Amritsar

  • Amritsar Municipal Corporation. HT Photo
    Jul 03, 2015 19:59 IST

    MC House meeting: Congress councillors stay silent, put black bands around mouth

    Normally vocal and cornering the ruling SAD-BJP in General House meetings of the municipal corporation (MC), Congress councillors chose to stay silent throughout the meeting on Friday by putting black bands around their mouth in protest.

  • Parkash singh badal.HT/photo
    Jul 03, 2015 19:39 IST

    Amarinder's campaign a ploy to befool people, says Parkash Singh Badal

    Taking a dig at the ongoing mass contact programme of former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh, Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal on Friday termed it as a theatrical move to befool the people.

  • Jul 03, 2015 19:39 IST

    Amritsar: One and half years on, Urban Haat hanging fire

    Launched with an aim to give a fillip to the tourism industry in Amritsar, the Punjab government’s ambitious project — Urban Haat and Amritsar Heritage Hotel — at the heritage building of Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB) Hospital is hanging fire even after one and half years.

  • Parkash Singh Badal, chief minister, Punjab
    Jul 02, 2015 21:02 IST

    As Amarinder targets govt, CM takes a jibe at him

    As Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh takes on the state government projecting himself as the next CM candidate, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday took a jibe at him, saying, "This is his old habit and you never know when he again fades away for six months."

  • Amarinder Singh-N
    Jul 02, 2015 20:04 IST

    Badals, Majithia promoted drugs, will pay for their sins, says Capt Amarinder

    Amritsar MP Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday accused CM Parkash Singh Badal, deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal, and revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia of promoting drugs and promised that "they'll pay for their sins once my next government is formed in the state".

  • Amitabh Bachchan
    Jul 01, 2015 23:29 IST

    Amitabh Bachchan's voice booms at Attari border

    The high-voltage retreat ceremony along the India-Pakistan border got a Bollywood flavour on Wednesday, with thousands of tourists being welcomed by the voice of superstar Amitabh Bachchan.

  • IIM-Kolkata
    Jun 30, 2015 23:22 IST

    Classes at IIM-Amritsar to begin by July-end

    After a location for the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Amritsar, was finalised near Manawala a few days ago, it has now been announced that the classes will begin from July-end.

  • Jun 30, 2015 22:47 IST

    Akal Takht lauds Anand Marriage Act recognition by Bangladesh

    Lauding the recognition granted by the Bangladesh government to the Anand Marriage Act, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh called upon the government of India to follow suit.

  • Murder
    Jun 30, 2015 20:19 IST

    Akali leader’s SUV snatched at gunpoint in Amritsar

    Close on the heels of the incident in which a BJP leader’s Toyota Innova was snatched at gunpoint a few days back, three armed men targeted the Mitsubishi Pajero of a local Akali leader in a similar fashion at the posh Ranjit Avenue locality on Tuesday and fled with the vehicle.

  • 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.

  • 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.