Amritsar

  • Gurdaspur eye camp patients eyesight Punjab
    Sep 04, 2015 21:38 IST

    No relief in sight for victims of Gurdaspur botched-up eye surgeries

    Nine months after they lost their eyesight following surgeries at an eye camp at Ghuman village, the victims are yet to get Rs 1 lakh compensation and a monthly pension of Rs 2,000.

  • bomb squad
    Sep 04, 2015 21:23 IST

    Bomb hoax again halts trains on Pathankot-Amritsar section

    A day after a bomb hoax halted trains on the Pathankot-Amritsar section, the Ferozepur railway control office about 2.55pm on Friday alerted Gurdaspur and Pathankot railway authorities to immediately stop the movement of trains as there was a rumour that a bomb was planted on the rail track in Dinanagar area, however the rumour turned out to be hoax, yet again.

  • Delhi is a mini-India, Delhi is the pride of the nation, said PM Narendra Modi in a rally in the capital city. (ANI Photo)
    Sep 04, 2015 19:38 IST

    Lack of infrastructure deprives school children of live telecast

    Lack of infrastructure at most of the government schools here deprived children to watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s live speech on the eve of Teachers’ Day on Friday.

  • Akshay Kumar, Singh is Bling
    Sep 03, 2015 23:08 IST

    Halt release of 'Singh Is Bling', SGPC orders Akshay Kumar

    A month before its nationwide release, Akshay-Kumar-starrer 'Singh Is Bling' has run into trouble with the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), which has stated that "some of its content hurts Sikh sentiments".

  • Gangrape-N
    Sep 03, 2015 21:22 IST

    In Pathankot, Class 8 girl accuses three seniors of gangrape

    A Class 8 student of Government High School, Barth Sahib, in Pathankot district has accused her seniors of gangrape. The victim, 13, accused her three seniors — two from Class 10 and one from Class 9 — of raping her about 10 days back, but she hushed up the matter due to the shame.

  • Passengers
    Sep 03, 2015 18:01 IST

    Bomb hoax brings train movement in region to a halt

    A bomb hoax call halted the train movement on the Pathankot-Gurdaspur-Amritsar track for an hour and a half on Thursday morning.

  • Srinivasan and his mother Lakshami (centre) with Bibi Inderjit Kaur, president in Amritsar on Wednesday.
    Sep 03, 2015 09:58 IST

    After 15 years, man reunites with mother at Pingalwara

    In an emotional reunion, a Hyderabad man, who had been searching his mentally challenged mother for the past 15 years, finally reunited with her at Pingalwara here — where she was undergoing treatment.

  • RPF jawan killed as malda anti-hawker drive turns violent
    Sep 02, 2015 21:57 IST

    Now, Batala cops beaten up by liquor smugglers

    It happened to the Batala police yet again - two of its cops have allegedly been beaten up by liquor smugglers at Haruwal village, 2 km from Dera Baba Nanak police station.

  • Amritsar 1
    Sep 02, 2015 19:48 IST

    Trade unions’ strike halt life in Gurdaspur

    A nationwide strike by employees of at least 10 trade unions and members of various public organisations against “anti-people” policies of the central and state governments on Wednesday brought life to a halt in Gurdaspur.

  • Punjab CM Prakash Singh Badal. HT
    Sep 01, 2015 20:54 IST

    Centre to help resolving sugarcane growers, millers’ problem: Badal

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday said he had taken up the case of special compensation for extensive loss suffered by cotton growers due to sudden attack of white fly with the Centre.

  • BSF recovered 12 packets of heroin, one AK-47 rifle and 31 live bullets
    Aug 31, 2015 22:30 IST

    Border Security Force seizes 4-kg heroin near border at Tarn Taran

    The Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday seized 4kg heroin worth Rs 20 crore in the international market in the Khem Karan sector of Tarn Taran district.

  • Paramjit Singh Sarna
    Aug 30, 2015 23:37 IST

    Sarna soon to commence ‘kar sewa’ of gurdwara Dera Sahib in Lahore

    With the management of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) “failed” in its attempts to secure ‘kar sewa’ of Gurdwara Dera Sahib in Lahore, opposition group led by Paramjit Singh Sarna is now all set to undertake the task.

  • batala qila lal
    Aug 30, 2015 21:54 IST

    Attack on Batala cops: SHO suspended for ‘dereliction’ of duty

    Taking a serious note of the incident in which an Akali sarpanch and his companions “barged into” Qila Lal Singh police station and “roughed up” two constables, inspector general (IG) of police, border range, Amritsar, Lok Nath Angra on Sunday suspended the station house officer (SHO) for negligence of duty.

  • SAD leader Gurpratap Singh Tikka at the Bhagtanwala dump site in Amritsar. HT photo
    Aug 30, 2015 21:45 IST

    Speakers highlight health hazards of dump disposal at Bhagtanwala

    At least half a dozen social and environmental NGOs, local representatives of various political parties and residents of various localities joined Bhagtanwala residents and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) legislator Inderbir Singh Bolaria through a seminar on Sunday to protest against a massive mound of garbage — not less than 10 million tonnes —sitting at the Bhagtanwala landfill since 1999 and the proposed Solid Waste Treatment Plant.

  • Punjab cabinet minister Bikram Singh Majithia. HT Photo
    Aug 30, 2015 21:36 IST

    Partap Singh Bajwa soon to be removed as PPCC president: Majithia

    Punjab minister for information and public relations Bikram Singh Majithia on Sunday said it was for certain that Partap Singh Bajwa would soon be “removed” as president of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee.