Long years have passed by; its music was stilled. "Mela Charkhe Da" on Thursday brought the rattle and whirr of the cottage machinery back.
A seven-day winter film festival ended on Wednesday at Prabal Pramanik Art Gallery at Bhamlada village near here.
The ruling Akali-BJP alliance may have announced to fight the civic elections together but issues have started to crop up in Batala, where Akali halqa in-charge Lakhbir Singh Lodhinangal has stated that his party would contest 26 of the 35 municipal seats.
The stark reality that Sikhs in spite of being a part of the American system are still mistaken often for Muslims shows that the Sikh organisations in the US have not done enough to educate Americans about community's separate and distinct identity.
The Ludhiana zonal unit of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 41.3kg of heroin near Amritsar on Sunday.
The Punjab government has finalised Awan village in Ajnala tehsil, 35 km from here, as the location for setting up the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Amritsar.
Barely a week after swine flu claimed its first victim of the season in Amritsar, also the first in Punjab, a 50-year-old Tarn Taran woman died of it on Monday, triggering fears of its outbreak in the city again.
Terming the conferment of Padam Bhushan award on Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal as an honour for the Punjabis, local bodies minister Anil Joshi lauded Badal for establishing peace and communal harmony in the state while praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for leading the nation on the path of development.
Shifting the onus on the Punjab government for the rampant drug problem in the state, Border Security Force (BSF) director general (DG) DK Pathak has claimed that it is the synthetic drugs that are most consumed in the state rather than heroin.
Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday gave a clarion call to Punjabis not to let anyone tarnish the image of the state.
Four members of a family were killed when a speeding truck rammed into a motorcycle they were riding on at Sujanpur on Pathankot-Jammu national highway on Sunday evening.
The famed 'red blood' Malta of Punjab, which has become a rare commodity these days, will once again make its appearance in the markets of the state with the horticulture department deciding to revive and popularise the cultivation of this citrus fruit.
In a major embarrassment to the district administration, a small portion of the busy Airport Road caved in outside the Amritsar central jail, leading to protests from residents of colonies along this busy road and suspension of traffic.
The local elevated road witnessed absolute chaos after eight cars and three motorcycles crashed into each other after being hit by a Punjab Roadways bus from the rear side on Sunday evening. The incident led to the death of one person who is yet to be identified.
A multi-crore-rupee hi-tech Khalsa Diagnostic Laboratory (KDL) and research block was on Saturday opened at the Khalsa College of Pharmacy (KCP) here.