The failure of the Amritsar Improvement Trust (AIT) to ensure proper underground passage of ‘Ganda Nala’ underneath the GT Road often leads to flooding of houses in Maqboolpura and its surrounding localities.
Thirty students from families of economically weaker sections (EWS) and rural areas have been selected for a 10-day children’s theatre workshop kicked off at Khalsa College Senior Secondary School here on Wednesday.
The local police have arrested five persons who were allegedly placing bets on the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match played between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians at Mumbai on Tuesday.
Even as local Akali leaders continued to blame local bodies minister Anil Joshi for ignoring the approach road to the Golden Temple, Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday announced that the approach road would soon be “developed as the world’s best streets”.
Continuing their agitation against the private bus operators in the city against alleged attack on their vehicles, the minibus operators on Monday decided to go on strike on Tuesday.
A large number of devotees welcomed the ‘Darshan Didar Yatra’ as it entered the Majha belt at Harike — the confluence of the Beas and Sutlej rivers — on Monday after completing its journey through the Malwa region.
In a shocking incident, a resident of Duniya Sandhu village under Qadian police station allegedly killed his six-month-old daughter and dumped her body in a near-by river.
Senior leaders of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) had to face anxious moments when members of radical Sikh groups questioned their stand on “Sikh issues” which at “one time were close to their hearts”. The occasion was the bhog ceremony of Tirlok Singh, a former member of SAD (Amritsar), held at his native village, Agwan, near Dera Baba Nanak, on Sunday.
Six buses were damaged and a couple of people injured in a clash that broke out at the local bus stand between minibus operators and regular private bus operators on Sunday.
Sangur MP Bhagwant Mann on Saturday asked the people of Pathankot to give the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) a Delhi-like victory in the state in the assembly elections of 2017.
Lawlessness yet again prevailed in Amritsar when three people were injured in an alleged attack on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activist, identified as Talwinder Bhatia, at around 6.30 in Tung Bala area of local Majitha road.
As many as 15 government senior secondary schools from Amritsar districts have been selected to impart vocational training among Class 9 students under the aegis of National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) Scheme and every selected school will be given two vocational trades.
Putting to shame the Punjab government’s claim of Punjab being a power surplus state, rampant power outages have thrown life out of gear in Amritsar, not just affecting household chores and office functioning, but inflicting a heavy loss on industries too. Apart from scheduled
Despite facing chronic shortage of almost everything that a school needs to provide a thriving study environment to the students, Government Senior Secondary School, Wadhla Granthia, 10 km from here, has given 100% results in the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) Class 12 exam, the results for which were declared on Monday.