- Jan 24, 2015 21:48 IST
A multi-crore-rupee hi-tech Khalsa Diagnostic Laboratory (KDL) and research block was on Saturday opened at the Khalsa College of Pharmacy (KCP) here.
- Jan 24, 2015 21:32 IST
The banned Chinese string is available at every kite shop in the district during Basant. Popular because of its tough but stretchable plastic, it is preferred over the domestic cotton string, even though it cuts fingers, slits throats, injures cyclists and two-wheelers, and kills birds.
- Jan 24, 2015 21:24 IST
The Border Security (BSF) began its golden jubilee celebrations on Saturday here with an exhibition of weapons at the Attari border.
- Jan 24, 2015 21:06 IST
Setting its one-point agenda for the 2017 assembly polls, the state Congress on Saturday declared to wage an all-out battle against drugs in Punjab under former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh, who was projected as the "unchallenged" leader of the party.
- Jan 24, 2015 21:00 IST
Taking a dig at the "Lalkar Rally" of Captain Amarinder Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party national secretary Tarun Chugh said it was Amarinder's 'lalkar' against "not the rival parties but Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa".
- Jan 24, 2015 20:53 IST
Taking on the BJP and its chief Amit Shah, the Amritsar MP on Saturday accused the saffron party of "double standards" on the drugs issue. Speaking at the Lalkar rally here, Amarinder said that on the one hand, Shah talked about fighting against drugs, while on the other, his party is fighting the Delhi assembly polls with the SAD.
- Jan 24, 2015 14:55 IST
Former chief minister and Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh may succeed in drawing a large crowd to his Lalkar rally scheduled for Saturday but much of its charm was lost the day the BJP called off its anti-drug rally to be held in Amritsar the same day.
- Jan 24, 2015 14:16 IST
The Basant Panchami mela at Gurdwara Chheharta Sahib is the most famous festival of Amritsar that is held on the fifth day of the bright half of the month of Magh (January- February).An annual fair is held in which lakhs of people from various cities of Punjab get together. Devotees take a dip in the holy sarovar of the gurdwara that is believed to cleanse the soul and cure the body of ailments.
- Jan 24, 2015 13:28 IST
In the holy city of Amritsar, Basant Panchami has a religious ring to it. The festivity starts with the Hazoori raagi rendering the Gurbani in Basant Raaga at the Golden Temple. The hymns are sung in the Basant Raaga and this tradition would be on till the first day of Visakhi.
- Jan 23, 2015 21:56 IST
On the eve of the Congress party's 'lalkar rally' against drugs, a former Congress leader of Tarn Taran district on Friday advised the party to "clean up its own house before pointing fingers at others".
- Jan 23, 2015 21:47 IST
Former chief minister and Amritsar MP, Captain Amarinder Singh may succeed in drawing a large crowd to his 'lalkar rally' on Saturday but much of its importance and charm is lost with the opposition as well as the Congress casting doubts over its organisation.
- Jan 23, 2015 21:22 IST
Some unidentified persons robbed Rs 3.92 lakh from a Punjab Grahmin Vikas Bank automated teller machine (ATM) at Naushera Mahja Singh under Sekhwan police station in the wee hours of Friday and after cutting open the chest with the help of a gas cutter.
- Jan 23, 2015 21:14 IST
Call it an effect of the fears triggered by the recent death of a 55-year-old lady suffering from swine flu or just misplaced priorities, the district health authorities are nowadays focusing their attention on fogging the city for malaria and dengue, both of which are by and large ailments that are reported in the summer months and hence, less likely to occur in winters.
- Jan 23, 2015 19:16 IST
Governor of Haryana and Punjab Kaptan Singh Solanki on Friday paid obeisance at the Golden Temple and offered floral tributes at the historic Jallianwala Bagh here, a day after assuming the additional charge of Governor of Punjab state.
- Jan 23, 2015 13:11 IST
Ranjit Bawa is the voice behind popular numbers like Jinde meriye, Munda sardara da and Lahore. Just 10 years old when he performed live for the first time, Ranjit did not taste success overnight, rather he struggled for years to reach where he is now.