As the 11th National Theatre festival started here on Monday, event and Punjabi theatre director Kewal Dhaliwal, a graduate of the National School of Drama, New Delhi, reflected on its birth a decade ago.
Big rows of garbage piled on both sides of the Grand Trunk Road are the reception posts of this fair city that got an ugly makeover.
A young man missing since Sunday night after leaving home for a drive along Lawrence Road was on Monday morning recovered dead from the lavatory of a private hospital here.
Notorious for inordinate delays in delivering birth and death certificates, thanks to missing records, agent-official nexus, corruption, and other anomalies, the department of birth and death registration is set for an overhaul.
Former union minister for law and justice Ashwani Kumar has termed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) "a group of anarchists".
Even as the current financial year drawing to a close on March 31, the Amritsar municipal corporation (MC) is yet to hold its budget meeting, which is likely to hamper the course of major development projects.
With an aim to encourage people, especially the first-time voters, to get them enrolled in the voters' list, the district administration on Sunday deputed several teams at 1,920 centres across the district to make enrolment process hassle-free.
The Punjab government is still not ready to accord martyrs status to the 282 Indian soldiers whose skeletal remains found in a well tell a silent tale of the brutality inflicted by the British on those Indians who challenged their authority during the 1857 uprising, often termed as the first war of independence.
An 11-year-old girl died after she was run over by her school bus immediately after she got down from the vehicle near her residence in the city. The police have arrested Baldev Singh, the driver of the school bus.
The Congress has taken exception to the handing over of the probe pertaining to illegal hotels in the periphery of the Golden Temple to Rahul Tiwari, deputy principal secretary to deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, alleging that the move is aimed at putting the inquiry pertaining to officials close to cabinet minister Anil Joshi on the back burner.
With a view to encouraging youngsters to exercise their franchise in the coming Lok Sabha elections, the Amritsar district administration has offered 30% discount to the first-time voters at various restaurants across the city on the polling day.
Should a memorial or a gurdwara be built in the honour of 282 Indian soldiers of the 1857 mutiny who were executed by the British at Ajnala, where their remains were dug out from a well last week?
The Punjab government told the Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday that it has constituted a three-member special investigating team (SIT) to carry a probe into 131 illegal hotels constructed in and around the Galiara project of Golden Temple.
Surinder Kaur, 77, a progressive and successful agriculturist, started farming at a young age. Born in Lyallpur (Pakistan), she had the courage to tell her father as an adolescent that she wanted to marry a man who owned land so that she would get a chance to remain connected to the soil.
A day after the customs authorities seized 11 pistols and 22 magazines smuggled from Pakistan by six Indian nationals, the police have hinted that the weapons could to be used in the riot-hit Muzaffarnagar district in UP.