Amritsar

  • Iraq families
    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.

  • Sterilisation
    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.

  • suspicious bag
    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.

  • Pahari Pur outpost
    Jul 29, 2015 23:38 IST

    BSF DG inspects forward posts to track terrorists' route

    After substantial evidence emerged from the GPS devices recovered from the Pakistani terrorists, Border Security Force director general DK Pathak on Wednesday inspected various forward posts along the India-Pakistan border in the Bamial sector.

  • Pakistan's Independence Day
    Jul 29, 2015 22:43 IST

    Efforts to boost trade with Pakistan to continue

    Taking cognidance of reports that hurdles still existed at the ICP (Integrated Check Posts) at Attari-Wagah which was not conducive to Indo-Pakistan trade, the co-chairman of Punjab Committee of the industrial body, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, RS Sachdeva has expressed serious concern.

  • Gurdaspur
    Jul 29, 2015 21:42 IST

    Security strengthened at Amritsar, Tarn Taran police stations

    After the terror attack in Dinanagar in which three terrorists stormed into the police station and killed three home guard jawans and a superintendent of police in an encounter, vigil has been stepped up at the police stations in Amritsar and the border district of Tarn Taran.

  • PPCC chief Partap Singh Bajwa
    Jul 29, 2015 21:32 IST

    Gurdaspur Attack: Kin of martyrs must be given Rs 50 lakh compensation, says Bajwa

    Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Partap Singh Bajwa has said the families of the martyrs killed in the militant attack on Dinanagar police station must be given `50 lakh each in compensation.

  • Bajwa meets injured
    Jul 29, 2015 13:08 IST

    Congress targets Punjab govt for ‘ignoring’ intel alert

    A day after the Punjab government patted its back for “successful” handling of Dinanagar terror attack, opposition Congress slammed it for “ignoring” intelligence inputs and handling the operation “unprofessionally.”

  • Jai Chand, Punjab Police home guard
    Jul 29, 2015 11:19 IST

    Home guard who survived by hiding in bushes recounts Gurdaspur ordeal

    Punjab Police home guard Jai Chand, who survived the fierce encounter between the militants and the police by hiding in the dense bushes and wild overgrowth of the Dinanagar police station remains in trauma, a day after the incident.

  • Punjab Police DGP Sumedh Singh Saini
    Jul 28, 2015 23:14 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: Punjab DGP says there was no terror alert

    Punjab director general of police (DGP) Sumedh Singh Saini on Tuesday said there was no specific alert from any corner on possible terror strike in the state.

  • Gurdaspur attack
    Jul 28, 2015 22:51 IST

    Home guard who survived by hiding in bushes still in trauma

    Punjab Police home guard Jai Chand, who survived the fierce encounter between the militants and the police by hiding in the dense bushes and wild overgrowth of the Dinanagar police station remains in trauma, a day after the incident.

  • Gurdaspur
    Jul 28, 2015 22:39 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: Combing of border belt on, forces continue hunt for leads

    Security forces from Pathankot and Gurdaspur district began a massive search operation from Tuesday in border belts between India and Pakistan.