Amritsar

  • Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh addressing the people at Golden Temple
    Jul 30, 2015 21:20 IST

    SGPC claims Haryana govt ignoring Punjabi language

    The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Haryana was not giving 'due importance to the Punjabi language'. "Punjabi has officially been given the second language status in Haryana after Hindi.

  • suspicious bag
    Jul 30, 2015 15:25 IST

    Bomb scare in Gurdaspur after suspicious bag found near bus stand

    Three days after witnessing a terror attack in nearby Dinanagar town, panic gripped Gurdaspur on Thursday afternoon when a suspicious black packet with wires attached was spotted on a road near the city’s bus stand.

  • Pahari Pur outpost
    Jul 29, 2015 23:38 IST

    BSF DG inspects forward posts to track terrorists' route

    After substantial evidence emerged from the GPS devices recovered from the Pakistani terrorists, Border Security Force director general DK Pathak on Wednesday inspected various forward posts along the India-Pakistan border in the Bamial sector.

  • Pakistan's Independence Day
    Jul 29, 2015 22:43 IST

    Efforts to boost trade with Pakistan to continue

    Taking cognidance of reports that hurdles still existed at the ICP (Integrated Check Posts) at Attari-Wagah which was not conducive to Indo-Pakistan trade, the co-chairman of Punjab Committee of the industrial body, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, RS Sachdeva has expressed serious concern.

  • Gurdaspur
    Jul 29, 2015 21:42 IST

    Security strengthened at Amritsar, Tarn Taran police stations

    After the terror attack in Dinanagar in which three terrorists stormed into the police station and killed three home guard jawans and a superintendent of police in an encounter, vigil has been stepped up at the police stations in Amritsar and the border district of Tarn Taran.

  • PPCC chief Partap Singh Bajwa
    Jul 29, 2015 21:32 IST

    Gurdaspur Attack: Kin of martyrs must be given Rs 50 lakh compensation, says Bajwa

    Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Partap Singh Bajwa has said the families of the martyrs killed in the militant attack on Dinanagar police station must be given `50 lakh each in compensation.

  • Bajwa meets injured
    Jul 29, 2015 13:08 IST

    Congress targets Punjab govt for ‘ignoring’ intel alert

    A day after the Punjab government patted its back for “successful” handling of Dinanagar terror attack, opposition Congress slammed it for “ignoring” intelligence inputs and handling the operation “unprofessionally.”

  • Jai Chand, Punjab Police home guard
    Jul 29, 2015 11:19 IST

    Home guard who survived by hiding in bushes recounts Gurdaspur ordeal

    Punjab Police home guard Jai Chand, who survived the fierce encounter between the militants and the police by hiding in the dense bushes and wild overgrowth of the Dinanagar police station remains in trauma, a day after the incident.

  • Punjab Police DGP Sumedh Singh Saini
    Jul 28, 2015 23:14 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: Punjab DGP says there was no terror alert

    Punjab director general of police (DGP) Sumedh Singh Saini on Tuesday said there was no specific alert from any corner on possible terror strike in the state.

  • Gurdaspur attack
    Jul 28, 2015 22:51 IST

    Home guard who survived by hiding in bushes still in trauma

    Punjab Police home guard Jai Chand, who survived the fierce encounter between the militants and the police by hiding in the dense bushes and wild overgrowth of the Dinanagar police station remains in trauma, a day after the incident.

  • Gurdaspur
    Jul 28, 2015 22:39 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: Combing of border belt on, forces continue hunt for leads

    Security forces from Pathankot and Gurdaspur district began a massive search operation from Tuesday in border belts between India and Pakistan.

  • Baljit Singh Gurdaspur SP
    Jul 28, 2015 14:47 IST

    Gurdaspur: Baljit Singh's kin refuse to cremate him, demand job

    The family of police officer Baljit Singh, who was killed fighting terrorists in Dinanagar, on Tuesday refused to cremate him till the state government hands over appointment letters of superintendent of police (SP) rank to his son and post of tehsildar to his daughters.

  • Gurdaspur Commnado run
    Jul 28, 2015 14:03 IST

    Gurdaspur attack is a typical fidayeen attack, say intelligence sleuths

    The terrorist attack in Dinanagar is being seen as a “typical fidayeen strike” resulting from augmented infiltration activities on the Indo-Pak border in the past few months.

  • Gurdaspur
    Jul 27, 2015 14:44 IST

    Why Pathankot-Jammu highway is vulnerable to terror attacks

    Monday’s deadly terror attack at Dinanagar in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district has a striking similarity, both in terrain and tactics, to a string of such strikes along Pathankot-Jammu national highway over the past 13 years. It is in fact, the fifth such incident this year on the highway -- the only link between the rest of India and Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Gurdaspur Maruti
    Jul 27, 2015 16:05 IST

    Gurdaspur attackers heard shouting Islamic slogans during siege

    Punjab Police personnel said on Monday they heard terrorists shout 'Allah hu Akbar' - Arabic for 'God is great' - as a gunfight between the attackers and security forces in Gurdaspur entered its 10th hour, indicating the assault was a suicide attack.