Amritsar

  • 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.

  • bomb squad
    Aug 02, 2015 22:06 IST

    Army destroys rocket launcher recovered from ultras

    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.

  • Chanda from Pakistan
    Aug 01, 2015 20:58 IST

    'Salman fan' was at Attari, her passport wasn't

    Pakistani woman Chanda Khan, "a Salman Khan fan" who was caught without travel documents on Thursday, is in the surveillance-camera footage of the arriving Samjhauta Express passengers but missing from the passport record at this border checkpoint.

  • Indian trucks loaded with export waiting for their turn at Amritsar-Attari road
    Aug 01, 2015 20:22 IST

    Cops on alert, keeping tight vigil on Amritsar-Attari road

    After the Dinanagar terror strike in Gurdaspur district on Monday, the Punjab Police have enhanced vigil on the Amritsar-Attari road, keeping tabs on all those going the border to watch retreat ceremony.

  • Gurdaspur attack
    Aug 01, 2015 20:10 IST

    Slain cop’s kin rebuke govt over ‘discrimination’ in compensation

    How long the compensation of Rs 10 lakh will work, the question haunts Chanda, wife of home guard Sukhdev Singh of Attepur village near here who was killed in the Dinanagar terrorist attack in Gurdaspur district.

  • Gurdaspur attack
    Aug 01, 2015 09:12 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: Two trains passed over explosives, elude disaster

    Investigations into the Gurdaspur terrorist attack have revealed that 270 passengers had providential escape on July 27 morning as two trains passed the point where the three Pakistani jihadis had planted 2.5 kg RDX to blow the rail track before attacking the Dinanagar police station.

  • Jul 31, 2015 22:46 IST

    Wait continues for families of 39 Indians abducted in Iraq

    June 14, 2014, was the last day when most of the families of the 39 Indian youths abducted by the Islamic State (IS) militants in Mosul, Iraq, spoke to them. Since then, the families are oscillating between hope and despair.

  • IIM
    Jul 31, 2015 20:38 IST

    IIM Amritsar classes start from August 7

    The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Amritsar, a latest addition to the club of institutes that offer excellent management education, is all set to start classes from August 7, from a provisional campus, as the construction work on its own building set to start soon at the Manawala site

  • Gurdaspur attack
    Jul 31, 2015 17:41 IST

    Army jawans being taken as terrorists after Gurdaspur attack

    After the terrorist attack at Dinanagar police station in Gurdaspur district on Monday in which the assailants had put on army fatigues, the security forces are facing an additional obstacle to doing their job. Villagers in the region are mistaking personnel from the forces as terrorists.

  • Iraq families
    Jul 31, 2015 17:09 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: Postmortem conducted on bodies of terrorists

    Postmortem examinations were conducted at the civil hospital in Gurdaspur on the bodies of the three terrorists, who had stormed a police station and were gunned down by Punjab Police personnel during a day-long operation.

  • Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh addressing the people at Golden Temple
    Jul 30, 2015 21:20 IST

    SGPC claims Haryana govt ignoring Punjabi language

    The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Haryana was not giving 'due importance to the Punjabi language'. "Punjabi has officially been given the second language status in Haryana after Hindi.

  • Jul 30, 2015 15:25 IST

    Bomb scare in Gurdaspur after suspicious bag found near bus stand

    Three days after witnessing a terror attack in nearby Dinanagar town, panic gripped Gurdaspur on Thursday afternoon when a suspicious black packet with wires attached was spotted on a road near the city’s bus stand.