Amritsar

  • Open Ganda Nullah poses serious health risk for residents of Maqboolpura area
    May 21, 2015 19:53 IST

    Covering of ‘Ganda Nala’ moves at a snail’s pace in Maqboolpura

    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.

  • Kids
    May 21, 2015 19:39 IST

    Amritsar: 30 EWS students selected for theatre workshop by Dastak

    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.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    May 20, 2015 18:16 IST

    Pathankot: Five arrested for betting on CSK, MI match

    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.

  • Deputy CM of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal. HT Photo
    May 19, 2015 21:21 IST

    Approach road to Golden Temple would be world's best: Sukhbir Badal

    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”.

  • Bus stands bears a deserted look as private buses suspend services on Saturday. Sameer Sehgal/HTHT
    May 18, 2015 20:01 IST

    Amritsar: Minibus operators go on strike on Tuesday, CPI, farmers’ union pledged support

    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.

  • relics of Guru Gobind Singh
    May 18, 2015 18:51 IST

    Yatra carrying relics of Sikh Gurus enters Majha region

    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.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    May 20, 2015 00:02 IST

    Man kills six-month-old daughter, dumps body in river; arrested

    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.

  • SAD symbol
    May 18, 2015 09:46 IST

    Batala: Radicals embarrass SAD leaders

    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.

  • Punjab police resort to a lathicharge after clash
    May 17, 2015 17:00 IST

    6 buses damaged, 2 injured as two groups of operators clash

    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.

  • Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann-n
    May 17, 2015 09:28 IST

    AAP’s Mann asks people to give party Delhi-like win in 2017 polls

    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.

  • Relics of Guru Gobind Singh
    May 18, 2015 18:33 IST

    Yatra carrying relics of Sikh Gurus enters Majha region

    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.

  • Murder
    May 16, 2015 10:14 IST

    BJP worker injured, nephew critical in Amritsar firing

    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.

  • 12th Class students
    May 15, 2015 19:41 IST

    15 Amritsar dist schools selected to give vocational education to Class 9 students

    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.

  • Budget, power
    May 14, 2015 20:33 IST

    Rampant power cuts in Amritsar throws life out of gear

    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

  • Students appearing for 10+2 exams of Punjab School Education Board in Jalandhar. Pardeep Pandit/HT
    May 13, 2015 18:24 IST

    PSEB Class 12 exam: Despite deficient resources Batala govt school produces 100% results

    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.