river on Sunday.

  • Ranjit Sagar Dam. HT Photo
    Aug 02, 2015 21:55 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: Security at Ranjit Sagar Dam beefed up

    After the Gurdaspur terrorist attack, the security at Ranjit Sagar Dam and its adjoining areas has been beefed up.

  • Chanda from Pakistan
    Aug 02, 2015 20:57 IST

    Pak woman's custody extended by 5 days

    The police custody of Pakistan national Chanda Khan, who claims to be a Salman Khan fan and was held for travelling without papers aboard Samjhauta Express on July 30, has been extended by five days.