• murder
    Jul 06, 2015 21:23 IST

    Harassed by moneylenders, Youth attempts suicide at SSP's office

    Fed up by repeated “threats” and “attacks” by the people from whom he had borrowed money on interest, a resident of local Lavian Mohalla locality reportedly attempted to commit suicide at the office of senior superintendent of police (SSP) Inderbir Singh on Monday afternoon.

  • Border Security Force
    Jul 06, 2015 21:13 IST

    BSF dumps proposed Day Tourism Project

    The Border Security Force (BSF) has decided to abandon its proposed Day Tourism Project, which it had announced to give a fillip to tourism along the Indo-Pak border.

  • Jul 06, 2015 20:22 IST

    IIM foundation stone function: Jaitley coming to Amritsar, state govt plans a grand show

    The Punjab government is planning a big function to mark the laying of foundation stone for the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Amritsar. Union finance minister Arun Jaitley is expected to be the chief guest for the July 14 event.

  • LNK Kuldeep Raj, Manipur attack
    Jul 05, 2015 21:24 IST

    Rich tributes paid to martyr Lance Naik Harpreet Singh

    The mortal remains of Lance Naik Harpreet Singh of the Eighth Sikh Regiment, who laid down his life while combating militants in the Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) a couple of days back, were consigned to the flames at his native village Abbusaid near here on Sunday.

  • Khalsa College is among 19 colleges across the nation that has been conferred with heritage status by the UGC.
    Jul 05, 2015 21:06 IST

    UGC confers heritage status on Khalsa College, Amritsar

    With an aim to conserve more than 100-year-old historical Khalsa College campus here, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has conferred heritage status on it.

  • Parkash Singh Badal, chief minister, Punjab
    Jul 05, 2015 15:00 IST

    Capt creating rift between SAD, BJP: Parkash Singh Badal

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said that Congress deputy leader in Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh would never succeed in his nefarious designs to create a wedge between the "holy alliance" of SAD-BJP.

  • Vinod Khanna
    Jul 05, 2015 13:55 IST

    MP Vinod Khanna talks of making Pathankot smart city

    Even as Gurdaspur Member of Parliament and veteran actor Vinod Khanna tried to allure Pathankot residents once again with the assurance of making Pathankot a smart city, the locals who are fed up with such announcements have doubt on Khanna’s claim.

  • UPSC, civil services
    Jul 04, 2015 23:29 IST

    Navneet Singh of Amritsar secures 129th rank in Civil Services Exam

    Drawing inspiration from his father, an IAS officer, Navneet Singh Bains (29) put in loads of effort to bag 129 rank in the Union Public Service Commission’s (UPSC) Civil Services Examination, the results for which were declared on Saturday afternoon.

  • The relics of the Sikh gurus
    Jul 04, 2015 23:19 IST

    US delegation reaches Amritsar to learn about Sikh religion, identity

    With an aim to sensitise the youth in America and enlighten them about Sikh identity so that the Sikh youths are not subjected to hate crimes abroad, a 15-member delegation from the US arrived here on Saturday to know about Punjab and the Sikhs, their religion and identity.

  • Murder, torture, humiliation
    Jul 04, 2015 20:02 IST

    Recovery of capsules from Zambian woman's body rattles police

    The recent death of a Zambian woman under mysterious circumstances has rattled the police and intelligence agencies after 50 capsules were found from her body during the post-mortem.

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

    MC meeting: Cong 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.

  • Urban Haat (food street) in Amritsar under construction. Sameer Sehgal/HT
    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".