Fed up by repeated “threats” and “attacks” by the people from whom he had borrowed money on interest, a resident of local Lavian Mohalla locality reportedly attempted to commit suicide at the office of senior superintendent of police (SSP) Inderbir Singh on Monday afternoon.
The Border Security Force (BSF) has decided to abandon its proposed Day Tourism Project, which it had announced to give a fillip to tourism along the Indo-Pak border.
The Punjab government is planning a big function to mark the laying of foundation stone for the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Amritsar. Union finance minister Arun Jaitley is expected to be the chief guest for the July 14 event.
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.
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.
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said that Congress deputy leader in Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh would never succeed in his nefarious designs to create a wedge between the "holy alliance" of SAD-BJP.
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.
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.
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.
The recent death of a Zambian woman under mysterious circumstances has rattled the police and intelligence agencies after 50 capsules were found from her body during the post-mortem.
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.
Taking a dig at the ongoing mass contact programme of former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh, Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal on Friday termed it as a theatrical move to befool the people.
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.
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."
Amritsar MP Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday accused CM Parkash Singh Badal, deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal, and revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia of promoting drugs and promised that "they'll pay for their sins once my next government is formed in the state".