- Jul 05, 2015 21:06 IST
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.
- Jul 05, 2015 21:24 IST
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.
- Jul 05, 2015 13:55 IST
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.
- Jul 04, 2015 23:29 IST
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.
- Jul 04, 2015 23:19 IST
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.
- Jul 03, 2015 23:21 IST
A division bench of the Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday directed the chancellor of Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar, to look into a complaint filed by a retired associate professor against the university vice-chancellor.
- Jul 03, 2015 19:39 IST
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.
- Jul 03, 2015 19:59 IST
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.
- Jul 02, 2015 21:02 IST
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."
- Jun 30, 2015 23:22 IST
After a location for the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Amritsar, was finalised near Manawala a few days ago, it has now been announced that the classes will begin from July-end.
- Jun 30, 2015 20:19 IST
Close on the heels of the incident in which a BJP leader’s Toyota Innova was snatched at gunpoint a few days back, three armed men targeted the Mitsubishi Pajero of a local Akali leader in a similar fashion at the posh Ranjit Avenue locality on Tuesday and fled with the vehicle.
- Jun 30, 2015 10:30 IST
Accusing a Tarn Taran resident of duping her and sexually exploiting her after promising marriage, a Polish woman has approached the city police.
- Jun 29, 2015 23:34 IST
A woman identified as Hardeep Kaur (50), a resident of Batala, while as many as seven persons were injured, three of them very seriously, in a collision between two cars-one going from Batala to Amritsar and another moving towards New Amritsar from Amritsar. The accident took place near the bridge at Vallah crossing as both the cars allegedly lost control as stray dogs came in their way and also due to the road rendered slippery due to Monday’s showers.
- Jun 29, 2015 22:37 IST
Even as two weeks have passed since local Akali leader Mukhjit Singh Mukha was killed in police encounter on the outskirts of the city, the special investigating team (SIT) is yet to submit its report in the case.
- Jun 28, 2015 20:43 IST
: A day after a Zambian woman, Twala Keltha (30), who was handed over by Pakistan in a semi-conscious state, died at Guru Nanak Dev Hospital here, the district administration has asked the Union government for a no-objection certificate to go ahead with autopsy to know the cause.