• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Judiciary symbollic photo
    Jul 03, 2015 23:21 IST

    Look into complaint against GNDU V-C: HC

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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, 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."

  • IIM-Kolkata
    Jun 30, 2015 23:22 IST

    Classes at IIM-Amritsar to begin by July-end

    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.

  • Murder
    Jun 30, 2015 20:19 IST

    Akali leader’s SUV snatched at gunpoint in Amritsar

    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

    Polish woman accuses Tarn Taran man of sexual exploitation

    Accusing a Tarn Taran resident of duping her and sexually exploiting her after promising marriage, a Polish woman has approached the city police.

  • Road accident
    Jun 29, 2015 23:34 IST

    Amritsar: One dead, seven injured in road accident

    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

    Two weeks on, SIT report awaited in Akali leader's death in police encounter

    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.

  • Dead body
    Jun 28, 2015 20:43 IST

    Zambian woman dies after being handed over by Pak; MEA asked to allow autopsy

    : 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.